77.80.030  <<  77.80.040 >>   77.80.050

Disposition of vessels and gearProhibition against using purchased vessels for fishing purposes.

The department may arrange for the insurance, storage, and resale or other disposition of vessels and gear purchased under RCW 77.80.020. Vessels shall not be resold by the department to the seller or the seller's immediate family. The vessels shall not be used by any owner or operator: (1) As a commercial fishing or charter vessel in state waters; or (2) to deliver fish to a place or port in the state. The department shall require that the purchasers and other users of vessels sold by the department execute suitable instruments to insure compliance with the requirements of this section. The director may commence suit or be sued on such an instrument in a state court of record or United States district court having jurisdiction.


Legislative finding and intent1975 1st ex.s. c 183: See note following RCW 77.80.020.
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