Maine LD 800: An Act To Prevent Passage of Alewives through the Grand Falls Dam on the St. Croix River

LD 800 (subjects: FISH , FISHWAYS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=800&PID=1456&snum=127


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Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Beth Turner of Burlington: (R – District 141) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

8 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/10/2015 House Committee on MARINE RESOURCES suggested and ordered printed.
On motion of Representative FREDETTE of Newport, TABLED pending REFERENCE.
ROLL CALL NO. 4
(Yeas 75 – Nays 73 – Absent 2 – Excused 0) (Vacancy 1)
Later today assigned.
3/10/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/11/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/12/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/17/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/18/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/19/2015 House Speaker laid before the House
Subsequently, the Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on MARINE RESOURCES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/24/2015 Senate On motion by Senator BAKER of Sagadahoc Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending REFERENCE , in concurrence.
Unfinished Business
3/25/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
3/26/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
3/31/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
4/1/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
On motion by Senator Davis of Piscataquis REFERRED to the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
4/2/2015 House The House INSISTED on REFERENCE to the Committee on MARINE RESOURCES.
Motion of Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester to ASK for a COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE FAILED.
ROLL CALL NO. 11
(Yeas 63 – Nays 82 – Absent 6 – Excused 0)
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/7/2015 Senate On motion by Senator BAKER of Sagadahoc The Senate RECEDED and CONCURRED With REFERENCE to Committee on Marine Resources , in concurrence.
5/21/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Prevent Passage of Alewives through the Grand Falls Dam on the St. Croix River

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA 6134, first , as enacted by PL 2013, c. 47, 1, is amended to read:

By May 1, 2013 May 1, 2016, the commissioner and the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife shall ensure that the fishways fishway on the Woodland Dam and the Grand Falls Dam located on the St. Croix River are is configured or operated in a manner that allows the unconstrained prevents passage of river herring.

summary

This bill requires the fishway on the Grand Falls Dam located on the St. Croix River to be configured or operated to prevent passage of river herring into the lakes that form the headwaters of the river, including, but not limited to, Grand Falls Flowage, Big Lake, West Grand Lake and Spednic Lake.

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