Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 67. Violent Crimes Compensation Board
Section 20. Violent Crimes Compensation Board.
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AS 18.67.020. Violent Crimes Compensation Board.

(a) There is the Violent Crimes Compensation Board in the Department of Administration composed of three members to be appointed by the governor. One of the members shall be designated as chair by the governor. At least one member must be a medical or osteopathic physician licensed to practice in this state or holding a retired status license in this state and one member must be an attorney licensed to practice in this state or retired from practice in this state.

(b) Members of the board serve staggered terms of three years. All vacancies, except through the expiration of term, shall be filled for the unexpired term only.

(c) Each member of the board is eligible for reappointment and serves at the pleasure of the governor.

(d) A member of the board may be removed by the governor for inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office after due notice and hearing.

(e) Members of the board receive no salary, but are entitled to per diem and travel expenses authorized by law for other boards.

(f) After obtaining consent from the chief administrative law judge (AS 44.64.020 ), the board may appoint one or more administrative law judges employed or retained by the office of administrative hearings to conduct hearings and take testimony in proceedings under this chapter, but final determinations of any matter shall be only by the board. AS 44.64.060 and 44.64.070 do not apply to proceedings under this chapter. An administrative law judge acting under this section shall report findings of fact and conclusions of law to the board, together with the reasons for the findings and conclusions. The board shall act only after consideration of the report and other evidence that it considers appropriate.

(g) The board may appoint and fix the duties of personnel necessary for carrying out its functions under this chapter.

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