Legislature(2017 - 2018)SENATE FINANCE 532

04/05/2018 09:00 AM FINANCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ HB 286 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 92 VESSELS: REGISTRATION/TITLES; DERELICTS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 92(FIN) Out of Committee
+= SB 104 EDUCATION CURRICULUM TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 104(2d FIN) Out of Committee
+= SB 216 SCHOOL FUNDING FOR CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
SENATE BILL NO. 92                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act relating  to abandoned  and derelict  vessels;                                                                    
     relating to  the registration  of vessels;  relating to                                                                    
     certificates  of title  for  vessels;  relating to  the                                                                    
     duties  of the  Department of  Administration; relating                                                                    
     to the  duties of the Department  of Natural Resources;                                                                    
     establishing  the derelict  vessel prevention  program;                                                                    
     establishing  the  derelict vessel  prevention  program                                                                    
     fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
9:56:08 AM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
10:03:09 AM                                                                                                                   
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
10:03:20 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Bishop  MOVED to  ADOPT the  committee substitute                                                                    
for SB 92, Work Draft 30-LS048\N (Bruce, 4/2/18).                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon OBJECTED for discussion.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
10:03:39 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
RACHEL HANKE,  STAFF, SENATOR PETER MICCICHE,  discussed the                                                                    
changes in the committee substitute.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon  WITHDREW the  OBJECTION. There  being NO                                                                    
OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche  recalled that  the 24  and under  feet was                                                                    
removed  from  needing  a  title.   He  noted  that  it  was                                                                    
voluntary   to  title   that  vessel.   He  noted   that  an                                                                    
undocumented  vessel saw  no change  on the  registration or                                                                    
title under 24 feet. He  stated that the only difference was                                                                    
the registration fee changes.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Bishop thanked the bill sponsor and staff.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
10:06:14 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PETER  CALTAGIRONE,  ATTORNEY  GENERAL'S  OFFICE,  ANCHORAGE                                                                    
(via teleconference), stated that he had no comments.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MICHAEL   STANKER,  DEPARTMENT   OF   LAW,  ANCHORAGE   (via                                                                    
teleconference), had no comment.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
KRIS  HESS,  DIVISION  OF  MINING,  LAND,  AND  WATER,  DNR,                                                                    
ANCHORAGE (via teleconference), had no comment.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MARLA THOMPSON,  DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES,  ANCHORAGE (via                                                                    
teleconference), had no comment                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
10:07:37 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
ALEXEI  PAINTER,  ANALYST,   LEGISLATIVE  FINANCE  DIVISION,                                                                    
discussed the fiscal notes.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens understood that it  was a necessary step for                                                                    
addressing the problem.  He asserted that none  of the money                                                                    
collected would go to assisting of the removal of vessels.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens repeated his  question. Mr. Stanker deferred                                                                    
to Mr. Caltagirone                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Caltagirone  explained that additional funds  would need                                                                    
to be appropriated for vessel  cleanup. He agreed to provide                                                                    
further information.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  MacKinnon asked  for  preparation  to answer  that                                                                    
question  on  the floor.  Senator  Micciche  replied in  the                                                                    
affirmative.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
10:12:49 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Painter explained that Section  23 noted that one of the                                                                    
uses  of  the  fund  was to  reimburse  state  agencies  and                                                                    
municipalities for  expenses related to removal  of derelict                                                                    
vessels from  the water of  the state. Therefore,  the money                                                                    
could be used to remove derelict vessels.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  MacKinnon  appreciated  the effort  to  clean  the                                                                    
abandoned derelict vessels.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche  noted that the  funds were small,  but the                                                                    
main value of the bill was the education.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  MacKinnon  recalled  that the  Coast  Guard  could                                                                    
speak to the issues.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Micciche  stated  that  he always  hoped  that  the                                                                    
government not be involved in issues unless necessary.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MOVED  to   REPORT  CSSB  92(FIN)  out   of  committee  with                                                                    
individual  recommendations and  accompanying fiscal  notes.                                                                    
There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 92(FIN) was REPORTED out  of committee with a "do pass"                                                                    
recommendation and  with one new  zero fiscal note  from the                                                                    
Department of Natural Resources;  one new fiscal impact note                                                                    
from  the  Department  of  Administration;  one  new  fiscal                                                                    
impact note  from the Department  of Natural  Resources; and                                                                    
one previously published fiscal impact note: FN 3(DEC).                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
10:16:42 AM                                                                                                                   
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
10:18:50 AM                                                                                                                   
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon discussed the afternoon's agenda.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
CS SB 92 FIN v. T Explanation.pdf SFIN 4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM
SB 92
CS SB 92 FIN v. T.pdf SFIN 4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM
SB 92
CS SB 216 FIN v.T Explanation.pdf SFIN 4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM
SB 216
CS SB 216 FIN work draft v. T.pdf SFIN 4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM
SB 216
CSSB 104 Letter of Support ACSA 4.4.18.pdf SFIN 4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM
SB 104
SB 216 2018 ASA SB216 comment.pdf SFIN 4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM
SB 216
CS SB 92 FIN v. N.pdf SFIN 4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM
SB 92
SB 216 Definition of School Consolidation.pdf SFIN 4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM
SB 216
SB 92 Explanation of Changes Ver. U to Ver. N.pdf SFIN 4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM
SB 92