Legislature(2007 - 2008)BARNES 124

02/20/2008 01:00 PM RESOURCES


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= HB 330 NOXIOUS WEEDS AND INVASIVE PLANTS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 330(RES) Out of Committee
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+= HJR 31 OPPOSE FED LAW RE AERIAL HUNTING TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHJR 31(RES) Out of Committee
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+= HB 348 BOARD OF GAME REGULATIONS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 348(RES) Out of Committee
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
HJR 31-OPPOSE FED LAW RE AERIAL HUNTING                                                                                       
                                                                                                                              
1:39:12 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR GATTO  announced that the  next order of  business would                                                               
be HOUSE JOINT  RESOLUTION NO. 31, Opposing the  enactment of the                                                               
Protect America's Wildlife  Act of 2007 that  intends to prohibit                                                               
aerial  hunting  of wildlife,  which  is  essential for  predator                                                               
control in Alaska.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR JOHNSON  moved that the  committee adopt as  the working                                                               
document the  committee substitute (CS)  for HJR 31,  labeled 25-                                                               
LS385\E, Kane, 2/19/08 (Version E).                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The committee took an at-ease from 1:40 p.m. to 1:46:08 PM.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WES KELLER,  Alaska State  Legislature, supported                                                               
the proposed  committee substitute  (CS) for  HJR 31  and thanked                                                               
the  House   Resources  Standing  Committee  for   improving  the                                                               
resolution.  He urged its passage.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:46:25 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR GATTO explained that the  proposed CS deletes "moose and                                                               
caribou  represent   livestock  to"  and  substitutes   "much  of                                                               
Alaska's  wildlife represents  a natural  food source  for".   He                                                               
further  explained that  the  proposed CS  does  not include  the                                                               
amendment to electronically transmit  the resolution because of a                                                               
2/12/08  memorandum from  Lieutenant Governor  Parnell requesting                                                               
this not be done for joint resolutions.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI noted that the  proposed CS only says the                                                               
resolution shall be  sent, it does not say how  it shall be sent.                                                               
Since electronic  transmission is  not precluded,  the resolution                                                               
could be distributed both ways [paper and electronically].                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH  suggested resolutions be sent  in both                                                               
electronic  and post  office formats  due to  the possibility  of                                                               
time sensitivity.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There being no  objection to the proposed CS  as written, Version                                                               
E was before the committee.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  JOHNSON moved  to report  HJR  31, labeled  25-LS385\E,                                                               
Kane,  2/19/08,  as amended,  out  of  committee with  individual                                                               
recommendations.   There  being no  objection, CSHJR  31(RES) was                                                               
reported out of the House Resources Standing Committee.                                                                         
                                                                                                                              

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