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SB 190: "An Act relating to hunting in marine park units of the Alaska state park system, 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                             SENATE BILL NO. 190                                                                         
01 "An Act relating to hunting in marine park units of the Alaska state park system,                                       
02 amending the area within designated marine park units of the Alaska state park system,                                  
03 and adding marine park units to the Alaska state park system."                                                          
04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
05    * Section 1.  The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section                         
06 to read:                                                                                                                
07       LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE.  (a)  The legislature                                              
08 finds that                                                                                                              
09            (1)  marine parks promote and support recreation and tourism in the state by                                 
10 maintaining fish and wildlife resources and lawful existing uses of these resources and by                              
11 protecting their natural, cultural, and scenic values; and                                                              
12            (2)  by combining upland with the surrounding water, tideland, and submerged                                 
13 land into a marine park, the state is able to ensure public anchorages and recreational beaches                         
14 will be managed as one unit with consistent development and regulations.                                                
01       (b)  It is the purpose of secs. 3 and 4 of this Act to expand the marine park system in                           
02 Lynn Canal within the City and Borough of Juneau by the inclusion of the islands selected                               
03 under the Alaska Statehood Act from the Tongass National Forest for the purpose of                                      
04 community recreation that have been tentatively approved or patented to the state.                                      
05    * Sec. 2.  AS 41.21.302(d) is amended to read:                                                                     
06            (d)  The commissioner may not prohibit hunting within a marine park unit                                 
07       of the Alaska state park system.  The commissioner may not restrict the exercise of                           
08       fishing, hunting, or trapping rights permitted under law or under a regulation of the                             
09       Board of Fisheries or the Board of Game within a marine park unit of the Alaska state                             
10       park system.                                                                                                      
11    * Sec. 3.  AS  41.21.304(11) is amended to read:                                                                   
12                 (11)  Shelter Island:  the following described parcels excluding                                    
13       submerged land seaward of the 20 fathom bathymetric line:                                                     
14                    Township 39 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                              
15                      Section 29: All                                                                                    
16                      Section 31: All                                                                                    
17                      Section 32: All                                                                                    
18                      Section 33: All                                                                                    
19                    Township 40 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                          
20                      Section 5: NW1/4NE1/4, S1/2NE1/4, NW1/4, S1/2                                                  
21                      Section 6                                                                                      
22                      Section 8                                                                                      
23                      Section 9: W1/2;                                                                               
24    * Sec. 4.  AS 41.21.304 is amended by adding a new paragraph to read:                                              
25                 (34)  Juneau Area Islands: Aaron, Battleship, Benjamin, Bird, Coghlan,                                  
26       Cohen, Gull, Indian, Lincoln, Little, North, Portland, Ralston, and Suedla Islands: the                           
27       following described parcels excluding submerged land seaward of the 20 fathom                                     
28       bathymetric line:                                                                                                 
29                    Township 38 South, Range 63 East, Copper River Meridian                                              
30                      Section 13                                                                                         
31                      Section 24: E1/2NE1/4                                                                              
01                      Section 32:  E1/2                                                                                  
02                      Section 33:  SW1/4                                                                                 
03                    Township 38 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                              
04                      Section 18:  SW1/4                                                                                 
05                      Section 19                                                                                         
06                      Section 20:  W1/2SW1/4                                                                             
07                      Section 29:  NW1/4NW1/4                                                                            
08                      Section 30:  N1/2                                                                                  
09                    Township 39 South, Range 63 East, Copper River Meridian                                              
10                      Section 4                                                                                          
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12                      Section 10                                                                                         
13                      Section 11                                                                                         
14                      Section 13:  E1/2                                                                                  
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17                      Section 16:  E1/2                                                                                  
18                      Section 22:  N1/2                                                                                  
19                      Section 23                                                                                         
20                      Section 24                                                                                         
21                    Township 39 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                              
22                      Section 8:  SE1/4                                                                                  
23                      Section 9:  SW1/4                                                                                  
24                      Section 16                                                                                         
25                      Section 17:  NE1/4                                                                                 
26                      Section 18: S1/2                                                                                   
27                      Section 19                                                                                         
28                      Section 20: SW1/2                                                                                  
29                      Section 30: except for USS 354                                                                     
30                      Section 34:  S1/2                                                                                  
31                    Township 40 South, Range 64 East, Copper River Meridian                                              
01                      Section 1:  W1/2NW1/4                                                                              
02                      Section 3:  NE1/4                                                                                  
03                      Section 4                                                                                          
04                      Section 5                                                                                          
05                      Section 9                                                                                          
06                      Section 10                                                                                         
07                      Section 15                                                                                         
08                      Section 16                                                                                         
09                      Section 17: NE1/4                                                                                  
10                      Section 36: SE1/4SE1/4                                                                             
11                    Township 40 South, Range 65 East, Copper River Meridian                                              
12                      Section 28: SW1/4                                                                                  
13                      Section 31:  SW1/4SW1/4                                                                            
14                      Section 32:  E1/2                                                                                  
15                      Section 33:  W1/2                                                                                  
16                      Section 34: W1/2E1/2, W1/2                                                                         
17                    Township 41 South, Range 65 East, Copper River Meridian                                              
18                      Section 1:  NE1/4                                                                                  
19                      Section 2:  W1/2NW1/4, SE1/4                                                                       
20                      Section 3:  NE1/4                                                                                  
21                      Section 11                                                                                         
22                    Township 41 South, Range 66 East, Copper River Meridian                                              
23                      Section 5: NW1/2NW1/4, NW1/4NW1/4NE1/4                                                             
24                      Section 6:  NW1/4.