Legislature(2015 - 2016)BARNES 124

03/10/2015 08:00 AM COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= HB 104 IMMUNITY FOR FIRE DEPT. & MEMBERS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 104(CRA) Out of Committee
+= HJR 3 CONGRESS:NATIVE TRIBAL JURIS. & AUTHORITY TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHJR 3(CRA) Out of Committee
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HCR 1 GOVERNOR:TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY AND JURIS. TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHCR 1(CRA) Out of Committee
        HJR  3-CONGRESS:NATIVE TRIBAL JURIS. & AUTHORITY                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
8:48:39 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR TILTON announced that the  final order of business would be                                                               
HOUSE  JOINT  RESOLUTION NO.  3,  Urging  members of  the  Alaska                                                               
delegation   to  the   United   States   Congress  to   introduce                                                               
substantially  similar legislation  to the  Alaska Safe  Families                                                               
and Villages  Act of 2013;  urging the United States  Congress to                                                               
affirm  the criminal  jurisdiction of  Alaska tribal  governments                                                               
over  tribal members  within the  boundaries  of their  villages;                                                               
urging  the  United States  Congress  to  cooperate with  tribes'                                                               
efforts  to  transfer  Native  land   to  trust;  and  supporting                                                               
multilateral negotiations  between tribal  governments, nontribal                                                               
municipalities,  and   the  state  and  federal   governments  to                                                               
delineate clearly tribal geographical jurisdictions.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR TILTON  reminded the  committee that  CSHJR 3,  Version 29-                                                               
LS0354\W, Wallace/Martin,  2/19/15, was  adopted at  the February                                                               
26, 2015, meeting.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
8:48:54 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES  moved that  the committee  adopt Amendment                                                               
1, labelled 29-L0354\W.1, Martin, 3/7/15, which read:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Page 2, lines 17 - 19:                                                                                                     
          Delete all material and insert:                                                                                       
          "WHEREAS each of those bodies concluded that the                                                                    
     current law enforcement and justice systems alone have                                                                     
     been unable to address and reduce crime, social ills,                                                                      
       and community distress adequately in rural Alaska;                                                                       
     and"                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Page 2, lines 27 - 28:                                                                                                     
          Delete all material and insert:                                                                                       
          "WHEREAS, in matters of jurisdiction and the                                                                        
     delivery  of justice  at the  local  level, having  the                                                                    
     state  and Alaska  Native tribes  work  together in  an                                                                    
     improved   relationship    will   benefit   communities                                                                    
     throughout Alaska; and"                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR TILTON objected for discussion purposes.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
8:49:02 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HUGHES explained  that Amendment  1 to  HJR 3  is                                                               
very similar to Amendment 1 to  HCR 1 as both delete language and                                                               
replace it with language that has a positive tone.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
8:49:41 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR TILTON  [withdrew her objection].   There being  no further                                                               
objection, Amendment 1 was adopted.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
8:49:55 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  SEATON  moved  to  report CSHJR  3,  Version  29-                                                               
LS0354\W, Wallace/Martin,  2/19/15, as amended, out  of committee                                                               
with  individual  recommendations.   There  being  no  objection,                                                               
CSHJR 3,  as amended, was  reported from the House  Community and                                                               
Regional Affairs Standing Committee.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The committee took a brief at ease.                                                                                             

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
CSHCR 1 Amendment H.1 PROPOSED.pdf HCRA 3/10/2015 8:00:00 AM
HCR 1
CSHJR 3 Amendment W.1 PROPOSED.pdf HCRA 3/10/2015 8:00:00 AM
HJR 3
HB 104 Draft Committee Substitute, Version W.pdf HCRA 3/10/2015 8:00:00 AM
HB 104