Legislature(1999 - 2000)

03/22/2000 01:20 PM House RES

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SB 194 - CHILKAT BALD EAGLE PRESERVE                                                                                          
Number 0131                                                                                                                     
CO-CHAIR HUDSON announced  that the first order  of business would                                                              
be  CS for  SENATE BILL  NO.  194(RES), "An  Act  relating to  the                                                              
Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve."                                                                                            
SENATOR  JERRY MACKIE,  Alaska State  Legislature,  sponsor of  SB
194, stated  that SB 194 takes land  out of a park.   He explained                                                              
that when the  Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve was  created there were                                                              
private  land  holdings  around  it, and  there  was  basically  a                                                              
surveying  error that  took place.   He  pointed out  that SB  194                                                              
allows the commissioner of the Department  of Natural Resources to                                                              
replat the  survey markers so that  the private citizens  can have                                                              
the land they rightfully  own.  He added that it  is a very simple                                                              
and straightforward  correction,  and he  knows of no  controversy                                                              
surrounding the legislation.                                                                                                    
CAROL CARROLL, Director, Division  of Support Services, Department                                                              
of Natural  Resources (DNR), stated  that the department  supports                                                              
the bill.                                                                                                                       
Number 0380                                                                                                                     
REPRESENTATIVE  BARNES made a  motion to  move CSSB 194(RES)  from                                                              
committee  with  individual recommendations  and  attached  fiscal                                                              
note; she asked for unanimous consent.   There being no objection,                                                              
CSSB 194(RES) moved from the House Resources Standing Committee.                                                                

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