00 CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 62(L&C)
01 "An Act relating to the certificate of need program for health care facilities; and
02 providing for an effective date."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 18.07.031(a) is amended to read:
05 (a) Except as provided in (c) and (d) of this section, a person may not make an
06 expenditure of $1,000,000 or more for any of the following in a location within 75
07 miles of another health care facility unless authorized under the terms of a certificate
08 of need issued by the department:
09 (1) construction of a health care facility;
10 (2) alteration of the bed capacity of a health care facility; or
11 (3) addition of a category of health services provided by a health care
13 * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to
01 APPLICABILITY. AS 18.07.031(a), as amended by sec. 1 of this Act, applies to the
02 construction or alteration of, or addition of a category of health services provided by, a health
03 care facility initiated on or after the effective date of this Act and to applications pending
04 under AS 18.07.031 on the effective date of this Act. For a health care facility that is located
05 more than 75 miles from another health care facility and that has an existing certificate of
06 need issued by the Department of Health and Social Services under AS 18.07.031 or modified
07 under AS 18.07.061 before the effective date of this Act, the Department of Health and Social
08 Services may not take any action to revoke, enforce, or modify the terms of the certificate.
09 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect July 1, 2020.