Bills We're Tracking

Bills of Interest

UA Government tracks state legislation relating to UA and our mission. 

HB 39/SB 20 – FY20 OPERATING BUDGET
"An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of state government and for certain programs; capitalizing funds; amending appropriations; making supplemental appropriations; and providing for an effective date."

HB 40/SB 21 – FY20 MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET
"An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health program; and providing for an effective date." 

SB 19/HB 38 – FY20 CAPITAL BUDGET
“An Act making appropriations, including capital appropriations, supplemental appropriations, reappropriations, and other appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds; and providing for an effective date.”

SB 30 - MIDDLE COLLEGE PROGRAM EXPANSION
Sen. Gary Stevens
"An Act establishing the middle college program for public school students; and relating to the powers of the University of Alaska."

SB 31 - UNIVERSITY CREDIT TRANSFERABILITY
Sen. Gary Stevens
"An Act relating to the transferability of academic credit for specified courses among postsecondary education programs; and relating to the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska."

SB 53 – UA PROGRAM ACCREDITATION REPORTING
Sen. Gary Stevens
"An Act relating to the reporting requirements of the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska"

SB 59/HB 61 – REPEAL DEBT REIMBURSEMENT
Rules by Request of the Governor
"An Act repealing statutes providing for reimbursement for costs of University of Alaska capital projects, municipal capital projects, and power projects; and providing for an effective date."

SB 65/HB 67 – DEPT. OF LABOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Rules by Request of the Governor
"An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development; and providing for an effective date."

SB 67/HB 69 – REPEAL ALASKA PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION
Rules by Request of the Governor
"An Act repealing the Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission; and providing for an effective date."

HJR 13/SJR 10 – URGING COMPLETION OF UA’s LAND GRANT
Rep. Lance Pruitt & Sen. Gary Stevens
“Urging the Alaska delegation in Congress, the United States Department of the Interior, and the Governor to facilitate the completion of a land grant endowment to the University of Alaska.”

SB 114 - K-12 Education Reforms and Middle College Expansion
Senate Education Committee
"An Act relating to course credit for students; relating to annual reports regarding school district performance and school district employees; relating to cooperative arrangements between school districts; relating to school operating fund reserves; relating to competency examinations for teacher certificates; relating to the duties and powers of the Department of Education and Early Development; relating to the Professional Teaching Practices Commission; relating to a virtual education consortium; establishing a reading intervention program for students in grades kindergarten through three; establishing the Alaska middle college program for public school students; relating to the powers of the University of Alaska; relating to reporting requirements of the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska; and providing for an effective date." 

HB 156 - Group Insurance for School District, Local Government, and University Employees
Rep. Sarah Vance
"An Act relating to group insurance coverage and self-insurance coverage for school district employees, employees of the University of Alaska, and employees of other governmental units in the state; and providing for an effective date." 

HB 159 - WWAMI Medical Program Changes
Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins
"An Act relating to repayment conditions for medical education program participants."