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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVIII, No. 3

Friday, January 13, 2012

125TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Monday, January 9, 2012
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 468 - An Act To Provide Administrative Support to the Citizen Trade Policy Commission. (H.P. 716, L.D. 972)

Ch. 469 - An Act To Protect Public Safety in the Operation of Casinos. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 473, L.D. 643)

Ch. 470 - An Act To Support Resource Sharing among Maine Libraries. (H.P. 767, L.D. 1033)

Chaptered copies of the above measures may be obtained from the Engrossing Department, Room 106, State House, 7 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0007, Ph. 207-287-1649.

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012

L.D. 1747, H.P. 1288
An Act To Prohibit Municipalities from Imposing Fees on Ice Fishing Shacks. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 1748, H.P. 1289
An Act To Conform the Maine Tax Laws for 2011 to the United States Internal Revenue Code. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 1749, H.P. 1290
An Act To Amend the Tax Laws. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 1750, H.P. 1291
An Act To Create the Maine Board of Tax Appeals. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 1751, H.P. 1292
Resolve, Authorizing the State Tax Assessor To Convey the Interest of the State in Certain Real Estate in the Unorganized Territory. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 1752, H.P. 1293
An Act Concerning Technical Changes to the Tax Laws. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 1753, S.P. 601
An Act To Improve Transportation in the State. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 1754, S.P. 602
An Act To Amend Certain Provisions of Law Governing the Department of Corrections. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1755, S.P. 603
An Act Regarding the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1756, S.P. 604
An Act To Establish a Separate State Council for Juveniles under the Interstate Compact for Juveniles. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1757, S.P. 605
An Act To Require Agencies To Report the Costs of Pursuing Actions in Adjudicatory and Court Proceedings. (Presented by Senator PLOWMAN of Penobscot)

L.D. 1758, S.P. 606
An Act To Eliminate the Deposit Requirements for Containers of Limited and Restricted Use Pesticides. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 1759, H.P. 1294
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Pull Events Commission. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 1760, H.P. 1295
An Act To Ensure Notification to Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking When Defendants Are Released on Bail. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford)

L.D. 1761, H.P. 1296
An Act To Improve and Ensure Adequate Funding for E-9-1-1 Services. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 1762, S.P. 607
An Act To Amend and Clarify the Public Charter School Law. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1763, S.P. 608
An Act To Reduce Open Burning in Neighborhoods. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 1764, H.P. 1297
An Act To Prohibit Computer Software Programs Used To Evade Sales Tax. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham)

L.D. 1765, H.P. 1298
An Act To Sustain the Elver Fishery. (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 1766, H.P. 1300
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 61: Rules for Major Capital School Construction Projects, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education and the State Board of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Education and the State Board of Education pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1767, H.P. 1301
An Act To Authorize the Commissioner of Education To Allow Access to Criminal History Record Information to Entities Providing Document Management and To Remove Applicants' Fingerprints from the Fingerprint File. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Carmel)

L.D. 1768, H.P. 1302
An Act To Improve the Department of Environmental Protection's Annual Waste Discharge License Fee System. (Presented by Representative KNAPP of Gorham)

L.D. 1769, H.P. 1303
An Act Regarding Subrogation of Medical Payments Coverage. (Presented by Representative PICCHIOTTI of Fairfield)

L.D. 1770, S.P. 609
An Act To Encourage Parental Involvement in Education. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 1771, S.P. 610
An Act To Amend Maine's Gambling Laws. (Presented by Senator FARNHAM of Penobscot)

L.D. 1772, H.P. 1304
An Act To Enforce Prompt Payment to Career and Technical Education Regions. (Presented by Representative GIFFORD of Lincoln)

L.D. 1773, H.P. 1305
An Act Regarding Insurance Adjusters and Reporting Requirements for Insurance Companies. (Presented by Representative CUSHING of Hampden)

Copies of the Bills may be obtained from the Document Room, First Floor, State House, Augusta, Maine 04333-0002 - Ph: 207-287-1408 or by e-mailing a request to webmaster_house@legislature.maine.gov . Please include your mailing address as we can not mail bill text electronically.

Bill text is also available at the Maine Legislature Web Site http://legislature.maine.gov/bills/billtexts.

Bill status information is available at http://legislature.maine.gov/LawMakerWeb/search.asp.