Maine Revised Statutes

§12810. Delisted species

1. Definition.  For purposes of this section, "delisted species" means a species that was listed as a state endangered or threatened species under section 12803 and after 2007 was removed from that list by the Legislature. The following is a delisted species:
A. Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus. [2009, c. 60, §2 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 60, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Prohibited acts regarding delisted species.  Except as otherwise authorized by the commissioner pursuant to this Part, a person may not intentionally:
A. Import into the State or export out of the State a delisted species. A person who violates this paragraph commits a Class D crime; [2009, c. 60, §2 (NEW).]
B. Hunt, trap or possess a delisted species within the State. A person who violates this paragraph commits a Class D crime; [2009, c. 60, §2 (NEW).]
C. Process, sell, offer for sale, deliver, carry, transport or ship, by any means whatsoever, a delisted species or any part of a delisted species. A person who violates this paragraph commits a Class D crime; or [2009, c. 60, §2 (NEW).]
D. Feed, set bait for or harass a delisted species. A law enforcement officer, as defined in Title 25, section 2801-A, subsection 5, must issue a warning to a person who violates this paragraph for the first time. A person who violates this paragraph after having previously been given a warning under this paragraph commits a Class D crime. [2009, c. 60, §2 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 60, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 60, §2 (NEW).