CSHB 190(JUD): "An Act relating to the purchase of alcoholic beverages and to access to licensed premises; relating to civil liability for certain persons accessing licensed premises; 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 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 190(JUD) 01 "An Act relating to the purchase of alcoholic beverages and to access to licensed 02 premises; relating to civil liability for certain persons accessing licensed premises; 03 requiring driver's licenses and identification cards to be marked if a person is restricted 04 from consuming alcoholic beverages as a result of a conviction or condition of probation 05 or parole." 06 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 07 * Section 1. AS 04.16 is amended by adding a new section to read: 08 Sec. 04.16.047. Access of persons with restricted privileges. (a) A person 09 who is not privileged to purchase alcohol under AS 04.16.160 may not knowingly 10 enter or remain in premises licensed under this title to obtain alcohol for personal 11 consumption. 12 (b) A licensee may bring a civil action against a person who violates this 13 section if the violation occurs on the premises of that licensee. If judgment is entered
01 in favor of the licensee, the court shall award civil damages in the amount of $1,000 02 and award reasonable costs and reasonable attorney fees allowed under the Alaska 03 Rules of Civil Procedure. 04 * Sec. 2. AS 04.16 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 04.16.160. Privilege to purchase alcoholic beverages. A person who is 06 21 years of age or older has a privilege to purchase alcoholic beverages, unless the 07 person has been ordered to refrain from consuming alcoholic beverages as part of a 08 sentence for conviction of a crime under AS 28.35.030 or as a condition of probation 09 or parole. A person whose privilege to purchase alcohol has been restricted shall be 10 required to pay an enhanced fee to have a driver's license issued with the information 11 required under AS 28.15.111(a)(6). 12 * Sec. 3. AS 04.21.050(b) is amended to read: 13 (b) Except as provided in AS 04.16.160, a [A] valid driver's license or a 14 valid identification card is acceptable as proof of age when used for identification in 15 the purchase of alcoholic beverages and for securing entry to and remaining on 16 premises where alcoholic beverages are sold if the license or identification card is 17 made of or encased in plastic and contains a photograph of the licensee [LICENSE] or 18 card holder and a statement of age or date of birth. 19 * Sec. 4. AS 28.15.111(a) is amended to read: 20 (a) Upon successful completion of the application and all required 21 examinations, and upon payment of the required fee, the department shall issue to 22 every qualified applicant a driver's license indicating the type or general class of 23 vehicles that the licensee may drive. The license must [DISPLAY] (1) display a 24 distinguishing number assigned to the license; (2) display the licensee's full name, 25 address, date of birth, brief physical description, and color photograph; (3) display 26 either a facsimile of the signature of the licensee or a space upon which the licensee 27 must write the licensee's usual signature with pen and ink; (4) display a holographic 28 symbol intended to prevent illegal alteration or duplication; [AND] (5) display, for a 29 qualified applicant who is under [AGE] 21 years of age, the words "UNDER 21"; and 30 (6) be designed to allow the electronic reading and electronic display of the 31 information described under (2) of this subsection and the electronic reading and
01 display and a physical display on the license of a statement of whether the 02 person's privilege to purchase alcohol has been restricted under AS 04.16.160. A 03 license may not display the licensee's social security number and is not valid until 04 signed by the licensee. If facilities are not available for the taking of the photograph 05 required under this section, the department shall endorse on the license, the words 06 "valid without photograph."