H.P. 578 - L.D. 813
An Act To Make Technical Changes in Laws Relating to Conservation
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §8611, sub-§2, as amended by PL 1989, c. 700, Pt. A, §40, is further amended to read:
2. Natural resource educator. The director shall employ a natural resource educator to develop and coordinate natural resource education, workshops and training opportunities for school-age children, forest landowners, forest products harvesters and forest managers.
Specifically, this person shall: A. Work with the Department of Education and organizations to integrate forestry and forest science programs into the science curricula in public schools; and
B. Establish a program for continuing education courses in timber harvesting equipment operation, safety and basic forest management skills.
Sec. 2. 12 MRSA §8701, as amended by PL 1989, c. 21, §§1 to 3, is repealed.
Sec. 3. 12 MRSA §8883-A, as enacted by PL 1995, c. 242, §1, is repealed.
Sec. 4. 12 MRSA §8884, sub-§2, as amended by PL 1995, c. 242, §2, is further amended to read:
2. Imports and exports. Persons, firms, corporations or companies selling forest products out of the State or buying forest products to bring into the State shall submit an annual report to the director of the bureau during the month of January for the forest products sold out of the State or brought into the State. The report must also identify the origin of imported forest products by state or country, the county in the State in which exported forest products were harvested and the destination of exported forest products by state or country.
Sec. 5. 12 MRSA §8886, sub-§2, ¶B, as amended by PL 1997, c. 720, §18, is repealed.
Effective September 17, 2005.
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