LIO schedule for Feb. 24-28

Monday 1:00 p.m.

The House Judiciary Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 245 School Funding: Required Local Contribution. 3 minute testimony limit.

Monday 1:00 p.m.

The House Resources Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 79 Susitna State Forest; Sale of Timber, HB 246 Creamer’s Field Waterfowl Refuge and HB 161 Auctions for Big Game Harvest Permits. Testimony will be taken on HB 246 & HB 161; listen only for HB 79.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m.

The House Finance Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss SB 49 Medicaid Payment for Abortions; Terms and HB 173 Restrict Medicaid Payment for Abortions. Testimony will be taken on SB 49; listen only for HB 173.

Tuesday 1:30 p.m.

The Senate Labor & Commerce Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss SB 112 Immunity for Temporary Health Care Provider, SB 140 AIDEA: Arctic Development Program / Fund and SB 189 Exemption: Licensing Of Contractors. Testimony will be taken.

Wednesday 3:15 p.m.

The House Labor & Commerce Committee will sponsor a public hearing for a Presentation: “Gasline Issues / Options” by Janak Mayer & Nikos Tsafos, Consultants, Enalytica. Listen only.

Thursday 3:00 p.m.

The House Health & Social Services Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 250 Medical Malpractice Actions and HB 281 Prescription Without Physical Examination. Testimony will be taken.

Friday 3:15 p.m.

The House Labor & Commerce Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 288 AIDEA: Arctic Development Program / Fund and HB 282 Landlord and Tenant Act. Testimony will be taken.

Friday 3:30 p.m.

The Senate Resources Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss Confirmations: Joe Balash, Commissioner, Dept. of Natural Resources, Bruce Twomley, Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, Frederick Johnson, Board of Fisheries. 2 minute testimony limit.

All teleconferences are held at the Kenai Legislative Information Office, 145 Main Street Loop No. 217, Kenai, unless otherwise noted. To confirm call 283-2030 or email Kenai.LIO@akleg.gov. To listen or watch online go to http://alaskalegislature.tv/.

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