Legislature(2001 - 2002)

03/28/2001 01:10 PM RES

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SB 72-TAKE A CHILD HUNTING SEASON                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR SCALZI announced that the  first order of business would                                                               
be CS FOR  SENATE BILL NO. 72(FIN), "An Act  relating to 'take-a-                                                               
child-hunting' seasons for big game."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Number 0138                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE FATE  made a  motion to  adopt the  proposed House                                                               
committee  substitute (HCS),  Version T  [22-LS0084\T, Utermohle,                                                               
3/27/01],  with  Senator  Pete  Kelly's  letter  of  intent,  for                                                               
purposes of discussion.  There  being no objection, Version T was                                                               
before the committee.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Number 0233                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
KRISTOPHER  KNAUSS, Staff  to Senator  Pete  Kelly, Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature, came  forth on behalf  of Senator Kelly,  sponsor of                                                               
SB 72, to explain the changes in  Version T.  He pointed out that                                                               
page 1, lines  11-13, now reads:  "A big  game animal taken under                                                               
this subsection  must be counted  against the bag limits  of both                                                               
the child  and the adult,  parent, stepparent, or  legal guardian                                                               
who accompanies the child."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Number 0295                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  FATE  said  he  was  glad  that  issue  had  been                                                               
addressed, because it had been a concern of the committee.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  STEVENS  asked Mr.  Knauss  to  confirm that  the                                                               
intent of the added language is  that there not be an opportunity                                                               
for  the  adult to  [take  a  second  animal during  the  regular                                                               
season].                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. KNAUSS confirmed that.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Number 0350                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE KERTTULA thanked the  sponsor [Senator Pete Kelly]                                                               
for the letter of intent.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Number 0362                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE McGUIRE moved to report HCS CSSB 72 [version 22-                                                                 
LS0084\T, Utermohle, 3/27/01] out  of committee with the attached                                                               
letter   of   intent,   individual   recommendations,   and   the                                                               
accompanying zero  fiscal note.   There  being no  objection, HCS                                                               
CSSB  72(RES)  was moved  out  of  the House  Resources  Standing                                                               
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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