- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 46. Water, Air, Energy, and Environmental Conservation
- Chapter 14. Air Quality Control
- Section 320. Compliance Advisory Panel.
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AS 46.14.320. Compliance Advisory Panel.
- (a) There is established in the department a compliance advisory panel whose members shall serve staggered three-year
terms. A member may not serve more than two three-year terms consecutively.
- (b) The panel consists of
- (1) two members who are not owners or representatives of owners of small business facilities, selected by the governor to
represent the general public;
- (2) one member selected by the commissioner to represent the department; and
- (3) four members who are owners or representatives of owners of small business facilities, selected as follows:
- (A) one shall be selected by the president of the senate and one shall be selected by the speaker of the house;
- (B) if there are members of the senate who are not part of the majority caucus of the senate, the leader of the largest
nonmajority group shall select a panel member; if all members of the senate are in the majority caucus, then the
president of the senate shall select a second panel member in addition to the selection authorized under (A) of this
- (C) if there are members of the house who are not part of the majority caucus of the house, the leader of the largest
nonmajority group shall select a panel member; if all members of the house are in the majority caucus, then the speaker
of the house shall select a second panel member in addition to the selection authorized under (A) of this paragraph.
- (c) The panel members shall serve without compensation but are entitled to transportation expenses and per diem as
authorized for members of boards and commissions under AS 39.20.180
- (d) The compliance advisory panel shall
- (1) elect a chair and agree upon procedures by which the panel will function;
- (2) meet annually and at the call of the chair and give public notice of panel meetings as required under AS 44.62.310
- (3) prepare advisory opinions concerning the effectiveness of the small business assistance program, difficulties
encountered in making the program efficient and effective, and degree of enforcement and severity of air pollution
- (4) make periodic reports to the administrator concerning the compliance of the small business assistance program with
requirements of 44 U.S.C. 3501 (Paperwork Reduction Act), 5 U.S.C. 601 (Regulatory Flexibility Act), and 5 U.S.C. 504
(Equal Access to Justice Act);
- (5) review information designed to assist small business facilities in complying with this chapter to ensure that the
information is understandable by the public; and
- (6) use the assistance of the small business advocate designated under AS 46.14.300
(b) in the development and dissemination of panel reports and advisory opinions.
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