H.P. 1451 - L.D. 1948
An Act to Clarify the Method of Sale for Heating Oil and Retail Motor Fuels
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 10 MRSA §2623, as amended by PL 1977, c. 694, §183, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
§2623. Method of sale
1. Sales of commodities. Except as otherwise provided by the State Sealer, sales of commodities must comply with the following:
A. Commodities in liquid form must be sold by liquid measure or by weight;
B. Commodities not in liquid form must be sold only by weight, by measure or by count; and
C. A seller selling commodities in liquid form and using temperature compensators must have the seller's entire fleet of vehicles equipped with temperature compensators or have prior approval by the State Sealer for regional use of temperature compensators, and must provide accurate and adequate quantity information that permits the buyer to make price and quantity comparisons. Such equipment must be sealed and in use throughout the year.
Sec. 2. 10 MRSA §2624, sub-§3, as enacted by PL 1973, c. 91, §10, is amended to read:
3. Quantity. The quantity delivered and the quantity upon which the price is based, if this differs from the delivered quantity, including when temperature-compensated sales are made, that fact must be stated;
Effective July 25, 2002, unless otherwise indicated.
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