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SCR 8: Proposing amendments to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to the introduction of measures; and providing for an effective date for the amendments.

00                    SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8                                                                   
01 Proposing amendments to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to                                   
02 the introduction of measures; and providing for an effective date for the amendments.                                   
03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                               
04    * Section 1.  Rule 37(a), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature is amended to read:                        
05            (a)  Any member or [,] group of members [, STANDING, SPECIAL, OR                                         
06       JOINT COMMITTEE] may introduce a bill or resolution, subject to the provisions of                             
07       these Uniform Rules.  A measure [BILL] must be introduced, in proper form as                                  
08       approved by the enrolling secretary of the legislature, with the original and three                               
09       copies delivered to the chief clerk or secretary.  The measure [BILL] is then assigned                        
10       a number that [WHICH] it retains through subsequent changes and substitutions.  The                           
11       measure [BILL] is considered formally introduced when the clerk or secretary reads                            
12       the heading and title aloud in open session (first reading).  Bills may be introduced                             
13       [THROUGH THE RULES COMMITTEES] by the governor and shall be received                                          
14       as bills carrying the approval of the governor as to policy and budget impact.                                
15       The governor may submit a statement of purpose and effect with each bill and                                  
16       appear personally or through a representative before any committee considering                                
01       it.  Measures may not be introduced by a committee [AND THE PERMANENT                                         
02       INTERIM COMMITTEES PURSUANT TO PROVISIONS OF LAW].                                                                
03    * Sec. 2.  Rule 44, Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, is repealed.                                    
04    * Sec. 3.  This resolution takes effect on the effective date of a bill repealing AS 24.08.060.