SCS CSHB 265(RLS): "An Act relating to pamphlets, publications, plans, and records of state agencies; and relating to reports to and from state agencies and the governor."
00SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 265(RLS) 01 "An Act relating to pamphlets, publications, plans, and records of state agencies; 02 and relating to reports to and from state agencies and the governor." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 08.13.050 is amended to read: 05 Sec. 08.13.050. Records of the board. The Department of Commerce and 06 Economic Development shall keep a record of the board's proceedings related to the 07 issuance, refusal, suspension, and revocation of each license and permit. The record 08 shall contain the name of the person to whom a license or permit is issued, the 09 person's place of business, the date of issuance for each license and permit, and 10 whether it is currently valid. The record shall be open to inspection by the public at 11 all reasonable times. [THE BOARD SHALL SUBMIT AN ANNUAL REPORT ON 12 ITS OPERATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR.] 13 * Sec. 2. AS 08.24.240 is amended to read: 14 Sec. 08.24.240. Failure to file statement. If the annual statement of
01 collection [OR SEMIANNUAL STATEMENT OF EMPLOYEES] is not filed as 02 required under AS 08.24.210 [AND 08.24.220], the failure to file constitutes grounds 03 for the immediate suspension of the collection agency license of the licensee failing 04 to file the statement, and the department shall notify the licensee by registered or 05 certified mail that the license of the licensee will be suspended upon the expiration of 06 15 days after the date on which the notice was mailed unless the licensee complies 07 with the provisions of AS 08.24.210 [OR 08.24.220]. However, for good cause shown 08 and upon satisfactory proof furnished by the licensee that the failure to file the 09 statement was due to a condition not within the control, or was due to excusable 10 neglect, of the licensee, the department may permit the filing of the statement after the 11 time limited and excuse the failure to file the statement within the time limited. If the 12 statement required by AS 08.24.210 [OR 08.24.220] is not filed as required by this 13 section , the department shall revoke the license. 14 * Sec. 3. AS 08.24.250 is amended to read: 15 Sec. 08.24.250. Information confidential. Except as otherwise provided in 16 this chapter, information in whatever form required to be filed by the terms of 17 AS 08.24.210 [AND 08.24.220] shall be confidential and may not become a public 18 record, but it may be introduced in evidence in a suit, action, or proceeding in a court 19 or in a proceeding involving the granting or revocation of the license of a licensee. 20 * Sec. 4. AS 14.40.190 is amended to read: 21 Sec. 14.40.190. Report. The Board of Regents shall prepare a written report 22 at the beginning of each [FIRST] regular session of the legislature of the condition of 23 the university property, of all receipts and expenditures, including the administration 24 and disposition of appropriated and restricted funds and information required under 25 AS 37.25.010(d) , and of the educational and other work performed during the 26 preceding [TWO] fiscal year [YEARS]. The board shall notify the legislature that the 27 report is available. 28 * Sec. 5. AS 15.13.030 is amended to read: 29 Sec. 15.13.030. Duties of the commission. The commission shall 30 (1) develop and provide all forms for the reports and statements 31 required to be made under this chapter, AS 24.45, and AS 39.50;
01 (2) prepare and publish a manual setting out uniform methods of 02 bookkeeping and reporting for use by persons required to make reports and statements 03 under this chapter and otherwise assist candidates, groups, and individuals in 04 complying with the requirements of this chapter; 05 (3) receive and hold open for public inspection reports and statements 06 required to be made under this chapter and, upon request, furnish copies at cost to 07 interested persons; 08 (4) compile and maintain a current list of all filed reports and 09 statements; 10 (5) prepare a summary of each report filed under AS 15.13.110 and 11 make copies of this summary available to interested persons at their actual cost; 12 (6) notify, by registered or certified mail, all persons who are 13 delinquent in filing reports and statements required to be made under this chapter; 14 (7) [REPORT WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE ELECTION THE 15 NAMES OF ALL PERSONS AND GROUPS WHO HAVE FAILED TO COMPLY 16 WITH ANY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER TO THE OFFICE OF THE 17 ATTORNEY GENERAL; 18 (8)] examine, investigate, and compare all reports, statements, and 19 actions required by this chapter, AS 24.45, and AS 39.50 [AND REPORT TO THE 20 ATTORNEY GENERAL THE NAMES OF ALL PERSONS OR GROUPS THAT 21 THE COMMISSION HAS SUBSTANTIAL REASON TO BELIEVE HAVE 22 VIOLATED THIS CHAPTER, AS 24.45 OR AS 39.50]; 23 (8) [(9)] prepare and publish a biennial report concerning the activities 24 of the commission, the effectiveness of this chapter, its enforcement by the attorney 25 general's office, and recommendations and proposals for change; the commission shall 26 notify the legislature that the report is available; 27 (9) [(10)] adopt regulations necessary to implement and clarify the 28 provisions of AS 24.45, AS 39.50, and this chapter, subject to the provisions of 29 AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act). 30 * Sec. 6. AS 24.45.031(b) is amended to read: 31 (b) The commission may
01 (1) hold hearings and conduct investigations into compliance with the 02 provisions of this chapter; 03 (2) in conjunction with (1) of this subsection, issue subpoenas, compel 04 the attendance and testimony of witnesses, administer oaths and affirmations, and 05 require the production of books, papers, records, documents, or other items material 06 to the commission's duties or powers under this chapter; 07 (3) prepare, publish, and make available to the public, periodic, but at 08 least biannually [QUARTERLY AND ANNUALLY], summaries of the statements 09 and reports received; these summaries shall list separately individual lobbyists and 10 employers of lobbyists. 11 * Sec. 7. AS 35.10.015(b) is amended to read: 12 (b) The department shall develop and maintain an inventory of all public 13 buildings and facilities with respect to their compliance with the regulations adopted 14 under (a) of this section. [THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAKE AN ANNUAL 15 REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR DESCRIBING WORK PERFORMED IN THE 16 PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR TO UPGRADE PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND 17 FACILITIES TO CONFORM WITH THE REGULATIONS.] In addition, the 18 department shall develop cost estimates and recommended priorities for the upgrading 19 of public buildings and facilities that do not conform with the regulations adopted 20 under (a) of this section [AND SHALL INCLUDE THESE ESTIMATES AND THE 21 RECOMMENDED PRIORITIES IN THE ANNUAL REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR. 22 THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOTIFY THE LEGISLATURE THAT THE REPORT 23 IS AVAILABLE]. 24 * Sec. 8. AS 37.25.010(d) is amended to read: 25 (d) The University of Alaska shall , in the report required under 26 AS 14.40.190, report the amount of university receipts received in one year and 27 expended in the succeeding fiscal year [TO THE DEPARTMENT OF 28 ADMINISTRATION AND THE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET AND AUDIT 29 COMMITTEE BY SEPTEMBER 30 OF THE SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR]. 30 * Sec. 9. AS 39.25.195(h) is amended to read: 31 (h) [THE DIRECTOR SHALL PREPARE A REPORT ON
01 NONPERMANENT AND EMERGENCY HIRE PRACTICES IN STATE 02 GOVERNMENT AND NOTIFY THE LEGISLATURE WITHIN THE FIRST 10 03 DAYS OF EACH REGULAR LEGISLATIVE SESSION THAT THE REPORT IS 04 AVAILABLE.] A hiring department or agency shall certify to the director within 15 05 working days following the appointment its reasons for appointing an emergency 06 employee. [THE REPORT SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION ON THE NUMBER 07 OF NONPERMANENT EMPLOYEES AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS SECTION 08 AND THE NUMBER OF EMERGENCY EMPLOYEES HIRED IN EACH 09 DEPARTMENT, A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROCEDURES USED IN 10 AUTHORIZING THE HIRING OF NONPERMANENT EMPLOYEES, AND ANY 11 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LEGISLATION REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT THE 12 INTENT OF THIS SECTION.] 13 * Sec. 10. AS 43.76.025(c) is amended to read: 14 (c) The salmon enhancement tax collected under AS 43.76.010 - 43.76.028 15 [AS 43.76.010 - 43.76.030] shall be deposited in the general fund. The legislature may 16 make appropriations based on this revenue to the Department of Commerce and 17 Economic Development for the purpose of providing financing for qualified regional 18 associations. The legislature may base an appropriation for a qualified regional 19 association operating within a region designated under AS 16.10.375 on the value of 20 the fisheries resources caught in that region rather than the value of the fisheries 21 resources sold in that region if those values differ. 22 * Sec. 11. AS 44.47.092 is amended to read: 23 Sec. 44.47.092. Land use planning and state facility procurement plan. 24 The department shall make recommendations to the Department of Transportation and 25 Public Facilities and to appropriate program agencies concerning the effect upon the 26 comprehensive plan or other land use plans or proposals of municipalities and 27 unincorporated communities with respect to the facility procurement plan required to 28 be prepared in accordance with AS 35.10.170 [AND AS 44.42.055]. 29 * Sec. 12. AS 44.47.150(d) is amended to read: 30 (d) Separate accounts shall be maintained in the name of each village for the 31 land, including the revenues from the land, acquired from each village corporation
01 under this section [, AND EVERY TWO YEARS WITHIN 90 DAYS OF THE 02 CLOSE OF THE SECOND STATE FISCAL YEAR A STATEMENT OF THE 03 ACCOUNT FOR EACH MUNICIPALITY SHALL BE PREPARED BY THE 04 COMMISSIONER AND BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE VILLAGE AND TO THE 05 PUBLIC UPON REQUEST]. 06 * Sec. 13. AS 46.08.060(a) is amended to read: 07 (a) The commissioner shall make available a report to the legislature not later 08 than the 10th day following the convening of each first regular session of the 09 legislature. The commissioner shall notify the legislature that the report is available. 10 The report may include information considered significant by the commissioner but 11 must include [:] 12 (1) the amount of money expended by the department under 13 AS 46.08.040(a) during the preceding two fiscal years [YEAR]; 14 (2) the amount and source of money received and money recovered by 15 or on behalf of the department during the preceding two fiscal years [YEAR] under 16 (A) AS 46.08.020; and 17 (B) AS 46.08.025; 18 (3) a summary of municipal participation in the department's responses 19 that were paid for by the fund; 20 (4) a detailed summary of department activities in responses paid for 21 by the fund during the preceding two fiscal years [YEAR], including response 22 descriptions and statements outlining the nature of the threat; in this paragraph, 23 "detailed" includes information describing each personal services position and total 24 compensation for that position, each contract in excess of $10,000, and each purchase 25 in excess of $10,000; and 26 (5) the projected cost to the department for the next two fiscal years 27 [YEAR] of monitoring, operating, and maintaining sites where response has been 28 completed or is expected to be continued during the next two fiscal years [YEAR]. 29 * Sec. 14. AS 46.08.060(c) is amended to read: 30 (c) In addition to the department's report required under (a) of this section, the 31 governor shall submit a report about use of the fund during the previous two fiscal
01 years [YEAR] to the legislature not later than the 10th day following the convening 02 of each first regular session of the legislature. In the report, the governor shall describe 03 in detail the governor's use of money from the fund, with separate explanations, by 04 agency, of the activities that were paid for under the authority of AS 46.08.045. 05 * Sec. 15. AS 08.04.070(g); AS 08.24.071, 08.24.220; AS 08.36.070(a)(3); 06 AS 08.48.071(c), 08.48.101(b); AS 08.63.050(8); AS 08.64.101(3); AS 08.65.030(a)(6); 07 AS 08.68.100(a)(7); AS 08.84.010(b)(6); AS 08.86.070(7); AS 08.95.030(2); 08 AS 08.98.050(a)(7); AS 14.07.181; AS 14.40.170(a)(9), 14.40.296(b); AS 14.56.182, 09 14.56.183, 14.56.184, 14.56.185, 14.56.190; AS 18.20.150(b); AS 18.85.160(b); AS 21.39.175; 10 AS 36.30.540(2), 36.30.540(3), 36.30.540(6); AS 37.05.030; AS 42.45.020(e)(3); 11 AS 43.76.030; and AS 44.42.055 are repealed.