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House Calendar
COMMUNICATIONS
ORDERS
SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR
Recognizing:
In Memory of:
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 1
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
SUPPLEMENT NO. 3
SENATE PAPERS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 4
COMMUNICATIONS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 5
CONSENT CALENDAR
First Day
SUPPLEMENT NO. 8
ENACTORS

 


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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SIXTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


61st Legislative Day

Friday, June 14, 2013

 

            Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

            Prayer by Honorable Bernard A. Ayotte, Caswell.

 

            National Anthem by Honorable Emily Ann Cain, Orono.

 

            Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Doctor of the day, Donald Strickland, M.D., Gardiner.

 

            Reading of the Journal of yesterday.

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 


 

 

            (2-1)  The Following Communication: (H.C. 204)

 

STATE OF MAINE

CLERK'S OFFICE

2 STATE HOUSE STATION

AUGUSTA, MAINE 04333-0002

 

June 14, 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 bills out "Ought Not to Pass:"

 

Energy, Utilities and Technology

L.D. 1262       An Act To Reduce Energy Costs

L.D. 1375       An Act To Enhance Maine's Economy and Environment

L.D. 1425       An Act To Create Affordable Heating Options for Maine Residents and Reduce Business Energy Costs

L.D. 1426       An Act To Improve Maine's Economy and Lower Energy Costs through Energy Efficiency

 

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 RANKIN of Hiram, the following House Order:  (H.O. 26)

 

            ORDERED, that Representative Henry John Bear of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians be excused June 10, 11 and 12 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Michael G. Beaulieu of Auburn be excused June 11 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Mark N. Dion of Portland be excused June 3 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Paul E. Gilbert of Jay be excused June 10 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Richard S. Malaby of Hancock be excused June 10 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Jane P. Pringle of Windham be excused May 28 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Roger E. Reed of Carmel be excused May 16 and 20 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Beth P. Turner of Burlington be excused June 4 and 6 for health reasons.

 

 

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SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR

 

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

 

Recognizing:

 

            (5-1)  Bartlett Stoodley, of Unity, on the occasion of his retirement from the Department of Corrections after more than 40 years of dedicated service.  Mr. Stoodley began his career in 1971 as a probation officer for adult and juvenile corrections in Waterville.  He progressed to district supervisor in Region 4 in Bangor until the department reorganization, which divided adult and juvenile services.  Mr. Stoodley became a Regional Correctional Administrator of the Division of Juvenile Services in Bangor and, in 2002, Mr. Stoodley became the Associate Commissioner for Juvenile Services in Maine.  We send him our appreciation for his commitment to his profession and to the State, and we congratulate him on his well-deserved retirement;

 

(SLS 470)

 

 

            (5-2)  the Honorable John V. Romei, of Roque Bluffs, District Court Judge in Machias, on the occasion of his retirement after 21 years on the bench and more than 30 years as a lawyer.  Judge Romei began his career in Washington County as an assistant district attorney in 1975.  Among the many changes he has experienced through the years is the impact of prescription narcotic abuse on communities and families and the success the Washington County Adult Drug Treatment Court has had in reducing recidivism.  Judge Romei will remain in active-retired status, which would allow him to be called into service if needed.  We send Judge Romei our appreciation for his dedicated commitment to the judiciary, to his community and to the State.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to him on his retirement;

 

(SLS 472)

 

 

            (5-3)  the members of the Foxcroft Academy Boys Track Team, who won the Penobscot Valley Conference Small School Championship.  We extend our congratulations to the team members on this achievement and send them our best wishes;

 

(SLS 473)

 

 

            (5-4)  Peter Morse, of Milo, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Penquis Valley High School.  We extend our congratulations to Peter on this achievement and send him our best wishes;

 

(SLS 474)

 

 

            (5-5)  Robert Weber, of Sebec, a coach at Foxcroft Academy, who is the recipient of a Penobscot Valley Conference Small School Boys Coach of the Year Award.  We extend our congratulations to Mr. Weber on his receiving this award and send him our best wishes;

 

(SLS 475)

 

 

            (5-6)  Rachel Worster, of Brownville, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Penquis Valley High School.  We extend our congratulations to Rachel on this achievement and send her our best wishes;

 

(SLS 476)

 

 

            (5-7)  Attorney General Janet Mills, of Farmington, who has been named the 2013 Woman of the Year by Emerge Maine.  Ms. Mills is the 4th Maine woman to be selected for this distinction, which is based on her lifelong career in public service, law and politics.  When she was chosen by Governor Joe Brennan to be the first woman district attorney in the State, she also became the first in New England and one of the first in the country.  She has been elected 4 times to serve in the Maine House of Representatives and has served as Vice-chair of the Maine Democratic Party.  Ms. Mills is also both the first and second woman elected by the Legislature as Attorney General for the State.  She was a founding member of the Maine Women's Lobby and has served on a number of boards and commissions and was awarded the Maine Bar Association's Glassman Award for the advancement of women.  We extend our congratulations to Attorney General Mills on her being named the 2013 Woman of the Year and thank her for her dedication and service to the people of the State;

 

(SLS 477)

 

 

            (5-8)  Howie's Welding and Fabrication, Inc., of Jay, 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.  Howie's Welding and Fabrication, Inc. was established in 1983 and has shown continued growth, working in all type of structural steel fabrication.  We extend our congratulations to Howie's Welding and Fabrication, Inc. on its receiving this award;

 

(SLS 479)

 

 

            (5-9)  Peter Boucher, of Carrabassett Valley, who is the recipient of the EMS merit award presented annually by the State's Emergency Medical Services in recognition of a person's involvement in several areas of service over time.  Mr. Boucher was chosen for his commitment as a paramedic with the Sugarloaf Ambulance and Rescue Company and later as an employee of Franklin Memorial Hospital's NorthStar Emergency Medical Services.  Mr. Boucher began his career in Alaska with the Alaska Fire Service in 1977.  He completed his paramedic training in Los Angeles, California and returned to Nenan, Alaska where he eventually became fire chief.  While in Alaska, he served for 3 years with the Coast Guard at Kodiak Island.  When Mr. Boucher moved to Maine in 1987, he began working for Sugarloaf Ambulance and Rescue Company and after 6 years, bought the ambulance service.  In 1996, he sold the service to Franklin Memorial Hospital.  We extend our appreciation to Mr. Boucher for his dedicated service and congratulate him on his receiving this award;

 

(SLS 481)

 

 

            (5-10)  Starr "Hezzy" Galusha, of Avon, who is the recipient of the Secretary of State's Eighth Grade Citizenship Award.  This award is given to honor outstanding eighth-grade students for their civic awareness, scholastic achievement and community service.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Starr on her receiving this honor;

 

(SLS 482)

 

 

            (5-11)  James Rochefort, of Berwick, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Noble High School.  James is the Silver Key recipient in the Scholastic Arts and Writing competition, and participated in the Maine Space Grant Consortium MERITS internship.  He attended the National Youth Leadership Training Course.  We congratulate James on his achievement and send him our best wishes;

 

(SLS 483)

 

 

            (5-12)  Adam Della-Piana, of Berwick, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Noble High School.  Adam played varsity football for 3 years and served as the captain of the basketball team for 2 years.  We extend our congratulations on his achievement and send him our best wishes;

 

(SLS 484)

 

 

            (5-13)  Kyle Hewitt, of Turner, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Calvary Christian Academy.  We extend our congratulations to Kyle on this achievement and send him our best wishes;

 

(SLS 487)

 

 

            (5-14)  Noah Meserve, of South Paris, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Calvary Christian Academy.  We extend our congratulations to Noah on this achievement and send him our best wishes;

 

(SLS 488)

 

 

            (5-15)  Julie A. Deacon, of Waterville, on the occasion of her retirement as the executive director of the Maine State Bar Association after 16 years of service and a long career in public service.  Ms. Deacon was the first female executive director of the Maine State Bar Association and during her tenure she enhanced the education of practicing lawyers and embraced technological improvements.  She increased member benefits to all members of the association, especially benefits targeted to small firms who do much of the pro bono work and keep costs affordable to the public.   From 1987 to 1992, Ms. Deacon worked for the Maine State Legislature as special assistant to the House Majority Leader and as chief of staff for the House Majority Office.  She is a member of the Maine Public Relations Council and a member of the Maine Society of Association Executives.  We send our appreciation to Ms. Deacon for her commitment to public service and to her state.  We congratulate her on her retirement and send her our best wishes;

 

(SLS 489)

 

 

            (5-16)  M. Calien Lewis, of Cape Elizabeth, on the occasion of her retirement from the Maine Bar Foundation, which is the philanthropic arm of the Maine State Bar Association and provides legal services to some of Maine's poorest citizens, after 16 years of service.  Ms. Lewis, who received her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, had a long career of public service and was a persistent and dedicated leader during her professional career in the fight to provide legal assistance to all citizens of Maine.  She also served as executive director of the Family Crisis Shelter in Portland, and executive director of Maine Pretrial Services from 1990 to 1997.  Ms. Lewis, who serves as a board member of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine, also serves on the executive committee and audit committee and is cochair of the finance committee of the national American Civil Liberties Union.  We send our appreciation to Ms. Lewis for her commitment to public service, to her state and to the Nation.  We congratulate her on her retirement and send her our best wishes;

 

(SLS 490)

 

 

            (5-17)  Katelyn LaBreck, of Standish, who is the recipient of a President's Volunteer Service Award for her commitment to strengthening our Nation and making a difference through volunteer work.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Katelyn on her receiving this award;

 

(HLS 451)

Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish.

Cosponsored by Senator PLUMMER of Cumberland, Representative McCLELLAN of Raymond.

 

 

            (5-18)  Edward and Charlotte Renaud, of Eastport and Waite, on the occasion of their 75th Wedding Anniversary, March 23, 2013.  Mr. and Mrs. Renaud were both born in Waite and attended school at the Bingo Schoolhouse.  Mr. Renaud worked in the woods for many years, and at a wood mill in Waite and in Princeton.  Mrs. Renaud was a telephone operator for Ware Knitters in Calais.  Mr. and Mrs. Renaud were very involved in the Waite and Talmadge Congregational Church, serving as deacon and deaconess.  Mrs. Renaud was the treasurer of the church and a member of the Ladies Aid.  Mr. Renaud celebrated his 94th birthday on May 28th and Mrs. Renaud will celebrate her 94th birthday on July 4th.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Renaud on this very special occasion;

 

(HLS 452)

Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington.

Cosponsored by Senator BURNS of Washington, Representative CASSIDY of Lubec.

 

 

            (5-19)  Emily Collins, of Madawaska, who has been named Salutatorian of the 2013 graduating class of Madawaska High School.  We extend our congratulations to Emily on this achievement and send her our best wishes;

 

(HLS 455)

Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska.

Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook.

 

 

            (5-20)  Hannah Cote, of Madawaska, who has been named Honor Essayist of the 2013 graduating class of Madawaska High School.  We extend our congratulations to Hannah on this achievement and send her our best wishes;

 

(HLS 456)

Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska.

Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook.

 

 

            (5-21)  Lauren Tingley, of Madawaska, who has been named Valedictorian of the 2013 graduating class of Madawaska High School.  We extend our congratulations to Lauren on this achievement and send her our best wishes;

 

(HLS 457)

Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska.

Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook.

 

 

In Memory of:

 

            (5-22)  Richard Bruce Stedman, of Westport Island, a retired Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and longtime active member of the community.  Mr. Stedman was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University.  During World War II, he served as an officer in the United States Navy aboard a destroyer escort in the Pacific Theater.  Mr. Stedman joined the United Nations in 1946 as it was forming and served in numerous capacities with distinction.  In 1994, he and his wife, Susie, moved to Maine, where he became an active member of the board of the United Nations Association of Maine and with the Lincoln County Democrats.  He also served on the Westport Island Planning Board and was an adult literacy tutor.  Mr. Stedman's many years in service to our Nation and community never dampened his appreciation of life, humanity and simple pleasures.  Every acquaintance received in good measure the respect, interest and appreciation, laced with good humor, that exemplified his spirit.  Mr. Stedman will be greatly missed and long remembered by his loving family, his many friends and those whose lives he touched;

 

(SLS 471)

 

 

            (5-23)  William John McKee, of Kingfield, an active member of his community.  Mr. McKee was born and raised in Pennsylvania and served in the United States Navy in the Pacific until 1946.  He began a newspaper career in 1956 and he earned his bachelor's degree from Thiel College in Pennsylvania.  Mr. McKee was hired as the school's first public relations director immediately after graduation.  In 1967, he was named administrative assistant to Congressman Joseph Vigorito and in 1971 he became staff director for the National Society of Professional Engineers in Washington, D.C. until his retirement.  Mr. McKee and his family moved to Kingfield in 1984 where he worked as a part-time reporter and guest columnist for the Lewiston Sun Journal.  He was involved in bringing a new elementary school to Phillips and a health care facility, a town water system and a Poland Spring water bottling plant to Kingfield.  He served on the state Board of Education and was a substitute teacher in the MSAD No. 58 schools.  He will be greatly missed and long remembered by his loving family, his friends and his community;

 

(SLS 478)

 

 

            (5-24)  Earle "Kip" Brown, Jr., of Wilton, a longtime prominent citizen of the community.  Mr. Brown served for many years as the town's road foreman and was in charge of plowing the town's roads.  He served on the town's Recreation Committee, did bulldozer work for private citizens and was very active in the Woodland Wanderers Snowmobile Club.  The 2013 annual town report for the Town of Wilton has been dedicated to Mr. Brown for his commitment to his community.  He will be greatly missed by his family, his friends and the town he served;

 

(SLS 480)

 

 

            (5-25)  Adrian "Butch" Reed Wells, Sr., of Wilton, well known as the owner of W.S. Wells and Son Cannery, a family business that was passed on for 4 generations.  Mr. Wells was known as the "Racer Chaser" while working at The Ski Rack in Livermore Falls and was well known for making Christmas Eve ski equipment deliveries to area residents on his way home.  He also assisted many area high school ski teams for years with their waxing and repairs, attending every competition to support the teams.  Mr. Wells had a love of gardening, growing both vegetables and flowers, was a member of the Wilton Lions Club and was active in the Boy Scouts of America for many years.  As an Eagle Scout, Mr. Wells assisted many young men in the area in attaining that rank.  He also earned the highest award given by the Boy Scouts of America, the Silver Beaver Award.  Mr. Wells will be sadly missed by his loving family, his friends, members of the community and those whose lives he touched;

 

(SLS 485)

 

 

            (5-26)  George W. Townsend, of Whiting, a dedicated public servant to his community.  Raised in Eastport, Mr. Townsend attended Shead High School.  He was a longtime employee of the local Coca Cola bottling plant, working his way up from janitor to sales and delivery to general manager of Coca Cola of Washington County, before retiring in 1997.  Mr. Townsend volunteered for the East Machias Fire Department and the local Boy Scouts, he was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Cutler, and he was a member of several town offices, including the planning board and budget committee for the Town of Whiting.  Mr. Townsend, a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, will be greatly missed and long remembered by his loving family and his friends;

 

(SLS 486)

 

 

 

 

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 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.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

6.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

7.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

8.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

9.         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)

 

TABLED - June 6, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

10.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (3) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-363) - Committee on TAXATION on Bill "An Act To Authorize Options for Local Revenue Enhancement"

(H.P. 299)  (L.D. 427)

 

TABLED - June 7, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOODE of Bangor.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

11.       HOUSE REPORT - Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-428) - Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES on Resolve, To Establish a Moratorium on the Transportation of Tar Sands

(H.P. 970)  (L.D. 1362)

 

TABLED - June 10, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

12.       An Act To Improve Work Readiness for Families Facing Significant Barriers to Employment

(H.P. 960)  (L.D. 1343)
(C. "A" H-345)

 

TABLED - June 10, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative FREDETTE of Newport.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

13.       Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing Robert Peter Barlow, of Hanover

(HLS 438)

 

TABLED - June 12, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

14.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-250) - Minority (5) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act To Amend the Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992 To Provide Benefits to Seriously Injured Workers"

(S.P. 175)  (L.D. 443)

 

- 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-250) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-265) thereto.

TABLED - June 12, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

15.       Bill "An Act To Provide Immunity for Prescribing and Dispensing Intranasal Naloxone Kits"

(H.P. 737)  (L.D. 1046)

 

- In House, PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-436) on June 11, 2013.

- In Senate, PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-436) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-266) thereto in NON-CONCURRENCE.

TABLED - June 13, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

16.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-156) - Minority (5) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS on Bill "An Act To Strengthen the Maine Clean Election Act"

(S.P. 452)  (L.D. 1309)

 

- 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-156).

TABLED - June 13, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth.

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

 

 

 

 

 

17.       Bill "An Act To Promote Tourism and Foster Economic Development" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 1005)  (L.D. 1409)

 

- In House, Majority (9) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on TAXATION READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-401) on June 10, 2013.

- In Senate, Minority (4) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on TAXATION READ and ACCEPTED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

TABLED - June 13, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

18.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-494) - Minority (4) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend Its Rules of Reimbursement under the MaineCare Program for Audiology and Speech-language Pathology Services

(H.P. 832)  (L.D. 1188)

 

TABLED - June 13, 2013 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STATUTORY ADJOURNMENT DATE JUNE 19, 2013

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

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

Friday, June 14, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 1

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Restore Funding for Head Start"

(S.P. 207)  (L.D. 517)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    CRAVEN of Androscoggin
                                    HAMPER of Oxford
                                    LACHOWICZ of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    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 to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-199) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    STUCKEY of Portland

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

            Comes from the Senate with the Reports READ and the Bill and accompanying papers INDEFINITELY POSTPONED.

 

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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

Friday, June 14, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 3

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and To Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013" (EMERGENCY)

(S.P. 604)  (L.D. 1563)

 

            Committee on APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS suggested and ordered printed.

 

            Comes from the Senate, under suspension of the rules and WITHOUT REFERENCE to a Committee, the Bill READ TWICE and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.

 

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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

Friday, June 14, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 4

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

            (2-1)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 473)

 

MAINE SENATE

126TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 13, 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 Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development on Bill "An Act To Require the Use of Preapproved Subcontractors for Publicly Funded Construction Projects" (H.P. 922) (L.D. 1295), in non-concurrence.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Darek M. Grant

Secretary of the Senate

 

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            (2-2)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 475)

 

MAINE SENATE

126TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 13, 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 Indefinitely Postponed Bill "An Act To Facilitate the Processing of Livestock That Is Not for Resale" (S.P. 104) (L.D. 271) and all accompanying papers, in non-concurrence.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Darek M. Grant

Secretary of the Senate

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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

Friday, June 14, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 5

 

 

 

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. 25)  (L.D. 27) Bill "An Act To Enable the Town of Livermore Falls To Withdraw from Androscoggin County and Join Franklin County"  Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-503)

 

            (7-2)  (H.P. 704)  (L.D. 1006) Bill "An Act To Clarify Transparency of Medical Provider Profiling Programs Used by Insurance Companies and Other Providers of Health Insurance"  Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-502)

 

            (7-3)  (H.P. 819)  (L.D. 1154) Bill "An Act To Establish the Maine Length of Service Award Program"  Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-501)

 

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

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

Friday, June 14, 2013

SUPPLEMENT NO. 8

 

ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

            (10-1)  An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and To Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013

(S.P. 604)  (L.D. 1563)

 

 

            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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