HB 210: "An Act relating to the Chitina dip net fishery; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 210 01 "An Act relating to the Chitina dip net fishery; and providing for an effective date." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 16.05.340(a)(22) is amended to read: 04 (22) Chitina dip net fishing permit ..................................... no fee [25 05 A PERSON WHO HAS RECEIVED A PERMANENT IDENTIFICATION CARD 06 ISSUED UNDER AS 16.05.400(b) MAY OBTAIN A CHITINA DIP NET FISHING 07 PERMIT WITHOUT CHARGE.] The members of the family of a person who has 08 obtained a Chitina dip net fishing permit are not required to have a Chitina dip net 09 fishing permit while they are engaged in dip net fishing at Chitina if they are engaged 10 in fishing in the presence of the person and the person has the Chitina dip net fishing 11 permit in the person's physical possession. In this paragraph, "family" means persons 12 who are related by blood, marriage, or adoption and who live in the same household 13 on a permanent basis. [THE LEGISLATURE MAY APPROPRIATE THE 14 RECEIPTS FROM THE SALE OF THE PERMIT TO THE FISH AND GAME 15 FUND.]
01 * Sec. 2. AS 16.10 is amended by adding a new section to read: 02 Article 10A. Chitina Dip Net Fishery. 03 Sec. 16.10.570. Access to the Chitina dip net fishery. (a) The department 04 with the cooperation of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and the 05 Department of Natural Resources shall prepare a publication showing public access 06 routes to fishing sites on public land for the Chitina dip net fishery. The department 07 shall distribute the publication to persons who obtain a Chitina dip net fishing permit 08 and to the public. 09 (b) The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities shall post and 10 maintain permanent signs and notices showing the boundaries of public rights-of-way 11 that may be used to access fishing sites on public land for the Chitina dip net fishery. 12 The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities shall cooperate with the 13 Department of Fish and Game in the preparation and production of the publication 14 described in (a) of this section. 15 (c) The Department of Natural Resources shall post and maintain permanent 16 signs and notices showing the boundaries of state public land, and other land subject to 17 public easements and other interests in land, that may be used to access fishing sites 18 on public land for the Chitina dip net fishery. The Department of Natural Resources 19 shall cooperate with the Department of Fish and Game in the preparation and 20 production of the publication described in (a) of this section. 21 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).