Legislature(2019 - 2020)

2019-04-09 House Journal

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2019-04-09                     House Journal                      Page 0524
HB 39                                                                                                                         
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am was before the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

2019-04-09                     House Journal                      Page 0525
Representative Rasmussen moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                   
rescind previous action in adopting Amendment No. 14 (page 522).                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Rasmussen moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                   
withdraw Amendment No. 14.  There being no objection, it was so                                                                 
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 22 was offered by Representative Rasmussen:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "20,997,900"                                                                                                      
     Insert "20,964,700"                                                                                                      
     Delete "9,105,100"                                                                                                       
     Insert "9,071,900"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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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. 22 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Claman objected and withdrew the objection. There                                                                
being no further objection, Amendment No. 22 was adopted.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, Amendment Nos. 18, 19,                                                              
20, and 21 would be rolled to the bottom of the amendments.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 23 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 21, lines 6 - 7:                                                                                                           
 Delete "It is the intent of the legislature that the Department of                                                             
Health and Social Services maintain full funding for adult preventative                                                         
dental Medicaid services."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 23 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Josephson objected.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Zulkosky moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                    
abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.  Objection was                                                           
heard, and she was required to vote.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 23 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 23                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  26   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Merrick, 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, Neuman, Ortiz, Spohnholz, Story,                                                                 
Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 23 was not adopted.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 24 was offered by Representative Talerico:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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Representative Talerico moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 24 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative LeDoux moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                      
abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.  Objection was                                                           
heard, and she was required to vote.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 24 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 24                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  24   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Merrick, Neuman,                                                                   
Pruitt, Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Shaw, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                     
Talerico, Tilton, Vance                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
LeDoux, Ortiz, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                                  
Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 24 was not adopted.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that amendments to CSSSHB 39(FIN) am must be                                                                 
submitted to the Chief Clerk's office by 10:00 a.m., April 10.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 25 was offered by Representative Pruitt:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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"It is the intent of the legislature that the Department of Health and                                                          
Social Services shall prepare a report on whether the department may                                                            
obtain future savings by consolidating public health laboratories                                                               
throughout the state and shall submit the report to the co-chairs of the                                                        
Finance Committees by January 15, 2020."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 25 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Objection was heard and withdrawn. There being no further objection,                                                            
Amendment No. 25 was adopted.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 26 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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     Delete "If the Department's assessment determines that Utqiagvik                                                           
would be better served by adding a local prosecutor and support staff                                                           
than by continuing to serve Utqiagvik from Fairbanks, the Department                                                            
shall use funds appropriated to the Criminal Division for FY20 to                                                               
establish and staff a prosecutor's office in Utqiagvik, notwithstanding                                                         
prosecutor locations authorized in the FY20 operating budget."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 26 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Josephson objected.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Claman rose to a point of order, citing Section 2 of                                                             
Mason's Manual.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker advised the member to conclude the remarks.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 26 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 26                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  31   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Johnson, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher,                                                                   
Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Jackson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                             
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Merrick, Ortiz, Rasmussen, Revak,                                                                
Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                                 
Vance, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 26 was not adopted.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, Amendment No. 27 would                                                              
be moved to the bottom of the amendments.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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Amendment No. 28 was not offered.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 29 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that departments continue to                                                     
identify additional means of reducing spending so that per capita state                                                         
spending is reduced to not more than twice the national average by the                                                          
end of fiscal year 2021."                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 29 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 29 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 29                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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. 29 was not adopted.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 30 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that no state appropriation                                                      
result in the creation of an unfunded mandate."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 30 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp objected.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker, citing Section 180 of Mason's Manual, ruled                                                                        
Amendment Nos. 30, 31, and 34 out of order.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the ruling of the Chair be sustained?" The                                                          
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment Nos. 30, 31, 34 Out of Order                                                                                          
Sustain Ruling of the Chair                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  26   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
LeDoux, Ortiz, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tuck, Vance, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Merrick, Neuman,                                                                   
Pruitt, Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                                 
Tilton                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, the ruling of the Chair was sustained.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, Amendment No. 32 would                                                              
be moved to the bottom of the amendments.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 33 was offered by Representative Rasmussen:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "17,125,900"                                                                                                      
     Insert "16,736,800"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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     Delete "17,682,100"                                                                                                        
     Insert "17,293,000"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "26,111,300"                                                                                                        
     Insert "25,722,200"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Rasmussen moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
Amendment No. 33 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnston objected.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 33 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 33                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  23   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Merrick, Neuman,                                                                   
Pruitt, Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Shaw, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                     
Talerico, Tilton, Vance, Wilson                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
LeDoux, Ortiz, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                                  
Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 33 was not adopted.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The House adjourned.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSSHB 39(FIN) am will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                                                   
calendar.