Maine Revised Statutes

§11160. Coyote night hunting permit

1. Permit required.  Except as otherwise authorized pursuant to this Part, a person may not hunt coyote at night unless that person has a valid permit issued under this section. Each night 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. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
2. Eligibility; hunting license required.  A person who possesses a valid hunting license is eligible to obtain a permit from the commissioner to hunt coyotes at night, except that a permit may not be issued to a person who has been convicted of a violation of section 11206 within 5 years of the date of application for the permit.
[ RR 2011, c. 1, §17 (COR) .]
3. Issuance.  The commissioner shall issue a permit to hunt coyotes at night to eligible persons at a fee of $4.
[ 2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §18 (AMD) .]
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B135 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2005, c. 12, §III18 (AMD). RR 2011, c. 1, §17 (COR).