Jan 27, 2017

Marine resource bills coming before the Maine Legislature in 2017





The below list of fishery-related bills is as of 1/27/17  Additional bills will appear  they are finalized
Bill Topics:  lobsters, shellfish, marine ,worms , eels, smelt & rockweed


LOBSTERS
LD 14   An Act To Extend the Legal Hours for Harvesting Lobster
LD 68   An Act To Implement an Owner-Operator Requirement in the Scallop and Sea Urchin Fisheries
LD 113  An Act To Stabilize Lobster Bait Prices
LD 149  An Act To Provide Additional Management for Limited-entry Lobster Zones
LD 202.  An Act To Abolish Municipal Shellfish Ordinances
This bill eliminates the authority of a municipality to adopt a shellfish conservation program and ordinance


SHELLFISH

* LD 68,  An Act To Implement an Owner-Operator Requirement in the Scallop and Sea Urchin Fisheries
* LD 233  An Act To Establish a Statewide Scallop Harvesting Limit and Extend the Scallop Season
 
MARINE WORMS
.* LD 115  An Act To Protect the Marine Worm Industry       

EELS 

SMELTS

ROCKWEED 













 
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