An Act To Strengthen Maritime Education by Amending the Laws Governing the Maine School for Marine Science, Technology, Transportation and Engineering
Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA §8232, first ¶, as enacted by PL 2015, c. 363, §4, is amended to read:
The school is established as a public , residential school located in the Town of Searsport and the following provisions apply.
Sec. 2. 20-A MRSA §8232, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2017, c. 284, Pt. C, §13, is further amended to read:
Sec. 3. 20-A MRSA §8235, sub-§16, as enacted by PL 2015, c. 363, §4, is amended to read:
Sec. 4. 20-A MRSA §8238, as amended by PL 2019, c. 531, §1, is further amended to read:
§ 8238. Implementation; limited authorization
The school may implement the plan established for the statewide education programs pursuant to section 8236, subsection 2 during the 2017-2018 school year.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all powers, duties and authority of the school under this chapter and under any other law terminate 90 days after the adjournment of the Second Regular Session of the 129th 131st Legislature.
This bill amends the provision of law terminating the Maine School for Marine Science, Technology, Transportation and Engineering 90 days after adjournment of the Second Regular Session of the 129th Legislature to provide that the school is terminated 90 days after adjournment of the Second Regular Session of the 131st Legislature. It also removes references to residential students and amends reporting requirements for the school by incorporating reporting requirements similar to those of charter schools.