Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 226

H.P. 559 - L.D. 823

An Act To Increase Snowmobile Registration Fees

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §13104, sub-§4,  as amended by PL 2007, c. 556, §3, is further amended to read:

4. Fee.   Except as provided in subsection 5, the annual snowmobile registration fee is as follows:
A. For residents, $35 $40. The registration for a snowmobile owned by a resident is valid for one year, commencing on July 1st of each year.
B. For nonresidents:

(1) Forty-three dollars for a 3-consecutive-day registration. A person may purchase more than one 3-day registration in any season;

(2) Fifty-eight dollars for a 10-consecutive-day registration. A person may purchase more than one 10-day registration in any season; and

(3) Eighty-eight dollars for a seasonal registration.

The registration for a snowmobile owned by a nonresident must specify the dates for which the registration is valid.

Five dollars from each registration fee collected pursuant to this subsection must be transferred to a special fund administered by the Off-Road Vehicle Division of the Bureau of Parks and Lands within the Department of Conservation. The funds must be used to assist any entity that has a snowmobile trail-grooming contract with the bureau in the purchase of trail-grooming equipment.

Two Seven dollars from each resident snowmobile registration fee must be transferred to the Snowmobile Trail Fund of the Department of Conservation, Bureau of Parks and Lands.

Sec. 2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.


Off-road Recreational Vehicles Program 0224

Initiative: Provides an allocation of funds from increased resident snowmobile registration fees.

All Other
$379,540 $379,540
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Effective September 12, 2009

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