2019 Alaska Statutes
Title 27. Mining
Chapter 22. Bonus for Discovery and Production
Sec. 27.22.050. Notice of discovery and production; action of the commissioner.
(a) Notice of the discovery of a mineral deposit and production from it believed to meet the requirements of this chapter shall be forwarded to the commissioner by registered letter together with
(1) a brief description of the size, location, and date of discovery of the deposit, including the number, size, and location of mining claims and the name or names of the locators;
(2) the calendar dates during which the ore was mined and concentrate prepared;
(3) an affidavit and supporting documents showing completion of sale and receipt of at least $100,000, gross or net, in hand of the claimant.
(b) Upon receipt of the notice, the commissioner shall make or cause to be made the field investigations, including examination of the claimant's records and other pertinent data, to assure compliance with the expressed intent and purpose of this chapter. If the claimant has fulfilled the necessary requirements as determined by the commissioner, the commissioner shall so certify and pay the bonus.