REPORT TITLE:
Aquarium Fish, Prohibition


DESCRIPTION:
Prohibits the collection of aquarium fish from Kawaihae to Lae O
Kauna on the Big Island.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO AQUARIUM FISH COLLECTING.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 188-31, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended by amending subsection (a) to read as follows:
 
 3      "(a)  Except for the state marine waters (as defined under
 
 4 section 187A-1.5) between Kawaihae harbor, but excluding the
 
 5 harbor itself, south to and including Lae O Kauna point in the
 
 6 county of Hawaii or as otherwise prohibited by law, the
 
 7 department[,] of land and natural resources upon receipt of a
 
 8 written application, may issue an aquarium fish permit, not
 
 9 longer than one year in duration, to use fine meshed traps, or
 
10 fine meshed nets other than throw nets, for the taking of marine
 
11 or freshwater nongame fish and other aquatic life for aquarium
 
12 purposes."
 
13      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
14 New statutory material is underscored.
 
15      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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17                           INTRODUCED BY:  _______________________