Alaska Statutes.
Title 16. Fish and Game
Chapter 51. Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
Section 90. Powers of Board.
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AS 16.51.090. Powers of Board.

In carrying out the powers of the institute, the board may

(1) adopt, alter, and use a corporate seal;

(2) prescribe, adopt, amend, and repeal bylaws;

(3) sue and be sued in the name of the institute;

(4) enter into any agreements necessary to the exercise of its powers and functions;

(5) cooperate with a public or private board, organization, or agency engaged in work or activities similar to the work or activities of the institute, including entering into contracts for joint programs of consumer education, sales promotion, quality control, advertising, and research in the production, processing, or distribution of seafood;

(6) conduct, or contract for, scientific research to develop and discover health, dietetic, or other uses of seafood harvested and processed in the state;

(7) receive contributions of money from persons;

(8) establish offices in the state and otherwise incur expenses incidental to the performance of its duties;

(9) appear on behalf of the institute before boards, commissions, departments, or other agencies of municipal, state, or federal government;

(10) acquire, hold, lease, sell, or otherwise dispose of property, but such property is limited to that which is necessary to the administrative functioning of the office of the institute;

(11) establish and maintain one or more bank accounts for the transaction of the institute's business;

(12) prepare market research and product development plans for the promotion of any species of seafood and their by-products that may be harvested in the state and processed for sale;

(13) establish committees related to the marketing of salmon and salmon products; the board shall, to the extent practicable, appoint equal numbers of seafood processors and persons engaged in commercial fishing to the committees.

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