Legislature(1995 - 1996)

01/27/1995 11:03 AM RLS

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
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                 HOUSE RULES STANDING COMMITTEE                                
                        January 27, 1995                                       
                           11:03 a.m.                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               
 MEMBERS PRESENT                                                               
                                                                               
 Representative Carl Moses, Chairman                                           
 Representative Con Bunde, Vice Chairman                                       
 Representative Al Vezey                                                       
 Representative Bill Williams                                                  
 Representative Jerry Mackie                                                   
 Representative Gail Phillips                                                  
                                                                               
 MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                
                                                                               
 Representative Eileen MacLean                                                 
                                                                               
 COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                            
                                                                               
 * SCR 6:Strongly urging the Governor to continue the                         
 lawsuit known as State of Alaska v. Babbitt,                                  
 C.A. No. 94-35480, and to pursue the State of                                 
 Alaska's position that the United States                                      
 Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of                                    
 Agriculture do not have the authority to                                      
 assume management of fish and wildlife on                                     
 public land in the State of Alaska.                                           
                                                                               
 WITNESS REGISTER                                                              
                                                                               
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 PREVIOUS ACTION                                                               
                                                                               
 BILL:  SCR 6                                                                
 SHORT TITLE: STATE V. BABBITT LAWSUIT CONTINUATION                            
 SPONSOR(S): SENATOR(S) PEARCE, Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,           
             Miller, Phillips, R., Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson;           
             REPRESENTATIVE(S) Bunde, Toohey, Green                            
                                                                               
 JRN-DATE      JRN-PG                 ACTION                                   
 01/25/95        81    (S)   READ THE FIRST TIME                               
 01/25/95        81    (S)   HELD ON SECRETARY'S DESK                          
 01/26/95        93    (S)   READ THE SECOND TIME                              
 01/26/95        93    (S)   ZERO FISCAL NOTE (AK.SEN)                         
 01/26/95        94    (S)   PASSED Y12 N7 E1                                  
 01/26/95        94    (S)   DUNCAN  NOTICE OF RECONSIDERATION                 
 01/27/95       106    (S)   RECONSIDERATION NOT TAKEN UP                      
 01/27/95       106    (S)   TRANSMITTED TO (H)                                
 01/27/95       153    (H)   READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRAL(S)                 
 01/27/95       153    (H)   RULES FOR CALENDARING                             
 ACTION NARRATIVE                                                              
 (DUE TO A RECORDING MALFUNCTION, THIS MEETING WAS NOT TAPED)                  
                                                                               
 REPRESENTATIVE CARL E. MOSES brought the House Rules Committee                
 meeting to order and asked the clerk to take a roll of members                
 present.                                                                      
                                                                               
 Members present were Representatives Moses, Bunde, Phillips, Vezey,           
 Williams and Mackie.  Representative MacLean was absent.                      
                                                                               
 HRLS - 01/27/95                                                               
                                                                               
 SCR 6 - STATE V. BABBITT LAWSUIT CONTINUATION                               
                                                                               
 REPRESENTATIVE GAIL PHILLIPS brought up SCR 6 as an item for                  
 addition to the supplemental calendar and made a motion as such.              
 REPRESENTATIVE JERRY MACKIE objected.  He felt that it takes a                
 two-thirds vote by members and it would place a hardship on                   
 majority members.                                                             
                                                                               
 REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS stated that she wanted to expedite the                
 resolution and, without a supplemental calendar, it would add                 
 another day.  Representative Phillips moved that the committee                
 adopt SCR 6, relating to the State v. Babbitt Lawsuit continuation,           
 for a supplemental calendar.                                                  
                                                                               
 REPRESENTATIVE MACKIE objected.  He said this deviates from the               
 usual procedures and taking up the resolution on a supplemental               
 calendar, instead of on Monday, only gains the body one day.  He              
 further stated that taking a procedural vote on this matter makes             
 it awkward for some majority members, and they may vote for                   
 something they don't actually support.                                        
                                                                               
 REPRESENTATIVE MOSES asked if there was any further discussion.               
 Hearing none, he then asked the clerk to take the roll.                       
 Representatives Moses, Phillips, Bunde, Williams, and Vezey voted             
 in favor of the motion.  Representative Mackie voted against the              
 motion.  The motion was adopted.  Representative Moses asked the              
 clerk to notify the House Chief Clerk there would be a supplemental           
 calendar with SCR 6 as the only item.                                         
 ADJOURNMENT                                                                   
                                                                               
 REPRESENTATIVE MOSES adjourned the Rules Committee meeting at 11:10           
 a.m.                                                                          
                                                                               

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