An Act Regarding Representation of the Department of Marine Resources in Libel Proceedings
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 4 MRSA §807, sub-§3, ¶R, as corrected by RR 2013, c. 1, §6, is amended to read:
R. A person who is not an attorney but who is a public accountant, enrolled agent, enrolled actuary or any other person permitted to represent the taxpayer under Title 36, section 151-A, subsection 2 and is representing a party in any hearing, action or proceeding before the Maine Board of Tax Appeals in accordance with Title 36, section 151-D; or
Sec. 2. 4 MRSA §807, sub-§3, ¶S, as amended by PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. C, §6 and affected by Pt. F, §1, is further amended to read:
S. An individual who is the sole member of a limited liability company or is a member of a limited liability company that is owned by a married couple, registered domestic partners or an individual and that individual's issue as defined in Title 18-C, section 1-201, subsection 27 who is not an attorney but is appearing for that company in an action for forcible entry and detainer pursuant to Title 14, chapter 709 . ; or
Sec. 3. 4 MRSA §807, sub-§3, ¶T is enacted to read:
T. A person who is not an attorney but is representing the Department of Marine Resources in a libel proceeding before a District Court under Title 12, section 6207.
This bill allows a person who is not an attorney to represent the Department of Marine Resources in libel proceedings before a District Court under the laws regarding the seizure and disposition of equipment and organisms.