Maine Revised Statutes

§2492. License required

1. License required.  A person, corporation, firm or copartnership may not conduct, control, manage or operate the following establishments for compensation, directly or indirectly, without a license issued by the department:
A. An eating establishment; [2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §20 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
B. An eating and lodging place; [2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §20 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
C. A lodging place; [2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §20 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
D. A recreational camp or sporting camp; [2011, c. 193, Pt. A, §14 (AMD).]
E. A campground; [2011, c. 193, Pt. A, §14 (AMD).]
F. A youth camp; [2011, c. 193, Pt. A, §14 (AMD).]
G. A public pool; or [2011, c. 193, Pt. A, §14 (NEW).]
H. A public spa. [2011, c. 193, Pt. A, §14 (NEW).]
Licenses issued must be displayed in a place readily visible to customers or other persons using a licensed establishment.
[ 2011, c. 193, Pt. A, §14 (AMD) .]
2. Violation.  A person, corporation, firm or copartnership may not:
A. Violate subsection 1; or [2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §20 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
B. Violate subsection 1 after having previously violated subsection 1. [2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §20 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §20 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
3. Campground; presumption.  If a campground consists of 5 or more tents or recreational vehicles on a commercial lot, it is presumed that the owner or renter of the lot is receiving compensation for the use of a campground. The owner or renter may rebut the presumption if the owner or renter presents a preponderance of evidence to the contrary.
[ 2011, c. 193, Pt. A, §15 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 496, §3 (NEW). 1979, c. 30, §2 (AMD). 1983, c. 553, §19 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §K20 (RPR). 2009, c. 211, Pt. A, §§4-6 (AMD). 2011, c. 193, Pt. A, §§14, 15 (AMD).