Alaska Statutes.
Title 41. Public Resources
Chapter 23. Multiple Use Management of Public Resources
Section 470. Application of Public Land Laws.
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AS 41.23.470. Application of Public Land Laws.

(a) The provisions of AS 38.04, AS 38.05, AS 38.35, and AS 38.95 apply to land described in AS 41.23.500 except to the extent that a provision of AS 41.23.400 - 41.23.510 is inconsistent.

(b) The commissioner may conduct only a negotiated timber or material sale under AS 38.05.115 to provide for personal use, including house logs and firewood, or for a use incidental to the construction of access, or for habitat enhancement.

(c) The commissioner may permit mining leasing under AS 38.05.205 on upland within a recreation river corridor if leasing is allowed under a management plan that has been adopted by the commissioner. The commissioner shall establish appropriate conditions for permits, operating plans, and leases to mitigate the effects of mineral development activities on the environment and to prevent to the extent practicable degradation of the recreation uses of the river.

(d) To enhance public use and enjoyment of a recreation river corridor under a management plan adopted under AS 41.23.440 , the commissioner may provide for the construction and operation of commercial facilities such as lodges, campgrounds, and boat launches by

(1) leasing land under AS 38.05.070 , including competitive leasing to a prequalified bidder; and

(2) contracting for the construction and operation of a facility under AS 36.30 so long as the facility is not in competition with a private facility or enterprise.

(e) The annual estimated balance in the account maintained by the commissioner of administration under AS 37.05.142 may be appropriated by the legislature to the department to carry out the purposes of AS 41.23.400 - 41.23.510.

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