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Title : Title 05. ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND SERVICES
Chapter : Chapter 311. STATE PLANNING (HEADING. PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))
Title 5 - §3301. Title

Title 5: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND SERVICES
Part 8: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))
Chapter 311: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))

§3301. Title

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Maine State Planning Act." [1967, c. 533, § 1 (new).]
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3302. Definitions

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Chapter 311: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))

§3302. Definitions

The following terms shall have the following meanings, unless a different meaning is plainly required by the context: [1967, c. 533, § 1 (new).] p align="center">

1. Comprehensive planning. "Comprehensive planning" includes, but is not limited to:



A. Preparation of strategic and long-range plans and goals for human and physical resources development and utilization, but does not include preparation of an economic development strategy pursuant to chapter 383; [1987, c. 534, Pt. A, § § 7,19 (rpr).]




B. Standards and procedures for programming and financing plans for capital improvements; [1987, c. 534, Pt. A, § § 7,19 (rpr).]




C. Coordination of related departmental plans; [1987, c. 534, Pt. A, § § 7,19 (rpr).]




D. Intergovernmental coordination of related planning activities; [1987, c. 534, Pt. A, § § 7,19 (rpr).]




E. Preparation of regulatory and administrative measures in support of paragraphs A to D; and [1987, c. 534, Pt. A, § § 7,19 (rpr).]




F. Continuing analysis of the economy of the State in conjunction with the Department of Economic and Community Development; and [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §3 (amd).]




G. Preparation of state energy resources plans. [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §4 (new).]

[1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §§3, 4 (amd).]


2. Council. 1977, c. 78, § 20 (rp).


3. Director. "Director" means the State Planning Director. [1967, c. 533, § 1 (new).]


4. Office. "Office" means the State Planning Office as provided in section 3303. [1967, c. 533, § 1 (new).]

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Title 5: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND SERVICES
Part 8: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))
Chapter 311: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))

§3303. State Planning Office

There is established to carry out the purpose of this chapter a State Planning Office in the Executive Department, which is concerned with research, analysis and the formulation, coordination and management of policy. The State Planning Office is directly responsible to the Governor and serves as an advisory, consultative, coordinating, administrative and research agency as specified in section 3305. The State Planning Office assists the Governor and other state agencies in the development of economic, energy, fiscal and regulatory policy; planning and policy development for the State's natural and physical resources; the identification of issues and problems of long-term significance to the State; and the coordination of state policy and its implementation on issues of interagency concern. [1991, c. 837, Pt. A, §10 (amd).]
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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3304. State Planning Director

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Chapter 311: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))

§3304. State Planning Director

1. Director. The executive head of the State Planning Office is the director and is appointed by the Governor to serve at the pleasure of the Governor. [1999, c. 415, §2 (amd).]


2. Qualifications. The director shall be qualified by education, training and experience in planning or public administration. [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §6 (amd).]


3. Powers and duties. The director shall exercise the powers of the State Planning Office and shall be responsible for the execution of its duties. The director shall:



A. Appoint and remove the staff of the office and prescribe their duties as may be necessary to implement the purposes of this chapter. Professional employees authorized by this chapter shall be hired as unclassified employees. All other employees shall be subject to those civil service and personnel policies established for state employees generally and shall be paid salaries at rates of pay comparable to those of state employees with equivalent responsibilities in other state agencies.

(1) The State Planning Director is authorized to employ professional planning personnel competent by education, training and experience in fields such as economics, local and regional planning, public policy and natural resources.


(2) The director is authorized to employ such statistical, clerical and other office help as required and authorized by the budget;
[1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (amd); c. 571, Pt. A, §1 (amd).]




B. Supervise and administer the affairs of the State Planning Office and advise the Governor and the Legislature with respect to matters affecting the State; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (amd).]




C. [1977, c. 78, §§23, 72 (rp).]




D. [1977, c. 78, §§23, 72 (rp).]




E. Advise the Governor and other officials of the State Government on all matters of policy, statewide planning and public investment and consult with them in respect to planning matters and projects which affect the future plans of the State; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (amd).]




F. Be assisted by departments, agencies, authorities, boards, commissions, other instrumentalities of the State or other governmental units in the gathering of information, reports and data which relate to state planning. The State Planning Office shall designate staff members of the office who shall work with the several departments; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (amd).]




G. At the director's discretion, act for the State in the initiation of or participation in any multi-governmental agency program relative to the purposes of this chapter; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (amd).]




H. Prepare and submit for executive and legislative action thereon the budget for the State Planning Office; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (amd).]




I. Make reports at least annually to the Governor and to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over state and local government matters detailing the activities of the office and, after consultation with and approval by the Governor, submit such recommendations for legislative action as determined necessary to further the purposes of this chapter; [1999, c. 415, §3 (amd).]




I-1. Make reports annually to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over natural resources matters detailing the activities of the office regarding land issues and, after consultation with and approval of the Governor, submit recommendations for legislative action as determined necessary to further the purposes of this chapter; [1999, c. 415, §4 (new).]




J. Be assisted by departments, agencies, authorities, boards, commissions and other instrumentalities of State Government in the gathering of information, reports and data which relate to state planning and development in the area of energy resources; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (new).]




K. Formulate a biennial state energy resources plan; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (new).]




L. Be empowered, in connection with the performance of duties, to apply to the Superior Court for a subpoena to compel the attendance of witnesses, the production of books, papers, records and documents of individuals, firms, associations and corporations and all officers, boards, commissions and departments of State Government. The court, before issuing the subpoena, shall provide adequate opportunity for the director and the party against whom the subpoena is requested to be heard. No such subpoena may be issued unless the court or judge certifies that the attendance of the witness or the production of the books, papers, records or documents is reasonably necessary to carry out the purposes of this section and that the director has made reasonable efforts to secure the attendance or the books, papers, records or documents without recourse to compulsory process. The director shall afford confidential treatment to any materials or information turned over to the director which is of a confidential or proprietary nature; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (new).]




M. Have the authority to collect inventory and product delivery data from the State's primary storage facilities of petroleum products, as described in section 3307-C, and shall afford confidential treatment to that information; and [2005, c. 91, §1 (amd).]




N. Oversee the implementation of any energy programs assigned to the State Planning Office under this chapter. [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §7 (new).]

[2005, c. 91, §1 (amd).]

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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3305-A. Authority to own and operate solid waste disposal facility

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§3305-A. Authority to own and operate solid waste disposal facility

The office has all necessary power and authority to own, design, develop and operate a solid waste disposal facility or facilities as provided in Title 38, chapter 24, subchapter IV, including: [1995, c. 465, Pt. B, §4 (new); Pt. C, §2 (aff).]

1. Title to property. Authority to take and hold title to the facility; [1995, c. 465, Pt. B, §4 (new); Pt. C, §2 (aff).]


2. Contracts. Authority to assume all rights and obligations under existing agreements related to the facility and to enter into contracts and agreements on behalf of the State as the office may consider necessary or appropriate in connection with the facility; and [1995, c. 465, Pt. B, §4 (new); Pt. C, §2 (aff).]


3. Rules. Authority to adopt and amend rules in accordance with chapter 375, subchapter II. [1995, c. 465, Pt. B, §4 (new); Pt. C, §2 (aff).]

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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3305-B. Additional powers; energy policy

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§3305-B. Additional powers; energy policy

1. Coordination of energy policy. The office shall coordinate the development of energy policy by:



A. Collecting and analyzing energy data from all available energy sources in the State. Upon request of a company engaged in the wholesale and retail trade of petroleum products in the State, the director may designate as confidential information documents and data dealing with sales of that company. Information designated confidential by the director under this paragraph is not a public record and is not subject to disclosure under Title 1, chapter 13, subchapter I; [1999, c. 336, §2 (new).]




B. Preparing and submitting to the Governor and the Legislature every 2 years an energy resources plan that includes:

(1) A description of historical energy demand by end-use sector and energy resources used to meet that demand; and


(2) A forecast of energy demand, including electric and gas energy demand, by end-use sector for the next 5 years, 10 years and 20 years;
[1999, c. 336, §2 (new).]




C. Encouraging and directing or sponsoring research, experiments and demonstration projects within the State to develop alternate energy sources, particularly, but not limited to, those sources that rely on renewable natural resources of the State, such as solar energy, water of tides and rivers, forests, winds and other sources that to date have not been fully explored or utilized; [1999, c. 336, §2 (new).]




D. Providing conservation alternatives to proposed new electric power generating plants and transmission and distribution facilities and assessing the long-term and short-term energy savings realized by the conservation alternatives; and [1999, c. 336, §2 (new).]




E. Coordinating the actions of state agencies that affect the consumption of energy with the objective of securing the environmental and economic benefits of electric industry restructuring occurring pursuant to Title 35-A, chapter 32. [1999, c. 336, §2 (new).]

[1999, c. 336, §2 (new).]


2. Conservation programs. [2001, c. 624, §1 (rp).]


3. Implementation. [2001, c. 624, §1 (rp).]


4. Fund. [2001, c. 624, §1 (rp).]


5. Report. [2001, c. 624, §1 (rp).]

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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3305. State Planning Office

Title 5: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND SERVICES
Part 8: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))
Chapter 311: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))

§3305. State Planning Office

1. Powers and duties. The State Planning Office shall:



A. Coordinate the preparation of policies to guide and carry forward the wise and coordinated development of the State's economy and its energy resources and the conservation of the State's natural resources. These policies and recommendations for implementation shall be submitted to the Governor and Legislature for their approval. They shall be developed in such areas as: Land use, natural resource development and conservation, public investment and taxation, energy resources and state regulatory policy.
The State Planning Office shall give the public full opportunity to participate in the formulation of these policies and these policies shall not be in direct conflict with adopted local and regional plans; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §8 (amd).]




B. Provide technical assistance to the Governor and Legislature by undertaking special studies and plans, preparing or analyzing policy alternatives and identifying the immediate and long-range needs and resources to meet these needs in the areas of energy and natural resources and socioeconomics. The office shall prepare the plans and studies at the request of the Governor, the Legislature or interdepartmental committees, councils and task forces; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §9 (amd).]




C. Conduct, in conjunction with the Department of Economic and Community Development, continuing economic analysis of the economy and resources of the State, including economic forecasting, and collect and collate all pertinent data and statistics relating thereto and assist the Governor, the Legislature and the various state departments in formulating economic goals and programs and policies to achieve such goals. These data and statistics, including census information, shall be made available to the Legislature upon request.

(1) All state agencies shall cooperate with the State Planning Office with respect to the provisions of this paragraph.


(2) In implementing this paragraph, the State Planning Office may use secondary data made available to the office by other state agencies or other organizations;
[1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §18 (amd).]




D. Upon request provide technical assistance to local and regional planning groups in the fields of planning, public housing and urban renewal. The office shall make available to municipalities and regional planning agencies existing information from state agencies to be used in the development of comprehensive plans and land use ordinances. The director shall oversee delivery of technical assistance and resources to municipalities for the purpose of flood plain management activities and enhancing and expanding parks, open spaces and recreational opportunities as a part of comprehensive community development. Within available resources, the director shall provide technical assistance to municipalities and regional planning organizations in the development and implementation of local comprehensive land use plans and local building codes and those local building rehabilitation codes that are consistent with any model building codes adopted by the State; [2003, c. 605, §1 (amd).]




E. Participate with other states or subdivisions thereof in interstate planning, and assist cities, towns, municipal corporations, counties and regional councils to participate with other states or their subdivisions in planning; [1985, c. 765, §2 (amd).]




F. At its discretion, assist in planning and executing any public or private project involving grants or loans; advise, confer and otherwise cooperate with municipal planning boards, agencies, officials, civic and other groups and citizens in matters relating to urban renewal, zoning and planning relating to schools, housing, health, land use controls and other objectives; [1979, c. 127, §37 (rpr).]




G. As coordinating agency:

(1) Act as the coordinating agency between the several officers, authorities, boards, commissions, departments and divisions of the State in matters relative to the physical development of the State and review the proposals of those agencies in the light of their relationship to the adopted policies and incorporate such reviews in the reports of the office. Nothing in this section may be construed as limiting the powers and duties of any officer, authority, board, commission, department or political subdivision of the State; and


(2) Provide general coordination and review of plans in functional areas of State Government as may be necessary for receipt of federal funds;
[1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §10 (amd).]




H. Compile, analyze and maintain information useful to the development of industry in the State concerning resources, sites, space, equipment, adequate housing, contracts, materials, transportation, markets, labor supply, population trends and other economic considerations and shall measure and monitor economic distress and poverty in the State on an ongoing basis. The State Planning Office, in conjunction with the Department of Economic and Community Development, shall study problems peculiar to the industry and economy of this State with a view toward the broader utilization of our natural resources, which studies must be advanced by coordination of research with existing private and governmental agencies and educational institutions, and may be advanced by contractual relations with persons or organizations equipped to conduct the needed research. The State Planning Office shall, upon request from the Governor or any state department, assist in the preparation of reports regarding the responsibilities and duties provided by this subsection, including regular analysis of poverty and economic distress. The State Planning Office shall coordinate its activities pursuant to this paragraph with the Bureau of Child and Family Services to meet the annual reporting needs of the bureau; [1995, c. 625, Pt. A, §6 (rpr).]




I. [1987, c. 534, Pt. A, §§12, 19 (rp).]




J. [1991, c. 528, Pt. E, §7 (rp); Pt. RRR (aff); c. 591, Pt. E, §7 (rp).]




K. [1999, c. 336, §1 (rp).]




L. [1997, c. 393, Pt. B, §3 (rp).]




M. Administer a program of training and financial assistance for municipal code enforcement officers; [1995, c. 625, Pt. A, §9 (rpr).]




N. Coordinate the development of solid waste management policy including:

(1) Collecting and analyzing solid waste management and recycling data from all available sources including commercial and municipal entities;


(2) Preparing a solid waste management and recycling plan to be submitted to the Governor and the Legislature by January 1, 1998 and every 5 years thereafter; and


(3) Providing technical and financial assistance to municipalities in waste reduction and recycling activities; and
[1997, c. 393, Pt. B, §4 (amd).]




O. Own, design, develop or operate, or contract with private parties to operate, a solid waste disposal facility, as provided in Title 38, chapter 24, subchapter IV. [1995, c. 625, Pt. A, §10 (new).]

[2003, c. 605, §1 (amd).]


2. Administrative responsibilities.



A. The State Planning Director is authorized to employ staff as described in section 3304, subsection 3. [1967, c. 533, §1 (new).]




B. The State Planning Office, with the consent of the Governor, may employ such expert and professional consultants, and contract for such research projects, as it deems necessary within the limits of the funds provided and consistent with the powers and duties of the office. [1967, c. 533, §1 (new).]




C. The State Planning Office is authorized and empowered to enter into such agreements with the Federal Government and other agencies and organizations as will promote the objectives of this chapter. [1967, c. 533, §1 (new).]




D. Funds from the Federal Government or from any individual, foundation or corporation may be accepted by the State Planning Office and expended for purposes consistent with this chapter. [1967, c. 533, §1 (new).]

The office may prepare and distribute printed and audio-visual materials on matters within its statutory jurisdiction. The director shall fix the prices at which publication of the office shall be sold or delivered. The office shall decide which publications shall be included and shall retain, without charge, an appropriate number of each publication for complimentary distribution. Income from the sale of publications shall be credited to the General Fund. [1985, c. 466 (amd).]

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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3306-A. Housing data reports (REPEALED)

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§3306-A. Housing data reports (REPEALED)


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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3306. State Planning Council (REPEALED)

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§3306. State Planning Council (REPEALED)


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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3307-A. Community Development Revolving Loan Fund (REPEALED)

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§3307-A. Community Development Revolving Loan Fund (REPEALED)


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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3307-B. Maine Energy Resources Development Program

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§3307-B. Maine Energy Resources Development Program

The State Planning Office, as funding allows, shall administer a program of energy research and demonstration activities related to both the use of indigenous, renewable resources and more efficient use of energy. The Director of the State Planning Office may accept private money for the purpose of pursuing this program. [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §13 (new).]

1. Report to Legislature. The director shall include, in the biennial comprehensive energy plan, a report which specifies, in regard to the Maine Energy Resources Development Program, the expenditure of the funds, the purposes for which the funds were used and the amount of as well as the sources from which the funds were derived. [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §13 (new).]


2. Expenditures requiring approval. For all programs involving expenditures of $10,000 or more, the director shall recommend those expenditures to the Governor. If the Governor approves, the director shall recommend those expenditures to the Legislature under the procedures authorizing the transfer of funds set forth in section 1585. [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §13 (new).]

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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3307-C. Definitions; reporting of petroleum inventories and deliveries

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§3307-C. Definitions; reporting of petroleum inventories and deliveries

1. Definitions. As used in this section, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.



A. "Petroleum products" means propane; gasoline; unleaded gasoline; gasohol; kerosene; #2 heating oil; diesel fuel; kerosene-based jet fuel; aviation gasoline; #4, #5 and #6 residual oil for utility and nonutility uses; and Bunker C oil. [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §13 (new).]




B. "Primary storage facilities" means any facility which receives petroleum products into the State either by pipeline or ship. [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §13 (new).]




C. "Primary supplier" means any refiner, marketer, distributor, firm or person who makes the first sale of any petroleum product to resellers or consumers in this State. [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §13 (new).]

[1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §13 (new).]


2. Reporting of owners and lessees of primary storage facilities. Each owner or lessee of primary storage facilities in the State shall make an accurate report on the first and 3rd Monday of each month to the State Planning Office on a form provided by the director. The form must contain a conspicuous statement of the penalties provided in subsection 4 and must require the following information:



A. The total inventory of each petroleum product stored in the State, as measured within not more than 3 working days prior to the reporting date; and [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §13 (new).]




B. The quantities of each petroleum product delivery expected into the State within 15 days of the reporting date or within any longer period established by the director. [1999, c. 758, §1 (amd).]

[2003, c. 452, Pt. A, §1 (amd); Pt. X, §2 (aff).]


3. Reporting of primary suppliers. Each primary supplier of petroleum products shall make an accurate report on the 3rd Monday of each month to the State Planning Office on a form provided by the director, unless the report is already being submitted in accordance with federal regulations. The form must contain a conspicuous statement of the penalties provided in subsection 4 and must require the following information:



A. Actual deliveries of all petroleum products in this State during the preceding calendar month; [1989, c. 501, Pt. DD, §13 (new).]




B. Anticipated deliveries of all petroleum products in this State during the following calendar month or during any longer period established by the director; and [1999, c. 758, §2 (amd).]




C. Allocation fractions for all petroleum products for the following month or for any longer period established by the director. [1999, c. 758, §2 (amd).]

[2003, c. 452, Pt. A, §2 (amd); Pt. X, §2 (aff).]


4. Penalty provisions. A person who violates this section is subject to the following penalties.



A. An owner or lessee of a primary storage facility or a primary supplier covered by this section who fails to provide the information required by this section commits a Class D crime. Violation of this paragraph is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A. [2003, c. 452, Pt. A, §3 (new); Pt. X, §2 (aff).]




B. An owner or lessee of a primary storage facility or a primary supplier covered by this section who knowingly or recklessly supplies false or misleading information is guilty of a violation of Title 17-A, section 453. [2003, c. 452, Pt. A, §3 (new); Pt. X, §2 (aff).]




C. An owner or lessee of a primary storage facility who supplies false or misleading information commits a civil violation for which a fine of $2,500 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 452, Pt. A, §3 (new); Pt. X, §2 (aff).]

[2003, c. 452, Pt. A, §3 (rpr); Pt. X, §2 (aff).]


5. Reporting of State Planning Office. The State Planning Office shall provide reports to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over utilities and energy matters as follows:



A. [2005, c. 91, §2 (rp).]




B. If the State Planning Office determines, based on available information, that there is or may be a significant shortfall in supply inventories or anticipated deliveries into the State of home heating oil or kerosene, a report including:

(1) The information that suggests a supply shortfall;


(2) Current and anticipated inventories of home heating oil and kerosene storage supplies; and


(3) Any recommendations of the State Planning Office for actions by the State in response to the anticipated supply shortfall; and
[2005, c. 91, §3 (amd).]




C. A report on inventories, deliveries, curtailments, shortfalls or other matters relating to the availability of petroleum products in this State, at the request of the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over utilities and energy matters. [2005, c. 91, §4 (new).]

[2005, c. 91, §§2-4 (amd).]

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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3307-D. State petroleum set aside (REPEALED)

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§3307-D. State petroleum set aside (REPEALED)


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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3307-E. Task Force on Defense Realignment and the Economy (REPEALED)

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§3307-E. Task Force on Defense Realignment and the Economy (REPEALED)


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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3307-F. Maine Downtown Center

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§3307-F. Maine Downtown Center

1. Establishment. The Maine Downtown Center, referred to in this section as the "center," is established to encourage downtown revitalization in the State. [1999, c. 776, §3 (new).]


2. Purpose. The center serves the following functions:



A. To advocate for downtown revitalization; [1999, c. 776, §3 (new).]




B. To promote awareness about the importance of vital downtowns; [1999, c. 776, §3 (new).]




C. To serve as a clearinghouse for information relating to downtown development; and [1999, c. 776, §3 (new).]




D. To provide training and technical assistance to communities that demonstrate a willingness and ability to revitalize their downtowns. [1999, c. 776, §3 (new).]

[1999, c. 776, §3 (new).]


3. Collaboration. The State Planning Office within the Executive Department shall work collaboratively with the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, the Maine Development Foundation and other state agencies to coordinate the programs of the center. [1999, c. 776, §3 (new).]


4. Funding. The center shall develop a plan for the ongoing funding of the center. [1999, c. 776, §3 (new).]


5. Definition. For the purposes of this section, "downtown" has the same meaning as in Title 30-A, section 4301, subsection 5-A. [1999, c. 776, §3 (new).]

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Augusta, Maine 04333-0007Title 5 - §3307. Limitation (REPEALED)

Title 5: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND SERVICES
Part 8: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))
Chapter 311: STATE PLANNING (HEADING: PL 1967, c. 533, @1 (new))

§3307. Limitation (REPEALED)


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