Maine LD 257: An Act To Allow a Person To Take a 20-minute Break from Monitoring Ice Fishing Lines

LD 257 (subjects: FISHING , ICE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=257&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Paul Davis of Piscataquis: (R – District 4) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

7 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/3/2015 Senate Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Davis of Piscataquis REFERRED to the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2/3/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/20/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Allow a Person To Take a 20-minute Break from Monitoring Ice Fishing Lines

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA 12659-A, sub- 3, as amended by PL 2005, c. 477, 18, is further amended to read:

3. Unattended lines. Except as provided in subsection 4, a person licensed to fish shall have all lines under that person’s immediate supervision , except that the person may leave those lines unattended for up to 20 minutes every 2 hours.

A. A person who violates this subsection commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged.
B. A person who violates this subsection 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.

SUMMARY

This bill allows a person to leave that person’s ice fishing lines unattended for up to 20 minutes every 2 hours.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 257 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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