JUDICIARY COMMITTEE REVIEW 
OF P.L. 2009, c. 230

The Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary has been requested by Senate President Mitchell and Speaker of the House Pingree to review Public Law 2009, Chapter 230, An Act To Prevent Predatory Marketing Practices against Minors (http://janus.state.me.us/legis/ros/lom/LOM124th/124R1/PUBLIC230.asp) in light of the legal issues raised in a case filed in Federal Court.

The Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary held a hearing on Thursday, October 15th and a work session on Friday, October 16th.  The Committee voted to submit a written report to Senate President Mitchell and House Speaker Pingree summarizing the Committee’s process, findings and recommendations.  The final report has been submitted to President Mitchell and Speaker Pingree and is available here,  Report of the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary: Review of Public Law 2009, Chapter 230.

Senator Schneider's bill, LD 1677, An Act to Protect Minors from Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices, has been referred to the Business and Economic Development Committee.

The Judiciary Committee thanks the many interested parties who participated in the process to review Public Law 2009, chapter 230.  We appreciate the volumes of useful information submitted to the Committee, and the civility exhibited in working with the Committee and all the others involved in the review.

  If you have questions or would like to be added to the e-mail distribution list on this topic, please contact Peggy Reinsch, the staff attorney for the Judiciary Committee:

margaret.reinsch@legislature.maine.gov
(207) 287-1670

 

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