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
- Rep. Patricia Hymanson of York: (D – District 4) — e-mail
Rep. Beth O’Connor of Berwick: (R – District 5) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Mark Eves of North Berwick: (D – District 6) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Sen. David Woodsome of York: (R – District 33) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Ronald Collins of York: (R – District 34) — e-mail | Facebook
|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)|
An Act To Support Tourism Development in the City of Sanford
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:
(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.
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.
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