Maine Legislative Year in Review: salary increases; false liens on judges & court staff

Law

HB 167 Makes it easier for judges, clerks, and other public officials who have false liens/encumbrances on their property to remove them. Provides civil penalty for filing of false liens/encumbrances.

HB 1147 Authorizes a 1% salary increase effective September 1, 2013 and a 1% salary increase effective July 1, 2014 for certain employees in the Judicial Department.