Legislature(2001 - 2002)

05/12/2002 01:50 PM RLS

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
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= bill was previously heard/scheduled
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS  asked for  an  explanation of  CSHB  246(JUD)-                                                          
OMNIBUS INSURANCE BILL.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MS. AMY ERICKSON, staff to Representative  Murkowski, Chair of the                                                              
House Labor and  Commerce Committee, informed members  that HB 246                                                              
primarily contains  clarifications to  existing law.  An amendment                                                              
made by the Judiciary Committee pertains  to title plants (Section                                                              
51 on page  20). She indicated  it is the only  substantive change                                                              
in the legislation.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR HALFORD  asked if  Section 51 requires  a hard  copy title                                                              
plant.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MS. ERICKSON said it allows the public  record to be used in title                                                              
searches.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR HALFORD moved to calendar  CSHB 246(JUD) at the Chairman's                                                              
discretion.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS announced  that without  objection, the  motion                                                              
carried.                                                                                                                        

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