Legislature(1995 - 1996)

04/11/1996 02:40 PM RLS

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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                         April 11, 1996                                        
                           2:40 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                                                           
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 186                                                           
 "An Act relating to partnerships; amending Alaska Rules of Civil              
 Procedure 20 and 24; and providing for an effective date."                    
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 307                                                           
 "An Act authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to exchange           
 with the federal government state land within, and adjoining, Dude            
 Creek Critical Habitat Area for federal land adjacent to Fall                 
 Creek; and providing for an effective date."                                  
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 316                                                           
 "An Act relating to the use of the terms `health' and `disability'            
 in the context of insurance coverage."                                        
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 321                                                           
 "An Act relating to civil commitment of a criminal defendant who is           
 found to be mentally incompetent."                                            
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 272(FIN)                                                
 "An Act relating to municipal taxation of motor vehicles; and                 
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 311(JUD)                                                
 "An Act relating to the hours a person may be employed in a mine;             
 and requiring that workers be paid for certain time worked in a               
 mine."                                                                        
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.  319(FIN)                                               
 "An Act relating to the regulation of small loan and retail                   
 installment transactions; and providing for an effective date."               
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 335(RES)(title am)                                      
 "An Act extending the termination date of the Big Game Commercial             
 Services Board; eliminating the requirement for a commercial use              
 permit and for payment of commercial use permit fees; amending the            
 membership of the Big Game Commercial Services Board; relating to             
 the qualifications for an assistant guide-outfitter license;                  
 eliminating the requirement for testing of assistant                          
 guide-outfitters; providing for additional licensing requirements             
 for transporters; eliminating the requirement for prior approval to           
 enter or remain on state and federal land; eliminating the                    
 requirement to register base camps; amending the definition of 'big           
 game commercial services'; and providing for an effective date."              
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 357(RES)                                                
 "An Act relating to the issuance of hunting, trapping, and                    
 noncommercial fishing licenses, tags, and permits and to residency            
 for fish and game purposes; and providing for an effective date."             
                                                                               
 HOUSE BILL NO. 478                                                            
 "An Act allowing licensed real estate brokers, associate real                 
 estate brokers, and real estate salespersons to prepare certain               
 documents; and providing for an effective date."                              
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 52(JUD) am                                  
 Relating to the creation of a new United States Court of Appeals              
 for the Twelfth Circuit.                                                      
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 54(RES) am                                  
 Encouraging the lessees of Alaska's vast North Slope natural gas              
 reserves to reach agreement to market gas, expressing the                     
 legislature's support for an Alaska North Slope (ANS) gas                     
 transmission pipeline, and requesting the President of the United             
 States and the Governor of the State of Alaska to publicly support            
 and take action that will help expedite the construction of that              
 system.                                                                       
                                                                               
 CSHB 465(HES) am (TEACHERS/ADMINISTRATORS/COLL. BARGAINING) was               
 scheduled, but not taken up this date.                                        
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 SB 186 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 2/8/96, 2/29/96,                
          3/7/96, and 3/12/96.  See Judiciary minutes dated 3/29/96.           
      Finance referral waived 4/10/96.                                         
                                                                               
 SB 307 - See Senate Resources minutes dated 3/29/96.                          
      Finance report 4/10/96.                                                  
                                                                               
 SB 316 - See Labor & Commerce minutes dated 4/9/96.                           
                                                                               
 SB 321 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/10/96.                                 
                                                                               
 HB 272 - See Community & Regional Affairs minutes dated 3/25/96.              
      Finance report 4/11/96.                                                  
 HB 311 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/10/96.                                 
                                                                               
 HB 319 - See Labor & Commerce minutes dated 4/9/96.                           
                                                                               
 HB 335 - Finance report 4/11/96.                                              
                                                                               
 HB 357 - See Resources minutes dated 4/3/96 and 4/10/96.                      
                                                                               
 HB 478 - See Labor & Commerce minutes dated 4/9/96.                           
                                                                               
 HJR 52 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/10/96.                                 
                                                                               
 HJR 54 - See Resources minutes dated 4/10/96.                                 
                                                                               
 HB 465 - See Senate Health, Education & Social Services minutes               
          dated 4/1/96, 4/3/96 and 4/10/96.                                    
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
 TAPE 96-6, SIDE A                                                             
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN MILLER  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order          
 at 2:40 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 186  (LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIPS)             
 before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the                
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent SB 186 be approved           
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 307  (DUDE CREEK HABITAT AREA LAND                
 EXCHANGE) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked              
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent SB 307 be approved           
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 316  (HEALTH INSURANCE NOMENCLATURE)              
 before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the                
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent SB 316 be approved            
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SB 321  (CRIM DEFENDANT INCOMPETENT TO STAND         
 TRIAL) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for             
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent SB 321 be approved           
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 272(FIN)  (MUNICIPAL MOTOR VEHICLE TAX)         
 before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the                
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 272(FIN) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 311(JUD)  (MINERS:  PAY & MAXIMUM HOURS         
 OF WORK) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for           
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 311(JUD) be              
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 319(FIN)  (SMALL LOANS & RETAIL                 
 INSTALLMENT SALES) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he           
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 319(FIN) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 335(RES)(title am)  (BIG GAME                   
 COMMERCIAL SERVICES BOARD) before the committee.  Hearing no                  
 discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                       
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB                         
 335(RES)(title am)  be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no                  
 objection, it was so ordered.                                                 
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 357(RES)  (FISH & GAME:LICENSES &               
 RESIDENCY) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked             
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 357(RES) be              
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  HB 478  (REALTORS MAY PREPARE CERTAIN LEGAL          
 DOCS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for              
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent HB 478 be approved           
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHJR 52(RES) am  (CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS          
 FOR 12TH CIRCUIT) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he            
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHJR 52(RES) am             
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHJR 54(RES) am  (FAVOR TRANS-ALASKA GAS            
 SYSTEM & LNG SALES) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion,             
 he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                   
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHJR 54(RES) 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 2:46 p.m.                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               

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