32nd Legislature(2021-2022)

Bill History/Action for Legislature

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  • Bill SB 26
  • Current Status (S) FIN
  • Status Date 02/22/2022
  • Bill Version
  • Short Title REPEAL CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM
  • Sponsor(S) SENATORS WILSON, Costello, Hughes, Reinbold, Holland, Shower

  • Title "An Act repealing the certificate of need program for health care facilities; making conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date."
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Full Text of SB 26 Intro/ Offered Passed
Version Amended Name PDF Date House Senate
SB0026A SB 26 pdf
SB0026B CSSB 26(L&C) pdf

Fiscal Action Summary

SB 26 Published
Fiscal Note Preparer Date Chamber Fiscal Impact Cmte Report Approp Bill
pdf Fiscal Note 1 Health & Social Services - Dept. S Y SHSS
pdf Fiscal Note 2 Health & Social Services - Dept. S Y SHSS
pdf Fiscal Note 3 Health & Social Services Cmte S Y SL&C
pdf Fiscal Note 4 Health & Social Services - Dept. S Y SL&C

Bill Amendments Summary

  • Bill : SB 26

Amendments that are adopted are incorporated into the next version of the bill.
PDF versions of the amendment may have slight variations from the Journal entry. The Journal should be considered the authoritative version.

Action Journal
Amendment Chamber Action Date Page PDF

House and Senate Minutes/Recordings

  • Bill : SB 26
Meeting Date Start Time Title Meeting Details
3/16/2022 1:00 PM SENATE FINANCE Audio/Video
2/16/2022 1:30 PM SENATE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video
4/23/2021 1:30 PM SENATE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video
4/21/2021 1:30 PM SENATE LABOR & COMMERCE Minutes Audio/Video
4/8/2021 1:30 PM SENATE HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES Minutes Audio/Video
3/25/2021 1:30 PM SENATE HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES Minutes Audio/Video

Documents for Bill SB 26 32nd Legislature

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Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 26 Support Kircher - Repeal Certificate of Need.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SB 26
SB 26 Opposition to SB 26 Repeal of Certificate of Need_Letter from FHP.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SB 26
SB 26 - Mercatus Center - Rural Health Care.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Mercatus Center - Alaska Project for Alaska without CON Law.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 ASHNHA Letter Opposing SB 26 3-14-2022.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 COVID-19-Medical-Hospitalization-Costs-by-State-FINAL_AK - 10.20.2021.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 Conning-the-Competition-WEB-08.11.2020.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Trends_in_Alaskas_Health-Care_Spending - UAA ISER - 2018.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SB 26
SB 26 - FY20 Disproportionate Share Hospital Report - DHSS.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SB 26
SB 26 - CON Racial Disparities - Health Affairs - 2009.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SB 26
SB 26 - CON - Maternal and Infant Care Rural Communities - Mercatus Center - 2019.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SB 26
SB 26 - American Medical Association - con-evidence-for-repeal.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SB 26
SB 26 - American College of Emergency Room Physicians - EMTALA.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SB 26
SB 26 - Alaska Policy Center - Health-Care-Costs-in-AK - 2020.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 Healthcare Choice Factsheet.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 CON - US Dept of Justice - July 2004 executive summary.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 CON - Mercatus Center - Do CON Law Increase Indigent Care - 2014.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 CON - Medicaid spending effect on Nursing Homes and Home Health Care - Rahman - Galarrga - Zinn - Grabowski - Mor.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 CON - Background - Medical Bankrupcy Nat'l - American Journal of Medicine.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 Bipartisan Governors Blueprint Feb 23 2018 - Gov support CON.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 17-093m Leg Research Report Historical.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Why Competition Matters to Health Care Quality - 2003.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - US DHSS FTC Rpt - Repeal CON - December 2018.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - U.S. General Accountability Office - Number and Characteristics of Affected Hospitals and Contributing Factors - August 2018.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Spotlight-468-The-Case-Against-CON-A-law-that-prevents-health-care-innovation.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Sanford School of Public Policy Duke University Research - Minnesota's CON - 2015.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - North Carolina Rural Health Research Program - Rural Hospital Closures and Finance - Some New Research Findings - 2017.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - New Jersey's CON Research - January 2007.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Nercatus Center - CON Laws and Hospital Quality - Sept. 2016.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - National Institute for Health Care Reform - May 2011.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Mercatus Center-George Mason University 40 Years of Research- September 2016.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Mercatus Center - CON Special Interest Influence.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Legislative Research Request - Alaska Communities Without Nearby Health Care Facilities - March 2018.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Goldwater Institute Mark Flatten - CON-paper-web.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - EMTALA Fact Sheet - American College of Emergency Physicians - 2015.html SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Email request for Alaska's Disproportionate Hospital Share (DSH) Program - February 2019.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Drivers of Health Care Costs in Alaska and Comparison States - Milliman Report - November 2011.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - CON - Mercatus Center - CON and Covid Effects.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - CON - American Hospital Association - Rural Hospital Closures report-2019.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Becker's Hospital Review - 3 Obvious and Not-So-Obvious Reasons Hospitals Close - 2016.html SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Alaska Health-Care Bill - $7 Billion and Climbing - August 2011.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - American Medical Association - CON Repeal Policy Statement - 2015.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Alaska Commercial Healthcare Prices - MIlliman Report - November 2016.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - CON Power Point - FINAL.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SB 26
SB 26 Explanation of changes B-I.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 - Sectional Analysis vesion I.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 support Mitchell - Testimony - CON Laws in Alaska - v1.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 Providence Opposes SB 26 Repeal of CON.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 Opposition PeaceHealth.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
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SB 26 Fiscal Note 2696 - DOH.pdf SL&C 2/16/2022 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Fiscal Note 3234 - DOH.pdf SL&C 2/16/2022 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Amendment B.1.pdf SL&C 2/16/2022 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Naomi Lopez-Bauman.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Wendy Schrag.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - CEO ASHNHA.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Francine Attrill, U.S. Renal Care.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Brief Synopsis of COVID and CON Report.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - Written Testimony - Alicia Plemmons.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - Federalist Society - CON Working Paper 4.23.21.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Leslie Becker.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 CON Laws and Healthcare Utilization During COVID Report.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Bethany Marcum, Alaska Policy Forum.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - David Balat.pdf SL&C 4/23/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - Trends_in_Alaskas_Health-Care_Spending - UAA ISER - 2018.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - The State of Certificate of Need Laws in 2020 - Mercatus Center.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Funding FY2020 - DHSS.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments - Dept. of HSS.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - CON Racial Disparities - Health Affairs - 2009.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - CON - American Hospital Association - Rural Hospital Closures report-2019.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - American Medical Association - con-evidence-for-repeal.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - AK high health care costs - Division of Insurance Rpt - 2012.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - American College of Emergency Room Physicians - EMTALA.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Foundation Health Partners.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Angela Erickson.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 CON Power Point - SLAC 4.21.21.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Sal Nuzzo.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Matthew Mitchell.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Jaimie Cavanaugh.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Darcy Bryan.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - C.D. Casscells.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Karen Petersen.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Written Testimony - Jeffrey Singer.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 CON Application Fees and Recent Applications 4.21.21.pdf SL&C 4/21/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 ASHNHA Letter re Potential CON Reg Changes 6-29-18.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 ASHNHA Letter re CON Standards & Methodologies 7-12-18.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 ASHNHA Letter Providing Senate HSS Regulatory Recommendations 3-29-21.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - CON - Maternal and Infant Care Rural Communities - Mercatus Center - 2019.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - CON suspended laws - Mississippi Center for Public Policy - 2020.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 SOA - Div of Insurance - Provider Reimbursement Rate Summary - 2018.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - CON - Policymakers' Decisions - Mercatus Center - 2020.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - Alaska Commercial Healthcare Prices - MIlliman Report - November 2016.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Senate DHSS Committee - Reforming Americas Healthcare System Through Choice and Competition 2018.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - Bipartisan Governor's Blueprint for Improving Our Nation's Health System Performance - February 2018.pdf SHSS 4/8/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Letter of Support Marty Kincaid_Redacted.pdf SHSS 3/25/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 - Updated CON Power Point - 3.25.21.pdf SHSS 3/25/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Heartland Institute Letter of Support.docx.pdf SHSS 3/25/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Version B.PDF SHSS 3/25/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Sponsor Statement.pdf SHSS 3/25/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Sectional Analysis.pdf SFIN 3/16/2022 1:00:00 PM
SHSS 3/25/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Fiscal Note 2 DHSS Medicaid Svcs.pdf SHSS 3/25/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 Fiscal Note 1 DHSS DSS.pdf SHSS 3/25/2021 1:30:00 PM
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SB 26 ASHNHA Letter of Opposition.pdf SHSS 3/25/2021 1:30:00 PM
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Jrn Date Jrn Page Text
41 (S) PREFILE RELEASED 1/8/21
41 (S) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
41 (S) HSS, L&C
Text (S) HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES at 01:30 PM BUTROVICH 205
Text (S) Heard & Held
Min (S) Minutes (SHSS)
Text (S) LABOR & COMMERCE at 01:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)
Text (S) Scheduled but Not Heard
Min (S) Minutes (SL&C)
Text (S) HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES at 01:30 PM BUTROVICH 205
Text (S) Moved SB 26 Out of Committee
Min (S) Minutes (SHSS)
663 (S) HSS RPT 1DP 3NR
663 (S) DP: HUGHES
663 (S) NR: BEGICH, REINBOLD, COSTELLO
663 (S) FN1: (DHS)
663 (S) FN2: INDETERMINATE(DHS)
Text (S) LABOR & COMMERCE at 01:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)
Text (S) Heard & Held
Min (S) Minutes (SL&C)
Text (S) LABOR & COMMERCE at 01:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)
Text (S) Heard & Held
Min (S) Minutes (SL&C)
Text (S) LABOR & COMMERCE at 01:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)
Text (S) Moved CSSB 26(L&C) Out of Committee
Min (S) Minutes (SL&C)
1840 (S) L&C RPT CS 1DP 3NR SAME TITLE
1840 (S) DP: COSTELLO
1840 (S) NR: STEVENS, MICCICHE, REVAK
1840 (S) FN3: (DHS)
1840 (S) FN4: INDETERMINATE(DHS)
1859 (S) FIN REFERRAL ADDED
1859 (S) REFERRED TO FINANCE
Text (S) FINANCE at 01:00 PM SENATE FINANCE 532
Text (S) Heard & Held
2099 (S) COSPONSOR(S): COSTELLO, HUGHES, REINBOLD, HOLLAND, SHOWER
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