HB 336: "An Act limiting recovery of civil damages by an uninsured driver; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 336 01 "An Act limiting recovery of civil damages by an uninsured driver; and providing for an 02 effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 09.65 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 09.65.300. Nonrecovery for damages for noneconomic losses resulting 06 from operating a motor vehicle while uninsured. In an action to recover damages 07 for personal injury or wrongful death, a person who suffers personal injury or death or 08 the person's personal representative under AS 09.55.570 or 09.55.580 may not recover 09 damages for noneconomic losses if the injury or death occurred while the person was 10 operating a motor vehicle and the person was not in compliance with the motor 11 vehicle liability insurance provisions of AS 28.22.011 or, if applicable, the motor 12 vehicle liability insurance provisions of AS 28.20. In this section, "damages for 13 noneconomic losses" means the compensation claimed for the losses identified in 14 AS 09.17.010(a).
01 * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 02 read: 03 APPLICABILITY. This Act applies to a civil action that accrues on or after the 04 effective date of this Act. 05 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect July 1, 2004.