Legislature(1993 - 1994)

05/06/1993 02:25 PM RLS

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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                           May 6, 1993                                         
                            2:25 p.m.                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
  Senator George Jacko, Chairman                                               
  Senator Steve Rieger, Vice Chairman                                          
  Senator Rick Halford                                                         
  Senator Suzanne Little                                                       
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
  Senator Fred Zharoff                                                         
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
  HOUSE BILL NO. 109                                                           
  "An Act relating to blood tests for persons charged with sex                 
  offenses; and providing for an effective date."                              
                                                                               
  CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 113(FIN)                                               
  "An  Act regulating  the  solicitation  of contributions  by                 
  charitable  organizations  and   paid  solicitors  and   the                 
  solicitation  of sales  by  telephonic  means; and  amending                 
  Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure 79 and 82."                                  
                                                                               
  HOUSE BILL NO. 133                                                           
  "An Act amending the definition  of `value' for purposes  of                 
  administration  of fisheries  taxes;  and  providing for  an                 
  effective date."                                                             
                                                                               
  CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 136(FIN)                                               
  "An  Act relating  to  revocation of  and  limitations on  a                 
  driver's  license;   to  the   offenses  of  driving   while                 
  intoxicated and refusal to submit to a breath test; imposing                 
  a  limited  license  fee;  amending  Alaska  Rule  of  Civil                 
  Procedure 32(b); and providing for an effective date."                       
                                                                               
  CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 171(FIN)                                               
  "An  Act  providing  coverage  for  hospice care  under  the                 
  Medicaid  program;  reordering   the  priorities  given   to                 
  optional services under the Medicaid program;  and providing                 
  for an effective date."                                                      
                                                                               
  HOUSE BILL NO. 225                                                           
  "An Act relating  to notice  of certain appropriations  from                 
  the dividend fund."                                                          
                                                                               
  CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 235(FIN)                                               
  "An Act relating  to educational  programs and services  for                 
  children with  disabilities and  other exceptional  children                 
  and to  persons  with  a  handicap;  and  providing  for  an                 
                                                                               
                                                                               
  effective date."                                                             
                                                                               
  CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 249(STA) am                     
  "An Act reestablishing the Board of Electrical Examiners and                 
  extending the termination  date of  the Board of  Mechanical                 
  Examiners;   relating   to    electrical   and    mechanical                 
  administrators; and providing for an effective date."                        
                                                                               
  HOUSE BILL NO. 252                                                           
  "An  Act  amending  the  Commercial   Fishing  Loan  Act  to                 
  authorize  refinancing of  existing  loans made  under  that                 
  Act."                                                                        
                                                                               
  HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 27                                                
  Relating to an  amendment to the Constitution  of the United                 
  States prohibiting  desecration of  the Flag  of the  United                 
  States.                                                                      
                                                                               
  SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 2                                                      
  Urging  the Environmental  Protection Agency to  suspend the                 
  oxygenated fuels program in Anchorage, Alaska.                               
                                                                               
  CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 67(FIN)                                               
  "An Act amending provisions of ch. 66, SLA 1991, that relate                 
  to reconstitution of the  corpus of the mental  health trust                 
  and to  the  manner  of  enforcement of  the  obligation  to                 
  compensate the trust; and providing for an effective date."                  
                                                                               
  CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 124(FIN)                                               
  "An Act establishing capital project matching grant programs                 
  for  municipalities  and  unincorporated   communities;  and                 
  providing for an effective date."                                            
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
  HB 109 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/24/93.                                
           Finance report 5/6/93                                               
                                                                               
  HB 113 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/22/93 & 4/23/93.                      
           Finance report 5/6/93                                               
                                                                               
  HB 133 - See Resources minutes dated 4/14/93.                                
           Finance report 5/6/93                                               
                                                                               
  HB 136 - See HESS minutes dated 4/21/93 and Judiciary                        
           minutes dated 4/22/93. Finance report 5/6/93                        
                                                                               
  HB 171 - See HESS minutes dated 4/21/93.                                     
           Finance report 5/6/93                                               
                                                                               
  HB 225 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/20/93.                                
           Finance report 5/6/93                                               
                                                                               
  HB 235 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/14/93,                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
           4/19/93.  See HESS minutes dated 4/21/93.                           
           Finance report 5/6/93                                               
                                                                               
  HB 249 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/27/93.                       
           Finance report 5/6/93                                               
                                                                               
  HB 252 - Finance report 5/6/93                                               
                                                                               
  HJR 27 - Finance report 5/6/93                                               
                                                                               
  SR   2 - See HESS minutes dated 3/15/93.                                     
                                                                               
  SB  67 - See Resources minutes dated 2/3/93 and 2/5/93.                      
           See   Judiciary   minutes  dated   3/1/93,  3/8/93,                 
  3/24/93,                                                                     
           3/29/93, and 3/31/93.                                               
                                                                               
  HB 124 - No previous action to record.                                       
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
                                                                               
  TAPE 93-8, SIDE B                                                            
                                                                               
  Number 001                                                                   
                                                                               
  The  Senate Rules Committee was called  to order by Chairman                 
  Jacko at 2:25 p.m.                                                           
  SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that HB 109                 
  (BLOOD  TESTS  ON SEX  CRIME  PERPETRATORS) be  approved for                 
  calendaring  at  the  Chair's discretion.    SENATOR  LITTLE                 
  stated her  objection to the  calendaring motion.   The roll                 
  was  taken  with  the following  result:    Senators Rieger,                 
  Halford and Jacko  voted "Yea"; Senator Little  voted "Nay."                 
  The Chair stated the motion had carried.                                     
  SENATOR RIEGER moved  and asked unanimous consent  that CSHB
  113(FIN)  (CHARITABLE  &  TELEPHONIC   SOLICITING/SALES)  be                 
  approved for calendaring at the Chair's discretion.  Hearing                 
  no objection, it was so ordered.                                             
  SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that HB 133                 
  (DEFINITION  OF  VALUE FOR  FISHERIES  TAX) be  approved for                 
  calendaring  at   the  Chair's  discretion.     Hearing   no                 
  objection, it was so ordered.                                                
  SENATOR RIEGER moved  and asked unanimous consent  that CSHB
  136(FIN) (DRUNK DRIVING & BREATH  TEST OFFENSES) be approved                 
  for  calendaring  at  the Chair's  discretion.    Hearing no                 
  objection, it was so ordered.                                                
                                                                               
                                                                               
  SENATOR JACKO asked if there was  objection to approving the                 
  following bills  for calendaring  at the  discretion of  the                 
  Chair.  Hearing no objection, the motion carried.                            
                                                                               
  CSHB 171(FIN) (MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR HOSPICE CARE)                           
                                                                               
  HB 235 (SPECIAL EDUCATION & RELATED SERVICES)                                
                                                                               
  CSSSHB 249(STA) am (ELECTRICAL/MECHANICAL TRADESPERSONS)                     
                                                                               
  HB 252 (REFINANCING COMMERCIAL FISHING LOANS)                                
                                                                               
  HJR 27 (DESECRATION OF U.S. FLAG)                                            
                                                                               
  SR 2 (SUSPEND OXYGENATED FUELS PROGRAM)                                      
  SENATOR HALFORD moved and asked unanimous consent that SB 67                 
  (MENTAL HEALTH TRUST AMENDMENTS), pending referral from  the                 
  Senate Finance Committee, be approved for calendaring at the                 
  Chair's  discretion.  SENATOR LITTLE objected.  The roll was                 
  taken with the  following result:  Senators  Rieger, Halford                 
  and  Jacko voted  "Yea"; Senator  Little voted  "nay."   The                 
  Chair stated the motion carried.                                             
  SENATOR HALFORD moved  and asked  unanimous consent that  HB
  124  (CAPITAL  PROJECT GRANTS),  pending  referral from  the                 
  Senate Finance Committee, be approved for calendaring at the                 
  Chair's  discretion.    Hearing  no  objection,  it  was  so                 
  ordered.                                                                     
  SENATOR HALFORD  requested that action on HB  225 (NOTICE OF                 
  APPROPRIATIONS ON PFD'S) be  held over one day.   Hearing no                 
  objection, it was so ordered.                                                
  There  being  no   further  business  to  come   before  the                 
  committee, the meeting was adjourned at 2:30 p.m.                            

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