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04/10/2014 01:30 PM LABOR & COMMERCE


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ HB 241 EXTEND BOARD OF MARITAL & FAMILY THERAPY TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 241 Out of Committee
+ HB 239 EXTEND BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN OPTOMETRY TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 239 Out of Committee
+ HB 240 EXTEND BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 240 Out of Committee
+ HB 242 EXTEND PT & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY BOARD TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 242 Out of Committee
+ HB 302 PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 302(L&C) Out of Committee
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
*+ SB 189 EXEMPTION: LICENSING OF CONTRACTORS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 189(L&C) Out of Committee
*+ SB 193 CONTRACTORS: BONDS; LICENSING TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 193 Out of Committee
                   HB 302-PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
2:23:41 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR DUNLEAVY  announced the  consideration of  HB 302.  "An Act                                                               
relating to rules  of professional conduct for  the profession of                                                               
public accounting."                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2:24:18 PM                                                                                                                    
LYNETTE  BERGH,  Staff,  Representative  Steve  Thompson,  Alaska                                                               
State  Legislature,  Juneau,  Alaska,  stated  that  HB  302  was                                                               
drafted in  response to  the Alaska  Board of  Public Accountancy                                                               
(BPA) FY13  annual report recommendations. The  bill addresses AS                                                               
08.04.080, the  professional rules of conduct  for the profession                                                               
of public accounting.  This section of the statute  sets the time                                                               
that the  BPA must notice the  adoption of any rule  or amendment                                                               
and the effective  date to the holder of a  license or permit. It                                                               
amends the number  of days for noticing from 60  days to 30 days,                                                               
which is  in line with  the statutory guidelines of  the Division                                                               
of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
2:26:18 PM                                                                                                                    
KAREN  TARVER,   Chair,  Alaska  Board  of   Public  Accountancy,                                                               
introduced herself and offered to answer questions.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE asked why this matters.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MS.  TARVER  replied it's  a  housekeeping  matter to  align  the                                                               
board's regulations and the division's regulations.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2:26:56 PM                                                                                                                    
At Ease                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:27:32 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR DUNLEAVY reconvened the meeting.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR STEDMAN  summarized that  this aligns board  and division                                                               
requirements.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MS. TARVER  agreed; the differences  came to light in  the annual                                                               
report.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR DUNLEAVY  opened and closed public  testimony and solicited                                                               
a motion.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:27:59 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR MICCICHE  moved to report the  CS for HB 302,  Version C,                                                               
from  committee  with  individual  recommendations  and  attached                                                               
fiscal note(s).                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR DUNLEAVY  announced that  without objection,  CSHB 302(L&C)                                                               
was  reported  from  the  Senate   Labor  and  Commerce  Standing                                                               
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:28:17 PM                                                                                                                    
There being  no further  business to  come before  the committee,                                                               
Chair  Dunleavy adjourned  the Senate  Labor &  Commerce Standing                                                               
Committee meeting at 2:28 p.m.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB241 Version A.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 241
HB241 Sponsor Statement.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 241
HB241-CED-CBPL-03-13-14.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 241
HB241 Supporting Documents-Legislative Audit Recommendations.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 241
HB239 Version A.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 239
HB239 Sponsor Statement.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 239
HB239-CED-CBPL-03-13-14.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 239
HB239 Supporting Documents-Legislative Audit Recommendations.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 239
HB240 Version A.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 240
HB240 Sponsor Statement.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 240
HB0240-CED-CBPL-03-13-14.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 240
HB240 Supporting Documents-Legislative Audit Recommendations.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 240
HB242 Version A.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 242
HB242-CED-CBPL-03-13-14.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 242
HB242 Supporting Documents-Legislative Audit Recommendations.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 242
HB242 Sponsor Statement.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 242
HB 302 ver U.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 302
CSHB 302 (L&C) ver C.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 302
CSHB 302 (L&C) Explanation of Changes ver U to ver C.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 302
CSHB 302 (L&C)- Sponsor Statement.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 302
CSHB 302 (L&C) Fiscal Note- DCCED-CBPL- 03-31-14.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 302
CSHB 302 Supporting Document- AK State Board of Public Accountancy FY13 Annual Report- Page Six 3-28-14.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 302
HB 302 Supporting Document- Letter - Amy Cooper-AKCPA 2-13-14.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 302
HB 302 Supporting Document- Letter - Jeffrey Johnson- AK Board of Public Accounting 2-13-14.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
HB 302
SB 193 Support Document- AK Independent Ins Agents Brokers.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
SB 193
SB189_DOL_Infractions.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
SB 189
SB189_FiscalNote_DOLWD.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
SB 189
SB189_Version O.PDF SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
SB 189
SB189 Support Document - Borough Map.PDF SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
SB 189
SB189 Support Letter - MSHBA.pdf SL&C 4/10/2014 1:30:00 PM
SB 189