HB 506: "An Act relating to establishment of a fire fighting and safety training program by the University of Alaska."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 506 01 "An Act relating to establishment of a fire fighting and safety training program 02 by the University of Alaska." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 14.40 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 14.40.092. ESTABLISHMENT OF INSTITUTE FOR FIRE FIGHTING 06 AND SAFETY TRAINING. (a) The University of Alaska shall establish an institute 07 on the Kenai Peninsula for fire fighting and safety training. The institute shall consist 08 of an instructional facility, an administrative office, and an information office. The 09 institute may charge fees for the services it provides. The university shall separately 10 account for the fees collected under this section. The annual estimated balance in the 11 account required under this section may be used by the legislature to make 12 appropriations to the university to carry out the purposes of this section. 13 (b) The institute may 14 (1) encourage cooperation, especially among private businesses located
01 in the state, with regard to research, studies, information, and instruction relating to fire 02 fighting, safety training, and environmental issues related to oil spill activities; 03 (2) provide fire fighting, worker hygiene, and other safety training for 04 industrial needs; 05 (3) conduct research and provide instruction and other services 06 consistent with the mission and goals of the University of Alaska.