Alaska Statutes.
Title 11. Criminal Law
Chapter 51. Offenses Against the Family and Vulnerable Adults
Section 210. Endangering the Welfare of a Vulnerable Adult in the Second Degree.
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AS 11.51.210. Endangering the Welfare of a Vulnerable Adult in the Second Degree.

(a) A person commits the crime of endangering the welfare of a vulnerable adult in the second degree if the person fails without lawful excuse to provide support for the vulnerable adult and the vulnerable adult is in the person's care

(1) by contract or authority of law; or

(2) in a facility or program that is required by law to be licensed by the state.

(b) As used in this section, "support" includes necessary food, care, clothing, shelter, and medical attention. There is no failure to provide medical attention to a vulnerable adult if the vulnerable adult is provided treatment solely by spiritual means through prayer in accordance with the tenets and practices of a recognized church or religious denomination of which the vulnerable adult is a member or adherent, provided the vulnerable adult consents to the treatment through spiritual means only, and the treatment is administered by an accredited practitioner of the church or denomination.

(c) Endangering the welfare of a vulnerable adult in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor.

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