Amendment 597 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 36.02 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, specifies that all persons shall have the right to hunt and fish in this state in accordance with law and regulations
Also, under existing general law, all persons are prohibited from interfering with persons who are legally hunting or fishing
This bill would provide for the Commercial Fishermen's Rights and Privileges Act, relating to the taking, catching, possessing, or handling of seafood. The bill would prohibit any person from interfering with a commercial fisherman who is legally fishing and would provide civil penalties for violations
Providing for the "Commercial Fishermen's Rights and Privileges Act"; and prohibiting any person from interfering with any commercial fisherman who is legally fishing; and to provide for civil penalties.
|April 14, 2010||Indefinitely Postponed|
|March 4, 2010||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|January 19, 2010||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry|
|Bill Text||SB285 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced|