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2022-02-22                     House Journal                      Page 1901
                                                                                                                                
                              HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                        THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                             SECOND SESSION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Tuesday             February 22, 2022                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                            Thirty-sixth Day                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Stutes at 10:06 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 37 members present.  Representatives Kreiss-                                                                   
Tomkins and Thompson had been excused from a call of the House                                                                  
today.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kreiss-Tomkins – previously excused (page 1870)                                                                  
extended to 10:00 p.m., February 24                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool – today                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Representative Hannan.                                                              
Representative Tilton moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it was                                                          
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    With the deepest respect for the beliefs of all Alaskans, I offer                                                          
    the following:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    A Thing or Two to Consider on 2/22/2022                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
       The number two reminds us that there are two sides to every                                                             
     coin. That we must strive to understand from perspectives that                                                            
    we may not at first see….                                                                                                   

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    …allow others to put in their two cents                                                                                     
    …feel what it means to walk in another’s shoes                                                                              
    —even if they’re goody-two-shoes.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    Though we’re far from as close as two coats of paint,                                                                       
    or as alike as two peas in a pod,                                                                                           
    it nonetheless takes two to tango,                                                                                          
    even if you have two left feet.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    Many of the challenges we face have solutions near at hand,                                                                 
    only requiring that we put two and two together. But in the                                                                 
    business of the Legislature, though we can be of two minds on                                                               
    a given issue, more often we’re of sixty.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    Nevertheless—on this Tuesday of 2/22/2022—let the spirit of                                                                 
    two guide us to work together to avoid too many decisions                                                                   
    that boil down to the lesser of two evils. And remember, north                                                              
    to the future, our motto.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Rauscher.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 31st through 35th legislative days be approved as                                                               
certified by the Chief Clerk. There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 9                                                                                                                          
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 9(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to alcoholic beverages; relating to the regulation                                                         
    of manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers of alcoholic                                                                   
    beverages; relating to licenses, endorsements, and permits                                                                  
    involving alcoholic beverages; relating to common carrier                                                                   
    approval to transport or deliver alcoholic beverages; relating to the                                                       
    Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; relating to offenses involving                                                            
    alcoholic beverages; amending Rule 17(h), Alaska Rules of Minor                                                             
    Offense Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 9(L&C)                                                                                  
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Fields and Spohnholz, Co-                                                              
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Kaufman, Schrage, McCarty, Nelson, Snyder, Fields,                                                                
Spohnholz                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 9(L&C):                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
6. Fiscal, Alaska Judiciary System                                                                                              
7. Indeterminate, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                              
8. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
9. Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                               
 Development                                                                                                                    
10. Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 9(FIN) was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Blake Rinckey                                                                                                     
By Representative Merrick                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Gerd Wendler                                                                                                      
By Senator Bishop                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Leon Van Wyhe                                                                                                     
By Senator Bishop                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Gregory Nicholas                                                                                                  
By Senator Bishop                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Betty Moore                                                                                                       
By Senators Kawasaki, Bishop                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                          OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HCR 13                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 13 by Representative                                                                            
Tuck:                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    Proposing amendments to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                               
    Legislature relating to election of a parliamentarian, providing that                                                       
    the 2020 edition of "Mason's Manual of Legislative Procedure"                                                               
    shall implement the rules, relating to use of chambers and                                                                  
    galleries, relating to notice of committee meetings, and relating to                                                        
    introduction of bills; and providing for an effective date for the                                                          
    amendments.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HSCR 2                                                                                                                        
HOUSE SPECIAL CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 2 by the                                                                                
House Health and Social Services Committee:                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    Disapproving Executive Order No. 121.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services                                                            
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HJR 34                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 34 by Representatives Patkotak,                                                                      
Rasmussen, Thompson, and Cronk:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    Supporting oil and gas leasing and development within the                                                                   
    National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 35                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 35 by Representatives Cronk,                                                                         
Thompson, LeBon, Prax, and McCarty:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    Supporting the completion of the Northern Rail Extension;                                                                   
    supporting the increase in defensive capabilities at Fort Greely,                                                           
    Alaska; and encouraging the development of critical Arctic                                                                  
    infrastructure.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Military & Veterans' Affairs and the Transportation Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                             OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 48                                                                                                                         
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 48 by                                                                                     
Representatives Story, Fields, Hopkins, and Tarr, entitled:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the Alaska performance scholarship program."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Education and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 347                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 347 by Representatives Rauscher, Tarr, and                                                                       
Cronk, entitled:                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the confidentiality of certain state records                                                            
    relating to animals; and providing for an effective date."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 348                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 348 by Representative Rauscher, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to abandoned vehicles."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation and State                                                            
Affairs Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 349                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 349 by Representative Rauscher, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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    "An Act relating to the establishment of oil and gas drilling units                                                         
    and patterns."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs and Resources Committees.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 350                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 350 by Representatives Drummond and Tarr,                                                                        
entitled:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to school bond debt reimbursement; and                                                                     
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Education and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 351                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 351 by Representative Zulkosky, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act providing for the establishment of public schools through                                                           
    state-tribal compacts; and providing for an effective date."                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Education and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 352                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 352 by Representative Fields, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act requiring the Department of Transportation and Public                                                               
    Facilities to establish a consultation process to rename the Glenn                                                          
    Highway."                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation Committee.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 353                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 353 by Representatives Josephson and Tarr,                                                                       
entitled:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    "An Act relating to peer support counseling programs for law                                                                
    enforcement agencies, emergency service providers, and the                                                                  
    Department of Corrections."                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 354                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 354 by Representative Tarr, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to a program of state inspection for certain meat                                                          
    processing facilities; establishing temporary grant programs for                                                            
    certain meat processing facilities and for farm development and                                                             
    improvement; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 355                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 355 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act making special appropriations from the earnings reserve                                                             
    account for the payment of permanent fund dividends; and                                                                    
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Ways & Means and the State Affairs and Finance Committees.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 356                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 356 by Representative Gillham, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act establishing a character development program for public                                                             
    schools."                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs and Education Committees.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 357                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 357 by Representative Tarr, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    "An Act naming the Bragaw Street overcrossing of the Glenn                                                                  
    Highway the Insook Baik Bridge."                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation and Finance                                                          
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 358                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 358 by Representatives Edgmon and Fields,                                                                        
entitled:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the renewable energy grant fund and                                                                     
      recommendation program; and providing for an effective date."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Energy and the Finance Committee.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 359                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 359 by Representative Tuck, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
         "An Act relating to employment by a legislator or legislative                                                          
         body of a person who has been formerly employed by the                                                                 
         Legislative Affairs Agency as an attorney."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 360                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 360 by Representative Tuck, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to an emergency declaration by the legislature;                                                            
    and relating to legislative sessions."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Judiciary                                                         
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 361                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 361 by Representatives McCabe, Rasmussen,                                                                        
Rauscher, Thompson, Cronk, and McCarty, entitled:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act providing for a surcharge on oil produced in the state and                                                          
    delivered to a state that imposes a tax on fuel delivered to this                                                           
    state."                                                                                                                     

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was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 362                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 362 by Representative McCabe, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to regulation of certain food products."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Labor &                                                               
Commerce Committees.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 363                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 363 by Representatives Edgmon, Hopkins, and                                                                      
Zulkosky, entitled:                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act establishing the office of broadband; creating the                                                                  
    broadband parity adjustment fund; establishing the Statewide                                                                
    Broadband Advisory Board; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 364                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 364 by Representative Tuck, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the Alaska Legislative Council and the                                                                  
    Legislative Budget and Audit Committee."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 365                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 365 by Representatives Kreiss-Tomkins, Vance,                                                                    
Edgmon, and Stutes, entitled:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the establishment of the optimum number of                                                              
    commercial fishing entry permits for a fishery."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Fisheries and the Resources Committee.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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HB 366                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 366 by the House Transportation Committee,                                                                       
entitled:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act authorizing the Alaska Railroad Corporation to issue                                                                
    revenue bonds to finance the replacement of the Alaska Railroad                                                             
    Corporation's passenger dock and related terminal facility in                                                               
    Seward, Alaska; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation and Finance                                                          
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 367                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 367 by Representative Gillham, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the planning commission apportionment                                                                   
    requirement for first and second class boroughs."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs and State Affairs Committees.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 368                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 368 by Representative Kurka, entitled:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to elections; and providing for an effective date."                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs, Judiciary, and                                                       
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Thompson, who was excused                                                                      
(page 1870), was noted.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 369                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 369 by Representative Tarr, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the oil and gas production tax; and providing                                                           
    for an effective date."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     

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HB 370                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 370 by Representative Tuck, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to broadband; relating to the Alaska Energy                                                                
    Authority; and relating to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 371                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 371 by Representative Tuck, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to broadband; and establishing the broadband                                                               
    cost equalization fund."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 372                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 372 by Representatives Tuck and Fields, entitled:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to exemptions from minimum wage."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary and Labor &                                                               
Commerce Committees.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 373                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 373 by Representative Tarr, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to a state sales and use tax; authorizing the                                                              
    Department of Revenue to enter into the Streamlined Sales and                                                               
    Use Tax Agreement; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Ways & Means and the State Affairs and Finance Committees.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 374                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 374 by Representative Zulkosky, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to village safe water and hygienic sewage                                                                  
    disposal facilities."                                                                                                       

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was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Tribal Affairs and the Resources Committee.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 375                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 375 by Representative Shaw, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to digital absentee voting; and providing for an                                                           
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 376                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 376 by Representatives Kaufman and Thompson,                                                                     
entitled:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the Executive Budget Act; relating to strategic                                                         
    plans, mission statements, performance plans, and financial plans                                                           
    for executive branch agencies; and providing for an effective                                                               
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Ways & Means and the State Affairs and Finance Committees.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 377                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 377 by Representatives Eastman and Kurka,                                                                        
entitled:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to educational and outreach activities for                                                                 
    Canadian citizens."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 378                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 378 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to municipal property tax assessment and                                                                   
    reevaluation; and providing for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs and State Affairs Committees.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 379                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 379 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to drivers' license photographs; and providing for                                                         
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 380                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 380 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the prescription and dispensation of                                                                    
    ivermectin."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services                                                            
and Labor & Commerce Committees.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 381                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 381 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to elections; and providing for an effective date."                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs, Judiciary, and                                                       
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 382                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 382 by Representative Snyder, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to insurance coverage for pharmacy services."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services                                                            
and Labor & Commerce Committees.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 383                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 383 by Representatives Kurka and Rauscher,                                                                       
entitled:                                                                                                                       

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    "An Act removing ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine from the                                                                 
    definition of prescription drugs."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services                                                            
and Labor & Commerce Committees.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 384                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 384 by Representative Kurka, entitled:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to in-person voter identification."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Judiciary                                                         
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 385                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 385 by Representative Wool, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act authorizing mobile sports gaming; relating to the                                                                   
    regulation of mobile sports gaming; imposing a tax on mobile                                                                
    sports gaming revenue; imposing a tax on fantasy sports; relating                                                           
    to criminal history record checks; and providing for an effective                                                           
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 386                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 386 by Representative Tuck, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to a state-run drug and alcohol treatment facility;                                                        
    and relating to probation."                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 387                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 387 by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, entitled:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the membership of the legislative council; and                                                          
    relating to the membership of the Legislative Budget and Audit                                                              
    Committee."                                                                                                                 

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was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 388                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 388 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act requiring physicians to prescribe requested drugs;                                                                  
    requiring pharmacists to fill prescriptions; and relating to                                                                
    prescription drug coverage under health discount plans and health                                                           
    care insurance plans."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services                                                            
and Labor & Commerce Committees.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 389                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 389 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act repealing the implementation of the federal REAL ID Act                                                             
    of 2005; relating to identification cards; relating to drivers'                                                             
    licenses; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 390                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 390 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to elections; relating to counting ballots; and                                                            
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs, Judiciary, and                                                       
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 391                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 391 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to public school curricula; relating to principles                                                         
    of individual freedom; relating to requirements regarding beliefs;                                                          
    relating to the ombudsman; relating to state and municipal assets;                                                          
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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was read the first time and referred to the Education, State Affairs, and                                                       
Judiciary Committees.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 392                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 392 by Representative Snyder, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to advanced practice registered nurses; and                                                                
    relating to death certificates, do not resuscitate orders, and life                                                         
    sustaining treatment."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services                                                            
and Labor & Commerce Committees.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 393                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 393 by Representatives McCabe, Thompson, and                                                                     
Cronk, entitled:                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to fishery resource business and landing tax                                                               
    surcharges and credits against the surcharges; and providing for an                                                         
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Fisheries and the Resources and Finance Committees.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 394                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 394 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the investment of state money by public                                                                 
    agencies; and relating to the divestment of certain investments by                                                          
    public agencies."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs, Judiciary, and                                                       
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Uniform Rule 44 be waived to allow the introduction of personal                                                                 
legislation after the thirty-fifth day of session.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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The Speaker ruled it was not necessary to waive Uniform Rule 44 due                                                             
to the long-standing practice of introducing personal legislation after                                                         
the thirty-fifth day.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman appealed the ruling of the chair.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the ruling of the chair be sustained?" The                                                          
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Sustain Ruling of the Chair                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  32   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Cronk, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillham,                                                                
Hannan, Hopkins, Josephson, Kaufman, LeBon, McCabe, McCarty,                                                                    
McKay, Merrick, Nelson, Ortiz, Patkotak, Rasmussen, Rauscher,                                                                   
Schrage, Shaw, Snyder, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                
Tilton, Tuck, Zulkosky                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Carpenter, Eastman, Johnson, Kurka, Prax, Vance                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Kreiss-Tomkins, Wool                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
And so, the motion passed.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                   CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                          LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                                                    
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kevin Murphy                                                                                                         
By Senator Hoffman; Representative Zulkosky                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Norman Wayne Stiles                                                                                               
By Representative Foster; Senator Olson                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Joanne Schorum Oehring                                                                                            
By Senator Kawasaki                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following members be excused from a call of the House. There being                                                              
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative McKay – from 1:00 p.m., February 24 to 8:00 a.m.,                                                                
February 28                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Zulkosky – from 7:00 p.m., March 3 to 10:00 p.m.,                                                                
March 4                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Cronk – from noon, March 9 to 7:30 p.m., March 13                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess to                                                           
allow members of the Senate to enter the House Chamber; and so, the                                                             
House recessed at 10:48 a.m.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                       JOINT SESSION IN THE HOUSE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with Uniform Rule 51, Speaker Stutes turned the gavel                                                             
over to President Micciche who called the joint session to order at                                                             
11:07 a.m.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The purpose of the joint session was to hear an address by the                                                                  
Honorable Lisa Murkowski, U.S. Senator.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hughes moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll call                                                             
of the Senate be waived and all members be shown as present.  There                                                             
being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call of the House be waived and all members be shown as present.                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
President Micciche appointed Representative Edgmon and Senator                                                                  
Stevens to escort the Senator to the joint session.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The Senate Sergeant-at-Arms announced the Senator's entrance into                                                               
the House Chamber.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Murkowski was escorted to the rostrum and welcomed by                                                                   
President Micciche.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Murkowski delivered her address, and it is published in Senate                                                          
and House Joint Journal Supplement No. 11.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
A question and answer period followed the conclusion of the Senator's                                                           
speech.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Murkowski received a standing ovation and was escorted from                                                             
the Chamber by Representative Edgmon and Senator Stevens.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hughes moved and asked unanimous consent that the joint                                                                 
session adjourn. There being no objection, President Micciche                                                                   
adjourned the joint session at 12:48 p.m.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker ordered the House at ease to allow members of the Senate                                                            
to leave the Chamber.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                              IN THE HOUSE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 12:50 p.m.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House revert to Committee Announcements. There being no objection,                                                              
the House reverted to:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                              ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following meeting today was changed:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
House Special Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs                                                                         
CHANGED TO:                                                     1:15 p.m.                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House advance to Special Order of Business. There being no                                                                      
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HJR 29                                                                                                                        
Representative Fields added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 29                                                                                               
    Urging the United States Congress to pass the Postal Service                                                                
    Reform Act of 2021; urging the United States Congress to pass                                                               
    the Postal Banking Act; and urging the United States Postal                                                                 
    Service to continue delivering mail six days a week under historic                                                          
    delivery standards.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 31                                                                                                                         
Representative Kaufman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 31                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to daylight saving time; and providing for an                                                              
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 227                                                                                                                        
Representatives Claman and Fields added as cosponsors to:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 227                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to municipal energy and resilience improvement                                                             
    assessment programs; and providing for an effective date."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 272                                                                                                                        
Representative Hannan added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 272                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to education; increasing the base student                                                                  
    allocation; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 273                                                                                                                        
Representative Hannan added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 273                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to education; increasing the base student                                                                  
    allocation; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                               ADJOURNMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 10:00 a.m., February 23. There being no                                                                     
objection, the House adjourned at 12:51 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                             Crystaline Jones                                                                   
                                             Chief Clerk