Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/25/2001 10:55 AM RLS

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                     ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                   
                      SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                  
                          April 25, 2001                                                                                        
                            10:55 a.m.                                                                                          
                               DRAFT                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Drue Pearce, Chair                                                                                                      
Senator John Cowdery, Vice Chair                                                                                                
Senator Gene Therriault                                                                                                         
Senator Randy Phillips                                                                                                          
Senator Johnny Ellis                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
All members present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 178                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to the detention of delinquent minors and to                                                                   
temporary detention hearings; amending Rule 12, Alaska Delinquency                                                              
Rules; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                    
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 183                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to public interest litigants and to attorney fees;                                                             
and amending Rule 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure."                                                                         
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 187                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to absentee voting stations."                                                                                  
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 178 - See HESS minutes dated 4/20/01 and Judiciary minutes dated                                                             
4/23/01.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 183 - See Finance Report dated 4/23/01.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB 187 - See State Affairs minutes dated 4/19/01, Finance Report                                                                
dated 4/23/01.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIRWOMAN DRUE PEARCE  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to                                                          
order  at 10:55  a.m.    Present  were Senators  Cowdery,  Phillips,                                                            
Ellis and  Pearce.  The  committee had three  bills to consider  for                                                            
calendaring.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PHILLIPS  moved to calendar  SB 178-DETENTION OF  DELINQUENT                                                        
MINORS.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR   PHILLIPS  moved   to   calendar  SB   183-ATTORNEY   FEES:                                                        
APPORTIONMENT/PUBLIC INT.LITIGANT.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The  motion  to calendar  SB  183  carried  with  Senators  Cowdery,                                                            
Phillips and  Pearce voting "yea,"  and Senator Ellis voting  "nay."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY moved to  calendar SB 187-ABSENTEE AND SPECIAL NEEDS                                                        
VOTING and asked  for unanimous consent.  There being  no objection,                                                        
the motion carried.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE  announced  that Senator  Therriault  joined  the                                                            
committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
There  being no  further  business  to come  before  the  committee,                                                            
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE adjourned the meeting at 10:57 a.m.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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