SB 125: "An Act relating to the transferability of hunts awarded by drawing; and providing for an effective date."
00 SENATE BILL NO. 125 01 "An Act relating to the transferability of hunts awarded by drawing; and providing for 02 an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 16.05 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 16.05.404. Transferability of hunting permits awarded by drawing. 06 (a) The department may transfer or reissue a hunting permit for a hunt that was 07 originally awarded to a resident by drawing established by the Board of Game under 08 AS 16.05.255(a) to a qualified substitute, if the person to whom the hunting permit 09 was originally awarded has died and the person's spouse, or if there is no spouse, an 10 immediate family member of the decedent, 11 (1) applies for the hunting permit to be transferred or reissued to a 12 qualified substitute named in the application; and 13 (2) provides proof acceptable to the department of the person's death. 14 (b) To qualify as a substitute under this section, an individual must be a state
01 resident. 02 (c) An application to transfer or reissue a hunting permit under this section 03 may be made only before the end of the period during which the hunting permit is 04 valid. 05 (d) A hunting permit may only be transferred or reissued under this section to 06 a substitute who is qualified under the conditions that applied to the person to whom 07 the hunting permit was originally awarded. A hunting permit may be transferred or 08 reissued under this section only for the specific hunt for which the permit was 09 originally awarded. 10 (e) In this section, "immediate family member" means a parent, sibling, or 11 child related by blood, marriage, or adoption. 12 * Sec. 2. AS 16.05.420(c) is amended to read: 13 (c) A person to whom a license, tag, or sport fishing vessel registration has 14 been issued under this chapter may not alter, change, loan, or transfer the license, tag, 15 or sport fishing vessel registration. Except for a hunting permit originally awarded 16 by drawing established by the Board of Game under AS 16.05.255(a) that has 17 been transferred or reissued under AS 16.05.404, a [A] person may not use a 18 license, tag, or sport fishing vessel registration that has been issued under this chapter 19 to another person. 20 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).