Maine LD 789: An Act To Require That Projects Undertaken by the Maine Turnpike Authority Have an Anticipated Useful Life of at Least 15 Years

LD 789 (subjects: TURNPIKE AUTHORITY , DUTIES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=789&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Patricia Hymanson of York: (D – District 4) — e-mail

1 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/10/2015 House Committee on Transportation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/11/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Collins of York, REFERRED to the Committee on Transportation, in concurrence.
4/30/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Require That Projects Undertaken by the Maine Turnpike Authority Have an Anticipated Useful Life of at Least 15 Years

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

Sec. 1. 23 MRSA 1966, sub- 1-A is enacted to read:

1-A. Consideration of useful life of construction and reconstruction. In determining whether to undertake construction or reconstruction of the turnpike or its connecting tunnels and bridges, overpasses, underpasses, interchanges and toll facilities, the authority shall include in its evaluation the expected useful life of the proposed construction or reconstruction. The authority may not undertake a proposed construction or reconstruction that has an expected useful life of less than 15 years.

SUMMARY

This bill requires that, in determining whether to undertake construction or reconstruction of the turnpike or its connecting tunnels and bridges, overpasses, underpasses, interchanges and toll facilities, the Maine Turnpike Authority include in its evaluation the expected useful life of the proposed construction or reconstruction. The bill prohibits the authority from undertaking a proposed construction or reconstruction that has an expected useful life of less than 15 years.

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