An Act To Protect Maine's State Parks and State Historic Sites
Emergency preamble. Whereas, acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and
Whereas, this legislation needs to take effect before the 2009 summer recreational season begins; and
Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §1580-E is enacted to read:
§ 1580-E. Smoking in state parks and state historic sites
Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.