Introduced by Rep. Kristine Lytton (Anacortes) (D) on January 15, 2013 Modifies current law to increase from 2 to 4 the number of vessels that can be designated on a Dungeness crab fisher license. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee on January 15, 2013
Substitute offered in the House on January 31, 2013 Reduces the number of Puget Sound Dungeness crab fishery licenses that one vessel may be
designated to carry from four to three.
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 5, 2013
Passed 94 to 1 in the House on March 6, 2013. See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".Extends the expiration of the fees and taxes used to retire sea cucumber dive
fishery licenses until 2016 or until the number of licenses is reduced to 20.
Requires surcharges collected to be equally divided between remaining permit
holders once the number of licenses is reduced to 20.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources & Parks Committee on March 8, 2013
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on March 27, 2013
Passed 45 to 0 in the Senate on April 17, 2013. See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".Specifies that a vessel may be designated for up to three Puget Sound Dungeness crab fishery licenses as long as all licenses are owned by the same licensee. This is an increase from the previous designation of two Puget Sound Dungeness crab fishery licenses.