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Sec. 44.62.800. Definitions.
In AS 44.62.710 — 44.62.800,
     (1) “agency” means a department, an institution, or a division or other administrative unit of the executive branch of state government authorized or required by law to make regulations, except that “agency” does not include
          (A) a board, a commission, a council, an authority, or a public corporation of the executive branch of state government authorized or required by law to make regulations; or

          (B) the Department of Corrections;

     (2) “agency head” means
          (A) the commissioner or other head of an agency who has the authority to adopt regulations for the agency; or

          (B) [Repealed, § 44 ch 24 SLA 2003.]
     (3) “consensus” means unanimous concurrence among the interests represented on a negotiated regulation making committee;

     (4) “convener” means a person who is impartial and performs the services identified under AS 44.62.730 for an agency;

     (5) “facilitator” means a person who is impartial and performs the services identified under AS 44.62.760(b) for a negotiated regulation making committee;

     (6) “negotiated regulation making” means regulation making through the use of a negotiated regulation making committee;

     (7) “negotiated regulation making committee” means an advisory committee to consider and discuss issues for the purpose of reaching a consensus in the development of a proposed regulation;

     (8) “person” has the meaning given in AS 01.10.060, and expressly includes a public organization of any character;

     (9) “regulation” has the meaning given in AS 44.62.640 and includes the amendment or repeal of a regulation.

Article 10. General Provisions.

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