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Enrolled HB 153: Expanding the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge.

00 Enrolled HB 153                                                                                                         
01 Expanding the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge.                                                                       
02                           _______________                                                                               
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                      excluding all portions of U.S. Survey No. 9024                                                 
11                      Section 25: Lots 1 - 6, NW 1/4, N 1/2 NE 1/4, N 1/2 SW 1/4,                                        
12                       SW 1/4 SW 1/4                                                                                     
13                      Section 26: SE 1/4 NE 1/4, S 1/2, excluding all portions of                                    
14                       U.S. Survey No. 9024                                                                          
15                      Section 27: Lot 1, N 1/2, N 1/2 S 1/2, SE 1/4 SW 1/4, S 1/2 SE                                     
16                       1/4                                                                                               
17                      Section 28: Lots 1 - 2, N 1/2, SW 1/4, N 1/2 SE 1/4, SW 1/4 SE                                 
18                       1/4                                                                                               
19                      Section 29: N 1/2, N 1/2 SW 1/4, SE 1/4 [, S 1/2 SW 1/4]                                       
20                      Section 30: Lots 1 - 4, E 1/2, E 1/2 W 1/2                                                         
21                      Section 31: Lots 1 - 10, NE 1/4 NW 1/4, SW 1/4 NE 1/4, N 1/2                                       
22                       NE 1/4                                                                                            
23                      Section 32: Lots 3 - 7, NE 1/4, SW 1/4 SW 1/4, NE 1/4 SE 1/4                                       
24                      Section 33: Lots 5 - 9, S 1/2 SE 1/4, SW 1/4 NW 1/4, including                                     
25                       all state tide and submerged land                                                                 
26                      Section 34: Lots 1 - 3, E 1/2 NW 1/4, SW 1/4, E 1/2, excluding                                 
27                       all portions of U.S. Survey No. 9024                                                          
28                      Section 35: Lots 1 - 5, NW 1/4, N 1/2 SW 1/4, SW 1/4 SW 1/4,                                       
29                       N 1/2 NE 1/4, SW 1/4 NE 1/4, NW 1/4 SE 1/4, excluding all                                     
30                       portions of U.S. Survey No. 9024                                                              
31                      Section 36: Lots 1 - 10, SE 1/4 SW 1/4, S 1/2 SE 1/4, NE 1/4                                       
01                       SE 1/4;                                                                                           
02                 (4) Township 17 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                                
03                      Sections 19 - 21: Tracts B and D, according to Plat No. 2012-                                  
04                       110, Palmer Recording District;                                                               
05                 (5) Township 17 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                                
06                      U.S. Survey No. 1169: Lots 1 and 2, Block 31, within Section                                   
07                       26;                                                                                           
08                 (6) Township 16 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                                
09                      Sections 4 - 9                                                                                     
10                      Section 17: N 1/2                                                                                  
11                      Section 18: N 1/2 [ALL STATE TIDE AND SUBMERGED                                                    
12                       LAND];                                                                                            
13                 (7) [(5)] Township 16 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                          
14                      Section 2: That portion lying westerly of Lot 7 and Parcel F                                   
15                       of U.S. Survey No. 9023                                                                       
16                      Section 3: That portion lying westerly of Lot 7, Lot 8, and                                    
17                       Parcel F of U.S. Survey No. 9023                                                              
18                      Section 10: That portion lying westerly of Lot 4, Lot 5, and                                   
19                       Parcel C of U.S. Survey No. 9023                                                              
20                      Section 15: That portion northerly of the left bank of the                                     
21                       Knik River and lying westerly of Lot 3, Lot 4, and Parcel                                     
22                       A of U.S. Survey No. 9023                                                                     
23                      Section 16: That portion northerly of the left bank of the                                     
24                       Knik River;                                                                                   
25                 (8) Township 16 North, Range 2 West, Seward Meridian                                                
26                      Section 1: All, excluding South Hayfield Road right-of-way                                     
27                      Section 2: Lot 5                                                                               
28                      Section 11: Lots 1 and 3 - 6, N 1/2 NE 1/4                                                     
29                      Section 12: Lots 1 - 4, N 1/2 NW 1/4, NE 1/4 NE 1/4;                                           
30                 (9) Township 17 North, Range 2 West, Seward Meridian                                                
31                      Section 36: That portion of the S 1/2 S 1/2 lying easterly of                                  
01                       the South Hayfield Road right-of-way                                                          
02                      [PORTION LYING WEST OF THE ALASKA RAILROAD                                                         
03                      SECTION 3: LOT 1, EXCLUDING PORTIONS LYING EAST                                                    
04                       OF THE ALASKA RAILROAD CENTERLINE, LOTS 2, 3,                                                     
05                       4, 5, 6, NW 1/4, NW 1/4, NE 1/4                                                                   
06                      SECTION 10: LOTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, AND PORTIONS LYING                                                 
07                       WEST OF THE ALASKA RAILROAD                                                                       
08                      SECTION 15: ALL STATE LAND LYING NORTH OF THE                                                      
09                       SOUTH BANK OF THE KNIK RIVER AND WEST OF                                                          
10                       THE ALASKA RAILROAD                                                                               
11                      SECTION 16: ALL STATE LAND LYING NORTH OF THE                                                      
12                       SOUTH BANK OF THE KNIK RIVER].                                                                    
13    * Sec. 2. AS 16.20.032(e) is amended to read:                                                                      
14            (e) Notwithstanding the provisions of (a) of this section, the land described in                             
15       this subsection is excluded from the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge established                               
16       under (a) of this section for the establishment of a transportation and utility corridor.                         
17       Land within the transportation and utility corridor that is determined by the                                     
18       commissioner of transportation and public facilities to be unnecessary for future                                 
19       transportation or utility corridors becomes a part of the Palmer Hay Flats State Game                             
20       Refuge. The commissioner of transportation and public facilities is directed to provide                           
21       access to the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge during future development of state                               
22       highways in the area. The land that is excluded from the Palmer Hay Flats State Game                              
23       Refuge under this subsection is described as                                                                      
24               Township 17 North, Range 1 East, Seward Meridian                                                          
25                 Section 22: SE 1/4 NW 1/4, W 1/2 NE 1/4, SE 1/4 NE 1/4, S 1/2 NE                                        
26                  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                                          
27                 Sections 27 and 34: a corridor 300 feet on each [EITHER] side of the                                
28                  existing highway centerline.