Legislature(2017 - 2018)GRUENBERG 120

02/02/2017 03:00 PM STATE AFFAIRS

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                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
             HOUSE STATE AFFAIRS STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                           
                        February 2, 2017                                                                                        
                           3:04 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair                                                                                   
Representative Gabrielle LeDoux, Vice Chair                                                                                     
Representative Chris Tuck                                                                                                       
Representative Adam Wool                                                                                                        
Representative Chris Birch                                                                                                      
Representative DeLena Johnson                                                                                                   
Representative Gary Knopp                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Andy Josephson (alternate)                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 31                                                                                                               
"An Act  requiring the Department  of Public Safety to  develop a                                                               
tracking  system  and  collection  and  processing  protocol  for                                                               
sexual  assault  examination   kits;  requiring  law  enforcement                                                               
agencies  to send  sexual assault  examination  kits for  testing                                                               
within  18 months  after collection;  requiring an  inventory and                                                               
reports  on   untested  sexual  assault  examination   kits;  and                                                               
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD & HELD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 7                                                                                                                
"An Act relating to the exhibition of marked ballots."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED CSHB 7(STA) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 82                                                                                                               
"An Act  relating to vehicle  registration; relating  to off-road                                                               
system  restricted noncommercial  drivers' licenses;  relating to                                                               
off-highway  commercial drivers'  licenses; relating  to off-road                                                               
system eligible  areas; and relating  to motor  vehicle liability                                                               
insurance."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     - SCHEDULED BUT NOT HEARD                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 31                                                                                                                   
SHORT TITLE: SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION KITS                                                                                    
SPONSOR(s): REPRESENTATIVE(s) TARR                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
01/18/17       (H)       PREFILE RELEASED 1/9/17                                                                                
01/18/17       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
01/18/17       (H)       STA, FIN                                                                                               
01/31/17       (H)       STA AT 3:00 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
01/31/17       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
01/31/17       (H)       MINUTE(STA)                                                                                            
02/02/17       (H)       STA AT 3:00 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 7                                                                                                                    
SHORT TITLE: DISPLAY OF PHOTOS OF MARKED BALLOT                                                                                 
SPONSOR(s): REPRESENTATIVE(s) KREISS-TOMKINS                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
01/18/17       (H)       PREFILE RELEASED 1/9/17                                                                                
01/18/17       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
01/18/17       (H)       STA, CRA                                                                                               
01/31/17       (H)       STA AT 3:00 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
01/31/17       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
01/31/17       (H)       MINUTE(STA)                                                                                            
02/02/17       (H)       STA AT 3:00 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CELESTE NOVAK, Staff                                                                                                            
Representative Tarr                                                                                                             
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Answered questions on HB 31 on behalf of                                                                 
Representative Tarr, prime sponsor.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
REID MAGDANZ, Staff                                                                                                             
Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                   
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Answered questions on HB 7 on behalf of                                                                  
Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, prime sponsor.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
LIBBY BAKALAR, Assistant Attorney General                                                                                       
Labor and State Affairs Section                                                                                                 
Civil Division (Juneau)                                                                                                         
Department of Law (DOL)                                                                                                         
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Answered questions on HB 7.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
ALICIA NORTON, Intern                                                                                                           
Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                   
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION  STATEMENT:     Presented  Amendment  1   on  behalf  of                                                             
Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, prime sponsor of HB 7.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
TARA RICH, Legal and Policy Director                                                                                            
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Alaska                                                                                 
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of HB 7.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
TASHA ELIZARDE                                                                                                                  
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of HB 7.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE GERAN TARR                                                                                                       
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified on HB 31, as prime sponsor.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KEELEY OLSON, Executive Director                                                                                                
Standing Together Against Rape (STAR)                                                                                           
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of HB 31.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:04:54 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  JONATHAN KREISS-TOMKINS  called  the  House State  Affairs                                                             
Standing   Committee    meeting   to    order   at    3:04   p.m.                                                               
Representatives Tuck,  Wool, Birch,  Johnson, Knopp,  and Kreiss-                                                               
Tomkins  were  present at  the  call  to order.    Representative                                                               
LeDoux arrived as the meeting was in progress.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
             HB 31-SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION KITS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
3:06:24 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS  announced that the first  order of business                                                               
would be HOUSE  BILL NO. 31, "An Act requiring  the Department of                                                               
Public Safety  to develop  a tracking  system and  collection and                                                               
processing   protocol  for   sexual  assault   examination  kits;                                                               
requiring  law  enforcement  agencies   to  send  sexual  assault                                                               
examination kits  for testing within 18  months after collection;                                                               
requiring  an inventory  and reports  on untested  sexual assault                                                               
examination kits; and providing for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:07:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH asked  if rape kits from  victims who choose                                                               
not to  prosecute remain in  the backlog  and who owns  the kits.                                                               
He   added  that   his   question  relates   to   the  issue   of                                                               
deoxyribonucleic  acid  (DNA)  evidence being  tracked  and  made                                                               
available for use in the prosecution of a serial criminal.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:08:43 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CELESTE   NOVAK,  Staff,   Representative   Tarr,  Alaska   State                                                               
Legislature, on  behalf of Representative Tarr,  prime sponsor of                                                               
HB 31, said  that the rape kits, once received  by the crime lab,                                                               
remain there in  perpetuity.  She stated that even  if the victim                                                               
chooses not to pursue the case,  the DNA evidence is kept on hand                                                               
should it needed in that case or in a serial assault case.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH  asked if one  of the reasons for  a backlog                                                               
of  unprocessed  rape  kits  is  that  there  is  no  immediately                                                               
pressing prosecution.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MS. NOVAK responded that is correct.   She said the Department of                                                               
Public Safety (DPS) reported that  the Scientific Crime Detection                                                               
Laboratory ("the  crime lab") is  currently able to keep  up with                                                               
rape kit  processing requests.   She added  that the  fiscal note                                                               
reflects  DPS's anticipation  of  an increase  in kits  submitted                                                               
should HB 31 become law.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:10:23 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  KNOPP  asked  about the  current  procedures  for                                                               
handling  rape kits.   He  asked if  they are  stored in  the DPS                                                               
crime lab  until they are ready  to be processed; shipped  out of                                                               
state to be  processed and stored; or shipped out  of state to be                                                               
processed then shipped back to the crime lab.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MS. NOVAK  offered her  understanding that the  DPS crime  lab is                                                               
processing the  backlog of kits, and  the kits are not  going out                                                               
of  state.   She  offered  to  provide the  committee  additional                                                               
information for clarification.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  KREISS-TOMKINS  mentioned   the  two  different  processes                                                               
described in the previous House  State Affairs Standing Committee                                                               
meeting  of 01/31/17:    one, using  U.S.  Department of  Justice                                                               
(DOJ)  grant money  to  clear  out the  backlog;  and the  other,                                                               
ensuring a backlog doesn't accumulate in the future.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MS. NOVAK stated that outsourcing  kits to out-of-state locations                                                               
is  due to  the  type  of processing  required.    Kits that  are                                                               
processed  at the  crime lab  in Alaska  are kept  at the  lab in                                                               
perpetuity.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:12:34 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON  asked if the backlog  of unprocessed kits                                                               
was due to other reasons and  "not just because they can't get to                                                               
them."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MS. NOVAK  offered her  understanding that  there is  no backlog,                                                               
because  DPS caught  up with  the processing  of all  kits, after                                                               
receiving grant funds from DOJ.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON referred to a  February 1 article from the                                                               
Alaska Public  Media, which says that  at the end of  2016, there                                                               
were 59 more rape kits to process.   She asked for the make-up of                                                               
those kits.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MS. NOVAK  responded that  the crime  lab has  102 kits  on hand,                                                               
with  35  currently  being  processed.    Of  the  102  kits  yet                                                               
unprocessed,  2  are from  October,  25  from November,  34  from                                                               
December, and  41 from January  [2017].   She added that  DPS has                                                               
indicated it is able to maintain progress with those kits.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:14:52 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee took an at-ease from 3:15 p.m. to 3:22 p.m.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:21:31 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS announced that HB 31 will be set aside.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
[HB  31 was  brought  before the  committee  again following  the                                                               
hearing on HB 7.]                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
            HB 7-DISPLAY OF PHOTOS OF MARKED BALLOT                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:21:48 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS  announced that  the next order  of business                                                               
would be HOUSE BILL NO. 7,  "An Act relating to the exhibition of                                                               
marked ballots."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WOOL  asked  for  confirmation that  HB  7  would                                                               
change [AS  15.15.280] to make  a prohibited activity legal.   He                                                               
asked why the now outdated statute could not be removed.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:22:58 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REID MAGDANZ, Staff,  Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Alaska State                                                               
Legislature,  on behalf  of Representative  Kreiss-Tomkins, prime                                                               
sponsor  of  HB  7,  explained  that  HB  7  would  maintain  the                                                               
prohibition against someone sharing  his/her own physical ballot,                                                               
yet allow sharing a photo, video, or other image of the ballot.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WOOL   asked  if  the  original   statute,  which                                                               
prohibits  sharing a  physical ballot,  also prohibits  sharing a                                                               
photo image of the ballot.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. MAGDANZ agreed that the  current statute has been interpreted                                                               
to include images  of one's ballot.  He said  the current wording                                                               
of  the statute  is, "Subject  to AS  15.15.240 a  voter may  not                                                               
exhibit the voter's  ballot to an election official  or any other                                                               
person so  as to  enable any  person to  ascertain how  the voter                                                               
marked  the ballot."   He  commented  that the  statute has  been                                                               
interpreted to refer to sharing  the physical ballot or sharing a                                                               
photo of the ballot.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   WOOL  reiterated   that  the   original  statute                                                               
prohibits  sharing  one's  ballot,   and  the  statute  has  been                                                               
interpreted to  include photos.   He asked  if HB 7  would remove                                                               
the "photo  image part" of  the statute but continue  to prohibit                                                               
sharing  the  physical  ballot.    He  stated  that  HB  7  would                                                               
differentiate between  physical ballot  sharing and  ballot photo                                                               
sharing, yet they have been interpreted as being the same.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR.  MAGDANZ responded  that  the  intent of  HB  7  would be  to                                                               
prohibit sharing a physical ballot,  and to allow sharing photos,                                                               
videos, or images of the ballot.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL  asked if the interpretation  of the original                                                               
statute - to  include photo images - is a  result of case testing                                                               
or  of common  belief.   He also  asked if  the original  statute                                                               
would  be   reinterpreted  to  remove   photo  images   from  the                                                               
prohibition.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:26:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
LIBBY  BAKALAR,  Assistant  Attorney  General,  Labor  and  State                                                               
Affairs  Section,  Civil  Division (Juneau),  Department  of  Law                                                               
(DOL), replied that the interpretation  of the statute to include                                                               
photo images has  not been case-tested in Alaska.   She explained                                                               
that the statute  was enacted in 1960 along  with the prohibition                                                               
against political persuasion  at the polls.  She  stated that the                                                               
original intent of  the 1960 statute was to ensure  no one "waved                                                               
their ballot  around" in order to  encourage anyone to vote  in a                                                               
particular way.   She  said that  at the  time of  elections, the                                                               
Division  of Elections  (DOE) receives  phone  calls from  voters                                                               
asking about  the legality  of ballot selfies.   She  referred to                                                               
Chapter 15 of  the Alaska Statutes, which  describes the election                                                               
code,  and  specifically  AS   15.56,  which  addresses  election                                                               
crimes.   She  said according  to AS  15.15.300, the  penalty for                                                               
exhibiting a marked ballot is "spoiling of the ballot."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MS.  BAKALAR  offered  that the  proposed  legislation  seeks  to                                                               
"catch up  with technology" and opined  that no one in  the First                                                               
Alaska  State Legislature,  1959-1960 anticipated  selfies.   She                                                               
mentioned  that the  prohibition against  selfies has  been case-                                                               
tested in New Hampshire.  The  United States Court of Appeals for                                                               
the First Circuit declared that  a statute actively prohibiting a                                                               
ballot selfie was unconstitutional  under the First Amendment [to                                                               
the U.S.  Constitution].  She  said that to her  knowledge, there                                                               
has been no prosecution or  civil remedy imposed for exhibiting a                                                               
ballot [in  Alaska].  She went  on to say DOL  advises voters who                                                               
ask  about being  prosecuted for  the crime  of showing  a marked                                                               
ballot  selfie,  that clearly  the  statute  was never  meant  to                                                               
encompass photography, because there  was no portable photography                                                               
at the  time the statute  was enacted.   She reiterated  that the                                                               
intent of the statute was to prohibit electioneering.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:29:56 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK  offered his  understanding that  the statute                                                               
was enacted  not only to  prohibit electioneering, but  also vote                                                               
buying.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR  agreed and offered  that the statute was  enacted to                                                               
avoid  true  malfeasance at  the  polls  intended to  impact  the                                                               
outcome  of the  election.   She offered  her understanding  that                                                               
ballot selfies  are taken  to celebrate the  act of  having voted                                                               
and not  to persuade  anyone to  vote in a  particular way.   She                                                               
admitted that the ballot selfie was "uncharted territory."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:31:00 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX  asked about the extent  of absentee voting                                                               
in 1960, when the law was passed.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MS.  BAKALAR  replied  that  she  believes  absentee  voting  was                                                               
implemented after  the law was  passed, since the  legislature of                                                               
1960 was the first legislature after statehood.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX asked how the  statute could be enforced at                                                               
all with respect to absentee ballots.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR responded  that the statute refers to  conduct at the                                                               
polling place.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX  offered her belief that  vote buying would                                                               
more likely occur in the context of absentee voting.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MS.  BAKALAR referred  to AS  15.20.010 to  verify that  the "no-                                                               
cause or no-fault"  absentee voting statute was  enacted in 1960,                                                               
the same year as the exhibition prohibition statute.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  LEDOUX asked  for  verification  that the  ballot                                                               
cannot be  shown to another  person in  the polling place,  but a                                                               
picture of the ballot can be  shown and an absentee ballot can be                                                               
shown.   She  wondered aloud  if it  made any  sense to  have the                                                               
statute at all.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR responded  that the issue is one of  intent and state                                                               
of  mind.   She  asserted  that the  "evil"  that the  exhibition                                                               
prohibition   is  designed   to  prevent   is  vote   buying  and                                                               
influencing the  outcome of  the election.   She  went on  to say                                                               
that whether  it is an absentee  ballot or a ballot  in a polling                                                               
place, without the  intent to persuade someone else to  vote in a                                                               
particular way,  there is no  violation.   She agreed that  it is                                                               
impossible  to  control  everything  that happens  in  regard  to                                                               
absentee ballots, but,  she added, DOE has  security measures for                                                               
processing absentee ballots.  She  reiterated that the exhibition                                                               
statute is meant to discourage  pressure on voters at the polling                                                               
place.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
3:35:43 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH commented  that if the issue  hasn't come up                                                               
and  if no  one has  been prosecuted  for violating  the statute,                                                               
"maybe it's better to let sleeping dogs lie."                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR asserted  that the reason to clarify the  issue is to                                                               
address  voter confusion.   She  reiterated that  DOE and  DOL do                                                               
field  a substantial  number of  phone calls  from people  asking                                                               
about the  legality of  ballot selfies.   She  added that  as the                                                               
current law is  technically drafted, it is hard  for the agencies                                                               
to respond.   She stated  that the intent of  HB 7 is  to address                                                               
that  confusion and  tell voters  that as  long as  they are  not                                                               
trying to  politically persuade anyone  at the polling  place, it                                                               
is  alright to  take  a ballot  selfie and  share  it with  their                                                               
friends.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:37:42 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE KNOPP  asked if  it would  be "cleaner"  to repeal                                                               
the existing statute rather than modify it.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR responded that she didn't  think so, since HB 7 would                                                               
retain the  policy behind  the initial  statute.   She emphasized                                                               
that the  200-foot rule is  to avoid political persuasion  in the                                                               
polls, and  it is  still an  important policy.   She  opined that                                                               
amending the  statute that prohibits  this particular  conduct is                                                               
better than repealing the statute.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:38:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WOOL  offered that  since  DOL  still gets  calls                                                               
about this issue, the statute  change would give DOL a definitive                                                               
response.    He said,  "This  is  sort of  a  legal  out for  the                                                               
Department of Law ...."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR agreed  and added, "... and also for  the Division of                                                               
Elections  and for  voters in  general."   She cited  states with                                                               
active  prohibition and  high profile  ballot  selfie cases,  and                                                               
offered that HB  7 would reduce voter confusion and  allow DOE to                                                               
definitively  tell  voters,  in  statute, that  this  conduct  is                                                               
permitted.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:40:39 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TUCK   stated  his   belief  that   the  proposed                                                               
legislation  attempts   to  balance  electioneering   with  First                                                               
Amendment  rights.   He  expressed  his  concern regarding  undue                                                               
influence or  "vote bullying."   He commented that he  would like                                                               
to see  provisions that protect  voters from vote  bullying, even                                                               
in one's  own home.  He  said not only should  the person filling                                                               
out  the ballot  be restricted,  but the  person trying  to bully                                                               
should  be restricted,  and  there should  be  a consequence  for                                                               
bullying.   He brought  up another concern  - the  possibility of                                                               
people taking photographs when other  voters are behind them.  He                                                               
said  he had  other concerns  about restrictions  in the  general                                                               
area of polling locations.  He  opined that if ballot selfies are                                                               
allowed, they should be allowed  only inside the voting booth and                                                               
nowhere else in  the polling place.  He added  his belief that it                                                               
is not a  right to free speech to photograph  other people in the                                                               
polling place.  He asserted that  a person should be bound by the                                                               
200-foot restrictions,  currently in statute, until  he/she is in                                                               
the voting booth.   At that point, he claimed,  they are enclosed                                                               
and not  taking photographs of  other people.  He  concluded that                                                               
there should be  some sort of limitation on when,  where, and how                                                               
one photographs.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:42:28 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  KNOPP moved  to adopt  Amendment 1,  [labeled 30-                                                               
LS0111\A.2, Bullard, 2/2/17], which read:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Page 1, line 1, following "ballots":                                                                                     
          Insert   "and   the   prohibition   on   political                                                                  
     persuasion near election polls"                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Page 1, following line 2:                                                                                                  
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
        "* Section 1. AS 15.15.170 is amended to read:                                                                      
          Sec.    15.15.170.   Prohibition    of   political                                                                  
     persuasion near  election polls.  (a) During  the hours                                                              
     the  polls are  open, a  person who  is in  the polling                                                                    
     place  or  within  200  feet of  any  entrance  to  the                                                                    
     polling place may not                                                                                                      
               (1)  attempt to persuade a person to vote                                                                    
     for or  against a candidate, proposition,  or question;                                                                
     or                                                                                                                     
               (2)  physically display a photo, video, or                                                                   
     other  image  of  the  person's  marked  ballot  in  an                                                                
     attempt to persuade  a person to vote for  or against a                                                                
     candidate, proposition, or question.                                                                                 
          (b)  The election officials shall post warning                                                                    
     notices  at  the  required distance  in  the  form  and                                                                    
     manner prescribed by the director."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Page 1, line 3:                                                                                                            
          Delete "Section 1"                                                                                                  
          Insert "Sec. 2"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Page 1, line 11, following "(2)":                                                                                          
          Insert "subject to the prohibition on political                                                                       
     persuasion in, or within 200 feet of an entrance to, a                                                                     
     polling place under AS 15.15.170,"                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX objected for purpose of discussion.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:43:23 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ALICIA  NORTON,  Intern,  Representative  Kreiss-Tomkins,  Alaska                                                               
State Legislature,  on behalf of  Representative Kreiss-Tompkins,                                                               
prime sponsor of HB 7,  relayed that the proposed amendment would                                                               
prohibit physically showing  a photo, video, or other  image of a                                                               
person's marked  ballot within  the polling  place or  within 200                                                               
feet of the  polling place in an attempt to  persuade a person to                                                               
vote for or against a candidate, proposition, or question.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:44:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  LEDOUX removed  her  objection to  the motion  to                                                               
adopt Amendment 1.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK objected for purpose of discussion.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:44:49 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH asked if "physically  display a photo" means                                                               
to send it to someone or share it with someone.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MS. NORTON  responded that  the phrase means  having a  phone and                                                               
directly putting it "in someone's face."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:45:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TUCK stated  that  he thinks  Amendment  1 is  an                                                               
important amendment, because it  would prohibit electioneering by                                                               
a person exiting  the voting booth, but still  within the polling                                                               
location, and would allow the  display of the marked ballot photo                                                               
only after  leaving the  polling location.   He asserted  that he                                                               
still has a  concern regarding photographs taken  within the 200-                                                               
foot perimeter,  as the  person is  going to  or from  the voting                                                               
booth.   He  offered his  desire to  address that  issue at  some                                                               
point.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK removed his objection  to Amendment 1.  There                                                               
being no further objection, Amendment 1 was adopted.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX  asked Representative Tuck what  problem he                                                               
has with photographing  another person going into and  out of the                                                               
polling location.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TUCK  responded that  a  person  has a  right  to                                                               
refrain  from  voting  and  cited  his  concern  regarding  undue                                                               
pressure.   He offered  that people  may feel  uncomfortable with                                                               
being  photographed in  the  voting  location and,  consequently,                                                               
deterred from voting.   He mentioned the possibility  of a selfie                                                               
stick  "coming over  the  top" while  in the  voting  booth.   He                                                               
asserted that if ballot selfies  are allowed as a First Amendment                                                               
right,  then  there needs  to  be  limitations  on when  and  how                                                               
photographs are taken.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX  asked Ms.  Bakalar to  confirm that  it is                                                               
now possible,  under our current  voting rules, to  determine who                                                               
has voted and who has not voted, through poll watchers.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR responded, "That is correct."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:48:31 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK asked if any  public member could look at the                                                               
electoral rolls.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MS.  BAKALAR  offered her  understanding  that  when the  polling                                                               
place is  opened, election board  members are present.   They are                                                               
trained to control the polling  place and maintain proper custody                                                               
of the  ballots.  She added  there are poll watchers  assigned by                                                               
political parties  and candidates  to be  in the  polling places,                                                               
remain  in ear  shot of  the poll  workers, ask  for names  to be                                                               
read,  and examine  precinct registers.   She  asserted that  the                                                               
precinct register is a public record.   She maintained that how a                                                               
person votes is  constitutionally protected, but the  fact that a                                                               
person voted in a given election is of public record.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK  made the point  that the poll  watchers must                                                               
be  trained and  abide  by rules.   He  conceded  that after  the                                                               
election  is   over,  when  the   polling  location   is  closed,                                                               
information  on  who  voted  becomes public  record.    He  said,                                                               
however,  that he  is not  comfortable with  people, who  are not                                                               
trained  and  do   not  know  the  rules,  being   able  to  take                                                               
photographs  in polling  locations as  voters come  and go.   His                                                               
concern,  he said,  was  in  regard to  voter  intimidation.   He                                                               
stated his belief that there  should be more restrictions on when                                                               
and where polling location selfies may be taken.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:50:24 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  KREISS-TOMKINS asked  for clarification  that "photographs                                                               
of  people coming  in and  out of  the polls,"  as Representative                                                               
Tuck mentioned, is  not in reference to a photograph  of a ballot                                                               
in the ballot booth, but taking  photos of people who are waiting                                                               
to cast their ballots.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TUCK  confirmed  he  was referring  to  a  selfie                                                               
photograph including someone else in the polling location.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  KREISS-TOMKINS   asked  if   the  scenario   described  by                                                               
Representative Tuck was currently legal.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR stated that she  doesn't believe there is any polling                                                               
place photography prohibitions.  She  mentioned that the media is                                                               
in polling places every election day.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:51:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  BIRCH suggested  that it  would be  impossible to                                                               
keep reporters or  cameras out of polling places,  and a person's                                                               
presence  at  the  polling  place  is  public  information.    He                                                               
maintained that one's personal space  in the voting booth remains                                                               
sacrosanct.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:52:36 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  KNOPP   commented  that   there  is   no  perfect                                                               
legislation and  there will always be  more "what ifs."   He said                                                               
he sees  no problem with HB  7 or the [the  adopted] Amendment 1.                                                               
He   opined   that   [the    adopted]   Amendment   1   addresses                                                               
Representative Tuck's  concern in  that it cites  the prohibition                                                               
against political  persuasion.  He  stated he supports  the bill,                                                               
as amended.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:54:10 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX  asked Ms. Bakalar, "What  kind of training                                                               
are poll watchers given?"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR said there is a  poll watcher's handbook but no other                                                               
formal training.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK  opined that it  is appropriate to  ask "What                                                               
if, what  if, what if?"   He  expressed the importance  of making                                                               
sure that any  ballot photo be limited to a  person's own ballot.                                                               
He referred to  language in [the adopted]  Amendment 1, beginning                                                               
on page 1, line 12 [as numbered in the amendment], which read:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
               (2)  physically display a photo, video, or                                                                   
        other image of the person's marked ballot in an                                                                     
     attempt to persuade a person to vote for or against a                                                                  
     candidate, proposition, or question.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK voiced his concern  that "person's" refers to                                                           
the  individual  person's  ballot  and not  some  other  person's                                                               
ballot.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MS.  BAKALAR   confirmed  that  was  her   understanding  -  that                                                               
"person's"  refers to  the  person  who is  taking  a picture  of                                                           
his/her own ballot.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS asked  if HB 7 would be clearer  if the word                                                               
"person's"   [adopted  under   Amendment  1]   were  changed   to                                                           
"voter's".                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MS. BAKALAR agreed.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK  expressed that he was  comfortable with [the                                                               
adopted]  Amendment  1,  with  the  explanation  that  "person's"                                                           
refers to  the person who marked  the ballot.  He  added that any                                                               
necessary change to HB 7 could be made "down the road."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:58:29 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS opened public testimony on HB 7.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:58:52 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
TARA RICH,  Legal and Policy  Director, American  Civil Liberties                                                               
Union (ACLU) of Alaska, said  that the provisions of the election                                                               
statutes originally  came from the Australian  Ballot Reforms and                                                               
were  enacted in  the 1890s  as a  result of  widespread election                                                               
problems in the United States.   She attested that Alaska adopted                                                               
the laws  [prohibiting the display  of ballots] wholesale  as all                                                               
states had done.  She asserted  that the laws were in response to                                                               
the practice of political parties  using color-coded or otherwise                                                               
distinctive ballots, which made it  obvious for whom a person was                                                               
voting,  and thus  made it  easier  to influence  voting and  buy                                                               
votes.    Ballot  laws  were  enacted  that  outlawed  displaying                                                               
ballots.   Ms. Rich claimed,  "That, in America, is  what allowed                                                               
us to have a secret ballot."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MS. RICH  went on  to say  that as  technology has  advanced, the                                                               
prohibition  against  displaying  one's ballot  was  too  broadly                                                               
worded.  She  gave her opinion that [the adopted]  Amendment 1 is                                                               
needed,  because  the ACLU  has  challenged  these laws  in  five                                                               
states that use  the interpretation of photographing  a ballot as                                                               
a violation of the election laws.   She said that in her opinion,                                                               
Alaska has  avoided legal challenges because  of DOE's reasonable                                                               
interpretation  of the  law  -  that it  should  not be  enforced                                                               
against people photographing their own ballots.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MS. RICH  pointed out the  second aspect  of the issue,  that one                                                               
has a  free speech right to  take a photo of  his/her own ballot.                                                               
She  said this  right is  known,  in legal  terminology, as  core                                                               
political speech, and  is one of the most protected  rights.  She                                                               
offered that photographs of people  going into and out of polling                                                               
locations  are  currently  completely   legal.    She  said  that                                                               
currently the only  photo restriction in a polling  place is that                                                               
of the  ballot itself.   She  said if the  law restricted  what a                                                               
photograph could  contain, it would be  unconstitutional, because                                                               
it  would  be a  "content-based"  restriction.   She  added  that                                                               
controlling  speech  in that  way  would  almost assuredly  be  a                                                               
violation of the First Amendment right to free speech.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MS. RICH stated  her third point, which is that  this issue isn't                                                               
just   about   voter  confusion,   but   is   also  about   legal                                                               
vulnerabilities   for  the   State  of   Alaska.  Ballot   selfie                                                               
prohibition may become a legal liability for DOE.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
4:04:28 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
TASHA ELIZARDE  testified that she supports  HB 7.  She  said she                                                               
is a  17-year-old high school student  who cannot yet vote.   She                                                               
said in  two or  three months  she will be  eligible to  vote and                                                               
looks  forward to  commemorating  the event  by  taking a  ballot                                                               
selfie.   She conceded that the  issue HB 7 addresses  is a small                                                               
issue, but stated, "I personally  think it's all about being able                                                               
to  express  my  First  Amendment  right."    She  asserted  that                                                               
allowing  ballot selfies  would create  a more  civically engaged                                                               
community through social media, especially among teenagers.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MS. ELIZARDE said  she is a senior at Juneau  Douglas High School                                                               
(JDHS).  She said she discussed  HB 7 with two government classes                                                               
taught by  Gary Lehnhart and  reported that the vast  majority of                                                               
the approximately  40 students  in those  classes supported  HB 7                                                               
for  the same  reasons she  supports  it.   She reiterated  those                                                               
reasons:    to  encourage  self-expression  and  to  engage  more                                                               
teenagers in  the political  process.  She  opined that  with all                                                               
the legal issues that were raised  in the committee meeting, HB 7                                                               
would be  a good way to  clarify the statute.   She conceded that                                                               
the  law  was  instituted  for  good  reasons,  but  "times  have                                                               
changed," and most people who choose  to take a ballot selfie, do                                                               
so because they want to express  their love for voting or support                                                               
for  a   candidate,  not  to   intimidate  other  voters.     She                                                               
reemphasized that she fully supports HB 7.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
4:07:43 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS closed public testimony on HB 7.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK referred to the  testimony of Ms. Rich of the                                                               
ACLU, as well as page 1,  lines 5 and 11, specifying the "voter's                                                               
ballot"  or   "voter's  marked  ballot",  and   agreed  with  the                                                               
recommendation  that   changing  [the  language   adopted  under]                                                               
Amendment  1  to read  "voter's  marked  ballot" would  make  the                                                               
language consistent with the rest of the statute.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
4:09:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX  moved to report  HB 7, as amended,  out of                                                               
committee  with individual  recommendations and  the accompanying                                                               
fiscal  notes.    There  being  no  objection,  CSHB  7(STA)  was                                                               
reported out of the House State Affairs Standing Committee.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
4:09:35 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee took an at-ease from 4:10 p.m. to 4:14 p.m.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
             HB 31-SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION KITS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
4:14:04 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  KREISS-TOMKINS  announced  that  as  the  final  order  of                                                               
business, the committee would once  again consider HB 31, "An Act                                                               
requiring the Department  of Public Safety to  develop a tracking                                                               
system and collection and processing  protocol for sexual assault                                                               
examination  kits; requiring  law  enforcement  agencies to  send                                                               
sexual  assault examination  kits  for testing  within 18  months                                                               
after collection; requiring an inventory  and reports on untested                                                               
sexual assault  examination kits; and providing  for an effective                                                               
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON asked how DNA,  as evidence, is stored, if                                                               
there is no related prosecution.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TARR,  Alaska State Legislature, as  prime sponsor                                                               
of HB 31, expressed her  understanding that collected evidence is                                                               
the  property of  law  enforcement  until such  time  a crime  is                                                               
resolved.    She  mentioned that  property  that  is  confiscated                                                               
during  an arrest  would be  returned  if the  case was  resolved                                                               
favorably  for   the  arrested   individual.     She  recommended                                                               
consulting  with the  Alaska Police  Standards Council  (APSC) to                                                               
ensure her information is accurate.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON  expressed her  concern for privacy.   She                                                               
offered her understanding that once  evidence is collected, it is                                                               
under  the  control  of  the   law  enforcement  agency  that  is                                                               
investigating the  incident, and sexual assault  kits are treated                                                               
as  evidence  and  are  in   the  physical  custody  of  the  law                                                               
enforcement agency.   She described  a hypothetical  situation in                                                               
which [a  rape] happens and a  rape kit is collected,  but either                                                               
the charges are dropped or no  one is charged.  In that scenario,                                                               
she  said, evidence  has  been collected,  but  "no crime's  been                                                               
committed."  She observed that  the fiscal note reflects the cost                                                               
of  storing the  DNA evidence  and tracking  it.   Representative                                                               
Johnson  stated that  while she  supports catching  criminals and                                                               
prosecuting them to  the full extent of the law,  she has concern                                                               
for the those  whose DNA is being kept when  they have never been                                                               
charged with a crime.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
4:18:28 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TARR  related  two   different  scenarios.    One                                                               
involves an individual  who is sexually assaulted, a  rape kit is                                                               
collected, but  because it was  a known perpetrator, the  kit was                                                               
not processed.   She  asserted that even  if the  perpetrator was                                                               
known to that victim, law  enforcement has learned that sometimes                                                               
the  perpetrator  has been  involved  in  other crimes,  and  the                                                               
sexual assault incident  should not be thought of  as an isolated                                                               
case.   She added that  from law enforcement's  perspective, that                                                               
evidence  is  very  valuable.    She  cited  that  this  scenario                                                               
demonstrates   the  challenge   of  balancing   needs,  and   law                                                               
enforcement has  chosen the public  safety need over  the privacy                                                               
need of  the perpetrator.   She asserted  that in  this scenario,                                                               
charges would be pressed, but the  kit would not be essential for                                                               
the prosecution to make a case.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TARR  related  a circumstance  where  the  victim                                                               
chooses not  to press charges  against the perpetrator  and that,                                                               
she  conjectured,  was  the  basis  of  Representative  Johnson's                                                               
concern.   She  queried, "Does  a person  have a  right for  that                                                               
evidence to not  be used in a way that  would incriminate them in                                                               
another crime if  they weren't pressing charges  for this crime?"                                                               
She  stated  her  understanding   that  this  question  has  been                                                               
resolved  in favor  of the  public  safety need  being the  first                                                               
priority.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOHNSON  stated her  concern  for  a fiscal  note                                                               
solely  for  the purpose  of  tracking  rape  kits, and  not  for                                                               
catching up  with a rape kit  backlog or for bringing  justice to                                                               
victims.   She stated, "We have  to be aware that  ... this isn't                                                               
something that's  going to  make it more  likely that  someone is                                                               
going to have  justice; in this case,  ... personal information's                                                               
going to be tracked."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TARR responded that  because there is currently no                                                               
tracking, it is impossible to know  where a kit is in the process                                                               
and  who is  in  possession of  the  kit.   She  opined that  the                                                               
greatest value  of the tracking system  is ensuring a kit  is not                                                               
lost  in  the  process.    She  cited  the  challenges  of  rural                                                               
communities  in collecting  and handling  evidence:   a community                                                               
may not  have a Village  Public Safety Officer (VPSO);  a trooper                                                               
must come  from out  of town;  and there are  time limits  on the                                                               
viability  of  biological  evidence.   She  conceded  that  these                                                               
circumstances are somewhat unique  to Alaska because of geography                                                               
and  limited access  between communities,  but she  asserted that                                                               
the tracking system would  facilitate identifying these problems.                                                               
She stated  she shared  the concerns  that people  have regarding                                                               
personal information  in a database  and the potential for  it to                                                               
be used to harm an individual.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
4:25:14 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS stated that HB 31 will be held over.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  BIRCH  paraphrased  information provided  to  the                                                               
committee  by  Representative  Tarr and  said,  "Internal  review                                                               
indicates that  there are kits  that were never submitted  to the                                                               
lab and go back as far as the  mid-'80s."  He asked how many kits                                                               
are in the backlog.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TARR  responded that the audit  revealed a backlog                                                               
of 3,600  unprocessed rape kits.   She added that these  kits are                                                               
the ones  that have  not been sent  to the crime  lab.   She said                                                               
that  the  other  numbers  [102  kits  yet  unprocessed,  2  from                                                               
October, 25 from November, 34  from December, and 41 from January                                                               
2017] reflect the  kits that have been sent to  the crime lab and                                                               
the  status   of  those   kits.    She   pointed  out   that  the                                                               
discrepancies  between  the  numbers  demonstrate  the  need  for                                                               
tracking both the  chain of [custody] and the life  cycle of each                                                               
kit.  She  said currently the only information known  about a kit                                                               
is when it  was received and "where it's at  in processing."  She                                                               
mentioned  that  the 3,600  unprocessed  rape  kits are  of  most                                                               
concern to  the public -  where they are  and why they  have been                                                               
languishing.   She reiterated the  importance of  processing rape                                                               
kits  in order  to  discover perpetrators  in  other crimes;  she                                                               
referred  to  the  article  on Clifford  Lee  [in  the  committee                                                               
packet], which  demonstrates the  importance of the  DNA evidence                                                               
that linked him to prior assaults.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
4:28:50 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KEELEY OLSON, Executive Director,  Standing Together Against Rape                                                               
(STAR), brought  up the possibility  of a victim submitting  to a                                                               
forensic   examination  without   giving  consent   to  open   an                                                               
investigation.  She said the  report, in that instance, is called                                                               
a non-investigative  report.  In  Anchorage it is referred  to as                                                               
an anonymous victim report.  She  said that these victims are not                                                               
giving consent for  the rape kits to be tested  but may choose to                                                               
do so  at any  time.   She asserted  that this  practice provides                                                               
more options  for someone  who is nervous  about reporting.   She                                                               
attested that  this mechanism  of reporting  is a  requirement of                                                               
the  Violence Against  Women Act  (VAWA) [of  1994].   She stated                                                               
STAR is  very concerned about  these anonymous kits  being tested                                                               
without the victim's consent.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH pointed out that  in a comment made earlier,                                                               
once the  sample is taken, it  is in law enforcement  control and                                                               
can be used "down the road."   He stated, "It is an open question                                                               
for me."                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MS. OLSON  responded that Representative  Tarr has  expressed she                                                               
is open  to drafting  policy to ensure  that anonymous  kits, for                                                               
which there is no consent for investigation, are isolated.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
4:32:07 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS closed public testimony on HB 31.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
[HB 31 was held over.]                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
4:32:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business before the committee, the House                                                                 
State Affairs Standing Committee meeting was adjourned at 4:32                                                                  
p.m.                                                                                                                            

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB082 Sponsor Statement 2.1.2017.pdf HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 82
Hb082 Supporting Documents FAQs 2.1.2017.pdf HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 82
HB082 Sectional Analysis 2.1.2017.pdf HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 82
HB082 ver A 2.1.2017.PDF HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 82
HB082 Supporting Document Letters 2.1.2017.pdf HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 82
HB082 Supporting Document Community List 2-1-2076.pdf HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 82
HB 082 Fiscal Note 1.28.17.pdf HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 82
HB 082 Draft Proposed Amendment ver A.1 2.1.17.pdf HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 82
HB007 Draft Proposed Amendment ver A.2 2.2.17.pdf HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 7
HB082 Powerpoint Presentation.pdf HSTA 2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
HB 82