Legislature(2009 - 2010)BARNES 124

04/14/2009 09:00 AM House FISHERIES

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HJR 32-FEDERAL PREEMPTION OF SALMON MANAGEMENT                                                                                
CHAIR EDGMON announced that the  final order of business would be                                                               
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 32,  Opposing litigation that seeks to                                                               
eliminate  the   Kenai,  Kasilof,  and  Chitina   sockeye  salmon                                                               
personal use  dip net fisheries;  and requesting the  governor to                                                               
re-examine  the  disproportional   influence  of  the  commercial                                                               
fisheries industries on fisheries management in the state.                                                                      
9:47:42 AM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE BILL STOLTZ,  Alaska State Legislature, introduced                                                               
HJR 32 and discussed the personal  use fisheries that it seeks to                                                               
9:50:16 AM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE  KELLER  moved  to adopt  the  proposed  committee                                                               
substitute (CS)  for HJR 32, Version  26-LS0865\E, Kane, 4/13/09,                                                               
as the working document.                                                                                                        
CHAIR EDGMON objected for discussion.                                                                                           
9:50:51 AM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE  STOLTZE explained  that HJR  32 represented  many                                                               
Alaskans  who relied  on  dip-netting.   He  thanked the  various                                                               
legislators who had been involved  in developing this resolution.                                                               
He  extolled  the virtues  of  salmon  and  the activity  of  dip                                                               
9:54:13 AM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON asked if  legislation to grant subsistence                                                               
use for every Alaskan would be included in HJR 32.                                                                              
REPRESENTATIVE  STOLTZE  replied  that  HJR 32  already  sends  a                                                               
direct, unified message.                                                                                                        
REPRESENTATIVE  JOHNSON requested  an opportunity  to speak  with                                                               
Representative Stoltze about this inclusion at a later date.                                                                    
9:55:35 AM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE KELLER  opined how  important it  was to  keep the                                                               
resources primarily for the use of Alaskans.                                                                                    
9:55:58 AM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE  MUNOZ  agreed  and   said  it  was  important  to                                                               
advocate for personal use fisheries.                                                                                            
9:57:00 AM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR  EDGMON removed  his  objection.   There  being no  further                                                               
objection, CSHJR 32, Version E was before the committee.                                                                        
[HJR 32 was held.]                                                                                                              

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
Draft CSHJR32.PDF HFSH 4/14/2009 9:00:00 AM
HJR 32
HCR15--Fiscal Note--LEG-COU-4-13-09.pdf HFSH 4/14/2009 9:00:00 AM
HCR 15
HCR15.pdf HFSH 4/14/2009 9:00:00 AM
National Academies Earth Science State and Local Guide.pdf HFSH 4/14/2009 9:00:00 AM
HCR 15
National Academies Earth and Life Working With Us.pdf HFSH 4/14/2009 9:00:00 AM
HCR 15
NRC Home Page Information.pdf HFSH 4/14/2009 9:00:00 AM
HCR 15
UCIDA vs. Wolf Complaint.pdf HFSH 4/14/2009 9:00:00 AM
HJR 32
HJR32--SEAS Letter.PDF HFSH 4/14/2009 9:00:00 AM
HJR 32