Legislature(2011 - 2012)BUTROVICH 205

02/09/2012 09:00 AM STATE AFFAIRS


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
*+ SJR 16 MILITARY PENSIONS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SJR 16 Out of Committee
*+ SB 179 MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT RESPONSE PLAN TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
*+ SB 129 CHILD CARE CTRS: STATE EMPLOYEES & OTHERS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
*+ SCR 18 RAOUL WALLENBERG REMEMBRANCE DAY TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCR 18 Out of Committee
Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled
= SB 121 TEACHERS & PUB EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS
Heard & Held
            SCR 18-RAOUL WALLENBERG REMEMBRANCE DAY                                                                         
                                                                                                                              
10:25:34 AM                                                                                                                   
CHAIR  WIELECHOWSKI   announced  that  SCR  18   was  before  the                                                               
committee.  The resolution  designates August  4, 2012,  as Raoul                                                               
Wallenberg Remembrance Day.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR FRED  DYSON, sponsor, SCR  18, introduced  the resolution                                                               
by quoting  Solomon from 3,000 years  ago, "If a man  thinketh in                                                               
his  heart, so  is  he."  He said  that  Raoul  Wallenberg was  a                                                               
Swedish  diplomat who  was responsible  for  saving over  100,000                                                               
Jewish people during the holocaust.  The Guinness Book of Records                                                               
says  that  no  one  in  history saved  more  people  than  Raoul                                                               
Wallenberg. August  12, 2012,  will be  the 100th  Anniversary of                                                               
Raoul  Wallenberg's  birth.  Many   Alaskans  are  interested  in                                                               
honoring this hero and no one objects to this proposal.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR WIELECHOWSKI  noted that  Raoul Wallenberg  is one  of only                                                               
two persons to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
10:28:31 AM                                                                                                                   
DAVID  GOTTSTEIN,  Anchorage,  Alaska,   testifying  on  his  own                                                               
behalf, spoke  in support of SCR  18. He shared a  personal story                                                               
about Raoul Wallenberg.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  PASKVAN moved  to report  SCR 18  out of  committee with                                                               
individual recommendations and attached zero fiscal note.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  WIELECHOWSKI  announced  that without  objection,  SCR  18                                                               
moved from the Senate State Affairs Standing Committee.                                                                         

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
1 SCR 18 SPONSOR STATEMENT.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 18
SCR18A.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 18
3 SCR H.R. 3001 112th Congress - Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Celebration Act.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 18
4 SCR 18 Honorary Citizen USA.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 18
SJR 16.Modernizing the Military Retirement System.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SJR 16
SJR016A.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SJR 16
SJR16.Letter from VoteVets.Org.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SJR 16
SJR 16 Military Pension Fact Sheet.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SJR 16
SJR16.Articles on Military Pension Cuts.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SJR 16
SJR 16. Text of HR3520.Keeping Our Promises Act of 2011.pdf SSTA 2/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
SJR 16