Maine Revised Statutes

§553. Limitations on terms

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, consecutive terms in office are limited as follows. [IB 1993, c. 1, §1 (NEW); IB 1993, c. 1, §2 (AFF).]

1. State Senate.  A person may not serve more than 4 consecutive terms as a state Senator.
[ IB 1993, c. 1, §1 (NEW); IB 1993, c. 1, §2 (AFF) .]
2. State Representative.  A person may not serve more than 4 consecutive terms as a member of the state House of Representatives.
[ IB 1993, c. 1, §1 (NEW); IB 1993, c. 1, §2 (AFF) .]
3. Secretary of State.  A person may not serve more than 4 consecutive terms as Secretary of State.
[ IB 1993, c. 1, §1 (NEW); IB 1993, c. 1, §2 (AFF) .]
4. Treasurer of State.  A person may not serve more than 4 consecutive terms as Treasurer of State.
[ IB 1993, c. 1, §1 (NEW); IB 1993, c. 1, §2 (AFF) .]
5. Attorney General.  A person may not serve more than 4 consecutive terms as Attorney General.
[ IB 1993, c. 1, §1 (NEW); IB 1993, c. 1, §2 (AFF) .]
6. State Auditor.  A person may not serve more than 2 consecutive terms as State Auditor.
[ IB 1993, c. 1, §1 (NEW); IB 1993, c. 1, §2 (AFF) .]

This section applies to terms of office that begin on or after December 3, 1996. [IB 1993, c. 1, §1 (NEW); IB 1993, c. 1, §2 (AFF).]

SECTION HISTORY
IB 1993, c. 1, §1 (NEW). IB 1993, c. 1, §2 (AFF).

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