Legislature(2009 - 2010)CAPITOL 120

04/06/2009 08:00 AM JUDICIARY


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*+ HB 186 AK FIREARMS EXEMPT FROM FED. REGULATION TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 186(JUD) Out of Committee
*+ HB 36 INITIATIVES: CONTRIBUTIONS/ PROCEDURES TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 193 LEGISLATIVE ETHICS ACT TELECONFERENCED
Heard But Not Scheduled
HB 193 - LEGISLATIVE ETHICS ACT                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
8:05:19 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR RAMRAS announced that the  first order of business would be                                                               
HOUSE  BILL NO.  193, "An  Act  relating to  representation by  a                                                               
legislator  or  legislative  employee  of another  person  in  an                                                               
administrative  hearing; relating  to  charity  events under  the                                                               
Legislative Ethics Act; requiring  compensation of public members                                                               
of the Select Committee on  Legislative Ethics; exempting certain                                                               
information  from  disclosure  requirements  of  the  Legislative                                                               
Ethics Act;  relating to the  selection of alternate  members and                                                               
the  participation of  members and  alternate  members in  formal                                                               
proceedings  of the  Select Committee  on Legislative  Ethics and                                                               
its  subcommittees;  and   defining  'constituent,'  'constituent                                                               
service,'  'legislative purpose,'  'nonlegislative purpose,'  and                                                               
'private  benefit' for  the purposes  of  the Legislative  Ethics                                                               
Act."    [CSHB  193(JUD)  had been  reported  from  committee  on                                                               
4/3/09.]                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  RAMRAS indicated  that once  Representative Gruenberg  was                                                               
present, he  would be [providing  the committee  with alternative                                                               
language  to  Conceptual  Amendment  4,  as  amended,  which  was                                                               
adopted on 4/3/09].                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR RAMRAS  then relayed that HB  193 would be set  aside until                                                               
later in the meeting.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 193 - LEGISLATIVE ETHICS ACT                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
8:30:12 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR RAMRAS  announced that as  its next order of  business, the                                                               
committee would return to the hearing  on HOUSE BILL NO. 193, "An                                                               
Act  relating to  representation by  a legislator  or legislative                                                               
employee  of   another  person  in  an   administrative  hearing;                                                               
relating  to charity  events under  the  Legislative Ethics  Act;                                                               
requiring compensation of public  members of the Select Committee                                                               
on  Legislative   Ethics;  exempting  certain   information  from                                                               
disclosure requirements  of the Legislative Ethics  Act; relating                                                               
to the  selection of alternate  members and the  participation of                                                               
members  and  alternate  members  in formal  proceedings  of  the                                                               
Select  Committee on  Legislative Ethics  and its  subcommittees;                                                               
and defining  'constituent,' 'constituent  service,' 'legislative                                                               
purpose,'  'nonlegislative purpose,'  and  'private benefit'  for                                                               
the purposes of the Legislative  Ethics Act."  [CSHB 193(JUD) had                                                               
been reported from committee on 4/3/09.]                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR RAMRAS relayed that [in order  to comply with the intent of                                                               
Conceptual  Amendment  4,  as   amended,  the  drafter  developed                                                               
alternative language for it]:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     AS   24.60.060(a)   A  legislator,   [or]   legislative                                                                
     employee, or a  public member of the  committee may not                                                                
     knowingly   make   an    unauthorized   disclosure   of                                                                    
     information that  is made confidential by  law and that                                                                    
     the person  acquired in the course  of official duties.                                                                    
     A  person who  violates this  section is  subject to  a                                                                    
     proceeding  under AS  24.60.170  and may  be subject  o                                                                    
     prosecution under AS 11.56.860 or another law.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR   RAMRAS  ascertained   that  members   consented  to   the                                                               
aforementioned alternative  language for Conceptual  Amendment 4,                                                               
as amended, which was adopted on 4/3/09.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
[CSHB 193(JUD) had been reported from committee on 4/3/09.]                                                                     

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
01 HB186 Sponsor Statement.pdf HJUD 4/6/2009 8:00:00 AM
HB 186
02 CSHB186 version E.pdf HJUD 4/6/2009 8:00:00 AM
HB 186
HB36.pdf HFIN 3/15/2010 1:30:00 PM
HFIN 3/16/2010 9:00:00 AM
HJUD 4/6/2009 8:00:00 AM
HB 36
HB36 OOG FN.pdf HFIN 3/16/2010 9:00:00 AM
HJUD 4/6/2009 8:00:00 AM
HB 36
03 HB186 LAW FN.pdf HJUD 4/6/2009 8:00:00 AM
HB 186
03 Sectional for CSHB186 version E.pdf HJUD 4/6/2009 8:00:00 AM
HB 186
04 HB186 version R.pdf HJUD 4/6/2009 8:00:00 AM
HB 186
05 HB186 Backup.pdf HJUD 4/6/2009 8:00:00 AM
HB 186