Maine LD 609: An Act To Provide an Incentive to Nonresident Landowners Who Own More than 250 Acres To Keep That Land Open for Hunting

LD 609 (subjects: HUNTING , LANDOWNER RELATIONS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=609&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. John L. Martin of Eagle Lake: (D – District 151) — e-mail

8 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.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. in concurrence
6/30/2015 House Carried over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. , in concurrence.
3/10/2016 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative DUCHESNE of Hudson, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-550) was READ and ADOPTED.
Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-550).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/15/2016 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-550) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence.
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-550) in concurrence
3/16/2016 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/17/2016 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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An Act To Provide an Incentive to Nonresident Landowners Who Own More than 250 Acres To Keep That Land Open for Hunting

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA 10853, sub- 17 is enacted to read:

17. Nonresidents who keep land open for hunting. The commissioner may issue, upon application, any hunting or fishing license at a reduced rate to a nonresident who owns more than 250 acres of land in this State and keeps that land open for hunting. The commissioner may adopt rules, which are routine technical rules under Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A, to implement this subsection.

SUMMARY

This bill authorizes the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to issue any hunting or fishing license at a reduced rate to a nonresident who owns more than 250 acres of land in this State and keeps that land open for hunting.

Patterns of Support

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