31st Legislature(2019-2020)

Bill History/Action for Legislature

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  • Bill SB 44
  • Current Status CHAPTER 18 SLA 19
  • Status Date 08/08/2019
  • Bill Version HCS CSSB 44(FIN)
  • Short Title TELEHEALTH: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS; DRUGS
  • Sponsor(S) SENATOR GIESSEL BY REQUEST
    REPRESENTATIVES Tarr, Spohnholz

  • Title "An Act relating to the prescription of drugs by a physician assistant without physical examination; relating to prescription drugs under the medical assistance program; and providing for an effective date."
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Full Text of SB 44 Intro/ Offered Passed
Version Amended Name PDF Date House Senate
SB0044A SB 44 pdf
SB0044B CSSB 44(L&C) pdf
SB0044C CSSB 44(FIN) pdf
SB0044D HCS CSSB 44(FIN) pdf
Manifest Error(s)

SB0044Z Enrolled SB 44 pdf

Fiscal Action Summary

SB 44 Published
Fiscal Note Preparer Date Chamber Fiscal Impact Cmte Report Approp Bill
pdf Fiscal Note 1 Commerce, Community & Economic Dev S Y SL&C, SFIN, HFIN
pdf Fiscal Note 2 Administration S N SL&C, SFIN
pdf Fiscal Note 3 Health & Social Services - Dept. H Y HFIN

Bill Amendments Summary

  • Bill : SB 44

Amendments that are adopted are incorporated into the next version of the bill.
PDF versions of the amendment may have slight variations from the Journal entry. The Journal should be considered the authoritative version.

Action Journal
Amendment Chamber Action Date Page PDF

House and Senate Minutes/Recordings

  • Bill : SB 44
Meeting Date Start Time Title Meeting Details
5/13/2019 2:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE Minutes Audio/Video
5/9/2019 1:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE Minutes Audio/Video
4/15/2019 9:00 AM SENATE FINANCE Audio/Video
4/9/2019 9:00 AM SENATE FINANCE Minutes Audio/Video
3/26/2019 1:30 PM SENATE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video
3/14/2019 1:30 PM SENATE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video

Documents for Bill SB 44 31st Legislature

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Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB44 vsn O Explanation of Changes House FIN 5-13-19.pdf HFIN 5/13/2019 2:30:00 PM
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SB 44 HCS WORKDRAFT FIN v.G (included presc. drug items).pdf HFIN 5/13/2019 2:30:00 PM
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SB44 Supporting Document Prescribing Authority PA.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Supporting Document PA guidelines AK State Medical Bd.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Supporting Document HRSA -HPSA Underserved Primary Care Areas (1).pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Supporting Document DEA Drug Schedules.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Letter of Support Aikey 3-13-19.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Supporting Document AK State Medical Bd PA scope of practice.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Sponsor Statement revised 4-2-19.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Letter of Support ANHB 3-26-19.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
HB 3
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SB44 Letter of Support ACoA 3-21-19.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Letter of Support AK Policy Forum 3-2019.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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CS for SB44 (FIN) Sectional Summary vsn E.pdf HFIN 5/9/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB 44 CSSB44(FIN) Explanation of Changes vsn E.pdf SFIN 4/15/2019 9:00:00 AM
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SB 44 Work Draft verson E.pdf SFIN 4/15/2019 9:00:00 AM
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SB44 Sponsor Statement revised 4-2-19.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
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SB44 Letters of Support SFIN 4-3-19.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
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SB44 Summary of Changes 4-3-19.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
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CSSB44(L&C) Sectional Analysis vsn S.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
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HB097 Supporting Document Letters of Support for companion legislation SB44.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
HB 97
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SB44 Amendment Effective Date Amendment SL&C.pdf SL&C 3/26/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Supporting Document Medically Underserved Areas HRSA 3-13-19.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
SL&C 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Supporting Document HRSA -HPSA Underserved Primary Care Areas.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
SL&C 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Supporting Document AK State Medical Bd Roster 3-13-19.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
SL&C 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Letters of Support.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
SL&C 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Letters of Support.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
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SB44 Fiscal Note DOA-HPA 3-8-19.pdf SL&C 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Fiscal Note DCCED-CBPL 3-8-19.pdf SL&C 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Sectional Analysis vsn U.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
SL&C 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 Sponsor Statement 2-17-19.pdf SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
SL&C 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB44 version U 2-14-19.PDF SL&C 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
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Jrn Date Jrn Page Text
188 (S) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
188 (S) L&C
Text (S) LABOR & COMMERCE at 01:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)
Text (S) Heard & Held
Min (S) Minutes (SL&C)
Text (S) LABOR & COMMERCE at 01:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)
Text (S) Moved CSSB 44(L&C) Out of Committee
Min (S) Minutes (SL&C)
664 (S) L&C RPT CS 4DP NEW TITLE
664 (S) DP: REINBOLD, BISHOP, BIRCH, COSTELLO
664 (S) FN1: (CED)
664 (S) FN2: ZERO(ADM)
664 (S) FIN REFERRAL ADDED AFTER L&C
Text (S) FINANCE at 09:00 AM SENATE FINANCE 532
Text (S) Heard & Held
Min (S) Minutes (SFIN)
824 (S) FIN RPT CS 7DP 1NR NEW TITLE
824 (S) DP: STEDMAN, VON IMHOF, MICCICHE, HOFFMAN, OLSON, WILSON, BISHOP
824 (S) NR: SHOWER
824 (S) FN1: (CED)
824 (S) FN2: ZERO(ADM)
Text (S) FINANCE at 09:00 AM SENATE FINANCE 532
Text (S) Moved CSSB 44(FIN) Out of Committee
1066 (S) RULES TO CALENDAR 5/8/2019
1066 (S) READ THE SECOND TIME
1066 (S) FIN CS ADOPTED UC
1066 (S) ADVANCED TO THIRD READING UC
1066 (S) READ THE THIRD TIME CSSB 44(FIN)
1066 (S) PASSED Y20 N-
1066 (S) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) SAME AS PASSAGE
1070 (S) ENGROSSED
1083 (S) TRANSMITTED TO (H)
1083 (S) VERSION: CSSB 44(FIN)
949 (H) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
949 (H) FIN
Text (H) FINANCE at 01:30 PM ADAMS ROOM 519
Text (H) Heard & Held
Min (H) Minutes (HFIN)
Text (H) FINANCE at 09:00 AM ADAMS ROOM 519
Text (H) Scheduled but Not Heard -- Recessed to a Call of the Chair --
Min (H) Minutes (HFIN)
Text (H) FINANCE at 02:30 PM ADAMS ROOM 519
Text (H) Moved HCS CSSB 44(FIN) Out of Committee -- Recessed to 4:10 pm --
Min (H) Minutes (HFIN)
1012 (H) FIN RPT HCS(FIN) NT 5DP 5NR
1012 (H) PENDING TITLE CHANGE HCR
1012 (H) DP: JOHNSTON, TILTON, LEBON, MERRICK, WILSON
1012 (H) NR: CARPENTER, KNOPP, JOSEPHSON, SULLIVAN-LEONARD, ORTIZ
1012 (H) FN1: (CED)
1012 (H) FN3: (DHS)
1020 (H) RULES TO CALENDAR 5/14/2019
1020 (H) READ THE SECOND TIME
1021 (H) FIN HCS ADOPTED UC
1021 (H) ADVANCED TO THIRD READING 5/15 CALENDAR
1074 (H) READ THE THIRD TIME HCS CSSB 44(FIN)
1075 (H) PASSED Y35 N1 E2 A2
1075 (H) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) SAME AS PASSAGE
1075 (H) TITLE CHANGE: HCR 9
1081 (H) CROSS SPONSOR(S): TARR, SPOHNHOLZ
1082 (H) TRANSMITTED TO (S) AS AMENDED
1082 (H) VERSION: HCS CSSB 44(FIN)
1208 (S) CONCUR MESSAGE READ AND TAKEN UP
1208 (S) CONCUR AM OF (H) Y19 N- A1
1208 (S) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) SAME AS PASSAGE
1444 (S) 9:51 A.M. 8/6/19 TRANSMITTED TO GOVERNOR
1444 (S) MANIFEST ERROR(S)
1449 (S) SIGNED INTO LAW 8/8 CHAPTER 18 SLA 19
1449 (S) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) OF LAW SEE CHAPTER
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