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04/13/2016 01:30 PM JUDICIARY

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
*+ SB 187 MOTOR VEHICLE ARSON ON PRIVATE PROPERTY TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 187 Out of Committee
+ HB 308 CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSTALLATION LIABILITY TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
*+ SB 212 FORFEITURE:NO CIVIL IN REM; ONLY CRIMINAL TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ HB 27 DHSS DUTIES;CINA; FOSTER CARE; ADOPTION TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS CSSSHB 27(HSS) Out of Committee
+ HB 126 CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE; APPEALS TELECONFERENCED
<Pending Referral>
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 8 POWERS OF ATTORNEY TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS CSHB 8(JUD) Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
**Streamed live on AKL.tv**
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
              SENATE JUDICIARY STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                             
                         April 13, 2016                                                                                         
                           1:50 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Lesil McGuire, Chair                                                                                                    
Senator John Coghill, Vice Chair                                                                                                
Senator Mia Costello                                                                                                            
Senator Bill Wielechowski                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Peter Micciche                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 27(JUD) AM                                                                                         
"An Act  relating to the duties  of the Department of  Health and                                                               
Social Services; relating to hearings  on and plans for permanent                                                               
placement  of  a  child  in  need  of  aid;  relating  to  school                                                               
placement  and  transportation  for   children  in  foster  care;                                                               
relating  to   foster  care  transition  programs;   relating  to                                                               
emergency  and temporary  placement of  a child  in need  of aid;                                                               
relating  to transitional  living  arrangements  for children  in                                                               
foster care; and amending Rule 17.2,  Alaska Child in Need of Aid                                                               
Rules of Procedure."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED SCS CSSSHB 27(HSS) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 308 AM                                                                                                           
"An  Act  relating  to  the   limitation  of  liability  for  the                                                               
inspection, installation,  or adjustment  of a child  safety seat                                                               
or  in   providing  education   regarding  the   installation  or                                                               
adjustment of a  child safety seat; and relating  to child safety                                                               
devices in motor vehicles.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD & HELD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 187                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to arson in the third degree."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED SB 187 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 212                                                                                                             
"An  Act  relating  to  civil  in  rem  forfeiture  actions;  and                                                               
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD & HELD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 8(JUD) AM                                                                               
"An  Act relating  to  powers of  attorney  and other  substitute                                                               
decision-making documents; relating to  the uniform probate code;                                                               
relating  to  notaries public;  and  providing  for an  effective                                                               
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED SCS CSHB 8(JUD) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 126(JUD) am                                                                                               
"An  Act  relating to  the  administration  of military  justice;                                                               
relating to the adoption of  regulations by the adjutant general;                                                               
relating to  the authority of  the adjutant general;  relating to                                                               
appeals   of  convictions   and   sentences  of   courts-martial;                                                               
establishing  the Military  Appeals Commission;  relating to  the                                                               
detention and  incarceration of members of  the militia; relating                                                               
to the jurisdiction of the  supreme court over petitions from the                                                               
Military Appeals  Commission; relating to  involuntary commitment                                                               
for evaluation or treatment of  a mental disease or defect before                                                               
court-martial  proceedings;  relating   to  offenses  subject  to                                                               
court-martial  proceedings;  amending  Rule 6,  Alaska  Rules  of                                                               
Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     - SCHEDULED BUT NOT HEARD                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 27                                                                                                                   
SHORT TITLE: DHSS DUTIES; CINA; FOSTER CARE; ADOPTION                                                                           
SPONSOR(s): REPRESENTATIVE(s) GARA                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
01/21/15       (H)       PREFILE RELEASED 1/9/15                                                                                
01/21/15       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
01/21/15       (H)       HSS, JUD                                                                                               
02/11/15       (H)       SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE INTRODUCED                                                                          
02/11/15       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
02/11/15       (H)       HSS, JUD                                                                                               
02/12/15       (H)       HSS AT 3:00 PM CAPITOL 106                                                                             
02/12/15       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
02/12/15       (H)       MINUTE (HSS)                                                                                           
02/24/15       (H)       HSS AT 3:00 PM CAPITOL 106                                                                             
02/24/15       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
02/24/15       (H)       MINUTE (HSS)                                                                                           
04/02/15       (H)       HSS AT 3:00 PM CAPITOL 106                                                                             
04/02/15       (H)       Moved SSHB 27 Out of Committee                                                                         
04/02/15       (H)       MINUTE (HSS)                                                                                           
04/03/15       (H)       HSS RPT 4DP                                                                                            
04/03/15       (H)       DP: TARR, FOSTER, WOOL, SEATON                                                                         
04/13/15       (H)       JUD AT 1:00 PM CAPITOL 120                                                                             
04/13/15       (H)       Moved CSSSHB 27(JUD) Out of Committee                                                                  
04/13/15       (H)       MINUTE (JUD)                                                                                           
04/15/15       (H)       JUD RPT CS (JUD) NT 5DP 1AM                                                                            
04/15/15       (H)       DP: CLAMAN, LYNN, FOSTER, GRUENBERG,                                                                   
                         LEDOUX                                                                                                 
04/15/15       (H)       AM: KELLER                                                                                             
04/01/16       (H)       TRANSMITTED TO (S)                                                                                     
04/01/16       (H)       VERSION: CSSSHB 27(JUD) AM                                                                             
04/04/16       (S)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
04/04/16       (S)       HSS, JUD                                                                                               
04/11/16       (S)       HSS AT 1:30 PM BUTROVICH 205                                                                           
04/11/16       (S)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
04/11/16       (S)       MINUTE (HSS)                                                                                           
04/13/16       (S)       HSS RPT SCS 3DP SAME TITLE                                                                             
04/13/16       (S)       DP: STEDMAN, STOLTZE, GIESSEL                                                                          
04/13/16       (S)       HSS AT 9:00 AM FAHRENKAMP 203                                                                          
04/13/16       (S)       Moved SCS CSSSHB 27(HSS) Out of                                                                        
                         Committee                                                                                              
04/13/16       (S)       MINUTE (HSS)                                                                                           
04/13/16       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 308                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSTALLATION LIABILITY                                                                           
SPONSOR(s): REPRESENTATIVE(s) MILLETT                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
02/12/16       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
02/12/16       (H)       L&C, JUD                                                                                               
03/28/16       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
03/28/16       (H)       Moved HB 308 Out of Committee                                                                          
03/28/16       (H)       MINUTE (L&C)                                                                                           
03/29/16       (H)       L&C RPT 3DP 2NR                                                                                        
03/29/16       (H)       DP: HUGHES, TILTON, OLSON                                                                              
03/29/16       (H)       NR: JOSEPHSON, KITO                                                                                    
04/06/16       (H)       JUD AT 1:00 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
04/06/16       (H)       Moved HB 308 Out of Committee                                                                          
04/06/16       (H)       MINUTE (JUD)                                                                                           
04/07/16       (H)       JUD RPT 6DP                                                                                            
04/07/16       (H)       DP:   MILLETT,   KREISS-TOMKINS,   LYNN,                                                               
                         KELLER, CLAMAN, LEDOUX                                                                                 
04/10/16       (H)       TRANSMITTED TO (S)                                                                                     
04/10/16       (H)       VERSION: HB 308 AM                                                                                     
04/11/16       (S)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
04/11/16       (S)       JUD                                                                                                    
04/13/16       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
BILL: SB 187                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: MOTOR VEHICLE ARSON ON PRIVATE PROPERTY                                                                            
SPONSOR(s): SENATOR(s) EGAN                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
02/19/16       (S)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
02/19/16       (S)       JUD                                                                                                    
04/13/16       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
BILL: SB 212                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: FORFEITURE: NO CIVIL IN REM; ONLY CRIMINAL                                                                         
SPONSOR(s): JUDICIARY                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
04/11/16       (S)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
04/11/16       (S)       JUD, FIN                                                                                               
04/13/16       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB   8                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: POWERS OF ATTORNEY                                                                                                 
SPONSOR(s): HUGHES                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
01/21/15       (H)       PREFILE RELEASED 1/9/15                                                                                
01/21/15       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
01/21/15       (H)       JUD                                                                                                    
02/13/15       (H)       JUD AT 1:00 PM CAPITOL 120                                                                             
02/13/15       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
02/13/15       (H)       MINUTE (JUD)                                                                                           
02/23/15       (H)       JUD AT 1:00 PM CAPITOL 120                                                                             
02/23/15       (H)       Moved CSHB 8(JUD) Out of Committee                                                                     
02/23/15       (H)       MINUTE (JUD)                                                                                           
02/25/15       (H)       JUD RPT CS (JUD) 2DP 4NR                                                                               
02/25/15       (H)       DP: LYNN, KELLER                                                                                       
02/25/15       (H)       NR: MILLETT, CLAMAN, GRUENBERG, FOSTER                                                                 
03/09/15       (H)       TRANSMITTED TO (S)                                                                                     
03/09/15       (H)       VERSION: CSHB 8(JUD) AM                                                                                
03/11/15       (S)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
03/11/15       (S)       HSS, JUD                                                                                               
04/10/15       (S)       HSS AT 1:30 PM BUTROVICH 205                                                                           
04/10/15       (S)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
04/10/15       (S)       MINUTE (HSS)                                                                                           
01/27/16       (S)       HSS AT 1:30 PM BUTROVICH 205                                                                           
01/27/16       (S)       Moved SCS CSHB 8(HSS) Out of Committee                                                                 
01/27/16       (S)       MINUTE (HSS)                                                                                           
01/29/16       (S)       HSS RPT SCS 3DP 2NR SAME TITLE                                                                         
01/29/16       (S)       DP: GIESSEL, ELLIS, KELLY                                                                              
01/29/16       (S)       NR: STEDMAN, STOLTZE                                                                                   
02/08/16       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
02/08/16       (S)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
02/08/16       (S)       MINUTE (JUD)                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LES GARA                                                                                                         
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Sponsor of HB 27.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
TRACY SPARTZ CAMPBELL, Deputy Director                                                                                          
Office of Children Services                                                                                                     
Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)                                                                                 
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of HB 27.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
AMANDA METIVIER, Executive Director                                                                                             
Facing Foster Care in Alaska                                                                                                    
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of HB 27.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
LINDSEY WHITT, Staff                                                                                                            
Representative Charisse Millett                                                                                                 
POSITION STATEMENT:  Introduced HB 308 on behalf of the sponsor.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SARA PENISTEN, RN                                                                                                               
Providence Medical Center                                                                                                       
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Answered questions related to HB 308.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
FORREST WOLFE, Staff                                                                                                            
Senator Lesil McGuire                                                                                                           
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Introduced SB 212 on behalf of the sponsor.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MEGAN WALLACE, Legislative Attorney                                                                                             
Legislative Legal Services                                                                                                      
Legislative Affairs Agency                                                                                                      
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Answered questions related to SB 212.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PETER SANDBERG, Attorney                                                                                                        
Ingaldson Maassen Fitzgerald                                                                                                    
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Commented on SB 212.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
JESSE KIEHL, Staff                                                                                                              
Senator Dennis Egan                                                                                                             
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Introduced SB 187 on behalf of the sponsor.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
DAN JAGER Fire Marshall                                                                                                         
Capital City Fire and Rescue and                                                                                                
Board Member                                                                                                                    
Alaska Association of Fire Arson Investigators                                                                                  
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 187.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE SHELLEY HUGHES                                                                                                   
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Sponsor of HB 8.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
GINGER BLAISDELL, Staff                                                                                                         
Representative Shelley Hughes                                                                                                   
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:   Reviewed the changes between  version G and                                                             
version L of HB 8.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
1:50:01 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  LESIL   MCGUIRE  called  the  Senate   Judiciary  Standing                                                             
Committee meeting  to order at 1:50  p.m. Present at the  call to                                                               
order were  Senators Costello,  Coghill, Wielechowski,  and Chair                                                               
McGuire.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
         HB 27-DHSS DUTIES; CINA; FOSTER CARE; ADOPTION                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
1:51:14 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE announced  the consideration of HB  27. [SCS CSSSHB                                                               
27(HSS) is before the committee.]                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
1:51:20 PM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE  LES  GARA,   Alaska  State  Legislature,  Juneau,                                                               
Alaska, sponsor of HB 27, said  the goal of the legislation is to                                                               
get youths out  of foster care and into  loving, permanent homes.                                                               
Alaska has  more youth  per capita waiting  for an  adoptive home                                                               
than all other states but  Oklahoma. Alaska has 700 youth waiting                                                               
for adoption  while Wyoming, that  has a similar  population, has                                                               
81 children  in foster care.  Many children linger in  the foster                                                               
care system or  are bounced between foster homes.  He mentioned a                                                               
university student  who transitioned through 47  foster homes and                                                               
stressed that  you shouldn't  need to  be a  hero to  survive the                                                               
foster care system.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
He  talked about  the stresses  within the  Office of  Children's                                                               
Services  (OCS) and  related  that  the bill  aims  to provide  a                                                               
double  safety check  to ensure  that the  most important  things                                                               
regarding foster care  are done right. During  the regular status                                                               
hearings, the court will ask  the caseworker what he/she has done                                                               
to get the child into a  permanent home, such as a family search.                                                               
If the  caseworker hasn't  done anything,  the court  will direct                                                               
them to come back  in 20 days to show the  family search has been                                                               
done. He  described two brothers who  were 16 and in  foster care                                                               
their  whole lives  before  a  caseworker found  out  they had  a                                                               
grandparent,  an aunt,  and an  uncle. The  bill requires  OCS at                                                               
every placement  change to  make sure that  the family  search is                                                               
updated.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
He described  the Casey  Family Foundation  that worked  to allow                                                               
youth to stay in  foster care as long as they need  to, up to age                                                               
21. He stressed that a youth that  isn't ready to go out on their                                                               
own shouldn't  be dumped out of  the system. About 25  percent of                                                               
foster youth end up in jail  at some point and roughly 40 percent                                                               
end up couch  surfing or homeless. Another part of  HB 27 is that                                                               
caseworkers must  now show, at  the regular status  hearing, that                                                               
it  is in  the  youth's best  interest to  exit  the foster  care                                                               
system.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE GARA said the bill  also recognizes the importance                                                               
of  school stability  for a  foster child.  It provides  that the                                                               
department will attempt to keep the  child in the same school, if                                                               
feasible,  because  on average,  every  school  bounce moves  the                                                               
child four months behind in their education.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
1:58:24 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  MCGUIRE commented  that if  there isn't  stability in  the                                                               
family, it's needed in the school.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LES  GARA said another important  provision allows                                                               
OCS to let  a child live in  a dorm while they're  in foster care                                                               
if  they still  need  to  be in  foster  care.  Right now  that's                                                               
illegal. The bill  also says that OCS should help  the child with                                                               
education  or vocational  training.  It removes  the term  "basic                                                               
education" which he described as  somewhat reminiscent of Charles                                                               
Dickens.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The bill also  asks the department when its members  are in front                                                               
of a large  group to let the  crowd know they have  a shortage of                                                               
foster  families  and  adoptive   families.  The  department  has                                                               
frequent access  to large crowds  on a regular basis  which makes                                                               
it a good venue for getting  the message out, and it doesn't cost                                                               
money.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  GARA  concluded  with  a quote  from  the  Alaska                                                               
Children's  Trust that  said,  "This bill  will  help reduce  the                                                               
impact of trauma by taking steps  to get youth out of foster care                                                               
into  loving   homes.  It  reduces  new   incidences  of  adverse                                                               
childhood  experiences  and   builds  resilience  among  Alaska's                                                               
children."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MCGUIRE  expressed  appreciation  for  the  bill  and  the                                                               
sponsor's  work in  the area  of foster  care. She  spoke of  her                                                               
frustration  about  the pro-life  mandate  in  the building  when                                                               
there  isn't sufficient  work once  the child  is born.  If every                                                               
life matters  we need  to find  ways that the  child has  a great                                                               
chance at  life, she said. This  bill is a terrific  step in that                                                               
direction.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:05:53 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COSTELLO referenced  a  chart in  the  bill packets  and                                                               
asked if  he knows what  Maryland has  done since 2005  to reduce                                                               
the number of kids in the foster care system from 2,000 to 500.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LES  GARA said he didn't  know but he'd make  it a                                                               
summer project to find out.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MCGUIRE  requested  he  consider  using  interns  and  law                                                               
students to work toward changing the system.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
2:07:23 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL  expressed appreciation  for the  legislation and                                                               
noted  it  aligns  with  the Indian  Child  Welfare  Act  (ICWA).                                                               
Directing attention to the new  language in Section 5 relating to                                                               
transfers of a  child from one out-of-home  placement to another,                                                               
he asked if  it's in keeping with existing requirements  or a new                                                               
requirement that  an adult  family member  or family  friend must                                                               
meet the  foster care licensing  requirements established  by the                                                               
department.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE GARA  replied the  licensing requirements  are the                                                               
same. This  section is to  make sure that  a search for  a family                                                               
member or family friend is done with each transfer in placement.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL said he wanted to  make sure this didn't create a                                                               
new hurdle  for families and  make it  more difficult to  take in                                                               
family members.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE GARA said the licensing  requirements are the same                                                               
including the  lower level licensing requirements  for a relative                                                               
placement, but in all cases  there is a criminal background check                                                               
and a finding that it's in the best interest of the child.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COGHILL   questioned  the  change  in   Section  9  that                                                               
increases the upper limit of state  oversight of a child in state                                                               
custody from 18  years of age to  21 years of age.  He noted that                                                               
in most cases, a person who is 18 is considered an adult.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  GARA said  the  bill doesn't  change  the age  of                                                               
consent and a child is already able  to stay in foster care up to                                                               
21  years  of  age.  Existing  law  requires  the  department  to                                                               
continue  to   search  for  a  suitable   adoptive  or  permanent                                                               
placement of  a child up  to 18 years of  age and the  bill would                                                               
require the department to continue that  search up to 21 years of                                                               
age.  After age  18, the  child is  called a  person. He  said he                                                               
knows of older children who still want to be adopted.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL  expressed satisfaction with the  bill and opined                                                               
that this codifies what the department is already doing.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  GARA clarified  that the  department believes  in                                                               
these  things  and wants  their  caseworkers  to be  doing  these                                                               
things. But because  it's not always happening, the  bill has the                                                               
court double  check and  ask at every  status hearing  whether or                                                               
not the caseworker has tried to  find a permanent home or if it's                                                               
in the best  interest of the child to drop  him/her out of foster                                                               
care against their will.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MCGUIRE  commented on  the  potential  to have  a  broader                                                               
spectrum of foster  parents for older youths,  and expressed hope                                                               
that the sponsor's efforts lead to new grants.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
2:16:24 PM                                                                                                                    
TRACY  SPARTZ  CAMPBELL,  Deputy  Director,  Office  of  Children                                                               
Services,  Department  of  Health  and  Social  Services  (DHSS),                                                               
stated that  HB 27 offers a  double check by the  court to ensure                                                               
that the  work that  caseworkers should be  doing is  being done.                                                               
Other provisions  include the addition  to the  permanency report                                                               
requiring the department  to report to the  court that reasonable                                                               
efforts have  been made to find  a permanent home and  when older                                                               
youth  are exiting  care  there will  need to  be  a report  that                                                               
outlines it  is in the best  interest of the youth  to exit care.                                                               
She  highlighted  that  the bill  aligns  federal  mandates  with                                                               
current statutory  requirements, which will allow  the department                                                               
to streamline their mandates.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
She emphasized  the effort  OCS puts  into looking  for relatives                                                               
with every placement  transfer. She related that  they often talk                                                               
about first  placement/best placement being with  a relative, and                                                               
the bill reinforces that. When  a placement transfer is necessary                                                               
they also strive for educational  stability. Because much of what                                                               
is presented in the bill is  already being done, the division has                                                               
presented a zero fiscal note.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
2:19:00 PM                                                                                                                    
AMANDA  METIVIER,  Executive  Director,  Facing  Foster  Care  in                                                               
Alaska,  testified in  support of  HB 27.  She said  foster youth                                                               
throughout the  state have been  asking for this  legislation for                                                               
some time  and her organization requested  certain provisions. In                                                               
particular  is   the  continued  search  for   permanent,  loving                                                               
families. She shared that she has  a foster youth in her home who                                                               
has been  in the foster  care system for  about 12 years  and has                                                               
moved through 47 different foster  care placements. HB 27 aims to                                                               
help  situations  like  this  by   continuing  to  search  for  a                                                               
permanent family or relatives.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COSTELLO   expressed  appreciation  for  the   work  Ms.                                                               
Metivier and her daughter have done to help move the bill along.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
2:21:40 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE closed public testimony on HB 27.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL clarified the working  document is version S that                                                               
was reported from the Senate  Health and Social Services Standing                                                               
Committee on                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MCGUIRE  asked the sponsor if  he had any other  changes to                                                               
highlight.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE LES GARA explained  that the amendment that passed                                                               
the House floor  was refined in the  Senate committee substitute,                                                               
version S,  to ensure that  decisions regarding  school placement                                                               
don't add costs unnecessarily. These  decisions will be addressed                                                               
during  team decision  meetings, where  all stakeholders  meet to                                                               
discuss foster  placement changes. He  noted that OCS  would like                                                               
to  extend the  team decision  making model  statewide but  it is                                                               
currently limited  to the larger  urban areas. This  is addressed                                                               
on page 7, lines 13-16.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:25:48 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL  moved to  report the  Senate CS  for HB  27 from                                                               
committee  with individual  recommendations  and attached  fiscal                                                               
note(s).                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MCGUIRE  announced  that  without  objection,  SCS  CSSSHB                                                               
27(HSS)   is  reported   from  the   Senate  Judiciary   Standing                                                               
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
        HB 308-CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSTALLATION LIABILITY                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:26:25 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE  announced the consideration  of HB 308.  She noted                                                               
that HB  308 AM  is before  the committee and  this is  the first                                                               
hearing.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:26:45 PM                                                                                                                    
LINDSEY  WHITT, Staff,  Representative  Charisse Millett,  Alaska                                                               
State Legislature, Juneau, Alaska,  introduced HB 308 speaking to                                                               
the following sponsor statement:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Motor  vehicle injuries  are a  leading cause  of death                                                                    
     and  injury  among  children   in  the  United  States.                                                                    
     However, many of these deaths  are preventable with the                                                                    
     correct installation and use  of child passenger safety                                                                    
     devices, like car seats or  booster seats. Car seat use                                                                    
     reduces the  risk for death  to infants by 71%;  and to                                                                    
     toddlers  by 54%  in passenger  vehicles. Booster  seat                                                                    
     use  reduces the  risk for  serious injury  by 45%  for                                                                    
     children aged  4-8 years when  compared with  seat belt                                                                    
     use  alone. The  correct installation  of any  of these                                                                    
     devices  can  alter their  effectiveness  dramatically,                                                                    
     but  many  parents  or caregivers  accidentally  misuse                                                                    
     child  restraints due  to  their complicated,  unwieldy                                                                    
     nature.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     In  Alaska, the  Child Passenger  Safety Coalition  has                                                                    
     made the  goal of protecting children  traveling on the                                                                    
     roadways  of  Alaska  their priority.  Members  include                                                                    
     healthcare  professionals,   firefighters,  paramedics,                                                                    
     law    enforcement    officers,    injury    prevention                                                                    
     professionals, health and  safety personnel, educators,                                                                    
     parents,  businesses,  foundations,  policymakers,  and                                                                    
     volunteers.  Their  team   of  Child  Passenger  Safety                                                                    
     Technicians   perform   checks   and  help   with   the                                                                    
     installation of child passenger  safety devices for any                                                                    
     new or interested parent  or caregiver. Technicians are                                                                    
     certified after  successfully completing  a 3  or 4-day                                                                    
     program  of  classroom  and hands-on  work  with  child                                                                    
     restraints  and motor  vehicles then  demonstrate their                                                                    
     skills  at   a  community   CPS  check-up   event.  The                                                                    
     resulting  certification as  a  Child Passenger  Safety                                                                    
     Technician  is nationally  recognized and  valid for  2                                                                    
     years.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     However,   recruitment  of   new  technicians   can  be                                                                    
     difficult  due to  a lack  of liability  protection. To                                                                    
     remedy  this  deficit  of trained  safety  experts  who                                                                    
     provide  essential assistance  to parents,  caregivers,                                                                    
     and most  importantly children,  House Bill  308 limits                                                                    
     the civil liability of  certified technicians, or those                                                                    
     who  facilitate  their program,  in  the  case that  an                                                                    
     accident  results  from  an  act  or  omission  in  the                                                                    
     inspection,  installation,  or  adjustment of  a  child                                                                    
     passenger safety  device. With  the goal of  having our                                                                    
     state's children  safe and secured  in their  car seats                                                                    
     and  booster seats,  this bill  hopes  to increase  the                                                                    
     numbers  of  those  who  can  effectively  install  and                                                                    
     inspect  devices  and  direct liability  to  those  who                                                                    
     actually commit wrongful, criminal acts.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MCGUIRE   listed  the  individuals  available   to  answer                                                               
questions: Anthony Green with Safe  Kids Worldwide, Sara Penisten                                                               
with  Providence   Medical  Center,   Clifton  Powell   with  the                                                               
Anchorage  Fire Department,  Jane  Fellman with  Safe Kids  Kenai                                                               
Peninsula,  Mari  Carpeneti with  the  Department  of Law,  Megan                                                               
Wallace  with  Legislative  Legal,  and Corlis  Taylor  with  the                                                               
Alaska Child Passenger Safety Coalition.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:28:11 PM                                                                                                                    
MS. WHITT offered the following sectional analysis for HB 308:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     Section 1:                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Provides that  the following are not  civilly liable in                                                                    
     the  case of  an act  or  omission that  occurs in  the                                                                    
     inspection,  installation,  or  adjustment of  a  child                                                                    
     safety  seat or  in providing  education regarding  the                                                                    
     installation or adjustment of a child safety seat:                                                                         
     - A certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST)                                                                     
     - A  person who  arranges or offers  the services  of a                                                                    
     CPST for the community                                                                                                     
     - A person who owns property where a CPST is operating                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     A CPST  must offer their  services for free or  for the                                                                    
     amount  of  their  actual costs,  in  good  faith,  and                                                                    
     within the scope  of their training. They  may also not                                                                    
     be  sponsored  by  a   child  passenger  safety  device                                                                    
     manufacturer or retailer.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     Section 2:                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     A new subsection  (b) to AS 28.05.095 was  added on the                                                                    
     House  floor  changing  the weight  requirements  of  a                                                                    
     child who is in need of a booster seat.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     A  child under  age  16  may not  be  transported in  a                                                                    
     vehicle without securing them safely.                                                                                      
     - A child one year of age  or a child one year or older                                                                    
     who  weighs  less  than  20  pounds  must  be  properly                                                                    
     secured in a rear-facing child seat.                                                                                       
     -  A child  of one  or more  years but  less than  five                                                                    
     years  of age  who weighs  20 pounds  or more  shall be                                                                    
     properly secured in a child restraint device.                                                                              
     - A  child over four years  of age but less  than eight                                                                    
     years of age  who is less than 57 inches  in height and                                                                    
     weighs 20 or more pounds  but less than 65 pounds shall                                                                    
     be properly secured in a booster seat.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Section 3                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     Applicability clause.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:31:52 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COSTELLO questioned why seat belts aren't required in                                                                   
school buses.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MS. WHITT deferred to Sara Penisten.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
2:32:29 PM                                                                                                                    
SARA   PENISTEN,  RN,   Providence  Medical   Center,  said   the                                                               
statistics from  the motor vehicle testing  process indicate that                                                               
school buses are 8 times safer  for a child passenger than riding                                                               
in  a  private  motor  vehicle.  However,  the  National  Highway                                                               
Traffic  Safety Administration  (NHTSA) is  currently looking  at                                                               
new requirements for school buses  and changes in recommendations                                                               
for  school  busses are  expected  in  the  next few  years.  She                                                               
explained   that   traditionally   they  have   operated   on   a                                                               
compartmentalization  model that  is similar  to eggs  in an  egg                                                               
crate; if  students are  sitting in  their seats  facing forward,                                                               
they  are  protected  in  a  frontal  collision.  The  protection                                                               
doesn't extend to rollover situations.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COSTELLO  said it's encouraging  that changes  are likely                                                               
because she never understood the exemption.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MCGUIRE held HB 308 in committee.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
       SB 212-FORFEITURE: NO CIVIL IN REM; ONLY CRIMINAL                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
2:35:26 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE  announced the consideration  of SB 212.  She noted                                                               
that this is the first hearing.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:35:29 PM                                                                                                                    
FORREST WOLFE, Staff, Senator  McGuire, Alaska State Legislature,                                                               
Juneau,  Alaska,  introduced SB  212  on  behalf of  the  sponsor                                                               
speaking to the following prepared statement:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Senate Bill  212 protects  the private  property rights                                                                    
     of  innocent   citizens  by  requiring   that  Alaska's                                                                    
     revered and dedicated  law enforcement agencies, charge                                                                    
     individuals  with a  crime  before permanently  seizing                                                                    
     private property                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Across  the nation,  civil asset  forfeiture laws  have                                                                    
     gained notoriety in recent years  for rampant abuse and                                                                    
     deliberate   circumvention   of  due   process.   Well-                                                                    
     documented cases of policing  for profit have sparked a                                                                    
     wave of reform nationwide.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     SB 212 is  a step in the right  direction in protecting                                                                    
     private  citizens' property  rights  and affirming  the                                                                    
     integrity of law enforcement.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2:36:30 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL  asked for  an explanation  of in  rem forfeiture                                                               
actions.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. WOLFE deferred the question to the drafter.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:36:56 PM                                                                                                                    
MEGAN WALLACE, Legislative  Attorney, Legislative Legal Services,                                                               
Legislative Affairs  Agency, explained that  in rem is  an action                                                               
brought  against a  piece of  property  as opposed  to against  a                                                               
person.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MCGUIRE asked Mr. Sandberg to comment on the bill.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:37:55 PM                                                                                                                    
PETER   SANDBERG,   Attorney,   Ingaldson   Maassen   Fitzgerald,                                                               
explained that  SB 212  is intended to  ensure that  people don't                                                               
unjustly lose their  property in a civil proceeding.  If there is                                                               
going to  be forfeiture of  property, it will happen  through the                                                               
criminal process. He  noted that Mr. Skidmore  would probably say                                                               
that  civil in  rem forfeiture  isn't used  in Alaska,  but cases                                                               
from the  late 1990s and  early 2000s make  it clear that  it was                                                               
used. In some of those cases  the people were acquitted and still                                                               
lost their property.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI asked if this is a problem in Alaska.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. SANDBERG said there is  no single procedure for forfeiture in                                                               
Alaska  law and  he  believes  that most  people  would say  it's                                                               
fundamentally unfair  to be acquitted  of a crime and  still have                                                               
your property  taken. He read the  summary of the Waste  v. State                                                               
decision that is the case law on the matter.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MCGUIRE referenced an article  in the packet that refers to                                                               
a U.S.  Supreme Court  ruling tossing out  Alvarez v.  Smith. She                                                               
said that  was a challenge to  a portion of the  asset forfeiture                                                               
law in Illinois  allowing government to keep  seized property for                                                               
up to six months before giving an owner a day in court.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:43:10 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI noted  an  article indicating  that in  rem                                                               
forfeiture  is  a civil  method  of  law enforcement  for  Indian                                                               
tribes. He  expressed interest in  knowing if that's an  issue in                                                               
Alaska.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:43:29 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE held SB 212 in committee for future consideration.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
         SB 187-MOTOR VEHICLE ARSON ON PRIVATE PROPERTY                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:43:52 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE announced the consideration of SB 187.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
2:44:06 PM                                                                                                                    
JESSE   KIEHL,  Staff,   Senator   Dennis   Egan,  Alaska   State                                                               
Legislature, Juneau,  Alaska, informed the committee  that SB 187                                                               
closes  an  interesting  oddity  in  Alaska's  arson  law.  Under                                                               
existing law, if  a person intentionally lights a  fire and there                                                               
is a  serious risk  of injury  to someone, that  is arson  in the                                                               
first degree, a  class A felony. If a  person intentionally burns                                                               
a  building  that isn't  theirs,  that  is  arson in  the  second                                                               
degree, a  class B  felony. If someone  burns a  vehicle, whether                                                               
they own it or  not, on city or state land, that  is arson in the                                                               
third degree, a class  C felony. But it is not  arson if a person                                                               
burns the  boss's car in the  company parking lot or  an ex's car                                                               
in her driveway. That is criminal mischief in the third degree.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB  187 fixes  that oddity  by extending  the crime  of arson  to                                                               
include burning another  person's car, regardless of  where it is                                                               
parked. It will be arson in the third degree, a class C felony.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:46:21 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE  commented that  burning is  an early  indicator of                                                               
deviant, antisocial behavior; it  demonstrates a wanton disregard                                                               
for life and property.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MR. KIEHL related  that the current arson statute  was created in                                                               
2008 and aimed  at a particular situation that had  gotten out of                                                               
control. The sponsor of that bill supports this legislation.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MCGUIRE asked if the mental intent is intentionally.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. KIEHL said  intentionally burning is the  status quo language                                                               
throughout the existing  arson statutes and there  have been many                                                               
successful prosecutions with that language.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MCGUIRE commented on the Sockeye Fire.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. KIEHL  said the follow-on  risks to intentionally  starting a                                                               
fire  are significant  and, as  a former  volunteer fireman,  the                                                               
sponsor  is  particularly  concerned  about  the  risk  to  first                                                               
responders in a vehicle fire.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL stated support for the bill.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
2:50:53 PM                                                                                                                    
DAN JAGER Fire Marshall, Capital  City Fire and Rescue, and board                                                               
member,  Alaska Association  of  Fire  Arson Investigators,  said                                                               
this  group  has  been  pushing  to make  changes  in  the  arson                                                               
statute. SB 187 adds clarification  for fire investigators across                                                               
the  state  and  ensures  that people  who  are  responsible  for                                                               
burning vehicles will be properly charged.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:51:32 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  MCGUIRE  found  no  further   comment  and  closed  public                                                               
testimony  on   SB  187.  Finding  no   amendments  or  committee                                                               
discussion, she solicited a motion.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2:51:47 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL  moved to  report  SB  187 from  committee  with                                                               
individual recommendations and attached zero fiscal note.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MCGUIRE  announced  that  without  objection,  SB  187  is                                                               
reported from the Senate Judiciary Standing Committee.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                    HB 8-POWERS OF ATTORNEY                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:52:24 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MCGUIRE  announced the consideration  of HB 8.  She relayed                                                               
that this  is the second  hearing, public testimony is  open, and                                                               
there is a proposed committee substitute.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:53:10 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COSTELLO moved to adopt  SCS CSHB 8, labeled 29-LS0055\L,                                                               
as the working document.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MCGUIRE  announced that  without  objection  version L  is                                                               
adopted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:53:33 PM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE SHELLEY HUGHES,  Alaska State Legislature, sponsor                                                               
of  HB 8,  thanked  the  Chair for  bringing  the  bill back  for                                                               
consideration.  She described  HB 8  as a  top priority  for many                                                               
groups representing  seniors and noted  it is the  culmination of                                                               
three year's work.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2:54:01 PM                                                                                                                    
GINGER BLAISDELL, Staff,  Representative Shelley Hughes, reviewed                                                               
the changes between version G and version L of HB 8.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Page 5, lines 2 and 10:                                                                                                    
          Change "seven" to "five".                                                                                             
     Page 5, line 13:                                                                                                           
          Change "five" to "three".                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Explanation:                                                                                                               
     Three  amendments change  the wait  times by  two fewer                                                                    
     days,  for  businesses  and financial  institutions  to                                                                    
     honor the Agent's  powers. When the Agent  is acting on                                                                    
     behalf of  the Principle in honesty,  reducing the wait                                                                    
     time  to   less  than  two  weeks,   could  reduce  the                                                                    
     possibility  for unforeseen  consequences.  A delay  to                                                                    
     recognize the  POA could result  in late  payments with                                                                    
     fees  and  can  cause   undue  stress  and  unnecessary                                                                    
     administrative burden on the Agent.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Page 7, lines 3-10:                                                                                                        
          Delete all material.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     Renumber remaining bill sections accordingly.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Explanation:                                                                                                               
     This amendment  is a conforming  amendment so  that the                                                                    
     Power  of   Attorney  language  adopted  in   this  Act                                                                    
     eliminates  duplicative language  that is  provided for                                                                    
     in  the   Recognition  of   Substitute  Decision-Making                                                                    
     Documents provisions in Section 27 (renumbered).                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Page 8, lines 7-13:                                                                                                        
          Delete: "Mark the box of "NO" that is opposite a                                                                      
     category  below to  indicate that  you  are not  giving                                                                    
     your agent or  agents the power in  that category. Mark                                                                    
     a box for every category. If  you do not mark either of                                                                    
     the boxes opposite  a category, or if you  mark both of                                                                    
     the boxes"                                                                                                                 
          Insert" "If you do not mark a box"                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Page 8, line 21 through Page 9, line 10:                                                                                   
     Remove the "NO" column                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Page 13, lines 23-26:                                                                                                      
          Delete: "(5) if the principal has failed to mark                                                                      
     either of the  "Yes" or "No" boxes  opposite a category                                                                    
     of  power, or  if  the principal  has  marked both  the                                                                    
     "Yes" or "No"  boxes opposite a category  of power, the                                                                    
     agent does not have the power in that category."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Explanation:                                                                                                               
     Three  amendments change  the statutory  form to  offer                                                                    
     only  a  "Yes" column  for  the  principal to  indicate                                                                    
     which  powers  are  to  be  given  to  the  agent.  The                                                                    
     amendments remove additional instruction on completing                                                                     
     the form to fit a single option response rather than a                                                                     
     "yes" - "no" option.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Page 38, lines 16-17:                                                                                                      
          Delete "Except as provided in AS 13.26.331, a"                                                                        
          Insert "A"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Explanation:                                                                                                               
     This amendment  is a conforming  amendment so  that the                                                                    
     Power  of   Attorney  language  adopted  in   this  Act                                                                    
     eliminates  duplicative language  that was  provided in                                                                    
     Section 5.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:55:17 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL   described  the  current  version   as  a  good                                                               
compromise.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COSTELLO  thanked  the  sponsor  for  working  with  the                                                               
committee to add protections for seniors.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:56:21 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL  moved to report the  Senate CS for CS  for HB 8,                                                               
labeled    29-LS0055\L,    from   committee    with    individual                                                               
recommendations and attached zero fiscal note.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MCGUIRE  announced that without objection,  SCS CSHB 8(JUD)                                                               
is reported from the Senate Judiciary Standing Committee.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:56:49 PM                                                                                                                    
There being  no further  business to  come before  the committee,                                                               
Chair McGuire  adjourned the Senate Judiciary  Standing Committee                                                               
meeting at 2:56 p.m.                                                                                                            

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB187 Sponsor Statement.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 187
SB187 Support AnchoragePoliceDepartment.PDF SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 187
SB187 Support Balega Fire Investigators.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 187
SB187 Support Fire Chiefs.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 187
SB187A.PDF SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 187
SB 187 FiscalNote.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 187
4.8.16 HB 27 Summary of Changes Version GA to Version S.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 27
HB 27 4.13.16 Fiscal Note.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 27
HB 27 George Brown Letter of Support.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
HB 27
SB212 Fiscal Note-DOA-OPA-04-12-2016.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 212
SB212 Fiscal Note-DOA-PDA-04-12-16.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 212
SB212 Fiscal Note-DPS-COMM-04-11-16.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 212
SB212 Fiscal Note-LAW-ASD-04-12-16.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 212
SB212 Sponsor Statement.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 212
SB212 ver A.PDF SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 212
SB212 Supporting Documents - Take the Money and Run Slate Article.pdf SJUD 4/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 212
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