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SUBPART D.  VESSEL LICENSE

§304.  Vessel license; fees; place of purchase

A.  A vessel shall be licensed whenever engaged in commercial fishing in or whenever possessing fish for sale in the saltwater areas of the state defined in R.S. 56:322.  A vessel may be licensed whenever engaged in commercial fishing in or whenever possessing fish for sale in the freshwater areas of the state defined in R.S. 56:322.

B.  The cost of the vessel license is fifteen dollars for residents and sixty dollars for nonresidents.

C.  Vessel licenses shall be issued only by the department during normal working hours and may be purchased in person at any department district office, at the department's Baton Rouge and New Orleans offices, or at any other location designated by the department.

D.  Vessel licenses are issued in the name of the owner of the vessel and shall list the owner's name and address, the vessel name and registration or documentation number, and any other information required by the department.

E.  "Owner", as used in this Subpart, means the person having legal ownership of the vessel and can be an individual person, association, corporation, partnership, or other legal entity recognized by law.

Acts 1986, No. 904, §1; Acts 2009, No. 446, §2, eff. July 1, 2009.

NOTE:  SEE ACTS 1986, NO. 904, §5.



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