DHHS Legislation – 126th Legislature

DHHS proposed Legislation can be found on this page.  In addition, any testimony that has been provided will be linked to the legislation as it becomes available.

 

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1st/2nd LD/LR # Date Title Format Document Committee
1st 1024 April 26, 2013 LD 1024 - An Act to Enhance Enforcement of the Mandatory Reporting of Abuse and Neglect
Testimony Word Health and Human Services
1st 1031 April 16, 2013 LD 1031 - An Act to Require a Mandatory Peer Review Process for the Restraint and Seclusion of Children in a Hospital or Children’s Home
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1st 1031 April 26, 2013 LD 1031 - An Act to Require a Mandatory Peer Review Process for the Restraint and Seclusion of Children in a Hospital or Children’s Home
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1st 1032 April 29, 2013 LD 1032 - Resolve, to Direct DHHS to Convene a Task Force to Study the Incidence of Cancer in the State
Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
1st 1034 April 24, 2013 LD 1034 - An Act to Increase Child Support Collections by Requiring the Interception of Certain Gambling Winnings
Testimony Word Judiciary
1st 1046 March 27, 2013 LR 1046 - An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending Ju
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1st 1046 March 28, 2013 LR 1046 - An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending Ju
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1st 1046 April 3, 2013 LR 1046 - An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fical year ending June
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1st 1047 April 26, 2013 LD 1047 - Resolve, to Provide a Better Transition for Foster Children to Independent Adulthood
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1st 1062 May 14, 2013 LD 1062 - An Act to Add Conditions that Qualify for Medical Marijuana Use
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1st 1064 May 3, 2013 LD 1064 - Resolve, to Establish the Task Force on Independence from Public Assistance
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1st 1066 April 2, 2013 LD 1066 - An Act to Increase Access to Health Coverage and Qualify Maine for Federal Funding
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1st 1068 April 24, 2013 LD 1068 - An Act to Prevent the Reduction in Adoption Subsidy after an Agreement has been Signed by the Prospective Adoptive Parents and DHHS
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1st 1089 April 24, 2013 LD 1089 - Resolve, to Allow York County to Renegotiate with DHHS a Decision Regarding Transportation Services
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1st 1092 April 24, 2013 LD 1092 - An Act to Increase the Use of Long-term Care Insurance
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1st 1093 April 2, 2013 LD 1093 - An Act to Clarify the Criteria of the Health Professions Loan Program as it Affects Physicians Practicing Neurology-psychiatry
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1st 1093 April 29, 2013 LD 1093 - An Act to Clarify the Criteria of the Health Professions Loan Program at is Affects Physicians Practicing Neurology-psychiatry
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1st 1161 May 14, 2013 LD 1161 - An Act to Ensure Regulated Safe Access to Medical Marijuana
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1st 1213 May 13, 2013 LD 1213 - An Act to Reduce Costs and increase Access to Methadone Treatment
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1st 1214 April 29, 2013 LD 1214 - An Act to Require a Mandatory Assessment by a Physician prior to Psychotropic or Electroconvulsive Therapy
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1st 123 February 25, 2013 LD 123 - An Act to Ensure Proper Anatomical Recovery of Human Bodies and Body Parts
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1st 1244 April 26, 2013 LD 1244 - An Act to Require Child Protective Services to Screen Parents of Newborn Infants
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1st 1249 April 24, 2013 LD 1249 - An Act to Make Statutory Changes to Address Certain Conflicting Requirement of the ME Rules of Professional Conduct/Federal Developmental Disabilities Assist. And Bill of Rights of 2000 regarding ME’s Protection and Advocacy Agency
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1st 1274 April 24, 2013 LD 1274 - An Act to Sustain Emergency Medical Services throughout the State
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1st 1282 May 7, 2013 LD 1282 - An Act to Help Small Farmers in Selling Raw Milk and Homemade Food Products
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1st 1284 May 7, 2013 LD 1284 - An Act to Regarding Delayed Birth Registration
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1st 1287 May 7, 2013 LD 1287 - An Act to Deregulate Face-to-face Transactions between the People and Small Farms and Small Food Producers
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1st 1334 April 26, 2013 LD 1334 - An Act to Create Child Advocacy Centers in Maine
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1st 1337 May 7, 2013 LD 1337 - An Act to Revise the Maine Wild Mushroom Harvesting Certification Program
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1st 1343 May 3, 2013 LD 1343 - An Act to Improve Work Readiness for Families Facing Significant Barriers to Employment
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1st 1352 May 2, 2013 LD 1352 - An Act to Provide Integrated Community-based Employment and Customized Employment for Persons with Disabilities
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1st 1367 May 1, 2013 LD 1367 - An Act to Require Health Insurance Carriers and the MaineCare Program to Cover the Cost of Transition Services to Bridge the Gap between High School and Independence
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1st 1383 April 23, 2013 LD 1383 - An Act to Improve the Delivery of Early Child Care and Education Services
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1st 1387 May 7, 2013 LD 1387 - An Act to Provide Clarity and Consistency in Routine Public Health Licensing Activities
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1st 1388 May 7, 2013 LD 1388 - An Act to Clarify Civil Liability of Persons Making False Claims to the DHHS
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1st 1401 May 10, 2013 LD 1401 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Issuance of and Access to Birth Certificates and Certain Medical Information
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1st 1404 May 14, 2013 LD 1404 - An Act to Ensure the Integrity of Maine’s Medical Marijuana
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1st 1411 May 3, 2013 LD 1411 - Resolve, to Require DHHS to Request a Waiver to Prohibit the Use of Food Supplement Benefits for the Purchase of Taxable Food Items
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1st 1417 May 7, 2013 LD 1417 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Certain Human Services Licensing and Certification Requirements
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1st 1423 May 14, 2013 LD 1423 - An Act to Amend the Medical Marijuana Law Regarding Excess Harvested Marijuana
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1st 1433 May 1, 2013 LD 1433 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Mental Responsibility for Criminal Conduct
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1st 1443 May 3, 2013 LD 1443 - An Act to Make Convicted Drug Felons Ineligible for TANF Assistance
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1st 1449 May 7, 2013 LD 1449 - An Act to Amend the Composition and Duties of the Maine Children’s Growth Council
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1st 145 February 25, 2013 LD 145 - An Act to Ensure Adequate Child Protective Services throughout the State
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1st 1462 May 14, 2013 LD 1462 - An Act to Clarify and Correct Provisions of the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act
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1st 1486 May 13, 2013 LD 1486 - An Act to Reduce the Use of Hospital Emergency Departments for Preventable Oral Health Conditions
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1st 1487 May 13, 2013 LD 1487 - An Act to Implement Managed Care in the MaineCare Program
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1st 1515 May 13, 2013 LD 1515 - An Act to Increase the Availability of Mental Health Services
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2nd 1578 January 15, 2014 LD 1578 An Act to Increase Health Security by Expanding Federally Funded Health Care for Maine People – Testimony - Health and Human Services Committee
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2nd 1582 January 15, 2014 LD 1582 LD 1582 – Resolve Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101, Ch. III, Section 32: Allowances for Waiver Services for Children with Intellectual Disabilities or Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Substantive Rule, LD 1583 - Resolve Regarding
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2nd 1636 January 9, 2014 LD 1636 LD 1636 and 1663 Final Testimony
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1st 180 February 25, 2013 LD 180 - An Act Concerning the Use of Tobacco Settlement Funds for Children’s Health Care
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1st 181 February 25, 2013 LD 181 - Resolve, to Require Hospitals to Provide Information regarding Testing for Krabbe Disease for Parents of Infants
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1st 20 February 7, 2013 LD 20 - An Act to Fully Fund the Homemaker Services Program
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1st 230 February 25, 2013 LD 230 - An Act to Establish the Commission on Health Care Cost and Quality
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1st 250 January 29, 2013 LD 250 (LR 1045) – DHHS Supplemental 13 Budget
Commissioner Mayhew's Testimony in Support of LR 1045, An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and to Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013.
Testimony PDF Appropriations and Financial Affairs
1st 250 January 17, 2013 LD 250 (LR 1045) – DHHS Supplemental 13 Budget
Commissioner Mayhew's Testimony in Support of LR 1045, An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and to Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013.
Testimony PDF Appropriations and Financial Affairs
1st 250 January 28, 2013 LD 250 (LR 1045) – DHHS Supplemental 13 Budget
Commissioner Mayhew's Testimony in Support of LR 1045, An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and to Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013.
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1st 252 February 25, 2013 LD 252 - An Act Regarding Registration and Correction of Death Information on Death Certifications
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1st 253 February 25, 2013 LD 253 - An Act Regarding Registration of Fetal Deaths
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1st 256 March 7, 2013 LD 256 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Recipients for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
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1st 29 February 5, 2013 LD 29 - An Act to Provide Support Services to Adults with intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder
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1st 3 January 8, 2013 LD 3 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of the MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 21: Home and Community Benefits for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder, a Major Substantive Rule of the DHHS
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1st 30 February 5, 2013 LD 30 - An Act to Provide Home and Community Services for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism
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1st 325 March 7, 2013 LD 325 - An Act to Repeal Provisions of the Law that Apply or Refer to State Facilities for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
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1st 338 March 7, 2013 LD 338 - Resolve, Directing DHHS to Amend its Rules Governing the Use of Certain Antipsychotic Drugs by Children Enrolled in MaineCare
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1st 374 March 5, 2013 LD 374 - An Act to Eliminate the Child Support Collecting Fee Charged to a Person who has never Received Assistance under a State Program – Testimony – Health and Human Services
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1st 441 April 3, 2013 LD 441 - Resolve, Directing the Public Utilities Commission to Develop a Plan to Reform Water Regulation
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1st 449 March 18, 2013 LD 449 - An Act to Ensure Consumer Choice in the Purchase of Prescription Drugs
Informational Letter PDF Labor, Comerce and Economic Develolpment
1st 480 May 14, 2013 LD 480 - An Act to Establish Fees under the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act
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1st 488 March 7, 2013 LD 488 - An Act to Improve Access to Home-based and Community-based Care in the MaineCare Program
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1st 496 March 7, 2013 LD 496 - Resolve, to Ensure that Standards for Performance-based Contracts for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Include All Employment Options
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1st 515 March 25, 2013 LD 515 – LD 515 An Act Regarding the Annual Service Fee for Child Support Services Provided by DHHS
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1st 534 May 7, 2013 LD 534 - An Act to Improve Care Coordination for Persons with Mental Illness
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1st 535 May 3, 2013 LD 535 - An Act to Promote Greater Flexibility in the Provision of Long-term Care Services
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1st 537 April 24, 2013 LD 537 - An Act to Help Maine Residents Receive Private Health Care Insurance
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1st 579 May 9, 2013 LD 579 - Resolve, to Clarify and Improve the Eligibility Process for Services for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism
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1st 597 March 13, 2013 LD 597 - An Act to Inform Persons of the Options for the Treatment of Lyme Disease
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1st 609 March 11, 2013 LD 609 - An Act to Increase Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Maine Public Schools
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1st 625 March 25, 2013 LD 625 - An Act to Exempt Certain Businesses from Being Considered Campgrounds
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1st 634 March 13, 2013 LD 634 - An Act Regarding Permits for Final Disposition of Dead Human Bodies
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1st 650 March 13, 2013 LD 650 - Resolve, to Require DHHS to Seek a Federal Waiver of Certain Requirements Regarding Contracting for Transportation Services under MaineCare
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1st 678 May 3, 2013 LD 678 - An Act to Allow Random Drug Testing for Recipients of Certain Public Benefits
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1st 710 March 13, 2013 LD 710 - Resolve, Requiring the DHHS to Adopt an Alternative MaineCare Nonemergency Transportation System to the Current Risk-based Prepaid Ambulatory Health Plan
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1st 711 April 29, 2013 LD 711 - An Act to Facilitate Patient Education
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1st 716 April 24, 2013 LD 716 - An Act Regarding Prescription Medication for Children under the MaineCare Program
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1st 733 March 27, 2013 LD 733 - An Act to Improve the Child Support Collection Process
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1st 746 May 8, 2013 LD 746 - Resolve, Directing DHHS to Provide an Exception to the 60-day Limit on Out-of-state Services under the MaineCare Section 21 Waiver Program
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1st 752 April 26, 2013 LD 752 - An Act to Restore the Resource Development Centers to Full Operation
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1st 753 April 29, 2013 LD 753 - An Act to Prohibit the Sale of High-caffeine Energy Drinks to Persons under 18 Years of Age
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1st 754 April 29, 2013 LD 754 - An Act to Encourage Transparency in the Disclosing of the Ingredients in Vaccinations for Children
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1st 801 May 8, 2013 LD 801 - Resolve to Extend the Deadline for the DHHS to Submit a Report on Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism
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1st 803 April 26, 2013 LD 803 - An Act Regarding Certain Aspects of Infant Care in Child Care Facilities
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1st 805 April 1, 2013 LD 805 - An Act to Require Notice to and Input from Municipalities in which Certain Group Homes are Located
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1st 828 April 26, 2013 LD 828 - An Act to Improve the Administration of the Child Care Subsidy Program and to Prevent Erroneous Termination of Child Care Services
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1st 829 May 8, 2013 LD 829 - Resolve, to Complete the Timely and Appropriate Redesign of Shared Living Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism
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1st 847 May 3, 2013 LD 847 - Resolve to Address Changes Needed for Providers of Private Nonmedical Institution Services
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1st 882 April 29, 2013 LD 882 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Confidentiality of Health Care Information to Enhance Public Safety
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1st 892 May 3, 2013 LD 892 - An Act Regarding Municipal General Assistance
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1st 897 May 8, 2013 LD 897 - An Act to Establish the Volunteer Advocate Program
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1st 929 May 7, 2013 LD 929 - An Act to Amend the Requirements for the Reporting of New Hires
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1st 951 May 13, 2013 LD 951 - An Act to Repeal the 2-year Limit on Methadone and Suboxone Treatments under MaineCare
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1st 968 May 7, 2013 LD 968 - An Act to Provide Needed Psychiatric Hospitalization for Persons with Mental Illness
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1st 969 May 8, 2013 LD 969 - Resolve, Directing DHHS to Reduce and Limit the Adult Developmental Services Waiting Lists by Implementing a More Efficient, Responsive and Individualized Model of Service Delivery
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1st 982 April 24, 2013 LD 982 - An Act to Create a Gambling Offset to Enhance the Collection of Child Support
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1st 986 May 3, 2013 LD 986 - Resolve, to Establish the Commission to Study Long-term Care Facilities
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1st 988 April 30, 2013 LD 988 - Reform Maine Tax Law
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