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OCEAN NET FISHING. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Prohibits the use or operation of a long line, gill net, trammel net, or any other entangling net in ocean waters 75 nautical miles from the California coast. Declares it unlawful to possess, land, sell, offer for sale, or purchase any fish taken in violation of the foregoing prohibition. Declares violation a felony and provides penalties of fines and imprisonment. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Could result in a one-time state cost of up to $2 million for additional enforcement craft and annual enforcement costs of up to $650,000. Net annual loss from reduced filing license, permit, and tax revenues could be approximately $500,000. Unknown costs of prosecution and offsetting revenues from fines.
Kenneth J. Kukuda, 3400 West Macarthur Boulevard, Santa Ana, California 92704 P.O. Box 26047 Santa Ana, California 92799-6047
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Ocean Net Fishing California Initiative 388 (1986).