Maine Revised Statutes

§9-1525. Fees

(1).    Except as otherwise provided in subsections (2), (5) and (6), the fee for filing and indexing a record under this Part, other than an initial financing statement of the kind described in subsection (2) is:
(a). Fifteen dollars if the record is communicated in writing and consists of one or 2 pages; [2001, c. 286, §11 (AMD).]
(b). Thirty dollars if the record is communicated in writing and consists of more than 2 pages; [2001, c. 632, §1 (AMD).]
(c). Ten dollars if the record is communicated by another medium authorized by filing-office rule; and [2001, c. 632, §2 (AMD).]
(d). Zero if the record is a termination statement as described in section 9-1513 that relates to an initial financing statement filed on or after July 1, 1993 and before July 1, 2001, and is communicated in writing or by another medium authorized by filing-office rule. [2001, c. 632, §3 (NEW).]
[ 2001, c. 632, §§1-3 (AMD) .]
(2).    Except as otherwise provided in subsections (5) and (6), the fee for filing and indexing an initial financing statement of the kind described in section 9-1515, subsection (2) is:
(a). Sixty dollars if the financing statement indicates that it is filed in connection with a public-finance transaction and if the record is communicated in writing. Thirty dollars if the record is communicated by another medium authorized by filing-office rule; and [2001, c. 632, §4 (AMD).]
(b). Forty dollars if the financing statement indicates that it is filed in connection with a manufactured-home transaction and if the record is communicated in writing. Twenty dollars if the record is communicated by another medium authorized by filing-office rule. [2001, c. 632, §5 (AMD).]
[ 2001, c. 632, §§4,5 (AMD) .]
(3).    The number of names required to be indexed does not affect the amount of the fee in subsections (1) and (2).
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
(4).    The fee for responding to a request for information from the filing office, including for communicating whether there is on file any financing statement naming a particular debtor, is:
(a). Twenty dollars if the request is communicated in writing; and [1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(b). Twelve dollars if the request is communicated by another medium authorized by filing-office rule. [2001, c. 286, §13 (AMD).]
[ 2001, c. 286, §13 (AMD) .]
(5).    This section does not require a fee with respect to a record of a mortgage that is effective as a financing statement recorded as a fixture filing or as a financing statement covering as-extracted collateral or timber to be cut under section 9-1502, subsection (3). However, the recording and satisfaction fees that otherwise would be applicable to the record of the mortgage apply.
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
(6).    This section does not apply to the fees with respect to recording documents in the registry of deeds. Fees for recording in the registry of deeds are set forth in Title 33, section 751.
[ 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 699, §A2 (NEW). 1999, c. 699, §A4 (AFF). 2001, c. 286, §§11-13 (AMD). 2001, c. 632, §§1-5 (AMD).