Alaska Statutes.
Title 46. Water, Air, Energy, and Environmental Conservation
Chapter 3. Environmental Conservation
Section 482. Commercial Passenger Vessel Environmental Compliance Fund.
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AS 46.03.482. Commercial Passenger Vessel Environmental Compliance Fund.

(a) The commercial passenger vessel environmental compliance fund is created in the general fund.

(b) The fund consists of the following, all of which shall be deposited in the fund upon receipt:

(1) money received by the department in payment of fees under AS 46.03.480;

(2) money received under AS 46.03.760 (e) as a result of a violation related to AS 46.03.460 - 46.03.490 unless the money would otherwise be deposited in the oil and hazardous substance release prevention and response fund established by AS 46.08.010 ;

(3) money appropriated to the fund by the legislature;

(4) earnings on the fund.

(c) The legislature may make appropriations from the fund to the department to pay for the department's operational costs necessary to prepare reports that assess the information received by the department for the cruise ship seasons of 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 and for the department's operational costs necessary to carry out activities under AS 46.03.460 - 46.03.490 relating to commercial passenger vessels.

(d) The unexpended and unobligated balance of an appropriation made from the fund to the department for the purposes described in (c) of this section lapses into the fund on December 31 following the end of the period for which the appropriation was made.

(e) Nothing in this section creates a dedicated fund.

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