Legislature(2015 - 2016)SENATE FINANCE 532

04/12/2016 01:30 PM FINANCE

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+= SB 128 PERM. FUND:DEPOSITS;DIVIDEND;EARNINGS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ HB 188 PERSON W/DISABILITY SAVINGS ACCOUNTS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ HB 83 REPEAL COLLECTION OF CIVIL LITIG. INFO TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ HB 289 BOARD OF BARBERS AND HAIRDRESSERS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ HB 231 EXTEND BOARD OF PAROLE TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ HB 268 AIDEA:DIVIDEND TO STATE;INCOME;VALUATION TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(JUD)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to  collecting information about civil                                                                    
     litigation  by the  Alaska Judicial  Council; repealing                                                                    
     Rule  41(a)(3), Alaska  Rules of  Civil Procedure,  and                                                                    
     Rules  511(c)  and  (e),   Alaska  Rules  of  Appellate                                                                    
     Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
2:54:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative LeDoux presented the sponsor statement:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     HB   83   eliminates   the   automatic   reporting   of                                                                    
     information  about  civil  case  settlements  currently                                                                    
     required by  law. This bill  follows the advice  of the                                                                    
     Judicial  Council,  which   has  recommended  that  the                                                                    
     legislature  do  away  with this  requirement.  Passing                                                                    
     this  bill  would  save  money   and  time  by  freeing                                                                    
     attorneys  and   litigants  from  an   unnecessary  and                                                                    
     functionally  useless  submission  of  data  which  the                                                                    
     Judicial Council sees no point in collecting.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     It is part  of the job of the  legislature to eliminate                                                                    
     waste and to make government more effective.                                                                               
     Discarding needless data  collection requirements is an                                                                    
     easy  way   to  achieve  cost-savings   and  streamline                                                                    
     government. HB 83 does exactly this.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    I urge your support for the swift passage of HB 83.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:55:28 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
AMY MICHEL, STAFF, REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX, discussed the                                                                         
Sectional Analysis (copy on file):                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Section One: Repeals Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure                                                                       
     Rule 41(a) (3) and Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure                                                                     
     Rules 511(c) and (e).                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Section Two: Repeals AS 09.68.130 which requires                                                                           
     reporting of civil litigation information to the                                                                           
     Alaska Judicial Council.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Section Three: Per the Alaska Constitution, repealing                                                                      
    court rules requires a 2/3 majority of both bodies.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Section Four: Provides for an effective date                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon OPENED public testimony.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:56:51 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SARAH   BATTON,  ATTORNEY,   GROH  EGGERS,   ANCHORAGE  (via                                                                    
teleconference),  testified  in  support of  the  bill.  She                                                                    
stated  that the  bill would  save  money and  time for  all                                                                    
parties involved.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
2:58:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KEN  JACOBUS,  ANCHORAGE  BAR  ASSOCIATION,  ANCHORAGE  (via                                                                    
teleconference), spoke in support of  the bill. He said that                                                                    
the  bill  was   supported  by  many  of   the  state's  bar                                                                    
associations and was seemingly unopposed.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:59:45 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon CLOSED public testimony.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:00:04 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  MacKinnon  solicited  closing  comments  from  the                                                                    
sponsor.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative LeDoux urged passage of the legislation.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 83(JUD)  was HEARD  and HELD  in committee  for further                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:00:19 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:01:09 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB188 Sectional Analysis for version G.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 188
HB188 Sponsor Statement.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 188
HB188 Summary of Changes - Version N (HL&C) to Version G (HFIN).pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 188
HB188 Supporting Documents-Letter from Alaska Autism Speaks.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 188
HB188 Supporting Documents-Letter from GCDSE.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 188
HB188 Supporting Documents-Letter of support Municipality of Anchorage HSS.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 188
HB 83 Committee Report.PDF SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Letter of Support Ken Jacobus.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Letters of Support.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Sectional Analysis.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Sponsor Statement .pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Summary of Changes.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Support AS 09.68.130.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Support Civil Case Data.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Support Civil Case Form.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Support Civil Case Report 2001.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Support Resolution of Support Anchorage Bar Association.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Support Rules of Appellate Procedure 511 (c) and (e).pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB 83 Support Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 41 (a) (3).pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 83
HB289 Supporting Documents-Presentation from Board of Barbers and Hairdressers.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents - Professional Boards Report.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents-Article Forbes 6-16-2014.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents-Article Forbes 10-11-2014.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents-Letter Angela Stubbs 2-23-2016.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents-Letter Blake Quackenbush 2-26-2016.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents-Letter Board of Barbers and Hairdressers 2-29-2016.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents-Letter Grace Halsey 2-23-2016.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents-Letter Jeannine Jabaay 2-23-2016.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents-Letter Rachel Saldana 2-25-2016.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB289 Supporting Documents-Letter Renee Scott 2-25-2016.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 289
HB231 Additional Info from Auditor.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 231
HB231 Legislative Audit.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 231
HB231 Sponsor Statement.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 231
HB231 Summary of Changes.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 231
HB268 PowerPoint presentation.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 268
HB268 Sectional Analysis.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 268
HB268 Transmittal Letter.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 268
SB 128 - Sectional Analysis - Version N.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 128
SB 128 CSSB 128 work draft version N.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 128
SB 128 CSSB 128 LFD Fiscal Model Status Quo 041216.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 128
SB 128 CSSB 128 version N LFD Fiscal Model 4 12 16.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 128
HB 231 Parole Board PS Detail FY2017.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 231
SB 128 Letter Packet 3.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 128
SB 128 Key Coalition Letter - Senate Finance 4-15-16.pdf SFIN 4/12/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 128