"An Act relating to the forfeiture of property used to possess or distribute child pornography, to commit indecent viewing or photography, to commit a sex offense, or to solicit the commission of, attempt to commit, or conspire to commit possession or distribution of child pornography, indecent viewing or photography, or a sexual offense."
Provides legislative intent that in cases where the owner of the forfeited property is innocent of the crime, their property is returned to them following existing procedure and as the courts deem reasonable.
Adds a new section that authorizes forfeiture of property, specifically electronic equipment as defined in the section, used to aid in the commission of a sexual offense under AS 11.41.410 - 11.41.458 including inchoate forms of those sexual offenses.
Amends AS 11.61.125(d) to expand the definition of distribution of child pornography to include "providing billing collection, or other ancillary services for or otherwise supporting these activities."
Adds a new section that authorizes forfeiture of property, specifically electronic equipment as defined in the section, used to aid in the commission of indecent photography or child pornography under AS 11.61.123 - 11.61.127 including inchoate forms of those offenses.
Applies changes to the definition of distribution on or after the effective date of this Act.