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AS 14.40.871. Regulations.

(a) The corporation shall adopt regulations to carry out the purposes of AS 14.40.821 - 14.40.990.

(b) Except for AS 44.62.310 and 44.62.312 regarding public meetings, the provisions of AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act) regarding the adoption of regulations do not apply to the corporation. The corporation shall make available to members of the public copies of the regulations adopted under this section. Within 45 days after adoption of a regulation under this section, the chair of the corporation shall submit the regulation adopted to the chair of the Administrative Regulation Review Committee under AS 24.20.400 - 24.20.460.

(c) The corporation may adopt regulations by motion or by resolution or in another manner permitted by its bylaws.

(d) Except as provided in (e) of this section, at least 15 days before the adoption of a regulation, the corporation shall give public notice of the proposed action by publishing the notice in at least three newspapers of general circulation in the state and by mailing a copy of the notice to every person who has filed a request for notice of proposed regulations with the corporation. The public notice must include a statement of the time, place, and nature of the proceedings for the adoption of the regulation and must include an informative summary of the subject of the proposed action. On the date and at the time and place designated in the notice, the corporation shall give each interested person or an authorized representative of the person, or both, the opportunity to present statements, arguments, or contentions orally or in writing and shall give members of the public an opportunity to present oral statements, arguments, or contentions for a total period of at least one hour. The corporation shall consider all relevant matter presented to it before taking the proposed action on the regulation. At a hearing under this subsection, the corporation may continue or postpone the hearing to a time and place determined by the corporation and announced at the hearing before taking the action to continue or postpone the hearing. A regulation adopted by the corporation may vary from the informative summary specified in this subsection if the subject matter of the action taken on the regulation remains the same and if the original notice of the proposed action was written so as to assure that members of the public are reasonably notified of the subject matter of the proposed action in order for them to determine whether their interests could be affected by the corporation's proposed action on that subject.

(e) The adoption of a regulation may be made as an emergency regulation if, in the order of adoption, the corporation states the facts constituting the emergency and makes a finding that the adoption of the regulation is necessary for the immediate preservation of the orderly operation of the corporation's programs. The requirements of (d) of this section do not apply to the initial adoption of an emergency regulation; however, upon adoption of an emergency regulation under this subsection, the corporation shall, within 10 days after that adoption, publish notice of the adoption in accordance with the notice procedures specified in (d) of this section. An emergency regulation adopted under this subsection may not remain in effect for more than 120 days unless, before the expiration of that period, the corporation adopts that regulation as a permanent regulation in accordance with the procedures specified in (d) of this section.

(f) A regulation adopted under this section takes effect immediately upon its adoption by the corporation or at another time specified by the corporation in its order of adoption.

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