LD 504
Session - 127th Maine Legislature
C "B", Filing Number H-155, Sponsored by
LR 415
Item 3
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

Amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting the following:

‘An Act To Increase the Penalty for Failure To Maintain Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility’

Amend the bill by striking out everything after the enacting clause and before the summary and inserting the following:

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §1601, sub-§5,  as enacted by PL 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 and affected by Pt. B, §5, is amended to read:

5. Penalty.   Violation of this section is a traffic infraction , for which a forfeiture fine of not less than $100 $250 and not more than $500 $700 may be assessed.’


This amendment is one of 2 minority reports of the committee. This amendment replaces the bill, which concerns the failure to carry proof of motor vehicle financial responsibility. The amendment increases the minimum fine for failure to maintain financial responsibility from $100 to $250 and increases the maximum fine from $500 to $700.

(See attached)

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