Maine LD 527: An Act To Repeal Outdated Agricultural Aviation Laws

LD 527 (subjects: AERONAUTICS , PILOTS (AVIATION) )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=527&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Ronald Collins of York: (R – District 34) — e-mail | Facebook

1 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/26/2015 Senate Committee on TRANSPORTATION
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Collins of York REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2/26/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/2/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED
READ ONCE
Assigned for Second Reading next Legislative Day
4/7/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
4/9/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
4/14/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.

In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/16/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/21/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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An Act To Repeal Outdated Agricultural Aviation Laws

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

Sec. 1. 6 MRSA 151, as amended by PL 1995, c. 504, Pt. B, 10, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:

151. Agricultural aviation

A person may not conduct agricultural operations inconsistent with Federal Air Regulation, Part 137.

A person may operate aircraft from a limited-use landing area for the purposes of conducting agricultural operations if the permission of the owner of the limited-use landing area has been obtained.

summary

This bill removes the requirement for the Commissioner of Transportation to issue a permit for agricultural aviation.

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