Legislature(2001 - 2002)

05/04/2001 01:20 PM RLS

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                     ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                   
                      SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                  
                            May 4, 2001                                                                                         
                             1:20 p.m.                                                                                          
                               DRAFT                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Drue Pearce, Chair                                                                                                      
Senator John Cowdery, Vice Chair                                                                                                
Senator Randy Phillips                                                                                                          
Senator Johnny Ellis                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gene Therriault                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 208                                                                                                             
"An Act  relating to the  labeling of, the  advertising of,  and the                                                            
disclosure  of certain information  about  halibut, salmon,  halibut                                                            
products, and salmon products."                                                                                                 
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 210                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to the constitutional right to privacy."                                                                       
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 28                                                                                                  
Urging dissemination  of  information about  the costs of  long-term                                                            
care services  and the availability of long-term care  insurance for                                                            
individuals.                                                                                                                    
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 214(L&C)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating  to a civil action against a person  under 21 years                                                            
of age who enters premises where alcohol is sold or consumed."                                                                  
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 161                                                                                                             
"An Act relating  to the withholding of salary of  justices, judges,                                                            
and  magistrates;   relating  to   requiring  prompt  decisions   by                                                            
justices,  judges,   and  magistrates;  and  relating   to  judicial                                                            
retention elections for judicial officers."                                                                                     
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 169                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to the  nonapplicability of the delinquency laws to                                                            
certain minors  accused of certain  crimes against persons  directed                                                            
at certain victims."                                                                                                            
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 218                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to international  airports revenue bonds and to the                                                            
spending plan for the International  Airports Construction Fund; and                                                            
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 208 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 5/2/01.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 210 - See Judiciary minutes dated 5/2/01.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SJR 28  - See  HESS minutes  dated 4/28/01  and  Labor and  Commerce                                                            
minutes dated 5/1/01.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 214 - See Judiciary minutes dated 5/2/01.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 161 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/9/01 and 4/20/01.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 169 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/30/01.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 218 - See Transportation minutes dated 5/1/01.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIRWOMAN DRUE PEARCE  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to                                                          
order at 1:20  p.m. Present were Senators  Cowdery, Phillips,  Ellis                                                            
and Pearce.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PHILLIPS moved  to calendar SB 208-FARMED SALMON DISCLOSURES                                                        
With its  zero fiscal note.   There being  no objection, the  motion                                                            
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY moved to  calendar SB 210-LIMITS ON RIGHT TO PRIVACY                                                        
with its zero fiscal note.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The motion  to calendar  SB 210  carried with  Senators Therriault,                                                             
Phillips, Cowdery and Pearce  voting "yea," and Senator Ellis voting                                                            
"nay."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY  moved to calendar SJR 28-INFO ABOUT  LONG-TERM CARE                                                        
INSURANCE.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COWDERY  moved  to  calendar  CSHB  214(L&C)-CIVIL   ACTION                                                        
AGAINST  MINORS  IN BARS.   There  being  no objection,  the  motion                                                        
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE  announced that in anticipation  of a supplemental                                                            
calendar, the committee has three more bills to calendar.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY moved to  calendar SB 161-TIMELY JUDICIAL DECISIONS/                                                        
JUDGES' PAY.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The motion  to calendar  SB 161  carried with  Senators Therriault,                                                             
Phillips, Cowdery and Pearce  voting "yea," and Senator Ellis voting                                                            
"nay."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COWDERY moved  to calendar  SB 169-HATE  CRIMES:  AUTOMATIC                                                        
WAIVER OF MINORS.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR    COWDERY    moved    to    calendar    SB   218-AIRPORTS:                                                         
BONDS/CONSTR.FUND/FACILITY  CHARGES.  There being  no objection, the                                                        
motion carried.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
There  being no  further  business  to come  before  the  committee,                                                            
CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE adjourned the meeting at 1:27 p.m.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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