Legislature(1995 - 1996)

05/07/1995 01:18 PM RLS

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SB 176
HB 35
HB 220
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HB 233
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HB 274
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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                          May 7, 1995                                          
                           1:18 p.m.                                           
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
 Senator Mike Miller, Chair                                                    
 Senator Drue Pearce, Vice Chair                                               
 Senator Bert Sharp                                                            
 Senator Jim Duncan                                                            
 Senator Judy Salo                                                             
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 All members present                                                           
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT:  SARA E. GAY                                  
 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT:  JAMES E. EASON                               
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 17(L&C) am                                              
 "An Act expanding the services that may be offered by an electric             
 cooperative to include sewer and water and gas services when                  
 authorized by the Alaska Public Utilities Commission, and to                  
 include direct satellite television services; relating to officers            
 of a telephone or electric cooperative; relating to amendment of              
 the articles of incorporation of a telephone or electric                      
 cooperative; and providing for an effective date."                            
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 116(L&C)                                                
 "An Act exempting the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute from the             
 State Procurement Code."                                                      
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 130(FIN) am(reengrossed)                                
 "An Act relating to the adoption, amendment, and repeal of                    
 regulations."                                                                 
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 140(FSH)                                                
 "An Act relating to surety bonds required of certain fish                     
 processors."                                                                  
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 158                                                           
 "An Act relating to pharmacists and pharmacies."                              
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 44(FIN) am                                              
 "An Act relating to reporting by permittees, licensees, and                   
 vendors; relating to municipal regulation of charitable gaming;               
 providing that a political group is not a qualified organization              
 for purposes of charitable gaming, other than raffles, and relating           
 to those raffles; relating to identification to the public of each            
 permittee that will benefit from the sale of each pull-tab series             
 and each bingo session; providing that the proceeds from charitable           
 gaming, other than certain raffles conducted by a political                   
 organization, may not be contributed to a political party or other            
 political group; and providing for an effective date."                        
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 78(FIN) am                                              
 "An Act relating to certain licenses and applications for licenses            
 for persons who are not in substantial compliance with orders,                
 judgments, or payment schedules for child support; relating to the            
 duty to support children of minor parents; relating to the program            
 of aid to families with dependent children, including the payment             
 of aid in the case of pregnant minors and minors who are parents;             
 proposing special demonstration projects within the program of aid            
 to families with dependent children and directing the Department of           
 Health and Social Services to seek waivers from the federal                   
 government to implement the projects; amending Alaska Rule of Civil           
 Procedure 90.3; and providing for an effective date."                         
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 217(L&C) am(efd fld)                                    
 "An Act relating to teacher tenure, teacher layoff and rehire                 
 rights, public access to information on public school collective              
 bargaining, and to the right of tenured teachers to judicial review           
 of decisions of nonretention or dismissal; and relating to                    
 retirement for certain employees of school districts, regional                
 resource centers, the state boarding school, and regional                     
 educational attendance areas."                                                
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 219(FIN)                                                
 "An Act relating to medical care for prisoners; and authorizing               
 special medical parole for severely medically disabled or                     
 quadriplegic prisoners."                                                      
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 234(JUD)                                                
 "An Act relating to administrative adjudication under the                     
 Administrative Procedure Act."                                                
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 315(FIN)                                                
 "An Act relating to the Alaska Science and Technology Foundation              
 and to the financing of technological developments by public                  
 corporations of the state; relating to the financing of the Kodiak            
 launch complex, the Fairbanks satellite ground station space park,            
 and a low-rank coal water fuel technology project; and relating to            
 a feasibility study to be conducted concerning the establishment of           
 a Challenger Learning Center for the study of science and                     
 technology."                                                                  
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 24(FSH)                                     
 Relating to reduction of wanton waste in North Pacific Ocean and              
 Bering Sea fisheries.                                                         
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 38(FSH)                                     
 Relating to reauthorization of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation              
 and Management Act.                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 32(FIN)                                                 
 "An Act relating to administrative proceedings involving a                    
 determination of eligibility for a permanent fund dividend or                 
 authority to claim a dividend on behalf of another; and providing             
 for an effective date."                                                       
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 107(FSH)                                                
 "An Act relating to restrictions attached to certain commercial               
 fisheries limited entry permits."                                             
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 71                                                            
 "An Act relating to deep freeze classics; and providing for an                
 effective date."                                                              
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 HB  17 - Finance report 5/5/95.                                               
                                                                               
 HB 116 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/6/95.                         
      Finance waived referral 5/5/95.                                          
                                                                               
 HB 130 - State Affairs referral waived 5/3/95.                                
          Finance report 5/5/95.                                               
                                                                               
 HB 140 - See Resources minutes dated 4/22/95.                                 
      Finance referral waived 5/5/95.                                          
                                                                               
 SB 158 - See Labor & Commerce minutes dated 4/25/95 & 5/2/95.                 
                                                                               
 HB  44 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/25/95.                             
      Finance report 5/6/95.                                                   
                                                                               
 HB  78 - Finance report 5/6/95.                                               
                                                                               
 HB 217 - Finance report 5/6/95.                                               
                                                                               
 HB 219 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/29/95 and 5/5/95.                      
                                                                               
 HB 234 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/29/95 and 5/5/95.                      
                                                                               
 HB 315 - Finance report 5/6/95.                                               
                                                                               
 HJR 24 - Resources minutes dated 5/5/95.                                      
                                                                               
 HJR 38 - Resources minutes dated 5/5/95.                                      
                                                                               
 HB  32 - Finance report 5/6/95.                                               
                                                                               
 HB 107 - See Resources minutes dated 4/22/95.                                 
      Finance report 5/6/95.                                                   
                                                                               
 SB  71 - See State Affairs minutes dated 3/21/95.                             
      Finance report 5/6/95.                                                   
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
                                                                               
 TAPE 95-8, SIDE A                                                             
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN MILLER  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order          
 at 1:18 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 17(L&C) am  (OFFICERS OF UTILITY                
 COOPERATIVES) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he                
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 17(L&C)             
 am be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so              
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 116(L&C)  (EXEMPT ASMI FROM PROCUREMENT         
 CODE) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for              
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 116(L&C)           
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 130(FIN) am (reengrossed)  (REGULATION          
 ADOPTION PROCEDURES & REVIEW) before the committee.  Hearing no               
 discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                       
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 130(FIN)           
 am (reengrossed) be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no                     
 objection, it was so ordered.                                                 
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 140(FSH)  (SMALL FISH PROCESSOR SURETY          
 BONDS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for             
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 140(FSH)           
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 158  (PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACIES) before          
 the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the pleasure of           
 the committee.                                                                
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that SB 158 be               
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
 CHAIRMAN MILLER stated the next order of business would be                    
 consideration of the professional services contract for Sara Gay.             
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE explained Ms. Gay is an attorney under contract to             
 the Senate Resources Committee doing legal work on some of the                
 states' rights issues for that committee.                                     
                                                                               
 SENATOR DUNCAN stated his objection to approval of the contract for           
 Sara Gay.  The roll was taken with the following result:  Senators            
 Pearce, Sharp and Miller voted "Yea" and Senators Salo and Duncan             
 voted "Nay."  CHAIRMAN MILLER stated the contract was approved.               
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER stated the next order of business would be                    
 consideration of the professional services contract for James Eason           
 who is working for the Senate Resources Committee on oil and gas              
 issues.                                                                       
                                                                               
 SENATOR DUNCAN stated his objection to approval of the contract for           
 James Eason.  The roll was taken with the following result:                   
 Senators Pearce, Sharp and Miller voted "Yea" and Senators Salo and           
 Duncan voted "Nay."  CHAIRMAN MILLER stated the contract was                  
 approved.                                                                     
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 44(FIN) am  (GAMING PROCEEDS/DEFINE             
 CHARITABLE ORG'NS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he           
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 44(FIN)            
 am be approved for calendaring.  SENATOR DUNCAN objected.  The roll           
 was taken with the following result:  Senators Pearce, Miller and             
 Sharp voted "Yea" and Senators Salo and Duncan voted "Nay."  The              
 Chairman stated the motion carried.                                           
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 78(FIN) am  (CHILD SUPPORT & AFDC               
 PROGRAMS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked              
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 78(FIN)            
 am be approved for calendaring.  SENATOR DUNCAN objected.  The roll           
 was taken with the following result:  Senators Sharp, Pearce and              
 Miller voted "Yea" and Senators Duncan and Salo voted "Nay."  The             
 Chairman stated the motion carried.                                           
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 217(L&C) am(efd fld)  (TEACHER                  
 EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS & RETIREMENT) before the committee.  Hearing no             
 discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                       
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 217(L&C)           
 am(efd fld) be approved for calendaring.  SENATOR DUNCAN objected.            
 The roll was taken with the following result:  Senators Sharp,                
 Pearce and Miller voted "Yea" and Senators Salo and Duncan voted              
 "Nay."  The Chairman stated the motion carried.                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 219(FIN)  (PAROLE OF TERMINALLY ILL             
 PRISONERS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked             
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 219(FIN)           
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 234(JUD)  (ADMINISTRATIVE                       
 ADJUDICATIONS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he               
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 234(JUD)           
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 315(FIN)  (FINANCING TECHNOLOGICAL              
 PROJECTS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked              
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR DUNCAN moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 315(FIN)           
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHJR 24(FSH)  (WASTE IN PACIFIC AND BERING          
 SEA FISHERY) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked           
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHJR 24(FSH)           
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHJR 38(FSH)  (MAGNUSON FISHERY                     
 CONSERVATION & MGMT ACT) before the committee.  Hearing no                    
 discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                       
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHJR 38(FSH)           
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 32(FIN)  (PFD ADMINISTRATIVE                    
 PROCEEDINGS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked           
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 32(FIN)            
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 107(FSH)  (RESTRICTED LIMITED ENTRY             
 PERMITS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for           
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR DUNCAN moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 107(FSH)           
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 71  (DEEP FREEZE CLASSIC) before the              
 committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the           
 committee.                                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR DUNCAN moved and asked unanimous consent that SB 71 be                
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
 There being no further business to come before the committee, the             
 meeting was adjourned at 1:30 p.m.                                            
                                                                               

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