Alaska Statutes.
Title 15. Elections
Chapter 45. Initiative, Referendum, and Recall
Section 320. Preparation of Petition.
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AS 15.45.320. Preparation of Petition.

(a) The lieutenant governor shall prepare a sufficient number of sequentially numbered petitions to allow full circulation throughout the state. Each petition must contain

(1) a copy of the act to be referred if the number of words included in both the formal and substantive provisions of the act is 500 or less;

(2) the statement of approval or rejection;

(3) a statement of minimum costs to the state associated with certification of the referendum application and review of the referendum petition, excluding legal costs to the state and the costs to the state of any challenge to the validity of the petition;

(4) an estimate of the cost to the state of voter approval or rejection of the act;

(5) an impartial summary of the subject matter of the act;

(6) the statement of warning prescribed in AS 15.45.330 ;

(7) sufficient space for the printed name, a numerical identifier, the signature, the date of signature, and the address of each person signing the petition; and

(8) other specifications prescribed by the lieutenant governor to ensure proper handling and control.

(b) Upon request of the referendum committee, the lieutenant governor shall report to the committee the number of persons who voted in the preceding general election.

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