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House Calendar
SENATE PAPERS
COMMUNICATIONS
PETITIONS, BILLS AND RESOLVES REQUIRING REFERENCE
Reference
SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR
Recognizing:
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
CONSENT CALENDAR
First Day
ENACTORS
Regular
Acts
Resolves
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
NOTICE

 


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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SIXTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


50th Legislative Day

Thursday, May 30, 2013

 

            Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

            Prayer by Reverend Gerald Scribner, North Saco Congregational Church (UCC).

 

            National Anthem by Emily Bellinger, Bethel.

 

            Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Doctor of the day, Challa Reddy, M.D., Dover-Foxcroft.

 

            Reading of the Journal of yesterday.

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SENATE PAPERS

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Ensure Accountability in State Contracts"

(S.P. 406)  (L.D. 1169)

 

            Majority (8) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT READ and ACCEPTED in the House on May 28, 2013.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Minority (3) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-67) and ASKED for a Committee of Conference in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

            (1-2)  Bill "An Act To Establish the Computer Crimes Unit Fund and Authorize the Department of Public Safety To Accept Donations for the Fund"

(S.P. 428)  (L.D. 1234)

 

            Majority (10) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY READ and ACCEPTED in the House on May 28, 2013.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Minority (2) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-114) and ASKED for a Committee of Conference in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

 

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 


 

 

            (2-1)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 406)

 

MAINE SENATE

126TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

May 29, 2013

 

Honorable Millicent M. MacFarland

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine  04333

 

Dear Clerk MacFarland:

 

Please be advised the Senate today insisted to its previous action whereby it accepted the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Insurance and Financial Services on Bill "An Act To Amend the Notice of Risk to Personal Data Act To Further Protect Consumers" (H.P. 133) (L.D. 158), in non-concurrence.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Darek M. Grant

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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            (2-2)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 407)

 

MAINE SENATE

126TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

May 29, 2013

 

Honorable Millicent M. MacFarland

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine  04333

 

Dear Clerk MacFarland:

 

Senate Paper 589, Legislative Document 1546, "An Act To Strengthen Maine's Hospitals, Increase Access to Health Care and Provide for a New Spirits Contract," having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same, pursuant to Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the Senate proceeded to vote on the question:  "Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?"

 

20 voted in favor and 15 against, and accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill not become a law and the veto was sustained.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Darek M. Grant

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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PETITIONS, BILLS AND RESOLVES REQUIRING REFERENCE

 

 

            (3-1)  Bill "An Act To Increase International Cross-border Partnerships To Benefit Maine's Economy"

(H.P. 1122)  (L.D. 1554)

 

Sponsored by Representative FREDETTE of Newport.

Cosponsored by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook and Representatives: DION of Portland, McCLELLAN of Raymond, POULIOT of Augusta, WILSON of Augusta.

Approved for introduction by a majority of the Legislative Council pursuant to Joint Rule 205.

 

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

 

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SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR

 

            In accordance with House Rule 519 and Joint Rule 213, the following items:

 

Recognizing:

 

            (5-1)  Lexi Fryover, of Jay, who was named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Mountain Valley High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Lexi on her achievements;

 

(SLS 386)

 

 

            (5-2)  Garrett Carver, of Rumford, who was named the Valedictorian of 2013 graduating class of Mountain Valley High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Garrett on his achievements;

 

(SLS 387)

 

 

            (5-3)  Angel Pachero, of Jackman, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Forest Hills High School.  We extend our congratulations to Angel on this accomplishment;

 

(HLS 354)

Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden.

Cosponsored by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset.

 

 

            (5-4)  Evan Worster, of Jackman, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Forest Hills High School.  Evan is also a recipient of a 2013 Principal's Award for outstanding academic achievement and citizenship, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association.  We extend our congratulations to Evan on his accomplishments;

 

(HLS 355)

Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden.

Cosponsored by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset.

 

 

            (5-5)  Lawrence and Patricia Zenzius, of Caswell, on the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary.  Mr. and Mrs. Zenzius were married June 15, 1963 at St. Joseph Church in Hamlin, with Father Ludger Melanson officiating.  They have 4 children and 8 grandchildren.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Zenzius on this very special occasion;

 

(HLS 356)

Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell.

Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook.

 

 

            (5-6)  David Taylor, of Stonington, who is the recipient of a Community Service Award from the Masonic Marine Lodge No. 122 AF and AM of Deer Isle.  Mr. Taylor, who has been providing music for community benefits for 55 years, was honored for his tireless work assisting those in need.  We congratulate him on his receiving this Community Service Award;

 

(HLS 357)

Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle.

Cosponsored by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock.

 

 

            (5-7)  Rebekah Holmes, of Houlton, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Houlton High School.  Rebekah is a member of the National Honor Society and the Student Council, is involved in soccer, Adopt-a-Block of Aroostook and the Houlton School of Dance and is a Sunday School teacher.  She has received the school's principal's award each year and is the recipient of the St. Thomas Book Award and the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Rebekah on these achievements;

 

(HLS 358)

Presented by Representative FITZPATRICK of Houlton.

Cosponsored by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook.

 

 

            (5-8)  Allyson Carmichael, of Houlton, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Houlton High School.  Allyson is involved in the National Honor Society, the Student Council, Off Beat Percussion Ensemble, Show Choir, Band, Chorus, the Fall Musical, the Symphonic Honors Band, Dirigo Girls State, the Rotary Youth Exchange Program, the New England Student Leadership Conference and soccer.  She has received the school's principal's award each year and the Houlton High School English Award during her sophomore and junior years.  She was also presented with the Phi Beta Kappa Certificate of Recognition.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Allyson on these achievements;

 

(HLS 359)

Presented by Representative FITZPATRICK of Houlton.

Cosponsored by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook.

 

 

            (5-9)  Chloe Carmichael, of Bucksport, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Bucksport High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Chloe on this achievement;

 

(HLS 361)

Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington.

Cosponsored by Senator YOUNGBLOOD of Penobscot.

 

 

            (5-10)  Franklin and Florence Flanders, of Norway, on the celebration of their 73rd wedding anniversary.  Mr. and Mrs. Flanders were married on August 31, 1940.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to them on their anniversary;

 

(HLS 362)

Presented by Representative VILLA of Harrison.

Cosponsored by Senator HAMPER of Oxford, Representative WINSOR of Norway.

 

 

 

 

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Resolve, To Provide a Pesticide Spraying Notification Process

(S.P. 493)  (L.D. 1391)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    JACKSON of Aroostook
                                    SHERMAN of Aroostook

            Representatives:
                                    DILL of Old Town
                                    BLACK of Wilton
                                    CRAY of Palmyra
                                    MAREAN of Hollis
                                    SAUCIER of Presque Isle
                                    TIMBERLAKE of Turner

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-101) on same Resolve.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BOYLE of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    HICKMAN of Winthrop
                                    JONES of Freedom
                                    KENT of Woolwich
                                    NOON of Sanford

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report READ and ACCEPTED.

 

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            (6-2)  Majority Report of the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Allow Crossbow Hunting during Muzzle-loading Season"

(S.P. 97)  (L.D. 264)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    DUTREMBLE of York
                                    HASKELL of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    SHAW of Standish
                                    BRIGGS of Mexico
                                    DAVIS of Sangerville
                                    ESPLING of New Gloucester
                                    EVANGELOS of Friendship
                                    KUSIAK of Fairfield
                                    MARKS of Pittston
                                    SHORT of Pittsfield

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BURNS of Washington

            Representatives:
                                    CRAFTS of Lisbon
                                    WOOD of Sabattus

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority OUGHT TO PASS Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.

 

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            (6-3)  Majority Report of the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Allow a Person Who Is 60 Years of Age or Older To Use a Crossbow during the Open Seasons on Wild Birds and Animals"

(S.P. 136)  (L.D. 356)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    DUTREMBLE of York
                                    HASKELL of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    SHAW of Standish
                                    BRIGGS of Mexico
                                    DAVIS of Sangerville
                                    ESPLING of New Gloucester
                                    EVANGELOS of Friendship
                                    KUSIAK of Fairfield
                                    MARKS of Pittston
                                    SHORT of Pittsfield

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BURNS of Washington

            Representatives:
                                    CRAFTS of Lisbon
                                    WOOD of Sabattus

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority OUGHT TO PASS Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.

 

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            (6-4)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought Not to Pass on Resolve, To Direct the Department of Economic and Community Development To Adopt Certain Eligibility Requirements Regarding Community Development Block Grants

(S.P. 560)  (L.D. 1499)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    CLEVELAND of Androscoggin
                                    CUSHING of Penobscot

            Representatives:
                                    DUPREY of Hampden
                                    LOCKMAN of Amherst
                                    MASON of Topsham
                                    VOLK of Scarborough
                                    WINCHENBACH of Waldoboro

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass on same Resolve.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    PATRICK of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    HERBIG of Belfast
                                    CAMPBELL of Newfield
                                    GILBERT of Jay
                                    HAMANN of South Portland
                                    MASTRACCIO of Sanford

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority OUGHT TO PASS Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Resolve PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.

 

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            (6-5)  Majority Report of the Committee on TAXATION reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-135) on Bill "An Act To Provide Consistency in the Application of the Property Tax Exemption for Religious Organizations"

(S.P. 343)  (L.D. 998)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    HASKELL of Cumberland
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland
                                    THOMAS of Somerset

            Representatives:
                                    GOODE of Bangor
                                    BENNETT of Kennebunk
                                    BROOKS of Winterport
                                    JACKSON of Oxford
                                    KNIGHT of Livermore Falls
                                    LIBBY of Lewiston
                                    MAREAN of Hollis
                                    STANLEY of Medway
                                    TIPPING-SPITZ of Orono

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    MOONEN of Portland

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-135).

 

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            (6-6)  Majority Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-262) on Bill "An Act To Amend the Maine Juvenile Code and Related Statutes"

(H.P. 782)  (L.D. 1112)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    GERZOFSKY of Cumberland
                                    DUTREMBLE of York
                                    PLUMMER of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    DION of Portland
                                    CASAVANT of Biddeford
                                    KAENRATH of South Portland
                                    LAJOIE of Lewiston
                                    MARKS of Pittston
                                    PEASE of Morrill
                                    PLANTE of Berwick
                                    TYLER of Windham
                                    WILSON of Augusta

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    LONG of Sherman

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            (6-7)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Increase Public Awareness Regarding School Budget Elections"

(H.P. 258)  (L.D. 383)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland
                                    JOHNSON of Lincoln

            Representatives:
                                    MacDONALD of Boothbay
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    HUBBELL of Bar Harbor
                                    JOHNSON of Greenville
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    MAKER of Calais
                                    NELSON of Falmouth
                                    RANKIN of Hiram

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-253) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    McCLELLAN of Raymond
                                    POULIOT of Augusta

            Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe - of the House - supports the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report.

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            (6-8)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-245) on Bill "An Act To Protect Charter Schools by Requiring Them To Be Operated as Nonprofit Organizations"

(H.P. 463)  (L.D. 671)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland
                                    JOHNSON of Lincoln

            Representatives:
                                    MacDONALD of Boothbay
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    HUBBELL of Bar Harbor
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    NELSON of Falmouth
                                    RANKIN of Hiram

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    JOHNSON of Greenville
                                    MAKER of Calais
                                    McCLELLAN of Raymond
                                    POULIOT of Augusta

            Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe - of the House - supports the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-245) Report.

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            (6-9)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-254) on Bill "An Act To Further Ensure Effective Teaching and School Leadership"

(H.P. 809)  (L.D. 1144)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland
                                    JOHNSON of Lincoln

            Representatives:
                                    MacDONALD of Boothbay
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    HUBBELL of Bar Harbor
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    NELSON of Falmouth
                                    RANKIN of Hiram

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    JOHNSON of Greenville
                                    MAKER of Calais
                                    McCLELLAN of Raymond
                                    POULIOT of Augusta

            Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe - of the House - supports the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-254) Report.

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            (6-10)  Majority Report of the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Minimize the Use of Plastic Bags"

(H.P. 919)  (L.D. 1292)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    BOYLE of Cumberland
                                    SAVIELLO of Franklin

            Representatives:
                                    AYOTTE of Caswell
                                    CAMPBELL of Orrington
                                    GRANT of Gardiner
                                    LONG of Sherman
                                    REED of Carmel

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-246) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    GRATWICK of Penobscot

            Representatives:
                                    WELSH of Rockport
                                    CHIPMAN of Portland
                                    COOPER of Yarmouth
                                    HARLOW of Portland
                                    McGOWAN of York

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            (6-11)  Majority Report of the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-263) on Bill "An Act To Allow a Junior Hunter To Take One Antlerless Deer without an Antlerless Deer Permit"

(H.P. 83)  (L.D. 101)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    DUTREMBLE of York
                                    BURNS of Washington
                                    HASKELL of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    SHAW of Standish
                                    BRIGGS of Mexico
                                    CRAFTS of Lisbon
                                    DAVIS of Sangerville
                                    EVANGELOS of Friendship
                                    MARKS of Pittston
                                    SHORT of Pittsfield
                                    WOOD of Sabattus

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    ESPLING of New Gloucester
                                    KUSIAK of Fairfield

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            (6-12)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-256) on Bill "An Act To Protect Earned Pay"

(H.P. 842)  (L.D. 1198)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    PATRICK of Oxford
                                    CLEVELAND of Androscoggin

            Representatives:
                                    HERBIG of Belfast
                                    CAMPBELL of Newfield
                                    GILBERT of Jay
                                    HAMANN of South Portland
                                    MASON of Topsham
                                    MASTRACCIO of Sanford

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CUSHING of Penobscot

            Representatives:
                                    DUPREY of Hampden
                                    LOCKMAN of Amherst
                                    VOLK of Scarborough
                                    WINCHENBACH of Waldoboro

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            (6-13)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-257) on Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 17: Rules Regarding Proof of Ownership and Recruitment by Employers Employing Foreign Laborers To Operate Logging Equipment, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Labor (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 893)  (L.D. 1259)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    PATRICK of Oxford
                                    CUSHING of Penobscot

            Representatives:
                                    HERBIG of Belfast
                                    CAMPBELL of Newfield
                                    GILBERT of Jay
                                    HAMANN of South Portland
                                    MASON of Topsham
                                    MASTRACCIO of Sanford

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass on same Resolve.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CLEVELAND of Androscoggin

            Representatives:
                                    DUPREY of Hampden
                                    LOCKMAN of Amherst
                                    VOLK of Scarborough
                                    WINCHENBACH of Waldoboro

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            (6-14)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-266) on Bill "An Act To Allow 2 Eligible Organizations To Jointly Hold a Game of Beano or Bingo"

(H.P. 126)  (L.D. 151)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    TUTTLE of York
                                    MASON of Androscoggin

            Representatives:
                                    LUCHINI of Ellsworth
                                    BEAULIEU of Auburn
                                    FOWLE of Vassalboro
                                    GIFFORD of Lincoln
                                    KINNEY of Limington
                                    LONGSTAFF of Waterville
                                    RUSSELL of Portland
                                    SAUCIER of Presque Isle
                                    SCHNECK of Bangor

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    PATRICK of Oxford

            Representative:
                                    JOHNSON of Eddington

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            (6-15)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought Not to Pass on RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Restrict the Voting Privileges of Persons Incarcerated for Murder or Class A Crimes

(H.P. 392)  (L.D. 573)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    TUTTLE of York
                                    PATRICK of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    LUCHINI of Ellsworth
                                    LONGSTAFF of Waterville
                                    RUSSELL of Portland
                                    SAUCIER of Presque Isle
                                    SCHNECK of Bangor

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-267) on same RESOLUTION.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    MASON of Androscoggin

            Representatives:
                                    BEAULIEU of Auburn
                                    FOWLE of Vassalboro
                                    GIFFORD of Lincoln
                                    JOHNSON of Eddington
                                    KINNEY of Limington

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CONSENT CALENDAR

 

First Day

 

            In accordance with House Rule 519, the following item appeared on the Consent Calendar for the First Day:

 

            (7-1)  (H.P. 713)  (L.D. 1015) Bill "An Act To Expand Crossbow Hunting"  Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-274)

 

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ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

            (10-1)  An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Weight Tolerance for Certain Vehicles

(H.P. 1065)  (L.D. 1484)
(S. "A" S-120)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Engrossed Bills as truly and strictly engrossed.  This being an emergency measure, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House necessary.

 

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Acts

 

            (10-2)  An Act To Join in a Prohibition on Motor Fuel Containing Corn-based Ethanol

(H.P. 97)  (L.D. 115)
(S. "A" S-105)

 

            (10-3)  An Act To Improve Insurance Coverage for First Responders

(S.P. 71)  (L.D. 235)
(C. "A" S-76)

 

            (10-4)  An Act Criminalizing Trafficking in Contraband in State Hospitals Serving Adults

(S.P. 87)  (L.D. 251)
(C. "A" S-124)

 

            (10-5)  An Act Concerning the Collection of Sales Tax by Any Businesses Making Sales to Persons in Maine

(H.P. 251)  (L.D. 346)
(C. "A" H-194; S. "A" S-118)

 

            (10-6)  An Act To Increase Patient Choice in Health Care Facilities and Health Care Settings

(S.P. 179)  (L.D. 447)
(C. "A" S-122)

 

            (10-7)  An Act Regarding Timber Harvesting on Land Managed by the Division of Parks and Public Lands

(S.P. 184)  (L.D. 491)

 

            (10-8)  An Act To Make Records of External Review Proceedings Overseen by the Bureau of Insurance Confidential

(S.P. 239)  (L.D. 648)
(C. "A" S-113)

 

            (10-9)  An Act To Improve Access to Career and Technical Schools

(H.P. 487)  (L.D. 715)
(C. "A" H-223)

 

            (10-10)  An Act To Examine Fees Charged by Municipalities Concerning Outdoor-related Activities

(H.P. 608)  (L.D. 857)
(C. "A" H-224)

 

            (10-11)  An Act To Streamline, Amend and Clarify Certain Professional and Occupational Licensing Statutes

(S.P. 292)  (L.D. 867)
(C. "A" S-115)

 

            (10-12)  An Act To Allow Municipalities To Petition the Department of Marine Resources To Establish Dive-only Areas for Scallops in Mooring Fields

(S.P. 324)  (L.D. 946)
(C. "A" S-110)

 

            (10-13)  An Act To Improve the Accuracy of Fuel Tax Reporting

(S.P. 341)  (L.D. 996)
(C. "A" S-109)

 

            (10-14)  An Act To Improve Efficiency in the Collection of Beverage Containers

(S.P. 362)  (L.D. 1080)
(C. "A" S-116)

 

            (10-15)  An Act To Clarify the Criteria of the Health Professions Loan Program as It Affects Physicians Practicing Neurology-psychiatry

(S.P. 375)  (L.D. 1093)
(C. "A" S-119)

 

            (10-16)  An Act To Amend the Motor Fuel Distribution and Sales Act

(S.P. 479)  (L.D. 1360)

 

            (10-17)  An Act To Clarify the Permitted Use of Aquatic Pesticides

(S.P. 516)  (L.D. 1430)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Engrossed Bills as truly and strictly engrossed.

 

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Resolves

 

            (10-18)  Resolve, Directing the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation To Conduct a Sunrise Review Regarding the Proposal To License Recreational Therapists

(S.P. 443)  (L.D. 1281)
(C. "A" S-117)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Engrossed Bills as truly and strictly engrossed.

 

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

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

 

 

1.         Expression of Legislative Sentiment in Memory of Major Gregory W. Sanborn, Deputy Chief Game Warden, of Sidney

(SLS 108)

 

- In Senate, READ and ADOPTED.

TABLED - March 26, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - ADOPTION.

 

 

 

 

 

2.         Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing the Town of Freedom, on the occasion of its 200th Anniversary

(SLS 156)

 

- In Senate, READ and PASSED.

TABLED - April 3, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative JONES of Freedom.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

3.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-131) - Minority (5) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act To Provide Flexibility in the State Prevailing Wage and Benefit Rates"

(H.P. 762)  (L.D. 1069)

 

TABLED - May 8, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan.

PENDING - Motion of same Representative to ACCEPT the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report.

 

 

 

 

 

4.         Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing Caroline Colan, of Readfield

(HLS 255)

 

TABLED - May 14, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

5.         An Act To Sustain Maine's Aviation Industry by Extending the Exemption from Sales and Use Tax for Aircraft and Parts

(S.P. 112)  (L.D. 279)
(C. "A" S-55)

 

TABLED - May 15, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

6.         SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Report "A" (10) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-86) - Report "B" (2) Ought Not to Pass - Report "C" (1) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (S-88) - Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY on Bill "An Act To Provide Economic Development in Aroostook County through Expanded Sale and Lease of State-owned Land"

(S.P. 186)  (L.D. 493)

 

- In Senate, Report "A" OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-86).

TABLED - May 20, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative DILL of Old Town.

PENDING - Motion of same Representative to ACCEPT Report "A" OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED.

 

 

 

 

 

7.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass - Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT on Bill "An Act To Require Notice to and Input from Municipalities in Which Certain Group Homes Are Located"

(H.P. 556)  (L.D. 805)

 

TABLED - May 20, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

8.         Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing Ciara Tolman, of Lincoln

(HLS 283)

 

TABLED - May 20, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative WILLETTE of Mapleton.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

9.         Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing Mitchell Sibley, of Maxfield

(HLS 284)

 

TABLED - May 20, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative WILLETTE of Mapleton.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

10.       RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine Concerning Early Voting and Voting by Absentee Ballot

(H.P. 131)  (L.D. 156)
(C. "A" H-127)

 

TABLED - May 23, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FINAL PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

11.       An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Secession by a Municipality from a County (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 1004)  (L.D. 1408)
(C. "A" H-197)

 

TABLED - May 23, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

12.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (9) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (4) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-112) - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Establish the Mobile Crime Laboratory Fund"

(S.P. 238)  (L.D. 647)

 

- In Senate, Minority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-112).

TABLED - May 28, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative DION of Portland.

PENDING - Motion of same Representative to ACCEPT the Majority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report.

 

 

 

 

 

13.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-99) - Minority (5) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on TAXATION on Bill "An Act Relating to the Sales Tax Exemption on Depreciable Equipment Used in Commercial Wood Harvesting"

(S.P. 272)  (L.D. 734)

 

- In Senate, Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-99).

TABLED - May 28, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - Motion of same Representative to ACCEPT the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report.

 

 

 

 

 

14.       HOUSE REPORT - Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-231) - Committee on JUDICIARY on Bill "An Act To Make Veterans' Property Tax Exemption Applications Confidential"

(H.P. 687)  (L.D. 973)

 

TABLED - May 28, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

15.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (5) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-125) - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act Regarding Contract Indemnification"

(S.P. 290)  (L.D. 865)

 

- In Senate, Minority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-125).

TABLED - May 29, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

16.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (9) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (4) Ought to Pass - Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE on Resolve, Regarding the Management of Maine's Brook Trout and Landlocked Salmon Resources

(H.P. 471)  (L.D. 679)

 

TABLED - May 29, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative SHAW of Standish.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

17.       An Act To Provide Increased Opportunities on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway

(S.P. 102)  (L.D. 269)
(C. "A" S-85)

 

- In House, House RECONSIDERED its former action whereby the House INSISTED on its former action whereby the Bill FAILED OF PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED on May 29, 2013.

- In Senate, PASSED TO BE ENACTED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

TABLED - May 29, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative DILL of Old Town.

PENDING - Motion of Speaker EVES of North Berwick to INSIST.

 

 

 

 

 

18.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (4) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-228) - Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT on Bill "An Act To Require Public Hearings by the Legislature To Be Recorded and Posted on the Internet"

(H.P. 244)  (L.D. 339)

 

TABLED - May 29, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - Motion of Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth to ACCEPT the Majority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report. (Roll Call Ordered)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STATUTORY ADJOURNMENT DATE JUNE 19, 2013

 

NOTICE

 

House Divided Reports that will appear on the House Calendar later:

 

(1)  From the Committee on Health and Human Services on Bill "An Act To Restore the Resource Development Centers to Full Operation"

(H.P. 503)  (L.D. 752)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-271)  (9 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (4 members)

 

(2)  From the Committee on Health and Human Services on Bill "An Act To Improve the Administration of the Child Care Subsidy Program and To Prevent Erroneous Termination of Child Care Services"

(H.P. 579)  (L.D. 828)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-272)  (8 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-273)  (5 members)

 

 

Millicent M. MacFarland
Clerk of the House