Maine Revised Statutes

§11158. Migratory game bird certification

1. Certification required; exception.  A person may not hunt migratory game birds unless that person is certified under this section. This section does not apply to a resident of the State who is 70 years of age or older and who is issued a complimentary license pursuant to section 10853, subsection 1.
A. A person who violates this subsection commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged, unless otherwise specified. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §133 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates this subsection after having been adjudicated as having committed 3 or more civil violations under this Part within the previous 5-year period commits a Class E crime. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §133 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §133 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
2. Eligibility.  A resident of the State, nonresident or alien who is eligible to obtain a state hunting license is eligible to be certified to hunt migratory game birds.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
3. Certification procedure.  An eligible person becomes certified to hunt migratory game birds when that person indicates on that person's hunting license at the time of purchase the intention to hunt migratory game birds during the calendar year for which the license is valid.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B133 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF).