Legislature(2017 - 2018)BARNES 124

03/01/2017 03:15 PM LABOR & COMMERCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= HB 90 OCC. LICENSING FEES; INVESTIGATION COSTS TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 90 Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
+= HB 79 OMNIBUS WORKERS' COMPENSATION TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
-- Public Testimony --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 114 BOILER/PRESSURE VESSEL INSPECTION REPORTS TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 114 Out of Committee
+= HB 121 OCC. HEALTH AND SAFETY CIVIL PENALTIES TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 121 Out of Committee
         HB 121-OCC. HEALTH AND SAFETY CIVIL PENALTIES                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:19:34 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO  announced that the  first order of business  would be                                                               
HOUSE BILL NO.  121, "An Act relating to  occupational safety and                                                               
health  enforcement penalties;  and  providing  for an  effective                                                               
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO stated that HB  121 would bring Alaska into compliance                                                               
with  federal  Occupational   Safety  and  Health  Administration                                                               
(OSHA)  laws  and  would  allow   the  department  to  promulgate                                                               
regulations  as needed  to meet  federal  requirements.   Without                                                               
meeting  the requirements,  Alaska would  risk losing  the Alaska                                                               
Occupational Safety and Health (AKOSH) office.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:20:41 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO, after  ascertaining that there was no  one who wished                                                               
to testify, closed public testimony on HB 121.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:21:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL moved to report  HB 121 out of committee with                                                               
individual  recommendations and  the  accompanying fiscal  notes.                                                               
There being no  objection, HB 121 was moved from  the House Labor                                                               
and Commerce Standing Committee.