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Title 20 . Miscellaneous Boards and Commissions
Chapter 5 . Mental Health Trust Authority
Section 630. Point system for designated fisheries

20 AAC 05.630. Point system for designated fisheries

(a) Past Participation. Up to a maximum of 20 points will be awarded an applicant for past participation in the fishery applied for based on the following schedule:

    

    

Consistency of Participation as a Gear License Holder (required minimum number of weeks Year Fished as a fished is shown in (c)(1) Gear License Holder of this section) Year Points Points 1972 3 2 1971 3 2 1970 2 1 1969 2 1

(2) 1 point for each additional year of actual participation as a gear license holder in the fishery applied for from 1965 through 1968;

(3) 1 point for each additional year of actual participation as a gear license holder in the fishery applied for from 1960 through 1964, provided the applicant participated as a gear license holder in the fishery applied for during at least one year from 1965 through 1972;

(4) 1 point for each year of actual participation as a crewman from 1965 through 1972 in the fishery applied for; points for crewman participation and points for participation as a gear license holder may not be claimed in the same year;

(5) if unavoidable circumstances exist such that an applicant's past participation in the fishery is not realistically reflected by points awarded for past participation for the years 1960 - 1972, the commission may award an applicant up to a maximum of 16 points upon a special showing of past participation during the years 1960 - 1972;

(6) to receive credit for past participation as a gear license holder, an applicant must have harvested the resource commercially while participating as a gear license holder in a given year.

(b) Economic Dependence. Up to a maximum of 20 points will be awarded an applicant for economic dependence on a fishery based on awarded an applicant for economic dependence on a fishery based on the following schedule:

(1) income dependence percentage based on harvesting the fishery resource while participating as a gear license holder in the fishery applied for as shown for each fishery in (c)(2) of this section. (Maximum of 10 points possible.)

    

    

Year Minimum Percentage Points 1971 Percentage A from schedule in (c)(2) of this sec- tion 4 1971 Percentage B from schedule in (c)(2) of this sec- tion. (In the Prince William Sound purse seine and setnet fishery, percentages A and B use the year 1970.) 2 1972 Percentage C from schedule in (c)(2) of this sec- tion 6 1972 Percentage D from schedule in (c)(2) of this sec- tion. (In the Prince William Sound purse seine fishery, percentages C and D use the year 1971.) 3

(2) if special circumstances exist such that an applicant's income dependence is not realistically reflected by his income dependence percentage for the years 1971 and 1972, the commission may award an applicant up to a maximum of 10 points based on a special showing of income dependence;

(3) investment as of the qualification date in vessel, gear or setnet site used or to be used in the fishery for which application is being made. Applicants for the Southeastern drift gillnet fishery who participated in the Southeastern set gillnet fishery may claim points for the ownership of a set gillnet site, set gillnet gear, drift gillnet gear or drift gillnet vessel as of the qualification date. (Maximum of six points possible.)

(A) owns vessel (does not include setnet skiffs) ................6 points (B) owns setnet site ............................................6 points (C) owns gear ...................................................3 points (Gear must include the net in salmon net fisheries. In the troll fisheries, gear includes the lines, leaders and lures);

(4) availability of alternative occupations in the location of the applicant's domicile on the qualification date. (Maximum of four points possible.)

(A) An applicant is entitled to 4 points if his or her domicile was located

(i) more than 30 road miles from the boundary of a "place" with a population of at least 5,000 and less than 20,000 as of April 1, 1970, and

(ii) more than 40 road miles from the boundary of a "place" with a population of 20,000 or more as of April 1, 1970, and

(iii) more than 40 road miles from an "urbanized area" as of April 1, 1970.

(B) An applicant is entitled to 2 points if his or her domicile was located

(i) within 30 road miles of the boundary of a "place" with a population of at least 5,000 and less than 20,000 as of April 1, 1970, and

(ii) more than 40 road miles from the boundary of a "place" with a population of 20,000 or more as of April 1, 1970, and

(iii) more than 40 road miles from an "urbanized area" as of April 1, 1970.

(C) An applicant is entitled to 0 points if his or her domicile was located within 40 road miles of the boundary of a "place" with a population of 20,000 or more or within 40 road miles of an "urbanized area" as of April 1, 1970.

(D) An applicant from a 0 or 2-point area may receive up to the maximum of four points through a special showing that there was no reasonable daily access from the applicant's domicile to the "places" and "urbanized areas" referred to in (B) or (C) of this paragraph, as applicable.

(E) "Place" means an area recognized as a place in Appendix A of the United States Department of Commerce 1970 Census of Population, Volume 1, "Characteristics of the Population," Chapter B, "General Population Characteristics," Part 3, which is incorporated into this section by reference.

(F) "Urbanized area" means a city of 50,000 or more and its surrounding urban areas; it is defined specifically in Appendix A of the United States Department of Commerce 1970 Census of Population, Volume 1, "Characteristics of the Population," Chapter B, "General Population Characteristics," Part 3, which is incorporated into this section by reference.

(c) The commission will use the following schedules in determining an applicant's points for consistent participation and income dependence:

(1) consistent participation

    

    

Minimum Number of Weeks Fished Salmon Fisheries To Show Consistent Participation 1969 1970 1971 1972 Southeastern Alaska (A) purse seine fishery 4 7 6 8 drift gillnet fishery 7 7 6 7 Yakutat (D) set gillnet fishery 6 7 7 7 Prince William Sound (E) purse seine fishery 3 3 5 - drift gillnet fishery 4 4 4 4 setnet fishery 4 4 - 4 Cook Inlet (H) purse seine fishery 2 2 2 2 drift gillnet fishery 3 3 2 3 set gillnet fishery 3 3 2 3 Kodiak (K) purse seine fishery 4 4 4 4 beach seine fishery 2 2 2 2 set gillnet fishery 3 3 3 2 Chignik (L) purse seine fishery 4 4 4 4 Alaska Peninsula-Aleutian Is. (M) purse seine fishery 3 3 3 3 drift gillnet fishery 3 3 3 3 set gillnet fishery 3 3 3 3 Bristol Bay (T) drift gillnet fishery 3 3 3 3 set gillnet fishery 3 3 3 3 Statewide (B) power troll fishery 6 8 8 8

(2) income dependence

    

    

Minimum Percentages For Salmon Fisheries Income Dependence 1971 1972 A B C D Southeastern Alaska (A) purse seine fishery 90 70 90 70 drift gillnet fishery 90 70 90 50 Yakutat (D) set gillnet fishery 90 60 70 40 Prince William Sound (E) purse seine fishery* 90 60 90 60 drift gillnet fishery 90 50 90 50 setnet fishery** 80 40 80 40 Cook Inlet (H) purse seine fishery 80 40 60 30 drift gillnet fishery 80 40 80 50 set gillnet fishery 90 40 90 40 Kodiak (K) purse seine fishery 90 50 80 50 beach seine fishery 90 50 80 50 set gillnet fishery 70 30 70 30 Chignik (L) purse seine fishery 90 70 90 70 Alaska Peninsula-Aleutian Is. (M) purse seine fishery 90 50 90 50 drift gillnet fishery 90 60 90 60 set gillnet fishery 90 50 90 50 Bristol Bay (T) drift gillnet fishery 80 40 60 20 set gillnet fishery 90 40 70 20 Statewide (B) power troll fishery 90 40 90 30

*Prince William Sound purse seine fishery uses income percentages for the years 1970 and 1971 respectively.

**Prince William Sound setnet fishery uses income percentages for the years 1970 and 1972 respectively.

History: Eff. 12/18/74, Register 52; am 4/7/75, Register 54; am 12/30/82, Register 84; am 1/10/86, Register 97

Authority: AS 16.43.100

AS 16.43.110

AS 16.43.250 (a)

Editor's note: Appendix A of the 1970 Census, adopted by reference in 20 AAC 05.630(b) (4), may be obtained from the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, P.O. Box KB, Juneau, Alaska 99811.


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