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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
- Chapter 45. Atomic Energy
- Section 30. Conduct of Studies Concerning Changes in Laws and Regulations With a View to Atomic Industrial Development.
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. - 18.45.050l Coordination of Studies and Atomic Development Activities. [Repealed, Sec. 12 Ch 172 SLA 1978].
AS 18.45.030. Conduct of Studies Concerning Changes in Laws and Regulations With a View to Atomic Industrial Development.
Each of the following departments and agencies of the state are directed to initiate and to pursue continuing studies
as to the need for changes in the laws and regulations administered by it that would arise from the presence within the
state of special nuclear, by-product, and radioactive materials, from the operation of production or utilization
facilities, and from the generation of radiation, and, on the basis of these studies, to make the recommendations for
the enactment of laws or amendments to law administered by it, and the proposals for amendments to the regulations
issued by it that it considers necessary:
- (1) the Department of Health and Social Services particularly as to hazards to the public health and safety;
- (2) the Department of Labor and Workforce Development particularly as to hazardous working conditions;
- (3) the Department of Labor and Workforce Development particularly as to the time and character of proof of claims of
injuries and the extent of the compensation allowable;
- (4) the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities particularly as to the transportation of special nuclear,
by-product, and radioactive materials on highways of the state;
- (5) the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities particularly as to the transportation of special nuclear,
by-product, and radioactive materials by common carriers not in interstate commerce and as to the participation by
public utilities subject to its jurisdiction in projects for the development of production or utilization facilities
for industrial or commercial use;
- (6) the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development particularly as to the insurance of persons and
property from hazards to life and property resulting from atomic development;
- (7) the Department of Fish and Game particularly as to the hazards to the natural resources of the state, including
wildlife, and as to the protection of rivers, streams, and airspace from pollution;
- (8) the Department of Natural Resources particularly as to the hazards involved in the mining of radioactive minerals;
- (9) departments and agencies the governor directs and for the purposes specified by the governor, and other departments
and agencies provided by law.
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