Alaska Statutes.
Title 26. Military Affairs, Veterans, and Disasters
Chapter 23. Disasters
Section 200. Limitations.
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AS 26.23.200. Limitations.

Nothing in AS 26.23.010 - 26.23.220

(1) interferes with or allows interference with the course or conduct of a labor dispute, except that actions otherwise authorized by AS 26.23.010 - 26.23.220 or other laws may be taken when necessary to forestall or mitigate imminent or existing danger to public health or safety;

(2) interferes with or allows interference with dissemination of news or comment on public affairs; but any communications facility or organization, including but not limited to radio and television stations, wire services, and newspapers, may be requested to transmit or print public service messages furnishing information or instructions in connection with a disaster emergency, in a manner that encroaches as little as possible upon the normal functions of the news media;

(3) affects the jurisdiction or responsibilities of police forces, fire-fighting forces, units of the armed forces of the United States, or of any personnel of them, when on active duty; but state, local, and interjurisdictional disaster emergency plans shall place reliance upon the forces available for performance of functions related to disaster emergencies;

(4) limits, modifies, or abridges the authority of the governor to proclaim martial law, or exercise any other powers vested in the governor under the constitution, statutes, or common law of this state independent of, or in conjunction with, any provision of AS 26.23.010 - 26.23.220; or

(5) authorizes the confiscation of a firearm lawfully owned, possessed, or carried by a law-abiding citizen.

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