Legislature(2015 - 2016)BUTROVICH 205

04/09/2015 01:00 PM TRANSPORTATION

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01:03:41 PM Start
01:03:57 PM SB66
01:09:38 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 66 PASSENGER & REC. VEHICLE RENTAL TAX TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 66(TRA) Out of Committee
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
            SENATE TRANSPORTATION STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                          
                         April 9, 2015                                                                                          
                           1:03 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Peter Micciche, Chair                                                                                                   
Senator Click Bishop, Vice Chair                                                                                                
Senator Mike Dunleavy                                                                                                           
Senator Bert Stedman                                                                                                            
Senator Dennis Egan                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
All members present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 66                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to the passenger and recreational vehicle                                                                      
rental taxes; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED CSSB 66(TRA) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: SB  66                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: PASSENGER & REC. VEHICLE RENTAL TAX                                                                                
SPONSOR(s): SENATOR(s) GIESSEL                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR CATHY GIESSEL,                                                                                                          
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Sponsor of SB 66.                                                                                        
FORREST WOLFE, Staff                                                                                                            
Senator Giessel                                                                                                                 
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:   Explained changes  in the  CS to SB  66 for                                                             
the sponsor.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KATHRYN THOMAS, Alaska Pacific Leasing                                                                                          
Kenai, Alaska                                                                                                                   
POSITION STATEMENT:  Supported the new CS for SB 66.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:03:41 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR PETER  MICCICHE called  the Senate  Transportation Standing                                                             
Committee meeting  to order at 1:03  p.m. Present at the  call to                                                               
order  were Senators  Bishop, Dunleavy,  Egan, Stedman  and Chair                                                               
Micciche.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
1:03:57 PM                                                                                                                    
           SB  66-PASSENGER & REC. VEHICLE RENTAL TAX                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
1:04:27 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MICCICHE  announced the consideration  of SB 66. He  said a                                                               
new  proposed  committee   substitute  (CS)  addresses  questions                                                               
raised in the last meeting.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
1:04:49 PM                                                                                                                    
At ease from 1:04 to 1:05 p.m.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
1:05:07 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR BISHOP  moved to adopt  CSSB 66( ),  version 29-LS0470\F,                                                               
as the working document.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR STEDMAN objected for explanation purposes.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:05:34 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR   CATHY  GIESSEL,   sponsor  of   SB  66,   Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature, Juneau,  Alaska, thanked  the committee  for hearing                                                               
the bill  and asked her  staff to go  through the changes  in the                                                               
CS.                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1:05:56 PM                                                                                                                    
FORREST WOLFE, Staff, Senator  Giessel, Alaska State Legislature,                                                               
Juneau,  Alaska,  said  the  CS  has only  one  change  from  the                                                               
previous version.  It adds Section  5 on page  4, lines 7  and 8,                                                               
clarifies  that  for  the  purposes  of  this  statute  "personal                                                               
property" is  a definition  given in  AS 01.10.060,  which reads:                                                               
(9) "personal  property includes  money, goods,  chattels, things                                                               
in action, and evidences of debt;".                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Members  of the  Alaska  Support Industry  Alliance  felt it  was                                                               
important  that this  definition  be directly  referenced in  the                                                               
statute to  eliminate any confusion.  The rest of the  changes in                                                               
the CS are purely structural.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR STEDMAN removed his objection and version F was adopted.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR MICCICHE opened public testimony.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:07:56 PM                                                                                                                    
KATHRYN THOMAS, Alaska Pacific  Leasing, Kenai, Alaska, supported                                                               
the new CS for SB 66.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
1:08:49 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  MICCICHE,  finding  no  further  comments,  closed  public                                                               
testimony.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  BISHOP  moved  to  pass CSSB  66(TRA),  version  F  from                                                               
committee  with individual  recommendations  and attached  fiscal                                                               
note(s). There were no objections and it was so ordered.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
1:09:38 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MICCICHE finding no further  business, adjourned the Senate                                                               
Transportation Committee meeting at 1:09 p.m.                                                                                   

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
CS SB 66 Ver. F.pdf STRA 4/9/2015 1:00:00 PM
SB 66
SB 66 - Legal Explanation of Changes Ver. F.pdf STRA 4/9/2015 1:00:00 PM
SB 66
SB 66 explanation of changes in ver F.pdf STRA 4/9/2015 1:00:00 PM
SB 66