00 Enrolled HB 383 01 Relating to the membership of the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation; and 02 providing for an effective date. 03 _______________ 04 * Section 1. AS 31.25.020(b) is amended to read: 05 (b) Public members of the board shall be appointed by the governor and are 06 subject to confirmation by the legislature. When appointing a public member to the 07 board, the governor shall consider an individual's expertise and experience in natural 08 gas pipeline construction, operation, and marketing; finance; large project 09 management; and other expertise and experience that is relevant to the purpose, 10 powers, and duties of the corporation. Public members of the board serve staggered 11 five-year terms. A public member serves at the pleasure of the governor. A vacancy 12 shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. Notwithstanding 13 AS 39.05.100, a public member appointed under (a)(1) of this section is not 14 required to be a registered voter or a resident of the state. If the governor 01 appoints a public member to the board who is not a registered voter in the state 02 or a resident of the state, the governor shall send a written statement to the 03 legislature with the notice of appointment explaining the governor's reasons for 04 making the appointment. 05 * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 06 read: 07 APPLICABILITY. The requirement in AS 31.25.020(b), amended by sec. 1 of this 08 Act, that the governor send a written statement explaining an appointment of a person to the 09 board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation who is not a registered voter in the 10 state or a resident of the state applies to a person appointed on or after the effective date of 11 this Act. 12 * Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 13 read: 14 RETROACTIVITY. Section 1 of this Act is retroactive to September 1, 2013. 15 * Sec. 4. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).