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HB 91: "An Act amending the area within designated marine park units of the Alaska state park system, and adding marine park units to the Alaska state park system."

00 HOUSE BILL NO. 91                                                                                                       
01 "An Act amending the area within designated marine park units of the Alaska                                             
02 state park system, and adding marine park units to the Alaska state park                                                
03 system."                                                                                                                
04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
05    * Section 1.  LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE.  (a)  The                                               
06 legislature finds that                                                                                                  
07   (1)  marine parks promote and support recreation and tourism in the state by                                          
08 maintaining fish and wildlife resources and lawful existing uses of these resources and by                              
09 protecting their natural, cultural, and scenic values; and                                                              
10   (2)  by combining upland with the surrounding water, tideland, and submerged                                          
11 land into a marine park, the state is able to ensure public anchorages and recreational beaches                         
12 will be  managed as one unit with consistent development and regulations.                                               
13  (b)  It is the purpose of this Act to expand the marine park system in Lynn Canal                                      
14 within the City and Borough of Juneau by the inclusion of the islands selected under the                                
01 Alaska Statehood Act from the Tongass National Forest for the purpose of community                                      
02 recreation that have been tentatively approved or patented to the state.                                                
03    * Sec. 2.  AS  41.21.304(11) is amended to read:                                                                     
04   (11)  Shelter Island:  the following described parcels excluding                                                    
05 submerged land seaward of the 20 fathom bathymetric line:                                                              
06    Township 39 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                                             
07   Section 29: All                                                                                                    
08      Section 31: All                                                                                                    
09     Section 32: All                                                                                                    
10     Section 33: All                                                                                                    
11    Township 40 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                                            
12     Section 5: NW1/4NE1/4, S1/2NE1/4, NW1/4, S1/2                                                                      
13     Section 6                                                                                                          
14     Section 8                                                                                                          
15     Section 9: W1/2;                                                                                                  
16    * Sec. 3.  AS 41.21.304 is amended by adding a new paragraph to read:                                                
17   (34)  Juneau Channel Islands: the following described parcels excluding                                              
18 submerged land seaward of the 20 fathom bathymetric line:                                                               
19    Township 38 South, Range 63 East, Copper River Meridian                                                             
20     Section 13                                                                                                         
21     Section 32:  E1/2                                                                                                  
22     Section 33:  SW1/4                                                                                                 
23    Township 38 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                                             
24     Section 18:  SW1/4                                                                                                 
25     Section 19                                                                                                         
26     Section 20:  W1/2SW1/4                                                                                             
27     Section 29:  NW1/4NW1/4                                                                                            
28     Section 30:  N1/2                                                                                                  
29    Township 39 South, Range 63 East, Copper River Meridian                                                             
30     Section 4                                                                                                          
31     Section 9                                                                                                          
01     Section 10                                                                                                         
02     Section 11                                                                                                         
03     Section 13:  SW1/4SW1/4                                                                                            
04     Section 14                                                                                                         
05     Section 15                                                                                                         
06     Section 16:  E1/2                                                                                                  
07     Section 22:  N1/2                                                                                                  
08     Section 23                                                                                                         
09     Section 24:  W1/2                                                                                                  
10    Township 39 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                                             
11     Section 8:  SE1/4                                                                                                  
12     Section 9:  SW1/4                                                                                                  
13     Section 16                                                                                                         
14     Section 17:  NE1/4                                                                                                 
15     Section 34:  S1/2                                                                                                  
16    Township 40 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                                             
17     Section 1:  W1/2NW1/4                                                                                              
18     Section 3:  NE1/4                                                                                                  
19     Section 36:  SE1/4SE1/4                                                                                            
20    Township 40 South, Range 65 East, Copper River Meridian                                                             
21     Section 28:  SW1/4                                                                                                 
22     Section 31:  SW1/4SW1/4                                                                                            
23     Section 32:  E1/2                                                                                                  
24     Section 33:  W1/2                                                                                                  
25     Section 34:  W1/2E1/2, W1/2                                                                                        
26    Township 41 South, Range 65 East, Copper River Meridian                                                             
27     Section 1:  NE1/4                                                                                                  
28     Section 2:  W1/2NW1/4, SE1/4                                                                                       
29     Section 3:  NE1/4                                                                                                  
30     Section 11                                                                                                         
31    Township 41 South, Range 66 East, Copper River Meridian                                                             
01     Section 5:  N1/2NW1/4, NW1/4NW1/4NE1/4                                                                             
02     Section 6:  NW1/4.