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SB 194: "An Act relating to civil damages for certain alcohol violations."

00                             SENATE BILL NO. 194                                                                         
01 "An Act relating to civil damages for certain alcohol violations."                                                      
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
03    * Section 1. AS 04.16.049(e) is amended to read:                                                                   
04            (e)  A licensee may bring a civil action against a person who violates this                                  
05       section if the violation occurs on the premises of that licensee. If judgment is entered                          
06       in favor of the licensee, the court shall award civil damages in the amount of $1,500                         
07       [$1,000] and award reasonable costs and reasonable attorney fees allowed under the                                
08       Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.                                                                                  
09    * Sec. 2. AS 04.16.065(a) is amended to read:                                                                      
10            (a)  A person who has attained 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, who                                 
11       violates AS 04.16.060 is, in addition to any criminal penalty provided by law, liable in                          
12       a civil action to the licensee for a penalty of $1,500 [$1,000] plus costs and reasonable                     
13       attorney fees.