Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 27. Alaska Temporary Assistance Program
Section 55. Agency Collaboration.
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AS 47.27.055. Agency Collaboration.

(a) The department shall coordinate with other state agencies that provide assistance, benefits, or services to applicants that are eligible for and to participants in the Alaska temporary assistance program in order to facilitate the application for and delivery of assistance, benefits, or services to promote family self-sufficiency. Subject to appropriations, state agencies may locate their facilities and operations near each other in order to improve service delivery.

(b) The department may provide information received under this chapter to other state agencies in order to facilitate the delivery of services. Information received from an applicant for or participant in the Alaska temporary assistance program shall be treated as confidential by all state agencies that share the information under this section and is not open to public inspection or copying under AS 40.25.110 - 40.25.125. Misuse of public assistance lists or information is punishable as a violation of AS 47.05.030 .

(c) Departments in the executive branch shall cooperate in fulfilling the purposes of this chapter, including, subject to appropriations, the establishment of temporary positions that will provide job opportunities for families participating in the Alaska temporary assistance program. Temporary positions established for this purpose are in the exempt service under AS 39.25.110 but are not subject to AS 39.25.195. An individual participating in the Alaska temporary assistance program who holds a temporary position established for purposes of this subsection is not a public employee for purposes of AS 23.40.070 - 23.40.260.

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