HB 203: "An Act imposing a fee for the administration of the workers' compensation program; and providing for an effective date."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 203 01 "An Act imposing a fee for the administration of the workers' compensation 02 program; and providing for an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 23.30 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 23.30.007. ADMINISTRATIVE FEES. The commissioner shall assess 06 and collect an administrative fee from each carrier, adjuster, and uninsured employer 07 who files an annual report under AS 23.30.155(m). The administrative fee shall be 08 calculated by multiplying 2.25 percent by the total amount of all compensation, minus 09 second injury fund contributions under AS 23.30.040, reported in that year under 10 AS 23.30.155(m). However, an assessment imposed under this section may not be less 11 than $100. The administrative fee required under this section shall be paid by July 31 12 of each year or within 30 days of a notice of assessment by the commissioner, 13 whichever is later. If the fee is not paid within the required time, the carrier, adjuster, 14 or uninsured employer shall pay a civil penalty equal to 10 percent of the amount
01 unpaid for each 30-day period, or part of the 30-day period, that the fee is late. 02 * Sec. 2. TRANSITION. Notwithstanding the fee established under AS 23.30.007, enacted 03 in sec. 1 of this Act, the percentage by which the total amount of all compensation, minus 04 second injury fund contributions under AS 23.30.040, reported under AS 23.30.155(m) in the 05 previous fiscal year is multiplied 06 (1) for fiscal year 1994, 0.50 percent; 07 (2) for fiscal year 1995, 1.00 percent; 08 (3) for fiscal year 1996, 1.50 percent; and 09 (4) for fiscal year 1997, 2.00 percent. 10 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect July 1, 1993.