Thursday, June 20, 2013
The Associated Press
AUGUSTA — Maine lawmakers have voted to override Gov. Paul LePage's veto of one bill, but sustained his veto of another.
The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to let stand a bill that revamps the fees charged by the state fire marshal's office for inspecting amusement rides. The Senate later agreed and voted to make the bill a law despite the governor's objections.
The governor objected to the bill because it increases fees.
Supporters of the bill said it was submitted at the request of the fire marshal's office, and that the old fees didn't cover the cost of inspections.
The House, however, upheld LePage's veto of a separate bill that would have increased filing fees at county registrar of deeds offices by $6 to $13.