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(a) Past Participation. A maximum of 70 points will be awarded to an applicant for past participation.
(1) Skipper participation points.
(A) Skipper participation points may be claimed for a given season subject to the requirement that the applicant must have commercially harvested at least 2,000 pounds of sablefish in the fishery as a skipper. A rebuttable presumption exists that the applicant was a crewmember and not a skipper for that season if the applicant had only one day with landings in the fishery and the sablefish poundage from that day's landings represented less than 15 percent of the total sablefish poundage delivered from the vessel during that season in the fishery.
(B) An applicant may claim skipper participation points for the 1982 - 1984 seasons as shown in the following schedule:
Season Available Points 1984 18 1983 17 1982 16
(C) Only an applicant entitled to some skipper participation points under (B) of this paragraph may claim points from the following schedule:
Season Available Points 1981 15 1980 14 1979 13 1978 12 1977 11 1976 10 1975 9
(2) Crewmember participation points. A maximum of 15 points will be awarded to an applicant for crewmember participation. An applicant will not receive both skipper participation points and crewmember participation points for the same season.
(A) Crewmember participation points for a given season may be claimed under (B) of this paragraph, subject to the requirements
(i) the applicant must be entitled to skipper participation points for 1982, 1983, or 1984; and
(ii) the applicant must have participated on a vessel from which at least 2,000 pounds of sablefish were commercially harvested in the fishery in that season.
(B) An applicant may claim three points for crewmember participation for each season from 1975 through 1984.
(b) Economic Dependence.
(1) Relative income dependence points and vessel investment points may be claimed under (2) and (3) of this subsection, respectively, subject to the requirement that the sum of the applicant's annual catch values for the years 1982 - 1984 is at least $2,000.
(2) Relative income dependence points.
(A) An applicant's income dependence percentage will be calculated by dividing the sum of the applicant's annual catch values for the years 1982 - 1984 by the combined sums of the applicant's annual catch values for the years 1982 - 1984 and the applicant's occupational income for the years 1982 - 1984, and then multiplying the quotient by 100.
(B) An applicant may claim relative income dependence points as shown in the following schedule:
Income Dependence Percentage Points at least 20% 15 at least 10% but less than 20% 10
(3) Vessel investment points. An applicant may claim 25 points for investment, as of January 1, 1985, in a vessel that the applicant used or intended to use in the Northern Southeast Inside sablefish longline fishery.
History: Eff. 8/30/87, Register 103
Authority: AS 16.43.100
AS 16.43.250 (a)
AS 16.43.260 (e)
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