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HB 29: "An Act prohibiting the sale of a genetically modified fish or fish product."

00                              HOUSE BILL NO. 29                                                                          
01 "An Act prohibiting the sale of a genetically modified fish or fish product."                                           
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
03    * Section 1. AS 17.20 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                  
04            Sec. 17.20.046. Sale of a genetically modified fish or fish product                                        
05       prohibited. (a) A person may not sell or offer for sale a genetically modified fish or                          
06       fish product in this state.                                                                                       
07            (b)  In this section,                                                                                        
08                 (1)  "genetically modified fish" means                                                                  
09                      (A)  a finfish or shellfish whose genetic structure has been                                       
10 altered at the molecular level by means that are not possible under natural                                             
11 conditions or processes, including recombinant DNA and RNA techniques, cell                                             
12 fusion, gene deletion or doubling, introduction of exogenous genetic material,                                          
13            alteration of the position of a gene, or similar procedure;                                                  
14                      (B)  the progeny of a finfish or shellfish described in (A) of this                                
15            paragraph;                                                                                                   
01                 (2)  "genetically modified fish product" means a product prepared from                                  
02       a genetically modified fish.                                                                                      
03    * Sec. 2. AS 17.20.040(a)(14), 17.20.040(b)(2), and 17.20.040(b)(3) are repealed.