A person or entity is not eligible to receive a stipend unless that person or entity has been issued a license by the department to hold an agricultural fair.   [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]
1.  Application; fee.  A person or entity applying for a license under this section must submit a completed application form and a $10 license fee to the commissioner no later than March 31st in the calendar year preceding the first year of the license. The application for the license must contain the information prescribed by the commissioner and must be signed and sworn to by the applicant. When the applicant is an agricultural society, an executive officer of the society must sign and swear to the information on the application.  

[PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 83

  • Agricultural society: means a nonprofit organization or association incorporated in the State to promote education and encourage improvement in agriculture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • fair: means an exhibition that is designed to promote education and encourage improvement in agriculture and that includes, but is not limited to, the following:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • person: as used in this Title shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4
  • Stipend: means an amount distributed from the Stipend Fund or the Fair Fund to a qualifying fair licensee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 2.  Issuance of license.  If satisfied that an applicant will comply or, if an applicant has previously held a license, that the applicant has complied and will continue to comply with the requirements of this chapter and rules adopted pursuant to this chapter, the commissioner may issue a license to the applicant for an agricultural fair. A license is issued for 3 consecutive years and only for the dates assigned by the commissioner in accordance with section 84.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    SECTION HISTORY

    PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).