Maine Revised Statutes

§1766. Inspection stickers

1. Stickers remain property of State.  Inspection stickers and materials issued to inspection stations by the Chief of the State Police remain the property of the State.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
2. Stock of stickers.  An inspection station must stock a sufficient number of stickers to meet all demands. The stickers must be made of a material and quality of adhesive prescribed by the Chief of the State Police.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Fee.  Except as provided in subsection 3-A, stickers are furnished by the Chief of the State Police at $2.50 each.
[ 2011, c. 191, §2 (AMD) .]
3-A. Fee for new vehicle dealers.  Stickers furnished to a new vehicle dealer, as defined in section 851, subsection 9, by the Chief of the State Police are $3.50 each.
[ 2011, c. 191, §3 (NEW) .]
4. Statement of intent to hire a certified mechanic.  If a station is disqualified by the loss of a certified mechanic, the owner shall, within 5 working days, return all stickers to the Chief of the State Police.
The owner may file a statement of intent to hire a certified inspection mechanic within 14 working days, in which case the Chief of the State Police shall hold the returned stickers for the licensee.
If a statement of intent is not filed, returned stickers may be reissued.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
5. Return or refund of unused stickers.  Within 20 working days of the calendar year or the suspension, revocation or termination of an inspection license, unused or expired stickers must be returned to the Chief of the State Police and the purchase price refunded or exchanged for current year stickers. Refunds or exchanges may only be made for full sheets of unused stickers.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
6. Return of inspection materials.  Upon suspension, revocation or termination of an inspection license, the station owner or manager shall return all inspection materials to the Chief of the State Police, who shall issue a receipt for the returned materials.
[ 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). 1997, c. 786, §6 (AMD). 1997, c. 786, §14 (AFF). 2001, c. 234, §3 (AMD). 2011, c. 191, §§2, 3 (AMD).