Legislature(1993 - 1994)

04/11/1994 01:12 PM RLS

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HCR 24
HCR 25
SB 248
HJR 62
SB 215
SCR 14 NAME HATCHERY AT MAIN BAY: H.Z. HANSEN
SCR 19
SJR 50
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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                         April 11, 1994                                        
                           1:12 p.m.                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
 Senator Rick Halford, Chair                                                   
 Senator Steve Rieger, Vice Chair                                              
 Senator George Jacko                                                          
 Senator Suzanne Little                                                        
 Senator Fred Zharoff                                                          
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 All Members Present                                                           
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 24(JUD) am                             
 Supporting the governor's decision to authorize a suit against the            
 United States government for violating the Alaska Statehood Act and           
 the Alaska Statehood Compact.                                                 
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 25(L&C) am S                           
 Relating to a state materials exchange.                                       
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 215                                                           
 "An Act relating to and redesignating the oil and hazardous                   
 substance release response fund and to its use in the event of a              
 disaster emergency; repealing the authority in law by which marine            
 highway vessels may be designed and constructed to aid in oil and             
 hazardous substance spill cleanup in state marine water using money           
 in the oil and hazardous substance release response fund; amending            
 requirements relating to the revision of state and regional master            
 prevention and contingency plans; altering requirements applicable            
 to liens for recovery of state expenditures related to oil or                 
 hazardous substances; amending the authority to contract to provide           
 personnel to respond to a release or threatened release of oil or             
 a hazardous substance and to contract to conduct spill related                
 research; reassigning responsibility for the oil and hazardous                
 substance response corps and for the emergency response depots to             
 the Department of Environmental Conservation, and for the operation           
 of the state emergency response commission and its attendant                  
 responsibilities for the local emergency planning commissions to              
 the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs; and modifying               
 definitions of terms relating to the preceding provisions;                    
 terminating the nickel-per-barrel oil conservation surcharge;                 
 levying and collecting two new oil surcharges; and providing for              
 the suspension and reimposition of one of the new surcharges; and             
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 248                                                           
 "An Act relating to services for and protection of vulnerable                 
 adults; and providing for an effective date."                                 
                                                                               
 SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 14                    
 Relating to the naming of the Harold Z. Hansen Hatchery at Main Bay           
 in Prince William Sound.                                                      
                                                                               
 SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 19                                           
 Suspending Uniform Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e) of the Alaska            
 State Legislature concerning House Joint Resolution No. 43,                   
 relating to a constitutional amendment concerning victims of crime.           
                                                                               
 SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 50                                                
 Requesting the governor to file suit in the United States Supreme             
 Court against the United States government alleging violations of             
 the civil rights of Americans listed as prisoners of war or missing           
 in action in Southeast Asia; and requesting the other states to               
 join in this suit.                                                            
                                                                               
 HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 62                                                 
 Urging the Congress to reevaluate its practice of imposing unfunded           
 mandates on state and local governments.                                      
                                                                               
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 HCR 24 - See Judiciary minutes dated 3/14/94 and                              
          3/18/94.                                                             
                                                                               
 HCR 25 - See State Affairs minutes dated 3/9/94                               
          and 3/11/94.                                                         
                                                                               
 SB 215 - See Resources minutes dated 11/19/93, 1/19/94,                       
          2/7/94, and 2/16/94.  See Labor & Commerce minutes                   
          for 2/22/94.                                                         
      Finance report 4/8/94.                                                   
                                                                               
 SB 248 - See Health, Education & Social Services minutes dated                
        2/2/94, 2/4/94, 2/16/94, and State Affairs minutes                     
          dated 3/11/94.                                                       
      Finance report 3/24/94.                                                  
                                                                               
 SCR 14 - See Community & Regional Affairs minutes                             
          dated 3/3/94.  See Resources minutes dated 4/8/94.                   
                                                                               
 SCR 19 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/11/94.                             
                                                                               
 SJR 50 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/11/94.                             
                                                                               
 HJR 62 - No previous action to record.                                        
                                                                               
 WITNESS REGISTER                                                              
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
                                                                               
 TAPE 94-5, SIDE A                                                             
 Number 001                                                                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN RICK HALFORD called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to            
 order at 1:12 p.m.                                                            
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  HCR 24                 
 (SUPPORT SUIT AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) be approved for                     
 calendaring at the Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it              
 was so ordered.                                                               
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  HCR 25  (STATE    TE   
 INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS EXCHANGE) be approved for calendaring at the             
 Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                 
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  SB 248                 
 (ASSIST & PROTECT VULNERABLE ADULTS) be approved for calendaring at           
 the Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  SCR 14  (NAME     E    
 HATCHERY AT MAIN BAY: H.Z. HANSEN) be approved for calendaring at             
 the Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  SCR 19                 
 (SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES FOR HJR 43) be approved for calendaring at             
 the Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  SJR 50  (SUIT     T    
 RE POWS & MIAS AGAINST U.S. & OTHERS) be approved for calendaring             
 at the Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so                   
 ordered.                                                                      
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  SB 215                 
 (OIL/HAZARDOUS SUBS.FUND & SURCHARGE) be approved for calendaring             
 at the Chair's discretion.  SENATOR LITTLE objected.  The roll was            
 taken with the following result:  Senators Jacko, Rieger and                  
 Halford voted "Yea" and Senators Little and Zharoff voted "Nay."              
 The Chair stated the motion carried.                                          
 CHAIRMAN HALFORD opened the public hearing on  HJR 62  (UNFUNDED              
 FEDERAL MANDATES).  He noted HJR 62 was a companion to SJR 49,                
 which passed out of the Judiciary Committee with five "do pass"               
 recommendations.                                                              
                                                                               
 There being no witnesses present to testify on HJR 62, CHAIRMAN               
 HALFORD asked for the will of the committee.                                  
                                                                               
 SENATOR JACKO moved and asked unanimous consent that HJR 62 be                
 approved for calendaring at the Chair's discretion.  Hearing no               
 objection, it was so ordered.                                                 
                                                                               
 SENATOR JACKO moved and asked unanimous consent that  HJR 62                  
 (UNFUNDED FEDERAL MANDATES) be approved for calendaring at the                
 Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                 
 There being no further business to come before the committee, the             
 meeting was adjourned at 1:18 p.m.                                            
                                                                               

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