Legislature(2003 - 2004)

2003-05-13 House Journal

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2003-05-13                     House Journal                      Page 1588
HB 145                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
     HOUSE BILL NO. 145                                                                             
     "An Act relating to public interest litigants and to attorney fees;                            
     and amending Rule 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure."                                        
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 145(FIN)                                                                 
     "An Act prohibiting discrimination in the awarding of attorney                                 
     fees and costs in civil actions or appeals to or against, or in the                            
     posting of bonds or other security by, public interest litigants; and                          
     relating to awards of attorney fees and costs in cases involving                               
     enforcement of constitutional rights; and providing for an                                     
     effective date."                                                                               

2003-05-13                     House Journal                      Page 1589
The report was signed by Representatives Harris and Williams, Co-                                   
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                              
Do pass (2):  Foster, Williams                                                                      
Do not pass (3):  Kerttula, Berkowitz, Moses                                                        
No recommendation (6):  Meyer, Hawker, Stoltze, Chenault,                                           
Whitaker, Harris                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 145(FIN):                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Law                                                                              
2.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                   
HB 145 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the