Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/29/2002 03:07 PM 390

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                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
                 CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 390                                                                               
                         APRIL 29, 2002                                                                                       
                           3:07 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Lesil McGuire, Chair                                                                                             
Representative Drew Scalzi                                                                                                      
Representative Beth Kerttula                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
All members present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATE MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ben Stevens, Chair                                                                                                      
Senator Alan Austerman                                                                                                          
Senator Kim Elton                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATE MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
All members present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                              
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 390                                                                                                              
"An  Act extending  the termination  dates of  certain activities                                                               
and  salmon marketing  programs of  the Alaska  Seafood Marketing                                                               
Institute  and  of  the  salmon   marketing  tax;  expanding  the                                                               
allowable use  of that tax  for the salmon marketing  programs of                                                               
the Alaska  Seafood Marketing Institute;  relating to  the Alaska                                                               
Seafood  Marketing Institute's  salmon  marketing committee;  and                                                               
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED SCS HB 390(RLS) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS ACTION                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 390                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE:ASMI SALMON MARKETING & MARKTNG TAX                                                                                 
SPONSOR(S): REPRESENTATIVE(S)MCGUIRE                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Jrn-Date   Jrn-Page                     Action                                                                                  
02/08/02     2181       (H)        READ THE FIRST TIME -                                                                        
                                   REFERRALS                                                                                    
02/08/02     2181       (H)        FSH, RES                                                                                     
02/25/02                (H)        FSH AT 3:30 PM CAPITOL 124                                                                   
02/25/02                (H)        Moved Out of Committee                                                                       
02/25/02                (H)        MINUTE(FSH)                                                                                  
02/27/02     2405       (H)        FSH RPT 6DP                                                                                  
02/27/02     2405       (H)        DP: DYSON, COGHILL, SCALZI,                                                                  
                                   KERTTULA,                                                                                    
02/27/02     2405       (H)        WILSON, STEVENS                                                                              
02/27/02     2405       (H)        FN1: (CED)                                                                                   
02/27/02     2418       (H)        COSPONSOR(S): KERTTULA                                                                       
03/01/02     2444       (H)        FIN REFERRAL ADDED AFTER RES                                                                 
03/06/02                (H)        RES AT 1:00 PM CAPITOL 124                                                                   
03/06/02                (H)        Moved Out of Committee                                                                       
03/06/02                (H)        MINUTE(RES)                                                                                  
03/13/02     2518       (H)        RES RPT 5DP                                                                                  
03/13/02     2518       (H)        DP: STEVENS, GREEN, MCGUIRE,                                                                 
                                   FATE,                                                                                        
03/13/02     2518       (H)        SCALZI                                                                                       
03/13/02     2518       (H)        FN1: (CED)                                                                                   
03/28/02                (H)        FIN AT 1:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE                                                                 
                                   519                                                                                          
03/28/02                (H)        -- Meeting Canceled --                                                                       
04/01/02                (H)        FIN AT 1:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE                                                                 
                                   519                                                                                          
04/01/02                (H)        Moved Out of Committee                                                                       
04/02/02     2750       (H)        FIN RPT 7DP 1NR                                                                              
04/02/02     2750       (H)        DP: WHITAKER, HARRIS, CROFT,                                                                 
                                   DAVIES,                                                                                      
04/02/02     2750       (H)        LANCASTER, HUDSON, WILLIAMS;                                                                 
                                   NR: BUNDE                                                                                    
04/02/02     2751       (H)        FN1: (CED)                                                                                   
04/03/02     2781       (H)        RULES TO CALENDAR 4/3/02                                                                     
04/03/02     2781       (H)        READ THE SECOND TIME                                                                         
04/03/02     2782       (H)        ADVANCED TO THIRD READING                                                                    
                                   UNAN CONSENT                                                                                 
04/03/02     2782       (H)        READ THE THIRD TIME HB 390                                                                   
04/03/02     2782       (H)        PASSED Y37 E3                                                                                
04/03/02     2782       (H)        EFFECTIVE DATE(S) SAME AS                                                                    
                                   PASSAGE                                                                                      
04/03/02     2788       (H)        COSPONSOR(S): GREEN                                                                          
04/03/02     2789       (H)        TRANSMITTED TO (S)                                                                           
04/03/02     2789       (H)        VERSION: HB 390                                                                              
04/04/02     2629       (S)        READ THE FIRST TIME -                                                                        
                                   REFERRALS                                                                                    
04/04/02     2630       (S)        L&C, RES                                                                                     
04/08/02     2665       (S)        RES REFERRAL WAIVED                                                                          
04/09/02     2691       (S)        L&C REFERRAL WAIVED REFERRED                                                                 
                                   TO RULES                                                                                     
04/11/02                (S)        RLS AT 10:30 AM FAHRENKAMP                                                                   
                                   203                                                                                          
04/11/02                (S)        MINUTE(RLS)                                                                                  
04/17/02     2808       (S)        TITLE CHANGE: SCR 32                                                                         
04/17/02     2808       (S)        OTHER RECOMMENDATION:                                                                        
                                   PHILLIPS;                                                                                    
04/17/02     2808       (S)        DP: COWDERY, THERRIAULT,                                                                     
                                   ELLIS                                                                                        
04/17/02     2808       (S)        FN1: (CED)                                                                                   
04/17/02     2812       (S)        READ THE SECOND TIME                                                                         
04/17/02     2812       (S)        RLS SCS ADOPTED UNAN CONSENT                                                                 
04/17/02     2812       (S)        ADVANCED TO THIRD READING                                                                    
                                   UNAN CONSENT                                                                                 
04/17/02     2813       (S)        READ THE THIRD TIME SCS HB
                                   390(RLS)                                                                                     
04/17/02     2813       (S)        PASSED Y18 N1 E1                                                                             
04/17/02     2813       (S)        EFFECTIVE DATE(S) SAME AS                                                                    
                                   PASSAGE                                                                                      
04/17/02     2815       (S)        TRANSMITTED TO (H) AS AMENDED                                                                
04/17/02     2815       (S)        VERSION: SCS HB 390(RLS)                                                                     
04/17/02     2808       (S)        RLS TO CAL W/SCS 4/17 3DP 1OR                                                                
                                   NEW TITLE                                                                                    
04/18/02     2995       (H)        HELD UNDER UNFINISHED                                                                        
                                   BUSINESS                                                                                     
04/19/02     3043       (H)        FAILED CONCUR (S) AM N34 E2                                                                  
                                   A4                                                                                           
04/19/02     3044       (H)        CONFERENCE COMMITTEE                                                                         
                                   APPOINTED                                                                                    
04/19/02     3044       (H)        *MCGUIRE, SCALZI, KERTTULA                                                                   
04/22/02     2885       (S)        CONFERENCE COMMITTEE                                                                         
                                   APPOINTED                                                                                    
04/22/02     2885       (S)        *STEVENS, AUSTERMAN, ELTON                                                                   
04/22/02     2884       (S)        FAILED RECEDE (S) AM Y1 N19                                                                  
04/26/02                (H)        390 AT 3:00 PM FAHRENKAMP 203                                                                
04/26/02                (H)        -- Meeting Postponed to Mon.                                                                 
                                   4/29 --                                                                                      
04/26/02                (S)        390 AT 3:00 PM FAHRENKAMP 203                                                                
04/29/02                (H)        390 AT 3:00 PM FAHRENKAMP 203                                                                
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
No witnesses to record                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
TAPE 02-1, SIDE A                                                                                                               
Number 001                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR LESIL  McGUIRE called  the Conference  Committee on  HB 390                                                               
to  order at  3:07  p.m.   Representatives  McGuire, Scalzi,  and                                                               
Kerttula and Senators Stevens, Austerman,  and Elton were present                                                               
at the call to order.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 390-ASMI SALMON MARKETING & MARKTNG TAX                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR McGUIRE  announced that the  only order of  business before                                                               
the  committee is  HOUSE  BILL  NO. 390,  "An  Act extending  the                                                               
termination  dates of  certain  activities  and salmon  marketing                                                               
programs of  the Alaska  Seafood Marketing  Institute and  of the                                                               
salmon marketing  tax; expanding  the allowable  use of  that tax                                                               
for  the   salmon  marketing  programs  of   the  Alaska  Seafood                                                               
Marketing  Institute; relating  to the  Alaska Seafood  Marketing                                                               
Institute's  salmon marketing  committee;  and  providing for  an                                                               
effective date."   [Before  the committee  is HB  390 and  SCS HB
390(RLS).]                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  McGUIRE noted  that  the committee  is  under the  limited                                                               
powers of conference.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Number 0008                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR STEVENS  informed the committee  that the  Senate changed                                                               
HB 390  such that  it would  exactly match  [CSSB 282(FIN)].   He                                                               
specified  that  [CSSB 282(FIN)]  removes  the  [June 30,]  2004,                                                               
date, which  relates to paragraphs  (7)-(9) of AS 16.51.100.   He                                                               
explained that  paragraphs (7)-(9)  of AS 16.51.100  were enacted                                                               
when the 1  percent assessment was originally put in  place.  The                                                               
aforementioned  sections  of  statute  dealt  with  the  domestic                                                               
salmon  marketing committee.    He pointed  out  that the  Alaska                                                               
Seafood Marketing  Institute (ASMI)  has made assurances  that it                                                               
will continue  to perform the  duties listed in  AS 16.51.100(7)-                                                               
(9), although the domestic restrictions have been lifted.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Number 0064                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  McGUIRE directed  attention to  the deletion  of the  word                                                               
"domestic" on  page 2, line  23, of HB 390.   She inquired  as to                                                               
the  effect  on the  policy  change  if  the Senate  changes  are                                                               
accepted and ASMI is allowed to sunset.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR STEVENS replied, "Nothing."   He highlighted the language                                                               
of  subsection (d)  on  page 3  of [SCS  HB  390(RLS)].   Senator                                                               
Stevens  recommended  that  the  House  accept  [CSSB  282(FIN)].                                                               
Senator  Stevens  noted  that  ASMI   is  probably  going  to  be                                                               
addressed  in  Senator  Austerman's  task force  with  regard  to                                                               
marketing on  a statewide basis.   He indicated that if  the task                                                               
force  is allowed  time to  review this,  there will  probably be                                                               
some changes suggested by June 30, 2004.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Number 0102                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE SCALZI  related his  understanding that  all [CSSB
282(FIN)]  is   doing  is  limiting  paragraphs   (7)-(9)  of  AS                                                               
16.15.100.   These paragraphs speak  to things that  ASMI already                                                               
does.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  STEVENS reminded  everyone  that  those paragraphs  were                                                               
included when the original domestic [language] was included.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Number 0128                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE McGUIRE  moved to  report SCS  HB 390(RLS)  out of                                                               
committee  with individual  recommendations and  the accompanying                                                               
fiscal  notes.   There being  no objection,  SCS HB  390(RLS) was                                                               
reported from the Conference Committee on HB 390.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There  being  no  further  business  before  the  committee,  the                                                               
Conference Committee on HB 390 was adjourned at 3:45 p.m.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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