SB 28: "An Act relating to the Yakataga area plan; and providing for an effective date."
00SENATE BILL NO. 28 01 "An Act relating to the Yakataga area plan; and providing for an effective 02 date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. Section 4(c), ch. 143, SLA 1990, is amended to read: 05 (c) The area plan shall be completed by July 1, 1995 , and shall be 06 delivered to the chairs of the Resource Committees of the legislature. The 07 commissioner may include with the area plan recommendations for the restriction or 08 expansion in the boundaries of the Yakataga State Game Refuge and for legislation 09 defining a part of the area as a state park, state forest, state game refuge, state critical 10 habitat area, or other special designation. 11 * Sec. 2. Section 4(d), ch. 143, SLA 1990, is amended to read: 12 (d) Except as provided in this subsection and (e) of this section and subject to 13 valid existing rights, the commissioner of natural resources may not conduct timber or 14 timber-related construction activity, including road construction, timber sales and
01 commercial timber harvests in the Yakataga area, the area between Icy Bay and Cape 02 Suckling, until July 1, 1995 . The commissioner may maintain existing timber 03 harvest facilities. This section does not diminish the right of a private property owner 04 to have access or develop its land or resources or the authority of an agency to grant 05 approval for access or development. 06 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).