Legislature(2019 - 2020)
2020-03-17 House JournalFull Journal pdf
2020-03-17 House Journal Page 1904 HCR 17 The following, which was held from March 16 (page 1890,) was before the House: HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 17 Suspending Rule 23(a), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Eastman: Page 1, line 15, following "Legislature": Insert "for the purpose of passing appropriation bills." Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that Amendment No. 1 be adopted. Representative Spohnholz objected. The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result: HCR 17 Amendment No. 1 Special Order of Business YEAS: 7 NAYS: 29 EXCUSED: 3 ABSENT: 1 Yeas: Eastman, Prax, Rauscher, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Vance 2020-03-17 House Journal Page 1905 Nays: Carpenter, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis, Hannan, Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, LeBon, LeDoux, Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz, Pruitt, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky Excused: Jackson, Neuman, Rasmussen Absent: Kreiss-Tomkins And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted. Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representatives Johnson, Sullivan- Leonard, Carpenter, Gillis, Talerico, Shaw, Rauscher, Merrick, Tilton, Pruitt, and Prax: Page 1, line 15, following "Legislature": Insert "to allow committees to consider only legislative measures that substantially relate to, and have as their primary purpose, appropriating, raising, or allocating state revenue, confirming appointments, extending the termination date of a board, commission, or task force, and considering the public health disaster emergency declared by the Governor on March 11, 2020" Representative Johnson moved and asked unanimous consent that Amendment No. 2 be adopted. There was objection. Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative Kopp: Page 1, line 5, following "force,": Delete "and" Page 1, line 6, following "March 11, 2020": Insert ", and providing economic relief to individuals, businesses, and communities impacted by the COVID-19 virus outbreak" Representative Kopp moved and asked unanimous consent that Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 2 be adopted. 2020-03-17 House Journal Page 1906 There was objection.