Legislature(2005 - 2006)CAPITOL 124

03/17/2005 01:00 PM MILITARY & VETERANS' AFFAIRS


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
*+ HB 181 WAIVE CONTINUTING EDUC. REQ FOR MILITARY TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 181(MLV) Out of Committee
*+ SB 90 ALASKA TERRITORIAL GUARD DAY TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
*+ HB 167 DEATH CERTIFICATE FOR DECEASED VETERAN TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 167(MLV) Out of Committee
*+ HB 166 VETERANS' MEMORIAL CERTIFICATES TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 166(MLV) Out of Committee
*+ HB 168 VETS'/PIONEERS' HOMES RESIDENTS' INCOME TELECONFERENCED
Scheduled But Not Heard/Subcmte Assigned
*+ HB 201 PERM. FUND DIVIDEND APPS OF MILITARY TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
+= HB 122 LIFE INSURANCE FOR NATIONAL GUARD TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 122(MLV) Out of Committee
Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled
HB 166-VETERANS' MEMORIAL CERTIFICATES                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:35:07 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR LYNN  announced that the  final order of business  would be                                                               
HOUSE BILL  NO. 166,  "An Act  relating to a  program to  honor a                                                               
deceased veteran's military service."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SARAH HOOK,  Staff to Representative Max  Gruenberg, Alaska State                                                               
Legislature,  said  HB  166 is  modeled  after  the  presidential                                                               
memorial certificate program, which  issues death certificates of                                                               
honor.  The CS clarifies the definition of an Alaska resident.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG moved  to adopt CSHB 166 version  F as a                                                               
working draft.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS asked  if it is only for those  that die in                                                               
Alaska.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MS. HOOK  said it is for  any resident of Alaska  no matter where                                                               
he or she dies.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:37:42 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  THOMAS  noted   displeasure  with  excluding  any                                                               
Alaska veteran  who has to give  up residency against his  or her                                                               
wishes in the last stages of life.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  GRUENBERG said  he would  withdraw Version  F and                                                               
move to adopt Version G to include past Alaska residents.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:38:42 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Hearing no opposition, Version G is adopted.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  GRUENBERG   moved  to  report  HB   166,  labeled                                                               
24LS0602\G, Bullock,  3/16/05, out  of committee  with individual                                                               
recommendations and  the accompanying  fiscal notes.   Hearing no                                                               
objection,  CSHB 166(MLV)  was  moved out  of  the House  Special                                                               
Committee on Military and Veterans' Affairs.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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