HB 34: "An Act relating to eligibility for permanent fund dividends; and providing for an effective date."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 34 01 "An Act relating to eligibility for permanent fund dividends; and providing for 02 an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 43.23.015(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) The commissioner shall adopt regulations under AS 44.62 ( [THE] 06 Administrative Procedure Act) [(AS 44.62)] for determining the eligibility of 07 individuals for permanent fund dividends. The commissioner may require an individual 08 to provide proof of eligibility, and the commissioner may use other information 09 available from other state departments or agencies to determine the eligibility of an 10 individual. The commissioner shall consider all relevant circumstances in determining 11 the eligibility of an individual. However, [THE RESIDENCY OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S 12 SPOUSE MAY NOT BE THE PRINCIPAL FACTOR RELIED UPON BY] the 13 commissioner in determining the residency of the individual may not consider as a 14 factor the
01 (1) residency of an individual's spouse; or 02 (2) duration of an individual's military service if this state was the 03 home of record for that individual filed with the military upon entry into military 04 service. 05 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect January 1, 1996.