HB 148: "An Act relating to service areas in second class boroughs; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 148 01 "An Act relating to service areas in second class boroughs; and providing for an 02 effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 29.35.490 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 05 (d) A second class borough may establish a service area for the provision of 06 emergency services within a state highway corridor if no voters reside in the service 07 area. A second class borough may provide emergency services in a service area 08 established under this subsection by ordinance. Notwithstanding any other provision 09 of law, a second class borough may not authorize or levy a property tax for the 10 provision of emergency services in a service area established under this subsection. 11 The boundaries of a service area established under this subsection may only include 12 the highway corridor and publicly owned property adjacent to the highway corridor 13 necessary to house emergency response equipment and personnel for the service area. 14 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).