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24th Alaska State Legislature
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Alaska State Senate Health, Education & Social Services Committee
Sen. Fred Dyson, Chair

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04-24-06 : Obesity Prevention Focus of HESS Hearing

02-02-06 : Medicare Prescription Coverage Information for Seniors and Legislature

01-31-06 : Global Influenza Plan Heard by Senate Committee
HESS Will Review State Influenza Plan

09-30-05 : House and Senate HESS Committees to Examine Health Care Cost Containment

06-30-05 : Coghill's Child In Need of Aid Legislation Becomes Law

12-07-04: Lawmakers to Hold Joint Hearing on Office of Children's Services
OCS Officials Will Testify to HESS Committee

09-29-04: Senator Fred Dyson to Speak at Child Maltreatment Conference

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· 2003 - 2004 Press Release Archive
· 2001 - 2002 Press Release Archive

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  · SB 150
  · SB 177
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SB 150 : Alaska Children's Trust Fund Grants
Signed into Law! Chapter 34 SLA 05
Sponsored by Sen. Health, Education & Social Services Committee

An Act relating to the Alaska children's trust grant awards.

Version : CS SB 150 (HES)
Contact : : 465-3762
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-02-05
Current Status : Chapter 34 SLA 05 : 06-02-05

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 108 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-08-05 : Passed House 36 to 1 on 5/8. Specifies criteria for awarding grants from the Alaska children's trust fund. Board may not award grants to a single project or program for more than four years. Board may not exceed the following amounts for the years specified: for the first year 75 percent of the first-year costs; for the second year 50 percent of the first-year costs; for the third and fourth years 25 percent of the first-year costs. Requires an applicant to submit and the board to consider a plan for sustainability and self-sufficiency when awarding grants. Allows the board to reduce or discontinue a grant awarded or distributed from the children's trust fund at any time during the grant period if the project is not being successful in accomplishing its objective, as determined by the board.

SB 177 : Practice Of Psychology
Signed into Law! Chapter 77 SLA 06
Sponsored by Sen. Health, Education & Social Services Committee by Request

An Act eliminating the prohibition on the use by certain licensed professionals of titles or descriptions of services that incorporate the terms 'psychoanalysis,' 'psychoanalyst,' 'psychotherapy,' 'psychotherapeutic,' or 'psychotherapist.'

Version : CS SB 177 (HES)
Contact : : 465-3762
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-19-06
Current Status : Chapter 77 SLA 06 : 06-19-06

| Fact Sheet | [PDF - 16 KB]
| Sponsor Statement |

05-01-06 : Passed House 33-0. Allows licensed professional counselors, licensed marital and family therapists and licensed clinical social workers to use psychological terms.

SCR 28 : Technology For Distance Education
Passed Legislature! Legis Resolve 43
Sponsored by Sen. Health, Education & Social Services Committee

Relating to the innovative application of education technology tools to provide improved distance education programs in the state.

Version : HCS CS SCR 28 (HES)
Contact : : 465-2199
Last Action : Signed into Law : 06-08-06
Current Status : Legis Resolve 43 : 06-08-06

| Sponsor Statement |

05-07-06 : Senate concurred with House amendments 20-0. Encourages the use of new educational technology tools to facilitate the educational process in public schools.


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