Legislature(2019 - 2020)BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)

02/06/2019 01:30 PM JUDICIARY

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01:32:49 PM Start
01:33:24 PM SB32
02:55:12 PM Adjourn
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*+ SB 32 CRIMES; SENTENCING;MENT. ILLNESS;EVIDENCE TELECONFERENCED
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        SB 32-CRIMES; SENTENCING;MENT. ILLNESS;EVIDENCE                                                                     
SB 32-CRIMES; SENTENCING;MENT. ILLNESS;EVIDENCE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1:33:24 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR HUGHES announced  that the only order of  business would be                                                               
SENATE  BILL  NO.  32,  "An  Act relating  to  criminal  law  and                                                               
procedure;  relating   to  controlled  substances;   relating  to                                                               
probation;  relating  to  sentencing;   relating  to  reports  of                                                               
involuntary  commitment;   amending  Rule  6,  Alaska   Rules  of                                                               
Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
1:33:36 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  HUGHES asked  Commissioners designee  Clarkson, Dahlstrom,                                                               
and Price to  provide an overview and reasons for  the bill. Many                                                               
members have reviewed crime statistics  that indicate crime is on                                                               
the rise. The committee needs an  update on the overall status of                                                               
crime  and for  the  departments to  articulate  the reasons  the                                                               
committee will  be addressing crime  with through  the governor's                                                               
four crime  bill. These  bills are intended  to reduce  crime and                                                               
make Alaska  a safer place. She  remarked that this is  a serious                                                               
matter and  the committee will  deliberate on the crime  bills to                                                               
"get it right," which Alaskans  deserve. She further acknowledged                                                               
the committee  must understand the  changes being made  given the                                                               
complexity of criminal law.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
1:34:34 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR SHOWER joined the meeting.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:36:39 PM                                                                                                                    
KEVIN  CLARKSON, Attorney  General Designee,  Department of  Law,                                                               
offered to  give a broad overview  of SB 32 and  the reasons this                                                               
bill accomplishes  good things for Alaska.  He said SB 32  is the                                                               
first of four bills designed to  reset the stage and give judges,                                                               
prosecutors, and law  enforcement the tools they  need to respond                                                               
to and address  the state's rising crime trends.  He said [Senate                                                               
Bill 91] eliminated too many  tools. Senate Bill 91 also severely                                                               
limited  the amount  of  discretion judges  had  when imposing  a                                                               
sentence. He emphasized the importance  of focusing on the victim                                                               
and  the   community  and   not  solely   on  the   offender  and                                                               
rehabilitation.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
He said  that Senate Bill  91 focused on reducing  overall prison                                                               
sentences and  created systems to  supervise and  treat offenders                                                               
in  the  community  and  not   within  a  correctional  facility.                                                               
Although  admirable,   being  focused  on   rehabilitation  alone                                                               
ignores  other  important  sentencing goals.  By  Alaska  Supreme                                                               
Court decision, and  by statute, during sentencing  a trial judge                                                               
considers  multiple  factors,  including  some  that  focused  on                                                               
victims and the community.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
For example, judges were to  consider the comparative seriousness                                                               
of the offense,  the prior criminal history of  the offender, the                                                               
need to  protect the public  by confining the offender,  the harm                                                               
incurred  by the  victim  and  the danger  posed  to the  public,                                                               
deterrence  of  the  offender  and   others,  the  expression  of                                                               
community  condemnation  of  the  offense,  and  restoration  for                                                               
victims  and  the community.  He  emphasized  that all  of  these                                                               
factors were  to be  considered. He  said that  SB 32  focuses on                                                               
crime, classification, and sentencing.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
1:39:09 PM                                                                                                                    
ATTORNEY  GENERAL  DESIGNEE  CLARKSON  said  first,  SB  32  will                                                               
strengthen Alaska's drug laws. Drug  seizures are increasing each                                                               
year and the amount of  illegal drugs feeding the opioid epidemic                                                               
is unacceptable. With respect to  drug possession, SB 32 makes it                                                               
a felony to  possess the most dangerous  drugs, including heroin,                                                               
methamphetamine, and cocaine. This  change of classification will                                                               
help incentivize drug treatment, he said                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
He said secondly,  with respect to drug trafficking,  SB 32 would                                                               
return the  distribution of the  most dangerous drugs to  class A                                                               
and B felonies,  increased from the current class B  and C felony                                                               
levels  established  by Senate  Bill  91.  Further, SB  32  would                                                               
remove  quantity as  an element  of trafficking.  Currently, drug                                                               
traffickers  can deliberately  minimize  the amount  of drugs  in                                                               
their  possession to  avoid apprehension.  He  said, "If  they're                                                               
trafficking  drugs,  they're  trafficking drugs."  These  changes                                                               
will  ensure  that  judges  can  impose  significant  periods  of                                                               
incarceration for those engaging in drug trafficking, he said.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
ATTORNEY GENERAL DESIGNEE CLARKSON  said that third, with respect                                                               
to methamphetamine  manufacturing and  distribution, SB  32 would                                                               
reenact the  enhanced sentencing  provisions necessary  to combat                                                               
the manufacture  and distribution  of methamphetamine  in Alaska.                                                               
It  would   also  enhance  sentences   in  situations   in  which                                                               
methamphetamine  is  being  manufactured in  close  proximity  to                                                               
children.  This bill  will strengthen  Alaska's criminal  code by                                                               
returning all sentencing ranges to  pre-Senate Bill 91 levels for                                                               
felonies and  misdemeanors to ensure  that judges can  impose the                                                               
appropriate sentence under the circumstances for each case.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
ATTORNEY GENERAL DESIGNEE CLARKSON said  SB 32 will also create a                                                               
new crime  of terroristic  threatening. The  bill would  create a                                                               
generalized  threat  statute to  enable  law  enforcement to  act                                                               
sooner  when a  person  threatens to  harm  others. For  example,                                                               
these provisions  would apply in  the case of a  school shooting,                                                               
he said. Current  law has a significant gap within  it that makes                                                               
it  difficult to  intervene before  the person  actually takes  a                                                               
substantial step to carry out the harm that the person intended.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
He  said  that SB  32  will  create  a separate  criminal  felony                                                               
offense for the unauthorized removal  of an electronic monitoring                                                               
ankle  bracelet  during   pretrial  or  when  in   custody  on  a                                                               
misdemeanor offense. The bill will  make it a class A misdemeanor                                                               
for a  person to refuse to  provide a DNA [blood  or oral] sample                                                               
upon arrest.  This will  ensure that DNA  samples can  be entered                                                               
into the [NCSL] DNA database  and potentially solve other crimes,                                                               
such as when  DNA assisted prosecutors to solve  the Bonnie Craig                                                               
murder.  It would  also  increase the  maximum  level of  general                                                               
probation to ensure that offenders are sufficiently monitored.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
1:42:51 PM                                                                                                                    
ATTORNEY   GENERAL   DESIGNEE   CLARKSON  summarized   that   the                                                               
governor's  crime package  resets the  stage on  criminal justice                                                               
reform. He remarked  that Alaskans cannot continue  down the path                                                               
of Senate Bill 91 with rising  crime rates in all categories. The                                                               
state must  be responsive  to the  public and  to the  victims of                                                               
crime and SB 32 is the first step in that process.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:43:36 PM                                                                                                                    
AMANDA  PRICE,   Commissioner  Designee,  Department   of  Public                                                               
Safety, agreed  that crime rates  are rising in Alaska.  She said                                                               
that SB 32  serves to give the department,  Alaska State Troopers                                                               
(AST) and  law enforcement across  the state the tools  they need                                                               
to  do their  job and  keep our  communities safer.  Mr. Clarkson                                                               
mentioned that SB  32 enacts a generalized  threat statute, which                                                               
is  a critical  tool  for  law enforcement  to  intervene at  the                                                               
inception of the real threat of harm.  She said she is glad to be                                                               
part of the  public safety team. She offered her  belief that the                                                               
inter-departmental  collaboration on  these bills  will serve  to                                                               
inform the committee effectively.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
1:44:48 PM                                                                                                                    
NANCY   DAHLSTROM,    Commissioner   Designee,    Department   of                                                               
Corrections said she  is pleased to be part of  the public safety                                                               
team. She said that SB 32  will remedy some current problems. The                                                               
goal  is to  keep  everyone  safe. She  said  she was  especially                                                               
pleased  that  removing  an  electronic  monitor  will  become  a                                                               
felony, which she hoped would be a deterrent.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
1:45:49 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR REINBOLD  asked for  further clarification  how tampering                                                               
with electronic monitoring devices or  not plugging them in would                                                               
be handled.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
ATTORNEY  GENERAL DESIGNEE  CLARKSON deferred  to Deputy  General                                                               
Rob Henderson to respond.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
1:46:21 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  HUGHES asked  whether  the public  safety  team has  heard                                                               
their  staff   express  frustrations.   She  asked   for  further                                                               
clarification on how this bill  will help solve some issues, such                                                               
as restoring tools and resources  to judges, prosecutors, and law                                                               
enforcement officers.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
1:47:17 PM                                                                                                                    
COMMISSIONER  DESIGNEE  DAHLSTROM  offered her  belief  that  the                                                               
crime bills will  give employees the tools to do  their jobs. The                                                               
proposed changes will also give  first time offenders a chance to                                                               
realize they have other options, that  they can get help and move                                                               
in  a more  positive direction,  she said.  She pointed  out that                                                               
correctional  and parole  officers have  felt constrained  due to                                                               
weakened criminal laws.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:48:13 PM                                                                                                                    
COMMISSIONER DESIGNEE  PRICE said that troopers  provide a "face"                                                               
that the  public responds  and interacts with  on a  daily basis.                                                               
She  stated that  troopers  experience  frustration and  distress                                                               
when  they  cannot  make  arrests,  especially  when  the  public                                                               
expects them  to do so. In  those instances, the public  trust is                                                               
completely   eradicated,  she   said.  This   not  only   affects                                                               
communities,  but it  also makes  it difficult  for the  state to                                                               
hire  and  retain  talented law  enforcement  officers.  She  was                                                               
unsure  if the  state  could link  the  exodus of  non-retirement                                                               
separations to  specific bills, but anecdotally  she suggested it                                                               
is one factor.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
She outlined aspects  of SB 32 that provide strong  tools for law                                                               
enforcement,  including  the  generalized  threat  statute.  This                                                               
authority  will  allow law  enforcement  to  respond to  threats.                                                               
Further, it will  give the Alaska Court System  (ACS) the ability                                                               
to  transmit  information  to  prohibit  those  with  involuntary                                                               
commitments   from  access   to   firearms.   This  transfer   of                                                               
information could prevent  access to lethal weapons  by those who                                                               
may wish  to harm  themselves, she said.  She offered  her belief                                                               
that these tools  will improve public safety  and law enforcement                                                               
morale.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:50:56 PM                                                                                                                    
ATTORNEY GENERAL  DESIGNEE CLARKSON said that  the combination of                                                               
Senate  Bill  91  and  the  budget cuts  the  Department  of  Law                                                               
experienced in the criminal division  had an impact on morale. He                                                               
related  his  understanding  that prosecutors  felt  constrained,                                                               
that  they  were  deprived  of  resources,  and  the  "catch  and                                                               
release"  dynamic was  extremely frustrating.  He said  that this                                                               
bill supports  prosecutors with resources so  they can accomplish                                                               
their mission and protect the public.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
1:52:03 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR SHOWER  said he  tracks the  Uniform Crime  Reports (UCR)                                                               
and  has done  so for  a number  of years.  He has  twice been  a                                                               
victim of a crime  in his own house so he  can relate to people's                                                               
frustration. He  stated that  crime has been  high in  Alaska for                                                               
some time, that  Senate Bill 91 is  not the cause of  much of the                                                               
crime,  but  it  has  contributed  to some  of  the  spikes.  For                                                               
example,  "catch and  release" inability  to prosecute,  lowering                                                               
felonies  to misdemeanors,  and  misdemeanors  to violations,  he                                                               
said. He said  the bill has had an adverse  impact and the mantra                                                               
of the  people is that the  bill should be repealed.  The omnibus                                                               
bill was  part of the downfall  of Senate Bill 91,  that it tried                                                               
to accomplish too  much too soon, and it had  too many unintended                                                               
consequences,  he  said. He  asked  whether  the governor's  four                                                               
crime bills will effectively repeal and replace Senate Bill 91.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
COMMISSIONER  DESIGNEE DAHLSTROM  said that  the four  bills will                                                               
attack the  problems and will  answer the public's  demands. Some                                                               
good  provisions in  Senate Bill  91  are being  retained in  the                                                               
process.  For example,  provisions that  increase the  sentencing                                                               
time for crimes  such as murder. She related  that two previously                                                               
passed crime  bills corrected some  issues and those  will remain                                                               
in law.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:54:20 PM                                                                                                                    
ATTORNEY  GENERAL  DESIGNEE  CLARKSON agreed  that  breaking  the                                                               
bills  into four  categories, sex  offenses,  pretrial and  bail,                                                               
classification  and sentencing,  and  probation  and parole  will                                                               
give the legislature and the  people a more palatable package and                                                               
allow them  to see how the  problems in Senate Bill  91 are being                                                               
addressed. He agreed  that Senate Bill 91 did not  create all the                                                               
problems.  However,  it  was  an  exacerbator  and  it  made  the                                                               
problems the state has been experiencing much worse.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1:55:18 PM                                                                                                                    
COMMISSIONER  DESIGNEE PRICE  said  that the  governor has  never                                                               
wavered from  his commitment to the  public, that he will  seek a                                                               
repeal and replacement  of Senate Bill 91. She  said she believes                                                               
the  effect of  this bill  and  the subsequent  crime bills  will                                                               
successfully meet that obligation.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1:55:41 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR MICCICHE requested that  at some point the administration                                                               
provide  an analysis  of the  four  bills to  demonstrate to  the                                                               
public the  specific areas that  have been addressed. He  said he                                                               
noticed several gaps. One gap  is that revoked license provisions                                                               
were  not changed  from  a violation  to a  crime.  There may  be                                                               
others, too. He  said that this will return  drug distribution to                                                               
class A  and B felonies which  are pre-Senate Bill 91  levels. He                                                               
asked whether  the administration was  looking at ways  to impact                                                               
some drugs,  such as opioids  and methamphetamines.  He suggested                                                               
there were  two ways to negatively  impact the market. One  is to                                                               
address  demand, and  the  other is  deterrence  by reducing  the                                                               
supply. He asked  whether the administration was  open to changes                                                               
to the bill to address these issues.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
ATTORNEY GENERAL  KEVIN CLARKSON  answered yes, that  these bills                                                               
represent  a  starting  point  and   the  governor  welcomes  the                                                               
legislature's work.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1:58:04 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR HUGHES  provided some statistics  Mr. Clarkson gave  at the                                                               
press conference on  the crime bills. She said  that between 2013                                                               
and 2017, the state saw a  34 percent increase in violent crimes,                                                               
22 percent  increase in  property theft,  and 24  percent overall                                                               
increase in crime. She said that SB  91 was at the tail end since                                                               
much  of it  was not  implemented. She  cautioned that  much work                                                               
needs to  be done, that the  public needs to understand  a simple                                                               
repeal  would still  result  in  an upward  trend  on crime.  She                                                               
offered  her belief  that this  bill is  a good  start towards  a                                                               
downward trend in crime.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
1:59:11 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE asked  for further  clarification on  the logic                                                               
for the four crime bills.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
ATTORNEY  GENERAL DESIGNEE  CLARKSON said  they were  broken into                                                               
natural categories for the criminal  justice system. He noted the                                                               
categories  of pretrial  and  bail  services, classification  and                                                               
sentencing, and  probation and parole.  Sex offenses  seemed like                                                               
its  own category,  so it  is the  fourth category.  He suggested                                                               
that one issue with Senate Bill 91,  was that it was hard to keep                                                               
track of what changes were being made.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  HUGHES  said it  was  difficult  for  the public  and  for                                                               
legislators, too.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
2:00:49 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR KIEHL asked  a broad stroke question  about the approach.                                                               
Several members have  mentioned that crime has been  on the rise.                                                               
He stated  that in the past  few years, Senate Bill  54 and House                                                               
Bill 312  rolled back pieces Senate  Bill 91. He referred  to the                                                               
fiscal  note of  approximately $40  million each  year. He  asked                                                               
what  makes the  administration think  this approach  will change                                                               
things.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
ATTORNEY  GENERAL DESIGNEE  CLARKSON  said no  one can  guarantee                                                               
that  these changes  will reduce  crime  rates. The  prosecutors'                                                               
experience has been that the  upward crime trends are continuing.                                                               
It is  not simply  during the timeframe  of 2013-2017,  but crime                                                               
rates  in  Alaska  are  on  the  rise.  The  state  needs  to  do                                                               
something, the public  wants something done, and  rolling back to                                                               
pre-Senate Bill  91 seemed appropriate.  The governor  has sensed                                                               
that the public did  not want to continue to be  a Guinea pig and                                                               
wait  to  discover if  Senate  Bill  91  will have  the  intended                                                               
effects  it is  supposed to  have. He  said he  thinks the  state                                                               
needs to act  now to roll back to [pre-Senate  Bill 91], and then                                                               
rethink what changes need to be made.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
2:03:12 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR KIEHL  said he is  not asking for guarantees,  given that                                                               
this  deals  with   human  behavior,  but  he   would  like  some                                                               
reasonable likelihood  that crime will  decrease. He said  has no                                                               
objection to  spending funds if  the state thinks it  will reduce                                                               
crime. He  recalled Mr.  Clarkson mentioned  that Senate  Bill 91                                                               
increased the penalties for violent  crime and violent crimes are                                                               
on the  rise. The one  thing the public  likes less than  being a                                                               
Guinea pig  is throwing  money at a  problem with  no expectation                                                               
that it  will work. He  was looking  forward to any  changes that                                                               
need to  be made to  the law that will  work and will  drive down                                                               
crime. He expressed concern that  the state will just throw money                                                               
at the problem.  He said that will be his  focus as the committee                                                               
reviews SB 32 and the other crime bills.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:04:15 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR HUGHES said perhaps the  deputy commissioners who have been                                                               
here the  past few years could  speak to what has  happened, that                                                               
it  was not  just anecdotal.  She said  that newspapers  reported                                                               
that some  offenders were released  and repeated offenses  on the                                                               
same day  as release. She  offered her  belief if people  are put                                                               
behind  bars that  communities will  be safer.  She agreed  there                                                               
will  be a  cost  to do  so.  The  state can  work  to lower  the                                                               
recidivism rate by the things it  does behind the bars, which she                                                               
has discussed with Commissioner  Dahlstrom. She said she believes                                                               
that  the  state  can  affect  positive change.  No  one  on  the                                                               
committee wants to experiment with  the public, and the committee                                                               
intends to get this right,  to have safer communities and address                                                               
the crime  problem, she  said. Yesterday,  the DPS  provided data                                                               
that showed  a significant spike  of 49 percent in  vehicle theft                                                               
since January 2016.  That illustrates and is  consistent with the                                                               
outrage  she has  heard in  her community.  She asked  whether he                                                               
could elaborate on some of the  issues hidden in this large crime                                                               
spike  that  SB  32  that   intends  to  address.  She  suggested                                                               
reviewing the current crime problem,  the goal of reducing crime,                                                               
and the  tools that  can help  do so might  give Senator  Kiehl a                                                               
little more peace  of mind that this is not  an experiment but is                                                               
the  right  thing  to  do.   For  example,  she  pointed  to  the                                                               
outrageous statistics on vehicle theft  and asked how SB 32 would                                                               
bring the statistics down.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
2:06:21 PM                                                                                                                    
COMMISSIONER  DESIGNEE  PRICE  stated that  specific  to  vehicle                                                               
theft  she  did not  see  a  correlation.  However, in  terms  of                                                               
Senator Kiehl's point, she suggested  that as Rob Henderson works                                                               
through  the bill,  he  will find  areas that  can  be linked  to                                                               
reduction goals. She related a  scenario in which law enforcement                                                               
officers  are constrained  under  current law  if they  encounter                                                               
drug  dealers carrying  a  couple of  grams.  She suggested  that                                                               
returning that  specific drug  possession to  a felony  will give                                                               
law  enforcement  the  leverage  to identify  other  dealers  and                                                               
traffickers. She suggested that  tools are inherently imbedded in                                                               
SB 32. The overarching goal of SB  32 is to reduce crime. In this                                                               
instance, it would  reduce not only the drug deal  but all of the                                                               
ancillary  crimes. She  acknowledged  his  concern but  suggested                                                               
that this bill and others can reduce crime.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:07:49 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE referred  to vehicle  theft and  said that  his                                                               
constituents and many others have  voiced concern. He offered his                                                               
belief that the  bill would reinstate the class  C felony penalty                                                               
of 0-2  years, which would  increase with the second  offense. He                                                               
asked  if  the governor  has  considered  raising the  peripheral                                                               
crimes  related   to  drug  trafficking   to  the   next  highest                                                               
classification.   He  suggested   that   repeat  offenses   being                                                               
increased to  a class  B felony or  an aggravator  could separate                                                               
first-time  offenders from  those who  have essentially  "entered                                                               
the business."                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
ATTORNEY  GENERAL DESIGNEE  CLARKSON responded  that these  bills                                                               
are designed  to be the beginning  of a discussion. He  said that                                                               
the governor  welcomes all  comments and  suggestions on  ways to                                                               
improve the bills.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2:09:07 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE  acknowledged that  the  public  has been  very                                                               
frustrated with plea bargaining. He  directed his question to the                                                               
Department of  Law (DOL) and  asked whether the department  has a                                                               
new directive  for a higher standard  and if it will  push harder                                                               
to gain a higher level of conviction on some crimes.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
ATTORNEY  GENERAL  DESIGNEE CLARKSON  answered  yes.  He said  in                                                               
discussions with  Deputy Attorney General Rob  Henderson and John                                                               
Skidmore, Director, [Criminal Division,  DOL], he has established                                                               
his expectation, in  particular, on sex offense  cases related to                                                               
plea bargains.  He said he  must approve  any cases in  which the                                                               
plea  bargain   reduces  penalties  that  might   trigger  public                                                               
concern. He characterized this as  setting himself up as a filter                                                               
to  avoid problems,  such as  the one  encountered in  the Justin                                                               
Schneider case. He  said that the Schneider  case was principally                                                               
a problem created by the law.  However, the sex offense bill that                                                               
the committee will  consider later addresses all  of the problems                                                               
that arose in the Schneider case.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MICCICHE  said  he  did  not want  to  argue  the  case.                                                               
However,  he said  he  is  thrilled to  hear  that going  forward                                                               
sexual assault cases  being plea bargained down  must be approved                                                               
by the attorney general.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:11:35 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  REINBOLD provided  a brief  recap, that  Senate Bill  64                                                               
established the Criminal Justice  Commission (CJC) [when Governor                                                               
Parnell  signed   the  bill   into  law]   in  2014.   The  CJC's                                                               
recommendations were incorporated into  Senate Bill 91, which she                                                               
strongly opposed. She  described the bill as  a complete revision                                                               
of  criminal law.  Alaska's criminal  justice reform  went beyond                                                               
revisions made  in California under  Proposition 8.  She recalled                                                               
one city in  California related that crime was so  out of control                                                               
that it could not figure out how to remedy the system.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
She said due to some  factors in Alaska, including the recession,                                                               
and  the   marijuana  initiative,  law  enforcement   tools  were                                                               
stripped [in  Senate Bill  91], and  morale was  deeply affected.                                                               
She  said  that  in  some   parameters  Alaska  became  the  most                                                               
dangerous  state in  the nation.  She expressed  alarm at  rising                                                               
crime, such as vehicle theft.  She expressed concern about parole                                                               
and probation, especially early release.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD expressed her concern  about the overall cost to                                                               
the  public, businesses,  and  the  overall sense  of  a lack  of                                                               
personal safety.  She offered her  belief that a  complete repeal                                                               
of  SB  91   would  dramatically  reduce  the   crime  rate.  She                                                               
acknowledged that  crime statistics in  Alaska were bad  prior to                                                               
Senate  Bill 91.  However, crime  has ramped  up since  then, she                                                               
said.  She   asked  whether  repealing   Senate  Bill   91  would                                                               
significantly empower law enforcement  officers and reduce crime.                                                               
She further asked if that was a true statement.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:15:21 PM                                                                                                                    
ATTORNEY  GENERAL   DESIGNEE  CLARKSON  agreed  it   was  a  true                                                               
statement. He  stated that the  crime bills clearly have  a cost,                                                               
which  is why  fiscal notes  are attached  to them.  He clarified                                                               
that  it is  a  question  of priorities.  One  of the  governor's                                                               
priorities is to  ensure that the public does not  pay the entire                                                               
cost  of increased  crime rates,  that the  state undertakes  the                                                               
necessary cost to address the problem,  and if that leads to more                                                               
people in correctional facilities, so be it.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
2:16:05 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  HUGHES acknowledged,  as Senator  Reinbold mentioned,  the                                                               
public bears  the brunt of  the cost of  crime in the  state. She                                                               
recalled hearing  figures estimated at $50  million, although she                                                               
was  unsure if  that  spanned  several years.  She  asked him  to                                                               
provide the estimated figures. She  agreed the state will take on                                                               
additional costs  to keep the  public safe, but that  those costs                                                               
would  be offset  by property  losses  and destruction  currently                                                               
being absorbed by the public.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
2:16:40 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR REINBOLD  said it is  more than just the  financial costs                                                               
since  people  do  not  feel safe  in  their  neighborhoods.  She                                                               
recalled one report, perhaps in  the [2017 Alaska State Troopers'                                                               
Statewide  Drug Annual  Report] that  showed significant  vehicle                                                               
theft was  to transport drugs.  She asked for  clarification that                                                               
tightening  up the  drug laws  will significantly  improve public                                                               
safety  and  reduce  car  thefts. She  further  asked  whether  a                                                               
comparison between  SB 32  and Senate  Bill 91  can be  made. She                                                               
said the  attorneys at Legislative  Legal Services  indicate they                                                               
did  not draft  Senate Bill  91  but estimated  that the  current                                                               
crime bills  will repeal  approximately 85  percent of  the bill.                                                               
She said she would like to know what is left of Senate Bill 91.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
ATTORNEY  GENERAL DESIGNEE  CLARKSON responded  that the  DOL can                                                               
provide documentation  charts to identify  individualized changes                                                               
in  specific   categories  so  the   committee  can   make  those                                                               
comparisons. He offered to provide that documentation soon.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:18:25 PM                                                                                                                    
COMMISSIONER DESIGNEE  PRICE agreed  that the bills  as presented                                                               
will reduce  crime. She acknowledged  that it is not  possible to                                                               
make any guarantees, but it  is possible to see that strengthened                                                               
laws will result  in fewer ancillary crimes. She  said, "Drugs is                                                               
without  question a  huge category  that will  have an  impact on                                                               
reducing  other crimes."  She  said that  addressing  drugs in  a                                                               
holistic  and significant  capacity  will reduce  car thefts  and                                                               
violent offenses.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
2:19:29 PM                                                                                                                    
ATTORNEY  GENERAL  DESIGNEE  CLARKSON,  in terms  of  car  theft,                                                               
suggested that  people steal vehicles  for a variety  of reasons,                                                               
including joyriding,  drug activities, or to  break down vehicles                                                               
and  sell the  parts. He  related  a scenario  to illustrate  the                                                               
point.  He   acknowledged  some   correlation  relates   to  drug                                                               
activity; however,  he did not  think it was totally  the reason.                                                               
He was unsure of the amount  of Senate Bill 91 being repealed. He                                                               
said   [the  crime   bills]  represent   the  beginning   of  the                                                               
conversation. He  assured members  that the  governor is  open to                                                               
including other provisions in the [crime bills].                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR HUGHES commented that these things are all related.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:21:28 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  SHOWER said  he heard  members mention  that people  are                                                               
frustrated. He said  he would go beyond that and  say that people                                                               
are furious  and outraged. He  said his son-in-law had  his truck                                                               
broken  into  a few  days  ago.  People  do  not just  want  some                                                               
"fixes." People  want Senate  Bill 91 repealed  and they  want it                                                               
done right. He  agreed that throwing money  uselessly at problems                                                               
is not acceptable, but the cost  savings to the state in the past                                                               
few years has  been shifted to its citizens.  Citizens have their                                                               
cars  stolen, but  they cannot  get insurance  reimbursements, or                                                               
their private property  is stolen and resold and  they cannot get                                                               
it  back, he  said.  He said  that  monetary, psychological,  and                                                               
damage  to  families  has  been   shifted  to  the  citizens.  He                                                               
emphasized the importance  of getting this right. He  said he was                                                               
not  [in  the  legislature]  when  Senate  Bill  91  was  passed.                                                               
However,  he has  heard  that a  Lower 48  group  had pushed  the                                                               
process  almost as  a social  justice reform,  to try  it out  in                                                               
Alaska.  He agreed  that  the process  of  breaking the  criminal                                                               
justice reform into chunks was  the right move. He suggested that                                                               
it might be necessary to slow the  bill down in order to amend it                                                               
or  have a  longer debate  in order  to get  this done  right. He                                                               
offered his desire to get this done right for the people.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:24:05 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  KIEHL agreed  it should  be done  right. He  related his                                                               
understanding that a  series of situations occurred  in which law                                                               
enforcement was not able to make  arrests or to "have the tool of                                                               
arrest specifically." He asked for  further clarification if this                                                               
relates  to the  general threat  statute or  if other  situations                                                               
exist  in which  law enforcement  officers respond  to situations                                                               
but cannot make arrests.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
COMMISSIONER  DESIGNEE  PRICE  deferred  to  Deputy  Commissioner                                                               
Duxbury.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:25:18 PM                                                                                                                    
MICHAEL   DUXBURY,    Deputy   Commissioner,   Office    of   the                                                               
Commissioner,   Department   of   Public  Safety   (DPS),   after                                                               
clarification on  the question,  stated that  SB 32  returns drug                                                               
possession  charges  to pre-Senate  Bill  91  law and  gives  law                                                               
enforcement  the  ability to  arrest  people  on drug  possession                                                               
charges. More than anything, this  bill gives law enforcement the                                                               
same  discretion  that has  been  bumped  up to  prosecutors  and                                                               
district attorneys. He said someone  could bring 2.5 grams, or 25                                                               
doses  of an  illicit  controlled substance  like  heroin to  the                                                               
villages.  He mentioned  that heroin  often contains  fentanyl in                                                               
Alaska.  He characterized  it as  25 individual  opportunities to                                                               
harm someone.  However, under  Senate Bill  91, the  person could                                                               
just receive a "ticket" for doing so.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MR.  DUXBURY, in  terms of  showing compassion  for someone  with                                                               
addiction,  pointed  out  that  he  has  been  involved  in  drug                                                               
enforcement   as  an   investigator   and   supervisor.  In   his                                                               
experience, a person possessing 25  doses of heroin, would likely                                                               
save a  few doses and sell  the rest. However, it  is possible to                                                               
help someone  get into treatment  if the person is  arrested]. He                                                               
recalled a 2016 federal survey  linked methamphetamine and heroin                                                               
to property  crimes and assaults.  He offered his belief  that SB                                                               
32 would give law enforcement  the ability to impose sanctions on                                                               
small-time dealers possessing  2.5 grams of illegal  drugs to get                                                               
to the strategic  level of drug traffickers and  also improve the                                                               
quality of life for residents.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
2:29:26 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR KIEHL asked for further  clarification that under current                                                               
law,   law  enforcement   cannot   arrest   someone  for   simple                                                               
possession.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MR. DUXBURY said  that the possibility exists to  arrest, that it                                                               
is discretionary,  but more often  than not  it does not  lead to                                                               
arrest.  He related  a newspaper  account  about a  year ago,  in                                                               
which two  young men  were left  for dead  in Hatcher  Pass. Both                                                               
individuals would  have been  better off  had they  been arrested                                                               
for the  small amount  of heroin in  their possession  since they                                                               
could  have received  help  from the  court.  Instead, they  were                                                               
given tickets and ancillary crime led them to be left for dead.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:30:35 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR HUGHES appreciated the overview of the problems.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
2:31:16 PM                                                                                                                    
ROBERT  HENDERSON, Deputy  Attorney  General, Criminal  Division,                                                               
Central  Office,   Department  of  Law,  offered   to  provide  a                                                               
sectional analysis of the bill  and to reference any changes from                                                               
Senate Bill 91.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:32:49 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. HENDERSON turned to Sections 1 and 2, which read as follows:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Section  1: Clean  up language.  Aligns  murder in  the                                                                    
     second degree when  a person dies during  the course of                                                                    
     a drug deal with the  changes made to the drug statutes                                                                    
     later in the bill.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Section 2: Clean up language.  Same change that is made                                                                    
     in sec.  1 is made  in sec. 2  for murder of  an unborn                                                                    
     child in the second degree.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON said these are  both conforming changes that relate                                                               
to  misconduct involving  a controlled  substance  in the  second                                                               
degree found in  Section 30. He said that  misconduct involving a                                                               
controlled substance in the second  degree is incorporated in the                                                               
"felony  murder  rule,"  or  murder  in  the  second  degree  [AS                                                               
11.41.110(a)], and murder of an unborn child [AS 11.41.150(a)].                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:33:24 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. HENDERSON said Sections 3-10  and Sections 12-18 would repeal                                                               
the automatic  inflation adjustment that Senate  Bill 91 created.                                                               
Under Senate  Bill 91,  the decision to  adjust the  property and                                                               
criminal mischief  thresholds for criminal conduct  was delegated                                                               
by  the  legislature  to  the   Alaska  Judicial  Council  (AJC).                                                               
Beginning in 2020, the AJC was  obligated to issue a report every                                                               
five years  to adjust  the property  and theft  thresholds. These                                                               
sections would eliminate the  automatic inflation adjustment, and                                                               
read as follows:                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Section  3     10: Removes  inflation  adjustment  from                                                                    
     property crime statutes                                                                                                    
     .                                                                                                                          
     Section  12    18:  Removes  inflation adjustment  from                                                                    
     property crime statutes.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON  said  that  Sections   3-10  and  Sections  12-18                                                               
eliminate the  automatic inflation  adjustment. He  explained why                                                               
that happens.  One problem is that  it is mandatory.so it  is not                                                               
permissive.  The   AJC  would  issue   a  report  based   on  the                                                               
information on the Department of  Labor & Workforce Development's                                                               
inflation  rate and  issue a  notice to  the respective  affected                                                               
agencies, including  the Alaska  Court System (ACS),  which would                                                               
become a new element of the offense.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
He said  several legal  issues arose. First,  in its  bill review                                                               
letter,  the  DOL  cautioned  that  this  provision  may  have  a                                                               
separation of  powers or  improper delegation  concern. Generally                                                               
speaking,  delegations can  come from  the legislature;  however,                                                               
the delegation  must come from  the executive branch and  not the                                                               
judicial  branch.  He  said,  "The second  legal  issue  that  we                                                               
identified was  a potential  notice issue,  to ensure  that those                                                               
who are impacted by this  property threshold have adequate notice                                                               
as  to what  that amount  is." Third,  providing adequate  public                                                               
participation  is  the final  reason  to  remove this  provision.                                                               
During  debate on  Senate  Bill 91,  the  legislature found  that                                                               
business  owners want  to be  involved in  the discussion  on the                                                               
amounts.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senate Bill  91 raised the  felony threshold amount from  $750 to                                                               
$1,000.  Subsequently,  based on  public  input,  Senate Bill  54                                                               
reduced the felony threshold to  $750. this provision was removed                                                               
from  SB 32  since the  felony threshold  is an  important public                                                               
policy decision.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
2:36:57 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE  related  his   understanding  that  no  felony                                                               
threshold amount is established in current statute.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON   clarified  that  this  bill   would  remove  the                                                               
automatic inflation adjustment. Under  current law, the threshold                                                               
amount for  felony theft in  the second  degree is $750,  and the                                                               
automatic inflation  adjustment would increase that  amount every                                                               
five years.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:37:53 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. HENDERSON turned to Section 11, which read as follows:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    Section   11:   Defines    "prior   convictions"   when                                                                     
      evaluating the existence of prior convictions in the                                                                      
     recidivist theft statutes.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
He  explained  that  Section  11 is  a  conforming  amendment  or                                                               
"identified omission"  to correct  an error that  occurred during                                                               
the  drafting of  Senate  Bill 91  and Senate  Bill  54. For  the                                                               
purposes of  considering prior convictions,  this bill  would add                                                               
the crime  of theft in  the third degree, during  prosecution for                                                               
recidivist theft.  Under current  law, a  person who  commits the                                                               
fourth offense  of theft in  fourth degree would be  charged with                                                               
theft in  the third degree or  a class A misdemeanor.  Section 11                                                               
would add a reference to AS  11.46.140 (a)(4), theft in the third                                                               
degree, as a conforming amendment.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2:38:48 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. HENDERSON  referred to page  10 of  SB 32, Section  19, which                                                               
read as follows:                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Section 19: Adds  to the crime of escape  in the second                                                                    
     degree persons  who are under  the jurisdiction  of the                                                                    
     Commissioner  of  Health  and  Social  Services  for  a                                                                    
     felony  and  restricted  to the  residence  then  leave                                                                    
     their residence without permission.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:39:05 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  SHOWER   asked  for   further  clarification   of  prior                                                               
convictions in Section 11.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON explained  this  is not  a change  in  law, but  a                                                               
clarifying  amendment to  AS  11.46.140(a)(4),  which read,  "the                                                               
value  of  the  property  is  less  than  $250  and,  within  the                                                               
preceding  five   years,  the  person  has   been  convicted  and                                                               
sentenced on three or more separate occasions "                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
He  characterized  it as  the  "recidivist  death statute."  This                                                               
provision of law  currently exists, and Section  11 would provide                                                               
a clarifying amendment.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:40:33 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON turned to Sections  19-20, related to amendments to                                                               
the escape statutes. In response  to Chair Hughes, he affirmed he                                                               
already  reviewed   Sections  12-18   related  to   an  automatic                                                               
inflation adjustment.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
2:41:27 PM                                                                                                                    
MR.  HENDERSON referred  to page  10, Section  19, which  read as                                                               
follows:                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Section 19: Adds  to the crime of escape  in the second                                                                    
     degree persons  who are under  the jurisdiction  of the                                                                    
     Commissioner  of  Health  and  Social  Services  for  a                                                                    
     felony  and  restricted  to the  residence  then  leave                                                                    
     their residence without permission.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON explained that that  under current law, a person in                                                               
custody  for  a  felony  offense, who  is  placed  on  electronic                                                               
monitoring and removes, tampers, or  disables it would be charged                                                               
with  a class  B felony.  Section 19  would amend  it to  include                                                               
those  in custody  under the  jurisdiction of  the Department  of                                                               
Health and Social Services, Division of Juvenile Justice.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
2:42:32 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  HUGHES related  her understanding  that  Section 20  would                                                               
make removing an  electronic monitoring device a  class C felony.                                                               
She  asked  for the  penalty  for  tampering with  an  electronic                                                               
device under Senate Bill 91.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON agreed  it would be a class C  felony. He explained                                                               
that Section  19 relates  to the  crime of  escape in  the second                                                               
degree.  Pre-Senate   Bill  91,  the  penalty   for  removing  an                                                               
electronic monitoring  device while  in official detention  was a                                                               
class B felony.  However, if the person was in  DOC custody for a                                                               
misdemeanor, the  penalty for removing the  electronic monitoring                                                               
device would remain a misdemeanor.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Under  Section 19,  the penalty  remains  the same  for a  person                                                               
charged with  escape in  the second  degree, which  is a  class B                                                               
felony; however,  it would add  the Division of  Juvenile Justice                                                               
(DJJ) to the  list covered by this provision,  thereby creating a                                                               
class B  felony offense for  those in  DJJ custody for  a felony.                                                               
Thus, if the  DJJ elected to use an  electronic monitoring device                                                               
for someone  in custody outside  a secure facility for  a felony,                                                               
and the person removed, tampered  with or disabled the electronic                                                               
monitoring device,  the person  would be charged  with a  class B                                                               
felony offense.  He suggested  it may make  more sense  to review                                                               
these sections together [since Sections  19, relates to escape in                                                               
the  second degree,  and Section  20,  relates to  escape in  the                                                               
third degree.  Both sections are  amended to include  removing an                                                               
electronic monitoring by those in DJJ custody].                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON referred to Section 20, which read as follows:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Section  20: Makes  it a  class C  felony to  remove an                                                                    
     electronic  monitoring  device   or  leave  a  person's                                                                    
     residence   while  under   official  detention   for  a                                                                    
     misdemeanor  regardless if  under  the jurisdiction  of                                                                    
     the  Department of  Corrections  or  the Department  of                                                                    
     Health and  Social Services.  Also makes  it a  class C                                                                    
     felony  if  the  person  is on  conditions  of  release                                                                    
     before trial  and ordered  to electronic  monitoring or                                                                    
     house arrest  by the court  and the person  removes the                                                                    
     electronic monitoring device  or leaves one's residence                                                                    
     without permission.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
He reviewed Section  20, which would amend [AS  11.56.320 (a)] to                                                               
add the crime of  escape in the third degree, which  is a class C                                                               
felony  offense.  This would  elevate  the  crime of  cutting  an                                                               
electronic monitoring device  for a person under  detention for a                                                               
misdemeanor  crime to  a class  C  felony. Under  current law,  a                                                               
person charged with a misdemeanor  who tampers with an electronic                                                               
monitoring device  would be charged a  misdemeanor. Further, this                                                               
provision  would create  a new  offense  for removing,  tampering                                                               
with,  or  disabling an  electronic  monitoring  device while  on                                                               
bail, he said.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
2:45:58 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  SHOWER related  his understanding  that the  Division of                                                               
Pretrial  Services would  be dismantled.  He  asked whether  this                                                               
language has been matched so a gap does not exist.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  answered yes. He  recalled that SB 34  removed the                                                               
Division of  Pretrial Services (DES); however,  that authority is                                                               
being shifted to  the Division of Probation and  Parole (DPP). He                                                               
affirmed that the  DOC would still have the ability  to use tools                                                               
such as  the electronic monitoring  devices. Section 20 of  SB 32                                                               
would  elevate   the  crime  of  tampering   with  an  electronic                                                               
monitoring device to  a class C felony  for persons incarcerated,                                                               
whether they are incarcerated at  a private facility, the DOC, or                                                               
DJJ.  In  further response,  he  agreed  it  would apply  to  all                                                               
facilities.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
2:47:31 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR KIEHL asked for clarification  on the reason to elevate a                                                               
bail  issue  [under  AS 11.56.320  (a)(4),  which  adds  language                                                               
"while on  release under AS  12.30"] to  a felony offense  and if                                                               
this is consistent with how bail issues are handled.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON answered  that it is to provide  incentives for the                                                               
DOC and  private companies to  use electronic  monitoring devices                                                               
in lieu of  incarceration. This provision would  also establish a                                                               
significant  consequence  and  sanction   to  meet  the  goal  of                                                               
deterrence, he  said. This gives  someone who is  incarcerated an                                                               
opportunity to be on electronic  monitoring, but it would provide                                                               
deterrence  by  adding  a  new criminal  offense  if  the  person                                                               
removes,  tampers  with,  or  disables  the  device.  In  further                                                               
response,  he offered  to cover  violating conditions  of release                                                               
and failure to appear later.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
2:49:28 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE related  his understanding  that currently  the                                                               
DOC cannot locate about 30  percent of those on pretrial release.                                                               
He wondered  why the bill  does not  match felony to  felony; for                                                               
example, if  a person charged with  a class B felony  skips town,                                                               
the  person would  only  be charged  with a  class  C felony.  He                                                               
wondered  why  the penalties  were  not  linked to  the  original                                                               
felony charge.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON responded that the  administration sought to find a                                                               
balance.  He  related  that  post-sentencing  a  class  B  felony                                                               
offense has a  maximum penalty of 10 years, and  a class C felony                                                               
has a  maximum penalty of  5 years. He related  his understanding                                                               
that  Senator  Micciche's  question  referred  to,  for  example,                                                               
whether someone  on bail for  an assault  in the first  degree, a                                                               
class A  felony, should be  charged a class  A felony for  a bail                                                               
offense. He  said that is  a policy  call for the  legislature to                                                               
make.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
2:50:57 PM                                                                                                                    
At-ease.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
2:53:29                                                                                                                         
CHAIR HUGHES reconvened  the meeting. She asked  Mr. Henderson if                                                               
he would like to make any comments.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2:53:58 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. HENDERSON said the next  section touches on failure to appear                                                               
and violating conditions of release. He  offered to take it up at                                                               
the next scheduled meeting.                                                                                                     

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SJUD Agenda 2.6.19.pdf SJUD 2/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB32 - Version A.pdf SJUD 2/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB32-DPS-CJISP-FN.pdf SJUD 2/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB32-Law-CrimDiv-FN.pdf SJUD 2/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
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SB 32 - Classification and Sentencing Highilghts.pdf SJUD 2/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
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