Extend Invasive Plants Law
|Signed Into Law! Chapter 3 SLA 11|
Sponsored by Rep. Craig Johnson
Co-Sponsors: Rep. Stoltze, Rep. Gruenberg, Rep. Kerttula, Rep. Feige, Rep. Austerman, Rep. Gara
“An Act extending a provision relating to noxious weeds, invasive plants, and agricultural pest management and education; providing for an effective date by repealing the effective date of sec. 2, ch. 102, SLA 2008; and providing for an effective date.”
Posted: March 7, 2011 : v27-LS0161-A
This bill will allow the Commissioner of Natural Resources to keep employed a state coordinator to manage and educate the citizens of Alaska on the subject of noxious weeds, invasive terrestrial plants, and agricultural pests. This coordinator works through the Division of Agriculture along with other state departments, agencies and institutions. This person brings together the aforementioned entities in addition to the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service and the Alaska Association of Conservation Districts.
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