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CSSB 69(FIN): "An Act making a special appropriation for a grant to Arctic Power to promote the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas exploration and development; and providing for an effective date."

00                       CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 69(FIN)                                                                    
01 "An Act making a special appropriation for a grant to Arctic Power to promote the                                       
02 opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas exploration and                                          
03 development; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
05    * Section 1.  GRANT TO ARCTIC POWER.  The sum of $1,300,000 is appropriated from                                   
06 the general fund to the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development                                     
07 for payment as a grant under AS 37.05.316 to Arctic Power for education efforts to open the                             
08 coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas exploration and                                    
09 development.  The amount appropriated in this section includes $50,000 for the participation                            
10 of the Native Village of Kaktovik and $50,000 for the participation of the City of Kaktovik in                          
11 support of the education efforts undertaken by Arctic Power under this section.                                         
12    * Sec. 2.  The appropriation made by this Act lapses June 30, 2009.                                                
13    * Sec. 3.  This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).