Abbreviations & Acronyms (PDF)
BASIS – you may run across pages that say BASIS on them. This is the software used to allow the extensive search features available to you through this site.
Bill Root – this is the bill number, it is located to the left of the bill in schedules and provides the link to detailed bill information. Make a note of the Bill Root so you can Track the Bill.
Conference Committee Summary – displays a list of bills in committees specially appointed to resolve differences between versions passed by House and Senate.
Infobases – another software name that allows extensive access. Infobases runs the full text journals, statutes, and other Alaska information.
LAA – Legislative Affairs Agency
LIOS – Legislative Information Office Directory
Requestor Bill Search – displays a list of bills introduced at the request of non-legislative entities.