‘Sec. 9. 12 MRSA §12506, as amended by PL 2013, c. 148, §§1 and 2, is further amended to read:
§ 12506. Eel, sucker, lamprey and yellow perch harvesting method permit; elver prohibition; limitations on alewife harvesting
Each day a person violates this subsection, that person commits a Class E crime for which a minimum fine of $50 and an amount equal to twice the applicable license fee must be imposed.
The commissioner may place conditions on the use of gear allowed under this subsection and may prohibit or restrict the use of any gear used to concentrate species for harvest under this subsection.
Each day a person violates a condition or restriction placed on the use of gear allowed under this subsection, that person commits a Class E crime.
A person that violates this subsection commits a Class E crime.
A person who violates this subsection commits a Class E crime.
(1) A person who violates paragraph A commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged.
(2) A person who violates paragraph A after having been adjudicated as having committed 3 or more civil violations under this Part within the previous 5-year period commits a Class E crime.
If a person issued a permit under this section fails to provide information required under this section, the commissioner may refuse to renew or may revoke that person's permit. If a person becomes ineligible for a permit as a result of a violation of this section, that person may request a hearing in accordance with section 10905.
Sec. 10. 12 MRSA §12551-A, sub-§2-A is enacted to read: