Maine Revised Statutes

§12511. Permit to introduce fish or fish spawn into private pond

1. Permit required.  Except as otherwise authorized pursuant to this Part, a person may not introduce fish or fish spawn into a private pond without a valid permit issued under this section. A person who violates this subsection commits a Class E crime, except that, notwithstanding Title 17-A, section 1301, the fine may not be less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000.
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §257 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
2. Issuance.  The commissioner may issue a written permit to introduce fish or fish spawn into a private pond.
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §257 (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, §B422 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B257 (RPR).