LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ACTION ON

AFTER DEADLINE REQUESTS TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION

FIRST REGULAR SESSION, 123rd LEGISLATURE

FEBRUARY 22, 2007

 

       Action

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Barstow, Christopher R.          

 

LR 2540           An Act To Modify Daylight Savings Time According to Federal                           ACCEPTED

                        Statute

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. MacDonald, W. Bruce                                                                           ACCEPTED

 

LR 2545           Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To

                        Conclude Its Study of the Alternative Routes for the

                        Wiscasset Bypass, Choose One and Begin Work on the Bypass

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Patrick, John L.                                                                                     ACCEPTED

 

LR 2525           An Act To Allow a Casino in Oxford County

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Saviello, Thomas B.                                                                               WITHDRAWN

 

LR 2535           Resolve, Directing the Department of Conservation To Convey

                        an Easement across a Rail Trail in Jay to the Owner of the

                        Look Brook Subdivision

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Sen. Weston, Carol                                                                                         ACCEPTED

 

LR 2536           An Act To Revise the Statute of Limitations for Actions

                        Against Professional Land Surveyors

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Wheeler, Sr., Walter A.                                                                         ACCEPTED

 

LR 2543           An Act To Require Municipalities To Enforce the Collection

                        of the State Excise Tax on Motor Vehicles, Boats and

                        Recreational Vehicles Owned by Maine Residents Registered

                        in Foreign States

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

SPONSOR:     Sen. Strimling, Ethan                                                                                               ACCEPTED

 

LR 2529           JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF

                        THE UNITED STATES TO ENSURE THE ABILITY OF STATES TO

                        EFFECTIVELY SUPPORT NATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY GOALS

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Berry, Seth A.                                                                                                 ACCEPTED

                                                                                                                                                           

LR 2440           An Act To Declare a Moratorium on the Sale and Installation

                        of Outdoor Wood Boilers That Do Not Meet the Current EPA

                        Standards for Wood Stoves

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Craven, Margaret M.                                                                                      WITHDRAWN 

                                                                                                                                                          02/21/07

LR 2441           An Act To Allow Union Members to Collect Unemployment

                        Benefits during a Strike

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Craven, Margaret M.                                                                                      ACCEPTED

                                                                                                                                                           

LR 2442           An Act To Increase MaineCare Reimbursement for Speech and

                        Language Therapists and Provide Treatment for Adults with

                        Developmental Disabilities

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Greeley, Christian D.                                                                                      TABLED

                                                                                                                                                          01/25/07

LR 2480           An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Failure To Provide a

                        Correct Name

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Greeley, Christian D.                                                                                      TABLED

                                                                                                                                                          01/25/07

LR 2481           An Act To Allow Refusal To Submit to a Test Grounds for

                        Conviction for Operating under the Influence

 

 

 


SPONSOR:     Rep. Greeley, Christian D.                                                                                      TABLED

                                                                                                                                                          01/25/07

LR 2482           An Act To Increase the Penalty for Failure To Appear on a

                        Summons

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Greeley, Christian D.                                                                                      TABLED

                                                                                                                                                          01/25/07

LR 2483           An Act To Require Registered Sex Offenders To Reveal that to

                        the Police

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Greeley, Christian D.                                                                                      TABLED

                                                                                                                                                          01/25/07

LR 2484           An Act To Include Children as Persons Eligible under the

                        Military Family Leave Act

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Greeley, Christian D.                                                                                      TABLED

                                                                                                                                                          01/25/07

LR 2485           An Act To Exempt from Income Tax Military Reenlistment

                        Bonuses

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Greeley, Christian D.                                                                                      TABLED

                                                                                                                                                          01/25/07

LR 2486           An Act To Increase the Penalties for Cruelty to Animals

 

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Berry, Seth A.                                                                                                 ACCEPTED

                                                                                                                                                           

LR 1694           JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE CONGRESS OF THE

                        UNITED STATES TO ENACT THE SOCIAL SECURITY FAIRNESS

                        ACT OF 2007 (title change)

 

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Berry, Seth A.                                                                                                 WITHDRAWN

                                                                                                                                                           

LR 2416           JOINT RESOLUTION, MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS TO REQUEST THAT

                        MAINE'S HIGHWAY TAX DOLLARS COME BACK TO MAINE

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Bliss, Lawrence                                                                                               ACCEPTED

                                                                                                                                                           

LR 1156           JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED

                        STATES AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO FULFILL THE

                        INTENT TO FUND 40% OF THE COSTS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND TO

                        END UNFUNDED MANDATES

 

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

SPONSOR:     Sen. Bowman, Peter B.                                                                                            TABLED

                                                                                                                                                          01/25/07

LR 1542           JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE PRESIDENT AND THE

                        CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO EXEMPT SCHOOL

                        ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS FROM THE FEDERAL NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND

                        ACT OF 2001 WHEN STUDENT ATTENDANCE FALLS BELOW THE STATE

                        TARGET DUE TO EXCESSIVE STUDENT ABSENTEEISM

 

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

SPONSOR:     Sen. Courtney, Jonathan T.E.                                                                                 TABLED

                                                                                                                                                         01/25/07

LR 0040           JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS TO REINSTATE THE

                        MILITARY CLASSIFICATION OF "POW" OR "PRISONER OF WAR"

 

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Marley, Boyd P.                                                                                              TABLED

                                                                                                                                                         01/25/07

LR 1983           JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS TO BOYCOTT CANADIAN

                        SEAFOOD UNTIL THE SLAUGHTER OF PUP SEALS STOPS

 

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Savage, David G.                                                                                             TABLED

                                                                                                                                                         01/25/07

LR 2093           JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS TO BOYCOTT CANADIAN

                        SEAFOOD DUE TO THE CONTINUING CANADIAN SEAL HUNT

 

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Schatz, James M.                                                                                               TABLED

                                                                                                                                                            01/25/07

LR 0949           JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED

                        STATES IN OPPOSITION TO MANDATORY IDENTIFICATION OF ANIMALS

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Sen. Hobbins, Barry J.                                                                                               ACCEPTED

 

LR 2541                       An Act To Prevent Disclosure of Certain Identifying

                                    Information in Child Protective Procedures

               

 

 

SPONSOR:     Sen. Mitchell, Elizabeth H.                                                                                     ACCEPTED

 

LR 2547                       An Act To Incorporate the Greater Augusta Utility District

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Pingree, Hannah                                                                                             ACCEPTED

 

LR 2549                       An Act To Fund Maine's Health Infonet Program

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Sen. Weston, Carol                                                                                                  ACCEPTED

 

LR 2551                       An Act To Improve Transparency and Accountability in State    

                                    Government

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Sen. Snowe-Mello, Lois A.                                                                                      ACCEPTED

 

LR 2552                       An Act To Make Real Estate Taxation Stable, Equitable and

                                    Predictable

 

 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Marean, Donald G.                                                                                         ACCEPTED

 

LR 2554                       An Act To Require Nonresidents To Pay Sales Tax on

                                    Snowmobiles and ATV's

 


 

 

SPONSOR:     Rep. Patrick, John L.                                                                                              FAILED

 

LR 2555           An Act To Allow a Person Who Is 65 Years of Age or Older and

                        Has Been Convicted of Operating under the Influence To

                        Receive a Conditional License To Drive To Medical

 

 

 

 

 

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