Alaska Statutes.
Title 24. Legislature
Chapter 65. Office of Victims' Rights
Section 30. Qualifications.
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AS 24.65.030. Qualifications.

A person may not serve as victims' advocate

(1) unless the person has been a resident of the state for the three years immediately preceding the person's appointment;

(2) unless the person has been engaged in the active practice of law for the three years immediately preceding the person's appointment;

(3) unless the person has significant experience in criminal law;

(4) unless the person is an attorney licensed to practice law in this state;

(5) within one year of the last day on which the person served as a member of the legislature;

(6) while the person is a candidate for or holds another national, state, or municipal office; the victims' advocate may not become a candidate for national, state, or municipal office until one year has elapsed from the date the victims' advocate vacates the office of victims' advocate;

(7) while the person is engaged in another occupation for which the person receives compensation;

(8) unless the person is at least 21 years of age and is a qualified voter.

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