Alaska Statutes.
Title 16. Fish and Game
Chapter 5. Fish and Game Code
Section 94. Duties of Section of Subsistence Hunting and Fishing.
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AS 16.05.094. Duties of Section of Subsistence Hunting and Fishing.

The section of subsistence hunting and fishing shall

(1) compile existing data and conduct studies to gather information, including data from subsistence users, on all aspects of the role of subsistence hunting and fishing in the lives of the residents of the state;

(2) quantify the amount, nutritional value, and extent of dependence on food acquired through subsistence hunting and fishing;

(3) make information gathered available to the public, appropriate agencies, and other organized bodies;

(4) assist the department, the Board of Fisheries, and the Board of Game in determining what uses of fish and game, as well as which users and what methods, should be termed subsistence uses, users, and methods;

(5) evaluate the impact of state and federal laws and regulations on subsistence hunting and fishing and, when corrective action is indicated, make recommendations to the department;

(6) make recommendations to the Board of Game and the Board of Fisheries regarding adoption, amendment, and repeal of regulations affecting subsistence hunting and fishing;

(7) participate with other divisions in the preparation of statewide and regional management plans so that those plans recognize and incorporate the needs of subsistence users of fish and game.

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