Maine Revised Statutes

§74. Revision authorized

The following revisions to the laws of Maine are authorized: [1977, c. 78, §1 (NEW).]

1. References to Executive Council in public laws.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, after January 4, 1977, wherever in any public law, whether allocated to the Maine Revised Statutes or not, the words "Executive Council" and "council" used as an abbreviation for Executive Council, or any other reference to the Executive Council appear, the public laws shall read as if those words were not contained in that public law. This section shall not affect any application of any public law prior to January 4, 1977. The Revisor of Statutes may assist any republication of any public law after January 4, 1977, to ensure deletion of any reference in that public law to the Executive Council.
[ 1985, c. 737, Pt. B, §1 (AMD) .]
2. References to Executive Council in private and special laws.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, after January 4, 1977, wherever in any private and special law the words "Executive Council" and "council" used as an abbreviation for Executive Council, or any other reference to the Executive Council appear the private and special law shall read as if those words were not contained in that law. This section shall not affect any application of any private and special law prior to January 4, 1977. The Revisor of Statutes may assist any republication of any private and special law after January 4, 1977, to ensure deletion of any reference to the Executive Council.
[ 1985, c. 737, Pt. B, §1 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 78, §1 (NEW). 1985, c. 737, §B1 (AMD).