Legislature(2001 - 2002)

03/26/2002 11:07 AM RLS

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                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                    
                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                   
                         March 26, 2002                                                                                         
                           11:07 a.m.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Randy Phillips, Chair                                                                                                   
Senator John Cowdery, Vice Chair                                                                                                
Senator Rick Halford                                                                                                            
Senator Gene Therriault                                                                                                         
Senator Johnny Ellis                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
All Members Present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                              
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                              
SENATE BILL NO. 180                                                                                                             
"An Act implementing pay differentials based on geographic areas                                                                
for certain state employees and for members of the Alaska State                                                                 
Defense Force; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 215                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to licensing common carriers to dispense                                                                       
alcoholic beverages; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29                                                                                             
Relating to urging the Governor to institute a hiring freeze on                                                                 
state government.                                                                                                               
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 37                                                                                                  
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska                                                               
relating to officers and employees of the executive branch.                                                                     
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 38                                                                                                  
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska                                                                 
relating to information regarding proposed expenditures.                                                                        
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 180 - See Finance Report dated 4/17/01 and 3/15/02.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB  215 -  See Transportation  minutes dated  1/22/02 and  Finance                                                              
Report dated 3/5/02.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCR 29 - See Finance Report dated 3/22/02.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SJR 37 - See State Affairs minutes dated 2/26/02, Judiciary                                                                     
minutes dated 3/18/02 and Finance Report dated 3/22/02.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SJR  38 -  See  State  Affairs minutes  dated  2/26/02,  Judiciary                                                              
minutes dated 3/18/02 and Finance Report dated 3/22/02.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIRMAN RANDY PHILLIPS called the  Senate Rules Committee meeting                                                            
to order at  11:07 a.m. Senators Cowdery, Halford,  Therriault and                                                              
Phillips were present.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  HALFORD  moved  to calendar  SB  180-STATE  EMPLOYEE  PAY                                                          
DIFFERENTIALS at the Chairman's discretion.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS  announced  that  Senator  Donley's  staff  was                                                              
present to answer questions.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There being no  questions or objection, the motion  to calendar SB
180 carried.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  HALFORD moved  to calendar SB  215-COMMON CARRIER  LIQUOR                                                          
LICENSE  at the  Chairman's  discretion  and asked  for  unanimous                                                          
consent.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There  being  no  objections,  CHAIRMAN   PHILLIPS  announced  the                                                              
Finance version would be calendared.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS announced the presence of Senator Ellis.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  HALFORD moved  to calendar  SCR 29-HIRING  FREEZE at  the                                                          
Chairman's discretion.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS  announced that  the motion  to calendar  SCR 29                                                              
carried with  Senators Halford,  Cowdery, Therriault  and Phillips                                                              
in favor, and Senator Ellis opposed.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR HALFORD moved to calendar SJR 37-CONST AM: HIRING FREEZE                                                            
at the Chairman's discretion.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS  announced that  the motion  to calendar  SJR 37                                                              
carried with  Senators Halford,  Cowdery, Therriault  and Phillips                                                              
in favor, and Senator Ellis opposed.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR HALFORD  moved to  calendar SJR  38-CONST AM: PRIORITY  OF                                                          
EXPENDITURES at the Chairman's discretion.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS  announced that  the motion  to calendar  SJR 38                                                              
carried with  Senators Halford,  Cowdery, Therriault  and Phillips                                                              
in favor, and Senator Ellis opposed.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
There  being no  further business  to come  before the  committee,                                                              
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS adjourned the meeting at 11:12 a.m.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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