2019 Alaska Statutes
Title 38. Public Land
Chapter 05. Alaska Land Act
Article 4. Disposal of Timber.
Sec. 38.05.110. Sale of timber; timber receipts account.

Universal Citation: AK Stat § 38.05.110 (2019)

(a) The commissioner shall provide for cruises of timber on state land and shall assess the supply of and current markets for timber on privately owned land in close proximity to state land to determine

(1) the timber that should be offered for sale; and

(2) the terms of sale of the timber.

(b) The timber receipts account is established in the state treasury. The revenue from the sale of timber from state land shall be deposited in the timber receipts account. Subject to appropriation, the commissioner shall provide 25 percent of the revenue from a sale of timber under this section to forestry programs operated by the department in the municipality, reserve, or community in which the timber was harvested or, if the timber was not harvested in a municipality, reserve, or community, the municipality, reserve, or community closest to the area where the timber was harvested. The legislature may also appropriate money deposited into the timber receipts account for implementation of the state timber disposal program by the department or for any other public purpose.

(c) If a sale of timber may be offered under multiple provisions of AS 38.05.110 - 38.05.123, the commissioner shall determine the applicable provisions under which to offer the timber.

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