In this chapter,

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 12.70.280 - Definitions

  • extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • 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
  • writing: includes printing. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

(1) “executive authority” includes the governor and a person performing the functions of governor in a state other than this state;

(2) “governor” includes

(A) a person performing the functions of governor by authority of the law of this state; and

(B) the lieutenant governor or the head of a principal department in the executive branch appointed by the governor to act on behalf of the governor in performing extradition duties under this chapter; the appointment shall be in writing and filed with the lieutenant governor;

(3) “state,” referring to a state other than this state, includes another state or possession of the United States.