Maine LD 32: An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Signs on Interstate Highways in Maine

LD 32 (subjects: ROADS , DIRECTIONAL SIGNS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=32&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Eleanor Espling of New Gloucester: (R – District 65) — e-mail | Facebook

2 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
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.
4/23/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Signs on Interstate Highways in Maine

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

Sec. 1. 23 MRSA 1912-C, sub- 5, F and G, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 549, 3, are amended to read:

F. A transportation facility if signs for the facility significantly benefit the transportation system; and
G. A veterans, police or firefighters memorial that is located within 20 miles of an exit . ; and

Sec. 2. 23 MRSA 1912-C, sub- 5, H is enacted to read:

H. A cultural destination or historic destination that is located within 10 miles of an exit if that cultural destination or historic destination had a sign prior to August 1, 2014. For the purposes of this paragraph, “historic destination” includes but is not limited to a destination listed on the National Register of Historic Places or listed as a national historic landmark and “cultural destination” includes but is not limited to a museum.

summary

This bill allows for directional signs on interstate highways in Maine for a destination that is within 10 miles of the highway if the destination is cultural or historic and had a sign on those roads prior to August 1, 2014.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 32 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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