LD 494 LR 1401(01)
An Act Regarding the Maintenance of Easements
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Hilliard of Belgrade
Committee: State and Local Government
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
State Mandate - Unfunded
State Mandates
Required Activity Unit Affected Local Cost
Requires municipalities to maintain all public easements. Municipality Significant statewide
The required local activities in this bill may represent a state mandate pursuant to the Constitution of Maine.  Unless General Fund appropriations are provided to fund at least 90% of the additional costs or a Mandate Preamble is amended to the bill and two-thirds of the members of each House vote to exempt this mandate from the funding requirement, municipalities may not be required to implement these changes.