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2019-03-04 Senate Journal

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2019-03-04                     Senate Journal                      Page 0447
                                                                                                                                
                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                FIRST SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska Monday March 4, 2019                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                               Forty-ninth Day                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Giessel at 11:02 a.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed eighteen members present. Senators Hoffman,                                                                     
von Imhof were excused from a call of the Senate.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, The Reverend Caroline                                                                   
Malseed, St. Brendan’s Episcopal Church. Senator Coghill moved and                                                              
asked unanimous consent the prayer be spread. Without objection, it                                                             
was so ordered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          O God, the fountain of wisdom, whose will is good                                                                     
          and gracious, and whose law is truth: I beseech you                                                                   
          so to guide and bless our Senators assembled in the                                                                   
          Legislature of this State, that they may enact such                                                                   
          laws as shall please you, to the glory of your Name                                                                   
          and the welfare of this people. I pray this by all the                                                                
          names to which you are known to us.   Amen.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gray-Jackson led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the journals for                                                             
the forty-sixth through forty-eighth legislative days be approved as                                                            
certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 7                                                                                                                          
The Health and Social Services Committee considered                                                                             
SENATE BILL NO. 7 "An Act requiring the Department of Health                                                                    
and Social Services to apply for a waiver to establish work                                                                     
requirements for certain adults who are eligible for the state medical                                                          
assistance program" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 7(HSS) "An Act                                                                                 
          requiring the Department of Health and Social                                                                         
          Services to apply for a waiver to establish work                                                                      
          requirements for certain adults who are eligible for                                                                  
          the state medical assistance program; and providing                                                                   
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Wilson, Chair; Senator Giessel. Signing do                                                             
not pass: Senator Begich. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                                    
Coghill.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Administration                                                                            
     Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 6, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 7, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 8, zero, Department of Labor and Workforce                                                                 
          Development                                                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 9, zero, Department of Labor and Workforce                                                                     
          Development                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                  Introduction and Reference of Senate Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 73                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 73 BY SENATOR COGHILL, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
               "An Act relating to succession to the offices of                                                                
             governor and lieutenant governor in case of vacancy;                                                              
          and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Judiciary                                                         
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     Third Reading of Senate Resolutions                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SJR 7                                                                                                                         
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7 Requesting that the United                                                                        
States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management                                                                     
implement an oil and gas leasing program in the coastal plain of the                                                            
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, was read the third time.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kiehl moved the resolution be returned to second reading for                                                            
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1.                                                                
President Giessel stated, there being no objection, the resolution will                                                         
be returned to second reading for amendments. Without objection, the                                                            
resolution was returned to second reading.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kiehl offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 21, following "Statement":                                                                                         
     Insert "that uses the state's workforce to the maximum                                                                     
     extent possible"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kiehl moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                                
Birch objected.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain                                                               
from voting due to a conflict of interest. Senator Costello objected and                                                        
Senator Wielechowski was required to vote.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SJR 7                                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Gray-Jackson, Kawasaki, Kiehl, Olson, Reinbold,                                                                  
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hughes, Micciche,                                                             
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, Wilson                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hoffman, von Imhof                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 3, following "Refuge":                                                                                           
     Insert "; and urging that congress amend the Tax Cuts and                                                                
Jobs Act to honor the Alaska Statehood Act with respect to the                                                                
state's share of bonuses, royalties, and rentals from exploration                                                             
and development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 17:                                                                                                      
     Insert new material to read:                                                                                               
     "WHEREAS sec. 28 of the Alaska Statehood Act provides, "[a]ll                                                            
net profits from operation of Government mines, and all bonuses,                                                                
royalties, and rentals under leases as herein provided and all other                                                            
payments received under this Act shall be distributed as follows as                                                             
soon as practicable after December 31 and June 30 of each year: (1) 90                                                          
per centum thereof shall be paid by the Secretary of the Treasury to                                                            
the State of Alaska for disposition by the legislature thereof; and (2)                                                         
10 per centum shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States                                                           
to the credit of miscellaneous receipts"; and                                                                                   
     WHEREAS sec. 20001 of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-                                                               
97) provides for a 50 percent share to Alaska with the federal                                                                  
government for bonuses, royalties, and rentals from mineral leases on                                                           
federal land in the state, in contravention of the percentage shares                                                            
required under the Alaska Statehood Act; and"                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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Page 3, line 30:                                                                                                                
     Delete "."                                                                                                                 
     Insert "; and be it                                                                                                        
     FURTHER RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature urges                                                                 
that the United States Congress, before entering into a lease agreement                                                         
relating to the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,                                                           
amend sec. 20001 of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97) to honor                                                            
the Alaska Statehood Act, which provides that the state receive a 90                                                            
percent share of all bonuses, royalties, and rentals under leases                                                               
received by the federal government for exploration and development                                                              
in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, line 1:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "and"                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, line 2, following "Senate;":                                                                                            
 Insert "the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the                                                                  
U.S. Senate; the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House                                                              
of Representatives;"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.                                                                 
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                       
withdraw Amendment No. 2. Without objection, Amendment No. 2                                                                    
was withdrawn.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7 was automatically in third                                                                        
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson moved the resolution be returned to second reading for                                                            
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 3.                                                                
Without objection, the resolution was returned to second reading.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson offered Amendment No. 3:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 21, following "Statement":                                                                                         
 Insert "that protects the environment and the naturally occurring                                                              
population levels of the Porcupine and Central Arctic caribou herds,                                                            
on which the Inupiat, Gwich'in, and other local residents depend"                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3. Senator                                                                
Costello objected.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SJR 7                                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Gray-Jackson, Kawasaki, Kiehl, Olson, Wielechowski                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hughes, Micciche,                                                             
Reinbold, Shower, Stedman, Stevens, Wilson                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hoffman, von Imhof                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7 was automatically in third                                                                        
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senators Bishop, Reinbold, Micciche moved and asked unanimous                                                                   
consent to abstain from voting due to a conflict of interest. Senator                                                           
Costello objected and Senators Bishop, Reinbold, Micciche were                                                                  
required to vote.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7                                                                        
Requesting that the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of                                                          
Land Management implement an oil and gas leasing program in the                                                                 
coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, pass the Senate?"                                                         
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SJR 7                                                                                                                           
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hughes, Kawasaki,                                                             
Kiehl, Micciche, Olson, Reinbold, Shower, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                     
Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Begich, Gray-Jackson                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hoffman, von Imhof                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7 passed the Senate and                                                                     
was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the following                                                                
citation be made a special order of business. Without objection, it was                                                         
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Order of Business                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Poker Flat Research Range 50th Anniversary                                                                           
Senator Kawasaki                                                                                                                
Representatives Hopkins, Wool                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the citation be                                                              
adopted. Without objection, the citation was adopted and referred to                                                            
the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent President                                                                    
Giessel be excused from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane                                                               
time, March 8 through evening plane time, March 10. Without                                                                     
objection, Senator Giessel was excused.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                 
from a call of the Senate from 1:00 p.m. plane time, March 8 through                                                            
evening plane time, March 10. Without objection, Senator Coghill was                                                            
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Bishop moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                  
from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane time, March 8 through                                                            
evening plane time, March 10. Without objection, Senator Bishop was                                                             
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SJR 7                                                                                                                         
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7 Requesting that the United                                                                        
States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management                                                                     
implement an oil and gas leasing program in the coastal plain of the                                                            
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, was engrossed, signed by the                                                                   
President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                        
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the Senate                                                                   
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., March 6, 2019. Without                                                                   
objection, the Senate adjourned at 11:59 a.m.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 05        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
+             Consideration of Governor's Appointees:                                                                           
              Dan Sullivan, Regulatory Commission of Alaska                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 05        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+= SB  56 MAND. PHYS. ACTIVITY SCHOOLS; PLAAY DAY                                                                               
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
              -- Teleconference Listen Only --                                                                                  
              **Streamed live on AKL.tv**                                                                                       
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 04 Monday Senate Finance 532 9:00 AM                                                                                      
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 05 Tuesday Senate Finance 532 9:00 AM                                                                                     
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 06 Wednesday Senate Finance 532 9:00 AM                                                                                   
+             Economic Overview of Governor's Proposed                                                                          
              Operating Budget by Ed King, Chief Economist,                                                                     
              Office of Management & Budget & Dan Robinson,                                                                     
              Chief of Research & Analysis, Department of                                                                       
              Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07 Thursday Senate Finance 532 9:00 AM                                                                                    
+             Confirmation of Governor's Appointees:                                                                            
              Joe Riggs - AK Mental Health Trust                                                                                
              Economic Overview of Governor's Proposed                                                                          
              Operating Budget Continued by Mouhcine Guettabi,                                                                  
              Economist, Institute of Social & Economic                                                                         
              Research, University of Alaska                                                                                    
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 08 Friday Senate Finance 532 9:00 AM                                                                                      
+ SB   4 NAMING SCOTT JOHNSON MEMORIAL BRIDGE                                                                                   
+ SB  16 ALCOHOL LIC:FAIRS,THEATRES,CONCERTS;BONDS                                                                              
+ SB  41 NUMBER OF SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES                                                                                        
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 04 Monday Butrovich 205 1:30 PM                                                                                           
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 06 Wednesday Butrovich 205 1:30 PM                                                                                        
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 08 Friday Butrovich 205 1:30 PM                                                                                           
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 04        Monday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  12 ASSAULT; SEX OFFENSES; SENTENCING CREDIT                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB  35 CRIMES;SEX CRIMES;SENTENCING; PAROLE                                                                                  
+= SB  34 PROBATION; PAROLE; SENTENCES; CREDITS                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 06        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Consideration of Governor's Appointees:                                                                           
              - Alaska Judicial Council - Dave Parker                                                                           
              - Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar - Jedediah Cox                                                             
              - Commission of Judicial Conduct - Trevor Shaw                                                                    
              - Violent Crimes Compensation Board – John Francis                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 08        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  35 CRIMES;SEX CRIMES;SENTENCING; PAROLE                                                                                  
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB  34 PROBATION; PAROLE; SENTENCES; CREDITS                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 05        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Consideration of Governor's Appointees:                                                                           
              -- Public Testimony on All Appointees --                                                                          
              - Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers -                                                                     
              Ashley Stetson                                                                                                    
              - Board of Nursing - Shannon Connelley, Marisha Dieters                                                           
+ SB  61 COMM FISHERMEN'S FUND:VESSEL OWNER CLAIMS                                                                              
              -Invited Testimony Followed by Public Testimony-                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Consideration of Governor's Appointees:                                                                           
              -- Public Testimony on All Appointees --                                                                          
              - Board of Certified Direct Entry Midwives –                                                                      
              Dr. Dana Espindola                                                                                                
              - Board of Nursing - Wendy Monrad, Danette                                                                        
              Schloeder, Julie Tisdale                                                                                          
   (Continued on Next Page)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                         LABOR & COMMERCE (continued)                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
   (Continued from Previous Page)                                                                                             
+             Overview:                                                                                                         
              Licensure in Alaska by:                                                                                           
              - Sara Chambers, Director Division of                                                                             
              Corporations, Business & Professional Licensure                                                                   
              - Tammie Perreault, Northwest Regional Liaison,                                                                   
              Department of Defense Military Community & Family Policy                                                          
              - Commissioner-Designee General Torrence Saxe                                                                     
+ SB  11 MILITARY SPOUSE COURTESY LICENSE                                                                                       
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 04        Monday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+             Consideration of Governor's Appointees:                                                                           
              Board of Game - Jerry Burnett - Juneau                                                                            
+             Presentation:                                                                                                     
              "Building Alaska's Blue Economy - Alaska's                                                                        
              College of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences" by Dr.                                                                     
              Brad Moran, Dean & Dr. Milo Adkison, Professor -                                                                  
              UAF College of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Mar 06        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+             Presentation:                                                                                                     
              "Outdoor Recreation Industry: Open for More Business" by:                                                         
              - Lee Hart, Founder, Confluence                                                                                   
              - Nolan Klouda, Executive Director, University                                                                    
              of Alaska, Center for Economic Development                                                                        
              - Michele Stevens, Petersville Community                                                                          
              Non-Profit Corp.                                                                                                  
              - Thor Stacey, Alaska Professional Guides Association                                                             
              - Mike Hopper, The Lodge at Black Rapids                                                                          
              - Chris Beck, Alaska Trails/Agnew Beck                                                                            
              - Rhonda Coston, Yakutat Borough Planner                                                                          
              - Dan Kirkwood, Visitor Products Cluster, Juneau                                                                  
              Economic Development Council                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Mar 08        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Mar 05        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ SB  32 CRIMES; SENTENCING;MENT. ILLNESS;EVIDENCE                                                                              
+= SB  23 APPROP:SUPP. PAYMENTS OF PRIOR YEARS' PFD                                                                             
              -Public Testimony on SB23/24 at Approx. 6:00 pm-                                                                  
              Must Call in Prior to 7:00 pm                                                                                     
              <Time Limit May Be Set>                                                                                           
+= SB  24 PFD SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS                                                                                             
              -Public Testimony on SB23/24 at Approx. 6:00 pm-                                                                  
              Must Call in Prior to 7:00 pm                                                                                     
              <Time Limit May Be Set>                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  23 APPROP:SUPP. PAYMENTS OF PRIOR YEARS' PFD                                                                             
              -Public Testimony on SB23/24 at Approx. 6:00 pm-                                                                  
              Must Call in Prior to 7:00 pm                                                                                     
              <Time Limit May Be Set>                                                                                           
+= SB  24 PFD SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS                                                                                             
              -Public Testimony on SB23/24 at Approx. 6:00 pm-                                                                  
              Must Call in Prior to 7:00 pm                                                                                     
              <Time Limit May Be Set>                                                                                           
+= SCR  1 UNIFORM RULE AMENDMENT; BUDGET                                                                                        
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 05        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+             Presentation:                                                                                                     
              Alaska Marine Highway System by Matt McLaren -                                                                    
              AMHS Business Enterprise & Development Manager                                                                    
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                            FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                ADMINISTRATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 05        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205         11:15 AM                                                  
+             Department Overview of Governor's Amended Budget                                                                  
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
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                          ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07 Thursday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 4:00 PM                                                                                    
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Agenda to be Announced                                                                                            
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 08 Friday Senate Finance 532 7:45 AM                                                                                      
+             - Division of Alaska Pioneer Homes                                                                                
              - Division of Senior & Disabilities Services                                                                      
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 11 Monday Senate Finance 532 7:45 AM                                                                                      
+             - Division of Behavioral Health                                                                                   
              - Alaska Psychiatric Institute                                                                                    
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
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                        LABOR & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07 Thursday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 3:30 PM                                                                                    
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Agenda to be Announced                                                                                            
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                                     LAW                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mar 06 Wednesday Butrovich 205 8:00 AM                                                                                        
+             Continuation of FY 2020 Budget                                                                                    
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 13 Wednesday Butrovich 205 8:00 AM                                                                                        
+             Continuation of FY 2020 Budget                                                                                    
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
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                              NATURAL RESOURCES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07 Thursday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 4:30 PM                                                                                    
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Agenda to be Announced                                                                                            
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                                PUBLIC SAFETY                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Mar 04 Monday Senate Finance 532 4:00 PM                                                                                      
              -- Please Note Location Change --                                                                                 
+             Department Overview of Governor's Amended Budget                                                                  
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
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                      TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC FACILITIES                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07 Thursday Senate Finance 532 7:30 AM                                                                                    
+             Alaska Marine Highway System                                                                                      
              This Meeting Will Recess at 8:30 a.m. & Reconvene                                                                 
              at 4:30 p.m.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Mar 07 Thursday Senate Finance 532 7:45 AM                                                                                    
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Agenda TBA                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14 Thursday Senate Finance 532 7:30 AM                                                                                    
+             Highways, Aviation & Rural Airports                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 21 Thursday Senate Finance 532 7:30 AM                                                                                    
+             State Equipment Fleet                                                                                             
+             Inventory for Client & Agency Planning (ICAP) &                                                                   
              Administrative Costs                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28 Thursday Senate Finance 532 7:30 AM                                                                                    
+             Statewide Transportation Improvement Program                                                                      
              (STIP) Process                                                                                                    
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                             UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Mar 05 Tuesday Senate Finance 532 2:00 PM                                                                                     
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
+             Budget Overview                                                                                                   
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                    SELECT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE ETHICS                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                           Capitol 106        10:30 AM                                                  
+             Welcome New House Legislators                                                                                     
+             Public Comment                                                                                                    
+             Election of House Committee Chair and                                                                             
              Vice-Chair For 2019-2020                                                                                          
+             Advisory Opinions                                                                                                 
  - AO 19-02                                                                                                                    
  - AO 19-03                                                                                                                    
  - AO 19-04                                                                                                                    
  - AO 19-05                                                                                                                    
+             Chair/Staff Report                                                                                                
              - H 17-3 Complaint Update                                                                                         
              - 2019 Ethics Training                                                                                            
+             2019 Legislation Update                                                                                           
+             Other Business                                                                                                    
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                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                            MISCELLANEOUS MEETINGS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Mar 12        Tuesday                      Fahrenkamp 203            12:00 PM                                                 
              Lunch & Learn:                                                                                                    
              Introducing Adverse Childhood Experiences Study                                                                   
              (ACEs) & Data of ACEs Effects on Policy Matters                                                                   
              - Alaska's Statute on ACEs Awareness &                                                                            
              Trauma-Informed Government & National/Alaskan                                                                     
              Examples of Trauma-Informed Approaches to Policy                                                                  
              Making by Laura Norton-Cruz, Director of Alaska                                                                   
              Resilience Initiative                                                                                             
              Sponsored by Senator Costello                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205          12:00 PM                                                 
              Lunch & Learn:                                                                                                    
              "Overcharged: Why Americans Pay Too Much for                                                                      
              Healthcare" by the Authors of the Book, Charles                                                                   
              Silver & David Hyman                                                                                              
              Sponsored by Senator Giessel