HB 4: "An Act relating to absences from the state for purposes of determining residency under the permanent fund dividend program; and providing for an effective date."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 4 01 "An Act relating to absences from the state for purposes of determining residency 02 under the permanent fund dividend program; and providing for an effective 03 date." 04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 05 * Section 1. AS 43.23.095(8) is amended to read: 06 (8) "state resident" means an individual who is physically present in the 07 state with the intent to remain permanently in the state under the requirements of 08 AS 01.10.055 or, if the individual is not physically present in the state, intends to 09 return to the state and remain permanently in the state under the requirements of 10 AS 01.10.055, and is absent only for any of the following reasons: 11 (A) vocational, professional, or other specific education for 12 which a comparable program was not reasonably available in the state; 13 (B) secondary or postsecondary education; 14 (C) military service;
01 (D) medical treatment; 02 (E) service in Congress; 03 (F) other reasons that [WHICH] the commissioner may 04 establish by regulation; [OR] 05 (G) service in the Peace Corps; 06 (H) to accompany as the spouse, minor dependent, or 07 disabled dependent another resident who is absent for a reason permitted 08 under this paragraph; 09 * Sec. 2. APPLICATION PERIODS. Notwithstanding permanent fund dividend 10 application procedures or deadlines established by law or regulation, an individual or the 11 parent, guardian, or authorized representative of a minor who qualified for the 1994 or 1995 12 dividend because of the amendment to AS 43.23.095(8), made in sec. 1 of this Act, may apply 13 or reapply for the dividend by September 1, 1995. The Department of Revenue shall prepare 14 a form for applications or reapplications under this section. 15 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c). 16 * Sec. 4. This Act is retroactive to January 1, 1994.