SB 141: "An Act extending workers' compensation coverage to certain high school students in uncompensated work-study programs."
00SENATE BILL NO. 141 01 "An Act extending workers' compensation coverage to certain high school students 02 in uncompensated work-study programs." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 23.30.237 is amended to read: 05 Sec. 23.30.237. HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN WORK-STUDY 06 PROGRAMS AS EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE. An individual who is enrolled for 07 credit at a public high school in a course that combines academic instruction with 08 uncompensated work experience outside the school for a public or private 09 [NONPROFIT] employer is an employee of the state for the purposes of this chapter 10 while the individual is performing the work experience. Compensation [WEEKLY 11 COMPENSATION] for disability or death under this section is subject to [MAY NOT 12 BE LESS THAN THE INITIAL PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION UNDER] 13 AS 23.30.175. Nothing in this section allows an individual to perform work 14 experience that is not permitted under state or federal law.