Alaska Statutes.
Title 44. State Government
Chapter 21. Department of Administration
Section 266. Duties of the Commission.
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AS 44.21.266. Duties of the Commission.

The commission shall

(1) apply for federal and private funds for public broadcasting purposes and receive all federal, state, or private funds, property, or assistance that may be appropriated, granted, or otherwise made available to the commission for public broadcasting purposes, and use and disburse funds and property for purposes consistent with the terms of AS 44.21.256 - 44.21.290, subject to reasonable limitations imposed by the grantor;

(2) provide consultative services in all aspects of public broadcasting to all public or private agencies in the state that request them;

(3) serve as a library and clearinghouse for public broadcasting information;

(4) through grants to qualified entities, develop an integrated public broadcasting network for the state;

(5) through grants to qualified entities, develop and distribute public broadcasting programming in the state;

(6) prepare and submit to the governor and the legislature, in compliance with the state information systems plan adopted by the commissioner of administration, a long-term plan for the development of public broadcasting stations and systems in the state, and biennially update the plan; and

(7) perform all other functions necessary to ensure the orderly and coordinated development of public broadcasting in the state.

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