00 SENATE BILL NO. 2
01 "An Act relating to a voluntary preference for veterans and for spouses and domestic
02 partners of veterans by private employers."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 18.80.200 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
05 (c) Nothing in this chapter is intended to prohibit a private employer from
06 granting an employment preference to a veteran, or to a spouse or domestic partner of
07 a veteran, when hiring an employee. In this subsection,
08 (1) "domestic partner" has the meaning given in AS 39.50.200;
09 (2) "veteran" means a person who was honorably discharged from
10 service in the armed forces of the United States or the Alaska Territorial Guard.