Legislature(2015 - 2016)BARNES 124

02/15/2016 03:15 PM LABOR & COMMERCE

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03:16:38 PM Start
03:16:58 PM HB248
03:18:18 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= HB 248 ELECTRONIC TAX RETURNS & ALCOHOL TAX TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
+= HB 252 ELCTRNC TAX RETURNS; VESSEL PASSENGER TAX TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
-- Public Testimony --
* Written Testimony Submitted at hlac@akleg.gov *
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
          HOUSE LABOR AND COMMERCE STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                         
                       February 15, 2016                                                                                        
                           3:16 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kurt Olson, Chair                                                                                                
Representative Shelley Hughes, Vice Chair                                                                                       
Representative Jim Colver                                                                                                       
Representative Cathy Tilton                                                                                                     
Representative Andy Josephson                                                                                                   
Representative Sam Kito                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gabrielle LeDoux                                                                                                 
Representative Mike Chenault (alternate)                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 248                                                                                                              
"An Act  requiring the electronic  submission of a tax  return or                                                               
report with  the Department  of Revenue;  relating to  the excise                                                               
tax  on  alcoholic  beverages; and  providing  for  an  effective                                                               
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD & HELD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 252                                                                                                              
"An  Act  requiring electronic  submission  of  a tax  return  or                                                               
report  with  the  Department  of   Revenue;  repealing  the  tax                                                               
reduction for  local levies for  the commercial  vessel passenger                                                               
excise tax;  amending the definition  of 'voyage';  and providing                                                               
for an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     - BILL HEARING CANCELED                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 248                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: ELECTRONIC TAX RETURNS & ALCOHOL TAX                                                                               
SPONSOR(s): RULES BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
01/19/16       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
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02/10/16       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
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02/10/16       (H)       MINUTE(L&C)                                                                                            
02/12/16       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
02/12/16       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
02/12/16       (H)       MINUTE(L&C)                                                                                            
02/13/16       (H)       L&C AT 10:00 AM BARNES 124                                                                             
02/13/16       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
02/13/16       (H)       MINUTE(L&C)                                                                                            
02/15/16       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
JERRY BURNETT, Deputy Commissioner                                                                                              
Office of the Commissioner                                                                                                      
Department of Revenue                                                                                                           
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Offered the  assistance of the Department of                                                             
Revenue during the hearing on HB 248.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:16:38 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KURT  OLSON called  the House  Labor and  Commerce Standing                                                             
Committee meeting to  order at 3:16 p.m.   Representatives Olson,                                                               
Colver, Tilton, Kito,  Josephson, and Hughes were  present at the                                                               
call to order.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          HB 248-ELECTRONIC TAX RETURNS & ALCOHOL TAX                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:16:58 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR OLSON  announced that the  only order of business  would be                                                               
HOUSE BILL NO.  248, "An Act requiring  the electronic submission                                                               
of  a  tax return  or  report  with  the Department  of  Revenue;                                                               
relating to the excise tax  on alcoholic beverages; and providing                                                               
for an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:17:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  OLSON  reopened  public  testimony   on  HB  248.    After                                                               
ascertaining no one wished to testify, closed public testimony.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
3:17:37 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JERRY BURNETT, Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Commissioner,                                                                 
Department of Revenue, assured the committee his department                                                                     
would quickly respond to any outstanding questions on the bill.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
[HB 248 was held over.]                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:18:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business before the committee, the House                                                                 
Labor and Commerce Standing Committee meeting was adjourned at                                                                  
3:18 p.m.