Legislature(1995 - 1996)

05/02/1996 09:05 AM STA

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          HB 249 MCGRATH KUSKOKWIM RIVER ICE CLASSIC                         
 CHAIRMAN SHARP brought up HB 249 as the next order of business                
 before the Senate State Affairs Committee.                                    
 Number 465                                                                    
 LISA MCLAREN, Aide to Representative Irene Nicholia, prime sponsor            
 of HB 249, stated the bill would authorize the Kuskokwim                      
 Broadcasting Corporation to hold an annual ice classic.  The                  
 McGrath Volunteer Fire Department and Kuskokwim Valley Rescue Squad           
 would also benefit from the ice classic.                                      
 SENATOR DONLEY asked if they would be allowed to sell these tickets           
 over the air.                                                                 
 DENNIS POSHARD, Director, Charitable Gaming Division, Department of           
 Revenue, replied that up to twelve hours a year of on-air time is             
 allowed for public broadcast stations to sell charitable gaming               
 SENATOR DUNCAN made a motion to discharge HB 249 from the Senate              
 State Affairs Committee with individual recommendations.                      
 Number 445                                                                    
 CHAIRMAN SHARP, hearing no objection, stated HB 249 was discharged            
 from the Senate State Affairs Committee.                                      

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