SSSB 5: "An Act relating to the crime of misprision of felony."
00SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 5 01 "An Act relating to the crime of misprision of felony." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 11.56 is amended by adding a new section to read: 04 Sec. 11.56.765. Misprision of felony. (a) A person commits the crime of 05 misprision of felony if the person witnesses the commission by another of a crime 06 punishable as a felony or has knowledge of the actual commission by another of a 07 crime punishable as a felony and does not immediately report that crime to a peace 08 officer or law enforcement agency. 09 (b) Misprision of felony is a 10 (1) class C felony if the crime not reported is an unclassified, a class 11 A, or a class B felony offense under AS 11.41 or arson in the first degree; or 12 (2) class A misdemeanor if the crime not reported is a felony offense 13 other than an unclassified, a class A, or a class B felony offense under AS 11.41 and 14 other than arson in the first degree.