Legislature(2003 - 2004)

02/21/2003 02:10 PM JUD

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HB 59 - CLEANUP OF ILLEGAL DRUG SITES                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Number 0765                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR McGUIRE announced that the  next order of business would be                                                               
HOUSE  BILL  NO. 59,  "An  Act  relating  to the  evaluation  and                                                               
cleanup  of sites  where certain  controlled substances  may have                                                               
been  manufactured  or stored;  and  providing  for an  effective                                                               
date."    [In committee  packets  was  a new  proposed  committee                                                               
substitute  (CS)  for  HB 59,  Version  23-LS0341\H,  Lauterbach,                                                               
2/20/03.]                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR McGUIRE explained that in  drafting CSHB 59(JUD) [following                                                               
the hearing on 2/19/03], difficulties  arose in conforming one of                                                               
the amendments  offered by  Representative Gruenberg  to statute.                                                               
She relayed  that the new  CS in  members packets, along  with an                                                               
accompanying amendment, will correct that problem.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Number 0824                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON made a motion  to rescind the committee's                                                               
action on [2/19/03]  in reporting CSHB 59(JUD)  [the proposed CS,                                                               
Version 23-LS0341\D, Lauterbach, 2/18/03,  as amended on 2/19/03]                                                               
from committee.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Number 0855                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON  moved to adopt  the new proposed  CS for                                                               
HB  59, Version  23-LS0341\H,  Lauterbach, 2/20/03,  as the  work                                                               
draft.   There  being  no  objection, Version  H  was before  the                                                               
committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The committee took an at-ease from 2:25 p.m. to 2:26 p.m.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Number 0946                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG,  including as  part of his  motion that                                                               
he be  added as  a co-sponsor  of Amendment 1,  made a  motion to                                                               
adopt Amendment 1,  labeled [23-LS0341\H.1, Lauterbach, 2/21/03],                                                               
which contained handwritten changes and which originally read:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     Page 5, line 1:                                                                                                            
          Delete "specified in"                                                                                                 
         Insert "covered in regulations adopted under"                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Page 5, line 22, before "listed":                                                                                          
          Insert "specifically"                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Page 5, line 23, following "use.":                                                                                         
          Insert "The department shall also determine                                                                           
     whether  there  are  other substances  associated  with                                                                    
     illegal  drug  manufacturing  sites  that  may  pose  a                                                                    
     substantial  risk of  harm to  persons  who occupy  the                                                                    
     site or  to public  health and shall  adopt regulations                                                                    
     that set  limits for those substances  for the purposes                                                                    
     of determining  whether the  property for  which notice                                                                    
     was received under AS 46.03.500 is fit for use."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Page 6, line 6, following "in":                                                                                            
          Insert "regulations adopted under"                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Page 7, line 3:                                                                                                            
          Delete "AS 46.03.530"                                                                                                 
          Insert "the list of substances specifically named                                                                     
     in AS 46.03.530(a)"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Page 7, line 5:                                                                                                            
          Following "of":                                                                                                       
          Insert "specific"                                                                                                     
          Delete "AS 46.03.530"                                                                                                 
          Insert "AS 46.03.530(a)"                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
[The  handwritten  changes  in  Amendment  1  involved  replacing                                                               
"shall" with "may" in the  section of the amendment pertaining to                                                               
page 5, line 23.]                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Number 0965                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  McGUIRE  asked  whether   there  were  any  objections  to                                                               
Amendment 1.  There being no objection, Amendment 1 was adopted.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Number 969                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  ANDERSON  moved  to report  Version  23-LS0341\H,                                                               
Lauterbach,   2/20/03,  as   amended,  out   of  committee   with                                                               
individual  recommendations and  the  accompanying fiscal  notes.                                                               
There being no objection, the  new CSHB 59(JUD) was reported from                                                               
the House Judiciary Standing Committee.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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