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UFA Covid-19 Update: CARES Money- Action Alert

House Labor & Commerce Committee to Meet

The House Labor and Commerce Committee will be meeting July 1 at 1:00 pm AST to discuss the Alaska CARES Grant program.  Commercial fishermen are eligible for this program, however, eligibility currently requires applicants to have an Alaska Business License, which the majority of fishermen do not have. Under Alaska State statute, AS 43.70 , commercial fishermen are not required to have an Alaska Business License if they have a CFEC Limited Entry Permit.  United Fishermen of Alaska has written the Governor and Commissioner of Commerce to ask that they allow commercial fishermen to apply for Alaska CARES Grant monies with a CFEC Limited Entry Permit in lieu of an Alaska Business License.  As of today, no changes have been made to allow fishermen to apply with their Limited Entry Permit.
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