SB 126: "An Act making individuals convicted of certain crimes ineligible for permanent fund dividends, and relating to notice requirements under the dividend program; and providing for an effective date."
00SENATE BILL NO. 126 01 "An Act making individuals convicted of certain crimes ineligible for permanent 02 fund dividends, and relating to notice requirements under the dividend program; 03 and providing for an effective date." 04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 05 * Section 1. AS 43.23.005(d) is amended to read: 06 (d) Notwithstanding the provisions of (a) - (c) of this section, an individual 07 [WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY] is not eligible for a permanent 08 fund dividend for 09 (1) a year when, during all or part of the previous [CALENDAR] year, 10 as a result of a felony [THE] conviction, the individual is incarcerated, on probation, 11 or on parole; 12 (2) any year after the year the individual is convicted of a 13 (A) crime that is a felony under AS 11.41; 14 (B) second felony; or
01 (C) third misdemeanor. 02 * Sec. 2. AS 43.23.028(b) is amended to read: 03 (b) To the extent that amounts appropriated for a fiscal year do not 04 exceed the total amount that would have been paid during the previous fiscal year 05 to individuals who are ineligible to receive dividends under AS 43.23.005(d) if 06 they had been eligible, the [THE] notice requirements of (a) of this section do not 07 apply to appropriations from the dividend fund to the 08 (1) crime victim compensation fund established under AS 18.67.162; 09 (2) [, TO THE] council on domestic violence and sexual assault 10 established under AS 18.66.010; 11 (3) Department of Public Safety for services to crime victims; or 12 (4) [, TO THE] Department of Corrections [TO THE EXTENT THAT 13 AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED FOR A FISCAL YEAR DO NOT EXCEED THE 14 TOTAL AMOUNT THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN PAID DURING THE PREVIOUS 15 FISCAL YEAR TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE INELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE 16 DIVIDENDS UNDER AS 43.23.005(d) IF THEY HAD BEEN ELIGIBLE]. 17 * Sec. 3. The amendments made in sec. 1 of this Act apply only to individuals convicted 18 of offenses committed on or after the effective date of this Act. However, convictions for 19 offenses committed before the effective date of this Act shall be considered in determining 20 the number of prior convictions for purposes of applying AS 43.23.005(d)(2)(B) and (C). 21 * Sec. 4. This Act takes effect January 1, 1996.