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SR 1: Establishing a Senate Special Committee on World Trade.

00                          SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1                                                                        
01 Establishing a Senate Special Committee on World Trade.                                                                 
02 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE:                                                                                           
03       WHEREAS world trade is of increasing importance to the economy of the state; and                                
04       WHEREAS legislation enacted by the federal government has far-reaching effects on                               
05 the economy of the state; and                                                                                           
06       WHEREAS there is renewed interest in the United States Congress in exploring the                                
07 ramifications of federal legislation on the states and their economies; and                                             
08       WHEREAS the legislature should take an active role in exploring opportunities to                                
09 promote world trade and assist the United States Congress in understanding the effect of                                
10 federal legislation on the state's economy;                                                                             
11       BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate that a Senate Special Committee on World Trade                                     
12 is established to study issues relating to world trade; and be it                                                       
13       FURTHER RESOLVED that the President of the Senate shall determine the number                                    
14 of senators to be members of the committee and shall appoint the members and designate a                                
15 member to chair the committee; and be it                                                                                
16       FURTHER RESOLVED that the Senate Special Committee on World Trade may                                           
01 meet during and between sessions of the Thirtieth Alaska State Legislature and is terminated                            
02 on the convening of the First Session of the Thirty-First Alaska State Legislature.