HB 100: "An Act prohibiting growing or cultivating genetically modified fish in the state."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 100 01 "An Act prohibiting growing or cultivating genetically modified fish in the state." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 16.40.210(b) is amended to read: 04 (b) Subsection (a) of this [THIS] section does not restrict 05 (1) the fishery rehabilitation, enhancement, or development activities 06 of the department; 07 (2) the ability of a nonprofit corporation that holds a salmon hatchery 08 permit under AS 16.10.400 to sell salmon returning from the natural water of the state, 09 as authorized under AS 16.10.450, or surplus salmon eggs, as authorized under 10 AS 16.10.420 and 16.10.450; 11 (3) rearing and sale of ornamental finfish for aquariums or ornamental 12 ponds if [PROVIDED THAT] the fish are not reared in or released into water of the 13 state. 14 * Sec. 2. AS 16.40.210 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 15 (d) A person may not grow or cultivate genetically modified fish in the state.
01 This subsection does not restrict rearing and sale of ornamental finfish for aquariums 02 or ornamental ponds if the fish are not reared in or released into water of the state. In 03 this subsection, "genetically modified fish" has the meaning given in AS 17.20.040.