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Measure Details

Question 1: Citizen Initiative

Maine Ballot Measure - LD 1845/IB 1

Election: Nov. 4, 2014 (General)
Outcome: Pending

Categories:
Animals and Wildlife

Summary

This initiated bill prohibits the use of dogs to hunt or pursue bear, the use of bait to hunt or attract bear and the setting of a trap to hunt or capture bear. The use of dogs, bait or a trap is permitted for certain scientific and research purposes or for state or federal employees when necessary to hunt or capture a specific offending bear that threatens livestock, domestic animals, threatened or endangered wildlife or public safety. Baiting is also permitted by owners or operators of commercial timberlands in order to prevent damage to commercial timberland.

Measure Text

Do you want to ban the use of bait, dogs or traps in bear hunting except to protect property, public safety, or for research?

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