- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
- Chapter 12. Delinquent Minors
- Section 30. Provisions Inapplicable.
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AS 47.12.030. Provisions Inapplicable.
- (a) When a minor who was at least 16 years of age at the time of the offense is charged by complaint, information, or
indictment with an offense specified in this subsection, this chapter and the Alaska Delinquency Rules do not apply to
the offense for which the minor is charged or to any additional offenses joinable to it under the applicable rules of
court governing criminal procedure. The minor shall be charged, held, released on bail, prosecuted, sentenced, and
incarcerated in the same manner as an adult. If the minor is convicted of an offense other than an offense specified in
this subsection, the minor may attempt to prove, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the minor is amenable to
treatment under this chapter. If the court finds that the minor is amenable to treatment under this chapter, the minor
shall be treated as though the charges had been heard under this chapter, and the court shall order disposition of the
charges of which the minor is convicted under AS 47.12.120
(b). The provisions of this subsection apply when the minor is charged by complaint, information, or indictment with an
- (1) that is an unclassified felony or a class A felony and the felony is a crime against a person;
- (2) of arson in the first degree;
- (3) that is a class B felony and the felony is a crime against a person in which the minor is alleged to have used a
deadly weapon in the commission of the offense and the minor was previously adjudicated as a delinquent or convicted as
an adult, in this or another jurisdiction, as a result of an offense that involved use of a deadly weapon in the
commission of a crime against a person or an offense in another jurisdiction having elements substantially identical to
those of a crime against a person, and the previous offense was punishable as a felony; in this paragraph, "deadly
weapon" has the meaning given in AS 11.81.900
- (4) that is misconduct involving weapons in the first degree under
- (A) AS 11.61.190 (a)(1); or
- (B) AS 11.61.190 (a)(2) when the
firearm was discharged under circumstances manifesting substantial and unjustifiable risk of physical injury to a person.
- (b) When a minor is accused of violating a statute specified in this subsection, other than a statute the violation of
which is a felony, this chapter and the Alaska Delinquency Rules do not apply and the minor accused of the offense
shall be charged, prosecuted, and sentenced in the district court in the same manner as an adult; if a minor is
charged, prosecuted, and sentenced for an offense under this subsection, the minor's parent, guardian, or legal
custodian shall be present at all proceedings; the provisions of this subsection apply when a minor is accused of
- (1) a traffic statute or regulation, or a traffic ordinance or regulation of a municipality;
- (2) AS 11.76.105
, relating to the possession of tobacco by a person under 19 years of age;
- (3) a fish and game statute or regulation under AS 16;
- (4) a parks and recreational facilities statute or regulation under AS 41.21;
- (5) AS 04.16.050
, relating to possession, control, or consumption of alcohol, except for conduct constituting habitual minor consuming
or in possession or control under AS 04.16.050
- (6) a municipal curfew ordinance, whether adopted under AS 29.35.085
or otherwise, unless the municipality provides for enforcement of its ordinance under AS 29.25.070
(b) by the municipality; in place of any fine imposed for the violation of a municipal curfew ordinance, the court
shall allow a defendant the option of performing community work; the value of the community work, which may not be
lower than the amount of the fine, shall be determined under AS 12.55.055
(c); in this paragraph, "community work" includes the work described in AS 12.55.055(b) or work that, on the recommendation of the
municipal or borough assembly, city council, or traditional village council of the defendant's place of residence,
would benefit persons within the municipality or village who are elderly or disabled.
- (c) The provisions of AS 47.12.010
- 47.12.260 and the Alaska Delinquency Rules do not
apply to driver's license proceedings under AS 28.15.185; the court shall impose a driver's license
revocation under AS 28.15.185
in the same manner as adult driver's license revocations, except that a parent or legal guardian shall be present at
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