A public officer or employee of the state, before entering upon the duties of office, shall take and sign the following oath or affirmation:

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 39.05.045 - Oaths for other employees

  • oath: includes affirmation or declaration. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • 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

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Alaska, and that I will faithfully discharge my duties as . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . to the best of my ability.”