SB 241: "An Act relating to the management of Cook Inlet stocks of salmon."
00SENATE BILL NO. 241 01 "An Act relating to the management of Cook Inlet stocks of salmon." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 16.05 is amended by adding a new section to read: 04 Sec. 16.05.740. MANAGEMENT OF COOK INLET SOCKEYE SALMON. 05 Subject to AS 16.05.258, it is the policy of the state that each year a number of 06 sockeye salmon equal to at least 15 percent of the sockeye salmon from Cook Inlet 07 stocks taken in the commercial Cook Inlet central district fisheries be utilized 08 exclusively for sport fishing purposes in the Kenai, Susitna, and other river systems 09 draining into Cook Inlet. The in-river harvest of Cook Inlet stocks of sockeye salmon 10 in the Cook Inlet region for sport fishing purposes shall be allocated among the river 11 systems of the region in the proportion that each river system has traditionally 12 contributed the production of sockeye salmon in the region.