30th Legislature(2017-2018)

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  • Bill HB 79
  • Current Status (H) FIN
  • Status Date 04/14/2017
  • Bill Version
  • Short Title OMNIBUS WORKERS' COMPENSATION
  • Sponsor(S) HOUSE RULES BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR
  • Title "An Act relating to workers' compensation; repealing the second injury fund upon satisfaction of claims; relating to service fees and civil penalties for the workers' safety programs and the workers' compensation program; relating to the liability of specified officers and members of specified business entities for payment of workers' compensation benefits and civil penalties; relating to civil penalties for underinsuring or failing to insure or provide security for workers' compensation liability; relating to preauthorization and timely payment for medical treatment and services provided to injured employees; relating to incorporation of reference materials in workers' compensation regulations; relating to proceedings before the Workers' Compensation Board; providing for methods of payment for workers' compensation benefits; relating to the workers' compensation benefits guaranty fund authority to claim a lien; excluding independent contractors from workers' compensation coverage; establishing the circumstances under which certain nonemployee executive corporate officers and members of limited liability companies may obtain workers' compensation coverage; relating to the duties of injured employees to report income or work; relating to misclassification of employees and deceptive leasing; defining 'employee'; relating to the Workers' Compensation Board's approval of attorney fees in a settlement agreement; and providing for an effective date."
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Full Text of HB 79 Intro/ Offered Passed
Version Amended Name PDF Date House Senate
HB0079A HB 79 pdf
HB0079B CSHB 79(L&C) pdf
HB0079C CSHB 79(JUD) pdf

Fiscal Action Summary

HB 79 Published
Fiscal Note Preparer Date Chamber Fiscal Impact Cmte Report Approp Bill
pdf Fiscal Note 1 Administration H Y HL&C, HJUD
pdf Fiscal Note 2 Labor & Workforce Development H Y HL&C
pdf Fiscal Note 3 Labor & Workforce Development H Y HL&C, HJUD
pdf Fiscal Note 4 Labor & Workforce Development H Y HJUD

Bill Amendments Summary

  • Bill : HB 79

Amendments that are adopted are incorporated into the next version of the bill.

Action Journal
Amendment Chamber Action Date Page

House and Senate Minutes/Recordings

  • Bill : HB 79
Meeting Date Start Time Title
4/13/2017 5:30 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Meeting Info
4/5/2017 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Meeting Info
3/31/2017 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Meeting Info
3/22/2017 3:15 PM HOUSE LABOR & COMMERCE Meeting Info
3/20/2017 3:15 PM HOUSE LABOR & COMMERCE Meeting Info
3/6/2017 3:15 PM HOUSE LABOR & COMMERCE Meeting Info
2/20/2017 3:15 PM HOUSE LABOR & COMMERCE Meeting Info

Documents for Bill HB 79 30th Legislature

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Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB079 Amendments #1-9 HJUD Final Votes 4.13.17.pdf HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Document-Letter NFIB 4.13.17.pdf HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Document-Letter Alaska Trucking Association 4.13.17.pdf HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Document-Letter Alaska State Home Building Association 4.13.17.pdf HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Additional Document-Sponsor's Reply to House Judiciary Committee Questions 4.5.17.pdf HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Amendments #1-7 4.4.17.PDF HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB079 Opposing Document-Letters of Opposition 4.4.17.pdf HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB079 Letters Index 4.4.17.pdf HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB079 Opposing Document-Letters of Opposition 4.3.17.PDF HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Document-Letters of Support 4.3.17.pdf HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Letters Index 4.3.17.pdf HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 HJUD Slide Presentation 3.31.17.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB079 Fiscal Note DOLWD-SIF 3.27.17.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Fiscal Note DOLWD-WC 3.28.17.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Fiscal Note DOA-DRM 3.27.17.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Opposing Document-Letters of Opposition 3.27.17.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Document-Letters of Support 3.27.17.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB079 Letters Index.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB079 Sectional Analysis ver O 3.27.17.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
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HB079 Sectional Analysis ver O 3.27.17.pdf HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Transmittal Letter 3.27.17.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 ver O 3.27.17.pdf HJUD 3/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM
HJUD 4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM
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HB079 Sectional Analysis Version O 3.22.17.pdf HL&C 3/22/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Documents-Letters of Opposition 3.15.17.pdf HL&C 3/15/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Documents-Letters of Support 3.15.17.pdf HL&C 3/15/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Documents Index 3.15.17.pdf HL&C 3/15/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Summary of Changes ver D to ver O 3.14.17.pdf HL&C 3/15/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 ver O CS workdraft 3.14.17.pdf HL&C 3/15/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Summary of Changes ver A to ver D 3.6.17.pdf HL&C 3/6/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Documents-Letters of Opposition 3.5.17.pdf HL&C 3/6/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Documents Index 3.5.17.pdf HL&C 3/6/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 ver D CS workdraft.pdf HL&C 3/6/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Documents-Letters of Support 3.3.17.pdf HL&C 3/6/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Fiscal Note DOA-DRM 1.19.17.pdf HL&C 3/6/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Transmittal Letter 1.24.17.pdf HL&C 2/20/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Supporting Documents-Presentation DOLWD 2.17.17.pdf HL&C 2/20/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Fiscal Note DOLWD-WC 1.30.2017.pdf HL&C 2/20/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Sectional Analysis 2.17.2017.pdf HL&C 2/20/2017 3:15:00 PM
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HB079 Fiscal Note DOLWD-SIF 1.30.2017.pdf HL&C 2/20/2017 3:15:00 PM
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Jrn Date Jrn Page Text
96 (H) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
96 (H) L&C, JUD, FIN
96 (H) FN1: (ADM)
96 (H) FN2: (LWF)
96 (H) FN3: (LWF)
96 (H) GOVERNOR'S TRANSMITTAL LETTER
Text (H) LABOR & COMMERCE at 03:15 PM BARNES 124
Text (H) Heard & Held
Min (H) Minutes (HL&C)
Text (H) LABOR & COMMERCE at 03:15 PM BARNES 124
Text (H) <Bill Hearing Canceled>
Min (H) Minutes (HL&C)
Text (H) LABOR & COMMERCE at 03:15 PM BARNES 124
Text (H) Heard & Held
Min (H) Minutes (HL&C)
Text (H) LABOR & COMMERCE at 03:15 PM BARNES 124
Text (H) <Bill Hearing Canceled>
Min (H) Minutes (HL&C)
Text (H) LABOR & COMMERCE at 03:15 PM BARNES 124
Text (H) -- Public Testimony -- -- MEETING CANCELED --
Text (H) LABOR & COMMERCE at 03:15 PM CAPITOL 106
Text (H) <Bill Hearing Canceled> -- Recessed to 12:30 pm on Sat. 3/18/17 --
Min (H) Minutes (HL&C)
Text (H) LABOR & COMMERCE at 03:15 PM BARNES 124
Text (H) Heard & Held
Text (H) LABOR & COMMERCE at 03:15 PM BARNES 124
Text (H) Moved CSHB 79(L&C) Out of Committee
721 (H) L&C RPT CS(L&C) NT 3DP 1DNP 1NR 2AM
721 (H) DP: JOSEPHSON, STUTES, KITO
721 (H) DNP: KNOPP
721 (H) NR: WOOL
721 (H) AM: SULLIVAN-LEONARD, BIRCH
723 (H) FN1: (ADM)
723 (H) FN2: (LWF)
723 (H) FN3: (LWF)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Heard & Held
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Heard & Held --Delayed to 30 Minutes After Session Adjourns--
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 05:30 PM GRUENBERG 120
Text (H) Moved CSHB 79(JUD) Out of Committee -- Please Note Time Change --
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
1095 (H) JUD RPT CS(JUD) NT 2DP 5NR
1095 (H) DP: LEDOUX, CLAMAN
1095 (H) NR: EASTMAN, KOPP, KREISS-TOMKINS, FANSLER, REINBOLD
1096 (H) FN1: (ADM)
1096 (H) FN3: (LWF)
1096 (H) FN4: (LWF)
1096 (H) REFERRED TO FINANCE
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