SB 225: "An Act placing the executive director of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in the partially exempt service and staff of the council in the classified service."
00 SENATE BILL NO. 225 01 "An Act placing the executive director of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual 02 Assault in the partially exempt service and staff of the council in the classified service." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 18.66.050 is amended to read: 05 Sec. 18.66.050. Duties of the council. The council shall 06 (1) hire an executive director, and the executive director may hire staff; 07 the executive director is in the partially exempt service under AS 39.25.120 [AND 08 STAFF ARE IN THE EXEMPT SERVICE UNDER AS 39.25.110;] 09 (2) elect one of its members as presiding officer; 10 (3) in consultation with authorities in the field, develop, implement, 11 maintain, and monitor domestic violence, sexual assault, and crisis intervention and 12 prevention programs, including educational programs, films, and school curricula on 13 the cause, prevention, and treatment of domestic violence and sexual assault; 14 (4) coordinate services provided by the Department of Law, the
01 Department of Education and Early Development, the Department of Public Safety, 02 the Department of Health and Social Services, and other state agencies and community 03 groups dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault, and crisis intervention and 04 prevention, and provide technical assistance as requested by those state agencies and 05 community groups; 06 (5) develop and implement a standardized data collection system on 07 domestic violence, sexual assault, and crisis intervention and prevention; 08 (6) conduct public hearings and studies on issues relating to violence, 09 including domestic violence and sexual assault, and on issues relating to the role of 10 crisis intervention and prevention; 11 (7) receive and dispense state and federal money and award grants and 12 contracts from appropriations for the purpose to qualified local community entities for 13 domestic violence, sexual assault, and crisis intervention and prevention programs; 14 (8) oversee and audit domestic violence, sexual assault, and crisis 15 intervention and prevention programs that receive money under this chapter; 16 (9) provide fiscal and technical assistance to plan, organize, implement 17 and administer domestic violence, sexual assault, and crisis intervention and 18 prevention programs; 19 (10) make an annual report to the governor on the activities of the 20 council, plans of the council for new services and programs, and concerns of the 21 council, including recommendations for legislation necessary to carry out the purposes 22 of this chapter; the council shall notify the legislature that the report is available; 23 (11) adopt regulations in accordance with AS 44.62 (Administrative 24 Procedure Act) to carry out the purposes of this chapter and to protect the health, 25 safety, well-being, and privacy of persons receiving services financed with grants or 26 contracts under this chapter; 27 (12) consult with the Department of Health and Social Services in the 28 formulation of standards and procedures for the delivery of services to victims of 29 domestic violence by health care facilities and practitioners of healing arts and 30 personnel in those facilities as required in AS 18.66.300; 31 (13) consult with the Alaska Police Standards Council and other police
01 training programs in the state to develop training programs regarding domestic 02 violence for police officers and for correction, probation, and parole officers; 03 (14) consult with public employers, the Alaska Supreme Court, school 04 districts, and prosecuting authorities who are required by AS 18.66.300 - 18.66.310 to 05 provide continuing education courses in domestic violence to employees. 06 * Sec. 2. AS 39.25.120(c)(7) is amended by adding a new subparagraph to read: 07 (O) Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; 08 * Sec. 3. AS 39.25.110(38) is repealed.