Legislature(2001 - 2002)

05/12/2002 01:50 PM RLS

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The  committee took  up CSHB  287(FIN)-EXEMPT  ENTRY PERMITS  FROM                                                          
CREDITOR CLAIMS.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MS. PAT  HARTLEY, staff  to Representative  Scalzi, sponsor  of HB
287, told members  that HB 287 removes limited  entry permits from                                                              
the exemption section of Title 9  to delete an inference that they                                                              
are somehow property.   It adds in Section 3 of  the bill specific                                                              
language  to the  Limited  Entry Act,  spelling  out that  fishing                                                              
privileges are exempt from claims  of creditors except loans under                                                              
the  Division  of  Investments or  the  Commercial  Fisheries  and                                                              
Agriculture Bank,  and arrears with the Child  Support Enforcement                                                              
Agency.  It adds,  in Section  2,  language to  the limited  entry                                                              
statutes making  it absolutely clear  that the only time  a person                                                              
may transfer an entry permit due  to an execution on the permit is                                                              
for the  purpose of  enforcing a lien  recorded at the  Commission                                                              
under the statutes of the child support enforcement division.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  HALFORD   moved  to  calendar   CSHB  287(FIN)   and  its                                                              
accompanying fiscal note at the Chairman's discretion.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN  PHILLIPS announced  that without  objection, the  motion                                                              
carried.                                                                                                                        

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