Legislature(2019 - 2020)BARNES 124

04/05/2019 01:00 PM RESOURCES

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01:04:31 PM Start
01:05:13 PM Presentation(s): U.s. Army Corps of Engineers
02:03:18 PM HB27
02:34:56 PM HB3
03:07:55 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
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+ Presentation: Process for the Evaluation of the TELECONFERENCED
Dept. of Army Application Submitted by the
Pebble Limited Partnership by David S. Hobbie,
Regional Regulatory Div. Chief, US Army Corps of
Engineers
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+= HB 27 REGULATION OF FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+= HB 3 STATE LAND SALE; PFD VOUCHER AND ASSIGN. TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
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+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
         HB  27-REGULATION OF FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:03:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR TARR announced that the  next order of business would be                                                               
HOUSE BILL  NO. 27,  "An Act relating  to the  manufacture, sale,                                                               
distribution, and  labeling of child-related  products containing                                                               
certain  flame retardant  chemicals;  relating  to an  interstate                                                               
chemicals  clearinghouse;  adding  unlawful acts  to  the  Alaska                                                               
Unfair  Trade   Practices  and   Consumer  Protection   Act;  and                                                               
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
2:03:38 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR TARR continued with the  public testimony on HB 27 [that                                                               
was opened on 4/3/19].                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
2:03:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JEFF  TUCKER, Past  President,  Alaska  Fire Chiefs  Association,                                                               
testified in support  of HB 27.  He stated  the association fully                                                               
supports the  bill in  its current form  and has  supported other                                                               
forms  in  the  past.    He related  that  on  a  national  basis                                                               
firefighters are experiencing a  great increase in cancers caused                                                               
by the materials currently being  fought in fires.  Banning these                                                               
types of materials,  he continued, would be a  great step towards                                                               
helping to  protect firefighters and the  folks that firefighters                                                               
serve.  He urged that the bill be passed.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:05:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PAMELA  MILLER, Executive  Director, Alaska  Community Action  on                                                               
Toxics,  testified in  support of  HB 27.   She  related that  on                                                               
March  19  [2019] the  Anchorage  Assembly  unanimously passed  a                                                               
substantially  similar law  called the  Protecting the  Health of                                                               
Children  and  Firefighters  Ordinance.    Passing  HB  27  would                                                               
protect the health of people throughout the state, she added.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MILLER said  flame retardants  are hazardous  and can  cause                                                               
lifelong harm.   Babies and  toddlers have higher  exposures than                                                               
adults, she  noted, and  these chemicals  have disproportionately                                                               
negative health effects on children.   The scientific evidence is                                                               
very  clear,  she  continued.    Flame  retardant  chemicals  are                                                               
associated  with   serious  adverse  health   effects,  including                                                               
cancers, neurodevelopmental, and reproductive harm.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MS. MILLER  stated that  flame retardants  do not  provide proven                                                               
fire  safety  benefits  and  fire safety  standards  can  be  met                                                               
without  them.   Flame  retardant  chemicals  make products  more                                                               
toxic while in use, she said,  and more toxic if they catch fire.                                                               
Flame retardants increase  the risk of cancer  and other diseases                                                               
in firefighters  because they make  fires more toxic.   She noted                                                               
that firefighters are  exposed to flame retardants  at levels two                                                               
to  three  times higher  than  the  general population  and  they                                                               
experience increased risk  of a number of cancers.   For example,                                                               
she continued,  the breast cancer  rate among  women firefighters                                                               
is six times  the national average, as demonstrated  in the study                                                               
of  San  Francisco firefighters.    The  Consumer Product  Safety                                                               
Commission,  she reported,  determined  that organohalogen  flame                                                               
retardants are  associated with adverse  health effects,  such as                                                               
reproductive   impairment,  neurodevelopmental   harm,  endocrine                                                               
disruption, cancer, and immune disorders.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MILLER said  states  are  taking the  lead  on these  issues                                                               
because necessary  change isn't  happening at the  federal level.                                                               
She  related  that  there  are   40  adopted  policies  on  flame                                                               
retardants in 13 states and  28 policies are being considered now                                                               
in 17 states.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MS. MILLER  pointed out  that health  care for  firefighters with                                                               
cancer can cost  more than $1 million per person,  not to mention                                                               
the pain  and suffering of  their families and community.   Death                                                               
for firefighters  and first  responders has  a huge  social cost,                                                               
she added, plus there are the  death benefits that can and should                                                               
be provided  to survivors.   Inaction will cost the  taxpayers in                                                               
the long run, she continued.   Alaska has the opportunity to lead                                                               
and build  on the foundation  of law  now passed in  Anchorage as                                                               
well as other states, she said in conclusion.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
2:10:02 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
VI WAGHIYI testified  in support of HB  27.  She stated  she is a                                                               
tribal citizen of the Native  village of Savoonga and is speaking                                                               
today  as a  mother and  grandmother on  behalf of  her children,                                                               
grandchildren, and  future generations.   She related  that there                                                               
is  strong  support for  the  bill  in  her community  and  other                                                               
communities  in the  region,  and letters  of  support have  been                                                               
submitted.  She said Kawerak,  Inc. submitted a letter of support                                                               
and is the regional Native  nonprofit representing and serving 20                                                               
communities in her region.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MS. WAGHIYI continued as follows:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
       Community-based research has shown high levels of                                                                        
         these flame retardant chemicals in our homes,                                                                          
     traditional foods, and in the  blood of our people.  We                                                                    
     are  disproportionately exposed  and have  some of  the                                                                    
     highest levels of these  and other persistent chemicals                                                                    
     of any  population on the  planet because of  our place                                                                    
     in  the Arctic.   We  are suffering  health disparities                                                                    
     such  as cancers,  thyroid  disease, and  developmental                                                                    
     health harms.  Our  children are vulnerable to exposure                                                                    
     and  toxic health  effects of  these  chemicals.   This                                                                    
     requires  urgent action  to  enact protective  measures                                                                    
     such as  HB 27.   The federal government is  not taking                                                                    
     responsibility,  so   it  is  up   to  you   to  ensure                                                                    
     legislation  is  enacted  to   phase  out  harmful  and                                                                    
     unnecessary   flame   retardant  chemicals   from   our                                                                    
     children's products  and furniture.  I  want to protect                                                                    
     the  ability  of  our  children  to  learn  our  songs,                                                                    
     traditions, and stories.  Please pass HB 27.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
2:12:32 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KATHERINE DUPLESSES testified in support of  HB 27.  She said she                                                               
grew up  in a proposed Superfund  site in Green Bay,  WI, and she                                                               
has lived all over the world  from California to South Africa and                                                               
now Anchorage  is her home.   By training, she continued,  she is                                                               
an ecologist  and conservation biologist and  most importantly in                                                               
the topic  she is  the mother  of a  two-year-old daughter.   She                                                               
stated she has an acute  understanding of children and toxins and                                                               
she  would  like to  see  HB  27 pass.    Given  the evidence  is                                                               
overwhelming, she said  she was shocked that this  issue is still                                                               
being talked about.   These are known  carcinogens, she stressed,                                                               
and HB 27 should be passed.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:14:24 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KELLY MCLAUGHLIN provided written testimony  in support of HB 27,                                                               
which was read to the committee by Ms. Duplesses:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Children and firefighters may seem  an odd pairing, but                                                                    
     firefighters   and  children   share  one   frustrating                                                                    
     quality:   they're often  overlooked.   Children cannot                                                                    
     advocate well  for themselves, they  rely on  adults in                                                                    
     their lives  to do it  for them.  Firefighters  are the                                                                    
     most under-acknowledged  public servants,  evidenced by                                                                    
     the fact  that we rely  heavily on volunteers  to serve                                                                    
     us in  the life-threatening situation we  hope never to                                                                    
     face.  I'm calling today to advocate for both.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Children are  just one of  the victims of  the damaging                                                                    
     effects of flame retardants.   Their tiny bodies uptake                                                                    
     and therefore accumulate  the damaging chemicals faster                                                                    
     than adults.  But damage  is often not seen directly or                                                                    
     until  later  in life  and  can  be devastatingly  life                                                                    
     altering.  I  am extremely sensitive to  this topic due                                                                    
     to a  recent discovery that  my drinking water  well is                                                                    
     contaminated by  a similar group of  chemicals that are                                                                    
     used  in firefighting  foam  and are  very  toxic.   My                                                                    
     children  have been  exposed  despite  my diligence  in                                                                    
     choosing  a car,  car  seats,  clothing, cookware,  and                                                                    
     toys without flame retardants.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Many,  even most,  people are  not aware  of the  toxic                                                                    
     nature  of  many  common products  and  the  burden  of                                                                    
     safety should  never have  to fall  on consumers.   All                                                                    
     products  on   the  market  should  be   of  toxic-free                                                                    
     chemicals.   These chemicals  are pervasive  and action                                                                    
     must be taken  to regulate them.   It is unconscionable                                                                    
     that  in the  false  name of  public  safety my  family                                                                    
     suffers.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Further  cementing my  allegiance  to  this cause  came                                                                    
                          st                                                                                                    
     Monday night, April 1,   ironically.  There was a house                                                                    
     fire two  streets down  from me.   Our  local volunteer                                                                    
     firefighters left their houses  at about 10:30 p.m. and                                                                    
     fought a  battle that  few of  us thankfully  ever see.                                                                    
     They  worked on  adrenalin  through  the night,  taking                                                                    
     breaks  in shifts  to stave  off exhaustion.   Most  of                                                                    
     them got home  at about 4:30 a.m.  Some  of them got an                                                                    
     hour or two  of sleep.  Then they got  up and got their                                                                    
     kids to school, they went  to work, then when they were                                                                    
     done with a  full day's work they didn't  go home, they                                                                    
     went  back  to  the  fire  hall and  to  the  scene  to                                                                    
     debrief.     These  people  do  more   work  with  less                                                                    
     gratitude than even mothers, I  think.  We owe them the                                                                    
     removal  of  toxic  chemicals from  the  long  list  of                                                                    
     dangers they  face while they  volunteer their  time to                                                                    
     keep us safe.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Fire retardants don't  increase safety for firefighters                                                                    
     or for  those potentially caught inside.   They off-gas                                                                    
     toxic chemicals  in our  homes, cars,  daycare centers,                                                                    
     and  work places.   They  release toxic  gases as  they                                                                    
     burn.  There  is no upside.  I am  in strong support of                                                                    
     this  bill,  HB  27, the  Toxic-Free  Firefighters  and                                                                    
     Children Act.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR TARR  noted the groundwater of  Gustavus is contaminated                                                               
with [perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)].                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:18:36 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PAUL  MIRANDA, Southcentral  Vice President,  Alaska Professional                                                               
Fire Fighters  Association, testified  in support of  HB 27.   He                                                               
noted  the association  represents 500  professional firefighters                                                               
across the state  and that he is an  8-year firefighter paramedic                                                               
with the  Anchorage Fire  Department.   He thanked  Co-Chair Tarr                                                               
for introducing the bill and  the committee for hearing the bill,                                                               
which his association fully supports.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MR.  MIRANDA  pointed  out  that  cancer is  a  big  concern  for                                                               
firefighters,  with  data  showing that  firefighters  experience                                                               
cancer at much higher rates than  the public.  Study after study,                                                               
he  related, has  concluded  that  organohalogen flame  retardant                                                               
chemicals are  a leading cause  of cancer in firefighters.   Used                                                               
throughout today's  households in furniture and  other materials,                                                               
organohalogen  flame  retardants   release  toxic  cancer-causing                                                               
chemicals   when  they   burn,  such   as  dioxins   and  furans.                                                               
Firefighters,  he said,  are  then exposed  to  large amounts  of                                                               
these carcinogens  through absorption and inhalation  during fire                                                               
fighting operations.   Recent studies, he added,  have shown that                                                               
firefighters  have  three  times   the  level  of  these  harmful                                                               
chemicals in their systems after a fire.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR.   MIRANDA  stated   that   eliminating  organohalogen   flame                                                               
retardants would be a step in  the right direction and would go a                                                               
long way  in providing a  less toxic atmosphere  for firefighters                                                               
and reducing  their exposure to  these toxins.  He  expressed the                                                               
association's support for passage of HB 27.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:20:44 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  TARR asked  whether  Mr. Miranda  was  involved in,  or                                                               
advocated for, the Anchorage ordinance.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MR. MIRANDA  replied he wasn't  involved in its  development, but                                                               
he advocated  for it  on behalf of  the Alaska  Professional Fire                                                               
Fighters Association.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR TARR inquired  whether people breathed a  sigh of relief                                                               
when the  Anchorage ordinance was  passed.  She  further inquired                                                               
whether the association has ideas  about what the impact would be                                                               
if HB 27 were passed.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MR. MIRANDA responded  that firefighters have a  much higher rate                                                               
of cancer  than the general public.   So, he said,  anything that                                                               
can  be  done to  help  reduce  that is  the  step  in the  right                                                               
direction and firefighters would be appreciative of that.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:22:00 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE HANNAN inquired whether  Mr. Miranda has looked at                                                               
HB  27  and thought  about  it  in  parallel with  the  Anchorage                                                               
ordinance.   She  further inquired  whether there  are any  major                                                               
differences between them in the ban and how it is applied.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. MIRANDA answered  he would have to look closer  as far as any                                                               
specific  differences   in  the  Anchorage  ordinance,   but  his                                                               
understanding is that it is quite similar.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HANNAN noted  that  HB 27  focuses on  children's                                                               
products  or  products  affiliated   with  households  that  have                                                               
children in them.   She asked whether the  Anchorage ordinance is                                                               
also that narrow or covers a broader swath of consumer products.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MR. MIRANDA offered  his belief that the  Anchorage ordinance may                                                               
be a broader swath of  consumer products, including furniture and                                                               
other things.  He said he would  look at that and get back to the                                                               
committee with an answer.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:23:36 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  RASMUSSEN stated  her  understanding  that HB  27                                                               
does cover furniture.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR TARR confirmed HB 27 includes upholstered furniture.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE HANNAN inquired about electronics.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  TARR replied  that  the difference  is  HB 27  includes                                                               
electronics while  the Anchorage  ordinance does  not.   She said                                                               
she  would  follow up  further  with  committee members  in  this                                                               
regard.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:24:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JENNIFER  GIBBONS,  Vice  President,  State  Government  Affairs,                                                               
External  Affairs,  The  Toy   Association,  Inc.,  testified  in                                                               
opposition to HB  27.  She explained that The  Toy Association is                                                               
the   trade  association   for   manufacturers,  importers,   and                                                               
retailers of toys and youth  entertainment products sold in North                                                               
America and  represents more  than 950 companies.   She  said The                                                               
Toy Association shares the committee's  interest in assuring that                                                               
children's products are  safe; safety is the  number one priority                                                               
for the industry.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MS. GIBBONS  stated she opposes HB  27 because it would  apply to                                                               
any component  of a  product, even  to its  electronic component.                                                               
Toy manufacturers typically  do not add flame  retardant to toys,                                                               
she said, but some of these  substances may be present in certain                                                               
components  of  toys,  such  as  electronic  circuit  boards  and                                                               
assemblies, which  are inaccessible  to children but  critical to                                                               
the electrical  safety of  the products in  which they  are used.                                                               
Electronic devices,  she explained, are in  constant contact with                                                               
an electrical current and this  risk is currently being addressed                                                               
in  electronic devices  by using  flame retardant  chemicals.   A                                                               
consistent and reliable alternative  for flame retardants in this                                                               
application has yet  to be found, she said, and  without a viable                                                               
alternative parts  could present  an increased  flammability risk                                                               
in the event of certain electrical  faults.  She pointed out that                                                               
to  date   no  other  state  or   local  jurisdiction,  including                                                               
Anchorage, has  passed flame retardant  laws that would  be under                                                               
use  in  inaccessible  or  electronic  components  in  children's                                                               
products.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MS. GIBBONS  said another  major concern  with HB  27 is  that it                                                               
requires the labeling of products  to state that the product does                                                               
or does  not contain flame  retardant chemicals.  So,  she noted,                                                               
even  those products  that have  never had,  or never  will have,                                                               
flame  retardants  present would  still  be  required to  have  a                                                               
label.   The  bill  would require  manufacturers  to create,  and                                                               
retailers to  carry, a product that  is designed to only  be sold                                                               
in Alaska.  She advised that  a massive and costly undertaking in                                                               
creating  new  labeling  for  the  state of  Alaska  may  not  be                                                               
possible  for some  businesses and  could result  in products  no                                                               
longer being  offered for sale in  the state.  Ms.  Gibbons urged                                                               
that the committee not move forward with HB 27.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:26:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  TARR, regarding  inaccessible  electronics, noted  that                                                               
while something isn't supposed to  be accessible to a child, kids                                                               
often take  things apart.  She  said she has gone  back and forth                                                               
about how  to address this piece  of the bill due  to the concern                                                               
that kids  are likely to  tinker with  [a toy], along  with their                                                               
hand-to-mouth  behavior.   She requested  Ms.  Gibbons to  define                                                               
inaccessible.  She inquired, for  example, whether the electronic                                                               
unit inside  a teddy bear that  plays a song would  be considered                                                               
inaccessible to a child.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MS. GIBBONS  replied the association would  consider something to                                                               
be inaccessible  during reasonable and foreseeable  use and abuse                                                               
of a product and there  are several standards that [the industry]                                                               
has to test for  in order to not have a  part be inaccessible and                                                               
create  a small-part  hazard  for a  child.   If  it meets  those                                                               
tests,  she  continued,  [the   association]  would  consider  it                                                               
inaccessible.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  TARR requested  Ms. Gibbons  to provide  a copy  of the                                                               
aforementioned standard.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MS. GIBBONS agreed to  do so and noted it is  ASTM F963, a safety                                                               
standard for  toys that is  mandatory under the  Consumer Product                                                               
Safety Improvement Act of 2008.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:29:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ANDREW   HACKMAN,   Principal   Lobbyist,   Serlin   Haley   LLP,                                                               
representing  the  Juvenile Products  Manufacturers  Association,                                                               
testified  in opposition  to  HB  27.   He  said the  association                                                               
represents everything from strollers  to bassinettes to car seats                                                               
and is the  industry that helps bring children into  the home and                                                               
care for  those children after  they have  been born.   He stated                                                               
the association is opposed to HB 27 as currently drafted.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HACKMAN related  that the  association's manufacturers  have                                                               
proactively worked to eliminate  flame retardants where they have                                                               
been  mandated  in  the  past.   In  California  under  Technical                                                               
Bulletin 117, he said, the  association worked with the Bureau of                                                               
Appliance   Repair  and   Home  Furnishings   to  eliminate   the                                                               
requirement that juvenile products  be subject to flame retardant                                                               
requirements.    He  further  noted   that  the  association  was                                                               
actively  involved   in  person  in  several   work  sessions  in                                                               
Anchorage  in helping  inform  discussions and  come  up with  an                                                               
element  that  struck a  reasonable  balance.   He  stressed  the                                                               
importance  of  some  of the  provisions  incorporated  into  the                                                               
Anchorage  ordinance that  specifically impact  the association's                                                               
industry.   Car seats,  he explained, are  mandated to  meet very                                                               
stringent  flame   resistance  performance  standards   that  are                                                               
administered   by    the   National   Highway    Traffic   Safety                                                               
Administration.  Flame retardants,  he said, must be incorporated                                                               
into those products to meet  those federal standards.  Conditions                                                               
in a  vehicle fire  are very different,  he continued,  and there                                                               
are sources of ignition that  are particularly flammable, and the                                                               
federal government  has taken  a very  strong position  that this                                                               
standard is required.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HACKMAN said  his association  shares The  Toy Association's                                                               
concern about  including inaccessible electronic components.   He                                                               
pointed  out  that  particularly  in infant  products  the  child                                                               
cannot reasonably  and foreseeably  come into contact  with those                                                               
components.  He related that  the association has researched what                                                               
materials are  typically used and  the materials listed in  HB 27                                                               
are not typically  used in the association's  products.  However,                                                               
he noted,  the Underwriters Laboratories (UL)  has standards that                                                               
require   certain   performance   applications  that   at   times                                                               
necessitate the use of flame retardants.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. HACKMAN noted the Anchorage  ordinance had no requirements in                                                               
any  jurisdiction requiring  labeling  for  juvenile products,  a                                                               
provision the  association supported.  He  said the association's                                                               
members estimated  it would cost  $50,000-$80,000 per  product to                                                               
create a  specific label for  Alaska, which outweighs  the entire                                                               
sales of that product category in the state of Alaska.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MR. HACKMAN encouraged the committee,  if it moves HB 27 forward,                                                               
to look  hard at the  compromise that  was drafted and  passed in                                                               
the Anchorage  ordinance.  He  said the association  was actively                                                               
involved in those discussions and  appreciates that the city took                                                               
those actions.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR TARR  asked whether the Juvenile  Products Manufacturers                                                               
Association   supported  the   ordinance  that   was  passed   in                                                               
Anchorage.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. HACKMAN  replied that the association  removed its opposition                                                               
and indicated  to those  city council  members who  had questions                                                               
for  the association  that it  supported the  inclusion of  those                                                               
provisions.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR TARR said she looks  forward to working with Mr. Hackman                                                               
to address the association's concerns.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
2:34:39 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR TARR closed public testimony and held over HB 27.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB 27 Sponsor Statement.pdf HL&C 3/6/2020 3:15:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/24/2020 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/27/2020 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/29/2020 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/31/2020 1:00:00 PM
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HB 27
HB27 Bill Version U 1.11.19.PDF HL&C 3/6/2020 3:15:00 PM
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HB 27
HB27 Bill Version U 1.11.19Sectional Analysis.pdf HL&C 3/6/2020 3:15:00 PM
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HB 27
HB27 Fiscal Note - Dept of Law 3.29.19.pdf HL&C 3/6/2020 3:15:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
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HB 27
HB27 Supporting Document - CDC - Skin Exposures and Effects.pdf HL&C 3/6/2020 3:15:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/24/2020 1:00:00 PM
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HB 27
HB27 Supporting Document - Expert Testimony Vytenis Babrauskas.pdf HL&C 3/6/2020 3:15:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/24/2020 1:00:00 PM
HRES 2/3/2020 1:00:00 PM
HB 27
HB27 Supporting Document - Flame Retardants - NIH Fact Sheet July 2016.pdf HL&C 3/6/2020 3:15:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/24/2020 1:00:00 PM
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HB 27
HB27 Supporting Document - Knoblauch article 1.24.18.pdf HL&C 3/6/2020 3:15:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/24/2020 1:00:00 PM
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HB 27
HB27 Supporting Document - Leg Research on FF health costs.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/24/2020 1:00:00 PM
HRES 2/3/2020 1:00:00 PM
HB 27
HB 27 Flame Retardants Slide Presentation 4.2.19.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - Athey 2.4.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - School Nurses 3.12.19.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support from ACS CAN AK 2.21.19.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letters of Support from Firefighters 4.2.19.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/24/2020 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/27/2020 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/29/2020 1:00:00 PM
HRES 2/3/2020 1:00:00 PM
HRES 2/5/2020 1:00:00 PM
HB 27
HB27 Supporting Document - Past Support re Flame Retardants in AK.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB 27
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - GCDSE 4.1.19.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Aronno Letter of Support 4.4.19_Redacted.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letters of Support Combined.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - American Chemistry Council Letter of Opposition 4.3.19.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association Letter of Opposition 4.2.19.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Consumer Technology Association Letter of Opposition 4.3.19.pdf HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB 27 Flame Retardants Slide Presentation 4.2.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 1/24/2020 1:00:00 PM
HB 27
HB27 Supporting Document - Testimony Learning Disabilities Assoc 4.3.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - Propes 4.1.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - AK Children's Trust 4.2.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - AK Fire Chiefs Assoc 4.2.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - AK Nurses Association 3.29.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - AKPIRG 4.3.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - Kawerak Inc 4.3.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Letter of Support - McLaughlin 4.3.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB 3 Sponsor Statement 3.12.2019.pdf HMLV 3/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
HMLV 3/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB 3
HB 3 Ver A 3.12.2019.pdf HMLV 3/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
HMLV 3/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB 3
HB 3 Ver M 3.12.2019.pdf HMLV 3/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
HMLV 3/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB 3
HB 3 Explanation of Changes 3.12.2019.pdf HMLV 3/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
HMLV 3/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB 3
HB 3 DOR Fiscal Note.pdf HMLV 3/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB 3
HB3 DNR Fiscal Note.pdf HMLV 3/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES 4/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB 3
HB27 Supporting Document - AKPFFA Letter 4.4.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Whitson Letter of Support 4.4.19_Redacted.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Fuller Letter of Support 4.4.19_Redacted.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HB27 Supporting Document - Hauser Letter of Support 4.4.19_Redacted.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
HRES US Army Corps of Engineers Presentation Pebble 4.5.19.pdf HRES 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
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