LD 414 (subjects: LICENSING , ARBORISTS )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=414&PID=1456&snum=127
- Rep. Brian Hobart of Bowdoinham: (R – District 55) — e-mail | Facebook
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|2/12/2015||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 MASON of Androscoggin REFERRED to the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, in concurrence.|
|3/19/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Remove Certain Exemptions to the Laws Concerning Tree Specialists
Sec. 1. 7 MRSA 2174, sub- 3 and 4, as enacted by PL 1999, c. 84, 3, are amended to read:
Sec. 2. 7 MRSA 2174, sub- 5, as enacted by PL 1999, c. 84, 3, is repealed.
Sec. 3. 7 MRSA 2175, sub- 1, as amended by PL 2001, c. 299, 3, is further amended to read:
This bill eliminates the arborist licensing exemption for highway contractors, subcontractors and their employees who remove trees during the performance of contracts for the construction or maintenance of highways and general contractors who remove interfering shade or ornamental trees or interfering parts of shade or ornamental trees in the conduct of their regular business. This bill also increases the penalty for violating a provision of the laws regarding arborists from up to $500 per day to up to $1,000 per day but provides for a warning for a first offense.
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