Legislature(2001 - 2002)

02/22/2002 10:40 AM RLS

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SENATOR HALFORD moved to calendar  SCR 23-ALASKA TARTAN DAY at the                                                          
Chairman's discretion.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  ELLIS  asked why  a  sponsor introduces  this  resolution                                                              
every year.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS said he does not  believe this subject should be                                                              
made a  permanent part of  the law.   He said that  former Senator                                                              
Parnell  originally  introduced  this  resolution.  Since  Senator                                                              
Parnell  retired,  he was  asked  because  Eagle River  hosts  the                                                              
highland Scottish games every mid-July.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS  asked if  the requesting  group would be  satisfied                                                              
with a citation honoring their deeds.   He pointed out there is an                                                              
expense associated with passing resolutions.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN PHILLIPS  responded that  the group wanted  Alaska Tartan                                                              
Day established  in statute  but he  has resisted  that.   He then                                                              
announced with a 4 to 0 vote, SCR 23 would be calendared.                                                                       

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