HB 343: "An Act relating to the construction, major rehabilitation, and deferred maintenance of state agency public buildings based on standardized designs; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 343 01 "An Act relating to the construction, major rehabilitation, and deferred maintenance of 02 state agency public buildings based on standardized designs; and providing for an 03 effective date." 04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 05 * Section 1. AS 44.68 is amended by adding new sections to read: 06 Article 6. Use of Standardized Designs for Public Buildings. 07 Sec. 44.68.310. Standardized designs. After consulting with the Department 08 of Administration, the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, the Alaska Energy 09 Authority, organizations and individuals with engineering, architectural design, and 10 others with expertise relevant to construction in the various climatic regions in the 11 state, the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities shall 12 (1) establish for public buildings one or more standardized designs that 13 optimize the efficiency of the operation and maintenance of public buildings while 14 taking into account regional climatic differences in the state;
01 (2) identify individual components of the standardized designs 02 identified under (1) of this section that can be used for the construction, major 03 rehabilitation, and deferred maintenance of public buildings when the use of a 04 complete standardized design for a public building is not feasible. 05 Sec. 44.68.320. Public building construction and deferred maintenance. 06 Except when the use of individual components of a standardized design is allowed 07 under AS 44.68.310(2), a state agency shall use complete standardized designs 08 established under AS 44.68.310 for the construction, major rehabilitation, and deferred 09 maintenance of a public building. 10 Sec. 44.68.330. Definitions. In AS 44.68.310 - 44.68.330, 11 (1) "public building" means a building that is owned by a state agency; 12 (2) "state agency" means 13 (A) a department, institution, board, commission, division, 14 authority, public corporation, or other administrative unit of the executive 15 branch of state government; in this subparagraph, "public corporation" 16 includes the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; 17 (B) the University of Alaska. 18 * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 19 read: 20 APPLICABILITY. This Act applies to the construction and deferred maintenance of a 21 public building if a state agency begins the planning for the construction, major rehabilitation, 22 or deferred maintenance on or after the effective date of AS 44.68.320, enacted by sec. 1 of 23 this Act. In this section, "public building" and "state agency" have the meanings given in 24 AS 44.68.330, enacted by sec. 1 of this Act. 25 * Sec. 3. AS 44.68.310, enacted by sec. 1 of this Act, and AS 44.68.330, enacted by sec. 1 26 of this Act, take effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c). 27 * Sec. 4. Except as provided in sec. 3 of this Act, this Act takes effect July 1, 2015.