Alaska Statutes.
Title 30. Navigation, Harbors, and Shipping
Chapter 30. Abandoned and Derelict Vessels
Section 10. Abandonment of Vessel Unlawful.
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AS 30.30.010. Abandonment of Vessel Unlawful.

(a) A person may not store or leave a vessel in a wrecked, junked, or substantially dismantled condition or abandoned upon any public water, or at a port or harbor, of the state, without the consent of the agency having jurisdiction of the water, port, or harbor, or docked at any private property without the consent of the owner of the property.

(b) The department or a peace officer may remove a derelict vessel from public water in any instance when the vessel obstructs or threatens to obstruct navigation, contributes to air or water pollution, or in any other way constitutes a danger or potential danger to the environment.

(c) This section may not be construed to contravene any applicable federal law or regulation.

(d) A person who violates this section, upon conviction, is guilty of a misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine of not more than $500, or by imprisonment for a period of not more than six months, or by both.

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