Legislature(2003 - 2004)

2004-03-15 House Journal

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2004-03-15                     House Journal                      Page 2949
SB 266                                                                                            
The Resources Committee has considered:                                                             
    SENATE BILL NO. 266                                                                             
    "An Act approving an interim classification by the commissioner                                 
    of natural resources closing certain land within the area of the                                
    proposed Bristol Bay (Alaska Peninsula) competitive oil and gas                                 

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    areawide lease sale to oil and gas exploration licensing and                                    
    shallow natural gas leasing; and providing for an effective date."                              
The report was signed by Representatives Dahlstrom and Masek, Co-                                   
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                              
Do pass (5):  Stepovich, Wolf, Kerttula, Guttenberg, Masek                                          
No recommendation (1):  Dahlstrom                                                                   
A Resources Committee letter of intent signed by Representatives                                    
Masek and Dahlstrom, Co-chairs, follows:                                                            
"It is the intent of the Legislature that, if the State deems that an                               
Alaska Peninsula Oil and Gas Lease Sale is in the State's best interest                             
and a sale occurs, companies only be allowed to access offshore                                     
prospects from onshore drill sites, utilizing directional drilling                                  
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                 
1.  Zero, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                
SB 266 is on today's first supplemental calendar.