Committee Agenda

Committee:    Senate Commerce
Room:     413
Date:    Thursday, February 3, 2005
Time:    10:00 AM

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         SB 121     revise the authority of the Public Utilities Commission to approve the sale or transfer of telecommunications exchanges and to revise the provisions concerning the obligation of telecommunications companies to report consolidations and mergers.
             Senators Knudson, Adelstein, Apa, Bartling, Bogue, Broderick, Dempster, Gray, Hansen (Tom), McCracken, Moore, and Sutton (Dan) and Representatives Rounds, Brunner, Cutler, Dennert, Faehn, Frost, Garnos, Hargens, Hunhoff, Hunt, Lange, Miles, Pederson (Gordon), Rave, Rhoden, Thompson, Weems, and Wick

         SB 141     authorize consumer power districts to supply or transport natural or artificial gas.
             Senators Bogue, Broderick, Dempster, Greenfield, Nesselhuf, and Sutton (Dan) and Representatives O'Brien, Boomgarden, Cutler, Deadrick, Dennert, Dykstra, Elliott, and Rave

         SB 154     exempt certain entities from the requirement to obtain lending licenses.
             Senators Kelly, Broderick, Dempster, Gant, Hansen (Tom), and Napoli and Representatives Weems, Cutler, Dykstra, Krebs, and Kroger

         SB 162     revise the requirements for physician licensure under certain circumstances.
             Senator Dempster and Representative Miles

         SB 163     exempt certain multiple employer welfare arrangements from unauthorized insurers process provisions.
             Senators Dempster, Broderick, Earley, McCracken, and Schoenbeck and Representatives Vehle, Murschel, O'Brien, and Peters

         SB 167     provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices.
             Senators Adelstein and Two Bulls and Representatives Van Norman, Bradford, Elliott, McLaughlin, and Thompson

NOTE: The above bills will be taken up in this order for a hearing on the date noted. If circumstances do not permit a hearing on this date then a hearing will be held at a future meeting of the committee to be determined by the chair. Action on a bill may come at any time after it has had a hearing.