LD 28 (subjects: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE , FINES )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=28&PID=1456&snum=127
Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support
- Rep. Denise Harlow of Portland: (D – District 36) — e-mail
Rep. Jared Golden of Lewiston: (D – District 60) — e-mail
Rep. Paul Gilbert of Jay: (D – District 74) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Michael Devin of Newcastle: (D – District 90) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Arthur Verow of Brewer: (D – District 128) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Brian Hubbell of Bar Harbor: (D – District 135) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Stephen Stanley of Medway: (D – District 143) — e-mail
|1/13/2015||House||Committee on Transportation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|1/14/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Collins of York, REFERRED to the Committee on Transportation, in concurrence.|
|3/5/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Return Fifty Percent of the Fine for a Violation of the Motor Vehicle Laws to the Municipality in Which the Violation Occurred
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA 2602, sub- 4, as amended by PL 2003, c. 498, 6 and affected by 12, is further amended to read:
The remaining balance of the fines and forfeitures collected under this Title accrues to the General Fund.
This bill requires that 50% of a fine or forfeiture collected for a violation of the motor vehicle laws must be remitted to the municipality in which the violation occurred if the fine or forfeiture resulted from a summons issued by a municipal law enforcement agency.
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This information about LD 28 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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