Legislature(1995 - 1996)

05/06/1996 11:02 PM RLS

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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                          May 6, 1996                                          
                           11:02 p.m.                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
 Senator Mike Miller, Chair                                                    
 Senator Drue Pearce, Vice Chair                                               
 Senator Bert Sharp                                                            
 Senator Judy Salo                                                             
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 Senator Jim Duncan                                                            
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 2(FIN)                                                  
 "An Act providing for incarceration of certain nonviolent offenders           
 in boot camps operated by the Department of Corrections; making               
 prisoners who complete the boot camp program eligible for furloughs           
 and discretionary parole; allowing the Department of Corrections to           
 contract with a person for a boot camp program; creating the Boot             
 Camp Program Advisory Board in the Department of Corrections."                
                                                                               
 CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 63(TRA)                          
 "An Act relating to special request licenses depicting the sport of           
 dog mushing."                                                                 
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 136(FIN) am(efd fld)                                    
 "An Act relating to the establishment and operation of the Alaska             
 Railroad Commission to determine whether sale of the Alaska                   
 Railroad is in the best interest of the state."                               
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 202(HES)                                                
 "An Act relating to the participation and accountability of parents           
 and guardians and the enforcement of restitution orders entered in            
 juvenile delinquency proceedings; relating to claims on permanent             
 fund dividends for certain court-ordered treatment in juvenile                
 delinquency proceedings; and amending Alaska Delinquency Rules 3(b)           
 and 8(b); and providing for an effective date."                               
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 204(FIN) am                                             
 "An Act relating to the administrative revocation of a minor's                
 license to drive; creating criminal offenses of minor operating a             
 vehicle after consuming alcohol, a minor's refusal to submit to               
 chemical test, and driving during the 24 hours after being cited              
 for minor operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol or refusal to           
 submit to chemical test; establishing penalties for these offenses;           
 relating to court ordered drug and alcohol screening, evaluation,             
 referral, and programs; relating to implied consent to certain                
 testing if operating a motor vehicle, aircraft, or watercraft;                
 relating to an instrument's working tolerance in a chemical breath            
 test; relating to the authority of a court to impose a suspended              
 sentence after failure to complete a treatment program upon                   
 conviction of felony driving while intoxicated or felony refusal to           
 submit to a chemical test; relating to the period of time a court             
 may consider for determining prior convictions in sentencing a                
 person convicted of felony driving while intoxicated or felony                
 refusal to submit to a chemical test; amending Rules 6 and 32.1,              
 Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure, to allow the use of hearsay               
 evidence before a grand jury in a prosecution for felony driving              
 while intoxicated or felony refusal to submit to a chemical test              
 and to not require a presentence report for a first felony driving            
 while intoxicated or first felony refusal to submit to a chemical             
 test; and providing for an effective date."                                   
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 211(FIN)                                                
 "An Act relating to voter registration and to state election                  
 administration."                                                              
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.  284(FIN)                                               
 "An Act relating to the Alaska Commercial Fishing and Agriculture             
 Bank."                                                                        
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 354(FIN)(title am)                                      
 "An Act relating to a retirement incentive program for certain                
 employees of school districts under the teachers' retirement system           
 and under the public employees' retirement system; and providing              
 for an effective date."                                                       
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 456(L&C)                                                
 "An Act relating to the Board of Storage Tank Assistance; and                 
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 517(TRA)(title am)                                      
 "An Act relating to motor vehicle records and hearings of the                 
 Department of Public Safety; increasing the period under which a              
 person may drive a motor vehicle under a temporary permit; relating           
 to ownership of certain abandoned motor vehicles; relating to                 
 suspension or revocation of a motor vehicle registration or special           
 permit; relating to renewal of a driver's license by mail; relating           
 to procedures applicable to administrative revocation of a driver's           
 license; relating to commercial driver training schools; increasing           
 the property damage amounts for proof of financial responsibility             
 and proof of motor vehicle eligibility in order to lawfully operate           
 a motor vehicle in the state; amending the definition of                      
 `commercial motor vehicle'; relating to prohibited operation of a             
 commercial motor vehicle and to disqualification from driving a               
 commercial motor vehicle; relating to certain notifications in                
 accidents involving property damage; relating to motor vehicle                
 registration procedures; and providing for an effective date."                
                                                                               
 HOUSE BILL NO. 57                                                             
 "An Act relating to driver's licensing; and providing for an                  
 effective date."                                                              
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 342(RES) am                                             
 "An Act relating to water quality."                                           
                                                                               
 HOUSE BILL NO. 361                                                            
 "An Act relating to municipal capital project matching grants for             
 a municipality organized under federal law as an Indian reserve;              
 and providing for an effective date."                                         
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 405(STA) am                                             
 "An Act relating to the Board of Examiners in Optometry; relating             
 to licensure of dispensing opticians; and providing for an                    
 effective date."                                                              
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 314(JUD) am                                             
 "An Act relating to domestic violence and to crime victims and                
 witnesses; and amending Rule 613, Alaska Rules of Evidence."                  
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 220(L&C)                                                
 "An Act relating to the duties of the commissioner of commerce and            
 economic development concerning the Alaska Tourism Marketing                  
 Council; relating to the per diem travel expenses of the council's            
 board of directors; relating to the powers and duties of the                  
 council; extending the termination date of the council; and                   
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 526(FIN) am                                             
 "An Act relating to the financing authority, programs, operations,            
 and projects of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                  
 Authority; providing an exemption from the procurement code for               
 certain projects of the authority; and providing for an effective             
 date."                                                                        
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 548(WTR)                                                
 "An Act authorizing the amendment of Northstar Unit oil and gas               
 leases between the State of Alaska and BP Exploration (Alaska)                
 Inc.; and providing for an effective date."                                   
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 4(STA)(title am)                                        
 "An Act allowing, for the purposes of permanent fund dividend                 
 eligibility, an individual to accompany, as the spouse or minor or            
 disabled dependent, another eligible resident who is absent for               
 vocational, professional, or other specific education for which a             
 comparable program is not reasonably available in the state, for              
 secondary or postsecondary education, for military service, for               
 medical treatment, for service in the Congress or in the Peace                
 Corps, or for other reasons that the commissioner of revenue may              
 establish by regulation; requiring, for the purposes of permanent             
 fund dividend eligibility, an individual who is not physically                
 present in the state to maintain and demonstrate at all times an              
 intent to return to the state to remain permanently;  relating to             
 the eligibility for 1992, 1993, and 1994 permanent fund dividends             
 of certain spouses and dependents of eligible applicants; relating            
 to appeal periods for certain 1994 permanent fund dividends; and              
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 482(FIN) am                                             
 "An Act relating to lobbying contracts of state-related entities              
 and involving lobbying contracts of state-related entities and                
 state procurement practices and procedures; and providing for an              
 effective date."                                                              
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 HB   2 - See Judiciary minutes dated 5/4/96.                                  
      Finance referral waived 5/5/96.                                          
                                                                               
 HB  63 - See State Affairs minutes dated 5/2/96.                              
      Finance referral waived 5/5/96.                                          
                                                                               
 HB 136 - No previous action to record.                                        
                                                                               
 HB 202 - Health, Education & Social Services referral waived                  
          5/9/95.                                                              
      See Judiciary minutes dated 5/1/96.                                      
                                                                               
 HB 204 - See Judiciary minutes dated 5/1/96.                                  
      Finance report 5/5/96.                                                   
                                                                               
 HB 211 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/11/96.                             
      Finance report 5/4/96.                                                   
                                                                               
 HB 284 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/11/96 & 4/18/96.              
      Finance report 5/4/96.                                                   
                                                                               
 HB 354 - Finance report 5/5/96.                                               
                                                                               
 HB 456 - See Resources minutes dated 4/27/96.                                 
      Finance report 5/5/96.                                                   
                                                                               
 HB 517 - See Senate Transportation minutes dated 4/26/96.                     
      Finance report 5/4/96.                                                   
                                                                               
 HB  57 - See Senate Transportation minutes dated 2/22/96 and                  
       2/27/96 and Judiciary minutes dated 3/27/96.                            
                                                                               
 HB 342 - See Resources minutes dated 5/1/96.                                  
      Finance referral waived 5/4/96.                                          
                                                                               
 HB 361 - See Community & Regional Affairs minutes dated 3/20/96.              
      Finance report 5/2/96.                                                   
 HB 405 - See Labor & Commerce minutes dated 4/18/96.                          
                                                                               
 HB 314 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/15/96 and 4/19/96.                     
                                                                               
 HB 220 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/20/95.                        
                                                                               
 HB 526 - See Senate Transportation minutes dated 4/16/96, 4/23/96             
          and 5/2/96.                                                          
                                                                               
 HB 548 - Finance report 5/6/96.                                               
                                                                               
 HB   4 - See State Affairs minutes dated 3/21/95 and 3/28/95.                 
      See Judiciary minutes dated 4/5/95.                                      
                                                                               
 HB 482 - Finance report 5/6/96.                                               
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
 TAPE 96-11, SIDE A                                                            
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN MILLER  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order          
 at 11:02 p.m.                                                                 
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 2(FIN)  (BOOT CAMP FOR NONVIOLENT               
 OFFENDERS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked             
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 2(FIN) be                
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSSSHB 63(TRA)  (DOG MUSHING VANITY PLATES)          
 before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the                
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent CSSSHB 63(TRA) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER opened the public hearing on  CSHB 136(FIN)  am(efd           
 fld) (ESTABLISH ALASKA RAILROAD COMMISSION).  There being no                  
 witnesses present to testify on the legislation, he closed the                
 public hearing and asked for the pleasure of the committee.                   
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 136(FIN)                 
 am(efd fld) be passed out of committee with individual                        
 recommendations and that it be approved for calendaring.  SENATOR             
 SALO objected and then removed her objection. Hearing no further              
 objection, it was so ordered.                                                 
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 202(HES)  (JUVENILE DELINQUENCY                 
 PROCEEDINGS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked           
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 202(HES)  be            
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 204(FIN) am  (DRINKING & DRIVING:               
 MINORS & OTHERS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he             
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 204(FIN) am             
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 211(FIN)  (VOTER REGISTRATION &                 
 ELECTIONS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked             
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 211(FIN) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 284(FIN)  (AK COMMERCIAL FISHING &              
 AGRICULTURE BANK) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he            
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent  CSHB 284(FIN) be            
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 354(FIN) (title am)  (RIP FOR SCHOOL            
 DISTRICT EMPLOYEES before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he           
 asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATOR SALO moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 354(FIN) (title           
 am) be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so             
 ordered.                                                                      
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 456(L&C)  (BOARD OF STORAGE TANK                
 ASSISTANCE) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked            
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 456(L&C) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 517(TRA) (title am)  (MOTOR VEHICLES:           
 REGULATION & INSURANCE before the committee.  Hearing no                      
 discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                       
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 517(TRA)                
 (title am) be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it             
 was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  HB 57  LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVERS            
 before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the                
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent HB 57 be approved            
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 342(RES) am  (WATER QUALITY STANDARDS)          
 before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for the                
 pleasure of the committee.                                                    
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 342(RES) am             
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  HB 361  (CAP PROJ MATCHING GRANT FOR INDIAN          
 RESERV) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for            
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR SHARP moved and asked unanimous consent HB 361 be approved            
 for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 405(STA) am  (BD OF OPTOMETRISTS;               
 OPTICIANS) before the committee.  He directed attention to a                  
 proposed Rules SCS and explained that it deletes Sections 2 and 3             
 from CSHB 405(STA) am.  He also noted it would necessitate a Senate           
 concurrent resolution to address the title change in the Rules SCS.           
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved the adoption of SCS CSHB 405(RLS) and that it            
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 314(JUD) am  (DOMESTIC VIOL.& CRIME             
 VICTIMS & WITNESSES) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion,            
 he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                   
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 314(JUD) am             
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 220(L&C)  (ALASKA TOURISM MARKETING             
 COUNCIL) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked for           
 the pleasure of the committee.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 220(L&C) be             
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 526(FIN) am  (AIDEA                             
 OPERATIONS/PROJECTS/LOANS) before the committee.  Hearing no                  
 discussion, he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                       
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 526(FIN) am             
 be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so                 
 ordered.                                                                      
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 548(WTR)  (NORTH STAR OIL & GAS LEASE           
 AMENDMENT) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion, he asked             
 for the pleasure of the committee.                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR SALO moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 548(WTR) be               
 approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
 The committee took a brief recess at 11:08 p.m. to await the                  
 arrival of two bills from the Senate Finance Committee.  The                  
 Chairman called the meeting back to order at 11:15 p.m.                       
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 4(STA) (title am)  (PERMANENT FUND              
 DIVIDEND ELIGIBILITY) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion,           
 he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                   
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 4(STA) (title           
 am) be approved for calendaring.  Hearing no objection, it was so             
 ordered.                                                                      
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN MILLER brought  CSHB 482(FIN) am  (STATE PROCUREMENT AND             
 LOBBYING CONTRACTS) before the committee.  Hearing no discussion,             
 he asked for the pleasure of the committee.                                   
                                                                               
 SENATOR PEARCE moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 482(FIN) 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 11:17 p.m.                                           
                                                                               

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