HB 339: "An Act relating to the termination of parental rights of incarcerated parents."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 339 01 "An Act relating to the termination of parental rights of incarcerated parents." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 47.10.080 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 04 (o) For purposes of terminating parental rights under (c)(3) of this section, the 05 court may determine that a minor is a child in need of aid under AS 47.10.010(a)(2) 06 as a result of parental conduct and that the conduct is likely to continue if there is no 07 termination of parental rights if the court finds, based on clear and convincing 08 evidence, that the 09 (1) parent is incarcerated as the result of a voluntary act committed by 10 the parent; 11 (2) period of incarceration imposed includes a significant portion of 12 the child's minority; and 13 (3) parent has failed to make adequate provisions for care of the child 14 during the period of incarceration.