Legislature(2001 - 2002)

05/14/2002 08:05 PM 363

Audio Topic
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
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                SB 363-CAMPAIGN FINANCE PROVISIONS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN GENE  THERRIAULT called the Conference Committee  on SB 363                                                            
meeting to order at 8:05  p.m. Present were Representatives Coghill,                                                            
Moses and  Rokeberg and  Senators Cowdery  and Therriault.  Chairman                                                            
Therriault announced  that Senator Olson was attending  a caucus. He                                                            
then asked Mr. Burnett to address the section that was rejected.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MR.  JERRY BURNETT,  aide  to Senator  Lyda  Green,  said the  House                                                            
amended language  on page 4, line 29, to include telemarketing.  The                                                            
concern was  that it would  provide a barrier  to a higher  turn out                                                            
rate at the voting polls.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN THERRIAULT  stated the removal of telemarketing  on page 4,                                                            
line 29, is the  only change in the conference committee  version of                                                            
SB 363.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COWDERY  moved CCS  SB 363  from  committee  and asked  for                                                            
unanimous consent.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN  THERRIAULT announced  that without  objection, the  motion                                                            
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There  being no  further  business  to come  before  the  committee,                                                            
CHAIRMAN THERRIAULT adjourned the meeting at 8:07 p.m.                                                                          

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