Legislature(2017 - 2018)GRUENBERG 120

02/18/2017 11:00 AM STATE AFFAIRS

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ HB 44 LEGISLATIVE ETHICS: VOTING & CONFLICTS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
*+ HB 13 NO ST/MUNI FUNDS: FED IMMIGRAT REGISTRY TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 20 SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGE: ELECTED OFFICIALS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 20(STA) Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
+= HCR 5 UNIFORM RULES: COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHCR 5(STA) Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
          HB 20-SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGE: ELECTED OFFICIALS                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
11:03:47 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS  announced that the first  order of business                                                               
would  be  HOUSE  BILL  NO.  20, "An  Act  relating  to  marriage                                                               
solemnization; and  authorizing elected  public officials  in the                                                               
state to solemnize marriages."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
11:04:31 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS  opened public  testimony on  HB 20.   After                                                               
ascertaining  that there  was no  one who  wished to  testify, he                                                               
closed public testimony.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
11:05:24 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SARA  PERMAN, Staff,  Representative  Matt  Claman, Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature, on  behalf of  Representative Claman,  prime sponsor                                                               
of  HB 20,  noted an  amendment had  been prepared  to address  a                                                               
concern,  expressed  during  the  House  State  Affairs  Standing                                                               
Committee's  previous  hearing of  HB  20  on 2/16/17,  that  the                                                               
proposed   legislation  would   require   elected  officials   to                                                               
solemnize   marriages.     She   asserted   that  the   amendment                                                               
[subsequently  moved  as  Amendment   1],  would  alleviate  that                                                               
concern.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
11:06:19 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK  moved to  report HB 20,  as amended,  out of                                                               
committee  with individual  recommendations and  the accompanying                                                               
fiscal notes.  [The motion  was subsequently treated as withdrawn                                                               
to address an amendment.]                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
11:06:50 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The committee took a brief at-ease at 11:07 a.m.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
11:07:03 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TUCK moved  to adopt  Amendment  1, [labeled  30-                                                               
LS0242\A.1, Bruce, 2/17/17], which read:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Page 2, line 1, following "state":                                                                                     
          Insert "; nothing in this paragraph requires or                                                                   
       obligates an individual holding an elective public                                                                   
     office in the state to solemnize a marriage"                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
11:07:31 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH  stated that he  would be voting  against HB                                                               
20,  [as  amended].    He  offered his  belief  that  HB  20  was                                                               
unnecessary legislation,  because anyone in  the state can  buy a                                                               
license for $25.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
11:08:07 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK  moved to  report HB 20,  as amended,  out of                                                               
committee  with individual  recommendations and  the accompanying                                                               
fiscal notes.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
A  roll  call  vote  was taken.    Representatives  Knopp,  Tuck,                                                               
Josephson, and Kreiss-Tomkins voted in  favor of reporting HB 20,                                                               
as amended, out of committee.   Representatives Birch and Johnson                                                               
voted against it.  Therefore,  CSHB 20(STA) was reported from the                                                               
the House State Affairs Standing Committee by a vote of 4-2.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB020 Alaska Family Action Letter of Opposition 2.17.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 20
HB013 Hearing Request 1.26.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13
HB13 Sponsor Statement 1.26.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13
HB0013 ver A 1.26.17.PDF HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13
HB0013 Draft Proposed CS ver J 1.26.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13
HB13 Explanation of Changes 1.30.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13
HB044 Sponsor Statement 1.23.2017.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 44
HB044 Sectional Anaylsis 2.17.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 44
HB0044 CS for Sponsor Substitute Ver U 2.17.17.PDF HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 44
HB044 Sponsor Substitute ver O 1.23.17.PDF HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 44
HB44 Fiscal Note AL 1.25.2017.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 44
HB044 supporting document-AKPIRG Support Letter 1.23.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 44
HB044 Supporting Document-LWV 1.27.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 44
HB044 Supporting Document- Nees ltr to Jason Green re HB44 2.1.2017.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 44
HB020 Proposed Amendment A.1 2.17.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 20
HCR005 Proposed Amendment A.1 2.16.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HCR 5
HB013 Fiscal Note 2.11.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13
HB 020 Letter of Support Joy Lutheran Church 2.17.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 20
HCR005 Fiscal Note 2.17.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HCR 5
HB13 Supporting Document - Timeline for Korematsu's Resolution 2.17.17.pdf HJUD 4/15/2017 10:00:00 AM
HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13
HB013 Supporting Document - Korematsu v US 2.17.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13
HB013 Supporting Document Constituent Letters 2.20.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13
HB13 Supporting Document - Research Document 3.7.17.pdf HSTA 2/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 13