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SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR
Recognizing:
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Divided Report
CONSENT CALENDAR
First Day
ENACTORS
Regular
Acts
Resolves
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
NOTICE
SUPPLEMENT NO. 1
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First Day
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SUPPLEMENT NO. 3
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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SIXTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


55th Legislative Day

Thursday, June 6, 2013

 

            Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

            Prayer by Reverend Dr. Susan Stonestreet, United Christian Church, Lincolnville Center.

 

            National Anthem by Falmouth Middle School Jazz Band, "Iron Twinkies."

 

            Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Doctor of the day, Steven Wilson, M.D., Morrill.

 

            Reading of the Journal of yesterday.

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 


 

 

            (2-1)  The Following Communication: (H.C. 195)

 

STATE OF MAINE

CLERK'S OFFICE

2 STATE HOUSE STATION

AUGUSTA, MAINE 04333-0002

 

June 5, 2013

 

Honorable Mark W. Eves

Speaker of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333

 

Dear Speaker Eves:

 

Pursuant to Joint Rule 310, the following Joint Standing Committee has voted unanimously to report the following bill out "Ought Not to Pass:"

 

Taxation

L.D. 1141       An Act To Increase the Sales Tax To Support Revenue Sharing

L.D. 1256       An Act To Establish Tax Fairness

 

The sponsors and cosponsors have been notified of the Committee's action.

 

Sincerely,

 

S/Millicent M. MacFarland

Clerk of House

 

 

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ORDERS

 

            (4-1)  On motion of Representative TREAT of Hallowell, the following Joint Resolution:  (H.P. 1129) (Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook and Representatives: AYOTTE of Caswell, MAKER of Calais, McCABE of Skowhegan, ROTUNDO of Lewiston, Senators: PATRICK of Oxford, SHERMAN of Aroostook)

 

 

JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE PRESIDENT
OF THE UNITED STATES, THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS
AND THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE
REGARDING THE USE OF TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY IN
INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLICY

 

            WE, your Memorialists, the Members of the One Hundred and Twenty-sixth Legislature of the State of Maine now assembled in the First Regular Session, most respectfully present and petition the President of the United States, the United States Congress and the United States Trade Representative as follows:

 

            WHEREAS, the State strongly supports international trade when fair rules of trade are in place and seeks to be an active participant in the global economy, and the State seeks to maximize the benefits and minimize any negative effects of international trade; and

 

            WHEREAS, existing trade agreements have effects that extend significantly beyond the bounds of traditional trade matters, such as tariffs and quotas, and can undermine Maine's constitutionally guaranteed authority to protect the public health, safety and welfare and its regulatory authority; and

 

            WHEREAS, a succession of federal trade negotiators from both political parties over the years have failed to operate in a transparent manner and have failed to meaningfully consult with the State on the far-reaching effect of trade agreements on state and local laws, even when obligating the State to comply with the terms of these agreements; and

 

            WHEREAS, Article II, Section 2 of the United States Constitution empowers the President of the United States "...by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided two thirds of Senators present concur..."; and

 

            WHEREAS, the trade promotion authority implemented by the United States Congress and the President of the United States with regard to international trade and investment treaties and agreements entered into over the past several years, commonly known as fast-track negotiating authority, does not adequately provide for the constitutionally required review and approval of treaties; and

 

            WHEREAS, the United States Trade Representative, at the direction of the President of the United States, is currently negotiating or planning to enter into negotiations for several multilateral trade and investment treaties, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership; and

 

            WHEREAS, proposals are under consideration to review these and future trade and investment agreements pursuant to a fast‑track model; and

 

            WHEREAS, the current process of consultation with states by the Federal Government on trade policy fails to provide a way for states to meaningfully participate in the development of trade policy, despite the fact that trade rules could undermine state sovereignty; and

 

            WHEREAS, under current trade rules, states have not had channels for meaningful communication with the United States Trade Representative, as both the Intergovernmental Policy Advisory Committee on Trade and the state point of contact system have proven insufficient to allow input from states, and states do not always seem to be considered as a partner in government; and

 

            WHEREAS, the President of the United States, the United States Trade Representative and the Maine Congressional Delegation will have a role in shaping future trade policy legislation; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED: That We, your Memorialists, respectfully urge and request that future trade policy include reforms to improve the process of consultation both between the Executive Branch and Congress and between the Federal Government and the states; and be it further

 

            RESOLVED: That We, your Memorialists, respectfully urge and request that the fast-track model of consultation and approval of international treaties and agreements be rejected with respect to pending agreements and agreements not yet under negotiation; and be it further

 

            RESOLVED: That We, your Memorialists, respectfully urge and request that the President of the United States, the United States Congress and the United States Trade Representative seek to develop a new middle ground approach to consultation that meets the constitutional requirements for treaty review and approval while at the same time allowing the United States Trade Representative adequate flexibility to negotiate the increasingly complicated provisions of international trade treaties; and be it further

 

            RESOLVED: That We, your Memorialists, respectfully urge and request that the President of the United States, the United States Congress and the United States Trade Representative seek a meaningful consultation system that increases transparency, promotes information sharing, allows for timely and frequent consultations, provides state-level trade data analysis, provides legal analysis for states on the effect of trade on state laws, increases public participation and acknowledges and respects each state's sovereignty; and be it further

 

            RESOLVED: That We, your Memorialists, respectfully urge and request that each instance in which trade promotion authority is authorized by the United States Congress be limited to a specific trade agreement to help ensure the adequate review and approval of each international trade treaty; and be it further

 

            RESOLVED: That suitable copies of this resolution, duly authenticated by the Secretary of State, be transmitted to the Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States, to the President of the United States Senate, to the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, to the United States Trade Representative and to each Member of the Maine Congressional Delegation.

 

 

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SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR

 

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

 

Recognizing:

 

            (5-1)  Rabbi Susan Bulba Carvutto, of Winthrop, on the occasion of her retirement as rabbi of Temple Beth El in Augusta after 15 years of service.  We send our appreciation to Rabbi Carvutto for her outstanding leadership of her congregation and to the community.  We congratulate her on her retirement and send her our best wishes;

 

(SLS 422)

 

 

            (5-2)  John Peter Hickey, of Augusta, on the occasion of his retirement from teaching after 37 years at St. Michael School.  Mr. Hickey grew up in Augusta and received his bachelor's degree from Providence College and a master's degree from Ohio University.  He began teaching in 1976.  Mr. Hickey taught at the same school during his career in education and also coached basketball and baseball.  When he began teaching, the school was St. Mary School; after merging with St. Augustine School, the school became St. Michael School.  We extend our appreciation to Mr. Hickey for his commitment to the youth of the State and wish him well in his future endeavors;

 

(SLS 423)

 

 

            (5-3)  Harriet Trafford, of Waterville, on the occasion of her retirement after 12 years as principal at Albert S. Hall School in Waterville.  During her 23 years of dedicated service in Waterville schools, Ms. Trafford also served at Gilman Street School and the George J. Mitchell School, always working with area resource providers to ensure that the schools are a vital part of the community.  We send her our appreciation for her commitment to the youth of Maine, to her community and to the State;

 

(SLS 424)

 

 

            (5-4)  Danielle Collinson, of Sanford, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Sanford High School.  Danielle played softball and golf and was a cheerleader.  She has been a member of the Key Club, the Interact Club, the National Honor Society, the Sanford High School Mock Trial Team, the Student Council and the Pep Club.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Danielle on this achievement;

 

(SLS 425)

 

 

            (5-5)  Linda J. Docherty, of Brunswick, on the occasion of her retirement from a distinguished career as an Associate  Professor of Art History at Bowdoin College.  In addition to educating Bowdoin college students as a gifted and beloved teacher, Professor Docherty has contributed significantly to the scholarship on the art of Maine, New England and the United States through her research and publications.  She has given generously of her time and expertise to the people of Maine, working with hundreds of public school teachers under the auspices of the Maine Humanities Council and offering innumerable public lectures and programs in museums, libraries and historical societies in our state and elsewhere. We extend our congratulations to Professor Docherty on her retirement and send her our best wishes;

 

(HLS 366)

Presented by Representative JORGENSEN of Portland.

Cosponsored by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland, Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick, Representative KENT of Woolwich, Representative PRIEST of Brunswick.

 

 

            (5-6)  the student members of the Falmouth Middle School Jazz Band, "Iron Twinkies," who won the 2013 State Middle School Instrumental Jazz Festival in Division I.  It is the 12th time the school's band has been named the State Middle School Instrumental Jazz Champions.  We send our congratulations and best wishes to the members of the band on this remarkable achievement;

 

(HLS 367)

Presented by Representative NELSON of Falmouth.

Cosponsored by Senator WOODBURY of Cumberland, Representative DION of Portland.

 

 

            (5-7)  Seth Malloy, of Moscow, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Upper Kennebec Valley High School.  We extend our congratulations to him on this achievement and send him our best wishes;

 

(HLS 386)

Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden.

Cosponsored by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset.

 

 

            (5-8)  Tucker Atwood, of Embden, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Carrabec High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Tucker on this achievement;

 

(HLS 387)

Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden.

Cosponsored by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset.

 

 

            (5-9)  Angie Rossignol, of St. Agatha, who has been named Honor Essayist of the 2013 graduating class of Wisdom Middle/High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Angie on this achievement;

 

(HLS 388)

Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska.

Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook.

 

 

            (5-10)  Robbie Chamberland, of St. Agatha, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Wisdom Middle/High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Robbie on this achievement;

 

(HLS 389)

Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska.

Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook.

 

 

            (5-11)  Nathan Oakes, of Frenchville, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Wisdom Middle/High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Nathan on this achievement;

 

(HLS 390)

Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska.

Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook.

 

 

            (5-12)  the Town of Machiasport, on the 250th Anniversary of its settlement in 1763.  Machiasport is the name of the port serving the adjoining towns of Machias and East Machias.  It has an excellent harbor open all the year and the mouth of the Machias River divides the town into 2 portions.  We congratulate the good citizens of Machiasport as they celebrate this 250th anniversary, with the celebration motto of "Machiasport Pride, Then and Now";

 

(HLS 391)

Presented by Representative CASSIDY of Lubec.

Cosponsored by Senator BURNS of Washington.

 

 

            (5-13)  Carrington Miller, of Bingham, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Upper Kennebec Valley High School.  He was 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 Carrington on this achievement and send him our best wishes;

 

(HLS 392)

Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden.

Cosponsored by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset.

 

 

 

 

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-195) on Bill "An Act To Help Small Farmers in Selling Raw Milk and Homemade Food Products"

(S.P. 444)  (L.D. 1282)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    JACKSON of Aroostook

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

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

 

            Signed:

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

            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-195).

 

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            (6-2)  Majority Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Establish the Livestock Damage Compensation Fund"

(S.P. 450)  (L.D. 1307)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    SHERMAN of Aroostook

            Representatives:
                                    DILL of Old Town
                                    CRAY of Palmyra
                                    JONES of Freedom
                                    KENT of Woolwich
                                    MAREAN of Hollis
                                    TIMBERLAKE of Turner

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-169) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    JACKSON of Aroostook
                                    BOYLE of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    BLACK of Wilton
                                    HICKMAN of Winthrop
                                    NOON of Sanford
                                    SAUCIER of Presque Isle

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-169).

 

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            (6-3)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Improve Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers and Other Public School Employees"

(S.P. 392)  (L.D. 1131)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    JOHNSON of Greenville
                                    MAKER of Calais
                                    McCLELLAN of Raymond
                                    NELSON of Falmouth
                                    RANKIN of Hiram

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-192) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    JOHNSON of Lincoln

            Representatives:
                                    MacDONALD of Boothbay
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    HUBBELL of Bar Harbor
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    POULIOT of Augusta

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

            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 JUDICIARY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act Regarding the Law Pertaining to the Confidentiality of Enhanced 9-1-1 System Information and Records"

(S.P. 188)  (L.D. 495)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    VALENTINO of York
                                    TUTTLE of York

            Representatives:
                                    PRIEST of Brunswick
                                    BEAULIEU of Auburn
                                    CROCKETT of Bethel
                                    DeCHANT of Bath
                                    MONAGHAN-DERRIG of Cape Elizabeth
                                    MOONEN of Portland
                                    PEAVEY HASKELL of Milford
                                    VILLA of Harrison

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-151) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BURNS of Washington

            Representatives:
                                    GUERIN of Glenburn
                                    MORIARTY of Cumberland

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

 

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            (6-5)  Majority Report of the Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-163) on Bill "An Act To Amend the Law Pertaining to Defective or Unreasonably Dangerous Goods"

(S.P. 462)  (L.D. 1331)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    VALENTINO of York
                                    TUTTLE of York

            Representatives:
                                    PRIEST of Brunswick
                                    DeCHANT of Bath
                                    MONAGHAN-DERRIG of Cape Elizabeth
                                    MOONEN of Portland
                                    VILLA of Harrison

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

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BURNS of Washington

            Representatives:
                                    BEAULIEU of Auburn
                                    CROCKETT of Bethel
                                    GUERIN of Glenburn
                                    PEAVEY HASKELL of Milford

            Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation - of the House - supports the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-163) Report.

            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-163).

 

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            (6-6)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-187) on Bill "An Act To Provide Integrated Community-based Employment and Customized Employment for Persons with Disabilities"

(S.P. 471)  (L.D. 1352)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    PATRICK of Oxford
                                    CLEVELAND of Androscoggin
                                    CUSHING of Penobscot

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

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (S-188) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    DUPREY of Hampden
                                    VOLK of Scarborough

            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-187) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-196) thereto.

 

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            (6-7)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-179) on Bill "An Act To Provide Transparency in Fund-raising by and Lobbying of a Governor-elect"

(S.P. 347)  (L.D. 1023)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    TUTTLE of York
                                    PATRICK of Oxford

            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:

            Senator:
                                    MASON of Androscoggin

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

            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-179).

 

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            (6-8)  Majority Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-339) on Bill "An Act To Clarify the Laws Establishing the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 588)  (L.D. 837)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    JACKSON of Aroostook
                                    SHERMAN of Aroostook

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

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

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    JONES of Freedom
                                    KENT of Woolwich

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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-348) on Bill "An Act To Promote the Financial Literacy of High School Students"

(H.P. 594)  (L.D. 843)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland
                                    JOHNSON of Lincoln
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    MacDONALD of Boothbay
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    JOHNSON of Greenville
                                    MAKER of Calais
                                    McCLELLAN of Raymond
                                    POULIOT of Augusta
                                    RANKIN of Hiram

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-349) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    HUBBELL of Bar Harbor
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    NELSON of Falmouth

            Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe - of the House - supports the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-348) Report.

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            (6-10)  Majority Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-341) on Bill "An Act To Improve Care Coordination for Persons with Mental Illness"

(H.P. 353)  (L.D. 534)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    CRAVEN of Androscoggin
                                    HAMPER of Oxford
                                    LACHOWICZ of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    CASSIDY of Lubec
                                    DORNEY of Norridgewock
                                    GATTINE of Westbrook
                                    MALABY of Hancock
                                    McELWEE of Caribou
                                    PRINGLE of Windham
                                    SANDERSON of Chelsea
                                    SIROCKI of Scarborough

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

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    STUCKEY of Portland

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            (6-11)  Majority Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-342) 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)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    CRAVEN of Androscoggin
                                    LACHOWICZ of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    CASSIDY of Lubec
                                    DORNEY of Norridgewock
                                    GATTINE of Westbrook
                                    MALABY of Hancock
                                    PRINGLE of Windham
                                    STUCKEY of Portland

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

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    HAMPER of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    McELWEE of Caribou
                                    SANDERSON of Chelsea
                                    SIROCKI of Scarborough

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            (6-12)  Majority Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-343) on Bill "An Act To Improve Law Enforcement Access to Prescription Monitoring Program Data"

(H.P. 712)  (L.D. 1014)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    CRAVEN of Androscoggin
                                    HAMPER of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    MALABY of Hancock
                                    McELWEE of Caribou
                                    SANDERSON of Chelsea
                                    SIROCKI of Scarborough

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

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    LACHOWICZ of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    CASSIDY of Lubec
                                    DORNEY of Norridgewock
                                    GATTINE of Westbrook
                                    PRINGLE of Windham
                                    STUCKEY of Portland

            Representative BEAR of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians - of the House - supports the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report.

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            (6-13)  Majority Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-344) 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)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    CRAVEN of Androscoggin
                                    LACHOWICZ of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    GATTINE of Westbrook
                                    McELWEE of Caribou
                                    PRINGLE of Windham
                                    STUCKEY of Portland

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

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    HAMPER of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    MALABY of Hancock
                                    SANDERSON of Chelsea
                                    SIROCKI of Scarborough

            Representative BEAR of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians - of the House - supports the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-344) Report.

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            (6-14)  Majority Report of the Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES reporting Ought Not to Pass 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)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    GRATWICK of Penobscot
                                    WOODBURY of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    TREAT of Hallowell
                                    COOPER of Yarmouth
                                    FITZPATRICK of Houlton
                                    McCLELLAN of Raymond
                                    MORRISON of South Portland
                                    PRINGLE of Windham
                                    WALLACE of Dexter

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-347) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    WHITTEMORE of Somerset

            Representatives:
                                    BECK of Waterville
                                    DOAK of Columbia Falls

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            (6-15)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Reform Employer-provided Benefits"

(H.P. 690)  (L.D. 976)

            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 to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-328) 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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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. 231)  (L.D. 641) Bill "An Act To Exempt Farmers from Certain Oversight in Shoreland Areas"  Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-164)

 

            (7-2)  (H.P. 910)  (L.D. 1271) Bill "An Act To Increase Transparency in Reporting of Party Committees, Political Action Committees and Ballot Question Committees"  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-340)

 

            (7-3)  (H.P. 959)  (L.D. 1342) Bill "An Act To Ensure Just and Reasonable Sewer Utility Rates"  Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-352)

 

            (7-4)  (H.P. 960)  (L.D. 1343) Bill "An Act To Improve Work Readiness for Families Facing Significant Barriers to Employment"  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-345)

 

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ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

            (10-1)  An Act To Ensure the Continuation of Dairy Farming

(S.P. 148)  (L.D. 368)
(C. "A" S-170)

 

 

            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 Strengthen Maine's Wildlife Laws

(S.P. 423)  (L.D. 1225)
(C. "A" S-173)

 

 

            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 Make Supplemental Allocations from the Highway Fund for the Expenditures of State Government Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013

(H.P. 1117)  (L.D. 1550)
(C. "A" H-292)

 

 

            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)  Resolve, Regarding Pesticide Applications and Public Notification in Schools

(H.P. 26)  (L.D. 33)
(C. "A" H-308)

 

 

            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)  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

(H.P. 893)  (L.D. 1259)
(C. "A" H-257)

 

 

            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

 

            (10-6)  An Act Relating to the Unlawful Cutting of Trees

(S.P. 26)  (L.D. 59)
(C. "A" S-175)

 

            (10-7)  An Act To Expand Moose Hunting Opportunities

(S.P. 66)  (L.D. 177)
(C. "A" S-167)

 

            (10-8)  An Act To Reduce the Licensing Fee for Certain Tournament Games

(S.P. 125)  (L.D. 329)
(C. "A" S-155)

 

            (10-9)  An Act Regarding Working Waterfront Projects

(H.P. 320)  (L.D. 470)
(C. "A" H-302)

 

            (10-10)  An Act To Ensure That the Standard of a Student's Best Interest Is Applied to Superintendent Agreements for Transfer Students

(H.P. 349)  (L.D. 530)
(C. "A" H-316)

 

            (10-11)  An Act To Prohibit the Sharing of Certain Personal Information by the Department of the Secretary of State

(H.P. 438)  (L.D. 619)
(C. "A" H-319)

 

            (10-12)  An Act To Refund the Sales Tax Paid on Fuel Used in Commercial Agricultural Production

(S.P. 256)  (L.D. 707)
(C. "A" S-168)

 

            (10-13)  An Act To Facilitate the Use of Electronic Monitoring

(H.P. 593)  (L.D. 842)
(C. "A" H-296)

 

            (10-14)  An Act To Allow the Return of Excess Funds by a Municipality That Forecloses on Real Estate

(H.P. 602)  (L.D. 851)
(C. "A" H-293)

 

            (10-15)  An Act Regarding Service of Small Claims Notices

(S.P. 289)  (L.D. 864)
(C. "A" S-178)

 

            (10-16)  An Act To Enhance the Development and Implementation of Integrated Pest Management Programs

(H.P. 627)  (L.D. 903)
(C. "A" H-291)

 

            (10-17)  An Act To Amend the Laws on Extended Warranties for Used Cars To Make Terms of Coverage Transparent

(H.P. 658)  (L.D. 934)
(C. "A" H-320)

 

            (10-18)  An Act To Improve Laws Governing Financial Disclosure by Legislators and Certain Public Employees and Public Access to Information Disclosed

(S.P. 346)  (L.D. 1001)
(C. "A" S-166)

 

            (10-19)  An Act To Expand Crossbow Hunting

(H.P. 713)  (L.D. 1015)
(C. "A" H-274)

 

            (10-20)  An Act To Enhance Enforcement of the Mandatory Reporting of Abuse and Neglect

(S.P. 349)  (L.D. 1024)
(C. "A" S-177)

 

            (10-21)  An Act To Provide Flexibility in the State Prevailing Wage and Benefit Rates

(H.P. 762)  (L.D. 1069)
(H. "A" H-252 to C. "A" H-131)

 

            (10-22)  An Act To Provide a Uniform Process for the Use of Orders Awarding Parental Rights and Responsibilities To Dispose of a Child Protective Case

(H.P. 776)  (L.D. 1107)
(C. "A" H-318)

 

            (10-23)  An Act To Allow Collaborative Practice Agreements between Authorized Practitioners and Pharmacists

(S.P. 395)  (L.D. 1134)
(C. "A" S-161)

 

            (10-24)  An Act To Facilitate Veterans' and Their Spouses' Access to Employment, Education and Training

(H.P. 802)  (L.D. 1137)
(C. "A" H-321)

 

            (10-25)  An Act To Amend the State Government Evaluation Act

(H.P. 805)  (L.D. 1140)
(C. "A" H-309)

 

            (10-26)  An Act To Encourage Financing of Manufactured Housing for the Workforce

(H.P. 847)  (L.D. 1203)
(C. "A" H-298)

 

            (10-27)  An Act Regarding Computers Used To Commit a Crime or Facilitate the Commission of a Crime

(H.P. 941)  (L.D. 1316)
(C. "A" H-317)

 

            (10-28)  An Act To Ensure Maine's Preparedness for Hazardous Oil Spills

(H.P. 957)  (L.D. 1340)
(C. "A" H-301)

 

            (10-29)  An Act To Update the Fair Credit Reporting Act Consistent with Federal Law

(S.P. 504)  (L.D. 1410)

 

            (10-30)  An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Mental Responsibility for Criminal Conduct

(H.P. 1022)  (L.D. 1433)
(C. "A" H-297)

 

            (10-31)  An Act To Require the Membership of the State Workforce Investment Board To Include Representatives of the Local Workforce Investment Boards

(S.P. 535)  (L.D. 1451)
(C. "A" S-162)

 

            (10-32)  An Act To Ensure Ethical Standards for Court Reporters

(S.P. 543)  (L.D. 1469)
(C. "A" S-176)

 

            (10-33)  An Act To Make Minor Changes and Corrections to Statutes Administered by the Department of Environmental Protection

(H.P. 1074)  (L.D. 1497)
(C. "A" H-300)

 

            (10-34)  An Act To Allow a Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Credit for a Vehicle No Longer in Use

(S.P. 581)  (L.D. 1534)
(C. "A" S-180)

 

 

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

 

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Resolves

 

            (10-35)  Resolve, To Ensure the Continued Accessibility and Affordability of a High School Equivalency Exam for Maine Residents

(S.P. 174)  (L.D. 442)
(C. "A" S-172)

 

            (10-36)  Resolve, Directing a Review of Strategies To Improve the Affordability and Accessibility of Oral Chemotherapy Treatment

(S.P. 217)  (L.D. 627)
(C. "A" S-160)

 

            (10-37)  Resolve, Authorizing the Sale of the Guy P. Gannett House in Augusta for Use as a Museum

(S.P. 485)  (L.D. 1378)
(C. "A" S-174)

 

 

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

 

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 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.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

9.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

10.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

11.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

12.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

13.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

14.       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)

 

 

 

 

 

15.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

16.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

17.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

18.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

19.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

20.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

21.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Repeal the Law Allowing Concealed Weapons in State Parks with Certain Exceptions"

(S.P. 410)  (L.D. 1173)

 

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

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative DION of Portland.

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

 

 

 

 

 

22.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-150) - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY 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)

 

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

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative DION of Portland.

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

 

 

 

 

 

23.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (11) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-153) - Minority (2) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT on Bill "An Act To Amend the Androscoggin County Charter"

(S.P. 366)  (L.D. 1084)

 

- 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-153).

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth.

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

 

 

 

 

 

24.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (3) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-324) - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Regulate and Tax Marijuana"

(H.P. 868)  (L.D. 1229)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative DION of Portland.

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

 

 

 

 

 

25.       An Act To Clarify the Law Concerning the Threatening Display of Dangerous Weapons

(H.P. 255)  (L.D. 380)
(C. "A" H-204)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

26.       An Act To Inform Persons of the Options for the Treatment of Lyme Disease

(H.P. 416)  (L.D. 597)
(C. "A" H-184)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

27.       An Act Concerning the Removal of Municipal Employees

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

 

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

28.       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)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FINAL PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

29.       Resolve, To Establish the Task Force on Milk Tier Pricing

(H.P. 540)  (L.D. 789)
(C. "A" H-281)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FINAL PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

30.       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)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FINAL PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

31.       Resolve, To Establish MaineCare Eligibility for Parents Participating in Reunification Activities

(H.P. 633)  (L.D. 909)
(C. "A" H-248)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FINAL PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

32.       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)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FINAL PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry on Bill "An Act To Prohibit the Unauthorized Harvesting of Wild Mushrooms and Fiddleheads"

(H.P. 293)  (L.D. 421)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (8 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-351)  (5 members)

 

(2)  From the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology on Bill "An Act To Encourage School Administrative Units To Increase Their Energy Savings"

(H.P. 966)  (L.D. 1348)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-353)  (9 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (3 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

Thursday, June 6, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 1

 

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. 119)  (L.D. 144) Bill "An Act To Remove the Requirement That a Person Training Dogs on Sundays Possess a Valid Hunting License" (EMERGENCY)  Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-357)

 

            (7-2)  (H.P. 508)  (L.D. 757) Bill "An Act To Amend the Hunting Laws as They Pertain to the Training of Dogs"  Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-358)

 

            (7-3)  (H.P. 714)  (L.D. 1016) Bill "An Act Regarding the Buying and Selling of Animal Parts"  Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-359)

 

            (7-4)  (H.P. 1070)  (L.D. 1493) Bill "An Act To Revise the Laws Concerning Criminal History Record Information and Intelligence and Investigative Information"  Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-360)

 

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NOTICE

 

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

 

(1)  From the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety on Bill "An Act To Enhance Self-defense by Removing Restrictions on the Carrying and Use of Weapons"

(H.P. 452)  (L.D. 660)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (7 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-361)  (6 members)

 

(2)  From the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety on Bill "An Act To Establish the Forensic Advisory Committee"

(H.P. 736)  (L.D. 1045)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (12 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-355)  (1 member)

 

(3)  From the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety on Bill "An Act To Fairly Distribute the Debt Burden between the State and County Correctional Functions"

(H.P. 944)  (L.D. 1320)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (11 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-356)  (2 members)


 

(4)  From the Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife on Bill "An Act To Eliminate Funding To Reduce Deer Predation"

(H.P. 684)  (L.D. 970)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (12 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-362)  (1 member)

 

(5)  From the Committee on Taxation on Bill "An Act To Authorize Options for Local Revenue Enhancement"

(H.P. 299)  (L.D. 427)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (10 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-363)  (3 members)

 

(6)  From the Committee on Taxation on Bill "An Act To Modify the Mining Excise Tax"

(H.P. 624)  (L.D. 901)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (12 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-364)  (1 member)

 

 


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

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

Thursday, June 6, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 3

 

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. 109)  (L.D. 276) Resolve, To Improve Access to Oral Health Care for MaineCare Recipients  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-197)

 

            (7-2)  (S.P. 260)  (L.D. 711) Bill "An Act To Facilitate Patient Education"  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-200)

 

            (7-3)  (S.P. 331)  (L.D. 986) Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study Long-term Care Facilities  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-201)

 

            (7-4)  (S.P. 335)  (L.D. 990) Bill "An Act To Require Public Disclosure of Health Care Prices"  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-202)

 

            (7-5)  (S.P. 393)  (L.D. 1132) Bill "An Act To Achieve Economic Growth by Enhancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education and To Meet Workforce Needs"  Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-207)

 

            (7-6)  (S.P. 467)  (L.D. 1333) Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend the MaineCare Benefits Manual  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-206)

 

            (7-7)  (S.P. 541)  (L.D. 1467) Resolve, To Establish a Demonstration Project To Promote Economic Development in the Forest Products Industry  Committee on TRANSPORTATION reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-208)

 

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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

Thursday, June 6, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 15

 

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. 54)  (L.D. 62) Bill "An Act To Provide Additional Funding for Respite Care for the Elderly and for Adults with Disabilities"  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-372)

 

            (7-2)  (H.P. 488)  (L.D. 716) Bill "An Act Regarding Prescription Medications for Children under the MaineCare Program"  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-368)

 

            (7-3)  (H.P. 800)  (L.D. 1135) Bill "An Act To Provide Consistency in the Regulation of Motorized Recreational Gold Prospecting"  Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-373)

 

            (7-4)  (H.P. 804)  (L.D. 1139) Bill "An Act To Allow County Law Enforcement To Participate in Mutual Aid Agreements"  Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-377)

 

            (7-5)  (H.P. 899)  (L.D. 1260) Bill "An Act To Allow Ignition Interlock Devices on Vehicles Operated by First-time Offenders of Operating Under the Influence"  Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-369)

 

            (7-6)  (H.P. 972)  (L.D. 1364) Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Hospital Leave Days for MaineCare Recipients" (EMERGENCY)  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-370)

 

            (7-7)  (H.P. 990)  (L.D. 1387) Bill "An Act To Provide Clarity and Consistency in Routine Public Health Licensing Activities"  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-371)

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NOTICE

 

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

 

(1)  From the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry on Bill "An Act To Protect Maine Communities by Prohibiting Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption and the Transport of Horses for Slaughter"

(H.P. 913)  (L.D. 1286)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (11 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-376)  (2 members)


 

(2)  From the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on Resolve, To Study Climate Change and Implement the Recommendations of the Department of Environmental Protection Report on Climate Change

(H.P. 576)  (L.D. 825)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-374)  (11 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (2 members)

 

(3)  From the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on Bill "An Act To Protect Maine's Environment and Natural Resources Jeopardized by Mining"

(H.P. 752)  (L.D. 1059)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (11 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-375)  (2 members)

 

(4)  From the Committee on Health and Human Services on Bill "An Act To Repeal the Maine Certificate of Need Act of 2002"

(H.P. 137)  (L.D. 162)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (7 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-366)  (5 members)

 

(5)  From the Committee on Health and Human Services on Bill "An Act To Help Maine Residents Receive Private Health Care Insurance"

(H.P. 356)  (L.D. 537)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (8 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-367)  (5 members)

 

(6)  From the Committee on Health and Human Services on Bill "An Act To Improve MaineCare Nursing Home Reimbursement To Preserve Access and Promote Quality"

(H.P. 652)  (L.D. 928)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-365)  (11 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

Thursday, June 6, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 17

 

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. 27)  (L.D. 34) Bill "An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Government Oversight Committee and the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability Regarding Child Development Services"  Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-380)

 

            (7-2)  (H.P. 715)  (L.D. 1017) Bill "An Act Relating to Employee Leasing Company Registration"  Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-382)

 

            (7-3)  (H.P. 861)  (L.D. 1216) Bill "An Act To Amend the Freedom of Access Act"  Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-389)

 

            (7-4)  (H.P. 1094)  (L.D. 1523) Bill "An Act To Strengthen the Laws Governing Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse or Neglect"  Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-388)

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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 Develop Young Readers"

(H.P. 808)  (L.D. 1143)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-381)  (8 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (4 members)

 

(2)  From the Committee on Judiciary on Bill "An Act To Hold Harmless a Municipality For Volunteer or Unpaid Labor"

(H.P. 510)  (L.D. 759)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (8 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-386)  (5 members)

 

(3)  From the Committee on Judiciary on Bill "An Act To Amend Public Access Laws To Improve Accountability for Public Funds by Making Public the Board Meetings of Hospitals Receiving Significant State Funding"

(H.P. 790)  (L.D. 1118)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (9 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-383)  (4 members)


 

(4)  From the Committee on Judiciary on Bill "An Act To Establish Superior Court as the Forum in Which Appeals of Agency Decisions Must Be Taken"

(H.P. 791)  (L.D. 1119)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-384)  (11 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (2 members)

 

(5)  From the Committee on Judiciary on Bill "An Act To Facilitate Children's Testimony"

(H.P. 1039)  (L.D. 1445)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-385)  (12 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (1 member)

 

(6)  From the Committee on State and Local Government on RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Increase the Lengths of Terms of Members of the Legislature

(H.P. 339)  (L.D. 489)

 

Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-390)  (7 members)
Ought Not to Pass  (5 members)

 

(7)  From the Committee on State and Local Government on Bill "An Act To Establish Hospital Administrative District No. 5, a Regional Hospital Administrative District in Lincoln County" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 799)  (L.D. 1127)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (7 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-391)  (5 members)

 

(8)  From the Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs on Bill "An Act Regarding Corporate and Other Entity Campaign Advertising Disclosure and Accountability"

(H.P. 521)  (L.D. 770)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (12 members)
Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-379)  (1 member)

 

(9)  From the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT on JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING APPLICATION TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES CALLING A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO RESOLVE THE ISSUE OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE

(H.P. 1107)

 

Ought Not to Pass  (8 members)

Ought to Pass  (5 members)