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HB 15: "An Act relating to sentencing for vehicle theft in the first degree."

00                              HOUSE BILL NO. 15                                                                          
01 "An Act relating to sentencing for vehicle theft in the first degree."                                                  
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
03    * Section 1. AS 12.55.125(e) is amended to read:                                                                   
04 (e)  Except as provided in (i) of this section, a defendant convicted of a class C                                      
05 felony may be sentenced to a definite term of imprisonment of not more than five                                        
06 years, and shall be sentenced to a definite term within the following presumptive                                       
07       ranges, subject to adjustment as provided in AS 12.55.155 - 12.55.175:                                            
08                 (1)  if the offense is a first felony conviction and does not involve                                   
09       circumstances described in (4) of this subsection, zero to two years; a defendant                                 
10 sentenced under this paragraph may, if the court finds it appropriate, be granted a                                     
11 suspended imposition of sentence under AS 12.55.085, and the court may, as a                                            
12 condition of probation under AS 12.55.086, require the defendant to serve an active                                     
13       term of imprisonment within the range specified in this paragraph;                                                
14                 (2)  if the offense is a second felony conviction, one to four years;                                   
15                 (3)  if the offense is a third felony conviction, two to five years;                                    
01                 (4)  if the offense is a first felony conviction, and the defendant violated                            
02                      (A)  AS 08.54.720(a)(15), one to two years;                                                
03                      (B)  AS 11.46.360, 120 days to two years.                                                      
04    * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to                          
05 read:                                                                                                                   
06       APPLICABILITY. AS 12.55.125(e), as amended by sec. 1 of this Act, applies to                                      
07 offenses committed on or after the effective date of this Act.