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
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 AS 17.20.040(a)(14), 17.20.040(b)(2), and 17.20.040(b)(3) are repealed.