Maine Revised Statutes

§1101. Recycler license required

1. Recycler.  "Recycler" means a person engaged in the business of purchasing or acquiring salvage vehicles for the purpose of:
A. Reselling the vehicle or its component parts; [1997, c. 776, §33 (NEW).]
B. Rebuilding or repairing the vehicle for the purpose of resale; [1997, c. 776, §33 (NEW).]
C. Selling the vehicle's basic materials; [1997, c. 776, §33 (NEW).]
D. Displaying or storing the vehicle or its parts; or [1997, c. 776, §33 (NEW).]
E. Acting as a scrap processor. [1997, c. 776, §33 (NEW).]
A person may not engage in business as a recycler without a recycler license issued under this subchapter.
[ 1997, c. 776, §33 (RPR) .]
2. Insurance salvage pool.  A person may not engage in business as an insurance salvage pool without a license issued under section 1051.
[ 1995, c. 482, Pt. A, §19 (AMD) .]
3. Dealer registration.  A person licensed under this section who displays, sells, exchanges, offers to negotiate, negotiates or advertises the sale of rebuilt or repaired salvage vehicles must comply with chapter 9, subchapter III.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
4. Term. 
[ 1999, c. 470, §17 (RP) .]
4-A. Term.  Recycler licenses issued on or after the effective date of this subsection must be issued on a staggered basis and expire on the last day of the month, one year from issuance. All recycler licenses renewed for calendar year 2000 must be renewed on a staggered basis and the license fees prorated.
[ 1999, c. 470, §18 (NEW) .]
5. Penalty.  Violation of this section is a Class E crime.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 1995, c. 482, §A19 (AMD). 1997, c. 776, §33 (AMD). 1999, c. 470, §§17,18 (AMD).