00 HOUSE BILL NO. 223
01 "An Act relating to municipal penalties for violation of a municipal ordinance when
02 there is a comparable state crime; and providing for an effective date."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 29.25.070(g) is amended to read:
05 (g) If a municipality prescribes a penalty for a violation of a municipal
06 ordinance, including a violation under (a) of this section, and there is a comparable
07 state crime [OFFENSE] under AS 11 or AS 28 with elements that are similar to the
08 municipal ordinance, the municipality may not impose a greater punishment than that
09 imposed for a violation of the state crime [LAW]. This subsection applies to home
10 rule and general law municipalities.
11 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).