Maine Revised Statutes

§11160. Coyote night hunting permit

1. Permit required.  Except as otherwise authorized pursuant to this Part, a person may not hunt coyote at night unless that person has a valid permit issued under this section. Each night a person violates this subsection 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. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
2. Eligibility; hunting license required.  A person who possesses a valid hunting license is eligible to obtain a permit from the commissioner to hunt coyotes at night, except that a permit may not be issued to a person who has been convicted of a violation of section 11206 within 5 years of the date of application for the permit.
[ RR 2011, c. 1, §17 (COR) .]
3. Issuance.  The commissioner shall issue a permit to hunt coyotes at night to eligible persons at a fee of $4.
[ 2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §18 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B135 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2005, c. 12, §III18 (AMD). RR 2011, c. 1, §17 (COR).