LD 1665
PUBLIC Law, Chapter 513

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An Act To Clarify the Confidentiality of Wood Processor Report Information

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

Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §8884, sub-§1-A,  as amended by PL 1991, c. 528, Pt. G, §10 and affected by Pt. RRR; and amended by c. 591, Pt. G, §10; PL 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7; and PL 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §23, is repealed.

Sec. 2. 12 MRSA §8884, sub-§3,  as enacted by PL 1989, c. 555, §12 and affected by c. 600, Pt. B, §11, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:

3 Confidentiality.   Information collected by the bureau under this section is public except for:
A Volumes of forest products;
B Species of forest products;
C Types of forest products;
D County of origin of forest products; and
E Personally identifying information of forest product suppliers to roundwood processing operations and importers and exporters of forest products.

Summary reports that use aggregate data that do not reveal the activities of an individual person or firm are public records.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 126th Legislature, Second Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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