Alaska Statutes.
Title 39. Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 30. Insurance and Supplemental Employee Benefits
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AS 39.30.080. Definitions.

In AS 39.30.010 - 39.30.080

(1) "department" means the Department of Administration;

(2) "employee" includes an officer of a political subdivision of the state;

(3) "employment" means any service performed by an employee of a political subdivision of the state, except (A) service that in the absence of an agreement entered into under AS 39.30.010 - 39.30.080 would constitute "employment" as defined in the Social Security Act; or (B) service that under the Social Security Act may not be included in an agreement between the state and the Federal Security Administrator entered into under AS 39.30.010 - 39.30.080;

(4) "Federal Insurance Contributions Act" means subchapter A of chapter 9 of the Federal Internal Revenue Code as amended;

(5) "Federal Security Administrator" includes an individual to whom the Federal Security Administrator has delegated any functions under the Social Security Act with respect to coverage under that act of employees of states and territories and their political subdivisions;

(6) "political subdivision" includes an instrumentality of the state or of a political subdivision, or of the state and a political subdivision, but only if the instrumentality is a juristic entity legally separate and distinct from the state or the political subdivision and only if its employees are not, by virtue of their relation to the juristic entity, employees of the state or the political subdivision;

(7) "Social Security Act" means the Act of Congress approved August 14, 1935, chapter 531, 49 Stat. 620, cited as the "Social Security Act," including regulations and requirements issued under it, and its amendments;

(8) "wages" means remuneration for employment, including the cash value of remuneration paid in any medium other than cash, except that "wages" does not include that part of remuneration that, even if it were for "employment" within the meaning of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, would not constitute "wages" within the meaning of that Act.


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