Sections
Article 1 Homicide 11.41.100 – 11.41.180
Article 2 Assault and Reckless Endangerment 11.41.200 – 11.41.289
Article 3 Kidnapping, Custodial Interference, and Human Trafficking 11.41.300 – 11.41.370
Article 4 Sexual Offenses 11.41.410 – 11.41.470
Article 5 Robbery, Extortion, and Coercion 11.41.500 – 11.41.530

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 41 - Offenses Against the Person

  • action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • articles of incorporation: means the original or restated articles of incorporation or articles of consolidation and all amendments to them, including articles of merger. See Alaska Statutes 10.20.920
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • bank: means a person doing a banking business, including persons subject to the law of this or another jurisdiction. See Alaska Statutes 06.05.990
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • board: means the Marijuana Control Board established by AS 17. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • board of directors: means the group of persons vested with the management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which the group is designated. See Alaska Statutes 10.20.920
  • bylaws: means the code or codes of rules adopted for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name or names by which the rules are designated. See Alaska Statutes 10.20.920
  • capital: means the amount of outstanding common stock plus outstanding and perpetual preferred stock. See Alaska Statutes 06.05.990
  • commissioner: means commissioner of commerce, community, and economic development. See Alaska Statutes 10.20.920
  • consumer: means a person 21 years of age or older who purchases marijuana or marijuana products for personal use by persons 21 years of age or older, but not for resale to others. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • consumption: means the act of ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing marijuana into the human body. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: means the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. See Alaska Statutes 06.05.990
  • director: means the director of the Marijuana Control Board and the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • domestic corporation: means a nonprofit corporation subject to the provisions of this chapter, except a foreign corporation. See Alaska Statutes 10.20.920
  • dwelling: has the meaning given in AS 11. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • established village: means an area that does not contain any part of an incorporated city or another established village and that is an unincorporated community that is in the unorganized borough and that has 25 or more permanent residents. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • fiduciary: means a trustee, agent, executor, administrator, committee, guardian or conservator for a minor or other incompetent person, a receiver, a trustee in bankruptcy, an assignee for creditors, or the holder of a similar position of trust. See Alaska Statutes 06.05.990
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • foreign corporation: means a nonprofit corporation organized under laws other than the laws of this state. See Alaska Statutes 10.20.920
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Joint session: When both chambers of a legislature adopt a concurrent resolution to meet together.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • local government: means both home rule and general law municipalities, including boroughs and cities of all classes and unified municipalities. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • local regulatory authority: means the office or entity designated to process marijuana establishment applications by a local government. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • manufacture: has the meaning given in AS 11. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • marijuana: means all parts of the plant of the genus cannabis whether growing or not, the seeds thereof, the resin extracted from any part of the plant, and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant, its seeds, or its resin, including marijuana concentrate. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • marijuana accessories: means any equipment, products, or materials of any kind which are used, intended for use, or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, composting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing, vaporizing, or containing marijuana, or for ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing marijuana into the human body. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • marijuana cultivation facility: means an entity registered to cultivate, prepare, and package marijuana and to sell marijuana to retail marijuana stores, to marijuana product manufacturing facilities, and to other marijuana cultivation facilities, but not to consumers. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • marijuana establishment: means a marijuana cultivation facility, a marijuana testing facility, a marijuana product manufacturing facility, or a retail marijuana store. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • marijuana product manufacturing facility: means an entity registered to purchase marijuana. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • marijuana products: means concentrated marijuana products and marijuana products that are comprised of marijuana and other ingredients and are intended for use or consumption, such as, but not limited to, edible products, ointments, and tinctures. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • marijuana testing facility: means an entity registered to analyze and certify the safety and potency of marijuana. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • member: means one having membership rights in a corporation in accordance with the provisions of its articles of incorporation or bylaws. See Alaska Statutes 10.20.920
  • month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • municipality: means a political subdivision incorporated under the laws of the state that is a home rule or general law city, a home rule or general law borough, or a unified municipality. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • peace officer: means

    (A) an officer of the state troopers. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • registration: means registration or licensure, as determined by regulation. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • retail marijuana store: means an entity registered to purchase marijuana from marijuana cultivation facilities, to purchase marijuana and marijuana products from marijuana product manufacturing facilities, and to sell marijuana and marijuana products to consumers. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • unreasonably impracticable: means that the measures necessary to comply with the regulations require such a high investment of risk, money, time, or any other resource or asset that the operation of a marijuana establishment is not worthy of being carried out in practice by a reasonably prudent businessperson. See Alaska Statutes 17.38.900