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S.P. 655 - L.D. 1738

An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Ferry Service Travel

for Individuals with Catastrophic Illness

Emergency preamble. Whereas, acts of the Legislature do not become
effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as
emergencies; and

Whereas, people living on islands who suffer from a catastrophic
illness must travel to and from the mainland for treatment; and

Whereas, the Maine State Ferry Service is the only public
transportation available to many of these people; and

Whereas, this legislation provides free transportation to those
people to allow them to get to their medical appointments,
alleviating some of their burden; and

Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create
an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and
require the following legislation as immediately necessary for
the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now,

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

Sec. 1. 23 MRSA 4407 is enacted to read:

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