CSHJR 51(FSH): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to limited entry for sport fish guides and allied professions.
00CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 51(FSH) 01 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to 02 limited entry for sport fish guides and allied professions. 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. Article VIII, sec. 15, Constitution of the State of Alaska, is amended to read: 05 SECTION 15. NO EXCLUSIVE RIGHT OF FISHERY. No exclusive right 06 or special privilege of fishery shall be created or authorized in the natural waters of 07 the State. This section does not restrict the power of the State to limit entry into any 08 fishery or into the sport fish guiding profession and closely allied professions for 09 purposes of resource conservation, to prevent economic distress among fishermen and 10 sport fish guides and allied professionals and those dependent upon them for a 11 livelihood and to promote the efficient development of aquaculture in the State. 12 * Sec. 2. The amendment proposed by this resolution shall be placed before the voters of 13 the state at the next general election in conformity with art. XIII, sec. 1, Constitution of the 14 State of Alaska, and the election laws of the state.