HB 536: "An Act relating to applications for permanent fund dividends by certain individuals serving in the armed forces; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 536 01 "An Act relating to applications for permanent fund dividends by certain individuals 02 serving in the armed forces; and providing for an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 43.23.011 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 05 (b) Notwithstanding (a) of this section, an individual may apply for a 06 permanent fund dividend during the period that begins January 2 and ends August 31 07 of that dividend year if the individual 08 (1) was absent from the state at any time during the period that begins 09 January 2 and ends March 31 of that dividend year; and 10 (2) at any time while absent under (1) of this subsection, 11 (A) served in active duty as a member of the armed forces of 12 the United States; for purposes of this paragraph, "armed forces of the United 13 States" means the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or 14 Coast Guard, the United States Army, Navy, Marine Forces, or Air Force
01 Reserve, or the Alaska National Guard; and 02 (B) was eligible for hostile fire or imminent danger pay. 03 * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 04 read: 05 RETROACTIVITY. Section 1 of this Act is retroactive to January 2, 2004. 06 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).