An Act To Amend Maine's Fish and Wildlife Licensing and Registration Laws
Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §10853, sub-§3, as enacted by PL 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 and affected by c. 614, §9, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
A license issued to a resident paraplegic under this subsection remains valid for the life of the license holder if the license holder continues to be a resident as that term is defined under section 10001, subsection 53 and the license is not revoked or suspended. A nonresident paraplegic may apply for and be qualified to be issued the complimentary licenses and permits referred to in this subsection as long as the state where the person resides provides a reciprocal privilege for resident paraplegics of this State.
Sec. 2. 12 MRSA §11154, sub-§17 is enacted to read:
Sec. 3. 12 MRSA §13058, sub-§4 is enacted to read:
1. Amends the law governing the complimentary license package for a person who has lost, or who has permanently lost the use of, both lower extremities to provide that such a person may, upon application, at no cost, obtain all hunting, trapping and fishing licenses, including permits, stamps and other permission needed to hunt, trap and fish;
2. Provides the commissioner authority to defer a moose permit for one season when a moose permit holder or immediate family member has a significant medical illness; and
3. Exempts from the State's lake and river protection sticker requirement New Hampshire watercraft and seaplanes operating on interstate waters between Maine and New Hampshire as long as New Hampshire reciprocates.