Maine Revised Statutes

§6855. Shellfish transportation license

1. License required.  A person may not engage in the activities authorized under this section without a current:
A. Shellfish transportation license; or [2003, c. 452, Pt. F, §29 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
B. Supplemental shellfish transportation license. [2003, c. 452, Pt. F, §29 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. F, §29 (AMD); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
2. License activity.  The holder of a shellfish transportation license may buy certified shellfish and transport them beyond the state limits, to the extent these activities are expressly authorized by a shellfish certificate or its equivalent from another state.
[ 1977, c. 661, §5 (NEW) .]
3. License limitations.  All shellfish transported under this license must be procured from a wholesale seafood licensee certified under section 6856. A license authorizes these activities with only one vehicle owned, leased or rented by the license holder.
[ 2001, c. 421, Pt. B, §59 (AMD); 2001, c. 421, Pt. C, §1 (AFF) .]
4. Supplemental license.  A supplemental license must be obtained for each additional vehicle.
[ 2001, c. 421, Pt. B, §59 (AMD); 2001, c. 421, Pt. C, §1 (AFF) .]
5. Information required.  Each application must identify each vehicle or other mode of transportation to be used for transporting shellfish.
[ 2001, c. 421, Pt. B, §59 (AMD); 2001, c. 421, Pt. C, §1 (AFF) .]
6. Fees.  The fee for a shellfish transportation license is $230 and the fee for a supplemental license is $75.50.
[ 2017, c. 284, Pt. EEEEE, §28 (AMD) .]
7. Violation.  A person who violates this section commits a civil violation for which a forfeiture of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged.
[ 2001, c. 421, Pt. B, §59 (NEW); 2001, c. 421, Pt. C, §1 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 661, §5 (NEW). 1981, c. 480, §§12,15,16 (AMD). 1983, c. 824, §K3 (AMD). 1985, c. 243, (AMD). 1985, c. 379, §9 (AMD). 1987, c. 826, §6 (AMD). 1991, c. 528, §T18 (AMD). 1991, c. 528, §RRR (AFF). 1991, c. 591, §T18 (AMD). 2001, c. 421, §B59 (AMD). 2001, c. 421, §C1 (AFF). 2003, c. 20, §WW25 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §F29 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2009, c. 213, Pt. G, §41 (AMD). 2017, c. 284, Pt. EEEEE, §28 (AMD).