Alaska Statutes.
Title 38. Public Land
Chapter 9. Homestead Act
Section 50. Issuance of Patent.
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AS 38.09.050. Issuance of Patent.

(a) The commissioner shall issue a patent to homestead entry land if the permit holder

(1) resides and lives on the homestead entry land for not less than 25 months within five years after the issuance of the homestead entry permit;

(2) submits an aliquot parts description or completes an approved survey of the land in an area where the commissioner waives the rectangular survey grid within five years after the issuance of the permit;

(3) [Repealed, Sec. 38 ch 91 SLA 1997].

(4) brushes the boundaries of the land not described by aliquot parts or as a lot of record within 90 days after the issuance of the permit;

(5) clears and either puts into production or prepares for cultivation either 25 percent of the land classified for agricultural use or 50 percent of the cropland soils, whichever is less, within five years after issuance of the permit.

(b) Nothing in this chapter prohibits a homestead entry permit holder from residing in a temporary dwelling on the homestead.

(c) The commissioner may reserve or exclude from a patent easements or rights-of-way for roads, trails, trap lines, public access ways, utility corridors, and transportation facilities.

(d) [Repealed, Sec. 38 ch 91 SLA 1997].

(e) [Repealed, Sec. 38 ch 91 SLA 1997].

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