Legislature(2015 - 2016)BARNES 124

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

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Audio Topic
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                                                                        

01/19/16 (H) L&C, FIN 02/10/16 (H) L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124 02/10/16 (H) Heard & Held 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.