30th Legislature(2017-2018)

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  • Bill HB 79
  • Current Status CHAPTER 91 SLA 18
  • Status Date 08/24/2018
  • Bill Version SCS CSHB 79(FIN)
  • Short Title OMNIBUS WORKERS' COMPENSATION
  • Sponsor(S) HOUSE RULES BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR
  • Title "An Act relating to workers' compensation; relating to the second injury fund; relating to service fees and civil penalties for the workers' safety programs and the workers' compensation program; relating to incorporation of reference materials in workers' compensation regulations; 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; establishing a legislative workers' compensation working group; and providing for an effective date."
    House
  • HL&C
  • HJUD
  • HFIN
    Senate
  • SL&C
  • SFIN
  • Reconciliation
  • Governor
  • Passed CHAPTER 91 SLA 18
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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
HB0079D CSHB 79(FIN) pdf
HB0079E SCS CSHB 79(FIN) pdf
Manifest Error(s)

HB0079Z Enrolled HB 79 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 HGOV, HL&C, HJUD
pdf Fiscal Note 2 Labor & Workforce Development H Y HGOV, HL&C
pdf Fiscal Note 3 Labor & Workforce Development H Y HGOV, HL&C, HJUD
pdf Fiscal Note 4 Labor & Workforce Development H Y HJUD
pdf Fiscal Note 5 Administration H Y HFIN, SL&C, SFIN
pdf Fiscal Note 6 Governor H Y HFIN, SL&C
pdf Fiscal Note 7 Labor & Workforce Development H Y HFIN, SL&C, SFIN
pdf Fiscal Note 8 Labor & Workforce Development H Y HFIN, SL&C, SFIN

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 Meeting Details
5/11/2018 10:00 AM SENATE FINANCE Audio/Video
4/13/2018 9:00 AM SENATE FINANCE Audio/Video
4/12/2018 9:00 AM SENATE FINANCE Audio/Video
4/10/2018 9:00 AM SENATE FINANCE Audio/Video
4/2/2018 9:00 AM SENATE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video
2/19/2018 1:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE Minutes Audio/Video
2/15/2018 1:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE Minutes Audio/Video
2/5/2018 1:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE Audio/Video
4/13/2017 5:30 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Minutes Audio/Video
4/5/2017 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Minutes Audio/Video
3/31/2017 1:00 PM HOUSE JUDICIARY Minutes Audio/Video
3/22/2017 3:15 PM HOUSE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video
3/20/2017 3:15 PM HOUSE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video
3/6/2017 3:15 PM HOUSE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video
2/20/2017 3:15 PM HOUSE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video

Documents for Bill HB 79 30th Legislature

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Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB 79 SCS FIN work draft version E.pdf SFIN 5/11/2018 10:00:00 AM
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HB 79 SCS FIN v. E Explanation.pdf SFIN 5/11/2018 10:00:00 AM
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HB 79 2018-05-04 Ltr to Governor Bill Walker Re Workers' Compensation Legislation from Law Offices of Elliott T. Dennis.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79-Letter-DOLWD to Industry Stakeholders 4.27.18 (1).pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 2018.04.30 - Joint Response Letter to DOLWD.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 DOLWD Response to SFIN 4.14.18.docx.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 AIIAB April 2018 Letter to Senate Finance.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Reaves.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Testimony Laborers' Local 341.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Testimony Macklin.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 UPDATED Alaska Chamber Letter.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Support Grieco.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Letter AFL-CIO.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Letter AFL-CIO.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Kester.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Bonner.msg SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 UPDATED Alaska Chamber Letter.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 UPDATED Alaska Chamber Letter.pdf SFIN 4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Shattuck.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB79 WC Omnibus IC SFIN 20180412.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Painters Union Support.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 DOLWD Response to SFIN 4.14.18.docx.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 AIIAB April 2018 Letter to Senate Finance.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Reaves.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Testimony Laborers' Local 341.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Kaiser.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Testimony Macklin.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Bilista Holding Testimony Omnibus Workers’ Compensation.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony AGC of Alaska.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Frye.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony F&W Construction.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Public Testimony Shattuck.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB79 WC Omnibus IC SFIN 20180412.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 Painters Union Support.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB079 Transmittal Letter.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB079 Summary of Changes ver A to ver N.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB079 Presentation DOLWD to SFIN 4.10.18.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB079 Sectional Analysis ver N.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB079 Letters of Support.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
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CS HB79(FIN) Ver. N DOLWD Presentation 3.29.18.pdf SL&C 4/2/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB079CS(JUD)-DOA-DRM-02-09-18.pdf SL&C 4/2/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB079CS(FIN)-DOLWD-WC-02-16-18.pdf SL&C 4/2/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB79-OOG-OMB-02-13-18.pdf SL&C 4/2/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB79CS(JUD)-DOLWD-SIF-02-14-18.pdf SL&C 4/2/2018 9:00:00 AM
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CS HB79(FIN) Sectional Analysis ver N.PDF SL&C 4/2/2018 9:00:00 AM
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CS HB79(FIN) Summary of Changes ver A to ver N.PDF SL&C 4/2/2018 9:00:00 AM
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CS HB79(FIN) Ver. N.PDF SL&C 4/2/2018 9:00:00 AM
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HB 79 -Amendment #1.pdf HFIN 2/15/2018 1:30:00 PM
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HB 79 - Changes from version U to version R.pdf HFIN 2/15/2018 1:30:00 PM
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HB 79 CS version R.pdf HFIN 2/15/2018 1:30:00 PM
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HB 79 CS version R.pdf HFIN 2/14/2018 1:30:00 PM
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HB 79 Legal Opinion.pdf HFIN 2/5/2018 1:30:00 PM
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HB 79 DOL 02.05.18.pdf HFIN 2/5/2018 1:30:00 PM
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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 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 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
Min (H) Minutes (HL&C)
Text (H) LABOR & COMMERCE at 03:15 PM BARNES 124
Text (H) Moved CSHB 79(L&C) Out of Committee
Min (H) Minutes (HL&C)
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)
Text (H) FINANCE at 01:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE 519
Text (H) Heard & Held
Text (H) FINANCE at 01:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE 519
Text (H) Heard & Held -- Delayed to a Call of the Chair --
Min (H) Minutes (HFIN)
Text (H) FINANCE at 01:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE 519
Text (H) Moved CSHB 79(FIN) Out of Committee
Min (H) Minutes (HFIN)
2491 (H) FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 3DP 2DNP 3NR 2AM
2491 (H) DP: GUTTENBERG, SEATON, FOSTER
2491 (H) DNP: WILSON, TILTON
2491 (H) NR: ORTIZ, THOMPSON, GRENN
2491 (H) AM: KAWASAKI, PRUITT
2492 (H) FN5: (ADM)
2492 (H) FN6: (GOV/VARIOUS DEPTS)
2492 (H) FN7: (LWF)
2492 (H) FN8: (LWF)
2604 (H) RULES TO CALENDAR 3/5/2018
2604 (H) READ THE SECOND TIME
2605 (H) FIN CS ADOPTED UC
2605 (H) ADVANCED TO THIRD READING 3/7 CALENDAR
2635 (H) HELD TO 3/9 CALENDAR
2656 (H) HELD TO 3/12 CALENDAR
2676 (H) READ THE THIRD TIME CSHB 79(FIN)
2677 (H) PASSED Y25 N14 E1
2677 (H) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) ADOPTED Y29 N10 E1
2690 (H) TRANSMITTED TO (S)
2690 (H) VERSION: CSHB 79(FIN)
2266 (S) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
2266 (S) L&C, FIN
Text (S) LABOR & COMMERCE at 09:00 AM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)
Text (S) Moved CSHB 79(FIN) Out of Committee -- Please Note Time & Date --
Min (S) Minutes (SL&C)
2480 (S) L&C RPT 1DP 3NR
2480 (S) NR: COSTELLO, MICCICHE, MEYER
2480 (S) DP: GARDNER
2480 (S) FN5: (ADM)
2480 (S) FN6: (GOV/VARIOUS DEPTS)
2480 (S) FN7: (LWF)
2480 (S) FN8: (LWF)
Text (S) FINANCE at 09:00 AM SENATE FINANCE 532
Text (S) <Bill Hearing Rescheduled to 4/12/18 at 9 a.m.>
Text (S) FINANCE at 09:00 AM SENATE FINANCE 532
Text (S) Heard & Held
Text (S) FINANCE at 09:00 AM SENATE FINANCE 532
Text (S) Heard & Held
3094 (S) FIN RPT SCS 5DP 1NR 1AM NEW TITLE
3094 (S) TITLE CHANGE: SCR 33
3094 (S) DP: HOFFMAN, MACKINNON, BISHOP, VON IMHOF, STEVENS
3094 (S) NR: MICCICHE
3094 (S) AM: OLSON
3094 (S) FN5: (ADM)
3094 (S) FN7: (LWF)
3094 (S) FN8: (LWF)
3098 (S) RULES TO 1ST SUP CALENDAR 5/11/18
3098 (S) READ THE SECOND TIME
3098 (S) FIN SCS ADOPTED UC
3098 (S) ADVANCED TO THIRD READING UC
3098 (S) READ THE THIRD TIME SCS CSHB 79(FIN)
3098 (S) PASSED Y19 N- E1
3098 (S) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) SAME AS PASSAGE
3103 (S) TRANSMITTED TO (H) AS AMENDED
3103 (S) VERSION: SCS CSHB 79(FIN)
Text (S) FINANCE at 10:00 AM SENATE FINANCE 532
Text (S) Moved SCS CSHB 79(FIN) Out of Committee
3700 (H) CONCUR MESSAGE READ AND HELD
3722 (H) CONCUR MESSAGE TAKEN UP
3722 (H) TITLE CHANGE: SCR 33
3723 (H) CONCUR AM OF (S) Y34 N6
3724 (H) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) SAME AS PASSAGE
3805 (H) MANIFEST ERROR(S)
(H) 1:54 PM 8/15/18 TRANSMITTED TO GOVERNOR
(H) SIGNED INTO LAW 8/24 CHAPTER 91 SLA 18
(H) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) OF LAW SEE CHAPTER
(H) MEMBERS: CLAMAN (COCHAIR), JOSEPHSON, STUTES
(S) MEMBERS: MACKINNON (COCHAIR), BISHOP, GIESSEL
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