Legislature(2017 - 2018)SENATE FINANCE 532

05/01/2018 01:30 PM FINANCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
-- Delayed to 2:00 p.m. --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 56 COMMERCIAL FISHING LOANS TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 56 Out of Committee
+= HB 150 PAY, ALLOWANCES, BENEFITS FOR MILITIA MEM TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 150 Out of Committee
+= HB 217 LOCAL FOOD GOV PROCUREMENT; FARM TOURS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 217(FIN) Out of Committee
+= HB 219 CRIM HIST CHECK: ST EMPLOYEES/CONTRACTORS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 219(JUD) Out of Committee
+= HB 299 ABC BOARD: EXTEND; DIRECTOR; DECISIONS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS CSHB 299(FIN) Out of Committee
+= HB 151 DHSS;CINA; FOSTER CARE; CHILD PROTECTION TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS CSHB 151(FIN) Out of Committee
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 219(JUD)                                                                                                
     "An   Act   relating    to   background   investigation                                                                    
     requirements  for  state  employees  whose  job  duties                                                                    
     require  access  to  certain federal  tax  information;                                                                    
     relating  to current  or  prospective contractors  with                                                                    
     the   state  with   access  to   certain  federal   tax                                                                    
     information;  establishing  state personnel  procedures                                                                    
     required  for employee  access to  certain federal  tax                                                                    
    information; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
2:39:27 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon  recounted that  the bill  was previously                                                                    
heard on April 23, 2018.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
BRANDON   S.   SPANOS,   DEPUTY  DIRECTOR,   TAX   DIVISION,                                                                    
DEPARTMENT  OF  REVENUE,   ANCHORAGE  (via  teleconference),                                                                    
remarked that  the bill established procedures  to safeguard                                                                    
the confidentiality  of federal tax information  as required                                                                    
by the  Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  The bill authorized                                                                    
agencies that  received federal  tax information  to require                                                                    
fingerprinting procedures  and national  background criminal                                                                    
history  checks  for   current  and  prospective  employees.                                                                    
Passage of the  bill brought the state  into compliance with                                                                    
the  federal  mandate,  which ensured  continued  access  to                                                                    
federal tax information.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon remarked that  there were issues with the                                                                    
two fiscal notes  from the Department of  Revenue (DOR). She                                                                    
inquired  whether  the DOR  fiscal  notes  allocated to  the                                                                    
Division  of Child  Support Services  and  the Tax  Division                                                                    
needed  regulation  updates.  Mr.  Spanos  answered  in  the                                                                    
negative and noted that new fiscal notes were forthcoming.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:41:16 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CAROL  BEECHER, DIRECTOR,  CHILD SUPPORT  SERVICES DIVISION,                                                                    
ANCHORAGE  (via teleconference),  responded in  the negative                                                                    
to the question regarding the need for regulation changes.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Bishop  related that  the zero fiscal  notes were                                                                    
reviewed during a previous meeting  and that the two new DOR                                                                    
fiscal notes were forthcoming.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
2:42:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Bishop  MOVED  to   REPORT  CSHB  219(JUD)  from                                                                    
committee with  individual recommendations  and accompanying                                                                    
fiscal notes. There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHB  219(JUD) was  REPORTED  out of  committee  with a  "do                                                                    
pass" recommendation and with  one new zero impact statement                                                                    
from the Governor's Office and  Various Departments; two new                                                                    
fiscal impact notes from the  Department of Revenue, and one                                                                    
previously published zero fiscal note: FN 8 (LWD).                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2:42:38 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:44:40 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB219 CSSD Letter to S FIN.pdf SFIN 5/1/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 219
HB 299 Additional Backup - Legal Services.pdf SFIN 5/1/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 299
HB151 SCS FIN work draft version P.pdf SFIN 5/1/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 151
HB151 SCS FIN v. P Explanation.pdf SFIN 5/1/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 151
HB 299 Amendment 1 Stevens.pdf SFIN 5/1/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 299
HB 151 Legal Services Memo HB 151 v.P.pdf SFIN 5/1/2018 1:30:00 PM
HB 151