(a) Except as provided in (b) of this section, a person who has been convicted of an offense and is awaiting sentence or who has filed an appeal may be released under the provisions of this chapter if the person establishes, by clear and convincing evidence, that the person can be released under conditions that will reasonably assure the appearance of the person and the safety of the victim, other persons, and the community.
(b) A person may not be released under (a) of this section if the person has been convicted of an offense that is
(1) an unclassified or class A felony;
(2) a sexual felony;
(3) a class B felony if the person has been convicted within the previous 10 years of a felony committed in this state or a similar offense committed in another jurisdiction; or
(4) a felony in violation of AS 11.41, and the person has been found guilty but mentally ill.
(c) A person who has been convicted of an offense and who has filed an application for post-conviction relief may not be released under this section until the court enters an order vacating all convictions against the person. A person who has prevailed in an application for post-conviction relief may seek release before trial in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.Section: Previous 12.30.021 12.30.023 12.30.027 12.30.029 12.30.030 12.30.031 12.30.035 12.30.040 12.30.050 12.30.055 12.30.060 12.30.070 12.30.075 12.30.078 12.30.080 Next
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