Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 119

H.P. 404 - L.D. 566

An Act To Amend the Petroleum Market Share Act

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 10 MRSA §1677,  as amended by PL 2005, c. 155, §6, is further amended to read:

§ 1677.  Report by Attorney General to Legislature

Annually by December 31st Every 2 years beginning April 1, 2010, the Attorney General shall make a report to the Legislature describing the concentration of retail outlets in the State or in sections of the State without disclosing the name of any particular retailer or retail outlet. The Attorney General shall include in the annual report a recommendation to the Legislature as to whether additional legislation is needed to further limit or curtail the activity of refiners operating retail outlets. In formulating a legislative recommendation, the Attorney General shall consult with industry stakeholders; notwithstanding this consultation requirement, the substance of the recommendation is a matter for the Attorney General's sole discretion. Annually, beginning April 1, 2010, the Attorney General shall post on the Attorney General’s publicly accessible website the aggregate data collected pursuant to this chapter.

Effective September 12, 2009

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