LD 967
Session - 129th Maine Legislature
LR 1844
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Reduce the Spread of Invasive Aquatic Plants by Prohibiting Seine Fishing in Great Ponds

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

Sec. 1. 38 MRSA §410-N, sub-§4  is enacted to read:

4 Seine fishing in great ponds.   If the department documents the occurrence of invasive aquatic plants in a great pond, fishing in the great pond using a seine is prohibited. For purposes of this subsection, "great pond" has the same meaning as in section 436-A, subsection 7 and "seine" has the same meaning as in Title 12, section 10001, subsection 55.


This bill prohibits fishing using a seine in a great pond in which the Department of Environmental Protection has documented the occurrence of invasive aquatic plants.

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