SB 279: "An Act relating to missions and desired results to be applied to certain expenditures from state operating budgets by the executive branch of state government and the University of Alaska and by the judicial branch of state government; and providing for an effective date."
00 SENATE BILL NO. 279 01 "An Act relating to missions and desired results to be applied to certain expenditures 02 from state operating budgets by the executive branch of state government and the 03 University of Alaska and by the judicial branch of state government; and providing for 04 an effective date." 05 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 06 * Section 1. AS 37 is amended by adding a new chapter to read: 07 Chapter 40. Operating Budget Expenditures. 08 Sec. 37.40.010. Legislative purpose, application, immunity from suit. (a) 09 The purpose of AS 37.40.010 - 37.40.180 is to state the missions and desired results to 10 be achieved when expending money appropriated by the operating budget for the 11 departments of state government, for the University of Alaska, and for the judicial 12 branch. 13 (b) All departments, divisions, and programs of state government shall be held 14 accountable by the legislature for their actions, including compliance with the
01 recommendations of legislative audits as directed by the legislature. 02 (c) Except as provided in (d) of this section, to the extent that provisions of 03 this chapter conflict with other laws, the other laws control. 04 (d) Notwithstanding other laws, the state and its agents and employees are 05 immune from suit that is based on accomplishing or failing to accomplish a mission or 06 desired result under AS 37.40.010 - 37.40.180. 07 Sec. 37.40.020. Department of Administration. The mission of the 08 Department of Administration is to provide consistent and efficient support services to 09 state agencies so that they may serve the people of the state with increased 10 productivity and worker satisfaction. The desired results for this department are to 11 (1) reduce department turnover to below 16 percent annually by 12 June 30, 2007, and to maintain turnover at or below 16 percent thereafter; 13 (2) establish a mechanism for measuring customer satisfaction by 14 December 31, 2006, and to measure customer satisfaction thereafter. 15 Sec. 37.40.030. Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic 16 Development. The mission of the Department of Commerce, Community, and 17 Economic Development is to promote a healthy economy and strong communities 18 without dependency on the state and federal government and with increased local 19 responsibility. The desired results for this department are to 20 (1) address the problem of unemployment in rural areas to decrease by 21 five percent each fiscal year beginning in fiscal year 2007 the number of villages with 22 unemployment rates that are more than 30 percent until less than seven percent of all 23 villages with a population over 100 have unemployment rates that are more than 30 24 percent; 25 (2) encourage and assist residents living in the unorganized borough to 26 organize boroughs so that the population in the unorganized borough is reduced by at 27 least five percent each year; 28 (3) increase investment in the state; 29 (4) increase the number of jobs in the state; 30 (5) increase the number of opportunities for economically distressed 31 rural communities to diversify their economies.
01 Sec. 37.40.040. Department of Corrections. The mission of the Department 02 of Corrections is to protect the public by incarcerating and supervising offenders and 03 to prepare inmates for healthy, productive lives after release. The desired results for 04 this department are to 05 (1) reduce the number of crimes committed by first-time offenders; 06 (2) ensure that all prisoners serving long terms are assessed for 07 (A) prenatal alcohol poisoning; 08 (B) serious health problems; 09 (C) substance abuse; 10 (D) mental illness; 11 (E) anger management issues; 12 (3) offer all prisoners treatment for disabilities, including the option of 13 faith-based treatment; 14 (4) ensure that staff members treat all prisoners serving long terms 15 with dignity and respect; 16 (5) ensure that all prisoners receive adequate, timely health care; 17 (6) train and prepare for release all prisoners serving long terms before 18 they are released; 19 (7) ensure that all prisoners serving long terms have regular contact 20 with family members; 21 (8) provide access to library materials and educational opportunities to 22 all prisoners serving long terms; 23 (9) develop a method for stabilizing the prison population by 24 classifying and housing prisoners according to the nature of offenses committed and 25 the remedial resources needed by the prisoners in each classification; 26 (10) expand prison industries to all facilities where inmates spend 27 more than two years and to offer vocational training and work experience to all 28 qualified inmates; 29 (11) reduce recidivism by 11 percent each year; 30 (12) ensure that state prisoners are not incarcerated outside the state by 31 2010.
01 Sec. 37.40.050. Department of Education and Early Development. The 02 mission of the Department of Education and Early Development is to provide quality 03 standards-based instruction to improve academic achievement for all students, and to 04 give parents choices for excellent education of their children. The desired results for 05 this department are 06 (1) to increase student skills in reading, writing, and mathematics as 07 measured by the statewide comprehensive accountability plan; 08 (2) to increase classroom safety and improve student behavior and 09 health according to standards set by school safety, health, and behavior committees; 10 success shall be measured by the availability of standards for each school on the 11 school's website; the names of parents and community members involved in 12 determining the initial standards shall be posted by August 31, 2007; 13 (3) to reduce the number of instances of child abuse, including sexual 14 abuse or sexual assault, by ensuring that all staff members report instances of child 15 abuse, sexual abuse, or sexual assault within two hours after becoming aware of them; 16 (4) to ensure that all parents have easy and ready access to all sex 17 education materials taught at their children's schools; 18 (5) to ensure that all parents are offered clear and easy opportunities to 19 review classroom materials and curricula regarding sex education being presented to 20 their children and are offered clear and easy opportunities, on behalf of their children, 21 to opt out of sex education instruction; 22 (6) to ensure that all students, while on school grounds or participating 23 in school events, are free from exposure to pornography; 24 (7) to ensure that all school districts maintain the ability to hire any 25 qualified teacher; 26 (8) to ensure that all students attend mandatory classes that explain the 27 benefits of sexual abstinence; 28 (9) to reduce obesity among students until less than seven percent of 29 students are obese; 30 (10) to ensure that schools do not provide or sell food or drinks that are 31 known to contribute to obesity or diabetes, are known to cause tooth decay, or are
01 determined by the parents of the community to be unhealthy; 02 (11) by June 30, 2010, to increase to 30 a year the number of WWAMI 03 program students who graduate and return to the state to practice medicine. 04 Sec. 37.40.060. Department of Environmental Conservation. The mission 05 of the Department of Environmental Conservation is to protect human health and the 06 environment. The desired results for this department are to reduce by 07 (1) five percent a year the number of people who get sick or are 08 otherwise adversely affected by contaminated drinking water; 09 (2) five percent a year the number of people who get sick or are 10 otherwise adversely affected by contaminated or inadequately prepared food; 11 (3) two percent a year the number of people who get sick or are 12 otherwise adversely affected by poor air quality. 13 Sec. 37.40.070. Department of Fish and Game. The mission of the 14 Department of Fish and Game is to protect, maintain, and improve the fish, game, and 15 aquatic plant resources of the state, and manage their use and development for the 16 maximum benefit of the people of the state, consistent with the sustained yield 17 principle. The desired results for this department are to 18 (1) optimize public participation in pursuits involving fish and 19 wildlife; 20 (2) optimize economic benefits from fish and wildlife resources; 21 (3) ensure stable or increasing economic and social benefits from the 22 harvest and use of fish, shellfish, and aquatic plants in the state; 23 (4) sustain recreational fishing opportunities while optimizing social 24 and economic benefits from these opportunities; 25 (5) maintain healthy and sustainable wildlife populations in the state 26 for public use and benefit; 27 (6) maintain a wealth and diversity of opportunities for public use and 28 enjoyment of the state's wildlife and optimize associated social and economic benefits; 29 (7) ensure that all state residents and all officials have access to harvest 30 information and other data; 31 (8) reduce the damage to state waters and fish from invasive species by
01 establishing a comprehensive invasive species council and instituting cooperative 02 agreements with appropriate neighboring states, territories, and provinces. 03 Sec. 37.40.080. Department of Health and Social Services. The mission of 04 the Department of Health and Social Services is to promote and protect the total health 05 and well-being of Alaskans. The desired results for this department are to 06 (1) minimize prenatal alcohol poisoning of children; 07 (2) minimize unwanted conception; 08 (3) minimize sexual intercourse by unmarried minors; 09 (4) inform all minors of the benefits of delaying sexual activity; 10 (5) inform all minors of the benefits of limiting the number of sexual 11 partners; 12 (6) ensure that sexual abstinence is taught to all minors; 13 (7) ensure that all those required to report immediately report all 14 suspicions of illegal sexual activity involving children under 16 years of age; 15 (8) eliminate, at the rate of at least five percent a year, all child sexual 16 abuse; 17 (9) provide treatment to all victims of sexual abuse; 18 (10) place every child into a permanent home within 18 months after 19 the date the state takes custody of the child; 20 (11) promote fatherhood and positive male role models; 21 (12) reduce the number of fatherless homes by three percent a year; 22 (13) add to the department website the ability for visitors to the 23 website to access a profile of leading health problems for each community with a 24 population of 100 or more; 25 (14) develop and implement a mechanism for ensuring that state 26 residents requiring long-term care are provided the care at the most appropriate level; 27 (15) build, by December 31, 2006, and maintain thereafter, a website 28 that has 29 (A) links to health information services; 30 (B) links to health care providers by region; 31 (C) information relating to the performance of health care
01 providers; 02 (D) information relating to the price of care for providers by 03 region. 04 Sec. 37.40.090. Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The 05 mission of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development is to provide safe 06 and legal working conditions for employees working in the state and to reduce barriers 07 to and advance opportunities for employment. The desired results for this department 08 are to 09 (1) ensure that an individual does not receive unemployment benefits if 10 the individual is unwilling to work, including unwillingness to relocate to obtain work; 11 (2) ensure that all residents are allowed to work anywhere in the state 12 at any job for which they are qualified; 13 (3) ensure that labor organizations do not import out-of-state workers 14 for state construction jobs when there are qualified and available in-state workers 15 ready to work; 16 (4) ensure that every resident worker has the option of participating in 17 a health savings account and other consumer-directed health care alternatives; 18 (5) increase the percentage of local residents employed on public 19 construction projects; 20 (6) provide safe and legal work environments for children in the state; 21 (7) increase the self-sufficiency of residents with disabilities; 22 (8) increase the employability of residents by providing job training; 23 (9) reduce the number of uninsured employers; 24 (10) minimize accidental injuries, fatalities, and occupational illnesses; 25 (11) ensure full employment of the state workforce; 26 (12) ensure that the state has a prepared workforce for future jobs and 27 large projects. 28 Sec. 37.40.100. Department of Law. The mission of the Department of Law is 29 to prosecute crime and provide legal services to the people of the state and to state 30 government. The desired results for this department are to 31 (1) move the Alaska court system into a restorative justice mode that
01 has the primary goal of restoring the victim, at the expense of the perpetrator, to the 02 condition the victim was in before injury; 03 (2) increase the effectiveness of legal services for state residents who 04 are indigent. 05 Sec. 37.40.110. Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs. The mission 06 of the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs is to provide relevant and ready 07 military forces that are fully prepared to mobilize and accomplish military missions, 08 provide homeland defense, prevent terrorist attacks, respond to emergency 09 requirements in the state or around the world, provide homeland security and 10 emergency management, provide training for at-risk juveniles, provide coordination of 11 veterans' assistance programs, and provide support to other state and federal agencies 12 in suppressing the use of illegal drugs. The desired results for this department are to 13 (1) protect residents and their assets from terrorists; 14 (2) establish agreements with all relevant domestic and Canadian 15 organizations to ensure that intelligence is shared and mutual aid is provided in a 16 timely manner when needed; 17 (3) establish agreements to allow the sharing of equipment, personnel, 18 missions, platforms, and expertise among all organizations, including Canadian 19 organizations, that have a portion of the regional homeland security mission; 20 (4) provide interoperable communications to all military units, public 21 safety personnel, and emergency response personnel by June 30, 2007, and maintain 22 the communications thereafter; 23 (5) equip all department personnel with the appropriate equipment to 24 do their job with maximum efficiency and safety; 25 (6) reduce and maintain the number of vacant positions to not more 26 than eight percent of authorized staffing; 27 (7) meet the performance standards of the United States Department of 28 Defense for all department personnel. 29 Sec. 37.40.120. Department of Natural Resources. The mission of the 30 Department of Natural Resources is to develop, conserve, and provide for maximum 31 use of the state's natural resources for the benefit of all residents, consistent with the
01 public interest. The desired results for this department are to 02 (1) increase the use of the state's natural resources for the benefit of 03 residents by increasing 04 (A) mining revenue by 2.5 percent a year; 05 (B) oil production by 2.5 percent a year; 06 (C) timber revenue by 2.5 percent a year; 07 (D) fishing revenue by 2.5 percent a year; 08 (2) increase the use of the state's natural resources for the measurable 09 benefit of residents by increasing access to 10 (A) fishing by sport fishermen by 2.5 percent a year; 11 (B) game by 2.5 percent a year; 12 (C) land by 2.5 percent a year; 13 (D) the state's public land and water; 14 (3) increase revenue to the state from state oil and gas production; 15 (4) increase the amount of state land in private ownership by 16 individual residents and by municipalities for settlement, recreation, development, and 17 other uses. 18 Sec. 37.40.130. Department of Public Safety. The mission of the Department 19 of Public Safety is to prevent crime, ensure public safety, and enforce fish and wildlife 20 laws. The desired results for this department are to 21 (1) increase productivity of employees by 1.5 percent a year; 22 (2) reduce employee turnover by June 30, 2007, to five percent less 23 than turnover for fiscal year 2006 and maintain turnover at that level thereafter; 24 (3) offer self-defense courses on an ongoing basis to victims of 25 violence; 26 (4) reduce the crime rate by two percent a year; 27 (5) reduce the violent crime rate by 4.5 percent a year; 28 (6) reduce sexual assault by five percent a year; 29 (7) increase the rate of conviction of sexual predators by seven percent 30 a year; 31 (8) offer firearms safety training on an ongoing basis to all residents;
01 (9) reduce the number of motor vehicle accidents caused by young 02 drivers by 11 percent a year; 03 (10) institute data-sharing arrangements with other state law 04 enforcement agencies to provide a more complete picture of statewide public safety. 05 Sec. 37.40.140. Department of Revenue. (a) The mission of the Department 06 of Revenue is to collect, distribute, and invest funds for public purposes. The 07 department provides administrative support for the following independent boards and 08 corporations: 09 (1) Alaska Retirement Management Board; 10 (2) Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority; 11 (3) Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority; 12 (4) Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority; 13 (5) Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; and 14 (6) Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation. 15 (b) The following desired results for this department are to 16 (1) improve, by at least three percent a year, the collection and 17 distribution of child support funds due to the children served by the child support 18 services agency until at least 80 percent of the amount due is collected and 19 appropriately distributed each year and maintain a rate of 80 percent a year thereafter; 20 (2) increase identification and prosecution of applicants who 21 fraudulently file permanent fund dividend applications by four percent a year until 96 22 percent of all fraudulent applications are identified and prosecuted each year and 23 maintain a rate of 96 percent thereafter; 24 (3) increase the percentage of residents who own their own homes by 25 six percent a year until at least 80 percent of all residents own their own homes and 26 maintain a rate of 80 percent or greater thereafter. 27 Sec. 37.40.150. Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The 28 mission of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is to provide for the 29 movement of people and goods and the delivery of services. The desired results for 30 this department are to 31 (1) increase the number of private contractors providing maintenance
01 and snow clearing of state roads; 02 (2) reduce costs while providing off-season employment for local 03 contractors; 04 (3) increase revenue while reducing costs at Fairbanks International 05 Airport; 06 (4) increase revenue while reducing costs at Anchorage Ted Stevens 07 International Airport; 08 (5) minimize the effect on private property by instituting, through 09 2015, construction and design policies only for safely moving traffic. 10 Sec. 37.40.160. University of Alaska. The mission of the University of Alaska 11 is to inspire learning, and advance and disseminate knowledge through teaching, 12 research, and public service, emphasizing the values of the North and its diverse 13 peoples. The desired results for the university are to 14 (1) eliminate tenure; 15 (2) increase, by eight percent a year, the number of courses available 16 online; 17 (3) identify the state's high-demand degree programs and increase the 18 number of graduates from those programs; 19 (4) increase the number of student credit hours attempted; 20 (5) increase the revenue the University of Alaska receives from 21 external sources such as the federal government, tuition and fees, and university 22 receipts; 23 (6) increase grant-funded research expenditures; 24 (7) increase, by five percent a year, the number of students who 25 graduate until at least 90 percent of students graduate and maintain that graduation rate 26 thereafter. 27 Sec. 37.40.170. Alaska Court System. The mission of the Alaska Court 28 System is to provide an accessible and impartial forum for the just resolution of all 29 cases that come before it and to decide the cases in accordance with the law, 30 expeditiously, and with integrity. The desired results for the Alaska Court System are 31 to
01 (1) stop the practice of judges' reassigning cases just before the salary 02 deadline date approaches; 03 (2) increase court efficiency by seven percent a year; 04 (3) focus all courts on restorative justice that restores the victim to the 05 condition the victim was in before injury; 06 (4) establish, by January 31, 2007, a standard of updating automated 07 court records within two weeks and meet the updating standard thereafter. 08 Sec. 37.40.180. Office of the Governor. The mission of the Office of the 09 Governor of the State of Alaska is to direct the activities of the executive branch of the 10 state government. The governor is responsible for the faithful execution of the laws 11 and serves as the commander in chief of the armed forces of the state. The desired 12 results for this office are 13 (1) to increase productivity of all state employees by three percent a 14 year; 15 (2) to reduce annual turnover of staff in all departments to below 16 16 percent; 17 (3) to privatize state functions by 3.5 percent of the general fund 18 budget annually until not less than 20 percent of the functions funded by the general 19 budget are privatized, and privatize two percent of employees annually until at least 20 20 percent of employees performing state functions are nongovernment employees; 21 (4) to reduce total state government spending as a percent of gross 22 state product by 1.5 percent a year until state government spending is at or below 20 23 percent of the gross state product; 24 (5) to eliminate all penalties and disincentives against individuals 25 based on marital status; 26 (6) to reduce the population of the unorganized borough by five 27 percent and the area of the unorganized borough by 10 percent each year until the 28 unorganized borough represents not more than 10 percent of the population and not 29 more than 30 percent of the land; 30 (7) to decrease the number of teen pregnancies by seven percent a year 31 until teen pregnancies represent not more than two percent of all pregnancies a year;
01 (8) to decrease the instances of families with children and without a 02 father in the home by five percent a year until not less than 70 percent of all homes 03 with children include two parents; 04 (9) to decrease teen suicides by five percent a year until there are fewer 05 than 10 teen suicides a year; 06 (10) to decrease suicides by rural Native males 13 to 19 years of age 07 by 20 percent a year until there are fewer than 10 teen suicides a year; 08 (11) to decrease accidental deaths and injuries in the state by eight 09 percent a year until there are fewer than 20 accidental deaths and 100 accidental 10 injuries a year; 11 (12) to decrease fire on developed land by 10 percent a year until less 12 than 100 acres of developed land is consumed by fire each year; 13 (13) to decrease fire deaths and injuries by 15 percent a year until there 14 are fewer than five deaths by fire and fewer than 20 injuries by fire each year; 15 (14) to decrease aircraft deaths and injuries by four percent a year until 16 there are no aircraft-related deaths and fewer than five aircraft-related injuries a year; 17 (15) to decrease the number of recipients of public assistance under 18 AS 47.25 by five percent a year until less than two percent of state residents are 19 receiving public assistance; 20 (16) to address the problem of unemployment in rural areas to decrease 21 by five percent a year the number of villages with more than 100 residents and more 22 than 30 percent unemployment until fewer than five villages with more than 100 23 residents have an unemployment rate of more than 30 percent; 24 (17) to eliminate fraud by persons applying for government benefits, 25 prosecute criminals, obtain repayments, incarcerate perpetrators, and publish the 26 photographs of perpetrators on the state website and at all offices that provide public 27 assistance under AS 47.25; 28 (18) to offer all state employees the option of portable, private 29 retirement accounts and opting out of social security, and offer this option to all 30 workers in the state when possible; 31 (19) to increase private ownership of family residences by three
01 percent a year; 02 (20) to decrease the number of boards and commissions by five 03 percent a year for six years; 04 (21) to eliminate all state-funded positions that are not subject to 05 termination for cause or substandard performance by June 30, 2007; 06 (22) to restructure budget presentations to include program efficiency 07 evaluations and to address programs that span more than one department; 08 (23) to develop incentives for departments to collaborate, saving 09 money and staffing; 10 (24) after 60 months, to stop all payments of state assistance to 11 unemployed able-bodied individuals who refuse to move to locations where jobs are 12 available; 13 (25) to institute real-time processes for tracking and reporting 14 expenditures against the approved budget; 15 (26) to return to the state management of fish and game on federal land 16 in the state. 17 * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 18 read: 19 DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION. (a) In addition to desired results under 20 AS 37.40.020, desired results for the Department of Administration are to 21 (1) move department functions to the private sector so that, by June 30, 2007, 22 as compared to June 30, 2006, the department's general fund budget for operations is reduced 23 by 3.5 percent and the number of employees is reduced by two percent; 24 (2) by June 30, 2007, and without degradation of services, reduce the total 25 costs of the department by five percent as compared to costs in fiscal year 2006; 26 (3) demonstrate increased department effectiveness by establishing 10 new 27 process enhancements by June 30, 2007; 28 (4) by June 30, 2007, eliminate all state-funded positions not covered by a 29 bargaining agreement that are not subject to termination for cause or substandard 30 performance; 31 (5) at the time each contract is negotiated, eliminate all state-funded positions
01 covered by a bargaining agreement that are not subject to termination for cause or substandard 02 performance; 03 (6) investigate alternatives to state employee health programs, including health 04 savings accounts, and submit recommendations to the governor by December 31, 2006; 05 (7) investigate options for private retirement accounts for state employees and 06 options for opting out of the social security program and submit recommendations to the 07 governor by December 31, 2006. 08 (b) Except as provided in (c) of this section, to the extent that provisions of (a) of this 09 section conflict with other laws, the other laws control. 10 (c) Notwithstanding other laws, the state and its agents and employees are immune 11 from suit based on accomplishing or failing to accomplish a desired result under (a) of this 12 section. 13 * Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 14 read: 15 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES. In addition to the desired 16 results under AS 37.40.080, the Department of Health and Social Services shall 17 (1) create and provide to the legislature by August 31, 2006, a written detailed, 18 long-term plan for improving public health that includes information addressing chronic 19 diseases, such as diabetes, that require disproportionate spending; 20 (2) evaluate the benefits of participating in the national public health 21 performance standards program and report findings to the legislature by June 30, 2007. 22 * Sec. 4. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 23 read: 24 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. In addition to desired results under 25 AS 37.40.130, the Department of Public Safety shall develop a strategic plan for recruiting, 26 training, and retaining high caliber staff adequate to fulfill the mission of the department and 27 present the plan to the legislature by August 31, 2006. 28 * Sec. 5. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 29 read: 30 DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE. (a) In addition to desired results under 31 AS 37.40.140, the desired results for the Department of Revenue are to
01 (1) in fiscal year 2007 compared to fiscal year 2006, reduce by 25 percent the 02 length of time it takes for a case to reach the point when it may be appealed to court; 03 (2) in fiscal year 2008 compared to fiscal year 2007, reduce by 25 percent the 04 length of time it takes for a case to reach the point when it may be appealed to court. 05 (b) Except as provided in (c) of this section, to the extent that provisions of (a) of this 06 section conflict with other laws, the other laws control. 07 (c) Notwithstanding other laws, the state and its agents and employees are immune 08 from suit based on accomplishing or failing to accomplish a desired result under (a) of this 09 section. 10 * Sec. 6. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 11 read: 12 UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA. (a) In addition to desired results under AS 37.40.160, 13 the desired results for the University of Alaska include improving the retention rate for first- 14 time, full-time students in undergraduate and certificate programs during fiscal year 2007. 15 (b) Except as provided in (c) of this section, to the extent (a) of this section conflicts 16 with other laws, the other laws control. 17 (c) Notwithstanding other laws, the state and its agents and employees are immune 18 from suit based on accomplishing or failing to accomplish the desired result under (a) of this 19 section. 20 * Sec. 7. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 21 read: 22 OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR. In addition to the desired results under 23 AS 37.40.180, the desired results for the Office of the Governor are to 24 (1) reduce, by June 30, 2008, the annual turnover of staff in the child 25 protective services division by 50 percent compared to the turnover rate during fiscal year 26 2006; 27 (2) offer the alternative of competitive health savings accounts to all state 28 employees by December 31, 2006; 29 (3) develop strategic plans that include five-year projections for budgetary and 30 fiscal estimates, human capital, construction and maintenance projects, and information 31 technology projects and include the plans as part of the fiscal year 2008 budget request