Alaska Statutes.
Title 39. Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 23. State Officers Compensation Commission
Section 240. Duties of the Commission.
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AS 39.23.240. Duties of the Commission.

(a) The commission shall review the salaries, benefits, and allowances of members of the legislature and prepare a report on its findings at least once every two years, but not more frequently than every year. The commission shall notify the legislature that the report is available.

(b) The commission may review the compensation, benefits, and allowances of the governor, lieutenant governor, justices and judges of the court system, and the heads of the principal departments and shall prepare a report of its recommendations for the legislature. The commission shall notify the legislature that the report is available.

(c) The commission shall prepare its preliminary findings and recommendations for the compensation of state officers by November 15. The commission shall give reasonable public notice of its preliminary findings and recommendations, solicit public comments, and give due regard to the public comments, before submitting a final report under (d) of this section.

(d) The commission shall make available a final report of its findings and recommendations as to the rate and form of compensation, benefits, and allowances for legislators during the first 10 days of a legislative session.

(e) The commission may prepare amendments to the report submitted under (d) of this section and notify the legislature that the amendments are available.

(f) A commission member who does not concur in the proposed or final recommendations may attach written objections to the commission's report of its findings and recommendations.

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