Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/04/2001 11:09 AM RLS

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                     ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                   
                      SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                  
                           April 4, 2001                                                                                        
                            11:09 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                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 37                                                                                                              
"An  Act relating  to  collective  negotiation  by  physicians  with                                                            
health  benefit plans;  and to  health benefit  plan contracts  with                                                            
individual competing physicians."                                                                                               
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 48                                                                                                              
"An Act  relating to  the determination  of full  and true value  of                                                            
taxable municipal  property for purposes of calculating  funding for                                                            
education and certain other  programs; and relating to incorporation                                                            
of  second  class  boroughs  in  the  unorganized   borough  and  to                                                            
annexation  of portions of the unorganized  borough to boroughs  and                                                            
unified municipalities."                                                                                                        
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 60                                                                                                              
"An  Act relating  to  agricultural  facilities  and  operations  as                                                            
private nuisances; and  to disclosures in transfers of real property                                                            
located  within   one  mile  of  an  agricultural   facility  or  an                                                            
agricultural operation."                                                                                                        
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 76                                                                                       
"An  Act  relating  to the  Alaska  Right-of-Way  Leasing  Act;  and                                                            
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 88                                                                                                              
"An  Act relating  to  metropolitan  planning organizations  and  to                                                            
establishment  of  a  metropolitan  planning  organization  for  the                                                            
Anchorage metropolitan  area; and providing for an  effective date."                                                            
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 37 - See Judiciary minutes dated 1/22/01 and 2/21/01.                                                                        
        See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 3/1/01, 3/8/01                                                                     
        and 3/13/01, and Finance Report dated 3/29/01.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 48 - See Community & Regional Affairs minutes dated 1/31/01,                                                                 
        2/7/01,  2/10/01, 2/28/01, 3/7/01, and Finance  Report dated                                                            
        3/29/01.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 60 - See Judiciary minutes dated 3/30/01.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 76 - See Resources minutes dated 4/02/01.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 88 - See Transportation  minutes dated 2/20/01  and Community and                                                            
        Regional Affairs minutes dated 3/7/01, and Finance Report                                                               
        dated 3/27/01.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIRWOMAN DRUE PEARCE  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to                                                          
order  at 11:09  a.m.  Present  were Senators  Ellis,  Phillips  and                                                            
Pearce.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE announced  that a committee substitute for SB  37-                                                        
PHYSICIAN NEGOTIATIONS  WITH HEALTH INSURER had been  adopted by the                                                        
Senate Finance Committee.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Therriault joined the committee.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR THERRIAULT  moved to calendar all versions  of SB 37.  There                                                            
being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE  announced  that  SB  48-MUNICIPALITIES:   INCORP                                                        
/PROPERTY VALUATION by Senator Wilken was before the committee.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PHILLIPS  moved to calendar all versions of  SB 48 for floor                                                            
action.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE  announced that SB  60-FARM OPERATIONS:DISCLOSURE                                                         
/NUISANCES by Senator Green was before the committee.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR THERRIAULT  moved to calendar all versions  of SB 60.  There                                                            
being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE  announced that SSSB  76-RIGHT-OF-WAY  LEASING ACT                                                        
by Senator Therriault was before the committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR THERRIAULT  moved  SSSB 76 for the  purpose of calendaring.                                                             
There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE  announced  that  SB   88-METROPOLITAN   PLANNING                                                        
ORGANIZATIONS was before the committee.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  PHILLIPS  moved   to  calendar  SB  88.    There  being  no                                                            
objection, the motion carried.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE informed  members  that she expects  to have  the                                                            
operating  budget  [HB  103]  before  the  Senate   Rules  Committee                                                            
tomorrow.   There  being  no further  business  to come  before  the                                                            
committee,  CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE adjourned  the meeting at  11:14 a.m.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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