SB 292: "An Act relating to youth courts and to the recommended use of criminal fines to fund the activities of youth courts; and relating to accounting for criminal fines."
00 SENATE BILL NO. 292 01 "An Act relating to youth courts and to the recommended use of criminal fines to fund 02 the activities of youth courts; and relating to accounting for criminal fines." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 12.55.035 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 05 (g) Fines imposed and collected under this section shall be separately 06 accounted for under AS 37.05.142. 07 * Sec. 2. AS 47.12 is amended by adding a new section to article 3 to read: 08 Sec. 47.12.410. Funding for youth courts. The legislature may appropriate 09 25 percent of the fines imposed under AS 12.55.035 and collected and separately 10 accounted for by the state under AS 37.05.142 to the department for distribution to (1) 11 youth courts established and operating under AS 47.12.400, or (2) the United Youth 12 Courts of Alaska for distribution by that organization to youth courts established and 13 operating under AS 47.12.400. Nothing in this section creates a dedicated fund.