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House Calendar
SENATE PAPERS
COMMUNICATIONS
SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR
Recognizing:
In Memory of:
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Ought to Pass as Amended
Divided Report
CONSENT CALENDAR
First Day
BILLS IN THE SECOND READING
House
ENACTORS
Regular
Acts
Resolves
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
NOTICE
SUPPLEMENT NO. 2
CONSENT CALENDAR
First Day
SUPPLEMENT NO. 3
NOTICE
SUPPLEMENT NO. 4
NOTICE
SUPPLEMENT NO. 5
NOTICE
SUPPLEMENT NO. 6
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Ought to Pass Pursuant to Joint Order
SUPPLEMENT NO. 7
ENACTORS

 


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The House Calendar

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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SIXTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


54th Legislative Day

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

 

            Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

            Prayer by Venerable Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tesetan, Geluqpa Lineage in the Mahayana Buddhist Tradition, Freeport.

 

            National Anthem by Winslow Junior High Concert Band.

 

            Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Doctor of the day, David McDermott, M.D., Dover-Foxcroft.

 

            Reading of the Journal of yesterday.

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SENATE PAPERS

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

            (1-1)  An Act Regarding Reconstruction of Residential Structures on Sand Dunes (EMERGENCY)

(S.P. 384)  (L.D. 1102)
(C. "A" S-132)

 

            FAILED of PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED in the House on June 3, 2013.

 

            Comes from the Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

 

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 


 

 

            (2-1)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 422)

 

MAINE SENATE

126TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 4, 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 adhered to its previous action whereby it accepted the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Health and Human Services on Bill "An Act To Encourage Transparency in the Disclosing of the Ingredients in Vaccinations for Children" (H.P. 505) (L.D. 754), in non-concurrence.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Darek M. Grant

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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            (2-2)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 423)

 

MAINE SENATE

126TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 4, 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 Regarding Subrogation of Medical Payments Coverage" (H.P. 507) (L.D. 756), in non-concurrence.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Darek M. Grant

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR

 

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

 

Recognizing:

 

            (5-1)  Taylor Littlefield, of Sanford, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Sanford High School.  Taylor played varsity soccer and basketball and was a member of the Key Club.  She was a member of the National Honor Society and served on the Reducing Sexism and Violence Program.  We extend our congratulations to Taylor on this achievement and send her our best wishes;

 

(SLS 397)

 

 

            (5-2)  the Georgetown Working League, of Georgetown, which is the recipient of a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award for exemplary volunteer service.  This award, presented by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, honors young volunteers across America who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to serving their communities.  The Georgetown Working League is a local organization that began in 1913 and is dedicated to supporting community services.  We congratulate the members of the Georgetown Working League on their receiving this award;

 

(SLS 398)

 

 

            (5-3)  Dakota J. Batchelder, of Enfield, who has attained the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout.  This is the highest award in Boy Scouting and is given for excellence in skills development, leadership, personal growth and community service.  We extend our congratulations to Dakota on this achievement;

 

(SLS 399)

 

 

            (5-4)  Edwards-United Technologies, of Pittsfield, which was one of 5 businesses in the State recognized by the Governor's office and the Department of Environmental Protection with a 2013 Environmental Excellence Award.  We extend our congratulations to Edwards-United Technologies on its receiving this award;

 

(SLS 400)

 

 

            (5-5)  Mary Butler, of Bangor, a sophomore at Bangor High School, whose project won first place and Best in Show at the 2013 Maine State Science and Engineering Fair.  Her project demonstrated that nanofibrillated cellulose can be used as an important component in low-cost water filtration systems.  Mary assisted in research involving nanofibrillated cellulose, which was developed at the University of Maine.  We extend our congratulations to Mary on her achievements and we send her our best wishes for future success;

 

(SLS 401)

 

 

            (5-6)  Jean Roberts, of Orono, for her many years of volunteering at the Leonard Middle School library in Old Town.  For the past 20 years, Mrs. Roberts, now 89 years of age, has volunteered to work in the library putting in about 35 hours a week.  She also teaches and grades library skills papers, judges the Lincoln-Douglas debate competitions and helps with the Maine Student Book Award program.  Mrs. Roberts won the Maine Principals' Association 2010 Service to Maine Youth Award for her exemplary volunteerism.  A former high school English teacher with a master's degree, a mother and a grandmother, she seldom misses a day at the library.  We send her our appreciation for her commitment to the youth of her community and to the State, and we send her our best wishes;

 

(SLS 402)

 

 

            (5-7)  the Hebron Station School Destination ImagiNation Team, which won first place in the In The Zone Challenge at the Elementary State level championships.  We congratulate the members of the team on this achievement;

 

(SLS 403)

 

 

            (5-8)  the members of the Bangor High School Math Team, who won the State Math Meet, sponsored by the Maine Association of Math Leagues.  The team is coached by Steve Godsoe; the assistant coach is Carl Robbins.  The team scored more than 800 points, the most ever scored by a math team.  This is the team's first win since 2010.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to the team members on this achievement;

 

(SLS 404)

 

 

            (5-9)  the following students at St. John Regional Catholic School, in Winslow, who are the state winners in their grades in the 2013 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest:  Jairus Hurdle, grade 2; Alaina Karen Lambert, grade 3; Julia Bard, grade 4; and Emilee Theriault, grade 5.  We send our congratulations and best wishes to these students on their earning this honor;

 

(SLS 405)

 

 

            (5-10)  the University of Maine Odyssey of the Mind Team, of Orono, which has won first place in the ARTchitecture:  The Musical, Division IV Challenge at the Odyssey of the Mind State Championship.  We congratulate the members of the team on their achievement and send them our best wishes;

 

(SLS 406)

 

 

            (5-11)  Althea M. Lancaster Nason, of Lincoln, on the celebration of her 100th birthday, June 20, 2013.  Mrs. Nason was the oldest of 17 children and is the only one living.  She married her husband, Ben, in 1929 and together they raised 4 children.  Mrs. Nason worked for the Advance Bag and Paper Company and the Atlas Plywood Company in Howland.  She also worked as a cook for a crew of woodsmen in Grindstone, for School Administrative District 31 for 11 1/2 years and for "Meals for ME."  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Mrs. Nason on this very special occasion;

 

(SLS 407)

 

 

            (5-12)  Velma Pearson, of Farmington, on the celebration of her 107th birthday.  Mrs. Pearson was born on September 3, 1905 in New Sharon.  She graduated from New Sharon High School in 1924 and married Herman Pearson.  They raised one daughter.  Mrs. Pearson worked for an optometrist, arranged flowers at Riverside Greenhouse and worked for local canning factories.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Mrs. Pearson on this very special occasion;

 

(SLS 408)

 

 

            (5-13)  Dean Merrill, of Anson, on the occasion of his retirement after 25 years of teaching forestry and wood harvesting at Foster Technology Center in Farmington.  We extend our appreciation to Mr. Merrill for his commitment to the citizens of Maine and wish him well in his future endeavors;

 

(SLS 409)

 

 

            (5-14)  Deanna Morris, of Mount Vernon, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Maranacook Community High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Deanna on her achievement;

 

(SLS 412)

 

 

            (5-15)  Sarah Pastio, of Windsor, an eighth grader at Windsor Elementary School, who is a winner of the 2013 Maine Constitution Essay and Poster Contest.  The contest allows Maine students from kindergarten to grade 12 to participate by submitting essays regarding the Maine Constitution or voting and democracy or by submitting posters reflecting Maine symbols and history.  The essay contest is for students in grades 6 to 12.  The theme for grades 6 to 8 was "The Maine Constitution," and Sarah received top honors in this category.  Winning students and their classes are invited to view the State's original 1820 Constitution at the Maine State Archives.  We extend our congratulations to Sarah on her being a winner of the contest;

 

(SLS 413)

 

 

            (5-16)  the Lyseth Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind Team, of Portland, which won first place in the Tumble-wood, Division I Challenge at the Odyssey of the Mind State Championship.  We congratulate the members of the team on this achievement;

 

(SLS 414)

 

 

            (5-17)  the Burchard A. Dunn Elementary School, of New Gloucester, Destination ImagiNation Team, which won first place in the Change In Realitee Challenge at the Elementary State Championship.  We congratulate the members of the team on this achievement;

 

(SLS 415)

 

 

            (5-18)  Daniel Fortier, of Lewiston, a senior at Lewiston High School, who is 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 Daniel on his receiving this award;

 

(SLS 416)

 

 

            (5-19)  Harold Smith, of Auburn, on the occasion of his retirement after 50 years of serving the community as a barber.  Mr. Smith, who grew up in East Wilton, started as a barber at 25 years of age.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to him on his well-deserved retirement;

 

(SLS 417)

 

 

            (5-20)  Alyssa Urquhart, of Alna, a senior at Wiscasset High School, who is the recipient of the 2013 Principal's Award for outstanding academic achievement and citizenship, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Alyssa on her receiving this award;

 

(SLS 418)

 

 

            (5-21)  Cameron Sutton, of Auburn, who has been honored as an outstanding educator by the American Forest Foundation for her work with its curriculum program, Project Learning Tree.  Ms. Sutton is known for her skill in teaching environmental studies to all ages and her ability to adapt the teaching of science to meet students where they are academically.  Earlier in her career, she served as an AmeriCorps volunteer with the Department of Environmental Protection as a watershed educator.  Ms. Sutton was also a co-consulting educator at the Auburn Land Lab, an environmental education facility that serves the entire school district.  She has served on the boards of the Maine Environmental Education Association and the Maine Project Learning Tree Steering Committee and is active in many other organizations.  We extend our appreciation to Ms. Sutton for her commitment to the youth of the State and congratulate her on her receiving this honor;

 

(SLS 419)

 

 

            (5-22)  Falcon Performance Footwear, of Auburn, on its receiving a 2013 Governor's Award for Business Excellence.  This award is given to business leaders for their commitment to their communities and their contributions to Maine's economy.  Falcon Performance Footwear focuses on the design and manufacture of highly engineered safety footwear.  Falcon Performance Footwear has become a global leader in industrial, mining and firefighter safety footwear by pursuing product innovation and developing advanced engineered components.  We extend our congratulations to Falcon Performance Footwear on its receiving this award;

 

(SLS 420)

 

 

            (5-23)  Glenn Adams, of Augusta, on his retirement as an Associated Press correspondent after more than 32 years of service.  Mr. Adams grew up in New Jersey and had his first news story published in the Philadelphia Inquirer at the age of 14.  He worked for newspapers in the Philadelphia and New Jersey areas and also spent a year traveling the world as an editor of the on-board newspaper for the luxury liner Queen Elizabeth 2.  Mr. Adams and his wife Betty moved to this area in 1981 and have 3 children and 3 grandchildren, all born in Maine.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to him on the occasion of his retirement;

 

(SLS 421)

 

 

            (5-24)  Daniel M. Lee, of Brewer, on the occasion of his retirement after 36 years of commitment to education.  Dr. Lee has served the as superintendent of the Brewer school system since 2005 and was Superintendent of Schools for SAD No. 3 in Unity from 2002 to 2005.  From 1998 to 2002, Dr. Lee served as Adjunct Faculty at the University of Maine system after a career as a teacher, assistant principal and principal in Maine.  He is very active in the community and is president of the Katahdin Area Council of Boy Scouts of America and is a member of his church's parish council.  We send Dr. Lee our appreciation for his dedicated service to his profession, to his community and to the youth of the State.  We congratulate him and send him our best wishes on his retirement;

 

(HLS 379)

Presented by Representative VEROW of Brewer.

Cosponsored by Senator YOUNGBLOOD of Penobscot, Representative JOHNSON of Eddington, Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington.

 

 

            (5-25)  Michael Aaron Guerrette, of Presque Isle, a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 171, who has attained the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout.  This is the highest award in Boy Scouting and is given for excellence in skills development, leadership, personal growth and community service.  For his Eagle Scout service project, Michael replaced a washed-out footbridge along a trail at Baptist Park in Mapleton.  In addition, he replaced signs of different Scripture verses along the trail with ones that are more weather resistant.  We extend our congratulations to him on this achievement;

 

(HLS 380)

Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Mapleton.

Cosponsored by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook, Representative SAUCIER of Presque Isle.

 

 

            (5-26)  Sarah Finnemore, of Norridgewock, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Skowhegan Area High School.  Sarah played field hockey and was a member of numerous clubs, including the National Honor Society, the physics league, yearbook and robotics.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Sarah on this achievement;

 

(HLS 381)

Presented by Representative DORNEY of Norridgewock.

Cosponsored by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset, Representative McCABE of Skowhegan.

 

 

            (5-27)  Ariel Garber, of Harrison, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Ariel on this achievement;

 

(HLS 382)

Presented by Representative WINSOR of Norway.

Cosponsored by Senator HAMPER of Oxford, Representative JACKSON of Oxford, Representative HAYES of Buckfield, Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner, Representative VILLA of Harrison, Senator PATRICK of Oxford.

 

 

            (5-28)  Alyssa Andrews, of Norway, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Alyssa on this achievement;

 

(HLS 383)

Presented by Representative WINSOR of Norway.

Cosponsored by Senator HAMPER of Oxford, Representative JACKSON of Oxford, Representative HAYES of Buckfield, Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner, Representative VILLA of Harrison, Senator PATRICK of Oxford.

 

 

            (5-29)  the Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce, which is being honored on its 35th anniversary by the Scarborough Town Council, which is designating June 6, 2013 as Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce Day.  Over the course of the chamber's existence, it has been instrumental in supporting an ever-growing business community in Scarborough and has served the entire community with distinction.  The chamber has helped the town and Project GRACE raise over $10,000 for the fuel assistance fund over 2 years and participates in the spelling bee to benefit the Scarborough Education Foundation and in the Project GRACE trivia bee.  The chamber has also established a scholarship program for graduating Scarborough High School seniors, supported the new Wentworth School project, and donated a new scoreboard to the high school.  The Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce has been an instrumental part of the town of Scarborough, and has contributed much to its continued growth and success as a town.  We extend our congratulations and appreciation to the Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce on this occasion;

 

(HLS 385)

Presented by Representative VOLK of Scarborough.

Cosponsored by Senator MILLETT of Cumberland, Senator BOYLE of Cumberland, Representative SIROCKI of Scarborough.

 

 

In Memory of:

 

            (5-30)  Paul Newell Mosher, of Wilton.  Mr. Mosher was born in Wilton and spent his early years on a farm.  He went to the White Schoolhouse in Wilton and graduated from Wilton Academy in 1936.  He received his bachelor of science degree in dairy husbandry in 1941 and a master's degree in agronomy in 1961 from the University of Maine.  He devoted his career to the potato industry and worked for the Cooperative Extension at the University of Maine for 32 years.  Mr. Mosher will be greatly missed and long remembered by the many farmers, family and friends whose lives he touched;

 

(SLS 411)

 

 

            (5-31)  Dennis L. Sanborn, of Oxford, a notable member of his community.  Mr. Sanborn was born in Belfast and was a 1957 graduate of Oxford High School, where he was co-captain of the school's championship basketball team.  He worked for Robinson Manufacturing and then for Central Maine Power Company as a 1st-class lineman, retiring in 1995 after 31 years of service.  Mr. Sanborn was a 50-year member of the Oxford Masonic Lodge No. 18, a member and trustee of Kora Shriners and a director of Oxford Fair Association, and he served as a Selectman for the Town of Oxford.  Mr. Sanborn was a past recipient of the Oxford Hills Rotary Club's Paul Harris Award.  He will be greatly missed and long remembered by his family, friends and the community he enjoyed serving;

 

(HLS 384)

Presented by Representative JACKSON of Oxford.

Cosponsored by Senator HAMPER of Oxford.

 

 

 

 

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Ought to Pass as Amended

 

            (6-1)  Report of the Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Streamline the Charitable Solicitations Act"

(S.P. 438)  (L.D. 1277)

 

            Reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-145).

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-145) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-165) thereto.

 

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Divided Report

 

            (6-2)  Majority Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Repeal the Law Allowing Concealed Weapons in State Parks with Certain Exceptions"

(S.P. 410)  (L.D. 1173)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    PLUMMER of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    DION of Portland
                                    LONG of Sherman
                                    MARKS of Pittston
                                    PEASE of Morrill
                                    TYLER of Windham
                                    WILSON of Augusta

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

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    GERZOFSKY of Cumberland
                                    DUTREMBLE of York

            Representatives:
                                    CASAVANT of Biddeford
                                    KAENRATH of South Portland
                                    LAJOIE of Lewiston
                                    PLANTE of Berwick

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

 

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            (6-3)  Majority Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Allow School Administrative Units To Establish Rules, Procedures and Guidelines for Properly Trained Staff To Carry a Concealed Handgun on School Property while Acting in Their Official Capacities"

(S.P. 515)  (L.D. 1429)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    GERZOFSKY of Cumberland
                                    DUTREMBLE of York

            Representatives:
                                    DION of Portland
                                    CASAVANT of Biddeford
                                    KAENRATH of South Portland
                                    LAJOIE of Lewiston
                                    PLANTE of Berwick

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-150) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    PLUMMER of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    LONG of Sherman
                                    MARKS of Pittston
                                    PEASE of Morrill
                                    TYLER of Windham
                                    WILSON of Augusta

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

 

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            (6-4)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass on Bill "An Act To Establish a Moratorium on the Approval and Operation of Virtual Public Charter Schools" (EMERGENCY)

(S.P. 340)  (L.D. 995)

            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 Report.

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

 

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            (6-5)  Majority Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-153) on Bill "An Act To Amend the Androscoggin County Charter"

(S.P. 366)  (L.D. 1084)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    LACHOWICZ of Kennebec
                                    COLLINS of York
                                    GERZOFSKY of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    GRAHAM of North Yarmouth
                                    BOLAND of Sanford
                                    BOLDUC of Auburn
                                    COTTA of China
                                    MacDONALD of Old Orchard Beach
                                    NADEAU of Winslow
                                    NADEAU of Fort Kent
                                    PEASE of Morrill

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

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    CHENETTE of Saco
                                    HAYES of Buckfield

            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-153).

 

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            (6-6)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-148) on Bill "An Act To Facilitate the Expansion of the State's Liquor Distribution System"

(S.P. 318)  (L.D. 941)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    TUTTLE of York

            Representatives:
                                    LUCHINI of Ellsworth
                                    FOWLE of Vassalboro
                                    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:

            Senators:
                                    MASON of Androscoggin
                                    PATRICK of Oxford

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

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

 

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            (6-7)  Majority Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-326) on Bill "An Act To Deregulate Face-to-face Transactions between the People and Small Farms and Small Food Producers"

(H.P. 914)  (L.D. 1287)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    JACKSON of Aroostook
                                    SHERMAN of Aroostook

            Representatives:
                                    DILL of Old Town
                                    BLACK of Wilton
                                    CRAY of Palmyra
                                    MAREAN of Hollis
                                    NOON of Sanford
                                    TIMBERLAKE of Turner

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-327) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    HICKMAN of Winthrop
                                    JONES of Freedom
                                    KENT of Woolwich
                                    SAUCIER of Presque Isle

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            (6-8)  Majority Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Regulate and Tax Marijuana"

(H.P. 868)  (L.D. 1229)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    GERZOFSKY of Cumberland
                                    DUTREMBLE of York

            Representatives:
                                    DION of Portland
                                    CASAVANT of Biddeford
                                    LAJOIE of Lewiston
                                    LONG of Sherman
                                    MARKS of Pittston
                                    PEASE of Morrill
                                    PLANTE of Berwick
                                    TYLER of Windham

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-324) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    PLUMMER of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    KAENRATH of South Portland
                                    WILSON of Augusta

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CONSENT CALENDAR

 

First Day

 

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

 

            (7-1)  (H.P. 129)  (L.D. 154) Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Limited Liability for Recreational or Harvesting Activities"  Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-331)

 

            (7-2)  (H.P. 332)  (L.D. 482) Bill "An Act To Improve the Quality of the Data Used in the Management of Maine's Fisheries"  Committee on MARINE RESOURCES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-335)

 

            (7-3)  (H.P. 367)  (L.D. 548) Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Award of Spousal Support in Divorce Actions"  Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-330)

 

            (7-4)  (H.P. 519)  (L.D. 768) Bill "An Act To Increase Access to Voter Lists"  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-329)

 

            (7-5)  (H.P. 883)  (L.D. 1249) Bill "An Act To Make Statutory Changes To Address Certain Conflicting Requirements of the Maine Rules of Professional Conduct and the Federal Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 Regarding Maine's Protection and Advocacy Agency"  Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-332)

 

            (7-6)  (H.P. 985)  (L.D. 1384) Bill "An Act To Amend Article 9-A of the Uniform Commercial Code" (EMERGENCY)  Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-333)

 

            (7-7)  (H.P. 1113)  (L.D. 1544) Bill "An Act To Expand the Authority of Lobster Management Policy Councils To Address Entry into Lobster Management Zones and To Create a Temporary Medical Allowance" (EMERGENCY)  Committee on MARINE RESOURCES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-334)

 

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BILLS IN THE SECOND READING

 

 

House

 

            (9-1)  Bill "An Act To Reapportion the Districts of the State Senate, State House of Representatives and County Commissioners"

(H.P. 1126)  (L.D. 1557)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.

 

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ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

            (10-1)  An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Gambling

(S.P. 130)  (L.D. 350)
(C. "A" S-142)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-2)  An Act To Reduce Tobacco-related Illness and Lower Health Care Costs in MaineCare

(H.P. 261)  (L.D. 386)
(C. "A" H-247)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-3)  An Act To Create Uniform Claims Paying Practices in Long-term Care Insurance Policies

(S.P. 312)  (L.D. 891)
(C. "A" S-147)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-4)  An Act To Amend the Requirements for the Reporting of New Hires

(H.P. 653)  (L.D. 929)
(C. "A" H-249)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-5)  An Act To Remove a Conflict in the Law Restricting the Sale or Purchase of Targeted Methamphetamine Precursors

(H.P. 756)  (L.D. 1063)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-6)  An Act To Prevent the Reduction in Adoption Subsidy after an Agreement Has Been Signed by the Prospective Adoptive Parents and the Department of Health and Human Services

(H.P. 761)  (L.D. 1068)
(C. "A" H-276)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-7)  An Act To Provide the Securities Administrator with the Power To Investigate Potential Violations Involving the Sale of Business Opportunities

(H.P. 905)  (L.D. 1266)
(C. "A" H-265)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-8)  Resolve, To Continue the Redesign of Shared Living Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism

(H.P. 580)  (L.D. 829)
(C. "A" H-269)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-9)  Resolve, To Establish the Task Force on Independence from Public Assistance

(H.P. 757)  (L.D. 1064)
(C. "A" H-270)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-10)  Resolve, Directing the Attorney General To Report on the Status of Discussions on Domestic Violence on Tribal Lands

(H.P. 996)  (L.D. 1400)
(C. "A" H-275)

 

 

            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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Emergency Mandate

 

            (10-11)  An Act To Make Veterans' Property Tax Exemption Applications Confidential

(H.P. 687)  (L.D. 973)
(C. "A" H-231; H. "A" H-260)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Engrossed Bills as truly and strictly engrossed.  In accordance with the provisions of Section 21 of Article IX of the Constitution, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House necessary.

 

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Pursuant to the Constitution
Public Land

 

            (10-12)  Resolve, Authorizing the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Division of Parks and Public Lands To Convey Certain Lands and Enter into Certain Leases with the Federal Government

(H.P. 1100)  (L.D. 1527)
(C. "A" H-258)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Engrossed Bills as truly and strictly engrossed.  In accordance with the provisions of Section 23 of Article IX of the Constitution, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House necessary.

 

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Bond Issue

 

            (10-13)  An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Restore Maine's Groundfishing Industry

(S.P. 316)  (L.D. 939)
(C. "A" S-152)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Engrossed Bills as truly and strictly engrossed.  In accordance with the provisions of Section 14 of Article IX of the Constitution, a two-thirds vote of the House necessary.

 

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Acts

 

            (10-14)  An Act To Allow a Junior Hunter To Take One Antlerless Deer without an Antlerless Deer Permit

(H.P. 83)  (L.D. 101)
(C. "A" H-263)

 

            (10-15)  An Act To Ensure the Authenticity of Items Reported To Have Been Crafted by Native Americans

(H.P. 100)  (L.D. 118)
(C. "A" H-255)

 

            (10-16)  An Act To Allow 2 Eligible Organizations To Jointly Hold a Game of Beano or Bingo

(H.P. 126)  (L.D. 151)
(C. "A" H-266)

 

            (10-17)  An Act To Authorize InterCoast Career Institute To Grant the Degree of Associate Degree in Applied Science

(H.P. 154)  (L.D. 193)

 

            (10-18)  An Act To Clarify the Law Concerning the Threatening Display of Dangerous Weapons

(H.P. 255)  (L.D. 380)
(C. "A" H-204)

 

            (10-19)  An Act To Change Compensation for Career and Technical Education Region Cooperative Board Meeting Attendance

(H.P. 314)  (L.D. 464)
(C. "A" H-279)

 

            (10-20)  An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Discharge of a Firearm or Crossbow near a Dwelling or Building

(H.P. 359)  (L.D. 540)
(C. "A" H-264)

 

            (10-21)  An Act To Inform Persons of the Options for the Treatment of Lyme Disease

(H.P. 416)  (L.D. 597)
(C. "A" H-184)

 

            (10-22)  An Act To Clarify Uninsured Vehicle Coverage for Multiple Claimants

(S.P. 218)  (L.D. 628)
(C. "A" S-146)

 

            (10-23)  An Act To Protect Charter Schools by Requiring Them To Be Operated as Nonprofit Organizations

(H.P. 463)  (L.D. 671)
(C. "A" H-245)

 

            (10-24)  An Act Establishing Health Care Practitioner Transparency Requirements

(S.P. 265)  (L.D. 727)
(C. "A" S-154)

 

            (10-25)  An Act Relating to the Sales Tax Exemption on Depreciable Equipment Used in Commercial Wood Harvesting

(S.P. 272)  (L.D. 734)
(C. "A" S-99)

 

            (10-26)  An Act To Provide Guidance for the Development of Marine Fisheries Management Plans

(H.P. 562)  (L.D. 811)
(C. "A" H-259)

 

            (10-27)  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)
(C. "A" H-272)

 

            (10-28)  An Act Regarding the Use of Mobile Poultry Processing Units

(H.P. 587)  (L.D. 836)

 

            (10-29)  An Act To Require an Operator To Provide Evidence of Liability Insurance or Financial Responsibility at the Scene of an Accident

(H.P. 643)  (L.D. 919)
(C. "A" H-251)

 

            (10-30)  An Act To Amend the Health Plan Improvement Law Regarding Prescription Drug Step Therapy and Prior Authorization

(S.P. 329)  (L.D. 984)
(C. "A" S-123)

 

            (10-31)  An Act To Provide Consistency in the Application of the Property Tax Exemption for Religious Organizations

(S.P. 343)  (L.D. 998)
(C. "A" S-135)

 

            (10-32)  An Act To Develop a Grant Program To Establish a Teacher-led School Model

(H.P. 775)  (L.D. 1106)

 

            (10-33)  An Act To Amend the Maine Juvenile Code and Related Statutes

(H.P. 782)  (L.D. 1112)
(C. "A" H-262)

 

            (10-34)  An Act Concerning the Removal of Municipal Employees

(S.P. 394)  (L.D. 1133)
(C. "A" S-141)

 

            (10-35)  An Act To Further Ensure Effective Teaching and School Leadership

(H.P. 809)  (L.D. 1144)
(C. "A" H-254)

 

            (10-36)  An Act To Protect Earned Pay

(H.P. 842)  (L.D. 1198)
(C. "A" H-256)

 

            (10-37)  An Act Regarding Research and Development in Maine

(S.P. 437)  (L.D. 1276)
(C. "A" S-157)

 

            (10-38)  An Act To Create the Aging in Place Program

(S.P. 473)  (L.D. 1354)
(C. "A" S-143)

 

            (10-39)  An Act To Clarify Civil Liability of Persons Making False Claims to the Department of Health and Human Services

(H.P. 991)  (L.D. 1388)
(C. "A" H-250)

 

            (10-40)  An Act Relating to Title Insurers Issuing Closing or Settlement Protection

(H.P. 1038)  (L.D. 1444)
(C. "A" H-283)

 

            (10-41)  An Act Relating to Insurance Company Formation and Dissolution

(H.P. 1066)  (L.D. 1485)
(C. "A" H-282)

 

            (10-42)  An Act Regarding Coordinated Access to Public Records of State Agencies

(S.P. 566)  (L.D. 1511)

 

 

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

 

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Resolves

 

            (10-43)  Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Clarify the Processes Regarding Registration of Recovery Agencies for Tissue and Organ Donation

(S.P. 44)  (L.D. 123)
(C. "A" S-149)

 

            (10-44)  Resolve, To Encourage the Use of Career Interest and Aptitude Tests in Higher Education

(H.P. 462)  (L.D. 670)
(C. "A" H-244)

 

            (10-45)  Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Study the Effectiveness of Professional Development Services Provided to Child Care Providers and Referral Services Provided to Parents in Need of Child Care

(H.P. 503)  (L.D. 752)
(C. "A" H-271)

 

            (10-46)  Resolve, To Establish the Task Force on Milk Tier Pricing

(H.P. 540)  (L.D. 789)
(C. "A" H-281)

 

            (10-47)  Resolve, Requiring the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend the Rules Regarding Child Care Facilities and Family Child Care Providers

(H.P. 554)  (L.D. 803)
(C. "A" H-268)

 

            (10-48)  Resolve, To Establish MaineCare Eligibility for Parents Participating in Reunification Activities

(H.P. 633)  (L.D. 909)
(C. "A" H-248)

 

            (10-49)  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)

 

 

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

 

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 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 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.

 

 

 

 

 

2.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

3.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

4.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

5.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

6.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

7.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

8.         Bill "An Act To Ensure Accountability in State Contracts"

(S.P. 406)  (L.D. 1169)

 

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

- In Senate, Senate 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.

TABLED - May 30, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

9.         SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (5) Ought to Pass - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Repeal the Restriction on Employers Regarding Firearms Kept in an Employee's Vehicle"

(S.P. 98)  (L.D. 265)

 

- In Senate, Majority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report READ and ACCEPTED.

TABLED - May 31, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

10.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-79) - Minority (6) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act Regarding the Sale of Firearms at Gun Shows"

(S.P. 100)  (L.D. 267)

 

- In Senate, Minority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report READ and ACCEPTED.

TABLED - May 31, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

11.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-267) - Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS 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)

 

TABLED - May 31, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth.

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

 

 

 

 

 

12.       Bill "An Act To Establish the Mobile Crime Laboratory Fund"

(S.P. 238)  (L.D. 647)

 

- In House, Majority (9) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY READ and ACCEPTED on May 30, 2013.

- In Senate, Senate INSISTED on its former action whereby the Minority (4) 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-112) and ASKED for a Committee of Conference in NON-CONCURRENCE.

TABLED - June 3, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

13.       Bill "An Act To Allow Media Motor Vehicles To Be Equipped with Amber Auxiliary Lights"

(S.P. 123)  (L.D. 327)

 

- In House, Majority (10) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on TRANSPORTATION READ and ACCEPTED on May 29, 2013.

- In Senate, Senate INSISTED on its former action whereby the Minority (3) OUGHT TO PASS Report of the Committee on TRANSPORTATION was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED and ASKED for a Committee of Conference in NON-CONCURRENCE.

TABLED - June 3, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

14.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-288) - Minority (5) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Prohibit a Health Insurance Carrier from Establishing a Separate Premium Rate Based on Geographic Area"

(H.P. 136)  (L.D. 161)

 

TABLED - June 3, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative TREAT of Hallowell.

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

 

 

 

 

 

15.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass - Minority (5) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-277) - Committee on JUDICIARY on Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 2: Rules Concerning the Processing of Applications and Other Administrative Matters, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 612)  (L.D. 861)

 

TABLED - June 3, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative PRIEST of Brunswick.

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

 

 

 

 

 

16.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-280) - Minority (5) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act To Ensure Efficiency in the Unemployment Insurance System"

(H.P. 482)  (L.D. 690)

 

TABLED - June 3, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

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

 

 

 

 

 

17.       An Act To Require Public Schools To Offer Instruction Related to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and the Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

(H.P. 974)  (L.D. 1366)
(C. "A" H-164)

 

TABLED - June 3, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - RECONSIDERATION (Returned by the Governor without his approval).

 

 

 

 

 

18.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-307) - Minority (3) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on TAXATION on Bill "An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Affordable Housing Tax Increment Financing"

(H.P. 863)  (L.D. 1218)

 

TABLED - June 3, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOODE of Bangor.

PENDING - Motion of same Representative to ACCEPT the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report. (Roll Call Ordered)

 

 

 

 

 

19.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (3) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-289) - Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE on Bill "An Act To Provide for the Aroostook Band of Micmacs Certain Rights Regarding Hunting, Fishing and Wildlife Management"

(H.P. 995)  (L.D. 1399)

 

TABLED - June 3, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

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

 

 

 

 

 

20.       Bill "An Act To Require Firearms Used in the Commission of Certain Acts To Be Civilly Forfeited to the State and Destroyed"

(H.P. 497)  (L.D. 724)

 

- In House, PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT "A" (H-183) on May 16, 2013.

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

TABLED - June 4, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative DION of Portland.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

21.       Bill "An Act To Include a Representative of the Aroostook Band of Micmacs in the House of Representatives"

(H.P. 40)  (L.D. 45)

 

- In House, Majority (12) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on JUDICIARY READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-141) on May 9, 2013.

- In Senate, Reports READ and the Bill and accompanying papers INDEFINITELY POSTPONED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

TABLED - June 4, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

22.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-304) - Minority (4) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-305) - Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES on Bill "An Act To Amend the Maine Metallic Mineral Mining Act To Protect Water Quality"

(H.P. 929)  (L.D. 1302)

 

TABLED - June 4, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative WELSH of Rockport.

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

 

 

 

 

 

23.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (3) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-303) - Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES on Bill "An Act To Protect Local Communities When a Mining Project Is Terminated"

(H.P. 948)  (L.D. 1324)

 

TABLED - June 4, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative WELSH of Rockport.

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

 

 

 

 

 

24.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-314) - Minority (5) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Restore Consumer Rate Review for Health Insurance Plans in the Individual and Small Group Markets"

(H.P. 186)  (L.D. 225)

 

TABLED - June 4, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative TREAT of Hallowell.

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

 

 

 

 

 

25.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (9) Ought to Pass - Minority (4) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-295) - Committee on JUDICIARY on Bill "An Act To Protect Working Mothers Who Breast-feed"

(H.P. 528)  (L.D. 777)

 

TABLED - June 4, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative PRIEST of Brunswick.

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

 

 

 

 

 

26.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (9) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (4) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-294) - Committee on JUDICIARY on Bill "An Act To Further Protect Pregnant Women under the Maine Human Rights Act"

(H.P. 581)  (L.D. 830)

 

TABLED - June 4, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative PRIEST of Brunswick.

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

 

 

 

 

 

27.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (11) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (2) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-310) - Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT on Bill "An Act To Establish Minimum Fuel Economy Standards for State Vehicles"

(H.P. 766)  (L.D. 1073)

 

TABLED - June 4, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STATUTORY ADJOURNMENT DATE JUNE 19, 2013

 

NOTICE

 

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

 

(1)  From the Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development on Bill "An Act To Reform Employer-provided Benefits"

(H.P. 690)  (L.D. 976)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (8 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-328)  (5 members)

 

 

Millicent M. MacFarland
Clerk of the House

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

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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 2

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

First Day

 

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

 

            (7-1)  (S.P. 77)  (L.D. 241) Bill "An Act To Amend Certain Laws Governing the Bureau of Maine Veterans' Services"  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-181)

 

            (7-2)  (S.P. 376)  (L.D. 1094) Bill "An Act To Fully Implement Health Insurance Exchanges and To Make Maine Law Consistent with Federal Law"  Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-185)

 

            (7-3)  (S.P. 447)  (L.D. 1299) Bill "An Act To Amend Campaign Finance Laws"  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-191)

 

            (7-4)  (S.P. 449)  (L.D. 1306) Bill "An Act To Enhance Voter Registration for Persons with Disabilities"  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-182)

 

            (7-5)  (S.P. 454)  (L.D. 1311) Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Unemployment Compensation To Ensure Conformity with the Federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011"  Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-183)

 

            (7-6)  (S.P. 554)  (L.D. 1489) Bill "An Act To Address Maine's Immediate Workforce Needs"  Joint Select Committee on MAINE'S WORKFORCE AND ECONOMIC FUTURE reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-194)

 

            (7-7)  (S.P. 562)  (L.D. 1504) Resolve, Directing the Adjutant General of the State To Ensure the Maine Code of Military Justice Addresses Sexual Trauma in the Military  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-189)

 

            (7-8)  (S.P. 574)  (L.D. 1519) Bill "An Act To Update the Maine Insurance Code To Maintain Conformance with Uniform National Standards"  Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-184)

 

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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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 3

 

 

NOTICE

 

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

 

(1)  From the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry on Bill "An Act To Clarify the Laws Establishing the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 588)  (L.D. 837)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-339)  (10 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (2 members)

 


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

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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 4

 

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 Improve Care Coordination for Persons with Mental Illness"

(H.P. 353)  (L.D. 534)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-341)  (12 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (1 member)

 

(2)  From the Committee on Health and Human Services on Resolve, Directing All Relevant Agencies of State Government To Work in Concert with a Plan To End and Prevent Homelessness To Ensure That Resources Are Available To End Homelessness in the State

(H.P. 417)  (L.D. 598)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-342)  (9 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (4 members)

 

(3)  From the Committee on Health and Human Services on Bill "An Act To Improve Law Enforcement Access to Prescription Monitoring Program Data"

(H.P. 712)  (L.D. 1014)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-343)  (7 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (6 members)

 

(4)  From the Committee on Health and Human Services on Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To Convene a Task Force To Study the Incidence of Cancer in the State

(H.P. 727)  (L.D. 1032)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-344)  (7 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (4 members)

 


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

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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 5

 

 

NOTICE

 

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

 

(1)  From the Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs on Bill "An Act To Promote the Financial Literacy of High School Students"

(H.P. 594)  (L.D. 843)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-348)  (10 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-349)  (3 members)

 

(2)  From the Committee on Insurance and Financial Services on Bill "An Act To Require Health Insurers To Provide Coverage for Nutritional Wellness and Illness Prevention Measures and Products"

(H.P. 474)  (L.D. 682)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (9 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-347)  (3 members)

 


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

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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 6

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Ought to Pass Pursuant to Joint Order

 

            (6-1)  Under suspension of the rules:  Representative HOBBINS, Representative FREDETTE and Senator CLEVELAND for the Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology on Bill "An Act To Reduce Energy Costs, Increase Energy Efficiency, Promote Electric System Reliability and Protect the Environment"

(H.P. 1128)  (L.D. 1559)

 

            Reporting Ought to Pass pursuant to Joint Order H.P. 1125.

 

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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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 7

 

ENACTORS

 

Apportionment Plan

 

            (10-1)  An Act To Reapportion the Districts of the State Senate, State House of Representatives and County Commissioners

(H.P. 1126)  (L.D. 1557)
(H. "A" H-337)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Engrossed Bills as truly and strictly engrossed.  In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of Maine Article IV, Part First, Section 3; Article IV, Part Second, Section 2; and the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 30-A, Section 65, a two-thirds vote of the members present and voting of the House necessary.

 

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