HB 347: "An Act relating to mandatory motor vehicle insurance, license suspensions, and notices relating to motor vehicles and driver's licenses."
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 06 infraction. 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.