An Act To Allow Holders of Gold Star Family Registration Plates To Be Issued Complimentary Licenses To Hunt, Trap and Fish and To Exempt Them from Vehicle Registration Fees
Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §10853, sub-§18 is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 29-A MRSA §501, as amended by PL 2015, c. 206, §4 and c. 267, Pt. BBBB, §1, is further amended by adding at the end a new paragraph to read:
A person possessing or applying for a registration certificate and a set of gold star family registration plates pursuant to section 524-B is exempt from registration fees under this section for the motor vehicle registered or to be registered.
Sec. 3. 29-A MRSA §524-B, sub-§1, as amended by PL 2015, c. 17, §1 and affected by §3, is further amended to read:
(1) An international terrorist attack against the United States or a foreign nation friendly to the United States, recognized as such an attack by the United States Secretary of Defense; or
(2) Military operations while serving outside the United States, including the commonwealths, territories and possessions of the United States, as a part of a peacekeeping force;
This bill allows the holder of a registration certificate and a set of gold star family registration plates pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 29-A, section 524-B to be issued a complimentary license to hunt, trap and fish, including permits, stamps and other permissions needed to hunt. It also exempts a person with a registration certificate and a set of gold star family registration plates from the annual motor vehicle registration fee.