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House Calendar
COMMUNICATIONS
PETITIONS, BILLS AND RESOLVES REQUIRING REFERENCE
Reference
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 1
SENATE PAPERS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 2
SENATE PAPERS

 


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The House Calendar

The Advance Journal and Calendar of the House of Representatives

ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SIXTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


4th Legislative Day

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

 

            Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

            Prayer by Reverend Stephen Bracy, Living Waters Assembly of God, Strong.

 

            National Anthem by Sammie Angel, Dixfield.

 

            Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Doctor of the day, Tamas Peredy, MD, FACEP, Freeport.

 

            Reading of the Journal of Wednesday, January 9, 2013.

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 


 

 

            (2-1)  The Following Communication: (H.P. 28)

 

STATE OF MAINE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

HOUSE REPUBLICAN OFFICE

AUGUSTA, MAINE  04333-0002

 

January 10, 2013

 

Honorable Millicent M. MacFarland

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333

 

Dear Clerk MacFarland:

 

Pursuant to my authority under Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A of the Constitution of the State of Maine, I am appointing the following members to serve on the Apportionment Commission:

 

Representative Matthew G. Pouliot of Augusta

Representative Amy Fern Volk of Scarborough

Representative Wayne R. Parry of Arundel

 

Please let me know if you have any questions.

 

Sincerely,

 

S/Kenneth W. Fredette

House Minority Leader

 

 

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            (2-2)  The Following Communication: (H.P. 29)

 

MAINE STATE LEGISLATURE

AUGUSTA, MAINE  04333-0002

 

January 10, 2013

 

Honorable Millicent M. MacFarland

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333

 

Dear Clerk MacFarland:

 

This is to notify you that pursuant to our authority under Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A of the Constitution of the State of Maine, we have appointed the following member to serve on the Apportionment Commission:

 

Honorable Joshua A. Tardy of Newport

 

Sincerely,

 

S/Michael D. Thibodeau

Senate Republican Leader

 

S/Kenneth W. Fredette

House Republican Leader

 

 

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            (2-3)  The Following Communication: (H.C. 16)

 

MAINE STATE LEGISLATURE

AUGUSTA, MAINE  04333-0002

 

January 7, 2013

 

Honorable Millicent M. MacFarland

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333

 

Dear Clerk MacFarland:

 

Pursuant to our authority under Article IV, Part Third, Section 1-A of the Constitution of the State of Maine, we have appointed the following to serve as a member of the Apportionment Commission:

 

Michael Friedman of Bangor

 

Please let us know if you have any questions.

 

Sincerely,

 

S/Cathy Newell

Democratic Party Public Member

 

S/Joshua A. Tardy

Republican Party Public Member

 

 

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            (2-4)  The Following Communication: (H.C. 17)

 

STATE OF MAINE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

SPEAKER'S OFFICE

AUGUSTA, MAINE  04333-0002

 

January 14, 2013

 

Honorable Millicent M. MacFarland

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333

 

Dear Clerk MacFarland:

 

Pursuant to my authority under House Rule 201.1 (J), I have made the following appointments to the Standing Committees of the House.

 

Bills in the Second Reading

Andrew J. McLean, Chair (D-Gorham)

Anne P. Graham (D-North Yarmouth)

Roberta B. Beavers (D-South Berwick)

Scott M. Hamann (D-South Portland)

Aaron F. Libby (R-Waterboro)

Beth P. Turner (R-Burlington)

Roger A. Jackson (R-Oxford)

Allen Michael Nadeau (R-Fort Kent)

 

Elections

Michael E. Carey, Chair (D-Lewiston)

Sharon Anglin Treat (D-Hallowell)

Henry E. M. Beck (D-Waterville)

Jeff M. McCabe (D-Skowhegan)

H. David Cotta (R-China)

Jeffery Allen Gifford (R-Lincoln)

Peter Doak (R-Columbia Falls)

Roger E. Reed (R-Carmel)

 

Engrossed Bills

Peter S. Kent, Chair (D-Woolwich)

Andrea M. Boland (D-Sanford)

Walter A. Kumiega III (D-Deer Isle)

Thomas R. W. Longstaff (D-Waterville)

Richard S. Malaby (R-Hancock)

Melvin Newendyke (R-Litchfield)

Deborah J. Sanderson (R-Chelsea)

Sharri K. MacDonald (R-Old Orchard Beach)

 

Ethics

Louis J. Luchini, Chair (D-Ellsworth)

Kimberly J. Monaghan-Derrig (D-Cape Elizabeth)

Andrew T. Mason (D-Topsham)

Richard H. Campbell (R-Orrington)

Lance Evans Harvell (R-Farmington)

James S. Gillway (R-Searsport)

Lawrence E. Lockman (R-Amherst)

Jeffrey Evangelos (U-Friendship)

 

Leaves of Absence

Helen Rankin, Chair (D-Hiram)

Sheryl J. Briggs (D-Mexico)

Chuck Kruger (D-Thomaston)

Brian D. Bolduc (D-Auburn)

Heather W. Sirocki (R-Scarborough)

Jeffrey L. Timberlake (R-Turner)

Thomas M. Tyler (R-Windham)

Jethro D. Pease (R-Morrill)

 

Rules and Business of the House

The Speaker, Ex Officio

Seth A. Berry (D-Bowdoinham)

Kenneth Wade Fredette (R-Newport)

Alexander Reginald Willette (R-Mapleton)

 

Sincerely,

 

S/Mark W. Eves

Speaker of the House

 

 

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PETITIONS, BILLS AND RESOLVES REQUIRING REFERENCE

 

 

            (3-1)  Bill "An Act To Make Changes to the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund"

(H.P. 9)  (L.D. 5)

 

Sponsored by Representative WILLETTE of Mapleton.

Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook and Representatives: BLACK of Wilton, CRAY of Palmyra, LONG of Sherman, McELWEE of Caribou, SAUCIER of Presque Isle, TYLER of Windham, Senator: SHERMAN of Aroostook.

 

            Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-2)  Bill "An Act To Prohibit a Requirement That a Superintendent Reside in the School Administrative Unit" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 10)  (L.D. 6)

 

Sponsored by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford.

Cosponsored by Senator DUTREMBLE of York and Representatives: BEAUDOIN of Biddeford, POULIOT of Augusta, ROCHELO of Biddeford, WILSON of Augusta, Senator: KATZ of Kennebec.

 

            (3-3)  Bill "An Act To Fund Public Education for Kindergarten to Grade 12 at 55%"

(H.P. 22)  (L.D. 18)

 

Sponsored by Representative CAMPBELL of Newfield.

Cosponsored by Senator MILLETT of Cumberland and Representatives: CAREY of Lewiston, JOHNSON of Greenville, MOONEN of Portland, SAUCIER of Presque Isle, STANLEY of Medway, Senators: HASKELL of Cumberland, JACKSON of Aroostook, MAZUREK of Knox.

 

            (3-4)  Bill "An Act To Exclude Certain State-funded Costs from the State Share of the Total Cost of Funding Public Education"

(H.P. 23)  (L.D. 25)

 

Sponsored by Representative MASON of Topsham.

Cosponsored by Senator GOODALL of Sagadahoc and Representatives: DAUGHTRY of Brunswick, HARLOW of Portland, KORNFIELD of Bangor, KUSIAK of Fairfield, MacDONALD of Boothbay, PLANTE of Berwick, RUSSELL of Portland.

 

            Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-5)  Bill "An Act To Equalize the Premiums Imposed on the Sale of Motor Vehicle Oil"

(H.P. 11)  (L.D. 7)

 

Sponsored by Representative HARVELL of Farmington.

 

            Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-6)  Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Provide Coverage under the MaineCare Program for Home Life Skills Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder

(H.P. 12)  (L.D. 8)

 

Sponsored by Representative CHASE of Wells.

Cosponsored by Senator HAMPER of Oxford and Representatives: MALABY of Hancock, SANDERSON of Chelsea, SIROCKI of Scarborough, Senator: CRAVEN of Androscoggin.

 

            Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-7)  Bill "An Act To Authorize the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Change a Fishing Season Opening Date Statewide"

(H.P. 24)  (L.D. 26)

 

Sponsored by Representative SHAW of Standish.

Cosponsored by Senator PATRICK of Oxford and Representatives: BRIGGS of Mexico, DILL of Old Town, ESPLING of New Gloucester, GUERIN of Glenburn, TIMBERLAKE of Turner, Senator: DUTREMBLE of York.

 

            Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-8)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Law Concerning the Membership of the Maine Economic Growth Council"

(H.P. 30)  (L.D. 35)

 

Sponsored by Representative HAYES of Buckfield.

Cosponsored by Representative: COTTA of China.

 

            (3-9)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Record Keeping for Pawn Transactions"

(H.P. 31)  (L.D. 36)

 

Sponsored by Representative HAYES of Buckfield.

Cosponsored by Representative: COTTA of China.

 

            Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-10)  Bill "An Act To Enable the Town of Livermore Falls To Withdraw from Androscoggin County and Join Franklin County"

(H.P. 25)  (L.D. 27)

 

Sponsored by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls.

Cosponsored by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin and Representatives: BEAULIEU of Auburn, GILBERT of Jay, GRAHAM of North Yarmouth, HARVELL of Farmington, LAJOIE of Lewiston, Senators: CRAVEN of Androscoggin, MASON of Androscoggin, PATRICK of Oxford.

 

            Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-11)  Bill "An Act To Allow the Maine Potato Board To Have Access to Information Regarding the Potato Tax" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 13)  (L.D. 9)

 

Sponsored by Representative SAUCIER of Presque Isle.

Cosponsored by Senator BOYLE of Cumberland and Representatives: BLACK of Wilton, CRAY of Palmyra, DILL of Old Town, HICKMAN of Winthrop, JONES of Freedom, NADEAU of Fort Kent, THERIAULT of Madawaska, WILLETTE of Mapleton.

 

            (3-12)  Bill "An Act To Provide a Property Tax Exemption for Family Burying Grounds"

(H.P. 14)  (L.D. 10)

 

Sponsored by Representative HARVELL of Farmington.

 

            Committee on TAXATION suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-13)  Bill "An Act To Allow Vehicles Engaged in Snow Removal or Sanding Operations on Public Ways To Use Preemptive Traffic Light Devices" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 15)  (L.D. 11)

 

Sponsored by Representative VOLK of Scarborough.

Cosponsored by Senator COLLINS of York and Representatives: CASAVANT of Biddeford, NUTTING of Oakland, PARRY of Arundel, PEOPLES of Westbrook, SIROCKI of Scarborough, Senator: BOYLE of Cumberland.

 

            (3-14)  Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Add a Reference to the Katahdin Trail to the Sign for the First Newport Exit on Interstate 95 North

(H.P. 16)  (L.D. 12)

 

Sponsored by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville.

Cosponsored by Senator THOMAS of Somerset and Representatives: FREDETTE of Newport, JOHNSON of Greenville.

 

            (3-15)  Resolve, Directing the Maine Turnpike Authority To Place Signs Directing Motorists to Berwick Academy

(H.P. 17)  (L.D. 13)

 

Sponsored by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick.

Cosponsored by Senator COLLINS of York and Representatives: DUNPHY of Embden, PLANTE of Berwick, Senator: HILL of York.

 

            (3-16)  Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Name a Bridge between Kennebunk and Kennebunkport the Mathew Lanigan Bridge (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 18)  (L.D. 14)

 

Sponsored by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford.

Cosponsored by Senator DUTREMBLE of York and Representatives: BENNETT of Kennebunk, PARRY of Arundel.

 

            (3-17)  Bill "An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Transportation Infrastructure"

(H.P. 20)  (L.D. 16)

 

Sponsored by Representative PEOPLES of Westbrook.

Cosponsored by Representatives: BEAUDOIN of Biddeford, BERRY of Bowdoinham, BOLAND of Sanford, GILLWAY of Searsport, HARLOW of Portland, MONAGHAN-DERRIG of Cape Elizabeth, SHAW of Standish, THERIAULT of Madawaska.

 

            (3-18)  Bill "An Act To Require Motorists To Stop for Pedestrians in Crosswalks" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 21)  (L.D. 17)

 

Sponsored by Representative MORRISON of South Portland.

Cosponsored by Senator MILLETT of Cumberland and Representatives: GILBERT of Jay, HAMANN of South Portland, HARLOW of Portland, KAENRATH of South Portland, PEOPLES of Westbrook, RUSSELL of Portland.

 

            Committee on TRANSPORTATION suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-19)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Authorized Hours during Which Liquor May Be Sold and Purchased"

(H.P. 19)  (L.D. 15)

 

Sponsored by Representative GILBERT of Jay.

Cosponsored by Senator PATRICK of Oxford and Representatives: BLACK of Wilton, HARVELL of Farmington, KNIGHT of Livermore Falls, LAJOIE of Lewiston, McCABE of Skowhegan, SHORT of Pittsfield, STANLEY of Medway, THERIAULT of Madawaska.

 

            Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS suggested and ordered printed.

 

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Pursuant to Statute
Board of Pesticides Control

 

 

            (3-20)  Representative DILL for the Board of Pesticides Control pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072 asks leave to report that the accompanying Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 27: Standards for Pesticide Applications and Public Notification in Schools, a Major Substantive Rule of the Board of Pesticides Control (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 26)  (L.D. 33)

 

            Be REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY and printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.

 

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Pursuant to Statute
Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

 

 

            (3-21)  Representative DILL for the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072 asks leave to report that the accompanying Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 4: Rules of Practice, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 32)  (L.D. 37)

 

            Be REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY and printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.

 

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Pursuant to Statute
Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability

 

 

            (3-22)  Representative MacDONALD for the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 3, section 997, subsection 2 asks leave to report that the accompanying Bill "An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Government Oversight Committee and the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability Regarding Child Development Services"

(H.P. 27)  (L.D. 34)

 

            Be REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.

 

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Pursuant to Statute
Public Utilities Commission

 

 

            (3-23)  Representative HOBBINS for the Public Utilities Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072 asks leave to report that the accompanying Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 201: Provider of Last Resort Service Quality, a Major Substantive Rule of the Public Utilities Commission (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 33)  (L.D. 38)

 

            Be REFERRED to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY and printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.

 

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

            The following matters, in the consideration of which the House was engaged at the time of adjournment Wednesday, January 9, 2013, have preference in the Orders of the Day and continue with such preference until disposed of as provided by House Rule 502.

 

 

1.         Joint Order, To Require the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services To Examine Guardian Ad Litem Certification

(H.P. 7)

 

TABLED - January 8, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - Motion of Representative BROOKS of Winterport to REFER to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.

 

 

 

 

 

2.         Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing the Mount Blue High School Football Team

(HLS 3)

 

TABLED - January 8, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative HARVELL of Farmington.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

3.         Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing Tobias Leboutillier, of Brewer

(HLS 12)

 

TABLED - January 8, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STATUTORY ADJOURNMENT DATE JUNE 19, 2013

State of Maine
House of Representatives
126th Legislature
First Regular Session
HOUSE ADVANCE JOURNAL AND CALENDAR

http://www.maine.gov/legis/house/hcalfr.htm

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 1

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Promote Equity in Business Opportunity for Tobacco Specialty Stores"

(S.P. 14)  (L.D. 22)

 

            (1-2)  Bill "An Act To Lower the Cost of Copies of Medical Records"

(S.P. 15)  (L.D. 23)

 

            Come from the Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES and ordered printed.

 

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            (1-3)  Bill "An Act To Facilitate Access to Information by Legislators"

(S.P. 11)  (L.D. 19)

 

            Comes from the Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY and ordered printed.

 

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            (1-4)  Bill "An Act To Expand the Types of Vaccines That May Be Administered by Pharmacists"

(S.P. 21)  (L.D. 32)

 

            Comes from the Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and ordered printed.

 

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            (1-5)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Motor Vehicle Laws Governing Requisite Tire Size"

(S.P. 13)  (L.D. 21)

 

            Comes from the Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION and ordered printed.

 

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            (1-6)  Bill "An Act To Reduce the Number of Labels of Wine a Retailer Must Stock To Conduct a Wine Tasting"

(S.P. 16)  (L.D. 24)

 

            (1-7)  Bill "An Act To Increase Gaming Opportunities for Charitable Fraternal and Veterans' Organizations"

(S.P. 20)  (L.D. 31)

 

            Come from the Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS and ordered printed.

 

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State of Maine
House of Representatives
126th Legislature
First Regular Session
HOUSE ADVANCE JOURNAL AND CALENDAR

http://www.maine.gov/legis/house/hcalfr.htm

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 2

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Fully Fund the Homemaker Services Program"

(S.P. 12)  (L.D. 20)

 

            Committee on APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS suggested and ordered printed.

 

 

            Comes from the Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES and ordered printed.

 

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            (1-2)  Bill "An Act To Provide Support Services to Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder"

(S.P. 18)  (L.D. 29)

 

            Committee on APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS suggested and ordered printed.

 

 

            Comes from the Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES and ordered printed.

 

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            (1-3)  Bill "An Act To Provide Home and Community Services for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism"

(S.P. 19)  (L.D. 30)

 

            Committee on APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS suggested and ordered printed.

 

 

            Comes from the Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES and ordered printed.

 

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