Legislature(2001 - 2002)

03/30/2001 10:46 AM RLS

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                     ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                   
                      SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                  
                          March 30, 2001                                                                                        
                            10:40 a.m.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Drue Pearce, Chair                                                                                                      
Senator Randy Phillips                                                                                                          
Senator Gene Therriault                                                                                                         
Senator Johnny Ellis                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator John Cowdery, Vice Chair                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 24(EDT)                                                                                                   
"An Act relating to use  of borough revenues from a sales tax levied                                                            
upon room rentals  for a tourism marketing  campaign; and  providing                                                            
for an effective date."                                                                                                         
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 5(title am)                                                                                     
Proposing  amendments to Uniform  Rules 20(a),  37, and 49(a)(4)  of                                                            
the Alaska State Legislature.                                                                                                   
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 82                                                                                                              
"An  Act making  corrective  amendments to  the Alaska  Statutes  as                                                            
recommended  by  the  revisor  of statutes;  and  providing  for  an                                                            
effective date."                                                                                                                
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 143                                                                                                             
"An Act  authorizing the  Department of Natural  Resources  to enter                                                            
into agreements  with a person or persons desiring  to own an oil or                                                            
natural gas  pipeline proposed to  be located on state land  for the                                                            
purposes of providing  for payment of the reasonable  costs incurred                                                            
in preparing for  activities before receipt of an  application under                                                            
the Alaska Right-of- Way  Leasing Act and for activities relating to                                                            
the processing  of an application under that Act;  and providing for                                                            
an effective date."                                                                                                             
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 156                                                                                                             
"An Act amending  the Alaska Land Act to clarify the  requirement of                                                            
a  single written  best  interest  finding  required for  the  sale,                                                            
lease, or other  disposal of state land or resources  or an interest                                                            
in them,  and relating  to certain disposals  involving multiphased                                                             
development; and providing for an effective date."                                                                              
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 164                                                                                                             
"An Act  prohibiting leases  under the Right-of-Way  Leasing  Act on                                                            
state land in or adjacent  to the Beaufort Sea; and providing for an                                                            
effective date."                                                                                                                
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 24 -  See Community  and Regional Affairs  minutes dated  3/19/01                                                            
and Judiciary minutes dated 3/28/01.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCR 5 - See State Affairs minutes dated 2/20/01.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 82  - See State  Affairs minutes  dated 2/20/01  and 3/01/01  and                                                            
Judiciary minutes dated 3/21/01.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 143  - See Resources  minutes  dated 3/19/01  and Finance  Report                                                            
dated 3/23/01.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 156 - See Resources minutes dated 3/28/01.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 164 - See Resources minutes dated 3/28/01.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIRMAN DRUE  PEARCE called the Senate  Rules Committee  meeting to                                                          
order  at 10:40 a.m.  Present  were Senators  Phillips, Therriault,                                                             
Ellis and Chairwoman Pearce.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE announced  that CSHB 24(EDT)  - BOROUGH  REVENUES                                                        
FOR TOURISM MARKETING was before the committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR THERRIAULT  moved to calendar CSHB 24(EDT).   There being no                                                            
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE announced  that HCR 5  (title am) -UNIFORM  RULES                                                        
20(A), 37, AND  49(A)(4) was before the committee  and that a Senate                                                        
State Affairs committee substitute was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR THERRIAULT  moved to calendar HCR 5(title  am).  There being                                                            
no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE announced  SB 82-2001 REVISOR'S  BILL was  before                                                        
the committee.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  THERRIAULT  moved  to  calendar  SB  82.   There  being  no                                                            
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE   announced  that  SB  143-RIGHT-OF-WAY   LEASING                                                        
ACT:APPLICATION COST was  before the committee and that the bill was                                                        
sponsored by the Senate Resources Committee.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  THERRIAULT  moved  to calendar  SB  143.   There  being  no                                                            
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE announced  that SB 156-BEST INTEREST FINDING UNDER                                                        
AK LAND ACT was  before the committee and that the  Senate Resources                                                        
Committee adopted a committee substitute.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  THERRIAULT  moved  to calendar  SB  156.   There  being  no                                                            
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE  announced  that  SB  164-NO  GAS  PIPELINE  OVER                                                        
BEAUFORT SEA,  sponsored by Senator Torgerson et al,  was before the                                                        
committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  THERRIAULT  moved  to calendar  SB  164.   There  being  no                                                            
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  PHILLIPS  asked  for  an  explanation  of  the differences                                                             
between  the   original  version   of  SB  156  and  its   committee                                                            
substitute.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE  explained that the committee substitute  contains                                                            
some minor drafting changes.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business to come before the committee,                                                                   
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE adjourned the meeting at 10:15 a.m.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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