- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 43. Revenue and Taxation
- Chapter 76. Fisheries Taxes and Assessments
- Section 250. Termination of Salmon Fishery Assessment.
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AS 43.76.250. Termination of Salmon Fishery Assessment.
- (a) The salmon fishery assessment levied under AS 43.76.220
shall be terminated by the commissioner of revenue on the termination date determined at an election held under AS 43.76.230
to establish or amend the assessment.
- (b) Notwithstanding (a) of this section, the commissioner of revenue shall terminate the salmon fishery assessment before
the termination date determined at an election held under AS 43.76.230
to establish or amend the assessment, upon a two-thirds majority vote at an election held under AS 43.76.230
among the eligible permit holders for the fishery in which the salmon fishery assessment is levied.
- (c) The commissioner of revenue shall terminate a salmon fishery assessment under (b) of this section following an
election among the eligible permit holders for the fishery if
- (1) a petition that is signed by at least 25 percent of the interim-use permit and entry permit holders in the fishery
that is the subject of the petition is presented to the commissioner of fish and game requesting termination of the
salmon fishery assessment; only a person who holds an interim-use permit or entry permit for the fishery at the time of
signing the petition may validly sign the petition;
- (2) an election is held in accordance with AS 43.76.230
; the ballot must ask the question whether the salmon fishery assessment shall be terminated; the ballot must be worded
so that a "yes" vote is for continuation of the salmon fishery assessment and a "no" vote is for termination of the
salmon fishery assessment;
- (3) a two-thirds majority of the eligible interim-use permit and entry permit holders in the fishery casts a ballot for
the termination of the salmon fishery assessment; in this paragraph, "eligible interim-use permit and entry permit
holder" has the meaning given in AS 43.76.230; and
- (4) the qualified salmon fishery association provides notice of the election in accordance with AS 43.76.230
within six months after receiving notice from the commissioner of fish and game that a valid petition under (1) of
this subsection has been received.
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