State Relations

UA Bill Tracker

Twenty-Ninth Alaska State Legislature:

First Session: January 20, 2015 to April 19, 2015
Second Session: January 19, 2016 to April 17, 2016

Read the most recent Capitol Report for more information.

This site is updated daily during session.

INDEX OF BILLS
Session 1Session 2
House Bills Senate BillsHouse Bills Senate Bills
 HB1 State Arctic Policy SB3 Access to Student DataHB 232 Duties of the Department of Education and Early Development 
HB 54 University Institutes of Law and MedicineSB 16 State Arctic Policy and ReportsHB 264 Repayment of Alaska performance scholarships and Alaska education grants 
HB 63 Student Loan Interest ReductionsSJR 2 Const. Am: G.O. Bonds for Student LoansHB 265 Terminating the Alaska technical and vocational education program 
  HB 280 New defined benefit tiers in PERS, TERS 
  HB 284 Social media privacy, employment 
  HB 285 Social media privacy, schools 

Session 2 House Bills

Information on bills introduced during the second session.

HB 232, "An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Education and Early Development; relating to student assessments; and prohibiting the Department of Education and Early Development from administering the Alaska Measures of Progress student assessments."

Sponsor: Representative Jim Colver
The bill was referred to the Education and Finance Committees. No hearings have yet been scheduled. You can get more information here:
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/get_bill.asp?session=29&bill=HB232

"An Act relating to repayment of Alaska performance scholarships and Alaska education grants."

Sponsor: Representative Tammie Wilson
The bill was referred to the Education and Finance Committees. No hearings have yet been scheduled. You can get more information here: http://www.akleg.gov/basis/get_bill.asp?session=29&bill=HB264

HB 265, "An Act relating to terminating the Alaska technical and vocational education program; increasing contributions to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development for the State Training and Employment Program; and providing for an effective date."

Sponsor: Representative Tammie Wilson
The bill was referred to the Labor & Commerce and Finance Committees. No hearings have yet been scheduled. You can get more information here:
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/get_bill.asp?session=29&bill=HB265

HB 280 "An Act relating to new defined benefit tiers in the public employees' retirement system and the teachers' retirement system; providing certain employees an opportunity to choose between the defined benefit and defined contribution plans of the public employees' retirement system and the teachers' retirement system; and providing for an effective date."

Sponsor: Representative Sam Kito III
Referred to State Affairs

http://www.akleg.gov/basis/get_bill.asp?session=29&bill=HB280

HB 284 "An Act relating to social media privacy of employees and applicants for employment; and providing for an effective date."

Sponsor: Andy Josephson
Referred to Labor and Commerce

http://www.akleg.gov/basis/get_bill.asp?session=29&bill=HB284

HB 285 "An Act relating to schools, school districts, correspondence programs, private schools, and the employees of those schools, districts, and programs; relating to student social media privacy; relating to postsecondary educational institutions; and providing for an effective date."

Sponsor: Andy Josephson
Referred to Education

http://www.akleg.gov/basis/get_bill.asp?session=29&bill=HB285

Session 1 House Bills

HB1 An Act declaring the Arctic policy of the state

Sponsor: Representative Herron

Status: Prefiled 1/9/15

Full Bill Text: www.legis.state.ak.us/PDF/29/Bills/HB0001A.PDF

HB 54 An Act authorizing the establishment of institutes of medicine and law at the University of Alaska

Sponsor: Representative Kawasaki

Status: Prefiled 1/16/15

Full Bill Text: www.legis.state.ak.us/PDF/29/Bills/HB0054A.PDF

HB 63 An Act providing for a reduction in interest on postsecondary education loans for residents

Sponsors: Representatives Gara, Oritz

Status: Prefiled 1/16/15

Full Bill Text: www.legis.state.ak.us/PDF/29/Bills/HB0063A.PDF

Session 2 Senate Bills

Information on bills introduced during the second session.

Session 1 Senate Bills

SB3 An Act relating to the collection, storage, and handling of student data

Sponsor: Senator Stevens

Status: Prefiled 1/09/15

Full Bill Text: www.legis.state.ak.us/PDF/29/Bills/SB0003A.PDF

SB 16 An Act declaring the Arctic policy of the state

Sponsor: Senator McGuire

Status: Prefiled 1/16/15

Full Bill Text: www.legis.state.ak.us/PDF/29/Bills/SB0016A.PDF

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