00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 99(FSH)
01 "An Act relating to the development and operation of a hydroelectric site at the
02 Nuyakuk River Falls; providing for the amendment of the management plan for the
03 Wood-Tikchik State Park; and providing for an effective date."
04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
05 * Section 1. AS 41.21.167 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
06 (e) The development and operation of a hydroelectric site at the Nuyakuk
07 River Falls is a compatible use if the development and operation
08 (1) does not include a dam that fully spans a river;
09 (2) maintains at least 70 percent of the daily upstream water flow of an
10 affected river along the natural course of the river; and
11 (3) after July 1, 2024, is licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory
13 * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to
01 WOOD-TIKCHIK STATE PARK MANAGEMENT PLAN. The Wood-Tikchik State
02 Park Management Council shall, with the advice and assistance of the Department of Natural
03 Resources, amend the management plan for the Wood-Tikchik State Park to conform with the
04 change to AS 41.21.167 made in sec. 1 of this Act.
05 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).