Legislature(1995 - 1996)

05/09/1995 03:20 PM L&C

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
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               SENATE LABOR AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE                             
                          May 9, 1995                                          
                           3:20 P.M.                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
 MEMBERS PRESENT                                                               
                                                                               
 Senator Tim Kelly, Chairman                                                   
 Senator John Torgerson, Vice Chairman                                         
 Senator Mike Miller                                                           
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 Senator Jim Duncan                                                            
 Senator Judy Salo                                                             
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 HOUSE BILL NO. 328                                                            
 "An Act relating to reduced fees and group discounts for visits to            
 the state museum and its branches; and providing for an effective             
 date."                                                                        
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 HB 328 - No previous action to record.                                        
                                                                               
  WITNESS REGISTER                                                             
                                                                               
 Rod Mourant, Legislative Aide                                                 
 Representative Pete Kott                                                      
 State Capitol                                                                 
 Juneau, AK 99801-1182                                                         
  POSITION STATEMENT:   Sponsor of HB 328.                                     
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
                                                                               
  TAPE 95-24, SIDE A                                                           
 Number 001                                                                    
        HB 328 DISCOUNT FOR STATE MUSEUM VISIT BY GROUPS                      
                                                                              
 CHAIRMAN KELLY called the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee                 
 meeting to order at 3:20 p.m. and announced HB 328 to be up for               
 consideration.                                                                
                                                                               
 ROD MOURANT, Legislative Aide to Representative Pete Kott, said               
 that state museums have long negotiated discount rates with tour              
 groups, but a recent attorney general's opinion, issued last                  
 October, stated that the past practice may be beyond the scope of             
 regulatory authority that the agency possesses in statute.                    
 Consequently, HB 328 would allow museums that authority.                      
 SENATOR TORGERSON moved to pass HB 328 from committee with                    
 individual recommendations.  There were no objections and it was so           
 ordered.                                                                      
 SENATOR KELLY adjourned the meeting at 3:22 p.m.                              
                                                                               
                                                                               

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