An Act To Make Hunting, Fishing and Trapping the Basis of Managing Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Resources
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §10051, first ¶, as enacted by PL 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 and affected by c. 614, §9, is amended to read:
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is established to preserve, protect and enhance the inland fisheries and wildlife resources of the State; to encourage the wise use of these resources; to ensure coordinated planning for the future use and preservation of these resources; and to provide for effective management of these resources ; and to use regulated hunting, fishing and trapping as the basis for the management of these resources whenever feasible.
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 127th Legislature, Second Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.