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Smoking and Cigarette Legislation in Maine  
Last updated: October 2019

Introduction

This legislative history includes proposed and enacted legislation related to the regulation of smoking and the retail sale of cigarettes from 1820 to present. It does not include legislation related to vaping, the cigarette tax, public health initiatives, advertising, retail licensing, or management of Maine's tobacco settlement funds. Please contact a Law Librarian if you need help researching other topics.



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Year LD Amendments Final
Disposition
Sections
Affected
Legislative Record
Debate & Remarks
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History
1848 N/A

An act to protect certain buildings against fire
N/A PL 1848, c. 39 Enacted:
RS 1857, c. 26, 13
N/A N/A N/A
1887 House bill

An Act prohibiting the sale or gift of tobacco, snuff and cigarettes to minors under the age of 18 years

OTP-ND:
HD 152
N/A Died in nonconcurrence N/A N/A N/A N/A
1887 Senate bill

An Act to prohibit the sale or gift of tobacco to persons under sixteen years of age

OTP-ND:

An Act to prohibit the sale or gift of cigarettes or cigars to minors under fifteen  years of age
N/A Died in nonconcurrence N/A N/A N/A N/A
1889 SD 50 / HD 199

An Act restraining the sale of tobacco and use of same by minors under sixteen years of age
Enacted with amendments:
Senate "A" to SD 50
Senate "A" to HD 199
PL 1889, c. 235 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1897 HD 171

AN ACT to Prohibit the Manufacture and Sale of Cigarettes

OTP-ND:

An act to prohibit the manufacture of cigarettes and the sale thereof to minors
N/A PL 1897, c. 333 Enacted:
RS 1903, c. 129, §25
House, March 4, 1897
p. 240-243

Senate, March 26, 1897
p. 432

N/A N/A
1909 SD 306

AN ACT authorizing towns to prohibit the sale of cigarettes
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1909 SD 307

AN ACT to amend Section 25 of Chapter 129 of the Revised Statutes relating to the sale of cigarettes
N/A PL 1909, c. 123 Amended:
RS 1903, c. 129, §25
No debate. N/A N/A
1909 HD 119

AN ACT concerning the Protection of Children, and Defining Certain Acts Which shall be Considered as Causing, Encouraging or contributing to the Delinquency of Children

OTP-ND:
HD 734
N/A PL 1909, c. 166 Enacted:
RS 1916, c. 120, 33-37
No debate. N/A N/A
1915 SD 116

AN ACT to amend Section 25 of Chapter 129 of the Revised Statutes relating to the sale of Cigarettes
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1917 No bill number

An Act to amend Section 23 of Chapter 103 of the Revised Statutes of Maine, relating to cigarettes and tobacco
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1919 HD 78

AN ACT to Prohibit Manufacture, Sale or Smoking of Cigarettes Within the State of Maine
N/A ONTP N/A House, January 31, 1919
p. 134-135

Senate, February 4, 1919
p. 140
N/A N/A
1919 HD 439

AN ACT Amendatory and Additional to Section Twenty-three of Chapter One Hundred Thirty of the Revised Statutes, Relating to Offences Against the Public Health, Safety and Policy and Requiring Dealers in Cigarettes to Post in Their Stores, Shops or Places of Business a Placard upon Which Shall Be Printed a Copy of Section Twenty-three of Chapter One Hundred Thirty of the Revised Statutes Prohibiting the Sale of Cigarettes to Minors
Proposed amendment:

House Amendment "A"
Indefinitely postponed N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1919 SD 46

AN ACT to Prohibit the Manufacture and Sale of Cigarettes
N/A ONTP N/A Senate, February 4, 1919
p. 140
N/A N/A
1923 SD 197

AN ACT to Prevent Smoking in Street Railroad Cars
N/A Indefinitely postponed N/A Senate, March 7, 1923
p. 346-347
N/A N/A
1939 LD 613

AN ACT Amending the Acts Relating to the Prevention of Fires

OTP-ND:
LD 1052
N/A PL 1939, c. 192 Amended:
RS 1930, c. 35, 14
No debate. N/A N/A
1939 LD 870

AN ACT Relating to the Sale of Cigarettes
N/A PL 1939, c. 208 Amended:
RS 1930, c. 129, 38
No debate. N/A N/A
1947 LD 955

AN ACT to Enforce Unfair Sales Practices in Cigarettes
Enacted with amendment:

House Amendment "A"
PL 1947, c. 134 Enacted:
RS 1944, c. 170, 5-A
No debate. N/A N/A
1951 LD 1114

AN ACT Relating to Smoking in Buses
Enacted with amendment:

House Amendment "A" (#260)
PL 1951, c. 276 Amended:
RS 1944, c. 85, 34
House, April 24, 1951
p. 1489
N/A N/A
1953 LD 1146

AN ACT Relating to Sale of Cigarettes and Tobacco Products in Taverns
N/A PL 1953, c. 194 Amended:
RS 1944, c. 57, 1
No debate. N/A N/A
1963 LD 731

AN ACT Prohibiting Cigarette Vending Machines
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1973 LD 306

AN ACT Prohibiting Smoking on Public Conveyances
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1973 LD 989

AN ACT to Provide a Portion of all Public Places and Transportation Vehicles to be Set Aside for Nonsmokers
Proposed amendments:

S-108
S-162
Indefinitely postponed N/A House, May 18, 1973
p. 2997-3003

Senate, May 21, 1973
p. 3080-3083

Senate, May 22, 1973
p. 3161-3162

Senate, May 23, 1973
p. 3238

Senate, May 24, 1973
p. 3319-3320
N/A N/A
1973 LD 1424

AN ACT to Prohibit Smoking in Public Places
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1973 LD 1549

AN ACT Providing for Nonsmoking Areas in State Buildings
N/A ONTP N/A House, March 27, 1973
p. 1139
N/A N/A
1974 LD 2301

AN ACT to Exempt Cigarettes under the Unfair Sales Act
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1975 LD 19

AN ACT to Prohibit Smoking in Certain Areas of Public Buildings
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. News Clips:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1975 LD 112

AN ACT Prohibiting Smoking in Reference Rooms of Registries of Deeds
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1975 LD 314

AN ACT Creating the Maine Criminal Code
Enacted with amendments:

H-688
S-264
S-265

Proposed amendments:

H-669     H-696
H-689     H-697
H-692
H-693
H-695
PL 1975, c. 499 Enacted:
17-A MRS 554

Repealed:
17 MRS 855
Senate, April 25, 1975
p. B705-B706

Senate, June 5, 1975
p. B1656

House, June 9, 1975
p. B1722-B1727

House, June 10, 1975
p. B1786-B1791

House, June 16, 1975
p. B1983-B1987
Preamble:  Maine Criminal Law Revision Commission: Introduction, Participants, Authorization, Table of Contents to Accompany Proposed Maine Criminal Code (Jan. 1975)

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N/A
1975 LD 682

AN ACT to Prohibit Smoking in All State Offices
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. News Clips:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1975 LD 1540

AN ACT to Allow and Encourage all Maine Citizens to Attend Public Meetings
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1977 LD 453

AN ACT to Prohibit Smoking at Public Meetings
Proposed amendment:

H-417
Died in conference committee N/A House, May 27, 1977
p. 1305-1307

Senate, June 1, 1977
p. 1365-1368

House, June 2, 1977
p. 1379-1380

Senate, June 3, 1977
p. 1443
News Clips:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1977 LD 991

AN ACT to Provide for no Smoking Areas in All State Offices
Proposed amendments:

H-757
H-811
Died between houses N/A House, June 22, 1977
p. 1886

Senate, June 23, 1977
p. 1973

Senate, June 30, 1977
p. 2226-2227

Senate, June 30, 1977
p. 2237
Court Opinion:  Shimp v
NJ Bell Telephone Company
, 145 NJ Super. 516, 368 A.2d 408 (1976)


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N/A
1977 LD 1339

AN ACT to Repeal Certain Laws Relating to Public Safety
Enacted with amendment:

H-218
PL 1977, c. 177 Repealed:
25 MRS 2431
No debate. N/A N/A
1979 LD 11

AN ACT to Prohibit Smoking at Public Meetings
Enacted with amendments:

H-26
S-12

Proposed amendments:

H-29
S-16
S-17
Veto sustained N/A House, February 14, 1979
p. 176

House, February 15, 1979
p. 184

Senate, February 20, 1979
p. 201-204

Senate, February 22, 1979
p. 215

House, February 28, 1979
p. 249-250

Senate, March 1, 1979
p. 269-271

House, March 14, 1979
p. 403-404
News Clips:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1979 LD 125

AN ACT to Establish the Maine State Indoor Air Act
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. News Clips:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1979 LD 550

AN ACT to Provide for Nonsmoking Areas in Restaurants with a Seating Capacity
of 50 or More Persons
N/A ONTP N/A House, April 11, 1979
p. 701-702

Senate, April 12, 1979
p. 739
News Clips:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1981 LD 246

AN ACT Concerning Smoking in Public Places and at Public Meetings
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A Senate, January 20, 1981
p. 81-82
News Clips:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1981 LD 395

AN ACT Creating the Maine Clean Indoor Air Act
Enacted with amendment:

H-297

Proposed amendment:

S-189
PL 1981, c. 333 Enacted:
22 MRS §1578
House, May 6, 1981
p. 931-932

Senate, May 11, 1981
p. 1044-1046

Senate, May 15, 1981
p. 1159-1161
News Clips:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1981 LD 509

AN ACT to Prohibit Smoking in Food Stores and Portions of Restaurants
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1981 LD 1257

AN ACT Concerning Clean Indoor Air
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. N/A N/A
1983 LD 174

AN ACT to Prohibit Smoking in Food
Stores and Portions of Restaurants

OTP-ND:
LD 1591
LD 1592
N/A Indefinitely proposed N/A House, May 16, 1983
p. 870-872

Senate, May 16, 1983
p. 877-878
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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N/A
1983 LD 291

AN ACT to Amend the Law Prohibiting
Smoking at Public Meetings

OTP-ND:
LD 1455
N/A PL 1983, c. 226 Enacted:
22 MRS §1579
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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N/A
1983 LD 478

AN ACT to Protect the Health of Children by Prohibiting the Free Distribution of Cigarettes
Enacted with amendment:

S-67
PL 1983, c. 239 Enacted:
22 MRS §1579
Senate, April 26, 1983
p. 663-664
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1983 LD 741

An Act to Prohibit Smoking in Indoor Public Waiting Areas

OTP-ND:
LD 1597
N/A Died between houses N/A House, May 12, 1983
p. 847

Senate, May 16, 1983
p. 887-888
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1983 LD 1067

An Act to Regulate Smoking on Public
Conveyances in the State of Maine

OTP-ND:
LD 1604
Proposed amendment:

H-240
Died between houses N/A House, May 16, 1983
p. 869

House, May 17, 1983
p. 901-902

Senate, May 17, 1983
p. 905-906
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1983 LD 1254

An Act Concerning Smoking in Nursing Homes

OTP-ND:
LD 1538
N/A PL 1983, c. 293 Enacted:
22 MRS §1825
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. N/A
1984 LD 2249

An Act to Amend the Statute Relating to
the Sale and Free Distribution of Cigarettes
to Children
Proposed amendments:

H-650
H-657
Died between houses N/A House, April 6, 1984
p. 495-497

House, April 9, 1984
p. 527-528

Senate, April 9, 1984
p. 545-546

Senate, April 9, 1984
p. 559
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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N/A
1984 LD 2382

An Act to Make Corrections of Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine

OTP-ND:
LD 2462
Enacted with amendments:

H-711
H-721
PL 1983, c. 816, §15 Reallocated:
22 MRS §1579 to 22 MRS §1580
House, April 12, 1984
p. 667

Senate, April 12, 1984
p. 687-688
N/A N/A
1985 LD 133

An Act to Prohibit Smoking in Certain Retail Stores
Enacted with amendment:

H-58
PL 1985, c. 115 Enacted:
22 MRS §§1681-1684
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1985 LD 276

An Act to Establish Policies Governing Smoking in Places of Work
Enacted with amendment:

H-53

Proposed amendments:

H-54
H-64
S-43
S-44
PL 1985, c. 126 Enacted:
22 MRS §1580-A
House, April 3, 1985
p. 399-400

Senate, April 9, 1985
p. 430

Senate, April 11, 1985
p. 452-453
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1985 LD 339

An Act to Regulate Smoking in Retail Food Stores and Restaurants

OTP-ND:
LD 1379
N/A Veto sustained N/A House, April 25, 1985
p. 529

Senate, April 30, 1985
p. 560

House, May 17, 1985
p. 672

House, May 24, 1985
p. 752
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1985 LD 851

An Act to Ban Smoking in Certain Public Access Structures
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1986 LD 1690

An Act to Require Notice of the Smoking Policy in Restaurants
Proposed amendment:

H-504
Died between houses N/A Senate, February 18, 1986
p. 328

Senate, February 26, 1986
p. 406-407
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1986 LD 2272

An Act to Make Corrections of Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine

OTP-ND:
LD 2405
Enacted with amendments:

S-546
S-548
S-549
PL 1985, c. 737, 50, 52 Enacted:
22 MRS §1621-1624

Repealed:

Title 22, Ch. 269-A

Senate, April 16, 1986
p. 1677-1678
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1987 LD 81

An Act Relating to Selling Cigarettes to Persons under a Certain Age
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1987 LD 204

An Act to Prohibit Vending Machine Sales of Cigarettes

OTP-ND:
LD 1391
N/A PL 1987, c. 127 Enacted:
22 MRS §1628
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1987 LD 296

An Act Concerning Smoking in Public

OTP-ND:
LD 1600
N/A PL 1987, c. 191 Enacted:
22 MRS §1579-A
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1987 LD 353

An Act to Prohibit Smoking in Public Areas of Publicly Owned Buildings
Enacted with amendments:

H-151
H-197
S-88

Proposed amendment:

S-81
PL 1987, c. 332 Enacted:
22 MRS §1578-A
House, May 20, 1987
p. 925-931

Senate, May 26, 1987
p. 1031-1038

House, May 28, 1987
p. 1094-1095

House, June 2, 1987
p. 1198-1199
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1987 LD 789

An Act Concerning Smoking in Restaurants with at Least 50 Seats in the Dining Area
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A House, May 20, 1987
p. 926
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1987 LD 897

An Act to Require Notice of the Smoking Policy in Restaurants
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1988 LD 2311

An Act to Restrict Smoking in Elementary and Secondary Schools

OTP-ND:
LD 2597
N/A PL 1987, c. 687 Enacted:
22 MRS 1578-B
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1989 LD 241

An Act to Prohibit Smoking in Enclosed Areas on Ferries
Enacted with amendment:

H-200
PL 1989, c. 210 Enacted:
22 MRS §1580-B
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1989 LD 604

An Act to Amend the Laws Concerning Smoking in Public Buildings
Proposed amendment:

H-202
ONTP N/A House, May 18, 1989
p. 842-845

Senate, May 19, 1989
p. 892-894
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1989 LD 1001

An Act to Amend the Smoking in Restaurants Law
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1989 LD 1005

An Act to Prohibit Smoking in Hospitals
Enacted with amendments:

H-232
S-157
PL 1989, c. 241 Enacted:
22 MRS §1580-B
House, May 22, 1989
p. 906-908

House, May 23, 1989
p. 930

Senate, May 24, 1989
p. 961-963

Senate, May 25, 1989
p. 992

House, May 31, 1989
p. 1041-1042
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1989 LD 1055

An Act to Restrict Smoking in Enclosed Shopping Malls
Enacted with amendments:

H-190
S-177

Proposed amendments:

S-165
S-167
PL 1989, c. 314 Enacted:
22 MRS §1672-A
Senate, June 1, 1989
p. 1069-1070
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1989 LD 1180

An Act to Promote Clean Air in Beano Halls
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1989 LD 1286

An Act to Prohibit Boarding Care Facility and Nursing Home Facility Personnel from Smoking
Proposed amendments:

H-288
H-433
Indefinitely postponed N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1989 LD 1344

An Act to Strengthen Maine's Restaurant Smoking Law
Enacted with amendment:

H-409

Proposed amendment:

S-273
PL 1989, c. 451 Enacted:
22 MRS §1579-A(4)

Amended:
22 MRS §1579-A(2), (3)
House, June 14, 1989
p. 1370

Senate, June 15, 1989
p. 1417-1419
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1989 LD 1348

An Act to Protect Children from Illegal Tobacco Sales
Enacted with amendments:

H-518
S-304
S-305
PL 1989, c. 445 Enacted:
22 MRS §1629

Amended:
17-A MRS §554(2)(A)
22 MRS §1628(2)

Repealed and replaced:
22 MRS §1579
Senate, June 15, 1989
p. 1414
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1989 LD 1808

An Act Concerning Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine
Enacted with amendments:

S-460
S-461
S-462
S-463

Proposed amendment:

S-456
PL 1989, c. 600 N/A Senate, August 22, 1989
p. 76
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1990 LD 1898

An Act Related to Smoking in Facilities for the Mentally Ill
Enacted with amendment:

S-532
PL 1989, c. 715 Enacted:
22 MRS §1580-B(4)
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1990 LD 2039

An Act to Protect Public Health by Prohibiting Smoking on Public Transportation Buses
Enacted with amendments:

H-817
S-566

Proposed amendments:

H-802
H-836
S-555
S-567
PL 1989, c. 743 Enacted:
22 MRS §1580-C
House, February 27, 1990
p. 300

House, March 1, 1990
p. 333-334

House, March 2, 1990
p. 345-347

Senate, March 6, 1990
p. 393

Senate, March 6, 1990
p. 399-401

Senate, March 8, 1990
p. 428-429
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1990 LD 2345

An Act to Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine
Enacted with amendments:

H-1104
H-1106
H-1108
S-682
PL 1989, c. 878 Enacted:
22 MRS 1580D

Repealed and replaced:

22 MRS §1580-B
Senate, April 9, 1991
p. 949-950

House, April 10, 1991
p. 956-957
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1991 LD 16

An Act to Ensure Smoke-free Areas in the Workplace
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1991 LD 463

An Act to Exempt Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Patients from the Prohibition against Smoking in Hospitals
Enacted with amendment:

H-483
PL 1991, c. 501 Amended:
22 MRS §1580-B(3)
House, June 5, 1991
p. H-955-H-960

House, June 10, 1991
p. H-1039-H-1040

Senate, June 11, 1991
p. S-1164-S-1168
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1991 LD 542

An Act to Ban Smoking in Laundromats
Proposed amendment:

S-251
ONTP N/A House, June 5, 1991
p. H-943-H-944
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Yes
1991 LD 603

An Act to Amend the Laws Concerning Smoking in Restaurants
Proposed amendment:

H-486
ONTP N/A House, June 5, 1991
p. H-960-H-964
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1991 LD 1134

An Act to Protect Citizens from the Effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke
Proposed amendment:

S-252
ONTP N/A Senate, June 4, 1991
p. S-970-S-973

House, June 5, 1991
p. H-944-H-947
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1991 LD 1907

An Act Concerning Smoking in the Workplace
N/A ONTP N/A House, May 30, 1991
p. H-877

House, May 30, 1991
p. H-896-H-897
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1992 LD 1344

An Act to Protect Children from Illegal Tobacco Sales
Proposed amendment:

S-554
ONTP N/A House, April 17, 1991
p. H-525-H-527

House, February 25, 1992
p. H-190-H-195
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1992 LD 1498

An Act to Promote Gun Safety
Enacted with amendment:

H-925
PL 1991, c. 672 Amended:
17-A MRS 554(2)

Repealed and replaced:

17-A MRS §554(1)
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1992 N/A N/A RR 1991, c. 1, 28 Amended:
22 MRS 1672-A(3)
No debate. N/A N/A
1993 LD 412

An Act Regarding Smoking in Restaurants
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1993 LD 561

An Act to Clarify the Laws Concerning Beano and Bingo
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1993 LD 580

An Act to Further Discourage the Smoking of Cigarettes by Minors
Enacted amendment:

H-396
PL 1993, c. 301 Enacted:
22 MRS §1579(4)

Amended:
22 MRS §1579(1)-(3)
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1993 LD 654

An Act to Prohibit Smoking in Restaurants
Proposed amendment:

H-357
Died between houses N/A House, May 21, 1993
p. H-853

House, May 24, 1993
p. H-886-H-891

Senate, May 25, 1993
p. S-803-S-805
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1993 LD 750

An Act to Protect Children from Illegal Tobacco Sales
Proposed amendment:

H-375
Died between houses N/A House, May 24, 1993
p. H-878-H-883

Senate, May 25, 1993
p. S-770
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1993 LD 904

An Act to Protect Maine Citizens From the Effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke
Enacted with amendments:

H-358
S-232

Proposed amendments:

H-453
S-219
S-220
PL 1993, c. 342 Enacted:
22 MRS §§1541-1545

Amended:
22 MRS §1578-B(4), (5)

Repealed:
22 MRS §1578
22 MRS §1578-A
22 MRS §1580-C
22 MRS §1580-D
22 MRS §§1621-1624
22 MRS §1672
House, May 21, 1993
p. H-849-H-856

Senate, May 25, 1993
p. S-799-S-803

Senate, May 27, 1993
p. S-859

House, June 1, 1993
p. H-1034-H-1036

House, June 4, 1993
p. H-1145-H-1150
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Yes
1993 LD 1428

An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Vending Machine Sales of Cigarettes
Enacted with amendment:

H-661

Proposed amendments:

H-427
H-430
H-649
PL 1993, c. 406 Repealed and replaced:
22 MRS §1628(2)
House, May 26, 1993
p. H-975-H-979

House, June 9, 1993
p. H-1243-H-1245

Senate, June 9, 1993
p. S-1100-S-1101

House, June 14, 1993
p. H-1266
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1994 LD 1945

An Act to Amend the Public Smoking Laws
Enacted with amendments:

S-488
S-560

Proposed amendments:

H-967
S-521
S-541
S-548
Veto sustained N/A House, March 28, 1994
p. H-1841-H-1844

Senate, April 14, 1994
p. S-2087
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Yes
1994 N/A N/A RR 1993, c. 1, 52 Amended:
22 MRS 1579(1)
No debate. N/A N/A
1995 LD 250

An Act to Authorize Municipalities to Prohibit Smoking in Buildings Used by Minors under 18 Years of Age
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1995 LD 845

An Act to Promote the Health of Maine's Children by Preventing Illegal Tobacco Sales
Enacted with amendments:

S-339
S-361

Proposed amendments:

H-644
S-352
PL 1995, c. 470 Enacted:
5 MRS §20002(3)
22 MRS §§1551-1559-A

Amended:
15 MRS §3103(1)(D)
15 MRS §3103(2)
15 MRS §3105-A(2)(C)
15 MRS §3201(3)
15 MRS §3307(2)(B)
15 MRS §3314(1)(G)

Repealed:
15 MRS §3103(1)(C-1)
Senate, June 27, 1995
p. S-1414

Senate, June 28, 1995
p. S-1475

House, June 29, 1995
p. H-1433-H-1436
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Yes
1995 LD 1392

An Act to Allow Smoking in One-room Establishments with Lunch Counters That Post Smoking Signs
Proposed amendment:

H-324
Died between houses N/A House, June 7, 1995
p. H-890-H-895

Senate, June 12, 1995
p. S-1077-S-1081
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Yes
1995 LD 1399

An Act to Control the Sale and Display of Tobacco Products
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1995 LD 1494

An Act to Strengthen Prohibitions against Youth Access to Tobacco Products
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1996 LD 1635

An Act to Amend the Law Concerning Tobacco Use by Juveniles
Enacted with amendment:

S-471
PL 1995, c. 593 Amended:
22 MRS 1555(1)(B)
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1997 LD 10

An Act to Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine
Enacted with amendment:

S-411

Proposed amendment:

S-418
PL 1997, c. 393, § D-1 Amended:
22 MRS § 1555-B(8)(B)
Senate, May 30, 1997
p. S-1334-S-1335

Senate, May 31, 1997
p. S-1378
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1997 LD 211

An Act to Permit Municipalities to Restrict the Sale of Tobacco Products
Enacted with amendment:

S-18

Proposed amendments:

H-3
H-4
S-11
PL 1997, c. 63 Amended:
22 MRS §1556
Senate, February 25, 1997
p. S-179-S-183

Senate, March 4, 1997
p. S-204-S-205

House, March 12, 1997
p. H-197-H-201

Senate, March 19, 1997
p. S-266
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Yes
1997 LD 412

An Act to Require the Purchaser of Tobacco Products to Produce Suitable Identification
Enacted with amendments:

S-132
S-157

Proposed amendments:

S-133
H-538
PL 1997, c. 305 Enacted:
22 MRS §1555-B

Amended:
22 MRS §1553-A(1)
22 MRS §1554-A(1)

Repealed:
22 MRS 1555
Senate, April 30, 1997
p. S-641-S-642

Senate, May 8, 1997
p. S-766-S-769

House, May 13, 1997
p. H-814-H-816
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1997 LD 413

An Act to Ban All Smoking within Workplaces, Restaurants and Public Accommodations
Proposed amendments:

S-198
S-199
S-225
Died between houses N/A Senate, May 13, 1997
p. S-838-S-844

Senate, May 14, 1997
p. S-884-S-886

House, May 15, 1997
p. H-858-H-864

Senate, May 15, 1997
p. S-899-S-900
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Yes
1997 LD 1153

An Act to Require that Day Care Facilities for Children and Infants Be Smoke Free
N/A PL 1997, c. 150 Amended:
22 MRS §1542(2)(J)
House, April 9, 1997
p. H-426-H-427

Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1997 LD 1275

An Act to Allow a Separate, Nonsmoking Area for a Beano or Bingo Game
Enacted with amendment:

H-285
PL 1997, c. 232 Enacted:
17 MRS 327
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1997 LD 1703

An Act to Prohibit Smoking in Restaurants
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
1997 LD 1902

An Act to Amend the Filing Date Provision in the Maine Residents Property Tax Program, to Provide an Application Clause for Certain Provisions of Law Relating to Computer Software, to Clarify Provisions of Law Regarding Transfers of Money from the Tax Relief Fund for Maine Residents to the General Fund and to Correct Certain Provisions in Recently Enacted Legislation
Enacted with amendment:

H-774

Proposed amendments:

H-771
H-775
H-776
PL 1997, c. 562, §D3-D4 Amended:
22 MRS §1555-B(5)
House, June 20, 1997
p. H-1377

House, June 20, 1997
p. H-1381-H-1382

House, June 20, 1997
p. H-1383-H-1384

House, June 20, 1997
p. H-1384-H-1390
N/A Yes
1998 LD 1914

An Act Regarding the Possession of Tobacco Products by a Juvenile
Enacted with amendment:

H-781
PL 1997, c. 578 Amended:
22 MRS §1555-B(5)
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1999 LD 10

An Act to Prohibit Sale of Tobacco from Vending Machines
N/A ONTP N/A Senate, March 24, 1999
p. S-418-S-419
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1999 LD 111

An Act to Amend the Laws Regarding Penalties for the Purchase of Cigarettes by a Minor
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1999 LD 1349

An Act to Protect Citizens from the Detrimental Effects of Tobacco
Proposed amendments:

H-72     H-78
H-73     S-35
H-74     S-36
H-76     S-37
H-77
PL 1999, c. 54 Amended:
22 MRS §1541(4)

Repealed and replaced:
22 MRS 1541(5)

Repealed:
22 MRS 1542(2)(D)
22 MRS §1579-A
House, March 23, 1999
p. H-385-H-395

House, March 23, 1999
p. H-397-H-399

Senate, March 24, 1999
p. S-416-S-418

Senate, March 25, 1999
p. S-432-S-434
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Yes
1999 LD 1582

An Act to Control the Sale and Display of Tobacco Products
Enacted with amendment:

H-370
PL 1999, c. 314 Enacted:
22 MRS §1555-B(11)
House, May 10, 1999
p. H-898-H-902
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Yes
1999 LD 1613

An Act to Provide a Definition of Cigarette for Retail Purposes
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
1999 LD 1704

An Act to Protect Children from Secondhand Smoke in Motor Vehicles
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2000 LD 2119

An Act to Enhance Competition and Public Health
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2000 LD 2358

An Act to Ban Smoking in Enclosed Areas of Places Licensed for the Sale of Food or Alcohol
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2000 LD 2479

An Act to Enhance Public Safety By Updating the Laws Pertaining to Explosives and Flammable Liquids.
Enacted with amendment:

H-986
PL 1999, c. 652 Repealed:
25 MRS 2433
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2000 LD 2533

An Act to Create a New Category of Liquor License and to Exempt Pool Halls, Bowling Alleys and Off-track Betting Facilities from the Prohibition Against Smoking
Enacted with amendments:

H-1004
H-1168

Proposed amendments:

H-1096     S-672
H-1100
S-669
S-670
S-671
PL 1999, c. 760, §4 Enacted:
28-A MRS §1063-B
House, April 7, 2000
p. H-2362-H-2370

Senate, April 10, 2000
p. S-2247-S-2253

House, April 26, 2000
p. H-2657-H-2658

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Yes
2001 LD 23

An Act to Raise the Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21 Years of Age
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2001 LD 191

An Act to Prohibit Smoking in Certain Bingo and Beano Halls
Proposed amendments:

H-82
H-92
H-135
Died between houses N/A House, April 4, 2001
p. H-417-H-421

House, April 24, 2001
p. H-468-H-473

House, April 25, 2001
p. H-483
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Yes
2001 LD 371

An Act to Encourage Smoke-free Hospitals in Maine
N/A PL 2001, c. 59 Amended:
22 MRS §1580-B(2)

Repealed:
22 MRS §1580-B(3), (4)
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2001 LD 383

An Act to Limit Smoking by Foster Parents
Proposed amendments:

H-47
H-444
ONTP N/A House, May 15, 2001
p. H-780

House, May 15, 2001
p. H-826
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Yes
2001 LD 622

An Act to Eliminate Smoking in Maine Schools and on School Grounds
Proposed amendment:

H-123
Died between houses N/A House, May 2, 2001
p. H-583

House, May 14, 2001
p. H-754-H-757
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2001 LD 692

An Act Regarding Minimum Prices for Cigarettes
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2001 LD 1172

An Act to Exempt from the Smoking Ban Tobacconists Who Sell or Serve Food or Alcohol
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2001 LD 1267

An Act to Discourage Sales of Tobacco to Minors
Proposed amendment:

H-597
ONTP N/A House, May 24, 2001
p. H-1046-H-1048
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2001 LD 1638

An Act to Reform Health Care in the State
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2003 LD 55

An Act to Keep Foster Children Safe and Healthy
Enacted with amendments:

H-170
H-240

Proposed amendment:

H-238
P&SL 2003, c. 24 "By January 1, 2004, the Department of Human Services shall adopt rules on smoking by foster parents in family foster homes and in foster parents' private vehicles. The rules must include ways to protect foster children from secondhand smoke. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are major substantive rules as defined in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. House, May 1, 2003
p. H-454-H-458

House, May 1, 2003
p. H-470-H-471

House, May 6, 2003
p. H-496
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Yes
2003 LD 227

An Act to Ban Smoking in Beano and Bingo Halls
Enacted with amendment:

H-309

Proposed amendments:

H-241
H-348
H-483
S-112
PL 2003, c. 379 Amended:
22 MRS §1542(2)(K)
House, May 1, 2003
p. H-458-H-462

Senate, May 7, 2003
p. S-558-S-560

House, May 12, 2003
p. H-573-H-575

Senate, May 14, 2003
p. S-644

House, May 20, 2003
p. H-704-H-705
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Yes
2003 LD 982

An Act To Increase the Legal Age for the Purchase of Tobacco Products
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2003 LD 1236

An Act To Regulate the Delivery Sales of Cigarettes and To Prevent the Sale of Cigarettes to Minors
Enacted with amendment:

H-538
PL 2003, c. 444 Enacted:
22 MRS §§1551(1-A)-(1-C)
22 MRS §1551(2-A)
22 MRS §1551(2-B)
22 MRS §1551(3-A)
22 MRS §1555-C
22 MRS §1555-D
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2003 LD 1319

An Act Making Unified Appropriations...for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2004 and June 30, 2005
Enacted with amendments:

H-27
H-46

Proposed amendments:

See Full LD History
PL 2003, c. 20, §R-7 Amended:
22 MRS §1555-B(9)
House, March 26, 2003
p. H-283-H-292

House, March 27, 2003
p. H-301-H-304

Senate, March 27, 2003
p. S-311-S-318
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

Report:  Final Report on Building Codes Presented by the Maine Public Utilities Commission to the Joint Standing Committee on Utilities and Energy (Jan. 26, 2004)

Report:  Final Report of the Committee to Study the Implementation of the Privatization of the State's Wholesale Liquor Business (Apr. 2004)

Report:  2003 Maine Tax Amnesty Program & Tax Enforcement Programs: A Report Prepared for the Taxation Committee and the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee (Sep. 2004)

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Yes
2003 LD 1346

An Act To Protect Workers from Secondhand Smoke and To Promote Worker Safety
Enacted with amendment:

S-249
PL 2003, c. 493 Enacted:
22 MRS §1542(2)(N)

Amended:
8 MRS §275-D(1)
22 MRS §1541(4)
28-A MRS §1011-A(3)
28-A MRS §1051(2)
28-A MRS §1065(4)

Repealed:
22 MRS §1541(5)
22 MRS §1542(2)(G)
22 MRS §1542(3)
28-A MRS §2(15)(R-2), (R-3)
28-A MRS §1063-A
28-A MRS §1063-B(2), (3)
House, June 3, 2003
p. H-898-H-903
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Yes
2003 LD 1567

An Act To Implement Recommendations of the MCJUSTIS Policy Board Concerning the Drafting of Crimes and Civil Violations Pursuant to Resolve 1997, Chapter 105, as Amended
Enacted with amendment:

H-557
PL 2003, c. 452 Enacted:
22 MRS §1554-B
22 MRS §1555-B(5-A)-(5-C)

Amended:
22 MRS §1555-B(8)

Repealed and Replaced:
22 MRS §1554-A

Repealed:
22 MRS §1554
22 MRS §1555-B(5)
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2004 LD 1127

An Act To Require Fire-safe Cigarettes in the State
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2004 LD 1830

Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 16: Foster Home Licensing Rule Regarding Smoking by Foster Parents, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Human Services
Enacted with amendments:

H-798
S-493
Res. 2003, c. 134 N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2005 LD 104

An Act To Require Cigarettes Sold in Maine To Be Fire-safe
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2005 LD 160

An Act To Ban Smoking in Bingo Halls, Off-track Betting Facilities and Enclosed Areas of Clubs Licensed for the Sale of Food or Alcohol
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2005 LD 885

An Act To Discourage Further the Sale of Tobacco to Minors
Enacted with amendment:

S-172
PL 2005, c. 223 Enacted:
22 MRS §1541(7)
22 MRS §1547

Amended:
22 MRS 1542(2)(L)
22 MRS §1555-B(1)
22 MRS §1558(8)(A)
House, May 17, 2005
p. H-596-H-898
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2005 LD 886

An Act To Promote Parity in the Laws Governing Smoking in the Workplace
Enacted with amendment:

S-261
PL 2005, c. 338 Enacted:
22 MRS §1580-A(2)(A-1), (C-1)
22 MRS §1580-A(4-A)

Amended:
22 MRS §1580-A(3), (4), (7)

Repealed:
22 MRS §1541(3)
22 MRS §1542(2)(I)
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2005 LD 954

An Act To Make Fairs and Festivals Safer for Children
N/A ONTP N/A House, May 11, 2005
p. H-541-H-542
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Yes
2005 LD 1156

An Act To Protect Public Health by Clarifying the Laws Regarding Smoking in Public Places
Enacted with amendment:

H-421
PL 2005, c. 257 Enacted:
22 MRS §1547

Amended:
22 MRS §1541(1), (2)
22 MRS §1542(1)
22 MRS §1542(2)(A)
22 MRS §1542(2)(J)
22 MRS §1544
22 MRS §1545

Repealed:
22 MRS §1542(2)(M)
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2005 LD 1186

An Act To Clarify the Smoking Ban for Off-track Betting Facilities
Enacted with amendment:

H-528

Proposed amendment:

S-312
S-313
PL 2005, c. 362 Amended:
22 MRS §1542(2)(N)
House, May 31, 2005
p. H-752-H-756

Senate, June 1, 2005
p. S-1061

Senate, June 6, 2005
p. S-1148-S-1149
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2005 LD 1417

An Act To Amend the Law Banning Smoking in Buildings Where Bingo or Beano Is Played
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2005 LD 1468

An Act To Protect the Public from Secondhand Smoke
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2006 LD 1901

An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Smoking in Private Clubs
Enacted with amendments:

H-830
S-537
PL 2005, c. 581 Enacted:
22 MRS §1580-A(2)(C-2)
22 MRS §1580-A(9)

Amended:
22 MRS §1580-A(7)
House, March 16, 2006
p. H-1291-H-1294

Senate, March 22, 2006
p. S-1627-S-1629

Senate, March 22, 2006
p. S-1640-S-1641

Senate, March 27, 2006
p. S-1677

Senate, March 29, 2006
p. S-1703-S-1705

Senate, March 30, 2006
p. S-1730-S-1731
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Yes
2006 LD 1926

An Act To Clarify the Workplace Smoking Laws
N/A Died between houses N/A Senate, March 22, 2006
p. S-1640-S-1642

Senate, March 27, 2006
p. S-1676-S-1678

Senate, March 29, 2006
p. S-1704
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Yes
2006 LD 2055

An Act To Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine
Enacted with amendments:

H-1085     H-1111
H-1101     H-1112
H-1102     H-1118
H-1103     H-1119
H-1110

Proposed amendments:

H-1089
H-1115
PL 2005, c. 683, Part G Amended:
22 MRS 1580-A(7)
22 MRS 1580-A(9)
PL 2005, c. 581, 4
House, May 24, 2006
p. H-1813

House, May 24, 2006
p. H-1814-H-1815
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2006 N/A N/A RR 2005, c. 1, 5 Reallocated:
22 MRS 1547 to 1548
No debate. N/A N/A
2007 LD 70

An Act To Require Cigarettes Sold in Maine To Be Fire-safe
Enacted with amendment:

H-338
PL 2007, c. 253 Enacted:
22 MRS §1555-E
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2007 LD 184

An Act To Protect Children's Health on School Grounds
Enacted with amendment:

S-73

Proposed amendment:

S-74
PL 2007, c. 156 Amended:
22 MRS §1578-B(2)

Repealed:
22 MRS §1578-B(4), (5)
House, May 15, 2007
p. H-506-H-507
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2007 LD 1181

An Act To Reclassify Certain Tobacco Products
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2007 LD 1361

An Act Concerning Certain Flavored Cigarettes and Cigars
Enacted with amendments:

H-544
S-180
S-230
S-354
PL 2007, c. 467 Enacted:
22 MRS 1560-D
Senate, June 6, 2007
p. S-908-S-909

House, June 12, 2007
p. H-752

Senate, June 12, 2007
p. S-1007

Senate, June 20, 2007
p. S-1184-S-1185
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2007 LD 1751

An Act To Address Smoking in Senior Housing
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2008 LD 2012

An Act To Protect Children in Vehicles from Secondhand Smoke
Enacted with amendment:

H-785
PL 2007, c. 591 Enacted:
22 MRS §1549
House, March 25, 2008
p. H-1263-H-1267
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2008 LD 2085

An Act To Protect Children from Secondhand Smoke
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2008 LD 2316

An Act Regarding Flavored Cigarettes and Cigars
N/A PL 2007, c. 612 Amended:
22 MRS §1560-D(5)
House, April 2, 2008
p. H-1395
N/A Yes
2009 LD 67

An Act To Protect Beaches in Maine's State Parks
Enacted with amendment:

S-38
PL 2009, c. 65 Enacted:
22 MRS §1580-E
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2009 LD 155

An Act To Ban Smoking on Public Beaches and in Public Parks
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2009 LD 514

An Act To Clarify Criminal Responsibility in the Sale of Alcohol and Tobacco to Minors
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2009 LD 820

An Act To Limit Smoking in Outdoor Dining Areas
Enacted with amendment:

H-132
PL 2009, c. 140 Enacted:
22 MRS §1550

Amended:
22 MRS §1542(1)
Senate, May 12, 2009
p. S-629
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2009 LD 1230

An Act To Prohibit the Delivery of Tobacco Products to Consumers To Prevent the Sale of Tobacco Products to Minors
Enacted with amendments:

H-438
S-308

Proposed amendments:

H-464
H-552
S-302
PL 2009, c. 398 Amended:
22 MRS 1555-B(1)
22 MRS 1555-C

Enacted:
22 MRS 1555-F
House, May 29, 2009
p. H-657-H-659

Senate, June 4, 2009
p. S-984-S-985

Senate, June 8, 2009
p. S-1039-S-1040
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2009 LD 1429

An Act To Strengthen the Workplace Smoking Laws and Other Laws Governing Smoking
Enacted with amendment:

S-177
 PL 2009, c. 300 Enacted:
22 MRS §1580-A(2)(A-2)
22 MRS §1580-A(2)(C-3)

Amended:
22 MRS §1542(2)(J)
22 MRS §1580-A(2)(A)

Repealed and Replaced:
22 MRS §1580-A(3)
22 MRS §1825

Repealed:
22 MRS §§1542(2)(F)
22 MRS §1580
22 MRS §1580-B
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2010 LD 1542

An Act To Make Maine's Laws Consistent with the Federal Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
Enacted with amendment:

H-776
PL 2009, c. 606 Amended:
22 MRS §1560-D
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2011 LD 481

An Act To Make the Cashier or Clerk Who Sells Alcoholic Beverages or Tobacco to an Underage Person Responsible for Paying the Fine
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2011 LD 589

An Act To Increase the Legal Age To Purchase, Use or Sell Tobacco Products
Proposed amendment:

H-614
ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2011 LD 1067

An Act To Improve Awareness of Smoking Policies in Maine Rental Housing and Condominiums
Enacted with amendment:

 H-276
PL 2011, c. 199 Enacted:
14 MRS §6030-E
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2011 LD 1230

An Act To Prohibit Smoking in Private Clubs Except in Separate Enclosed Areas
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

Yes
2013 LD 468

An Act To Protect Public Health at Public Institutions of Higher Education
Enacted with amendment:

H-77
Veto sustained N/A House, April 24, 2013
p. H-361

House, May 28, 2013
p. H-626-H-627
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2013 LD 607

An Act To Make an Employee Who Sells Alcoholic Beverages or Tobacco to a Minor Responsible for Paying the Fine
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2013 LD 1294

An Act To Increase the Penalty for Smoking in a Motor Vehicle When a Child Is Present
N/A ONTP N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2015 LD 151

An Act To Protect Public Health in the Maine Community College System
N/A Leave to withdraw N/A No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2015 LD 821

An Act To Promote Equity in Business Opportunity for Tobacco Specialty Stores
Proposed amendment:

S-262
Died between houses N/A Senate, June 16, 2015
p. S-1061-S-1063

House, June 22, 2015
p. H-996-H-998
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2017 LD 34

An Act To Promote Equity in Business Opportunity for Tobacco Specialty Stores
Proposed amendment:

S-63
ONTP N/A Senate, May 11, 2017
p. S-604-S-606
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2017 LD 1170

An Act To Reduce Youth Access to Tobacco Products
Enacted with amendments:

S-146
S-306
S-325

Proposed amendments:

S-147
S-197
PL 2017, c. 308 Amended:
22 MRS 1552-A(2)
22 MRS 1553-A(1)
22 MRS 1555-B

Repealed and Replaced:
22 MRS 1551(3)

Repealed:
22 MRS 1551(2)
Senate, June 22, 2017
p. S-1227-S-1231

House, June 23, 2017
p. H-1051-H-1053

House, August 2, 2017
p. H-1168-H-1171

Senate, August 2, 2017
p. S-1360-S-1361
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Yes
2017 LD 1524

An Act To Amend Maine Motor Vehicle Laws
Enacted with amendment:

H-316
PL 2017, c. 165 Enacted:
29-A MRS 2120

Repealed:
22 MRS 1549
No debate. Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2018 LD 1329

An Act To Allow Tobacco Retail Establishments To Serve Alcohol
Proposed amendment:

H-603
ONTP N/A Senate, March 1, 2018
p. S-1625-S-1626
Committee File:  Please contact a Reference Librarian. Yes
2018 LD 1906

An Act To Allow Adults To Purchase Tobacco Products
N/A Indefinitely postponed N/A No debate. N/A Yes
2019 LD 343

An Act To Promote Equity in Business Opportunity for Tobacco Specialty Stores
Proposed amendment:

H-23
ONTP N/A Not yet available. Not yet available. N/A
2019 LD 416

An Act To Allow Eating Establishments To Permit Smoking Tobacco in Designated Outdoor Eating Areas
Proposed amendment:

H-62
ONTP N/A Not yet available. Not yet available. N/A
2019 LD 552

An Act Relating to Penalties for an Employer for the Retail Sale of Tobacco Products to a Minor when the Employer Possesses a Driver's License Reader
N/A ONTP N/A Not yet available. Not yet available. N/A
2019 LD 1190

An Act To Prohibit the Sale and Distribution of Flavored Tobacco Products
Enacted with amendment:

S-238

Proposed amendments:

S-239
S-269
S-306
PL 2019, c. 495 Enacted:
22 MRS 1580-F

Amended:
17-A MRS 554(1)(B)
17-A MRS 554(2)(A)
Not yet available. Not yet available. N/A