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Ocean pink shrimpDelivery licenseRequirements and criteriaContinuous participation.

A person shall not commercially deliver into any Washington state port ocean pink shrimp caught in offshore waters without an ocean pink shrimp delivery license issued under RCW 77.65.390, or an ocean pink shrimp single delivery license issued under RCW 77.70.260. An ocean pink shrimp delivery license shall be issued to a vessel that:
(1) Landed a total of at least five thousand pounds of ocean pink shrimp in Washington in any single calendar year between January 1, 1983, and December 31, 1992, as documented by a valid shellfish receiving ticket; and
(2) Can show continuous participation in the Washington, Oregon, or California ocean pink shrimp fishery by being eligible to land ocean pink shrimp in either Washington, Oregon, or California each year since the landing made under subsection (1) of this section. Evidence of such eligibility shall be a certified statement from the relevant state licensing agency that the applicant for a Washington ocean pink shrimp delivery license held at least one of the following permits:
(a) For Washington: Possession of a delivery permit or delivery license issued under RCW 77.65.210;
(b) For Oregon: Possession of a vessel permit issued under Oregon Revised Statute 508.880; or
(c) For California: A trawl permit issued under California Fish and Game Code sec. 8842.


FindingsEffective date1993 c 376: See notes following RCW 77.65.380.
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