SB 201: "An Act relating to the employment of emergency fire-fighting personnel by the commissioner of natural resources."
00SENATE BILL NO. 201 01 "An Act relating to the employment of emergency fire-fighting personnel by the 02 commissioner of natural resources." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 39.25.110(19) is amended to read: 05 (19) emergency fire-fighting personnel [FIRE FIGHTERS] employed 06 by the Department of Natural Resources for a fire emergency or for fire prevention 07 and related activities conducted under AS 41.15.030; 08 * Sec. 2. AS 41.15.030(b) is amended to read: 09 (b) The commissioner may hire emergency fire-fighting personnel, and shall 10 establish classifications and rates of pay for the emergency fire-fighting personnel 11 consistent with the compensation paid by other fire-fighting agencies. The 12 commissioner may adjust the classifications and rates based on findings of the federal 13 Bureau of Land Management for Alaska. The commissioner may assign emergency 14 fire-fighting personnel to conduct fire suppression, hazard reduction, fire
01 prevention, habitat restoration or improvement, and other related activities in 02 emergency and nonemergency circumstances.