Legislature(2001 - 2002)

05/19/2002 09:05 PM RLS

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                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                    
                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                   
                          May 19, 2002                                                                                          
                            9:05 p.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                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                              
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 2002(FIN)                                                                                                 
"An Act relating  to the issuance of general obligation  bonds for                                                              
the purpose of paying the cost of  design, construction, and major                                                              
maintenance of  educational and  museum facilities;  and providing                                                              
for an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     MOVED SCS CSHB 2002(RLS) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 2003(FIN)                                                                                                 
"An Act relating to construction,  rehabilitation, and improvement                                                              
of   schools  and   education-related   facilities;  relating   to                                                              
municipal   bond  reimbursement   for  school  construction;   and                                                              
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     MOVED SCS HB 2003(RLS) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
HB 2002 - See Senate Finance Committee minutes dated 5/17/02.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 2003 - See Senate Finance Committee minutes dated 5/17/02.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
Mr. George Utermohle                                                                                                            
Legislative Affairs Agency                                                                                                      
Legislative Legal and Research                                                                                                  
  Services                                                                                                                      
State Capitol                                                                                                                   
Juneau AK 99801-1182                                                                                                            
POSITION STATEMENT: Commented on HB 2002.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Mike Ford                                                                                                                   
Legislative Affairs Agency                                                                                                      
Legislative Legal and Research                                                                                                  
  Services                                                                                                                      
State Capitol                                                                                                                   
Juneau, AK  99801-1182                                                                                                          
POSITION STATEMENT: Commented on HB 2003.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
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CHAIRMAN RANDY PHILLIPS called the  Senate Rules Committee meeting                                                            
to order  at 9:05  p.m. All  members were  present. The  committee                                                              
took up CSHB 2002(FIN)-G.O. BONDS: SCHOOLS/MUSEUM/UNIVERSITY.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MR. GEORGE  UTERMOHLE,  legislative counsel,  told members  he was                                                              
available  to  explain  the  changes  in  the  proposed  committee                                                              
substitute.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS asked how many new schools were added.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. UTERMOHLE answered 10.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY moved  to adopt SCS CSHB 2002(RLS)  as the working                                                              
document before  the committee.  There were  no objections  and it                                                              
was so ordered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Committee members discussed the revised fiscal notes.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COWDERY  moved to pass  SCS CSHB 2002(RLS)  from committee                                                              
with individual  recommendations and  revised fiscal  notes. There                                                              
were no objections and it was so ordered.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    CSHB 2003(FIN)-SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION GRANTS/BOND REIMBURS.                                                                
                                                                                                                              
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS   announced  CSHB   2003(FIN)  to  be   up  for                                                              
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR   THERRIAULT   moved  to   adopt   a  proposed   committee                                                              
substitute,  SCS CSHB 2003(RLS),  as the  working document  before                                                              
the committee. There were no objections and it was so ordered.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MR. MIKE FORD, legislative counsel, reviewed the changes in the                                                                 
CS for the committee.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR HALFORD moved to pass SCS CSHB 2003(RLS) from committee                                                                 
with individual recommendations. There were no objections and it                                                                
was so ordered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS adjourned the meeting at 9:16 p.m.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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