Maine Revised Statutes

§10260. Black Bear Research Fund

The Black Bear Research Fund, referred to in this section as "the fund," is established within the department as a nonlapsing fund to be used by the commissioner to fund or assist in funding studies related to the management of black bears. Revenue from the nonresident late season bear hunting permit under section 11151-A and the bear trapping permit under section 12260-A must be deposited in the fund. The commissioner may accept and deposit into the fund monetary gifts, donations or other contributions from public or private sources for the purposes specified in this section. The fund must be held separate and apart from all other money, funds and accounts. [RR 2015, c. 1, §6 (COR).]

2007, c. 168, §1 (NEW). 2007, c. 168, §8 (AFF). RR 2015, c. 1, §6 (COR).