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A. It is an exception to prosecution under FNSBC 9.20.020(A) and (B) if the minor was:

1. Accompanied by their parent or guardian;

2. On an errand at the written direction of their parent or guardian, without any detour or stop (written direction must be signed, timed, and dated by the parent or guardian and must indicate the specific errand);

3. Involved in an emergency;

4. Engaged in an employment activity, or going to or returning from an employment activity, without detour or stop;

5. On the public right-of-way immediately abutting the minor’s residence or immediately abutting the residence of a next door neighbor, if the neighbor did not complain to the police department about the minor’s presence;

6. Attending, or going to or returning home from, without any detour or stop, an official school, religious, or other recreational activity supervised by adults and sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, a civic organization, or another similar entity that takes responsibility for the minor;

7. Exercising First Amendment rights protected by the United States Constitution, such as the free exercise of religion, freedom of speech, and the right of assembly; or

8. Married or had disabilities of minority removed in accordance with AS 09.55.

B. It is an exception to prosecution under FNSBC 9.20.020(C) that the owner, operator, or employee of an establishment promptly notified the police department that a minor was present on the premises of the establishment during curfew hours and refused to leave. (Ord. 2019-09 § 2, 2019; Ord. 98-043 § 2, 1998. 2004 Code § 8.07.030.)