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LD 1932 (SP 741)
"An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding School Funding"
Sponsored by Senator Peter Bowman

Date
Chamber
Action
11/28/2007 Senate Received by the Secretary of the Senate on November 28, 2007 and REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS pursuant to Joint Rule 308.2 Received by the Secretary of the Senate on November 28, 2007 and REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS pursuant to Joint Rule 308.2
2/6/2008 Senate Reports READ
On motion by Senator BOWMAN of York TABLED Unassigned pending ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT
2/12/2008 Senate Taken from the table by the President
On motion by Senator BOWMAN of York Majority Ought to Pass As Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) Report ACCEPTED (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #275 22 Yeas - 13 Nays- 0 Excused - 0 Absent
READ ONCE Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) READ
On motion by Senator DAMON of Hancock Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) READ (Remarks Made) and ADOPTED Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #276 18 Yeas - 17 Nays- 0 Excused - 0 Absent
On motion by Senator GOOLEY of Franklin Senate Amendment "A" (S-416) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) READ (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered On motion by Senator MITCHELL of Kennebec Senate Amendment "A" (S-416) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) INDEFINITELY POSTPONED (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #277 21 Yeas - 14 Nays- 0 Excused - 0 Absent
On motion by Senator RAYE of Washington Senate Amendment "E" (S-421) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) READ (Remarks Made) On motion by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook Senate Amendment "E" (S-421) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) INDEFINITELY POSTPONED (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #278 23 Yeas - 12 Nays- 0 Excused - 0 Absent
On motion by Senator MILLS of Somerset Senate Amendment "F" (S-425) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) READ (Remarks Made) On motion by Senator MITCHELL of Kennebec Senate Amendment "F" (S-425) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) INDEFINITELY POSTPONED (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #279 20 Yeas - 15 Nays- 0 Excused - 0 Absent
On motion by Senator RAYE of Washington Senate Amendment "B" (S-417) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) READ (Remarks Made) On motion by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook Senate Amendment "B" (S-417) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) INDEFINITELY POSTPONED (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #280 19 Yeas - 14 Nays- 0 Excused - 2 Absent
Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) As Amended By Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) thereto ADOPTED Assigned for Second Reading next Legislative Day
2/14/2008 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY Senator Strimling, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.

READ A SECOND TIME On motion by Senator MITCHELL of Kennebec TABLED pending PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) AS AMENDED BY Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) thereto
Tabled Later Today Assigned Unfinished Business
2/25/2008 Senate Taken from the table by the President
On motion by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook Senate Amendment "C" (S-430) READ and ADOPTED (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #283 33 Yeas - 0 Nays- 0 Excused - 2 Absent
On motion by Senator RAYE of Washington Senate Amendment "B" (S-420) READ and ADOPTED
Motion by Senator GOOLEY of Franklin to RECONSIDER ADOPTION of Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) As Amended By Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) thereto FAILED Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #284 17 Yeas - 16 Nays- 0 Excused - 2 Absent
PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) AS AMENDED BY Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) thereto AND Senate Amendments "B" S-420 AND "C" S-430 (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #285 20 Yeas - 13 Nays- 0 Excused - 2 Absent
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence
2/26/2008 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative SUTHERLAND of Chapman TABLED pending ACCEPTANCE of Either Report.

Later today assigned.
2/26/2008 House Unfinished Business
2/28/2008 House Unfinished Business
3/4/2008 House Unfinished Business
3/5/2008 House Unfinished Business
3/6/2008 House Speaker laid before the House
On motion of Representative NORTON of Bangor, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) was READ.
On motion of Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou, House Amendment "A" (H-675) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) was READ and FAILED ADOPTION.
ROLL CALL NO. 226
(Yeas 51 - Nays 87 - Absent 13 - Excused 0)
On motion of Representative MacDONALD of Boothbay, House Amendment "E" (H-717) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) was READ and ADOPTED.
On motion of Representative McFADDEN of Dennysville, House Amendment "B" (H-677) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) was READ and FAILED ADOPTION.
ROLL CALL NO. 227
(Yeas 62 - Nays 77 - Absent 12 - Excused 0)
3/6/2008 House On motion of Representative CARTER of Bethel, House Amendment "F" (H-718) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) was READ and ADOPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 228
(Yeas 88 - Nays 51 - Absent 12 - Excused 0)
3/6/2008 House Subsequently, Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) as Amended by House Amendment "E" (H-717) and "F" (H-718) thereto ADOPTED.
Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
On motion of Representative PRATT of Eddington, House Amendment "E" (H-719) was READ and ADOPTED.
3/6/2008 House On motion of Representative JOHNSON of Greenville, House Amendment "B" (H-680) was READ and FAILED ADOPTION.
ROLL CALL NO. 229
(Yeas 51 - Nays 87 - Absent 13 - Excused 0)
Subsequently, the Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) as Amended by House Amendment "E" (H-717) and "F" (H-718) thereto and House Amendment "E" (H-719).
ROLL CALL NO. 230
(Yeas 86 - Nays 51 - Absent 14 - Excused 0)
In NON-CONCURRENCE and sent for concurrence.
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.

3/10/2008 Senate On motion by Senator BOWMAN of York TABLED pending FURTHER CONSIDERATION Tabled Later Today Assigned
Subsequently Taken from the table by the President
On motion by Senator BOWMAN of York The Senate RECEDED From PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) AS AMENDED BY Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) thereto AND SENATE AMENDMENTS "B" S-420 AND "C" S-430
On further motion by Same Senator The Senate RECEDED From ADOPTION of Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) As Amended by Senate Amendment "D" (S-419), thereto
On further motion by Same Senator The Senate RECEDED From ADOPTION of Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) and INDEFINITELY POSTPONED SAME
House Amendment "E" (H-717) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) READ and ADOPTED in concurrence
House Amendment "F" (H-718) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) READ Motion by Senator BOWMAN of York to INDEFINITELY POSTPONE House Amendment "F" (H-718) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) FAILED Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #293 16 Yeas - 18 Nays- 0 Excused - 1 Absent
On motion by Senator WESTON of Waldo House Amendment "F" (H-718) to Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) ADOPTED in concurrence Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) As Amended By House Amendments "E" (H-717 and "F" H-718 thereto ADOPTED in concurrence
Motion by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook To CONCUR With PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment "A" (S-410)
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENTS "E" (H-717) AND "F" (H-718) thereto AND House Amendment "E" (H-719) FAILED Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #294 10 Yeas - 24 Nays- 0 Excused - 1 Absent
On motion by Senator MILLS of Somerset RECONSIDERED whereby the Senate FAILED TO CONCUR to PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY
On motion by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook RECONSIDERED whereby the Senate RECEDED From PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED
On further motion by Same Senator The Senate INSISTED To PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment "A" (S-410)
AS AMENDED BY Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) thereto AND SENATE AMENDMENTS "B" S-420 AND "C" S-430 and ASKED for a COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE Sent down for concurrence
3/12/2008 House On motion of Representative PINGREE of North Haven, the House INSISTED to PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) as Amended by House Amendment "E" (H-717) and House Amendment "F" (H-718) thereto and House Amendment "E" (H-719) and JOINED in a COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE.
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.

3/18/2008 Senate Report READ On motion by Senator BOWMAN of York TABLED pending ACCEPTANCE of Report Tabled Later Today Assigned Unfinished Business
3/19/2008 Senate Unfinished Business
3/20/2008 Senate Taken from the table by the President
Report ACCEPTED Roll Call Ordered Roll Call #30726 Yeas - 8 Nays- 0 Excused - 1 Absent On motion by Senator BOWMAN of York The Senate RECEDED From PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment "A" (S-410)
AS AMENDED BY Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) thereto AND Senate Amendment "B" (S-420) AND Senate Amendment "C" (S-430)
On further motion by Same Senator The Senate RECEDED From ADOPTION of Committee Amendment "A" (S-410) As Amended by Senate Amendment "D" (S-419) thereto and INDEFINITELY POSTPONED same
On further motion by Same Senator The Senate RECEDED From ADOPTION of Senate Amendment "B" (S-420) and INDEFINITELY POSTPONED Same
On further motion by Same Senator RECEDED From ADOPTION of Senate Amendment "C" (S-430) and INDEFINITELY POSTPONED Same
Committee of Conference Amendment "A" (S-467) READ and ADOPTED PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee of Conference Amendment "A" (S-467) In NON-CONCURRENCE

Held at the Request of Senator MITCHELL of Kennebec
RELEASED
3/25/2008 House The Committee of Conference Report was READ.
On motion of Representative PINGREE of North Haven, TABLED pending ACCEPTANCE of the Committee of Conference Report.
Later today assigned.
3/25/2008 House Speaker laid before the House
Subsequently, the COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE Report was ACCEPTED.
The House RECEDED and CONCURRED to PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee of Conference Amendment "A" (S-467).
ROLL CALL NO. 249
(Yeas 104 - Nays 41 - Absent 6 - Excused 0)
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.

3/27/2008 House On motion of Representative PINGREE of North Haven, TABLED pending PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.
Later today assigned.
3/27/2008 House Unfinished Business
3/28/2008 House Unfinished Business
3/31/2008 House Unfinished Business
4/1/2008 House Speaker laid before the House
FAILED PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.
This being an emergency measure, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House being necessary, a total was taken.
ROLL CALL NO. 301
(Yeas 97 - Nays 45 - Absent 9 - Excused 0)
HELD at the Request of Representative CAIN of Orono.
4/2/2008 House On motion of Representative ADAMS of Portland, the House RECONSIDERED its action whereby the Bill FAILED PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 312
(Yeas 121 - Nays 20 - Absent 10 - Excused 0)
Subsequently, FAILED PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.
This being an emergency measure, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House being necessary, a total was taken.
ROLL CALL NO. 313
(Yeas 97 - Nays 46 - Absent 8 - Excused 0)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/2/2008 Senate Under suspension of the Rules FAILED ENACTMENT - Emergency -2/3 Elected Required in concurrence
On motion by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook RECONSIDERED whereby Bill FAILED ENACTMENT in concurrence
On motion by Senator DAMON of Hancock Under suspension of the Rules RECONSIDERED PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee of Conference Amendment "A" (S-467) in concurrence
On further motion by Same Senator Senate Amendment "D" (S-554) READ and ADOPTED (Remarks Made)
Subsequently PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee of Conference Amendment "A" (S-467) and Senate Amendment "D" (S-554) In NON-CONCURRENCE Roll Call Ordered Roll Call # 369 24 Yeas - 11 Nays- 0 Excused - 0 Absent
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence
4/4/2008 House The House RECEDED and CONCURRED to PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee of Conference Amendment "A" (S-467) and Senate Amendment "D" (S-554).
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.

4/4/2008 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 329
(Yeas 83 - Nays 47 - Absent 21 - Excused 0)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/7/2008 Senate On motion by Senator ROTUNDO of Androscoggin placed on the Special Appropriations Table pending ENACTMENT in concurrence
Subsequently On motion by Senator ROTUNDO of Androscoggin TAKEN FROM THE SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE
PASSED TO BE ENACTED in concurrence (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered Roll Call # 393 21 Yeas - 14 Nays- 0 Excused - 0 Absent
4/7/2008 Senate Under suspension of the Rules (S.P. 741 L.D. 1932 An Act to Amend the Laws Regarding School Funding) In Senate, April 7, 2008, this Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same purusant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the Senate proceeded to vote on the question: "Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?" 12 voted in favor and 23 against, and accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill not become law and the veto was sustained._____________, Joy J. O'Brien, Secretary of the Senate
4/7/2008 Senate Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

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