Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/28/2001 10:33 AM RLS

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                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
                 HOUSE RULES STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                               
                         April 28, 2001                                                                                         
                           10:33 a.m.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                              
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pete Kott, Chair                                                                                                 
Representative Brian Porter                                                                                                     
Representative Vic Kohring                                                                                                      
Representative Carl Morgan                                                                                                      
Representative Lesil McGuire                                                                                                    
Representative Ethan Berkowitz                                                                                                  
Representative Reggie Joule                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
All members present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 132                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to the  possession or distribution of alcohol in                                                               
a  local  option area;  requiring  liquor  license applicants  to                                                               
submit  fingerprints for  the purpose  of  conducting a  criminal                                                               
history background  check, and  relating to  the use  of criminal                                                               
justice  information by  the  Alcoholic  Beverage Control  Board;                                                               
providing for  a review  of alcohol  server education  courses by                                                               
the  Alcoholic  Beverage  Control  Board  every  two  years;  and                                                               
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED CSHB 132(2d RLS) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS ACTION                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 132                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE:LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICANT CHECK/TRAINING                                                                             
SPONSOR(S): JUDICIARY BY REQUEST                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Jrn-Date   Jrn-Page                     Action                                                                                  
02/19/01     0365       (H)        READ THE FIRST TIME -                                                                        
                                   REFERRALS                                                                                    
02/19/01     0365       (H)        L&C, JUD, FIN                                                                                
03/16/01                (H)        L&C AT 3:15 PM CAPITOL 17                                                                    
03/16/01                (H)        Heard & Held                                                                                 
03/16/01                (H)        MINUTE(L&C)                                                                                  
03/22/01                (H)        L&C AT 3:15 PM CAPITOL 17                                                                    
03/22/01                (H)        Moved CSHB 132(L&C) Out of                                                                   
                                   Committee                                                                                    
03/22/01                (H)        MINUTE(L&C)                                                                                  
03/26/01     0725       (H)        L&C RPT CS(L&C) 1DP 6NR                                                                      
03/26/01     0726       (H)        DP: ROKEBERG; NR: HALCRO,                                                                    
                                   KOTT,                                                                                        
03/26/01     0726       (H)        CRAWFORD, HAYES, MEYER,                                                                      
                                   MURKOWSKI                                                                                    
03/26/01     0726       (H)        FN1: ZERO(REV)                                                                               
03/26/01     0726       (H)        FN2: INDETERMINATE(LAW)                                                                      
03/26/01     0726       (H)        FN3: (COR)                                                                                   
03/26/01     0726       (H)        FN4: (ADM)                                                                                   
03/30/01                (H)        JUD AT 1:00 PM CAPITOL 120                                                                   
03/30/01                (H)        <Bill Postponed>                                                                             
04/02/01                (H)        JUD AT 1:00 PM CAPITOL 120                                                                   
04/02/01                (H)        Moved CSHB 132(JUD) Out of                                                                   
                                   Committee                                                                                    
04/02/01                (H)        MINUTE(JUD)                                                                                  
04/03/01     0823       (H)        JUD RPT CS(JUD) NT 4DP 2NR                                                                   
04/03/01     0824       (H)        DP: COGHILL, JAMES, KOOKESH,                                                                 
                                   ROKEBERG;                                                                                    
04/03/01     0824       (H)        NR: BERKOWITZ, MEYER                                                                         
04/03/01     0824       (H)        FN1: ZERO(REV)                                                                               
04/03/01     0824       (H)        FN2: INDETERMINATE(LAW)                                                                      
04/03/01     0824       (H)        FN3: (COR)                                                                                   
04/03/01     0824       (H)        FN4: (ADM)                                                                                   
04/03/01     0824       (H)        FN5: ZERO(CRT)                                                                               
04/19/01                (H)        FIN AT 1:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE                                                                 
                                   519                                                                                          
04/21/01     1112       (H)        FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 7DP 1NR                                                                   
04/21/01     1113       (H)        DP: BUNDE, HARRIS, CROFT,                                                                    
                                   LANCASTER,                                                                                   
04/21/01     1113       (H)        HUDSON, MULDER, WILLIAMS; NR:                                                                
                                   MOSES                                                                                        
04/21/01     1113       (H)        LETTER OF INTENT WITH REPORT                                                                 
04/21/01     1113       (H)        FN1: ZERO(REV)                                                                               
04/21/01     1113       (H)        FN2: INDETERMINATE(LAW)                                                                      
04/21/01     1113       (H)        FN3: (COR)                                                                                   
04/21/01     1113       (H)        FN4: (ADM)                                                                                   
04/21/01     1113       (H)        FN5: ZERO(CRT)                                                                               
04/25/01     1193       (H)        RLS RPT CS(RLS) NT 3DP 2NR                                                                   
                                   1AM                                                                                          
04/25/01     1194       (H)        DP: MORGAN, MCGUIRE, KOTT;                                                                   
04/25/01     1194       (H)        NR: BERKOWITZ, JOULE; AM:                                                                    
                                   KOHRING                                                                                      
04/25/01     1194       (H)        FIN LETTER OF INTENT WITH RLS                                                                
                                   REPORT                                                                                       
04/25/01     1194       (H)        FN1: ZERO(REV)                                                                               
04/25/01     1194       (H)        FN2: INDETERMINATE(LAW)                                                                      
04/25/01     1194       (H)        FN3: (COR)                                                                                   
04/25/01     1194       (H)        FN4: (ADM)                                                                                   
04/25/01     1194       (H)        FN5: ZERO(CRT)                                                                               
04/25/01     1195       (H)        RETURNED TO RLS COMMITTEE                                                                    
04/25/01                (H)        RLS AT 9:00 AM BELTZ 211                                                                     
04/25/01                (H)        Moved CSHB 132(RLS) Out of                                                                   
                                   Committee                                                                                    
                                   MINUTE(RLS)                                                                                  
04/26/01                (H)        RLS AT 3:00 PM FAHRENKAMP 203                                                                
04/26/01                (H)        Scheduled But Not Heard                                                                      
04/28/01                (H)        RLS AT 10:30 AM Speaker's                                                                    
                                   Chamber                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE NORMAN ROKEBERG                                                                                                  
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Capitol Building, Room 118                                                                                                      
Juneau, Alaska 99801                                                                                                            
POSITION STATEMENT:   As  chair of  the House  Judiciary Standing                                                               
Committee, sponsor of  HB 132, concurred with changes  in the new                                                               
proposed committee substitute, Version R.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
TAPE 01-12, SIDE A                                                                                                              
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CHAIR  PETE  KOTT  called  the  House  Rules  Standing  Committee                                                               
meeting to  order at 10:33 a.m.   Members present at  the call to                                                               
order  were   Representatives  Kott,  Porter,   Kohring,  Morgan,                                                               
McGuire, Berkowitz, and Joule.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 132 - LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICANT CHECK/TRAINING                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KOTT  announced that  the committee  would hear  HOUSE BILL                                                               
NO. 132,  "An Act relating  to the possession or  distribution of                                                               
alcohol  in  a  local  option   area;  requiring  liquor  license                                                               
applicants to  submit fingerprints for the  purpose of conducting                                                               
a criminal history  background check, and relating to  the use of                                                               
criminal justice  information by  the Alcoholic  Beverage Control                                                               
Board;  providing  for  a  review  of  alcohol  server  education                                                               
courses by the Alcoholic Beverage  Control Board every two years;                                                               
and providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  PORTER made  a  motion to  adopt  Version R  [22-                                                               
LS0380\R,  Ford,  4/27/01] as  a  work  draft.   There  being  no                                                               
objection,  it  was so  ordered  and  Version  R was  before  the                                                               
committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KOTT explained  that changes in Version R begin  on page 8,                                                               
Section 10, and continue through the  rest of the bill.  Included                                                               
are a 0.08 [blood alcohol  content]; a "look-back" provision; and                                                               
effective  date  clauses in  Sections  21  and 22,  including  an                                                               
effective date of September 1,  2001, for various agencies to get                                                               
the word out to the public if the bill passes.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  NORMAN ROKEBERG,  Alaska State  Legislature, came                                                               
forward as the  chair of the House  Judiciary Standing Committee,                                                               
sponsor of  HB 132.  He  informed members that he  had no problem                                                               
with the amendments [in Version R].  He specified that the five-                                                                
year look-back period  is being replaced with  a ten-year period.                                                               
He  expressed appreciation  for  the effective  date, which  will                                                               
give agencies ample  time to implement changes and  to inform the                                                               
public  of the  change  in  the standard  for  the blood  alcohol                                                               
content.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KOTT  asked whether there  were questions for  the sponsor;                                                               
none  were offered.    He  asked whether  anyone  else wished  to                                                               
testify,  then asked  whether there  was any  discussion; neither                                                               
testimony nor discussion was offered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER  moved to report  CSHB 132 [Version  R, 22-                                                               
LS0380\R,   Ford,  4/27/01]   from   committee  with   individual                                                               
recommendations  and  the  attached  indeterminate  fiscal  note.                                                               
There being  no objection, CSHB  132(2d RLS) was reported  out of                                                               
the House Rules Standing Committee.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business  before the committee, the  House                                                               
Rules Standing Committee meeting was adjourned at 10:35 a.m.                                                                    

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