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04/16/2018 01:30 PM JUDICIARY

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= SB 134 TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RTS;GUARDIANS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 134 Out of Committee
+= HJR 21 FEDS RESPECT STATE REG OF MARIJUANA TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS SSHJR 21(JUD) Out of Committee
+ HB 123 DISCLOSURE OF HEALTH CARE COSTS TELECONFERENCED
<Above Item Removed from Agenda>
+= HB 208 TRUSTS; COMM PROP TRUSTS; POWERS OF APPT TELECONFERENCED
<Above Item Removed from Agenda>
+ SB 81 DHSS CENT. REGISTRY;LICENSE;BCKGROUND CHK TELECONFERENCED
<Above Item Removed from Agenda>
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 44 LEGISLATIVE ETHICS: VOTING & CONFLICTS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
            HJR 21-FEDS RESPECT STATE REG OF MARIJUANA                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:00:43 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR   COGHILL  reconvened   the  meeting   and  announced   the                                                               
consideration  of  HJR  21.  He   noted  the  proposed  committee                                                               
substitute (CS).                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
2:01:11 PM                                                                                                                    
At ease                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:01:31 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR COGHILL reconvened the meeting.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI moved  to adopt the Senate CS  for SSHJR 21,                                                               
version 30-LS0820\J, as the working document.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR COGHILL objected for an explanation of the changes.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:02:10 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAD  HUTCHINSON,  Staff,  Senator  John  Coghill,  Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature, Juneau,  Alaska, said  the CS makes  two substantive                                                               
changes  that  resulted   in  a  title  change.   The  new  title                                                               
eliminates the words  "and to honor previous  federal guidance on                                                               
marijuana policy".                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The first substantive change is to  the last   hereas  on page 3.                                                               
It  replaces the  phrase,  "undermines  federal priorities"  with                                                               
"demonstrates a need  to address federal law".  The second change                                                               
is in the  "Be It Resolved" provision on page  3. It replaces the                                                               
phrase  "in  keeping  with  the  federal  enforcement  priorities                                                               
enumerated in  the United States  Department of  Justice's August                                                               
29, 2013, memorandum" with "and  urges the United States Congress                                                               
to address these issues while respecting states' rights".                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:04:36 PM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE  DAVID   GUTTENBERG,  Alaska   State  Legislature,                                                               
Juneau, Alaska, sponsor of HJR 21, said he supports the changes.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR COGHILL  said he was trying  to tell Congress it  had to do                                                               
something about this.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
He removed his objection and version  J was adopted. He asked the                                                               
sponsor if he had final comments.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
2:06:03 PM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE  GUTTENBERG said  the  resolution articulates  the                                                               
legislature's position  that it wants this  conflict resolved. It                                                               
passed the other body unanimously.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2:06:48 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI moved to report  the Senate CS for SSHJR 21,                                                               
version  J, from  committee with  individual recommendations  and                                                               
attached zero fiscal note(s).                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR COGHILL announced that  without objection, SCS SSHJR21(JUD)                                                               
moved from the Senate Judiciary Standing Committee.                                                                             

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB 44 - Explanation of Changes (ver. R to ver. N).pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 44
CS to HJR 21 - Version J.pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
HJR 21
SB 134 - Sponsor Statement.pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 134
SB 134 - Sectional Analysis (ver. A).pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 134
SB 134 - Supporting Document - Economist - A Question of Proof.pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 134
SB 134 - Supporting Document - CNN Article.pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 134
SB 134 - Supporting Document - Examples Where AS is Misinterpreted.pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 134
SB 134 - Supporting Document - Leg. Research Report.pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 134
SB 134 - Supporting Document - Juneau Empire Article.pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 134
SB 134 - Letter of Support - Miles Curtis.pdf SJUD 4/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 134