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SB 95: "An Act relating to membership in the Alaska Workforce Investment Board."

00                             SENATE BILL NO. 95                                                                          
01 "An Act relating to membership in the Alaska Workforce Investment Board."                                               
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
03    * Section 1. AS 23.15.550(a) is amended to read:                                                                   
04            (a)  The Alaska Workforce Investment Board is established in the department.                                 
05       The board consists of the following voting members, not to exceed 26:                                             
06                 (1)  the lieutenant governor or the lieutenant governor's designee;                                     
07                 (2)  the commissioners of commerce, community, and economic                                             
08       development, education and early development, [HEALTH AND SOCIAL                                                  
09       SERVICES,] and labor and workforce development, or each respective                                                
10       commissioner's designee;                                                                                          
11                 (3)  one representative from the University of Alaska;                                                  
12                 (4)  four additional representatives of education, with one from local                                  
13       public education, one from secondary vocational education, one from a postsecondary                               
14       vocational education institution, and one from adult basic education;                                             
15                 (5)  four representatives of business and industry;                                                     
01                 (6)  four representatives of organized labor whom the governor shall                                    
02       appoint from lists of nominees submitted by recognized state labor organizations; the                             
03       governor may reject a list submitted under this paragraph and request that another list                           
04       be submitted;                                                                                                     
05                 (7)  at least one representative from an organization representing                                      
06       employment and training needs of Alaska Natives;                                                                  
07                 (8)  at least one representative of a community-based service                                           
08       organization;                                                                                                     
09                 (9)  at least one representative who has personal or professional                                       
10       experience with developmental disabilities; [AND]                                                                 
11                 (10)  at least one representative who has personal or professional                                  
12       experience with the employment and training needs of veterans and members of                                  
13       the armed forces who are in transition to civilian employment;                                                
14                 (11)  at least one and up to five additional members of the private                                 
15       sector to ensure a private sector majority and regional and local representation on the                           
16       board.