Representative Sean Paulhus [Democrat]
Bath ~ District 52
Towns in District: BathElected to replace Jennifer DeChant April 2, 2019
♦ Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
✉ 677 Middle Street
Bath, Maine 04530
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|LD 1551||An Act To Clarify Fishing Laws between the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the Department of Marine Resources as They Relate to Striped Bass in Inland Waters||Status: Referred to Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee, Amended by Committee amendment H-308, Enacted, Signed into law June 6, 2019|
This bill eliminates duplicative rulemaking by prohibiting the fishing or possession of striped bass taken from the inland waters of the State in violation of rules adopted by the Commissioner of Marine Resources.
This amendment clarifies the language of the bill but preserves the bill's intent, which is to provide that fishing for or possession of striped bass taken from the inland waters of the State in violation of striped bass rules adopted by the Commissioner of Marine Resources is prohibited and is subject to the applicable penalties for violating the fishing rules of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
LD 1551 Chaptered Law
LD 1551 Chaptered Law fiscal note