Alaska Statutes.
Title 29. Municipal Government
Chapter 25. Municipal Enactments
Section 30. Emergency Ordinances.
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AS 29.25.030. Emergency Ordinances.

(a) To meet a public emergency the governing body may adopt an emergency ordinance effective on adoption. Each emergency ordinance shall contain a finding by the governing body that an emergency exists and a statement of the facts upon which the finding is based. An emergency ordinance may be adopted, amended and adopted, or rejected at the meeting at which it is introduced. The affirmative vote of all members present, or the affirmative vote of three-fourths of the total membership, whichever is less, is required for adoption of an emergency ordinance. The governing body shall print and make available copies of adopted emergency ordinances.

(b) An emergency ordinance may not be used to levy taxes, to grant, renew, or extend a franchise, or to regulate the rate charged by a public utility for its services.

(c) An emergency ordinance is effective for 60 days.

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