Alaska Statutes.
Title 23. Labor and Workers' Compensation
Chapter 15. Employment Services
Section 820. Powers and Duties of the Alaska Workforce Investment Board.
previous: Section 700. - 23.15.810l Business Incentive Training Program. [Repealed, Sec. 6 Ch 49 SLA 2003].
next: Section 830. Alaska Technical and Vocational Education Program Account.

AS 23.15.820. Powers and Duties of the Alaska Workforce Investment Board.

(a) The Alaska Workforce Investment Board shall

(1) administer the Alaska technical and vocational education program established in AS 23.15.820 - 23.15.850;

(2) facilitate the development of a statewide policy for a coordinated and effective technical and vocational education training system in this state and, to the extent authorized by federal and state law, plan and coordinate federal, state, and local efforts in technical and vocational education programs;

(3) adopt regulations under AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act) to carry out the purposes of AS 23.15.820 - 23.15.850, including regulations that set standards for the percentage of a grant that may be used for administrative costs; the regulations must clearly identify and distinguish between expenses that may be included in administrative costs and those that may not be included in administrative costs; the percentage allowed for administrative costs may not exceed the lesser of five percent or the amount permitted under the requirements of a federal program, if applicable;

(4) administer the grant program under AS 23.15.840 and establish grant administration requirements including accounting procedures that apply to qualified entities and their grantees.

(b) The board may

(1) receive money designated for technical and vocational education programs and may disburse money, including grants, to technical and vocational education projects in accordance with AS 37.07 (Executive Budget Act);

(2) enter into partnership agreements through appropriate administrative agencies with private industry training entities within the state in order to facilitate the coordination of training opportunities; and

(3) recommend to the legislature changes to enhance the effectiveness of the training programs it oversees under this section.

All content © 2008 by Touch N' Go/Bright Solutions, Inc.

Note to HTML Version:

This version of the Alaska Statutes is current through December, 2007. The Alaska Statutes were automatically converted to HTML from a plain text format. Every effort has been made to ensure their accuracy, but this can not be guaranteed. If it is critical that the precise terms of the Alaska Statutes be known, it is recommended that more formal sources be consulted. For statutes adopted after the effective date of these statutes, see, Alaska State Legislature If any errors are found, please e-mail Touch N' Go systems at E-mail. We hope you find this information useful.