CSSB 83(HES): "An Act relating to the commissioner of education and the commissioner of fish and game; and providing for an effective date."
00CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 83(HES) 01 "An Act relating to the commissioner of education and the commissioner of fish 02 and game; and providing for an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 14.07.145(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) The board shall appoint the commissioner of education subject to the 06 approval of the governor. The commissioner is [SHALL BE] the principal executive 07 officer of the department and serves at the pleasure of the board. 08 * Sec. 2. AS 16.05.010 is amended to read: 09 Sec. 16.05.010. COMMISSIONER OF FISH AND GAME. The commissioner 10 is the principal executive officer of the Department of Fish and Game. The 11 commissioner shall be a qualified executive with knowledge of the requirements for 12 the protection, management, conservation, and restoration of the fish and game 13 resources of the state. [THE COMMISSIONER SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A 14 TERM OF FIVE YEARS.]
01 * Sec. 3. AS 44.39.030 is amended to read: 02 Sec. 44.39.030. APPOINTMENT AND TERM OF OFFICE OF 03 COMMISSIONER. The governor shall appoint the commissioner of fish and game 04 from a list of qualified persons nominated by the Board of Fisheries and the Board of 05 Game meeting in joint session, subject to the right of the governor to request 06 additional nominations. The appointment shall be confirmed by a majority of the 07 members of the legislature in joint session. [THE COMMISSIONER OF FISH AND 08 GAME SERVES FOR A TERM OF FIVE YEARS.] 09 * Sec. 4. AS 14.07.145(c) and 14.07.145(f) are repealed. 10 * Sec. 5. This Act applies to appointments made by the Board of Education and the 11 governor, as applicable, on or after the effective date of this Act. 12 * Sec. 6. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).