An Act To Protect Title to Real and Personal Property of Public Employees
Sec. 1. 14 MRSA c. 755 is enacted to read:
CIVIL RECOVERY FOR FALSE FILING AGAINST PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
§ 8601. Civil recovery by public employees for falsely filed recordable instrument
This bill permits a civil action by a public employee to recover damages from a person who files a lien or encumbrance against the real or personal property of the public employee knowing or believing the lien or encumbrance to be false or without legal authority. The public employee is authorized to recover damages in the amount of the value of the lien or encumbrance and legal costs attributable to bringing legal action.