CSSB 194(STA): "An Act relating to penalties and civil damages for certain alcohol violations."
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 AS 04.16.050(l)(2) is repealed.