05-03-05 : House Bill 90 continues the committee's work last session on House Bill 373-Stale Dated Warrants. It clarifies existing statutes governing state treasury warrants by providing that warrants, like bank checks, are negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code.
An Act amending the definition of the term 'state agencies' as it presently applies to the provisions of law that establish the Telecommunications Information Council and as it applies under Executive Order No. 113; relating to information systems in the legislative branch and to the Telecommunications Information Council; and providing for an effective date.
Contact :: 465-4963 Current Status :(H) JUD: 03-21-05
An Act relating to an extension for review and approval of revisions to the Alaska coastal management program; providing for an effective date by amending the effective date of sec. 45, ch. 24, SLA 2003; and providing for an effective date.
Version : CS HB 189 (STA) Companion Bill :SB 102 Contact :: 465-4963 Last Action :(H) STA»(H) RES: 05-03-05
05-03-05 : Extends the deadline for district coastal program revisions and annulment of the existing program on federal approval of the state's program. This extension will ensure an orderly and efficient transition to the new program.
An Act relating to contribution rates for employers and members in the defined benefit plans of the teachers' retirement system and the public employees' retirement system and to the ad-hoc post-retirement pension adjustment in the teachers' retirement system; requiring insurance plans provided to members of the teachers' retirement system, the judicial retirement system, the public employees' retirement system, and the former elected public officials retirement system to provide a list of preferred drugs; relating to defined contribution plans for members of the teachers' retirement system and the public employees' retirement system; and providing for an effective date.
Version : CS HB 238 (STA) Contact :: 465-2689 Last Action :(H) JUD»(H) FIN: 02-17-06
02-16-06 : Passed out of House State Affairs Committee as amended, to be moved to House Judiciary Committee. Technical amendments were made along with the deletion of a section that referred to elected officials.
An Act relating to contributions from permanent fund dividends to campuses of the University of Alaska, certain educational organizations, community foundations, and certain other charitable organizations that provide a youth development program, workforce development, aid to the arts, or aid and services to the elderly, low-income individuals, individuals in emergency situations, disabled individuals, or individuals with mental illness; and providing for an effective date.
Version : CS HB 496 (FIN) Am Companion Bill :SB 297 Contact :: 465-4963 Last Action :(H) RLS»(S) FIN: 05-01-06
04-27-06 : Passed House Finance Committee as amended, to be moved to House Rules Committee. Amendments added a section to allow for a temporary application process, allowing eligible charitable organization to meet the June 15th deadline. Additional language was also added to extend the deadline for the PFD Division to inform organizations that met the listed criteria and have been selected for the program from June 30th to August 15th, 2006. Other minor clarifying amendments were made.
HB 496 creates a funding mechanism for charitable organizations in Alaska. This bill establishes a check-off on the electronic Permanent Fund Dividend application form that would allow an applicant to donate a portion of their PFD check to an eligible charitable organization, a community foundation, each campus of the University of Alaska, and postsecondary education and vocational training organizations. Previously made amendments include changes dealing with Community Foundations, along with a change to the way charities will be listed online. Additionally changed was the date that an organization must apply for inclusion on the PFD check off list from August 1 to June 15th.
Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 250, relating to the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the network on domestic violence and sexual assault.
Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 12, relating to the prohibition or elimination of financial relationships with persons that conduct business in countries that support or ignore slavery and trafficking in persons.