Maine Revised Statutes

§6575-H. Sale and purchase of elvers

1. Sale of elvers.  A person may not sell elvers except as follows.
A. A person may not sell elvers except to a person who holds a valid elver dealer's license under section 6864 or a person who, pursuant to section 6864, subsection 9, is an authorized representative of a person holding a license issued under section 6864. [2013, c. 301, §12 (NEW).]
B. A person may not accept payment for elvers in any form other than a check or cashier's check that identifies both the buyer, by whom the landings will be reported, and the seller, each of whom must be a person holding a license issued under section 6864, a person who, pursuant to section 6864, subsection 9, is an authorized representative of a person holding a license issued under section 6864 or a person holding a license issued under section 6302-A, subsection 3, paragraph E, E-1, F or G or section 6505-A. [2013, c. 468, §29 (AMD).]
[ 2013, c. 468, §29 (AMD) .]
1-A. Purchase of elvers.  A person who holds a valid elver dealer's license under section 6864 or a person who, pursuant to section 6864, subsection 9, is an authorized representative of a person holding a license issued under section 6864 shall post at the point of sale the price that that buyer will pay.
[ 2013, c. 485, §8 (NEW) .]
2. Violation.  A person who violates this section commits a Class D crime for which a fine of $2,000 must be imposed, none of which may be suspended. Violation of this section is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A.
[ 2013, c. 49, §15 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2013, c. 49, §15 (NEW). 2013, c. 301, §12 (AMD). 2013, c. 468, §29 (AMD). 2013, c. 485, §8 (AMD).