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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XL, No. 9

Friday, March 7, 2014

126TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 452 - An Act To Increase Funding for Start-ups. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 568, L.D. 1512)

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, March 6, 2014

Ch. 453 - An Act To Delay Implementation of Reformulated Gasoline Requirements in Maine. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 718, L.D. 1796)

Private and Special Laws

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 19 - An Act To Amend the Territory of the Bayville Village Corporation. (S.P. 677, L.D. 1711)

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, MARCH 7, 2014

L.D. 1797, H.P. 1289
An Act Expanding Access to Early Postsecondary Education. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative NELSON of Falmouth)

L.D. 1798, H.P. 1290
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force Convened by the Maine Labor Relations Board Regarding Compensation for the Panel of Mediators. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development pursuant to Resolve 2013, chapter 26, section 2.)

L.D. 1799, H.P. 1291
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Charitable Solicitations. (Presented by Representative FOWLE of Vassalboro)

L.D. 1800, H.P. 1292
An Act To Update Statutory Dates for the State Government Evaluation Act Review of Agencies. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on State and Local Government pursuant to Public Law 2013, chapter 307, section 9.)

L.D. 1801, H.P. 1293
An Act To Eliminate Inactive Boards and Commissions. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on State and Local Government pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 12006, subsection 2.)

L.D. 1802, S.P. 719
An Act To Allocate a Portion of the Reed Act Distribution of 2002 To Use for the Administration of the Unemployment Insurance and Employment Services Programs. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 1803, H.P. 1294
An Act To Establish Municipal Cost Components for Unorganized Territory Services To Be Rendered in Fiscal Year 2014-15. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Administrator of the Unorganized Territory pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 36, section 1604.)

L.D. 1804, H.P. 1295
Resolve, To Require the Installation of a Fence on the Penobscot Narrows Bridge. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Winterport)

L.D. 1805, S.P. 720
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Review Committee Established To Examine the Impact of Unfunded Education Mandates and Other Regulatory Burdens. (Submitted by the Department of Education pursuant to Resolve 2013, chapter 74, section 4.)

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://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_126th/billtexts/.

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