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131st Maine Legislature, First Special Session

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HP 9
LD #

An Act to Expand Access to Postsecondary Education for Low-income Parents

Documents and DispositionLD 5, HP 9Text
LD 5
HP 9
Printed Document PDF MS-Word Document
Fiscal Status
Fiscal Impact
Fiscal Note PDFFiscal Note

Final DispositionEnacted, Apr 10, 2023
Governor's Action: Signed, Apr 10, 2023

Chaptered LawACTPUB
, Chapter 21
Printed Chapter PDFThese are unofficial documents that may contain errors. See the Session Laws Of Maine (when available) for a final version.Chapter Fiscal NoteFiscal Note PDFFiscal

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Amendments to LD 5

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Status In Committee

Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services on Jan 4, 2023.
Latest Committee Action: Reported Out, Mar 8, 2023, OTP/ONTP
Latest Committee Report: Mar 8, 2023; HHS, MAJ: Ought To Pass; HHS, MIN: Ought Not To Pass


Committee Docket
Feb 14, 2023Work Session Held 
Feb 14, 2023VotedDivided Report
Mar 8, 2023Reported OutOTP/ONTP

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Divided Reports
ReportReport Signer
MAJ - Ought To PassSenator Joseph Baldacci of Penobscot, Chair
 Representative Michele Meyer of Eliot, Chair
 Representative Margaret Craven of Lewiston
 Representative Anne Graham of North Yarmouth
 Senator Henry Ingwersen of York
 Representative Colleen Madigan of Waterville
 Representative Daniel Shagoury of Hallowell
 Representative Sam Zager of Portland
MIN - Ought Not To PassRepresentative Ann Fredericks of Sanford
 Representative Abigail Griffin of Levant
 Representative Kathy Javner of Chester
 Representative Michael Lemelin of Chelsea
 Senator Marianne Moore of Washington
Affected Statute Titles and Sections
TitleSectionSubsectionParagraphEffectLaw TypeChapter
223790-A2EAMDPublic Law21