00 SENATE 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.