Maine Revised Statutes

§17. Aeronautical functions

The department shall be responsible for performing aeronautical functions including, but not limited to, the following: [1977, c. 678, §30 (NEW).]

1. Development.  Aid and assist municipalities and other political subdivisions in the development of their public airports;
[ 2011, c. 351, §2 (AMD) .]
2. Federal aid.  Aid and assist municipalities and other political subdivisions with consultant and state engineers in the request for state and federal aid in the development of the capital improvement programs, planning grants, design and construction of airport projects;
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3. Enforcement.  Enforce all state aviation laws;
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4. Inspection.  Inspection of all commercial and utility airports open to the public and all private airports with commercial activity;
[ 1999, c. 131, §8 (AMD) .]
5. Safety.  Develop and promote aeronautical safety;
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6. Promotion.  Develop and promote aeronautics and education in aeronautics within the State;
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7. Investigation.  Assist the National Transportation Safety Board as needed in the investigation of aircraft accidents and incidents in the State;
[ 1991, c. 68, (AMD) .]
8. Federal regulations.  Maintain a complete file on all federal air regulations;
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9. Snow removal. 
[ 2011, c. 351, §3 (RP) .]
10. Air navigation facilities.  Aid in development of a system of air navigation facilities;
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11. Rules and regulations.  Adopt rules and regulations;
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12. State airport system plan.  Develop a state airport system plan and periodically update;
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13. Capital improvement programs.  Prepare capital improvement programs and aeronautical budgets;
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14. Civil Aeronautics Board proceedings.  Monitor and participate in Civil Aeronautics Board proceedings; and
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15. Further duties.  Carry out such other and further duties as are provided by law.
[ 1977, c. 678, §30 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 678, §30 (NEW). 1991, c. 68, (AMD). 1999, c. 131, §8 (AMD). 2011, c. 351, §§2, 3 (AMD).