LD 67 (subjects: MUNICIPALITIES , ACCESS TO INFORMATION )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=67&PID=1456&snum=127
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- Rep. Diane Russell of Portland: (D – District 39) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. John Schneck of Bangor: (D – District 126) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Stephen Stanley of Medway: (D – District 143) — e-mail
|1/14/2015||House||Committee on State and Local Government suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|1/20/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Willette of Aroostook, REFERRED to the Committee on State and Local Government, in concurrence.|
|3/3/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Amend the Law Regarding the Annual Municipal Report Requirement
Sec. 1. 30-A MRSA 2801, sub- 1 and 2, as enacted by PL 1987, c. 737, Pt. A, 2 and Pt. C, 106 and amended by PL 1989, c. 6; c. 9, 2; and c. 104, Pt. C, 8 and 10, are further amended to read:
Sec. 2. 30-A MRSA 2801, sub- 6, as enacted by PL 1987, c. 737, Pt. A, 2 and Pt. C, 106 and amended by PL 1989, c. 6; c. 9, 2; and c. 104, Pt. C, 8 and 10, is repealed.
This bill makes the following changes regarding the statutory requirements regarding annual municipal reports:
1. It allows a summary of all financial transactions in lieu of a record of all financial transactions;
2. It makes the listing of delinquent taxpayers and engineering and survey reports optional; and
3. It eliminates the penalty for a municipal official who refuses or neglects to perform a duty related to annual reporting.
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