Alaska Statutes.
Title 23. Labor and Workers' Compensation
Chapter 35. Commercial Fishermen's Fund
Section 60. Creation and Administration of Fishermen's Fund.
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AS 23.35.060. Creation and Administration of Fishermen's Fund.

(a) There is created a fund, designated as the "fishermen's fund." The Department of Revenue is the custodian of the fund, and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development shall administer it. The fund shall be composed of

(1) 39 percent of the money derived by the state from all commercial fishermen's licenses, not to exceed a maximum of $50 for each license holder for each year; and

(2) money appropriated to carry out the purpose of this chapter.

(b) The legislature may appropriate up to 50 percent of the interest income earned by the state on the balance of the fishermen's fund for a grant for statewide marine safety training and education programs.

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