Legislature(1997 - 1998)

05/10/1998 10:15 PM RLS

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                SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                         
                     May 10, 1998                                              
                      10:15 p.m.                                               
                                                                               
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                
                                                                               
Senator Tim Kelly, Chair                                                       
Senator Loren Leman, Vice Chair                                                
Senator Robin Taylor                                                           
Senator John Torgerson                                                         
Senator Jim Duncan                                                             
                                                                               
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                 
                                                                               
All members present                                                            
                                                                               
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                             
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 393(RES)                                                 
"An Act relating to contracts with the state establishing payments             
in lieu of other taxes by a qualified sponsor or qualified sponsor             
group for projects to develop stranded gas resources in the state;             
providing for the inclusion in the contracts of terms making                   
certain adjustments regarding royalty value and the timing and                 
notice of the state's right to take royalty in kind or in value                
from projects to develop stranded gas resources in the state;                  
relating to the effect of the contracts on municipal taxation; and             
providing for an effective date."                                              
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 369(FIN) am                                              
"An Act relating to Medicaid coverage for certain eligible children            
and pregnant women; relating to primary care case management and               
managed care services as optional services under the Medicaid                  
program; relating to premiums and cost- sharing contributions under            
the Medicaid program; and providing for an effective date."                    
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 482(TRA) am                                              
"An Act relating to registration of vehicles owned by disabled                 
persons or persons who are 65 years of age or older; and providing             
for an effective date."                                                        
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35(STA)                                 
Establishing a Joint Task Force on the Census and Redistricting.               
                                                                               
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 63                                                  
Relating to support for Mitchell Field Adak airport.                           
                                                                               
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 67                                                  
Relating to renewal of the bilateral aviation agreement concerning             
the mandatory Anchorage stopover for Russian carriers on                       
transpacific routes between the Russian Far East and the United                
States.                                                                        
                                                                               
HOUSE BILL NO. 399                                                             
"An Act relating to an optional exemption from, and deferral of                
payment of, municipal taxes on deteriorated property, and defining             
'deteriorated property' for purposes of the exemption or deferral;             
and providing for an effective date."                                          
                                                                               
PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                               
                                                                               
HB 393 - See Labor and Commerce Committee minutes dated 4/30/98.               
         Finance report 5/10/98.                                               
                                                                               
HB 369 - Finance report 5/10/98.                                               
                                                                               
HB 482 - See Transportation minutes dated 5/10/98.                             
                                                                               
HCR 35 - See State Affairs minutes dated 5/7/98.                               
                                                                               
HJR 63 - See Transportation minutes dated 4/30/98 and 5/10/98.                 
                                                                               
HJR 67 - See Transportation minutes dated 4/30/98 and 5/10/98.                 
                                                                               
HB 399 - See Labor and Commerce Committee minutes dated 4/18/98 and            
        Judiciary minutes dated 4/20/98.                                       
        Rules minutes dated 4/22/98.                                           
                                                                               
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                               
TAPE 98-6, SIDE A                                                              
                                                                               
CHAIRMAN KELLY called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order              
at 10:15 p.m., and noted the presence of Senators Leman, Taylor,               
Torgerson, Duncan and Kelly.                                                   
                                                                               
CHAIRMAN KELLY reviewed the committee calendar and requested                   
calendaring motions on the legislation.                                        
                                                                               
SENATOR TAYLOR moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 393(RES) -               
DEVELOP STRANDED GAS RESOURCES be approved for calendaring at the              
discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
                                                                               
SENATOR TAYLOR moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 369(FIN) am -            
MEDICAID COVER/HEALTHY FAMILIES AK PROGRAM be approved for                     
calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection,             
it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                               
SENATOR TAYLOR moved and asked unanimous consent CSHB 482(TRA) am -            
MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION be approved for calendaring at the                  
discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
                                                                               
SENATOR TAYLOR moved and asked unanimous consent CSHCR 35(STA) -               
ESTAB JT. TASK FORCE CENSUS/REDISTRICTING be approved for                      
calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection,             
it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                               
SENATOR TAYLOR moved and asked unanimous consent HJR 63 - ADAK                 
AIRPORT be approved for calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.            
Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                                       
                                                                               
SENATOR TAYLOR moved and asked unanimous consent HJR 67 - AIR                  
FLIGHTS RUSSIAN FAR EAST be approved for calendaring at the                    
discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
                                                                               
CHAIRMAN KELLY brought HB 399 - EXEMPT/DEFERRAL DETERIORATED PROPTY            
TAX before the committee, and directed attention to a proposed                 
Rules SCS.  He stated he thought that it was a committee substitute            
that most folks that are into the bill had bought off on.                      
                                                                               
SENATOR TAYLOR moved adoption of SCS HB 399(RLS), and hearing no               
objection, it was so ordered.                                                  
                                                                               
SENATOR TAYLOR moved SCS HB 399(RLS) be approved for calendaring at            
the discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so                  
ordered.                                                                       
                                                                               
There being no further business to come before the committee, the              
meeting adjourned at 10:17 p.m.                                                

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