Maine LD 320: An Act Regarding Retrieving Wounded Bear

LD 320 (subjects: GAME , BEAR )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=320&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Russell Black of Wilton: (R – District 114) — e-mail

8 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/10/2015 House Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Davis of Piscataquis, REFERRED to the Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in concurrence.
4/23/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative SHAW of Standish, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-76) was READ and ADOPTED.
TOMORROW ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING.
4/28/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.

READ the Second Time.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-76).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/29/2015 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-76) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence. ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
4/30/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-76), in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith.
5/5/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/6/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 320 as originally introduced. L.D. 320 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (H-76) .

An Act Regarding Retrieving Wounded Bear

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA 11225, as enacted by PL 2007, c. 168, 6, is amended to read:

11225. Retrieval of wounded or killed big game after hours

Notwithstanding section 11109, subsection 3, paragraph N or section 11206, a person licensed to guide hunters under section 12853 whose client during a guided hunt wounds or kills a bear, deer or moose may track and dispatch that animal outside of legal hunting hours. A person licensed to guide hunters may use one leashed dog outside of legal hunting hours to track and dispatch a bear wounded by the guide’s client.

SUMMARY

This bill allows a person licensed to guide hunters to use one leashed dog outside of legal hunting hours to track and dispatch a bear wounded by the guide’s client.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 320 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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