Legislature(2015 - 2016)CAPITOL 106

03/10/2015 03:00 PM HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

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03:05:45 PM Start
03:06:12 PM HB59
03:11:03 PM Discussion: Medicaid Expansion
04:56:18 PM HB59
04:58:01 PM HB40
05:12:52 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= HB 59 MARIJUANA CONCENTRATES; LICENSES TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 59(HSS) Out of Committee
*+ HB 40 USE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES AS SMOKING TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
+ Medicaid Follow-up Discussion TELECONFERENCED
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
            HB  59-MARIJUANA CONCENTRATES; LICENSES                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:06:12 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON announced that the  first order of business would be                                                               
HOUSE BILL  NO. 59, "An  Act relating to  marijuana concentrates;                                                               
and providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:08:13 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  VAZQUEZ moved  to  adopt  the proposed  committee                                                               
substitute (CS) for HB 59,  labeled 29-LS0257\F, Martin, 2/28/15,                                                               
as  the working  draft.   There  being no  objection,  it was  so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:08:44 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  VAZQUEZ  moved to  report  CSHB  59, Version  29-                                                               
LS0257\F,  Martin,  2/28/15,  out of  committee  with  individual                                                               
recommendations and the accompanying fiscal notes.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL objected  for the purpose of  discussion.  He                                                               
stated that he was a license  holder under AS 4, and, as portions                                                               
of the proposed  bill dealt with license holders,  he opined that                                                               
it was more  appropriate for some of the  stipulations and issues                                                               
to be worked out by the regulatory board.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:09:44 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL maintained his objection.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
A roll  call vote  was taken.   Representatives  Foster, Vazquez,                                                               
Talerico, and Seaton voted in  favor of CSHB 59.  Representatives                                                               
Tarr,  Wool,  and  Stutes  voted against  it.    Therefore,  CSHB                                                               
59(HSS) was reported out of  the House Health and Social Services                                                               
Standing Committee by a vote of 4 yeas - 3 nays.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
[Further discussion of HB 59 occurred later in this meeting.]                                                                   
             HB 59-MARIJUANA CONCENTRATES; LICENSES                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:56:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON,  upon request from Representative  Stutes, returned                                                               
the  committee's attention  to HB  59.   In  further response  to                                                               
Representative  Stutes,  Chair  Seaton confirmed  that  the  next                                                               
committee of referral  for HB 59 is the  House Judiciary Standing                                                               
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STUTES moved to reconsider  her vote on the motion                                                               
to  report CSHB  59, Version  29-LS0257\F, Martin,  2/28/15, from                                                               
committee.  She  stated she wanted to change her  vote from a nay                                                               
to a  yea vote.  There  being no objection, Version  F was before                                                               
the committee.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  VAZQUEZ  moved to  report  CSHB  59, Version  29-                                                               
LS0257\F,  Martin,  2/28/15,  out of  committee  with  individual                                                               
recommendations and  the accompanying fiscal notes.   There being                                                               
no objection,  CSHB 59(HSS) was  moved from the House  Health and                                                               
Social Services Standing Committee.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB40 - Version A.PDF HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB40 Sponsor Statement.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB40 - Supporting Document - CDC Testimony on Secondhand Smoke and ENDS Aerosol Alaska February 2015.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB40 - Supporting Document - Electronic Smoking Devices and Secondhand Aerosol (FS-39) 11-2014.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB40 - Letter of Support - American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB40 - Supporting Document - Alaska E-cigarette Fact Sheet.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB40 - Letter of Support - AK LOS HB40 030315.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB40- letter of opposition-assorted form letters.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB40- Fiscal note-DEC.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB40 - powerpoint overview of e-cigarettes.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB40 - Proposed CS version W.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40
HB 59 Version F.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 59
HB 59 Sectional Analysis_Version F.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 59
HB 59 Legal opinion_constitutionality 03.02.2015.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 59
Rep Vazquez_ final questions regarding expansion.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
Medicaid expansion
HB 59 Support_AK Chiefs of Police.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 59
H-HSS Expansion Presentation Committee Questions Round 1.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
DHSS reponses
HB 59_Fiscal Note_DOA-OPA.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 59
Impact of Medicare Cuts 2015_ASHNHA.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
Medicaid-Responses by DHSS
Hospital Reported Total Net Incomes_RE 3-5 meeting.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
Medicaid-Responses by DHSS
H-HSS Expansion Presentation Committee Questions Round 1.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
Medicaid-Responses by DHSS
DHSS Reply to Question on Reforms & reform numbers_RE 3-5-2015.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
Medicaid-Responses by DHSS
Questions and Responses from DHSS on Medicaid_Follow-up on 3-5 meeting_v 2.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
Medicaid-Responses by DHSS
Medicaid-Responses fby DHSS
HB40-Opposition-assorted form emails.pdf HHSS 3/10/2015 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
HB 40