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CSHB 87(FSH): "An Act relating to participation in matters before the Board of Fisheries and the Board of Game by the members of the respective boards."

00                       CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 87(FSH)                                                                     
01 "An Act relating to participation in matters before the Board of Fisheries and the Board                                
02 of Game by the members of the respective boards."                                                                       
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 39.52.120 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                           
05 (g)  Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a personal or financial                                       
06 interest in a matter arising directly from involvement of a member of the Board of                                      
07 Fisheries or the Board of Game, or of an immediate family member of a member of                                         
08 either board, in a business or organization relating to fish or game resources does not                                 
09 disqualify a member of the Board of Fisheries or the Board of Game from deliberating                                    
10       on a matter before the respective board. Before deliberating, the member shall disclose                           
11       the interest on the record. If a conflict is determined to exist, the member may not vote                         
12       on the issue. In this subsection, "immediate family member" means                                                 
13                 (1)  the spouse of the member;                                                                          
14                 (2)  a person cohabiting with the member in a relationship that is like a                               
01       marriage but is not a legal marriage; or                                                                          
02                 (3)  a parent, sibling, or child, including a stepchild and an adopted                                  
03       child, of the member if the parent, sibling, or child                                                             
04                      (A)  resides with the member;                                                                      
05                      (B)  is financially dependent on the member; or                                                    
06                      (C)  shares a substantial financial interest with the member.