Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/30/2001 11:50 AM RLS

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                     ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                   
                      SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                  
                          April 30, 2001                                                                                        
                            11:50 a.m.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Drue Pearce, Chair                                                                                                      
Senator John Cowdery, Vice Chair                                                                                                
Senator Randy Phillips                                                                                                          
Senator Gene Therriault                                                                                                         
Senator Johnny Ellis                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
All Members Present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                              
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 29                                                                                                              
"An  Act  making  capital appropriations   and  capitalizing  funds;                                                            
making appropriations  under  art. IX, sec.  17(c), Constitution  of                                                            
the State of  Alaska, from the constitutional  budget reserve  fund;                                                            
and providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
     APPROVED ALL SENATE VERSIONS FOR CALENDARING                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 198                                                                                                             
"An Act establishing  the Statewide Suicide Prevention  Council; and                                                            
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
     APPROVED ALL SENATE VERSIONS FOR CALENDARING                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 186(L&C)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating  to a municipal enhanced 911 surcharge  on wireless                                                            
telephones."                                                                                                                    
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 28                                                                                                   
Supporting  the  application  of  Alaska  Airlines  to  provide  air                                                            
service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.                                                                           
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 29 - See Finance Report dated 4/30/01.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 198  - See HESS minutes  dated 4/23/01  and Finance Report  dated                                                            
4/28/01.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 186 - See  Community and Regional  Affairs minutes dated  4/27/01                                                            
and Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/28/01.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIRMAN DRUE  PEARCE called the Senate  Rules Committee  meeting to                                                          
order at 11:50 a.m.   All members were present.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR THERRIAULT moved  to calendar all Senate versions of SB  29-                                                        
REAPPROPRIATIONS & CAPITAL APPROPRIATIONS.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS objected.   The motion to calendar all Senate versions                                                            
of SB  29 carried with  Senators Cowdery,  Phillips, Therriault  and                                                            
Pearce voting "yea," and Senator Ellis voting "nay."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE announced that  a new fiscal note (number  2) was                                                            
prepared for SB 198, which needs to be adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR.  PAT CARTER,  Senate Rules  Committee  aide,  explained the  new                                                            
fiscal note reflects the  adjustment in the number of members on the                                                            
council.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY moved to calendar all Senate versions of SB 198-                                                            
STATEWIDE  SUICIDE PREVENTION  COUNCIL with  the appropriate  fiscal                                                        
note (number 2).  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PHILLIPS  moved to calendar  CSHB 186(L&C)-911 SURCHARGE  ON                                                        
WIRELESS TELEPHONES.  There  being no objection, the motion carried.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY moved to  calendar HJR 28-ALASKA AIRLINES SERVICE TO                                                        
WASHINGTON DC.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE announced  that the committee would meet after the                                                            
session is  adjourned for the day  to hold a substantive  hearing on                                                            
SJR 24.   She noted  a proposed  Senate Rules  Committee  Substitute                                                            
will be distributed to  members.  There being no further business to                                                            
come before the committee, CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE adjourned the meeting                                                              
at 11:54 a.m.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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