HB 18: "An Act relating to the liability of parents and legal guardians of minors who destroy property."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 18 01 "An Act relating to the liability of parents and legal guardians of minors who destroy 02 property." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 34.50.020(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) A person, municipal corporation, association, village, school district, or 06 religious or charitable organization, incorporated or unincorporated, may recover 07 damages in a civil action [IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,000 AND 08 COURT COSTS] from either parent, both parents, or the legal guardian of an 09 unemancipated minor under the age of 18 years who, as a result of a knowing or 10 intentional act, destroys real or personal property belonging to the person, municipal 11 corporation, association, village, school district, or religious or charitable organization. 12 However, for purposes of this subsection, recovery in damages shall be apportioned by 13 the court between the parents or between the parents and legal guardian, or both, 14 without regard to legal custody but with due consideration for the actual care and
01 custody of the minor provided by the parents or legal guardian.