Legislature(2009 - 2010)CAPITOL 106

03/12/2009 03:00 PM House HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

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Heard & Held
Moved CSHB 2(HSS) Out of Committee
HB 2-BIRTH CERTIFICATE FOR STILLBIRTH                                                                                         
3:05:07 PM                                                                                                                    
CO-CHAIR KELLER announced that the  first order of business would                                                               
be  HOUSE BILL  NO. 2,  "An  Act relating  to the  issuance of  a                                                               
certificate of  birth resulting  in a  stillbirth."   [Before the                                                               
committee was CSHB 2, Version R, the working document.]                                                                         
3:05:49 PM                                                                                                                    
CO-CHAIR HERRON moved to adopt  the proposed committee substitute                                                               
(CS)  for HB  2,  version 26-LS0003\S,  Mischel,  3/5/09, as  the                                                               
working document.                                                                                                               
3:06:04 PM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE SEATON objected for the purpose of discussion.                                                                   
3:06:19 PM                                                                                                                    
SANDRA WILSON,  Staff to Representative Carl  Gatto, Alaska State                                                               
Legislature, explained  that the  changes in Version  S included:                                                               
all references  to "stillborn" were  removed, and  the definition                                                               
of  "stillbirth" in  subsection (h),  paragraph (1)  was now  the                                                               
same definition as AS 18.50.240.                                                                                                
3:07:04 PM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE  SEATON removed  his  objection.   There being  no                                                               
further  objection,   Version  S  was  adopted   as  the  working                                                               
3:07:16 PM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE CARL  GATTO, Alaska  State Legislature,  said that                                                               
the   bill   had  been   approved   by   the  Alaska   House   of                                                               
Representatives during  the 25th Legislature, but  he opined that                                                               
the reason  it had not  passed out of  the Senate due  to concern                                                               
that the  bill was pro-life or  pro-choice.  He pointed  out that                                                               
the bill  had no connection  to pro-life or pro-choice,  and that                                                               
it was written for mothers.                                                                                                     
3:08:17 PM                                                                                                                    
CO-CHAIR KELLER opened public testimony.                                                                                        
3:08:29 PM                                                                                                                    
CO-CHAIR KELLER closed public testimony.                                                                                        
3:08:42 PM                                                                                                                    
CO-CHAIR  HERRON moved  to report  CSHB  2, Version  26-LS0003\S,                                                               
Mischel,    3/5/09,   out    of    committee   with    individual                                                               
recommendations and  the accompanying  zero fiscal notes.   There                                                               
being  no objection,  CSHB 2  (HSS) was  reported from  the House                                                               
Health and Social Services Standing Committee.                                                                                  

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
Background from ANA.PDF HHSS 3/12/2009 3:00:00 PM
HB 50
Background ANA.PDF HHSS 3/12/2009 3:00:00 PM
HB 50
sponsor statement.PDF HHSS 3/12/2009 3:00:00 PM
HB 50
sectional analysis.PDF HHSS 3/12/2009 3:00:00 PM
HB 50
HB 50.PDF HHSS 3/12/2009 3:00:00 PM
HB 50
Fiscal note.PDF HHSS 3/12/2009 3:00:00 PM
HB 50
Letters of support.PDF HHSS 3/12/2009 3:00:00 PM
HB 50
Opposition from ANTHC.PDF HHSS 3/12/2009 3:00:00 PM
HB 50