Legislature(1995 - 1996)

03/27/1996 12:04 PM RLS

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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                         March 27, 1996                                        
                           12:04 p.m.                                          
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
 Senator Mike Miller, Chair                                                    
 Senator Drue Pearce, Vice Chair                                               
 Senator Bert Sharp                                                            
 Senator Jim Duncan                                                            
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 Senator Judy Salo                                                             
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 20                                     
 "An Act establishing the Alaska municipal basic services program,             
 relating to certain programs of state aid to municipalities and               
 recipients in the unorganized borough; and providing for an                   
 effective date."                                                              
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 177                                                           
 "An Act relating to permits to carry concealed handguns."                     
                                                                               
 SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 181                                    
 "An Act relating to the promotion of Alaska businesses through                
 signs, displays, and devices within or adjacent to highway                    
 rights-of-way, to municipal regulation of directional signs,                  
 displays, and devices, and to penalties for violations related to             
 outdoor advertising."                                                         
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 211                                                           
 "An Act relating to sexual assault; and relating to endangering the           
 welfare of vulnerable adults and neglect of vulnerable adults."               
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 226(FIN) am                                             
 "An Act permitting the provision of different retirement and health           
 benefits to certain employees by differentiating between benefits             
 provided to employees with spouses or children and to other                   
 employees."                                                                   
                                                                               
 HOUSE BILL NO. 502                                                            
 "An Act relating to the auctioning of real estate."                           
                                                                               
 HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 62                                                 
 Requesting the federal government to purchase surplus 1995 Alaska             
 canned pink salmon.                                                           
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 SB  20 - See Community & Regional Affairs minutes dated 2/22/95,              
          2/7/96, 2/14/96 & 2/21/96.                                           
      Finance report 3/26/96.                                                  
                                                                               
 SB 177 - See Joint Senate/House State Affairs minutes                         
          dated 10/5/95, 1/23/99, and 2/13/96.  See Judiciary                  
          minutes dated 2/23/96.                                               
                                                                               
 SB 181 - See State Affairs minutes dated 2/29/96.                             
      Finance report 3/26/96.                                                  
                                                                               
 SB 211 - See State Affairs minutes dated 3/7/96.                              
      See Judiciary minutes dated 3/20/96.                                     
                                                                               
 HB 226 - See Judiciary minutes dated 3/25/96.                               
                                                                               
 HB 502 - See Labor & Commerce minutes dated 3/26/96.                          
                                                                               
 HJR 62 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 3/26/96.                        
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
 TAPE 96-5, SIDE A                                                             
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN MILLER  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order          
 at 12:04 p.m.                                                                 
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SSSB 20  (STATE AID TO MUNIS & UNORGANIZED           
 BOROUGH) before the committee as the first order of business.                 
 Hearing no discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.            
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent SSSB 20 be approved           
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 177  (CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS/ GUNS ON          
 FERRY) before the committee, and hearing no discussion, he asked              
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent SB 177 be approved            
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 181  (PROHIBITED HIGHWAY ADVERTISING)             
 before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the                
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent SB 181 be approved            
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 211  (VULNERABLE PEOPLE: NEGLECT,                 
 ASSAULT, ABUSE) before the committee and directed attention to a              
 draft Rules CS.                                                               
                                                                               
 MARY GORE, committee aide, explained that on page 1, line 12 and              
 page 2, line 14 of the committee substitute, the words "entrusted             
 to" are deleted and the word "in" is inserted to make the language            
 in the bill consistent with other statutes.  On page 3, line 15 the           
 word "knowingly" was deleted.                                                 
                                                                               
 SENATOR DUNCAN moved the adoption of CSSB 211(RLS).  Hearing no               
 objection, the motion carried.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent CSSB 211(RLS) be              
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  HB 502  (CONDUCTING AUCTIONS OF REAL                 
 PROPERTY) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked              
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent HB 502 be approved            
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  HJR 62  (FED PURCHASE SURPLUS '95 CANNED             
 SALMON) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for            
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent HJR 62 be approved            
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 226(FIN) am  (BENEFIT DISCRIM BASED ON          
 SPOUSE OR KIDS) before the committee.                                         
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 226(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 Salo and Duncan voted "Nay."  The             
 Chairman stated the motion carried.                                           
                                                                               
 There being no further business to come before the committee, the             
 meeting was adjourned at 12:12 p.m.                                           
                                                                               

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