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
Fiscal Note
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
The additional 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.