Legislature(2021 - 2022)BUTROVICH 205

04/13/2021 03:30 PM STATE AFFAIRS

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 23 INITIATIVE SEVERABILITY TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 23 Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
+= SB 77 USE OF INTERNET FOR CHARITABLE GAMING TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 77 Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
*+ SB 118 CMTE ON NULLIFICATION OF FEDERAL LAWS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Invited & Public Testimony --
*+ SB 120 ADMIN. REGULATION REVIEW COMMITTEE TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Invited & Public Testimony --
          SB  77-USE OF INTERNET FOR CHARITABLE GAMING                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:59:06 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER  announced the consideration  of SENATE BILL  NO. 77                                                               
"An Act  relating to  charitable gaming  online ticket  sales and                                                               
activities."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
He asked  Senator Costello to  refresh the committee's  recall of                                                               
the bill.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:59:28 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COSTELLO, speaking  as  Chair of  the  Senate Labor  and                                                               
Commerce Committee,  advised that SB  77 is  one of the  sweet of                                                               
bills   the  Senate   Labor  and   Commerce  Standing   Committee                                                               
introduced  that   were  lifted  from  the   governor's  disaster                                                               
declaration  bill  and are  intended  to  make Alaska  laws  more                                                               
COVID-19 aware.  She said her aide  would go over what  is in the                                                               
bill.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MELODIE  WILTERDINK, Staff,  Senator Mia  Costello, Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature,  Juneau,   Alaska,  summarized   that  SB   77  will                                                               
establish  standards  for  online  charitable  gaming  to  ensure                                                               
compliance  with  online  gaming  laws.  This  includes  age  and                                                               
location verification  and data security standards.  These online                                                               
ticket  sales   will  be  for  raffles,   lotteries,  dog-mushing                                                               
contests, and certain types of  classics. The winning tickets can                                                               
be drawn online.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER found no questions or comments.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
4:01:06 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER opened  public testimony on SB 77;  finding none, he                                                               
closed public testimony.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  KAWASAKI thanked  the sponsor  for introducing  the bill                                                               
because  this authority  has been  a huge  benefit to  charitable                                                               
organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER  offered  his  belief  that  this  bill  will  help                                                               
organizations raise more funds for the good work they do.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COSTELLO thanked  the committee for hearing  the bill and                                                               
taking action.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
4:03:06 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR REINBOLD moved  to report SB 77,  work order 32-LS0530\B,                                                               
from  committee [with  individual  recommendations and]  attached                                                               
fiscal note(s).                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER found  no objection and SB 77 was  reported from the                                                               
Senate State Affairs Standing Committee.                                                                                        

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 23 Support Written Public Testimony.pdf SSTA 4/13/2021 3:30:00 PM
SB 23