Legislature(2019 - 2020)
2019-02-20 House JournalFull Journal pdf
2019-02-20 House Journal Page 0189 HB 67 HOUSE BILL NO. 67 by the House Rules Committee by request of the Governor, entitled: "An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development; and providing for an effective date." was read the first time and referred to the Education, Labor & Commerce, and Finance Committees. The following fiscal note(s) apply: 1. Zero, Dept. of Education & Early Development 2. Fiscal, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development The Governor's transmittal letter dated February 19 follows: "Dear Speaker Edgmon: Under the authority of Article III, Section 18, of the Alaska Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to the duties of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The bill adds a new duty for the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to coordinate and monitor state career and technical education (CTE) programs by cooperating with the Department of Education and Early Development, the University of Alaska, and any 2019-02-20 House Journal Page 0190 other entities that provide or fund these programs. The bill formalizes the Department's role in promoting CTE programs, leverages existing workforce planning efforts, and directly utilizes the department's direct knowledge of Alaska's labor market to help inform CTE programs in the state. I urge your prompt and favorable action on this measure. Sincerely, /s/ Michael J. Dunleavy Governor"