LD 1729
Session - 129th Maine Legislature
LR 2331
Item 1
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An Act To Create a Carrier License for Pelagic and Anadromous Fish

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §6502-B  is enacted to read:

§ 6502-B Carrier license

1 License required.   A person may not engage in the activities authorized under this section without a current carrier license.
2 Licensed activity.   The holder of a carrier license may possess or transport on the vessel listed on the carrier license pelagic or anadromous fish that the holder has not taken.
3 Eligibility.   A carrier license may be issued only to an individual.
4 Fees.   The fee for a carrier license is $98. The commissioner shall deposit the fee in the Pelagic and Anadromous Fisheries Fund established under section 6041.
5 Rules.   The commissioner may adopt rules regarding the operations of vessels possessing or transporting fish pursuant to a carrier license. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
6 Violation.   A person who violates this section commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged.


This bill creates a new license to allow individuals to possess or transport pelagic or anadromous fish that they did not take.

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