HB 88: "An Act relating to the composition of the Board of Fisheries."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 88 01 "An Act relating to the composition of the Board of Fisheries." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 16.05.221(a) is amended to read: 04 (a) For purposes of the conservation and development of the fishery resources 05 of the state, there is created the Board of Fisheries composed of nine [SEVEN] 06 members appointed by the governor, subject to confirmation by a majority of the 07 members of the legislature in joint session. The governor shall appoint each member 08 on the basis of interest in public affairs, good judgment, knowledge, and ability in the 09 field of action of the board, and with a view to providing diversity of interest and 10 points of view in the membership. The appointed members shall be residents of the 11 state and shall be appointed without regard to political affiliation or geographical 12 location of residence. The commissioner is not a member of the Board of Fisheries, 13 but shall be ex officio secretary.