SB 166: "An Act relating to registration of a motor vehicle, and issuance, renewal, reinstatement, and revocation of a driver's license for failure to appear in court or failure to pay a fine."
00SENATE BILL NO. 166 01 "An Act relating to registration of a motor vehicle, and issuance, renewal, 02 reinstatement, and revocation of a driver's license for failure to appear in court 03 or failure to pay a fine." 04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 05 * Section 1. AS 28.10.041 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 06 (d) If an applicant has received actual notice of a required court appearance 07 or of a fine for a parking offense and has failed to appear in court as required by law 08 or failed to pay a fine for a parking offense, the department shall refuse to register the 09 applicant's vehicle until the applicant makes the required court appearance or provides 10 proof that the fine has been paid. 11 * Sec. 2. AS 28.15.181 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 12 (g) After the court has provided at least 10 days written notice of the 13 impending license revocation, the court may revoke the driver's license of a person 14 licensed in this state who fails to appear in court as required by a citation for an
01 offense involving a moving motor vehicle, or who fails to pay a fine as required by 02 the court for an offense involving a moving motor vehicle. If the court revokes a 03 driver's license under this subsection, the court shall also provide written notice of the 04 revocation to the department and to the person whose license is revoked. Notice of 05 the impending license revocation and notice to the person after a license is revoked 06 shall be mailed to the address indicated on the driver's license records of the 07 department. Revocation imposed under this subsection shall remain in effect until the 08 person appears in court as required by the citation, or pays the fine as required by the 09 court. When the person appears in court or pays the required fine, the court shall 10 terminate the revocation imposed under this subsection and provide notice of the 11 court's action to the department. 12 * Sec. 3. AS 28.15.191(a) is amended to read: 13 (a) A court that convicts a person of an offense under this title or a regulation 14 adopted under this title, or another law or regulation of this state, or a municipal 15 ordinance that regulates the driving of vehicles, shall forward a record of the 16 conviction to the department. [A CONVICTION OF A STANDING OR PARKING 17 OFFENSE NEED NOT BE REPORTED.] 18 * Sec. 4. AS 28.15.191(f) is amended to read: 19 (f) A municipality that accepts a fine payment after a plea of no contest to a 20 charge of a violation of a municipal ordinance for which a scheduled fine has been 21 established shall forward a record of the payment to the department [; HOWEVER, A 22 CONVICTION FOR A STANDING OR PARKING OFFENSE NEED NOT BE 23 REPORTED].