00 HOUSE BILL NO. 184
01 "An Act relating to fees for use of state park system facilities; and relating to the sale of
02 merchandise by the Department of Natural Resources."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 41.21.026(a) is amended to read:
05 (a) Notwithstanding (b) of this section, the department may charge or collect a
06 fee [IN A PARK UNIT] for
07 (1) rental of public use cabins or other overnight lodgings;
08 (2) overnight use of a developed campsite;
09 (3) special park permits;
10 (4) competitive and exclusive commercial use permits;
11 (5) noncompetitive and nonexclusive commercial use permits;
12 (6) use of a sewage holding tank dump station;
13 (7) admission to or guided tours of visitor centers and historic sites;
14 (8) use of an improved boat ramp in a park facility developed
01 principally for boat launching;
02 (9) sale of firewood;
03 (10) sale of merchandise for informational or educational purposes
04 related to public use and understanding of parks, including maps, plans, and other
05 graphic materials;
06 (11) use of a developed facility that has developed parking and rest
07 rooms; and
08 (12) presentation or attendance at programs related to natural or
09 cultural history, outdoor skills or education, or other topics concerned with public use,
10 enjoyment, or understanding of parks.
11 * Sec. 2. AS 41.21.026 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
12 (f) The department may sell merchandise for informational, educational, or
13 promotional purposes to support ongoing park operations. Sales of merchandise under
14 this subsection shall be (1) made to a person for the purpose of resale; and (2) priced
15 by the department so as to ensure a fair and reasonable return to the department. In this
16 subsection, "person" has the meaning given in AS 01.10.060.
17 * Sec. 3. AS 41.21.026(a)(10) is repealed.