Legislature(2015 - 2016)BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)

04/01/2015 01:30 PM JUDICIARY

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:
+ SB 23 IMMUNITY FOR PROVIDING OPIOID OD DRUG TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 23(JUD) Out of Committee
*+ SB 82 ALCOHOL/SUBST ABUSE PROGRAM MITIGATION TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 82 Out of Committee
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
= HCR 3 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING
Moved SCS CSHCR 3(JUD) Out of Committee
                 HCR  3-ENDORSING ANWR LEASING                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2:27:41 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE  announced the consideration  of HCR 3,  Urging the                                                               
governor  and  the  attorney  general to  pursue  all  legal  and                                                               
legislative  options to  open  the coastal  plain  of the  Arctic                                                               
National Wildlife  Refuge and areas  of the Chukchi  and Beaufort                                                               
Seas to oil and gas exploration, development, and production.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
2:27:58 PM                                                                                                                    
TOM WRIGHT, Staff, Representative Mike Chenault, introduced HCR                                                                 
3 on behalf of the sponsor speaking to the following sponsor                                                                    
statement:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 3:  Urging the governor and                                                                  
     the   attorney  general   to  pursue   all  legal   and                                                                    
     legislative options  to open  the coastal plain  of the                                                                    
     Arctic  National  Wildlife  Refuge  and  areas  of  the                                                                    
     Chukchi and  Beaufort Seas to oil  and gas exploration,                                                                    
     development, and production.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     House Concurrent  Resolution 3  urges the  Governor and                                                                    
     the  Attorney   General  to   "pursue  all   legal  and                                                                    
     legislative options  to open  the coastal plain  of the                                                                    
     Arctic  National  Wildlife  Refuge  and  areas  of  the                                                                    
     Chukchi and  Beaufort Seas to  oil and  gas exploration                                                                    
     and development."                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     This  resolution  is  being   offered  in  response  to                                                                    
     actions   taken  by   the  Obama   administration  that                                                                    
     requests  Congress to  designate the  coastal plain  of                                                                    
     ANWR as  wilderness and  designating 9.8  million acres                                                                    
     in  the waters  of the  Beaufort and  Chukchi Seas  off                                                                    
     Alaska's  coast  as  off limits  to  consideration  for                                                                    
     future oil and gas leasing.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     The  Alaska  Statehood  Act  recognized  the  need  for                                                                    
     resource development  to ensure the  economic viability                                                                    
     of the state; section 6(i)  of the Act ensured that the                                                                    
     state  would  have  the  right   to  minerals  on  land                                                                    
     received  from the  federal  government  and 30  U.S.C.                                                                    
     191provides for  the sharing of federal  royalties with                                                                    
     the state from federal lands in the state.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:29:58 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE motioned to adopt Amendment 1, labeled 29-                                                                        
LS0452\H.1.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                          AMENDMENT 1                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     OFFERED IN THE SENATE        BY SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE                                                                 
          TO: CSHCR 3(RLS)                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Page 1, line 3, following "production":                                                                                  
          Insert "; and urging the governor and the                                                                           
     Legislative  Budget and  Audit Committee  to work  with                                                                  
     the United States Congress  to enact measures necessary                                                                  
     to  prevent President  Barack Obama  and other  federal                                                                  
     agencies  from  implementing   regulations  that  place                                                                  
     landscape  characteristic  restrictions on  the  Arctic                                                                  
     National  Wildlife Refuge  that are  equivalent to  the                                                                  
     restrictions   placed  on   land  given   a  wilderness                                                                  
     designation"                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Page 5, following line 4:                                                                                                  
          Insert new material to read:                                                                                          
          "FURTHER   RESOLVED   that    the   Alaska   State                                                                  
     Legislature  urges  the  governor and  the  Legislative                                                                    
     Budget  and Audit  Committee to  work  with the  United                                                                    
     States Congress to enact  measures necessary to prevent                                                                    
     President  Barack Obama,  the  United  States Fish  and                                                                    
     Wildlife Service,  the Department of the  Interior, and                                                                    
     other  federal agencies  from implementing  regulations                                                                    
     that  place  landscape characteristic  restrictions  on                                                                    
     the   Arctic   National   Wildlife  Refuge   that   are                                                                    
     equivalent to  the restrictions placed on  land given a                                                                    
     wilderness designation; and be it"                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL objected for discussion purposes.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
2:30:23 PM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE BOB  HERRON, sponsor of  HCR 3 explained  that the                                                               
amendment recognizes  the new federal code  phrase for wilderness                                                               
called "landscape characteristics." The  amendment also gives the                                                               
Legislative Budget and Audit Committee  the authority to hire the                                                               
right people to further the intent of the resolution.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
2:31:58 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL removed his objection.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MCGUIRE  found no  further  objection  and announced  that                                                               
Amendment 1 is  adopted. Finding no public  testimony, she closed                                                               
it.                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2:32:38 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL  moved to report CS  for HCR 3, as  amended, from                                                               
committee  with  individual   recommendations  [and  zero  fiscal                                                               
note.]                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MCGUIRE announced that without  objection, SCS CSHCR 3(JUD)                                                               
is reported from the Senate Judiciary Standing Committee.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
1 CSSB23 Version E.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
2 CSSB23 (JUD) Sectional Analysis.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
3 CSSB23 (JUD) Explanation of Changes.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4 SB23 Supporting Doc_State Naloxone and Good Samaritan Legislation.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.1 SB23 Supporting Doc_Legal Interventions to Reduce Overdose Mortality.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.2 SB23 Supporting Doc_The Changing Face of Heroin.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.3 SB23 Supporting Doc_ States Expand Access to Overdose-Reversal Drug.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.4 SB23 Supporting Doc_2014 Alaska State Troopers Report.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.5 SB23 Supporting Doc_ Administer Naloxone.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.6 SB23 Supporting Doc_ Leg Legal Memo RE DOC applicability.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.7 SB23 Supportig Doc_ APD Calls Overdose Deaths an Epidemic.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.8 SB23 Supporting Doc_Changing Law from Barrier to Facilitator of Opioid Overdose Prevention.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
8 SB43 Supporting Doc_AS 09.65.070.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 43
4.9 SB23 Supporting Doc_Overdosed and Overrun - Alaska's heroin epidemic.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.10 SB23 Supporting Doc_Valley heroin use 'epidemic'.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.11 SB23 Supporting Doc_ JPD drug take nears Anchorage levels.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
4.12 SB23 Supporting Doc_ADN Article 6 arrested in Kenai Peninsula meth heroin bust.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
5 SB23 Letter of Support_ Alaska State Medical Association.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
5.1 SB23 Letter of Support_Alaska Mental Health Trust Letter of Support.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
5.2 SB23 Letter of Support_ABADA AMHB.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
5.3 SB23 Letter of Support_Narcotic Drug Treatment Center.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
5.4 SB23 Letter of Support_APDEA.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
6 SB23 Fiscal Note #1.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
6.1 SB23 Fiscal Note #2.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
1 SB82 Version A.PDF SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 82
2 SB82 Sponsor Statement.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 82
3 SB82 Supporting Doc_ Presentation 24.7 Sobriety program.ppt SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 82
3.1 SB82 Supporting Doc_ADN article.docx SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 82
3.2 SB82 Supporting Doc_WA Program.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 82
4 SB82 Fiscal Note #1.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 82
4.1 SB82 Fiscal Note #2.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
SB 82
1 HCR3 Version H.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
HCR 3
2 HCR3 Sponsor Statement.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
HCR 3
3 HCR3 Supporting Doc_RLS Memo.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
HCR 3
4 HCR 3 Amendment #1.pdf SJUD 4/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
HCR 3