Maine LD 316: An Act To Provide a Waiver of Short-term Camping Fees at State-owned Parks, Camping Areas and Beaches for Members of Federally Recognized Indian Tribes in the State

LD 316 (subjects: PUBLIC LANDS , STATE PARKS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=316&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Henry John Bear of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians: (U – District 154) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/10/2015 House Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Edgecomb of Aroostook, REFERRED to the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, in concurrence.
3/10/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Provide a Waiver of Short-term Camping Fees at State-owned Parks, Camping Areas and Beaches for Members of Federally Recognized Indian Tribes in the State

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA 1819, as amended by PL 2013, c. 1, Pt. J, 1 and c. 405, Pt. A, 24, is further amended by adding at the end a new paragraph to read:

A member of a federally recognized Indian tribe in the State, as well as any family member of the tribal member who is with the tribal member, may camp once a year at any one state-owned park, camping area or beach for one overnight stay without having to pay a camping fee.

SUMMARY

This bill waives camping fees for the once-a-year, overnight stay of a member of a federally recognized Indian tribe in the State, as well as any family member of the tribal member who is with the tribal member, at any one state-owned park, camping area or beach.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 316 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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