Legislature(2015 - 2016)BUTROVICH 205

04/15/2015 08:00 AM STATE AFFAIRS

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         SB 89-PARENT RIGHTS: EDUCATION; SCHOOL ABSENCE                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
8:06:11 AM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  STOLTZE announced  the consideration  of SB  89. [The  work                                                              
draft CS for  SB 89, version 29-LS0735\G was  adopted on 4/14/15.]                                                              
Noting  that  public  testimony   was  closed,  he  asked  if  any                                                              
committee members had amendments to offer.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
8:06:51 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL moved  to report  the  committee substitute  (CS)                                                              
for  SB 89  from  committee  with individual  recommendations  and                                                              
attached fiscal note.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STOLTZE objected for discussion purposes.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  stated that  he was  not expecting  the bill                                                              
to move  during the  current committee meeting.  He said  the bill                                                              
is  a pretty  significant change  to  Alaska's law  and there  are                                                              
some pretty  significant problems  with the bill.  He said  he was                                                              
wondering  if the  committee  could hear  from  the Department  of                                                              
Education.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STOLTZE  said the  committee will  hear from the  Department                                                              
of Education.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
8:07:51 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR MIKE DUNLEAVY,  Alaska State Legislature,  Juneau, Alaska,                                                              
sponsor of SB 89, introduced himself.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI asked the following:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     On  page 2,  lines  13-17, there  is  a requirement  for                                                                   
     parental  notification of  not  less than  2 weeks,  but                                                                   
     not more  than 6  weeks before  any activity, class,  or                                                                   
     program   that   includes    content   involving   human                                                                   
     reproduction or sexual matters.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
He asked  if a  penalty is involved  if a  teacher or  school does                                                              
not follow the strict notification timeline.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  replied  that currently  there are no  penalties                                                              
in  the  bill.  He  specified  that   following  the  timeline  is                                                              
"expected" to be followed once the bill is passed into law.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI inquired  if  a teacher  is prohibited  from                                                              
answering  a  student's  question   on  date  rape  without  first                                                              
receiving a permission slip.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  specified that the  bill is an attempt  at being                                                              
reasonable, meaning  there will always  be questions that  come up                                                              
in the  classroom with  the teacher.  He replied  no, there  would                                                              
not be a situation  where a child asks a question  and the teacher                                                              
says, "Hold that thought, we'll get back to you in two weeks."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  STOLTZE welcomed  him to  depart from  Senator Dunleavy  to                                                              
Superintendent  Dunleavy  and  noted   he  is  probably  aware  of                                                              
existing reporting requirements.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
8:10:00 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI  said  language  on  page  2,  lines  18-20,                                                              
states  that  parents  can  remove children  for  any  reason  for                                                              
religious  holidays as  defined  by the  parent. He  asked if  the                                                              
parent needs  to notify the school  district as to  what religious                                                              
holiday they would be following.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  answered  that parents  would notify the  school                                                              
so that absence is understood and allowed.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if  a pagan  holiday would  be allowed                                                              
as a religious holiday.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  DUNLEAVY  answered  that  the religious  holiday  is  the                                                              
parent's choice.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI addressed page 2, lines 21-22 as follows:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
      The school district must provide the parent with an                                                                       
       opportunity to review the content of an activity,                                                                        
     class, performance standard, or program.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
He asked  if the proviso gives  parents the opportunity  to review                                                              
tests before being administered.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  answered no. He  detailed that there will  be no                                                              
avenue to read an assessment and breach security.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  remarked that the way he  reads the language                                                              
is that  parents would  have the opportunity  to review  tests. He                                                              
asked if  clarifying language should  be considered  that excludes                                                              
tests.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  DUNLEAVY  answered that  there  is no  wording  regarding                                                              
testing.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked where "performance standard"  is noted                                                              
if that included tests.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  DUNLEAVY  answered  no. He  specified  that  "performance                                                              
standard"  would include  publicly  listed standards  for each  of                                                              
the courses.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI asked how long the parent has to review.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY replied  that the period of time for  a parent to                                                              
review has  not been stipulated  in the  bill. He said  the school                                                              
board could decide on the local level.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if guidance should be  provided on the                                                              
length of time a parent has to review.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  DUNLEAVY   replied  that  the  bill  allows   the  school                                                              
district to decide.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
8:12:59 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI  addressed page  3,  Section  3, the  Alaska                                                              
Association  of   School  Boards  (AASB)  testified   against  the                                                              
provision.  He   asked  if  Senator  Dunleavy   considered  AASB's                                                              
concerns.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  answered yes.  He specified  that the  belief is                                                              
the concerns of parents outweigh AASB's concerns.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  said he contacted AASB the  previous day and                                                              
asked for  information on what  sort of survey questionnaires  are                                                              
being  asked.  He  disclosed  that  AASB  agreed  to  provide  the                                                              
information and  asked that  the committee not  move the  bill out                                                              
prior to receiving the information.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STOLTZE noted that mail has been received on the issue.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  remarked that he  was the president of  the Mat-                                                              
Su schoolboard  and was familiar  with AASB's purpose in  terms of                                                              
what it advocates for.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked what the rationale was  behind Section                                                              
3, page 3.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
8:14:54 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  DUNLEAVY  responded  that  after  discussions  with  many                                                              
parents  that any  type  of  questionnaire should  get  permission                                                              
from parents  before their  children are  surveyed. He  summarized                                                              
that parents  should be  informed so that  they can  make informed                                                              
decisions.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  addressed page 4, Section 6,  and noted that                                                              
the section  was new where  school districts may  require physical                                                              
examinations of  teachers as a  condition of employment.  He asked                                                              
if Senator  Dunleavy could provide  background information  on the                                                              
proviso.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
8:16:02 AM                                                                                                                    
BETHANY   MARCUM,   Staff,   Senator    Dunleavy,   Alaska   State                                                              
Legislature,  Juneau,  Alaska, answered  that  there  is no  state                                                              
requirement  for school districts  to conduct  physical exams  for                                                              
teachers. She  detailed that  should a  school district  decide to                                                              
require a  physical exam, the  section allows the  school district                                                              
to require  the examination.  She added  that the school  district                                                              
would not be required to pay for the physical exams.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI asked  to clarify  that the  purpose of  the                                                              
section is not  to allow school districts to  discriminate against                                                              
those who may have physical disabilities.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MARCUM  answered  that school  districts  requested  to  have                                                              
their burden  reduced regarding  state requirements  like physical                                                              
exams.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI addressed  Section  7 and  said the  section                                                              
states the following:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     A school  district may not  permit an abortion  services                                                                   
     provider  or an  employee or  volunteer  of an  abortion                                                                   
     services  provider  to offer,  sponsor,  furnish  course                                                                   
     materials,  or  provide instruction  relating  to  human                                                                   
     sexuality or sexually transmitted diseases.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
He  asked  if  the  school  district  is  required  to  perform  a                                                              
background  check to ensure  that people  who are volunteering  in                                                              
the  classroom or  offering  instruction  are not  volunteers  for                                                              
abortion services providers.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY answered no.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if there  is a penalty if  a volunteer                                                              
of an abortion  services provider is  allowed to teach  one of the                                                              
classes.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY answered  that there is no penalty  to the school                                                              
district if  unknowingly there  was an  individual in  an official                                                              
capacity  that taught  the class.  He detailed  that there  are no                                                              
background  checks to  determine  if somebody  was  related to  an                                                              
abortion service provider.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if  the proviso  would apply  to those                                                              
who have financially contributed to abortion services providers.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  answered that the intent  of the bill  is not to                                                              
do what Senator Wielechowski described.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if a parental classroom  volunteer who                                                              
happens to be  a volunteer at an abortion services  provider would                                                              
be banned from the classroom.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
8:18:24 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  answered that the  intent of the bill  would not                                                              
ban the individual that Senator Wielechowski described.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if a  school nurse who happened  to be                                                              
a volunteer  for an  abortion services provider  would be  able to                                                              
provide instruction relating to human sexuality.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  answered that the school nurse's  capacity would                                                              
be  that of  an employee  and not  as  an individual  acting as  a                                                              
representative  or activity  presenter  on behalf  of an  abortion                                                              
service provider.  He specified that  the bill would  not preclude                                                              
the individual in being employed by the school district.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  noted that the bill does not  have a penalty                                                              
or require  a background check. He  asked to verify that  a school                                                              
district  that repeatedly  allows  a  volunteer from  an  abortion                                                              
services provider  to offer  a class would  not face a  penalty or                                                              
punishment.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY answered as follows:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     I think in  a court proceeding they would say  that is a                                                                   
     leading  question. If  there  is an  individual that  is                                                                   
     hired in  an official capacity,  has been vetted  by the                                                                   
     school  district,  whether  they  would be  a  nurse  or                                                                   
     classroom, and  their primary purpose or function  is to                                                                   
     teach  the  content  and adopt  the  curriculum  of  the                                                                   
     school district  or to perform the duties  as adopted by                                                                   
     the   school  district,   this  bill   would  offer   no                                                                   
     penalties for that individual.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STOLTZE  stated that his hope  is the questions will  be not                                                              
to affirm a statement but to really ask a question.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
8:20:32 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI noted  that  some hospitals  offer  abortion                                                              
services  in emergencies,  primarily in  the case  of the  life of                                                              
the  mother.  He  asked  if  the  bill's  definition  of  abortion                                                              
services provider includes the hospitals that he described.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  DUNLEAVY answered  that the  hypothetical hospitals  that                                                              
Senator Wielechowski  alluded to could possibly be  covered by the                                                              
bill.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI asked  if  the Alaska  Regional Hospital  or                                                              
the Veterans Affairs  (VA) Hospital performs  emergency abortions,                                                              
would  volunteers   from  Alaska  Regional  or  VA   hospitals  be                                                              
permitted to provide instruction.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STOLTZE  asked to  verify that  the instruction  pertains to                                                              
sexuality.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  answered that a  person would not be  allowed if                                                              
the  individual   has  a  direct  association  with   an  abortion                                                              
provider  and  their  purpose  is to  educate  children  on  human                                                              
reproduction and human sexuality.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
8:22:17 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI  stated  that  he has  heard  concerns  that                                                              
performance  standard reviews  could be  affected if  more than  5                                                              
percent of parents opt out of testing.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  presumed that Senator Wielechowski  was alluding                                                              
to federal  funding where  sanctions are  possible if  assessments                                                              
are less than 95 percent.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI asked what the potential sanctions are.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  answered that there  could be a loss  of federal                                                              
funding  through   Title  1  of   the  Elementary   and  Secondary                                                              
Education Act (ESEA).                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if a loss of funding would  occur on a                                                              
school,  district, or  statewide  level if  5  percent of  parents                                                              
from a  particular school decided  to opt-out their  children from                                                              
testing.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  DUNLEAVY  replied that  Senator  Wielechowski's  question                                                              
cannot be answered  because to his knowledge, the  loss of funding                                                              
through sanctions has not been tested.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
8:24:21 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI  asked how  much  federal funding  does  the                                                              
state receive for education.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  answered that based upon the  types of programs,                                                              
federal  funding  ranges from  $60  million  to $220  million.  He                                                              
specified that  federal funding  is in the  $60 million  range for                                                              
the state's instructional or title grants.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI asked if the state could be losing funding.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR DUNLEAVY  replied that  since the advent  of the  No Child                                                              
Left Behind  Act of 2001, a  state could lose everything,  but the                                                              
sanction has not  been tested. He noted that  the recent iteration                                                              
of  ESEA by  the U.S.  Department  of Education  was a  unilateral                                                              
change that  was done without  Congress and its  constitutionality                                                              
has been questioned.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STOLTZE asked  that a representative from  the Department of                                                              
Education & Early Development address the committee.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
8:26:19 AM                                                                                                                    
SUSAN  MCCAULEY,   Director,  Division  of  Teaching   &  Learning                                                              
Support,  Alaska  Department  of Education  &  Early  Development,                                                              
Juneau,  Alaska,  revealed  that  there  is a  potential  loss  of                                                              
funding  for  all  title  programs   where  a  state  law  permits                                                              
students to opt  out of federally and state  mandated assessments.                                                              
She specified that  the U.S. Department of Education  is concerned                                                              
that participation  under  the mandated 95  percent threshold  may                                                              
mask  student performance.  He disclosed  that  total funding  for                                                              
Alaska's title programs is $96.8 million.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI asked  if  Ms. McCauley  had other  concerns                                                              
with any  other parts of  the legislation  or did she  support the                                                              
legislation.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STOLTZE  inquired if  Ms. McCauley's  statement addressed  a                                                              
concern or some issues.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
8:28:34 AM                                                                                                                    
MS.  MCCAULEY replied  that the  department's  primary concern  is                                                              
with  the  potential  federal  funding   implications  from  state                                                              
legislation  that  permits  opting  out.  She  asserted  that  her                                                              
statement  does not  question a  parent's right  to advocate  what                                                              
they feel is best.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if there  are other implications  from                                                              
the bill that the committee should be made aware of.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCAULEY remarked  that the state's accountability  system for                                                              
student  learning is  based largely  on  the result  of the  state                                                              
assessments.  She  detailed  that   the  state  assessments  drive                                                              
improvement plans  for schools and districts. She  asserted that a                                                              
domino-effect  could   occur  if  participation  falls   under  95                                                              
percent  where the  state does not  receive a  good indication  of                                                              
how schools and districts are doing.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
8:30:23 AM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR STOLTZE asked  if asserting parental rights is  the piece of                                                              
the puzzle that collapses everything.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCAULEY  answered that  she would  not characterize  the opt-                                                              
out implications  the way  Chair Stoltze  did. She explained  that                                                              
student learning  growth from year to year and  current mechanisms                                                              
of   school   accountability   are  largely   based   on   student                                                              
performance on state mandated assessments.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  STOLTZE  noted  that  the conversations  he  has  had  with                                                              
educators is  that testing  is one of  the most wasted  activities                                                              
in their classrooms.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if  the testing  is mandated  by state                                                              
or federal law.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MCCAULEY  answered  that that  assessments  are  mandated  by                                                              
both.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI asked  to  verify that  state  law could  be                                                              
changed to say "no testing."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCAULEY answered yes.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  remarked that  the committee could  consider                                                              
the "no testing"  option. He asked to verify that  the state could                                                              
decide  not to test  and say  that it  does not  want the  federal                                                              
government's $96.8 million.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
8:32:23 AM                                                                                                                    
MS.   MCCAULEY  answered   that  current   federal  law   requires                                                              
assessments  to be  administered  to all  students. She  concurred                                                              
with  Senator  Dunleavy  that potential  consequences  are  a  bit                                                              
untested.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STOLTZE  commented that the state  will have to look  at all                                                              
of  its relationships  with the  federal government.  He asked  if                                                              
the  department  is  looking  at  the  cost-benefit  from  federal                                                              
enticement.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MCCAULEY replied  that a  daily  tension exists  in the  line                                                              
between  funds  that  hopefully   do  good  things  for  students,                                                              
particularly students  with challenges, and the state's  system of                                                              
education done in a manner that the state wants to do.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
8:34:38 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if Ms. McCauley is  concerned with the                                                              
requirement  on page  2 to  provide parent  notification not  less                                                              
than two weeks,  but not more than six weeks prior  to discussions                                                              
on  human  reproduction  or  sexual   matters.  He  remarked  that                                                              
showing the  movie "Gone with the  Wind" where people  are kissing                                                              
could be defined as human reproduction or a sexual matter.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCAULEY  replied that  school districts  are probably  better                                                              
equipped  to respond  to how  parent  notification timelines  have                                                              
impact  on their  processes. She  noted that  many districts  have                                                              
chosen  to have  parent notification  processes  in place  because                                                              
notification is considered  to be a good practice  for educational                                                              
topics  that  parents   may  wish  to  not  have   their  children                                                              
participate  in.   She  said  the  districts  that   do  not  have                                                              
notification   processes   in   place  will   consider   the   new                                                              
requirement  burdensome,  for  others  the  requirement  won't  be                                                              
different from current practices.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
8:36:18 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI  asked if the  current law allows  parents to                                                              
withdraw their children from classes, programs, or activities.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCAULEY  replied that  currently there is  no state  law that                                                              
requires  or prohibits  parents from  withdrawing their  children.                                                              
She noted that  some districts do allow parents  to withdraw their                                                              
children.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  WIELECHOWSKI stated  that  to his  understanding,  school                                                              
districts  currently  allow parents  to  withdraw  their kids  for                                                              
issues  that  they are  concerned  with.  He  asked if  a  problem                                                              
exists that the Legislature needs to fix.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCAULEY  stated that  she is  not informed  in a  manner that                                                              
can answer  Senator Wielechowski's  question. She reiterated  that                                                              
there are  districts that  have processes  that would  comply with                                                              
the language in the bill.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR HUGGINS  said he is  proud to disclose  that he  had three                                                              
children  that graduated  from Alaska  school  systems. He  opined                                                              
that  the most  important  component  for success  of  a child  is                                                              
parental  involvement.  He asked  where  Ms. McCauley  would  rank                                                              
parental involvement on her scale as a professional.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCAULEY  answered that she  agreed with Senator  Huggins that                                                              
parent involvement  has an  enormous impact  on student  learning,                                                              
achievement, and success.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  STOLTZE   asked  where  Ms.  McCauley  would   rank  parent                                                              
involvement on her scale.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCAULEY  answered that  parental involvement  would  be right                                                              
at the top.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  HUGGINS  commended  the   bill  sponsor  for  introducing                                                              
legislation that  will reinforce  the bonding between  the system,                                                              
teacher, parent, and student.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  STOLTZE announced  that he  will remove  his objection.  He                                                              
asked  if  any   committee  member  would  like   to  reassert  an                                                              
objection.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
8:40:41 AM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR STOLTZE announced  that hearing no objections,  CSSB 89(STA)                                                              
moved out of the Senate State Affairs Standing Committee.                                                                       

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SB74 SSTA Workdraft CS(STA) version F 4-14-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 74
SB1 SSTA CS Workdraft version S - 4.14.2015.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 1
SB1 Support Documents - Letters of Support to SSTA - 4-14-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 1
SB1 Opposition Documents - Letters of Opposition to SSTA - 4-14-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 1
SB74 DHSS Response to Committee Question - Medicaid Enrollment and Spending in Alaska Forecast 2015.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 74
SB89 Support Documents - Additional Letters of Support to SSTA 4-14-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 89
SB89 Opposition Documents - Additional Letters of Opposition to SSTA 4-14-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 89
SB89 AASB Reply to Committee Questions on 4-14-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 89
HB142 Sponsor Statement.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
HB 142
HB142 Version W.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
HB 142
HB142 Fiscal Note DOA-FAC 3-20-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
HB 142
HB142 Supporting Document - Letter Kawerak 3-23-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
HB 142
HB142 Supporting Document - Letter of Support Alaska Commission on Aging 4-5-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
HB 142
HB142 Supporting Document - Letter Pioneer Homes 3-26-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
HB 142
SB89 Opposition Document - Letter Elizabeth Miner - 4-14-15.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 89
SB 74 Explanations of Changes for SSTA Workdraft F.pdf SSTA 4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
SB 74