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CSSB 123(JUD): "An Act relating to the bail forfeiture schedule and the penalty for the use of electronic devices while driving; and providing for an effective date."

00                       CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 123(JUD)                                                                   
01 "An Act relating to the bail forfeiture schedule and the penalty for the use of electronic                              
02 devices while driving; and providing for an effective date."                                                            
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 28.05.151(b) is amended to read:                                                                   
05            (b)  The supreme court shall establish a scheduled amount of bail allowing                                   
06       disposition of a citation for a violation of AS 28.05.095 and AS 28.35.161 that is                            
07       punishable as a violation without court appearance.                                                           
08    * Sec. 2. AS 28.35.161(f) is amended to read:                                                                      
09            (f)  A person who violates (a) of this section is guilty of                                                  
10                 (1)  a violation and shall be punished as provided in AS 12.55                                      
11       [CLASS A MISDEMEANOR], unless any of the circumstances described in (2) - (4)                                     
12       of this subsection apply;                                                                                         
13                 (2)  a class C felony if the person's driving causes physical injury to                                 
14       another person;                                                                                                   
01                 (3)  a class B felony if the person's driving causes serious physical                                   
02       injury to another person;                                                                                         
03                 (4)  a class A felony if the person's driving causes the death of another                               
04       person.                                                                                                           
05    * Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to                          
06 read:                                                                                                                   
07       APPLICABILITY. AS 28.35.161(f), as amended by sec. 2 of this Act, applies to                                      
08 violations occurring on or after the effective date of this Act.                                                        
09    * Sec. 4. This Act takes effect July 1, 2016.