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SB 97: "An Act repealing statutes that relate to art works in public buildings and facilities and that require a set percentage of construction costs to be spent on art."

00                             SENATE BILL NO. 97                                                                          
01 "An Act repealing statutes that relate to art works in public buildings and facilities and                              
02 that require a set percentage of construction costs to be spent on art."                                                
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 44.27.052(a) is amended to read:                                                                   
05            (a)  The council may                                                                                         
06                 (1)  hold public and private hearings;                                                                  
07                 (2)  enter into contracts, within the limit of funds available, with                                    
08       individuals, organizations, and institutions for services furthering the strategic                                
09       objectives of the council's programs;                                                                             
10                 (3)  enter into contracts, within the limit of funds available, with local                              
11       and regional associations for cooperative endeavors furthering the strategic objectives                           
12       of the council's programs;                                                                                        
13                 (4)  accept gifts, contributions, and bequests of unrestricted funds from                               
14       individuals, foundations, corporations, and other organizations or institutions for the                           
01       purpose of furthering the strategic objectives of the council's programs;                                         
02                 (5)  make and sign agreements and do and perform any acts necessary                                     
03       to carry out the purposes of AS 44.27.040 - 44.27.058 [AS 44.27.040 - 44.27.060];                             
04       and                                                                                                               
05                 (6)  adopt regulations under AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act)                                    
06       to carry out the provisions of AS 44.27.040 - 44.27.058 [AS 44.27.040 - 44.27.060].                           
07    * Sec. 2. AS 44.35.030 is amended to read:                                                                         
08            Sec. 44.35.030. Construction of memorials to Alaska veterans. The                                          
09       Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs may construct memorials to Alaska                                    
10       veterans. A memorial constructed under this section is not subject to AS 35.15 [OR                                
11       AS 35.27].                                                                                                        
12    * Sec. 3. AS 35.27.010, 35.27.020, 35.27.030; AS 40.25.120(a)(17), AS 44.27.050(5), and                            
13 44.27.060 are repealed.                                                                                                 
14    * Sec. 4. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to                          
15 read:                                                                                                                   
16 TRANSITIONAL PROVISION.  The Alaska State Council on the Arts shall continue                                            
17 to manage the art in public places fund created under former AS 44.27.060(a), repealed by                               
18 sec. 3 of this Act, for the purposes specified in former AS 44.27.060(c), repealed by sec. 3 of                         
19 this Act, until the balance of the fund is exhausted.