Legislature(1995 - 1996)

03/21/1996 01:40 PM L&C

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              HB 369 PROCUREMENT PREF FOR DISABLED                            
                                                                              
 SENATOR KELLY announced  HB 369  to be up for consideration.                  
 WALT WILCOX, Staff to Representative Jeannette James, explained               
 that this bill allows 100 percent disabled corporations and                   
 partnerships to be treated the same as totally disabled owned sole            
 proprietorships.  It is supported by the Department of Education              
 and the Department of Administration.                                         
                                                                               
 DUANE FRENCH, Director, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation,                
 strongly supported HB 369.  He said it will assist his Division in            
 its mission of getting Alaskans with disabilities employed and                
 working as entrepreneurs throughout the State.                                
                                                                               
 Number 60                                                                     
                                                                               
 SENATOR TORGERSON moved to pass HB 369 from committee with                    
 individual recommendations.  There were no objections and it was so           
 ordered.                                                                      

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