Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session


Parts: A B C D E F G

Chapter 384

H.P. 967 - L.D. 1377

PART C

Sec. C-1. 30 MRSA 6209-D is enacted to read:

6209-D. Full faith and credit

The Passamaquoddy Tribe, the Penobscot Nation and the State shall give full faith and credit to the judicial proceedings of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians.

The Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians shall give full faith and credit to the judicial proceedings of the Passamaquoddy Tribe, the Penobscot Nation and the State.

Sec. C-2. Contingent effective date. This Part takes effect 30 days after the Secretary of State receives the written certifications under subsection 2, except that in no event may this Part become effective before October 1, 2009, only if:

1. The Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians approves Part B as provided in Part B, section 2; and

2. The Secretary of State receives written certification from the Houlton Band Council of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians that the band has agreed to the provisions of this Part, written certification from the Joint Tribal Council of the Passamaquoddy Tribe that the tribe has agreed to the provisions of this Part and written certification from the Governor and the Council of the Penobscot Nation that the nation has agreed to the provisions of this Part, pursuant to 25 United States Code, Section 1725(e), copies of which must be submitted by the Secretary of State to the Secretary of the Senate, the Clerk of the House and the Revisor of Statutes.

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