Legislature(2019 - 2020)BARNES 124

04/26/2019 03:15 PM LABOR & COMMERCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ HB 57 CHILD LABOR HOURS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
*+ HB 104 MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR LICENSING TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= HB 68 LABOR STDRS/SAFETY; WORKER COMPENSATION TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 68(L&C) Out of Committee
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 29 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEHEALTH TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+= HB 78 INSURER & GROUP INSURANCE DISCLOSURE TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 78 Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
         HB  68-LABOR STDRS/SAFETY; WORKER COMPENSATION                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:58:45 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX announced that the  final order of business would                                                               
be HOUSE BILL  NO. 68, "An Act relating to  the division of labor                                                               
standards  and  safety;  relating  to the  division  of  workers'                                                               
compensation; establishing  the division  of workers'  safety and                                                               
compensation; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
3:59:07 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  STUTES  moved  to adopt  the  proposed  committee                                                               
substitute (CS) for HB 68,  labeled 31-GH1049\M, Marx, 4/5/19, as                                                               
the working draft.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX objected for the purpose of discussion.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:59:56 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
DENEEN  TUCK,  Staff,  Representative  Gabrielle  LeDoux,  Alaska                                                               
State   Legislature,   presented   the   changes   in   committee                                                               
substitute, Version M.   She stated that there  was "a three-year                                                               
sunset added on to it in several sections."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
4:00:14 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE HANNAN asked why a sunset was added.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MS. TUCK explained  that if joining the  two [divisions] together                                                               
doesn't work after three years they will separate.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX added  that a sunset allows for a  trial run with                                                               
the ability  to return to the  present system if it  doesn't work                                                               
out as planned.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
4:01:30 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE HANNAN  pointed out that  HB 68 originated  at the                                                               
request of the governor.  She  asked why there wasn't a sunset in                                                               
the original bill and if it's  the only change in the perspective                                                               
of the  Department of Commerce, Community  & Economic Development                                                               
(DCCED).                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:01:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CATHY  MUNOZ,   Deputy  Commissioner,   Department  of   Labor  &                                                               
Workforce  Development,  responded  that the  proposed  committee                                                               
substitute  includes the  three-year  sunset, which  is the  only                                                               
change from the  original bill.  She further noted  that the idea                                                               
for the division  merger came from within the  department and the                                                               
governor supported proceeding with legislation.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
4:02:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HANNAN  questioned  whether  the  DCCED  has  any                                                               
objection to the sunset.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:02:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MUNOZ replied  that  it's more  work;  nonetheless they  are                                                               
willing to address concerns and  demonstrate that the merger will                                                               
be a success.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:02:50 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee took a brief at-ease.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
4:02:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STUTES moved to report  CSHB 68, Version GH1049\M,                                                               
Marx, 4/5/19,  out of  committee with  individual recommendations                                                               
and the  accompanying fiscal  notes.   There being  no objection,                                                               
CSHB 68(L&C)  was reported  out of the  House Labor  and Commerce                                                               
Standing Committee.                                                                                                             

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB 78.Bill Version A.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Sponsor.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Sectional.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Fiscal Note DCCED.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Letter of Support State Farm.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Letter of Support .pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 57.Bill Version S CS for Adoption.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Explanation of Changes.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Sponsor.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Fiscal Note.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup State Work Permit.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Legal Memo to Version A.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Email String with DLWD.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Child Labor Laws.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Email from FYSA.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Code of Federal Regulations.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 104.Bill Version S CS for adoption.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Bill Version U.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Sponsor.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Fiscal DCCED.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Backup Support Letter Schiewer.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Backup GFBR.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Backup Alaska Realtors.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 68.Bill Version M CS for adoption.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Bill Version A.PDF HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Transmittal Letter.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Sectional.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Fiscal Note DOLWD2.PDF HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Fiscal Note DOLWD.PDF HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Ledbetter Letter.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Department Response to Rep. Fields.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Backup Legal Memo Sunset.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68