Tag Archives: Peter Micchiche

Stutes proposes bill to exempt CFEC-registered boats from DMV registration

State House Representative Louise Stutes last week proposed a bill that should make boat registration easier on commercial fishermen if it passes. HB 185 would exempt vessels with a current state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission (CFEC) sticker from being required to register their boats with the DMV. Kodiak’s harbor, January, 2020. (Photo by Kavitha George/KMXT) “It was a double registration …

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Derelict Vessels Act has boat owners scrambling to register boats with DMV

A law that went into effect on January 1 of this year has had boat owners across the state scrambling to get their vessels registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles. SB92, also known as the Derelict Vessels Act, requires all boats, barges, sport fishing guide boats, and tenders over 24 feet in length to be registered with the Alaska …

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