An Act To Give the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife the Authority To Extend Any Trapping Season Based on Weather Conditions or Other Factors
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §10105, sub-§18 is enacted to read:
18. Extend a trapping season. The commissioner, based on sound scientific wildlife management principles, may extend any open trapping season on any game species for up to 21 days if the commissioner has concerns about weather conditions or other unforeseen factors that may prevent publicly derived management goals from being met.
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 129th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.