124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 18

S.P. 151 - L.D. 407

Resolve, To Identify Funding Available To Promote the Use of Energy-efficient Furnaces

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 needs to take effect before the expiration of the 90-day period in order to be in effect for the current heating season; 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

Sec. 1. Public Utilities Commission to identify funding available to promote the use of energy-efficient furnaces. Resolved: That the Public Utilities Commission shall identify funding sources available to the State and strategies to use such funding to promote the use of energy-efficient furnaces, particularly among low-income residents.

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

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