‘Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §521, sub-§12, as enacted by PL 2001, c. 151, §1, is amended to read:
Sec. 2. 30-A MRSA §3009, sub-§1, ¶C, as amended by PL 2001, c. 151, §2, is further amended by amending subparagraph (4) to read:
(1) Illegal parking of a vehicle in violation of any ordinance authorized by this paragraph is a civil violation.
(2) The municipal officers may establish a method by which persons charged with the violation of parking regulations may waive all court action by payment of specified fees within stated periods of time.
(3) The revenue collected from parking meters must be used:
(a) To purchase, maintain and police the meters;
(b) To construct and maintain public ways;
(c) To acquire, construct, maintain and operate public parking areas; and
(d) For no other purpose.
(4) A vehicle that exhibits a permanent placard, a temporary placard or a disability registration plate issued under Title 29-A, section 521 may park at a parking area with a meter without a charge and may park a length of time that does not exceed twice the time limit otherwise allowed in accordance with Title 29-A, section 521, subsection 12.