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129th Maine Legislature

Schedule of Public Hearings and Work Sessions by Committee

Public hearings and work sessions for the 129th Legislature for the next 5 days.
Agriculture Conservation and Forestry
Public Hearings
LD 445An Act To Appropriate Funds to the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry To Maintain All-terrain Vehicle TrailsFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 446An Act To Appropriate Funds to the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry To Maintain Snowmobile TrailsFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 523An Act To Permit the Indoor Production of Industrial HempFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 630An Act To Clarify That Food and Food Products Containing Hemp-derived Cannabidiol Produced and Sold within the State Are Not Adulterated and To Match the State'...Feb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
Appropriations and Financial Affairs
LD 295An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Increase Rural Maine's Access to Broadband Internet ServiceFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 354An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Encourage the Provision of Reliable High-speed Internet in Rural Underserved Areas of MaineFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 381An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Upgrade and Replace Infrastructure of the Maine Public Broadcasting CorporationFeb 19, 2019, 1:30pState House, Room 228
LD 172An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Smart City TechnologyFeb 19, 2019, 1:45pState House, Room 228
Criminal Justice and Public Safety
LD 329An Act To Exempt from Criminal Liability Persons Reporting a Drug-related Medical EmergencyFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 342An Act To Require a Person To Notify Law Enforcement Officers of the Possession of a Hypodermic NeedleFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 449An Act To Impose a Mandatory Sentence for the Crime of Aggravated Unlawful Operation of a Methamphetamine LaboratoryFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 44An Act Regarding the Maine Criminal CodeFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 64An Act To Make Post-conviction Possession of Animals a Criminal OffenseFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 205An Act To Add Work Assignments to the Law Regarding Notification of a Defendant's Release or EscapeFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 306Resolve, Requiring the Department of Public Safety To Study and Determine What Constitutes a Violation of Air Space by a DroneFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
Education and Cultural Affairs
LD 225An Act Regarding Transportation Management Software and School Bus ReplacementFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 375An Act To Promote the Forest Products Industry in School Construction and Renovation Involving Heating SystemsFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 382An Act To Fund Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Persons at the Maine State LibraryFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 441An Act To Reduce Childhood Exposure to Harmful Ultraviolet Radiation by Allowing Students To Use Sunscreen in SchoolsFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 167An Act To Prevent Food Shaming in Maine's Public SchoolsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 206An Act To Raise the University of Maine System Debt CeilingFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 388An Act To Recognize Employee Background Checks Conducted for Out-of-state Schools Eligible for Maine Tuition AssistanceFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 395An Act To Protect Access to Outside-of-school Enrichment OpportunitiesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 470An Act To Provide Traffic Safety Education in SchoolsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
Energy Utilities and Technology
LD 581An Act To Direct Electric Utilities To Provide Comparative Usage Data on Customer Billing StatementsFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
Work Sessions
LD 196Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 320: Electric Transmission and Distribution Utility Service Standards, a Major Substantive Rule of ...Feb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 346An Act To Amend the Brunswick Sewer District CharterFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 347An Act To Provide Sustainable Funding for Drinking Water and Wastewater InfrastructureFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 372An Act To Increase the Safety of Municipal Residents by Allowing Municipalities To Address Downed Wires in Extended Power OutagesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 398An Act To Allow for Greater Flexibility in Addressing Energy Efficiency Needs in the StateFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
Environment and Natural Resources
Public Hearings
LD 289An Act To Prohibit the Use of Certain Disposable Food Service ContainersFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 505An Act To Require the Use of Reusable Food Ware at Eating EstablishmentsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 621An Act To Prohibit Extruded Polystyrene Food Service ContainersFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
Health and Human Services
LD 153An Act To Strengthen Testing for Lead in School Drinking WaterFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 336An Act To Require That Notice of Lead Abatement Orders Be Filed with the Registry of DeedsFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 443An Act To Prevent Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding and Eye Damage in InfantsFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 508Resolve, To Study the Protection of Youth and Young Adults from Addiction and Premature Death by Restricting Marketing of Tobacco ProductsFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 551An Act To Ban Nicotine Liquid ContainersFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 99Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 29: Allowances for Support Services for Adults...Feb 19, 2019, 1:10pCross Building, Room 209
LD 129An Act To Protect a Child from Misuse of IdentityFeb 19, 2019, 1:10pCross Building, Room 209
LD 282Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 21: Allowances for Home and Community Benefits...Feb 19, 2019, 1:10pCross Building, Room 209
LD 231An Act To Improve Public Health by Maximizing Federal Funding OpportunitiesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 362Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Submit a State Plan Amendment To Exempt Retirement and Educational Assets from Calculations f...Feb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 363An Act To Protect Residents of Assisted Living FacilitiesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 408Resolve, To Improve Access to Neurobehavioral ServicesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 472An Act To Provide Meals to Homebound IndividualsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 474Resolve, To Ensure the Health and Wellness of Older Residents of the StateFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 583Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Study the State's Long-term Services and Supports System for Older AdultsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 606Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Provide Cost-based Reimbursement to Maine Veterans' HomesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
Work Sessions
LD 152An Act To Prohibit the Possession and Use of Electronic Smoking Devices on School GroundsFeb 20, 2019, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 343An Act To Promote Equity in Business Opportunity for Tobacco Specialty StoresFeb 20, 2019, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 416An Act To Allow Eating Establishments To Permit Smoking Tobacco in Designated Outdoor Eating AreasFeb 20, 2019, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Public Hearings
LD 490An Act To Give the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife the Authority To Change the Opening Dates of Trapping Seasons Based on Weather ConditionsFeb 20, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 206
LD 525An Act To Increase the Registration Fee for Snowmobiles for ResidentsFeb 20, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 206
LD 528An Act To Increase the Number of Clubs in Penobscot County That May Be Issued a Special Dog Training Area LicenseFeb 20, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 206
LD 617An Act To Increase to 3 the Number of Youth Deer Hunting DaysFeb 20, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 206
LD 339An Act To Prohibit Unattended Watercraft on Open WaterFeb 20, 2019, 1:20pCross Building, Room 206
LD 386An Act To Establish a Comprehensive Wildlife Biology Internship ProgramFeb 20, 2019, 1:20pCross Building, Room 206
Work Sessions
LD 175An Act To Extend the Deer Hunting Season by 2 SaturdaysFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 188An Act To Provide for an Expanded Muzzle-loading-only Deer Hunting SeasonFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 190An Act To Provide Antlerless Deer Permits to Senior Resident Lifetime Hunting License HoldersFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 265An Act To Increase Opportunities for Hunters, Anglers and Sporting Camps by Extending the Seasons on Upland GameFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business
Public Hearings
LD 397Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation To Conduct a Sunrise Review Regarding the Proposal To License Building Contractors,...Feb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 486An Act To Improve Efficiencies in Cosmetology LicensingFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 532Resolve, Directing Professional Licensing and Certification Boards To Study the Barriers To Obtaining Professional Licensure and CertificationFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
Judiciary
Work Sessions
LD 89An Act To Impose Requirements on the Rental of Residential Property That Has Been Used in the Manufacture of MethamphetamineFeb 19, 2019, 1:15pState House, Room 438
LD 96An Act To Require Disclosure at the Sale or Transfer whether Real Estate Has Been Used in the Manufacture of MethamphetamineFeb 19, 2019, 1:15pState House, Room 438
LD 194An Act To Allow the Reduction of a MaineCare LienFeb 19, 2019, 1:15pState House, Room 438
LD 229An Act To Increase the Safety of Home Buyers Concerning Chimney InspectionsFeb 19, 2019, 1:15pState House, Room 438
LD 384Resolve, Directing the Secretary of State To Review the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial ActsFeb 19, 2019, 1:15pState House, Room 438
LD 417An Act To Allow an Attorney To Copy a Driver's LicenseFeb 19, 2019, 1:15pState House, Room 438
Labor and Housing
Public Hearings
LD 240An Act To Allow Public Employers of Teachers to Negotiate Regarding Educational PoliciesFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 300An Act To Protect Hourly School Personnel Pay During School Days Missed Due to Weather or Emergency ClosuresFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 168Resolve, To Create a Universal Job Application System for Maine's Career CentersFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 201An Act To Protect Jobs in the State by Requiring Advance Notice of Closure of Call CentersFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 305An Act To Protect Job Applicants from Identity TheftFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 480An Act To Ensure Pay Transparency and To Reduce Gender and Racial Wage InequitiesFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 507An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Employer Recovery of Overcompensation Paid to an EmployeeFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
Marine Resources
LD 629An Act To Ensure a Seat on the Shellfish Advisory Council Is Held by a Person with a Background and Credentials in a Field of Marine ScienceFeb 19, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 206
Work Sessions
LD 28An Act Regarding Access to Lobster LicensesFeb 19, 2019, 2:30pCross Building, Room 206
State and Local Government
Public Hearings
LD 209An Act To Prohibit Municipalities from Prohibiting Short-term RentalsFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 370An Act To Facilitate State Employee Service in the LegislatureFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 390An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Dangerous BuildingsFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 431An Act To Make Election Day a State HolidayFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
Work Sessions
LD 58RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Extend the Terms of Legislators to 4 YearsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 170An Act To Prohibit Questions Regarding Criminal History on Certain State Employment ApplicationsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 179An Act To Change the Name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples DayFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 226An Act To Require the Use of Preapproved Subcontractors for Publicly Funded Construction ProjectsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 257An Act To Ensure That the Legislature Has the Information Necessary To Do the Work of the People of MaineFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 285An Act To Provide for Legislative Review of Federally Mandated Major Substantive Rules under the Maine Administrative Procedure ActFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
Taxation
Public Hearings
LD 43RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Dedicate All Sales Taxes from All Vehicle Sales and Vehicle-related Sales to the Highway Fund...Feb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 560An Act To Improve Access to Property Tax Exemptions for New HomeownersFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 604An Act To Create an Electric Vehicle Tax CreditFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 607An Act To Provide Equitable Taxation for the Food and Beverage IndustryFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 625An Act To Phase Out the Insurance Premium Tax on AnnuitiesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
Work Sessions
LD 72An Act To Provide an Income Tax Exemption for Military Pay without Regard to Where the Military Service Was PerformedFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 127
LD 162An Act To Eliminate the State Income Tax on Maine Public Employees Retirement System PensionsFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 127
LD 268An Act To Create a Credit under the Commercial Forestry Excise Tax for Landowners Using Businesses Based in the United StatesFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 127
LD 276An Act To Provide Equity in the State Income Tax Deduction for Maine Public Employees Retirement System PensionsFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 127
Veterans and Legal Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 499An Act To Prohibit Payment per Signature on Petitions for Direct Initiatives and People's Veto ReferendumsFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 501An Act To Provide Funding for the Homeless Veterans Center in CaribouFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 510An Act To Authorize Funding for Transitional Housing for Women Veterans and Their FamiliesFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 514An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Political Party Representation of Election ClerksFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 517An Act To Facilitate Fair Ballot Representation for All CandidatesFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 252RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Prohibit New or Increased Fees or Taxes by Means of Direct Initiatives of LegislationFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 437