Maine Revised Statutes

§6725. Possession of illegal scallops

1. Prohibition.   A person may not possess, ship, transport, buy or sell scallops taken in violation of this subchapter.
[ 2007, c. 695, Pt. I, §7 (RPR) .]
2. Violations.   Notwithstanding section 6174, subsection 3, a person who violates this section commits a civil violation for which the following penalties apply:
A. For the first offense, a mandatory fine of $500 is imposed and all scallops on board may be seized; [2007, c. 695, Pt. I, §7 (RPR).]
B. For the 2nd offense, a mandatory fine of $750 is imposed and all scallops on board may be seized; and [2007, c. 695, Pt. I, §7 (RPR).]
C. For the 3rd and subsequent offenses, a mandatory fine of $750 is imposed and all scallops on board may be seized. The penalty imposed pursuant to this paragraph is in addition to the penalty imposed under section 6728-B. [2007, c. 695, Pt. I, §7 (RPR).]
[ 2007, c. 695, Pt. I, §7 (RPR) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 661, §5 (NEW). 2007, c. 557, §6 (RPR). 2007, c. 607, Pt. B, §7 (RPR). 2007, c. 695, Pt. I, §7 (RPR).