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ASSEMBLY AGENDA/MANAGER'S REPORT
THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF JUNEAU, ALASKA

Ordinance 2019-01 An Ordinance Amending the City and Borough Code Relating to the Criminal Penalty for Violating Conditions of Release.

MANAGER'S REPORT:

This ordinance would amend the CBJ’s violating conditions of release penalty to be consistent with the maximum penalty allowed under State law. State law (AS 29.25.070(g)) requires that a penalty for a municipal ordinance may not be greater than for a violation of a similar State law. This ordinance would reduce the maximum term of imprisonment from 10 days to 5 days for the crime of violating conditions of release and clarify that the maximum fine is still $2000, which is consistent with State law (AS 11.56.757, AS 12.55.135(b)(3), and 12.55.035(b)(6)).

RECOMMENDATION:

The City Manager recommends this ordinance be adopted.

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Ordinance 2019-011/2/2019Ordinance