Maine Revised Statutes

§109. Conflicts of interest

In addition to the limitations of Title 5, section 18, the following limitations apply to prevent conflicts of interest. [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]

1. Public utilities.  A member or employee of the commission may not:
A. Have any official or professional connection or relation with any public utility or competitive service provider operating within this State; [1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §11 (AMD); 1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §§104, 105 (AFF).]
B. Hold any stock or securities in any public utility or competitive service provider operating within this State; [1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §11 (AMD); 1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §§104, 105 (AFF).]
C. Render a professional service against any such public utility or competitive service provider; or [1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §11 (AMD); 1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §§104, 105 (AFF).]
D. Be a member of a firm that renders service against any such public utility or competitive service provider. [1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §11 (AMD); 1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §§104, 105 (AFF).]
[ 1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §11 (AMD); 1999, c. 398, Pt. A, §§104, 105 (AFF) .]
2. Appointment to civil office.  No commissioner may hold any other civil office of profit or trust under the Federal Government or State Government except the office of notary public.
[ RR 2009, c. 2, §97 (COR) .]
3. Political party.  No commissioner may serve on or under a committee of a political party.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 141, §A6 (NEW). 1999, c. 398, §A11 (AMD). 1999, c. 398, §§A104,105 (AFF). RR 2009, c. 2, §97 (COR).