§11151. Bear hunting permit
1. Permit required. Except as otherwise authorized pursuant to this Part, a person may not hunt for bear without a valid permit from the first Monday preceding September 1st to the day preceding the open firearm season on deer. This section does not apply to trapping for bear.
Each day a person violates this subsection that person commits a Class E crime for which a minimum fine of $50 and an amount equal to twice the applicable license fee must be imposed.
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §118 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
2. Eligibility; hunting or archery license required. A person who possesses a valid hunting or archery hunting license may obtain a permit to hunt for bear from the commissioner or an authorized agent.
[ 2015, c. 281, Pt. E, §7 (AMD) .]
3. Issuance; permit fee. The commissioner, through the commissioner's authorized agent, shall issue a bear hunting permit to an eligible person. The annual fee for each permit issued is $27 for residents and $74 for nonresidents.
[ 2009, c. 213, Pt. OO, §6 (AMD) .]
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B118 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2005, c. 12, §III7 (AMD). 2009, c. 213, Pt. OO, §6 (AMD). 2015, c. 281, Pt. E, §7 (AMD).