Rep. Seaton’s October 27th Newsletter: SB 54 Public Testimony Alert

Things are moving quickly during this special session, and I want to keep you, my constituents, up to date. I will be sending out my regular Monday newsletters during the special session but I will also alert you to public testimony opportunities or major schedule changes that occur during the week.

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Speaker Edgmon’s October 27th Newsletter: In 4th Special Session, House Hard at Work on Criminal Justice Fixes

After the 4th special legislative session gaveled in Monday, the House Judiciary Committee immediately took up SB 54, a bill to modify some provisions of criminal justice reform policy enacted with 2016’s SB 91. The committee took many hours of public testimony on Monday and Tuesday evenings and also consulted with experts from the Department of Public Safety, the Department of Law, and the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission.

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Rep. Drummond’s October 27th Newsletter: Public Testimony SATURDAY and MONDAY on Further Criminal Justice Reform

The House Finance Committee will meet on Saturday and Monday to accept public testimony on Senate Bill 54, making additional reforms to Alaska’s criminal justice system. The bill passed the House Judiciary Committee late Thursday night and has been referred to the House Finance Committee.

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Rep. Tuck’s October 27th Newsletter: Public Testimony on the Crime Bill; The Alaska Criminal Justice Commission

There are TWO more opportunities for you to make your voice heard on Senate Bill 54, the crime bill, which is now before the House Finance Committee: Saturday, October 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Monday, October 30, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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Rep. Guttenberg’s October 27th Newsletter: SB 54 Public Testimony & More!

House Finance will be hearing SB 54: Crime and Sentencing tonight, the bill focuses on amending SB 91: Omnibus Crime Law & Procedure by providing judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement with more tools. If you want to know more about SB 54 and how it will help Alaska, go to the FAQ here.

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Rep. Josephson’s October 27th Newsletter: Public testimony on crime bills — TOMORROW!

I know the crime bills (SB91/SB54) have been on a lot of minds lately. Down in Juneau, the House is holding many a hearing on these bills and, although we’ve heard from several of you in recent public meetings and town halls, we would love to hear official public testimony.

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Rep. Gara’s October 27th Newsletter: Saturday and Monday Crime Bill Public Testimony: How, When, and Where to Testify

After four days in the House Judiciary Committee, the bill to strengthen criminal penalties where prior law left them arguably (in my view) too soft has passed, and is now being heard by the House Finance Committee. I am on that committee, and serve as Vice Chair.

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