ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 77
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
July 12, 1983
Under the authority of art. III, secs. 1, 23, and 24, of the
Alaska Constitution, I, Bill Sheffield, Governor of the State
of Alaska, order the following in the interest of the efficient
administration of state government:
1. The office of the deputy commissioner of adult corrections
is established within the Department or Health and Social Services.
The office shall administer the adult corrections programs, activities,
and property under the custody and control of the division of
adult corrections. The division of adult corrections in the Department
of Health and Social Services is under the supervision of the
deputy commissioner of corrections.
2. I appoint Roger Endell to the position of deputy commissioner
of adult corrections in the Department of Health and Social Services.
3. In accordance with AS 44.17.010, the commissioner of health
and social services shall immediately delegate his statutory
powers over adult corrections to the office of the deputy commissioner.
4. The commissioner shall immediately delegate his power to
adopt regulations under AS 44.17.030 to the deputy commissioner
of adult corrections to provide for the following program management
(a) the administration of the adult corrections functions
of the state;
(b) the conduct of adult corrections employees; and
(c) the custody, control and use or state property used for adult
5. The office of the deputy commissioner of adult corrections
shall administer and bear full and complete accountability for
the personnel, logistical and financial affairs of the adult
corrections function of state government, including direct application
to the office of management and budget for transfers between
allocations within appropriations under AS 37.07.080(e) and approval
of reimbursable service agreements under AS 44.65.
6. The deputy commissioner for adult corrections has cabinet
level status and shall attend cabinet meetings and report directly
to the governor.
7. This order takes effect July 12, 1983; however, the fiscal
responsibilities of the office of the deputy commissioner of
adult corrections assigned under this administrative order take
effect immediately and apply to all financial and contractual
transactions made for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1984 and
for each fiscal year thereafter.
DATED July 12, 1983
S/S Bill Sheffield
Governor of the State of Alaska