Legislature(1995 - 1996)

03/26/1996 12:00 PM RLS

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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                         March 26, 1996                                        
                           12:00 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                                                           
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 308                                                           
 "An Act clarifying a statute relating to persons who may legally              
 marry; relating to same-sex marriages; and providing for an                   
 effective date."                                                              
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 312                                                           
 "An Act relating to purchase of an alcoholic beverage from a                  
 package store."                                                               
                                                                               
 HOUSE BILL NO. 392 am                                                         
 "An Act relating to the reinstatement of dissolved Native village             
 corporations, and to the affirmative vote necessary to amend the              
 articles of incorporation of Native village corporations to                   
 authorize the classification of directors."                                   
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 SB 308 - See Senate Health, Education & Social Services minutes               
      dated 3/18/96 and 3/20/96.  See Judiciary minutes dated                  
      3/25/96.                                                                 
                                                                               
 SB 312 - See Judiciary minutes dated 3/25/96.                                 
                                                                               
 HB 392 - See Community & Regional Affairs minutes dated 2/26/96.              
      See Judiciary minutes dated 3/25/96.                                     
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
 TAPE 96-4, SIDE A                                                             
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN MILLER  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order          
 at 12:00 p.m.                                                                 
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 308  (PROHIBIT SAME SEX MARRIAGES) before         
 the committee.                                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE noted she has had more requests on this legislation            
 than anything else that has been before the committee to date.                
 SENATOR SALO inquired if the requests were to calendar it or to not           
 calendar it.  SENATOR PEARCE responded they were to not calendar              
 the bill.                                                                     
                                                                               
 There being no further discussion, CHAIRMAN MILER asked for the               
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent SB 308  be approved           
 for calendaring.  SENATOR DUNCAN objected.  The roll was taken with           
 the following result:  Senators Pearce, Sharp and Miller voted                
 "Yea" and Senator Duncan and Salo voted "Nay."  The Chairman stated           
 the motion carried on a 3-2 vote.                                             
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 312  (LICENSEE BUYING LIQUOR FROM PACKAGE         
 STORE) before the committee as the next order of business.                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR SALO moved and asked unanimous consent SB 312 be approved             
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  HB 392 am  (NATIVE VILLAGE CORPORATIONS)             
 before the committee as the final order of business.  Hearing no              
 discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                       
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent HB 392 am  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 12:04 p.m.                                           
                                                                               

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