47.37.010 Declaration of policy
47.37.030 Powers of department
47.37.040 Duties of department
47.37.045 Community action against substance abuse grants
47.37.050 Interdepartmental coordinating committee
47.37.120 Program development and implementation
47.37.125 Payment for services
47.37.130 Comprehensive program for treatment; regional facilities
47.37.140 Treatment facilities
47.37.150 Admission for treatment
47.37.160 Voluntary treatment of alcoholics
47.37.170 Treatment and services for intoxicated persons and persons incapacitated by alcohol or drugs
47.37.180 Emergency commitment
47.37.190 Involuntary commitment
47.37.200 Hearing, commitment, facility, discharge, transfer, and rights
47.37.205 Procedure for recommitment following 30-day commitment
47.37.207 Unauthorized absences: return to facility
47.37.210 Records of alcoholics, drug abusers, and intoxicated persons
47.37.220 Visitation and communication with patients
47.37.230 Establishment of emergency service patrol
47.37.235 Limitations on liability; bad faith application a felony
47.37.240 Payment for treatment
47.37.245 Wages of patients
47.37.250 Effect of chapter on other laws
47.37.260 Application of Administrative Procedure Act
47.37.270 Definitions

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 37

  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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
  • property: includes real and personal property. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.