Enhanced in the Portland metropolitan area. Current program: The state currently has no I/M program. Proposed program: No proposed program. The state is required to have an I/M program in place by Jan. 1, 1999.
First case: People v. McLeod. The prosecution, in sexual molestation case, withdrew DNA evidence during a preliminary hearing on the reliability of the data, Portland, 1989. Data Bank established: no Legislated Admissibility passed: no
The Honorable Seth Bradstreet Commissioner Maine Department of Agriculture, Food & Rural Resources Deering Building - AMHI Complex 28 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0028 Phone: 207-287-3419 Fax: 207-287-7548 http://www.maine.gov/agriculture
The United States battleship " USS Maine," sent by President McKinley to Cuba in 1898, was mysteriously blown up in Havana harbor. Popular sentiment in the United States held that the Spanish were responsible, and the incident led to the Spanish-American War. No one knows what actually happened.
Maine is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is the northernmost portion of both New England and the eastern United States. The state is known for its scenery â€” its jagged, mostly rocky coastline, its low, rolling mountains, and its heavily forested interior â€” as well as for its seafood cuisine, especially lobsters and clams.
Residential Energy Code: State developed code that does not meet 92 MEC, mandatory statewide. Commercial Energy Code: ASHRAE/IES 90.1, mandatory statewide. No known initiatives to revise the residential code. The State Housing Authority conducts energy code training.
As of March 2000, all electric consumers in Maine have the option to choose their own electric service provider. "An Act to Restructure the State's Electric Industry" was enacted in May of 1997, making this option possible. The act requires the phasing-in of retail competition and metering & billing services during January 2000 to January 2002. Residential rates are reduced up to 7.5% followed by a four-year rate freeze. Utilities are permitted to recover stranded cost through competition transition charges or CTC's. Standard offer providers are determined by holding open bids. Standard offer rates have been raised to increase competition.
Implementing 3-years-old to kindergarten entrance A pilot of implementation in a variety of care settings, including a Tribal site, was recently completed. Professional development opportunities that are linked to the ELGs are being identified.
10/1/83 Amended 7/30/91 All vehicles sold or leased in Maine except commercial vehicles over 8,000 lbs. or business or commercial enterprise registering 3 or more motor vehicles. 3 repair attempts - 15 business days out of service 2 years or 18,000 miles, whichever occurs first.
The Community College Partnership of Maine between the University of Maine System and the Maine Technical Colleges established in 2000 to ensure access to associate degree programs and technical college campuses.