Legislature(1993 - 1994)

03/28/1994 01:08 PM RLS

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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                         March 28, 1994                                        
                           1:08 p.m.                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
 Senator Rick Halford, Chair                                                   
 Senator Steve Rieger, Vice Chair                                              
 Senator George Jacko                                                          
 Senator Suzanne Little                                                        
 Senator Fred Zharoff                                                          
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 All Members Present                                                           
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 49                                                
 Urging the Congress to reevaluate its practice of imposing unfunded           
 mandates on state and local governments.                                      
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 249                                                           
 "An Act relating to assisted living homes; repealing references to            
 residential facilities for dependent adults; and providing for an             
 effective date."                                                              
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 295                                                           
 "An Act relating to financial assistance for certain owners or                
 operators of underground petroleum storage tank systems; and                  
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 406(FIN)                                                
 "An Act relating to municipal taxes and fees on the air                       
 transportation of individuals or goods by federally certificated              
 air carriers; and providing for an effective date."                           
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 454(FIN)                                                
 "An Act making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of              
 Law to pay costs of certain continuing legal proceedings; and                 
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 SJR 49 - See Judiciary minutes dated 3/21/94.                                 
                                                                               
 SB 249 - See Health, Education & Social Services minutes dated                
          2/2/94, 2/4/94, 2/16/94, 2/23/94, & 3/9/94, and State                
          Affairs minutes dated 3/21/94.                                       
      Finance report 3/28/94.                                                  
                                                                               
 SB 295 - See Resources minutes dated 3/9/94 and                               
          Judiciary minutes dated 3/23/94.                                     
      Finance report 3/28/94.                                                  
                                                                               
 HB 406 - No previous action to record.                                        
                                                                               
 HB 454 - See Judiciary minutes dated 3/21/94 and                              
          3/23/94.                                                             
      Finance report 3/28/94.                                                  
                                                                               
        ACTION NARRATIVE                                                       
                                                                               
 TAPE 94-4, SIDE A                                                             
 Number 001                                                                    
                                                                               
 CHAIRMAN RICK HALFORD called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to            
 order at 1:08 p.m.  He outlined the agenda and asked for motions on           
 the legislation.                                                              
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  SJR 49                 
 (UNFUNDED FEDERAL MANDATES) be approved for calendaring at the                
 Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                 
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  SB 249                 
 (REGULATION OF ASSISTED LIVING HOMES) be approved for calendaring             
 at the Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so                   
 ordered.                                                                      
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  SB 295                 
 (GRANTS/LOANS FOR STORAGE TANK OWNERS) be approved for calendaring            
 at the Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so                   
 ordered.                                                                      
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that  CSHB 454(FIN)     )    
 (APPROP: COST OF OIL/GAS LITIGATION) be approved for calendaring at           
 the Chair's discretion.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.             
 CHAIRMAN HALFORD brought  CSHB 406(FIN)  (LOCAL TAXES/FEES ON AIR             
 CARRIERS) before the committee as the next order of business.  He             
 directed attention to a proposed Rules SCS that was requested by              
 Senator Sharp.  The only change is to page 1, line 11, and the                
 addition of the words "tax or."                                               
                                                                               
 SENATOR RIEGER moved that SCS CSHB 406(RLS) be adopted.  Hearing no           
 objection, the motion carried.                                                
                                                                               
 SENATOR RIEGER moved that SCS CSHB 406(RLS) be passed out of                  
 committee with individual recommendations.  Hearing no objection,             
 it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                               
 SENATOR RIEGER moved and asked unanimous consent that SCS CSHB
 406(RLS) be approved for calendaring at the Chair's discretion.               
 Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                                      
 SENATOR ZHAROFF informed the committee that he has been working on            
 a resolution for introduction, but the time for the introduction of           
 personal legislation has passed.  The resolution requests that                
 Governor Hickel withdraw the name of Clem Tillion from the list of            
 potential appointees to the North Pacific Fisheries Management                
 Council.  He requested that the resolution be introduced by the               
 Senate Rules Committee, and hearing no objection, the Chairman                
 stated the resolution would be introduced.                                    
                                                                               
 There being no further business to come before the committee, the             
 meeting was adjourned at 1:13 p.m.                                            
                                                                               

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