Legislature(2013 - 2014)CAPITOL 120

02/13/2014 10:00 AM FISHERIES


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10:16:46 AM Start
10:17:04 AM HB204
10:23:19 AM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
--Delayed to 10:10 a.m.--
+= HB 204 SALMON & HERRING PRODUCT DEV'T TAX CREDIT TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
*+ HB 201 PESTICIDES AND BROADCAST CHEMICALS TELECONFERENCED
Scheduled But Not Heard
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
              HOUSE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES                                                                            
                       February 13, 2014                                                                                        
                           10:16 a.m.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Paul Seaton, Chair                                                                                               
Representative Eric Feige                                                                                                       
Representative Kurt Olson                                                                                                       
Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Lynn Gattis                                                                                                      
Representative Bob Herron                                                                                                       
Representative Craig Johnson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 204                                                                                       
"An Act relating to a product development tax credit for certain                                                                
salmon and herring products; and providing for an effective                                                                     
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED SSHB 204 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 201                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to the application of non-aerial pesticides and                                                                
broadcast chemicals near fish habitat or water for human                                                                        
consumption, and in public places."                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     - SCHEDULED BUT NOT HEARD                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 204                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: SALMON & HERRING PRODUCT DEV'T TAX CREDIT                                                                          
SPONSOR(s): REPRESENTATIVE(s) AUSTERMAN                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
04/11/13       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
04/11/13       (H)       FSH, FIN                                                                                               
02/05/14       (H)       SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE INTRODUCED                                                                          
02/05/14       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
02/05/14       (H)       FSH, FIN                                                                                               
02/06/14       (H)       FSH AT 10:00 AM CAPITOL 120                                                                            
02/06/14       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
02/06/14       (H)       MINUTE(FSH)                                                                                            
02/13/14       (H)       FSH AT 10:00 AM CAPITOL 120                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE ALAN AUSTERMAN                                                                                                   
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION  STATEMENT:   Offered to  answer  questions, during  the                                                             
hearing on SSHB 204, as Prime Sponsor.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
JOHN "VINCE" O'SHEA, Lobbyist                                                                                                   
Pacific Seafood Processors Association                                                                                          
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SSHB 204.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
10:16:46 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  PAUL   SEATON  called  the  House   Special  Committee  on                                                             
Fisheries  meeting  to  order  at  10:16  a.m.    Representatives                                                               
Seaton,  Kreiss-Tomkins, Olson,  and  Feige were  present at  the                                                               
call to order.  Representative Gattis was excused.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
10:17:04 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
        HB 204-SALMON & HERRING PRODUCT DEV'T TAX CREDIT                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON announced that the  first order of business would be                                                               
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.  204, "An Act relating to a                                                               
product  development tax  credit for  certain salmon  and herring                                                               
products; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
10:17:33 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  ALAN  AUSTERMAN,  Alaska  State  Legislature,  as                                                               
prime sponsor, offered to take any questions on SSHB 204.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
10:18:13 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
JOHN  "VINCE"   O'SHEA,  Lobbyist,  Pacific   Seafood  Processors                                                               
Association,  stated  support for  SSHB  204,  on behalf  of  the                                                               
association which he represents, and urged passage of the bill.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON closed public testimony.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
10:19:24 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SEATON  summarized the  points  of  the bill,  which  were                                                               
questioned in previous  hearings.  The consideration  of a shore-                                                               
based  plant  or  vessel  oriented  is  limited  to  state  water                                                               
fisheries;  basically salmon  and  herring.   Regarding  freezing                                                               
apparatus, the equipment  would need to be  used predominately in                                                               
value added  production; defined in  Alaska Department of  Fish &                                                               
Game regulation as levels greater than 50 percent.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
10:21:07 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE FEIGE  moved to report  SSHB 204 out  of committee                                                               
with  individual  recommendations  and  the  accompanying  fiscal                                                               
notes.   There being no  objection, SSHB  204 was moved  from the                                                               
House Special Committee on Fisheries.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The committee took an at-ease at 10:22 a.m.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
10:23:08 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SEATON  announced that,  due  to  lack of  representation,                                                               
further docketed legislation could not be heard at this time.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
10:23:19 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no  further business before the  committee, the House                                                               
Special  Committee on  Fisheries meeting  was adjourned  at 10:22                                                               
a.m.                                                                                                                            

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
Sponsor Statement Fish Committe.docx HFSH 2/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
DOR 2012 Annual Report - page 16.pdf HFSH 2/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
DOR SPD Overview 3 slides.pdf HFSH 2/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
HB0204B.pdf HFSH 2/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
fiscalNote HB 204 Commerce.pdf HFSH 2/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
HB 204 Support product development tax credit 2.5.14.pdf HFSH 2/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
Alaskan-Seafood-Processing-Effluent-Guidelines-Notice-of-Data-Availability-Factsheet.pdf HFSH 2/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
HB 204 FY 14.pptx HFSH 2/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
HB 204 Fiscal Note DOR Treasury.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
Tangeman to H FSH Chair Seaton 2.11.14.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
SSHB204-SPDC qualified vs non qualified equipment.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
HB 201 Sponsor Statement.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201
HB 201 Version P.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201
HB 201 Fiscal Note DEC Environmental Health.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201
HB 201 Fiscal Note DOT Administration.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201
HB 201 Letters of opposition and concern to reg changes.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201
HB 201 (2012) 18 AAC 90 500 Permit for certain public pesticide programs or projects.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201
HB 201 Adopted Pesticide Regulations.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201
HB 201 Summary of changes highlighted (2).pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201
HB 204 Summary of Ocean Beauty Testimony.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 204
HB201CFeckocomment.docx HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201
Testimony HB 201 2-13-14.pdf HFSH 2/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
HB 201