HB 151: "An Act relating to magistrate jurisdiction in presumptive death proceedings."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 151 01 "An Act relating to magistrate jurisdiction in presumptive death proceedings." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 22.15.120(a) is amended to read: 04 (a) A magistrate shall preside only in cases and proceedings under 05 AS 22.15.040, 22.15.100, and 22.15.110, and as follows: 06 (1) for the recovery of money or damages only when the amount 07 claimed, exclusive of costs, interest, and attorney fees, does not exceed $5,000; 08 (2) for the recovery of specific personal property when the value of the 09 property claimed and the damages for the detention do not exceed $5,000; 10 (3) for the recovery of a penalty or forfeiture, whether given by statute 11 or arising out of contract, not exceeding $5,000; 12 (4) to give judgment without action upon the confession of the 13 defendant for any of the cases specified in this section, except for a penalty or 14 forfeiture imposed by statute;
01 (5) to give judgment of conviction upon a plea of guilty or no contest 02 by the defendant in a criminal proceeding within the jurisdiction of the district court; 03 (6) to hear, try, and enter judgments in all cases involving 04 misdemeanors that are not minor offenses [,] if the defendant consents in writing that 05 the magistrate may try the case; 06 (7) to hear, try, and enter judgments in all cases involving minor 07 offenses and violations of ordinances of political subdivisions; 08 (8) for the extradition of fugitives as authorized under AS 12.70; 09 (9) to provide post-conviction relief under the Alaska Rules of Criminal 10 Procedure for any of the cases specified in (5), (6), or (7) of this section if the 11 conviction occurred in the district court; 12 (10) for establishing the fact of death of any person in the manner 13 prescribed in AS 09.55.020 - 09.55.060.