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28th Legislature(2013-2014)

Bill Text 28th Legislature

00 Enrolled HB 180                                                                                                         
01 Relating to the Alaska Challenge Youth Academy; and providing for an effective date.                                    
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03    * Section 1. AS 14.30.745(a) is amended to read:                                                                   
04            (a) Except as provided in (b) of this section, on or before January 15 and                                   
05       July 15 of each year, a school district shall provide to the director of the Alaska                               
06       Military [CHALLENGE] Youth Academy, operated by the Department of Military                                    
07       and Veterans' Affairs for the purpose of educating and training youth, a biannual                                 
08       report containing the name, last known address, and dates of attendance of a student                              
09       who                                                                                                               
10                 (1)  is at least 15 years of age but less than 19 years of age;                                         
11                 (2)  was enrolled but is no longer enrolled in a school in the district;                                
12                 (3)  has not provided school transfer or graduation information to a                                    
13       school in the district; and                                                                                       
01                 (4)  has not received a high school diploma or general educational                                      
02       development certificate.                                                                                          
03    * Sec. 2. AS 44.35.020 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                              
04            (c)  The Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs may establish and                                      
05       operate the Alaska Military Youth Academy as part of the National Guard Youth                                     
06       Challenge Program established under 32 U.S.C. 509 to assist in intervening in and                                 
07       reclaiming the lives of at-risk youth in the state and to produce graduates of the                                
08       program with the values, skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to succeed as                           
09       adults.                                                                                                           
10    * Sec. 3. AS 14.30.740 is repealed.                                                                                
11    * Sec. 4. This Act takes effect January 1, 2014.                                                                   
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