Maine Revised Statutes

§12004-G. General government

The primary responsibilities of the boards in this section vary and are limited to a specific purpose. These responsibilities may include the regulation of a particular activity, the licensing of a particular activity, the establishment of policy for a specific purpose or organization and the acquisition of property for a specific purpose. [1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW).]

In addition to the powers to hold hearings, adopt rules and establish policies and procedures, these boards may enter into contracts, establish just charges, conduct investigations, acquire property or enforce state laws. [1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW).]

This classification includes the following. [1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW).]

FIELD NAME OF ORGANIZATION RATE OF COMPENSATION STATUTORY REFERENCE

1. Administration
[ 2005, c. 12, Pt. SS, §17 (RP) .]
2. Administration 
[ 2007, c. 395, §12 (RP) .]
3. Agriculture
[ 1991, c. 779, §52 (AFF); 1991, c. 779, §1 (RP) .]
3-A.   
Agriculture Pull Events Commission Expenses Only 7 MRSA §98
[ 2005, c. 563, §1 (AMD) .]
3-B. Agriculture
[ 1997, c. 528, §1 (RP) .]
3-C.   
Agriculture Integrated Pest Management Council Expenses Only 7 MRSA §2404
[ 2001, c. 667, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 667, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
3-D.   
Agriculture Maine Agricultural Water Management Board Expenses Only 7 MRSA §352
[ 2005, c. 559, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Agriculture 
[ 2009, c. 369, Pt. A, §4 (RP) .]
4-A.   
Agriculture Board of Agriculture Legislative Per Diem 7 MRSA §125
[ 1997, c. 711, §1 (NEW) .]
4-B.   
Biomedical Research Maine Biomedical Research Board Expenses Only 5 MRSA §13104
[ 2001, c. 196, §1 (NEW) .]
4-C.   
Agriculture Education Maine Agriculture in the Classroom Council Paid from council funds in accordance with council bylaws 7 MRSA §242
[ 2007, c. 456, §1 (NEW) .]
4-D.   
Amusements and Sports Combat Sports Authority of Maine Legislative Per Diem and ExpensesOnly 8 MRSA c. 20
[ 2011, c. 305, §1 (AMD) .]
5. Business
[ 1991, c. 622, Pt. S, §7 (RP) .]
5-A.  
Building Codes and Standards Technical Building Codes and Standards Board Expenses Only 10 MRSA c. 1103
[ 2007, c. 699, §1 (NEW) .]
6. Civil Service
[ 1999, c. 668, §21 (RP) .]
6-A. Corrections
[ 1999, c. 668, §22 (RP) .]
6-B.   
Commerce and Trade Maine Motor Vehicle Franchise Board $100/day 10 MRSA §1187
[ 2003, c. 356, §1 (NEW) .]
6-C. Corrections 
[ 2015, c. 335, §4 (RP) .]
7.   
Corrections State Parole Board Legislative Per Diem 34-A MRSA §5201
[ 1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW) .]
7-A.   
Culture/History Maine State Cultural Affairs Council Expenses Only 27 MRSA §552
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
7-B.   
Culture/History Maine Arts Commission Expenses Only 27 MRSA §401
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
7-C.   
Culture/History Maine State Museum Commission Expenses Only 27 MRSA §82
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
7-D.   
Culture/History Maine Historic Preservation Commission Expenses Only 27 MRSA §501
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
7-E.   
Culture/History Maine Library Commission Expenses Only 27 MRSA §111
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
7-F. Economic Development 
[ 2007, c. 240, Pt. RRRR, §1 (RP); 2007, c. 395, §13 (RP) .]
8. Education
[ 1991, c. 622, Pt. G, §33 (AFF); 1991, c. 622, Pt. G, §1 (RP) .]
8-A. Education
[ 2005, c. 662, Pt. A, §2 (RP) .]
9. Education
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §3 (RP) .]
9-A. Education
[ 2003, c. 643, §2 (RP) .]
10. Education
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §3 (RP) .]
10-A.   
Education Kim Wallace Adaptive Equipment Loan Program Fund Board Expenses Only 10 MRSA §373
[ 1999, c. 731, Pt. FF, §1 (AMD) .]
10-B. Education 
[ 2007, c. 395, §14 (RP) .]
10-C.   
Energy Efficiency Maine Trust Board Expenses Only 35-A MRSA §10103
[ 2009, c. 372, Pt. B, §1 (NEW) .]
10-D.   
Education Maine Charter School Commission Legislative Per Diem and Expenses 20-A MRSA §2405, sub-§8
[ 2013, c. 368, Pt. JJJJ, §1 (AMD) .]
10-E.  
Education State Education and Employment Outcomes Task Force Expenses Only 20-A MRSA §12901
[ 2013, c. 593, §1 (NEW) .]
11.   
Environment/ Natural Resources Baxter State Park Authority Not Authorized 12 MRSA §901
[ 1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW) .]
11-A.   
Environment/ Natural Resources Clean-up and Response Fund Review Board Expenses Only for Certain Members 38 MRSA §568-B
[ 2015, c. 319, §1 (AMD) .]
12. Environment/Natural Resources 
[ 2007, c. 395, §15 (RP) .]
13.   
Environment/ Natural Resources Saco River Corridor Commission Expenses Only 38 MRSA §954
[ 1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW) .]
13-A.   
Environment/ Natural Resources State Emergency Response Commission Not Authorized 37-B MRSA §792
[ 1989, c. 878, Pt. A, §16 (RPR) .]
13-B.   
Environment/ Health Engineering Maine Water Well Commission $50 Per Meeting Plus Expenses 32 MRSA §4700-G
[ 2001, c. 209, Pt. A, §1 (AMD) .]
13-C.   
Executive/Drug Prevention and Treatment Substance Abuse Services Commission Expenses Only 5 MRSA §20065
[ 1993, c. 410, Pt. LL, §2 (NEW) .]
13-D. Environment/Natural Resources
[ 2001, c. 460, §1 (RP) .]
13-E.   
Environment/ Natural Resources River Flow Advisory Commission Expenses Only 37-B MRSA §1131
[ 2001, c. 662, §4 (NEW) .]
13-F. Environment/Natural Resources and Public Utilities 
[ 2009, c. 372, Pt. A, §10 (AFF); 2009, c. 372, Pt. A, §4 (RP) .]
14.   
Finance State Liquor and Lottery Commission Legislative Per Diem 5 MRSA §283-A
A. The chair may receive no more than $5,000 per year, including per diem and expenses. [1997, c. 373, §4 (AMD).]
B. The other board members may each receive no more than $3,500 per year, including per diem and expenses. [1997, c. 373, §4 (AMD).]
[ 1997, c. 373, §4 (AMD) .]
14-A. Human Services
[ 1995, c. 322, §2 (RP) .]
14-B.   
Human Services Maine Health Data Organization Expenses Only 22 MRSA §8703
[ 1995, c. 653, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 1995, c. 653, Pt. A, §7 (AFF) .]
14-C.   
Human Services Newborn Hearing Screening Advisory Board Expenses Only 22 MRSA §8823
[ 1999, c. 647, §1 (NEW) .]
14-D.   
Health Care Board of Trustees of Dirigo Health $100 per diem and expenses 24-A MRSA §6904
[ 2007, c. 447, §1 (AMD) .]
14-E. Human Services 
[ 2009, c. 369, Pt. A, §5 (RP) .]
14-F. Health Care 
[ 2011, c. 90, Pt. B, §10 (AFF); 2011, c. 90, Pt. B, §1 (RP) .]
14-G.  
Health Care Statewide Coordinating Council for Public Health Not Authorized 22 MRSA §412
[ 2009, c. 355, §4 (NEW) .]
14-H.   
Health Care Board of Directors of the Maine Guaranteed Access Reinsurance Association Expenses Only 24-A MRSA §3953
[ RR 2011, c. 1, §6 (COR) .]
15.   
Human Services: Human Rights Maine Human Rights Commission $25/Day $1,000 Max/Yr 5 MRSA §4561
[ 1989, c. 503, Pt. A, §15 (AMD) .]
15-A.   
Substance Abuse Driver Education and Evaluation Programs Appeals Board $75/Day 5 MRSA §20078-A
[ 1993, c. 631, §1 (REEN) .]
15-B.  
Human Services: Immunization Maine Vaccine Board Not Authorized 22 MRSA §1066
[ 2009, c. 595, §1 (NEW) .]
16. Human Services: Child Protection
[ 1991, c. 780, Pt. DDD, §1 (RP) .]
17. Human Services/Drug Prescriptions
[ 1991, c. 377, §5 (RP) .]
18. Human Services/Health Facilities
[ 1993, c. 600, Pt. B, §1 (RP) .]
19. Human Services/Drug Therapy
[ 1993, c. 381, §4 (RP) .]
20.   
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Advisory Council $50/Day 12 MRSA §10151
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. B, §4 (AMD); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
20-A. Department of Marine Resources 
[ 2009, c. 561, §2 (RP) .]
20-B.   
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife ATV Enforcement Grant Review Committee Not Authorized 12 MRSA §10324
[ 2003, c. 695, Pt. B, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 695, Pt. C, §1 (AFF) .]
21. Insurance
[ 1993, c. 410, Pt. R, §4 (AFF); 1993, c. 410, Pt. R, §2 (RP) .]
21-A.   
Insurance Maine Self-Insurance Guarantee Association Board of Directors Not Authorized 39-A MRSA §404
[ 1993, c. 381, §5 (NEW) .]
21-B. Insurance 
[ 2007, c. 395, §16 (RP) .]
22. Insurance
[ 1991, c. 622, Pt. L, §8 (RP); 1991, c. 622, Pt. S, §7 (RP) .]
22-A. Agriculture
[ 2001, c. 667, Pt. B, §5 (AFF); 2001, c. 667, Pt. B, §3 (RP) .]
23. Judiciary: Law 
[ 2013, c. 533, §7 (RP) .]
23-A.   
Judiciary Judicial Compensation Commission Expenses Only 4 MRSA §1701
[ 1995, c. 451, §2 (NEW) .]
24.   
Labor Board of Occupational Safety and Health Expenses Only 26 MRSA §564
[ 1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW) .]
25. Labor 
[ 2011, c. 491, §7 (RP) .]
25-A.  
Legal Services Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services Legislative Per Diem Plus Expenses 4 MRSA §1801
[ 2009, c. 419, §4 (NEW) .]
26. Labor 
[ 2007, c. 395, §17 (RP) .]
26-A. Labor 
[ 2005, c. 178, §1 (RP); 2005, c. 294, §3 (RP) .]
26-B. Marine Resources
[ 1995, c. 406, §3 (RP) .]
26-C. Labor
[ 1999, c. 668, §24 (RP) .]
26-D.   
Legislature State Compensation Commission Legislative Per Diem and Expenses 3 MRSA §2-B
[ 1997, c. 506, §2 (NEW) .]
26-E. Legislature 
[ 2009, c. 652, Pt. A, §2 (RP) .]
26-F. Maine National Guard 
[ 2011, c. 344, §2 (RP) .]
27.   
Marine Resources Marine Resources Advisory Council Expenses Only 12 MRSA §6024
[ 1995, c. 382, §1 (AMD) .]
27-A. Marine Resources
[ 1999, c. 668, §25 (RP) .]
28. Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services
[ 1999, c. 668, §26 (RP) .]
29.   
Natural Resources Land for Maine's Future Board Legislative Per Diem and Expenses for Appointed Members 5 MRSA §6202
[ 1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW) .]
29-A. Natural Resources
[ 1993, c. 381, §6 (RP) .]
29-B.   
Natural Resources Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund Board Legislative Per Diem and Travel Expenses for Appointed Members 12 MRSA §10308
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. B, §5 (AMD); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
29-C. Natural and Built Assets 
[ 2011, c. 655, Pt. EE, §30 (AFF); 2011, c. 655, Pt. EE, §4 (RP) .]
29-D.  
Professional Investigators Board of Licensure of Professional Investigators Expenses Only 32 MRSA §8103-A
[ 2011, c. 366, §1 (NEW) .]
30. Natural Resources
[ 1995, c. 532, §1 (RP) .]
30-A.   
Public Information InforME Board Legislative Per Diem and Expenses for Voting Members 1 MRSA §534
[ 1997, c. 713, §3 (NEW) .]
30-B.   
Public Information Maine Library of Geographic Information Board Expenses Only 5 MRSA §2003
[ 2005, c. 12, Pt. SS, §18 (AMD) .]
30-C.   
Public Utilities Telecommunica- tions Relay Services Advisory Council Not Authorized 35-A MRSA §8704
[ 2005, c. 605, §3 (NEW) .]
30-D.   
Public Utilities Interagency Review Panel Expenses Only 35-A MRSA §122, sub-§1-B
[ 2009, c. 655, Pt. A, §1 (NEW) .]
30-E.  
Public Safety Maine Length of Service Award Program Board of Trustees Expenses Only 5 MRSA §3372
[ 2015, c. 352, §2 (NEW) .]
31. Public Utilities
[ 1991, c. 622, Pt. S, §7 (RP) .]
31-A. Science and Technology
[ 2003, c. 20, Pt. RR, §18 (AFF); 2003, c. 20, Pt. RR, §1 (RP) .]
31-B.   
Small Business Maine Small Business and Entrepreneurship Commission Not Authorized 5 MRSA §13032
[ 2005, c. 294, §4 (AMD) .]
31-C. Secretary of State 
[ 2011, c. 344, §3 (RP) .]
32.   
Sport and Entertainment State Harness Racing Commission Legislative Per Diem 8 MRSA §261-A
[ 1991, c. 579, §2 (AMD) .]
33.   
State Government Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices Legislative Per Diem 1 MRSA §1002
[ IB 1995, c. 1, §9 (AMD) .]
33-A. Taxation
[ 1993, c. 680, Pt. A, §15 (RP) .]
33-B.   
Taxation Board of Trustees, Mining Excise Tax Trust Fund Not Authorized 5 MRSA §453-A
[ 1993, c. 680, Pt. A, §16 (REEN) .]
33-C.   
Transportation Motor Carrier Review Board Expenses Only 29-A MRSA §562
[ 1995, c. 376, §1 (NEW) .]
33-D.   
Technology Maine Technology Institute Expenses Only 5 MRSA §15302
[ 1999, c. 401, Pt. AAA, §1 (NEW) .]
33-E. Technology 
[ 2009, c. 90, §1 (RP) .]
33-F.   
Technology ConnectME Authority Not Authorized 35-A MRSA §9203
[ 2005, c. 665, §1 (NEW) .]
34.   
Veterans' Affairs Board of Trustees - of the Maine Veterans' Homes Expenses Only 37-B MRSA §603
[ 1989, c. 503, Pt. A, §20 (AMD) .]
35.   
Workers' Compensation Workers' Compensation Board Lost wages up to $100; expenses 39-A MRSA §151
[ 1991, c. 885, Pt. A, §5 (NEW); 1991, c. 885, Pt. A, §§9-11 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW). 1989, c. 104, §§C3,10 (AMD). 1989, c. 464, §1 (AMD). 1989, c. 483, §A24 (AMD). 1989, c. 503, §§A12-20 (AMD). 1989, c. 529, §1 (AMD). 1989, c. 571, §B3 (AMD). 1989, c. 700, §§B2,3 (AMD). 1989, c. 782, §1 (AMD). 1989, c. 875, §§L1,4 (AMD). 1989, c. 878, §A16 (AMD). 1989, c. 932, §1 (AMD). 1991, c. 93, §1 (AMD). 1991, c. 377, §5 (AMD). 1991, c. 455, §A1 (AMD). 1991, c. 579, §2 (AMD). 1991, c. 601, §1 (AMD). 1991, c. 622, §FF1 (AMD). 1991, c. 622, §G1 (AMD). 1991, c. 622, §G2 (AMD). 1991, c. 622, §§L8,S7 (AMD). 1991, c. 622, §§S7,8 (AMD). 1991, c. 622, §Y1 (AMD). 1991, c. 622, §G33 (AFF). 1991, c. 779, §1 (AMD). 1991, c. 779, §52 (AFF). 1991, c. 780, §DDD2 (AMD). 1991, c. 799, §6 (AMD). 1991, c. 843, §1 (AMD). 1991, c. 850, §1 (AMD). 1991, c. 883, §2 (REEN). 1991, c. 885, §A5 (AMD). 1991, c. 885, §§A9-11 (AFF). RR 1993, c. 1, §10 (COR). 1993, c. 349, §12 (AMD). 1993, c. 360, §A1 (AMD). 1993, c. 363, §1 (AMD). 1993, c. 363, §21 (AFF). 1993, c. 381, §§3-6 (AMD). 1993, c. 388, §1 (AMD). 1993, c. 392, §1 (AMD). 1993, c. 410, §§E2,R2,LL2 (AMD). 1993, c. 410, §R4 (AFF). 1993, c. 600, §B1 (AMD). 1993, c. 631, §1 (AMD). 1993, c. 680, §§A15,16 (AMD). IB 1995, c. 1, §9 (AMD). 1995, c. 322, §§1,2 (AMD). 1995, c. 376, §1 (AMD). 1995, c. 382, §1 (AMD). 1995, c. 406, §§2,3 (AMD). 1995, c. 430, §1 (AMD). 1995, c. 451, §2 (AMD). 1995, c. 494, §3 (AMD). 1995, c. 532, §1 (AMD). 1995, c. 541, §1 (AMD). 1995, c. 560, §K3 (AMD). 1995, c. 560, §K83 (AFF). 1995, c. 653, §A1 (AMD). 1995, c. 653, §A7 (AFF). 1995, c. 667, §A1 (AMD). 1995, c. 667, §A39 (AFF). 1997, c. 236, §1 (AMD). 1997, c. 373, §4 (AMD). 1997, c. 506, §2 (AMD). 1997, c. 528, §1 (AMD). 1997, c. 711, §1 (AMD). 1997, c. 713, §3 (AMD). 1999, c. 401, §§BB1,AAA1 (AMD). 1999, c. 647, §1 (AMD). 1999, c. 668, §§21-26 (AMD). 1999, c. 731, §§FF1,UUU1 (AMD). 2001, c. 196, §1 (AMD). 2001, c. 209, §A1 (AMD). 2001, c. 421, §B1 (AMD). 2001, c. 421, §C1 (AFF). 2001, c. 439, §T4 (AMD). 2001, c. 460, §1 (AMD). 2001, c. 471, §C1 (AMD). 2001, c. 471, §C10 (AFF). 2001, c. 497, §1 (AMD). 2001, c. 649, §2 (AMD). 2001, c. 658, §1 (AMD). 2001, c. 658, §5 (AFF). 2001, c. 662, §4 (AMD). 2001, c. 667, §B2 (AMD). 2001, c. 667, §B3 (AMD). 2001, c. 667, §B5 (AFF). 2001, c. 708, §2 (AMD). 2001, c. 714, §§LL3,4 (AFF). 2003, c. 20, §RR1 (AMD). 2003, c. 20, §RR18 (AFF). 2003, c. 356, §1 (AMD). 2003, c. 414, §§B4,5 (AMD). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 469, §A3 (AMD). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 643, §2 (AMD). 2003, c. 695, §B1 (AMD). 2003, c. 695, §C1 (AFF). 2003, c. 704, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 12, §§PP2,SS17, 18 (AMD). 2005, c. 19, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 178, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 294, §§3,4 (AMD). 2005, c. 559, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 563, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 605, §3 (AMD). 2005, c. 662, §A2 (AMD). 2005, c. 665, §1 (AMD). 2007, c. 240, Pt. QQ, §1 (AMD). 2007, c. 285, §3 (AMD). 2007, c. 317, §1 (AMD). 2007, c. 318, §1 (AMD). 2007, c. 395, §§12-17 (AMD). 2007, c. 447, §1 (AMD). 2007, c. 456, §1 (AMD). 2007, c. 629, Pt. A, §1 (AMD). 2007, c. 653, Pt. A, §3 (AMD). 2007, c. 699, §1 (AMD). 2009, c. 90, §1 (AMD). 2009, c. 352, §1 (AMD). 2009, c. 355, §4 (AMD). 2009, c. 369, Pt. A, §§4, 5 (AMD). 2009, c. 372, Pt. A, §4 (AMD). 2009, c. 372, Pt. A, §10 (AFF). 2009, c. 372, Pt. B, §1 (AMD). 2009, c. 419, §4 (AMD). 2009, c. 483, §2 (AMD). 2009, c. 561, §2 (AMD). 2009, c. 595, §1 (AMD). 2009, c. 652, Pt. A, §2 (AMD). 2009, c. 655, Pt. A, §1 (AMD). RR 2011, c. 1, §6 (COR). 2011, c. 90, Pt. B, §§1, 2 (AMD). 2011, c. 90, Pt. B, §10 (AFF). 2011, c. 305, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 344, §§2, 3 (AMD). 2011, c. 366, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 414, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 491, §7 (AMD). 2011, c. 570, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 655, Pt. EE, §4 (AMD). 2011, c. 655, Pt. EE, §30 (AFF). 2013, c. 368, Pt. JJJJ, §1 (AMD). 2013, c. 533, §7 (AMD). 2013, c. 593, §1 (AMD). 2015, c. 319, §1 (AMD). 2015, c. 335, §4 (AMD). 2015, c. 352, §2 (AMD).