HB 68: "An Act relating to the office of victims' rights."

00 HOUSE BILL NO. 68 01 "An Act relating to the office of victims' rights." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 24.65.110(a) is amended to read: 04 (a) The victims' advocate shall assist crime victims in obtaining the rights 05 crime victims are guaranteed under the constitution and laws of the state with regard 06 to the contacts crime victims have with [THE] justice agencies [OF THE STATE]. 07 * Sec. 2. AS 24.65.250(1) is amended to read: 08 (1) "justice agency" means a department, office, institution, 09 corporation, authority, organization, commission, committee, council, court, or board 10 of a municipality or in the executive or judicial branches of the state government that 11 is, in any manner, involved with or responsible for the apprehension, prosecution, 12 incarceration, or supervision of criminal or juvenile offenders; it also includes an 13 officer, employee, or member of an agency acting or purporting to act in the exercise 14 of official duties; 15 * Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to

01 read: 02 APPLICABILITY. The amendments to AS 24.65.110(a) in sec. 1 of this Act and to 03 AS 24.65.250 in sec. 2 of this Act do not affect the repeal of those sections by secs. 41 and 51, 04 ch. 92, SLA 2001. Sections 41 and 51, ch. 92, SLA 2001, repeal the amendments to 05 AS 24.65.110(a) made in sec. 1 of this Act and to AS 24.65.250 made in sec. 2 of this Act.