An Act To Permit the Landing of Dragged Crabs as Bycatch
Emergency preamble. Whereas, acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and
Whereas, given the serious recent restrictions on groundfishing, this legislation may provide some relief to the troubled industry; and
Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,
Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §6421, sub-§4, as amended by PL 1991, c. 591, Pt. T, §1, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
This subsection is repealed June 30, 2012.
Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved, except as otherwise indicated.