Rulemaking Proposals Open to Public Comment

 ADVERTISE: October 2, 2019

AGENCY:  09-137   

CHAPTER NUMBER AND TITLE: Chapter 2.05 – Bass Fishing Tournaments

BRIEF SUMMARY: In accordance with 12 MRS, Section 12505, SS5, the Commissioner may adopt rules related to bass fishing tournaments.  The proposed rule would allow five additional boats (from 15 to 20) to participate in Club tournaments on waters exceeding 1,000 acres, where trailered rig parking does not occur at a public boat launch facility. Please contact the agency rulemaking contact person for a complete copy of the proposed rule. 

Date, time, and location of PUBLIC HEARING: None scheduled

COMMENT DEADLINE: November 1, 2019

CONTACT PERSON FOR THIS FILING: Becky Orff, Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, 284 State Street, #41 State House Station, Augusta, ME  04333; becky.orff@maine.gov

FINANCIAL IMPACT ON MUNICIPALITIES OR COUNTIES: No fiscal impact anticipated.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY FOR THIS RULE: 12 MRS Section 12505

E-MAIL FOR OVERALL AGENCY RULE-MAKING LIAISON: Becky.Orff@maine.gov


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