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Senate Concurrent Resolutions 1 - 25 Alaska State Legislature

SCR 1 : Support Roads/Hot Springs Loop Road
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 9
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Wilken

Relating to economic development generated by new road construction and to the design and construction of the Hot Springs Loop Road to connect Chena Hot Springs and Circle Hot Springs.

04-09-03 : The Senate concurred with the House amendment for Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 by a vote of 14 to five on Wednesday. Sponsored by Sen. Gary Wilken (R-Fairbanks), SCR 1 encourages new economic development generated by new road construction.
Permanently Filed: 04-24-03.

| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 2 : Children's Environmental Health
Sponsored by Sen. Johnny Ellis

Relating to children's environmental health.

SCR 3 : Extend Joint Legislative Salmon Industry Task Force
House Companion HCR6 Passed Legislature!
Sponsored by Sen. Ben Stevens

Extending the termination date of the Joint Legislative Salmon Industry Task Force until 2005.

| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 4 : Avalanche Awareness Month
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 7
Sponsored by Sen. Lyda Green

Relating to Avalanche Awareness Month.

04-04-03 : Senate Concurrent Resolution 4 moved out of the House of Representatives Friday. Sponsored by Sen. Lyda Green (R-Mat-Su), SCR 4 would proclaim November 2003 as Avalanche Awareness month.
Permanently Filed: 04-24-03.

| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 5 : Sobriety Awareness Month: March 2003
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 2
Sponsored by Sen. Ben Stevens

Relating to declaring March 2003 as Sobriety Awareness Month.

02-24-03 : Senate Concurrent Resolution 5 passed the House of Representatives Monday, following a unanimous floor vote. SCR 5 recognizes March as "Sobriety Awareness Month," and has been enacted every year since 1995."
Permanently Filed: 04-24-03.

| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 6 : Location Of New Seafood Lab
Sponsored by Sen. Thomas Wagoner

Relating to the location of the state's new seafood laboratory.

04-08-03 : Senate Concurrent Resolution 6 moved out of the Senate State Affairs committee Tuesday. Sponsored by Sen. Tom Wagoner (R-Kenai/Soldotna), SCR 6 pertain to two current issues. One is that the existing seafood lab in the Mat-Su will be closed soon and needs to be replaced. The other is that the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) currently owns a 250,000 square foot underutilized state-of-the-art seafood processing facility in Anchorage. This resolution suggests that a better use of state funds would be to incorporate the proposed lab into the existing AIDEA owned building that currently houses Alaska Seafood International.
SCR 6 moves next to the Senate Finance Committee.

| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 7 : Suspend Uniform Rules For HB 71
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 10
Sponsored by the Sen. Finance Committee

Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 71, relating to the Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives.

SCR 8 : Amending Uniform Rules 37 And 44
Sponsored by Sen. Gretchen Guess

Proposing amendments to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature relating to the introduction of measures; and providing for an effective date for the amendments.

SCR 9 : Suspend Uniform Rules For HB 52
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 18
Sponsored by the Sen. State Affairs Committee

Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 52, relating to the forfeiture of certain property used in certain crimes.

SCR 10 : Charter School Task Force
Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson

Establishing the Joint Legislative Charter School Task Force.

05-10-03 : Senate Concurrent Resolution 10 moved out of the Senate Finance Committee Saturday. Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson (R-Eagle River), SCR 10 would establish a Joint Legislative Charter School Task Force.
SCR 10 moves next to the Senate Rules Committee.

| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 11 : Governor's Children's Cabinet
Sponsored by Sen. Kim Elton

Urging continuation of the Governor's Children's Cabinet and applauding its past accomplishments.

SCR 12 : Borough Incorporation: Unorg Areas
Passed Senate!
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Wilken

Requesting the Local Boundary Commission to consider borough incorporation for certain unorganized areas.

Version: SCR 12
Contact: Sheila Peterson, 465-2872
Action: 04-05-04: (S)Floor » (H)Floor

SCR 12 passed the Senate April 5 by a vote of 11 to 9 and was noticed for reconsideration. It requests the Local Boundary Commission to consider borough incorporation for four areas of the state: Upper Tanana Basin Model Borough, Copper River Basin Model Borough, Glacier Bay Model Borough and Chatham Region Model Borough. These four areas of the state were identified in a February 2003 report by the LBC entitled "Unorganized Areas of Alaska that Meet Borough Incorporation Standards," as meeting the existing standards for borough incorporation. Details regarding establishment of each borough would be included in the recommendation. The recommended incorporations would be adopted unless the legislature disapproves them within 45 days after they are submitted.

| Sponsor Statement |
| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 1 Page - 132 KB]

SCR 13 : Canned Salmon for Prisoners
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 31
Sponsored by Sen. Georgianna Lincoln

Encouraging the Department of Corrections to provide canned Alaska pink salmon to inmates of the Alaska prison system.

| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 1 Page - 4 KB]

SCR 14 : 40-Hour Work Week For State Employees
Passed Senate!
Sponsored by the Sen. Labor & Commerce Committee

Relating to requesting the Governor to negotiate a 40-hour workweek with state employees.

SCR 15 : Suspend Uniform Rules For HB 229
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 32
Sponsored by the Sen. Finance Committee

Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 229, relating to special medical parole and to prisoners who are severely medically or cognitively disabled.

SCR 16 : Suspend Uniform Rules For HB 232
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 33
Sponsored by the Sen. Finance Committee

Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 232, relating to mercury classics.

SCR 17 : Borough Incorporation: Unorg Areas
Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson

Requesting the Local Boundary Commission to consider borough incorporation for certain areas.

| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 18 : Suspend Uniform Rules For HB 195
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 34
Sponsored by the Sen. Labor & Commerce Committee

Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 195, relating to the state health insurance plan.

SCR 19 : Supporting Fisheries Education
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 41
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens
Requested by the Jnt. Salmon Industry Task Force

Relating to the support of fisheries education, training, and research and encouraging collaborative efforts between the state, the University of Alaska, and other educational institutions to provide fisheries education programs.

Version: SCR 19
Contact: Katrina Matheny, 465-4713
Action: 04-14-04: Transmitted to Governor

SCR 19 unanimously passed the House April 6. It supports a recommendation from the Joint Legislative Salmon Industry Task Force to promote fisheries education and collaboration between the University of Alaska and other institutions to provide seafood education and training programs.

| Sponsor Statement |
| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 1 Page - 29 KB]

SCR 20 : Suspend Uniform Rules For HB 288
Sponsored by the Sen. State Affairs Committee

Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 288, relating to changing the name of the Department of Community and Economic Development.

SCR 21 : Sobriety Awareness Month: March 2004
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 36
Sponsored by Sen. Ben Stevens

Relating to declaring March 2004 as Sobriety Awareness Month.

Version: SCR 21
Contact: Shannon Kempton, 465-4993
Action: Permanently Filed - Legis Resolve 36

SCR 21 declares March 2004 as Sobriety Awareness Month.

SCR 22 : National Guard Develop Moose Escape Routes
Sponsored by the Sen. Finance Committee

Relating to the development of moose escape routes by the Alaska National Guard.

SCR 23 : Recess For More Than 3 Days In April
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 40
Sponsored by the Sen. Rules Committee

Authorizing a recess by the Senate and the House of Representatives for a period of more than three days, those days being April 9, 10, 11, and 12 of 2004.

Version: SCR 23
Action: 04-05-04: (H)Floor » Governor

SCR 23 unanimously passed the House April 5. It authorizes a recess by the Senate and House for April 9 through 12, 2004.

SCR 24 : Suspend Uniform Rules For HB 252
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 57
Sponsored by the Hou. Judiciary Committee

Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 252, relating to boards under AS 08.01.

Version:
Contact:
Action: 07-15-04:

SCR 25 : State Construction/Maintenance Contracts
Sponsored by the Sen. Transportation Committee

Relating to state agency construction and maintenance contracts throughout the state.

Version: SCR 25
Contact: Richard Schmitz, 465-4921
Action: 04-27-04: (S)TRA (S)STA

Requests the governor to consider directing the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and other state agencies to use an approach under which a competitively selected contractor agrees to provide construction and maintenance services on an as-needed basis for projects between $250,000 and $1.5 million.

| Sponsor Statement |


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Senate Joint Resolutions 1 - 34 Alaska State Legislature

SJR 1 : Constitution Amendment: Limit Props To General Election
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to limiting ballot propositions to the general election ballot.

SJR 2 : Constitution Amendment: Fishing And Hunting
Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to subsistence use of fish and wildlife.

SJR 3 : Constitution Amendment: Appropriation/Spending Limit
Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to an appropriation limit and a spending limit.

Version: CS SJR 3 (FIN) Am
Contact: Lucky Shultz, 465-6580
Action: 04-13-04: (S)Floor » (S)FIN

SJR 3 was returned to the Senate Finance Committee April 13. It amends the current appropriation limit in the Alaska State Constitution. It allows growth based on population and inflation. It includes a four-year sunset provision and mechanisms for funding emergencies and extraordinary circumstances.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 4 : Endorsing ANWR Leasing
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 4
Sponsored by Sen. Thomas Wagoner

Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, to oil and gas exploration, development, and production.

02-26-03 : The House of Representatives passed Senate Joint Resolution 4 on Wednesday. Sponsored by Sen. Tom Wagoner (R-Kenai), SJR 4 would urge the United States Congress to pass legislation opening the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, to oil and gas exploration, development and production.
SJR 4 will now be forwarded to the President of the United States, and our State's Congressional delegation.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 5 : Destroy Brady Bill Records
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 21
Sponsored by Sen. Thomas Wagoner

Urging the President of the United States and the Congress to act to ensure that federal agencies do not retain records relating to lawful purchase or ownership of firearms gathered through the Brady Handgun Bill instant check system.

05-16-03 : Senate Joint Resolution 5 moved out of the House of Representatives Friday. Sponsored by Sen. Tom Wagoner (R-Kenai), SJR 5 would urge the President of the United States and the Congress to act to ensure that federal agencies do not retain records relating to lawful purchase or ownership of firearms gathered through the Brady Handgun Bill instant check system.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 6 : Constitution Amendment: 90 Day Legislative Session
Sponsored by Sen. Gretchen Guess

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the duration of a regular session.

| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 1 Page - 12 KB]

SJR 7 : Vancouver's Bid For 2010 Winter Games
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 11
Sponsored by the Sen. World Trade & St./Fed. Relations Committee

Expressing support for Vancouver, British Columbia's, bid for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the Paralympic Winter Games.

04-14-03 : Senate Joint Resolution 7 passed out of the House of Representatives Monday. Sponsored by the World Trade and State/Federal Relations committee, SJR 7 expresses support for Vancouver, British Columbia's, bid for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the Paralympic Winter Games.
SJR 7 will now be forwarded to the President of the United States, and our State's Congressional delegation.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 8 : Division Of 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 35
Sponsored by Sen. Ralph Seekins

Relating to the division of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

05-17-03 : Senate Joint Resolution 8 moved out of the House of Representatives Saturday. Sponsored by Sen. Ralph Seekins (R-Fairbanks), SJR 8 would endorse legislation introduced in the 106th and 107th Congress by Senators Ted Stevens and Frank Murkowski that would split the Ninth Circuit Court in two. The reconfigured Ninth would encompass Arizona, California and Nevada. The new Twelfth Circuit Court would take in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington (as well as the Northern Marianas and Guam).

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 9 : Supporting Members Of Military
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 6
Sponsored by Sen. Con Bunde

Expressing confidence in and support for all members of the military, their families, and employers of members of the National Guard.

03-28-03 : Senate Joint Resolution 9 unanimously passed the House of Representatives Friday, just hours before a large rally in front of the capitol to honor and support our troops fight for the liberation of Iraq and the security of our country. Sponsored by Sen. Con Bunde (R-Anchorage), SJR 9 expresses confidence in and support for all members of the military, their families, and employers of members of the National Guard.
SJR 9 will now be forwarded to the President of the United States, and our State's Congressional delegation.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 10 : Pledge Of Allegiance Resolution
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 20
Sponsored by Sen. Lyda Green

Relating to the Pledge of Allegiance.

05-14-03 : Senate Joint Resolution 10 passed the House of Representatives Wednesday. Sponsored by Sen. Lyda Green (R-Mat-Su), SJR 10 would express the support of the Alaska State Legislature for the review of Newdow vs. U.S. Congress by the United States Supreme Court and of our firm belief of the principles and ideals stated in our nation's Pledge of Allegiance.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 11 : National Wheelchair Games
House Companion HJR14 Passed Legislature!
Sponsored by Sen. Johnny Ellis

Relating to urging that the 2006 National Veterans Wheelchair Games be held in Anchorage, Alaska.

SJR 12 : Supporting Halibut By-Catch Project
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 14
Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens

Supporting the halibut by-catch utilization project of the Alaska Food Coalition.

04-30-03 : Senate Joint Resolution 12, was passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens (R-Kodiak), SJR 12 would respond to the Alaska Food Coalition's on-going efforts to help those less fortunate with much needed food assistance.
SJR 12 will now be forwarded to the President of the United States, and our State's Congressional delegation.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 13 : Amend Constitutional Budget Reserve Fund
Sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the budget reserve fund.

SJR 14 : FAA Flight Service Stations
Passed Legislature! Transmitted to Governor
Sponsored by Sen. Donny Olson

Requesting the Federal Aviation Administration to fully staff and maintain flight service stations in Alaska.

Version: SJR 14
Contact: Haven Harris, 465-3707
Action: 05-05-04: House Floor Waiting Transmittal to Governor

SJR 14 unanimously passed the House May 4. It requests the Federal Aviation Administration to maintain the current 206 flight service station controllers in order to properly staff all flight service stations in Alaska.

| Sponsor Statement |
[PDF - 1 Page - 10 KB]

SJR 15 : Patriot Act And Defending Civil Liberties
House Companion HJR22 Passed Legislature!
Sponsored by Sen. Johnny Ellis

Relating to the USA PATRIOT Act and to defending the Bill of Rights, the Constitution of the State of Alaska, and civil liberties.

SJR 16 : End Federal Ethanol Subsidy
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 22
Sponsored by Sen. Con Bunde

Encouraging the federal government to end the federal subsidy of ethanol, and requesting the Congress of the United States to mandate that land currently used to grow corn for the production of ethanol be returned to its natural state.

05-17-03 : Senate Joint Resolution 16, was moved out of the House of Representatives Saturday. Sponsored by Sen. Con Bunde (R-Anchorage), SJR 16 is meant to send a message to those United States Senators who support the environmentalists' viewpoint. They believe that saving 2,000 acres in Alaska is worth more than Alaskan jobs and Alaskans' right to develop our state in the manner we see fit.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 17 : Alaska-Yukon Intergov Relations Accord
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 19
Sponsored by Sen. Donny Olson

Relating to the Alaska-Yukon Intergovernmental Relations Accord, to annual legislative exchanges, and to continuing intergovernmental work on matters of joint concern and mutual interest.

SJR 18 : Constitutional Amendment: Permanent Fund Appropriations/ Inflation-Proofing
Sponsored by the Sen. Rules Committee
Requested by the Jnt. Legislative Budget & Audit Committee

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to limiting appropriations from and inflation-proofing the Alaska permanent fund by establishing a percent of market value spending limit.

Version: CSSJR 18(STA)
Contact: Laura Achee, 465-2059
Action: 02-27-04: (S)JUD ==> (S)FIN

SJR 18, referred to as the POMV plan, restricts annual appropriations from the Permanent Fund to no more than five-percent of the Fund's average value from the previous five years.

| Sponsor Statement for House Companion |

SJR 19 : Constitutional Amendment: Permanent Fund Income
Sponsored by Sen. Georgianna Lincoln

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the Alaska permanent fund.

Version: CSSJR 19(JUD)
Contact: Mark Stopha, 465-3732
Action: 02-27-04: (S)JUD ==> (S)FIN

SJR 19 amends the Alaska state constitution to include the permanent fund dividend program, maintaining the calculation distribution formula that was in place July 1, 2002. It is contingent on passage of an appropriation limit.

SJR 20 : US Coast Guard ROTC in Alaska
Sponsored by Sen. Kim Elton

Relating to the establishment of Reserve Officer Training Corps programs in Alaska by the United States Coast Guard.

| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 1 Page - 11 KB]

SJR 21 : Constitution Amendment: Initiative/ Referendum Petitions
House Companion HJR5 Passed Legislature!
Sponsored by Sen. Con Bunde

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to initiative and referendum petitions.

| Sponsor Statement for House Companion |

SJR 22 : Eliminate Social Security Offset
House Companion HJR30 Passed Legislature!
Sponsored by Sen. Kim Elton

Relating to supporting the repeal of the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provisions from the Social Security Act.

SJR 23 : Labeling Of Salmon Food Products
House Companion HJR 32 Passed Legislature!
Sponsored by Sen. Georgianna Lincoln

Relating to the labeling of salmon and salmon food products.

Version:
Contact:
Action: 07-15-04:

SJR 24 : Constition Amendment: Guarantee Permanent Fund Dividend
Sponsored by Sen. Scott Ogan

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska to guarantee the permanent fund dividend, establishing the earnings reserve account, and relating to the Alaska permanent fund; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSSJR 24(JUD)
Contact: Karen Sawyer, 465-3878
Action: 02-27-04: (S)JUD ==> (S)FIN

SJR 24 places the dividend in the constitution. It would only take effect if voters approve an appropriation limit and would be immediately repealed if the Internal Revenue Service ever determines that the fund no longer qualifies as "public use" and is consequently taxable.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 25 : Flooding And Erosion Control Assistance
Passed Legislature! Transmitted to Governor
Sponsored by Sen. Donny Olson

Recommending that certain federal funding restrictions be eased so that more villages in Alaska would qualify for assistance relating to flooding and erosion.

Version: SJR 25
Contact: Haven Harris, 465-3707
Action: 06-29-04: Transmitted to Governor

Unanimously passed the House May 6 and was noticed for reconsideration. It urges the federal government to ease the strict cost and benefit analysis rules associated with federal assistance for flood and erosion damage so that more villages in Alaska would qualify.

| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 1 Page - 9 KB]

SJR 26 : Salmon Enhancement In Wilderness Areas
Passed Legislature! Leg. Resolve 37
Sponsored by Sen. Thomas Wagoner

Requesting the United States Department of the Interior and the United States Department of Justice to appeal the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in The Wilderness Society v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service and to seek an emergency stay of the decision pending an appeal of the decision to the United States Supreme Court.

Version: CS SJR 26 (RES)
Contact: Amy Seitz, 465-2828
Action: 04-05-04: Governor » Permanently Filed

SJR 26 asks the Interior Department and the U.S. Department of Justice to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court the decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in The Wilderness Society v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service. It also asks for a temporary emergency stay of the decision to allow the project to continue this year while the decision is under appeal.

| Sponsor Statement |
| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 1 Page - 30 KB]

SJR 27 : Submerged Land Title Disputes
Passed Legislature! Leg Resolve 45
Sponsored by Sen. Ralph Seekins

Relating to the resolution of submerged land title disputes.

Version: SJR 27
Contact: Brian Hove, 465-2327
Action: 06-04-04: Permanently filed

SJR 27 encourages the Interior Secretary to continue recording disclaimers of interest (statements that the federal government has no stake in the property); requests federal participation in the Joint Navigable Waters Commission for Alaska; and recommends amendment of the federal Quiet Title Act.

| Sponsor Statement |
| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 1 Page - 30 KB]

SJR 28 : Exxon Valdez Damage Claims
Sponsored by Sen. Thomas Wagoner

Requesting Exxon Mobil Corporation to pay claimants for court-ordered damages resulting from the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

SJR 29 : After School Programs
Sponsored by Sen. Johnny Ellis

Urging the United States Congress to support initiatives to fund before and after school programs; and urging the Department of Education and Early Development to serve as a clearinghouse for information and to create a statewide network related to those programs.

SJR 30 : Amend & Fund No Child Left Behind Act
Sponsored by Sen. Johnny Ellis

Urging the United States Congress to amend the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

Version: SJR 30
Contact: Dana Owen, 465-2906
Action: 04-06-04: (S)STA » (S)HES

SJR 30 asks Congress to give states more flexibility and greater financial support in meeting the No Child Left Behind Act mandates. Adds Alaska's voice to those nationwide that are speaking out about problems with the act.

| Sponsor Statement | (PDF - 1 page(s) - 75 KB)

SJR 31 : Federal Funding For Education
Transmitted to Gov.
Sponsored by the Sen. Rules Committee

Relating to urging the United States Congress to compensate the State of Alaska for the effect of federal land ownership on the state\'s ability to fund public education.

Version: CS SJR 31 (STA)
Contact: Tom Maher, 465-4920
Action: 06-25-04: Transmitted to Governor

SJR 31 unanimously passed the House May 5. It urges the United States Congress to appropriate just compensation to the State of Alaska for the effect of federal land ownership on the state's ability to fund public education.

| Sponsor Statement |
| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 1 Page - 103 KB]

SJR 32 : Constitution Amendment: Permanent Fund Income For Dividends
Sponsored by Sen. Kim Elton

Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to appropriations from the Alaska permanent fund to be used for a program of dividends for all state residents and providing a conditional effect and effective date for the amendment.

Version: CS SJR 32 (JUD)
Contact: Jesse Kiehl, 465-4947
Action: 02-27-04: (S)JUD (S)FIN

If voters approved a percent of market value approach to the permanent fund, SJR 32 would constitutionally guarantee that 80 percent of the revenue stream from the fund would go to permanent fund dividends with the other 20 percent left up to the legislature's discretion. It would be contingent on voters approving an appropriation limit.

SJR 33 : Congressional Vote On Judicial Nomination
Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by the Sen. Judiciary Committee by Request

Urging our United States Senators to work to allow a timely vote on the floor on all judicial nominations.

Version: CS SJR 33 (STA)
Contact: Brian Hove, 465-2327
Action: 06-29-04: Transmitted to Governor

Passed the House May 9 by a vote of 27 to 6. SJR 33 urges our United States Senators to work to allow a timely vote on the floor of the United States Senate on all judicial nominations.

| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 34 : Taiwan Status And President
House Companion HJR48 Passed Legislature!
Sponsored by the Sen. Rules Committee
Requested by the Sen. World Trade & State/Federal Relations Committee

Sending a message of goodwill to President Chen Shui-bian, and reaffirming the Alaska State Legislature's 2003 resolution urging the United States Congress to support the granting of official Observer Status to the Republic of China and to support negotiation of a free trade agreement with the Republic of China.

Version: CS SJR (WTR)
Contact: Richard Schmitz, 465-4921
Action: 05-01-04: (S)STA (S)RLS

Sends a goodwill message to President Chen Shui-bian and reaffirms the Alaska State Legislature's 2003 resolution urging the United States Congress to support granting official Observer Status to the Republic of China and to support negotiating a free trade agreement with the Republic of China.


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Senate Resolutions 1 - 3 Alaska State Legislature

SR 1 : Senate Special Committee: World Trade & State/Federal Relations
Passed Senate! Sen. Resolve 1
Sponsored by the Sen. Rules Committee

Establishing a Senate Special Committee on World Trade and State/Federal Relations.

SR 2 : Ronald Reagan Day
Passed Senate! Senate Resolve 2
Sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault

Recognizing February 6, 2004, as Ronald Reagan Day in Alaska.

Version:
Contact:
Action: 07-16-04:

SR 3 : Commemorating Sen. Frank Ferguson
Passed Senate! Senate Resolve 4
Sponsor by Sen. Donny Olson

Relating to commemoration of Senator Frank R. Ferguson and other distinguished Senators.

Version: CS SR 3 (FIN)
Contact: Dave Gray, 465-3707
Action: 05-06-04: Senate

Unanimously passed the Senate May 6. SR 3 would establish a commemorative panel with a list of Senators, including Frank R. Ferguson, who are specially recognized for the value of their contributions to the Alaska State Legislature and the people of Alaska.


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Senate Special Concurrent Resolutions Alaska State Legislature

SSCR 1 : Disapproving Executive Order 107
Sponsored by the Sen. Kim Elton

Disapproving Executive Order No. 107, relating to the transfer of certain functions of the Department of Fish and Game to the Department of Natural Resources and to the transfer of certain functions within the Department of Natural Resources.

| Sponsor Statement | [PDF - 1 Page - 10 KB]


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