2020 Alaska Statutes
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services, and Institutions
Chapter 30. Mental Health
Article 3. Uniform Act for the Extradition of Persons of Unsound Mind.
Sec. 47.30.450. Definitions.
In AS 47.30.410 - 47.30.460
(1) “executive authority,” “governor,” and “chief magistrate,” respectively, as applied to a request to return a person under AS 47.30.410 - 47.30.460 to or from the District of Columbia, include a justice of the supreme court of the District of Columbia and other authority;
(2) “flight” and “fled” mean a voluntary or involuntary departure from the jurisdiction of the court where the proceedings mentioned in AS 47.30.410 - 47.30.460 have been instituted and are still pending, with the effect of avoiding, impeding, or delaying the action of the court in which the proceedings have been instituted or are pending, or a voluntary or involuntary departure from the state where the person demanded then was, if the person then was under detention by law as a person of unsound mind and subject to detention;
(3) “state” includes states, territories, districts, and insular and other possessions of the United States.