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2018-01-22 Senate Journal

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2018-01-22                     Senate Journal                      Page 1795
SB 112                                                                                                                        
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 112 BY                                                                                   
SENATOR GIESSEL, entitled:                                                                                                      
     "An Act relating to the controlled substance prescription                                                                  
     database; relating to employer-required drug testing; relating                                                             
     to the office of administrative hearings; relating to the                                                                  
     Alaska Workers' Compensation Board; relating to the                                                                        
     payment of workers' compensation or benefits; relating to                                                                  
     compensable injuries; relating to rehabilitation and                                                                       
     reemployment of injured workers; relating to reemployment                                                                  
     vouchers; relating to the treatment or care of employees;                                                                  
     relating to use of evidence-based treatment guidelines;                                                                    
     relating to prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance                                                               
     to an employee for a compensable injury; relating to                                                                       
     workers' compensation prehearings; relating to the filing of                                                               
     claims for workers' compensation benefits or petitions for                                                                 
     other relief; relating to the burden of proof and credibility of                                                           
     witnesses in workers' compensation matters; relating to                                                                    
     attorney fees; relating to the filing of a verified annual                                                                 
     report; relating to permanent total disability; relating to                                                                
     temporary total disability; excluding independent contractors                                                              
     from workers' compensation coverage; and providing for an                                                                  
     effective date."                                                                                                           
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce and                                                              
Finance Committees.