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An Act Regarding Limitations on Certain Storm Water Fees

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 38 MRSA §420-E  is enacted to read:

§ 420-E Municipal storm water ordinances; transportation systems

1 Definitions.   As used in this section, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.
A "Adjunct facility" includes, but is not limited to, an intermodal transportation facility, freight yard, railroad station and toll facility.
B "Commercial property" includes retail service plazas, tourist information centers and other property whose primary function is commercial activity.
C "Transportation system" includes, but is not limited to, a roadway; bridge; bike path, sidewalk or weighing station adjacent to a roadway or bridge; railroad line; pier; port; airport; trail; and adjunct facility to move persons or goods. "Transportation system" does not include an office building, commercial property, maintenance facility or park and ride lot.
2 Transportation system not subject to fee or tax.   The transportation system under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation or the Maine Turnpike Authority is not subject to any fee or tax imposed pursuant to a municipal storm water ordinance.

Sec. 2. PL 2007, c. 306, §11  is repealed.

Sec. 11. Limitation on certain stormwater fees. The Department of Transportation and the Maine Turnpike Authority are not subject to any fee or tax imposed pursuant to a municipal storm water ordinance that was in effect on January 1, 2007.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 127th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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