Maine LD 291: An Act To Allow the Hunting of Small Game Animals with a Slingshot

LD 291 (subjects: HUNTING , REGULATIONS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=291&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Andre Cushing of Penobscot: (R – District 10) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

7 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/5/2015 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.
2/5/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/9/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Allow the Hunting of Small Game Animals with a Slingshot

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA 11214, sub- 1, N, as enacted by PL 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, 2 and affected by c. 614, 9, is amended to read:

N. Hunt a wild animal or wild bird by any method other than by the usual method of shooting with a firearm not larger than number 10-gauge or shooting with a hand-held bow and arrow or , by falconry or by slingshot for certain small game species designated by the commissioner; or

SUMMARY

This bill allows the use of a slingshot to hunt certain small game species designated by the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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This information about LD 291 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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