(a) A person commits the offense of endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree if the person, while caring for a child under 10 years of age,
(1) causes or allows the child to enter or remain in a dwelling or vehicle in which a controlled substance is stored in violation of AS 11.71; or
(2) is impaired by an intoxicant, whether or not prescribed for the person under AS 17.30, and there is no third person who is at least 12 years of age and not impaired by an intoxicant present to care for the child.
(b) In this section,
(1) “impaired” means that a person is unconscious or a person is physically or mentally affected so that the person does not have the ability to care for the basic safety or personal needs of a child with the caution characteristic of a sober person of ordinary prudence;
(2) “intoxicant” has the meaning given in AS 47.10.990.
(c) Endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree is a violation.
Other Sections in this Chapter:
- Sec. 11.51.100. Endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree.
- Sec. 11.51.120. Criminal nonsupport.
- Sec. 11.51.121. Aiding the nonpayment of child support in the first degree.
- Sec. 11.51.122. Aiding the nonpayment of child support in the second degree.
- Sec. 11.51.125. Failure to permit visitation with a minor.
- Sec. 11.51.130. Contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
- Sec. 11.51.140. Unlawful marrying.
- Sec. 11.51.200. Endangering the welfare of a vulnerable adult in the first degree.
- Sec. 11.51.210. Endangering the welfare of a vulnerable adult in the second degree.
- Sec. 11.51.220. Definition of vulnerable adult.