Maine Revised Statutes

§11502. Deer tags and tagging

1. Deer tags.  The commissioner shall prescribe the form and content of and produce a deer tag.
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §173 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
2. Tagging.  Prior to presenting a deer for registration, a person may not possess or leave in the field or forest a deer killed by that person unless the deer has securely attached to it a plainly visible tag that conforms to the requirements established under this section.
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §173 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
3. Penalties.  The following penalties apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates subsection 2 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §173 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates subsection 2 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, §173 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §173 (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, §B173 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF).