Legislature(2017 - 2018)GRUENBERG 120

02/19/2018 01:30 PM JUDICIARY

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01:34:13 PM Start
01:34:44 PM Confirmation Hearing
01:40:18 PM HB307
01:46:18 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
-- Please Note Time Change --
+ Confirmation Hearing: Select Committee on TELECONFERENCED
Legislative Ethics
+ HB 307 MILITARY JUSTICE & MILITIA CIVIL RELIEF TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
         HB 307-MILITARY JUSTICE & MILITIA CIVIL RELIEF                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
1:40:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR CLAMAN announced that the  final order of business would be                                                               
CS FOR  HOUSE BILL NO. 307(MLV),  "An Act requiring a  person who                                                               
commits certain  offenses under the  code of military  justice to                                                               
register as  a sex offender  or child kidnapper; relating  to the                                                               
Servicemembers Civil  Relief Act;  relating to contracts  made by                                                               
servicemembers; relating to nonjudicial  punishment of members of                                                               
the  organized militia;  relating to  offenses subject  to court-                                                               
martial proceedings; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
1:40:47 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KENDRA  KLOSTER, Staff  to Rep.  Tuck, Alaska  State Legislature,                                                               
explained  that the  [previous  update to  the  Code of  Military                                                               
Justice was  enacted via  House Bill 126,  passed in  the Twenty-                                                               
Ninth  Alaska  State Legislature]  and  this  legislation is  the                                                               
second iteration  updating those  statutes.  The  Federal Uniform                                                               
Code of  Military Justice  (UCMJ) was  recently updated  and this                                                               
bill reflects  its changes.   This legislation, she  pointed out,                                                               
updates  crimes  recognized  by the  Federal  UCMJ,  as  follows:                                                               
establishes  a procedure  for the  service member  who commits  a                                                               
sexual offense to register as  a sex offender; a child kidnapper;                                                               
updates  offenses  subject  to  court  martial  proceedings;  and                                                               
updates consumer protections for service members.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
1:41:59 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  REINBOLD  remarked   that  the  sponsor's  office                                                               
worked  with   the  House  Special  Committee   on  Military  and                                                               
Veterans'  Affairs   to  resolve   the  issues  put   before  the                                                               
committee, and she is comfortable with the bill at this point.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR CLAMAN surmised  that amendments were offered  in the House                                                               
Special  Committee  on  Military  and  Veterans'  addressing  the                                                               
raised concerns.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE REINBOLD answered in the affirmative.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1:42:38 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX said that "we did  a good job" in the House                                                               
Special  Committee  on  Military and  Veterans'  Affairs,  except                                                               
there may  be a few  outstanding issues.   She offered  hope that                                                               
this  bill would  not move  out  of committee  today because  she                                                               
would like the opportunity to continue working on the bill.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR CLAMAN  advised that he did  not plan to move  the bill out                                                               
of committee  today, noting  that during  the first  revisions to                                                               
the  Uniform Code  of Military  Justice via  House Bill  126, the                                                               
House  Judiciary Standing  Committee spent  many hours  reviewing                                                               
the legislation.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR CLAMAN opened public testimony on HB 307.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
1:44:16 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
DALE  VANDHEY,  Regional  State Liaison,  Department  of  Defense                                                               
State  Liaison Office,  advised  that the  Department of  Defense                                                               
State Liaison Office  is interested in Section 6.   This section,                                                               
he said,  has to do  with consumer protection for  those military                                                               
members called  for deployments  so that  their contracts  can be                                                               
suspended when  they are deployed.   This is an effort  by all of                                                               
the states to work together  to help protect military members and                                                               
their families,  this is one  of the Department of  Defense State                                                               
Liaison Office's ten  (indisc.) for 2018 and  it would appreciate                                                               
the legislature's support on HB 307.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1:45:38 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  CLAMAN,  after  ascertaining  no one  wished  to  testify,                                                               
closed public testimony on HB 307.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
[HB 307 was held over.]                                                                                                         

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
Select Committee on Legislative Ethics Appointment-Dennis Cook Resume 2.19.18.pdf HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
Select Committee on Legislative Ethics Appointment-Dennis Cook Letter of Nomination Chief Justice Stowers 2.19.18.pdf HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB307 ver D 2.19.18.PDF HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
HJUD 2/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 307
HB307 Sponsor Statement 2.19.18.pdf HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
HJUD 2/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 307
HB307 Memo of Changes ver D 2.19.18.pdf HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 307
HB307 Sectional Analysis ver D 2.19.18.pdf HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
HJUD 2/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 307
HB307 Additional Document-SCRA Enhancement 2.19.18.pdf HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 307
HB307 Opposing Document-NFIB Letter 2.19.18.pdf HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 307
HB307 Fiscal Note MVA-COM 2.19.18.pdf HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
HJUD 2/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 307
HB307 Fiscal Note DPS-SWITS 2.19.18.pdf HJUD 2/19/2018 1:30:00 PM
HJUD 2/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 307