Maine Revised Statutes

§2264-B. Penalty options

In addition to the fines imposed in section 2264-A, subsections 1 and 1-A, the court may order a person adjudicated to have violated section 2264-A, subsection 1 or subsection 1-A to: [2011, c. 208, §5 (AMD).]

1. Removal of litter.  Remove the litter dumped in violation of section 2264-A;
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. I, §39 (AMD); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Cost of cleanup.  Pay the owner of the property treble the owner's cost of clean up or removal of the litter;
[ 1989, c. 820, §5 (NEW) .]
3. Damages.  Pay the person sustaining damages arising out of a violation of this subsection treble the actual damages or $200, whichever amount is greater, plus the injured party's court costs and attorney's fees if action results in a civil proceeding;
[ 1989, c. 820, §5 (NEW) .]
4. Public service.  Perform public service relating to the removal of litter, or to the restoration of an area polluted by litter, dumped in violation of section 2264-A; and
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. I, §39 (AMD); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
5. License suspension.  Surrender the person's motor vehicle operator's license, a license or permit issued to that person under Title 12, Part 13, subpart 4 or a recreational vehicle registration or certificate issued to that person under Title 12, Part 13, subpart 6 for a period not exceeding 30 days. The court may suspend an operator's license for any violation of section 2264-A, subsection 1 or subsection 1-A that involves the use of a motor vehicle.
[ 2011, c. 208, §6 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 820, §5 (NEW). 2003, c. 452, §§I38,39 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2007, c. 651, §21 (AMD). 2009, c. 424, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 208, §§5, 6 (AMD).