Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/24/2002 10:34 AM RLS

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                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                    
                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                   
                         April 24, 2002                                                                                         
                           10:34 a.m.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Randy Phillips, Chair                                                                                                   
Senator John Cowdery, Vice Chair                                                                                                
Senator Johnny Ellis                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Rick Halford                                                                                                            
Senator Gene Therriault                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 243(JUD)                                                                                                  
"An Act relating to sexual assault or abuse of a minor."                                                                        
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 381                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to the crime of failure to stop at the direction                                                               
of a peace officer; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 480(STA)                                                                                                  
"An Act providing that the death  of an employee killed because of                                                              
the  employee's job  status shall  be  considered an  occupational                                                              
death  for  purposes   of  survivor's  pension   benefits  in  the                                                              
teachers' retirement  system and the public  employees' retirement                                                              
system."                                                                                                                        
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 30                                                                                                   
Relating to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States                                                               
prohibiting desecration of the Flag of the United States.                                                                       
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 48                                                                                                   
Relating to federal land withdrawals.                                                                                           
     APPROVED FOR CALENDARING                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 243 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/19/02.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 381 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/17/02.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 480 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/11/02.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HJR 30  - See  State Affairs  minutes dated  4/2/02 and  Judiciary                                                              
minutes dated 4/17/02.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HJR 48 - See Resources minutes dated 4/19/02.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Lorali Carter                                                                                                               
Staff to Representative Meyer                                                                                                   
Alaska State Capitol                                                                                                            
Juneau, AK  99801-1182                                                                                                          
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified for the sponsor of HB 297.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Janet Seitz                                                                                                                 
Staff to Representative Rokeberg                                                                                                
Alaska State Capitol                                                                                                            
Juneau, AK  99801-1182                                                                                                          
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified for the sponsor of HB 470.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIRMAN RANDY PHILLIPS called the  Senate Rules Committee meeting                                                            
to order at 10:34 a.m.  Senators  Cowdery, Phillips and Ellis were                                                              
present.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COWDERY moved  to  calendar HB  243-VERIFY  AGE REQD  FOR                                                          
DEFENSE IN  SEX CRIMES with its  accompanying fiscal notes  at the                                                          
Chairman's discretion.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS announced  that with  no objection, the  motion                                                              
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COWDERY moved  to  calendar HB  381-FAILURE  TO STOP  FOR                                                          
PEACE  OFFICER   with  its  accompanying   fiscal  notes   at  the                                                          
Chairman's discretion.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS announced  that with  no objection, the  motion                                                              
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY  moved to calendar HB 480-DEATH/SURVIVOR  BENEFITS                                                          
IN  PERS  &  TRS  with  its  accompanying   fiscal  notes  at  the                                                          
Chairman's discretion.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS announced  that with  no objection, the  motion                                                              
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY moved to calendar  HJR 30-DESECRATION OF U.S. FLAG                                                          
with its accompanying fiscal notes at the Chairman's discretion.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS announced  that with  no objection, the  motion                                                              
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY moved  to calendar HJR 48-TERMINATION  OF FED LAND                                                          
WITHDRAWALS with  its accompanying fiscal notes  at the Chairman's                                                          
discretion.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS announced  that with  no objection, the  motion                                                              
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There  being no  further business  to come  before the  committee,                                                              
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS adjourned the meeting at 10:37 a.m.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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