Legislature(2017 - 2018)SENATE FINANCE 532

04/15/2017 09:00 AM FINANCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
-- Meeting Postponed to 1:00 p.m. --
+ SB 4 NON-CHEMICAL BARBERING;HAIR BRAIDING TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
Uniform Rule 23 Waived
+ HB 56 COMMERCIAL FISHING LOANS TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
Uniform Rule 23 Waived
+ SB 37 PHARMA BD & EMPLOYEES;DRUG DIST/MANUFAC TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
Uniform Rule 23 Waived
+ SB 80 TELECOMMUNICATIONS: DISABLED SUBSCRIBERS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 80(L&C) Out of Committee
Uniform Rule 23 Waived
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 23 INS. FOR DEPENDS. OF DECEASED FIRE/POLICE TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS CSHB 23(FIN) Out of Committee
+= HB 141 AK WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD;FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS HB 141(FIN) Out of Committee
HOUSE BILL NO. 141                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to allocations of funding for the                                                                         
     Alaska Workforce Investment Board; and providing for                                                                       
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
1:27:49 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:28:41 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Bishop  MOVED  to ADOPT  Amendment  1  (copy  on                                                                    
file):                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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Co-Chair MacKinnon OBJECTED for DISCUSSION.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Bishop explained the amendment.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
1:29:43 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
GREG  CASHEN  DEPUTY  COMMISSIONER, DEPARTMENT  OF  LABOR  &                                                                    
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, introduced himself.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
PALOMA   HARBOUR,  DIRECTOR,   DIVISION  OF   ADMINISTRATIVE                                                                    
SERVICES,  DEPARTMENT OF  LABOR  AND WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT,                                                                    
introduced herself.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon referred to  a letter from the Department                                                                    
of Labor and Workforce  Development (DLWD) addressing issues                                                                    
at the  previous days  committee meeting.  The issue  was of                                                                    
reporting,  and what  was available  for the  legislature to                                                                    
evaluate the  programs that were receiving  benefit from the                                                                    
investment.  She   wanted  assurance  that   the  three-year                                                                    
extension  would   allow  an  accurate  evaluation   of  the                                                                    
programs and  the value of  the investment in  the programs.                                                                    
Ms.  Harbour replied  that the  department had  engaged with                                                                    
the executive  director of  the Alaska  Workforce Investment                                                                    
Board. She  stated that it  was felt that the  program could                                                                    
be evaluated and determine recommendations  of what would be                                                                    
good suggestions on performance measure changes.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hughes supported the amendment.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon  wanted the  information provided  to the                                                                    
Senate Labor and Commerce Committee.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon  WITHDREW her  OBJECTION. There  being NO                                                                    
OBJECTION, Amendment 1 was ADOPTED.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1:32:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MARY   APAREZUK   SCHLOSSER,  STAFF,   REPRESENTATIVE   ZACH                                                                    
FANSLER,  supported the  three-year  extension. She  thanked                                                                    
the committee.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Bishop MOVED  to REPORT SCS CSHB  141(FIN) out of                                                                    
committee  with  individual   recommendations  and  attached                                                                    
fiscal notes.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon OBJECTED and WITHDREW her OBJECTION.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 141(FIN)  was REPORTED out of committee  with a "do                                                                    
pass" recommendation  and with  three new fiscal  notes from                                                                    
the Department  of Labor and Workforce  Development, one new                                                                    
fiscal  note  from the  Department  of  Education and  Early                                                                    
Development, and one new fiscal  note from the University of                                                                    
Alaska.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:33:52 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:35:06 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB 23 SCS HB 23 FIN v. N.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 23
HB 23 SCS HB23 FIN Overview.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 23
HB 141 - DOLWD Response 2017.04.14.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 141
HB 23 Amendment 2 MacKinnon.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 23
HB 23 Amendment 1 MacKinnon.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 23
HB 23 Support Letter Olsen.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 23
HB 23 Support for Municipals Hallett.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 23
HB 23 Public Testimony Dupee.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 23
HB141 - Amendment 1 Bishop, Hoffman, Olson, Micciche, MacKinnon.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 141
SB 80 Support Letter - Statewide Independent Living Council of Alaska.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
SB 80
HB 23 Major Policy Differences.pdf SFIN 4/15/2017 9:00:00 AM
HB 23