10 MRS 9903
License Reciprocity: Business or Employee
When an emergency declaration is in effect, an out-of-state business and its employees, who are in the state to provide aid, are not required to follow local or state business or occupational licensing requirements.
Status of out-of-state businesses and employees during disaster period
1. Out-Of-State Businesses. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, during a disaster period an out-of-state business that conducts operations within the State for the purpose of performing work or providing services related to a declared state disaster or emergency is deemed to have not established a level of presence that would require that business or its out-of-state employees to be subject to any of the following state or local employment, licensing or registration requirements: A. Business licensing or registration requirements; B. Unemployment insurance taxes or fees or workers’ compensation insurance taxes or fees; and C. Occupational licensing fees. 2. Status After Disaster Period. After the termination of a disaster period, an out-of-state business or out-of-state employee that remains in the State is fully subject to the state or local employment, licensing or registration requirements listed in subsection 1 or that were otherwise suspended under this chapter during the disaster period.