Legislature(2019 - 2020)BARNES 124

04/26/2019 03:15 PM LABOR & COMMERCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ HB 57 CHILD LABOR HOURS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
*+ HB 104 MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR LICENSING TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= HB 68 LABOR STDRS/SAFETY; WORKER COMPENSATION TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 68(L&C) Out of Committee
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 29 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEHEALTH TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+= HB 78 INSURER & GROUP INSURANCE DISCLOSURE TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 78 Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
          HOUSE LABOR AND COMMERCE STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                         
                         April 26, 2019                                                                                         
                           3:29 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                             DRAFT                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gabrielle LeDoux, Co-Chair                                                                                       
Representative Sara Hannan                                                                                                      
Representative Louise Stutes                                                                                                    
Representative Josh Revak                                                                                                       
Representative Dave Talerico                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Adam Wool, Co-Chair                                                                                              
Representative Zack Fields                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 78                                                                                                               
"An  Act   relating  to  insurance;  relating   to  an  insurer's                                                               
corporate  annual  disclosure;   relating  to  insurance  company                                                               
holding systems; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED HB 78 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 57                                                                                                               
"An Act  relating to expanding the  period in a day  during which                                                               
an employed child  under 16 years of age may  perform work in the                                                               
summer; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD & HELD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 104                                                                                                              
"An  Act relating  to exemptions  from  mortgage loan  originator                                                               
licensing requirements; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     - HEARD & HELD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 68                                                                                                               
"An Act relating  to the division of labor  standards and safety;                                                               
relating to  the division of workers'  compensation; establishing                                                               
the division  of workers' safety and  compensation; and providing                                                               
for an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED CSHB 68(L&C) OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 29                                                                                                               
"An Act relating to insurance coverage for benefits provided                                                                    
through telehealth; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     - BILL HEARING CANCELED                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
SHORT TITLE: INSURER & GROUP INSURANCE DISCLOSURE                                                                               
SPONSOR(s): RULES BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
03/04/19       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
03/04/19       (H)       L&C                                                                                                    
04/22/19       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
04/22/19       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
04/22/19       (H)       MINUTE(L&C)                                                                                            
04/24/19       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
04/24/19       (H)       <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                
04/26/19       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB  57                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: CHILD LABOR HOURS                                                                                                  
SPONSOR(s): WILSON                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
02/20/19       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
02/20/19       (H)       STA, L&C                                                                                               
03/05/19       (H)       STA AT 3:00 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
03/05/19       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
03/05/19       (H)       MINUTE(STA)                                                                                            
03/12/19       (H)       STA AT 3:00 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
03/12/19       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
03/12/19       (H)       MINUTE(STA)                                                                                            
03/14/19       (H)       STA AT 3:00 PM GRUENBERG 120                                                                           
03/14/19       (H)       Moved CSHB 57(STA) Out of Committee                                                                    
03/14/19       (H)       MINUTE(STA)                                                                                            
03/15/19       (H)       STA RPT CS(STA) 3DP 3NR 1AM                                                                            
03/15/19       (H)       DP: LEDOUX, SHAW, KREISS-TOMKINS                                                                       
03/15/19       (H)       NR: VANCE, STORY, FIELDS                                                                               
03/15/19       (H)       AM: WOOL                                                                                               
04/26/19       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB 104                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR LICENSING                                                                                 
SPONSOR(s): WILSON                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
03/25/19       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
03/25/19       (H)       L&C                                                                                                    
04/10/19       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
04/10/19       (H)       -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                 
04/17/19       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
04/17/19       (H)       -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                 
04/26/19       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
BILL: HB  68                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: LABOR STDRS/SAFETY; WORKER COMPENSATION                                                                            
SPONSOR(s): RULES BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
02/20/19       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
02/20/19       (H)       L&C, FIN                                                                                               
03/27/19       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
03/27/19       (H)       Heard & Held                                                                                           
03/27/19       (H)       MINUTE(L&C)                                                                                            
04/26/19       (H)       L&C AT 3:15 PM BARNES 124                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHARLES MCKEE                                                                                                                   
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified during the hearing on HB 78                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TAMMIE WILSON                                                                                                    
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  As prime sponsor, introduced HB 57.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
GREY MITCHELL                                                                                                                   
Division of Workers' Compensation                                                                                               
Department of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                     
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified during the hearing on HB 57.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TAMMIE WILSON                                                                                                    
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  As prime sponsor, introduced HB 104.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
PATRICE WALSH, Director                                                                                                         
Division of Banking and Securities                                                                                              
Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development                                                                        
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified during the hearing on HB 104.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
DENEEN TUCK, Staff                                                                                                              
Representative Gabrielle LeDoux                                                                                                 
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:   Presented  the committee substitute  for HB                                                             
68, Version M, and explained the changes.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CATHY MUNOZ, Deputy Commissioner                                                                                                
Department of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                     
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified during the hearing on HB 68.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:29:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  GABRIELLE LEDOUX  called the  House Labor  and Commerce                                                             
Standing   Committee    meeting   to    order   at    3:29   p.m.                                                               
Representatives Revak,  Stutes, Hannan,  and LeDoux  were present                                                               
at the  call to  order.  Representative  Talerico arrived  as the                                                               
meeting was in progress.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          HB  78-INSURER & GROUP INSURANCE DISCLOSURE                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:29:46 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX announced that the  first order of business would                                                               
be HOUSE BILL NO. 78, "An  Act relating to insurance; relating to                                                               
an insurer's  corporate annual disclosure; relating  to insurance                                                               
company holding systems; and providing for an effective date."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The committee took a brief at-ease.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
3:30:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX opened public testimony.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:31:38 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHARLES  MCKEE mentioned  an "18-page  dissertation" that  he had                                                               
heard of.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:34:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX closed public testimony.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:34:42 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  STUTES moved  to report  HB 78  out of  committee                                                               
with  individual  recommendations  and  the  accompanying  fiscal                                                               
notes.  There  being no objection, HB 78 was  reported out of the                                                               
House Labor and Commerce Standing Committee.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                    HB  57-CHILD LABOR HOURS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:35:17 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee took a brief-at-ease.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR LEDOUX announced  that the next order of  business would be                                                               
HOUSE BILL NO. 57, "An Act  relating to expanding the period in a                                                               
day during  which an  employed child  under 16  years of  age may                                                               
perform  work  in the  summer;  and  providing for  an  effective                                                               
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
3:36:02 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  STUTES  moved  to adopt  the  proposed  committee                                                               
substitute (CS)  for HB 57  labeled 31-LS0271\S,  Wayne, 3/27/19,                                                               
as the  working draft.  There  being no objection, Version  S was                                                               
before the committee.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:36:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   TAMMIE   WILSON,   Alaska   State   Legislature,                                                               
introduced HB 57, as prime  sponsor, and paraphrased parts of the                                                               
sponsor statement [included in the  committee packet], which read                                                               
in its entirety as follows [original punctuation provided]:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     In Fairbanks, where  the sun never sets  in the summer,                                                                    
     you  can go  by  the soccer  fields  watching all  ages                                                                    
     enjoy  the sport.  Fairbanks  Youth Soccer  Association                                                                    
     adjusted their entire program  structure to ensure that                                                                    
     games would  be finished by  9:00 pm and thus  no young                                                                    
     employees,  a 14  or  15-year-old,  would be  scheduled                                                                    
     beyond that point. However,  after continued growth, it                                                                    
     has  become  nearly  impossible  to  complete  all  the                                                                    
     league games that are played in one central location.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     House Bill  57 would extend  the time of day  from 9:00                                                                    
     pm  to 10:00  pm as  well  as adds  an additional  hour                                                                    
     earlier  in the  day, from  5:00  am to  4:00 am,  that                                                                    
     youth  14 or  15 years  of age  can perform  work, from                                                                    
     June 1st until  the first Monday in  September, if they                                                                    
     are not  enrolled in a  school term. This  expansion of                                                                    
     time does  not alter the  number of  hours in a  day or                                                                    
     week the youth can work,  it simply allows them to work                                                                    
     until 10:00  pm and start  earlier than 5:00  am during                                                                    
     the summer.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     This  bill   would  only  go   into  effect   once  the                                                                    
     commissioner  of labor  and  workforce development  has                                                                    
     obtained a waiver from  compliance with the requirement                                                                    
     under  29  C.F.R.  570.35(a)  from  the  United  States                                                                    
     Secretary of Labor.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     This  bill  would not  only  benefit  the referees  but                                                                    
     allow more  children to participate not  just in soccer                                                                    
     but many  other sports.  I ask for  your support  of HB                                                                    
     57.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:41:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE HANNAN  asked if references to  federal exemptions                                                               
sought  were deleted  because  the current  version  of the  bill                                                               
deals with state child labor restrictions.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WILSON affirmed that.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
3:41:58 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HANNAN  asked  if   the  Department  of  Labor  &                                                               
Workforce  Development (DLWD)  was  concerned that  there was  no                                                               
distinction between the kinds of labor categories.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:43:15 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
GREY MITCHELL,  Division of Workers' Compensation,  Department of                                                               
Labor  &  Workforce  Development,   stated  that  there  were  no                                                               
concerns.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:44:27 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE HANNAN established a  scenario in which a 15-year-                                                               
old worked  at a concession stand  at a soccer field.   She asked                                                               
if it  would be illegal  for them to  work until 10  p.m. because                                                               
it's a commerce related position.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MR. MITCHELL said it's a complicated  question.  He noted that if                                                               
he  or  she   was  selling  locally  grown   products  with  cash                                                               
transactions there would be no problem,  whereas if he or she was                                                               
selling  things that  had traveled  in inner-state  commerce with                                                               
inner-state  credit   card  transactions  then  "they   would  be                                                               
covered."                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:45:34 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HANNAN expressed  concern that  the current  bill                                                               
over-complicates the issue to a  point where a labor expert would                                                               
need to work in  the HR department to make sense  of things.  She                                                               
noted  that the  exemption  being  sought is  for  a very  narrow                                                               
category of  employers until 10 p.m.   She asked if  Alaska would                                                               
be violating  federal law  if the  state did  that for  all youth                                                               
work permits in the summer.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:46:29 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. MITCHELL  replied that the  state wouldn't necessarily  be in                                                               
violation  of federal  law  because states  are  allowed to  vary                                                               
their  requirements  from  the   Fair  Labor  Act;  however,  the                                                               
employer  that is  employing  the minor  could  be in  violation,                                                               
which would put them in peril with federal enforcement agents.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:47:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HANNAN   said  she  was  concerned   about  small                                                               
employers  who have  employed a  variety of  15-year-olds between                                                               
both categories that  are legal and ones that aren't.   She asked                                                               
how to allow all of them to work until 10 p.m.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:47:37 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. MITCHELL  stated that  the only  way to do  that would  be to                                                               
change the federal law.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:47:45 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX  asked how active  the federal regulators  are on                                                               
soccer fields.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MR. MITCHELL opined  that it's not a high priority  for them.  He                                                               
offered his  understanding that they are  more complaint oriented                                                               
and looking at more hazardous occupations.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:48:32 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR LEDOUX announced that HB 57 was held over.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
           HB 104-MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR LICENSING                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:48:47 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX announced  that the next order  of business would                                                               
be  HOUSE BILL  NO.  104,  "An Act  relating  to exemptions  from                                                               
mortgage  loan originator  licensing requirements;  and providing                                                               
for an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:49:20 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  STUTES  moved  to adopt  the  proposed  committee                                                               
substitute  (CS)  for  HB  104  labeled  31-LS0275\S,  Bannister,                                                               
4/10/19,  as  the  working  draft.   There  being  no  objection,                                                               
Version S was before the committee.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
3:49:54 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   TAMMIE   WILSON,   Alaska   State   Legislature,                                                               
introduced HB  104, as  prime sponsor,  and paraphrased  parts of                                                               
the sponsor  statement [included in the  committee packet], which                                                               
read in its entirety as follows [original punctuation provided]:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Currently  Alaska law  allows for  a person  to seller-                                                                    
     finance  their own  home, their  second home,  or their                                                                    
     vacation  home  if  it  is  not  considered  an  income                                                                    
     property. Exceptions  apply for  seller financing  to a                                                                    
     family member.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Interior and more rural  community property owners have                                                                    
     parcels  with trailers  or cabins  on  them; some  with                                                                    
     water  and  electric,  some  without.  These  types  of                                                                    
     properties  are   historically  difficult   to  finance                                                                    
     through  the  traditional  mortgage  process  and  many                                                                    
     times  lenders require  more money  down, shorter  loan                                                                    
     terms, higher  interest rates, and in  some cases, will                                                                    
     not finance them at all.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Those  wishing to  take on  the responsibility  of home                                                                    
     ownership  and establish  roots  in  the community  may                                                                    
     find, for  many reasons, that  they do not  qualify for                                                                    
     traditional mortgage. Seller  financing is another tool                                                                    
     that can be  utilized to make it affordable  for one to                                                                    
     realize their dream of having a place they can finally                                                                     
     call their home.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Seller financing is a reasonable and practical option                                                                      
     for both sellers and buyers of these type properties.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
      HB 104 would give more opportunity for the dream of                                                                       
        home ownership to those who might not otherwise                                                                         
     realize it.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:54:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PATRICE  WALSH, Director,  Division  of  Banking and  Securities,                                                               
Department  of   Commerce,  Community  &   Economic  Development,                                                               
related  the  type  of  nonprofit  organizations  that  would  be                                                               
affected by the proposed exemption:  Habitat for Humanity, Alaska                                                               
Community   Development  Corporation   (Alaska  CDC),   Fairbanks                                                               
Neighborhood  Housing  Services,  Rural Alaska  Community  Action                                                               
Program  (RurAL  CAP), and  others.    She explained  that  these                                                               
organizations provide loans for projects  that are not offered by                                                               
traditional lenders.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
3:55:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HANNAN questioned  whether  Habitat for  Humanity                                                               
needs a  licensed mortgage lender  on staff to manage  the loans,                                                               
or if they are in violation of state law.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:56:24 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MS. WALSH  stated that Habitat  for Humanity, as a  lender, would                                                               
need a  license.  She  noted that their mortgage  loan originator                                                               
would need a  license as well.  Currently, she  said, Habitat for                                                               
Humanity is  not licensed  and is  contracted through  Cook Inlet                                                               
Lending Center; however, the  other aforementioned nonprofits are                                                               
licensed.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:57:44 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MS. WALSH,  in a follow-up  question from  Representative Hannan,                                                               
explained   that  federal   law   allows   for  these   nonprofit                                                               
exemptions, which  became effective  in a 2011  final rule.   She                                                               
said  that Alaska  has yet  to  revise their  law to  accommodate                                                               
this.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:58:36 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX announced that HB 104 was held over.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
         HB  68-LABOR STDRS/SAFETY; WORKER COMPENSATION                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:58:45 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX announced that the  final order of business would                                                               
be HOUSE BILL  NO. 68, "An Act relating to  the division of labor                                                               
standards  and  safety;  relating  to the  division  of  workers'                                                               
compensation; establishing  the division  of workers'  safety and                                                               
compensation; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
3:59:07 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  STUTES  moved  to adopt  the  proposed  committee                                                               
substitute (CS) for HB 68,  labeled 31-GH1049\M, Marx, 4/5/19, as                                                               
the working draft.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX objected for the purpose of discussion.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:59:56 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
DENEEN  TUCK,  Staff,  Representative  Gabrielle  LeDoux,  Alaska                                                               
State   Legislature,   presented   the   changes   in   committee                                                               
substitute, Version M.   She stated that there  was "a three-year                                                               
sunset added on to it in several sections."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
4:00:14 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE HANNAN asked why a sunset was added.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MS. TUCK explained  that if joining the  two [divisions] together                                                               
doesn't work after three years they will separate.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR LEDOUX added  that a sunset allows for a  trial run with                                                               
the ability  to return to the  present system if it  doesn't work                                                               
out as planned.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
4:01:30 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE HANNAN  pointed out that  HB 68 originated  at the                                                               
request of the governor.  She  asked why there wasn't a sunset in                                                               
the original bill and if it's  the only change in the perspective                                                               
of the  Department of Commerce, Community  & Economic Development                                                               
(DCCED).                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:01:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CATHY  MUNOZ,   Deputy  Commissioner,   Department  of   Labor  &                                                               
Workforce  Development,  responded  that the  proposed  committee                                                               
substitute  includes the  three-year  sunset, which  is the  only                                                               
change from the  original bill.  She further noted  that the idea                                                               
for the division  merger came from within the  department and the                                                               
governor supported proceeding with legislation.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
4:02:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HANNAN  questioned  whether  the  DCCED  has  any                                                               
objection to the sunset.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:02:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MUNOZ replied  that  it's more  work;  nonetheless they  are                                                               
willing to address concerns and  demonstrate that the merger will                                                               
be a success.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:02:50 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee took a brief at-ease.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
4:02:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STUTES moved to report  CSHB 68, Version GH1049\M,                                                               
Marx, 4/5/19,  out of  committee with  individual recommendations                                                               
and the  accompanying fiscal  notes.   There being  no objection,                                                               
CSHB 68(L&C)  was reported  out of the  House Labor  and Commerce                                                               
Standing Committee.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
4:03:42 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no  further business before the  committee, the House                                                               
Labor and  Commerce Standing Committee  meeting was  adjourned at                                                               
4:03 p.m.                                                                                                                       

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB 78.Bill Version A.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Sponsor.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Sectional.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Fiscal Note DCCED.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Letter of Support State Farm.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 78.Letter of Support .pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 78
HB 57.Bill Version S CS for Adoption.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Explanation of Changes.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Sponsor.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Fiscal Note.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup State Work Permit.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Legal Memo to Version A.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Email String with DLWD.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Child Labor Laws.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Email from FYSA.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 57.Backup Code of Federal Regulations.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 57
HB 104.Bill Version S CS for adoption.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Bill Version U.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Sponsor.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Fiscal DCCED.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Backup Support Letter Schiewer.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Backup GFBR.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 104.Backup Alaska Realtors.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 104
HB 68.Bill Version M CS for adoption.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Bill Version A.PDF HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Transmittal Letter.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Sectional.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Fiscal Note DOLWD2.PDF HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Fiscal Note DOLWD.PDF HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Ledbetter Letter.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Department Response to Rep. Fields.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68
HB 68.Backup Legal Memo Sunset.pdf HL&C 4/26/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 68