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HB 282: "An Act relating to contracts between the University of Alaska and its employees involving research or other development of intellectual property and to the authority of the president of the University of Alaska regarding employee contracts for development of intellectual property."

00                             HOUSE BILL NO. 282                                                                          
01 "An Act relating to contracts between the University of Alaska and its employees                                        
02 involving research or other development of intellectual property and to the authority of                                
03 the president of the University of Alaska regarding employee contracts for development                                  
04 of intellectual property."                                                                                              
05 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
06    * Section 1.  AS 14.40.210(a) is amended to read:                                                                  
07            (a)  The president of the University of Alaska may                                                           
08                 (1)  give general direction to the work of the University of Alaska in all                              
09       its departments subject to the approval of the Board of Regents;                                                  
10                 (2)  appoint the deans, heads of departments, professors, assistants,                                   
11       instructors, tutors, and other officers of the University of Alaska to the positions                              
12       established by the Board of Regents;                                                                              
13                 (3)  establish procedures for receipt, expenditure, and fiscal year                                     
14       reporting of university receipts;                                                                             
01                 (4)  approve a contract between the University of Alaska and an                                     
02       employee that authorizes the employee to conduct research or other development                                
03       of intellectual property and to develop, operate, or own a business related to or                             
04       resulting from the research conducted during the employment; a business                                       
05       described under this paragraph may be jointly owned by the employee and the                                   
06       University of Alaska.                                                                                         
07    * Sec. 2.  AS 23.40.075 is amended to read:                                                                        
08            Sec. 23.40.075.  Items not subject to bargaining.  The parties may not                                   
09       negotiate terms contrary to the                                                                                   
10                 (1)  reemployment rights for injured state employees under                                              
11       AS 39.25.158;                                                                                                     
12                 (2)  reemployment rights of the organized militia under AS 26.05.075;                                   
13                 (3)  authority of the Department of Health and Social Services under                                    
14       AS 47.27.035 to assign Alaska temporary assistance program participants to a work                                 
15       activity considered appropriate by the Department of Health and Social Services; [OR]                             
16                 (4)  authority for agencies to create temporary positions under                                         
17       AS 47.27.055(c); or                                                                                           
18                 (5)  provisions contained in a contract under AS 14.40.210(a)(4).                                   
19    * Sec. 3.  AS 39.52.910(a) is amended to read:                                                                     
20            (a)  Except as specifically provided, this chapter applies to all public officers                            
21       within executive-branch agencies, including members of boards or commissions.  This                               
22       chapter does not apply to                                                                                         
23                 (1)  a former public officer of an executive-branch agency unless a                                 
24       provision specifically states that it so applies;                                                             
25                 (2)  [.  THIS CHAPTER DOES NOT APPLY TO] legislators covered                                        
26       by AS 24.60; or                                                                                               
27                 (3)  the University of Alaska and an employee of the University of                                  
28       Alaska as to activities or employment under a contract between the employee and                               
29       the university described in AS 14.40.210(a)(4).