Legislature(2009 - 2010)CAPITOL 120

02/23/2010 02:00 PM RULES


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02:06:52 PM Start
02:07:13 PM HR13
02:10:56 PM Organization
02:11:51 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
* HR 13 ANCHORAGE VEHICLE INSPECTION PROGRAM
Moved CSHR 13(RLS) Out of Committee
Committee Organization
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
                 HOUSE RULES STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                               
                       February 23, 2010                                                                                        
                           2:06 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Nancy Dahlstrom, Chair                                                                                           
Representative Bob Herron, Vice Chair                                                                                           
Representative Charisse Millett                                                                                                 
Representative Mark Neuman                                                                                                      
Representative Kurt Olson                                                                                                       
Representative Berta Gardner                                                                                                    
Representative Beth Kerttula                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
All members present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 13                                                                                                         
Encouraging the repeal of the Anchorage Vehicle Inspection and                                                                  
Management Program.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED CSHR  13(RLS) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
ORGANIZATION                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HR  13                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: ANCHORAGE VEHICLE INSPECTION PROGRAM                                                                               
SPONSOR(s): REPRESENTATIVE(s) STOLTZE                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
02/03/10       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
02/03/10       (H)       RLS                                                                                                    
02/17/10       (H)       RETURNED TO RLS COMMITTEE                                                                              
02/23/10       (H)       RLS AT 2:00 PM CAPITOL 120                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
JAMES ARMSTRONG, Staff                                                                                                          
Representative Bill Stoltze                                                                                                     
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION  STATEMENT:   Presented HR  13  on behalf  of its  prime                                                             
sponsor, Representative Stoltze.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2:06:52 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR NANCY  DAHLSTROM called the House  Rules Standing Committee                                                             
meeting  to  order  at  2:06  p.m.    Representatives  Dahlstrom,                                                               
Herron,  Olson,  Neuman,  Millet,   Kerttula,  and  Gardner  were                                                               
present at the call to order.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          HR  13-ANCHORAGE VEHICLE INSPECTION PROGRAM                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:07:13 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR DAHLSTROM announced that the  first order of business would                                                               
be  HOUSE  RESOLUTION  NO.  13, Encouraging  the  repeal  of  the                                                               
Anchorage Vehicle Inspection and Management Program.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
2:07:16 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HERRON  moved  to  adopt  CSHR  13,  Version  26-                                                               
LS1403\E,  Luckhaupt, 2/22/10,  as the  working document.   There                                                               
being no objection, Version E was before the committee.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:08:14 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JAMES  ARMSTRONG,  Staff,  Representative  Bill  Stoltze,  Alaska                                                               
State Legislature, explained that  Version E corrects the initial                                                               
of Daniel  Sullivan, Mayor of  the Municipality of  Anchorage, to                                                               
the  correct  initial.    He  characterized HR  13  as  a  simple                                                               
legislation  that describes  the  history of  the Inspection  and                                                               
Management (IM) program  over the last 25 years.   The resolution                                                               
requests  that  the  Anchorage Assembly  rescind  its  action  in                                                               
having  the IM  program continue.    As an  aside, Mr.  Armstrong                                                               
related  that  he  worked  for former  Senator  Dave  Donley  who                                                               
championed changing the  IM program to a  biennial program, which                                                               
paved  the way  for two-year  automobile registration  [renewals]                                                               
statewide.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:09:20 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  KERTTULA   inquired  as  to  why   the  Anchorage                                                               
Assembly would rescind its decision.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MR. ARMSTRONG offered  that the makeup of  the Anchorage Assembly                                                               
changed.   There  was an  8:2 vote  to terminate  the program  on                                                               
January  1st.   However,  the makeup  of  the Anchorage  Assembly                                                               
changed and  on a 6:4  vote it  decided to maintain  the program.                                                               
He  noted that  Assemblyman  Coffey abstained  from  both of  the                                                               
aforementioned votes.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
2:10:17 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR DAHLSTROM, in response  to Representative Neuman, clarified                                                               
that Version E corrected the mistake.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
2:10:39 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HERRON  moved  to  report CSHR  13,  Version  26-                                                               
LS1403\E, Luckhaupt,  2/22/10, out  of committee  with individual                                                               
recommendations and  the accompanying fiscal notes.   There being                                                               
no  objection, CSHR  13(RLS) was  reported from  the House  Rules                                                               
Standing Committee.                                                                                                             
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                          Organization                                                                                      
                                                                                                                              
2:10:56 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HERRON  moved  that   the  House  Rules  delegate                                                               
authority  to calendar  all measures  to the  chair of  the House                                                               
Rules Standing  Committee.  There  being no objection, it  was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:11:09 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  DAHLSTROM, in  response to  Representative Gardner,  noted                                                               
that the  motion is necessary due  to the change in  the chair of                                                               
the committee.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
2:11:51 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no  further business before the  committee, the House                                                               
Rules Standing Committee meeting was adjourned at 2:11 p.m.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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