LD 357
Session - 128th Maine Legislature
LR 1468
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Create a Penalty for the Discharge of Septic Waste from Watercraft into the Inland Waters

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

Sec. 1. 38 MRSA §423, sub-§5  is enacted to read:

5 Penalty.   Notwithstanding section 349, a person who violates this section commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $1,000 may be adjudged.


This bill establishes a penalty of not less than $1,000 for the discharge of waste from watercraft in inland waters or for operating on inland waters a watercraft that has a permanently installed sanitary waste disposal system if it does not have a holding tank to prevent the discharge of sanitary waste into inland waters.

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