Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:Sec. 1. 12 MRSA §11212, sub-§1, ¶B, as amended by PL 2005, c. 477, §9, is further amended to read:B. A person may not, while in or on a motor vehicle or in or on a trailer or other type of vehicle being hauled by a motor vehicle, have a cocked and armed crossbow or a firearm with a cartridge or shell in the chamber or in an attached magazine, clip or cylinder or a muzzle-loading firearm charged with powder, lead and a primed ignition device or mechanism, except that a person who has a valid Maine permit to carry a concealed weapon is not otherwise prohibited from possessing a firearm may have in or on a motor vehicle or trailer or other type of vehicle a loaded pistol or revolver covered by that permit.Sec. 2. 25 MRSA §2001-A, sub-§2, ¶A-1 is enacted to read:A-1. A handgun carried by a person who is not otherwise prohibited from carrying a firearm;
The governor is expected to sign it. One less state I need to renew a permit for.