Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 389

H.P. 244 - L.D. 308

An Act To Clarify Standards by Which All-terrain Vehicles May Be Stopped

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA 10353, sub-2, G, as enacted by PL 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, 2 and affected by c. 614, 9, is amended to read:

G. Stop If the warden has reasonable and articulable suspicion to believe that a violation of law has taken place or is taking place, stop and examine any all-terrain vehicle to ascertain whether it is being operated in compliance with chapter 939 or any other provision of this Part regulating ATVs, demand and inspect the operator's certificate of registration and, when appropriate, demand and inspect evidence that the operator has satisfactorily completed a training course as required by section 13152 . Other law enforcement officers are subject to the provisions of this paragraph;

Effective September 12, 2009

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