It is unlawful to sell motor fuel from a commercial motor fuel dispenser without a
certificate of registration. [1991, c. 712, §3 (NEW); 1991, c. 712, §5 (AFF).]
1.Certificate of registration.
The state sealer shall provide application forms and shall issue a certificate of
registration upon receipt of a completed application accompanied by an annual fee as determined under subsection 5. A certificate of registration expires on December 31st. The state sealer may issue
a registration for a one-year, 2-year or 3-year period. Registrations for a period
in excess of one year may only be issued with the agreement of or at the request of
the applicant. The fee for a 2-year registration is 2 times the annual fee. The fee
for a 3-year registration is 3 times the annual fee.
2007, c. 539, Pt. GGGG, §1 (AMD)
2.Local sealers account.
The state sealer shall deposit all fees from applicants with commercial dispensers
in municipalities with duly appointed local sealers into a separate, nonlapsing account,
known as the local sealers account. Funds from this account may be used for costs
associated with carrying out this subchapter. The state sealer shall deposit all
other fees received under this section into the General Fund.
1995, c. 665, Pt. T, §1 (AMD)
3.Payment from local sealers account.
Upon receiving verification from a local sealer that a registered fuel dispenser
has been inspected and conforms to standards established for fuel dispensers, the
state sealer shall pay to the local sealer an amount as determined under subsection 5.
2007, c. 539, Pt. GGGG, §2 (AMD)
4.No additional fee.
A state or local sealer may not assess a fee for periodic testing and sealing of
retail motor fuel dispensers.
1991, c. 712, §3 (NEW);
1991, c. 712, §5 (AFF)
The Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry shall adopt rules to establish
a fee for issuing a certificate of registration under subsection 1 and the payment
to a local sealer under subsection 3. The fee and payment established in rule must
be per dispensing nozzle certified or inspected. Notwithstanding Title 5, section
8071, subsection 3, paragraph B, rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine
technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
2007, c. 539, Pt. GGGG, §3 (NEW);
2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §6 (REV)
1991, c. 712, §3 (NEW).
1991, c. 712, §5 (AFF).
1995, c. 665, §T1 (AMD).
1997, c. 454, §5 (AMD).
2007, c. 539, Pt. GGGG, §§1-3 (AMD).
2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §6 (REV).
Data for this page extracted on 10/06/2014 08:44:31.
The Revisor's Office cannot provide legal advice or
interpretation of Maine law to the public. If you need legal
advice, please consult
a qualified attorney.