Alaska Statutes.
Title 44. State Government
Chapter 19. Office of the Governor
Section 612. General Powers.
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AS 44.19.612. General Powers.

The commission may

(1) use voluntary and uncompensated services of private persons and organizations as may be made available to the commission;

(2) select and retain the services of consultants whose advice is considered necessary to assist the commission in obtaining information;

(3) establish standing committees among the members to investigate and make recommendations on various areas of concern;

(4) create task forces composed of commission members and other experts as needed;

(5) hold public hearings;

(6) establish and maintain an office in Anchorage, or at a location determined to be the most appropriate location by a majority vote of the commission, and hire an executive director and technical and clerical staff that are necessary to perform the duties of the commission;

(7) accept monetary gifts or grants from the federal government or an agency of it, from any charitable foundation or professional association or from any other reputable sources for implementation of any program necessary or desirable for carrying out the purposes of the commission;

(8) take other actions reasonably necessary to carry out the duties of the commission.

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