Legislative History Collections


Legislative histories provide documentation and background on a particular piece of legislation. The Legislative History Collection provides ready access to these documents within the Law and Legislative Reference Library’s digital archive. Please look for additional sessions to be added in the future.





INDIVIDUAL Legislative Histories
Compiled legislative histories for every Public Law, Private and Special Law, Resolve, Constitutional Resolution, Initiated Bill, Legislative Document, and House or Senate Paper since 1983. Includes links to full-text documents.

Please choose a session by number or year :



TOPICAL Legislative Histories

Subject-themed legislative histories on popular topics such as amendments to the Maine Constitution, abortion, and term limits. Includes links to full text documents.

As topical compiled legislative histories are digitized they will be added to the list menu above.




This resource is provided by the Maine State Legislature 8/4/2023