Legislature(1995 - 1996)

05/04/1996 05:07 PM RLS

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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                          May 4, 1996                                          
                           5:07 p.m.                                           
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
 Senator Mike Miller, Chair                                                    
 Senator Drue Pearce, Vice Chair                                               
 Senator Jim Duncan                                                            
 Senator Judy Salo                                                             
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 Senator Bert Sharp                                                            
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20(STA)                                     
 Relating to unfunded federal mandates and the Conference of the               
 States.                                                                       
                                                                               
 HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 66 am                                              
 Relating to opposing the American Heritage Areas Program.                     
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 109(JUD)                                                
 "An Act relating to telephone solicitations, advertisements, and              
 directory listings."                                                          
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 198(STA)                                                
 "An Act relating to absences from the state for purposes of                   
 eligibility for permanent fund dividends to care for a terminally             
 ill parent, spouse, sibling, child, or stepchild; to care for a               
 parent, spouse, sibling, child, or stepchild with a critical                  
 life-threatening illness whose treatment plan, as recommended by              
 the attending physician, requires travel outside the state for                
 treatment at a medical specialty complex; and to settle the estate            
 of a deceased parent, spouse, sibling, child, or stepchild; and               
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 306(JUD)                                                
 "An Act relating to a lien for services provided by a hospital,               
 nurse, or physician."                                                         
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 394(FIN) am                                             
 "An Act authorizing shallow natural gas leasing from sources within           
 3,000 feet of the surface; relating to regulation of natural gas              
 exploration facilities for purposes of preparation of discharge               
 prevention and contingency plans and compliance with financial                
 responsibility requirements; addressing the relationship between              
 shallow natural gas and other natural resources; and adding, in the           
 exemption from obtaining a waste disposal permit for disposal of              
 waste produced from drilling, a reference to shallow natural gas."            
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 436(TRA)                                                
 "An Act relating to purchase and sale of mobile homes by mobile               
 home dealers; to mobile home titles; and providing for an effective           
 date."                                                                        
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 543(FIN)(title am)                                      
 "An Act establishing the procedures and conditions for lessees of             
 land leases at state airport and air navigational facilities,                 
 including leases in holdover status to receive a new lease of the             
 same land or an extended term of the existing lease; and relating             
 to the title and ownership, and the sale, removal, and other                  
 disposition, of permanent improvements made to a leasehold under an           
 airport or air navigational facility lease."                                  
                                                                               
 HOUSE BILL NO. 550                                                            
 "An Act relating to investments by fiduciaries; and providing for             
 an effective date."                                                           
                                                                               
 SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33                                           
 Suspending Uniform Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e) of the Alaska            
 State Legislature concerning House Joint Resolution No. 20,                   
 relating to unfunded federal mandates and the Conference of the               
 States.                                                                       
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 450(FIN)                                                
 "An Act relating to trademarks; and providing for an effective                
 date."                                                                        
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 249(L&C)                                                
 "An Act authorizing the McGrath Ice Classic."                                 
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 528(FIN)                                                
 "An Act relating to applications for certificates of need and                 
 licensing of nursing homes; establishing a moratorium with respect            
 to acceptance of new applications for a certificate of need or for            
 a license for additional nursing home capacity in the state until             
 May 1, 1998; establishing a working group to study and issue a                
 report about long-term care; and providing for an effective date."            
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 HJR 20 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/6/95 and 5/2/96.                   
      Finance referral waived 5/2/96.                                          
                                                                               
 HJR 66 - See Resources minutes dated 5/1/96.                                  
                                                                               
 HB 109 - Finance report 5/3/96.                                               
                                                                               
 HB 198 - See State Affairs minutes dated 5/2/96.                              
                                                                               
 HB 306 - See Judiciary minutes dated 5/2/96 and 5/3/96.                       
                                                                               
 HB 394 - See Resources minutes dated 4/24/96.                                 
      Finance referral waived 5/2/96.                                          
                                                                               
 HB 436 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/23/96.                        
      Finance report 5/3/96.                                                   
                                                                               
 HB 543 - Finance report 5/3/96.                                               
                                                                               
 HB 550 - See Senate Labor & Commerce minutes dated 5/2/96.                    
                                                                               
 SCR 33 - No previous action to record.                                        
                                                                               
 HB 450 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/11/96.                        
      Finance referral waived 5/3/96.                                          
                                                                               
 HB 249 - See State Affairs minutes dated 5/2/96.                              
      Finance referral waived 5/3/96.                                          
                                                                               
 HB 528 - See Health, Education & Social Services minutes dated                
          4/26/96.                                                             
      Finance referral waived 5/2/96.                                          
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
                                                                               
 TAPE 96-10, SIDE A                                                            
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN MILLER  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order          
 at 5:07 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHJR 20(STA)  (SUPPORT 10TH AMENDMENT               
 ENFORCEMENT ACT) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he             
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHJR 20(STA) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  HJR 66 am  (OPPOSE AMERICAN HERITAGE AREAS)          
 before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the                
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent HJR 66 am  be                
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 109(JUD)  (PHONE                                
 LISTING/SOLICITATIONS/ADS/POLLS) before the committee.  Hearing no            
 discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                       
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 109(JUD) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER noted that a concurrent resolution would be needed            
 because the Senate Finance Committee version has a different title            
 than the bill that came over from the House.                                  
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 198(STA)  (ALLOWABLE ABSENCES FOR PERM          
 FUND DIVIDEND) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he               
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 198(STA) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 306(JUD)  (PHYSICIAN'S LIENS) before            
 the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the pleasure of           
 the committee.                                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 306(JUD) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 394(FIN) am  (SHALLOW NATURAL GAS               
 LEASING) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for           
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 394(FIN) am             
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 436(TRA)  (MOBILE HOME DEALERS &                
 TITLES) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for            
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 436(TRA) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 543(FIN)(title am)  (STATE AIRPORT &            
 NAVIGATION FAC. LEASES) before the committee.  Hearing no                     
 discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                       
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB                         
 543(FIN)(title am) be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no                   
 objection, it was so ordered.                                                 
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  HB 550  (INVESTMENTS BY FIDUCIARIES) before          
 the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the pleasure of           
 the committee.                                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent HB 550 be approved           
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  SCR 33  (SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES FOR HJR 20)           
 before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the                
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent SCR 33 be approved           
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 450(FIN)  (ALASKA TRADEMARK ACT) before         
 the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the pleasure of           
 the committee.                                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 450(FIN) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 249(L&C)  (MCGRATH KUSKOKWIM RIVER ICE          
 CLASSIC) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for           
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR DUNCAN moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 249(L&C) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 528(FIN)  (NURS.HOME                            
 MORATORIUM/CERTIFICATES OF NEED) before the committee as the final            
 order of business.  He directed attention to a propose Rules SCS              
 and explained the new subsection (c) on page 2 will leave the                 
 moratorium in effect until May 1, 1998, and it will allow the                 
 different groups to go ahead and submit their certificates of need            
 before that date so that when the moratorium runs out, the                    
 certificates of need will already have been processed by the                  
 department.                                                                   
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved the adoption of SCS CSHB 528(RLS).  Hearing no           
 objection, it was so ordered.                                                 
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent SCS CSHB 528(RLS)            
 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 5:13 p.m.                                            
                                                                               

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