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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

From Heather J.R. Priest, Clerk of the House
State House, Augusta, Maine

Volume XXXVII, No. 10

Friday, March 11, 2011

125TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011

L.D. 856, S.P. 260
An Act To Change the Campaign Contribution Limits. (Presented by Senator GOODALL of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 857, S.P. 261
An Act To Include Teachers in the State Employee Health Insurance Program. (Presented by Senator BRANNIGAN of Cumberland)

L.D. 858, S.P. 262
An Act To Amend the Law Related to Multiple-employer Welfare Arrangements. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 859, S.P. 263
Resolve, To Convene a Task Force To Study Cost-effective Ways of Dealing with an Increased Population of Those Affected by Alzheimer's Disease. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 860, S.P. 264
An Act To Reduce Student Hunger. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 861, S.P. 265
An Act To Extend the Time by Which Certified Plans for a Subdivision Must Be Filed. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 862, S.P. 266
Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Amend Its Rules Governing the Length of Time Certain Permits Are Valid. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 863, S.P. 267
An Act To Allow the Maine State Housing Authority To Prepurchase Oil for the Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 864, S.P. 268
An Act To Reduce the Minimum Amount of Product Required To Be Purchased by Agency Liquor Stores for Licensure. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 865, S.P. 269
An Act To Require the Department of Environmental Protection To Enforce Standards for Smaller-scale Wind Energy Development in Organized Areas. (Presented by Senator BARTLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 866, S.P. 270
Resolve, To Establish a Consistent Workers' Compensation Classification for Pharmacies. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 867, S.P. 271
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Insurance as They Relate to Civil Penalties Imposed for Violations of Those Laws. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 868, S.P. 272
An Act To Reform Maine Revenue Services Procedures. (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 869, S.P. 273
An Act To Clarify the State's Authority under Public Health Laws for Municipal Inspections of Establishments. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 870, S.P. 274
An Act To Examine Electric Utility Regulation and Fees To Reduce Rates. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 871, S.P. 275
An Act To Allow a 4-day School Week. (Presented by Senator SULLIVAN of York)

L.D. 872, S.P. 276
An Act To Clarify the Natural Resources Protection Act. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 873, S.P. 277
An Act To Promote the Establishment of an Adult Day Health Care Program for Veterans in Lewiston. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 874, S.P. 278
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Educational Opportunities for Underserved Regions of the State. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 875, H.P. 642
An Act To Provide an Incentive for Unemployed Persons To Become Self-employed. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BENNETT of Kennebunk)

L.D. 876, H.P. 643
An Act To Convert Vacant Commercial Property to Occupied Commercial Property. (Presented by Representative BENNETT of Kennebunk)

L.D. 877, H.P. 644
Resolve, To Streamline the Judicial Process in Maine's Courts. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 878, H.P. 645
An Act To Provide a Temporary License To Operate a Public Dance Establishment. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 879, H.P. 646
An Act To Ensure Adequate Landfill Capacity in the State for Solid Waste. (Presented by Representative CURTIS of Madison)

L.D. 880, H.P. 647
An Act To Protect Minors from Questioning by Private Investigators. (Presented by Representative MORISSETTE of Winslow)

L.D. 881, H.P. 648
An Act To Amend Certain Insurance Provisions Relating to Variable Annuity Death Benefits and Multiple Employer Trusts. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 882, H.P. 649
An Act To Limit Health Care Mandates. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 883, H.P. 650
Resolve, To Name the Katahdin Rest Area on Interstate 95. (Presented by Representative GIFFORD of Lincoln)

L.D. 884, H.P. 651
An Act To Change the Moose Lottery To Increase the Chances for Resident Hunters. (Presented by Representative GIFFORD of Lincoln)

L.D. 885, H.P. 652
An Act To Increase Penalties for Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 886, H.P. 653
An Act To Remove All Federal Funding from Inclusion in the Essential Programs and Services Funding Formula. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 887, H.P. 654
An Act To Include Medicinal Marijuana Patients in the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 888, H.P. 655
An Act To Allow Flexibility under Municipal Shoreland Zoning Ordinances. (Presented by Representative CURTIS of Madison)

L.D. 889, H.P. 656
An Act To Regulate Boxing and Prizefighting in Maine. (Presented by Representative PETERSON of Rumford)

L.D. 890, H.P. 657
An Act To Create the Anson and Madison Water District. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CURTIS of Madison)

L.D. 891, S.P. 279
An Act To Amend the Maine Consumer Credit Code Regarding Interest Charged on Deferred Payments. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 892, S.P. 280
An Act To Establish an Insurance Fraud Division within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Bureau of Insurance. (Presented by Senator SULLIVAN of York)

L.D. 893, S.P. 281
An Act To Require an Employer To Provide Notification Regarding the Employer's Personal Leave Policy to Employees. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 894, S.P. 282
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Highway and Bridge Infrastructure To Meet the Needs of the Business Sector and To Create Jobs. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 895, S.P. 283
An Act To Allow the City of Bangor To Replace the Bangor Auditorium and Civic Center at the Bass Park Complex. (Presented by Senator FARNHAM of Penobscot)

L.D. 896, S.P. 284
An Act To Adopt the Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act. (Presented by Senator FARNHAM of Penobscot)

L.D. 897, S.P. 285
An Act To Amend the Application Process for the Progressive Treatment Program. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 898, S.P. 286
An Act To Reform the Maine Estate Tax. (Presented by Senator HASTINGS of Oxford)

L.D. 899, H.P. 658
An Act To Disclose Insurance Policy Options to Senior Citizens. (Presented by Representative VALENTINO of Saco)

L.D. 900, H.P. 659
An Act To Reduce Fraud in Bottle Deposit Redemption. (Presented by Representative HUNT of Buxton)

L.D. 901, H.P. 660
An Act To Prohibit Individuals under 21 Years of Age from Being in Certain Establishments Licensed To Sell Alcohol. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 902, H.P. 661
An Act To Require That Liquor Be Sold at a Profit. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 903, H.P. 662
An Act To Allow a Student Attending Private School Access to Public School Cocurricular, Interscholastic and Extracurricular Activities. (Presented by Representative PICCHIOTTI of Fairfield)

L.D. 904, H.P. 663
An Act To Make Changes to Boards and Commissions Concerning Membership, Appointments and Terms. (Presented by Representative VALENTINO of Saco)

L.D. 905, H.P. 664
An Act To Improve Maine's Liquor Distribution System. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 906, H.P. 665
An Act To Allow Sunday Hunting for Small Game and Wild Birds. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 907, H.P. 666
An Act To Amend the Agency Liquor Store Laws. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 908, H.P. 667
An Act Regarding Gas Utilities under the Safety Jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 909, H.P. 668
An Act To Provide Additional Flexibility for the Funding of Infrastructure Improvements by Consumer-owned Water Utilities. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 910, H.P. 669
An Act To Allow Hunting on Sunday for Landowners. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 911, H.P. 670
Resolve, Directing the Maine Community College System To Establish the Great Works School Campus. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 912, H.P. 671
An Act To Amend the Law Governing Administrative Suspensions of Driver's Licenses. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 913, H.P. 672
Resolve, To Consolidate the State's Boat Launch Programs. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 914, H.P. 673
An Act To Make Certain Synthetic Cannabinoids Illegal. (Presented by Representative NASS of Acton)

L.D. 915, H.P. 675
An Act To Clarify the Exemption of Lineworkers from Maine Electrician Licensing Laws. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 916, H.P. 676
An Act To Clarify Notification Procedures during an Emergency Excavation. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 917, H.P. 677
An Act To Protect Licensing Information Provided to the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and To Require a Review of Public Access to Other Personal Information. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 918, H.P. 678
An Act To Reduce the Cost of Mental Health Services in Maine. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 919, H.P. 679
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Weatherize and Upgrade the Energy Efficiency of Maine Homes and Businesses and To Provide for a Trained Workforce for Maine's Energy Future. (Presented by Representative HINCK of Portland)

L.D. 920, H.P. 680
An Act To Ensure the Availability of Preventive Health Care Services for Children. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 921, H.P. 681
An Act To Clarify the Collection Process for the Commercial Forestry Excise Tax. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 922, H.P. 682
Resolve, To Streamline the Laws Governing Small Slaughterhouses. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 923, H.P. 683
An Act To Prevent Conflict of Interest in Efficiency Maine Audits. (Presented by Representative STEVENS of Bangor)

L.D. 924, H.P. 684
An Act To Educate Women on the Medical Risks Associated with Abortion. (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 925, H.P. 685
An Act Regarding Motorcycle Proof of Inspection. (Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Presque Isle)

L.D. 926, H.P. 686
An Act To Increase the Credit Toward Payment of Fines Given for Jail Time. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 927, H.P. 687
An Act To Change the Coyote Night Hunting Law. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Eddington)

L.D. 928, H.P. 688
An Act To Repeal the Requirement That Electrical Companies Be Licensed. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 929, H.P. 689
Resolve, To Establish a Study Group To Review the Teacher Certification Process. (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Lincolnville)

L.D. 930, H.P. 690
An Act To Clarify Maine's Phaseout of the "Deca" Mixture of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 931, H.P. 691
An Act To Ensure Proper Tax Assessment of Property Owners. (Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Presque Isle)

L.D. 932, H.P. 692
An Act To Allow Concealed Weapons in the State House. (Presented by Representative CRAFTS of Lisbon)

L.D. 933, H.P. 693
Resolve, Requiring the Department of Health and Human Services To Conduct a Review of Medicaid "Any Willing Provider" Requirements. (Presented by Representative STUCKEY of Portland)

L.D. 934, H.P. 694
An Act To Reform the Dirigo Health Program. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 935, H.P. 695
An Act To Create Fair and Open Competition in Line Extension Construction. (Presented by Representative GUERIN of Glenburn)

L.D. 936, H.P. 696
An Act To Conform Maine Menu Labeling Laws to Federal Standards. (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 937, H.P. 697
An Act To Increase Access to Dental Care in Rural Areas. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 938, H.P. 698
An Act To Permit Public School Online Learning Programs To Accept Nonresident Tuition Students. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BEAULIEU of Auburn)

L.D. 939, H.P. 699
An Act To Enhance Mandated Reporting and Prosecution of Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation. (Presented by Representative NASS of Acton)

L.D. 940, H.P. 700
An Act To Increase Access to State Rule-making Notices. (Presented by Representative HAYES of Buckfield)

L.D. 941, S.P. 287
An Act To Prohibit Mandatory Immunizations. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 942, S.P. 288
An Act To Exempt Municipalities from Indemnification Provisions in State Contracts. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 943, S.P. 289
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Eviction of Residential Tenants. (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 944, S.P. 290
An Act To Increase College Attainment. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 945, S.P. 291
Resolve, To Require the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Submit a New Design for the Sportsman Registration Plate. (Presented by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook)

L.D. 946, S.P. 292
An Act To Amend the Sales and Use Tax Exemption for an Aircraft Purchased Outside of Maine by Nonresidents. (Presented by President RAYE of Washington)

L.D. 947, S.P. 293
An Act To Encourage Professionals To Move to the State. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 948, S.P. 294
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Create Jobs through Energy Efficiency. (Presented by Senator BARTLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 949, S.P. 295
An Act To Update Maine's High School Graduation Requirements. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 950, S.P. 296
An Act To Exempt Health Care Sharing Ministries from Insurance Requirements. (Presented by Senator THIBODEAU of Waldo)

L.D. 951, S.P. 297
Resolve, Establishing the Commission To Study Priorities and Timing of Judicial Proceedings in State Courts. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator HASTINGS of Oxford)

L.D. 952, S.P. 298
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the School Revolving Renovation Fund. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 953, S.P. 299
An Act To Establish the Maine Science Advisory Board. (Presented by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook)

L.D. 954, S.P. 300
An Act To Promote Rural Job Creation and Workforce Development. (Presented by Senator BARTLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 955, S.P. 301
An Act To Establish the Dental Adjudicatory Panel. (Presented by Senator RECTOR of Knox)

L.D. 956, S.P. 302
An Act To Improve Maine's Renewable Portfolio Standard. (Presented by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook)

L.D. 957, H.P. 701
Resolve, Directing the Plumbers' Examining Board To Amend Its Rules Governing Installation Standards. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FLOOD of Winthrop)

L.D. 958, H.P. 702
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Education To Review the Essential Programs and Services Model. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 959, H.P. 703
Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Provide Curriculum Consistency in Maine Public Schools. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 960, H.P. 704
An Act To Ensure Payment to Tow Truck Operators for Towing from Accidents. (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Lincolnville)

L.D. 961, H.P. 705
An Act To Exempt Internet Sales from the Sales and Use Tax. (Presented by Representative HARMON of Palermo)

L.D. 962, H.P. 706
An Act To Amend the Medicaid Income Requirements To Promote Agricultural Labor. (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 963, H.P. 707
An Act To Ensure Humane Treatment for Special Management Prisoners. (Presented by Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville)

L.D. 964, H.P. 708
Resolve, Requiring the Department of Education To Amend Its Rules To Prohibit School Administrative Units from Imposing Unreasonable Restrictions That Impede the Ability of Parents and Evaluators To Observe Students. (Presented by Representative KENT of Woolwich)

L.D. 965, H.P. 709
Resolve, Directing the Bureau of Revenue Services To Provide Guidance Regarding the Valuation of Residential Alternative Energy Infrastructure. (Presented by Representative FLEMINGS of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 966, H.P. 710
An Act Regarding the Use of Methadone by Operators of Commercial Motor Vehicles. (Presented by Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth)

L.D. 967, H.P. 711
An Act To Cut the Cost of Behavioral Health Care in Hospital Emergency Rooms and To Enhance Access to Peer Support and Community-based Services. (Presented by Representative SANBORN of Gorham)

L.D. 968, H.P. 712
An Act To Require Participating Candidates Who Are Principal Officers of Political Action Committees To Give a Percentage of Funds to the Maine Clean Election Fund. (Presented by Representative HARLOW of Portland)

L.D. 969, H.P. 713
Resolve, To Adjust Composting Limits for Farms. (Presented by Representative LIBBY of Waterboro)

L.D. 970, H.P. 714
An Act To Increase Safety for Law Enforcement Officers and Emergency Responders. (Presented by Representative CORNELL du HOUX of Brunswick)

L.D. 971, H.P. 715
An Act To Improve the Health of Maine Students. (Presented by Representative CORNELL du HOUX of Brunswick)

L.D. 972, H.P. 716
An Act To Provide Administrative Support to the Citizen Trade Policy Commission. (Presented by Representative ROTUNDO of Lewiston)

L.D. 973, H.P. 717
An Act To Shorten the Legislative Sessions. (Presented by Representative LIBBY of Waterboro)

L.D. 974, H.P. 718
An Act To Revise the Laws on Tournament Games. (Presented by Representative MALONEY of Augusta)

L.D. 975, H.P. 719
An Act To Require Certification of Private Applicators of General Use Pesticides. (Presented by Representative DILL of Old Town)

L.D. 976, H.P. 720
An Act To Require 3 Years of Experience in a School Administrative Unit before a Teacher May Receive a Continuing Contract Offer. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 977, H.P. 721
Resolve, To Analyze the Value of Distance Learning in a Rural Environment. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 978, H.P. 722
An Act To Amend the Probate Code Regarding Powers of Attorney, Education of Children and Guardianship. (Presented by Representative STEVENS of Bangor)

L.D. 979, H.P. 723
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Create an Animal and Plant Diagnostic Facility at the University of Maine. (Presented by Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou)

L.D. 980, H.P. 724
An Act To Prohibit Cyberbullying in Public Schools. (Presented by Representative PILON of Saco)

L.D. 981, H.P. 725
An Act To Increase Recycling Jobs in Maine and Lower Costs for Maine Businesses Concerning Recycled Electronics. (Presented by Representative INNES of Yarmouth)

L.D. 982, H.P. 726
An Act To Create a Unified Board of Higher Education. (Presented by Representative ROTUNDO of Lewiston)

L.D. 983, H.P. 727
An Act To Amend the Maine Limited Liability Company Act. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative PRIEST of Brunswick)

L.D. 984, H.P. 728
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require a Two-thirds Vote To Approve the Issuance of a Bond or Security by the Maine Governmental Facilities Authority. (Presented by Representative WATERHOUSE of Bridgton)

L.D. 985, I.B. 1
An Act Regarding Establishing a Slot Machine Facility. (Transmitted to the Clerk of the 125th Maine Legislature by the Secretary of State on March 7, 2011 and ordered printed.)

L.D. 986, S.P. 304
An Act To Allow a Driver To Receive a Designation on That Driver's License That the Driver Is a Veteran. (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 987, S.P. 305
An Act Regarding the Sale of Surplus Land Owned by the Department of Transportation. (Presented by Senator BARTLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 988, S.P. 308
An Act Concerning Immunity for School Administrative Units in the Discharge of Their Responsibilities. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 989, S.P. 309
An Act To Improve Transparency in Political Campaigns by Providing Quicker Access to Reports. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 990, S.P. 310
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue in the Amount of $1,000,000 for Road and Bridge Construction. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 991, S.P. 311
An Act To Establish the Maine New Markets Capital Investment Program. (Presented by President RAYE of Washington)

L.D. 992, S.P. 312
An Act To Amend the Depuration Laws. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 993, H.P. 729
An Act To Allow a Snowmobile Registered in New Hampshire To Be Operated in This State. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 994, H.P. 730
An Act To Promote Responsible Business Practices through a Livable Wage. (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 995, H.P. 731
An Act To Require Dental Professionals To Provide Education to the Public on Oral Hygiene. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 996, H.P. 732
An Act To Amend the Law Relating to Training Dogs during Bear Hunting Season. (Presented by Representative BURNS of Whiting)

L.D. 997, H.P. 733
Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Marine Resources To Review the Composition of the Scallop Advisory Council and Recommend Any Changes Necessary To Ensure Appropriate Representation. (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 998, H.P. 734
Resolve, Directing the Finance Authority of Maine To Develop a Business Development Loan Program for Legal Immigrants. (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 999, H.P. 735
An Act To Correct a Statutory Oversight Regarding the Public Utilities Commission's Ability To Use Certain Funds. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 1000, H.P. 736
An Act To Require the Secretary of State To Verify Voter Signatures. (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 1001, H.P. 737
An Act To Assist Persons Who May Be Eligible for Social Security Disability Assistance. (Presented by Representative EVES of North Berwick)

L.D. 1002, H.P. 738
An Act To Encourage Affordable Housing in Municipal Zoning. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 1003, H.P. 739
An Act To Assist Maine Schools To Obtain Federal Funds for Medically Necessary Services. (Presented by Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou)

L.D. 1004, H.P. 740
An Act To Clarify Training Requirements for Funeral Service Providers. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 1005, H.P. 741
An Act To Modify the Standard of Proof for Traffic Infractions. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 1006, H.P. 742
An Act To Provide a Remedy to Property Owners When a Tenant Defaults on a Lease. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 1007, H.P. 743
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Comprehensive Planning To Encourage the Development of Affordable Housing. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 1008, H.P. 744
An Act To Limit the Use of Social Security Numbers by State Agencies. (Presented by Representative KNAPP of Gorham)

L.D. 1009, H.P. 745
Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Work with the Town of Sanford To Develop a Plan To Clean Up Number One Pond in Sanford. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 1010, H.P. 746
An Act To Require an Insurance Company To Notify a Landlord When a Tenant Changes or Cancels a Residential Property Insurance Contract. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 1011, H.P. 747
An Act To Curb the Noise of Motorcycles without Mufflers. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 1012, H.P. 748
An Act To Require a Mortgagee To Provide the Original Release of Mortgage to the Mortgagor after the Release Is Recorded. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 1013, H.P. 749
An Act Regarding School Board Members and Their Spouses. (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Lincolnville)

L.D. 1014, H.P. 750
An Act To Create the Children's Wireless Protection Act. (Presented by Representative BOLAND of Sanford)

L.D. 1015, H.P. 751
An Act To Reduce Unnecessary Reporting Requirements for the Department of Environmental Protection. (Presented by Representative DUCHESNE of Hudson)

L.D. 1016, H.P. 752
An Act To Restore the Health Care Provider Tax for Nursing Homes to 6 Percent. (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 1017, H.P. 753
An Act To Improve the Essential Programs and Services Funding Model by Providing for a Cost of Housing Adjustment. (Presented by Representative LOVEJOY of Portland)

L.D. 1018, H.P. 754
An Act To Amend the Charter of the Anson Water District. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 1019, H.P. 755
An Act To Make Changes to the Allocation of Revenue from Watercraft Registration. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 1020, H.P. 756
An Act To Allow a Spring Bear Hunting Season. (Presented by Representative KESCHL of Belgrade)

L.D. 1021, H.P. 757
An Act To Transfer Jurisdiction of Traffic Adjudications. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 1022, H.P. 758
An Act To Amend the Law Concerning Overboard Discharge Systems. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 1023, H.P. 759
An Act To Authorize the Board of Licensure of Podiatric Medicine and the State Board of Veterinary Medicine To Establish a Podiatrist Health Program and a Veterinarian Health Program. (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 1024, H.P. 760
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Land Surveyors. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1025, S.P. 313
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Sex Offender Registry. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 1026, S.P. 314
An Act To Regulate the Distribution of Feature Motion Pictures in the State. (Presented by Senator FARNHAM of Penobscot)

L.D. 1027, H.P. 761
An Act To Make Strangulation an Aggravating Sentencing Factor. (Presented by Representative STEVENS of Bangor)

L.D. 1028, H.P. 762
An Act To Ensure Open and Transparent Bidding for the Lowest Electric Rates. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 1029, H.P. 763
Resolve, To Reduce Health Care Costs through Interstate Collaboration. (Presented by Representative STUCKEY of Portland)

L.D. 1030, H.P. 764
An Act To Reduce Costs for Small Businesses. (Presented by Representative EVES of North Berwick)

L.D. 1031, H.P. 765
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Significant Wildlife Habitat. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 1032, H.P. 766
Resolve, To Require the Department of Transportation To Improve a Portion of U.S. Route 1. (Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska)

L.D. 1033, H.P. 767
An Act To Support Resource Sharing among Maine Libraries. (Presented by Representative ROTUNDO of Lewiston)

L.D. 1034, H.P. 768
An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Comparative Negligence. (Presented by Representative DILL of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 1035, H.P. 769
Resolve, To Establish Baseline Information on Health Impacts from Grid-scale Wind Energy Development. (Presented by Representative PETERSON of Rumford)

L.D. 1036, H.P. 770
An Act To Clarify the Municipal Development District Law. (Presented by Representative SIROCKI of Scarborough)

L.D. 1037, H.P. 771
An Act To Establish a Welcome Home Bonus for Veterans of the Campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Presented by Representative ROTUNDO of Lewiston)

L.D. 1038, H.P. 772
An Act Regarding Property Deposited with Museums and Historical Societies. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Carmel)

L.D. 1039, H.P. 773
Resolve, To Create a Working Group To Make Recommendations To Improve the Efficiency, Accountability and Proper Administration of Municipal General Assistance Programs. (Presented by Representative ROTUNDO of Lewiston)

L.D. 1040, H.P. 774
An Act To Amend the Maine Juvenile Code. (Presented by Representative PLUMMER of Windham)

L.D. 1041, H.P. 775
An Act To Simplify and Enhance Pest Control Notification. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 1042, H.P. 776
An Act To Preserve and Protect Citizens' Property Rights and Values. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

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