Legislature(2019 - 2020)BUTROVICH 205

04/18/2019 01:30 PM STATE AFFAIRS

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02:11:29 PM Start
02:12:18 PM SB32
05:03:38 PM Adjourn
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        SB  32-CRIMES; SENTENCING;MENT. ILLNESS;EVIDENCE                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
2:12:18 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER  announced the consideration  of 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."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER  reviewed the  progress of  the bill. The  committee                                                               
last  heard the  bill  on April  16, 2019,  when  they adopted  a                                                               
committee substitute  (CS), [work order 31-GS1029\U],  that makes                                                               
technical and conforming changes.  Public testimony was heard and                                                               
is   closed.   Written   testimony    could   be   submitted   to                                                               
senate.state.affairs@akleg.gov  until the  bill is reported  from                                                               
committee, possibly that evening.  He noted there were amendments                                                               
for the committee to consider.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
2:13:05 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE moved  to  adopt Amendment  1,  work order  31-                                                               
GS1029\U.4, Marx/Radford, 4/16/19.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        AMENDMENT 1                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIR SHOWER objected for discussion purposes.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
2:13:56 PM                                                                                                                    
ROBERT  HENDERSON, Deputy  Attorney  General, Criminal  Division,                                                               
Department of Law, Anchorage, explained  that Amendment 1 removes                                                               
the provision in  Section 43, which was an attempt  to codify the                                                               
long-standing  Alaska  Supreme  Court Ravin  case  `that  allowed                                                               
people  to  maintain  or  keep   small  amounts  of  personal-use                                                               
marijuana  in   their  homes.  Given   what  has   happened  with                                                               
recreational marijuana, that section is not needed, he said.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER asked  for confirmation that everything  else in the                                                               
amendment was just renumbering.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON answered correct.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:15:35 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR   SHOWER  removed   his  objection.   Finding  no   further                                                               
objection, Amendment 1 was adopted.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2:15:49 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE moved  to  adopt Amendment  2,  work order  31-                                                               
GS1029\U.3, Bruce/Radford, 4/16/19.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                          AMENDMENT 2                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIR SHOWER objected for discussion purposes.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
2:16:10 PM                                                                                                                    
MR.  HENDERSON explained  that  Amendment  2 brings  the  refusal                                                               
statute  in Section  45 in  line with  the language  used in  the                                                               
primary  DUI  statute in  Section  44.  Using the  same  language                                                               
clarifies that  the intent  of the legislature  is the  same with                                                               
regard  to ensuring  that  the  Department of  Corrections  (DOC)                                                               
commissioner has the  authority to place a person  at a community                                                               
residential center  (CRC) or use  electronic monitoring  for both                                                               
DUI and refusal.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
2:17:07 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  REINBOLD   articulated  her  concerns   with  electronic                                                               
monitoring,  community residential  centers, and halfway  houses.                                                               
She asked if this was for just DUIs.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON clarified that it is only for DUI and refusal.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD said, "Okay, I'm okay with that."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER noted the committee lost its quorum.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
2:18:10 PM                                                                                                                    
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2:45:48 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER reconvened  the meeting and noted  the committee was                                                               
considering Amendment  2. He recognized that Senator  Coghill was                                                               
present.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON restated his explanation of Amendment 2.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
2:48:14 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR   SHOWER  removed   his  objection.   Finding  no   further                                                               
objection, Amendment 2 was adopted.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2:48:34 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL moved to adopt Amendment 3 work order 31-                                                                       
GS1029\U.8, Radford, 4/17/19.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        AMENDMENT 3                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIR SHOWER objected for discussion purposes.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
2:48:52 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. HENDERSON explained that Amendment  3 deletes the proposal to                                                               
create a  new class A misdemeanor  crime of failing to  provide a                                                               
DNA sample  upon arrest. Given  the discussion this  proposal has                                                               
generated, the  Department of Law  and law enforcement  will take                                                               
more time  to evaluate  the need  and potential effectiveness  of                                                               
such a provision, he said.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD expressed  disappointment  with  losing such  a                                                               
large tool and warned that she would object and vote no.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER  offered  his  understanding   that  the  amendment                                                               
prevents someone  who would  not otherwise be  guilty of  a crime                                                               
from being charged with a crime simply for refusing.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON said  law enforcement  and the  Department of  Law                                                               
determined  they  need  to  think   about  whether  there  is  an                                                               
effective way, in addition to a  court order, to encourage people                                                               
to submit a DNA sample.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2:52:06 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER said  he looks at it as a personal  rights issue. He                                                               
doesn't want  to hold this as a  hammer over someone  who has not                                                               
otherwise committed  a crime. He  supports the  amendment knowing                                                               
that it does  not take away any  of the tools that  already exist                                                               
for law enforcement.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MICCICHE  commented that  he  agrees with  both  Senator                                                               
Shower  and Reinbold,  which is  problematic. He  would like  the                                                               
tool to be  available, but he's uncomfortable with  the idea that                                                               
people  who  are arrested  and  found  to  be innocent  would  be                                                               
charged with a  separate crime for refusal. He  said he'd support                                                               
the amendment and continued work to find an effective tool.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR   SHOWER    reiterated   his    interest   in    protecting                                                               
constitutional rights.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD said she agrees  with protecting rights, but she                                                               
also supports collecting  DNA swabs from anybody  who is arrested                                                               
for a crime against a person.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER  assured her that DNA  samples will be  collected in                                                               
cases of crimes against a person.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
2:56:16 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. HENDERSON confirmed  that law enforcement will  still be able                                                               
to seize DNA. But if the amendment  passes, refusing to provide a                                                               
DNA sample will not be a separate crime.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD asked if the  amendment prevents law enforcement                                                               
from charging sex  offenders and child kidnappers  that refuse to                                                               
submit a DNA sample with a class A misdemeanor.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR.   HENDERSON  responded   that   removing   bill  Section   24                                                               
essentially leaves the law as is.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD  asked  for clarification  that  the  amendment                                                               
deletes sections [24 and 25] of the bill.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON answered  yes; the amendments to  AS 11.56.760 will                                                               
not go into effect but the statute itself will remain.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD  asked for  further clarification  that for  all                                                               
practical purposes the amendment removes the new text.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  said that's  correct; no changes  will be  made to                                                               
that statute.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:00:28 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR REINBOLD  offered her understanding that  law enforcement                                                               
will still  be able  to collect  DNA, but refusal  will not  be a                                                               
misdemeanor.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON agreed.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD  expressed  hope   that  this  issue  would  be                                                               
revisited. She said  she'd be the first to jump  in line to carry                                                               
this tool, which can prevent wrongful convictions.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER said  everything is  on  the table  for the  entire                                                               
criminal package.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MICCICHE recapped  that  under current  law  there is  a                                                               
requirement to give a DNA sample  for certain crimes but there is                                                               
no sanction  for refusal. He  offered his understanding  that law                                                               
enforcement is able to obtain a DNA sample with a warrant.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON confirmed  that law enforcement could  seek a court                                                               
order to obtain the sample, using reasonable force if necessary.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE reiterated his interest  in finding an effective                                                               
tool to  motivate people  to voluntarily  give a sample.  Waiting                                                               
for  a warrant  would  probably  add a  couple  of  hours to  the                                                               
process, he said.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  said that's correct  and the  committee discussion                                                               
caused the  Department of Law to  think about whether there  is a                                                               
different way to  motivate or incentivize someone  to provide the                                                               
required DNA sample as opposed to a new criminal offense.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER said  this  isn't finished  and  more  data may  be                                                               
forthcoming.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD said she likes the  idea of imposing a new crime                                                               
for refusal because  it's more efficient and it  can help prevent                                                               
wrongful convictions. She indicated she was ready to move on.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:04:19 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  SHOWER  removed  his  objection and  asked  if  there  was                                                               
further objection.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD objected.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
A  roll call  vote  was taken.  Senators  Coghill, Micciche,  and                                                               
Shower voted in favor of Amendment  3, and Senator Reinbold voted                                                               
against it. Therefore, Amendment 3 was adopted by a 3:1 vote.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:05:11 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL  moved  to  adopt Amendment  4  work  order  31-                                                               
GS1029\U.7, Radford, 4/17/19.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        AMENDMENT 4                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIR SHOWER objected for discussion purposes.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE  explained that  he and Senator  Kawasaki worked                                                               
on the amendment  to clarify that the changes to  Title 11 do not                                                               
apply  to either  the legal  marijuana or  hemp industries.  They                                                               
have heard  a lot of concern and  it is important to  clarify the                                                               
two sections.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  said this  adds industrial  hemp and  recreational                                                               
marijuana   to  the  exceptions   outlined   in  AS  17.30,   the                                                               
pharmaceutical regulation statutes.  Individuals engaged in those                                                               
activities would  not be subject  to criminal  penalties outlined                                                               
in Title 11.71.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COGHILL   asked  if  the  administration   supports  the                                                               
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON replied the administration  has no objection to the                                                               
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:07:06 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER  removed his objection.  Finding no  further comment                                                               
or objection, he stated that Amendment 4 is adopted.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE requested the committee  skip ahead to Amendment                                                               
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3:07:42 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL  moved  to  adopt Amendment  6  work  order  31-                                                               
GSU1029\U.5, Radford, 4/17/19.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        AMENDMENT 6                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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3:07:55 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER objected for discussion  purposes. He said the right                                                               
to own a gun for people who  have been involuntarily committed is                                                               
a  question  that goes  back  to  1981.  Because it  raises  many                                                               
issues,  he asked  experts from  the  Department of  Law and  the                                                               
courts to  discuss whether or  not it is  necessary to  look back                                                               
that far.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON said this provision  is about sharing data with the                                                               
court  system that  is otherwise  confidential.  When someone  is                                                               
adjudicated  mentally  incompetent  and  committed  to  a  mental                                                               
health institution,  that information is  generally confidential.                                                               
This  amendment  allows information  going  back  to 1981  to  be                                                               
transmitted from  the court  system to  the Department  of Public                                                               
Safety  (DPS) for  inclusion  into  the national  database.  When                                                               
someone  has been  adjudicated mentally  ill for  the purpose  of                                                               
this statute,  it means that they  are a prohibited  person under                                                               
federal law. As  a prohibited person under federal  law, they are                                                               
not allowed to  possess a firearm. It is no  different from being                                                               
a  felon. Felons  are not  entitled  to possess  a firearm,  both                                                               
under federal and state law. A  person found mentally incompetent                                                               
is  also a  prohibited person  for  purposes of  federal law.  As                                                               
originally drafted, SB  32 allows the court system  to share that                                                               
data back to 1981.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:11:14 PM                                                                                                                    
NANCY MEADE, General Counsel, Administrative  Services, Office of                                                               
the  Administrative  Director, Alaska  Court  System,  Anchorage,                                                               
explained  that  starting in  October  of 2014,  the  legislature                                                               
passed a  bill requiring  the court system  to start  sending all                                                               
mental commitment  orders of 30 days  or more to DPS  so it would                                                               
be entered  in that  database. That  statute was not  retroactive                                                               
and  the court  has not  released  orders before  2014. The  bill                                                               
would  allow  the  court  to  go back  to  1981  to  find  mental                                                               
commitment orders of  30 days or more and transmit  those to DPS.                                                               
This would be  a significant lift for the courts  because records                                                               
that  old are  on microfiche  and stored  at different  locations                                                               
around the state.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The fiscal notes show that it would  take two project attorneys a                                                               
year or  more to  go through  the 21,500  old probate  commitment                                                               
cases to find which ones were 30  days or more and transmit those                                                               
to DPS.  As to the question  about how many cases  would qualify,                                                               
she said there  were 131 in 2015,  166 in 2016, 154  in 2017, and                                                               
97 in 2018. She said it's a  policy call for the legislature, but                                                               
there would  be no additional cost  to look back to  2011 because                                                               
the cases  would be on CourtView.  If the lookback  remains 1981,                                                               
she would  ask to  extend the  effective date  another year.  The                                                               
court would not be able to gather  this information by the end of                                                               
2019 as stipulated in the bill.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
3:14:27 PM                                                                                                                    
KATHRYN  MONFREDA,  Director,  Division  of  Statewide  Services,                                                               
Department of Public  Safety, Anchorage, said DPS  receives daily                                                               
reports of individuals who are involuntarily  committed for 30 or                                                               
more days.  They receive  multiple reports  daily of  individuals                                                               
found incompetent or are in the  process of being found competent                                                               
or incompetent  to stand  trial for  criminal charges.  The names                                                               
are entered into the state system  and NICS so they are available                                                               
on a nationwide basis. She said  the federal government wants all                                                               
states  to submit  this information  and there  is even  stronger                                                               
federal legislation  to tighten the restriction on  handguns. The                                                               
NICS  Act  Record  Improvement  Program  (NARIP)  will  have  $25                                                               
million  in grants  that  state courts  can  apply  for and  this                                                               
effort would be covered by the grants.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER asked Ms. Kraly if she had anything to add.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:17:01 PM                                                                                                                    
STACIE KRALY,  Chief Assistant Attorney General,  Civil Division,                                                               
Human Services Section,  Department of Law, Juneau,  said she was                                                               
available  to  answer  questions   about  the  mental  commitment                                                               
process related to  SB 32 and how that might  affect the decision                                                               
on the amendment.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER  said  his  intent  had  been  to  talk  about  the                                                               
amendment  and  then pull  it,  but  now  he wonders  about  that                                                               
decision.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD said  it  sounds like  Ms.  Meade supports  the                                                               
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MS. MEADE  clarified that the court  has not taken a  position on                                                               
the amendment, but it would be  easier to provide the information                                                               
from 2011 forward  as opposed to 1981. She reiterated  that it is                                                               
a policy call.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD   asked  if  going   back  to  1981   would  be                                                               
beneficial.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
MS. MEADE said it's  up to Department of Law to  explain why they                                                               
want to look  back to 1981. She  believes it has something  to do                                                               
with the federal government.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:18:50 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL noted  that  the legal  draft  note mentions  it                                                               
hails back to  the 1993 Brady Act, which didn't  come into effect                                                               
until 2014. The question was about  equal protection. He asked if                                                               
mirroring  the language  on the  reporting system  would put  the                                                               
state on the same journey as the  federal government on the equal                                                               
protection question.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON asked  if  the question  was  about mirroring  the                                                               
language back to 1993 as opposed to 1981.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COGHILL   said  the  question   is  whether   it's  more                                                               
appropriate to  look from  2014 forward when  the Brady  Act took                                                               
effect.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON  said  under current  law,  everything  from  2014                                                               
forward  is submitted  by the  court. SB  32 seeks  to look  back                                                               
farther than 2014  because this is such powerful  information and                                                               
because some of those individuals  can be very dangerous. He said                                                               
those  individuals  are already  prohibited  under  the law  from                                                               
possessing a  firearm. He  said this law  is designed  to prevent                                                               
people who are mentally ill and  who have been committed as being                                                               
mentally ill from possessing firearms.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL  suggested the Finance  Committee look at  both a                                                               
near and far step-in date.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  said DOL  is working  with the  court to  create a                                                               
workable effective date.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD   asked  Mr.  Henderson  if  he   supports  the                                                               
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON replied  it has been the  administration's position                                                               
that this  should be retroactive  to 1981.  That is the  date the                                                               
mental commitment process was enacted by Alaska statute.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD  asked why  a  clerk  can't  do the  look  back                                                               
instead of a lawyer.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MS. MEADE said it requires deciphering  earlier cases and looking                                                               
at  the  statutes  and  how they've  changed.  There  has  to  be                                                               
assurance  that due  process was  afforded in  the case and  that                                                               
takes some analysis.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD asked Mr. Henderson  if the information would be                                                               
worth the effort.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
3:24:04 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. HENDERSON said there has been  a widespread societal decision                                                               
that certain individuals  should not have access  to firearms and                                                               
this  would be  an effective  tool to  keep firearms  out of  the                                                               
hands of  those individuals. This  amendment is designed  to make                                                               
sure  that the  people who  are  already prohibited  do not  have                                                               
access to new firearms.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER  asked what happens  when a commitment is  less than                                                               
30 days.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MS. MEADE said  the more commonly ordered mental  commitment is a                                                               
three-day  hospitalization.  Those  orders  aren't  sent  to  the                                                               
Department of Public  Safety (DPS) and those individuals  are not                                                               
restricted  from possessing  firearms. Responding  to a  question                                                               
from  the  chair,  she  reiterated  that  this  only  applies  to                                                               
commitments of 30 days or longer.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER followed up on Senator  Coghill's comments asking if                                                               
there was  any data  to show that  the longer  it's been  since a                                                               
person received  mental health  treatment,  the less likely  they                                                               
would  be to  commit  a crime  that is  related  to their  mental                                                               
health.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  suggested he  ask Ms. Kraly  and Ms.  Monfreda. He                                                               
didn't know if that data was available.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MS. MEADE  said she  didn't believe  there was  any data  to show                                                               
that someone  who was  mentally committed  in 2000, for  example,                                                               
should still be  disqualified from buying a firearm  because they                                                               
are  still  a  threat.  Without  data, it  would  be  up  to  the                                                               
legislature to make the policy call.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER  asked if it would  matter because of  the supremacy                                                               
of federal law                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON said  this isn't about the legal status  of any one                                                               
individual.  The question  here is  whether  the federal  firearm                                                               
[licensor]  will  have  access  to  check  NICS  to  see  if  the                                                               
applicant is a prohibited person.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER asked Ms. Monfreda if she had anything to add.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:27:54 PM                                                                                                                    
MS. MONFREDA  offered her  perspective that  keeping guns  out of                                                               
the hands  of people who are  mentally ill will also  help reduce                                                               
the  number  of  suicides.  She  added  that  she  is  personally                                                               
frustrated that  pseudonyms are  sometimes used when  court cases                                                               
involving mental health hospitalizations  are reported. She cited                                                               
a specific  example  and said that  makes it  impossible to  know                                                               
whether the person is in NICS.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MS. KRALY said  she can't add anything because DOL  does not have                                                               
the data that Senator Shower is requesting.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER said his sense is that the date should be changed.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE  suggested that there  should be a  cost benefit                                                               
analysis to find out if it's worth looking back to 1981.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  said part of the  issue is that the  Department of                                                               
Law  doesn't know  how  many cases  there  are.  However, as  Ms.                                                               
Monfreda  described, there  are  federal  grant monies  available                                                               
because  this  is  a priority  for  the  administration  and  the                                                               
Department of Justice.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER asked how much the state could expect to receive.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MS. MONFREDA  replied there has been  $25 million in  NARIP grant                                                               
funding every year for the last  four years and there will be $25                                                               
million this year.  As she explained earlier,  it's necessary for                                                               
a state to have a law that allows  for restoration of rights. The                                                               
states  that don't  have that law  are ineligible.  She said  the                                                               
entire $25  million has  not been distributed  each year  so it's                                                               
likely Alaska will get what it asks for and recover the cost.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:32:05 PM                                                                                                                    
KELLY  HOWELL,   Special  Assistant   to  the  Commissioner   and                                                               
legislative   liaison,  Department   of   Public  Safety   (DPS),                                                               
Anchorage, stated  that the federal  grant funds were  the result                                                               
of the  NICS Act Records  Improvement Program (NARIP),  which was                                                               
enacted as  a result  of the Virginia  Tech shooting.  The person                                                               
who committed that  crime had a prohibited mental  health history                                                               
and purchased  his firearm through  a federally  licensed dealer.                                                               
His  prohibited  mental  health  records were  not  in  the  NICS                                                               
database. Had they been, he would  not have been able to purchase                                                               
the firearm that he did.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER asked if the state  had everything in place to apply                                                               
for the grant.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
MS. HOWELL  answered yes and DPS  has received funds  through the                                                               
NICS Act Records Improvement Program already.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE asked Ms. Meade whether the court can do this.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MS. MEADE  answered yes. She  corrected her earlier  statement in                                                               
regard to  Senator Reinbold's question.  The court's  fiscal note                                                               
shows  the  project  would  require   range  14A  employees,  not                                                               
attorneys. She  was misremembering  because they do  need someone                                                               
with the  ability to  discern certain  things  in the files,  she                                                               
said. To  look back  to 1981,  the fiscal  note is $140,400.  She                                                               
said the court would be reluctant  to pull the fiscal note on the                                                               
promise of a federal grant.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD listed  potential  efficiencies.  She said  she                                                               
believes this is  a very good idea because it  helps protect law-                                                               
abiding people who are not mentally ill to keep their guns.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL  said he  accepts what the  court said,  but data                                                               
analytics is  a two-edged  blade. If focus  is maintained  on the                                                               
bad guys, that's good, but it can be misused.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:36:12 PM                                                                                                                    
At ease                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:36:51 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER reconvened the meeting and withdrew his objection.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL withdrew Amendment 6.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:37:14 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL moved Amendment 5 work order 31-GS1029\U.9,                                                                     
Radford, 4/17/19.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                        AMENDMENT 5                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     OFFERED IN THE SENATE                  BY SENATOR MICCICHE                                                                 
          TO:  CSSB 32(STA), Draft Version "U"                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Page 1, line 2, following "probation;":                                                                                  
          Insert "relating to driving while license                                                                           
     canceled;"                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
        "* Sec. 36. AS 12.25.180(a) is amended to read:                                                                     
          (a)  When a peace officer stops or contacts a                                                                         
     person for the commission of  a class C felony offense,                                                                    
     a  misdemeanor,   or  the  violation  of   a  municipal                                                                    
     ordinance,   the   officer   may,  in   the   officer's                                                                    
     discretion, issue  a citation to the person  instead of                                                                    
     taking the  person before a  judge or magistrate  under                                                                    
     AS 12.25.150, except the officer                                                                                           
               (1)  may arrest if                                                                                           
               (A) [(1)]  the person does not furnish                                                                       
     satisfactory evidence of identity;                                                                                         
               (B) [(2)]  the peace officer reasonably                                                                      
     believes the person is a danger to others;                                                                                 
               (C) [(3)]  the crime for which the person is                                                                 
     contacted is one involving  violence or harm to another                                                                    
     person or to property;                                                                                                     
               (D) [(4)]  the person asks to be taken                                                                       
     before a judge or magistrate under AS 12.25.150; or                                                                        
               (E) [(5)]  the peace officer has probable                                                                    
     cause  to   believe  the   person  committed   a  crime                                                                    
     involving  domestic  violence;   in  this  subparagraph                                                                
     [PARAGRAPH],  "crime involving  domestic violence"  has                                                                    
     the meaning given in AS 18.66.990;                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                    (2)  shall arrest if the crime for which the                                                            
     person is contacted is one involving driving while a                                                                   
     license is canceled, suspended, revoked, or in violation of                                                            
     a limitation, as provided under AS 28.15.291."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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        "* Sec. 45. AS 28.15.291(b) is amended to read:                                                                         
          (b)  Driving while license canceled, suspended,                                                                       
     revoked, or in violation of a limitation is                                                                                
               [(1)]  a class A misdemeanor [IF THE PERSON                                                                      
     VIOLATES (a)(1) OF THIS SECTION]; upon conviction, the                                                                     
     court shall impose a minimum sentence of imprisonment of                                                                   
     not less than 10 days                                                                                                      
               (1) [(A)]  with 10 days suspended if the person                                                                  
     has not been previously convicted under (a)(1) of this                                                                     
     section or a similar law of another jurisdiction; or                                                                       
               (2) [(B)]  if the person has been previously                                                                     
     convicted under (a)(1) of this section or a similar law in                                                                 
     another jurisdiction [;                                                                                                    
               (2)  AN INFRACTION IF THE PERSON VIOLATES (a)(2)                                                                 
     OR (3) OF THIS SECTION].                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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          Insert "Act;                                                                                                          
               (36)  AS 12.25.180(a), as amended by sec. 36 of                                                                  
     this Act;                                                                                                                  
               (37)  AS 28.15.291(b), as amended by sec. 45 of                                                                  
     this Act."                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIR SHOWER objected for discussion purposes.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
3:37:36 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE stated  that  the  goal of  Amendment  5 is  to                                                               
discuss returning  to "may"  arrest or  moving forward  to "must"                                                               
arrest  for  someone  driving  without  a  license.  Current  law                                                               
provides that a police officer who  stops a person for committing                                                               
an infraction  or a violation shall  issue a citation  instead of                                                               
taking  the  person  before  a judge  or  magistrate  except  the                                                               
officer  may arrest  under certain  circumstances. The  amendment                                                               
contemplates  "shall" arrest  for  a person  driving while  their                                                               
license is  canceled, suspended,  revoked, or  in violation  of a                                                               
limitation as provided  under AS 28.15.291. He  acknowledged that                                                               
a conceptual amendment may be necessary.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON  said the  two  aspects  of  Amendment 5  are  the                                                               
substantive change  to the  law and the  arrest statute.  He said                                                               
DPS would be better suited to  describe the day-to-day impacts of                                                               
mandatory arrest for driving while license suspended.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MICCICHE  asked Mr.  Henderson  to  talk about  why  the                                                               
Department of Law doesn't believe Section 36 is necessary.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  explained that Section  36 is  unnecessary because                                                               
the  decision of  whether  or  not to  arrest  should  be at  the                                                               
discretion of the officer at the  time. Page 2, lines 1-3, of the                                                               
amendment  has the  mandatory arrest  and that  is where DOL  has                                                               
concern  about the  impact on  the day-to-day  operations of  law                                                               
enforcement.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  said Amendment  5 also inserts  new Section  45 to                                                               
return driving  with license suspended  to a class  A misdemeanor                                                               
and   impose  a   ten-day  mandatory   minimum.  Providing   some                                                               
background, he explained that under  Senate Bill 91, driving with                                                               
license suspended, cancelled,  or revoked changed from  a class A                                                               
misdemeanor to a  violation if it was based  on an administrative                                                               
revocation. It remained a class A  misdemeanor if it was based on                                                               
a DUI  revocation. Amendment 5 reverts  to a class  A misdemeanor                                                               
for driving with  license suspended regardless of  the underlying                                                               
premise of the revocation. It also  creates the not less than ten                                                               
days with  ten days suspended  for the  first offense and  then a                                                               
mandatory minimum of ten days for  the second offense. He said if                                                               
the  committee moves  forward and  makes  driving with  suspended                                                               
license  a  class   A  misdemeanor,  additional   changes  to  AS                                                               
28.15.291 must occur. He deferred to Ms. Meade to explain.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:42:54 PM                                                                                                                    
MS. MEADE said  if the committee makes the policy  call to return                                                               
all driving with  license suspended to a class  A misdemeanor, it                                                               
will  be necessary  to  make  changes  to AS  28.15.291(a).  That                                                               
section  differentiates between  the  treatment  for DUI  driving                                                               
with  license  suspended  and driving  with  license  revoked  or                                                               
suspended for any other reason.  Senate Bill 91 left driving with                                                               
licensed suspended as  a class A misdemeanor for DUI  but made it                                                               
be an  infraction for  anybody else.  Statutory changes  would be                                                               
necessary  to   ensure  that  the   statute  as  a   whole  reads                                                               
appropriately.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COGHILL  recalled  that  someone  driving  with  license                                                               
suspended because of  a DUI is well aware of  the suspension, but                                                               
someone driving  with a license  revoked because they  didn't pay                                                               
child  support  may   not  be  aware.  The  question   was  about                                                               
culpability  and knowledge  of the  revocation.  The decision  at                                                               
that time was  that a fine was  better than an arrest  whereas an                                                               
arrest  was  appropriate  for  knowingly   driving  with  license                                                               
suspended.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD said she too had been working on this issue.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE said it's the main  issue in many crime meetings                                                               
he's  had,  but he  is  more  concerned about  law  enforcement's                                                               
perspective.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD thanked the sponsor  for the amendment and asked                                                               
if "shall" arrest on page 2, line 1, was the key.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MICCICHE  said he  wanted  to  clarify the  intent.  The                                                               
violation  isn't  working  because   people  keep  driving  after                                                               
multiple violations. He was looking  for a way to separate people                                                               
who may  have had  their license  cancelled or  revoked for  some                                                               
reason  that  may  not  be  related  to  driving  and  it's  been                                                               
difficult.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL  said his understanding is that  Senator Micciche                                                               
thinks the  best thing to do is  to remove people who  drive with                                                               
several infractions from the road.  He suggested that the "shall"                                                               
arrest language will probably need a qualifier.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE agreed.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:48:47 PM                                                                                                                    
CORNELIUS SIMS, Lieutenant, Alaska  State Troopers, Department of                                                               
Public Safety  (DPS) expressed  a preference  for the  term "may"                                                               
arrest to  give officers discretion  to take the totality  of the                                                               
circumstances  into   consideration.  He   distinguished  between                                                               
stopping a parent  with a car full of kids and  finding they were                                                               
driving  with   license  suspended  and  stopping   somebody  and                                                               
learning that the  person was driving with license  suspended and                                                               
that they had multiple offenses on their driving record.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER warned  that he was going to  play devil's advocate.                                                               
He asked if  there was a way  to achieve the sponsor's  intent of                                                               
taking people  driving with  license suspended  off the  road and                                                               
ensuring there was  some consequence for their  behavior, without                                                               
overburdening the already very busy troopers.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
LIEUTENANT  SIMS  said  before the  law  changed,  officers  were                                                               
taking people  with serious  and multiple  driving while  license                                                               
revoked  (DWLR)  offenses  off  the  road  because  they  weren't                                                               
learning  from the  citations that  they  previously received  or                                                               
prior  court  appearances.  He opined  that  officers  would  use                                                               
discretion appropriately  and take people with multiple  DWLRs to                                                               
jail.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:53:35 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE  commented  that  officers have  the  right  to                                                               
arrest today when someone is driving  with a revoked or suspended                                                               
license. He  asked what tool  troopers need  to get a  driver off                                                               
the road that doesn't fit under AS 12.25.180 right now.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
LIEUTENANT SIMS  responded that troopers are alerted  through the                                                               
DMV system  that somebody's license  is suspended or  revoked. He                                                               
related his experience of stopping  people who admitted that they                                                               
knew their  license was suspended  or revoked and taking  many of                                                               
them to jail.  He said the committee talked about  the lines that                                                               
would need to be changed to  differentiate between sentencing and                                                               
when it becomes  more of an infraction, but he  didn't recall the                                                               
location.  He offered  his perspective  that  fewer arrests  were                                                               
made  after that  change in  the  law. Before,  the officers  had                                                               
discretion.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE  asked if he  was saying  it would take  care of                                                               
the issue to leave the changes to  Section 36 in place and change                                                               
the word "shall" to "may" in the amendment.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
LIEUTENANT SIMS answered yes.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE asked  if he was also suggesting  leaving the 20                                                               
differences on page 29.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
LIEUTENANT  SIMS replied  the  change would  be  from "shall"  to                                                               
"may."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
3:58:01 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  REINBOLD said  she would  not support  that because  she                                                               
wants  officers  to  arrest  somebody   who  is  driving  with  a                                                               
cancelled, suspended,  or revoked  license. A small  fine doesn't                                                               
work  and only  the threat  of  arrest will  stop defiant  thrill                                                               
seekers  who endanger  the  lives of  others.  She recounted  her                                                               
experience in an accident that was  not her fault but resulted in                                                               
her car being totaled.  The woman was driving with  kids in a car                                                               
that  was not  titled and  had bad  brakes. She  opined that  the                                                               
officer used terrible  judgement when he let the  woman drive off                                                               
with  the  children.  She  said   the  police  need  to  be  held                                                               
accountable  and  that's  why  she she's  so  supportive  of  the                                                               
amendment,  with the  caveats  that  DOL and  the  courts did  by                                                               
splitting sections a and b.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL  said he  understands why  the officer  asked for                                                               
"may"  because there  are  many administrative  revocations  that                                                               
have  nothing  to   do  with  driving.  People   should  be  held                                                               
accountable for  things like not  paying child support  but there                                                               
are other options than revocation.  He said "may" probably offers                                                               
that discretion but the amendment  makes it a class A misdemeanor                                                               
so  the  potential  for  jail  time  does  arise.  He  asked  Mr.                                                               
Henderson to list the administrative revocations.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  said he would follow  up with the  information. He                                                               
added  that returning  all driving  with license  suspended to  a                                                               
class A  misdemeanor will  send a message  to law  enforcement to                                                               
reprioritize this  offense because  it was deprioritized  when it                                                               
became  a  violation.  Law  enforcement,   prosecutors,  and  the                                                               
judiciary follow the priorities of the legislature, he said.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE  asked if the  discretionary term "may"  sends a                                                               
message that  the legislature  wants officers  to arrest  for the                                                               
nonadministrative infractions.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER  suggested the language  specify "shall"  arrest for                                                               
non-administrative    infractions    and   "may"    arrest    for                                                               
administrative infractions.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MICCICHE solicited  Mr.  Henderson's  view of  splitting                                                               
administrative and non-administrative penalties.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
4:05:33 PM                                                                                                                    
MR.  HENDERSON asked  if the  committee wanted  all driving  with                                                               
license  suspended to  be  a class  A  misdemeanor; whether  they                                                               
wanted the arrest  to be mandatory or discretionary;  and whether                                                               
they wanted two  types of arrests for DWLS - DUI  and non-DUI. He                                                               
suggested  that driving while  license suspended  because  of DUI                                                               
should be a  mandatory arrest. If driving with  license suspended                                                               
because of an administrative revocation  remained a violation, no                                                               
change would be required.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL  said he's  hearing that  the committee  wants to                                                               
ramp up to a misdemeanor, which  would require a change. He asked                                                               
if AS 28.15.291(b) applies to just the DUI laws.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON   replied  it  is  the  motor   vehicle  licensing                                                               
provision.  Whether the  committee  wants  driving while  license                                                               
suspended  to  be  a  violation or  a  misdemeanor  is  a  policy                                                               
decision  which   will  drive  the   question  of   mandatory  or                                                               
discretionary arrest. "I  think you have to flip  them and answer                                                               
them separately," he said.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE  said he wanted  to get this right  but wondered                                                               
if there was a way to do this today.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL  suggested changing "shall"  to "may" on  page 2,                                                               
line 1  of the amendment. That  requires an action  and increases                                                               
the penalty to a misdemeanor.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:10:08 PM                                                                                                                    
At ease                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:29:51 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  SHOWER  reconvened  the meeting  and  explained  that  the                                                               
discussion  during the  at ease was  about the  path forward  and                                                               
that the decision was to withdraw Amendment 5.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
4:30:11 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL  withdrew the  motion to  adopt Amendment  5, 31-                                                               
GS1029\U.9.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
4:30:20 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL moved  Amendment 8,  work order  31-GS1029\U.14,                                                               
Radford, 4/18/19.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           AMENDMENT 8                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     OFFERED IN THE SENATE                                                                                                      
         TO:  CSSB 32(STA), Draft Version "U"                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Page 1, line 2, following "probation;":                                                                                  
          Insert "relating to driving while license                                                                           
     canceled;"                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Page 24, following line 1:                                                                                                 
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
        "* Sec. 36. AS 12.25.180(a) is amended to read:                                                                     
          (a)  When a peace officer stops or contacts a                                                                         
     person for the  commission of a class C felony  offense,                                                                   
     a  misdemeanor,   or  the  violation   of  a  municipal                                                                    
     ordinance,   the   officer   may,   in   the  officer's                                                                    
     discretion, issue  a citation to  the person instead  of                                                                   
     taking the  person before  a judge  or magistrate  under                                                                   
     AS 12.25.150, except the officer                                                                                           
               (1)  may arrest if                                                                                           
               (A) [(1)]  the person does not furnish                                                                       
     satisfactory evidence of identity;                                                                                         
               (B) [(2)]  the peace officer reasonably                                                                      
     believes the person is a danger to others;                                                                                 
               (C) [(3)]  the crime for which the person is                                                                 
     contacted is one  involving violence or harm to another                                                                    
     person or to property;                                                                                                     
               (D) [(4)]  the person asks to be taken                                                                       
     before a judge or magistrate under AS 12.25.150; or                                                                        
               (E) [(5)]  the peace officer has probable                                                                    
     cause   to  believe   the  person   committed  a   crime                                                                   
     involving  domestic   violence;  in  this  subparagraph                                                                
     [PARAGRAPH],  "crime involving  domestic  violence"  has                                                                   
     the meaning given in AS 18.66.990;                                                                                     
                                                                                                                              
                    (2)  shall arrest if the crime for                                                                      
          which  the person  is  contacted is  one involving                                                                
          driving  while a  license is  canceled, suspended,                                                                
          revoked,  or  in  violation  of  a  limitation,  as                                                               
          provided under AS 28.15.291."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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          Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                     
        "* Sec. 45. AS 28.15.291(a) is amended to read:                                                                     
          (a)  A person commits the crime of driving while                                                                      
     license canceled,  suspended, revoked,  or in violation                                                                    
     of  a limitation  if the  person  drives [(1)]  a  motor                                                                   
     vehicle  on a  highway or  vehicular way  or area  at  a                                                                   
     time when that  person's driver's license, privilege  to                                                                   
     drive,  or  privilege  to  obtain  a  license  has  been                                                                   
     canceled,  suspended,  or  revoked  in  this  or  [UNDER                                                               
     CIRCUMSTANCES   DESCRIBED   IN  AS 28.15.181(c)   OR   A                                                                   
     SIMILAR LAW  IN] another jurisdiction,  [; (2)  A  MOTOR                                                               
     VEHICLE  ON A  HIGHWAY OR  VEHICULAR WAY  OR AREA  AT  A                                                                   
     TIME WHEN THAT  PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, PRIVILEGE  TO                                                                   
     DRIVE,  OR  PRIVILEGE  TO  OBTAIN  A  LICENSE  HAS  BEEN                                                                   
     CANCELED,  SUSPENDED,  OR  REVOKED  UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES                                                                    
     OTHER THAN THOSE  DESCRIBED IN (1) OF THIS SUBSECTION;]                                                                    
     or  the  person   drives  [(3)]    in  violation  of   a                                                               
     limitation   placed   on  that   person's   license   or                                                                   
     privilege to drive in this or another jurisdiction.                                                                      
        "* Sec. 46. AS 28.15.291(b) is amended to read:                                                                     
          (b)  Driving while license canceled, suspended,                                                                       
     revoked, or in violation of a limitation is                                                                                
               [(1)]   a class A  misdemeanor [IF THE  PERSON                                                                   
     VIOLATES (a)(1) OF  THIS SECTION]; upon conviction,  the                                                                   
     court shall  impose a minimum  sentence of imprisonment                                                                    
     of not less than 10 days                                                                                                   
               (1)  [(A)]   with  10 days  suspended  if  the                                                               
     person has  not been previously  convicted under  (a)(1)                                                                   
     of   this  section   or  a   similar  law   of   another                                                                   
     jurisdiction; or                                                                                                           
               (2) [(B)]   if the person has been previously                                                                
     convicted  under (a)(1)  of this  section or  a  similar                                                                   
     law in another jurisdiction [;                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
               (2)   AN  INFRACTION  IF THE  PERSON VIOLATES                                                                    
     (a)(2) OR (3) OF THIS SECTION]."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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               (36)   AS 12.25.180(a), as amended by sec.  36                                                                   
     of this Act;                                                                                                               
               (37)   AS 28.15.291(a), as amended by sec.  45                                                                   
     of this Act;                                                                                                               
               (38)   AS 28.15.291(b), as amended by sec.  46                                                                   
     of this Act."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIR SHOWER objected for discussion purposes.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
4:30:39 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR MICCICHE moved to conceptually amend Amendment 8.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL offered a suggestion about the process to                                                                       
conceptually amend an amendment.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
4:31:23 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER withdrew his objection to Amendment 8.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
4:31:51 PM                                                                                                                    
At ease                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:32:18 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER reconvened the meeting.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
4:32:22 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR MICCICHE moved to adopt Conceptual Amendment 1 to                                                                       
Amendment 8.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
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          Delete all language.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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          Delete (1) following (a).                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
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          Delete (1) following (a).                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MICCICHE   explained  that  these  changes   return  the                                                               
discretion to arrest  to the officer and returns  the penalty for                                                               
driving without  a license  to a misdemeanor,  which is  what the                                                               
law was prior to passage of Senate Bill 91.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER found no further discussion  or objection and stated                                                               
that  the  conceptual  amendment   to  Amendment  8  is  adopted.                                                               
Amendment 8, as amended, was before the committee.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE  said he would like  to hear what  Public Safety                                                               
has to say about the amendment.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
4:34:06 PM                                                                                                                    
MS. HOWELL  advised that  DPS agrees  with the recommendation  to                                                               
give troopers and all law enforcement  the discretion to care for                                                               
those circumstances where arrest  may not be appropriate. It will                                                               
certainly be a tool to help them  enforce the law and arrest when                                                               
the circumstances warrant. DPS supports his amendment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD voiced a preference  for mandatory arrest citing                                                               
her  "two horrible  experiences with  cops in  Juneau." She  said                                                               
neither accident  was her  fault and  she'd like law  enforcement                                                               
officers to be held more accountable.  She asked if anything else                                                               
in that section would improve public safety.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MS. HOWELL  replied she didn't believe  so. Returning the  law to                                                               
what it was pre-Senate  Bill 91 will satisfy the  concerns of law                                                               
enforcement  that they  weren't  able to  arrest  when it  seemed                                                               
appropriate to do so.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD  asked  for  assurance   that  this  returns  a                                                               
significant tool to law enforcement.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MS. HOWEL confirmed that it would.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER  asked  for  clarification  that  if  officers  see                                                               
something [in a car they have  stopped], they have probable cause                                                               
[to look further].                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MS. HOWELL deferred to the Department of Law.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:36:34 PM                                                                                                                    
MR. HENDERSON  said  the basic premise  is that  if officers  are                                                               
investigating  driving with  license  suspended and  they make  a                                                               
stop,  that  is the  scope  of  the  investigation. If  they  see                                                               
something that would lead a reasonable  person to believe that an                                                               
additional   crime  has  been   or  is   being  committed,   that                                                               
establishes  the potential  for probable  cause  to take  further                                                               
action.   He  said   an  important   distinction   is  that   the                                                               
investigation can only be expanded  if other evidence comes forth                                                               
during the processing of that stop.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER wanted  it to  be clear  that if  an officer  pulls                                                               
somebody over  and other  things are  discovered, that  takes the                                                               
stop to another level.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MICCICHE  clarified  that  it is  not  the  intent  that                                                               
officers will  use that stop to  look around for  something else.                                                               
That  would   be  unconstitutional.   He  agreed   that  officers                                                               
currently have  the discretion  to arrest  if they have  probable                                                               
cause.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD said she wants to  make sure that this addresses                                                               
the  concerns  the   police  have  been  voicing   in  Kenai  and                                                               
elsewhere.  If   they  need  something  more  to   stop  criminal                                                               
activity, I want  to give it to  them, she said. "I  want to make                                                               
sure we're giving them  a tool to take that next  step if we need                                                               
to."                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
4:39:47 PM                                                                                                                    
At ease                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:41:07 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER reconvened the meeting.  Finding no further comments                                                               
or  objection,  he  stated  that  Amendment  8,  as  amended,  is                                                               
adopted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:41:27 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL moved  Amendment  7 work  order  31-GS1029\U.12,                                                               
Radford, 4/18/19].                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        AMENDMENT 7                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    OFFERED IN THE SENATE                  BY SENATOR SHOWER                                                                    
          TO:  CSSB 32(STA), Draft Version "U"                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Page 13, line 24, through page 14, line 15:                                                                                
          Delete all material and insert:                                                                                       
          "(a)  A person commits the crime of terroristic                                                                       
     threatening in the second degree if the person makes a                                                                 
     threat that                                                                                                            
               (1)  places [KNOWINGLY MAKES A FALSE REPORT                                                                  
     THAT A CIRCUMSTANCE  (1) DANGEROUS TO HUMAN LIFE  EXISTS                                                                   
     OR IS ABOUT  TO EXIST AND (A)]  a person [IS PLACED]  in                                                                   
     reasonable  fear  of  serious  physical  injury  to  any                                                               
     person  with  reckless disregard  that  the  threat  may                                                               
     cause                                                                                                                  
               (A)  the [; (B)  CAUSES] evacuation of a                                                                     
     building, public  place or area,  business premises,  or                                                                   
     mode of public transportation;                                                                                             
               (B)      [(C)      CAUSES]   serious    public                                                               
     inconvenience; or                                                                                                          
               (C)  the public or a substantial group of                                                                    
     the  public to  be in fear  of serious  physical  injury                                                               
     [(D)   THE  REPORT   CLAIMS  THAT   A  BACTERIOLOGICAL,                                                                    
     BIOLOGICAL,  CHEMICAL, OR  RADIOLOGICAL  SUBSTANCE  THAT                                                                   
     IS CAPABLE OF  CAUSING SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY HAS  BEEN                                                                   
     SENT  OR IS  PRESENT  IN  A BUILDING,  PUBLIC  PLACE  OR                                                                   
     AREA,   BUSINESS    PREMISES,   OR   MODE   OF    PUBLIC                                                                   
     TRANSPORTATION]; or                                                                                                        
               (2)  causes any person to reasonably believe                                                                 
     that a  circumstance exists  or is about  to exist  that                                                               
     is dangerous  to the  proper or safe  functioning of  an                                                                   
     oil  or gas pipeline  or supporting  facility,  utility,                                                                   
     or   transportation   or   cargo   facility;   in   this                                                                   
     paragraph,   "oil   or  gas   pipeline   or  supporting                                                                    
     facility"  and  "utility" have  the  meanings  given  in                                                                   
     AS 11.46.495."                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
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CHAIR SHOWER objected for discussion purposes.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER  explained that Amendment  7 addresses  the concerns                                                               
about  terroristic   threats  that  Legislative   Legal  Services                                                               
articulated. It  mitigates the objections the committee  had that                                                               
simply  communicating a  threat could  be  a class  C felony.  It                                                               
establishes boundaries  by saying a person makes  the threat with                                                               
reckless disregard of the potential causes.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
He  noted the  need  for a  conceptual  amendment  to insert  "or                                                               
emergency protocol" on line 9  following "evacuation." This would                                                               
cover  institutions like  schools that  have lockdown  procedures                                                               
instead of building evacuations. The  idea is to cast the net but                                                               
not so broadly that it would cover  things that were not intended                                                               
like  the  bar fight  and  heat  of  the moment  threat  to  kill                                                               
someone, which was discussed during an earlier hearing.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:42:55 PM                                                                                                                    
At ease                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:43:38 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER reconvened the meeting.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
4:43:42 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  COGHILL  moved  to  adopt   Conceptual  Amendment  1  to                                                               
Amendment 7.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Following "evacuation" On page 1, line 9:                                                                                  
          Insert    "or   emergency   protocol"    following                                                                    
          "evacuation."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER objected  for  discussion  purposes. He  reiterated                                                               
that the  added language recognizes  that some schools  and other                                                               
places follow lockdown procedures as opposed to evacuation.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER found no further discussion  or objection and stated                                                               
that Conceptual Amendment  1 to Amendment 7 is  adopted. He asked                                                               
if there were questions or comments on Amendment 7, as amended.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  REINBOLD  asked for  clarification  that  the "and"  was                                                               
removed.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON said  that is  correct. "We  have reformatted  and                                                               
reorganized to avoid that issue that  we talked about at the last                                                               
committee," he said.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR COGHILL commented that it was a good addition.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER  found  no  further  discussion  or  objection  and                                                               
Amendment 7, as amended, was adopted.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
4:45:42 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR SHOWER asked  if there was final discussion  and stated his                                                               
intent to move the amended bill from committee that day.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD asked where she could find the 7 day provision.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  said he believes it's  in Section 12 on  page 7 of                                                               
the CS.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER agreed.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD asked for an explanation of the exact meaning.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON   explained  that  Section  12   overall  contains                                                               
amendments  to  crimes of  vehicle  theft  in the  first  degree.                                                               
Subsections (a)(1) and (a)(2) are  two separate ways somebody can                                                               
commit that crime.  Subsection (a)(1) addresses the  situation of                                                               
a  person that,  without  authorization,  drives,  tows away,  or                                                               
takes a  car, truck,  motorcycle, motor  home, bus,  aircraft, or                                                               
watercraft of  another person.  That is  the most common  vehicle                                                               
theft.  Subsection  )a)(2) addresses  the  scenario  of taking  a                                                               
propelled  vehicle,  such as  an  ATV,  that belongs  to  another                                                               
person.  The crime  may deprive  the owner  of the  use of  their                                                               
vehicle for  seven days or  more. It is  the long  deprivation of                                                               
the use  of the  property that  helps the  prosecution prove  the                                                               
case.  He  said  that  is  prima  facie  evidence  of  intent  to                                                               
permanently  deprive. The  circumstantial  evidence  is that  the                                                               
person intends to steal the vehicle.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD asked for examples of both scenarios.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
4:49:39 PM                                                                                                                    
MR.  HENDERSON  said subsection  (A)(1)  might  be a  person  who                                                               
steals  a car  from  a  driveway without  permission.  Subsection                                                               
(a)(2)(C) might  be a person who  takes a snow machine  or an ATV                                                               
from someone's cabin and the owner  finds it after the person had                                                               
it for seven or  more days. He said the 7 days  is another way to                                                               
prove the element.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD asked  if somebody who steals a car  for just an                                                               
hour could be convicted under subsection  (a)(1) and somebody who                                                               
steals an  ATV for  an hour could  be convicted under  subsection                                                               
(a)(1). But the  person could also be convicted  under subsection                                                               
(a)(2) if the ATV was stolen for seven days or more.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON said that's correct;  subsection (a)(2) talks about                                                               
additional ways to prove the element.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE asked why propelled  vehicle isn't in subsection                                                               
(a)(1).                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON said  he would  need to  research the  legislative                                                               
history before giving  an answer. He reminded the  committee that                                                               
when the value  of the property  is over $750, there  is also the                                                               
crime of  theft in the second  degree so there are  multiple ways                                                               
of proving that theft.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE  pointed out that if  a vehicle is stolen  for a                                                               
little  while but it  isn't damaged  and doesn't  cost the  owner                                                               
anything while  it's gone,  it's just basic  theft. He  asked why                                                               
that  is viewed  differently  when  a  propelled vehicle  may  be                                                               
somebody's primary source of transportation in Alaska.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON  clarified that  if somebody were  to steal  an ATV                                                               
out of  another person's driveway,  the charge would be  theft in                                                               
the second degree,  which is a class C felony and  the same level                                                               
of offense as  vehicle theft. If somebody was  convicted of both,                                                               
the sentences would be merged                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:52:34 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR  MICCICHE  commented on  the  serious nature  of  vehicle                                                               
theft  in  Alaska  and  asked if  there  was  any  thought  about                                                               
elevating that crime to a class B felony.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MR.  HENDERSON  answered  no;  that   precise  question  was  not                                                               
considered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MICCICHE  commented  that  this  bill  seems  to  be  an                                                               
appropriate  vehicle  to  fix  some  of  the  crime  issues  that                                                               
Alaskans are  facing. He questioned  why elevating the  crime for                                                               
vehicle theft wasn't considered.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON said the administration will think about that.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER suggested it be addressed in the Finance Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD  said two years  ago she was very  thankful when                                                               
she successfully  amended Senate  Bill 54 to  add jail time  on a                                                               
first-time class C  felony. One other amendment  she proposed was                                                               
to elevate  the crime of vehicle  theft to a class B  felony. She                                                               
asked Mr.  Henderson if  he agrees that  somebody can  be charged                                                               
with a  class B  felony for car  theft if  the vehicle  is valued                                                               
over $25,000.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MR. HENDERSON answered yes.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD said  she proposed the amendment as  a matter of                                                               
equity  and she'd  support  amending this  bill  to include  that                                                               
provision.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
4:56:58 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL said he was sorry  to miss the debate and rewrite                                                               
on the drug portion of the bill.  He appreciates that the bill is                                                               
removing the  escalator of the CPI  from the theft  provision. He                                                               
appreciates  many of  the amendments  to help those  who have  to                                                               
pick  up people  and  those who  have to  charge  them, but  just                                                               
because  something is  in  law doesn't  mean  it  will happen  as                                                               
intended.  That may  continue to  be a frustration,  he said.  He                                                               
said he'll support the bill because  of the increased penalty for                                                               
the  use and  distribution of  methamphetamine  because that  was                                                               
something that the earlier crime  bill didn't get quite right. He                                                               
said  he doesn't  know that  he  agrees with  the total  schedule                                                               
change,  but there  isn't time  to debate  it at  this point.  He                                                               
reiterated that he would support moving the bill along.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MICCICHE  commended the  committee for  its good  work on                                                               
this key  bill and noted  that it was time  to get it  across the                                                               
finish line.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR REINBOLD thanked everyone for  their work on the bill and                                                               
asked the two  members that also sit on the  Finance Committee to                                                               
never forget the  cost to the people. She said  she would support                                                               
the fiscal note  on the bill even though she is  a massive budget                                                               
cutter.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SHOWER thanked  the committee  for  its work  to get  this                                                               
crime bill across the finish line.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  COGHILL recommended  the Finance  Committee address  the                                                               
court rule change.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
5:02:45 PM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR COGHILL moved  to report CSSB 32, work  order 31-GS1029\U                                                               
as amended,  from committee  with individual recommendations  and                                                               
attached fiscal  note(s) and authorization for  Legislative Legal                                                               
Services to make necessary technical and conforming changes.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SHOWER  found no  objection and  CSSB 32(STA) was  reported                                                               
from Senate State Affairs Standing Committee.                                                                                   

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SSTA OFFICIAL AGENDA MEMO.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
agenda
SB 32 Transmittal Letter.pdf SFIN 4/24/2019 1:30:00 PM
SJUD 2/9/2019 1:00:00 PM
SSTA 4/4/2019 1:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/9/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/15/2019 6:00:00 PM
SSTA 4/16/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
CS for SB 32 - Ver. U.pdf SSTA 4/16/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB 32 - Amendments.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB 32 - Classification and Sentencing Highilghts.pdf SJUD 2/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
SSTA 3/5/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/4/2019 1:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/9/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/11/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/15/2019 6:00:00 PM
SSTA 4/16/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB 32 - Classification and Sentencing Sectional.pdf SJUD 2/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
SSTA 3/5/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/4/2019 1:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/16/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB 32 - Leg. Legal Memo.pdf SSTA 4/11/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/15/2019 6:00:00 PM
SSTA 4/16/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB 32 - Dept. of Law - Legal Memo Response.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB 32 - Committee Questions.pdf SSTA 4/16/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB 32 - Dept. of Law - Response to Questions.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB91-GOA Bills Matrix 2-22-19 - DRAFT STA CS.pdf SSTA 4/9/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/11/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/15/2019 6:00:00 PM
SSTA 4/16/2019 3:30:00 PM
SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB 32 - All Department Fiscal Notes.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32
SB 75 Sponsor Statement.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 75
SB 75 Ver. A.PDF SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 75
SB 75 Fiscal Note_DMV.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 75
SB 75 Letter of Support_Carlile.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 75
SB 75 Letter of Support_NIT.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 75
SB 75 Letter of Support_Local 302.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 75
SB 75 Letter of Support_AFLCIO.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 75
SB 97 - Sponsor Statement_.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 97
SB 97 Ver. A.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 97
SB 97 - Sectional Summary.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 97
SB 97 - Fiscal Note - DOT.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 97
SB 32 - CHPA Letter of Opposition.pdf SSTA 4/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
SB 32