Maine LD 961: An Act To Support Tourism Development in the City of Sanford

LD 961 (subjects: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT , JOB OPPORTUNITY ZONES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=961&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Anne-Marie Mastraccio of Sanford: (D – District 18) — e-mail

5 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/17/2015 House Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/18/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Volk of Cumberland, REFERRED to the Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, in concurrence.
4/9/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Support Tourism Development in the City of Sanford

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

Sec. 1. 30-A MRSA 5250-J, sub- 3-A, E, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 652, Pt. D, 1 and affected by 2, is amended to read:

E. Washington County and , the Downeast region and the City of Sanford, including 2 3 pilot projects to be established by the commissioner:

(1) A pilot project for the property of the former Cutler naval computer and telecommunications station and for the City of Sanford, which may be excluded from the qualified business definitions established under section 5250-I, subsections 16 and 17 if a for-profit business is engaged in, or will engage in, tourism development including recreational tourism, experiential tourism, hotel development and theme park resort facility development; and

(2) A pilot project that allows seasonal employees in seasonal industries based on natural resources to be considered qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employees for the purposes of section 5250-I, subsection 18.

summary

This bill requires the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to establish a pilot project in the City of Sanford for tourism development including recreational tourism, experiential tourism, hotel development and theme park resort facility development by a for-profit business.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 961 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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