2019 Alaska Statutes
Title 18. Health, Safety, Housing, Human Rights, and Public Defender
Chapter 26. Alaska Medical Facility Authority
Sec. 18.26.130. Conflict of interests.

Universal Citation: AK Stat § 18.26.130 (2019)

(a) A member of the board may not vote on a resolution of the board relating to a lease or contract to be entered into by the authority under this chapter if the member is a party to the lease or contract or has a direct ownership or equity interest in a firm, partnership, corporation, or association that would be a party to the contract or lease.

(b) It is a conflict of interests for any person employed by the authority or any person on contract for hire, written or oral, at a fixed or hourly fee with the authority, to act in an advisory capacity to the authority or to support the use of the authority's funds in a manner that may or will result in benefit, directly or indirectly, to that employee, agent, or advisor, except upon full disclosure in writing and by oral presentation to the board of the details of the conflicting interest, including a dollar estimate of the direct and indirect monetary gain the employee, agent, or advisor may expect to derive. The board's resolution that addresses the matter in which a conflict of interests exists must set out the details of the full disclosure.

(c) Any person who violates this section shall be

(1) punished by a fine equivalent to the total gain derived, including gain derived from a partially disclosed or misstated disclosure of monetary gain;

(2) barred from further acting as an employee, agent, or advisor to the authority; and

(3) imprisoned for a term not less than three months nor more than one year.

(d) Public notice of the board meeting at which the written and oral disclosure of the conflict is to be given must specify

(1) a conflict-of-interests presentation is to be made at that meeting;

(2) the name of the person making the disclosure; and

(3) the position or title of the person so disclosing.

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