HB 523: "An Act expressing the state's policy with respect to sobriety."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 523 01 "An Act expressing the state's policy with respect to sobriety." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 47.37.010 is amended to read: 04 Sec. 47.37.010. DECLARATION OF POLICY. It is the policy of the state 05 to recognize, appreciate, and reinforce the example set by its citizens who lead, 06 believe in, and support a life of sobriety. It is also the policy of the state that 07 alcoholics and intoxicated persons should not be criminally prosecuted for their 08 consumption of alcoholic beverages and that they should be afforded a continuum of 09 treatment that can introduce them to, and help them learn, new life skills and 10 social skills that would be useful to them in attaining and maintaining [SO THEY 11 MAY LEAD] normal lives as productive members of society.