An Act To Protect Legislative Intent in Rulemaking
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 5 MRSA §8053, sub-§1, ¶B, as amended by PL 2003, c. 207, §1, is further amended to read:
B. Any person who has filed within the past year a written or electronic request with the agency for notice of rulemaking; and
Sec. 2. 5 MRSA §8053, sub-§1, ¶C, as amended by PL 1995, c. 373, §4, is further amended to read:
C. Any trade, industry, professional, interest group or regional publication that the agency considers effective in reaching the persons affected . ; and
Sec. 3. 5 MRSA §8053, sub-§1, ¶E is enacted to read:
E. The primary sponsor of the legislation that was enacted and authorized the rulemaking, as long as the legislation was enacted within the previous 2 years.
Sec. 4. 5 MRSA §8053-A, sub-§§5 and 6 are enacted to read:
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 125th Legislature, Second Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.