Alaska Statutes.
Title 28. Motor Vehicles
Chapter 1. Alaska Uniform Traffic Laws Act
Section 15. Municipal Impoundment and Forfeiture.
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AS 28.01.015. Municipal Impoundment and Forfeiture.

(a) Notwithstanding other provisions in this title, a municipality may adopt an ordinance providing for the impoundment or forfeiture of a

(1) motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft involved in the commission of an offense under AS 28.35.030 , 28.35.032, or an ordinance with elements substantially similar to AS 28.35.030 or 28.35.032;

(2) motor vehicle involved in the commission of an offense under AS 28.15.291 or an ordinance with elements similar to AS 28.15.291 ;

(3) motor vehicle used by a person whose license is suspended under AS 28.22.041 ;

(4) motor vehicle used by a person who fails to carry proof of insurance as required under AS 28.22.019 ; or

(5) motor vehicle used by a person who has $1,000 or more in delinquent traffic fines for moving violations committed within the municipality.

(b) An ordinance adopted under (a) of this section may

(1) include a fee for the administrative costs incurred by the municipality; and

(2) be more stringent than or the same as but may not be less stringent than applicable provisions under this title or regulations adopted under this title.

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