00 CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 194(STA)
01 "An Act relating to penalties and 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.
14 * Sec. 3. AS 04.16.180 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
15 (e) In addition to other penalties provided in this chapter, the court may
01 require a person convicted of an offense under this chapter who was less than 21 years
02 of age at the time the person committed the offense to pay for and enroll in a juvenile
03 alcohol safety action program if one is available.
04 * Sec. 4. AS 04.21.080 is amended by adding a new paragraph to read:
05 (18) "juvenile alcohol safety action program" means
06 (A) a juvenile alcohol safety action program developed and
07 implemented or approved by the Department of Health and Social Services
08 under AS 47.37;
09 (B) any other alcohol education or treatment program approved
10 by the Department of Health and Social Services under AS 47.37 if a program
11 described in (A) of this paragraph is not available in the community in which
12 the person resides; or
13 (C) a program or counseling approved by the court if a program
14 or treatment described in (A) of this paragraph is not available in the
15 community where the person resides.
16 * Sec. 5. AS 04.16.050(l)(2) is repealed.