Legislature(2003 - 2004)

04/29/2003 09:01 AM FIN

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     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 59(FIN) am                                                                                           
     "An Act relating to the evaluation and cleanup of sites where                                                              
     certain controlled substances may have been manufactured or                                                                
     stored; and providing for an effective date."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
This was  the second  hearing for  this bill in  the Senate  Finance                                                            
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Wilken noted  Amendment  #1 was  adopted  at the  previous                                                            
hearing.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   JIM  HOLM,  sponsor,  testified   to  the  multiple                                                            
hearings this  bill has received,  as well as hearings on  a similar                                                            
bill during  the  previous legislative  session.  He commented  that                                                            
this legislation has "maintained  its integrity" during the process.                                                            
He furthered  that it is a "good step  help protect the children  of                                                            
Alaska from the potential damage of methamphetamine labs."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Green offered a  motion to report  HB 59, 23-LS0341\U,  as                                                            
amended, from Committee.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Without  objection, SCS  CS HB 59  (FIN) MOVED  from Committee  with                                                            
individual recommendations  and fiscal notes #1 from  the Department                                                            
of  Public  Safety  and #3  from  the  Department  of Environmental                                                             
Conservation.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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