Maine LD 638: An Act To Authorize the Transfer of State-owned Real Estate to the City of Belfast

LD 638 (subjects: STATE GOVERNMENT , LAND CONVEYANCES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=638&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Michael Thibodeau of Waldo: (R – District 11) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

3 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/3/2015 Senate Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Willette of Aroostook REFERRED to the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
3/3/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/14/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED.

READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (S-33) READ and ADOPTED.
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
4/16/2015 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 AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (S-33).
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
4/23/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
On OBJECTION of Representative McCABE of Skowhegan REMOVED.
The Committee Report was READ and ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (S-33) was READ and ADOPTED.
Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (S-33).
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/23/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/28/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 638 as originally introduced. L.D. 638 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (S-33) .

An Act To Authorize the Transfer of State-owned Real Estate to the City of Belfast

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

Sec. 1. 37-B MRSA 264, sub- 3, P, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 406, 4, is amended to read:

P. The Fort Kent Armory, located on Armory Road, Fort Kent, by means of a quitclaim deed as long as the purchaser agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the State from all claims, including any environmental clean-up costs that may arise in connection with the land or the buildings constituting the armory; and

Sec. 2. 37-B MRSA 264, sub- 3, Q, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 406, 5, is amended to read:

Q. The Gardiner Armory, located on Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, by means of a quitclaim deed as long as the purchaser agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the State from all claims, including any environmental clean-up costs that may arise in connection with the land or the buildings constituting the armory . ; and

Sec. 3. 37-B MRSA 264, sub- 3, R is enacted to read:

R. The Belfast Armory, located on U.S. Route 1, Belfast, by means of a quitclaim deed as long as the purchaser agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the State from all claims, including any environmental clean-up costs that may arise in connection with the land or the buildings constituting the armory.

Sec. 4. 37-B MRSA 264, sub- 6 is enacted to read:

6. Special provisions for the Belfast Armory. Notwithstanding subsection 1, the Adjutant General may execute a like-kind exchange of a portion of the Belfast Armory property, located on U.S. Route 1, Belfast, for real property of substantially equal value, subject to the provisions of subsection 3, paragraph R.

SUMMARY

This bill authorizes the Adjutant General to sell the Belfast Armory or execute a like-kind exchange of a portion of the Belfast Armory property.

Patterns of Support

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