Legislature(2005 - 2006)BELTZ 211

04/05/2005 01:30 PM LABOR & COMMERCE


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
*+ SB 160 STATE PROCUREMENT ELECTRONIC TOOLS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Senate Bill: TELECONFERENCED
ENTEND BOARD OF OPTICIANS
<Pending Introduction & Referral>
Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled
Including But Not Limited to:
+= SB 139 EXTENSIONS OF OCCUPATIONAL BDS/AGENCIES TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= SJR 11 REPEAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS TAX TELECONFERENCED
Moved SJR 11 Out of Committee
+= SB 142 REGIONAL SCHOOL BD LAND/BLDG OWNERSHIP TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 142(L&C) Out of Committee
              SJR 11-REPEAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS TAX                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR CON BUNDE announced SJR 11 to be up for consideration.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
DAVE  STANCLIFF,  staff  to  Senator  Therriault,  explained  the                                                               
resolution and  that there  is a  bipartisan effort  to eliminate                                                               
it. Originally,  he said  the telecommunications  tax was  put in                                                               
place to support the Spanish American War.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:00:06 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  BUNDE stated  his concern  about eliminating  the tax  and                                                               
asked how much doing that would decrease the state's revenues.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS in an aside  noted that President Clinton supported                                                               
repeal of the tax.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2:01:45 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  SEEKINS  moved  to  pass  SJR  11  from  committee  with                                                               
individual  recommendations and  attached  fiscal note.  Senators                                                               
Seekins, Ellis, Davis, Ben Stevens  and Chair Bunde vote yea; and                                                               
SJR 11 moved from committee.                                                                                                    

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