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CSHB 27(MLV): "An Act relating to the disposition of remains of a member of the armed forces if the member dies while in a duty status."

00                       CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 27(MLV)                                                                     
01 "An Act relating to the disposition of remains of a member of the armed forces if the                                   
02 member dies while in a duty status."                                                                                    
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 26.05 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                  
05            Sec. 26.05.262. Disposition of remains of members of organized militia on                                  
06       duty status under Military Record of Emergency Data Form (DD Form 93). If a                                     
07       member of the organized militia who is in active state service has executed the United                            
08       States Department of Defense Military Record of Emergency Data Form (DD Form                                      
09       93), or its successor form, to serve as a record of emergency data and, on that form,                             
10       has designated a person who is authorized to direct the disposition of the member's                               
11       remains if the member dies while in a duty status as described in 10 U.S.C. 1481,                                 
12       notwithstanding any other provision of law, the person authorized to direct the                                   
13       disposition of remains on the executed form has the right to make the decisions                                   
14       concerning the disposition of the member's remains.                                                               
01    * Sec. 2. AS 26.10 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                     
02            Sec. 26.10.065. Disposition of remains of state resident armed forces                                      
03       personnel on duty status. (a) Except as provided in (b) of this section, if a state                             
04       resident who is a member of the armed forces has executed the United States                                       
05       Department of Defense Military Record of Emergency Data Form (DD Form 93), or                                     
06       its successor form, to serve as a record of emergency data and, on that form, has                                 
07       designated a person who is authorized to direct the disposition of the member's                                   
08       remains if the member dies while in a duty status as described in 10 U.S.C. 1481,                                 
09       notwithstanding any other provision of law, the person authorized to direct the                                   
10       disposition of remains on the executed form has the right to make the decisions                                   
11       concerning the disposition of the member's remains.                                                               
12            (b)  If a state resident who is a member of the United States Coast Guard has                                
13       executed the United States Coast Guard Designation of Beneficiaries and Record of                                 
14       Emergency Data Form (CG-2020D), or its successor form, to serve as a record of                                    
15       emergency data and, on that form, has designated a person who is authorized to direct                             
16       the disposition of the member's remains if the member dies while in a duty status as                              
17       described in 10 U.S.C. 1481, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the person                               
18       authorized to direct the disposition of remains on the executed form has the right to                             
19       make the decisions concerning the disposition of the member's remains.