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Agencies: 18-119 Office of the State Controller (formerly Bureau of Accounts and Control) 18-125 Bureau of Revenue Services 18-127 Maine Library of Geographic Information Board 18-134 Capitol Planning Commission 18-185 State Claims Commission 18-352 State Employee Health Commission 18-364 State Liquor and Lottery Commission (see 18-553) 18-389 Bureau of Human Resources 18-553 Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations (BABLO) 18-554 Bureau of General Services 18-674 Maine Board of Tax Appeals 18-691 Office of Marijuana Policy
18 119 Office of the State Controller Ch. 1 Travel and Expense Reimbursement Policies 18 125 Bureau of Revenue Services Ch. 102 Electronic Funds Transfer Ch. 103 Recordkeeping and Retention Ch. 104 Filing of Maine Tax Returns Ch. 110 Requests for Advisory Rulings Ch. 201 Rules of Procedure Used to Develop State Valuation Ch. 202 Tree Growth Tax Law Valuations Ch. 205 Certification of Assessors Ch. 207 Real Estate Transfers Ch. 208 Revaluation Guidelines Ch. 301 Sales for Resale and Sales of Packaging Materials Ch. 302 Sales to Governmental Agencies and Exempt Organizations Ch. 303 Sales to Industrial Users Ch. 304 Sales and Use Tax Returns and Payments Ch. 308 Direct Payment Permits Ch. 318 Instrumentalities of Interstate or Foreign Commerce Ch. 321 Meals Provided in the Wild Ch. 323 Commercial Agricultural Production, Commercial Aquacultureal Production, Commercial Fishing and Commercial Wood Harvesting Ch. 401 Service Provider Tax - Return and Payment of Tax Ch. 501 Reporting Under Gasoline Tax Act Ch. 601 Estate Tax Ch. 603 Maine Estate Tax after 2012 Ch. 801 Apportionment Ch. 803 Withholding Tax Reports and Payments Ch. 805 Composite Filing Ch. 806 Nonresident Individual Income Tax Ch. 807 Residency Ch. 808 Corporate Income Tax Nexus Ch. 810 Maine Unitary Business Taxable Income, Combined Reports and Tax Returns Ch. 812 Credit for Educational Opportunity Ch. 813 Property Tax Fairness Credit Ch. 901 Maine Residents Property Tax Program 18 127 Maine Library of Geographic Information Board Ch. 158 Standards for Digital Parcel Maps 18 134 Capitol Planning Commission Ch. 1 Capitol Area Rules and Regulations 18 185 State Claims Commission Ch. 110 Rules of Practice Governing Conduct of Adjudicatory Proceedings for Real Property Acquisition Cases Ch. 120 Rules of Practice Governing Conduct of Adjudicatory Proceedings for State Claims 18 352 State Employee Health Commission Ch. 1 Rules Of Practice Gov. Adjudicatory Proceedings of State Employees Health Commission 18 364 State Liquor and Lottery Commission (rules moved to 18-553) 18 389 Bureau of Human Resources Ch. 1 Purpose, Adoption and Amendment of Rules and Definition of Terms Ch. 2 Intermittent Employment Ch. 3 Division of Classified Service Ch. 4 Classification Plan Ch. 5 Compensation Plan Ch. 6 Applications and Examinations Ch. 7 Eligible Registers Ch. 8 Certification and Appointment Ch. 9 Probationary Period Ch. 10 Performance Appraisal and Training Ch. 11 Holidays, Leaves of Absence and Related Compensation Practices Ch. 12 Disciplinary Action, Demotion, Resignation and Layoff Ch. 13 Complaints, Grievances and Investigations Ch. 14 Employee Work Records and Payroll Certification Procedure Ch. 15 The Maine Management Service 18 553 Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations (BABLO) Ch. 1 Liquor Inventory Exchanges from Agency Liquor Stores Ch. 2 Pricing of Spirits Ch. 3 On Premise Data Collection Cost Mitigation Stipend Ch. 4 Agency Liquor Store Relocation: Rules Governing the Process to Provide Input by Agency Liquor Stores in the Same Municipality of a Relocation Request Ch. 10 Maine State Lottery Ch. 20 Powerball Rules Ch. 40 Mega Millions Rules Ch. 50 Lucky for Life Rules Ch. 70 World Poker Tour Game Rules Ch. 80 Lotto America Game Rules Ch. 101 Operation and Control of All Licensed Premises Ch. 102 Premises Licensed for On-Premises Consumption Only Ch. 103 Premises Licensed for Off-Premise Sales Only Ch. 104 Premises Licensed as Wholesalers, Manufacturers and Certificates of Approval Ch. 105 Labeling Ch. 106 Salesmen Ch. 107 Advertising and Signs Applicable to all License Holders Ch. 110 Agency Stores Ch. 120 Licensing Procedure Ch. 130 Selection and Location of Agency Stores Ch. 140 Merchandising and Stock Ch. 150 Signs and Advertising 18 554 Bureau of General Services Ch. 1 Procedures for Procurement of Professional Architectural and Engineering Services Ch. 2 BOCA Basic Building Code - 1987 Ch. 3 Life Cycle Analysis Ch. 4 Standard 62-1981R "Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality Adoption Ch. 6 1981 Standards of Construction for Making Buildings Usable by Physically Handicapped Ch. 8 Alternative Project Delivery Methods Ch. 11 Rules Governing Qualification of Professionals for Single Source Procurement of Services that Do Not Exceed $25,000 Ch. 60 Improvement of Energy Efficiency in State-funded Construction Ch. 101 Bids, Awards and Contracts Ch. 110 Rules for the Purchase of Services and Awards Ch. 120 Rules for Appeal of Contract and Grant Awards Ch. 130 Implementing the State Purchasing Code of Conduct Requiring that Vendors Furnishing Apparel, Footwear, or Textiles to the State Provide Healthy, Safe, and Fair Working Conditions Ch. 150 Chapter Defining the Means by which Contractors and Subcontractors are to Provide Certain Records to the Bureau of General Services in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, and to Identify What Information in Those Records is Available to the Public Ch. 155 Rules for Defining an Equivalent Basis for Cost Comparison Between State Employee and Private Contractor Provision of Services 18 674 Maine Board of Tax Appeals Ch. 100 Maine Board of Tax Appeals Practice and Procedure 18 691 Office of Marijuana Policy Ch. 1 Adult Use Marijuana Program Rule Ch. 2 Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program Rule (formerly 10-144 ch. 122) Ch. 4 Marijuana Manufacturing Facilities Ch. 5 Rules for the Certification of Marijuana Testing Facilities