Maine Revised Statutes

§11603. Unlawful firearms for hunting moose

1. Prohibition.  A person may not use a .17 or .22 caliber rimfire firearm or a shotgun using shot loads to hunt moose.
[ 2013, c. 236, §4 (AMD) .]
1-A. Hunting moose with a crossbow; 70 years of age or older. 
[ 2013, c. 236, §5 (RP) .]
2. Penalties.  The following penalties apply to violations of subsection 1.
A. A person who violates subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §177 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates subsection 1 after having been adjudicated as having committed 3 or more civil violations under this Part within the previous 5-year period commits a Class E crime. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §177 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §177 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B177 (RPR). 2005, c. 477, §13 (AMD). 2011, c. 61, §5 (AMD). 2013, c. 236, §§4, 5 (AMD).