Maine Revised Statutes

§6808. Commercial green crab only license

1. License required.  It is unlawful for a person to engage in the activities authorized by this license under this section without a current commercial green crab only license.
[ 2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Licensed activities.  The holder of a commercial green crab only license may fish for or take green crabs or possess, ship, transport or sell green crabs that the license holder has taken.
[ 2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Reporting; rules. 
[ 2003, c. 170, §3 (RP) .]
4. Exemptions. 
[ 2017, c. 284, Pt. EEEEE, §23 (RP) .]
5. Eligibility.  A commercial green crab only license may be issued only to an individual.
[ 2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW) .]
6. License fees.  The fee for a commercial green crab only license is $2 for a resident license and $4 for a nonresident license, which authorizes the license holder to engage in the licensed activities under subsection 2.
[ 2017, c. 284, Pt. EEEEE, §24 (AMD) .]
7. Surcharge fees.  In addition to the license fees established in subsection 6, the commissioner shall assess a surcharge on each license issued under this section as follows, which must be deposited in the Green Crab Management Fund established in section 6809:
A. Eight dollars for a resident commercial green crab only license; and [2013, c. 492, §11 (AMD).]
B. Sixteen dollars for a nonresident commercial green crab only license. [2013, c. 492, §11 (AMD).]
[ 2017, c. 284, Pt. EEEEE, §25 (AMD) .]
8. Prohibition.  The holder of a commercial green crab only license may not have aboard a boat used for crab fishing any lobster or lobster parts.
[ 2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW). 2003, c. 170, §3 (AMD). 2009, c. 213, Pt. G, §§33, 34 (AMD). 2009, c. 229, §19 (AMD). 2013, c. 492, §§9-11 (AMD). 2017, c. 284, Pt. EEEEE, §§23-25 (AMD).