Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 170

H.P. 365 - L.D. 520

An Act Authorizing Colleges and Universities To Regulate Public Safety on Their Campuses

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

Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA 10009is enacted to read:

10009. Regulation of public safety on college and university campuses

1. Definition. As used in this section the following terms have the following meanings.
A. "College or university" means any postsecondary educational institution, including:

(1) Any degree-granting educational institution regulated under chapter 409;

(2) Any university in the University of Maine System;

(3) Any college in the Maine Community College System; and

(4) The Maine Maritime Academy.

2. Power to regulate. Nothing in Title 25, section 2011 limits the power of any college or university to regulate the possession of firearms on the property of the college or university.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333