Maine Revised Statutes

§901. Designation

All the lands in Townships 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, Range 9 W.E.L.S. and in Townships 3, 4, 5 and 6, Range 10 W.E.L.S., Piscataquis County, and Township 6, Range 8 W.E.L.S., Penobscot County, that have been donated and conveyed to the State in trust by Percival Proctor Baxter and all lands in the Townships 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, Range 9 and in Townships 3, 4, 5 and 6, Range 10, and in Township 6, Range 8 and all lands in Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties that hereafter shall be donated and conveyed to the State by Percival Proctor Baxter in trust for state forest, public park and public recreational purposes are named and shall hereafter be named "Baxter State Park" in honor of the donor, and the same hereafter shall forever be so designated on the official maps and records of the State. They shall be under the joint supervision and control of, and shall be administered by the Director of the Bureau of Forestry, the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the Attorney General, and the commissioner, director and Attorney General shall have full power in the control and management of the same, under the title of Baxter State Park Authority, as authorized by Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 11. The authority shall receive moneys available from trust funds established by the donor of the park and shall include fees collected, income from park trust funds invested by the Treasurer of State and other miscellaneous income derived from the park for maintenance and operation of the park. [1989, c. 503, Pt. B, §56 (AMD); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §23 (REV).]

The authority is further designated the agency of the State to receive such sums as are, from time to time, paid to the State by the trustee under clause THIRD of a certain inter vivos trust dated July 6, 1927, as from time to time amended, created by said Baxter for the purchase or other acquisition of additional land for said Baxter State Park, and for the purchase of other lands for recreational or reforestation purposes, and the authority is authorized to expend such sums so received for such purposes and shall hold and use such lands as specified in the trust. [1985, c. 107, §2 (AMD).]

1965, c. 226, §17 (RPR). 1967, c. 504, (AMD). 1969, c. 557, §3 (AMD). 1971, c. 477, §2 (AMD). 1973, c. 87, (AMD). 1973, c. 460, §18 (AMD). 1975, c. 497, §3 (AMD). 1983, c. 556, §3 (AMD). 1983, c. 812, §77 (AMD). 1985, c. 107, §2 (AMD). 1989, c. 503, §B56 (AMD). RR 2009, c. 2, §21 (COR). 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV). 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §23 (REV).