Legislature(2001 - 2002)

02/26/2002 01:37 PM TRA

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
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             SB 269-NAMING BONDSTEEL BRIDGE OF HONOR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. LADDIE SHAW,  State Director for Veterans  Affairs, Department                                                              
of  Military and  Veterans Affairs,  asked members  to support  SB
269. The  legislation honors an  Alaska Medal of  Honor recipient,                                                              
James Bondsteel, who died on that  bridge. He said that to honor a                                                              
veteran  in  any  way  is appreciated,  but  for  someone  of  Mr.                                                              
Bondsteel's stature, the honor is without question.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
With no  further questions  or discussion,  SENATOR WARD  moved SB
269 from committee with individual recommendations.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN COWDERY announced  that with no opposition,  SB 269 would                                                              
move to its next  committee of referral. He then  informed members                                                              
the committee would take up SB 271.                                                                                             

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