Legislature(1999 - 2000)

05/05/1999 12:47 PM RLS

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                SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                          
                     May 5, 1999                                                                                                
                      12:47 p.m.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Tim Kelly, Chair                                                                                                        
Senator Loren Leman, Vice Chair                                                                                                 
Senator Mike Miller                                                                                                             
Senator Drue Pearce                                                                                                             
Senator Johnny Ellis                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
None                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8                                                                                              
Creating the Long-Term Care Task Force of 1999.                                                                                 
     -MOVED ALL VERSIONS OF SCR 8 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 25                                                                                                  
Relating to voluntary school prayer.                                                                                            
     -MOVED ALL VERSIONS OF SJR 25 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 78                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to the use and prescription of pharmaceutical                                                                  
agents in the practice of optometry."                                                                                           
     -MOVED ALL VERSIONS OF SB 78 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(FIN)                                                                                       
Relating to using oil spill settlement funds to create a long-term                                                              
research and monitoring endowment.                                                                                              
     -MOVED CSHJR 13(FIN) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14                                                                            
Relating to the National Museum of Women's History and the National                                                             
Museum of Women's History Alaska Council.                                                                                       
     -MOVED SSHJR 14 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 15(RES)                                                                                       
Relating to support for the "American Land Sovereignty Protection                                                               
Act" in the United States Congress.                                                                                             
     -MOVED CSHJR 15(RES) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20                                                                                                   
Urging the Congress to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to                                                               
eliminate the marriage penalty by providing that income tax rate                                                                
bracket amounts, and the amount of the standard deduction, for                                                                  
joint returns shall be twice the amounts applicable to unmarried                                                                
individuals.                                                                                                                    
     -MOVED HJR 20 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 26(WTR)                                                                                       
Relating to establishing maritime boundaries with Canada.                                                                       
     -MOVED CSHJR 26(WTR) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 27(STA)                                                                                       
Relating to the maritime boundary between Alaska and the former                                                                 
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.                                                                                            
     -MOVED CSHJR 27(STA) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 34                                                                                                   
Relating to the federal estate and gift taxes.                                                                                  
     -MOVED HJR 34 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 36(HES) am                                                                                    
Relating to rejecting the conclusions in a recent article published                                                             
by the American Psychological Association that suggests that sexual                                                             
relationships between adults and children might be positive for                                                                 
children; and urging the President of the United States and the                                                                 
United States Congress to similarly reject these conclusions.                                                                   
     -MOVED CSHJR 36(HES)am OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 94                                                                                                               
"An Act removing employees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board                                                              
from the exempt service."                                                                                                       
     -MOVED HB 94 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 101(L&C)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to the mailing requirements that must be followed                                                              
by the commissioner of commerce and economic development to                                                                     
involuntarily dissolve certain organized entities; relating to the                                                              
reinstatement of corporations that are public utilities and that                                                                
have been involuntarily dissolved; and providing for an effective                                                               
date."                                                                                                                          
     -MOVED CSHB 101(L&C) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCR 8 - See HESS minutes dated 4/19/99 and Finance report dated                                                                 
5/4/99.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SJR 25 - See Judiciary Committee minutes dated 5-3-99.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 78 - See Labor and Commerce Committee minutes dated 4/15/99.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HJR 13 - See Resources minutes dated 3/31/99 and Finance report                                                                 
dated 4/27/99.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HJR 14 - No previous Senate action.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HJR 15 - See Resources minutes dated 4/14/99, 4/19/99 and                                                                       
4/23/99.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 20 - No previous Senate action.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HJR 26 - No previous Senate action.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HJR 27 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/29/99.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HJR 34 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/29/99.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HJR 36 - See HESS minutes dated 5-3-99.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 94 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/13/99 and Finance                                                                
report dated 4/29/99.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 101 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/27/99.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIRMAN KELLY called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order                                                               
at 12:47 p.m.  All members were present.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar all versions of SCR  8-LONG-TERM                                                                
CARE TASK FORCE OF 1999.  There being no objection, the motion                                                                  
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar all versions of SJR 25-VOLUNTARY                                                                
SCHOOL PRAYER.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar all versions of SB  78-USE OF DRUGS                                                             
BY OPTOMETRISTS.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar CSHJR 13(FIN)-UNIVERSITY ENDOWMENT                                                              
FOR RESEARCH.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar SSHJR 14-NATIONAL MUSEUM WOMEN'S                                                                
HISTORY AK COUNCIL.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar CSHJR 15(RES)-SUPPORT AMERICAN LAND                                                             
SOVEREIGNTY ACT.  SENATOR ELLIS objected.  The motion to calendar                                                               
CSHJR 15(RES) carried with Senators Pearce, Miller, Leman, and                                                                  
Kelly voting "yea," and Senator Ellis voting "nay."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar HJR 20-FEDERAL INCOME TAX MARRIAGE                                                              
PENALTY.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar CSHJR 26(WTR)-ALASKA MARITIME                                                                   
BOUNDARY WITH CANADA.  There being no objection, the motion                                                                     
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar CSHJR 27(STA)-ALASKA/RUSSIA                                                                     
MARITIME BOUNDARY.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar HJR 34-REPEAL ESTATE AND GIFT TAX.                                                              
There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar CSHJR 36(HES)am-AMERICAN                                                                        
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION REPORT.  There being no objection, the                                                                
motion carried.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar  HB  94-ABC BD EMPLOYEES NOT EXEMPT                                                             
EMPLOYEES.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar CSHB 101(L&C)-CORPORATE PUBLIC                                                                  
UTILITY REINSTATEMENT.  There being no objection, the motion                                                                    
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business to come before the committee,                                                                   
CHAIRMAN KELLY adjourned the meeting at 12:55 p.m.                                                                              

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