Legislature(2001 - 2002)

05/07/2001 04:40 PM RLS

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                     ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                   
                      SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                  
                            May 7, 2001                                                                                         
                             4:40 p.m.                                                                                          
                               DRAFT                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Drue Pearce, Chair                                                                                                      
Senator John Cowdery, Vice Chair                                                                                                
Senator Randy Phillips                                                                                                          
Senator Gene Therriault                                                                                                         
Senator Johnny Ellis                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
All Members Present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                              
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 132(2d RLS)(efd am)                                                                                       
"An Act relating  to the possession, distribution,  importation, and                                                            
transportation  of alcohol in a local option area;  requiring liquor                                                            
license  applicants  to  submit  fingerprints  for  the  purpose  of                                                            
conducting a criminal history  background check, and relating to the                                                            
use  of criminal  justice  information  by  the  Alcoholic  Beverage                                                            
Control  Board;  relating  to  the offenses  of  operating  a  motor                                                            
vehicle, aircraft,  or watercraft  while intoxicated and  refusal to                                                            
take a breath  test; relating to implied consent to  take a chemical                                                            
test; relating  to presumptions arising  from the amount  of alcohol                                                            
in  a person's  breath  or blood;  and  providing for  an  effective                                                            
date."                                                                                                                          
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 172(FIN) am                                                                                               
"An Act  relating to  therapeutic  courts for offenders  and  to the                                                            
authorized number of superior court judges."                                                                                    
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 184(JUD) am                                                                                               
"An Act relating  to insurance; amending  Rule 402, Alaska  Rules of                                                            
Evidence; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 132 - See Judiciary  minutes dated 5/5/01 and 5/6/01  and Finance                                                            
Report dated 5/7/01.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 172 - See Judiciary  minutes dated 4/27/01 and 5/4/01 and Finance                                                            
Report dated 5/6/01.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 184  - See Judiciary  minutes  dated 5/4/01,  5/5/01, 5/6/01  and                                                            
5/7/01.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIRWOMAN DRUE PEARCE  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to                                                          
order. Present  were Senators Cowdery,  Therriault, Phillips,  Ellis                                                            
and Pearce.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR THERRIAULT  moved  to calendar CSHB  132(2nd Rls)(efd  am) -                                                        
ALCOHOL:LOCAL OPTION/DWI/LICENSING.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
There  being no  objection,  CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE announced  that  the                                                            
motion carried.   She also noted that the bill contains  a letter of                                                            
intent from the House.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR THERRIAULT  moved the  letter of intent  for the purpose  of                                                            
calendaring.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE announced that  without objection, the  letter of                                                            
intent will accompany the bill.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COWDERY moved  to calendar  CSHB 172(FIN)am  - THERAPEUTIC                                                         
COURTS/ SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
There being  no objection,  CHAIRWOMAN PEARCE  announced the  motion                                                            
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PHILLIPS moved  to calendar CSHB 184(JUD)am - INSURANCE CODE                                                        
AMENDMENTS.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRWOMAN  PEARCE  announced that  with  no objection,  the  motion                                                            
carried.  She  then recessed the meeting  at 4:45 p.m. to  a call of                                                            
the Chair.                                                                                                                      

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