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HCR 4: Proposing an amendment to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to the membership of the Committee on Committees.

00                    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4                                                                    
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, but not to exceed 25 percent of the total                                  
08 house membership. The presiding officer chairs the Committee on Committees. The                                     
09 committee is responsible for nominating the members of the standing committees as                                       
10 set out in Rule 20 and the member who is to chair each standing committee to serve                                      
11 for the two-year duration of the legislature. The membership of each committee shall                                    
12 total to an uneven number. On each standing committee the minority is entitled to the                                   
13 number of seats that is proportional to the number of minority members compared to                                      
14 the total house membership or to one seat, whichever is greater. In calculating the                                     
15 number of seats the minority is entitled to, fractional numbers that represent the                                      
16 minority proportional entitlement to a seat shall be ignored. The report of the                                         
01 Committee on Committees is subject to approval by a majority vote of the full                                           
02 membership of the house. For purposes of this subsection "minority" means a group of                                    
03 members who have organized and elected a minority leader and who constitute at least                                    
04       25 percent of the total house membership.