Maine Revised Statutes

§6351. Suspension based on criminal conviction or civil adjudication

1. Grounds for suspension.  Any of the following is grounds for suspension of a license, the right to obtain a license or a certificate issued under this Part:
A. A conviction for a violation of a marine resources law; [2001, c. 421, Pt. B, §15 (NEW); 2001, c. 421, Pt. C, §1 (AFF).]
B. A conviction for a violation of Title 17-A, chapter 31; [2001, c. 421, Pt. B, §15 (NEW); 2001, c. 421, Pt. C, §1 (AFF).]
B-1. A conviction for a violation of Title 17-A, chapter 15; [2009, c. 394, §1 (NEW).]
B-2. A conviction for a violation of Title 17-A, section 802 that is directly related to an activity for which a lobster and crab fishing license is required; [2017, c. 197, §1 (NEW).]
B-3. A conviction for a violation of Title 17-A, section 805 that is directly related to an activity for which a lobster and crab fishing license is required; [2017, c. 197, §1 (NEW).]
C. A conviction for a criminal offense against a marine patrol officer while that officer is engaged in the performance of official duty; [2009, c. 394, §1 (AMD).]
D. A civil adjudication of having violated a marine resources law; or [2009, c. 394, §1 (AMD).]
E. A suspension authorized under section 6409 or 6410. [2009, c. 394, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2017, c. 197, §1 (AMD) .]
2. Suspension procedure.  In order to suspend a license or certificate because of a conviction or adjudication, the commissioner shall follow the procedures of this article.
[ 2001, c. 421, Pt. B, §15 (NEW); 2001, c. 421, Pt. C, §1 (AFF) .]
3. Denial of license.   An applicant for any license or certificate as set out in this chapter may be denied a license or certificate in the same manner as provided for in this section.
[ 2009, c. 394, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 661, §5 (NEW). 1995, c. 218, §1 (AMD). 2001, c. 421, §C1 (AFF). 2001, c. 421, §B15 (RPR). 2009, c. 394, §§1, 2 (AMD). 2017, c. 197, §1 (AMD).