|130th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 445||LR 729(02)|
|An Act To Allow Deer Baiting by Hunters|
|Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "|
|Committee: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|Minor cost impact - General Fund
Minor revenue decrease - General Fund
Minor revenue decrease - Other Special Revenue Funds
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
of workload associated with the minimal number of cases that will no longer
be filed in the court system.
Reductions in the collection of fine and/or fee revenue may decrease General Fund and other dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|This bill would authorize the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to allow deer baiting under certain conditions in the open seasons on deer in 2021, 2022, 2023 and report back on findings and recommendations regarding the baiting of deer by January 1, 2024. Any additional costs to IFW as a result of the rulemaking process or reporting requirements are anticipated to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.|