Maine Revised Statutes

§12555. Checking baitfish traps

1. Prohibition.  While trapping for baitfish in the inland waters with the use of a baitfish trap as defined in section 10001, subsection 7, a person shall check the baitfish trap or cause the baitfish trap to be checked at least once in every 7 calendar days.
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §265 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
2. Penalty.  The following penalties apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates subsection 1 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, §265 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates subsection 1 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, §265 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §265 (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, §B265 (RPR).