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28th Legislature(2013-2014)

Bill Text 28th Legislature


00 Enrolled HB 99                                                                                                          
01 Relating to the membership of the Alaska Minerals Commission; and extending the                                         
02 termination date of the Alaska Minerals Commission.                                                                     
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04    * Section 1. AS 44.33.431 is amended by adding new subsections to read:                                            
05            (e)  Members of the commission are appointed for staggered terms of three                                    
06       years. Except as provided in AS 39.05.080(4), a member of the commission serves                                   
07       until a successor is appointed. Except as provided in AS 39.05.080(4), an appointment                             
08       to fill a vacancy on the commission is for the remainder of the unexpired term. A                                 
09       member who has served all or part of two successive terms on the commission may                                   
10       not be reappointed to the commission unless three years have elapsed since the person                             
11       has last served on the commission.                                                                                
12            (f)  The commission shall elect two of its members to serve as chair and vice-                               
13       chair. When a vacancy occurs in the office of chair or vice-chair, the commission shall                           
14       elect one of its members to serve the remaining term as chair or vice-chair. The term                             
01       as chair or vice-chair is three years. The chair and vice-chair may be elected to not                             
02       more than two successive terms as chair or vice-chair. After three years of not serving                           
03       as chair or vice-chair, the member is eligible for election as chair or vice-chair again.                         
04    * Sec. 2. Section 1, ch. 12, SLA 1998, as amended by sec. 1, ch. 17, SLA 2003, is amended                          
05 to read:                                                                                                                
06            Section 1. AS 44.33.431 is repealed February 1, 2024 [2014].                                             
07    * Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to                          
08 read:                                                                                                                   
09       TRANSITION; INITIAL APPOINTMENTS AND TERMS. (a) The term of office of                                             
10 a person holding a position on the Alaska Minerals Commission expires January 31, 2014. A                               
11 person whose term expires on January 31, 2014, is eligible for reappointment under                                      
12 AS 44.33.431(b) to a term beginning February 1, 2014.                                                                   
13       (b)  Notwithstanding AS 44.33.431(e), enacted by sec. 1 of this Act, a member of the                              
14 Alaska Minerals Commission whose term expires on January 31, 2014, and who is                                           
15 reappointed under (a) of this section may serve two successive terms on the Alaska Minerals                             
16 Commission.                                                                                                             
17       (c)  Notwithstanding AS 44.33.431(e), enacted by sec. 1 of this Act, the terms of the                             
18 members of the Alaska Minerals Commission whose terms begin on February 1, 2014, are as                                 
19 follows:                                                                                                                
20            (1)  for members appointed by the governor,                                                                  
21                 (A)  two members shall be appointed for three-year terms;                                               
22                 (B)  two members shall be appointed for two-year terms;                                                 
23                 (C)  one member shall be appointed for a one-year term;                                                 
24            (2)  for members appointed by the president of the senate,                                                   
25                 (A)  one member shall be appointed for a three-year term;                                               
26                 (B)  one member shall be appointed for a two-year term; and                                             
27                 (C)  one member shall be appointed for a one-year term;                                                 
28            (3)  for members appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives,                                   
29                 (A)  one member shall be appointed for a three-year term;                                               
30                 (B)  one member shall be appointed for a two-year term; and                                             
31                 (C)  one member shall be appointed for a one-year term.                                                 
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