Alaska Statutes.
Title 33. Probation, Prisons, and Prisoners
Chapter 36. Interstate Corrections Compacts
Section 140. State Council.
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AS 33.36.140. State Council.

(a) There is created the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision to implement the provisions of the compact set out in AS 33.36.110. The state council shall meet as frequently as necessary to carry out its responsibilities.

(b) The state council consists of seven members as follows:

(1) the commissioner of corrections; the commissioner of corrections may name a designee to serve in this capacity;

(2) the compact administrator appointed under AS 33.36.130 ;

(3) an attorney employed in the Department of Law, appointed by the governor;

(4) two members appointed by the governor from among the citizens of the state, at least one of whom must be a representative from victims' groups;

(5) one ex officio nonvoting member from the legislative branch selected by the legislature and one ex officio nonvoting member from the judicial branch selected by the judiciary.

(c) The commissioner of corrections or the commissioner's designee shall serve as chair of the state council.

(d) The term of office of a member of the state council appointed under (b)(4) of this section is three years. The members of the state council appointed under (b)(3) and (4) of this section serve at the pleasure of the governor.

(e) Voting members of the state council who are not state employees receive no salary for their work on the council, but are entitled to per diem and travel expenses authorized for other boards and commissions.

(f) The state council shall

(1) designate the compact administrator, appointed under AS 33.36.130, as its commissioner to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision under the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision set out in AS 33.36.110 ; if the compact administrator is unavailable to serve as commissioner at a meeting of the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision, the council shall designate another person to serve in place of the compact administrator;

(2) exercise oversight and advocacy concerning the state's participation in the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision;

(3) subject to available appropriations and other legal obligations, recommend policy development concerning the operations and procedures of the compact within the state; and

(4) make recommendations to the legislature to facilitate the implementation of the compact and the rules and bylaws adopted by the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision.

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