An Act To Prohibit the Use of Eminent Domain in Certain Public-private Partnerships and To Prohibit the Use of Eminent Domain by a Private Business Entity in a Public-private Partnership
Sec. 1. 1 MRSA §816, sub-§1, ¶¶B and C, as enacted by PL 2005, c. 579, §1 and affected by §2, are amended to read:
Sec. 2. 1 MRSA §816, sub-§1, ¶D is enacted to read:
Sec. 3. 1 MRSA §816, sub-§5 is enacted to read:
Sec. 4. 23 MRSA §4251, sub-§7, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 648, Pt. A, §1, is amended to read:
This bill prohibits the use of the power of eminent domain for the development, operation, management, ownership, leasing or maintenance of a transportation facility as a public-private partnership project. It also prohibits the use of the power of eminent domain by a private business entity when the entity is involved in a public-private partnership.