Legislature(1997 - 1998)

03/13/1997 10:50 AM RLS

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                         March 13, 1997                                        
                           10:50 a.m.                                          
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
 Senator Tim Kelly, Chairman                                                   
 Senator Loren Leman, Vice Chairman                                            
 Senator Jim Duncan                                                            
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 Senator Robin Taylor                                                          
 Senator John Torgerson                                                        
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 67                                                            
 "An Act relating to the imposition of criminal sentences; and                 
 amending Rule 32.2, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure."                      
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 SB 67 - See State Affairs Committee minutes dated 2/04/97 and                 
     Senate Judiciary minutes dated 2/26/97.                                   
                                                                               
  WITNESS REGISTER                                                             
                                                                               
 Brett Huber, Staff to Senator Rick Halford                                    
 State Capitol                                                                 
 Juneau, AK 99801-1182                                                         
  POSITION STATEMENT:   Present to respond to questions on SB 67               
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
  TAPE 97-2, SIDE A                                                            
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN KELLY  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order           
 at 10:50 a.m.  He brought  SB 67  (TRUTH IN SENTENCING) before the            
 committee as the only order of business.                                      
                                                                               
  B  RETT HUBER , staff to Senator Rick Halford who is prime sponsor of        
 SB 67, confirmed that by passage of the legislation, the state of             
 Alaska will be entitled to receive $650,000 from the federal                  
 government.                                                                   
                                                                               
  SENATOR LEMAN  moved and asked unanimous consent SB 67 be approved           
 for calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no                   
 objection, it was so ordered.                                                 
                                                                               
 There being no further business to come before the committee, the             
 meeting adjourned at 10:51 a.m.                                               
                                                                               

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