SSSB 42 AM: "An Act allowing a person to hold more than one entry permit for certain fisheries and amending the definition of `unit of gear' for purposes of the commercial fisheries limited entry program; and providing for an effective date."
00SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 42 am 01 "An Act allowing a person to hold more than one entry permit for certain 02 fisheries and amending the definition of `unit of gear' for purposes of the 03 commercial fisheries limited entry program; and providing for an effective date." 04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 05 * Section 1. AS 16.43.140(c) is amended to read: 06 (c) A person may hold more than one interim-use or entry permit issued or 07 transferred under this chapter only for the following purposes: 08 (1) fishing more than one type of gear; 09 (2) fishing in more than one administrative area; 10 (3) harvesting particular species for which separate interim-use or entry 11 permits are issued; 12 (4) if authorized by regulations of the commission, fishing an entire 13 unit of gear in a fishery in which the commission has issued entry permits for less 14 than a unit of gear under AS 16.43.270(d); under this paragraph, a person may
01 not hold more than two entry permits for a fishery; however, the person may not 02 (A) fish more than one unit of gear in the fishery; or 03 (B) acquire a second entry permit for the fishery after the 04 person has acquired an entry permit that authorizes the use of an entire 05 unit of gear in the fishery. 06 * Sec. 2. AS 16.43.990(9) is amended to read: 07 (9) "unit of gear" means the maximum amount of a specific type of gear 08 that [WHICH] can be fished by a person under [A SINGLE GEAR LICENSE 09 SUBJECT TO] regulations established by the Board of Fisheries defining the legal 10 requirements for that type of gear. 11 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).