Maine Revised Statutes

§254. Rented vehicles; records

1. Owner of vehicle to keep record.  A person engaged in the business of renting motor vehicles with or without a driver, other than as a transaction involving the sale of the vehicle, shall maintain a record of the identity of the person to whom the vehicle is rented, including a record of the driver's license of the person to whom the vehicle is rented and the exact time the vehicle is subject to that rental or in the person's possession. A person who violates this subsection commits a Class E crime. Violation of this subsection is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. Q, §1 (AMD); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Records open to inspection.  A person required to maintain records pursuant to subsection 1 shall allow inspection of those records by any law enforcement officer. A person who violates this subsection commits a Class E crime. Violation of this subsection is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. Q, §1 (AMD); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
3. Offense. 
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. Q, §1 (RP); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
4. Form.  If the Secretary of State prescribes a form for the keeping of the record required in subsection 1, the owner shall use that form. The form must be carried in the vehicle during the period of lease or hire.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. Q, §1 (AMD); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §Q1 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF).