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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 191

Signed on 2011-06-01 00:00:00.0 - First Regular Session - 125th Maine Legislature
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An Act Relating to Inspection Requirements for New Motor Vehicles

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

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §1754, sub-§1-A  is enacted to read:

1-A New motor vehicles exempt from inspection.   A new motor vehicle owned by a new vehicle dealer, as defined in section 851, subsection 9, with a dealer plate is exempt from motor vehicle inspection requirements under section 1751 only if the motor vehicle is operated in a manner consistent with section 1002, subsection 1, paragraphs A and E. For purposes of this subsection, "new motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle of the current model year or model year immediately preceding the current model year that has not been previously registered or titled.

This subsection does not allow the operation of unsafe motor vehicles on a public way.

Sec. 2. 29-A MRSA §1766, sub-§3,  as amended by PL 2001, c. 234, §3, is further amended to read:

3. Fee.   Stickers Except as provided in subsection 3-A, stickers are furnished by the Chief of the State Police at $2.50 each.

Sec. 3. 29-A MRSA §1766, sub-§3-A  is enacted to read:

3-A Fee for new vehicle dealers.   Stickers furnished to a new vehicle dealer, as defined in section 851, subsection 9, by the Chief of the State Police are $3.50 each.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 125th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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