The legislature’s Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has scheduled hearings on eight bills on February 4 and 6.
You can access these bills and read the details on the legislature’s website. You can also listen to the hearings online, through the legislature’s website.
On February 4 at 1 pm, these are the bills that will be heard:
LD 175, An Act to Extend the Deer Hunting Season by Two Saturdays, sponsored by Representative McCrea of Fort Fairfield
LD 188, An Act to Provide for an Expanded Muzzle-Loading-Only Deer Hunting Season presented by Representative Tuell of East Machias
LD 190, An Act to Provide Antlerless Deer Permits to Senior Resident Lifetime Hunting License Holders, sponsored by Representative Hutchins of Penobscot County
LD 265, An Act to Increase Opportunities for Hunters, Anglers, and Sporting Camps by Extending the Seasons on Upland Game, sponsored by Senator Black of Franklin County
On February 6 at 9 am, these are the bills that will be heard:
LD 74, An Act to Reform Maine’s Fish and Wildlife Management System, sponsored by Senator Pouliot of Kennebec County
LD 79, An Act to Protect Shooting Ranges, sponsored by Representative Corey of Windham
LD 121, An Act to Require the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to Implement a Firearm Safety and Firearm Violence Prevention Program, sponsored by Representative Fecteau of Biddeford
LD 258, An Act to Establish and Coordinate a Volunteer Corps of Search and Rescue Specialists Within the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, sponsored by Senator Miramant of Knox County