Maine Revised Statutes

§9903. Status of out-of-state businesses and employees during disaster period

1. Out-of-state businesses.   Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, during a disaster period an out-of-state business that conducts operations within the State for the purpose of performing work or providing services related to a declared state disaster or emergency is deemed to have not established a level of presence that would require that business or its out-of-state employees to be subject to any of the following state or local employment, licensing or registration requirements:
A. Business licensing or registration requirements; [2011, c. 622, §1 (NEW).]
B. Unemployment insurance taxes or fees or workers' compensation insurance taxes or fees; and [2011, c. 691, Pt. E, §1 (AMD); 2011, c. 691, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]
C. Occupational licensing fees. [2011, c. 622, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 691, Pt. E, §1 (AMD); 2011, c. 691, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Status after disaster period.   After the termination of a disaster period, an out-of-state business or out-of-state employee that remains in the State is fully subject to the state or local employment, licensing or registration requirements listed in subsection 1 or that were otherwise suspended under this chapter during the disaster period.
[ 2011, c. 622, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2011, c. 622, §1 (NEW). 2011, c. 691, Pt. E, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 691, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).