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02/03/2016 03:30 PM RESOURCES

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+ HB 115 AK SOVEREIGNTY;US TRANSFER LAND TO ALASKA TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS CSHB 115(RES) Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
*+ SB 137 ELCTRNC TAX RETURN;MINING LIC. TAX & FEES TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
        HB 115-AK SOVEREIGNTY;US TRANSFER LAND TO ALASKA                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR GIESSEL  announced consideration  of HB 115  [CSHB 115(FIN)                                                               
was before  the committee].  She invited  the sponsor's  staff to                                                               
provide a brief sectional analysis.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
TOM  WRIGHT,  staff  to  Representative  Chenault,  Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature,  said  HB 115  addresses  issues  related to  public                                                               
lands  including the  transfer of  title of  public lands  to the                                                               
state and also  asserts state sovereignty under the  9th and 10th                                                               
Amendments of the U.S. Constitution.  According to the Department                                                               
of  Natural Resources  (DNR),  right now  there  are 222  million                                                               
acres  under federal  ownership:  the Bureau  of Land  Management                                                               
(BLM)  has  about 75  million  acres;  wildlife refuges  comprise                                                               
about  70  million  acres; national  parks  comprise  54  million                                                               
acres; national forests comprise about  22 million acres, and the                                                               
Department of Defense  has 2.2 million acres.  Alaska was granted                                                               
28  percent of  the total  land  area within  its borders.  State                                                               
entitlement  was about  106 million  acres after  various federal                                                               
laws were  enacted. The remaining  entitlement to be  selected is                                                               
5.4 million acres.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The state has  selected 10.9 million acres from  which to receive                                                               
those remaining 5.4 million acres,  and has 10.2 million acres of                                                               
top filings that  may eventually become selections.  A top filing                                                               
is a  contingent selection where  the land is subject  to federal                                                               
restrictions  or   withdrawals.  The  state  is   prevented  from                                                               
selecting any  of those lands  until such  time as a  public land                                                               
order is  issued by  the Department of  Interior or  an executive                                                               
order is issued by the executive branch.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The definition of public land within  the bill is federal land in                                                               
the  state,  except for  title  held  by  another person  or  for                                                               
military purposes. He said a  legal memo indicates constitutional                                                               
issues with this  legislation, but it can be  asserted that since                                                               
land selections  were supposed  to have  been finalized  35 years                                                               
after  Alaska's  admission  into  the  United  States,  that  the                                                               
federal  government  really  has  not  acted  in  good  faith  in                                                               
honoring the requirements of the Statehood Act.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
3:34:05 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR STOLTZE joined the committee.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MR. WRIGHT  said that the state  has lost revenue due  to lack of                                                               
resource development on these federal  lands; the Alaska National                                                               
Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)  is a prime example. Actions  last year by                                                               
the Obama  administration to  try to lock  up federal  lands from                                                               
any  development  whatsoever  also  would have  impinged  on  the                                                               
state's  entitlement to  a  share of  the  revenues from  mineral                                                               
development on these federal lands.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MR. WRIGHT  said that HB  115 also asserts the  state's sovereign                                                               
rights  under Articles  9 and  10 of  the U.S.  Constitution, and                                                               
this was  previously addressed  in the  1983 initiative  known as                                                               
"The  Tundra Rebellion,"  which was  never implemented  after its                                                               
affirmation by voters.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
He said that Utah is  also struggling with the federal government                                                               
in  trying to  get the  lands it  is entitled  to, and  the South                                                               
Carolina House  adopted a resolution  in 2013  supporting western                                                               
states  in the  transfer of  federal  public lands  to them.  So,                                                               
Alaska  is not  unique in  that  situation. He  said the  western                                                               
states are dominated by federal  land ownership. The resolution's                                                               
main  points are  that the  lack of  utilization of  these public                                                               
lands and natural resources has  a negative effect on the states'                                                               
economies as well as that of the entire United States.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
An interesting  fact is  that a  study done  by the  Property and                                                               
Environmental  Research  Center  (PERC) found  that  the  federal                                                               
government  loses an  average of  27 cents  for every  tax dollar                                                               
spent managing  public lands, whereas  state land trusts,  on the                                                               
other hand,  realize $14.51  for every  dollar spent  on managing                                                               
public lands.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
He said the  bill is simple and  that is why he  didn't prepare a                                                               
sectional analysis, but he offered to go over each section.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COGHILL wanted  to know  what a  "public land  order" is                                                               
referring to Section 4.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:38:05 PM                                                                                                                    
ED FOGELS,  Deputy Commissioner, Department of  Natural Resources                                                               
(DNR), Juneau, Alaska,  answered that "public land  order" is the                                                               
term the  department works  with most. He  didn't have  a precise                                                               
legal definition,  but it  is a  land order put  in place  by the                                                               
Secretary  of  the Interior  on  federal  lands to  withdraw  for                                                               
certain purposes. It prevents state  selections from attaching to                                                               
those lands.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
He explained that Alaska is  approaching the end of its statehood                                                               
land entitlement  process. Of the  105 million  acre entitlement,                                                               
100  million acres  have been  conveyed and  there are  5 million                                                               
acres to be conveyed. The state  has selected 10 million acres on                                                               
BLM land that  it could probably get tomorrow by  just asking for                                                               
it. The state  also has about 10 million acres  of lands it would                                                               
like  to select,  but because  of the  public land  orders, those                                                               
selections don't attach; these are  called top filings. The state                                                               
can't get  those lands until  the public land orders  are lifted.                                                               
In reality,  the state  would like  to acquire  some of  the more                                                               
valuable lands encumbered by the public land orders.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MR. FOGELS said DNR had  been pressing the Department of Interior                                                               
to  lift those  public land  orders, because  they have  outlived                                                               
their initial purpose.  For example, public land  orders were put                                                               
in place to  make sure that the Native  corporations could select                                                               
their lands, but now those selections have been done.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COGHILL asked  if public  land orders  were part  of the                                                               
land  agreement issue  that  came up  under  the Alaska  National                                                               
Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA).                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MR. FOGELS answered  that those land orders were  actually put in                                                               
place by ANILCA.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COGHILL asked  if  other land  orders  are disparate  in                                                               
their purposes.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR. FOGELS responded  that there are multiple  purposes. A couple                                                               
of  classic examples  are  the footprint  of  the Susitna  Watana                                                               
Project that  is encumbered by  a public  land order for  a power                                                               
site withdrawal. The second example  that they have been fighting                                                               
about for  years is Public Land  Order 5150 that withdrew  a wide                                                               
swath  of  land  for  the  Trans-Alaska  Pipeline  System  (TAPS)                                                               
pipeline  from  Prudhoe Bay  to  Valdez  that encumbers  tens  of                                                               
thousands of acres  that are clearly not needed.  The state would                                                               
like to select  some of those lands for their  rare earth mineral                                                               
potential.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
He corrected  himself saying that  the Native  Corporation public                                                               
land  orders may  have been  put in  place by  the Alaska  Native                                                               
Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) not by ANILCA.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:43:11 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR GIESSEL recognized Speaker Chenault in the audience.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL remarked  that the first section  talks about the                                                               
rights  to  "setoffs"  and  asked   how  the  state  and  federal                                                               
governments view those.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MR. FOGELS responded that this term is  not used a lot by DNR. It                                                               
is basically  the placement for  any loss of economy  that Alaska                                                               
would  have  received had  those  federal  lands had  been  fully                                                               
utilized.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL said because the buffer  zones in his neck of the                                                               
woods  are getting  bigger and  bigger, the  trappers and  placer                                                               
miners are  faced with  economic issues. They  fall under  a rule                                                               
that  needs  to  be  challenged,  but  practically  speaking,  an                                                               
economy can't be developed there either.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. WRIGHT responded  that this language is modeled  after a Utah                                                               
bill (HB 141).  The sponsor described "setoff"  as establishing a                                                               
place  holder to  reserve the  state's rights  as it  pursues its                                                               
sovereignty  on land  claims against  the federal  government. It                                                               
provides  notice that  the state  reserves its  right to  claim a                                                               
credit  or "setoff"  for any  amount  of injury  suffered by  the                                                               
state  that  is  wrongfully  caused or  claimed  by  the  federal                                                               
government.  If the  federal  government finds  the  state has  a                                                               
liability to the  federal government, the right  of setoff allows                                                               
the state to  reduce or eliminate that liability  by deducting or                                                               
offsetting  the amount  the federal  government  owes the  state.                                                               
That  claim  could be  used  on  any  resource,  or oil  and  gas                                                               
development.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COSTELLO said in previous  years Mr. Fogels had testified                                                               
to the fact  that the state doesn't want to  rush to complete its                                                               
land selection,  because once it  does, then some of  these other                                                               
areas are off  the table, plus more information  will be gathered                                                               
about the  resources on  it. She  asked him  to talk  about "that                                                               
delicate  dance" and  how  this essentially  not  only keeps  the                                                               
state from  the benefits of  economic development on  these lands                                                               
but  also  from completing  its  land  selections. She  also  had                                                               
always thought  it was 103.5  million acres  and he is  using 105                                                               
million acres.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MR.  FOGELS  responded  that  he  could  give  the  committee  an                                                               
accounting, but  the several different land  grant programs total                                                               
up to  an entitlement of 105  million acres. He said  it has been                                                               
the department's  position to  not rush to  the finish  line. The                                                               
state  has to  get its  last  5 million  acres and  they want  to                                                               
choose the best ones. The 20  million acres in this pool, half of                                                               
which is  off limits to  the state, is a  big pool of  land about                                                               
which  not much  is  known. He  explained that  for  a number  of                                                               
years,  DNR  did a  strategic  and  critical minerals  assessment                                                               
program and got a lot of  new information on many of those lands.                                                               
This is how they found the  rare earth and other critical mineral                                                               
spikes in Public  Land Order 5150. But, the first  thing to do is                                                               
to  unencumber that  10 million  acres.  If that  were done,  DNR                                                               
would ask  for certain  lands right now,  because they  know they                                                               
are  valuable. They  would  probably  go for  some  lands in  the                                                               
selected category.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
He explained that the public  land orders also hamper the state's                                                               
ability to  gather data  on those  federal acres  as well  as the                                                               
ability of  explorers to explore  (a lot  of data comes  from the                                                               
private sector).                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if  the administration  supports this                                                               
bill.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MR.  FOGELS said  he  had  been told  that  the  bill could  have                                                               
constitutional  issues  and  based on  that,  the  administration                                                               
might find it  hard to put its full weight  behind it. The public                                                               
land order issue is incredibly important to the DNR.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI   said  he  didn't  think   there  was  any                                                               
disagreement on that; the argument  is all about whether the bill                                                               
is legal  or not.  A lot  of times  attorneys for  Legal Services                                                               
hedge,  but they  didn't hedge  on this;  they said  the bill  is                                                               
unconstitutional and cited  the Constitutional provision, Article                                                               
12, Section 12, that says:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
      The State of Alaska and its people forever disclaim                                                                       
     all right and title in or to any property belonging to                                                                     
     the United States or subject to its disposition.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Basically, Senator  Wielechowski said, the argument  in this bill                                                               
is  that Alaska's  Constitution  is  unconstitutional. But  aside                                                               
from that, if the bill  passes, what is the enforcement mechanism                                                               
for the department?                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
3:51:38 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. WRIGHT  said honestly, he  didn't think the state  would take                                                               
any action. The  state is just asserting that it  could be better                                                               
stewards of state lands than the federal government can.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR GIESSEL thanked Mr. Fogels for  his readiness to be on call                                                               
for information.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE said  he wanted a listing of  public land orders                                                               
that are  set aside  to understand  the one  section of  the bill                                                               
that is worthy of fighting for.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR GIESSEL referred  him to an on-line  resource, The American                                                               
Lands Council, that  has a map of the U.S.  which shows the areas                                                               
in red, but she said she would also ask for that information.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL said he would be  willing to work with Mr. Fogels                                                               
and asked if  he was willing to consider that  the Statehood Act,                                                               
ANCSA  and  ANILCA became  the  formulating  documents that  were                                                               
meant to be about land use.  There is probably a pretty good case                                                               
that the  constitution has  already been  stepped over.  He asked                                                               
Mr. Wright  if he had gone  through the series of  legal steps to                                                               
show  that Congress  has unilaterally  changed -  without getting                                                               
permission from  the state that  would back  up the fact  that it                                                               
has to look through its  Constitution, through ANCSA, and through                                                               
ANILCA - to make this case.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MR. WRIGHT  answered no,  but he  would be  more than  willing to                                                               
look at  that. He understands  the constitutional  questions that                                                               
come with this bill.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL  said he would  be willing  to work with  him and                                                               
that he  thought a severability  portion needed to be  added. The                                                               
way the  Statehood Compact  has been  treated -  especially under                                                               
the  current  administration  where  conservation  unit  guidance                                                               
overrule the  whole constitution and  a compact that  Alaska made                                                               
with  the federal  government -  might be  the place  to start  a                                                               
conversation  to show  that if  the state  has to  assert itself,                                                               
it's in defense of the Constitution, not in contradiction to it.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:56:53 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COSTELLO moved Amendment 1: 29-LS0587\I.3.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                 29-LS0587\I.3                                                                  
                                                      Bullard                                                                   
                                                       4/7/15                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                          AMENDMENT 1                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     OFFERED IN THE SENATE                                                                                                      
     TO:  CSHB 115(FIN)                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
       Page 2, line 30, following the first occurrence of                                                                       
     "state":                                                                                                                   
          Insert ", except for land that is used for                                                                            
        military or naval purposes including a military                                                                         
     reservation,"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Page 3, line 3:                                                                                                            
          Delete "43 U.S.C. 1635(f) (sec. 906(f)"                                                                               
         Insert "43 U.S.C. 1635(f)(1) (sec. 906(f)(1)"                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR GIESSEL objected for an explanation.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR.  FOGELS  said   he  worked  with  the  sponsor   on  the  two                                                               
amendments. The  first one  on page 2,  line 30,  inserts, "under                                                               
the public land orders to be  lifted except for land that is used                                                               
for   military   and   naval  purposes   including   a   military                                                               
reservation,"  because those  are important  lands and  the state                                                               
doesn't have an interest in  getting those. If they are abandoned                                                               
or withdrawn  at some point  in the future, the  department would                                                               
keep a selection in place and it would attach at that time.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The second amendment  on page 3, line 3, is  technical and refers                                                               
specifically to  the Statehood Act,  Sec. 906(f)(1),  because the                                                               
other  sections aren't  relevant.  Sec.  (1) basically  restricts                                                               
over-selection  to 125  percent and  the department  has selected                                                               
about 200 percent.  So, according to this section,  the BLM could                                                               
just start  tossing the over-selections  out without  the state's                                                               
permission. The  department has kept  BLM at bay, because  of the                                                               
public  land order  issue. So,  it wants  that 125  percent over-                                                               
selection restriction deleted.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:59:34 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR STOLTZE said "naval" has  different definitions and asked                                                               
if it is  intended to be military-associated or is  it broader to                                                               
encompass National Oceanic  and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)                                                               
vessels and encampments.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR.  FOGELS  answered that  the  intent  is to  protect  military                                                               
presence in Alaska.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  GIESSEL  removed  her objection  and  finding  no  further                                                               
objection, she announced that Amendment 1 was adopted.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
4:01:47 PM                                                                                                                    
LOIS  EPSTEIN,  Director*  Arctic  Program*  Wilderness  Society*                                                               
Juneau, Alaska* strongly opposed HB  115. She said the Wilderness                                                               
Society  is  a  national  membership organization  that  has  had                                                               
scientists working  in Alaska since  its inception in  the 1930s.                                                               
Their  scientific  work  has  helped  identify  and  protect  the                                                               
highest  quality wildlife,  recreational, and  scenic habitat  in                                                               
the state.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
She  said HB  115 overreaches  greatly, going  well beyond  lands                                                               
that have  been selected  for conveyance to  the state.  They are                                                               
concerned  that state  management would  undermine protection  of                                                               
certain types  of federally managed  lands. They also  oppose the                                                               
bill, because it is unconstitutional  according to a February 13,                                                               
2015, Legal  Services memo, and  it would  also be costly  to the                                                               
state.  Former Arizona  Governor,  Jan Brewer,  vetoed a  similar                                                               
bill, because it was unconstitutional.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Lastly, she said,  given the need for the  legislature to address                                                               
the complicated  fiscal problems  facing the state,  they believe                                                               
holding this hearing on a  clearly unconstitutional bill makes no                                                               
sense. She quoted  from an April 3, 2015  Juneau Empire editorial                                                               
about HB 115 that backed up that sentiment.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
4:05:08 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR STEDMAN  commented that the  legislature has  been frugal                                                               
with its time  this year dealing with the fiscal  issues and they                                                               
take  their  jobs very  seriously.  He  assured the  public  that                                                               
members are working the budget and  still trying to keep to their                                                               
normal  business  along  the  way.   However,  he  was  a  little                                                               
concerned  when they  start getting  newspaper articles  in their                                                               
bill packets.  He exclaimed that  everyone can get  articles from                                                               
the entire political  gamut with even more  extreme opinions than                                                               
those in the U.S., and said, "Where  does it stop? Do we ask ISIS                                                               
what they think and start reading  it into our record? I think we                                                               
need to be a little bit careful there."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:06:26 PM                                                                                                                    
ELIZABETH   DABNEY,    Executive   Director,    Northern   Alaska                                                               
Environmental  Center,  Fairbanks,  Alaska, opposed  HB  115.  It                                                               
ignores  the U.S.  Constitution and  the state's  legal advisors.                                                               
Given  the fiscal  crisis Alaska  is  in and  the resources  that                                                               
would be  need to be dedicated  to seeing this through,  the best                                                               
thing at this time is to let it go of this bill's initiative.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:08:04 PM                                                                                                                    
JOSEPH SEBASTIAN,  representing himself, Kupreanof,  Alaska, said                                                               
he is a 38-year resident  and a commercial fisherman in Southeast                                                               
Alaska. He  opposed the portion of  HB 115 that wishes  to revoke                                                               
and reclaim 222 million acres of federal public lands in Alaska.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
He said federal  lands have laws and rights that  do not exist on                                                               
state or private lands. One  such right is subsistence use, which                                                               
under ANILCA seeks  to protect the public's right  to those lands                                                               
for subsistence  takings and purposes.  Yet, under  current state                                                               
forestry regulations,  timber harvest is  a primary use  on state                                                               
lands.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Another example  is the National Policy  Environmental Act (NEPA)                                                               
that  ensures certain  procedures and  oversight to  resource use                                                               
and  development that  do not  exist on  state or  private lands.                                                               
State forestry  on state  lands is  relaxed to  a point  where it                                                               
appears  that "variance  management"  or "anything  goes" is  the                                                               
state's low standard. The state is  unable to manage the lands it                                                               
already has  under its jurisdiction.  While he didn't  oppose the                                                               
state  regaining the  5.5 million  acres of  Statehood Act  lands                                                               
still unconveyed,  he opposed  the "nonsensical  pie in  the sky"                                                               
request for  all 222 million  acres of federal lands  that belong                                                               
to all Americans.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  STEDMAN noted  that the  original 13  colonies had  very                                                               
little federal  land, and when the  State of Texas came  into the                                                               
Union it  had very little  federal land. The later  states coming                                                               
into  the  Union  ended  up  having all  the  federal  land.  The                                                               
original 13 colonies  and Texas have healthy  economies and their                                                               
tax base  is much broader than  Alaska's; they have a  lot easier                                                               
time funding schools and building roads.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  GIESSEL,  finding  no   further  comments,  closed  public                                                               
testimony. She  said they  would hear from  Mr. Sturgeon  who was                                                               
also asserting  state jurisdiction  over state  land in  the U.S.                                                               
Supreme  Court.  She  said  HB  115  goes  on  to  the  Judiciary                                                               
Committee  where it  will be  further  examined, particularly  on                                                               
legal issues.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COSTELLO commented  that there  is a  difference in  the                                                               
tone and tenor  of this bill that  it wouldn't have if  it was in                                                               
the form of a  resolution. It gets at the heart  of what it means                                                               
to  be an  Alaskan  and  references the  economic  wealth in  our                                                               
Statehood  Compact.  She then  moved  to  report work  order  29-                                                               
LS9587\I    as   amended    from   committee    with   individual                                                               
recommendations and attached fiscal note(s).                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI   objected.  He  said  they   shouldn't  be                                                               
spending  any more  time on  this  and their  energies should  be                                                               
focused on other  ways to resolve this  problem. Legislators took                                                               
an oath  when they were sworn  in to uphold the  Constitution and                                                               
this is beyond a doubt unconstitutional.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:15:28 PM                                                                                                                    
A roll call vote was  taken: Senators Stoltze, Coghill, Micciche,                                                               
Stedman,  Costello,   and  Chair   Giessel  voted   yea;  Senator                                                               
Wielechowski voted  nay. Therefore  SCS CSHB 115(RES)  moved from                                                               
committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
4:15:55 PM                                                                                                                    
At ease                                                                                                                         

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB0115-Version I.PDF SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
HB 115
CSHB 115 (FIN)-Sponsor Statement.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
HB 115
HB011-CSHB 115-RES-Legal Memo.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
HB 11
HB 115
HB0115-Fiscal Note-DNR-01-29-2016.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB0115-Supporting Document-9th and 10th Amendment.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB0115-Supporting Document-Alaska Statehood Act.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB0115-Supporting Document-Articl on PERC Study.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB0115-Supporting Document-AS 38.05.125.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB0115-Supporting Document-DNR Land Entitlement Brief 2 19 15 (2).pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB0115-Supporting Document-Legislative Research-State Lands.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB0115- Supporting Document-Articles on Utah-Fed suit.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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SB0137-Version A.PDF SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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SB0137 Sectional Analysis.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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SB0137-Fiscal Note-DOR-01-19-2016.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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SB0137-Governor's Transmittal Letter.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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SB0137-Hearing Request-DOR.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB 115 Opposition Article - ADN Alaska House Brushes Off Constitutional Claims, 'Orders' Massive Federal Land Transfer.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB 115 Opposition Article - FDNM Federal Lands Bill Ill-Considered.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB 115 Opposition Article - JE A Political Stunt and Nothing More.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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SB0137-Presentation-DOR-DNR-DCCED-FINAL.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB0115-Supporting Document-Land Entitlement Brief 11 Feb 2016.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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HB0115-Supporting Document-1 21 16 SOA DNR to DOI re PLO priority list.pdf SRES 2/3/2016 3:30:00 PM
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