LD 833 (subjects: FISH , NONINDIGENOUS )
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- Rep. Steve Wood of Sabattus: (R – District 57) — e-mail
Rep. Craig Hickman of Winthrop: (D – District 81) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Henry Beck of Waterville: (D – District 110) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Sheldon Hanington of Lincoln: (R – District 142) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Scott Cyrway of Kennebec: (R – District 16) — e-mail | Facebook
|3/10/2015||House||Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife suggested and ordered printed.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|3/11/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Davis of Piscataquis, REFERRED to the Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in concurrence.|
|5/20/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Add Koi to the List of Fish Approved for Aquariums
1. Koi added to list. Resolved: That the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is directed to amend its rules in chapters 2 and 7 to add koi, Cyprinus carpio haematopterus, to the list of unrestricted fish that do not require an importation permit or possession permit. Rules adopted must specify that the keeping of koi is allowed only in a closed aquarium or pond system. For the purpose of these rules, “closed system” means a type of water system where the water is recirculated, no water is discharged into the environment and the wildlife or marine species held in the system cannot escape.
This resolve directs the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to amend its rules to add koi, Cyprinus carpio haematopterus, to the list of unrestricted fish that do not require an importation permit or possession permit and to allow koi to be kept only in a closed aquarium or pond system.
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