Legislature(2021 - 2022)BUTROVICH 205

03/24/2022 03:30 PM Senate STATE AFFAIRS

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Audio Topic
03:34:48 PM Start
03:35:20 PM Confirmation Hearing(s)
04:11:45 PM HB157
04:15:10 PM SB129
04:20:58 PM SB126
04:48:14 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees: TELECONFERENCED
Alaska Police Standards Council
Michael Craig
David Knapp
Jeff Brown
David Ross
Alaska Public Officers Commission
Lanette Blodgett
Moved CSHB 157(FIN) Out of Committee
Heard & Held
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 129(JUD) Out of Committee
<Bill Hearing Rescheduled from 03/22/22>
**Streamed live on AKL.tv**
        SB 129-ELECTION PAMPHLET INFORMATION RE: JUDGES                                                                     
4:15:10 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR   SHOWER  reconvened   the   meeting   and  announced   the                                                               
consideration  of  SENATE  BILL  NO.  129  "An  Act  relating  to                                                               
information   on   judicial   officers   provided   in   election                                                               
4:15:34 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR ROBERT  MYERS, Alaska State Legislature,  Juneau, Alaska,                                                               
sponsor  of   SB  129,  summarized   that  the  bill   will  take                                                               
information  that is  already being  collected, primarily  by the                                                               
Judicial  Council,  and  place  it  in  the  pamphlets  that  the                                                               
Division  of Elections  prints before  every election  to educate                                                               
4:16:20 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR HOLLAND asked if any groups had objected to the bill.                                                                   
SENATOR  MEYER  replied  there had  been  no  crystalized  effort                                                               
either for or against the bill.                                                                                                 
CHAIR  SHOWER   recalled  that  the  court   wasn't  particularly                                                               
supportive of the bill.                                                                                                         
SENATOR MYERS  said both  the Court  System and  Judicial Council                                                               
were leery initially,  but over the past 18  months he'd modified                                                               
the bill to  mollify many of the concerns.  He expressed optimism                                                               
that the bill would actually help the court over the long term.                                                                 
4:18:34 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COSTELLO  asked  whether  the Judicial  Council  had  an                                                               
opinion on the bill.                                                                                                            
4:18:39 PM                                                                                                                    
SUSANNE  DIPIETRO, Executive  Director,  Alaska Judicial  Council                                                               
(AJC),  Anchorage,  Alaska,  stated  that AJC  had  not  taken  a                                                               
position on SB 129.                                                                                                             
4:19:05 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER opened public testimony  on SB 129; finding none, he                                                               
closed public testimony.                                                                                                        
SENATOR MYERS thanked the committee.                                                                                            
4:19:30 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  HOLLAND  moved to  report  CSSB  129, 32-LS0751\N,  from                                                               
committee  with individual  recommendations  and attached  fiscal                                                               
CHAIR SHOWER  found no objection  and CSSB 129(JUD)  was reported                                                               
from the Senate State Affairs Standing Committee.                                                                               

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
B.4 amendment rasmussen.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
SB 157
CSSB 129 version N_Amendment N.1.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
SB 129
David Knapp Application_Redacted.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
David Ross Resume 2021_Redacted.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
David Ross Application_Redacted.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
Jeff Brown Resume_Redacted.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
Jeff Brown - APSC Interest.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
Lanette Blodgett Application_Redacted.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
Michael Craig Application_Redacted.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
SB126-LEG-LEG-03-22-22.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
SB 126
SB 126 Research History of AK Legislative Sessions -updateMarch2022.pdf SSTA 3/24/2022 3:30:00 PM
SB 126