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Pre-filed bills for the Alaska Legislature

January 8, 2018

By The Associated Press (AP) — Here is the list of pre-filed bills released Monday ahead of the Alaska legislative session, which begins Jan. 16 in Juneau:

House bills:

House Bill 255 , from Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage:

— Relating to individuals and employees who must have certificates of fitness to perform certain plumbing and electrical work.

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HB 256 , from Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla:

— Relating to donations to the state; and relating to contributions from permanent fund dividends to municipalities and state and municipal agencies.

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HB 257 , from Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole:

— Relating to publication of protective orders.

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HB 258 , from Tuck:

— Establishing the Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

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HB 259 , from Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak:

— Relating to containing or confining loads being transported on highways.

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HB 260 , from Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River:

— Relating to electronic possession of certain licenses, tags, and identification cards issued by the Department of Fish and Game.

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HB 261 , from Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks:

— Relating to the financing and issuance of bonds for a liquefied natural gas production system and natural gas distribution system.

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HB 262 , from Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks:

— Relating to temporary courtesy licenses for certain nonresident professionals.

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HB 263 , from Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai:

— Exempting certain water taxi operators from regulation as transportation services by the Big Game Commercial Services Board.

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HB 264 , from Rep. Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage:

— Relating to a fee for disposable shopping bags and recycling of those bags, along with the sale of reusable shopping bags.

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HB 265 , From Rep. George Rauscher, R-Sutton:

— Relating to the renewal of a license involving alcoholic beverages and the transfer or issuance of a license to a restaurant or eatery.

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HB 266 , from Rep. Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla:

— Relating to the duties of physicians and health care practitioners when performing or inducing abortions.

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House Joint Resolution 26 , from Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage:

— Proposing amendments to the state constitution relating to the membership of the Redistricting Board and relating to district boundaries.

Senate bills:

Senate Bill 123 , from Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole:

— Prohibiting abortions when the fetus is viable outside the pregnant woman’s womb with certain exceptions.

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SB 124 , from Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage:

— Relating to the duties of physicians and health care practitioners when performing or inducing abortions.

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SB 125 , from Sen. Pete Kelly, R- Fairbanks:

— Relating to the financing and issuance of bonds for a liquefied natural gas production system and natural gas distribution system.

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SB 126 , from Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River:

— Providing for an exception to the regulation of the practice of medicine for a physician who provides medical services to an athletic team from another state.

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SB 127 , from Sen. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage:

— An omnibus bill with a host of revisions to the criminal code.

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SB 128 , from Giessel:

— Establishing the marijuana education and treatment fund and administering a comprehensive marijuana use education and treatment program.

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SB 129 , from Giessel:

— Relating to emergency services and billing practices.

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SB 130 , from Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage:

— Relating to a vote of the people before a broad-based individual income tax or statewide sales tax takes effect.

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SB 131 , from Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak:

— Relating to a separate appropriation bill for operating expenses for public education.

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SB 132 , from Costello:

— Renaming a portion of the Alaska Safe Children’s Act as Bree’s Law.

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SB 133 , from Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage:

— Relating to the minimum age of eligibility for marriage.

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SB 134 , from Gardner:

— Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem; relating to petitions and proceedings for termination of parental rights; and amending Rules 1 and 6, Alaska Adoption Rules.

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Senate Joint Resolution 9 , from Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka:

— Proposing amendments to the state constitution relating to the Alaska Permanent Fund and to appropriations from the Alaska permanent fund.

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SJR 10 , from Sen. Tom Begich, D-Anchorage:

— Proposing amendments to the state constitution relating to the Alaska permanent fund.

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SJR 11 , from Begich:

— Proposing an amendment to the state constitution relating to marriage.

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Source: Alaska Legislature

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