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CSHB 153(RES): "An Act expanding the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge."

00                       CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 153(RES)                                                                    
01 "An Act expanding the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge."                                                              
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
03    * Section 1. AS 16.20.032(a) is amended to read:                                                                   
04            (a) The following state-owned land and water is established as the Palmer Hay                                
05       Flats State Game Refuge:                                                                                          
06                 (1) Township 16 North, Range 1 West, Seward Meridian                                                    
07                      Sections 1 - 12                                                                                    
08                      Section 13: N 1/2                                                                                  
09                      Sections 14 - 18;                                                                                  
10                 (2) Township 17 North, Range 1 West, Seward Meridian                                                    
11                      Section 25                                                                                         
12                      Section 26: S 1/2, S 1/2 N 1/2, N 1/2 NE 1/4, NE 1/4 NW 1/4                                        
13                      Section 27: S 1/2, SE 1/4 NE 1/4                                                                   
14                      Section 31: Lot 4, SE 1/4, E 1/2 SW 1/4, SE 1/4 NE 1/4, S 1/2                                      
15                       SW 1/4 NE 1/4                                                                                     
01                      Section 32: S 1/2, S 1/2 NE 1/4, NE 1/4 NE 1/4, SE 1/4 NW 1/4                                      
02                      Sections 33 - 36;                                                                                  
03                 (3) Township 17 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                                    
04                      Section 19: Lots 3 and 4, E 1/2 SW 1/4, S 1/2 SE 1/4                                               
05                      Section 21: N 1/2 SE 1/4, S 1/2 S 1/2                                                          
06                      Section 22:                                                                                        
07                      excluding NW 1/4 NW 1/4                                                                            
08                      excluding N 1/2 NE 1/4 NW 1/4                                                                      
09                      excluding NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4                                                                     
10                      Section 25: Lots 1 - 6, NW 1/4, N 1/2 NE 1/4, N 1/2 SW 1/4,                                        
11                       SW 1/4 SW 1/4                                                                                     
12                      Section 26: SE 1/4 NE 1/4, S 1/2                                                                   
13                      Section 27: Lot 1, N 1/2, N 1/2 S 1/2, SE 1/4 SW 1/4, S 1/2 SE                                     
14                       1/4                                                                                               
15                      Section 28: Lots 1 - 2, N 1/2, SW 1/4, N 1/2 SE 1/4, SW 1/4 SE                                 
16                       1/4                                                                                               
17                      Section 29: N 1/2, N 1/2 SW 1/4, SE 1/4 [, S 1/2 SW 1/4]                                       
18                      Section 30: Lots 1 - 4, E 1/2, E 1/2 W 1/2                                                         
19                      Section 31: Lots 1 - 10, NE 1/4 NW 1/4, SW 1/4 NE 1/4, N 1/2                                       
20                       NE 1/4                                                                                            
21                      Section 32: Lots 3 - 7, NE 1/4, SW 1/4 SW 1/4, NE 1/4 SE 1/4                                       
22                      Section 33: Lots 5 - 9, S 1/2 SE 1/4, SW 1/4 NW 1/4, including                                     
23                       all state tide and submerged land                                                                 
24                      Section 34: Lots 1 - 3, E 1/2 NW 1/4, SW 1/4, E 1/2                                                
25                      Section 35: Lots 1 - 5, NW 1/4, N 1/2 SW 1/4, SW 1/4 SW 1/4,                                       
26                       N 1/2 NE 1/4, SW 1/4 NE 1/4, NW 1/4 SE 1/4                                                        
27                      Section 36: Lots 1 - 10, SE 1/4 SW 1/4, S 1/2 SE 1/4, NE 1/4                                       
28                       SE 1/4;                                                                                           
29                 (4) Township 17 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                                
30                      Sections 19 - 21: Tracts B and D, according to Plat No. 2012-                                  
31                       110, Palmer Recording District;                                                               
01                 (5) Township 17 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                                
02                      U.S. Survey No. 1169: Lots 1 and 2, Block 31, U.S. Survey                                      
03                       No. 1169 within Section 26;                                                                   
04                 (6) Township 16 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                                
05                      Sections 4 - 9                                                                                     
06                      Section 17: N 1/2                                                                                  
07                      Section 18: N 1/2 [ALL STATE TIDE AND SUBMERGED                                                    
08                       LAND];                                                                                            
09                 (7) [(5)] Township 16 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                          
10                      Section 2: That portion lying westerly of Lot 7 and Parcel F                                   
11                       of U.S. Survey No. 9023                                                                       
12                      Section 3: That portion lying westerly of Lot 7, Lot 8, and                                    
13                       Parcel F of U.S. Survey No. 9023                                                              
14                      Section 10: That portion lying westerly of Lot 4, Lot 5, and                                   
15                       Parcel C of U.S. Survey No. 9023                                                              
16                      Section 15: That portion northerly of the left bank of the                                     
17                       Knik River and lying westerly of Lot 3, Lot 4, and Parcel                                     
18                       A of U.S. Survey No. 9023                                                                     
19                      Section 16: That portion northerly of the left bank of the                                     
20                       Knik River;                                                                                   
21                 (8) Township 16 North, Range 2 West, Seward Meridian                                                
22                      Section 1: Lots 4, 5, and 7, SE 1/4 SW 1/4, E 1/2 E 1/2, SW                                    
23                       1/4 SE 1/4                                                                                    
24                      Section 2: Lot 5                                                                               
25                      Section 11: Lots 1 and 3 - 6, N 1/2 NE 1/4                                                     
26                      Section 12: Lots 1 - 4, N 1/2 NW 1/4, NE 1/4 NE 1/4                                            
27                       [PORTION LYING WEST OF THE ALASKA RAILROAD                                                        
28                      SECTION 3: LOT 1, EXCLUDING PORTIONS LYING EAST                                                    
29                       OF THE ALASKA RAILROAD CENTERLINE, LOTS 2, 3,                                                     
30                       4, 5, 6, NW 1/4, NW 1/4, NE 1/4                                                                   
31                      SECTION 10: LOTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, AND PORTIONS LYING                                                 
01                       WEST OF THE ALASKA RAILROAD                                                                       
02                      SECTION 15: ALL STATE LAND LYING NORTH OF THE                                                      
03                       SOUTH BANK OF THE KNIK RIVER AND WEST OF                                                          
04                       THE ALASKA RAILROAD                                                                               
05                      SECTION 16: ALL STATE LAND LYING NORTH OF THE                                                      
06                       SOUTH BANK OF THE KNIK RIVER].                                                                    
07    * Sec. 2. AS 16.20.032(e) is amended to read:                                                                      
08            (e) Notwithstanding the provisions of (a) of this section, the land described in                             
09       this subsection is excluded from the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge established                               
10       under (a) of this section for the establishment of a transportation and utility corridor.                         
11       Land within the transportation and utility corridor that is determined by the                                     
12       commissioner of transportation and public facilities to be unnecessary for future                                 
13       transportation or utility corridors becomes a part of the Palmer Hay Flats State Game                             
14       Refuge. The commissioner of transportation and public facilities is directed to provide                           
15       access to the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge during future development of state                               
16       highways in the area. The land that is excluded from the Palmer Hay Flats State Game                              
17       Refuge under this subsection is described as                                                                      
18               Township 17 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                                          
19                 Section 22: SE 1/4 NW 1/4, W 1/2 NE 1/4, SE 1/4 NE 1/4, S 1/2 NE                                        
20                  1/4 NE 1/4, NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4, NE 1/4 SW 1/4, W 1/2 SE 1/4                                          
21                 Sections 27 and 34: a corridor 300 feet on each [EITHER] side of the                                
22                  existing highway centerline.