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SB 158: "An Act transferring the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Health and Social Services; and providing for an effective date."

00                             SENATE BILL NO. 158                                                                         
01 "An Act transferring the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault from the                                       
02 Department of Public Safety to the Department of Health and Social Services; and                                        
03 providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
05    * Section 1.  AS 18.66.010 is amended to read:                                                                     
06            Sec. 18.66.010.  Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault;                                          
07       purpose.  There is established in the Department of Health and Social Services                              
08       [PUBLIC SAFETY] the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.  The                                         
09       purpose of the council is to provide for planning and coordination of services to                                 
10       victims of domestic violence or sexual assault or to their families and to perpetrators                           
11       of domestic violence and sexual assault and to provide for crisis intervention and                                
12       prevention programs.                                                                                              
13    * Sec. 2.  The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to                         
14 read:                                                                                                                   
01       TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS.  (a)  Litigation, hearings, investigations, and other                                    
02 proceedings pending under a law amended by this Act continue in effect and may be                                       
03 completed notwithstanding the transfer provided for in this Act.                                                        
04       (b)  Contracts, rights, liabilities, and obligations created by or under a law amended by                         
05 this Act, and in effect on June 30, 2003, remain in effect notwithstanding this Act's taking                            
06 effect.                                                                                                                 
07       (c)  Records, equipment, appropriations, and other property of the Council on                                     
08 Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault are transferred with the council in order to implement                             
09 this Act.                                                                                                               
10    * Sec. 3.  This Act takes effect July 1, 2003.