CSSJR 2(FIN): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the rights of prisoners under the criminal administration section.
00CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 2(FIN) 01 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to 02 the rights of prisoners under the criminal administration section. 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. Article I, sec. 12, Constitution of the State of Alaska, is amended to read: 05 Section 12. Criminal Administration. (a) Excessive bail shall not be 06 required, nor excessive fines imposed . 07 (b) Cruel [, NOR CRUEL] and unusual punishments shall not be inflicted. 08 Criminal administration shall be based upon the following: the need for protecting the 09 public, community condemnation of the offender, the rights of victims of crimes, 10 restitution from the offender, and the principle of reformation. Protections and rights 11 provided under this subsection to prisoners convicted of crimes shall be limited 12 to those rights and protections and the extent of those rights and protections 13 afforded under the Constitution of the United States to prisoners convicted of 14 crimes.
01 * Sec. 2. The amendment proposed by this resolution shall be placed before the voters of 02 the state at the next general election in conformity with art. XIII, sec. 1, Constitution of the 03 State of Alaska, and the election laws of the state.