Maine LD 284: An Act To Amend the Law Concerning Overwidth Farm Tractors on Public Ways

LD 284 (subjects: TRAFFIC REGULATIONS , LOADS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=284&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Russell Black of Wilton: (R – District 114) — e-mail

7 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/5/2015 House Committee on Transportation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/10/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Collins of York, REFERRED to the Committee on Transportation, in concurrence.
4/7/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
4/9/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-31).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/14/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE
Committee Amendment “A” (H-31) READ and ADOPTED , in concurrence.
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
4/16/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-31), in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith.
4/23/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/28/2015 Senate On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin PLACED ON THE SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE pending ENACTMENT , in concurrence.
6/30/2015 Senate On Motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford taken from the SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE. PASSED TO BE ENACTED , in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 284 as originally introduced. L.D. 284 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (H-31) .

An Act To Amend the Law Concerning Overwidth Farm Tractors on Public Ways

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA 2381, sub- 2, B, as amended by PL 2005, c. 314, 14, is further amended to read:

B. Overwidth mowing machines, light farm tractors or other lightweight farming vehicles and equipment not customarily operated over public ways, if equipped with lights pursuant to section 1906, subsection 1, or reflectors at least 12 inches by 12 inches, to the front and rear adequately warning, during nighttime, other highway users of the extreme width; or

summary

Current law allows an overwidth light farm tractor to operate on a public way or bridge without a permit when the tractor is equipped with adequate lights or reflectors warning other highway users of the tractor???s extreme width. This bill allows all overwidth farm tractors to operate on public ways and bridges.

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This information about LD 284 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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