Enrolled SB 43: Extending the termination date of the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers; extending the termination date of the Big Game Commercial Services Board; relating to a person's eligibility to hold a registered guide-outfitter license, master guide-outfitter license, class-A assistant guide license, assistant guide license, or transporter license; and providing for an effective date.
00Enrolled SB 43 01 Extending the termination date of the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers; extending the 02 termination date of the Big Game Commercial Services Board; relating to a person's 03 eligibility to hold a registered guide-outfitter license, master guide-outfitter license, class-A 04 assistant guide license, assistant guide license, or transporter license; and providing for an 05 effective date. 06 _______________ 07 * Section 1. AS 08.03.010(c)(4) is amended to read: 08 (4) Board of Barbers and Hairdressers (AS 08.13.010) - June 30, 2027 09 ; 10 * Sec. 2. AS 08.03.010(c)(9) is amended to read: 11 (9) Big Game Commercial Services Board (AS 08.54.591) - June 30, 12 2024 ; 13 * Sec. 3. AS 08.54.605(a) is amended to read:
01 (a) Notwithstanding AS 08.54.610, 08.54.620, 08.54.630, 08.54.650, and 02 08.54.660, a person may not receive, hold, or renew a registered guide-outfitter 03 license, master guide-outfitter license, class-A assistant guide license, assistant guide 04 license, or transporter license if 05 (1) the person has been convicted of 06 (A) a violation of a state or federal hunting, guiding, or 07 transportation services statute or regulation for which 08 (i) the person was imprisoned for more than five days 09 within the previous five years; 10 (ii) an unsuspended fine of more than $2,000 was 11 imposed in the previous 12 months; 12 (iii) an unsuspended fine of more than $3,000 was 13 imposed in the previous 36 months; or 14 (iv) an unsuspended fine of more than $5,000 was 15 imposed in the previous 60 months; 16 (B) a felony within the last five years; or 17 (C) a felony offense against the person under AS 11.41 within 18 the last 10 years; or 19 (2) the person's right to obtain, or exercise the privileges granted by, a 20 hunting, guiding, outfitting, or transportation services license is suspended or revoked 21 in this state or another state or in Canada. 22 * Sec. 4. AS 08.54.610(b) is amended to read: 23 (b) A master guide-outfitter license authorizes a registered guide-outfitter to 24 use the title master guide-outfitter, but is for all other purposes under this chapter a 25 registered guide-outfitter license. A natural person is entitled to receive a renewable 26 master guide-outfitter license if the person 27 (1) is, at the time of application for a master guide-outfitter license, 28 licensed as a registered guide-outfitter under this section; 29 (2) has been licensed in this state as a registered guide or a guide- 30 outfitter, under former AS 08.54.010 - 08.54.240, former AS 08.54.300 - 08.54.590, or 31 this chapter, for at least 15  of the last 20  years, including the year
01 immediately preceding the year in which the person applies for a master guide- 02 outfitter license; 03 (3) submits a list to the department of at least 45  clients for whom 04 the person has personally provided guiding or outfitting services and the person 05 receives a favorable evaluation from 30  of the clients selected from the list by the 06 department; 07 (4) has not been convicted of an offense under AS 08.54.720(a) or a 08 similar law in another jurisdiction related to hunting or to the provision of big 09 game hunting or transportation services within the 15 years preceding the date of 10 the application; and 11 (5) [(4)] applies for a master guide-outfitter license on a form provided 12 by the department and pays the application fee, if any. 13 * Sec. 5. AS 08.54.710 is amended by adding new subsections to read: 14 (k) The board shall revoke the master guide-outfitter license of a person 15 (1) whose right to obtain or exercise the privileges granted by a 16 hunting, guiding, outfitting, or transportation services license is suspended or revoked 17 in another state or in Canada; or 18 (2) who is convicted of a violation of any state or federal law or 19 regulation related to hunting or the provision of big game hunting or transportation 20 services. 21 (l) The board may issue a registered guide-outfitter license to a person whose 22 master guide-outfitter license is revoked under (k) of this section. 23 * Sec. 6. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 24 read: 25 EXEMPTION FROM AS 44.66.050(e). Sections 1 and 2 of this Act are exempt from 26 the provision of AS 44.66.050(e) that prohibits a bill from reestablishing more than one board 27 or commission. 28 * Sec. 7. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).