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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure
- Chapter 50. Actions Where State a Party
- Section 20. Penalties; Damages; License Revocation.
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AS 09.50.020. Penalties; Damages; License Revocation.
- (a) A person who commits a criminal contempt is guilty of a class A misdemeanor. A person who commits a civil contempt is subject to damages, a civil penalty of $5,000 or less for each violation, and other orders as the court finds appropriate.
- (b) In addition to the penalty specified in (a) of this section, the court may suspend, restrict, or revoke, for a period
not to exceed six months, a driver's license as defined in AS 28.90.990
, a license as defined in AS 25.27.244
(s), or a recreational license, or any combination of these licenses, or the person's ability to obtain the licenses,
- (1) the person is a natural person;
- (2) the contempt is one under AS 09.50.010
(4) - (10); and
- (3) the court, sitting without a jury, finds by a preponderance of evidence that the contempt related to failure to pay
money in connection with a child support action or proceeding or failure to comply with a subpoena or warrant relating
to a paternity or child support proceeding.
- (c) In this section, "recreational license" means a recreational fishing license or recreational hunting license. In this
- (1) "recreational fishing license" means a sport fishing license under AS 16.05.340
unless that license is required for participation in personal use fishing, as defined in AS 16.05.940
, or subsistence fishing, as defined in AS 16.05.940
and modified by decisions of the Alaska Supreme Court;
- (2) "recreational hunting license" means a hunting license under AS 16.05.340 unless that license is required for
participation in subsistence hunting, as defined in AS 16.05.940
and modified by decisions of the Alaska Supreme Court.
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