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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 28. Motor Vehicles
- Chapter 5. Administration
- Section 151. Citations For Scheduled Vehicle and Traffic Offenses.
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AS 28.05.151. Citations For Scheduled Vehicle and Traffic Offenses.
- (a) The supreme court shall determine by rule or order those motor vehicle and traffic offenses, except for offenses
subject to a scheduled municipal fine, that are amenable to disposition without court appearance and shall establish a
scheduled amount of bail, not to exceed fines prescribed by law, for each offense. A municipality shall determine by
ordinance the municipal motor vehicle and traffic offenses that may be disposed of without court appearance and shall
establish a fine schedule for each offense.
- (b) The supreme court shall establish a scheduled amount of bail allowing disposition of a citation for a violation of AS
without court appearance.
- (c) The supreme court shall require as a condition of the disposition of an offense without appearance that a person
charged with any offense for which a bail forfeiture amount has been adopted shall pay the surcharge prescribed in AS
in addition to the bail forfeiture amount established by the supreme court. The surcharge required to be paid under
this subsection shall be deposited into the general fund and accounted for under AS 37.05.142
- (d) The supreme court, in establishing scheduled amounts of bail under this section, and each municipality that
establishes or has established a fine schedule under this section shall provide that the scheduled amount of bail or
fine, as applicable, for a motor vehicle or traffic offense that is committed in a highway work zone or traffic safety
corridor shall be double the amount of the bail or fine for the offense if it had not been committed in a highway
work zone or traffic safety corridor.
- (e) The supreme court, in establishing scheduled amounts of bail under this section, and each municipality that
establishes or has established a fine schedule under this section may not allow for the disposition of an offense
without court appearance for a person who is cited for violation of the traffic laws in connection with a motor vehicle
accident if the accident resulted in the death of a person. In this subsection, "traffic laws" has the meaning given in
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