AK government says no delay for boat registration law
July 4, 2019
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska state government says it will not delay implementation of a new boat registration law.
The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Wednesday that the statement came in response to a request by United Fishermen of Alaska.
Beginning this year, all vessels longer than 24 feet (7.32 meters) are required to be registered with the state Department of Motor Vehicles.
A United Fishermen official says very few fishermen are aware of the regulation and stand to be prosecuted for non-compliance.
Earlier this month, UFA requested a
delay in the implementation so state agencies...