Legislature(1997 - 1998)

04/18/1997 10:55 AM RLS

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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                         April 18, 1997                                        
                           10:55 a.m.                                          
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
 Senator Tim Kelly, Chairman                                                   
 Senator Loren Leman, Vice Chairman                                            
 Senator John Torgerson                                                        
 Senator Jim Duncan                                                            
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 Senator Robin Taylor                                                          
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 9                                            
 Declaring June 1 - 7, 1997, to be Alaska Garden Week.                         
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 55                                                            
 "An Act relating to the definition of certain state receipts; and             
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 105                                                           
 "An Act relating to legislative ethics; relating to the filing of             
 disclosures by certain legislative employees and officials; and               
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 151                                                           
 "An Act relating to public employment labor relations; relating to            
 the protection of the rights of public employees under the Public             
 Employment Relations Act; establishing ethical standards for union            
 representatives of public employees; and establishing disclosure              
 requirements for public employee labor organizations."                        
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 SCR  9 - See Senate State Affairs minutes dated 4/15/97.                      
                                                                               
 SB  55 - See Labor and Commerce Committee minutes dated 1/30/97 and           
      2/3/97.                                                                  
      Finance report 4/16/97.                                                  
                                                                               
 SB 105 - See State Affairs minutes dated 3/11/97, 3/13/97, 3/18/97            
      and 3/25/97.                                                             
      Finance report 4/16/97.                                                  
                                                                               
 SB 151 - See Senate State Affairs minutes dated 4/1/97 & 4/3/97.              
      Finance report 4/17/97.                                                  
                                                                               
  ACTION NARRATIVE                                                             
  TAPE 97-6, SIDE A                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN KELLY  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order           
 at 10:55 a.m., and noted the presence of Senators Leman, Torgerson,           
 Duncan and Kelly.                                                             
                                                                               
  CHAIRMAN KELLY  outlined the agenda and requested calendaring                
 motions on the legislation.                                                   
                                                                               
  SENATOR LEMAN  moved  SCR 9  (ALASKA GARDEN WEEK) be approved for            
 calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.  Hearing no objection,            
 it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                               
  SENATOR LEMAN  moved  SB 55  (FISCAL PROCEDURES/BUDGET/GRANTS/REPORTS        
 be approved for calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.                   
 Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                                      
                                                                               
  SENATOR LEMAN  moved  SB 105  (ETHICS/LOBBYING/CAMPAIGN FINANCE) be          
 approved for calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.  Hearing             
 no objection, it was so ordered.                                              
                                                                               
  SENATOR LEMAN  moved  SB 151  (PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT LABOR RELATIONS) be         
 approved for calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.   SENATOR            
 DUNCAN  objected.  The roll was taken with the following result:              
 Senators Torgerson, Leman and Kelly voted "Yea" and Senator Duncan            
 voted "Nay."  The Chairman stated the motion carried.                         
                                                                               
 There being no further business to come before the committee,                 
  CHAIRMAN KELLY  adjourned the meeting at 10:57 a.m.                          
                                                                               

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