Maine Revised Statutes

§11153. Special season deer permits; fees

1. Special season deer hunting permits; authority to issue for special season.  The commissioner may implement a permit system to regulate hunter participation in a special season established by the commissioner pursuant to section 11402, subsection 4, paragraph B and the number, sex and age of deer harvested. A person may hunt or possess a deer of either sex during a special season on deer if that person has a valid permit issued by the commissioner. If permits are issued, the fee for an either-sex permit is $32 and the fee for an antlerless deer permit is $12.
[ 2015, c. 281, Pt. C, §5 (AMD) .]
2. Prohibition.  Except as otherwise authorized pursuant to this Part, a person may not hunt deer during a special season established under this section unless that person has a valid permit issued pursuant to this section.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
3. Penalty.  Each day a person violates this section that person commits a Class E crime for which a minimum fine of $50 and an amount equal to twice the applicable license fee must be imposed.
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §124 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B124 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2005, c. 12, §III8 (AMD). 2015, c. 281, Pt. C, §5 (AMD).