Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 54. Big Game Guides and Related Occupations
Section 620. Class-a Assistant Guide License.
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AS 08.54.620. Class-a Assistant Guide License.

(a) A natural person is entitled to a class-A assistant guide license if the person

(1) is 21 years of age or older;

(2) applies for a class-A assistant guide license on a form provided by the department and pays the license application fee and the license fee; and

(3) possesses a current first aid card issued by the Red Cross of a similar organization; and

(4) either

(A) has

(i) been employed during at least three calendar years as any class of licensed guide in the game management unit for which the license is sought; and

(ii) at least 10 years' hunting experience in the state; military service outside of the state for not more than three years shall be accepted as part of the required 10 years' hunting experience;

(B) provides

(i) evidence that the person physically resides in the game management unit in which the person is to be employed;

(ii) evidence that the person has had at least 15 years' hunting experience in the game management unit in which the person is to be employed; military service outside of the state for not more than three years shall be accepted as part of the required 15 years' hunting experience; and

(iii) a written recommendation from a registered guide-outfitter who intends to employ the person as a class-A assistant guide; or

(C) provides evidence that the person

(i) physically resides in the game management unit in which the person is to be employed;

(ii) has at least 10 years' hunting experience in the state; military service outside of the state for not more than three years shall be accepted as part of the required 10 years' hunting experience; and

(iii) has passed a class-A assistant guide training course approved by the board.

(b) A class-A assistant guide

(1) may not contract to guide or outfit a big game hunt;

(2) shall be employed by and under the supervision of a registered guide-outfitter who has contracted with the client for whom the class-A assistant guide is conducting the hunt;

(3) may take charge of a camp and provide guide services from the camp without the contracting registered guide-outfitter being in the field and participating in the contracted hunt if the contracting registered guide-outfitter is supervising the guiding activities;

(4) may not perform functions of a class-A assistant guide outside of the game management unit for which the license is issued; and

(5) may be employed by a registered guide-outfitter to perform the functions of an assistant guide in any game management unit.

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