Maine LD 608: An Act To Allow Junior, Senior and Veteran Hunters To Shoot Antlerless Deer on the Opening Day of Hunting Season

LD 608 (subjects: HUNTING , SEASON )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=608&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Sheldon Hanington of Lincoln: (R – District 142) — e-mail | Facebook

6 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/3/2015 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.
3/5/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Davis of Piscataquis, REFERRED to the Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in concurrence.
5/12/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Allow Junior, Senior and Veteran Hunters To Shoot Antlerless Deer on the Opening Day of Hunting Season

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA 11401-A is enacted to read:

11401-A. Opening day antlerless deer; youth, seniors and veterans

A person who possesses a valid junior hunting license, a person who is 65 years of age or older who possesses a valid hunting license or a veteran who possesses a valid hunting license may take an antlerless deer with a firearm on the first day of the regular deer hunting season established in section 11401. A person who takes an antlerless deer pursuant to this section must pay a registration fee of $10 at the time that person registers the antlerless deer. A person who is 65 years of age or older and a veteran may not take more than one antlerless deer pursuant to this section.

For purposes of this section, “veteran” means a person who served in the United States Armed Forces and was not dishonorably discharged.

SUMMARY

This bill allows a licensed junior hunter, veteran or person who is 65 years of age or older to take an antlerless deer with a firearm on the first day of the regular deer hunting season and imposes a $10 deer registration fee.

Patterns of Support

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