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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 1893An Act To Require a Lease of Public Lands To Be Based on Reasonable Market Value and To Require Approval of Such Leases for Commercial PurposesJan 21, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1788An Act To Eliminate Online Burn Permit Fees for All Areas of the StateJan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1889An Act To Protect the Products of Maine FarmersJan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1945An Act To Require Forest Rangers To Be Trained at the Maine Criminal Justice AcademyJan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 214
Work Sessions
LD 1726An Act To Penalize Violators of Wood Shipment and Quarantine LawsJan 21, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1799Resolve, Authorizing the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry To Convey Certain Land in the Little Moose Unit of Moosehead Junction TownshipJan 21, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
Appropriations and Financial Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 341An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Construction of a Convention Center in PortlandJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 1333An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Establish a Maine County Correctional Facilities Revolving Construction and Improvement FundJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 12An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Design and Construction of a New Fish Hatchery and To Improve Hatchery InfrastructureJan 22, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 1885An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Repair or Replace Bureau of Forestry HelicoptersJan 22, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 400An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Food Processing Infrastructure in Targeted Areas of the StateJan 23, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 1692An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund Training for Mill Workers and LoggersJan 23, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 2060An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Provide a New Dormitory Facility at the Maine School of Science and MathematicsJan 23, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 228
Criminal Justice and Public Safety
LD 1466An Act To Allow Community-based Organizations To Participate in Diversion Projects for Persons with Substance Use DisorderJan 22, 2020, 10:00aState House, Room 436
Work Sessions
LD 141An Act To Promote Highway Safety by Restricting the Use of Marijuana and Possession of an Open Marijuana Container in a VehicleJan 22, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 700An Act To Prevent Internet TheftJan 22, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 1295An Act To Determine the Need To Increase the Number of Forensic Emergency and Crisis BedsJan 22, 2020, 1:15pState House, Room 436
Education and Cultural Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 1916An Act To Increase High School Graduation Rates for Students Experiencing Homelessness or in Foster CareJan 22, 2020, 10:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 1918An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding the Reserve Funds of Certain School Organizational StructuresJan 22, 2020, 10:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 1878Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study the Use of Adjunct Professors in Maine's Public University and College SystemJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
Energy, Utilities and Technology
LD 1563An Act To Encourage the Development of Broadband Coverage in Rural MaineJan 21, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1880An Act To Repeal and Replace the Canton Water District CharterJan 21, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1881An Act Regarding Utility-related FeesJan 21, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1892An Act To Make Changes to the So-called Dig Safe LawJan 21, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1895An Act Regarding Positions at the Public Utilities CommissionJan 21, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1748An Act To Allow for the Establishment of Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy ProgramsJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1853An Act To Prohibit Door-to-door Marketing of Retail Energy SupplyJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1896An Act To Authorize Separate Alternative Compliance Payment Rates for Maine's Renewable Portfolio Standard and To Amend the Laws Governing Thermal Renewable Ene...Jan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1913An Act To Prohibit Certain Wheeling Charges for the Transmission of ElectricityJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1917An Act To Eliminate Direct Retail Competition for the Supply of Electricity to Residential ConsumersJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
Environment and Natural Resources
LD 1750An Act To Establish Appliance Energy and Water StandardsJan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 216
LD 1915Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Evaluate Emissions from Heated Aboveground Petroleum Storage TanksJan 24, 2020, 12:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 1923An Act To Define as a Hazardous Substance under Maine Law Any Substance Defined under Federal Law as a Hazardous Substance, Pollutant or ContaminantJan 24, 2020, 12:00aCross Building, Room 216
Work Sessions
LD 544An Act To Create Extended Producer Responsibility for Post-consumer Waste Generated from the Use of Tobacco ProductsJan 22, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 1779An Act To Establish Standards for Operation and Maintenance and Asset Management for Publicly Owned Treatment Works and Municipal Satellite Collection SystemsJan 22, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 1781An Act To Allow the Board of Environmental Protection To Make Changes through Routine Technical Rulemaking to Federally Based Screening Levels for the Beneficia...Jan 22, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 1832An Act To Ensure Adequate Funding for the Maine Pollutant Discharge Elimination System and Waste Discharge Licensing ProgramJan 22, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
Health and Human Services
Public Hearings
LD 1883An Act Regarding the Recommendations of the Federal Traumatic Brain Injury State Partnership Program Concerning the Membership of the Acquired Brain Injury Advi...Jan 22, 2020, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1934An Act Regarding Prior Authorization for Medication-assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder under the MaineCare ProgramJan 22, 2020, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1935An Act To Address the Needs of Pregnant Women Affected by Opioid Use DisorderJan 22, 2020, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1951An Act To Assist Persons with Disabilities Who Are Subject to Pill Count RequirementsJan 22, 2020, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1961An Act To Establish the Trust for a Healthy MaineJan 22, 2020, 2:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1974An Act To Promote TelehealthJan 22, 2020, 2:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1938An Act Concerning MaineCare Coverage for Donor Breast MilkJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1957An Act To Provide Women Access to Affordable Postpartum CareJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
Work Sessions
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...Jan 24, 2020, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 653Resolve, To Establish the Task Force To Study Opportunities for Improving Home and Community-based ServicesJan 24, 2020, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1134An Act To Set Aside Funds from Federal Block Grants for Certain CommunitiesJan 24, 2020, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1630Resolve, To Ensure Access to Opiate Addiction TreatmentJan 24, 2020, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1662An Act To Save Lives by Establishing the Low Barrier Opioid Treatment Response ProgramJan 24, 2020, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 508Resolve, To Study the Protection of Youth and Young Adults from Addiction and Premature Death by Restricting Marketing of Tobacco ProductsJan 24, 2020, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services
Public Hearings
LD 1872Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 12: Licensure of Manufacturers and Wholesalers, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Profe...Jan 21, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1972An Act To Increase Access to and Reduce the Cost of Epinephrine Autoinjectors by Amending the Definition of "Epinephrine Autoinjector"Jan 21, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1975An Act To Facilitate Dental Treatment for ChildrenJan 21, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1985Resolve, Directing the Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing To Adopt Rules To Facilitate Speech-Language TherapyJan 21, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1996An Act Concerning the Reporting of Health Care Information to the Emergency Medical Services' BoardJan 21, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1928An Act To Prohibit Health Insurance Carriers from Retroactively Reducing Payment on Clean Claims Submitted by PharmaciesJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 220
Work Sessions
LD 1138An Act To Ensure Health Insurance Coverage for Treatment for Childhood Postinfectious Neuroimmune Disorders Including Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Diso...Jan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1434An Act To Allow Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists To Bill for Their ServicesJan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1660An Act To Improve Access to Physician Assistant CareJan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1872Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 12: Licensure of Manufacturers and Wholesalers, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Profe...Jan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1972An Act To Increase Access to and Reduce the Cost of Epinephrine Autoinjectors by Amending the Definition of "Epinephrine Autoinjector"Jan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1985Resolve, Directing the Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing To Adopt Rules To Facilitate Speech-Language TherapyJan 23, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 220
Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business
Public Hearings
LD 1891An Act To Protect Maine Propane Consumers upon the Termination of an Agreement between a Dealer and a ConsumerJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1924An Act To Amend the Real Estate Appraisal Management Company LawsJan 23, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1977An Act To Ensure a Consumer's Right To Repair Certain Electronic ProductsJan 23, 2020, 1:01pCross Building, Room 202
LD 2004An Act To Provide for the 2020 and 2021 Allocations of the State Ceiling on Private Activity BondsJan 23, 2020, 1:01pCross Building, Room 202
Judiciary
LD 1862Resolve, Authorizing the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission To Submit Trust Decanting LegislationJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1864An Act To Correct the Maine Revised Unclaimed Property Act to Reflect Recent ChangesJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1865An Act To Amend the Protection from Abuse Laws Concerning Consent AgreementsJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1863An Act To Amend the Maine Uniform Probate CodeJan 21, 2020, 1:15pState House, Room 438
Work Sessions
LD 1053An Act To Reduce the Period of Enforcement for Judgments Based upon Consumer ObligationsJan 23, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1598An Act To Define the Responsibilities of Property Owners for the Maintenance and Repair of Private RoadsJan 23, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1759An Act Regarding the Electronic Data and Court Records Filed in the Electronic Case Management System of the Supreme Judicial CourtJan 23, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1380An Act To Transfer the Violations Bureau from the Courts to the Office of the Secretary of StateJan 23, 2020, 1:01pState House, Room 438
Labor and Housing
Public Hearings
LD 1874An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Subminimum WageJan 22, 2020, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1911An Act To Amend the Unemployment Compensation LawsJan 22, 2020, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1912An Act To Conform the Maine Apprenticeship Program to the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972Jan 22, 2020, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1931An Act To Require Background Investigations for Certain Individuals To Receive Federal Tax Information in Accordance with Federal StandardsJan 22, 2020, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1986An Act To Clarify the Law Protecting Job Applicants from Identity TheftJan 22, 2020, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
Work Sessions
LD 1659An Act To Include Additional Corrections Officers and Mental Health Workers under the 1998 Special Plan for Retirement and To Amend the Laws Governing Retiremen...Jan 22, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
Marine Resources
Public Hearings
LD 1922An Act To Create a Commercial Menhaden Fishing LicenseJan 21, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 206
LD 1925An Act To Make Technical Changes to Maine's Marine Resources LawsJan 21, 2020, 1:30pCross Building, Room 206
Work Sessions
LD 936Resolve, Establishing a Commission To Study the Existing and Potential Effects of Freshwater and Marine Debris on Maine's Freshwater and Coastal Habitats and Sp...Jan 21, 2020, 2:30pCross Building, Room 206
LD 1882An Act To Provide Noncommercial Lobster and Crab Fishing Licenses and Scallop Licenses to Disabled Veterans at No CostJan 21, 2020, 2:30pCross Building, Room 206
State and Local Government
Public Hearings
LD 1969An Act To Protect State Workers from Exposure to CarcinogensJan 22, 2020, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1973An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Municipal Conservation CommissionsJan 22, 2020, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1989An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Recounts in Municipal ElectionsJan 22, 2020, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
Work Sessions
LD 1054An Act To Clarify the Use of Burying Grounds and Family Burying GroundsJan 24, 2020, 11:00aCross Building, Room 214
Taxation
Public Hearings
LD 1898An Act Regarding Property Taxes on Certain Energy Generation ProjectsJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 1914An Act To Provide a Sales Tax Exemption for TextbooksJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 1929Resolve, Establishing the Commission To Study Fair, Equitable and Competitive Tax Policy for Maine's Working Families and Small BusinessesJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 1958An Act To Expand Tax Increment Financing To Include Adult Care Facilities and Services and Certain Child Care FacilitiesJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 1993An Act To Clarify the Law Relating to Corporate Income Tax Nexus and the Shipment of Spirits into the StateJan 23, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 127
Work Sessions
LD 133An Act To Fully Restore State-Municipal Revenue Sharing for Fiscal Year 2018-19Jan 23, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 127
LD 564An Act To Encourage the Installation of Solar Panels on Residential PropertyJan 23, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 127
LD 1076An Act To Account for Market Change in the Adult Use Marijuana Excise TaxJan 23, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 127
LD 1156An Act To Create the Savings Account Program for Small BusinessesJan 23, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 127
LD 1163An Act Regarding Energy, Utilities and TechnologyJan 23, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 127
Transportation
Public Hearings
LD 1875An Act Regarding the Naming of Bridges and Designating Bridge 5818 as the Specialist Wade A. Slack Memorial BridgeJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1876Resolve, To Name Bridge 3880 in the Town of Dresden the Veterans Memorial BridgeJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1886Resolve, To Rename the Sibley Pond Bridge the William Harris Memorial BridgeJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1900An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Motor Vehicle Child Restraint Systems To Allow Certain ExceptionsJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1901An Act To Amend the Laws Prohibiting the Use of Handheld Phones and Devices While DrivingJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 2009An Act To Permit the Expansion of Municipal Membership of the Greater Portland Transit DistrictJan 21, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1870An Act To Create the Maine Lighthouse Trust Registration PlateJan 23, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1887Resolve, To Reduce the Operational Costs of Ferries in the StateJan 23, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1899An Act To Amend Certain Motor Vehicle LawsJan 23, 2020, 1:00pState House, Room 126
Work Sessions
LD 83An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Resale by a Motor Vehicle Dealer To Permit the Dealer To Use a Copy of a Certificate of TitleJan 21, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
LD 1084An Act Regarding the Operation of Pedal-powered Tour VehiclesJan 21, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
LD 1390An Act To Fund Saco Area Traffic ImprovementsJan 21, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
LD 1533An Act To Eliminate Registration Plate DecalsJan 21, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
LD 1714Resolve, Directing the Secretary of State To Enter into a Reciprocal Agreement between the State and Taiwan Regarding Driver's LicensesJan 21, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
LD 1875An Act Regarding the Naming of Bridges and Designating Bridge 5818 as the Specialist Wade A. Slack Memorial BridgeJan 21, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
LD 1876Resolve, To Name Bridge 3880 in the Town of Dresden the Veterans Memorial BridgeJan 21, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
LD 1886Resolve, To Rename the Sibley Pond Bridge the William Harris Memorial BridgeJan 21, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
LD 1901An Act To Amend the Laws Prohibiting the Use of Handheld Phones and Devices While DrivingJan 21, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
LD 1900An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Motor Vehicle Child Restraint Systems To Allow Certain ExceptionsJan 23, 2020, 1:30pState House, Room 126
Veterans and Legal Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 1926An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery SystemJan 22, 2020, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1952An Act To Provide Support Services for Military Members Transitioning to Civilian Life in MaineJan 22, 2020, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1997An Act To Allow the Assignment of State Vehicles to Field Personnel Directly Concerned with Maine National Guard Facilities and To Allow State Vehicles Assigned...Jan 22, 2020, 9:00aState House, Room 437
Work Sessions
LD 1903An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Activities at or near the Polls on Election DayJan 22, 2020, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1904An Act To Amend Certain Laws Governing ElectionsJan 22, 2020, 10:00aState House, Room 437