00 HOUSE BILL NO. 134
01 "An Act relating to the length of vessels used in a salmon seine fishery."
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
03 * Section 1. AS 16.05.835(a) is amended to read:
04 (a) A [UNLESS THE BOARD OF FISHERIES HAS PROVIDED BY
05 REGULATION FOR THE USE OF A LONGER VESSEL IN A SALMON SEINE
06 FISHERY, A] salmon seine vessel may not be longer than 58 feet overall length
07 [EXCEPT VESSELS THAT HAVE FISHED FOR SALMON WITH SEINES IN
08 WATERS OF THE STATE BEFORE JANUARY 1, 1962, AS 50-FOOT, OFFICIAL
09 COAST GUARD REGISTER LENGTH VESSELS].
10 * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to
12 APPLICABILITY. AS 16.05.835(a), as amended by sec. 1 of this Act, applies to a
13 vessel that was first used in a salmon seine fishery on or after the effective date of this Act.