One interesting piece of legislation now pending in Juneau would boost from $2,500 to $10,000 the claim amount readily available to injured or ill fishermen under a state insurance plan called the Fishermen's Fund.
House Bill 207 cleared the House Special Committee on Fisheries today.
The prime sponsor is state Rep. John Harris, R-Valdez.
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