HCS CSSB 316(JUD) AM H: "An Act relating to commercial fishing penalties."

00 HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 316(JUD) am H                                                                       
01 "An Act relating to commercial fishing penalties."                                                                      
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
03    * Section 1.  AS 16.05.710 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                            
04  (e)  The Department of Public Safety shall compile and maintain a list of                                             
05 persons convicted of a misdemeanor or felony violation of a commercial fishing law                                      
06 of this state within the preceding 10 years.  The list must contain a record of all                                     
07 misdemeanor and felony convictions of commercial fishing laws of this state within                                      
08 the preceding 10 years for each person on the list.  The list is a public record and is                                 
09 available to the public.                                                                                                
10    * Sec. 2.  AS 16.05.722(a) is amended to read:                                                                       
11  (a)  A person who without any culpable mental state violates AS 16.05.440 -                                           
12 16.05.690, or a regulation of the Board of Fisheries or the department governing                                        
13 commercial fishing, is guilty of a violation and upon conviction is punishable by a fine                                
14 of not more than                                                                                                        
01   (1)  $6,000 [$3,000] for a first conviction; and                                                                   
02   (2)  $12,000 [$6,000] for a second or subsequent conviction.