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Rules by Department

Rule chapters in the Code of Maine Rules (CMR) are arranged by unique numbers which identify the department, departmental unit, and chapter. For example, 01-015 CMR Chapter 1 represents Chapter 1 of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Maine Milk Commission. 

Click on the highlighted departmental designation to reach a complete list of its current chapters. We also offer advice if you're having trouble trying to view these chapters.

Each rule-making agency designates a liaison as a single point of contact on rule inquiries.

Important Note: Posting of adopted rules on the APA website is most often up-to-date within a week of filing.

01 and 04  Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
01  001      Agriculture General
01  015      Maine Milk Commission
01  017      State Harness Racing Commission
01  020      Maine Agricultural Bargaining Board
01  026      Board of Pesticides Control
01  303      Pull Events Commission
01  669      Maine Forest Service
01  670      Bureau of Parks and Lands
01  672      Land Use Planning Commission
04  056      Conservation - General

02     Department of Professional and Financial Regulation
02  027      Professional and Financial Regulation - General
02  029      Bureau of Financial Institutions (formerly Bureau of Banking)
02  030      Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection
02  031      Bureau of Insurance
02  032      Office of Securities
02  039      Real Estate Commission
02  041      Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation
02  070      State Board of Certification for Geologists and Soil Scientists
02  164      Board of Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters (consolidated into 02-643, which see)
02  174      Board of Boilers and Pressure Vessels
02  265      Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (repealed; rule chapters moved to 02-041)
02  280      Board of Accountancy
02  285      State Board of Veterinary Medicine
02  287      Arborist Examining Board (repealed; see 01-001 Chapters 751-754)
02  288      Maine State Board for Licensure of Architects, Landscape
                  Architects, and Interior Designers
02  296      Board of Examiners on Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (consolidated into 02-643, which see)
02  297      Board of Chiropractic Licensure
02  298      Board of Real Estate Appraisers
02  302      Board of Licensure of Auctioneers
02  313      Board of Dental Examiners
02  318      Electrician's Examining Board
02  322      State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers
02  331      State Board of Funeral Service
02  333      Board of Licensure of Foresters
02  343      Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners
02  344      Board of Licensing of Dietetic Practice
02  360      Board of Licensure for Professional Land Surveyors
02  371      Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board
02  373      Board of Licensure in Medicine
02  380      State Board of Nursing
02  381      Oil and Solid Fuel Board (consolidated into 02-658, which see)
02  382      State Board of Optometry
02  383      Board of Osteopathic Licensure
02  384      State Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
02  385      Manufactured Housing Board
02  386      Board of Elevator and Tramway Safety
02  387      Maine Pilotage Commission (transferred to 17-387)
02  392      Maine Board of Pharmacy
02  393      Board of Examiners in Physical Therapy
02  395      Plumbers Examining Board
02  396      Board of Licensure of Podiatric Medicine
02  415      State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
02  416      State Board of Social Worker Licensure
02  465      Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners
02  477      Board of Occupational Therapy Practice
02  502      Board of Complementary Health Care Providers
02  514      Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure
02  582      Propane and Natural Gas Board (consolidated into 02-658, which see)
02  643      Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing
02  658      Maine Fuel Board

03     Department of Corrections
03  201      Department of Corrections / General
03  208      State Parole Board

04     Department of Conservation (merged with 01, Agriculture..., which see)

05     Department of Education
05  071      Education / General

06     Department of Environmental Protection
06  096      Department of Environmental Protection / General
06  481      Board of Underground Storage Tank Installers

07     Executive Department
07  105      State Planning Office

09     Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
09  137      Fish and Wildlife - General
09  143      Junior Maine Guides and Trip Leaders Curriculum Advisory Board
09  289      Atlantic Salmon Commission (moved to 94-289)
09  585      Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund Board

10 and 14  Department of Health and Human Services
10  144      Department of Health and Human Services - General
10  146      Office of Data Research and Vital Statistics
10  148      Office of Child and Family Services (see also 14-472)
10  149      Office of Aging and Disability Services, part 1
                  (formerly Office of Elder Services)
14  118      Office of Substance Abuse Services
14  191      Mental Health and Mental Retardation - General
14  193      Office of Adult Mental Health (formerly Bureau of Mental Health)
14  197      Office of Aging and Disability Services, part 2
                  (formerly Office of Adults with Cognitive and Physical Disability Services)
14  472      Office of Child and Family Services (that part that was formerly
                  Bureau of Children with Special Needs; see also 10-148)

12     Department of Labor
12  150      Blind and Visually Impaired Division
12  152      Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
12  168      Department of Labor - General
12  170      Bureau of Labor Standards
12  172      Unemployment Insurance Commission
12  179      Occupational Safety and Health Board
12  180      Maine Labor Relations Board
12  181      Maine Standing Committee on Apprenticeship
12  186      State Board of Arbitration and Conciliation
12  597      Bureau of Employment Services

13     Department of Marine Resources
13  188      Marine Resources - General

15     Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management
15  210      General
15  213      Military Bureau
15  214      Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
15  215      Bureau of Maine Veterans Services

16     Department of Public Safety
16  163      Office of Emergency Medical Services
16  219      Department of Public Safety - General
16  222      Bureau of State Police
16  226      Liquor Licensing Unit
16  227      Criminal Justice Academy, Board of Trustees
16  230      Maine Drug Enforcement Agency
16  633      Gambling Control Board
16  642      Bureau of Building Codes and Standards

17     Department of Transportation
17  229      Department of Transportation - General
17  387      Maine Pilotage Commission

18     Department of Administrative and Financial Services
18  119      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 (rules moved to 18-553)
18  389      Bureau of Human Resources
18  553      Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations
18  554      Bureau of General Services
18  674      Maine Board of Tax Appeals

19     Department of Economic and Community Development
19  100      Economic / Community Development
19  498      Office of Tourism and Community Development
19  499      Office of Business Development

26     Department of the Attorney General
26  239      Department of Attorney General - General
26  550      Victims' Compensation Board

28     Department of the Treasury
28  248      Treasurer of State

29     Department of the Secretary of State
29  250      Motor Vehicle and Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions
29  255      Maine State Archives
                  Motor Carrier Review Board (see 94-591)

65     Public Utilities Commission
65  407      Public Utilities Commission - General
65  625      Emergency Services Communications Bureau

90, 94, 95, 99     Independent Agencies
90  351      Workers Compensation Board
90  429      Board of Licensure of Water System Operators (administered by 10, DHHS)
90  564      Fund Insurance Review Board
90  590      Maine Health Data Organization
90  668      Maine Charter School Commission

94  073      State Museum Board
94  078      Energy and Carbon Savings Trust (absorbed by 95-648, Efficiency Maine Trust)
94  082      Maine State Library
94  088      Maine Arts Commission
94  089      Historic Preservation Commission
94  178      Kim Wallace Adaptive Equipment Loan Program
94  270      Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices
94  289      Atlantic Salmon Commission (moved from 09-289)
94  293      Baxter State Park Authority
94  335      Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Authority
94  348      Maine Human Rights Commission
94  376      Maine Municipal Bond Bank
94  391      State Board of Property Tax Review
94  409      Maine Indian Tribal State Commission
94  411      Maine Public Employees Retirement System
94  412      Saco River Corridor Commission
94  434      Maine Educational Loan Authority
94  457      Finance Authority of Maine
94  591      Motor Carrier Review Board
94  630      Maine Biomedical Research Board
94  649      Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services
94  655      Interagency Review Panel

95  584      Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority
95  592      Small Enterprise Growth Board
95  629      Dirigo Health Agency
95  648      Efficiency Maine Trust
95  659      Maine Vaccine Board

99  346      Maine State Housing Authority
99  420      Maine Turnpike Authority
99  639      ConnectME Authority
99  650      Combat Sports Authority of Maine (formerly Mixed Martial Arts Authority of Maine)

 

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