Maine Revised Statutes

§12756. Tampering with fishway

1. Prohibition.  A person without authority from the commissioner may not:
A. Tamper with a fishway; [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
B. Close a fishway to fish migration; [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
C. Introduce foreign objects into a fishway; or [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
D. Otherwise damage or destroy a fishway. [2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §300 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §300 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
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, §301 (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, §301 (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, §301 (RPR) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §§B300,301 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF).