|129th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 1717||LR 2354(02)|
|An Act To Clarify and Correct Maine's Fish and Wildlife Laws|
|Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "|
|Committee: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
workload associated with the minimal number of new cases filed in the court
system does not require additional funding at this time.
The collection of additional fine revenue will increase General Fund and dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|Any additional costs to the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife as a result of technical and grammatical updates to the laws regarding the use of crossbows, the prohibition on hunting from vehicles or watercraft, the prohibition on carrying firearms while hunting, the trapping of beaver, smelt fishing violations and the timing of the removal of ice fishing shacks are anticipated to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.|