Maine Revised Statutes

§11351. Bear bag limit

1. Hunting or trapping bear; 2-bear limit.   A person may not hunt or trap bear after that person has killed or registered one during an open season under section 11251 and one during the open season on trapping bear under section 12260.
[ 2011, c. 309, §2 (AMD) .]
2. Exceeding bag limit on bears.   A person may not possess more than 2 bears in any calendar year, except a person may keep more than one legally obtained bear in that person's home or as otherwise provided in law.
[ 2011, c. 309, §3 (AMD) .]
3. Penalty.  A person who violates subsection 1 or 2 commits a Class D crime for which the court shall impose a sentencing alternative involving a term of imprisonment not to exceed 180 days; the court also shall impose a fine of not less than $1,000, none of which may be suspended.
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §164 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 552, §4 (AMD). 2003, c. 552, §15 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §§B162-164 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §§B422,C2,6 (AFF). 2011, c. 309, §§2, 3 (AMD).