LD 233
Session - 128th Maine Legislature
LR 795
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Establish a Statewide Scallop Harvesting Limit and Extend the Scallop Season

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §6721-B  is enacted to read:

§ 6721-B Scallop harvesting limit

A person may not harvest more than 90 pounds of scallops per day.

Sec. 2. 12 MRSA §6722, sub-§1,  as repealed and replaced by PL 2007, c. 695, Pt. I, §6, is amended to read:

1. Scallop fishing season.  Unless modified by rules adopted under section 6171-A, a person may not fish for or take scallops in the territorial waters from April 16th 23rd to November 30th, both days inclusive.


This bill creates a 90-pound per day, per person harvesting limit on scallops and adds a calendar week to the scallop season.

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