Legislature(2017 - 2018)BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)

01/30/2018 01:00 PM LABOR & COMMERCE

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*+ SB 126 VISITING PHYSICIANS WITH SPORTS TEAMS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 126 Out of Committee
+ HB 208 TRUSTS; COMM PROP TRUSTS; POWERS OF APPT TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 208 Out of Committee
+= HB 102 LIMITED TEACHER CERTIFICATES; LANGUAGES TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 102(EDC) Out of Committee
+ 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 124 BENEFIT CORPORATIONS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 124(FIN) Out of Committee
+ HB 86 STUDENT LOAN DEFAULT/OCC. LICENSE RENEWAL TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ HCR 8 KODIAK SEAFOOD & MARINE SCIENCE CENTER TELECONFERENCED
Moved HCR 8 AM Out of Committee
         HCR  8-KODIAK SEAFOOD & MARINE SCIENCE CENTER                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:53:58 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR COSTELLO  announced the consideration  of HCR 8. [HCR  8 AM                                                               
was before the committee.]                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:54:13 PM                                                                                                                    
MATT GRUENING,  Staff, Representative  Louise Stutes and  aide to                                                               
the House Fisheries Committee,  Alaska State Legislature, Juneau,                                                               
Alaska,  introduced  HCR  8  on behalf  of  the  House  Fisheries                                                               
Committee.  He  summarized  that  the  resolution  expresses  the                                                               
legislature's support  for the Kodiak Seafood  and Marine Science                                                               
Center  (KSMSC) and  urges the  University  of Alaska  to find  a                                                               
solution to keep it operating.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
He  explained  that  early  in  2016  the  University  of  Alaska                                                               
Fairbanks  notified  KSMSC  that  due  to  budget  cuts,  it  was                                                               
considering  transferring   ownership  of   the  center   to  the                                                               
University  of  Alaska  Anchorage  for  repurposing  or  possibly                                                               
closing the center altogether.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The  City and  Borough  of  Kodiak and  industry  groups such  as                                                               
Trident  Seafoods,   Alaska  Pacific  Seafoods,   Alaska  Seafood                                                               
Marketing  Institute,  Seafood   Processors  Association,  Icicle                                                               
Seafoods,  and  others  sent   letters  protesting  the  proposed                                                               
closure.  U.S. Senator  Lisa Murkowski  met  with KSMSC's  policy                                                               
group to express concern and  support of the center. In response,                                                               
the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Alaska Research  Consortium was formed to                                                               
act  as the  operating  body  for the  center.  UAF is  currently                                                               
looking  at the  possibility of  a public/private  partnership to                                                               
keep the center open.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE asked if the  resolution is trying to manage the                                                               
universits   decisions  about how to handle  the significant cuts                                                               
it has seen in the last few years                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MR. GRUENING clarified that the intent  is not to manage what the                                                               
Board of Regents does. The  university itself has reached out and                                                               
is  trying to  work with  the sponsor's  office and  the City  of                                                               
Kodiak to  find a  solution to  keep the center  open. It  is the                                                               
state's  only  pilot  processing   plant  that  does  significant                                                               
research and is of great value to the seafood industry.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
He  noted  that  part  of  the  difficulty  came  about  when  an                                                               
agricultural  grant  that  partially  funded the  center  was  no                                                               
longer offered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:59:18 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR MEYER asked  if processors donate to  the program because                                                               
they make money off it.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MR. GRUENING said he didn't know.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MEYER said that would be good to know.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE stated support for  finding creative ways like a                                                               
public/private partnership to keep the center open.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
3:01:26 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR COSTELLO closed public testimony on HCR 8.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:01:42 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE  moved to  report  HCR  8 from  committee  with                                                               
individual recommendations and attached fiscal note(s).                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:02:06 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MEYER  objected to  request  the  information about  the                                                               
industry participation.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MR. GRUENING said  he would provide the information  to the chair                                                               
as soon as possible.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MEYER removed his objection.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
3:02:44 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE  restated  the  motion to  report  HCR  8  from                                                               
committee  with  individual  recommendations  and  attached  zero                                                               
fiscal note(s).                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  COSTELLO stated  that without  objection, HCR  8 AM  moves                                                               
from the Senate Labor and Commerce Standing Committee.                                                                          

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 126 Sectional Analysis.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
SB 126
SB 126 Sponsor Statement.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
SB 126
SB 126 Testimony.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
SB 126
SB126-DCCED-CBPL-01-26-18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
SB 126
HB208 Sectional Analysis ver A 4.10.17.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 208
HB208-LAW-CIV-01-26-2018.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 208
Sponsor Statement - HB - 208.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 208 Fiscal Note 01.26.18
HB102 Supporting Document-Nome Schools Resolution 1.26.18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 102
HB102 Supporting Document-Koniag KANA Roundtable Resolution 1.26.18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 102
HB102 Supporting Document-Dr Wilson Letter 1.26.18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 102
HB102 Supporting Document-Native Village of Port Lions Resolution 1.26.18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 102
HCR 8 Supporting Document-KSMSC Budget.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HCR 8
HCR 8 Supporting Document-APICDA 12.10.15.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HCR 8
HCR 8 Supporting Document AML 11.5.15.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HCR 8
HCR 8 ver A.A.PDF SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HCR 8
HCR 8 Explanation of Changes ver A.A 1.28.17.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HCR 8
HCR 8 Leg Research Report 1.2.16.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HCR 8
HCR 8 Sponsor Statement ver A.A 1.28.18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HCR 8
HCR8-LEG-SESS-01-29-18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HCR 8
HB102 Fiscal Note EED-SSA-01-26-18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 102
HB102.PDF SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 102
HB114 Sectional Analysis.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 114
HB114 Sponsor Statement.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 114
HB114 ver D.PDF SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 114
HB 114-DOLWD-MI-01-26-18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 114
HB121-DOLWD-OSH-1-26-18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 121
HB 121 - ver O 2.27.17.PDF SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 121
HB 121 - Sponsor Statement 3.6.17.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 121
HB 121 - Sectional Analysis 3.6.17.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 121
HB 121 - Support Document - Federal memo to state plans 02.23.17.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 121
HB 121 - Additional Document - Sponsor's Reply to House Judiciary Committee Questions 3.10.17.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 121
HB 121 - Supporting Document-OSHA Fact Sheet 3.6.17.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 121
HB124 Explanation of changes from ver A to ver U 1.18.18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 124
HB124 Sponsor Statement 1.18.18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 124
HB124 Sectional Analysis ver U 1.18.18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 124
HB124CS(FIN)-DCCED-CBPL-01-26-18.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 124
HB124 Support Documents - Letters of Support 4.11.17.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 124
HB124 ver. U 5.11.17.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 124
HB 86 ver A.PDF SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 - Sponsor Statement.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 - Fiscal Note EED-ACPE.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 Supporting Document - Letter of Support.PDF SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 - Background - Questions Memo HLNC.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 - Background - ACPE Loan Default Consequences.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 - Background - NY Times Student Loans.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 Senator Costello Senate Labor and Commerce Committee Follow-up.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
HB 86
ASMA Letter of Support SB 126.pdf SL&C 1/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
SB 126