HCS CSSB 214(FIN): "An Act relating to hunting licenses and tags for nonresident members of the military service or the United States Coast Guard and their dependents; providing for free hunting and sport fishing licenses for active members of the Alaska National Guard and military reserves; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 214(FIN) 01 "An Act relating to hunting licenses and tags for nonresident members of the military 02 service or the United States Coast Guard and their dependents; providing for free 03 hunting and sport fishing licenses for active members of the Alaska National Guard and 04 military reserves; and providing for an effective date." 05 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 06 * Section 1. AS 16.05.340(d) is amended to read: 07 (d) Members of the military service or the United States Coast Guard on 08 active duty who are permanently stationed in the state, and their dependents, who do 09 not qualify as residents under AS 16.05.415, may obtain special nonresident military 10 hunting [SMALL GAME] and sport fishing licenses at the rates for resident hunting 11 and sport fishing licenses. A person who obtains a special nonresident military 12 hunting license under this subsection is exempt from the requirements of (a)(15) 13 of this section, but may not take a big game animal for which a tag is required 14 under (a)(16) of this section or a mountain goat or sheep without previously
01 purchasing a [REGULAR NONRESIDENT HUNTING LICENSE AND A] 02 numbered, nontransferable appropriate tag, issued at the resident [ONE-HALF OF 03 THE NONRESIDENT] rate, under (a)(16) [(a)(15)] of this section. A person who 04 obtains a special nonresident military hunting license under this subsection may 05 obtain a numbered, nontransferable tag for mountain goat or sheep at no cost. 06 * Sec. 2. AS 16.05.341 is amended to read: 07 Sec. 16.05.341. Free license for disabled veterans and active members of 08 the Alaska National Guard and military reserves. A person may receive a resident 09 hunting and sport fishing license under AS 16.05.340(a)(5) without charge if the 10 person 11 (1) has been discharged from military service under honorable 12 conditions, is eligible for a loan under AS 18.56.101, and is certified by the United 13 States Department of Veterans Affairs as having incurred a 50 percent or greater 14 disability during military service; [OR] 15 (2) served in the Alaska Territorial Guard, is eligible for a loan under 16 AS 18.56.101, and incurred a 50 percent or greater disability while serving in the 17 Alaska Territorial Guard; or 18 (3) is an active member of the 19 (A) Alaska National Guard; 20 (B) United States Army reserves; 21 (C) United States Air Force reserves; 22 (D) United States Navy reserves; 23 (E) United States Marine Corps reserves; or 24 (F) United States Coast Guard reserves. 25 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect January 1, 2009.