SB 99: "An Act providing priority to personal use fisheries when fishing restrictions are implemented to achieve a management goal."
00 SENATE BILL NO. 99 01 "An Act providing priority to personal use fisheries when fishing restrictions are 02 implemented to achieve a management goal." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 16.05.251 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 05 (j) Except as provided in AS 16.05.258, when the harvest of a stock or species 06 is limited to achieve a management goal, the Board of Fisheries shall place restrictions 07 on all other fisheries before restricting personal use fisheries. In this subsection, 08 "management goal" means the escapement or estimated population size of the 09 exploited stock that provides the greatest potential for sustained yield as established by 10 the board.