Maine Revised Statutes

§11552. Moose hunting areas

1. Areas open to moose hunting.  The commissioner may designate by rule areas of the State open to moose hunting.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
2. Moose management.  To effectively manage the moose herd in the State, the commissioner may by rule establish:
A. The number of moose permits to be issued every year, including a percentage for antlerless moose; [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
B. The length of the moose hunting season; and [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
C. The timing of the moose hunting season. [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]

Rules adopted under this section are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. The commissioner shall report to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over wildlife matters by February 1st of each year on proposed actions under this section. [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).