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HB 190: "An Act relating to the purchase of alcoholic beverages and to requiring identification to buy alcoholic beverages; requiring driver's licenses and identification cards to be marked if a person is restricted from consuming alcoholic beverages as a result of a conviction or condition of probation or parole."

00                             HOUSE BILL NO. 190                                                                          
01 "An Act relating to the purchase of alcoholic beverages and to requiring identification                                 
02 to buy alcoholic beverages; requiring driver's licenses and identification cards to be                                  
03 marked if a person is restricted from consuming alcoholic beverages as a result of a                                    
04 conviction or condition of probation or parole."                                                                        
05 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
06    * Section 1.  AS 04.16 is amended by adding new sections to read:                                                  
07            Sec. 04.16.160.  Privilege to purchase alcoholic beverages.  A person who is                             
08       21 years of age or older has a privilege to purchase alcoholic beverages, unless the                              
09       person                                                                                                            
10                 (1)  has been ordered to refrain from consuming alcoholic beverages as                                  
11       part of a sentence for conviction of a crime or as a condition of probation or parole; or                         
12                 (2)  is                                                                                                 
13                      (A)  a resident of the state and does not present a valid state                                    
14            driver's license or identification card that is not marked as restricting the                                
01            consumption of alcoholic beverages; or                                                                       
02                      (B)  not a resident of the state and does not present a valid                                      
03            driver's license or identification issued by another state, military identification,                         
04            or passport.                                                                                                 
05            Sec. 04.16.167.  Identification check by licensees.  A licensee or an agent or                             
06       employee of a licensee may not knowingly sell or offer for sale an alcoholic beverage                             
07       unless the licensee, agent, or employee first examines the identification of the person                           
08       purchasing the alcoholic beverage as required by AS 04.16.160 and determines that                                 
09       the person's privilege to purchase alcoholic beverages is not restricted as provided in                           
10       AS 04.16.160.                                                                                                     
11    * Sec. 2.  AS 04.21.050(b) is amended to read:                                                                     
12            (b)  Except as provided in AS 04.16.160, a [A] valid driver's license or a                               
13       valid identification card is acceptable as proof of age when used for identification in                           
14       the purchase of alcoholic beverages and for securing entry to and remaining on                                    
15       premises where alcoholic beverages are sold if the license or identification card is                              
16       made of or encased in plastic and contains a photograph of the licensee [LICENSE] or                          
17       card holder and a statement of age or date of birth.                                                              
18    * Sec. 3.  AS 28.15.111(a) is amended to read:                                                                     
19            (a)  Upon successful completion of the application and all required                                          
20       examinations, and upon payment of the required fee, the department shall issue to                                 
21       every qualified applicant a driver's license indicating the type or general class of                              
22       vehicles that the licensee may drive.  The license must [DISPLAY] (1) display a                               
23       distinguishing number assigned to the license; (2) display the licensee's full name,                          
24       address, date of birth, brief physical description, and color photograph; (3) display                         
25       either a facsimile of the signature of the licensee or a space upon which the licensee                            
26       must write the licensee's usual signature with pen and ink; (4) display a holographic                         
27       symbol intended to prevent illegal alteration or duplication; [AND] (5) display, for a                        
28       qualified applicant who is under [AGE] 21 years of age, the words "UNDER 21"; and                         
29       (6) be designed to allow the electronic reading and electronic display of the                                 
30       information described under (2) of this subsection and the electronic reading and                             
31       display and a physical display on the license of a statement of whether the                                   
01       person's privilege to purchase alcohol has been restricted under AS 04.16.160.  A                             
02       license may not display the licensee's social security number and is not valid until                              
03       signed by the licensee.  If facilities are not available for the taking of the photograph                         
04       required under this section, the department shall endorse on the license, the words                               
05       "valid without photograph."