Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 372

H.P. 1038 - L.D. 1485

An Act Regarding Maine's Energy Future

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

Whereas,  this legislation establishes the Efficiency Maine Trust to operate an integrated suite of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs; and

Whereas,  it is necessary that the changes made by this legislation take effect as soon as possible for the maximum benefit of the people of the State to aid them in developing efficient uses of energy; 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:
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Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.

Effective September 12, 2009

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State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333