Legislature(2005 - 2006)CAPITOL 124

04/11/2005 01:00 PM RESOURCES


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ SB 25 GENETICALLY MODIFIED FISH TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
+ HB 251 COMMERCIAL FISHING MULTIPLE PERMIT HOLDER TELECONFERENCED
Scheduled But Not Heard
+ HB 256 RUTH BURNETT SPORT FISH HATCHERY TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled
HB 256-RUTH BURNETT SPORT FISH HATCHERY                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  SAMUELS  announced that  the  first  order of  business                                                               
would  be HOUSE  BILL NO.  256 "An  Act naming  the Ruth  Burnett                                                               
Sport Fish Hatchery in Fairbanks."                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:06:35 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JIM  POUND,  Staff to  Representative  Jay  Ramras, Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature,  said HB  256  names a  fish  hatchery in  Fairbanks                                                               
after former  Mayor Ruth  Burnett, who was  key in  getting funds                                                               
for the  hatchery.  She once  worked for Senator Ted  Stevens, so                                                               
through her  connections she  was able to  secure $10  million in                                                               
federal funding for a sport fish hatchery.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR RAMRAS  said the fish  hatchery in Fairbanks  meets many                                                               
of  the  city's  economic  development  goals  and  improves  the                                                               
quality of  life.   It will provide  facilities for  research for                                                               
the University of  Alaska and a tourist destination.   He said he                                                               
knew Ruth Burnett, who recently passed away.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
1:09:28 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  RAMRAS moved  to report  HB 256  out of  committee with                                                               
individual  recommendations and  the  accompanying fiscal  notes.                                                               
There being  no objection,  HB 256  was passed  out of  the House                                                               
Resources Standing Committee.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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