Bills We're Tracking

Bills of Interest 32nd Alaska Legislature

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

SESSION ONE:

HB 14  Rep. Thompson
Relating to occupational licensing; relating to temporary licenses and permits; relating to certification of teachers; and providing for an effective date.

HB 15  Rep. Thompson
Relating to occupational licensing; relating to temporary licenses and permits; relating to certification of teachers; and providing for an effective date.

HB 18  Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins
Relating to national board certification for public school teachers.

HB 19  Rep. Kreiss-Tomkins
Relating to instruction in a language other than English; and establishing limited language immersion teacher certificates. 

HB 21  Rep. Wool
Relating to the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska. 

HB 48  Rep. Story
Relating to eligibility for the Alaska performance scholarship program.

HB 55  Rep. Josephson
Relating to participation of certain peace officers and firefighters in the defined benefit and defined contribution plans of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska; relating to eligibility of peace officers and firefighters for medical, disability, and death benefits; relating to liability of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska; and providing for an effective date.

HB 100 - Rep. Wool
Reauthorize the TVEP program 

HB 129 - Rep. Feilds
Alaska Performance Scholarship Amount
 

SB 6 Sen. Kawasaki
Relating to retirement incentives for members of the defined benefit retirement plan of the teachers' retirement system and the defined benefit retirement plan of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska; and providing for an effective date.

SB 8  Sen. Begich
Relating to early education programs provided by school districts; relating to school age eligibility; relating to funding for early education programs; establishing early education programs and a voluntary parent program; relating to the duties of the Department of Education and Early Development; relating to certification of teachers; establishing a reading intervention program for public school students enrolled in grades kindergarten through three; establishing a reading program in the Department of Education and Early Development; establishing a teacher retention working group; and providing for an effective date.

SB 10  Sen. Begich
Establishing a grant program to provide to essential workers the tuition and fees to attend a state-supported postsecondary educational institution.

SB 13  Sen. Begich
Relating to oil and gas exploration, production, and pipeline transportation property taxes; and providing for an effective date.

SB 15 - Sen. Costello
Relating to the Open Meetings Act; and establishing a civil penalty for violations of the open meeting requirements by members of governmental bodies.

SB 16 - Sen. Begich
Relating to the authority and procedures of the State Commission for Human Rights; requiring an annual report concerning the payment of equal pay for comparable work; increasing the minimum wage; relating to and prohibiting wage discrimination based on the sex of an employee.
 

SB 17  Sen. Begich
Relating to the retrofitting of certain public facilities and community facilities; relating to the performance of energy audits on schools and community facilities; relating to the duties of the Alaska Energy Authority and the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; creating a rapid economic recovery office in the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; and relating to the state energy policy and energy source reporting by state agencies.

SB 20  Sen. Stevens
Relating to recognition of certificates of out-of-state teachers.

SB 25 - Sen. Wielechowski
Relating to the establishment and maintenance of an Internet website providing information on state government financial transactions and specifying the information to be made available on the website.

SB 28 - Sen. Begich
Establishing April 24 of each year as Vic Fischer and Jack Coghill Constitution of the State of Alaska Day

SB 32  Sen. Stevens
Establishing the Alaska middle college program for public school students; and relating to the powers of the University of Alaska.

SB 36  Sen. Stevens
Relating to reporting requirements of the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska. 

SB 42 - Sen. Hughes
Relating to early education programs provided by school districts; relating to course credit for students; relating to annual reports regarding school district performance and school district employees; relating to school age eligibility; relating to funding for early education programs; establishing early education programs and a voluntary parent program; relating to the duties and powers of the Department of Education and Early Development; relating to school operating fund reserves; relating to certification of teachers; relating to the Professional Teaching Practices Commission; relating to a virtual education consortium; establishing a reading intervention program for public school students enrolled in grades kindergarten through three; establishing a reading program in the Department of Education and Early Development; establishing a teacher retention working group.

SB 54 - Rules by Request of the Governor
Authorizing and relating to the issuance of bonds by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation for safe and clean water and hygienic sewage disposal facility capital projects and transportation projects; providing for the repayment of the bonds and bond costs; relating to the dividend paid to the state by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation.
 
SB 55 - Rules by Request of the Governor
Relating to employer contributions to the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska.
 
SB 56 - Rules by Request of the Governor
Extending the January 15, 2021, governor's declaration of a public health disaster emergency in response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic; providing for a financing plan; making temporary changes to state law in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the following areas: occupational and professional licensing, practice, and billing; telehealth; fingerprinting requirements for health care providers; charitable gaming and online ticket sales; access to federal stabilization funds; wills; unfair or deceptive trade practices; and meetings of shareholders.
 
SB 57 - Sen. Hughes
Establishing a violation for hindering the Alaska Sunset Commission; relating to the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee; relating to the duties of the legislature; relating to the legislative audit division and the legislative finance division; establishing the Alaska Sunset Commission to review and make recommendations on discontinuation of or changes to state entities; and relating to the powers and duties of the Alaska Sunset Commission.
 
SB 68 -  Rules by Request of the Governor
Making supplemental appropriations, reappropriations, and other appropriations; amending appropriations; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund.
 
SJR 8 - Sen. 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 111 - Alaska Reads Act