Legislature(1999 - 2000)

05/16/1999 11:37 AM RLS

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HB 212-UNLAWFUL TRADE PRACTICES/ANTITRUST                                                                                       
CHAIRMAN COWDERY announced that the next order of business before                                                               
the committee would be HB 212(TITLE AM), "An Act relating to the                                                                
confidentiality of certain information related to attorney general                                                              
investigations of unlawful trade practices and antitrust                                                                        
MARCO PIGNALBERI, Legislative Assistant for Representative Cowdery,                                                             
Alaska State Legislature, explained that at the previous meeting                                                                
the House Rules Committee adopted a House Rules committee                                                                       
substitute (CS).  He understood that the current intention is to                                                                
revert back to the original form of the bill that entered the House                                                             
Rules Committee.                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER moved that the committee rescind its action                                                               
in adopting and reporting CSHB 212(RLS) out of committee.                                                                       
REPRESENTATIVE BERKOWITZ objected for clarification on the title.                                                               
MR. PIGNALBERI explained that upon the committee's acceptance of                                                                
Representative Porter's motion, the committee would have before it                                                              
the version which was passed on the House floor, HB 212(TITLE AM).                                                              
CHAIRMAN COWDERY asked if there was any objection to Representative                                                             
Porter's motion.  There being no objection, the committee had HB                                                                
212(TITLE AM) before it for consideration.                                                                                      
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER moved to report HB 212(TITLE AM) for                                                                      
calendaring with individual recommendations.  There being no                                                                    
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
CHAIRMAN COWDERY recessed the committee to the call of the chair at                                                             
12:00 p.m.  The meeting was reconvened at 1:34 p.m.  At the time of                                                             
reconvening, Representatives Cowdery, Porter, Green, Kott and                                                                   
Berkowitz were present.  Representative Phillips arrived at 1:37                                                                
p.m.  Representative Joule was not present.                                                                                     

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