An Act To Extend the Temporary Reduction in High-stakes Beano License Fees
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 reduces the annual license fee for high-stakes beano for this year and next year; 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,
Sec. 1. 17 MRSA §314-A, sub-§4, as amended by PL 2007, c. 109, §1, is further amended to read:
Sec. 2. Report. By February 1, 2011, the Chief of the State Police, with input from holders of licenses issued pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17, section 314A, shall submit a report to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over legal and veterans affairs on the enforcement and administrative functions conducted with regard to the conduct of high-stakes beano during calendar year 2010, including any recommendations regarding the fees for a high-stakes beano license.
Sec. 3. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF
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Initiative: Reduces allocation to reflect the extension of the reduction in license fees for high-stakes beano to fiscal years 2009-10 and 2010-11.
|OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS||2009-10||2010-11|
|OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL||($25,000)||($25,000)|
Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.