Maine LD 480: An Act To Allow Condominium and Homeowners Associations To Establish Swim Areas

LD 480 (subjects: RECREATION , PROPERTY ACCESS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=480&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Christine Powers of Naples: (D – District 68) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

0 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/24/2015 House Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/24/2015 Senate On motion by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending REFERENCE , in concurrence.
Unfinished Business
2/26/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
On motion by Senator Edgecomb of Aroostook REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
3/3/2015 House On motion of Representative McCABE of Skowhegan, TABLED pending FURTHER CONSIDERATION.
Later today assigned.
3/3/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/5/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/10/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/11/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/12/2015 House Unfinished Business
3/17/2015 House Speaker laid before the House
Subsequently, the House INSISTED on REFERENCE to the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE.
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/18/2015 Senate On motion by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis The Senate ADHERED To REFERENCE to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD).

Bill Text

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An Act To Allow Condominium and Homeowners Associations To Establish Swim Areas

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA 1900, sub- 1, A-1 is enacted to read:

A-1. “Common interest development” means a homeowners association, unit owners association or condominium owners association.

Sec. 2. 12 MRSA 1900, sub- 1, C, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 312, 1, is amended to read:

C. “Qualified entity” means a common interest development, camping area, recreational camp or governmental entity or governmentally sponsored group.

Sec. 3. 12 MRSA 1900, sub- 4, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 312, 1, is amended to read:

4. Issuance of permit. The director may issue a permit only to a qualified entity to establish and maintain a developed swim area within the water safety zone designed to provide recreational swimming opportunities for the public or, in the case of a common interest development, to provide recreational swimming opportunities for members of the common interest development.

summary

This bill allows homeowners associations, unit owners associations and condominium owners associations to be issued a permit by the Director of the Bureau of Parks and Lands within the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to establish developed swim areas.

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