LD 93
Session - 127th Maine Legislature
LR 437
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Allow the Town of Berwick To Be Eligible for Full Pine Tree Development Zone Benefits

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

Sec. 1. 30-A MRSA §5250-J, sub-§3-A, ¶¶D and E,  as enacted by PL 2009, c. 652, Pt. D, §1 and affected by §2, are amended to read:

D. Property within a military redevelopment zone as long as the property is classified by the department no later than December 31, 2018; and
E. Washington County and the Downeast region, including 2 pilot projects to be established by the commissioner:

(1) A pilot project for the property of the former Cutler naval computer and telecommunications station, which may be excluded from the qualified business definitions established under section 5250-I, subsections 16 and 17 if a for-profit business is engaged in, or will engage in, tourism development including recreational tourism, experiential tourism, hotel development and resort facility development; and

(2) A pilot project that allows seasonal employees in seasonal industries based on natural resources to be considered qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employees for the purposes of section 5250-I, subsection 18 . ; and

Sec. 2. 30-A MRSA §5250-J, sub-§3-A, ¶F  is enacted to read:

F Beginning January 1, 2016, the Town of Berwick in York County.


This bill allows the Town of Berwick in York County to be designated as a Pine Tree Development Zone tier 1 location in order to allow the town to be eligible for Pine Tree Development Zone benefits.

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