Legislature(2019 - 2020)BUTROVICH 205

03/19/2020 03:30 PM STATE AFFAIRS

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
*+ SB 180 STATE GOV'T FINANCES: WEBSITE TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 210 LICENSE PLATES: SPECIALTY ORGANIZATIONS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 210(STA) Out of Committee
         SB 210-LICENSE PLATES: SPECIALTY ORGANIZATIONS                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:32:43 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR REVAK announced  the consideration of SENATE  BILL NO. 210,                                                               
"An  Act  relating  to  special  request  specialty  organization                                                               
registration plates."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
He stated that this is the  second hearing on the bill and public                                                               
testimony is  closed. He noted  the committee substitute  for the                                                               
committee to consider.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
3:33:02 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL moved to adopt  the committee substitute (CS) for                                                               
SB 210, work order 31-LS1564\M, as the working document.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:33:15 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR REVAK objected for an explanation of the changes.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:33:23 PM                                                                                                                    
BETTY  TANGEMAN,  Staff,  Senator   Joshua  Revak,  Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature,  Juneau,   Alaska,  on  behalf  of   the  committee,                                                               
explained that the  changes in version M of SB  210 start on page                                                               
1, lines 11-14, which read:                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     If  the department  denies an  application to  create a                                                                    
     specialty  organization registration  plate under  this                                                                    
     section, the  department shall notify  the commissioner                                                                    
     of  the  denial.  The   commissioner  may  reverse  the                                                                    
     decision of the department  and require issuance of the                                                                    
     requested plate.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
She  said  the sponsor  wanted  an  option  for those  not  found                                                               
eligible for  a specialty  plate to appeal  their denials  to the                                                               
commissioner.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR REVAK added  that it was possible the language  in the bill                                                               
would not cover some organizations,  such as a military honor not                                                               
currently envisioned.  This language will allow  the commissioner                                                               
discretion to intervene in the process.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:34:48 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR REVAK removed his objection and version M was adopted.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:35:18 PM                                                                                                                    
TOM   WRIGHT,  Staff,   Senator   Mia   Costello,  Alaska   State                                                               
Legislature, Juneau, Alaska,  said the sponsor does  not have any                                                               
problem with the  change in the committee substitute  for SB 210,                                                               
version M.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:35:43 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COSTELLO  expressed appreciation  that the  committee was                                                               
hearing the  bill and  stated support for  adding the  option for                                                               
organizations to work directly with the department.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR REVAK solicited the will of the committee.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:36:25 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL moved  to report  the committee  substitute (CS)                                                               
for   SB  210,   version  M,   from  committee   with  individual                                                               
recommendations and attached fiscal note.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR REVAK  found no  objection and  CSSB 210(STA)  was reported                                                               
from the Senate State Affairs Standing Committee.                                                                               

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 180 Sectional 3.13.2020.pdf SSTA 3/19/2020 3:30:00 PM
SB 180
SB 180 Sponsor Statement 3.13.2020.pdf SSTA 3/19/2020 3:30:00 PM
SB 180
SB 180 Supporting Doc 1 Follow the Money 2019 Report.pdf SSTA 3/19/2020 3:30:00 PM
SB 180
SB 180 Supporting Doc 2 Historical 10-19 Reports Follow The Money.pdf SSTA 3/19/2020 3:30:00 PM
SB 180
SB 180 Supporting Doc 3 Online Checkbook Examples.pdf SSTA 3/19/2020 3:30:00 PM
SB 180
SB 180 Letter of Support AFP 3.13.20.pdf SSTA 3/19/2020 3:30:00 PM
SB 180