SB 300: "An Act permitting the extension of hours that miners may spend underground."
00SENATE BILL NO. 300 01 "An Act permitting the extension of hours that miners may spend underground." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 23.10.410 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 04 (d) An employer may request an exemption from the requirements of this 05 section to permit the employer to employ employees underground for longer than eight 06 hours in 24 hours. If the commissioner determines that an extension is in the best 07 interest of the employer and the employees, the commissioner may grant the 08 exemption. The department shall implement this subsection by regulation.