Maine LD 324: An Act To Control Fireworks in Monhegan Island Plantation

LD 324 (subjects: FIRE SAFETY , FIREWORKS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=324&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Michael Devin of Newcastle: (D – District 90) — e-mail | Facebook

2 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/10/2015 House Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Rosen of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety, in concurrence.
4/28/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative FOWLE of Vassalboro, the Majority Ought to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
TOMORROW ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING.
4/29/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.

READ the Second Time.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/30/2015 Senate Reports READ
On motion by Senator ROSEN of Hancock Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT
Unfinished Business
5/5/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/6/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/7/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
On motion by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln the Minority Ought Not To Pass Report Accepted , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
5/12/2015 House The House RECEDED and CONCURRED to ACCEPTANCE of the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report.
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
Placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Control Fireworks in Monhegan Island Plantation

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

Sec. 1. 8 MRSA 238 is enacted to read:

238. Monhegan Island Plantation

1. Consumer fireworks. A person may not use consumer fireworks at any time in Monhegan Island Plantation, except on July 4th between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. A person who violates this paragraph commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $2,500 may be adjudged, plus attorney’s fees and costs.
2. Fireworks; display inspection. The Monhegan Island Plantation fire safety official shall inspect the proposed site of a display for which a permit application has been made pursuant to section 227-A at the time the department conducts its inspection.

summary

This bill prohibits the use of consumer fireworks in Monhegan Island Plantation, except on July 4th, and requires the Monhegan Island Plantation fire safety official to inspect the proposed site of a fireworks display.

Patterns of Support

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