Alaska Statutes.
Title 33. Probation, Prisons, and Prisoners
Chapter 30. Prison Facilities and Prisoners
Section 71. Responsibility For Prisoners Pending Commitment.
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AS 33.30.071. Responsibility For Prisoners Pending Commitment.

(a) The commissioner is not responsible for providing custody, care, and discipline for a person detained under AS 47.30.705 or AS 47.37.170 unless the person is admitted into a state correctional facility.

(b) The responsibility of the commissioner under AS 33.30.011 begins when a prisoner is accepted into the commissioner's custody or admitted into a correctional facility.

(c) Medical services for a prisoner who is unconscious or in immediate need of medical attention before admission to a correctional facility or commitment by a court to the custody of the commissioner of corrections shall be provided by the law enforcement agency having custody of the prisoner. The law enforcement agency may require the prisoner to compensate the agency for the cost or for a portion of the cost of medical services provided for any preexisting medical condition.

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