00 HOUSE BILL NO. 478
01 "An Act relating to the issuance of commercial fishing interim-use permits; and
02 providing for an effective date."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 16.43.210(a) is amended to read:
05 (a) For each fishery that is not subject to a [PENDING THE
06 ESTABLISHMENT OF THE] maximum number of entry permits under
07 AS 16.43.240 and not subject to a moratorium under AS 16.43.225 [THE
08 ISSUANCE OF ENTRY PERMITS UNDER AS 16.43.270], the commission shall
09 issue interim-use permits under regulations adopted by the commission [FOR EACH
10 FISHERY, NOT SUBJECT TO A MORATORIUM UNDER AS 16.43.225,] to all
11 applicants who can establish their present ability to participate actively in the fishery
12 for which they are making application.
13 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).