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CmdrDewey 05-12-2009 10:45 AM

WHAT IIII Update
 
LD 114, the act To Prohibit RV Parking in Commercial Lots was killed by the Maine House today. The sponsor of the bill, Representative Perry of Calais (Callas)withdrew her Motion to accept the Ought to Pass Recommendation and then moved to accept the Ought Not to Pass Recommendation and that passed. Technically it can be revisited but that is quite unlikely.

D and M On The Road 05-12-2009 10:51 AM

Nice.:)

azleflyer 05-12-2009 11:36 AM

Now that is good news!

rames14 05-12-2009 02:22 PM

Any explanation for the change? I imagine we can guess that pressure did it, but it would be nice to hear their explanation.

CmdrDewey 05-12-2009 02:43 PM

According to local news, the Maine Campground Owners Assoc. asked her to withdraw the bill.

"It's aimed at campers, and we love campers, and it would make campers the one at fault for camping in a place they think is free and should be free," said Rick Abare, president of the Maine Campground Owners Association."

KathyandDave 05-12-2009 04:21 PM

The MOC was the final straw...

stiles watson 05-12-2009 04:33 PM

Somewhere wisdom prevailed.

Art-n-Marge 05-12-2009 07:32 PM

Yay! We're gonna go have some lobster to celebrate!

And many thanks to CmdrDewey for keeping us aprised!

adelmoll 05-13-2009 04:37 AM

Great news, Thanks Dave.

Helen

Bill-N-Donna 05-16-2009 01:54 PM

Although Iíve yet to Wal-Mart or stay at a Cracker Barrel, Iím certainly not against the right to do so. I feel the more opportunity out there the more likely I would adventure into new territory, to boldly go where no Ö (Excuse me I just got back from the new Star Trek Movie). Anyway, I think if they stopped boon-docking like that on such a large scale it would not only hurt the state but many campgrounds as well. It certainly would discourage me and I would consider if I really wanted to visit that state.

ols1932 05-17-2009 01:40 AM

There was an e-mail campaign against it.

Orv


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