Legislature(2017 - 2018)BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)

03/16/2018 01:30 PM JUDICIARY

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01:35:13 PM Start
01:35:55 PM SB109
01:42:46 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= SB 124 ABORTION PROCEDURES; CHILD SURRENDER TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+= SJR 14 CONST. AM: PARENTAL CONSENT TO ABORTION TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 208 TRUSTS; COMM PROP TRUSTS; POWERS OF APPT TELECONFERENCED
Scheduled but Not Heard
+= SB 109 CRIM HIST CHECK: ST EMPLOYEES/CONTRACTORS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 109(JUD) Out of Committee
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
              SENATE JUDICIARY STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                             
                         March 16, 2018                                                                                         
                           1:35 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator John Coghill, Chair                                                                                                     
Senator Mia Costello                                                                                                            
Senator Pete Kelly                                                                                                              
Senator Bill Wielechowski                                                                                                       
Senator Mike Shower                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
All members present                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 109                                                                                                             
"An  Act relating  to background  investigation requirements  for                                                               
state  employees  whose  job duties  require  access  to  certain                                                               
federal tax information; relating  to persons under contract with                                                               
the  state  with  access  to  certain  federal  tax  information;                                                               
establishing  state personnel  procedures  required for  employee                                                               
access to certain  federal tax information; and  providing for an                                                               
effective date."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED CSSB 109(JUD) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 208                                                                                                              
"An  Act relating  to the  duties of  physicians and  health care                                                               
practitioners  when performing  or inducing  abortions; providing                                                               
that a child removed from a  pregnant woman's womb alive after an                                                               
abortion may  be surrendered and found  to be a child  in need of                                                               
aid; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     - SCHEDULED BUT NOT HEARD                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14                                                                                                  
"An  Act relating  to the  duties of  physicians and  health care                                                               
practitioners  when performing  or inducing  abortions; providing                                                               
that a child removed from a  pregnant woman's womb alive after an                                                               
abortion may  be surrendered and found  to be a child  in need of                                                               
aid; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     - BILL HEARING CANCELED                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 124                                                                                                             
"An  Act relating  to the  duties of  physicians and  health care                                                               
practitioners  when performing  or inducing  abortions; providing                                                               
that a child removed from a  pregnant woman's womb alive after an                                                               
abortion may  be surrendered and found  to be a child  in need of                                                               
aid; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     - BILL HEARING CANCELED                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: SB 109                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: CRIM HIST CHECK: ST EMPLOYEES/CONTRACTORS                                                                          
SPONSOR(s): RULES BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
04/07/17       (S)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
04/07/17       (S)       JUD, FIN                                                                                               
03/07/18       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
03/07/18       (S)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
03/07/18       (S)       MINUTE(JUD)                                                                                            
03/16/18       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
JORDAN SHILLING, Staff                                                                                                          
Senator John Coghill                                                                                                            
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Reviewed the changes  in the CS for  SB 109,                                                             
version D.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
GENEVIEVE WOJTUSIK, Legislative Liaison                                                                                         
Department of Revenue                                                                                                           
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Stated support  for CSSB 109(JUD)  on behalf                                                             
of the administration.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
1:35:13 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  JOHN   COGHILL  called   the  Senate   Judiciary  Standing                                                             
Committee meeting  to order at 1:35  p.m. Present at the  call to                                                               
order  were  Senators  Shower,  Wielechowski,  Kelly,  and  Chair                                                               
Coghill. Senator Costello arrived thereafter.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
        SB 109-CRIM HIST CHECK: ST EMPLOYEES/CONTRACTORS                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
1:35:55 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR COGHILL  announced the  consideration of  SB 109  and noted                                                               
the   proposed  committee   substitute   (CS).   He  listed   the                                                               
individuals who were available to answer questions.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1:36:53 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  KELLY moved  to  adopt the  work draft  CS  for SB  109,                                                               
labeled 30-GS1938\D, as the working document.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR COGHILL objected for an explanation of the changes.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
1:37:43 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JORDAN  SHILLING,  Staff,  Senator  John  Coghill,  Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature,  Juneau,   Alaska,  explained  that   the  committee                                                               
ordered  a  committee  substitute  for   SB  109  to  update  the                                                               
effective date  from 2017  to 2018.  In the  process, Legislative                                                               
Legal  also made  technical  changes to  the  governor's bill  to                                                               
ensure that  it conforms to  the Manual of  Legislative Drafting.                                                               
He reviewed the following changes:                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     (1) The paragraphs in  sec. 12.62.400(c) were reordered                                                                    
     to  be in  alphabetical  order, and  the definition  of                                                                    
     agency was revised  to refer to the  definition in sec.                                                                    
     39.90.290.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     (2) Throughout  the bill, "current or  prospective" was                                                                    
     removed  before  "contractor,"  as  the  definition  of                                                                    
     contractor  includes   a  current  contractor   and  an                                                                    
     applicant for a contract.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     (3) Section  3 of  the bill was  rewritten to  create a                                                                    
     new article. The numbering was  updated to reflect this                                                                    
     change.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     (4) The  definitions in sec.  3 of the bill  were moved                                                                    
     into their own section.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     (5) The effective date was changed to July 1, 2018.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. SHILLING noted that Hilary  Martin with Legislative Legal was                                                               
available if there were questions.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR COGHILL asked Ms. Wojtusik  to provide the administration's                                                               
perspective of the committee substitute.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
1:39:26 PM                                                                                                                    
GENEVIEVE WOJTUSIK,  Legislative Liaison, Department  of Revenue,                                                               
Juneau, Alaska,  stated that the administration  has no objection                                                               
to the changes and appreciates the help.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI   asked  if  she  supports   the  committee                                                               
substitute.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MS. WOJTUSIK said yes.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
1:40:07 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR KELLY  moved to  report the CS  for SB  109, 30-GS1938\D,                                                               
from  committee  with  individual  recommendations  and  attached                                                               
fiscal note(s).                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR COGHILL removed his objection.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COSTELLO joined the committee.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR COGHILL  updated Senator Costello  and asked if  she wanted                                                               
to object for further explanation.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COSTELLO said no.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  COGHILL announced  that without  objection, CSSB  109(JUD)                                                               
moved from the Senate Judiciary Standing Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR COGHILL reviewed the agenda for the coming week.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
1:42:46 PM                                                                                                                    
There being  no further  business to  come before  the committee,                                                               
Chair Coghill  adjourned the Senate Judiciary  Standing Committee                                                               
meeting at 1:42 p.m.                                                                                                            

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 109 - Technical Edits Memo.pdf SJUD 3/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 109
CSSB 109 - Version D.pdf SJUD 3/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
SB 109
HB 208 - Amendments (A.1, A.2, A.3, A.4, & A.5).pdf SJUD 3/16/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 208