Maine Revised Statutes

§18521. Member states, effective date and amendment

1. Eligibility.   Any state is eligible to become a member state of the compact.
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
2. Effective date.   The compact becomes effective and binding upon legislative enactment of the compact into law by no fewer than 7 states. Thereafter, it becomes effective and binding on a state upon enactment of the compact into law by that state.
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
3. Participation by nonmember states.   The governors of nonmember states, or their designees, must be invited to participate in the activities of the interstate commission on a nonvoting basis prior to adoption of the compact by all states.
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
4. Amendments to compact.   The interstate commission may propose amendments to the compact for enactment by the member states. An amendment does not become effective and binding upon the interstate commission and the member states until it is enacted into law by unanimous consent of the member states.
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW).