Section 9-11-65.2

Lifetime resident saltwater fishing license; combination licenses with freshwater fishing, hunting.

(a) Any Alabama resident meeting the residency requirements set out in Section 9-11-53.1, in lieu of the annual resident saltwater fishing license provided for in Section 9-11-53.1, may purchase a lifetime resident saltwater fishing license by filing an application in the office of the Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on the form prescribed and paying the following license fees, which shall include a one dollar ($1) issuance fee, which fees shall be subject to adjustment as provided for in Section 9-11-68: Persons less than two years old, two hundred fifty dollars ($250); persons age two through 11 years, three hundred dollars ($300); persons age 12 through 49 years, three hundred fifty dollars ($350); and persons age 50 years and above, two hundred fifty dollars ($250). The license fees collected pursuant to this subsection shall be credited to the Alabama Marine Resources Endowment Fund.

(b) In lieu of obtaining the licenses provided for in subsection (a) and in subsection (b) of Section 9-11-65, any person may purchase a combination lifetime resident freshwater and saltwater fishing license by filing an application in the office of the Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on the form prescribed and paying the following license fees, which shall include a one dollar ($1) issuance fee, which fees shall be subject to adjustment as provided for in Section 9-11-68: Persons less than two years old, four hundred dollars ($400); persons age two through 11 years, five hundred dollars ($500); persons age 12 through 49 years, six hundred dollars ($600); and persons age 50 years and above, four hundred dollars ($400). License fees shall be credited as follows: That portion of the license fee representing the amount of the lifetime resident freshwater fishing license as provided for in subsection (b) of Section 9-11-65 shall be credited to the Alabama Game and Fish Endowment Fund, and that portion of the license fee representing the amount of the lifetime resident saltwater fishing license as provided for in subsection (a) hereof shall be credited to the Alabama Marine Resources Endowment Fund. Section 9-2-20 shall not apply to those fees designated in this section for credit to the Alabama Marine Resources Endowment Fund.

(c) In lieu of obtaining the licenses provided for in subsections (a) and (b) and in subsection (a) of Section 9-11-65, any person may purchase a combination lifetime resident saltwater fishing and hunting license by filing an application in the office of the Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on the form prescribed and paying the following license fees, which shall include a one dollar ($1) issuance fee, which fees shall be subject to adjustment as provided for in Section 9-11-68: Persons less than two years old, five hundred fifty dollars ($550); persons age two through 11 years, seven hundred dollars ($700); persons age 12 through 49 years, eight hundred fifty dollars ($850); and persons age 50 years and above, five hundred fifty dollars ($550). License fees shall be credited as follows: That portion of the license fee representing the amount of the lifetime resident hunting license as provided for in subsection (a) of Section 9-11-65 shall be credited to the Alabama Game and Fish Endowment Fund, and that portion of the license fee representing the amount of the lifetime resident saltwater fishing license as provided for in subsection (a) shall be credited to the Alabama Marine Resources Endowment Fund. Section 9-2-20 shall not apply to those fees designated in this section for credit to the Alabama Marine Resources Endowment Fund.

(d) In lieu of obtaining the license provided for in subsection (a) and in subsection (c) of Section 9-11-65, any person may purchase a combination lifetime resident freshwater and saltwater fishing and hunting license by filing an application in the office of the Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on the form prescribed and paying the following license fees, which shall include a one dollar ($1) issuance fee, which fees shall be subject to adjustment as provided for in Section 9-11-68: Persons less than two years old, seven hundred dollars ($700); persons age two through 11 years, eight hundred dollars ($800); persons age 12 through 49 years, one thousand fifty dollars ($1,050); and persons age 50 years and above, seven hundred dollars ($700). License fees shall be credited as follows: That portion of the license fee representing the amount of the combination lifetime resident hunting and freshwater fishing license as provided for in subsection (c) of Section 9-11-65 shall be credited to the Alabama Game and Fish Endowment Fund, and that portion of the license fee representing the amount of the lifetime resident saltwater fishing license as provided for in subsection (a) hereof shall be credited to the Alabama Marine Resources Endowment Fund. Section 9-2-20 shall not apply to those fees designated in this section for credit to the Alabama Marine Resources Endowment Fund.

(Act 99-660, 2nd Sp. Sess., p. 117, §2; Act 2007-418, p. 874, §1.)