Maine Revised Statutes

§6032-A. Marine Recreation Fishing Conservation and Management Fund

1. Fund established.   The Marine Recreation Fishing Conservation and Management Fund, referred to in this section as "the fund," is established within the department. The commissioner may receive on behalf of the fund funds from any source. All money received into the fund must be used for the purposes of the fund under subsection 2. Unexpended balances in the fund at the end of the fiscal year do not lapse but must be carried forward to the next fiscal year to be used for the purposes of the fund. Any interest earned on the money in the fund must be credited to the fund.
[ 2011, c. 598, §6 (NEW) .]
2. Uses of fund.   The commissioner may authorize the expenditure of money from the fund for research and conservation efforts related to the saltwater recreational fishery.
[ 2011, c. 598, §6 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2011, c. 598, §6 (NEW).