Legislature(1999 - 2000)

04/18/2000 11:35 AM RLS

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                SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                          
                    April 18, 2000                                                                                              
                      11:35 a.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 JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 31                                                                                                  
Relating to subsistence activities of urban Alaska Natives under                                                                
the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.                                                                            
     -MOVED SJR 31 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 98(HES) am                                                                                                
"An Act relating to contracts for the provision of state public                                                                 
assistance to certain recipients in the state; providing for                                                                    
regional public assistance plans and programs in the state;                                                                     
relating to grants for Alaska Native family assistance programs;                                                                
relating to assignment of child support by Alaska Native family                                                                 
assistance recipients; to paternity determinations and genetic                                                                  
testing involving recipients of assistance under Alaska Native                                                                  
family assistance programs; and providing for an effective date."                                                               
     -MOVED CSHB 98(HES) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 105(FIN)                                                                                                  
"An Act providing for the licensing of speech-language                                                                          
pathologists; relating to fees paid by audiologists and speech-                                                                 
language pathologists; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
     -MOVED CSHB 105(FIN) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 159(FIN) am                                                                                               
"An Act permitting certain employees in state correctional                                                                      
facilities or employed in the Department of Corrections to convert                                                              
their credited service under the public employees' retirement                                                                   
system to credited service as peace officers."                                                                                  
     -MOVED CSHB 159(FIN)am OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 191(FIN)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to charter schools."                                                                                           
     -POSTPONED                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 236                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to credited service in the teachers' retirement                                                                
system for part- time employment."                                                                                              
     -MOVED HB 236 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 239(FIN)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to the Uniform Commercial Code; relating to                                                                    
secured transactions; amending Rule 79, Alaska Rules of Civil                                                                   
Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                
     -MOVED CSHB 239(FIN) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 259(FIN)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to eligibility to be represented by the public                                                                 
defender before and during the probable cause and temporary                                                                     
placement hearing that is held after the state takes emergency                                                                  
custody of a child."                                                                                                            
     -MOVED CSHB 259(FIN) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 337(JUD)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to claims against permanent fund dividends to pay                                                              
amounts owed to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development                                                               
under the Alaska Employment Security Act and to fees for processing                                                             
certain claims against permanent fund dividends; and providing for                                                              
an effective date."                                                                                                             
     -MOVED CSHB 337(JUD) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 378(RLS)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to the establishment of, assessment of, collection                                                             
of, and accounting for service fees for state administration of                                                                 
workers' compensation and workers' safety programs; establishing                                                                
civil penalties and sanctions for late payment or nonpayment of the                                                             
service fee; and providing for an effective date."                                                                              
     -MOVED CSHB 378(RLS) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 418(RLS)                                                                                                  
"An Act designating certain receipts as program receipts,                                                                       
appropriations of which are not made from the unrestricted general                                                              
fund; relating to the establishment of an administrative cost                                                                   
charge for the state's role in the community development quota                                                                  
program; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                  
     -MOVED CSHB 418(RLS) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SJR 31 -  See Resources Committee minutes dated 3/29/00.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 98 - See Finance Report dated 4/18/00.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 105 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/11/00 and Finance                                                               
Report dated 4/18/00.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 159 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/14/00 and Finance Report                                                             
dated 4/17/00.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 236 - See HESS minutes dated 4/12/00 and Finance Report dated                                                                
4/17/00.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 239 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/10/00 and Finance Report                                                                 
dated 4/18/00.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 259 - See Judiciary minutes dated 3/20/00 and Finance Report                                                                 
dated 4/18/00.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 337 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/15/00 and Finance                                                               
Report dated 4/18/00.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 378 - See Finance Report dated 4/18/00.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 418 - See Finance Report dated 4/18/00.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                                
TAPE 00-12, SIDE A                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN KELLY called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order                                                               
at 11:35 a.m.  Present were Senators Leman, Miller, Ellis and                                                                   
Chairman Kelly.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, at the Chairman's discretion, SJR
31-SUBSISTENCE FOR URBAN AK NATIVES.  There being no objection, the                                                             
motion carried.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN KELLY announced that Senator Pearce had arrived.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN KELLY announced that the Senate Finance Committtee was                                                                 
preparing a technical amendment to HB 98 to be proposed on the                                                                  
Senate floor.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, at the Chairman's discretion, HB
98-PUB.ASSISTANCE:PROGRAMS/GRANTS/CONTRACTS with individual                                                                     
recommendations and accompanying fiscal notes.  There being no                                                                  
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, at the Chairman's discretion, HB
105-LICENSING SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY, with individual                                                                       
recommendations and accompanying fiscal notes.  There being no                                                                  
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, at the Chairman's discretion, HB
159-PERS PEACE OFFR STATUS CORRECTION EMPLOYEE with individual                                                                  
recommendations and accompanying fiscal notes.  There being no                                                                  
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, at the Chairman's discretion, HB
191-CHARTER SCHOOLS.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS objected and stated the Anchorage School District                                                                 
requested that he offer an amendment to HB 191 at this time.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN KELLY announced that HB 191 would be put aside until the                                                               
Senate Rules Committee meeting at 4:30 p.m.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS said he appreciated the extra time.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, at the Chairman's discretion, HB
236-CREDITED PART-TIME SERVICE TRS with individual recommendations                                                              
and accompanying fiscal notes.  There being no objection, the                                                                   
motion carried.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, at the Chairman's discretion,  HB
259-PUBLIC DEFENDER CHILDREN'S PROCEEDINGS with individual                                                                      
recommendations and accompanying fiscal notes.  There being no                                                                  
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, at the Chairman's discretion, HB
337-AMTS OWED ON UNEMPLOYMENT TAX:CLM V. PFD with individual                                                                    
recommendations and accompanying fiscal notes.  There being no                                                                  
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, pending arrival of the Senate                                                                  
Finance Committee substitute, HB 378-FEES FOR WORKERS COMP AND                                                                  
WORKER SAFETY with individual recommendations and accompanying                                                                  
fiscal notes.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, at the Chairman's discretion, HB
418-PROGRAM RECEIPTS/ADMIN COST CHARGE with individual                                                                          
recommendations and accompanying fiscal notes.  There being no                                                                  
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN KELLY announced that the Senate Rules Committee would meet                                                             
again today at 4:30 p.m. for purpose of calendaring four or five                                                                
bills.  He then adjourned the meeting at 11:44 a.m.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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