Legislature(2009 - 2010)
2010-04-18 House JournalFull Journal pdf
2010-04-18 House Journal Page 2499 SB 159 The following, which was moved to the bottom of the calendar (page 2494), was read the third time: SENATE BILL NO. 159 "An Act increasing the maximum funeral expenses payable as a workers' compensation death benefit; and providing for an effective date." Representative Olson moved and asked unanimous consent that SB 159 be returned to second reading for the specific purpose of considering Amendment No. 1. There being no objection, it was so ordered. Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Olson: Page 1, line 1, following "An Act" (title amendment): Insert "relating to medical and rehabilitation information in workers' compensation matters;" 2010-04-18 House Journal Page 2500 Page 1, following line 3: Insert a new bill section to read: "* Section 1. AS 23.30.108 is amended by adding new subsections to read: (d) If the employee files a petition seeking a protective order to recover medical and rehabilitation information that has been provided but is not related to the employee's injury, and the board or the board's designee grants the protective order, the board or the board's designee granting the protective order shall direct the division, the board, the commission, and the parties to return to the employee, as soon as practicable following the issuance of the protective order, all medical and rehabilitation information, including copies, in their possession that is unrelated to the employee's injury under the protective order. (e) If the board or the board's designee limits the medical or rehabilitation information that may be used by the parties to a claim, either by an order on the record or by issuing a written order, the division, the board, the commission, and a party to the claim may request and an employee shall provide or authorize the production of medical or rehabilitation information only to the extent of the limitations of the order. If information has been produced that is outside of the limits designated in the order, the board or the board's designee shall direct the party in possession of the information to return the information to the employee as soon as practicable following the issuance of the order." Page 1, line 4: Delete "Section 1" Insert "Sec. 2" Renumber the following bill sections accordingly. Page 2, line 20: Delete "sec. 1" Insert "sec. 2" Representative Olson moved and asked unanimous consent that Amendment No. 1 be adopted. 2010-04-18 House Journal Page 2501 Objection was heard and withdrawn. There being no further objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted, and the new title follows: SENATE BILL NO. 159 am H "An Act relating to medical and rehabilitation information in workers' compensation matters; increasing the maximum funeral expenses payable as a workers' compensation death benefit; and providing for an effective date." (HCR 36 - title change resolution) SB 159 am H was automatically in third reading. The question being: "Shall SB 159 am H pass the House?" The roll was taken with the following result: SB 159 am H Third Reading Final Passage YEAS: 35 NAYS: 0 EXCUSED: 0 ABSENT: 5 Yeas: Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, N.Foster, Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Herron, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Keller, Kelly, Kerttula, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Neuman, Olson, Petersen, Ramras, Salmon, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, P.Wilson, T.Wilson Absent: Austerman, Gara, Joule, Kawasaki, Tuck And so, SB 159 am H passed the House. Representative Johansen moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the effective date clause. There being no objection, it was so ordered. SB 159 am H was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.