Maine Revised Statutes

§1255. Members of the Armed Forces

1. Privileges.  A resident who is serving on active duty in the United States Armed Forces and otherwise qualified to operate a motor vehicle:
A. Must receive a license or nondriver identification card on application to the Secretary of State; [2013, c. 51, §1 (AMD).]
B. Is exempt from the payment of a fee for a license or nondriver identification card; [2013, c. 51, §1 (AMD).]
C. May operate a motor vehicle, notwithstanding the expiration date of that person's license, without obtaining a new license; and [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
D. Shall, while operating a motor vehicle, carry conclusive evidence of membership in the Armed Forces. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
[ 2013, c. 51, §1 (AMD) .]
2. After discharge.  The privileges of this section remain in effect for a period of 180 days after discharge or release from the Armed Forces.
[ 2013, c. 51, §2 (AMD) .]
3. Revocation or suspension.  This section does not permit a person whose license or right to operate is revoked or suspended or who has been refused a license to operate a motor vehicle.
[ 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). 2013, c. 51, §§1, 2 (AMD).