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HB 134: "An Act relating to the length of vessels used in a salmon seine fishery."

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                          
11 read:                                                                                                                   
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.