Legislative roundup

Posted: Monday, May 14, 2007

Bills introduced in the past week:

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• House Bill 256: Regulating active/airborne game management.

• House Bill 257: Transfers regulation of aquatic farming.

• Senate Bill 174: Oil and gas tax rate increase, changes.

• Senate Bill 175: Oil and Gas production tax increase, changes.

• Senate Bill 176: Regulating active/airborne game management.

• Senate Bill 177: Raises pay of state's chief procurement officer.

• Senate Bill 178: Education funding.

Passed by House:

• Senate Bill 104: Alaska Gasline Inducement Act.

• House Bill 28: Required utility disclosure of power sources.

• House Bill 171: Accommodated 90-day session.

• House Joint Resolution 20: Opposing bypass mail rate increase.

Passed by Senate:

• Senate Bill 125: Retirement system changes.

• Senate Bill 121: Cruise ship discharges, information.

• Senate Bill 141: Changes Limited Liability Company Rules.

Passed by state Legislature:

• House Bill 109: Ethics reform package.

• House Bill 34: Sales of wine by winery licensee.

• Senate Bill 49: Commemorative license plates for statehood, military.

• Senate Bill 93: Requires licenses for professional counselors.

Signed by governor:

• Senate Bill 61: Moves budget surplus to Public Education Fund.

• House Bill 35: Extends life of midwives board.

• House Bill 168: Authorizes transfer of land from Alaska Railroad to Department of Transportation.

• House Joint Resolution 18: Opposes federal aviation fuel tax increase.



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