Legislature(1997 - 1998)

04/01/1998 12:10 PM RLS

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                SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                         
                    April 1, 1998                                              
                      12:10 p.m.                                               
                                                                               
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                
                                                                               
Senator Tim Kelly, Chair                                                       
Senator Loren Leman, Vice Chair                                                
Senator John Torgerson                                                         
Senator Jim Duncan                                                             
                                                                               
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                 
                                                                               
Senator Robin Taylor                                                           
                                                                               
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                             
                                                                               
SENATE BILL NO. 223                                                            
"An Act lowering the age requirement from 60 years to 55 years for             
purposes of senior housing programs; and repealing a provision                 
relating to the interest rate on senior housing loans made by the              
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation."                                           
                                                                               
SENATE BILL NO. 264                                                            
"An Act relating to aid for municipal road maintenance; and                    
providing for an effective date."                                              
                                                                               
SENATE BILL NO. 299                                                            
"An Act relating to the treatment of well test flares, nonroad                 
engines, and aggregated fuel burning equipment associated with                 
nonroad engines under the state's air quality control program;                 
defining 'stationary source' for purposes of the state's air                   
quality program."                                                              
                                                                               
SENATE BILL NO. 334                                                            
"An Act relating to guidelines and standards for state training                
programs; and relating to the Alaska Human Resource Investment                 
Council."                                                                      
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 51(MLV)                                      
Relating to support for H.R. 2924, which allows certain Alaska                 
Native Vietnam era veterans and the Elim Native Corporation to                 
select land under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.                     
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 362(STA)                                                 
"An Act relating to the use of space for military lounges in state-            
owned or state- controlled airports."                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               
SENATE BILL NO. 304                                                            
"An Act relating to regulation of highways and motor vehicles; and             
providing for an effective date."                                              
                                                                               
PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                               
                                                                               
SB 223 - See State Affairs minutes dated 1/27/98.                              
         Rules minutes dated 1/30/98, 2/5/98.                                  
                                                                               
SB 264 - See Transportation minutes dated 2/19/98 and 3/19/98.                 
                                                                               
SB 299 - See Resource Committee minutes dated 3/20/98.                         
                                                                               
SB 334 - Finance report 4/1/98.                                                
                                                                               
HJR 51 - See Resources minutes dated 3/9/98 and 3/30/98.                       
                                                                               
HB 362 - See State Affairs minutes dated 3/31/98.                              
                                                                               
SB 304 - See Transportation minutes dated 2/24/98 and 3/19/98 and              
         Judiciary minutes dated 3/25/98.                                      
                                                                               
WITNESS REGISTER                                                               
                                                                               
Senator Dave Donley                                                            
State Capitol                                                                  
Juneau, AK 99801-1182                                                          
  POSITION STATEMENT:  Prime Sponsor of SB 304                                 
                                                                               
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                               
TAPE 98-3, SIDE A                                                              
                                                                               
[DUE TO AN EQUIPMENT MALFUNCTION, THE FOLLOWING MEETING DID NOT                
RECORD]                                                                        
                                                                               
CHAIRMAN KELLY called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order              
at 12:10 p.m., and noted the presence of Senators Duncan, Leman,               
Torgerson and Kelly.                                                           
                                                                               
CHAIRMAN KELLY reviewed the committee calendar and then requested              
calendaring motions on the legislation.                                        
                                                                               
SENATOR LEMAN moved and asked unanimous consent SB 223 - SENIOR                
HOUSING be approved for calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.            
Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                                       
                                                                               
SENATOR LEMAN moved and asked unanimous consent SB 264 - AID FOR               
MUNICIPAL ROAD MAINTENANCE be approved for calendaring at the                  
discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
                                                                               
SENATOR LEMAN moved and asked unanimous consent SB 299 - WELL TEST             
FLARES & NONROAD ENGINES be approved for calendaring at the                    
discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
                                                                               
SENATOR LEMAN moved and asked unanimous consent SB 334 - STATE                 
TRAINING PROGRAMS/HUMAN RES.COUNCIL be approved for calendaring at             
the discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so                  
ordered.                                                                       
                                                                               
SENATOR LEMAN moved and asked unanimous consent CSHJR 51(MLV) -                
SUPPORT H.R. 2924 be approved for calendaring at the discretion of             
the Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                           
                                                                               
SENATOR LEMAN moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 362(STA) -                
AIRPORT MILITARY LOUNGES be approved for calendaring at the                    
discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
                                                                               
CHAIRMAN KELLY brought SB 304 - REGULATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES & HWYS            
before the committee as the final order of business.                           
                                                                               
There were two proposed Rules committee substitutes before the                 
committee for its consideration.  However, after discussion between            
committee members and the bill's sponsor, Senator Donley, it was               
agreed to delay a calendaring motion on the bill for one more day.             
                                                                               
There being no further business to come before the committee, the              
meeting adjourned at 12:22 p.m.                                                

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