Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/27/2001 01:10 PM House JUD

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HB 134 - CRIME VICTIMS RTS/CRIMES/PROTECTIVE INJ.                                                                             
Number 1970                                                                                                                     
CHAIR ROKEBERG  announced that the  next order of  business would                                                               
be HOUSE  BILL NO. 134, "An  Act relating to the  rights of crime                                                               
victims,  the   crime  of  violating  a   protective  injunction,                                                               
mitigating factors in  sentencing for an offense,  and the return                                                               
of  certain  seized  property  to   victims;  clarifying  that  a                                                               
violation  of  certain  protective  orders  is  contempt  of  the                                                               
authority of  the court; expanding  the scope of  the prohibition                                                               
of  compromise  based  on  civil  remedy  of  misdemeanor  crimes                                                               
involving domestic violence; providing  for protective relief for                                                               
victims of  stalking that  is not domestic  violence and  for the                                                               
crime  of  violating an  order  for  that relief;  providing  for                                                               
continuing  education  regarding  domestic violence  for  certain                                                               
persons  appointed  by  the   court;  making  certain  conforming                                                               
amendments;  amending  Rules 65.1  and  100(a),  Alaska Rules  of                                                               
Civil Procedure;  amending Rules 10,  11, 13, 16, and  17, Alaska                                                               
District Court  Rules of  Civil Procedure;  and amending  Rule 9,                                                               
Alaska Rules of Administration."                                                                                                
Number 1976                                                                                                                     
DEAN  J.   GUANELI,  Chief  Assistant  Attorney   General,  Legal                                                               
Services  Section-Juneau, Criminal  Division,  Department of  Law                                                               
(DOL), explained  that the DOL would  prefer that HB 134  did not                                                               
move out  of committee at  this point.  After  having discussions                                                               
with Senator Halford  and his staff, and Lauree  Hugonin from the                                                               
Alaska Network  on Domestic Violence  & Sexual  Assault (ANDVSA),                                                               
the DOL  has agreed  to work  on HB  134 over  the interim  in an                                                               
effort to address some of the concerns raised.                                                                                  
Number 2081                                                                                                                     
CHAIR ROKEBERG announced  that HB 134 would be held  over for the                                                               

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