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An Act Relating to Vehicles Delivering Home Heating Fuel

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §2395, sub-§2,  as enacted by PL 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 and affected by Pt. B, §5, is amended to read:

2. Rules.   The Department of Transportation , county commissioners and municipal officers may adopt rules to ensure proper use and prevent abuse of the public ways under their respective jurisdictions the department's jurisdiction whenever those ways require special protection. Rules issued adopted pursuant to this section are exempted from the provisions of the Maine Administrative Procedure Act, routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375 , subchapter 2-A.

Sec. 2. Department of Transportation to adopt rules relating to the definition of home heating fuel. The Department of Transportation shall adopt rules as authorized by the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 29-A, section 2395, subsection 2 involving restrictions on the weight or passage of any vehicle over a public way and shall include in the definition of "home heating fuel" oil, gas, coal, stove-length wood, propane and wood pellets.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 126th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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