Legislature(2017 - 2018)GRUENBERG 120

03/06/2018 03:15 PM STATE AFFAIRS

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ SCR 10 ALASKA YEAR OF INNOVATION TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
*+ HB 360 STATE INTERNET PROCUREMENT TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= HB 310 MARRIAGE AND MINIMUM AGE FOR MARRIAGE TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 184 DISCRIMINATION: GENDER ID.;SEXUAL ORIENT. TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 184 Out of Committee
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
             HOUSE STATE AFFAIRS STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                           
                         March 6, 2018                                                                                          
                           3:19 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)                                                                                       
Representative Chuck Kopp (alternate)                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 184                                                                                                              
"An Act adding to the powers and duties of the State Commission                                                                 
for Human Rights; and relating to and prohibiting discrimination                                                                
based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED HB 184 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 310                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to the minimum age of eligibility for                                                                          
marriage."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD & HELD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 10(STA)                                                                                 
Proclaiming 2019 to be the Year of Innovation in Alaska.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD & HELD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 360                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to state procurement regulations."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD & HELD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 184                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: DISCRIMINATION: GENDER ID.;SEXUAL ORIENT.                                                                          
SPONSOR(s): REPRESENTATIVE(s) JOSEPHSON                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
03/17/17       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
03/17/17       (H)       STA, JUD                                                                                               
05/04/17       (H)       STA AT 3:00 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
05/04/17       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
05/04/17       (H)       MINUTE(STA)                                                                                            
02/27/18       (H)       STA AT 3:15 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
02/27/18       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
02/27/18       (H)       MINUTE(STA)                                                                                            
03/06/18       (H)       STA AT 3:15 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 310                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: MARRIAGE AND MINIMUM AGE FOR MARRIAGE                                                                              
SPONSOR(s): REPRESENTATIVE(s) CLAMAN                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
01/26/18       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
01/26/18       (H)       STA, JUD                                                                                               
02/22/18       (H)       STA AT 3:15 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
02/22/18       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
02/22/18       (H)       MINUTE(STA)                                                                                            
03/06/18       (H)       STA AT 3:15 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
BILL: SCR 10                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: ALASKA YEAR OF INNOVATION                                                                                          
SPONSOR(s): SENATOR(s) COSTELLO                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
04/07/17       (S)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
04/07/17       (S)       L&C, STA                                                                                               
04/10/17       (S)       L&C AT 9:00 AM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
04/10/17       (S)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
04/10/17       (S)       MINUTE(L&C)                                                                                            
04/11/17       (S)       L&C AT 9:00 AM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
04/11/17       (S)       Scheduled but Not Heard                                                                                
04/11/17       (S)       L&C AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
04/11/17       (S)       Moved CSSCR 10(L&C) Out of Committee                                                                   
04/11/17       (S)       MINUTE(L&C)                                                                                            
04/12/17       (S)       L&C RPT CS  4DP 1AM    NEW TITLE                                                                       
04/12/17       (S)       DP: COSTELLO, HUGHES, MEYER, GARDNER                                                                   
04/12/17       (S)       AM: STEVENS                                                                                            
02/01/18       (S)       STA AT 3:30 PM BUTROVICH 205                                                                           
02/01/18       (S)       Moved CSSCR 10(STA) Out of Committee                                                                   
02/01/18       (S)       MINUTE(STA)                                                                                            
02/02/18       (S)       STA RPT CS  2DP 2NR NEW TITLE                                                                          
02/02/18       (S)       DP: MEYER, EGAN                                                                                        
02/02/18       (S)       NR: WILSON, GIESSEL                                                                                    
02/09/18       (S)       TRANSMITTED TO (H)                                                                                     
02/09/18       (S)       VERSION: CSSCR 10(STA)                                                                                 
02/12/18       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
02/12/18       (H)       STA, L&C                                                                                               
03/06/18       (H)       STA AT 3:15 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 360                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: STATE INTERNET PROCUREMENT                                                                                         
SPONSOR(s): REPRESENTATIVE(s) KAWASAKI                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
02/19/18       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
02/19/18       (H)       STA, FIN                                                                                               
03/06/18       (H)       STA AT 3:15 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE MATT CLAMAN                                                                                                      
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Answered questions on HB 310, as prime                                                                   
sponsor.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CERI GODINEZ, Staff                                                                                                             
Representative Matt Claman                                                                                                      
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Answered questions during the hearing on HB                                                              
310, on behalf of Representative Claman, prime sponsor.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
DAKOTA ORM, Staff                                                                                                               
Senator Mia Costello                                                                                                            
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Introduced CSSCR 10(STA) on behalf of                                                                    
Senator Costello, prime sponsor.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MIA COSTELLO                                                                                                            
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Answered questions during the hearing on                                                                 
CSSCR 10(STA), as prime sponsor.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MATT MORRISON, Executive Director                                                                                               
Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER)                                                                                       
Seattle, Washington                                                                                                             
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of CSSCR 10(STA).                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
NOLAN KLOUDA                                                                                                                    
Executive Director                                                                                                              
Center for Economic Development (CED)                                                                                           
University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA)                                                                                            
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of CSSCR 10(STA).                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
JULIET SHEPHERD                                                                                                                 
Project Manager                                                                                                                 
Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation                                                                                      
Fairbanks, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of CSSCR 10(STA).                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
JACOB GERRISH, Staff                                                                                                            
Representative Scott Kawasaki                                                                                                   
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION   STATEMENT:      Presented   HB  360   on   behalf   of                                                             
Representative Kawasaki, prime sponsor.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:19:27 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  JONATHAN KREISS-TOMKINS  called  the  House State  Affairs                                                             
Standing   Committee    meeting   to    order   at    3:19   p.m.                                                               
Representatives  LeDoux,  Tuck,   Wool,  Birch,  Johnson,  Knopp,                                                               
Kreiss-Tomkins were present at the call to order.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
        HB 184-DISCRIMINATION: GENDER ID.;SEXUAL ORIENT.                                                                    
                                                                                                                              
3:20:51 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS  announced that the first  order of business                                                               
would be  HOUSE BILL NO.  184, "An Act  adding to the  powers and                                                               
duties of the State Commission  for Human Rights; and relating to                                                               
and  prohibiting discrimination  based on  sexual orientation  or                                                               
gender identity or expression."                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
3:21:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee took an at-ease from 3:21 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:24:49 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE KNOPP stated that he supports HB 184.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
3:25:32 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH stated  that he does not support  HB 184 and                                                               
expressed his belief that it is unnecessary.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:25:49 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON  stated that she  does not support  HB 184                                                               
and  offered  the  following  statement:     "The  law  prohibits                                                               
discrimination based  on immutable characteristics such  as race,                                                               
color, sex; based  on characteristics that may  be immutable over                                                               
time which,  nonetheless, can be  objectively discerned,  such as                                                               
pregnancy, marital  status, physical or mental  disabilities, and                                                               
religion.   Sexual orientation and gender  identity or expression                                                               
do not  meet that  definition, ...  and remedy  in the  state and                                                               
federal law already exist to address those complaints."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:26:32 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL moved to report  HB 184 out of committee with                                                               
individual recommendations and accompanying zero fiscal note.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:27:06 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
A roll call  vote was taken.  Representatives  Tuck, Knopp, Wool,                                                               
and  Kreiss-Tomkins voted  in favor  of reporting  HB 184  out of                                                               
committee.   Representatives Birch and Johnson  voted against it.                                                               
Therefore,  HB 184  was  reported from  the  House State  Affairs                                                               
Standing Committee by a vote of 4-2.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          HB 310-MARRIAGE AND MINIMUM AGE FOR MARRIAGE                                                                      
                                                                                                                              
3:27:37 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS  announced that  the next order  of business                                                               
would be HOUSE BILL NO. 310,  "An Act relating to the minimum age                                                               
of eligibility for marriage."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:28:16 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOHNSON mentioned  that  her  marriage would  not                                                               
have been allowed  under the proposed legislation.   She referred                                                               
to page 1,  line 8, of HB 310, requiring  marriage partners to be                                                               
18 years  of age or older  and otherwise capable.   She asked for                                                               
an explanation of "otherwise capable."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
3:29:31 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE MATT  CLAMAN, Alaska  State Legislature,  as prime                                                               
sponsor of  HB 310, answered that  he believed that phrase  to be                                                               
in existing statute and not new language.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOHNSON   referred  to   page  1,   lines  11-12,                                                               
exempting a member  of the U.S. Armed Force  from the requirement                                                               
to be  18 years  of age  or older or  emancipated to  be married.                                                               
She asked  whether a member of  the national guard would  also be                                                               
exempt.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN replied  that he did not know.   He offered                                                               
that a  person under 18 years  of age can only  join the military                                                               
if he/she has parental consent.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON pointed out  that the proposed legislation                                                               
specifies  the  U.S. military;  she  asked  whether the  national                                                               
guard is part of the U.S. military.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN answered  that he did not  believe that the                                                               
national guard was part of U.S. military.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON  asked whether someone in  the [U.S. Army]                                                               
Reserve  would  be  exempt and  suggested  another  scenario  for                                                               
consideration  - one  person  [in the  marriage]  is active  duty                                                               
military, but the other person is a civilian.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:31:33 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CERI  GODINEZ, Staff,  Representative Matt  Claman, Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature, on  behalf of  Representative Claman,  prime sponsor                                                               
of HB 310,  relayed that for the member of  the U.S. Armed Forces                                                               
to  marry, the  other  person must  be either  18  years of  age,                                                               
emancipated, or  also in the  U.S. Armed  Forces.  The  member of                                                               
the U.S. Armed  Forces could not marry a civilian  under 18 years                                                               
of age unless that person was emancipated.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON referred to page  1, line 4, in which "one                                                               
man and one woman" would  be replaced with "two natural persons";                                                               
she asked for a definition of "natural person."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MS. GODINAZ replied that Legislative  Legal and Research Services                                                               
recommended  the substitution  to make  the statute  [comply with                                                               
the Alaska and U.S. Constitutions].                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON  suggested that there is  a definition for                                                               
"natural persons."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  CLAMAN  responded that  he  was  not aware  of  a                                                               
definition for "natural persons" in Alaska statute.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON  offered that  "natural person"  may refer                                                               
to how someone is  born and asked for more clarity  in the use of                                                               
the term.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:34:31 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WOOL  mentioned  that  emancipation  is  a  legal                                                               
action; he  asked whether there  is a parental  permission clause                                                               
in statute  giving a minor  permission to marry with  the consent                                                               
of his/her parents, or whether  that clause had been removed from                                                               
statute.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MS.  GODINAZ  replied  that  to be  emancipated,  a  minor  needs                                                               
parental consent unless the  parents are unreasonably withholding                                                               
their consent  or cannot be  reached.   She added that  the minor                                                               
would also need judicial approval.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WOOL asked  whether the  consent for  marriage is                                                               
linked to emancipation or can be separate.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MS.  GODINEZ responded  that  under HB  310,  parents would  give                                                               
their consent in  court to the emancipation; the  only reason for                                                               
no  parental   consent  in  this   instance,  is  if   they  were                                                               
unreasonably withholding it.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON  expressed her understanding that  a minor                                                               
must go to court for an  emancipation and if underage, would need                                                               
an attorney.   She referred  to her  own situation by  saying, "I                                                               
know  I  wouldn't  have  ... even  pursued  emancipation  out  of                                                               
respect  for  my  parents."    She suggested  that  it  would  be                                                               
unfortunate to require emancipation for marriage.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS announced that HB 310 would be held over.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                SCR 10-ALASKA YEAR OF INNOVATION                                                                            
                                                                                                                              
3:37:46 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS  announced that  the next order  of business                                                               
would  be  CS  FOR  SENATE  CONCURRENT  RESOLUTION  NO.  10(STA),                                                               
Proclaiming 2019 to be the Year of Innovation in Alaska.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:38:35 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
DAKOTA   ORM,  Staff,   Senator   Mia   Costello,  Alaska   State                                                               
Legislature,  on behalf  of Senator  Costello,  prime sponsor  of                                                               
CSSCR  10(STA),  stated,  "Introduced  by  Robert  Tucker  [chief                                                               
executive  officer (CEO),  Innovation Resource  Consulting Group,                                                               
Santa  Barbara,  California] last  year  [2017]  at the  [Alaska]                                                               
Innovation  Summit, SCR  10 would  proclaim 2019  as the  year of                                                               
innovation  in   Alaska."    She   said  that   this  designation                                                               
spotlights a  crucial need in  the state and highlights  the work                                                               
being  done  by the  legislature  and  Alaskans statewide.    She                                                               
relayed  that innovation  can help  address  all challenges  that                                                               
Alaska  faces, whether  it be  harnessing  technology or  growing                                                               
economic diversification.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MS.  ORM continued  by  saying that  Alaskans  are innovators  by                                                               
tradition  and  necessity.    She  maintained  that  there  is  a                                                               
pioneering  spirit   in  Alaska  that  requires   innovation  and                                                               
adaptation; it existed  among the founders that  helped build our                                                               
state and  encompasses public policy  and how Alaska  manages its                                                               
resources.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MS. ORM maintained that declaring  a year of innovation would not                                                               
only  spur conversations  but also  allow  organizations to  take                                                               
advantage  of that  declaration in  various ways.   She  asserted                                                               
that  it  would recognize  innovation  already  occurring in  the                                                               
state from the  university level to groups such  as those engaged                                                               
in  LEGO  robotics  and Lemonade  Day.   She offered  that Alaska                                                               
constructs a  culture in which innovation,  entrepreneurship, and                                                               
"out  of the  box  thinking"  is encouraged  and  accepted.   She                                                               
maintained that declaring  a year of innovation would  aid in the                                                               
growth of this culture, as well as Alaska's overall economy.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:39:58 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK asked, "Why 2019?"                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MS. ORM replied that 2019 was  chosen to allow for an entire year                                                               
to "really enjoy and prosper in innovation."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TUCK  mentioned  that  sexual  assault  awareness                                                               
resolutions are proposed year after year.   He asked if it is the                                                               
intent  of the  sponsor that  resolutions like  CSSCR 10(STA)  be                                                               
introduced every year, or if this would be just for one year.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:40:57 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MIA  COSTELLO, Alaska  State Legislature,  responded that                                                               
as  the  sponsor  of  CSSCR  10(STA) and  because  she  has  made                                                               
innovation and  entrepreneurship the hallmark of  her legislative                                                               
career,  her intent  is  to proclaim  only 2019  as  the year  of                                                               
innovation in Alaska.  She  expressed her belief that proclaiming                                                               
a year of  innovation would have positive results in  the form of                                                               
startup companies  ("startups") and new  jobs.  She said  that it                                                               
is her intent to designate 2019  and is open to other years being                                                               
designated.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   TUCK  expressed   his   appreciation  that   the                                                               
University   of  Alaska   (UA)  is   included  in   the  proposed                                                               
resolution.   He stated that  Alaska is  49th or 50th  in patents                                                               
among  the [states].   He  relayed that  Texas invested  in their                                                               
universities   to   do   research   and   development   for   its                                                               
petrochemical  industry.   Texas  set  up  the [Texas]  Materials                                                               
Institute (TMI)  so that  once the  students learned  the science                                                               
and technologies of  the industry, they were able  to develop the                                                               
machine    tool     technologies    and     applications,    then                                                               
entrepreneurially  apply them  to the  industry.   He added  that                                                               
Silicon Valley heavily invested  in California's universities for                                                               
high-technology ("high-tech") innovation and development.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK expressed his belief  that Alaska has a great                                                               
deal  of underutilized  potential;  the university  could play  a                                                               
significant role;  and university  research dollars  can leverage                                                               
federal funds.  He referred to page 2, lines 26-28, which read,                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     WHEREAS   university   research  contributes   to   the                                                                    
     development       of       intellectual       property,                                                                    
     interdisciplinary   entrepreneurial   programming   and                                                                    
     education, and  effective technology transfer and  is a                                                                    
     vital component of an effective innovation ecosystem;                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK referred to page 3, lines 6-8, which read,                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     WHEREAS   20   percent   of   innovations   come   from                                                                    
     collaborations between  multiple institutions,  half of                                                                    
     which are  public-private partnerships  between private                                                                    
       companies and universities or government research                                                                        
     labs;                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   TUCK  expressed   his  appreciation   that  this                                                               
language was included in the proposed innovation resolution.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:43:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  KREISS-TOMKINS  stated  that   he  supports  the  proposed                                                               
resolution.   It is consistent  with trends in Alaska,  which are                                                               
needed  more than  ever with  the current  fiscal situation.   He                                                               
offered examples  of startup businesses and  creating value where                                                               
none  existed before:   [Barnacle]  Kelp Salsa  [in Juneau];  The                                                               
Boardroom  co-working  space  in  Anchorage;  and  microgrid  and                                                               
energy startups.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:44:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH relayed that  he fully supports the proposed                                                               
resolution.  He  stated that as a mining engineer,  he can attest                                                               
to  Alaska's  long  tradition  in   the  creation  of  innovative                                                               
products.   He  mentioned  as an  example  the "Intelligiant,"  a                                                               
water  cannon   used  in  hydraulic  mining,   invented  by  John                                                               
Miscovich of  Fairbanks.   He added  that it  is used  around the                                                               
world and  is the standard  for water  delivery.  He  opined that                                                               
the proposed resolution  is a great idea; from the  oil fields to                                                               
the fish processors, Alaska could improve techniques.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:44:54 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL commented that  between the new University of                                                               
Alaska  Fairbanks  (UAF)   Engineering  Learning  and  Innovation                                                               
Facility  (ELIF)  and the  adjacent  School  of Management  (SOM)                                                               
[Bunnell]  Building  is  a lounge  where  business  students  and                                                               
engineering  students  are  encouraged  to  collaborate  and  eat                                                               
together.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:45:31 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS opened public testimony on CSSCR 10(STA).                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:45:57 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MATT  MORRISON, Executive  Director,  Pacific NorthWest  Economic                                                               
Region   (PNWER),   testified   that  the   proposed   resolution                                                               
represents an  opportunity for Alaska  to provide  leadership not                                                               
only in state but in  the Pacific Northwest to enhance ecosystems                                                               
for  innovation, which  requires empowering  local public-private                                                               
collaboration.  He  opined that naming next year [as  the year of                                                               
innovation]  could spawn  events around  the state  and encourage                                                               
young  and old  to enhance  creativity to  solve real  challenges                                                               
within  their  own  communities.    He  maintained  that  Senator                                                               
Costello has  been instrumental in  leading the  PNWER Innovation                                                               
Working  Group;  it  serves  to  inform  neighboring  states  and                                                               
provinces  as to  the  role  they can  play  in promoting  shared                                                               
leadership  with local  governments, communities,  neighborhoods,                                                               
schools, universities,  and the private  sector.  He  opined that                                                               
the  resolution is  a great  idea; he  looks forward  to Alaska's                                                               
leadership   in   the   region,  especially   with   its   unique                                                               
environmental  challenges;  and  the  proposed  resolution  could                                                               
empower collaboration between the public and private sector.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:48:24 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
NOLAN   KLOUDA,   Executive   Director,   Center   for   Economic                                                               
Development   (CED),  University   of  Alaska   Anchorage  (UAA,)                                                               
testified that he  believes that the time is right  in Alaska for                                                               
dialogue   about   innovation,   entrepreneurship,   and   future                                                               
directions  for the  state.   He  relayed that  CED research  has                                                               
shown  that Alaskans  are more  likely to  start businesses  than                                                               
residents of  most other states; Alaska  ranks in the top  two or                                                               
three states for  individuals starting a business.   He said that                                                               
startup companies  in Alaska add  about 4,000 to 6,000  jobs each                                                               
year  to the  state's  economy, and  that  has continued  despite                                                               
Alaska  entering  a  recession   and  its  economy  losing  jobs.                                                               
Businesses are  still being started,  and they are  continuing to                                                               
hire.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MR. KLOUDA  maintained that  Alaska has many  of the  assets that                                                               
fuel  innovation:   the  UA System  has  research specialties  in                                                               
energy and atmospheric science in  Arctic technology; some of the                                                               
research is moving  into the commercialization phase  with a very                                                               
active  commercialization  effort  within  the  university.    He                                                               
stated that  Alaska also  has a  high concentration  of engineers                                                               
and experts in  technology for many of its  industries - resource                                                               
development   industries   and    transportation   and   aviation                                                               
industries.  He  said that there is a  strong "knowledge economy"                                                               
component to the industries in the state.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MR.  KLOUDA maintained  that there  is  also an  entrepreneurship                                                               
ecosystem forming and  maturing within the state;  a formal Angel                                                               
Investor  Network (AIN)  that specializes  in investing  in early                                                               
stage startup companies  now exists in the state; and  there is a                                                               
startup accelerator  in state, called  Launch Alaska,  to advance                                                               
startup companies to a more mature phase.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MR.  KLOUDA  mentioned there  is  a  regular calendar  of  events                                                               
including  a  startup weekend,  which  takes  people through  the                                                               
process of creating  a new business over a  54-hour period during                                                               
a weekend.   He  stated that  CED staff  perform research  on the                                                               
economy  and  apply  it  to activities  that  might  foster  more                                                               
entrepreneurship.    He relayed  that  CED  uses Google's  Design                                                               
Sprint  process, in  which an  interdisciplinary team  focuses on                                                               
creating a new product.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:51:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JULIET SHEPHERD, Project  Manager, Fairbanks Economic Development                                                               
Corporation,  expressed her  appreciation for  the inclusive  and                                                               
meaningful resolution  to align infrastructure in  state, through                                                               
which innovation can  be developed and startups  come to fruition                                                               
as  full  stage  Alaska  businesses   with  the  support  of  the                                                               
legislature,  the  UA,  economic development  entities,  and  the                                                               
communities  in public-private  partnership.   She reported  that                                                               
she is one  of the founders of the "year  of innovation" pipeline                                                               
piloted  over the  past two  years, which  has resulted  in three                                                               
startup businesses  from the cycle  of the  integrative (indisc.)                                                               
through a  process in a  cyclical manner  incorporating available                                                               
infrastructure.   She  stated  that she  knows  that the  process                                                               
works.  She  maintained that the proposed  resolution would offer                                                               
an  opportunity   to  highlight   the  emerging   pipelines  that                                                               
collectively make  up a  channel through  which not  only private                                                               
individuals  in communities  can enter  into the  startup process                                                               
but  also  have   the  opportunity  to  work   closely  with  the                                                               
university;  it would  diversify  the  perspectives for  creating                                                               
products useful to the public both  in and well beyond Alaska and                                                               
incorporate intellectual properties through university research.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:54:20 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS closed public testimony on CSSCR 10(STA).                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS announced CSSCR 10(STA) would be held over.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
               HB 360-STATE INTERNET PROCUREMENT                                                                            
                                                                                                                              
3:54:52 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS  announced that the final  order of business                                                               
would  be  HOUSE  BILL  NO.   360,  "An  Act  relating  to  state                                                               
procurement regulations."                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:55:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JACOB  GERRISH,  Staff,  Representative  Scott  Kawasaki,  Alaska                                                               
State Legislature,  on behalf  of Representative  Kawasaki, prime                                                               
sponsor of  HB 360,  stated that the  proposed legislation  is an                                                               
act relating  to state procurement  regulations.   He paraphrased                                                               
from  the sponsor  statement, included  in the  committee packet,                                                               
which read in part, as follows:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     HB  360  would   require  contracted  Internet  Service                                                                    
     Providers  (ISPs)  to  practice  net  neutrality  while                                                                    
     doing business with  the State of Alaska.  It would add                                                                    
     to  the  state  procurement  code  a  prohibition  from                                                                    
     contracting with  ISPs that do  not treat  all websites                                                                    
     equally or  that engage in paid  prioritization. HB 360                                                                    
     would harness  the State's market power  to incentivize                                                                    
     ISPs to  keep their word  and follow net  neutrality in                                                                    
     practice.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     The  Governors of  Montana, New  York, New  Jersey, and                                                                    
     Vermont have  all signed executive  orders implementing                                                                    
     procurement restrictions like those in HB 360.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     This bill would  ensure that the agencies  of the State                                                                    
     of Alaska have  access to a free and  open internet and                                                                    
     it would put pressure on  ISPs to ensure the public has                                                                    
     access to the same.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH added  that the Oregon State  Legislature just passed                                                               
legislation like HB 360.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:56:33 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  BIRCH  opined that  HB  360  is unnecessary;  and                                                               
there is  a competitive market  for internet services.   He asked                                                               
if there  has been any  evidence of reduced or  comprised quality                                                               
of services [since the repeal of net neutrality].                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH  replied that he  is not aware  of any cases  of that                                                               
occurring, but there are cases  of reduced or blocked services in                                                               
other states, usually with Netflix or sharing services.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BIRCH said, "The Netflix  is kind of a red herring                                                               
that keeps popping  up.  It's an instance ...  that happened some                                                               
time ago.   This appears to me to be  ... unfortunately a largely                                                               
partisan  effort to  try to  make a  statement against  a problem                                                               
that doesn't exist."  He offered  that he will not support HB 360                                                               
and relayed,  "I don't see why  we should be mucking  around with                                                               
the  state  procurement  guidelines."    He  maintained  that  if                                                               
someone  does  not like  his/her  service  provider, then  he/she                                                               
should  find   another  one.     He  stated  that   the  proposed                                                               
legislation  is unnecessary  and burdensome  at a  time when  the                                                               
legislature should be focused on other issues.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE KNOPP  stated that he does  not see a need  for HB                                                               
360;  and  if  the  other net  neutrality  legislation  [HB  277]                                                               
passes, this  one would not be  needed.  He asserted  that Alaska                                                               
has three  ISPs, which have  promised not to exploit  the market.                                                               
He  maintained that  if they  renege on  that promise  and charge                                                               
different rates or  slow down services in favor  of higher paying                                                               
customers,  that would  put the  state in  a difficult  position;                                                               
under HB  360, the state  would be prohibited from  utilizing the                                                               
services but would still need the services.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:59:19 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE    TUCK   commented    that   major    pieces   of                                                               
infrastructure  need to  be for  the public  good.   He mentioned                                                               
that there was  a time in American history  in which corporations                                                               
were  chartered, and  to get  a charter,  the corporation  had to                                                               
demonstrate  that they  were  operating for  the  benefit of  the                                                               
public  and  not  just  for  profit.    He  maintained  that  the                                                               
deregulation  of the  telecommunications industry,  which allowed                                                               
for  competition, was  a good  thing; however,  the concerns  are                                                               
that  for  the industry,  it  is  more  about profit  than  about                                                               
delivering  necessary infrastructure  for the  exchange of  goods                                                               
and services and making sure Alaska's economy thrives.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK  relayed that  net neutrality  provisions and                                                               
regulations were in place  and prevented communications companies                                                               
from engaging in  practices that would give  them advantages over                                                               
other companies, as well as requiring  the public to pay for more                                                               
and more  services.  He  offered that in the  capitalistic world,                                                               
how  money is  spent  determines what  happens  and what  doesn't                                                               
happen; therefore, the proposed  legislation offers a procurement                                                               
policy  that  indicates  that  Alaska   wants  there  to  be  net                                                               
neutrality - it wants goods and  services to be fair for everyone                                                               
-  and will  spend its  money using  companies that  practice net                                                               
neutrality.  He said, "That's capitalism."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   TUCK   mentioned   that  Alaska   gives   Native                                                               
Corporations   Small  Business   Administration's  (SBA's)   8(a)                                                               
[Business Development  (BD) Program]  status because  it benefits                                                               
the communities:   the corporations  are building  septic systems                                                               
and water  systems; and it serves  as an example of  Alaska using                                                               
procurement policies to promote the will of the state.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TUCK continued by saying  that he is amazed at the                                                               
number  of  people  under  age  30 that  are  familiar  with  net                                                               
neutrality;  they've expressed  their concern  for the  repeal of                                                               
net neutrality; some corporations  are concerned as well, because                                                               
it would affect their ability  to deliver goods and services; and                                                               
only a  small group of  corporations with  advantageous positions                                                               
in the market want it repealed.   He concluded by saying that the                                                               
procurement policy  under HB  360 allows the  state to  spend its                                                               
money to benefit the public.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
4:03:19 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOHNSON asked  if net  neutrality means  that all                                                               
internet  websites are  treated  equally  regardless of  content,                                                               
source, and business relationship, and none are blocked.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH replied yes.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON  suggested there  are times when  a person                                                               
would want websites to be blocked.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH answered that a court  can order a website to be shut                                                               
down for legal  reasons; the proposed legislation  is not related                                                               
to that situation.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOHNSON offered  that  she is  referring to  spam                                                               
[unsolicited  electronic messages]  -  not  illegal but  terribly                                                               
annoying.  She asked for an  explanation of paragraph (1) on page                                                               
1, lines 7-8.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH  gave an example:   A small company, such  as a local                                                               
bed and breakfast, has a website,  and a large company, such as a                                                               
cruise ship  company, has a  website.  Net neutrality  means that                                                               
the internet company would not be  allowed to block the small bed                                                               
and breakfast  website and allow  the larger cruise  ship company                                                               
access.  Spam  filters would still be allowed  under the proposed                                                               
legislation.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON expressed her  concern that legislators be                                                               
aware of  the consequences when  creating regulations.   She also                                                               
mentioned  that there  are  outstanding  questions regarding  the                                                               
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) [net neutrality] ruling.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
4:06:35 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  LEDOUX asked  if the  proposed legislation  would                                                               
affect  choosing a  company that  provides higher  speed internet                                                               
services.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH  replied that  one could still  buy access  to higher                                                               
speed internet  services; however, the  ISP would not  be allowed                                                               
to speed up  or slow down the websites accessed.   He stated that                                                               
under net neutrality, for a  person buying a one gigabyte ("gig")                                                               
plan, all the websites would download at the same speed.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  LEDOUX   asked  if   any  of   Alaska's  internet                                                               
providers have engaged  in activities that did not  adhere to net                                                               
neutrality, since the repeal of net neutrality.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH  replied that all  the in-state ISPs have  pledged to                                                               
practice  net  neutrality;  therefore, the  proposed  legislation                                                               
would not affect any current state contracts.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  LEDOUX asked  why  the  proposed legislation  was                                                               
introduced if  the ISPs have  pledged to practice  net neutrality                                                               
and there are no current problems.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH  responded that on  April 23 [2018], a  company could                                                               
choose  to  begin blocking  online  content  and begin  packaging                                                               
online  content and  charging extra  for  it.   He expressed  his                                                               
belief  that HB  360 would  harness  the state  market power  and                                                               
incentivize  ISPs   to  keep  their   pledges  to   practice  net                                                               
neutrality.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX asked  why the state would not  wait to see                                                               
if a problem develops.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH answered that the  intent of the proposed legislation                                                               
is to prevent a problem from occurring.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:09:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  KNOPP gave  an example:   A  mega giant  ISP with                                                               
unlimited  resources,  such  as American  Telephone  &  Telegraph                                                               
(AT&T), and a small independent  ISP with limited resources, such                                                               
as General  Communication Inc. (GCI),  get into a bidding  war to                                                               
provide streaming  service for  Netflix.   The mega  giant, AT&T,                                                               
has  multiple band  widths and  GCI does  not.   He asked  if GCI                                                               
could be at a disadvantage  competing with AT&T, because AT&T can                                                               
offer a faster speed internet for less money.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MR.  GERRISH replied  that  he  did not  believe  so;  it is  the                                                               
connection between  the ISPs in  Alaska and the  broader [out-of-                                                               
state] internet that  is the determining factor.   He stated that                                                               
GCI  connects  to  the  Lower  48  through  peer  to  peer  (P2P)                                                               
agreements;  underwater  fiber  optic cables  connect  Alaska  to                                                               
Seattle, Portland, and  other cities.  He mentioned  that GCI was                                                               
just  purchased  by  Liberty  Interactive  Corporation  (LIC)  in                                                               
Colorado, which  may have  expanded GCI's  P2P network  to access                                                               
more bandwidth.  He suggested  that smaller companies may connect                                                               
to the internet  in state, not out of state.   He maintained that                                                               
the ISPs all connect differently.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE KNOPP said  that the point he was  making was that                                                               
if two  companies are  competing to provide  a service,  and they                                                               
have a disparity  in resources, the smaller company  would be put                                                               
at a disadvantage to provide the  service if its ability to do so                                                               
was limited under  the proposed legislation.   He suggested there                                                               
may be unanticipated consequences.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH answered that HB  360 would not require any companies                                                               
to  practice net  neutrality  but would  require  that the  state                                                               
procure internet services from those that do.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  KNOPP  relayed  that   it  would  prohibit  those                                                               
companies from doing business with the state.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOHNSON asked,  "How do  you envision  this being                                                               
enforced, and who would be responsible for that enforcement?"                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:12:38 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. GERRISH  replied that the  commissioner of the  Department of                                                               
Administration  (DOA) can  adopt procurement  regulations through                                                               
AS  36.30.040; the  proposed legislation  would require  that the                                                               
commissioner of  DOA include  net neutrality  in the  adoption of                                                               
procurement regulations.   He offered that he considers  it to be                                                               
like an  in-state hire requirement.   He said, "If we  give money                                                               
to  a contractor,  we throw  in a  10 percent,  20 percent  state                                                               
hire."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON  commented that  she is  all for  free and                                                               
open  use of  the internet  and equal  access [to  the internet].                                                               
She   expressed   that   she  is   concerned   about   unintended                                                               
consequences and the necessity of HB 360.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
4:14:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS announced that HB 360 would be held over.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
4:14:57 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee took a brief at-ease at 4:15 p.m.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
4:15:07 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KREISS-TOMKINS offered housekeeping remarks on legislation                                                                
to be heard during upcoming committee meetings and on amendment                                                                 
deadlines.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
4:16:49 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business before the committee, the House                                                                 
State Affairs Standing Committee meeting was adjourned at 4:17                                                                  
p.m.                                                                                                                            

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SCR 10 Sponsor Statement 02.22.2018.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
SCR 10
SCR 10 Ver U 02.22.2018.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
SCR 10
SCR 10 Summary of Changes ver D-U 02.22.2018.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
SCR 10
SCR 10 Fiscal Note LAA 02.22.2018.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
SCR 10
SCR 10 Supporting Document - Letters of Support 02.22.2018.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
SCR 10
HB360 Sponsor Statement 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 ver A 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Fiscal Note DOA 3.4.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document Packet 3.3.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Fast Facts for Conservatives on Net Neutrality 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Fraudulent Comments from Alaska 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Governor's Letter 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-LAA Broadband Costs 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Letter to Attorney General Lindemuth 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Letter to Congressional Delegation 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Letter to Governor Encouraging Executive Order 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Letter to Senator Murkowski 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Montana Executive Order 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-New York Executive Order 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Pew Study 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-Rep. Kawasaki Letter to Governor 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB360 Supporting Document-State of Alaska Boradband Costs 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 360
HB310 Sponsor Statement 2.6.18.pdf HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB310 ver A 2.6.18.PDF HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB310 Fiscal Note DHSS 2.16.18.pdf HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB310 Supporting Document-Child Marriage in America Executive Summary 2.19.18.pdf HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB310 Supporting Document-Child Marriage in America 2.6.18.pdf HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB310 Supporting Document-Minors Married in Alaska 2.6.18.pdf HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB310 Supporting Document-Tahirih Child Marriage Backgrounder 2.6.18.pdf HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB310 Supporting Document- Letter from Office of Victim's Rights 2.20.18.pdf HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB310 Supporting Document- Letters of Support 2.22.18.pdf HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB310 Supporting Document-ACT Support Letter 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 2/22/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 310
HB184 Sponsor Statement 2.28.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 184
HB 184 ver J 4.4.17.PDF HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 184
HB184 Fiscal Note HRC 2.23.18.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 184
HB 184 Supporting Document - Letter Planned Parenthood 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 184
HB 184 Supporting Document - Letter LWVA 4.27.17.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 184
HB 184 Supporting Document - Letter HRC 4.28.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 184
HB 184 Supporting Document - Letter ATFE 5.1.2017.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 184
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Letter HRC 4.28.17.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Letter LWVA 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Letter SAGE 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Letter AAARP 5.4.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Letter EGJ 5.4.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - 2017 Survey(2) 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - 2017 Survery(1) 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB184 Supporting Document - 2010 Census 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - ASHRC Resolution 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Court Decisions 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - HRC State Laws 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Legal Memo 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Williams Institute 5.3.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Public Letters 5.8.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Memorandum, Religious Exemptions 5.9.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - 18.80.300 5.9.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB 184 Supporting Document - Ministerial Exemption 5.9.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB184 Supporting Document Letters of Support 2.26.18.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Supporting Document ACLU Testimony FINAL 2.26.18.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Supporting Document 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey—Alaska State Report 2.26.18.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Letter of Support 2.26.18.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Supporting Document- Public Letters of Support 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Supporting Document- Letter David Clark 2.28.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Supporting Document- Letter Dael Davidson 2.28.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Letters of Support 3.5.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Letter of Support 3.9.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB 184 Opposing Document - Letter AFC 5.5.17.pdf HSTA 5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM
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HB184 Opposing Document- Letter 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Opposing Document- Letter 2 2.27.18.pdf HSTA 2/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
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HB184 Letters of Opposition 3.5.18.pdf HSTA 3/6/2018 3:15:00 PM
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