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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

From Millicent M. MacFarland, Clerk of the House
State House, Augusta, Maine

Volume XXXIX, No. 6

Friday, February 22, 2013

126TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Ch. 1 - Resolve, To Protect Concealed Handgun Permit Information on a Temporary Basis. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 214, L.D. 576) (Governor's Bill)

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, FEBRUARY 22, 2013

L.D. 494, S.P. 187
An Act Regarding Maine Commercial Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. (Presented by Senator MAZUREK of Knox)

L.D. 495, S.P. 188
An Act Regarding the Law Pertaining to the Confidentiality of Enhanced 9-1-1 System Information and Records. (Presented by Senator BURNS of Washington)

L.D. 496, S.P. 189
Resolve, To Ensure That Standards for Performance-based Contracts for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Include All Employment Options. (Presented by Senator FLOOD of Kennebec)

L.D. 497, S.P. 190
An Act To Move Maine's Elver Fishery towards Sustainability. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 498, H.P. 340
An Act To Allow a Municipality To Prohibit a Sex Offender from Residing within 750 Feet of a Recreational Facility. (Presented by Representative POULIOT of Augusta)

L.D. 499, H.P. 341
An Act To Promote Dental Care for Low-income Populations. (Presented by Representative HARLOW of Portland)

L.D. 500, H.P. 342
An Act To Permit Tribal Members To Have Access to Wood Fiber for Fuel, Shelter and Traditional Woodcraft Production. (Presented by Representative BEAR of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians)

L.D. 501, S.P. 191
An Act Regarding Enforcement of Commercial Vehicle Laws. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 502, S.P. 192
An Act To Allow County Jails To Apply Savings to Debt Service without a Reduction in State Payments. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 503, S.P. 193
An Act To Amend the Limited Liability Company Laws. (Presented by Senator VALENTINO of York)

L.D. 504, S.P. 194
An Act To Amend the Election Laws and Other Related Laws. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 505, S.P. 195
Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry To Conduct an Internal Review of the Snowmobile Trail Fund. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 506, S.P. 196
Resolve, Directing the Bureau of Insurance To Amend Its Rules Pertaining to Medicare Advantage Plans. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 507, S.P. 197
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend Its Rules To Improve the Oral Health Education of Children. (Presented by Senator GRATWICK of Penobscot)

L.D. 508, S.P. 198
An Act To Remove the Disqualification of Full-time Law Enforcement Officers from Obtaining a Liquor License. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 509, S.P. 199
An Act To Exempt Certain Supervised Medical Assistants from Licensing under the Medical Radiation Health and Safety Laws. (Presented by President ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 510, S.P. 200
An Act To Ensure Equity in Funding to State Postsecondary Institutions of Higher Learning. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 511, S.P. 201
An Act To Implement the National Popular Vote for President. (Presented by Senator WOODBURY of Cumberland)

L.D. 512, S.P. 202
An Act To Allow Licensed Foresters To Use Mechanics Liens. (Presented by Senator PLUMMER of Cumberland)

L.D. 513, S.P. 203
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Transportation, Broadband Infrastructure, Downtown Revitalization, Land for Maine's Future Board and Training Facilities for Tourism-related Training in Labor Market Areas with Higher-than-average Unemployment. (Presented by Senator LACHOWICZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 514, S.P. 204
An Act To Allow Boards and Associations of Lakes and Ponds To Stock Fish. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 515, S.P. 205
An Act Regarding the Annual Service Fee for Child Support Services Provided by the Department of Health and Human Services. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 516, S.P. 206
An Act To Create the Integrated Manufacturing Program Fund. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 517, S.P. 207
An Act To Restore Funding for Head Start. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 518, S.P. 208
An Act To Establish Ranked-choice Voting in the State. (Presented by Senator WOODBURY of Cumberland)

L.D. 519, S.P. 209
An Act To Establish Advance Deposit Wagering for Harness Racing. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 520, S.P. 210
An Act To Protect Maine Consumers from Predatory Medical Pricing. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 521, S.P. 211
An Act To Change the Budget Approval Process for Alternative Organizational Structures. (Presented by Senator BURNS of Washington)

L.D. 522, S.P. 212
An Act To Amend the Guardian Ad Litem Laws. (Presented by Senator VALENTINO of York)

L.D. 523, S.P. 213
An Act To Require Health Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Adults. (Presented by Senator VALENTINO of York)

L.D. 524, H.P. 343
An Act To Increase the Membership of the Land for Maine's Future Board. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 525, H.P. 344
An Act To Promote Industrial Hemp. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 526, H.P. 345
An Act To Allow for the Disposition of Certain Items Confiscated from Criminals Convicted of Sexual Exploitation of Minors. (Presented by Representative TYLER of Windham)

L.D. 527, H.P. 346
An Act To Protect Elders and Vulnerable Adults from Exploitation. (Presented by Representative DION of Portland)

L.D. 528, H.P. 347
An Act To Require Parental Consent for a School To Conduct Mental Health or Behavioral Screening on a Student. (Presented by Representative FITZPATRICK of Houlton)

L.D. 529, H.P. 348
Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Develop Safety Standards for School Access. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 530, H.P. 349
An Act To Apply the Standard of Best Educational Interest to Superintendent Agreements for Transfer Students. (Presented by Representative NELSON of Falmouth)

L.D. 531, H.P. 350
An Act To Allow Students To Audit Classes at University of Maine System Campuses. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 532, H.P. 351
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Maine State Library. (Presented by Representative NADEAU of Winslow)

L.D. 533, H.P. 352
An Act To Eliminate the Requirement That Local Funding Follow a Pupil to a Charter School. (Presented by Representative MacDONALD of Boothbay)

L.D. 534, H.P. 353
An Act To Improve Care Coordination for Persons with Mental Illness. (Presented by Representative PRINGLE of Windham)

L.D. 535, H.P. 354
An Act To Promote Greater Flexibility in the Provision of Long-term Care Services. (Presented by Representative HUBBELL of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 536, H.P. 355
An Act To Improve the Efficiency of Use of MaineCare Funds. (Presented by Representative TIPPING-SPITZ of Orono)

L.D. 537, H.P. 356
An Act To Help Maine Residents Receive Private Health Care Insurance. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 538, H.P. 357
An Act To Align Costs Recognized for Transfer of Nursing Facilities and Residential Care Facilities with Ordinary Commercial and Government Contracting Standards. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 539, H.P. 358
An Act To Ensure Parity in the Ability To Counsel Patients. (Presented by Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland)

L.D. 540, H.P. 359
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Discharge of a Firearm or Crossbow near a Dwelling or Building. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 541, H.P. 360
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Complimentary Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses for Disabled Veterans. (Presented by Representative WILSON of Augusta)

L.D. 542, H.P. 361
An Act To Remove the Limit on the Retention of Live Smelts. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative KESCHL of Belgrade)

L.D. 543, H.P. 362
An Act To Create Reciprocity of All-terrain Vehicle Registration with the State of New Hampshire. (Presented by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico)

L.D. 544, H.P. 363
An Act To Give Certain Landowners First Priority for Antlerless Deer Permits. (Presented by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico)

L.D. 545, H.P. 364
An Act To Enhance the Protection of Native Fish Species. (Presented by Representative JONES of Freedom)

L.D. 546, H.P. 365
An Act To Improve Transparency and Oversight of the Maine Guaranteed Access Reinsurance Association and To Make Changes Necessary To Comply with Federal Law. (Presented by Representative TREAT of Hallowell)

L.D. 547, H.P. 366
An Act To Ensure the Accountability of Taxpayer Funds and State Collaboration, Planning and Oversight in the Implementation and Operation of a Health Exchange in Maine. (Presented by Representative TREAT of Hallowell)

L.D. 548, H.P. 367
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Award of Spousal Support in Divorce Actions. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Eddington)

L.D. 549, H.P. 368
An Act To Allow a Person Who Is 21 Years of Age or Older To Expunge Certain Criminal Convictions. (Presented by Representative WELSH of Rockport)

L.D. 550, H.P. 369
An Act To Require Probate Judges, Registers of Probate and Registers of Deeds To Be Appointed. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Winterport)

L.D. 551, H.P. 370
An Act To Establish Certification Standards for Guardians Ad Litem. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Winterport)

L.D. 552, H.P. 371
An Act To Expedite Court Proceedings by Providing Funds for Additional District Court Personnel. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 553, H.P. 372
An Act To Remove the Statement of Oral Condition as a Requirement for Denturists Making Partial Dentures. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 554, H.P. 373
Resolve, Requiring the Department of Economic and Community Development To Market the Positive Attributes of the State of Maine. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 555, H.P. 374
Resolve, Directing the Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board To Amend Its Rules To Permit Certain Registered Nurses To Serve as Administrators of Nursing Facilities and To Change Provisions Governing Continuing Education Requirements. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 556, H.P. 375
An Act To Modernize the Statutes Governing Physician Assistants. (Presented by Representative MASTRACCIO of Sanford)

L.D. 557, H.P. 376
An Act To Change the Age at Which a Person Qualifies for a Fee Reduction for a Lobster and Crab Fishing License. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 558, H.P. 377
Resolve, To Erect a State Monument to Franco-Americans. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 559, H.P. 378
An Act To Change Document Filing Fees for County Registries of Deeds. (Presented by Representative MORRISON of South Portland)

L.D. 560, H.P. 379
An Act To Establish Maine Seniors Day. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington)

L.D. 561, H.P. 380
An Act To Support Maine Farms and Alleviate Hunger. (Presented by Representative STUCKEY of Portland)

L.D. 562, H.P. 381
An Act Related to Service Charges in Lieu of Property Taxes on Tax-exempt Property. (Presented by Representative WILSON of Augusta)

L.D. 563, H.P. 382
An Act To Clarify Tax Increment Financing. (Presented by Representative ROCHELO of Biddeford)

L.D. 564, H.P. 383
Resolve, To Allow Maine Drivers To Use Bioptic or Telescopic Spectacles When Driving Class C Motor Vehicles and When Testing for a Class C Driver's License. (Presented by Representative MASON of Topsham)

L.D. 565, H.P. 384
Resolve, To Establish a Task Force To Study the Feasibility of Imposing Tolls on Interstate 95. (Presented by Representative BOLDUC of Auburn)

L.D. 566, H.P. 385
Resolve, To Enhance and Encourage Economic Development of the Lower Penobscot River Basin by Improving Rail Transportation. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington)

L.D. 567, H.P. 386
An Act To Amend the Definition of "Special Mobile Equipment" in the Motor Vehicle Laws. (Presented by Representative MAKER of Calais)

L.D. 568, H.P. 387
Resolve, To Name Bridge Number 2975 in Kenduskeag the Kenduskeag Veterans Bridge. (Presented by Representative GUERIN of Glenburn)

L.D. 569, H.P. 388
Resolve, To Study the Impact of Higher Maine Turnpike Tolls on Workers, Businesses and Economic Development. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BOLDUC of Auburn)

L.D. 570, H.P. 389
An Act To Create a Vintage Car Category in the Motor Vehicle Laws. (Presented by Representative COTTA of China)

L.D. 571, H.P. 390
Resolve, To Require Signs Recognizing the 45th Parallel North in Maine. (Presented by Representative PEAVEY HASKELL of Milford)

L.D. 572, H.P. 391
An Act Regarding Games of Chance Operated by Snowmobile Clubs. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 573, H.P. 392
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Restrict the Voting Privileges of Persons Incarcerated for Murder or Class A Crimes. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 574, H.P. 393
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Reapportionment To Conform to the Constitution of Maine. (Presented by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth)

L.D. 575, H.P. 394
An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Radon Testing. (Presented by Representative LONGSTAFF of Waterville)

L.D. 576, S.P. 214
Resolve, To Protect Concealed Handgun Permit Information on a Temporary Basis. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 577, H.P. 396
An Act To Clarify the Role of Career and Technical Education Region Adult Education Programs. (Presented by Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville)

L.D. 578, H.P. 397
An Act To Award Academic Credit to Service Members for Military Education, Experience and Training. (Presented by Representative VILLA of Harrison)

L.D. 579, H.P. 398
Resolve, To Clarify and Improve the Eligibility Process for Services for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism. (Presented by Representative WELSH of Rockport)

L.D. 580, H.P. 399
An Act To Prohibit Denial of Insurance Coverage When a Building Contains a Wood Stove. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 581, H.P. 400
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Service of Process in Eviction Actions. (Presented by Representative HAYES of Buckfield)

L.D. 582, H.P. 401
An Act To Enhance and Encourage Economic Development of the Lower Penobscot River Basin by Creating a Niche Port Plan. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington)

L.D. 583, H.P. 402
An Act To Allow the Exchange of Scallop Licenses. (Presented by Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville)

L.D. 584, H.P. 403
An Act To Provide for Passage of River Herring on the St. Croix River in Accordance with an Adaptive Management Plan. (Presented by Representative WEAVER of York)

L.D. 585, H.P. 404
An Act To Require the Development of a Statewide Approach to Seaweed Management. (Presented by Representative WINCHENBACH of Waldoboro)

L.D. 586, H.P. 405
An Act To Enable Municipalities To Establish Business Development Loan Programs Using Municipally Raised or Appropriated Money. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 587, H.P. 406
An Act To Designate Election Day as an Official State Holiday. (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 588, H.P. 407
An Act To Abolish the Maine Turnpike Authority and Transfer Its Functions and Duties to the Department of Transportation. (Presented by Representative CAREY of Lewiston)

L.D. 589, H.P. 408
An Act To Strengthen the Law Regarding Texting and Driving. (Presented by Representative PEOPLES of Westbrook)

L.D. 590, H.P. 409
Resolve, To Include Questions about Texting on the State's Written Driver's License Examination. (Presented by Representative PEOPLES of Westbrook)

L.D. 591, H.P. 410
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Motorcycle and Moped Permits. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 592, H.P. 411
An Act To Amend the Laws Dealing with the Purchase of Wine Online. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 593, H.P. 412
An Act To Require That Carbon Monoxide Detectors Be Installed inside Educational Facilities. (Presented by Representative WERTS of Auburn)

L.D. 594, H.P. 413
An Act To Prohibit Possession of a Firearm by a Person Who Has Created a Police Standoff. (Presented by Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville)

L.D. 595, H.P. 414
An Act To Exempt School Administrative Units That Do Not Directly Serve Children with Disabilities from Certain Reporting Requirements. (Presented by Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville)

L.D. 596, H.P. 415
An Act To Help Small Businesses and Promote Tourism by Allowing the Construction of a Platform, Walkway or Deck over a River or Marshland. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 597, H.P. 416
An Act To Inform Persons of the Options for the Treatment of Lyme Disease. (Presented by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico)

L.D. 598, H.P. 417
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. (Presented by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico)

L.D. 599, H.P. 418
An Act To Review Possible Expansion of Dip Net Fishing in Northern Maine. (Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska)

L.D. 600, H.P. 419
An Act To Include Archery Hunting Licenses among the Complimentary Licenses Issued to a Member of a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe, Nation or Band. (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 601, H.P. 420
An Act To Require That Certain Changes in Conservation Law Not Be Made by Rule. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 602, H.P. 421
An Act Regarding the Regulation of Consumer Finance Companies. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 603, H.P. 422
An Act To Repeal an Insurance Reporting Requirement. (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 604, H.P. 423
An Act Regarding Commercial Elver Fishing Licenses Issued by the Penobscot Nation. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 605, H.P. 424
An Act To Allow a Minor in the Police Explorer Program To Assist with Traffic Control at Civic Events. (Presented by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico)

L.D. 606, H.P. 425
An Act To Amend the Law Concerning Landlord and Tenant Relationships. (Presented by Representative GOODE of Bangor)

L.D. 607, H.P. 426
An Act To Make an Employee Who Sells Alcoholic Beverages or Tobacco to a Minor Responsible for Paying the Fine. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 608, H.P. 427
An Act To Assist Maine Businesses Paying Taxes on Spirits. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 609, H.P. 428
An Act To Increase Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Maine Public Schools. (Presented by Representative GILBERT of Jay)

L.D. 610, H.P. 429
Resolve, To Amend the Rule Regarding Certain Mandatory Charity Care Policies To Be Consistent with MaineCare and the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 611, H.P. 430
An Act To Adjust Maine's Minimum Wage Annually Based on Cost-of-living Changes. (Presented by Representative HAMANN of South Portland)

L.D. 612, H.P. 431
An Act To Protect Owners of Property in Foreclosure from Accumulation of Debts When Mortgagees Refuse To Complete the Foreclosure Process. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford)

L.D. 613, H.P. 432
Resolve, Directing the Bureau of General Services To Erect a Memorial in Memory of Those Who Died at the Former Augusta Mental Health Institute. (Presented by Representative HAYES of Buckfield)

L.D. 614, H.P. 433
An Act To Adjust Fuel Taxes To Improve Sustainability. (Presented by Representative PEOPLES of Westbrook)

L.D. 615, H.P. 434
An Act To Protect School Administrative Units from a Sudden Decrease in Funding due to Reduced Enrollments. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 616, H.P. 435
An Act To Amend the Expedited Permitting Area for Wind Energy Development under the Jurisdiction of the Maine Land Use Planning Commission. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 617, H.P. 436
An Act To Protect the State's Native and Wild Brook Trout and Discourage Illegal Fish Introduction. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 618, H.P. 437
An Act To Eliminate Restrictions on Affiliated Outfitters in Laws Governing Whitewater Rafting. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 619, H.P. 438
An Act To Prohibit the Sharing of Personal Information by State Agencies. (Presented by Representative GUERIN of Glenburn)

L.D. 620, H.P. 439
An Act To Expand the Authorized Operation of All-terrain Vehicles on Roads. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 621, H.P. 440
An Act To Change the Tolling on the Maine Turnpike. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 622, H.P. 441
An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning Reciprocal Disciplinary Actions in Harness Racing and Pulling Events. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 623, H.P. 442
An Act To Promote the Attainment of Higher Education Degrees. (Presented by Representative POULIOT of Augusta)

L.D. 624, H.P. 443
An Act To Encourage Local Business Involvement in Local Schools. (Presented by Representative McCLELLAN of Raymond)

L.D. 625, S.P. 215
An Act To Exempt Certain Businesses from Being Considered Campgrounds. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 626, S.P. 216
An Act To Remove the Mandatory Minimum Jail Sentence in Certain Cases. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 627, S.P. 217
An Act Relating to Orally Administered Cancer Therapy. (Presented by Senator CAIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 628, S.P. 218
An Act To Clarify Uninsured Vehicle Coverage for Multiple Claimants. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 629, S.P. 219
An Act To Restore Eligibility and Funding for Drug Programs for the Elderly and Disabled. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 630, S.P. 220
An Act To Reserve Ten Percent of Campsites at State Parks for Maine Residents. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 631, S.P. 221
An Act To Change the Taxes on Fuel Purchased for Use Other Than on the Highways. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 632, S.P. 222
An Act To Improve Enforcement Mechanisms to the Elver Industry and To Make Technical Changes to Maine's Marine Resources Laws. (Presented by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln)

L.D. 633, S.P. 223
An Act To Grant the Commissioner of Health and Human Services and the Commissioner's Designees the Independent Authority To Issue Adjudicatory Subpoenas. (Presented by Senator HAMPER of Oxford)

L.D. 634, S.P. 224
An Act Regarding Permits for Final Disposition of Dead Human Bodies. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 635, S.P. 225
Resolve, Authorizing the Estate of Mitchell A. Kessler To Bring Suit against the Department of Health and Human Services. (Presented by Senator BOYLE of Cumberland)

L.D. 636, S.P. 226
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Public Higher Educational Facilities. (Presented by Senator CAIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 637, S.P. 227
An Act To Prohibit Consideration of Preexisting Conditions in Short-term Disability Insurance. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 638, S.P. 228
An Act To Require That School Budget Referenda Be Held on the Same Day as Primary Elections. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 639, S.P. 229
An Act To Require Payment Quotes in Service Contracts for the Harvesting and Hauling of Wood. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 640, S.P. 230
An Act Regarding Legal Representation in Certain Eviction Actions. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 641, S.P. 231
An Act To Exempt Farmers from Certain Oversight in Shoreland Areas. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 642, S.P. 232
An Act To Exempt All-terrain Vehicle Trail Management from Storm Water Management Requirements. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 643, S.P. 233
An Act To Create a Tax Incentive Program To Improve the Maine Lobster Industry. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln)

L.D. 644, S.P. 234
An Act To Strengthen the State's Wholesale Liquor Business. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator GOODALL of Sagadahoc)

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