Legislature(2001 - 2002)

02/19/2002 03:40 PM STA

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                    SCR 23-ALASKA TARTAN DAY                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  RANDY   PHILLIPS,  prime  sponsor,  explained   the  bill                                                              
declares April  6, 2002  Alaskan Tartan Day,  which is  a Scottish                                                              
holiday. He introduced  the bill last year and was  asked to do so                                                              
again this year.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
DAN HENDERSON  testified via teleconference  in hearty  support of                                                              
the  resolution. He  informed  members that  in  1995 the  Alaskan                                                              
Scottish community  learned that  Canada celebrates Tartan  Day on                                                              
April  6  each  year.  They  thought this  was  a  good  idea  and                                                              
approached their legislators  to do the same. Since  1997, the day                                                              
has been celebrated across the Lower 48.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN THERRIAULT  noted the  language is  identical to  that in                                                              
the  resolution from  the previous  year and  the attached  fiscal                                                              
note is zero.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There was no additional testimony.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
He asked for the will of the committee.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PHILLIPS  made a  motion to move  SCR 23 and  accompanying                                                              
fiscal note from committee with individual recommendations.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, SCR 23 moved from committee.                                                                          

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