Legislature(2009 - 2010)BELTZ 211

04/14/2009 09:00 AM STATE AFFAIRS


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09:03:30 AM Start
09:04:10 AM Confirmation Hearing for Joseph Schmidt as the Successor to the Alaska Lieutenant Governor.
09:06:50 AM HJR10
09:10:26 AM HB14
09:39:15 AM HB156
09:52:38 AM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= HJR 10 VETERANS' HEALTH CARE TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHJR 10(HSS) Out of Committee
+ HB 14 ALASKAN MALAMUTE AS STATE DOG TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 14(STA) Out of Committee
+ HB 156 ALLOWING CERTAIN LANDFILL FEE WAIVERS TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 156 Out of Committee
                  HJR 10-VETERANS' HEALTH CARE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MENARD announced the consideration of CSHJR 10(HSS).                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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REPRESENTATIVE DAVID  GUTTENBERG, Alaska State  Legislature, said                                                               
this resolution  asks the federal  government to do a  better job                                                               
with veteran  healthcare. Alaska  veterans often have  to travel,                                                               
sometimes to Seattle, to get proper  care. There are a variety of                                                               
clinics across  the state  that are  available, "but  they're not                                                               
V.A.  [Veterans   Administration]."  HJR  10  asks   the  federal                                                               
government to have  V.A. benefits "follow the vet"  instead of be                                                               
anchored in a  facility. It will strengthen the  local economy by                                                               
keeping the money  in communities, and it will  allow veterans to                                                               
get better health care closer to where they live.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR FRENCH moved to report CS  for HJR 10 from committee with                                                               
individual  recommendations and  attached  fiscal note(s).  There                                                               
being no objection, CSHJR 10(HSS) moved from committee.                                                                         

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