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CSHCR 5(STA): Proposing an amendment to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to the membership of the Committee on Committees.

00              CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 5(STA)                                                              
01 Proposing an amendment to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating                                    
02 to the membership of the Committee on Committees.                                                                       
03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                               
04    * Section 1. Rule 1(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, is amended to read:                         
05 (e)  The presiding officer shall announce, not later than the day following                                             
06 election, the appointment of a Committee on Committees consisting of at least five                                  
07 members including the presiding officer.  The presiding officer chairs the Committee                                    
08 on Committees.  The committee is responsible for nominating the members of the                                          
09 standing committees as set out in Rule 20 and the member who is to chair each                                           
10 standing committee to serve for the two-year duration of the legislature.  The                                          
11 membership of each committee shall total to an uneven number.  On each standing                                         
12 committee and the Committee on Committees, the minority is entitled to the number                                   
13 of seats that is proportional to the number of minority members compared to the total                                   
14 house membership or to one seat, whichever is greater. In calculating the number of                                     
15 seats the minority is entitled to, fractional numbers that represent the minority                                       
16 proportional entitlement to a seat shall be ignored. The report of the Committee on                                     
01 Committees is subject to approval by a majority vote of the full membership of the                                      
02 house. For purposes of this subsection "minority" means a group of members who                                          
03 have organized and elected a minority leader and who constitute at least 25 percent of                                  
04       the total house membership.