SB 215: "An Act streamlining the functions of state government, including authorizing the commissioner of fish and game to award grants for certain resource activities; allowing agents selling fish and game licenses and tags to retain certain compensation; authorizing the Department of Health and Social Services to award grants for certain services for developmentally delayed or disabled children; relating to rabies control and administration of flour and bread standards by the Department of Environmental Conservation; repealing the Athletic Commission, the regulation of boxing and wrestling, the certification of professional geologists, and the Water Resources Board; repealing certain filing statements and bonds for enforcement and collection of certain taxes; and providing for an effective date."
00SENATE BILL NO. 215 01 "An Act streamlining the functions of state government, including authorizing the 02 commissioner of fish and game to award grants for certain resource activities; 03 allowing agents selling fish and game licenses and tags to retain certain 04 compensation; authorizing the Department of Health and Social Services to 05 award grants for certain services for developmentally delayed or disabled 06 children; relating to rabies control and administration of flour and bread 07 standards by the Department of Environmental Conservation; repealing the 08 Athletic Commission, the regulation of boxing and wrestling, the certification of 09 professional geologists, and the Water Resources Board; repealing certain filing 10 statements and bonds for enforcement and collection of certain taxes; and 11 providing for an effective date." 12 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 13 * Section 1. AS 16.05 is amended by adding a new section to read: 14 Sec. 16.05.085. GRANT AUTHORITY. The commissioner may award grants
01 for protecting, maintaining, improving, or extending fish, game, or aquatic plant 02 resources of the state, including making those resources available to the public. The 03 commissioner may adopt regulations to interpret or implement this section. In order 04 to recover all or part of the department's costs of administering the grants, the 05 commissioner may charge a fee to grant applicants and may retain up to 10 percent 06 of a grant award. 07 * Sec. 2. AS 16.05.390 (a) is amended to read: 08 (a) Except as provided in (e) of this section, an agent appointed by the 09 commissioner under AS 16.05.380 to sell licenses and tags is entitled to retain 10 (1) [RETAIN] five percent of the fee that is charged for a license or 11 tag or 25 cents for each license or tag sold, whichever is greater; and 12 (2) compensation of $50 per year or $1 for each license or tag sold 13 during the year, whichever is greater. 14 * Sec. 3. AS 16.05.390(b) is amended to read: 15 (b) Each agent appointed to sell licenses or tags under AS 16.05.380 shall, as 16 directed by the commissioner, transmit the proceeds from the sales of licenses and 17 tags, except the amount authorized to be retained under (a) [(a)(1)] of this section, 18 together with a report of the sales, to the commissioner for deposit in the fish and 19 game fund or the general fund. 20 * Sec. 4. AS 16.05.390(g) is amended to read: 21 (g) The commissioner may assess a penalty against an agent who does not 22 transmit proceeds within the time allowed under (f) of this section. The penalty is 23 equal to one and one-half percent of the amount of proceeds due. The penalty may 24 be assessed for each month or portion of a month that the proceeds are delinquent. [A 25 PENALTY UNDER THIS SUBSECTION SHALL BE WITHHELD FROM THE 26 AGENT'S COMPENSATION UNDER (a)(2) OF THIS SECTION.] 27 * Sec. 5. AS 43.10.170(b) is amended to read: 28 (b) The service of process shall be made by leaving a copy with the 29 commissioner of commerce and economic development. If legal action is instituted 30 against the nonresident taxpayer, the commissioner of commerce and economic 31 development shall immediately notify the nonresident by sending a copy of the process
01 by registered letter to the [POST OFFICE ADDRESS STATED IN THE AFFIDAVIT 02 ON FILE WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE, OR, IF NO ADDRESS IS 03 STATED IN THE AFFIDAVIT, TO THE] last known address of the taxpayer. 04 * Sec. 6. AS 47.20 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 47.20.075. GRANT AUTHORITY. The department may award grants 06 for covered services to children eligible under this chapter. 07 * Sec. 7. AS 47.20.110(a) is amended to read: 08 (a) The department shall adopt regulations necessary to implement this chapter, 09 including regulations 10 (1) for personnel development, including preservice and in-service 11 training programs for providers of early intervention services; 12 (2) to govern resolution of intraagency and interagency disputes about 13 the provision of services under this chapter and the financial responsibility of the 14 respective parties for those services; 15 (3) that ensure that services are provided to children and their families 16 in a timely manner pending the resolution of disputes among public agencies or service 17 providers; 18 (4) providing for due process with respect to the rights of children and 19 parents who are eligible for services under this chapter; the regulations must provide 20 that during the pendency of a complaint about a change in services, the child and 21 family shall continue to receive the prior services unless the state and the family 22 otherwise agree, or, if the complaint relates to an application for initial services, the 23 child and family shall receive the services that are not in dispute; and 24 (5) for the award of grants under this chapter. 25 * Sec. 8. AS 03.05.070; AS 17.07.010, 17.07.020, 17.07.030, 17.07.040, 17.07.050, 26 17.07.060, 17.07.070, 17.07.080, 17.07.090, 17.07.100, and 17.07.200 are repealed. 27 * Sec. 9. AS 05.05.010, 05.05.020, 05.05.030, 05.05.040; AS 05.10.010, 05.10.020, 28 05.10.030, 05.10.040, 05.10.050, 05.10.060, 05.10.070, 05.10.080, 05.10.090, 05.10.100, 29 05.10.110, 05.10.120, 05.10.130, 05.10.140, 05.10.150, 05.10.160, 05.10.170; AS 08.01.010(3), 30 08.01.010(32); AS 08.02.011; AS 46.15.190, 46.15.200, 46.15.210, 46.15.220, 46.15.230, and 31 46.15.240 are repealed.
01 * Sec. 10. AS 16.05.390(c), 16.05.390(d); AS 43.10.160, 43.10.180, 43.10.190, and 02 43.10.200 are repealed. 03 * Sec. 11. TRANSITION: REGULATIONS. Notwithstanding secs. 13 and 14 of this Act, 04 the state agencies affected by this Act may proceed to adopt regulations necessary to 05 implement changes in law enacted by this Act. The regulations take effect under AS 44.62 06 (Administrative Procedure Act), but not before the respective effective date of the change in 07 law in this Act. 08 * Sec. 12. Sections 8 and 11 of this Act take effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c). 09 * Sec. 13. Sections, 1, 6, 7, and 9 of this Act take effect July 1, 1996. 10 * Sec. 14. Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10 of this Act take effect January 1, 1997.