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2018-05-11 Senate Journal

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2018-05-11                     Senate Journal                      Page 3096
SCR 33                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                       

2018-05-11                     Senate Journal                      Page 3097
     Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                                
     of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill                                                                     
     No. 79, relating to workers' compensation; relating to the                                                                 
     second injury fund; relating to service fees and civil penalties                                                           
     for the workers' safety programs and the workers'                                                                          
     compensation program; relating to the liability of business                                                                
     entities and certain persons for payment of workers'                                                                       
     compensation benefits and civil penalties; relating to civil                                                               
     penalties for underinsuring or failing to insure or provide                                                                
     security for workers' compensation liability; relating to                                                                  
     preauthorization and timely payment for medical treatment                                                                  
     and services provided to injured employees; relating to                                                                    
     incorporation of reference materials in workers' compensation                                                              
     regulations; relating to proceedings before the Alaska                                                                     
     Workers' Compensation Board; relating to the authorization                                                                 
     of the workers' compensation benefits guaranty fund to claim                                                               
     a lien; excluding independent contractors from workers'                                                                    
     compensation coverage; establishing the circumstances under                                                                
     which certain nonemployee executive corporate officers and                                                                 
     members of limited liability companies may obtain workers'                                                                 
     compensation coverage; relating to the duties of injured                                                                   
     employees to report income or work; relating to                                                                            
     misclassification of employees and deceptive leasing;                                                                      
     defining "employee"; and relating to the Alaska Workers'                                                                   
     Compensation Board's approval of attorney fees in a                                                                        
     settlement agreement.                                                                                                      
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