LD 1177 LR 1124(02)
An Act To Implement the Recommendations from the Discontinued and Abandoned Roads Stakeholder Group
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: State and Local Government
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
State Mandate - Exempted
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
Increases the number of civil cases.
The collection of additional filing fees may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
State Mandates
Required Activity Unit Affected Local Cost
Municipalities will be required to conduct a public hearing, file orders of discontinuance with the registry of deeds and the Department of Transportation, provide notice to abutting property owners and hold a vote of the municipal legislative body to discontinue a town way. By January 1, 2016, municipalities must prepare a list of all town ways that are currently maintained with public funds and town ways that have been discontinued since 1965. Municipality Moderate statewide
Pursuant to the Mandate Preamble, the two-thirds vote of all members elected to each House exempts the State from the constitutional requirement to fund 90% of the additional costs.