Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/15/2002 09:05 AM RLS

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SB 269-NAMING BONDSTEEL BRIDGE OF HONOR                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KOTT  announced that  the next order  of business  would be                                                               
SENATE BILL  NO. 269, "An  Act naming bridge number  1121, across                                                               
the Knik  River, the  Sergeant James  Bondsteel Bridge  of Honor;                                                               
and providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Number 1286                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CAROL  CARROLL,   Director,  Administrative   Services  Division,                                                               
Department  of Military  & Veterans'  Affairs, explained  that SB
269 names bridge number 1121  after Sergeant James Bondsteel, who                                                               
received the  medal of  honor during the  Vietnam War.   Sergeant                                                               
Bondsteel  moved  to Alaska  in  the  1980s  and worked  for  the                                                               
Veterans' Administration.   In 1987  Sergeant Bondsteel was  in a                                                               
traffic accident on bridge 1121 where he died.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KOTT,  upon no one  else wishing to testify,  closed public                                                               
testimony.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Number 1328                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ moved to report  SB 269 out of committee                                                               
with individual recommendations and  the accompanying zero fiscal                                                               
note.   There being no  objection, SB  269 was reported  from the                                                               
House Rules Standing Committee.                                                                                                 

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