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2017-05-16 Senate Journal

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HB 222                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 222(L&C) am "An Act relating to the licensure of nail                                                                       
technicians; relating to the practice of manicuring; and providing for                                                          
an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                          
                       SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                         
              NO. 222(FIN) "An Act relating to the licensure of                                                                
           nail technicians; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
          (Title Change SCR 13)                                                                                                 
and further recommended the adoption of the following Finance                                                                   
Committee Letter of Intent:                                                                                                     
                               Letter of Intent                                                                                
                            for SCS CSHB 222(FIN)                                                                              
It is the intent of the Alaska State Legislature in extending the                                                               
transition period established by section 13(a), ch. 27, SLA 2015 that                                                           
the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers work with the Alaska State                                                                
Legislature and licensees to recommend appropriate licensing  and                                                               
renewal standards for manicurists before the end of the transition                                                              
period that:                                                                                                                    

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      1. protect the health of Alaskan consumers;                                                                               
      2. do not place an undue burden on existing licensees who are                                                             
           operating safely;                                                                                                    
      3. ensure reasonable access to any required education for                                                                 
           existing licensees;                                                                                                  
      4. respect the diversity of employees in the field; and                                                                   
      5. do not provide a barrier to entry to new licensees.                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, MacKinnon, Cochairs; Senators                                                                
Bishop, von Imhof, Hughes. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                                   
Micciche. Signing amend: Senator Olson.                                                                                         
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                                 
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.