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SB 45 - Extending the Coastal Management Program - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS SPONSORED BY A COMMITTEE AT THE REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (18-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Extending the Coastal Management Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates the Alaska Coastal Policy Board and extends the termination date of the Alaska coastal management program to January 1, 2017.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Alaska Coastal Policy Board, which shall be made up of five public members appointed by the governor, including the following (Sec. 3):
    • One at-large member and an alternate member from any coastal resource district who is a representative of a native regional corporation; and -Four members from a list composed of at least three names from each region, and four alternate members from a list composed of at least three names from each region, nominated and submitted by the coastal resource district.
  • Requires the Alaska Coastal Policy Board to conduct the following tasks (Sec. 3):
    • Make recommendations to the department relating to the approval or modification of a district coastal management plan; -Provide a forum for the discussion of issues related to this chapter, and the coastal uses and resource of the state; and -Annually solicit from state and federal agencies information as to whether they implemented any new statutes or regulations affecting coastal uses or resources; and -Review and provide comments to the department on regultions proposed.
  • Requires coastal management plans created by coastal resource districts to ensure that policies meet the following standards (Sec. 7):
    • Are clear and concise as to the activities and persons affected by the policies; -Use prescriptive or performance-based standards written in precise and enforceable language; -Address a coastal use or resource of concern to the residents of the district; and -Employ the least restrictive means to achieve the objectives of the enforceable policies.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (11-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Extending the Coastal Management Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates the Alaska Coastal Policy Board and extends the termination date of the Alaska coastal management program to January 1, 2017.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Alaska Coastal Policy Board, which shall be made up of five public members appointed by the governor, including the following (Sec. 3):
    • One at-large member and an alternate member from any coastal resource district who is a representative of a native regional corporation; and -Four members from a list composed of at least three names from each region, and four alternate members from a list composed of at least three names from each region, nominated and submitted by the coastal resource district.
  • Requires the Alaska Coastal Policy Board to conduct the following tasks (Sec. 3):
    • Make recommendations to the department relating to the approval or modification of a district coastal management plan; -Provide a forum for the discussion of issues related to this chapter, and the coastal uses and resource of the state; and -Annually solicit from state and federal agencies information as to whether they implemented any new statutes or regulations affecting coastal uses or resources; and -Review and provide comments to the department on regultions proposed.
  • Requires coastal management plans created by coastal resource districts to ensure that policies meet the following standards (Sec. 7):
    • Are clear and concise as to the activities and persons affected by the policies; -Use prescriptive or performance-based standards written in precise and enforceable language; -Address a coastal use or resource of concern to the residents of the district; and -Employ the least restrictive means to achieve the objectives of the enforceable policies.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Extending the Coastal Management Program

Committee Sponsors

By Requests

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