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2020-03-24 House Journal

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                               HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                         ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                              SECOND SESSION                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                    Tuesday                 March 24, 2020                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                             Sixty-fourth Day                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:49 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 36 members present.  Representative Carpenter was                                                              
absent.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Representatives Lincoln, Rasmussen, and Neuman be excused from a                                                                
call of the House today.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Representative Story.                                                               
Representative Drummond moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it                                                          
was so ordered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     With the deepest respect for the spiritual beliefs of all                                                                  
     Alaskans, I offer the following prayer:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Dear Lord,                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     We come to you this morning in prayer for our world and for                                                                
     healing for those with the Coronavirus.  We ask for fast                                                                   
     delivery of medical supplies and the resources needed for                                                                  
     treatment in so many places.  We give thanks for the                                                                       
     researchers, for the medical providers, who work long hours                                                                
     at great personal risk, including those cleaning our community                                                             
     work places to keep us safe.  We ask for protection and                                                                    

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      support for them and their families. Please help each of us to                                                           
         recognize how we can do our part to end this epidemic and                                                             
     then take action to do so.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Give us strength for the work ahead this week.  Many                                                                       
     decisions need to be made for the good of every Alaskan.                                                                   
     We pray for wisdom and guidance and a spirit of purpose and                                                                
     resolve to work together in good faith.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
        Dear Lord, comfort the sick and bring hope and relief from                                                             
      fear. We are in this together and we rely on your love that you                                                          
     urge us to give so freely to others. Amen.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Drummond.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                       CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the journal for the 63rd legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                        
Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                      REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 115                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 115(FIN)(efd fld)                                                                                   
     "An Act relating to vehicle registration fees; and relating to the                                                         
     motor fuel tax."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 115(FIN)                                                                               
     "An Act relating to vehicle registration and registration fees;                                                            
     relating to the motor fuel tax; and providing for an effective date."                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     (technical title change)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Johnston and Foster, Co-                                                               
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          

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Do pass (7):  Wool, Josephson, Ortiz, LeBon, Knopp, Johnston, Foster                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (2):  Carpenter, Sullivan-Leonard                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Merrick, Tilton                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 115(FIN):                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2.  Fiscal, Dept. of Administration                                                                                             
4.  Zero, Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities                                                                           
5.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 115(FIN)(efd fld) was referred to the Rules Committee for                                                                  
placement on the calendar.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB 134                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE BILL NO. 134                                                                                                        
     "An Act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for the                                                               
     services of licensed professional counselors; and providing for an                                                         
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Johnston and Foster, Co-                                                               
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Wool, Josephson, LeBon, Knopp, Johnston, Foster                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Merrick, Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2. Fiscal, House Finance Committee/Dept. of Health & Social                                                                     
 Services                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 134 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 155                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               

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     CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                                                              
     155(RES)                                                                                                                   
     "An Act relating to exploration and mining rights; relating to                                                             
     annual labor requirements with respect to mining claims and                                                                
     related leases; relating to statements of annual labor; defining                                                           
     'labor'; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Johnston and Foster, Co-                                                               
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Wool, LeBon, Knopp, Johnston, Foster                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Merrick, Josephson, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                   
Tilton                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSSSSB 155(RES) was referred to the Rules Committee for                                                                         
placement on the calendar.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                         INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Steve Kinney                                                                                                         
By Representative Ortiz; Senator Stedman                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Bruce and Barry Christensen                                                                                          
By Representative Ortiz; Senator Stedman                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Grace Hopkins, Winner Alaska 2019 National History Day                                                               
By Representative LeBon                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - 2020 House Floor Staff                                                                                               
By Representative Kopp                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Earth Day 50th Anniversary                                                                                           
By Representative Hopkins; Senator Kawasaki                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kathy Lea                                                                                                            
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Story, Hannan                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska                                                                                       
By Senator Revak; Representatives Gillis, Shaw                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Sean Joaquin Martines                                                                                             
By Senator Kawasaki                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Jan Baker "JB" Carnahan                                                                                           
By Senator Kawasaki                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Marcel Doris Silven Colp                                                                                          
By Senator Kawasaki                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Nancy Kay Kuhn                                                                                                    
By Senator Kawasaki                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Solomon Atkinson                                                                                                  
By Senator Stedman; Representatives Ortiz, Shaw                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Patricia "Pat" Wolf                                                                                               
By Senator Begich; Representative Spohnholz                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Flo Rooney                                                                                                        
By Senator Begich; Representative Spohnholz                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Barney Gottstein                                                                                                  
By Senator Begich                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                    CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                       SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 30                                                                                                                         
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following would be                                                              
moved to the bottom of the calendar:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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     HOUSE BILL NO. 30                                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to the exclusiveness of liability of an employer in                                                       
     the case of death; relating to the payment of workers'                                                                     
     compensation benefits in the case of permanent partial                                                                     
     impairment; relating to notice of workers' compensation death                                                              
     benefits; relating to the payment of workers' compensation death                                                           
     benefits payable to a child of an employee where there is no                                                               
     surviving spouse; relating to the payment of workers'                                                                      
     compensation death benefits for an employee without a surviving                                                            
     spouse or child; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 127                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following would be                                                              
moved to the bottom of the calendar:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 127                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the practice of dental hygiene; establishing an                                                        
     advanced practice permit; prohibiting unfair discrimination under                                                          
     group health insurance against a dental hygienist who holds an                                                             
     advanced practice permit; relating to medical assistance for dental                                                        
     hygiene services; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 182                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following would be                                                              
moved to the bottom of the calendar:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 182                                                                                  
     "An Act relating to testing of sexual assault examination kits; and                                                        
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 309                                                                                                                        
The following, which was held from the March 23 calendar (page                                                                  
2029), was read the second time:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 309                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the procedure for confirmation of the                                                                  
      governor's appointments; and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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with the:                                                     Journal Page                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 RLS RPT 4DP 2NR                                                      1993                                                      
 FN1: ZERO(H.RLS) 1993                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered  by Representative Pruitt:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 1, following "appointments;" (title amendment):                                                                  
     Insert "relating to the board of the Mental Health Trust                                                                 
Authority;"                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 6:                                                                                                       
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  Notwithstanding AS 47.30.021(a), a member of the board of                                                            
the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority whose term expires                                                                     
March 1, 2020, may not continue to serve until a successor is                                                                   
confirmed. A person appointed to the board of the Alaska Mental                                                                 
Health Trust Authority and presented to the legislature by the governor                                                         
during the Second Regular Session of the Thirty-First Alaska State                                                              
Legislature shall serve as successor to a member whose appointment                                                              
expired on March 1, 2020, and exercise the functions, have the                                                                  
powers, and be charged with the duties prescribed by law for the                                                                
appointment pending confirmation or declination under (a) or (b) of                                                             
this section."                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp objected and withdrew the objection.  There                                                                 
being no further objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted, and the                                                                
new title follows:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 309 am                                                                                                      
     "An Act relating to the procedure for confirmation of the                                                                  
     governor's appointments; relating to the board of the Mental                                                               
     Health Trust Authority; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered  by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Page 1, line 8, following "Legislature,":                                                                                       
 Insert "and for appointments presented by the governor after                                                                   
adjournment of the First Regular Session of the Thirty-First Alaska                                                             
State Legislature and prior to the Second Regular Session of the                                                                
Thirty-First Alaska State Legislature,"                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp objected.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 309 am                                                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  1   NAYS:  34   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Eastman                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis, Hannan, Hopkins,                                                               
Jackson, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                             
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Merrick, Ortiz, Prax, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rauscher, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                           
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vance, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Neuman, Rasmussen                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Carpenter, Claman                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
HB 309 am be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                               
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 309 am was read the third time.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 309 am pass the House?"  The roll was                                                            
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 309 am                                                                                                                       
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis, Hannan, Hopkins,                                                               
Jackson, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                             
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Merrick, Ortiz, Prax, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rauscher, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                           
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vance, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Neuman, Rasmussen                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Carpenter, Claman                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 309 am passed the House.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                     
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 309 am was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                              RECONSIDERATION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 247                                                                                                                        
Representative Thompson brought up reconsideration of the vote on                                                               
CSHB 247(FSH) (page 2033).                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The following was before the House in third reading:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 247(FSH)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the fish and game fund; relating to a sport                                                            
     fishing surcharge; providing for an effective date by amending the                                                         
     effective date of sec. 21, ch. 18, SLA 2016; and providing for an                                                          
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 247(FSH) pass the                                                                 
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 247(FSH)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  23   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  2                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis, Hannan, Hopkins,                                                               
Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, Ortiz,                                                                 
Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wool,                                                                 
Zulkosky                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, LeDoux, Merrick, Prax, Pruitt,                                                                
Rauscher, Shaw, Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton, Vance                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Neuman, Rasmussen                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Carpenter, Claman                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 247(FSH) passed the House on reconsideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved the effective date clause.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?"  The                                                         
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 247(FSH)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis, Hannan,                                                               
Hopkins, Jackson, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                    
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Merrick, Ortiz, Prax, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rauscher, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                           
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vance, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Neuman, Rasmussen                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Carpenter, Claman                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 247(FSH) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess to                                                           
a call of the Chair; and so, the House recessed at 11:29 a.m.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                               AFTER RECESS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 2:37 p.m.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                      SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 106                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 106(L&C)                                                                                            
     "An Act relating to renewal of insurance coverage for                                                                      
       homeowners and renters; and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                     Journal Page                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT 7DP                                                          1659                                                      
 FN2: ZERO(CED)                                                       1659                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSSB 106(L&C) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 106(L&C) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                                                       
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                       SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 30                                                                                                                         
The following, which was moved to the bottom of the calendar (page                                                              
2051), was read the second time:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 30                                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to the exclusiveness of liability of an employer in                                                       
     the case of death; relating to the payment of workers'                                                                     
     compensation benefits in the case of permanent partial                                                                     

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     impairment; relating to notice of workers' compensation death                                                              
     benefits; relating to the payment of workers' compensation death                                                           
     benefits payable to a child of an employee where there is no                                                               
     surviving spouse; relating to the payment of workers'                                                                      
     compensation death benefits for an employee without a surviving                                                            
     spouse or child; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
with the: Journal Page                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT CS(L&C) NT 5DP 2NR 538                                                                                                 
 FN1: (ADM) 538                                                                                                                 
 FN2: (LWF) 538                                                                                                                 
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 5DP 1DNP 5NR 1836                                                                                           
 FN3: (ADM) 1836                                                                                                                
 FN4: (LWF) 1836                                                                                                                
 FN5: (LWF) 1836                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                           
bill:                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 30(FIN)                                                                                              
     "An Act relating to notice of workers' compensation death                                                                  
     benefits; relating to the payment of workers' compensation                                                                 
     benefits in the case of permanent partial impairment; relating to                                                          
     the payment of workers' compensation death benefits payable to a                                                           
     child of an employee when there is no surviving spouse; and                                                                
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSHB 30(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                                
and placed on final passage.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 30(FIN) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 127                                                                                                                        
The following, which was moved to the bottom of the calendar (page                                                              
2052), was read the second time:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 127                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the practice of dental hygiene; establishing an                                                        
     advanced practice permit; prohibiting unfair discrimination under                                                          
     group health insurance against a dental hygienist who holds an                                                             
     advanced practice permit; relating to medical assistance for dental                                                        
     hygiene services; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
with the: Journal Page                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT CS(L&C) NT 5DP 2NR 1010                                                                                                
 FN1: ZERO(DHS) 1010                                                                                                            
 FN2: (CED) 1010                                                                                                                
 FN3: (DHS) 1010                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 7DP 4NR 1839                                                                                                
 FN4: ZERO(CED) 1839                                                                                                            
 FN5: ZERO(DHS) 1839                                                                                                            
 FN6: (DHS) 1839                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                           
bill:                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the practice of dental hygiene; relating to                                                            
     advanced practice permits for dental hygienists; relating to dental                                                        
     assistants; prohibiting unfair discrimination under group health                                                           
     insurance against a dental hygienist who holds an advanced                                                                 
     practice permit; relating to medical assistance for dental hygiene                                                         
     services; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSHB 127(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 127(FIN) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 182                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 182                                                                                  
     "An Act relating to testing of sexual assault examination kits; and                                                        
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                     Journal Page                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 STA RPT CS(STA) 7DP 1601                                                                                                       
 FN1: (DPS) 1601                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT CS(STA) 11DP 1840                                                                                                      
 FN2: (DPS) 1840                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                           
bill:                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                               
     182(STA)                                                                                                                   
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSSSHB 182(STA) be considered engrossed, advanced to third                                                                      
reading, and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was                                                         
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 182(STA) was read the third time.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSSSHB 182(STA) pass the House?"  The                                                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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CSSSHB 182(STA)                                                                                                                 
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis,                                                               
Hannan, Hopkins, Jackson, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp,                                                                  
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Merrick, Ortiz, Prax, Pruitt,                                                              
Rauscher, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                           
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Neuman, Rasmussen                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Carpenter, Vance                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSSSHB 182(STA) passed the House.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                     
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 182(STA) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                                                
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dr. Rhonda M. Johnson                                                                                                
By Representative Tarr; Senator Begich                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Richard Iannolino                                                                                                    
By Representatives Hannan, Story; Senator Kiehl                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Shelley Lynn Biss                                                                                                    
By Representative Rasmussen; Senator Costello                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Daniel James O'Hara                                                                                                  
By Representatives Kopp, Johnston; Senator Hoffman                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - U.S. Women's National Soccer Team                                                                                    
By Representative Tarr                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Credit Union 1                                                                                                       
By Representatives Rasmussen, Fields, Tuck                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Ardy Robertson                                                                                                       
By Senator Costello; Representative Claman                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Rick Caulfield                                                                                                       
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Hannan, Story                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Mary Becker                                                                                                          
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Hannan, Story                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Pete Carran                                                                                                          
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Hannan, Story                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Angela Rodell                                                                                                        
By Senators Giessel, von Imhof; Representative Johnston                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Juneau-Douglas High School Yadaa.at Kal?, 2019-2020                                                                  
Academic Decathlon Team                                                                                                         
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Hannan, Story                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Haines High School Cross Country Teams                                                                               
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Hannan, Story                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Alaska Counts 2020 Census Team                                                                                       
By Senator Begich; Representative Tarr                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Alice Lawrence                                                                                                    
By Representative Tarr                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Barbara Ann McNeil                                                                                                
By Representative Rasmussen; Senator Costello                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Linda Jean Cook Clement                                                                                           
By Senator Stedman; Representative Ortiz                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Llewellyn Morris Williams III                                                                                     
By Senator Stedman; Representative Ortiz                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                               ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following meetings today were changed:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Health & Social Services Committee                                                                                              
CHANGED TO:                                                      3:30 p.m.                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Rules Committee                                                                                                                 
CHANGED TO:                                     upon Senate adjournment                                                         
                                                                                                                                
State Affairs Committee                                      CANCELED                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess to                                                           
a call of the Chair; and so, the House recessed at 3:00 p.m.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               AFTER RECESS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 6:06 p.m.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would revert to:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                         MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCR 19                                                                                                                        
A message dated March 24 was read stating the Senate passed:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 19                                                                                         
     Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                             
     the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 120,                                                              
     relating to administration of psychotropic medication to a patient                                                         
     without the patient's informed consent.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HCR 19 was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 106                                                                                                                        
A message dated March 24 was read stating the Senate passed:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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     HOUSE BILL NO. 106                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to school bond debt reimbursement."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 106 was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 96                                                                                                                         
A message dated March 24 was read stating the Senate passed:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 96(FIN)                                                                                              
     "An Act relating to Alaska Pioneers' Home and Alaska Veterans'                                                             
     Home payments, rates, and services."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
with the following amendment, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 96(FIN)                                                                                
     "An Act relating to Alaska Pioneers' Home and Alaska Veterans'                                                             
     Home payments, rates, and services; and providing for an                                                                   
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     (technical title change)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 96(FIN) is under Unfinished Business.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 235                                                                                                                        
A message dated March 24 was read stating the Senate passed CSHB                                                                
235(FIN) with the following amendment, and it is transmitted for                                                                
consideration:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 235(FIN)                                                                               
     "An Act relating to allocations of funding for the Alaska                                                                  
     Workforce Investment Board; and providing for an effective                                                                 
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 235(FIN) is under Unfinished Business.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 205                                                                                                                        
A message dated March 24 was read stating the Senate failed to recede                                                           
from its amendment to:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 205(FIN)(Corrected) am(brf sup maj                                                                   
     fld)                                                                                                                       
     "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                   
     program expenses of state government and for certain programs;                                                             
     capitalizing funds; making supplemental appropriations; and                                                                
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
namely:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
             SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 205(FIN) am S                                                                 
     "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                   
     program expenses of state government and for certain programs;                                                             
     capitalizing funds; making capital appropriations, supplemental                                                            
     appropriations, and reappropriations; making appropriations for                                                            
     the operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                               
     comprehensive mental health program; making appropriations                                                                 
     under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from                                                       
     the constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an                                                               
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     (SCR 15 – title change resolution)                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The President appointed the following members to a Conference                                                                   
Committee to meet with a like committee from the House to consider                                                              
the bills:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 Senator Stedman, Chair                                                                                                         
 Senator von Imhof                                                                                                              
 Senator Olson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The House members of the Conference Committee were appointed                                                                    
March 23 (page 2044).                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker announced that with appointment of the Conference                                                                   
Committee on the operating budget, Uniform Rule 23(d) is in effect as                                                           
of March 24.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                        CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENTS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 96                                                                                                                         
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the House consider the Senate message (page 2064) on the following:                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 96(FIN)                                                                                              
     "An Act relating to Alaska Pioneers' Home and Alaska Veterans'                                                             
     Home payments, rates, and services."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 96(FIN)                                                                                
     "An Act relating to Alaska Pioneers' Home and Alaska Veterans'                                                             
     Home payments, rates, and services; and providing for an                                                                   
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     (technical title change)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved that the House concur in the Senate                                                               
amendment and recommended that the members vote yes.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House concur in the Senate                                                                      
amendment?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 96(FIN)                                                                                                                
Concur                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  4                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis,                                                               
Hannan, Hopkins, Jackson, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp,                                                                  
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, Merrick, Ortiz, Prax, Pruitt, Shaw,                                                                
Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                     
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Neuman, Rasmussen                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Carpenter, LeDoux, Rauscher, Vance                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House concurred in the Senate amendment, thus adopting                                                              
SCS CSHB 96(FIN).                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                     
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 235                                                                                                                        
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the House consider the Senate message (page 2064) on the following:                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 235(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to allocations of funding for the Alaska                                                                  
     Workforce Investment Board; and providing for an effective                                                                 
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 235(FIN)                                                                               
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved that the House concur in the Senate                                                               
amendment and recommended that the members vote yes.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House concur in the Senate                                                                      
amendment?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 235(FIN)                                                                                                               
Concur                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  29   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  4                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Eastman, Edgmon, Foster, Gillis, Hopkins, Jackson,                                                               
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
Merrick, Ortiz, Prax, Pruitt, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story,                                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wool,                                                                 
Zulkosky                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Drummond, Fields, Hannan, Stutes                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Excused:  Lincoln, Neuman, Rasmussen                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Carpenter, LeDoux, Rauscher, Vance                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House concurred in the Senate amendment, thus adopting                                                              
SCS CSHB 235(FIN).                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                     
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                            UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 30                                                                                                                         
Representatives Drummond and LeDoux added as cosponsors to:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 30(FIN)                                                                                              
     "An Act relating to notice of workers' compensation death                                                                  
     benefits; relating to the payment of workers' compensation                                                                 
     benefits in the case of permanent partial impairment; relating to                                                          
     the payment of workers' compensation death benefits payable to a                                                           
     child of an employee when there is no surviving spouse; and                                                                
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 127                                                                                                                        
Representative Drummond added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the practice of dental hygiene; relating to                                                            
     advanced practice permits for dental hygienists; relating to dental                                                        
     assistants; prohibiting unfair discrimination under group health                                                           
     insurance against a dental hygienist who holds an advanced                                                                 
     practice permit; relating to medical assistance for dental hygiene                                                         
     services; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 182                                                                                                                        
Representatives Josephson, LeDoux, Hannan, Story, and Wool added                                                                
as cosponsors to:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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     CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                               
     182(STA)                                                                                                                   
     An Act relating to testing of sexual assault examination kits; and                                                         
     providing for an effective date.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                ENGROSSMENT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 182                                                                                                                        
CSSSHB 182(STA) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                  
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 247                                                                                                                        
CSHB 247(FSH) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 309                                                                                                                        
HB 309 am was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                                 
and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                ENROLLMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 308                                                                                                                        
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                              
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                                                           
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 5:33 p.m.,                                                             
March 24:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 308(FIN)                                                                                      
     "An Act relating to unemployment benefits during a period of                                                               
     state or national emergency resulting from a novel coronavirus                                                             
     disease (COVID-19) outbreak; and providing for an effective                                                                
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The following memorandum dated March 24 was received from Lora                                                                  
Brown, Enrolling Secretary, Division of Legal and Research Services:                                                            
                                                                                                                                
"In accordance with Rule 43, Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, I am reporting the following manifest errors in SCS HB                                                             
308(FIN), which have been corrected in enrolling:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Page 2, line 26:                                                                                                                
     Delete "* Sec. 3. This Act is repealed April 1, 2021."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 27:                                                                                                                
     Delete "Sec. 4"                                                                                                          
     Insert "Sec. 3"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 31:                                                                                                      
     Insert "* Sec. 4. This Act is repealed April 1, 2021."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 3:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "1, 2, and 4"                                                                                                       
     Insert "1 - 3""                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                               ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
With appointment of the Conference Committee on the operating                                                                   
budget, Uniform Rule 23(d) is in effect as of March 24.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., March 25.  There being no                                                                   
objection, the House adjourned at 6:14 p.m.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                              Crystaline Jones                                                                  
                                              Chief Clerk