Legislature(2009 - 2010)BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)

03/11/2010 01:30 PM LABOR & COMMERCE


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
*+ SB 262 EXTEND BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 262 Out of Committee
*+ SB 263 EXTEND BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 263 Out of Committee
+ SB 272 RENTAL CAR CHARGES TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 272 Out of Committee
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
= SB 97 CRANE OPERATOR LICENSES
Rescind 1/26/10 Action
          SB 262-EXTEND BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
1:37:00 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR PASKVAN announced SB 262 to be up for consideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
1:37:04 PM                                                                                                                    
JOSH APPLEBEE,  staff to Senator  Meyer, sponsor of SB  262, said                                                               
this measure extends the Board  of Social Work Examiners. He said                                                               
a  licensed  social worker  applies  social  work principles  and                                                               
methods  as defined  under AS  08.95.990.  The Audit  recommended                                                               
extending  the board  to 2018  and  improving its  administrative                                                               
support. He  said that a  lot of audits have  that recommendation                                                               
and this issue is being worked out now.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:38:52 PM                                                                                                                    
PAT DAVIDSON,  Auditor, Division  of Legislative Audit,  said she                                                               
found that  the Board  of Social Work  Examiners is  operating in                                                               
the  public interest  by promoting  competence  and integrity  in                                                               
those providing social services.  The audit recommended extending                                                               
the  board to  June  30,  2018, and  improving  support from  the                                                               
division in  meeting its annual  reporting goals and  keeping its                                                               
financial records.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:40:12 PM                                                                                                                    
JENNIFER    STRICKLER,    Operations   Manager,    Division    of                                                               
Corporations, Business and  Professional Licensing, Department of                                                               
Commerce, Community  and Economic Development  (DCCED), explained                                                               
that the fiscal note indicates the  cost of running the board and                                                               
that it  even has a  credit. She said  they had made  progress on                                                               
improving the administrative support to the board.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:41:43 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR BUNDE joined the committee.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1:41:50 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MEYER  moved  to  report  SB  262  from  committee  with                                                               
individual  recommendations and  attached  fiscal note(s).  There                                                               
were no objections and it was so ordered.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
1:42:17 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR PASKVAN announced an at ease from 1:42 p.m. to 1:43 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 272 Bill Packet.pdf SL&C 3/11/2010 1:30:00 PM
SB 272