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28th Legislature(2013-2014)

Bill Text 28th Legislature

00 Enrolled HB 113                                                                                                         
01 Relating to the membership of the Alaska Fire Standards Council.                                                        
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03    * Section 1. AS 18.70.330(b) is amended to read:                                                                   
04            (b)  The council consists of the following persons:                                                          
05                 (1)  Two chief administrative officers or fire chiefs [OF LOCAL                                         
06       GOVERNMENT]; only one person appointed under this paragraph may be from a                                         
07       [LOCAL GOVERNMENT WHERE THE] fire department that consists entirely of                                        
08       paid employees;                                                                                                   
09                 (2)  the state fire marshal or a designee of the state fire marshal;                                    
10                 (3)  four representatives of firefighters, including at least one member                            
11       of [FIREFIGHTER ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER FROM] the Alaska State                                                 
12       Firefighters Association nominated under (c) of this section and at least one                                 
13       member of the Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association nominated under                                   
14       (c) of this section; a person appointed under this paragraph may not, while serving on                        
15       the council, be a fire chief;                                                                                     
01                 (4)  two volunteer firefighters, one from a community with a population                                 
02       of 2,500 or less and one from a community with a population greater than 2,500;                                   
03       [AND]                                                                                                             
04                 (5)  two members of the public at large with at least one member from a                                 
05       community with a population of 2,500 or less;                                                                 
06                 (6)  one member of the Alaska Fire Chiefs Association nominated                                     
07       under (c) of this section.                                                                                    
08    * Sec. 2. AS 18.70.330 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                              
09            (c)  The governor shall appoint members of each association named in (b) of                                  
10       this section from a list of at least three nominees submitted by each association. The                            
11       governor may reject a list submitted under this subsection and request that another list                          
12       be submitted.                                                                                                     
13    * Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to                          
14 read:                                                                                                                   
15       TRANSITION. The membership requirements for the Alaska Fire Standards Council                                     
16 in AS 18.70.330(b)(1) and (3), as amended by sec. 1 of this Act, apply to appointments made                             
17 on or after the effective date of this Act.                                                                             
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