|126th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 99||LR 348(01)|
|An Act To Allow Hunting for Deer with a Crossbow during the Expanded Archery Season|
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill|
|Sponsor: Rep. Wood of Sabattus|
|Committee: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement|
|FY 2013-14||FY 2014-15||Projections FY 2015-16||Projections FY 2016-17|
|Net Cost (Savings)|
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
D and Class E crimes and civil violations.
A reduction in fines will decrease General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|This legislation allows a person to hunt with a crossbow during an expanded archery deer hunting season that is to be established in rule. The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife estimates that this expanded season would increase sales of crossbow and expanded archery permits and result in an increase in General Fund revenue of $24,062 beginning in fiscal year 2013-14.|