HB 203: "An Act relating to transportation of live crab."

00 HOUSE BILL NO. 203 01 "An Act relating to transportation of live crab." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 16.10.240 is amended to read: 04 Sec. 16.10.240. Transportation of live crab [LIVE CRAB]. (a) A person 05 may not take out of or [,] ship, transport, or send from this state any commercially 06 taken live King crab, species Paralithodes camtschatica, live Dungeness crab, species 07 Cancer magister, or live Tanner crab, species Chionoecetes bairdi, unless the crab 08 have been landed in a port in the state and recorded on a fish ticket [EXCEPT 09 THAT ALL OF THESE SPECIES MAY BE SHIPPED LIVE VIA AIR FREIGHT 10 AFTER PRE-PACKAGING]. 11 (b) Notwithstanding (a) of this section, live Dungeness crab, species Cancer 12 magister, may be taken, shipped, transported, or sent from the state by means of 13 surface transportation only if the crab are taken at a time and location in the state for 14 which the Department of Environmental Conservation does not require seafood 15 processors to test Dungeness crab for the presence of marine toxins.