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Summary of LD 1573

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LD 1573 (SP 551)
"An Act To Encourage Development in the Logging Industry by Requiring State and Local Government Agencies To Give Preference to Lumber and Solid Wood Products Harvested in the State"
Sponsored by President Troy Jackson

Status Summary
Reference Committee State and Local Government
Last House Action 6/30/2017 -  PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
Last Senate Action 7/20/2017 -  LD 1573 In Senate, July 20, 2017, this Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant 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?" 14 IN FAVOR and 16 AGAINST, accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill not become law and the VETO was SUSTAINED.
Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)
Last Engrossed by House on 6/29/2017
Last Engrossed by Senate on 6/29/2017
Governor Action Vetoed by the Governor
Date 7/13/2017

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