Legislature(1993 - 1994)

04/05/1994 08:00 AM STA

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  HJR 63 - UNITED NATIONS MEMBERSHIP FOR THE REPUBLIC OF                       
  CHINA/TAIWAN                                                                 
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN VEZEY opened HJR 63 for discussion.                                 
                                                                               
  Number 674                                                                   
                                                                               
  REPRESENTATIVE PETE KOTT commented his wife from Taiwan, had                 
  meant to join the committee to testify.  He conveyed for her                 
  that HJR 63 was a very good idea and they should be                          
  readmitted.  He believed they have proven themselves                         
  politically and economically.  They would be providing                       
  themselves as an example to other nations as to what to do,                  
  rather than what not to do.  He stated they are recognized                   
  as a powerhouse.                                                             
                                                                               
  Number 686                                                                   
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN VEZEY pointed out HJR 63 states they are the 20                     
  largest economy in the world.                                                
                                                                               
  Number 691                                                                   
                                                                               
  REPRESENTATIVE ULMER added, when she was mayor of Juneau,                    
  she had the opportunity to visit Taiwan as part of a group.                  
  She was very well treated and impressed by the schools,                      
  health care facilities, art and industry.  She noted they                    
  had a very positive attitude toward the United States and                    
  they wanted to develop a positive relationship.                              
                                                                               
  TAPE 94-44, SIDE A                                                           
  Number 002                                                                   
                                                                               
  REPRESENTATIVE KOTT moved to pass HJR 63 from committee with                 
  individual recommendations with attached zero fiscal note,                   
  asking unanimous consent.                                                    
                                                                               
  Number 005                                                                   
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN VEZEY asked the committee secretary to call the                     
  roll.                                                                        
                                                                               
  IN FAVOR:      REPRESENTATIVES VEZEY, KOTT, ULMER, B. DAVIS,                 
                 G. DAVIS, OLBERG.                                             
  ABSENT:        REPRESENTATIVE SANDERS.                                       
                                                                               
  MOTION PASSED                                                                

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