DHHS Legislation

Legislation proposed or having an impact on DHHS. In addition, any testimony that has been provided will be linked to the legislation as it becomes available.

 

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Leg 1st/2nd LD/LR # Date Title Format Document Committee
127 1st March 19, 2015 Work Session Responses Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st March 24, 2015 Work Session Responses Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st March 23, 2015 Work Session Responses Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st March 20, 2015 Work Session Responses Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st March 10, 2015 Response to Questions Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st March 11, 2015 Response to Questions Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st March 12, 2015 Response to Questions Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st March 17, 2015 Work Session Responses Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st March 25, 2015 Work Session Responses Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st March 30, 2015 Responses to Outstanding Questions Q and A PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 10 April 10, 2017 LD 10 An Act to Build Greater Accountability into the General Assistance Program by increasing the Penalty for Falsely representing Information on an Application for General Assistance Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1000 April 7, 2017 LD 1000 Resolve, to increase Access to Brain Injury Waiver Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1001 April 7, 2017 LD 1001 An Act to promote Testing of Drinking Water for Maine Families Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1006 April 23, 2015 LD 1006 An Act to Prevent Beneficiaries under the Statewide Food Supplement Program from Carrying Forward Unused Benefit Amounts Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1017 April 20, 2017 LD 1017 An Act to strengthen Work Participation in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1024 April 26, 2013 LD 1024 - An Act to Enhance Enforcement of the Mandatory Reporting of Abuse and Neglect Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1031 April 16, 2013 LD 1031 - An Act to Require a Mandatory Peer Review Process for the Restraint and Seclusion of Children in a Hospital or Children’s Home Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1031 April 26, 2013 LD 1031 - An Act to Require a Mandatory Peer Review Process for the Restraint and Seclusion of Children in a Hospital or Children’s Home Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 1031 April 20, 2017 LD 1031 An Act to establish Reasonable and Clinically appropriate Exceptions to Opioid Medication Prescribing Limits Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1032 April 29, 2013 LD 1032 - Resolve, to Direct DHHS to Convene a Task Force to Study the Incidence of Cancer in the State Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1034 April 24, 2013 LD 1034 - An Act to Increase Child Support Collections by Requiring the Interception of Certain Gambling Winnings Testimony Word Judiciary
127 1st 1034 April 23, 2015 LD 1034 An Act to Prohibit the Use of EBT Cards for Cash Withdrawals Testimony – Health and Human Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1035 April 15, 2015 LD 1035 An Act to Create a 9-month Time Limit on General Assistance Benefits Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1036 April 15, 2015 LD 1036 An Act to Prioritize Use of Available Resources in General Assistance Programs Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1037 April 15, 2015 LD 1037 An Act to Establish a 180-day Residency Requirement for Welfare Benefits Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1046 March 27, 2013 LR 1046 - An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending Ju Testimony Word Appropriations and Financial Affairs
126 1st 1046 March 28, 2013 LR 1046 - An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending Ju Testimony Word Appropriations and Financial Affairs
126 1st 1046 April 3, 2013 LR 1046 - An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fical year ending June Testimony Word Appropriations and Financial Affairs
126 1st 1047 April 26, 2013 LD 1047 - Resolve, to Provide a Better Transition for Foster Children to Independent Adulthood Testimony Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 1052 April 23, 2015 LD 1052 An Act to Feed Rural Citizens of the State Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1052 April 24, 2017 LD 1052 An Act to allow Drug Testing prior to providing Welfare Benefits Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1053 April 14, 2017 LD 1053 Resolve, concerning the format of Birth Certificates of Decease Persons Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1054 April 3, 2017 LD 1054 Resolve, to expand Research to Fight Lyme Disease Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1058 April 27, 2015 LD 1058 An Act regarding Medical Marijuana Registered Testing Laboratories Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1059 April 27, 2015 LD 1059 An Act Relating to Marijuana Testing Facilities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 106 April 3, 2017 LD 106 An Act to provide MaineCare Coverage for Dental Services to Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1061 April 22, 2015 LD 1061 Resolve, to create the Commission to Study a Stable Continuum of Care for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1062 May 14, 2013 LD 1062 - An Act to Add Conditions that Qualify for Medical Marijuana Use Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1063 April 27, 2017 LD 1063 An Act to protect Substance-exposed Infants Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1064 May 3, 2013 LD 1064 - Resolve, to Establish the Task Force on Independence from Public Assistance Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1066 April 2, 2013 LD 1066 - An Act to Increase Access to Health Coverage and Qualify Maine for Federal Funding Testimony Word
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126 1st 1068 April 24, 2013 LD 1068 - An Act to Prevent the Reduction in Adoption Subsidy after an Agreement has been Signed by the Prospective Adoptive Parents and DHHS Informational Letter Word Judiciary
128 1st 107 April 28, 2017 LD 107 An Act to Increase the Effectiveness of Opioid Addiction Therapy Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1070 April 27, 2017 LD 1070 Resolve, to Alleviate Hunger in Rural Maine in Areas of High Unemployment Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1075 April 24, 2017 LD 1075 An Act to eliminate Drug Use among Welfare Recipients Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1077 April 15, 2015 LD 1077 An Act to Ensure Access to Public Health Nursing Care and Child and Maternal Health Nursing Care in Washington County Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1078 April 15, 2015 LD 1078 An Act to Preserve MaineCare Assisted Living by Providing a Cost-of-living Adjustment to PNMI and Adult Family Care Homes Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1079 April 15, 2015 LD 1079 Resolve, to Support and encourage the Expansion of Adult Family Care Services at Residential Care Facilities Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1089 April 24, 2013 LD 1089 - Resolve, to Allow York County to Renegotiate with DHHS a Decision Regarding Transportation Services Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1092 April 24, 2013 LD 1092 - An Act to Increase the Use of Long-term Care Insurance Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1093 April 2, 2013 LD 1093 - An Act to Clarify the Criteria of the Health Professions Loan Program as it Affects Physicians Practicing Neurology-psychiatry Testimony Word Labor, Comerce and Economic Develolpment
126 1st 1093 April 29, 2013 LD 1093 - An Act to Clarify the Criteria of the Health Professions Loan Program at is Affects Physicians Practicing Neurology-psychiatry Testimony Word Education and Cultural Affairs
127 1st 1097 May 12, 2015 LD 1097 An Act to Improve the Integrity of Maine’s Welfare Programs Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1097 April 14, 2017 LD 1097 An Act to develop and distribute Work Training Pamphlets to Educate State Agencies, Private Businesses and other Organization about Dementia Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1105 May 5, 2017 LD 1105 An Act to promote Independent Living for People with Disabilities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1108 April 13, 2017 LD 1108 An Act to restore Public Health Nursing Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1109 April 10, 2017 LD 1109 An Act to improve General Assistance Reimbursements Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1110 April 21, 2017 LD 1110 An Act concerning Medicaid for incarcerated Persons about to be Released Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1111 April 14, 2017 LD 1111 Resolve, to establish a Task Force to Study the Causes of and Solutions to the Epidemic if Childhood Obesity in Maine Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1115 April 13, 2015 LD 1115 An Act to make the State’s Standard for Lead Exposure in Children Consistent with the Federal Standard Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1117 May 5, 2015 LD 1117 An Act to Clarify the Policy for Withdrawal of Life Support from Minors Informational Letter PDF Judiciary
128 1st 1119 April 7, 2017 LD 1119 An Act to ensure Safe Drinking Water in Public Buildings Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1133 May 1, 2017 LD 1133 An Act regarding access to Appropriate Residential Services for Individuals being discharged from Psychiatric Hospitalization Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1134 April 13, 2015 LD 1134 An Act to Require the DHHS to distribute Information regarding Down Syndrome to Providers of Prenatal and Postnatal Care and to Genetic Counselors Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1136 April 21, 2017 LD 1136 Resolve, directing the DHHS to amend its Rules regarding Services provided to Students Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 114 February 16, 2017 LD 114 An Act to Increase the Number of Suboxone Prescribers Informational Letter PDF Labor, Comerce and Economic Develolpment
127 1st 1144 May 12, 2015 LD 1144 An Act to Ensure the Integrity of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1145 May 5, 2015 LD 1145 An Act to Improve Maine’s Involuntary Commitment Processes Testimony PDF Judiciary
126 1st 1161 May 14, 2013 LD 1161 - An Act to Ensure Regulated Safe Access to Medical Marijuana Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1162 April 21, 2015 LD 1162 An Act to Ensure Safe Drinking Water for Maine Families Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1170 April 15, 2015 LD 1170 Resolve, regarding Legislative review of Portions of Chapter 11, Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1186 April 28, 2017 LD 1186 Resolve, directing DHHS to develop a Resource Guide for Assistance in Substance Abuse Matters Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1187 May 2, 2017 LD 1187 An Act to amend the Child Protective Services Statues Testimony PDF Judiciary
128 1st 1188 April 21, 2017 LD 1188 An Act to facilitate MaineCare funded Assisted Living by providing a Cost-of-Living Adjustment to PNMI and Adult Family Care Homes Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1189 May 3, 2017 LD 1189 An Act to define the Age of Consent for Alcohol or Drug Treatment and Mental Health Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1193 April 23, 2015 LD 1193 An Act to Encourage Good Nutrition and Health Choices in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1205 May 1, 2017 LD 1205 Resolve, regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Ch. 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Ch. III, Sec. 21 Home and Community Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1209 April 24, 2015 LD 1209 An Act to Increase the Effectiveness of Peer Supports in the State Testimony – Health and Human Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1213 May 13, 2013 LD 1213 - An Act to Reduce Costs and increase Access to Methadone Treatment Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1214 April 29, 2013 LD 1214 - An Act to Require a Mandatory Assessment by a Physician prior to Psychotropic or Electroconvulsive Therapy Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1214 May 5, 2015 LD 1214 An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Mental Health Working Group Testimony PDF Judiciary
128 1st 1214 April 21, 2017 LD 1214 An Act to create Fairness in Home-based Care Fees for Service Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 123 February 25, 2013 LD 123 - An Act to Ensure Proper Anatomical Recovery of Human Bodies and Body Parts Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1230 April 11, 2013 LD 1230 An Act to Improve Access to Oral Health Care Informational Letter PDF Labor, Comerce and Economic Develolpment
127 1st 1236 April 22, 2015 LD 1236 An Act to Change the Type of Rulemaking required regarding Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1237 April 21, 2015 LD 1237 An Act Regarding the Filing of Death and Marriage Records Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1238 May 21, 2015 LD 1238 An Act to Allow the Release of Child Protective Records to Certain Providers of Child and Adult Services Testimony PDF Judiciary
128 1st 1241 May 2, 2017 LD 1241 An Act to encourage Child Support Accountability Testimony PDF Judiciary
126 1st 1244 April 26, 2013 LD 1244 - An Act to Require Child Protective Services to Screen Parents of Newborn Infants Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1249 April 24, 2013 LD 1249 - An Act to Make Statutory Changes to Address Certain Conflicting Requirement of the ME Rules of Professional Conduct/Federal Developmental Disabilities Assist. And Bill of Rights of 2000 regarding ME’s Protection and Advocacy Agency Informational Letter Word Judiciary
127 1st 1258 April 27, 2015 LD 1258 An Act to Amend the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act with Regard to Good Business Practices Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1268 May 12, 2015 LD 1268 An Act to Reform Welfare by Establishing Bridges to Sustainable Employment Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1274 April 24, 2013 LD 1274 - An Act to Sustain Emergency Medical Services throughout the State Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1282 May 7, 2013 LD 1282 - An Act to Help Small Farmers in Selling Raw Milk and Homemade Food Products Informational Letter Word Legislative Council
126 1st 1284 May 7, 2013 LD 1284 - An Act to Regarding Delayed Birth Registration Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1287 May 7, 2013 LD 1287 - An Act to Deregulate Face-to-face Transactions between the People and Small Farms and Small Food Producers Informational Letter Word Legislative Council
128 1st 1291 April 24, 2017 LD 1291 An Act to increase Affordability of an Access to Heat Pumps for Maine Homeowners Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1294 May 6, 2015 LD 1294 An Act to Improve the Health of Maine Residents through Education and Health Care Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1296 April 26, 2017 LD 1296 An Act to Prohibit the Privatization of State Correctional Facilities and the State’s Forensic Hospitals Informational Letter PDF Criminal Justice and Public Safety
128 1st 1301 April 21, 2017 LD 1301 An Act to Improve Access to Preventive, Cost-saving Dental Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1302 April 24, 2017 LD 1302 An Act to increase Work Force participation in the TANF and other Assistance Programs Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1304 May 2, 2017 LD 1304 An Act specify the Rights of Parents Testimony PDF Judiciary
127 1st 1306 May 11, 2015 LD 1306 An Act to Affirm the Obligation to Support One’s Children Testimony PDF Judiciary
127 1st 1312 May 13, 2015 LD 1312 An Act to License Outpatient Surgical Abortion Facilities Testimony PDF Judiciary
128 1st 1314 April 21, 2017 LD 1314 Resolve, to Improve Access to Neurobehavioral Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1316 April 28, 2015 LD 1316 An Act regarding the Employment of Certified Nursing Assistants and Direct Care Workers Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1325 April 20, 2017 LD 1325 An Act regarding Opioids and Palliative Care Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1326 April 28, 2017 LD 1326 An Act to reduce Morbidity and Mortality related to Opioid Misuse Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1330 May 11, 2015 LD 1330 An Act to Enhance Efficiency in the Collection of Child Support Obligations Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1334 April 26, 2013 LD 1334 - An Act to Create Child Advocacy Centers in Maine Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1337 May 7, 2013 LD 1337 - An Act to Revise the Maine Wild Mushroom Harvesting Certification Program Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 1337 May 7, 2015 LD 1337 An Act to Fully Fund the Family Caregiver Respite Program Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 134 February 14, 2017 LD 134 An Act to Allow the Secretary of State to Issue Licenses Pending Receipt of Necessary Paperwork from the Driver Education and Evaluation Program Informational Letter PDF Transportation
126 1st 1343 May 3, 2013 LD 1343 - An Act to Improve Work Readiness for Families Facing Significant Barriers to Employment Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1348 May 7, 2015 LD 1348 An Act to Protect Older Adults from Financial Exploitation Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 135 March 2, 2017 LD 135 An Act to require the DHHS to Disclose Information to the Personal Representative of the Estate of an Incapacitate or Dependent Adult who Dies while under Public Guardianship or Public Conservatorship Testimony PDF Judiciary
127 1st 1350 May 6, 2015 LD 1350 Resolve, to Increase the Reimbursement Rate for Direct-care Workers Serving Adults with Long-term Care Needs Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1352 May 2, 2013 LD 1352 - An Act to Provide Integrated Community-based Employment and Customized Employment for Persons with Disabilities Testimony Word Labor, Comerce and Economic Develolpment
127 1st 1352 May 7, 2015 LD 1352 An Act to Facilitate the Delivery of Health Care Services through Telemedicine and Telehealth Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1354 May 4, 2015 LD 1354 An Act to Improve the Maine Administrative Procedure Act Testimony PDF State and Local Government
128 1st 1356 May 2, 2017 LD 1356 An Act to amend the Grandparents Visitation Act Testimony PDF Judiciary
127 1st 1356 May 7, 2015 LD 1356 Resolve, to Create a Working Group to Ensure a Stable Continuum of Care for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1363 April 20, 2017 LD 1363 Resolve, regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Ch. 11: PMP and Prescription of Opioid Medication Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1364 May 1, 2017 LD 1364 Resolve, regarding Legislative review of Portions of Ch. 101, Section 97 PNMI Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1365 May 6, 2015 LD 1365 An Act Regarding Licensed Children’s Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1367 May 1, 2013 LD 1367 - An Act to Require Health Insurance Carriers and the MaineCare Program to Cover the Cost of Transition Services to Bridge the Gap between High School and Independence Informational Letter PDF Insurance and Financial Services
128 1st 1367 May 5, 2017 LD 1367 Resolve, support Family-directed Housing Initiatives and Alternative Programming for Individuals with Disabilities in Underserved Areas Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1368 May 15, 2015 LD 1368 An Act to Require the Documentation of the Use of Seclusion and Restraint at Mental Institutions in the State Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1375 May 3, 2017 LD 1375 An Act to prevent Overdose Deaths and Infectious Diseases by establishing Safer Drug Use Facilities Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1380 May 20, 2015 LD 1380 An Act to Legalize, Tax and Regulate Marijuana Testimony PDF Criminal Justice and Public Safety
126 1st 1383 April 23, 2013 LD 1383 - An Act to Improve the Delivery of Early Child Care and Education Services Testimony Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 1385 May 15, 2015 LD 1385 An Act to Enable a Foster Child to remain in a Daycare Facility Selected by a Foster Parent Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1387 May 7, 2013 LD 1387 - An Act to Provide Clarity and Consistency in Routine Public Health Licensing Activities Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1388 May 7, 2013 LD 1388 - An Act to Clarify Civil Liability of Persons Making False Claims to the DHHS Testimony Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 1391 May 27, 2015 LD 1391 An Act regarding the Treatment of Forensic Patients Testimony PDF Judiciary
127 1st 1392 May 8, 2015 LD 1392 An Act to Amend the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1401 May 10, 2013 LD 1401 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Issuance of and Access to Birth Certificates and Certain Medical Information Informational Letter Word Judiciary
127 1st 1401 May 20, 2015 LD 1401 An Act to Allow for and Regulate the Adult use of Cannabis Testimony PDF Criminal Justice and Public Safety
126 1st 1404 May 14, 2013 LD 1404 - An Act to Ensure the Integrity of Maine’s Medical Marijuana Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1408 April 24, 2017 LD 1408 An Act to establish an Independent Citizens Oversight Committee on Maine’s Welfare Programs Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1411 May 3, 2013 LD 1411 - Resolve, to Require DHHS to Request a Waiver to Prohibit the Use of Food Supplement Benefits for the Purchase of Taxable Food Items Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1412 May 26, 2015 LD 1412 An Act to Fund a Training Partnership between Riverview Psychiatric Center and the University of Maine at Augusta Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1413 May 3, 2017 LD 1413 Resolve, regarding Sober Living Transitional Assistance Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1417 May 7, 2013 LD 1417 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Certain Human Services Licensing and Certification Requirements Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 1418 April 24, 2017 LD 1418 An Act to Ban the purchase of Retail Marijuana and Retail Marijuana Products with TANF Program Benefits Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1419 May 1, 2017 LD 1419 Resolve, regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Ch. 101: Ch. III, Sec 29 Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1423 May 14, 2013 LD 1423 - An Act to Amend the Medical Marijuana Law Regarding Excess Harvested Marijuana Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 1424 May 1, 2017 LD 1424 An Act to amend the Laws Governing MaineCare Eligibility Determination for Applicants to Nursing Homes Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1425 May 2, 2017 LD 1425 An Act to repeal the Laws Governing the Mental Health Homicide, Suicide and Aggravated Assault Review Board Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1426 May 26, 2015 LD 1426 An Act Regarding the Maine Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants and Direct Care Workers Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1428 May 26, 2015 LD 1428 An Act to Establish the Forensic Treatment Fund to Establish a Behavioral Assessment and Safety Evaluation Unit Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1430 April 28, 2017 LD 1430 An Act to develop a Statewide Resource and Referral Center and Develop Hub-and-Spoke Models to improve Access, Treatment and Recovery for those with Substance Use Disorder Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1432 May 28, 2015 LD 1432 An Act to Consolidate the Investigation of Out-of-home Abuse and Neglect Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1433 May 1, 2013 LD 1433 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Mental Responsibility for Criminal Conduct Testimony PDF Criminal Justice and Public Safety
128 1st 1433 May 9, 2017 LD 1433 An Act to protect Maine Children from Lung Cancer by requiring Radon Testing in Schools Improve Access to Preventive, Cost-saving Dental Services Informational Letter PDF Education and Cultural Affairs
128 1st 1435 May 8, 2017 LD 1435 An Act to ensure Transparency in the Distribution of Federal Block Grant Funds Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1436 May 1, 2017 LD 1436 Resolve, to reduce MaineCare spending through Targeted Nutrition Interventions Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 1439 June 2, 2015 LD 1439 An Act to Establish a Secure Internet-based Background Check Center for Providers of Long-term Care, Child Care and In-home and Community-based Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 144 April 11, 2017 LD 144 An Act to create a Pilot Project to reduce Substance Use Disorder among Youth in Piscataquis County to be used as a Model for All Maine Communities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1443 May 3, 2013 LD 1443 - An Act to Make Convicted Drug Felons Ineligible for TANF Assistance Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1449 May 7, 2013 LD 1449 - An Act to Amend the Composition and Duties of the Maine Children’s Growth Council Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 145 February 25, 2013 LD 145 - An Act to Ensure Adequate Child Protective Services throughout the State Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1462 May 14, 2013 LD 1462 - An Act to Clarify and Correct Provisions of the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 1475 May 8, 2017 LD 1475 An Act to reduce Child Poverty by leveraging Investments in Families Today Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1481 May 5, 2017 LD 1481 Resolve, to establish a Pilot Project to provide Travel Vouchers to Persons with Disabilities in Rural Communities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1485 May 9, 2017 LD 1485 An Act regarding MaineCare Coverage for Telehealth Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1486 May 13, 2013 LD 1486 - An Act to Reduce the Use of Hospital Emergency Departments for Preventable Oral Health Conditions Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 1487 May 13, 2013 LD 1487 - An Act to Implement Managed Care in the MaineCare Program Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 1494 May 9, 2017 LD 1494 An Act to increase the Availability of Foster Homes Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1496 May 9, 2017 LD 1496 An Act to clarify the Scope of the Maternal and Infant Death Review Panel Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 1515 May 13, 2013 LD 1515 - An Act to Increase the Availability of Mental Health Services Testimony Word Criminal Justice and Public Safety
128 1st 1538 May 8, 2017 LD 1538 An Act to provide Supplemental Nutrition Assistant to Veterans and Rental Assistance to Long-term Homeless Persons Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1554 May 3, 2017 LD 1554 Resolve, authorizing Claire Dean Perry and the Estate of William Dean to bring suit against the Surety obtained by the DHHS in its capacity as Public Conservator Informational Letter PDF Veterans and Legal Affairs
126 2nd 1578 January 15, 2014 LD 1578 An Act to Increase Health Security by Expanding Federally Funded Health Care for Maine People – Testimony - Health and Human Services Committee Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1582 January 15, 2014 LD 1582 – Resolve Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101, Ch. III, Section 32: Allowances for Waiver Services for Children with Intellectual Disabilities or Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Substantive Rule Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1583 January 15, 2014 LD 1583 – Resolve Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101, Ch. III, Section 32: Allowances for Waiver Services for Children with Intellectual Disabilities or Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Substantive Rule Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1584 January 15, 2014 LD 1584 – Resolve Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101, Ch. III, Section 32: Allowances for Waiver Services for Children with Intellectual Disabilities or Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Substantive Rule Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1592 January 28, 2014 LD 1592 An Act to Improve and Modernize the Authority of Local Health Inspectors Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1594 January 23, 2014 LD 1594 Resolve, to Improve Access to Emergency Behavioral Health Services and Increase Public Safety Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1598 February 12, 2014 LD 1598 An Act to Improve Hospital-based Behavioral Health Treatment for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 1615 May 19, 2017 LD 1615 An Act to facilitate Substance Abuse Treatment for certain Applicants for the Recipients of TANF Benefits Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1623 January 14, 2014 LD 1623 An Act to Further Protect Patient Access to Safe Medical Marijuana by Allowing Dispensaries to Purchase Excess Marijuana from Other Dispensaries Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1636 January 9, 2014 LD 1636 An Act To Provide a More Efficient and Reliable System of Nonemergency Transportation for MaineCare Members Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 166 April 10, 2017 LD 166 An Act to increase Reimbursement for Child Care Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1663 January 9, 2014 LD 1663 An Act To Provide a More Efficient and Reliable System of Nonemergency Transportation for MaineCare Members Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1683 February 12, 2014 LD 1683 An Act to Improve Degree and Career Attainment for Former Foster Children Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1685 January 29, 2014 LD 1685 An Act to Ensure that all Maine Children are Protected from Abuse and Neglect Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1686 February 12, 2014 LD 1686 An Act to Address Preventable Deaths from Drug Overdose Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 170 April 4, 2017 LD 170 An Act to Allow and Recognize a Legal Name Change upon Marriage Informational Letter PDF Judiciary
126 2nd 1704 February 12, 2014 LD 1704 An Act to Increase the Use of Dental Services by MaineCare-eligible Children Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1717 January 27, 2014 LD 1717 An Act to Support Homeless Shelters Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1719 February 11, 2014 LD 1719 An Act to Improve Education about and Awareness of Maine’s Health Laws and Resources Testimony Word Appropriations and Financial Affairs
126 2nd 1738 February 18, 2014 LD 1738 An Act to Improve Maine’s Involuntary Commitment Processes Testimony Word Judiciary
126 2nd 1739 February 11, 2014 LD 1739 An Act to Amend the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1740 February 20, 2014 LD 1740 An Act to Amend Laws Related to Health Care Data Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1748 February 19, 2014 LD 1748 Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 97, Private Non-Medical Institution Services, a Major Substantive Rule of the DHHS Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1749 February 18, 2014 LD 1749 An Act to Create Greater Cost Efficiency and Improve Health Outcomes by Incorporating Increased Access to Dental Services for Adults through MaineCare’s Care Management and Coordination Initiatives Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1755 February 20, 2014 LD 1755 An Act to Amend the Mandatory Shoreland Zoning Laws to Exclude Subsurface Waste Water Disposal Systems from the Definition of “Structure” Testimony Word Natural Resources
126 2nd 1776 March 5, 2014 LD 1776 An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Commission to Study Long-term Care Facilities Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1779 March 5, 2014 LD 1779 An Act Relating to Nursing Facility and Inpatient Hospice Patients and Medical Marijuana Use Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 180 February 25, 2013 LD 180 - An Act Concerning the Use of Tobacco Settlement Funds for Children’s Health Care Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 181 February 25, 2013 LD 181 - Resolve, to Require Hospitals to Provide Information regarding Testing for Krabbe Disease for Parents of Infants Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1815 March 25, 2014 LD 1815 An Act to Require a Work Search for Job-ready Applicants for Benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1820 March 25, 2014 LD 1820 An Act to Reduce Abuse of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program through Restriction of Electronic Benefit Transfers Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1822 March 25, 2014 LD 1822 An Act to Increase Integrity in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program through Restriction of Expenditures Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 183 February 14, 2017 LD 183 An Act requiring the Use of the Electronic Death Registration System Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 184 April 20, 2017 LD 184 An Act to Allow Hospitals to more Efficiently monitor the Prescribing of Controlled Substances by Amending the Laws Governing Access to Prescription Monitoring Information Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 2nd 1842 March 25, 2014 LD 1842 An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 185 March 30, 2017 LD 185 An Act to Establish a Pilot Project for Medicaid Reimbursement for Acupuncture Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 20 February 7, 2013 LD 20 - An Act to Fully Fund the Homemaker Services Program Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 20 February 7, 2017 LD 20 An Act to Reimburse Nursing Homes for the Loss of Coinsurance and Deductibles for Skilled Nursing Beds under Rules adopted by the DHHS Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 213 February 19, 2015 LD 213 An Act to Ensure the Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Educational and Behavioral Assessment of Children Entering State Custody Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 219 April 10, 2017 LD 219 An Act to Prioritize Use of Available Resources in General Assistance Programs Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 220 April 10, 2017 LD 220 An Act to Align Time Limits in the Municipal General Assistance Program and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 221 April 10, 2017 LD 221 An Act to Amend the Laws regarding the Municipality of responsibility for General Assistance Applicants release from a State Correctional Facility or County Jail Facility Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 23 April 27, 2015 LD 23 An Act to Remove from the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act the Requirement that a Patient’s Medical Condition be Debilitating Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 230 February 25, 2013 LD 230 - An Act to Establish the Commission on Health Care Cost and Quality Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 230 March 22, 2017 LD 230 An Act to Increase Access to Head Start Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 232 April 20, 2017 LD 232 An Act to Establish an Exemption to the 30-day Supply Limitation on Certain Pain Medication Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 236 February 12, 2015 LD 236 An Act to Adjust Appropriations and Allocations from the General Fund and Other Funds for the Expenditures of DHHS and to Change Certain Provisions of Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government State Fiscal Year 2015 Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 250 January 29, 2013 LD 250 (LR 1045) – DHHS Supplemental 13 Budget Commissioner Mayhew's Testimony in Support of LR 1045, An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and to Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013. Testimony PDF Appropriations and Financial Affairs
126 1st 250 January 17, 2013 LD 250 (LR 1045) – DHHS Supplemental 13 Budget Commissioner Mayhew's Testimony in Support of LR 1045, An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and to Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013. Testimony PDF Appropriations and Financial Affairs
126 1st 250 January 28, 2013 LD 250 (LR 1045) – DHHS Supplemental 13 Budget Commissioner Mayhew's Testimony in Support of LR 1045, An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and to Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013. Testimony PDF Appropriations and Financial Affairs
126 1st 252 February 25, 2013 LD 252 - An Act Regarding Registration and Correction of Death Information on Death Certifications Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 253 February 25, 2013 LD 253 - An Act Regarding Registration of Fetal Deaths Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 256 March 7, 2013 LD 256 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Recipients for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 261 March 20, 2017 LD 261 Resolve, directing the DHHS to prepare for Implementation of the Federal Family First Prevention Services Act Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 262 March 20, 2017 LD 262 An Act to Strengthen Kinship Care Opportunities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 263 April 27, 2017 LD 263 An Act to provide Additional Assistance for Elderly and Persons with Disability receiving Food Supplement Program Benefits Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 264 April 27, 2017 LD 264 An Act to provide to Certain Benefit Recipients Information regarding Personal Finance Planning and to Distribute Benefits more Frequently Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 265 March 22, 2017 LD 265 An Act concerning Screening of Newborns for Lysosomal Storage Disorders Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 266 April 27, 2015 LD 266 An Act to Allow Access for Law Enforcement Officers to the List of Registered Primary Caregivers for Medical Marijuana Patients Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 266 April 7, 2017 LD 266 An Act regarding Funding for Children’s Behavioral Health Day Treatment Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 267 February 14, 2017 LD 267 Resolve to increase Certain Chiropractic Reimbursement Rates under the MaineCare Program Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 268 April 27, 2017 LD 268 An Act to Restrict Case Access for EBT Cards Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 269 April 3, 2017 LD 269 An Act to Provide Training for Caregiver of Children with Autism and Related Disorders Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 270 March 20, 2017 LD 270 An Act to Consolidate Administration of Kinship Care and Relative Placement Issues within the DHHS Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 271 March 22, 2017 LD 271 An Act for Providers across Multiple Sectors to Inquire of Clients and Customers about Former Military Services Informational Letter PDF Veterans and Legal Affairs
128 1st 273 April 20, 2017 LD 273 An Act to add an Exception to Prescription Monitoring Program Requirements Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 274 April 10, 2017 LD 274 An Act to implement the Recommendations of the Working Group to Study Background Checks for Child Care Facilities and Providers Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 276 February 27, 2013 LD 276 Resolve to Improve Access to Oral Health Care for MaineCare Recipients Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 282 March 23, 2017 LD 282 An Act to support Caregivers when Children have been abandoned by their Parents Informational Letter PDF Judiciary
126 1st 29 February 5, 2013 LD 29 - An Act to Provide Support Services to Adults with intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 292 March 30, 2015 LD 292 An Act to Require Hospitals to Allow Patients to Provide their Own Medications Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 3 January 8, 2013 LD 3 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of the MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 21: Home and Community Benefits for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder, a Major Substantive Rule of the DHHS Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 30 February 5, 2013 LD 30 - An Act to Provide Home and Community Services for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 302 January 18, 2017 LD 302 Supplemental Allocation from the Highway Fund and Other Funds for Expenditures Testimony Word Appropriations and Financial Affairs
128 1st 307 April 11, 2017 LD 307 An Act to Facilitate the Implementation of Mobile Narcotic Treatment Programs in Rural Counties in the State Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 319 March 26, 2015 LD 319 An Act to Strengthen the Economic Stability of Qualified Maine Citizens by Expanding Coverage of Reproductive Health Care and Family Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 320 February 14, 2017 LD 320 An Act to Provide MaineCare Coverage for Chiropractic Treatment Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 323 April 3, 2017 LD 323 An Act to Fully Fund the Waiting List for the Home and Community Benefits for Members with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder Waiver Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 325 March 7, 2013 LD 325 - An Act to Repeal Provisions of the Law that Apply or Refer to State Facilities for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 326 March 22, 2017 LD 326 An Act regarding the Licensing of Family Foster Homes Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 327 April 1, 2015 LD 327 An Act to Require Prescribers of Controlled Substances to Use the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program Software Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 328 March 31, 2015 LD 328 An Act to Allow Personal Representative of Children Access to Certain Documents of the DHHS regarding Child Protective Activities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 33 April 24, 2017 LD 33 An Act to Adjust the Lifetime Limit for the Receipt of TANF Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 335 March 20, 2017 LD 335 An Act to expand Child Care Options for Children Placed with Older Kinship Guardians Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 336 April 24, 2017 LD 336 An Act to Amend the Requirements of the TANF Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 338 March 7, 2013 LD 338 - Resolve, Directing DHHS to Amend its Rules Governing the Use of Certain Antipsychotic Drugs by Children Enrolled in MaineCare Testimony Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 343 April 21, 2015 LD 343 An Act to Align the Federal Affordable Care Act’s Health Care Coverage Opportunities and Hospital Charity Care Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 350 March 2, 2015 LD 350 An Act to Expedite MaineCare Payments for School Administrative Units Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 358 May 5, 2017 LD 358 An Act to Close the Gap in Children’s Health Care Coverage in Maine Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 36 April 10, 2017 LD 36 An Act to Create a 9-month Time Limit on General Assistance Benefits for Certain Persons Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 363 March 23, 2017 LD 363 An Act to make a Child Living with a Custodial Relative Caregiver Eligible for State-paid Legal Services Informational Letter PDF Judiciary
128 1st 364 February 3, 2017 LD 364 An Act to make Technical Changes to the Laws Governing Child Support Informational Letter PDF Judiciary
127 1st 368 April 15, 2015 LD 368 An Act to Integrate the State’s General Assistance and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Programs Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 369 April 15, 2015 LD 369 An Act to Align Municipal General Assistance Programs with the Immigration Status Policies of DHHS Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 374 March 5, 2013 LD 374 - An Act to Eliminate the Child Support Collecting Fee Charged to a Person who has never Received Assistance under a State Program – Testimony – Health and Human Services Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 38 February 14, 2017 LD 38 An Act to Strengthen the Maine Children’s Growth Council Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 386 February 27, 2013 LD 386 An Act to Reduce Tobacco-related Illness and Lower Health Care Costs in MaineCare Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 40 February 15, 2017 LD 40 An Act to Strengthen Requirements for Water Testing for Schools Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 401 March 29, 2017 LD 401 An Act to require Reimbursement to Hospitals for Patients awaiting Placement in Nursing Facilities Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 421 April 10, 2015 LD 421 An Act to Improve Program Integrity Activities within the DHHS Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 441 April 3, 2013 LD 441 - Resolve, Directing the Public Utilities Commission to Develop a Plan to Reform Water Regulation Testimony Word Energy, Utilities and Technology
128 1st 447 April 28, 2017 LD 447 An Act to coordinate Services and Support Workforce Development for Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Peer Recovery Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 449 March 18, 2013 LD 449 - An Act to Ensure Consumer Choice in the Purchase of Prescription Drugs Informational Letter PDF Labor, Comerce and Economic Develolpment
128 1st 451 March 20, 2017 LD 451 An Act to continue MaineCare Coverage for Parents during the Rehabilitation and Reunification Process L Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 454 April 7, 2017 LD 454 An Act to ensure Safe Drinking Water for Families in Maine Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 455 March 31, 2017 LD 455 An Act relating to the Provision of Tobacco Cessation Services by Pharmacists Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 458 March 24, 2017 LD 458 Resolve regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Ch. 101: MaineCare Ch. III, Sec 97, PNMI Services Rule of DHHS Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 464 May 5, 2017 LD 464 Resolve, directing DHHS to facilitate the scheduling of Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 472 March 26, 2015 LD 472 An Act to Establish Meals on Wheels as a Service Covered under the MaineCare Program Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 474 April 7, 2015 LD 474 Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 475 March 26, 2015 LD 475 Resolve, to Increase MaineCare Services for Certain Recipients to Allow them to Remain at Home Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 477 April 24, 2015 LD 477 Resolve, to Increase Funding to Support Peer Centers Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 479 April 1, 2017 LD 479 An Act to inform Patients of the Danger of Addicting Opioids Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 480 May 14, 2013 LD 480 - An Act to Establish Fees under the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 480 April 27, 2017 LD 480 An Act to prioritize Access by Maine’s most Vulnerable Citizens to Welfare Resources Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 481 April 24, 2017 LD 481 An Act to promote Workforce Participation Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 488 March 7, 2013 LD 488 - An Act to Improve Access to Home-based and Community-based Care in the MaineCare Program Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 496 March 7, 2013 LD 496 - Resolve, to Ensure that Standards for Performance-based Contracts for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Include All Employment Options Testimony Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 5 April 27, 2015 LD 5 An Act to Remove the Limit on the Number of Patients a Primary Caregiver May Provide for under the Medical Marijuana Laws Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 515 March 25, 2013 LD 515 – LD 515 An Act Regarding the Annual Service Fee for Child Support Services Provided by DHHS Testimony Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 517 April 9, 2015 LD 517 Resolve, to Reconcile Conflicts between the Home and Community-based Waiver Program for the Elderly and Adults with Disabilities and the Requirements DHHS and DPS Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 517 March 29, 2017 LD 517 An Act to amend Principles of Reimbursement for Nursing Facilities and for Residential Care Facilities Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 524 April 24, 2015 LD 524 An Act to Start a Pilot Program for Medical Substitution Treatment in a Local Community Setting Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 525 April 9, 2015 LD 525 Resolve, to Direct the DHHS to Report on Efforts to Reach in Rural Areas Persons who are Elderly, Disabled or Mentally Ill Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 525 March 31, 2017 LD 525 An Act to Enhance Maine’s response to Domestic Violence Informational Letter PDF Criminal Justice and Public Safety
127 1st 526 April 23, 2015 LD 526 Resolve, to Require DHHS to Request a Waiver to Prohibit the use of Food Supplement Benefits for the Purchase of Taxable Food Items Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 530 March 22, 2017 LD 530 An Act to ensure Medical Assessments for Youth in Foster Care Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 534 May 7, 2013 LD 534 - An Act to Improve Care Coordination for Persons with Mental Illness Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 535 May 3, 2013 LD 535 - An Act to Promote Greater Flexibility in the Provision of Long-term Care Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 537 April 24, 2013 LD 537 - An Act to Help Maine Residents Receive Private Health Care Insurance Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 539 April 13, 2015 LD 539 An Act to Increase Utilization of the Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 552 May 7, 2015 LD 552 An Act to Provide Funding for Home Visiting Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 559 April 6, 2015 LD 559 An Act to Notify Parents of a Complaint against a Child Care Provider Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 560 April 27, 2015 LD 560 An Act Regarding Patient Information Under the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 561 April 10, 2017 LD 561 An Act to remove the Requirement that Child Care Facility Workers and Family Child Care Providers submit to Criminal Background Checks Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 566 April 10, 2017 LD 566 An Act to improve Access to High-quality Child Care by increasing Child Care Rules Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 567 March 20, 2017 LD 567 An Act to ensure timely Expenditure of Federal Funds in the DHHS Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 579 May 9, 2013 LD 579 - Resolve, to Clarify and Improve the Eligibility Process for Services for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 582 March 26, 2015 LD 582 An Act to Establish a State Educational Medicaid Officer Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 582 March 22, 2017 LD 582 An Act to provide for the Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Educational and Behavioral Assessment of Children entering State Custody Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 59 April 7, 2017 LD 59 An Act to Provide Funding for a Therapeutic Adult Day Service Center Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 597 March 13, 2013 LD 597 - An Act to Inform Persons of the Options for the Treatment of Lyme Disease Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 597 March 26, 2015 LD 597 Resolve regarding Chapter 101: Chapter III, Section 29, Support Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 605 April 7, 2015 LD 605 Resolve, to Provide Certain Dental Services to Pregnant Women Enrolled in the MaineCare Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 605 April 28, 2017 LD 605 An Act to support Evidence-based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 607 April 23, 2015 LD 607 An Act to Stop the Abuse of Electronic Benefits Transfer Cards Testimony No testimony available Health and Human Services
128 1st 607 May 2, 2017 LD 607 An Act to enhance Maine’s coordinated response to Mental Health Crises Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 609 March 11, 2013 LD 609 - An Act to Increase Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Maine Public Schools Informational Letter PDF Education and Cultural Affairs
126 1st 62 February 13, 2013 LD 62 An Act to Increase Gaming Opportunities for Charitable Fraternal and Veterans’ Organizations Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 622 April 22, 2015 LD 622 An Act to Require Training of Mandated Reporters under the Child Abuse Laws Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 625 March 25, 2013 LD 625 - An Act to Exempt Certain Businesses from Being Considered Campgrounds Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 629 May 2, 2017 LD 629 An Act to improve Rehabilitation Services for Persons with Mental Illness in Maine Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 63 February 12, 2015 LD 63 Resolve, to Require the DHHS to Provide Supplemental Reimbursement to Adult Family Care Homes and Residential Care Facilities in Remote Island Locations Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 632 April 15, 2015 LD 632 An Act to Require the State to Administer and Fund the General Assistance Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 634 March 13, 2013 LD 634 - An Act Regarding Permits for Final Disposition of Dead Human Bodies Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 643 March 27, 2017 LD 643 Resolve, directing the DHHS to increase Reimbursement Rates for Home-based and Community-based Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 645 April 4, 2017 LD 645 An Act to amend the Penalties for Failure to Pay Child Support Testimony PDF Judiciary
127 1st 647 April 15, 2015 LD 647 An Act to require the DHHS to Annually Update its Rules Governing Services for Children with Cognitive Impairments and Functional Limitations Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 649 April 7, 2015 LD 649 Resolve, directing DHHS to modify Coverage for Eyeglasses for Children under the Provisions of the MaineCare Program and review certain Reimbursement Rates Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 650 March 13, 2013 LD 650 - Resolve, to Require DHHS to Seek a Federal Waiver of Certain Requirements Regarding Contracting for Transportation Services under MaineCare Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 652 April 24, 2017 LD 652 An Act to provide Drug Price Relief Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 655 April 24, 2017 LD 655 An Act to lower the Price MaineCare pays for Prescription Drugs Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 665 April 7, 2015 LD 665 An Act to Establish a Block Grant Program for Homemaker Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 667 March 17, 2015 LD 667 Resolve, DHHS to Educate the Public and Department Clients about How to Protect One’s Family from Bisphenol A Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 676 May 5, 2017 LD 676 Resolve, to Study the Development of a Behavioral Health Unit at the Cumberland County Jail Informational Letter PDF Criminal Justice and Public Safety
126 1st 678 May 3, 2013 LD 678 - An Act to Allow Random Drug Testing for Recipients of Certain Public Benefits Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 687 March 20, 2017 LD 687 An Act regarding Reimbursement for Speech and Language Pathology Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 688 March 20, 2017 LD 688 An Act to provide MaineCare Coverage for Music Therapy Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 689 April 27, 2017 LD 689 An Act to confer Categorical Eligibility for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefit Applications Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 691 April 7, 2017 LD 691 An Act to prevent Lead Poisoning in Children Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 7 February 12, 2015 7 Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 21: Allowances for Home and Community Benefits for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder, a Major Substantive Rule of D Testimony Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 703 March 12, 2015 LD 703 Resolution, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Protect the People’s right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 710 March 13, 2013 LD 710 - Resolve, Requiring the DHHS to Adopt an Alternative MaineCare Nonemergency Transportation System to the Current Risk-based Prepaid Ambulatory Health Plan Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 711 April 29, 2013 LD 711 - An Act to Facilitate Patient Education Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 714 April 1, 2015 LD 714 Resolve, directing DHHS to Study Providing Medical Assistance to Maine’s Inhabited Islands Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 715 April 15, 2015 LD 715 Resolve, directing DHHS to Hire Health Inspectors Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 716 April 24, 2013 LD 716 - An Act Regarding Prescription Medication for Children under the MaineCare Program Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 717 April 7, 2017 LD 717 An Act to Protect Maine School Children from Lead and Arsenic Exposure Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 720 March 24, 2017 LD 720 An Act to provide Lung Cancer Screening for MaineCare Recipients Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 722 April 15, 2015 LD 722 An Act to Strengthen Penalties for Abuse of General Assistance Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 726 April 27, 2015 LD 726 An Act to Increase Patient Safety in Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 733 March 27, 2013 LD 733 - An Act to Improve the Child Support Collection Process Testimony Word Judiciary
127 1st 736 April 10, 2015 LD 736 An Act to Require Destruction of Certain Medical Records and Allow Access to Certain Death Records Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 746 May 8, 2013 LD 746 - Resolve, Directing DHHS to Provide an Exception to the 60-day Limit on Out-of-state Services under the MaineCare Section 21 Waiver Program Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 75 February 12, 2015 LD 75 Resolve, to Strengthen Health Care Services for Maine Residents Affected by Neurodegenerative Diseases Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 752 April 26, 2013 LD 752 - An Act to Restore the Resource Development Centers to Full Operation Testimony Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 752 April 27, 2015 LD 752 An Act to Permit Medical Marijuana Cultivation by Incapacitated Adults Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 753 April 29, 2013 LD 753 - An Act to Prohibit the Sale of High-caffeine Energy Drinks to Persons under 18 Years of Age Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 754 April 29, 2013 LD 754 - An Act to Encourage Transparency in the Disclosing of the Ingredients in Vaccinations for Children Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 761 March 29, 2017 LD 761 An Act to increase access to Hearing Aids Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 762 March 13, 2015 LD 762 An Act to Permit the Penobscot National to Operate Electronic High-stakes Bingo Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 763 April 3, 2017 LD 763 An Act to support Individuals with Disabilities by exempting certain Wages from Consideration for MaineCare Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 771 April 7, 2015 LD 771 An Act to Promote Dental Services for Prenatal and Postpartum Women Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 801 May 8, 2013 LD 801 - Resolve to Extend the Deadline for the DHHS to Submit a Report on Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 803 April 26, 2013 LD 803 - An Act Regarding Certain Aspects of Infant Care in Child Care Facilities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 804 March 29, 2017 LD 804 An Act to establish Long-term Memory Care Facilities and to provide Adequate Staffing and Reimbursement Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 805 April 1, 2013 LD 805 - An Act to Require Notice to and Input from Municipalities in which Certain Group Homes are Located Testimony Word State and Local Government
128 1st 808 May 2, 2017 LD 808 An Act to restore Community Support Services for Adults with Mental Illness Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 81 April 4, 2017 LD 81 An Act regarding the Payment of Back Child Support Testimony PDF Judiciary
128 1st 812 April 11, 2017 LD 812 Resolve, to establish a Pilot Project to save Lies and support People with Substance Use Disorder in Washington County Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 816 May 6, 2013 LD 816 An Act to Reduce the Property Tax Burden and Improve the Circuitbreaker Program Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 828 April 26, 2013 LD 828 - An Act to Improve the Administration of the Child Care Subsidy Program and to Prevent Erroneous Termination of Child Care Services Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 829 May 8, 2013 LD 829 - Resolve, to Complete the Timely and Appropriate Redesign of Shared Living Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 831 March 26, 2015 LD 831 Resolve, to Reduce MaineCare Spending through Targeted Prevention Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 84 April 6, 2015 LD 84 An Act Concerning Screening of Newborns for Lysosomal Storage Disorders Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 841 April 9, 2015 LD 841 Resolve, directing DHHS to develop a Bus Pass Program Testimony PDF Appropriations and Financial Affairs
128 1st 842 January 9, 2017 LD 842 Resolve, to Support Home Health Services Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 847 May 3, 2013 LD 847 - Resolve to Address Changes Needed for Providers of Private Nonmedical Institution Services Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
127 1st 87 February 12, 2012 LD 87 Resolve, to Implement the Recommendations of the Commission to Continue the Study of Long-term Care Facilities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 87 February 7, 2017 LD 87 An Act to require Screening for Cytomegalovirus in Newborn Infants Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 882 April 29, 2013 LD 882 - An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Confidentiality of Health Care Information to Enhance Public Safety Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 886 April 17, 2017 LD 886 An Act to require that Maine Welfare Benefits be used in Maine Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 886 April 9, 2015 LD 886 Resolve, directing DHHS to increase Reimbursement Rates for Home-based and Community-based Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 892 May 3, 2013 LD 892 - An Act Regarding Municipal General Assistance Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 897 May 8, 2013 LD 897 - An Act to Establish the Volunteer Advocate Program Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 90 February 12, 2015 LD 90 Resolve, to Ensure Appropriate Personal Needs Allowances for Persons Residing in Long-term Care Facilities Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 902 March 29, 2017 LD 902 Resolve, to increase Access to Evidence-based Psychosocial Treatment for Children in the MaineCare Program Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 905 April 21, 2015 LD 905 An Act to Study Allocations of the Fund for a Healthy Maine Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 910 March 27, 2017 LD 910 An Act to encourage Living Kidney Donation in Maine Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
127 1st 917 April 7, 2015 LD 917 Resolve, to Improve Access to Dental Care through a Pediatric Medical Benefit Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 929 May 7, 2013 LD 929 - An Act to Amend the Requirements for the Reporting of New Hires Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 932 April 11, 2017 LD 932 Resolve to establish the Commission to study the Siting and Building of a Drug Treatment Facility in Northern Maine Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 934 April 11, 2017 LD 934 An Act to establish an expedited Temporary Guardianship Process Informational Letter PDF Judiciary
126 1st 951 May 13, 2013 LD 951 - An Act to Repeal the 2-year Limit on Methadone and Suboxone Treatments under MaineCare Testimony Word Health and Human Services
128 1st 952 April 28, 2017 LD 952 An Act to ensure Access to Opiate Addiction Treatment in Maine Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 966 March 31, 2017 LD 966 An Act to create Mental Health Liaison Positions in each County Jail Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 967 April 3, 2017 LD 967 An Act to ensure Access to Community Services for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 968 May 7, 2013 LD 968 - An Act to Provide Needed Psychiatric Hospitalization for Persons with Mental Illness Testimony Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 969 May 8, 2013 LD 969 - Resolve, Directing DHHS to Reduce and Limit the Adult Developmental Services Waiting Lists by Implementing a More Efficient, Responsive and Individualized Model of Service Delivery Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 969 April 11, 2017 LD 969 An Act regarding Non-probate Transfers on Death Informational Letter PDF Judiciary
127 1st 977 May 7, 2015 LD 977 An Act to Improve Child Care in the State Informational Letter PDF Health and Human Services
126 1st 982 April 24, 2013 LD 982 - An Act to Create a Gambling Offset to Enhance the Collection of Child Support Testimony Word Veterans and Legal Affairs
126 1st 986 May 3, 2013 LD 986 - Resolve, to Establish the Commission to Study Long-term Care Facilities Informational Letter Word Health and Human Services
126 1st 988 April 30, 2013 LD 988 - Reform Maine Tax Law Testimony Word Taxation
128 1st 998 April 21, 2017 LD 998 An Act to provide adequate Pay for Emergency Medical Services Testimony PDF Health and Human Services
128 1st 999 April 14, 2017 LD 999 An Act to provide a Healthy Learning Environment in Early Care Settings by requiring Rules concerning Nutrition and Physical Activity Testimony PDF Health and Human Services