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Key Votes

LD 1635 - Recreational Bear Trapping Ban - Key Vote

Maine Key Votes

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Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Motion Agreed (Senate) -
Legislation - "Ought Not to Pass" Report Adopted (House) (82-60) - (Key vote)

Title: Recreational Bear Trapping Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote on a motion not to pass a bill that would prohibit recreational bear trapping.

Highlights:
- Any violation of unlawful bear trapping would have resulted in a Class E crime (Sec. 2) - The commissioner would be in charge of establishing the rules regarding bear trapping (Sec. 2)
Note:

NOTE: PASSAGE OF AN "OUGHT NOT TO PASS" REPORT EFFECTIVELY DEFEATS THE BILL. HOWEVER, IT WILL STILL BE TRANSMITTED TO THE NEXT HOUSE FOR CONSIDERATION BEFORE THE BILL IS DEFEATED FOR THE SESSION.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting Bear Trapping

Sponsors

  • James M. Schatz (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
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