00 HOUSE BILL NO. 347
01 "An Act relating to mandatory motor vehicle insurance, license suspensions, and notices
02 relating to motor vehicles and driver's licenses."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 28.05.071 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
05 (b) A person convicted of a violation of (a) of this section is guilty of an
07 * Sec. 2. AS 28.15.291 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
08 (d) It is an affirmative defense to a prosecution under (a) of this section that
09 the person's license was suspended under AS 28.22.041 and the person provides proof
10 of liability insurance meeting the requirements of AS 28.22 and proof that the
11 insurance was in effect at the time of the accident that led to the suspension.
12 * Sec. 3. AS 28.22.041(f) is amended to read:
13 (f) The department shall notify the licensee that the suspension becomes
14 effective 30 days from the date of the notice and that the licensee has the right, within
01 the 30-day period, to make an oral or written answer controverting any point or issue,
02 or to present evidence and arguments for the consideration of the department. The
03 department shall provide this notice to the address that appears to be the most
04 current from among the following:
05 (1) the address the department has for the person;
06 (2) the address shown on the citation or police report of the
07 accident; and
08 (3) the address provided to the Department of Revenue in an
09 application for a permanent fund dividend.