Legislature(2019 - 2020)BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)

03/21/2019 01:30 PM LABOR & COMMERCE

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01:30:10 PM Start
01:31:58 PM Confirmation Hearing(s):
01:36:15 PM SB65
01:41:35 PM SB66
01:53:44 PM SB69
02:25:32 PM Confirmation Hearing(s)
02:39:06 PM SJR8
02:48:45 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees: TELECONFERENCED
- Workers' Compensation Board - Chuck Collins,
Sarah Lefebvre
- Board of Physical Therapy & Occupational
Therapy - Dr. Enlow Walker
-- Public Testimony --
*+ SB 69 EXEMPT CHARITABLE GAMING FROM PERMIT/FEES TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-Invited Testimony Followed by Public Testimony-
*+ SJR 8 U.S.-MEXICO-CANADA AGREEMENT ON TRADE TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-Invited Testimony Followed by Public Testimony-
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 65 DEPT. OF LABOR: TECHNICAL ED. PROGRAMS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 65 Out of Committee
+= SB 66 LABOR STANDARDS/SAFETY; WORKER COMP. TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 66 Out of Committee
**Streamed live on AKL.tv**
          SB 65-DEPT. OF LABOR: TECHNICAL ED. PROGRAMS                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
1:36:15 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR REINBOLD  announced that the  next order of  business would                                                               
be SENATE  BILL NO.  65, "An  Act relating to  the duties  of the                                                               
Department of Labor and Workforce  Development; and providing for                                                               
an effective date."                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1:37:09 PM                                                                                                                    
TAMIKA  LEDBETTER, Ph.D.,  Commissioner  Designee, Department  of                                                               
Labor and  Workforce Development (DOLWD), Anchorage,  said she is                                                               
very  excited about  the process  and interested  in leading  and                                                               
monitoring the  career and technical education  (CTE) programs in                                                               
Alaska.  She expressed  interest  in the  opportunity to  partner                                                               
with  the Department  of Education  and Early  Development (DEED)                                                               
and the University of Alaska in this effort.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
1:38:41 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  BISHOP  reviewed the  Department  of  Labor &  Workforce                                                               
Development fiscal  note for an  appropriation of $140,100  in FY                                                               
2020  to  the  Commissioner   and  Administrative  Services.  The                                                               
allocation  is  the  Workforce  Investment  Board,  and  the  OMB                                                               
component is  2659. There is  no fiscal impact to  the department                                                               
as  a  result   of  this  legislation,  because   this  does  not                                                               
significantly change the  department's programs. This legislation                                                               
simply formalizes  the department's  role in the  coordination of                                                               
the state's CTE programs.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  BISHOP reviewed  the Department  of Education  and Early                                                               
Development (DEED),  zero fiscal note. The  allocation is Student                                                               
and  School  Achievement and  the  OMB  component is  2796.  This                                                               
legislation  amends AS  44.31.020,  requiring  the Department  of                                                               
Labor and  Workforce Development to coordinate  and monitor state                                                               
career and  technical education programs by  cooperating with the                                                               
Department of Education and Early  Development, the University of                                                               
Alaska,  and  any  other  entities that  provide  or  fund  these                                                               
programs.  This legislation  would become  effective immediately.                                                               
There is no fiscal impact to the department.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
1:40:54 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COSTELLO moved  to report SB 65,  work order 31-GS1139\A,                                                               
from  committee  with  individual  recommendations  and  attached                                                               
fiscal  note(s). There  being no  objection, SB  65 was  reported                                                               
from the Senate Labor and Commerce Standing Committee.                                                                          

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
L&C Physical Therapy Resume - Walker.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
L&C Workers Compensation Resume - Collins.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
L&C Workers Compensation Resume - LeFebvre.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 69 Version A.PDF SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 69
SB 69 Transmittal Letter - 02.21.19 President Giessel.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 69
SB 69 FN SB69-DOR-TAX-3-20-2019.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 69
SJR 8 Ver. A.PDF SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SJR 8
SJR 8 - Sponsor Statement.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SJR 8
SJR 8 Supporting Document - GDP and Trade AK 2017.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SJR 8
SJR 8 Supporting Document - june_13_-_pnwer_press_release_on_tariffs_-_for_immediate_release.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SJR 8
SJR 8 Supporting Document - Proposed USMCA Trade Agreement (1).pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SJR 8
SJR8 Support Letter.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SJR 8
SJR 8 Supporting Document - Alaska - Canada trade.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SJR 8
SJR 8 Supporting Document - Alaska USMCA.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SJR 8
SB 65 SB 66 DOLWD Responses to Committee Questions from (S) L&C hearing on 03.19.19.pdf SL&C 3/21/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 65
SB 66