| Session - 126th Maine Legislature
H "A" to C "A", Filing Number H-797, Sponsored by McCabe
Amend the amendment in section 2 in §410-M by striking out all of subsection 1 (page 2, lines 25 to 35 in amendment) and inserting the following:
Amend the amendment by striking out all of section 3 and inserting the following:
‘Sec. 3. 38 MRSA §418-B is enacted to read:
§ 418-B. Prohibition on application of fertilizers near great ponds
Amend the amendment by striking out all of section 5 and inserting the following:
‘Sec. 5. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, DEPARTMENT OF
Land and Water Quality 0248
Initiative: Provides a one-time appropriation in fiscal year 2013-14 of $40,000 for the purpose of supporting the Maine Lakes Society in its implementation of the LakeSmart program, $20,000 for the purpose of managing and analyzing the data gathered by the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program and $10,000 for the purpose of supporting the Maine Joint Environmental Training Coordinating Committee in its development and implementation of water pollution control, water quality protection and other environmental training programs.
|GENERAL FUND TOTAL||$70,000||$0|
This amendment amends Committee Amendment "A" in the following manner:
1. It amends the provision regarding the education and technical assistance that must be provided by the Department of Environmental Protection in implementing the Lakes Assessment and Protection Program;
2. It amends the prohibition on application of a fertilizer near great ponds by changing the distance from the high-water line within which the prohibition applies and by removing the exception for persons applying fertilizer to stop, slow or remediate shoreline erosion or damage; and
3. It replaces the appropriations and allocations section to remove appropriations and allocations related to requirements that are removed in this amendment.
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