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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 16. Fish and Game
- Chapter 5. Fish and Game Code
- Section 407. Nonresident Hunting Big Game Animals Must Be Accompanied.
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AS 16.05.407. Nonresident Hunting Big Game Animals Must Be Accompanied.
- (a) It is unlawful for a nonresident to hunt, pursue, or take brown bear, grizzly bear, mountain goat, or sheep in this
state, unless personally accompanied by
- (1) a person who is licensed as
- (A) a registered guide-outfitter or a master guide-outfitter under AS 08.54 and who is
providing big game hunting services to the nonresident under a contract with the nonresident; or
- (B) a class-A assistant guide or an assistant guide under AS 08.54
and who is employed by a registered guide-outfitter or a master guide-outfitter who has a contract to provide big game hunting services to
the nonresident; or
- (2) a resident over 19 years of age who is
- (A) the spouse of the nonresident; or
- (B) related to the nonresident, within and including the second degree of kindred, by marriage or blood.
- (b) An applicant for a nonresident big game tag for the taking of an animal specified in (a) of this section shall first
furnish to the state, on a form provided by the state, an affidavit showing that the applicant will be personally
accompanied while hunting by a person who is qualified under the terms of (a) of this section. A person who falsifies
the required affidavit is guilty of perjury under AS 11.56.200.
- (c) [Repealed, Sec. 27 ch 71 SLA 1986].
- (d) A nonresident who violates (a) of this section, or who fails to furnish an affidavit under (b) of this section, is
guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction is punishable by imprisonment for not more than one year, or by a fine of
not more than $5,000, or by both.
- (e) [Repealed, Sec. 18 ch 37 SLA 1989].
- (f) An applicant for a nonresident hunt permit for the taking of an animal specified in (a) of this section shall, if
requested by the department, first furnish to the department proof of prior authorization to use federal, state, or private
land where the permit hunt will occur. The authorization shall be provided to the applicant by the registered guide-outfitter or
master guide-outfitter with whom the applicant has contracted to guide the permit hunt.
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