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(a) Past Participation. Points will be awarded to the applicant for past participation in the fishery applied for based on the following:
Past Participation as a Herring Purse Seine Interim-Use Adm. Areas Adm. Areas Permit Holder A-1 and H E-1 Year Points Points 1976 2 2 1975 2 1 1974 1 1 Maximum Allowable Award 5 4
(2) If unavoidable circumstances existed such that an applicant was unable to participate during any of the years 1974 - 1976, the commission will in its discretion award an applicant the appropriate point(s) allowable under (a)(1) of this section, upon a special showing of past participation.
(3) "Past participation," for purposes of this section, means
(A) the commercial taking of the herring resource in Herring Administrative Areas A-1, E-1, or H with a herring purse seine, interim-use permit and appropriate licenses; or
(B) being on the fishing grounds in Herring Administrative Areas A-1, E-1, or H, with the appropriate vessel, gear, licenses, and interim-use permit with the intention of taking the herring resource during the time the season was open and the herring resource was harvested.
(b) Economic Dependence. A maximum of 4 points will be awarded to an applicant for economic dependence on the fishery.
(1) A maximum of 3 points will be awarded for investment in vessel and gear as of the qualification date.
(A) Ownership of a purse seine vessel used or to be used in the herring purse seine fisheries will result in the owner being awarded one point.
(B) Ownership of a herring purse seine used or to be used in the herring fisheries will result in the owner being awarded two points.
(2) Availability of alternative occupations in the location of the applicant's domicile as of the qualification date. (Maximum of one point possible.)
(A) An applicant is entitled to 1 point if his or her domicile is located more than 30 road miles from
(i) the boundary of a "place" with a population of 20,000 or more as of April 1, 1970, and
(ii) an "urbanized area" as of April 1, 1970.
(B) An applicant is entitled to 0 points if his or her domicile is located within 30 road miles of the boundary of a "place" with a population of 20,000 or more, or within 30 road miles of an "urbanized area," as of April 1, 1970.
(C) An applicant from a 0 point area may receive the maximum of one point through a special showing that there is no reasonable daily access from the applicant's domicile to "places" and "urbanized areas" referred to in (B) of this paragraph.
(D) "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.
(E) "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.
History: Eff. 2/25/77, Register 61; am 1/10/86, Register 97; am 7/8/92, Register 123
Authority: AS 16.43.100
AS 16.43.250 (a)
Editor's note: Appendix A of the 1970 Census, adopted by reference in 20 AAC 05.664(b) (2), may be obtained from the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, P.O. Box KB, Juneau, Alaska 99811.
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