Alaska Statutes.
Title 24. Legislature
Chapter 65. Office of Victims' Rights
Section 20. Appointment of the Victims' Advocate.
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AS 24.65.020. Appointment of the Victims' Advocate.

(a) A candidate for appointment as the victims' advocate shall be nominated by the victims' advocate selection committee composed of three members of the senate appointed by the president of the senate and three members of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house. One member of a minority party caucus in each house shall be appointed to the selection committee.

(b) The victims' advocate selection committee shall examine persons to serve as victims' advocate regarding their qualifications and ability and shall place the name of the person selected in nomination. The appointment is effective if the nomination is approved by a roll call vote of two-thirds of the members of the legislature in joint session. The vote on the appointment shall be entered in the journals of both houses.

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