Supplemental Notice of Proposed Changes on Aircraft Registration in the Regulations of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposes to adopt regulation changes in Title 17 of the Alaska Administrative Code, adding a new Chapter 41 dealing with Aeronautics, related to Aircraft Registration, including the following:

(1)       17 AAC 41 Aeronautics is proposed to be added as follows:

A new Section 1, Aircraft Registration 17 AAC 41.010 – 17 AAC 41.060, will be added to implement aircraft registration and fees for aircraft in Alaska; a new Section 2, General Provisions 17 AAC 41.900 – 17 AAC 41.990 will be added addressing protests, appeals, and definitions.

This is a SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE adding to the NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES that was issued on November 1, 2017, concerning those proposed new regulations contained in the Department of Law file number JU2017200609. This SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE is being issued because the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has decided to hold an additional public hearing to take oral and written comments about the proposed changes on aircraft registration. The additional hearing will be held as follows:

December 9, 2017 at the Coast International Inn, 3450 Aviation Ave., Anchorage Alaska.  The hearing will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. AKST and might be extended to accommodate those present before 12:00 p.m. AKST who did not have an opportunity to comment.

You may also comment on the proposed regulation changes, including the potential costs to private persons of complying with the proposed changes, by submitting written comments to Rich Sewell, Aviation Policy Planner, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, P.O. Box 196900, Anchorage Alaska 99519.  Additionally, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will accept comments by facsimile at 907-269-0489 and by electronic mail at . The comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. AKST on January 5, 2018.

If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation in order to participate in this process, please contact Rich Sewell at (907) 269-0730 or by email at no later than December 5, 2017 to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

For a copy of the proposed regulation changes, contact Rich Sewell, Aviation Policy Planner at the mailing address or telephone number above.  Or you may obtain an electronic copy of the proposed regulations by going to the webpage

After the public comment period ends, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will either adopt the proposed regulation changes or other provisions dealing with the same subject, without further notice, or decide to take no action.  The language of the final regulations may be different from that of the proposed regulations.  You should comment during the time allowed if your interest could be affected.  Written comments received are public records and are subject to public inspection.

Statutory Authority:  AS 02.10.010; AS 02.15.020; AS 02.15.190; AS 02.15.220; AS 02.15.230; AS 44.42.020; AS 44.420.030

Statutes being implemented, interpreted, or made specific:  AS 02.15.190; AS 44.42.020

Fiscal Information:  The proposed regulation changes are not expected to require an increased appropriation.

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Department: Transportation and Public Facilities
Category: Regulations
Sub-Category: Notice of Proposed Regulations
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: 17 AAC 41
Publish Date: 11/22/2017
Archive Date: 1/15/2018