Maine Revised Statutes

§12610. Unlawful importation or sale of certain fresh or frozen fish

1. Prohibition.  A person may not import or offer for sale fresh or frozen any of the following fish:
A. Salmon; [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §272 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
B. Brook trout; [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §272 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
C. Brown trout; [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §272 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
D. Rainbow trout; [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §272 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
E. Lake trout; or [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §272 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
F. Any member of the family salmonidae whose source is outside of the continental United States, Canada or Alaska or their adjacent waters. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §272 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §272 (RPR) .]
2. Penalty.  The following penalties apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates this section 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, §272 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates this section 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, §272 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §272 (RPR) .]
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, §B272 (RPR).