Legislature(2003 - 2004)

04/30/2003 03:10 PM JUD

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HB 24 - AGREEMENTS ON MANAGEMENT OF FISH AND GAME                                                                             
Number 0026                                                                                                                     
CHAIR McGUIRE  announced that the  first order of  business would                                                               
be  HOUSE BILL  NO.  24, "An  Act  relating to  intergovernmental                                                               
agreements regarding management of fish  or game."  [Adopted as a                                                               
work draft  for HB  24 and  amended on  4/28/03 was  the document                                                               
titled "Suggested Language for CS for House Bill No. 24(RES).]                                                                  
Number 0046                                                                                                                     
REPRESENTATIVE  SAMUELS moved  to  adopt  the proposed  committee                                                               
substitute  (CS)  for  HB  24,  Version  23-LS0135\V,  Utermohle,                                                               
4/29/03, as the work draft.   There being no objection, Version V                                                               
was before the committee.                                                                                                       
Number 0068                                                                                                                     
REPRESENTATIVE BRUCE  WEYHRAUCH, Alaska State  Legislature, joint                                                               
sponsor of HB 24, explained  that Version V incorporates both the                                                               
intent  of  the  sponsors  and the  sentiment  expressed  by  the                                                               
committee at the  bill's last hearing, to make HB  24 as broad as                                                               
possible  to include  all agreements  between  federal and  state                                                               
agencies regarding management of fish or  game.  He noted that in                                                               
Section  1,   by  using  the   phrase  "Nothing  in   this  title                                                               
authorizes", the  drafter conformed  proposed AS  16.20.010(c) to                                                               
existing  statute via  a parallel  sentence structure.   He  also                                                               
noted  that   the  language  in   Section  2  was   suggested  by                                                               
[Legislative   Legal  and   Research  Services]   to  allow   for                                                               
transitions  from  any  existing  agreements and  to  remove  any                                                               
argument that  HB 24  creates an  impairment of  a contract.   In                                                               
conclusion, he urged the committee's support.                                                                                   
Number 0272                                                                                                                     
REPRESENTATIVE SAMUELS moved  to report the proposed  (CS) for HB
24,  Version 23-LS0135\V,  Utermohle, 4/29/03,  out of  committee                                                               
with individual recommendations and  the accompanying zero fiscal                                                               
notes.  There being no  objection, CSHB 24(JUD) was reported from                                                               
the House Judiciary Standing Committee.                                                                                         

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