Subject to the provisions of this chapter, the provisions of the constitution of the United States controlling, and any and all acts of Congress enacted in pursuance thereof, it is the duty of the governor of this state to have arrested and delivered up to the executive authority of another state a person charged in that state with treason, felony, or other crime, who has fled from justice and is found in this state.

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 12.70.010 - Fugitives from other states and duty of governor

  • enacted: Once legislation has passed both chambers of the legislature in identical form, been signed into law by the President/Governor, become law without his signature, or passed over his veto, the legislation is enacted.
  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • state: means the State of Alaska unless applied to the different parts of the United States and in the latter case it includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060