Legislature(1997 - 1998)

04/29/1997 10:52 AM RLS

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                     SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                    
                         April 29, 1997                                        
                           10:52 a.m.                                          
                                                                               
  MEMBERS PRESENT                                                              
                                                                               
 Senator Loren Leman, Vice Chairman                                            
 Senator Robin Taylor                                                          
 Senator John Torgerson                                                        
 Senator Jim Duncan                                                            
                                                                               
  MEMBERS ABSENT                                                               
                                                                               
 Senator Tim Kelly, Chairman                                                   
                                                                               
  COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                           
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 60                                                            
 "An Act providing for an advisory vote on the issue of capital                
 punishment."                                                                  
                                                                               
 SENATE BILL NO. 187                                                           
 "An Act relating to disclosure of public records identifying a                
 participant in the advance college tuition payment program;                   
 relating to the composition and assets of the Alaska advance                  
 college tuition payment fund; relating to administration of the               
 advance college tuition payment program; relating to advance                  
 college tuition payment contracts; and providing for an effective             
 date."                                                                        
                                                                               
 HOUSE BILL NO. 18                                                             
 "An Act extending to certain partnerships and corporations the 10             
 percent procurement preference currently given to certain sole                
 proprietorships who are Alaska bidders and owned by persons with              
 disabilities."                                                                
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 20(FIN)                                                 
 "An Act relating to dog mushers' contests."                                   
                                                                               
 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 133(L&C)                                                
 "An Act relating to regulation of architects, engineers, and land             
 surveyors; extending the termination date of the State Board of               
 Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors; and               
 providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                               
 HOUSE BILL NO. 214                                                            
 "An Act relating to an employer's knowledge of an employee's                  
 physical condition for purposes of the Alaska Workers' Compensation           
 Act; excluding certain participants in the Alaska temporary                   
 assistance program from coverage under the Alaska Workers'                    
 Compensation Act; and providing for an effective date."                       
                                                                               
  PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                             
                                                                               
 SB  60 - See Senate Judiciary Committee minutes dated 3/10/97.                
      Finance report 4/10/97.                                                  
      Rules minutes dated 4/11/97.                                             
                                                                               
 SB 187 - See Senate Health, Education & Social Services minutes               
          dated 4/28/97.                                                       
                                                                               
 HB  18 - See Labor and Commerce minutes dated 4/10/97.                        
      Finance referral waived 4/15/97.                                         
                                                                               
 HB  20 - See Senate State Affairs minutes dated 4/8/97.                       
      Finance report 4/25/97.                                                  
                                                                               
 HB 133 - Finance report 4/25/97.                                              
                                                                               
 HB 214 - See Labor and Commerce Committee minutes dated 4/24/97.              
                                                                               
    ACTION NARRATIVE                                                           
  TAPE 97-6, SIDE A                                                            
                                                                               
  VICE CHAIRMAN LEMAN  called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to            
 order at 10:52 a.m.  He noted the presence of Senators Taylor,                
 Torgerson, Duncan and Leman.                                                  
                                                                               
  VICE CHAIRMAN LEMAN  reviewed the items on the committee agenda and          
 requested calendaring motions on the legislation.                             
                                                                               
  SENATOR TAYLOR  moved  SB 187 ( UNIVERSITY TUITION PAYMENT PROGRAM)          
 be approved for calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.                   
 Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                                      
                                                                               
  SENATOR TAYLOR  moved  HB 18  (STATE PROCUREMENT DISABILITY                  
 PREFERENCES) be approved for calendaring at the discretion of the             
 Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                              
                                                                               
  SENATOR TAYLOR  moved  CSHB 20(FIN)  (DOG MUSHING CONTESTS) be               
 approved for calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.  Hearing             
 no objection, it was so ordered.                                              
                                                                               
  SENATOR TAYLOR  moved  CSHB 133(L&C)  (ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS &               
 SURVEYORS) be approved for calendaring at the discretion of the               
 Chair.  Hearing no objection, it was so ordered.                              
  SENATOR TAYLOR  moved  SB 60  (ADVISORY VOTE ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT) b        
 approved for calendaring at the discretion of the Chair.   SENATOR            
 DUNCAN  objected.  The roll was taken with the following result:              
 Senators Torgerson, Taylor and Leman voted "Yea" and Senator Duncan           
 voted "Nay."   VICE CHAIRMAN LEMAN  stated the calendaring motion             
 carried.                                                                      
                                                                               
  VICE CHAIRMAN LEMAN  brought  HB 214  (WORKERS COMP:TEMP.                    
 ASSISTANCE/MED. CONDIT) before the committee.                                 
                                                                               
  SENATOR TAYLOR  moved the following amendment to HB 214:                     
                                                                               
 Amendment No. 1                                                             
                                                                               
 Page 1, line 8:  After the phrase "makes a false statement" insert            
      "in writing"                                                             
                                                                               
 Hearing no objection to the amendment,  VICE CHAIRMAN LEMAN  stated           
 the amendment was adopted.                                                    
                                                                               
  SENATOR TAYLOR  moved HB 214 and the accompanying Senate Rules               
 Committee amendment 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 10:54 a.m.                                               
                                                                               

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