Recent Legislation

A Partial List of Laws enacted during the 128th Session that may be of Interest to Licensees

  • LD 183 An Act Requiring the Use of the Electronic Death Registration System
  • 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
  • LD 273 An Act To Add an Exception to Prescription Monitoring Program Requirements
  • LD 479 An Act To Inform Patients of the Dangers of Addicting Opioids
  • LD 593 An Act To Update the Licensure Renewal Provision of the Board of Licensure in Medicine
  • LD 911 An Act To Prohibit Certain Gifts to Health Care Practitioners
  • LD 985 An Act To Promote Medical Care for Visiting Athletic Teams
  • LD 1134 An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Nursing Facilities To Permit Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Physician Assistants To Perform Certain Physician Tasks
  • LD 1200 An Act Relating To the Licensure of Physicians and Surgeons
  • LD 1359 Act To Adopt the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Text for these laws can be found at http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_128th/billtexts/

A Partial List of Laws enacted during the 127th Session that may be of Interest to Licensees

  • LD 140 An Act to Expand Access to Lifesaving Opioid Overdose Medication
  • LD 199 An Act to Improve the Reporting of Child Abuse
  • LD 422 An Act to Improve Access to Treatments for Lyme Disease
  • LD 521 An Act to Amend the Health Care Practitioner Transparency Requirements
  • LD 662 An Act to Increase Access to Health Care through Telemedicine
  • LD 830 An Act to Eliminate the Dual Licensing of Physician Assistants
  • LD 1076 Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services to Increase Public Awareness about and Access to federal Resources Related to Vaccine Injuries

Text for these laws can be found at http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_127th/billtexts/