Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 40. Purchase of Services
Section 41. Grants.
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AS 47.40.041. Grants.

(a) The department shall award grants in accordance with its regulations. The department may award grants for periods not to exceed three years. The department may adjust grant amounts annually, using a cost-of-living allowance formula adopted in its regulations. Grant awards are subject to legislative appropriation. If insufficient money is appropriated to fund all grants awarded, the department shall prorate grant amounts, reduce the number of beds contracted for, or otherwise adjust grants to the extent of the appropriated funds.

(b) Notices published by the department concerning the opening of the application process for a grant award must specify the geographical area in which services are needed, the type of services, the number of beds anticipated to be needed, the maximum number of days of care, and any other requirements established by the department. Grants authorized under this section are exempt from AS 36.30 (State Procurement Code).

(c) Grants may not include payment for

(1) costs, including salaries and fees, incurred in raising funds or lobbying;

(2) [Repealed, Sec. 1 ch 102 SLA 1996].

(3) costs of academic education that duplicate the public education system, except as provided for in regulations;

(4) costs of religious training; and

(5) costs that are funded by other government sources.

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