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2019-04-09 House Journal

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2019-04-09                     House Journal                      Page 0514
HB 39                                                                                                                         
The following, which was held in second reading from the April 8                                                                
calendar (page 496), was before the House:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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     CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                               
     39(FIN)                                                                                                                    
     "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                   
     program expenses of state government and for certain programs;                                                             
     capitalizing funds; amending appropriations; making                                                                        
     supplemental appropriations; making appropriations under art. IX,                                                          
     sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the                                                                  
     constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective                                                         
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, following line 6:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that a department may not                                                        
expend funds in excess of the funds appropriated in this budget. A                                                              
department whose expenditures exceed budgeted amounts at the end                                                                
of the fiscal year, except those funds spent in the furtherance of public                                                       
safety or pursuant to declared emergencies, should expect those                                                                 
expenses to be drawn from the department's budget for the next fiscal                                                           
year."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Foster objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  26   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Neuman, Pruitt, Rasmussen,                                                                    
Rauscher, Revak, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Vance                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Carpenter, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster,                                                                     
Hannan, Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                              

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Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Ortiz, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story,                                                                   
Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, following line 6:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that any money appropriated                                                      
for the purpose of paying salaries and benefits for state employees that                                                        
is not expended for that purpose lapse into the general fund at the end                                                         
of the fiscal year."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Foster objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  25   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Neuman, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton,                                                                 
Vance                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
LeDoux, Ortiz, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Amendment No. 3 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, following line 6:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that no state funds be used to                                                   
promote the creation or expansion of a borough where one does not                                                               
already exist unless the residents in the affected jurisdiction have                                                            
expressed the desire to reside in a borough through a public vote on                                                            
the matter."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  32   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Neuman, Rauscher, Revak                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                             
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Ortiz, Pruitt, Rasmussen, Shaw,                                                                  
Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                     
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vance, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 3 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 4 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, following line 6:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that an employment contract                                                      
that requires legislative approval be presented to the legislature at least                                                     
one week before the approval is requested."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 4 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Foster objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 4                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  26   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Neuman, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Talerico, Tilton, Vance                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
LeDoux, Ortiz, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 4 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 5 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, following line 6:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that no state funds be used to                                                   
collect union dues."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 5 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Knopp objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Fields moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain                                                              
from voting because of a conflict of interest.  Objection was heard, and                                                        
he was required to vote.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The Speaker stated that many members may have a conflict of interest                                                            
and ruled that all members were required to vote.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 5                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  25   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Neuman, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton,                                                                 
Vance                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
LeDoux, Ortiz, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 5 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 6 was not offered.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 7 was not offered.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, Amendment No. 8 would                                                               
be moved to the bottom of the amendments.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 9 was offered by Representative Rasmussen:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "23,448,700"                                                                                                      
     Insert "23,341,700"                                                                                                      
     Delete "15,578,600"                                                                                                      
     Insert "15,471,600"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "3,629,700"                                                                                                         
     Insert "3,522,700"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Page 44, line 18:                                                                                                               
     Delete "22,890,900"                                                                                                        
     Insert "22,783,900"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Rasmussen moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
Amendment No. 9 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Knopp objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 9 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 9                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  25   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Neuman, Pruitt, Rasmussen,                                                                  
Rauscher, Revak, Shaw, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Vance                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                             
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Ortiz, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes,                                                                 
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 9 was not adopted.                                                                                        
HB 39                                                                                                                         
CSSSHB 39(FIN) was before the House.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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The Speaker stated that, without objection, Amendment Nos. 10 and                                                               
11 would be moved to the bottom of the amendments.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 12 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, following line 6:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that the state begin moving                                                      
toward parity between the salary of legislators and the average salary                                                          
of K-12 teachers in this state."                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 12 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Foster objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                     
withdraw Amendment No. 12.  There being no objection, it was so                                                                 
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 13 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 10, following line 20:                                                                                                     
     Insert new material to read:                                                                                               
"It is the intent of the legislature that funding appropriated in support                                                       
of Head Start and Early Head Start programs not be used for sex                                                                 
education."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 13 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Ortiz objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 13 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 13                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  21   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  1                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Kopp, LeDoux,                                                                      
Neuman, Pruitt, Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Shaw,                                                                               
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Vance                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, Ortiz,                                                              
Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Tuck                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 13 was not adopted.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 8 was not offered.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 14 was offered by Representative Rasmussen:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "20,997,900"                                                                                                      
     Insert "20,964,700"                                                                                                      
     Delete "9,105,100"                                                                                                       
     Insert "9,071,100"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "17,901,500"                                                                                                        
     Insert "17,868,300"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "22,429,900"                                                                                                        
     Insert "22,396,700"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Rasmussen moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
Amendment No. 14 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                                                           
Amendment No. 14 was adopted.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, Amendment No. 15 would                                                              
be moved to the bottom of the amendments.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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Amendment No. 16 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, following line 6:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that a department that has                                                       
submitted a fiscal note to the legislature immediately notify the                                                               
legislature if it appears more likely than not that the department's fiscal                                                     
note is in error and that actual expenditures will exceed the amount                                                            
reported in the department's fiscal note."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 16 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Foster objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Merrick, who was excused                                                                       
(page 504), was noted.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 16 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 16                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  29   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Neuman, Pruitt, Rasmussen,                                                                  
Rauscher, Revak, Talerico, Tilton                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                             
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Merrick, Ortiz, Shaw, Spohnholz,                                                                 
Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Vance,                                                                   
Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 16 was not adopted.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 17 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 37, following line 14:                                                                                                     
     Insert new material to read:                                                                                               

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"It is the intent of the legislature that the Alaska Court System provide                                                       
comprehensive public online access to previous and current sentencing                                                           
information not later than May 31, 2021."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 17 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Josephson objected.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 17 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 17                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  28   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher,                                                                   
Revak, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Vance                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                             
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Merrick, Ortiz, Rasmussen, Shaw,                                                                 
Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson, Wool,                                                                   
Zulkosky                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 17 was not adopted.