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An Act Regarding Tobacco Product Waste

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

Sec. 1. 17 MRSA §2263, sub-§2,  as amended by PL 1995, c. 667, Pt. A, §37, is further amended to read:

2. Litter.   "Litter" means all waste materials including, but not limited to, bottles, glass, crockery, cans, scrap metal, junk, paper, garbage, rubbish, offal, except waste parts or remains resulting from the normal field dressing of lawfully harvested wild game or the lawful use of waste parts or remains of wild game as bait, feathers, except feathers from live birds while being transported, abandoned ice-fishing shacks, old automobiles or parts of automobiles or similar refuse, or disposable packages or containers thrown or deposited as prohibited in this chapter, but not including the wastes of the primary processes of mining, logging, sawmilling, farming or manufacturing. "Litter" includes waste materials resulting from or associated with the use of tobacco products, including, but not limited to, cigarette butts.

For the purposes of this subsection, "tobacco product" has the same meaning as in Title 22, section 1551, subsection 3.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 129th Legislature, Second Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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