Legislature(2015 - 2016)SENATE FINANCE 532

04/14/2016 01:30 PM FINANCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= HB 188 PERSON W/DISABILITY SAVINGS ACCOUNTS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 188(FIN) Out of Committee
+= HB 222 INCREASE OF APPROPRIATION ITEM TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 222(FIN) Out of Committee
+= SB 130 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ HB 247 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G TELECONFERENCED
<Pending Referral>
+ enalytica and Department of Revenue TELECONFERENCED
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 188(FIN)                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act  establishing a program for  financial accounts                                                                    
     for  individuals   with  disabilities;   exempting  the                                                                    
     procurement  of  contracts  for the  program  from  the                                                                    
     State Procurement  Code; exempting  certain information                                                                    
     on participants  in the program  from being  subject to                                                                    
     inspection  as  a  public  record;  providing  that  an                                                                    
     account  under the  program for  an  individual with  a                                                                    
     disability is not a security;  allowing a state to file                                                                    
     a  claim  against  an  individual's  financial  account                                                                    
     under the  program to  recover Medicaid  payments after                                                                    
     the individual's death; and  providing for an effective                                                                    
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
1:55:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE DAN  SADDLER, SPONSOR,  stated that  the bill                                                                    
had  received broad  support from  lawmakers and  the Alaska                                                                    
Mental Health Trust.  He believed that the  bill would allow                                                                    
people who  were disabled,  and their  families, to  draw on                                                                    
their own funds for helping  with the difficulties of living                                                                    
with a  disability. He noted  that the  bill would be  of no                                                                    
cost to the state.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:55:57 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson  asked who  would take  over the  account when                                                                    
the beneficiary passed away.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Saddler  replied that that funds  would first                                                                    
go to attorneys that were handling the estate.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
1:56:45 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KIM SKIPPER, STAFF,  REPRESENTATIVE DAN SADDLER, interjected                                                                    
that  the  account would  be  distributed  in the  following                                                                    
order: administrative estate  costs, funeral expenses, child                                                                    
support, and Medicaid claw back.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
1:57:14 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson asked  why survivors of the  deceased were not                                                                    
included on the list.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Saddler  clarified that  the estate  would be                                                                    
the last in line; if there  was a will, or probate, it would                                                                    
go to the survivors as directed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
1:57:48 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Micciche discussed FN 3.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1:58:33 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:58:51 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
1:58:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Micciche looked at FN 2.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1:59:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon  noted that FN  2 was in response  to the                                                                    
need to change regulations in the following 12 months.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
1:59:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Micciche MOVED  to report  CSHB 188(FIN)  out of                                                                    
Committee   with   individual    recommendations   and   the                                                                    
accompanying fiscal notes. There  being NO OBJECTION, it was                                                                    
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CSHB  188(FIN)  was  REPORTED  out  of  committee  with  "no                                                                    
recommendation"  and  with  one  previously  published  zero                                                                    
fiscal note: FN1 (DHS); and  one previously published fiscal                                                                    
note: FN3 (REV).                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
2:00:04 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
2:02:20 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 130 Johnson 4-14-16 Letter to Senator Anna MacKinnon.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 BREAKING NEWS_ Federal Court Affirms Constitutional Rights and Denies Motions of Govt_Fossil Fuel Industry.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 Middle Earth or Frontier Tax Credits Maloney.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 Alaska Forest Association SB 130 comments.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 public testimony Sanders.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 Public Testimony Hanson.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 enalytica SFIN April 1 2016.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 04 13 16 AOGA Testimony SFIN SB 130 FINAL.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 Oil Tax Credits with bankruptcy Home Run Oil.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 Legislation's Impact on Caelus.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130
SB 130 Public Testimony Home Run Oil 2.pdf SFIN 4/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
SB 130