Maine Revised Statutes

§6808. Commercial green crab only license

1. License required.  It is unlawful for a person to engage in the activities authorized by this license under this section without a current commercial green crab only license.
[ 2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Licensed activities.  The holder of a commercial green crab only license may fish for or take green crabs or possess, ship, transport or sell green crabs that the license holder has taken.
[ 2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Reporting; rules.
[ 2003, c. 170, §3 (RP) .]
4. Exemption.  Notwithstanding subsection 1, a license is not required to fish for, take, possess or transport green crabs for personal use. A municipality or the holder of an aquaculture lease or license that harvests green crabs under authorization from the department is not required to have a commercial green crab license as long as the harvesting of green crabs occurs under supervision of the municipality or the holder of an aquaculture lease or license.
[ 2009, c. 229, §19 (AMD) .]
5. Eligibility.  A commercial green crab only license may be issued only to an individual.
[ 2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW) .]
6. Fees.  The fee for a commercial green crab only license is $38 for a resident license and $76 for a nonresident license, which authorizes the license holder to engage in the licensed activities under subsection 2.
[ 2009, c. 213, Pt. G, §33 (AMD) .]
7. Disposition of fees.  Fees for commercial green crab only licenses must be deposited in the Green Crab Management Fund established in section 6809 as follows:
A. Thirty-three dollars for a resident commercial green crab only license; and [2009, c. 213, Pt. G, §34 (NEW).]
B. Sixty-six dollars for a nonresident commercial green crab only license. [2009, c. 213, Pt. G, §34 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 213, Pt. G, §34 (AMD) .]
8. Prohibition.  The holder of a commercial green crab only license may not have aboard a boat used for crab fishing any lobster or lobster parts.
[ 2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2001, c. 186, §1 (NEW). 2003, c. 170, §3 (AMD). 2009, c. 213, Pt. G, §§33, 34 (AMD). 2009, c. 229, §19 (AMD).

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