Maine LD 308: An Act To Cap Fines Imposed for Certain Motor Carrier Violations

LD 308 (subjects: MOTOR CARRIERS , REGULATIONS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=308&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Ronald Collins of York: (R – District 34) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/10/2015 Senate Committee on TRANSPORTATION
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Collins of York REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2/10/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/14/2015 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator COLLINS of York the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report ACCEPTED.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
4/16/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative McLEAN of Gorham, the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
Placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Cap Fines Imposed for Certain Motor Carrier Violations

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

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA 558-A, sub- 4, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 530, 4, is amended to read:

4. Civil violations. A person commits a civil violation if that person violates this subchapter or a rule adopted pursuant to this subchapter and the violation is discovered during a compliance review as that term is defined in 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 385.3, unless the compliance review occurs during the course of or as a result of a criminal investigation. A person who violates this subsection is subject to a fine that must be determined with due consideration of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s uniform fine assessment program. A fine imposed may not be greater than the fine amount provided in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s uniform fine assessment program , and the total fine for a motor carrier with no previous violation discovered during a compliance review may not exceed $1,000.

summary

This bill provides that the total fine for violations of motor carrier laws for a motor carrier with no previous violation discovered during a compliance review may not exceed $1,000.

Patterns of Support

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