In this chapter,

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 38.09.900

  • state: means the State of Alaska unless applied to the different parts of the United States and in the latter case it includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

(1) “brush” means to clear a swath along the boundary lines of a homestead entry so that the boundary lines may be identified from the ground;

(2) “commissioner” means the commissioner of natural resources;

(3) “resident” means an individual who has resided in the state for one year, is a U.S. citizen and does not claim residence in another state, and shows by all attending circumstances an intent to make this state the individual’s permanent residence.