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Notice of Proposed Changes Relating to Distribution and Use of Hunt Records, Updating Hunt Record Form, and Transporter Activity Report in the Regulations of the Big Game Commercial Services Board

Brief Description:  The Big Game Commercial Services Board proposes to update regulations relating to distribution and use of hunt records, transporter activity report, and to adopt by reference the updated registered guide-outfitter hunt record form.

The Big Game Commercial Services Board (Board) proposes to adopt regulation changes in Title 12, Chapter 75 of the Alaska Administrative Code including the following:

  1. 12 AAC 75.205. Distribution and use of hunt records, is proposed to be changed to alter the requirements for distribution and use of hunt records.

  2. 12 AAC 75.210. Hunt record, is proposed to be changed to adopt by reference the updated Registered Guide-Outfitter Hunt Record form.

  3. 12 AAC 75.400. Transporter activity report, is proposed to be changed to alter the requirements for submitting transporter activity report, by adding a new subsection relating to air taxis.

You may comment on the proposed regulation changes, including the potential costs to private persons of complying with the proposed changes, by submitting written comments to Jun Maiquis, Regulations Specialist, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, P.O. Box 110806, Juneau, AK  99811-0806.  Additionally, the Board will accept comments by facsimile at (907) 465-2974 and by electronic mail at RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov.  Comments may also be submitted through the Alaska Online Public Notice System by accessing this notice on the system at http://notice.alaska.gov/187168, and using the comment link.  The comments must be received not later than 5:00 p.m. on October 27, 2017.

Oral comments relevant to the proposed action, including the potential costs to private persons of complying with the proposed action, may also be given at a hearing to be held on December 5, 2017, at the Atwood Building, 550 W. 7th Avenue, Room 104, Anchorage, Alaska.  Written comments will not be accepted at the hearing.  If you wish to give your comments via telephone, please call 1-800-315-6338 access code 24272.  The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will end when those who have signed up before 9:00 a.m. to give oral testimony have had the opportunity to comment.  The chair of the Board may limit each participant’s length of oral testimony to a time limit, determined by the chair before the hearing begins, to allow enough time for all those present and timely registered to give testimony.

You may submit written questions relevant to the proposed action to Jun Maiquis, Regulations Specialist, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, P.O. Box 110806, Juneau, AK  99811-0806 or by e-mail at RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.govThe questions must be received at least 10 days before the end of the public comment period.  The Board will aggregate its response to substantially similar questions and make the questions and responses available on the Alaska Online Public Notice System and on the Board’s website at https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BigGameCommercialServicesBoard.aspx.  The Board may, but is not required to, answer written questions received after the 10-day cut-off date and before the end of the comment period.

If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation in order to participate in this process, please contact Jun Maiquis at (907) 465-2537 or RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov not later than October 20, 2017 to ensure that any necessary accommodation can be provided.

A copy of the proposed regulation changes is available on the Alaska Online Public Notice System and by contacting Jun Maiquis at (907) 465-2537 or RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov, or go to https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/portals/5/pub/BGCSB-0917.pdf.

A copy of the material proposed for adoption by reference is available on the Board’s website at https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BigGameCommercialServicesBoard.aspx.

After the public comment period ends, the Board will either adopt the proposed regulation changes or other provisions dealing with the same subject, without further notice, or decide to take no action.  The language of the final regulation may be different from that of the proposed regulation.  You should comment during the time allowed if your interests could be affected.  Written comments and questions received are public records and are subject to public inspection.

Statutory Authority:  AS 08.54.600; AS 08.54.650; AS 08.54.660; AS 08.54.760
Statutes Being Implemented, Interpreted, or Made Specific:  AS 08.54.600; AS 08.54.650; AS 08.54.660; AS 08.54.760

Fiscal Information: The proposed regulation changes are not expected to require an increased appropriation.

DATE: 9/26/17
Jun Maiquis, Regulations Specialist                                                                                                          Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing

For each occupation regulated under the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, the Division keeps a list of individuals or organizations who are interested in the regulations of that occupation.  The Division automatically sends a Notice of Proposed Regulations to the parties on the appropriate list each time there is a proposed change in an occupation's regulations in Title 12 of the Alaska Administrative Code.  If you would like your address added to or removed from such a list, send your request to the Division at the address above, giving your name, either your e-mail address or mailing address (as you prefer for receiving notices), and the occupational area in which you are interested.

ADDITIONAL REGULATION NOTICE INFORMATION
(AS 44.62.190(d))

1.   Adopting agency:  Big Game Commercial Services Board – Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing.

2.   General subject of regulation:  Distribution and use of hunt records, hunt record form, and transporter activity report.

3.   Citation of regulation:  12 AAC 75.205, 12 AAC 75.210, and 12 AAC 75.400.

4.   Department of Law file number:  To be assigned.

5.   Reason for the proposed action:  Update and clarification of current regulations.

6.   Appropriation/Allocation:  Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing – #2360.

7.   Estimated annual cost to comply with the proposed action to: 
      A private person:  None known.   
      Another state agency:  None known.
      A municipality:  None known. 

8.   Cost of implementation to the state agency and available funding (in thousands of dollars):  No costs are expected in FY 2018 or in subsequent years. 

9.   The name of the contact person for the regulation:
      Tracy Wiard, Licensing Examiner
      Big Game Commercial Services Board
      Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
      Telephone: (907) 465-2543
      E-mail: tracy.wiard@alaska.gov 

10.   The origin of the proposed action:  Big Game Commercial Services Board.

11.   Date:  9/26/17
        Prepared by:  Jun Maiquis
                              Regulations Specialist
                              (907) 465-2537


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Created 9/26/2017 9:27:12 AM by jcmaiquis
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Department: Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Category: Regulations
Sub-Category: Notice of Proposed Regulations
Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 9/26/2017
Archive Date: 12/6/2017
 
Events/Deadlines:
  • Written Comments Deadline
    10/27/2017 5:00pm