Legislature(2003 - 2004)

2004-04-19 House Journal

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2004-04-19                     House Journal                      Page 3366
HB 227                                                                                            
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 227                                                                              
    "An Act increasing the jurisdictional limit for small claims and for                            
    magistrates from $7,500 to $10,000; increasing the jurisdictional                               
    limit of district courts in certain civil cases from $50,000 to                                 
    $75,000; and amending Rule 11(a)(4), Alaska District Court Rules                                
    of Civil Procedure, relating to service of process for small claims."                           
                                                                                                    
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The Rules Committee submitted the following fiscal note for CSHB                                    
227(JUD):                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
2.  Indeterminate, Alaska Court System                                                              
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 227(JUD)                                                                  
    "An Act increasing the jurisdictional limit for small claims and for                            
    magistrates from $7,500 to $10,000; increasing the jurisdictional                               
    limit of district courts in certain civil cases from $50,000 to                                 
    $100,000; expanding the jurisdiction of district courts; limiting                               
    magistrates from hearing certain small claims cases; and                                        
    amending Rule 11(a)(4), Alaska District Court Rules of Civil                                    
    Procedure, relating to service of process for small claims."                                    
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                       
CSHB 227(JUD) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                   
and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                   
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
CSHB 227(JUD) was read the third time.                                                              
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 227(JUD) pass the House?"  The                                     
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 227(JUD)                                                                                       
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  37   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft,                                       
Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris,                                
Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Joule, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott,                                      
Lynn, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels,                                        
Seaton, Stepovich, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                       
                                                                                                    

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Excused:  Kapsner                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Anderson, Moses                                                                            
                                                                                                    
And so, CSHB 227(JUD) passed the House.                                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                             
court rule change.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                    
                                                                                                    
CSHB 227(JUD) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.