Maine Revised Statutes

§938. Bond issue referendum election; conduct; public hearings

Except as otherwise provided in sections 122, 934 and 937, the method of voting and the conduct of a county bond referendum election are governed by Title 21-A. [1999, c. 717, §3 (NEW).]

1. County commissioners, administrators; perform duties of Secretary of State.  When Title 21-A applies to a county bond referendum election, the county commissioners or county administrators shall perform the duties of the Secretary of State prescribed by Title 21-A.
[ 1999, c. 717, §3 (NEW) .]
2. Budget review; public hearings.  Prior to each county bond referendum election, each county bond issue question must be reviewed by the appropriate county budget committee. Following this review, the county commissioners shall conduct at least one public hearing in each of the county commissioner districts in that county. The public hearing must include a reading of each bond issue question proposed by the commissioners to be voted upon by the county.
[ 1999, c. 717, §3 (NEW) .]
3. Statewide election.  A county bond referendum election may only be conducted during a statewide election.
[ 1999, c. 717, §3 (NEW) .]
4. Result filed with the Secretary of State.  The result of a county bond referendum election must be declared by the county commissioners or county administrators and due certificate filed with the Secretary of State.
[ 1999, c. 717, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 717, §3 (NEW).