Maine Revised Statutes

§12757. Management of brook trout and landlocked salmon

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Part, any rule that includes a proposal to establish or amend the time, place or manner in which a person may fish for brook trout or landlocked salmon on inland waters is a routine technical rule as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. The department shall provide the information in subsections 1 to 3 to any person upon request and at all hearings or meetings that relate to the time, place or manner in which a person may fish for brook trout or landlocked salmon on inland waters: [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]

1. Information.  Information and interpretation leading to rule proposals including alternative proposals that staff have considered but not proposed;
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
2. Assessment of biological potential.  An assessment of the biological potential of the waters affected and management goals for those waters, including the best scientific judgment of the probable outcome and the probability of success of the plan relating to the management of brook trout and landlocked salmon; and
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
3. Assessment of ability to evaluate success.  A realistic assessment of the ability of fisheries staff to evaluate success of the management through future surveys.
[ 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).

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