00 HOUSE BILL NO. 360
01 "An Act establishing an Alaska Caregivers Month; and providing for an effective date."
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
03 * Section 1. AS 44.12 is amended by adding a new section to article 2 to read:
04 Sec. 44.12.100. Alaska Caregivers Month. The month of September each
05 year is established as Alaska Caregivers Month to encourage the support and
06 recognition of caregivers of vulnerable adults in the state. In observance of Alaska
07 Caregivers Month, the Department of Health and Social Services shall provide
08 opportunities for the recognition of caregivers of vulnerable adults in the state. In this
09 section, "vulnerable adult" has the meaning given in AS 47.24.900.
10 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).