SB 228: "An Act relating to bail after conviction for various felonies if the defendant has certain previous felony convictions."
00SENATE BILL NO. 228 01 "An Act relating to bail after conviction for various felonies if the defendant has 02 certain previous felony convictions." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. INTENT. It is the intent of the legislature by this Act to restrict the 05 availability of bail after conviction for certain felons. The legislature notes the decision of the 06 Alaska Court of Appeals in Stiegele v. State, 685 P.2d 1255, 1258 - 1261 (Alaska App. 1984) 07 and further notes that for reasons stated in Stiegele this Act does not conflict with or amend 08 a court rule. 09 * Sec. 2. AS 12.30.040(b) is amended to read: 10 (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of (a) of this section, a [IF A PERSON 11 HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE WHICH IS AN UNCLASSIFIED 12 FELONY OR A CLASS A FELONY, THE] person may not be released on bail either 13 before sentencing or pending appeal if the person has been convicted of an offense 14 that is
01 (1) an unclassified felony or a class A felony; or 02 (2) a class B or class C felony if the person has been previously 03 convicted of an offense in this state that is an unclassified felony, a class A felony, 04 or a violation of AS 11.41.260, 11.41.420 - 11.41.425, or 11.41.436 - 11.41.438 or 05 of an offense in another jurisdiction with elements substantially similar to an 06 offense of this state described in this paragraph.