§1835. Nonreserved Public Lands Management Fund

Link to law: http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/statutes/12/title12sec1835.html
Published: 2015

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§1835. Nonreserved Public Lands Management Fund








1. Revenue sources. 
Except as provided in paragraph A, the bureau must receive all money, securities
and other things of value accruing to the State: from the sale of nonreserved public
lands, timber and grass and other rights and things of value from the nonreserved
public lands under the care, custody, control or management of the bureau; in payment
for timber, grass and other things of value cut or taken by trespassers; from forfeiture
of a bond or a deposit when a contractor does not fulfill the terms of the contract
or comply with state regulations; or as a result of a compromise or settlement of
any claim.





A. The first $20,000 in the aggregate of any money accruing from the alienation of rights
to mine upon nonreserved public land, or other income arising out of mining operations,
that is actually received during any fiscal year, and every portion thereof accruing
from these mining operations, must be paid into the Division of Geology, Natural Areas and Coastal Resources. [2013, c. 405, Pt. C, §8 (AMD).]







[
2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV);
2013, c. 405, Pt. C, §8 (AMD)
.]








2. Fund established. 
To accomplish the purposes of this subchapter, there is established the Nonreserved
Public Lands Management Fund. All income received by the bureau pursuant to this
subchapter must be recorded on the books of the State in a separate account and deposited
with the Treasurer of State to be credited to the Nonreserved Public Lands Management
Fund. Any interest earned on this money must be credited to the fund.


[
1997, c. 678, §13 (NEW);
2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV);
2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV)
.]








3. Expenditure of funds. 
Money credited to the Nonreserved Public Lands Management Fund may be used only
to produce a sustained yield of goods and services from those lands for multiple use
purposes in accordance with the principles of sound planning and sound business practices
or for the acquisition of additional land for the same purpose. Any balance remaining
continues from year to year as a fund available only for the purposes set out in this
section.


[
1997, c. 678, §13 (NEW)
.]








4. Legislative approval of budget. 



[
2013, c. 368, Pt. LLLL, §1 (RP)
.]





SECTION HISTORY

1997, c. 678, §13 (NEW).
1999, c. 556, §18 (AMD).
2011, c. 655, Pt. KK, §10 (AMD).
2011, c. 655, Pt. KK, §34 (AFF).
2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV).
2013, c. 368, Pt. LLLL, §1 (AMD).
2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV).
2013, c. 405, Pt. C, §8 (AMD).