Maine Revised Statutes

§509. Tractors

1. Tractors.  The annual fee for the registration of a tractor must accompany an application for registration and is as follows.
Tractors equipped with:
A. Pneumatic tires, 25¢ per horsepower and 25¢ per 100 pounds of weight; [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
B. Solid rubber tires, 25¢ per horsepower and 50¢ per 100 pounds of weight; and [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
C. Iron, steel or other hard tires, 25¢ per horsepower and 80¢ per 100 pounds of weight. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
The minimum fee is $5.
[ 1999, c. 790, Pt. C, §11 (AMD); 1999, c. 790, Pt. C, §19 (AFF) .]
2. Tractors used for farming.  The fee for a tractor used for agricultural purposes or not customarily used on public ways is $5, except as provided in section 510, subsection 1.
[ 1999, c. 790, Pt. C, §11 (AMD); 1999, c. 790, Pt. C, §19 (AFF) .]
3. Old homemade tractors used for farming.  The fee for a homemade tractor used for agricultural purposes with motor and chassis at least 10 years old that has a body capacity of not more than 1 1/2 cubic yards and that is used exclusively for agricultural purposes is $5. Such a vehicle may not be operated on the highway more than 10 miles from the place where the vehicle is customarily kept.
[ 1999, c. 790, Pt. C, §11 (AMD); 1999, c. 790, Pt. C, §19 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 1995, c. 645, §C11 (AMD). 1995, c. 645, §C16 (AFF). 1999, c. 790, §C11 (AMD). 1999, c. 790, §C19 (AFF).