Indian Tribal-State Commission
UMBRELLA-UNIT NUMBER: 94-409
AGENCY NAME: Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission
PERSON, ADDRESS, PHONE: Diana Scully, Executive Director, PO Box
87, Hallowell, Maine 04347. Tel.: (207) 622-4815
RULES ADOPTED SINCE THE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None
2002-2003 RULE-MAKING ACTIVITY:
NUMBER (IF KNOWN): Chapter 201
TITLE: Fishing on Waters under Jurisdiction of Maine Indian Tribal-State
STATUTORY OR OTHER BASIS: 30 MRSA § 6207(3)
PURPOSE OF THE RULE: To license commercial activities on waters under
the jurisdiction of Maine Indian the Tribal-State Commission and other
issues that the State and the Tribes agree need to be addressed.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Summer 2003. Note: MITSC has planned to adopt
this rule over the past few years, but has deferred action. It continues
to be on MITSC's agenda.
LISTING OF AFFECTED PARTIES: Potentially benefited and regulated parties
include Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Tribal Members, as well as non Tribal
Members who fish on MITSC waters.
INFORMATION ON ANY PLANNED USE OF CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT:
MITSC is premised on the concept of consensus. Adoption of MITSC's rules
cannot occur unless there is agreement by the State of Maine, the Passamaquoddy
Tribe, and the Penobscot Nation.
of the Secretary of State