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28th Legislature(2013-2014)

Bill Text 28th Legislature


00                              HOUSE BILL NO. 43                                                                          
01 "An Act authorizing the establishment of institutes of medicine and law at the                                          
02 University of Alaska."                                                                                                  
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 14.40 is amended by adding new sections to read:                                                   
05            Sec. 14.40.082. Establishment of Institute of Medicine. The University of                                  
06       Alaska may establish an Institute of Medicine at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to                            
07       provide a program of education and research in medicine and related fields. When                                  
08       established, the Institute of Medicine shall provide for the issuance of the degree of                            
09       doctor of medicine according to generally accepted national accreditation standards,                              
10       including clinical and internship opportunities. The powers, duties, and functions of                             
11       the Board of Regents pertaining to the University of Alaska extend to the Institute of                            
12       Medicine in the same manner as to other departments or institutes of the university.                              
13            Sec. 14.40.083. Establishment of Institute of Law. The University of Alaska                                
14       may establish an Institute of Law at the University of Alaska Anchorage to provide a                              
01       program of education and research in law and related fields. When established, the                                
02       Institute of Law shall provide for the issuance of the degree of juris doctor according                           
03       to generally accepted national accreditation standards. The powers, duties, and                                   
04       functions of the Board of Regents pertaining to the University of Alaska extend to the                            
05       Institute of Law in the same manner as to other departments or institutes of the                                  
06       university.                                                                                                       
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