Resolves

124th Legislature

Second Regular Session



Chapter 165

H.P. 1237 - L.D. 1740

Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 2: Change of Use, Downsizing, or Closure of Correctional Facilities, a Major Substantive Rule of the State Board of Corrections

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

Whereas,  the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2A requires legislative authorization before major substantive agency rules may be finally adopted by the agency; and

Whereas,  the above-named major substantive rule has been submitted to the Legislature for review; and

Whereas,  immediate enactment of this resolve is necessary to record the Legislature's position on final adoption of the rule; 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. Adoption. Resolved: That final adoption of Chapter 2: Change of Use, Downsizing, or Closure of Correctional Facilities, a provisionally adopted major substantive rule of the State Board of Corrections that has been submitted to the Legislature for review pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2A, is authorized.

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

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