Legislature(1999 - 2000)

04/20/2000 06:40 PM RLS

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               SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                           
                   April 20, 2000                                                                                               
                     6:40 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                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 211(FIN) am                                                                                               
"An Act relating to regulation of managed care insurance plans;                                                                 
amending Rule 602, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and                                                                     
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
     -MOVED CSHB 211(FIN)am OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 291(STA)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to the giving of certain state agency notices."                                                                
     -MOVED CSHB 291(STA) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 325(JUD)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to priorities, claims, and liens for payment for                                                               
certain medical services provided to medical assistance recipients;                                                             
and providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
     -MOVED CSHB 325(JUD) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 335(FIN)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to information contained in retirement system                                                                  
records; relating to retirement boards; relating to procedures and                                                              
hearings under state retirement systems; relating to benefits for                                                               
reemployed retired members of retirement systems; relating to                                                                   
eligibility for normal retirement for members of the teachers'                                                                  
retirement system who have Alaska BIA credited service; relating to                                                             
disability benefits for members of state retirement systems;                                                                    
relating to deduction of premiums from retirement benefits;                                                                     
relating to protection of, and assignment and transfer of, amounts                                                              
held in retirement systems; relating to retirement benefits for                                                                 
certain employees earning high salaries; relating to qualified                                                                  
domestic relations orders in state retirement systems; relating to                                                              
the definition of 'retirement fund' in the teachers' retirement                                                                 
system; relating to membership of state employees in the teachers'                                                              
retirement system; relating to refund of contributions made to the                                                              
judicial retirement system or to the former elected public officers                                                             
retirement system and repayment of refunded contributions in those                                                              
systems; relating to self-insurance and excess loss insurance for                                                               
persons receiving benefits from a state retirement system; relating                                                             
to participation of elected officials in the public employees'                                                                  
retirement system; relating to the level income option benefit                                                                  
under the public employees' retirement system; relating to                                                                      
participation of employees of political subdivisions and public                                                                 
organizations in the public employees' retirement system; relating                                                              
to crimes for defrauding a state retirement system; relating to the                                                             
definition of 'pension fund' in the public employees' retirement                                                                
system; relating to calculation of years of service and of benefits                                                             
under the public employees' retirement system for noncertificated                                                               
employees of certain educational employers; and relating to                                                                     
individual accounts maintained for members of the former elected                                                                
public officers retirement system."                                                                                             
     -MOVED CSHB 335(FIN) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 372(FIN) am                                                                                               
"An Act relating to criminal sentencing and restitution."                                                                       
     -MOVED CSHB 372(FIN)am OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 432(FIN)                                                                                                  
"An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Storage Tank                                                             
Assistance; expanding the authority of the board to issue                                                                       
recommendations concerning cleanup decisions; relating to the                                                                   
eligibility of certain nonprofit entities for financial assistance                                                              
under the tank cleanup grant program and the tank upgrading and                                                                 
closure program; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
     -MOVED CSHB 432(FIN) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 270                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to return of contributed capital, or payment of a                                                              
dividend, to the state by the Alaska Student Loan Corporation; and                                                              
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
     -MOVED SB 270 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 211 - See Finance Report dated  4/19/00.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 291 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/20/00.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 325 - See Finance Report dated 4/20/00.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 335 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/19/00 and Finance Report                                                             
dated 4/20/00.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 372 - See Judiciary Committee minutes dated 4/19/00.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 432 - See Resources minutes dated 4/17/00 and 4/18/00.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 270 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/6/00 and 4/14/00.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
TAPE 00-14, SIDE A                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN KELLY called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order                                                               
at 6:40 p.m.  Present were Senators Ellis, Miller, Leman and                                                                    
Chairman Kelly were present.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar all Senate versions of HB 211-                                                                  
HEALTH CARE INSURANCE:MANAGED CARE PLANS with accompanying fiscal                                                               
notes and individual recommendations at the Chairman's discretion.                                                              
There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar all Senate versions of HB 291-                                                                  
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE NOTICE with accompanying fiscal notes and                                                              
individual recommendations at the Chairman's discretion.  There                                                                 
being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar all Senate versions of HB 325-                                                                  
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE:LIENS & CLAIMS with accompanying fiscal notes                                                                
and individual recommendations at the Chairman's discretion.  There                                                             
being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar all Senate versions of HB 335-STATE                                                             
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND BENEFITS with accompanying fiscal notes and                                                              
individual recommendations at the Chairman's discretion.  There                                                                 
being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar all Senate versions of HB 372-                                                                  
CRIMINAL SENTENCING AND RESTITUTION with accompanying fiscal notes                                                              
and individual recommendations at the Chairman's discretion.  There                                                             
being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR LEMAN moved to calendar, pending referral, all Senate                                                                   
versions of SB 270-STUDENT LOAN CORP PAYMENTS TO STATE with                                                                     
accompanying fiscal notes and individual recommendations at the                                                                 
Chairman's discretion.  There being no objection, the motion                                                                    
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business to come before the committee,                                                                   
CHAIRMAN KELLY adjourned the meeting.                                                                                           

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