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SSHB 46: "An Act relating to the state and municipal procurement preferences for agricultural products harvested in the state and fisheries products harvested or processed in the state; relating to merchandise sold and certain fees charged or collected by the Department of Natural Resources; and providing for an effective date."

00                  SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 46                                                               
01 "An Act relating to the state and municipal procurement preferences for agricultural                                    
02 products harvested in the state and fisheries products harvested or processed in the                                    
03 state; relating to merchandise sold and certain fees charged or collected by the                                        
04 Department of Natural Resources; and providing for an effective date."                                                  
05 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
06    * Section 1. AS 03.05.010 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                           
07 (c)  The commissioner of natural resources may sell promotional merchandise                                             
08 related to the "Alaska Grown" trademark and may charge or collect a fee for the sale                                    
09 of promotional merchandise related to the "Alaska Grown" trademark. The                                                 
10 commissioner may issue a license and charge a license fee for the sale of promotional                                   
11 merchandise related to the "Alaska Grown" trademark. The commissioner shall price                                       
12 merchandise sold by the commissioner under this subsection in a manner that ensures                                     
13 a reasonable monetary return to the state. To the extent practicable, the commissioner                                  
14 shall sell only merchandise produced or manufactured, including printing, screen                                        
01       printing, and embroidery, in the United States that, subject to AS 36.30, is procured                             
02       from either an Alaska bidder or a person that employs prisoners under                                             
03       AS 33.30.191(b).                                                                                                  
04    * Sec. 2. AS 29.71.040(a) is amended to read:                                                                      
05 (a)  When agricultural products are purchased by a municipality that receives                                           
06 state money, only agricultural products harvested in the state shall be purchased                                       
07 whenever priced not [NO] more than 15 [SEVEN] percent above products harvested                                  
08 outside the state, available, and of like quality compared with agricultural products                                   
09       harvested outside the state.                                                                                      
10    * Sec. 3. AS 29.71.040(b) is amended to read:                                                                      
11 (b)  When fisheries products are purchased by a municipality that receives state                                        
12 money, only fisheries products harvested or processed within the jurisdiction of the                                    
13 state shall be purchased whenever priced not [NO] more than 15 [SEVEN] percent                                  
14 above products harvested or processed outside the jurisdiction of the state, available,                                 
15 and of like quality compared with fisheries products harvested or processed outside                                     
16       the jurisdiction of the state.                                                                                    
17    * Sec. 4. AS 36.15.050(a) is amended to read:                                                                      
18 (a)  When agricultural products are purchased by the state or by a school                                               
19 district that receives state money, a 15 [SEVEN] percent preference shall be applied to                             
20       the price of the products harvested in the state.                                                                 
21    * Sec. 5. AS 36.15.050(b) is amended to read:                                                                      
22 (b)  When fisheries products are purchased by the state or by a school district                                         
23 that receives state money, a 15 [SEVEN] percent preference shall be applied to the                                  
24       price of the products harvested or processed within the jurisdiction of the state.                                
25    * Sec. 6. AS 37.05.146(c) is amended by adding a new paragraph to read:                                            
26 (90)  fees collected by the Department of Natural Resources under                                                       
27       AS 03.05.010(c).                                                                                                  
28    * Sec. 7. This Act takes effect July 1, 2018.