Legislative roundup

Posted: Sunday, April 22, 2007

Bills introduced this week:

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• House Bill 238: Changes funding of oil response account.

• House Bill 239: Changes substance of abuse/mental health programs.

• House Bill 240: Expands bans on human trafficking and prostitution.

• House Bill 241: Creates the Fairbanks-area Stampede Recreation Area.

• Senate Bill 155: Exempts public water, wastewater utilities from regulations.

• Senate Bill 156: Lets parents opt out of student surveys.

• Senate Bill 157: Expands bans on human trafficking and prostitution.

• Senate Bill 158: Names Shirley Demientieff Memorial Bridge.

• Senate Bill 159: Limits to alcohol, premises to some people.

Passed House of Representatives:

• House Bill 2: Adds vocational education account.

• House Bill 61: Tax credit for contributions to vocational education.

• House Bill 75: Adds drug/alcohol awareness to drivers' license test.

• House Bill 152: Establishes renewable energy fund/account.

Passed Legislature:

• Senate Bill 45: Sets sentence for peace officer convicted of murder.

• House Bill 108: Extends life of Board of Maritime Pilots.

• House Bill 168: Authorizes Railroad, Transportation Department land exchange.



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