Legislature(2017 - 2018)BARNES 124

03/30/2018 03:15 PM LABOR & COMMERCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
*+ HB 384 REGULATORY COMM OF AK; BROADBAND INTERNET TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
+= HB 230 TELECOMMUNICATIONS & INTERNET PRIVACY TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 15 E-CIGS/TOBACCO/NICOTINE & MINORS; SALES TELECONFERENCED
Moved HCS CSSB 15(L&C) Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
+= SB 165 COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE FUND TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 165 Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
+= SB 45 EXEMPTION: LICENSING OF CONTRACTORS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 45(FIN) Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
            SB  45-EXEMPTION: LICENSING OF CONTRACTORS                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:34:29 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO  announced that  the next order  of business  would be                                                               
SENATE BILL  NO. 45, "An  Act relating  to an exemption  from the                                                               
regulation of construction contractors."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO  said public testimony  was still  open on SB  45 from                                                               
the previous hearing.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:36:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JAMES SQUYRES testified  in opposition of SB 45.   He paraphrased                                                               
from  his  written statement.  He  mentioned  the bill  had  been                                                               
presented  in several  legislative sessions  without success.  He                                                               
questioned the validity of the committee bill.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:39:36 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL asked  about the changes to  the bill through                                                               
the years.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:39:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
NATASHA  MCCLANAHAN, Staff,  Senator Mia  Costello, Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature, reintroduced  SB 165 on behalf  of Senator Costello,                                                               
prime sponsor.  She answered there  had been changes but that she                                                               
did not have  the bill history before her.   She stated she would                                                               
provide the information to the committee.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STUTES surmised that all  the bill does is require                                                               
the builder to provide information on the home after two years.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCLANAHAN answered in the affirmative.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STUTES asked why two  years was established as the                                                               
limit.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO  said it was  the minimal  amount of time  required to                                                               
build a  house for  personal use.   He said  it was  thought that                                                               
multiple  properties built  in  two  years indicated  competition                                                               
with licensed contractors.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STUTES  suggested the proposal would  not preclude                                                               
the builder needing to get the appropriate permits.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCLANAHAN clarified  the proposed bill would  apply to owner                                                               
builders and not to licensed contractors.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  STUTES  surmised  the  proposed  bill  would  not                                                               
preclude the  individual from getting  the permits required  by a                                                               
contractor.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MS. MCCLANAHAN deferred to the department.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  KITO  answered  that  it   does  not  preclude  the  local                                                               
authority from requiring the appropriate permits.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL  said he  remembered that  earlier iterations                                                               
of the  bill required anyone building  within two years to  get a                                                               
contractor's license.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MCCLANAHAN  answered that  the  requirement  is not  in  the                                                               
proposed legislation.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:42:57 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO closed public testimony on SB 45.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:43:23 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL moved  to report SB 45 out  of committee with                                                               
individual  recommendations and  the  accompanying fiscal  notes.                                                               
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB015 Letter of Support 3.30.18.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
SB 15
HB230 Supporting Document ACLU.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 230
HB384 Supporting Document FCC Commissioner Pai Alaska Plan Dissent 3.28.18.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384
HB384 Supporting Document FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel on New National Broadband Map 3.28.18.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384
HB384 Supporting Document NCSL List of State Broadband Statutes.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384
HB384 Supporting Document RCA Enabling Statutes 3.28.18.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384
HB384 Ver A.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384
HB384 Fiscal Note DCCED RCA 3.23.18.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384
HB384 Legal Memo 3.28.18.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384
HB384 Sponsor Statement 3.28.18.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384
SB045 Opposition Document - Zoning, Land-use Planning, and Housing Affordability.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
SB 45
HB384 Supporting Document Restoring Internet Freedom Jurisdictional Excerpt 3.28.18.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384
HB384 Opposition Letters 3.30.18.pdf HL&C 3/30/2018 3:15:00 PM
HB 384