Maine Revised Statutes

§6807. Seaweed harvesting rules


The commissioner may adopt rules regulating the harvest of seaweed on a species-specific basis, including, but not limited to, the total number of licenses that may be issued, the designation of a harvesting season or seasons, the quantity of the resource that may be harvested in a season, areas that may be open or closed to harvest, the designation of sectors, limitations on harvest by sector, establishment of a process for allocation to sectors and gear and techniques that may be used in harvesting. Rules establishing a process for the allocation to sectors under this section are major substantive rules pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.   All other rules adopted under this section are routine technical rules pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. [2013, c. 558, §1 (AMD).]

RR 1999, c. 1, §19 (RAL). 2013, c. 169, §1 (AMD). 2013, c. 558, §1 (AMD).