Maine Revised Statutes

§6030. Department of Marine Resources Educational Fund

1. Fund.  There is established the Department of Marine Resources Educational Fund, referred to in this section as the "fund." The department is authorized to set and receive fees to be deposited in the fund. The fund receives all funds collected by the department from the operation of the Aquarium and Resource Center at West Boothbay Harbor and the Burnt Island Living Lighthouse, including admission fees, the proceeds of sales at the Aquarium and Resource Center at West Boothbay Harbor and the Burnt Island Living Lighthouse and donations, grants or other funds presented to the department for the benefit of the Aquarium and Resource Center at West Boothbay Harbor and the Burnt Island Living Lighthouse and their educational programs. All money deposited in the fund and the earnings on the money remain in the fund to be used for the management and maintenance of the Aquarium and Resource Center at West Boothbay Harbor and the Burnt Island Living Lighthouse and their programs that educate the State's children, teachers and visitors about the State's marine resources. Unexpended balances in the fund at the end of the fiscal year do not lapse but must be carried forward to the next fiscal year to be used for the same purpose.
[ 2003, c. 520, §1 (AMD) .]
2. Annual report. 
[ 2011, c. 598, §5 (RP) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 507, §1 (NEW). 2003, c. 520, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 598, §5 (AMD).