Legislature(2017 - 2018)SENATE FINANCE 532

04/12/2018 01:30 PM FINANCE

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04:00:02 PM Start
04:00:36 PM SB185
04:06:09 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
-- Postponed to 4:00 p.m.--
+ HB 110 MASSAGE THERAPY LICENSING; EXEMPTIONS TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+ HB 299 EXTEND: ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
<Pending Introduction & Referral>
+ HB 318 MEMBERSHIP OF & EXTEND BD .SOC WORK EXAM TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+ HB 323 EXTEND: BOARD OF PHARMACY TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 185 REEMPLOYMENT OF RETIRED TEACHERS & ADMIN TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 185(EDC) Out of Committee
                 SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE                                                                                       
                      April 12, 2018                                                                                            
                         4:00 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
4:00:02 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon called the Senate Finance Committee                                                                          
meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Lyman Hoffman, Co-Chair                                                                                                 
Senator Anna MacKinnon, Co-Chair                                                                                                
Senator Click Bishop, Vice-Chair                                                                                                
Senator Peter Micciche                                                                                                          
Senator Donny Olson                                                                                                             
Senator Gary Stevens                                                                                                            
Senator Natasha von Imhof                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
None                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
ALSO PRESENT                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
None                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SUMMARY                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 185    REEMPLOYMENT OF RETIRED TEACHERS & ADMIN                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          CSSB 185(EDC)  was REPORTED out of  committee with                                                                    
          a  "do  pass"  recommendation  and  with  one  new                                                                    
          indeterminate fiscal  note from the  Department of                                                                    
          Administration.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 185                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to reemployment of persons who retire                                                                     
     under the teachers' retirement system."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
4:00:36 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon directed attention  to the bill. The bill                                                                    
had been  heard on April 9,  2018; at which time  the public                                                                    
hearing was  opened and closed.  The committee  had reviewed                                                                    
the fiscal notes, and no proposed amendments were received.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Micciche gave  a high-level  overview of  the bill,                                                                    
which  gave retired  Alaskan teachers  the  same ability  to                                                                    
help fill  positions temporarily as retired  people from out                                                                    
of  state.   The  bill   allowed  reemployment   of  retired                                                                    
educators  without  losing   retirement  benefits,  and  was                                                                    
matched  with Internal  Revenue Service  letter of  the law.                                                                    
The  bill was  expected  to  be at  no  cost  to the  state,                                                                    
depending upon the length of  retirement. He referenced past                                                                    
retiree   re-hire  legislation.   He  mentioned   bona  fide                                                                    
separation/prearrangement prohibition.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair   Bishop  stated   he  had   met  with   numerous                                                                    
superintendents and  school boards.  He supported  the bill.                                                                    
He referenced  the book "The  World's Smartest  Kids," which                                                                    
discussed the  value of quality  teachers. He wanted  a plan                                                                    
to solve educational issues.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Bishop  MOVED to  report  CSSB  185(EDC) out  of                                                                    
Committee   with   individual    recommendations   and   the                                                                    
accompanying fiscal  note. There being NO  OBJECTION, it was                                                                    
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CSSB  185(EDC) was  REPORTED  out of  committee  with a  "do                                                                    
pass" recommendation  and with one new  indeterminate fiscal                                                                    
note from the Department of Administration.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
4:03:53 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:05:45 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon  discussed the  agenda for  the following                                                                    
day.                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
4:06:09 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The meeting was adjourned at 4:06 p.m.                                                                                          

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB110 2.19.18 Letters of Support.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 110
HB110 Sectional Analysis 2.15.18.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 110
HB110 Sponsor Statement 2.15.18.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 110
HB 318 Div of Leg Audit Report.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 318
HB 318 Explanation of Changes ver A to ver D.PDF SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 318
HB 318 Sponsor Statement ver D.PDF SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 318
HB323.SponsorStatement.verD.4.10.18.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 323
HB323.SectionalAnalysis.verD.4.10.18.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 323
HB 323.SupportingDocs.AuditPharmacyReport.4.10.18.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 323
HB323.Letters.Support.4.10.18.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 323
HB 110 Senate Finance testimony Volker Hruby.pdf SFIN 4/12/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 110