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28th Legislature(2013-2014)

Bill Text 28th Legislature


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.                                                                                        
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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).                                                 
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