Enrolled HR 4: Establishing a House Special Committee on Fisheries.

00Enrolled HR 4 01 Establishing a House Special Committee on Fisheries. 02 _______________ 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: 04 WHEREAS fishing for personal use helps to define the Alaska lifestyle for many 05 state residents; and 06 WHEREAS sport fishing plays a significant role in the state tourism industry; and 07 WHEREAS the commercial fishing industry is one of Alaska's largest renewable 08 resource industries; and 09 WHEREAS Alaska's subsistence fisheries are an important use of our fisheries 10 resources; and 11 WHEREAS the Alaska State Legislature must be well informed on all issues related 12 to the fisheries of Alaska; 13 BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives that a House Special Committee 14 on Fisheries is established to study fishery issues relevant to Alaska; and be it 15 FURTHER RESOLVED that the speaker of the House of Representatives shall 16 determine the number of representatives to be members of the committee, appoint the

01 members, and designate a member to chair the committee; and be it 02 FURTHER RESOLVED that the House Special Committee on Fisheries may meet 03 during and between sessions of the Twenty-Fourth Alaska State Legislature and is terminated 04 on the convening of the First Session of the Twenty-Fifth Alaska State Legislature.