- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 33. Probation, Prisons, and Prisoners
- Chapter 30. Prison Facilities and Prisoners
- Section 101. Furloughs.
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AS 33.30.101. Furloughs.
- (a) The commissioner shall adopt regulations governing the granting of prerelease and short-duration furloughs to
- (1) obtain counseling and treatment for alcohol or drug abuse;
- (2) secure or attend vocational training;
- (3) obtain medical or psychiatric treatment;
- (4) secure or engage in employment;
- (5) attend educational institutions;
- (6) secure a residence or make other preparations for release;
- (7) appear before a group whose purpose is a better understanding of crime or corrections; or
- (8) for any other rehabilitative purpose the commissioner determines to be in the interests of the prisoner and the
- (b) If the commissioner determines with reasonable probability that a prisoner can live under reduced supervision without
violating the law or the conditions established for the conduct of the prisoner, the commissioner may grant a furlough
- (1) the factors in AS 33.30.091
- (2) violations, if any, by the prisoner of a condition of a prior furlough;
- (3) the history, if any, of institutional misconduct by the prisoner; and
- (4) the best interests of the prisoner and the public.
- (c) The regulations adopted under (a) of this section may not provide for the granting of a furlough of any type to a
prisoner sentenced to a mandatory 99-year term of imprisonment under AS 12.55.125
(a) or a definite term of imprisonment under AS 12.55.125
(l) unless the prisoner is at all times in the direct custody of a correctional officer while the prisoner is away from
the correctional facility.
- (d) The commissioner may release on furlough a prisoner convicted of a crime involving domestic violence only under
conditions that would protect the victim of domestic violence or other household member.
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