HCS CSSB 194(JUD): "An Act relating to penalties and civil damages for certain alcohol violations relating to minors and persons under 21 years of age."
00 HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 194(JUD) 01 "An Act relating to penalties and civil damages for certain alcohol violations relating to 02 minors and persons under 21 years of age." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 04.16.049(e) is amended to read: 05 (e) A licensee may bring a civil action against a person who violates this 06 section if the violation occurs on the premises of that licensee. If judgment is entered 07 in favor of the licensee, the court shall award civil damages in the amount of $1,500 08 [$1,000] and award reasonable costs and reasonable attorney fees allowed under the 09 Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure. 10 * Sec. 2. AS 04.16.065(a) is amended to read: 11 (a) A person who has attained 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, who 12 violates AS 04.16.060 is, in addition to any criminal penalty provided by law, liable in 13 a civil action to the licensee for a penalty of $1,500 [$1,000] plus costs and reasonable 14 attorney fees.
01 * Sec. 3. AS 04.16.180 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 02 (e) In addition to other penalties provided in this chapter, the court may 03 require a person convicted of an offense under this chapter who was less than 21 years 04 of age at the time the person committed the offense to pay for and enroll in a juvenile 05 alcohol safety action program if one is available. 06 * Sec. 4. AS 04.21.080 is amended by adding a new paragraph to read: 07 (18) "juvenile alcohol safety action program" means 08 (A) a juvenile alcohol safety action program developed and 09 implemented or approved by the Department of Health and Social Services 10 under AS 47.37; 11 (B) any other alcohol education or treatment program approved 12 by the Department of Health and Social Services under AS 47.37 if a program 13 described in (A) of this paragraph is not available in the community in which 14 the person resides; or 15 (C) a program or counseling approved by the court if a program 16 or treatment described in (A) of this paragraph is not available in the 17 community where the person resides. 18 * Sec. 5. AS 28.15.183(g) is amended to read: 19 (g) Except as provided under (h) of this section, the department may not issue 20 a new license or reissue a license to a person whose driver's license, permit, or 21 privilege to drive has been revoked under this section unless the person, if required to 22 participate in a juvenile alcohol safety action program, as defined in AS 04.21.080 23 [AS 04.16.050], has successfully completed any education or treatment recommended. 24 * Sec. 6. AS 28.15.211(g) is amended to read: 25 (g) Except as provided under AS 28.15.183(h), the department may not issue a 26 new license or reissue a license to a person whose driver's license has been revoked 27 under AS 04.16.050, AS 28.15.183, or 28.15.185 unless the person, if required to 28 participate in a juvenile alcohol safety action program, has successfully completed any 29 education or treatment recommended. In this subsection, "juvenile alcohol safety 30 action program" has the meaning given in AS 04.21.080 [AS 04.16.050]. 31 * Sec. 7. AS 04.16.050(l)(2) is repealed.