HB 114: "An Act relating to availability of state transportation facilities and state-owned or state-operated transportation modes for delivering compassionate aid during a disaster emergency."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 114 01 "An Act relating to availability of state transportation facilities and state-owned or 02 state-operated transportation modes for delivering compassionate aid during a disaster 03 emergency." 04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 05 * Section 1. AS 26.23.020(g) is amended to read: 06 (g) In addition to any other powers conferred upon the governor by law, the 07 governor may, under AS 26.23.010 - 26.23.220, 08 (1) suspend the provisions of any regulatory statute prescribing 09 procedures for the conduct of state business, or the orders or regulations of any state 10 agency, if compliance with the provisions of the statute, order, or regulation would 11 prevent, or substantially impede or delay, action necessary to cope with the disaster 12 emergency; 13 (2) use all available resources of the state government and of each 14 political subdivision of the state as reasonably necessary to cope with the disaster
01 emergency; 02 (3) transfer personnel or alter the functions of state departments and 03 agencies or units of them for the purpose of performing or facilitating the performance 04 of disaster emergency services; 05 (4) subject to any applicable requirements for compensation under 06 AS 26.23.160, commandeer or utilize any private property, except for all news media 07 other than as specifically provided for in AS 26.23.010 - 26.23.220, if the governor 08 considers this necessary to cope with the disaster emergency; 09 (5) direct and compel the relocation of all or part of the population 10 from any stricken or threatened area in the state if the governor considers relocation 11 necessary for the preservation of life or for other disaster mitigation purpose; 12 (6) prescribe routes, modes of transportation, and destinations in 13 connection with necessary relocation; 14 (7) control ingress to and egress from a disaster area, the movement of 15 persons within the area, and the occupancy of premises in it; 16 (8) suspend or limit the sale, dispensing, or transportation of alcoholic 17 beverages, explosives, and combustibles; 18 (9) make provisions for the availability and use of temporary 19 emergency housing; 20 (10) allocate or redistribute food, water, fuel, clothing, medicine, or 21 supplies; [AND] 22 (11) use money from the oil and hazardous substance release response 23 account in the oil and hazardous substance release prevention and response fund, 24 established by AS 46.08.010, to respond to a declared disaster emergency related to an 25 oil or hazardous substance discharge; and 26 (12) make available state transportation facilities and state-owned 27 or state-operated transportation modes for use by nonprofit organizations to 28 deliver compassionate aid, including food, water, fuel, clothing, medicine, or 29 supplies.