§11155. Wild turkey hunting permits

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Published: 2015

§11155. Wild turkey hunting permits


(CONTAINS TEXT WITH VARYING EFFECTIVE DATES)






1. Permit required. 
Except as otherwise authorized pursuant to this Part, a person may not hunt or possess
wild turkey unless that person has a valid permit issued under this section.


A person who violates this subsection commits a Class E crime for which the court
shall impose a fine of not less than $500, none of which may be suspended. The court
also shall impose a fine of $500 for each wild turkey unlawfully possessed, none of
which may be suspended.


[
2003, c. 552, §2 (AMD);
2003, c. 552, §15 (AFF);
2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF);
2003, c. 655, Pt. C, §§2, 6 (AFF)
.]









1-A. (TEXT EFFECTIVE UNTIL 1/1/16) Eligibility; big game license required. 
A person who possesses a valid license to hunt big game may obtain a permit to hunt
for wild turkey from the commissioner or an authorized agent.


[
2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §11 (NEW)
.]









1-A. (TEXT EFFECTIVE 1/1/16) Eligibility; hunting or archery license required. 
A person who possesses a valid hunting or archery hunting license to hunt may obtain a permit to hunt for wild turkey from the commissioner or an authorized
agent.


[
2015, c. 127, §6 (AFF);
2015, c. 281, Pt. E, §10 (AMD)
.]








1-B. Issuance; permit fee. 



[
2013, c. 387, §1 (AMD);
MRSA T. 12, §11155, sub-§1-B (RP)
.]








1-C. Issuance; permit fee.  
Beginning January 1, 2014, the commissioner, through the commissioner's authorized
agent, shall issue in wildlife management districts that are open by rule for wild
turkey hunting a combined fall and spring wild turkey hunting permit that allows an
eligible person to take wild turkeys in the spring and fall seasons in accordance
with section 11701. The fee for a combined fall and spring wild turkey hunting permit
is $20 for residents and nonresidents.


[
2013, c. 387, §2 (NEW)
.]








2. Issuance of wild turkey hunting permits. 




[
2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §12 (RP)
.]








3. Eligibility. 




[
2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §12 (RP)
.]








4. Application procedure and fee. 




[
2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §13 (RP)
.]








5. Wild turkey hunting permit fee. 




[
2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §14 (RP)
.]








6. Transfer of turkey permits. 




[
2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §14 (RP)
.]








7. Landowner; wild turkey permit. 




[
2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §14 (RP)
.]








8. Big game license required. 




[
2005, c. 12, Pt. III, §14 (RP)
.]





SECTION HISTORY

2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW).
2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF).
2003, c. 552, §2 (AMD).
2003, c. 552, §15 (AFF).
2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).
2003, c. 655, §B130 (AMD).
2003, c. 655, §§B422,C2,6 (AFF).
2005, c. 12, §§III11-14 (AMD).
2009, c. 213, Pt. OO, §8 (AMD).
2013, c. 387, §§1, 2 (AMD).
2015, c. 127, §3 (AMD).
2015, c. 127, §6 (AFF).
2015, c. 281, Pt. E, §10 (AMD).
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