SB 194: "An Act relating to admissions to the Alaska Pioneers' Home from persons who are on waiting lists."
00SENATE BILL NO. 194 01 "An Act relating to admissions to the Alaska Pioneers' Home from persons who 02 are on waiting lists." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 47.55 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 47.55.032. ADMISSION FROM WAITING LISTS. (a) The Department 06 of Administration shall adopt regulations under which the name of a person who is 07 found eligible for admission to the Pioneers' Home, but for whom no space exists at 08 the time eligibility is determined at a site designated by the person in the person's 09 application for admission, shall be placed on a waiting list for admission to one of the 10 designated sites when space permits. 11 (b) A person whose name is on a waiting list established under (a) of this 12 section may refuse admission to a designated site where space becomes available. 13 Except as provided in (c) of this section, upon a person's refusal to accept admission 14 to a site that was designated by the person in the person's application for admission,
01 the person's name shall be placed on the waiting list for that site at a point where 25 02 percent of the names on the waiting list are above the person's name. If the number 03 of names on a waiting list is not divisible by four, the name of a person refusing 04 admission shall be placed on the list at a point that is as close to the 25th percentile 05 as possible. 06 (c) Notwithstanding (b) of this section, the third time, and any subsequent time 07 after the third time, that a person refuses admission to a site designated by the person 08 in the person's application for admission, the person's name shall be placed at the 09 bottom of the waiting list for that site. 10 (d) Refusal to accept admittance to one site of the Pioneers' Home does not 11 affect the placement of a person's name on the waiting list for another site. 12 * Sec. 2. APPLICABILITY. This Act applies to offers of admission to the Pioneers' Home 13 that are made by the Department of Administration on or after the effective date of this Act 14 to persons whose names are on waiting lists that were established before or after the effective 15 date of this Act.