Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 194

S.P. 80 - L.D. 239

An Act To Eliminate the Repeal Date on Nonhospital Expenditures in the Capital Investment Fund

Emergency preamble. Whereas,  acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and

Whereas,  the statutory repeal of the law setting aside 12.5% of the Capital Investment Fund for nonhospital projects takes effect July 1, 2009, which is prior to the expiration of the 90-day period; and

Whereas,  in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,

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

Sec. 1. 2 MRSA §102, sub-§3,  as amended by PL 2007, c. 94, §1, is further amended to read:

3. Nonhospital capital expenditures.   For the first 7 years of the plan, the The nonhospital component of the capital investment fund must be at least 12.5% of the total.

This subsection is repealed July 1, 2009.

Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.

Effective May 22, 2009.

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