Table of Contents

House Calendar
SENATE PAPERS
Non-Concurrent Matter
COMMUNICATIONS
PETITIONS, BILLS AND RESOLVES REQUIRING REFERENCE
Reference
ORDERS
SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR
Recognizing:
In Memory of:
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
CONSENT CALENDAR
First Day
ENACTORS
Regular
Acts
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 1
SENATE PAPERS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 2
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report

 


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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


 

47th Legislative Day

Thursday, June 1, 2017

 

            Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

            Prayer by Pastor Karen Lilli Pax, Waldoboro United Methodist Church and Broad Cove Church, Cushing.

 

            National Anthem by The Iron Twinkies Jazz Band, Falmouth Middle School.

 

            Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Reading of the Journal of yesterday.

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SENATE PAPERS

 

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Ensure That Charter School Students Have Access to Extracurricular Activities"

(H.P. 850)  (L.D. 1228)

 

            Majority (7) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS READ and ACCEPTED in the House on May 30, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority (6) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-285) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-2)  Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 97: Private Non-Medical Institution Services, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 941)  (L.D. 1364)

 

- In House, FINALLY PASSED on May 18, 2017.

- In Senate, FINALLY PASSED on May 23, 2017, in concurrence.

- RECALLED from the Governor's Desk pursuant to Joint Order, S.P. 574.

 

            Comes from the Senate PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-164) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-3)  Bill "An Act To Repeal the Maine Certificate of Need Act of 2002"

(H.P. 345)  (L.D. 482)

 

            Report "A" (7) OUGHT NOT TO PASS of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES READ and ACCEPTED in the House on May 30, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with Report "C" (1) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "B" (H-301) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-4)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Political Party Representation of Election Clerks"

(S.P. 258)  (L.D. 813)

 

            Majority (7) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-139) in the House on May 30, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Minority (6) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS was READ and ACCEPTED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 


 

            (2-1)  The Following Communication: (H.C. 198)

 

STATE OF MAINE

CLERK'S OFFICE

2 STATE HOUSE STATION

AUGUSTA, MAINE 04333-0002

 

June 1, 2017

 

Honorable Sara Gideon

Speaker of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333

 

Dear Speaker Gideon:

 

Pursuant to Joint Rule 310, the following Joint Standing Committees have voted unanimously to report the following bills out "Ought Not to Pass:"

 

Education and Cultural Affairs

L.D. 1555       An Act To Facilitate a Statewide Teacher Contract

 

Health and Human Services

L.D. 1496       An Act To Clarify the Scope of the Maternal and Infant Death Review Panel

L.D. 1545       An Act Regarding Disclosure of Health Care Information of a Deceased Person

 

Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development

L.D. 1420       An Act Regarding Work Permits for Minors under 16 Years of Age

 

State and Local Government

L.D. 1505       An Act To Create Consistency in the Regulation of Pesticides

 

Sincerely,

 

S/Robert B. Hunt

Clerk of House

 

 

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            (2-2)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 463)

 

MAINE SENATE

128TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

May 31, 2017

 

Honorable Sara Gideon

Speaker of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine  04333

 

Dear Speaker Gideon:

 

In accordance with 3 MRSA §158 and Joint Rule 506 of the 128th Maine Legislature, please be advised that the Senate today confirmed the following nomination:

 

Upon the recommendation of the Committee on Judiciary, the nomination of the Honorable Ronald A. Daigle of Fort Kent for reappointment as an Active Retired Judge of the District Court.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Heather J.R. Priest

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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            (2-3)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 468)

 

MAINE SENATE

128TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

May 31, 2017

 

Honorable Robert B. Hunt

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine  04333

 

Dear Clerk Hunt:

 

Please be advised the Senate today insisted to its previous action whereby it accepted

 

·        the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry on Bill "An Act Regarding the Regulation of Rabbit Production for Local Consumption" (H.P. 131) (L.D. 175), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Judiciary on Bill "An Act To Clarify That Petitions for Certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States Are Included within the Definition of Indigent Legal Services" (H.P. 594) (L.D. 845), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Taxation on Bill "An Act To Exempt Diapering Products from the Sales Tax" (H.P. 63) (L.D. 76), in non-concurrence.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Heather J.R. Priest

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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PETITIONS, BILLS AND RESOLVES REQUIRING REFERENCE

 

 

            (3-1)  Resolve, Authorizing the Bureau of General Services within the Department of Administrative and Financial Services To Assume Ownership of the Forest City Project (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 1121)  (L.D. 1626)

 

Sponsored by Representative TURNER of Burlington.  (GOVERNOR'S BILL)

Cosponsored by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook and Representatives: ALLEY of Beals, FREDETTE of Newport, PERRY of Calais, SHERMAN of Hodgdon, Senators: CARPENTER of Aroostook, MAKER of Washington.

 

            Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT suggested and ordered printed.

 

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            (3-2)  Bill "An Act To Protect the Integrity of Maine Elections by Requiring Photographic Identification for the Purpose of Voting"

(H.P. 1122)  (L.D. 1627)

 

Sponsored by Representative GERRISH of Lebanon.  (GOVERNOR'S BILL)

 

            Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS suggested and ordered printed.

 

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ORDERS

 

            (4-1)  On motion of Representative LONGSTAFF of Waterville, the following House Order:  (H.O. 37)

 

            ORDERED, that Representative Henry John Bear of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians be excused May 30 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Paul B. Chace of Durham be excused May 23 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Matthew Dana II of the Passamaquoddy Tribe be excused March 30 and May 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Kathleen R. J. Dillingham of Oxford be excused April 25 for personal reasons and May 16 for legislative business.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Donna R. Doore of Augusta be excused March 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 and 30; April 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25 and 27; and May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, and 25 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Martin J. Grohman of Biddeford be excused May 11 for legislative business.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative David G. Haggan of Hampden be excused May 25 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Roland Danny Martin of Sinclair be excused May 24 and 25 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Lester S. Ordway of Standish be excused May 25 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Richard A. Pickett of Dixfield be excused May 24 and 25 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Raymond A. Wallace of Dexter be excused May 30 for health reasons

 

 

 

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SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR

 

            In accordance with House Rule 519 and Joint Rule 213, the following items:

 

Recognizing:

 

            (5-1)  Jacob T. Flewelling, of Easton, a senior at Easton Junior-Senior High School, who is a recipient of a 2017 Principal's Award for outstanding academic achievement and citizenship, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association.  We extend our congratulations to Jacob on his receiving this award;

 

(SLS 322)

 

 

            (5-2)  Gracie Griffeth, of Fort Fairfield, a senior at Fort Fairfield Middle/High School, who is a recipient of a 2017 Principal's Award for outstanding academic achievement and citizenship, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association.  We extend our congratulations to Gracie on her receiving this award;

 

(SLS 323)

 

 

            (5-3)  Abigail Angotti, of Houlton, a senior at Greater Houlton Christian Academy, who is a recipient of a 2017 Principal's Award for outstanding academic achievement and citizenship, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association.  We extend our congratulations to Abigail on her receiving this award;

 

(SLS 324)

 

 

            (5-4)  Tabetha Ganzel, of Linneus, a senior at Hodgdon Middle/High School, who is a recipient of a 2017 Principal's Award for outstanding academic achievement and citizenship, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association.  We extend our congratulations to Tabetha on her receiving this award;

 

(SLS 325)

 

 

            (5-5)  Kiara Carr, of Fairfield, a senior at Temple Academy, who is a recipient of a 2017 Principal's Award for outstanding academic achievement and citizenship, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association.  We extend our congratulations to Kiara on her receiving this award;

 

(SLS 326)

 

 

            (5-6)  Estela G. Lane, of Linneus, who is retiring after 30 years of state service with the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Aging and Disability Services, 25 years as a caseworker and 5 years as a supervisor.  Ms. Lane has been a dedicated advocate for incapacitated adults and has worked to protect them from abuse, neglect and exploitation.  We extend to Ms. Lane our congratulations on her retirement and offer her our best wishes;

 

(SLS 327)

 

 

            (5-7)  Anna Roberts, of Caribou, who is celebrating her 100th Birthday on July 5, 2017.  We extend to Ms. Roberts our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 328)

 

 

            (5-8)  Bruce Lutsk, of Newcastle, who has received the Individual Community Service Award from the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce for volunteering with many different local organizations.  We extend to Mr. Lutsk our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 329)

 

 

            (5-9)  Mike Hall, of Damariscotta, President of Hall Funeral Home, who has received the Business Person of the Year Award from the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce.  Mr. Hall founded Karl's Kids, a nonprofit organization helping Lincoln County youth get involved in athletics.  We extend to Mr. Hall our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 330)

 

 

            (5-10)  Gary and Jane Gravel, of Damariscotta, owners of Supplies Unlimited, who have received the Organization Community Service Award from the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce for their work in the community.  We extend to Mr. and Mrs. Gravel our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 331)

 

 

            (5-11)  Annabel Winterberg, of Saco, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class of Thornton Academy.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Annabel on her receiving this honor;

 

(SLS 332)

 

 

            (5-12)  Laura Parent, of Manchester, who won the 2017 Class B Girls Classical Skiing State Championship and was named the Kennebec Journal Girls Nordic Skier of the Year.  We extend to Laura our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 333)

 

 

            (5-13)  Zachary Holman, of Mount Vernon, who won the 2017 Class B Boys Classical Skiing State Championship and was named the Kennebec Journal Boys Nordic Skier of the Year.  We extend to Zachary our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 334)

 

 

            (5-14)  Steve DeAngelis, of Readfield, coach of the Maranacook Community High School Nordic Ski Team, who was named Coach of the Year at the Varsity Maine Awards.  Mr. DeAngelis has been coaching the team for more than 30 years.  This past season, both his boys and girls Nordic ski teams were Class B champions.  We extend to Mr. DeAngelis our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 335)

 

 

            (5-15)  Nathan Delmar, of Readfield, a senior at Maranacook Community High School and a member of the Boys Alpine Ski Team, who won the slalom competition at the Class B State Championship.  We extend to Nathan our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 336)

 

 

            (5-16)  the Maranacook Community High School Boys Nordic Ski Team, of Readfield, which won the Class B State Championship.  We extend to all the members of the team our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 337)

 

 

            (5-17)  Carroll "CJ" Francis, Jr., of Pleasant Point.  CJ is one of 5 tribal youth from across the nation selected as a Champion for Change by the Center for Native American Youth.  We extend to CJ our congratulations and offer him our best wishes;

 

(SLS 338)

 

 

            (5-18)  the Maranacook Community High School Girls Nordic Ski Team, of Readfield, which won the Class B State Championship.  We extend to all the members of the team our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 339)

 

 

            (5-19)  the Falmouth Middle School Iron Twinkies Jazz Band, of Falmouth, which earned a Gold Award in Division One at the Maine State Jazz Festival.  We extend to all the members of the band our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 492)

Presented by Representative PIERCE of Falmouth.

Cosponsored by Senator BREEN of Cumberland, Representative SANBORN of Portland.

 

 

            (5-20)  Meghan J. Fenton, of Gray, an officer of the Bureau of Capitol Police, for her act of heroism in the line of duty.  Officer Fenton took quick action to prevent a State House employee from choking on November 30, 2016.  We acknowledge Officer Fenton for her actions and send her our best wishes;

 

(HLS 493)

Presented by Representative AUSTIN of Gray.

Cosponsored by Senator BREEN of Cumberland, Representative DENNO of Cumberland.

 

 

            (5-21)  James Montel, of Gardiner, who celebrated his 85th Birthday on February 24, 2017.  We extend to Mr. Montel our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 494)

Presented by Representative GRANT of Gardiner.

Cosponsored by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec.

 

 

            (5-22)  Alex Fernald, of Phippsburg, a senior at Morse High School, who is a recipient of a 2017 Principal's Award for outstanding academic achievement and citizenship, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association.  We extend our congratulations to Alex on his receiving this award;

 

(HLS 495)

Presented by Representative PIERCE of Dresden.

Cosponsored by Senator VITELLI of Sagadahoc.

 

 

            (5-23)  Isaiah Degen, of Bangor, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class of John Bapst Memorial High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Isaiah on his receiving this honor;

 

(HLS 497)

Presented by Representative WARD of Dedham.

Cosponsored by Senator GRATWICK of Penobscot, Representative FREY of Bangor, Representative KORNFIELD of Bangor, Representative SCHNECK of Bangor, Representative CARDONE of Bangor.

 

 

            (5-24)  Austin Taylor, of Newport, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class of Nokomis Regional High School.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Austin on her receiving this honor;

 

(HLS 498)

Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport.

Cosponsored by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot.

 

 

            (5-25)  Emile Gallant, of Alfred, who has received the Good Citizenship Award from the York County Sheriff's Office for returning a lost envelope containing $1,000 in cash to its owner.  We extend to Mr. Gallant our congratulations on his receiving this recognition and offer him our best wishes;

 

(HLS 499)

Presented by Representative SAMPSON of Alfred.

Cosponsored by Senator DESCHAMBAULT of York.

 

 

In Memory of:

 

            (5-26)  Walter "Sonny" Gray, of Dedham.  Mr. Gray was a 47-year member of Rising Sun Masonic Lodge #71, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, in Orland.  Mr. Gray will be long remembered and sadly missed by his family and friends;

 

(HLS 496)

Presented by Representative WARD of Dedham.

Cosponsored by Senator ROSEN of Hancock.

 

 

 

 

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-162) on Bill "An Act To Prohibit the Falsification of Medical Records"

(S.P. 475)  (L.D. 1388)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    ROSEN of Hancock
                                    CYRWAY of Kennebec
                                    DIAMOND of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    COREY of Windham
                                    GERRISH of Lebanon
                                    GROHMAN of Biddeford
                                    HERRICK of Paris
                                    LONGSTAFF of Waterville
                                    MAREAN of Hollis
                                    NADEAU of Winslow
                                    RECKITT of South Portland
                                    TALBOT ROSS of Portland

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    WARREN of Hallowell

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-162).

 

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            (6-2)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-150) on Bill "An Act To Promote Academic Achievement through Hunger Relief for Maine Children"

(S.P. 261)  (L.D. 816)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock
                                    MAKER of Washington
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    FULLER of Lewiston
                                    GINZLER of Bridgton
                                    McCREA of Fort Fairfield
                                    PIERCE of Falmouth
                                    SAMPSON of Alfred
                                    STEWART of Presque Isle

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    TURNER of Burlington

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-150).

 

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            (6-3)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-151) on Bill "An Act To Sustain and Attract Skilled Workers to Maine by Improving the Job Creation Through Educational Opportunity Program"

(S.P. 392)  (L.D. 1171)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    FULLER of Lewiston
                                    McCREA of Fort Fairfield
                                    PIERCE of Falmouth

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock
                                    MAKER of Washington

            Representatives:
                                    GINZLER of Bridgton
                                    SAMPSON of Alfred
                                    STEWART of Presque Isle

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report READ and ACCEPTED.

 

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            (6-4)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-152) on Bill "An Act To Promote Downtown Revitalization by Creating the Locating Businesses Downtown Loan Program"

(S.P. 457)  (L.D. 1343)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BELLOWS of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    FECTEAU of Biddeford
                                    BATES of Westbrook
                                    DUNPHY of Old Town
                                    HANDY of Lewiston
                                    MASTRACCIO of Sanford
                                    SYLVESTER of Portland

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    VOLK of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    AUSTIN of Gray
                                    LOCKMAN of Amherst
                                    STETKIS of Canaan
                                    VACHON of Scarborough

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-152).

 

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            (6-5)  Majority Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Provide Funding to Municipalities Severely Infested by Brown-tail Moth Caterpillars"

(H.P. 818)  (L.D. 1181)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    DAVIS of Piscataquis
                                    DILL of Penobscot

            Representatives:
                                    DUNPHY of Old Town
                                    ACKLEY of Monmouth
                                    BLACK of Wilton
                                    CHAPMAN of Brooksville
                                    HIGGINS of Dover-Foxcroft
                                    KINNEY of Knox
                                    MARTIN of Sinclair
                                    McELWEE of Caribou
                                    O'NEIL of Saco
                                    SKOLFIELD of Weld

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-378) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    SAVIELLO of Franklin

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            (6-6)  Majority Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-379) on Bill "An Act Regarding the Confidentiality of Information in the Animal Welfare Laws"

(H.P. 998)  (L.D. 1446)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    DAVIS of Piscataquis

            Representatives:
                                    BLACK of Wilton
                                    HIGGINS of Dover-Foxcroft
                                    KINNEY of Knox
                                    McELWEE of Caribou
                                    SKOLFIELD of Weld

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    DUNPHY of Old Town
                                    ACKLEY of Monmouth
                                    CHAPMAN of Brooksville
                                    MARTIN of Sinclair
                                    O'NEIL of Saco

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            (6-7)  Majority Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-380) on Bill "An Act To Allow the Commercial Growth and Sale of Water Spinach in the State"

(H.P. 1101)  (L.D. 1598)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    DAVIS of Piscataquis
                                    SAVIELLO of Franklin

            Representatives:
                                    DUNPHY of Old Town
                                    ACKLEY of Monmouth
                                    CHAPMAN of Brooksville
                                    MARTIN of Sinclair
                                    McELWEE of Caribou
                                    O'NEIL of Saco
                                    SKOLFIELD of Weld

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    DILL of Penobscot

            Representatives:
                                    BLACK of Wilton
                                    HIGGINS of Dover-Foxcroft
                                    KINNEY of Knox

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            (6-8)  Majority Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-362) on Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Review the Laws Governing Domestic Violence (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 367)  (L.D. 523)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    ROSEN of Hancock
                                    DIAMOND of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    WARREN of Hallowell
                                    COREY of Windham
                                    GROHMAN of Biddeford
                                    HERRICK of Paris
                                    LONGSTAFF of Waterville
                                    NADEAU of Winslow
                                    RECKITT of South Portland
                                    TALBOT ROSS of Portland

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Resolve.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CYRWAY of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    GERRISH of Lebanon
                                    MAREAN of Hollis

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            (6-9)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-371) on Bill "An Act To Allow Public Schools To Reserve Funds Designated for Operating Costs"

(H.P. 517)  (L.D. 737)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock
                                    MAKER of Washington
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    FULLER of Lewiston
                                    McCREA of Fort Fairfield
                                    PIERCE of Falmouth

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    GINZLER of Bridgton
                                    SAMPSON of Alfred
                                    STEWART of Presque Isle
                                    TURNER of Burlington

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            (6-10)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Assess and Improve the Quality of Physical Education in Kindergarten to Grade 12"

(H.P. 934)  (L.D. 1344)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    FULLER of Lewiston
                                    GINZLER of Bridgton
                                    PIERCE of Falmouth
                                    SAMPSON of Alfred
                                    STEWART of Presque Isle
                                    TURNER of Burlington

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-372) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    McCREA of Fort Fairfield

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            (6-11)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Enhance Safety on College and University Campuses by Allowing Firearms To Be Carried on the Campuses of Public Colleges and Universities"

(H.P. 949)  (L.D. 1370)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock
                                    MAKER of Washington
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    FULLER of Lewiston
                                    GINZLER of Bridgton
                                    McCREA of Fort Fairfield
                                    PIERCE of Falmouth
                                    STEWART of Presque Isle

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-373) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    SAMPSON of Alfred
                                    TURNER of Burlington

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            (6-12)  Majority Report of the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-370) on Bill "An Act To Improve Shoreland Zoning Rules and Enforcement To Support Municipalities"

(H.P. 770)  (L.D. 1096)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    GRATWICK of Penobscot

            Representatives:
                                    TUCKER of Brunswick
                                    DUCHESNE of Hudson
                                    FAY of Raymond
                                    HARLOW of Portland
                                    MARTIN of Eagle Lake
                                    ZEIGLER of Montville

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    SAVIELLO of Franklin
                                    VOLK of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    CAMPBELL of Orrington
                                    KINNEY of Limington
                                    PIERCE of Dresden
                                    STROM of Pittsfield

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            (6-13)  Majority Report of the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-349) on Bill "An Act To Clarify the Laws Governing Hunting from a Vehicle"

(H.P. 484)  (L.D. 693)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    CYRWAY of Kennebec
                                    WOODSOME of York

            Representatives:
                                    DUCHESNE of Hudson
                                    ALLEY of Beals
                                    LYFORD of Eddington
                                    MASON of Lisbon
                                    NADEAU of Winslow
                                    REED of Carmel
                                    STEARNS of Guilford
                                    THERIAULT of China
                                    WOOD of Greene

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CARPENTER of Aroostook

            Representative:
                                    HARLOW of Portland

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            (6-14)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Eliminate the Indexing of the Minimum Wage to Inflation"

(H.P. 558)  (L.D. 778)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BELLOWS of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    FECTEAU of Biddeford
                                    BATES of Westbrook
                                    DUNPHY of Old Town
                                    HANDY of Lewiston
                                    MASTRACCIO of Sanford
                                    SYLVESTER of Portland

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-356) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    VOLK of Cumberland
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    AUSTIN of Gray
                                    LOCKMAN of Amherst
                                    STETKIS of Canaan
                                    VACHON of Scarborough

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            (6-15)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-345) on Bill "An Act To Preserve the Economic Viability of Maine's Historic Properties"

(H.P. 803)  (L.D. 1140)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    VOLK of Cumberland
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    AUSTIN of Gray
                                    BATES of Westbrook
                                    LOCKMAN of Amherst
                                    STETKIS of Canaan
                                    VACHON of Scarborough

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BELLOWS of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    FECTEAU of Biddeford
                                    DUNPHY of Old Town
                                    HANDY of Lewiston
                                    MASTRACCIO of Sanford
                                    SYLVESTER of Portland

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            (6-16)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Expand the Rights of Public Employees under the Maine Labor Laws"

(H.P. 938)  (L.D. 1348)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    VOLK of Cumberland
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    FECTEAU of Biddeford
                                    AUSTIN of Gray
                                    LOCKMAN of Amherst
                                    MASTRACCIO of Sanford
                                    STETKIS of Canaan
                                    VACHON of Scarborough

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-354) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BELLOWS of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    BATES of Westbrook
                                    DUNPHY of Old Town
                                    HANDY of Lewiston
                                    SYLVESTER of Portland

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            (6-17)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Formalize the Governance of the Maine Educational and Attainment Research Navigation System, a Longitudinal Data Series for Workforce Information"

(H.P. 1042)  (L.D. 1518)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BELLOWS of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    FECTEAU of Biddeford
                                    BATES of Westbrook
                                    DUNPHY of Old Town
                                    HANDY of Lewiston
                                    MASTRACCIO of Sanford
                                    SYLVESTER of Portland

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-346) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    VOLK of Cumberland
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    AUSTIN of Gray
                                    LOCKMAN of Amherst
                                    STETKIS of Canaan
                                    VACHON of Scarborough

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            (6-18)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-355) on Bill "An Act Regarding the Dispensing of Naloxone Hydrochloride by Pharmacists"

(H.P. 1098)  (L.D. 1594)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    VOLK of Cumberland
                                    BELLOWS of Kennebec

            Representatives:
                                    FECTEAU of Biddeford
                                    BATES of Westbrook
                                    DUNPHY of Old Town
                                    HANDY of Lewiston
                                    MASTRACCIO of Sanford
                                    VACHON of Scarborough

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    AUSTIN of Gray
                                    LOCKMAN of Amherst
                                    STETKIS of Canaan

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            (6-19)  Majority Report of the Committee on MARINE RESOURCES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-350) on Bill "An Act To Prevent Marine Debris"

(H.P. 496)  (L.D. 705)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MAKER of Washington
                                    VITELLI of Sagadahoc

            Representatives:
                                    KUMIEGA of Deer Isle
                                    BLUME of York
                                    DEVIN of Newcastle
                                    TUELL of East Machias

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    ALLEY of Beals
                                    HAGGAN of Hampden
                                    HAWKE of Boothbay Harbor
                                    SIMMONS of Waldoboro
                                    SUTTON of Warren

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            (6-20)  Majority Report of the Committee on MARINE RESOURCES reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Provide for an Elver Dealer's License for the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 913)  (L.D. 1316)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MAKER of Washington
                                    VITELLI of Sagadahoc

            Representatives:
                                    ALLEY of Beals
                                    BATTLE of South Portland
                                    BLUME of York
                                    DEVIN of Newcastle
                                    HAGGAN of Hampden
                                    HAWKE of Boothbay Harbor
                                    SIMMONS of Waldoboro
                                    SUTTON of Warren
                                    TUELL of East Machias

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    KUMIEGA of Deer Isle

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            (6-21)  Majority Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Require That Municipalities and Counties Recover the Cost of Opioid Antagonist Treatment from Repeat Recipients"

(H.P. 1074)  (L.D. 1558)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    DAVIS of Piscataquis
                                    DESCHAMBAULT of York
                                    KEIM of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    MARTIN of Sinclair
                                    BEEBE-CENTER of Rockland
                                    BRYANT of Windham
                                    GRIGNON of Athens
                                    HOGAN of Old Orchard Beach
                                    MADIGAN of Rumford
                                    ORDWAY of Standish
                                    SPEAR of South Thomaston

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-360) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    HARRINGTON of Sanford
                                    PICKETT of Dixfield

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            (6-22)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-366) on Bill "An Act To Reduce the Annual License Fee for High-stakes Beano and To Allow the Passamaquoddy Tribe To Operate 50 Slot Machines in the Tribe's High-stakes Beano Facility" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 755)  (L.D. 1077)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CARPENTER of Aroostook

            Representatives:
                                    LUCHINI of Ellsworth
                                    CASÁS of Rockport
                                    HANINGTON of Lincoln
                                    HICKMAN of Winthrop
                                    LONGSTAFF of Waterville
                                    MONAGHAN of Cape Elizabeth
                                    SCHNECK of Bangor

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MASON of Androscoggin
                                    COLLINS of York

            Representatives:
                                    DILLINGHAM of Oxford
                                    FARRIN of Norridgewock
                                    WHITE of Washburn

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            (6-23)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-367) on Bill "An Act To Amend the Campaign Reports and Finances Law and the Maine Clean Election Act"

(H.P. 786)  (L.D. 1122)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MASON of Androscoggin
                                    CARPENTER of Aroostook
                                    COLLINS of York

            Representatives:
                                    LUCHINI of Ellsworth
                                    DILLINGHAM of Oxford
                                    FARRIN of Norridgewock
                                    HANINGTON of Lincoln
                                    HICKMAN of Winthrop
                                    LONGSTAFF of Waterville
                                    MONAGHAN of Cape Elizabeth
                                    SCHNECK of Bangor
                                    WHITE of Washburn

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-368) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    CASÁS of Rockport

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            (6-24)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-369) on Bill "An Act To Create Veteran-friendly Workplaces"

(H.P. 996)  (L.D. 1441)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CARPENTER of Aroostook

            Representatives:
                                    LUCHINI of Ellsworth
                                    CASÁS of Rockport
                                    HANINGTON of Lincoln
                                    HICKMAN of Winthrop
                                    LONGSTAFF of Waterville
                                    MONAGHAN of Cape Elizabeth
                                    SCHNECK of Bangor

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MASON of Androscoggin
                                    COLLINS of York

            Representatives:
                                    DILLINGHAM of Oxford
                                    FARRIN of Norridgewock
                                    WHITE of Washburn

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            (6-25)  Eleven Members of the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE report in Report "A" Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-351) on Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Crossbow Hunting"

(H.P. 800)  (L.D. 1137)

 

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    CARPENTER of Aroostook
                                    WOODSOME of York

            Representatives:
                                    DUCHESNE of Hudson
                                    ALLEY of Beals
                                    HARLOW of Portland
                                    LYFORD of Eddington
                                    MASON of Lisbon
                                    NADEAU of Winslow
                                    REED of Carmel
                                    STEARNS of Guilford
                                    WOOD of Greene

            One Member of the same Committee reports in Report "B" Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-352) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

 

            Representative:
                                    THERIAULT of China

            One Member of the same Committee reports in Report "C" Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CYRWAY of Kennebec

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CONSENT CALENDAR

 

First Day

 

            In accordance with House Rule 519, the following items appeared on the Consent Calendar for the First Day:

 

            (7-1)  (H.P. 130)  (L.D. 174) Bill "An Act To Limit the Use of Pesticides on School Grounds"  Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-374)

 

            (7-2)  (H.P. 363)  (L.D. 519) Bill "An Act To Clarify Occupancy for Tents, Campers, Trailers and Other Devices used for Camping in Unorganized Townships"  Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-375)

 

            (7-3)  (H.P. 765)  (L.D. 1091) Bill "An Act To Implement Certain Recommendations of the Criminal Law Advisory Commission Relative to the Maine Criminal Code and Related Statutes" (EMERGENCY)  Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-361)

 

            (7-4)  (H.P. 790)  (L.D. 1127) Bill "An Act To Provide Occupants of Motor Vehicles with Gold Star Family Registration Plates Free Entry to State Parks"  Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-376)

 

            (7-5)  (H.P. 997)  (L.D. 1445) Bill "An Act To Designate the Maine Farms Agricultural Resource Management and Sustainability Recognition Program"  Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-377)

 

            (7-6)  (H.P. 1053)  (L.D. 1533) Bill "An Act To Update the Laws Relating to Liquor Licensing and Enforcement"  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-363)

 

            (7-7)  (H.P. 1056)  (L.D. 1536) Bill "An Act To Allow Maine Manufacturers To Sell Products for Off-premises Consumption at Taste-testing Events and Farmers' Markets and To Allow Taste Testings at Farmers' Markets"  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-364)

 

            (7-8)  (H.P. 1070)  (L.D. 1554) Resolve, Authorizing Claire Dean Perry and the Estate of William Dean To Bring Suit against the Surety Obtained by the Department of Health and Human Services in Its Capacity as Public Conservator  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-365)

 

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ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

            (10-1)  An Act To Facilitate the Continued Operation of the Department of Corrections Intensive Mental Health Unit

(S.P. 414)  (L.D. 1223)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Engrossed Bills as truly and strictly engrossed.  This being an emergency measure, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House necessary.

 

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Acts

 

            (10-2)  An Act To Establish Regional School Leadership Academies

(S.P. 168)  (L.D. 507)

 

 

            Reported by the Committee on Engrossed Bills as truly and strictly engrossed.

 

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

            The following matters, in the consideration of which the House was engaged at the time of adjournment yesterday, have preference in the Orders of the Day and continue with such preference until disposed of as provided by House Rule 502.

 

 

1.         Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing William D. Morris, of Saco

(HLS 104)

 

TABLED - March 2, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative O'NEIL of Saco.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

2.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-72) - Minority (6) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act To Protect Earned Pay"

(H.P. 405)  (L.D. 563)

 

TABLED - April 27, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

3.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-87) - Minority (4) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Prohibit the Creation of a Firearms Owner Registry"

(H.P. 10)  (L.D. 9)

 

TABLED - May 4, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

4.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-89) - Minority (4) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Allow Municipalities To Prohibit Weapons at Municipal Public Proceedings and Voting Places"

(H.P. 257)  (L.D. 351)

 

TABLED - May 4, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

5.         Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing the DaPonte String Quartet, of Damariscotta

(HLS 357)

 

TABLED - May 11, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

6.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-129) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Build Greater Accountability into the General Assistance Program by Increasing the Penalty for Falsely Representing Information on an Application for General Assistance"

(H.P. 11)  (L.D. 10)

 

TABLED - May 11, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

7.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (11) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-147) - Minority (2) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Require A Person To Notify Law Enforcement Officers of the Possession of a Hypodermic Needle"

(H.P. 716)  (L.D. 1014)

 

TABLED - May 16, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

8.         HOUSE REPORT - Ought to Pass - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Ban the Purchase of Retail Marijuana and Retail Marijuana Products with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program Benefits"

(H.P. 976)  (L.D. 1418)

 

TABLED - May 16, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

9.         SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-62) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Prioritize Use of Available Resources in General Assistance Programs"

(S.P. 65)  (L.D. 219)

 

- In Senate, Minority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-62).

TABLED - May 17, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

10.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-61) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Align Time Limits in the Municipal General Assistance Program and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program"

(S.P. 66)  (L.D. 220)

 

- In Senate, Minority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-61).

TABLED - May 17, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

11.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass - Minority (6) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act To Protect Worker Wages and Benefits"

(S.P. 35)  (L.D. 86)

 

- In Senate, Majority OUGHT TO PASS Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-100).

TABLED - May 18, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

12.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-189) - Minority (2) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-190) - Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY on Bill "An Act To Ensure Continued Availability of High-speed Broadband Internet at Maine's Schools and Libraries"

(H.P. 189)  (L.D. 256)

 

TABLED - May 23, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE of the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report.

 

 

 

 

 

13.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-130) - Minority (3) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Eluding an Officer"

(S.P. 361)  (L.D. 1090)

 

- In Senate, Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-130).

TABLED - May 24, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FREDETTE of Newport.

PENDING - Motion of Representative WARREN of Hallowell to ACCEPT the Minority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report. (Roll Call Ordered)

 

 

 

 

 

14.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-220) - Minority (4) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Increase the Penalty for Aggravated Sex Trafficking"

(H.P. 183)  (L.D. 250)

 

TABLED - May 24, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative WARREN of Hallowell.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

15.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (5) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-211) - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act To Allow Municipalities To Opt Not To Enforce the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code"

(H.P. 966)  (L.D. 1392)

 

TABLED - May 24, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

16.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-199) - Minority (6) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT on Bill "An Act To Promote Efficiency and Accountability to Taxpayers in Personal Services Contracting"

(H.P. 520)  (L.D. 740)

 

TABLED - May 24, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative BRYANT of Windham.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

17.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-235) - Minority (3) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on TAXATION on Bill "An Act To Support Maine Families by Increasing the Dependent Care Credit"

(H.P. 807)  (L.D. 1144)

 

TABLED - May 24, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative TIPPING of Orono.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

18.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (12) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-234) - Minority (1) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on TAXATION on Bill "An Act To Encourage Family-friendly Businesses through a Tax Credit for Child Care"

(H.P. 914)  (L.D. 1317)

 

TABLED - May 24, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative TIPPING of Orono.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

19.       Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Temporary Sign Usage"

(H.P. 165)  (L.D. 209)

 

- In House, PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-111) on May 4, 2017.

- In Senate, PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-111) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-141) thereto in NON-CONCURRENCE.

TABLED - May 25, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

20.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (11) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-113) - Minority (2) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY on Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Certain Sexual Offenses"

(S.P. 216)  (L.D. 654)

 

- In Senate, Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-113).

TABLED - May 25, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FREDETTE of Newport.

PENDING - Motion of Representative WARREN of Hallowell to ACCEPT the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report.

 

 

 

 

 

21.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-103) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Adjust the Lifetime Limit for the Receipt of TANF Benefits"

(S.P. 12)  (L.D. 33)

 

- In Senate, Majority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report READ and ACCEPTED.

TABLED - May 25, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

22.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-260) - Minority (6) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Close the Gap in Children's Health Care Coverage in Maine"

(H.P. 264)  (L.D. 358)

 

TABLED - May 25, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

23.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (5) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-261) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Protect Children from Prenatal Drug and Alcohol Exposure"

(H.P. 1072)  (L.D. 1556)

 

TABLED - May 25, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

24.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-269) - Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS on Bill "An Act To Require Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates To Disclose Their Federal Income Tax Returns"

(H.P. 980)  (L.D. 1422)

 

TABLED - May 25, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

25.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-302) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Prioritize Access by Maine's Most Vulnerable Citizens to Welfare Resources"

(H.P. 343)  (L.D. 480)

 

TABLED - May 30, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

26.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (11) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (2) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-297) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Provide MaineCare Coverage for Music Therapy"

(H.P. 479)  (L.D. 688)

 

TABLED - May 30, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

27.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (2) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-310) - Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE on Resolve, To Recognize and Provide for the Right of Members of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians To Hunt Moose throughout Aroostook County

(H.P. 448)  (L.D. 632)

 

TABLED - May 30, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative DUCHESNE of Hudson.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

28.       HOUSE REPORT - Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-298) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Amend the Requirements of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program"

(H.P. 250)  (L.D. 336)

 

TABLED - May 30, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

29.       Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Recalculate the MaineCare Reimbursement Rates for Services for Persons with Disabilities (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 546)  (L.D. 766)
(C. "A" H-247)

 

TABLED - June 1, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - FINAL PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

30.       JOINT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO NEGOTIATE TRADE AGREEMENTS WITH THE EUROPEAN UNION TO KEEP MAINE AND DOMESTIC LOBSTER AND SEAFOOD PRODUCTS COMPETITIVE WITH CANADIAN LOBSTER AND SEAFOOD PRODUCTS

(H.P. 1120)

 

TABLED - May 31, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - ADOPTION.

 

 

 

 

 

31.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-326) - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-327) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Promote Workforce Participation" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 344)  (L.D. 481)

 

TABLED - May 31, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

32.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-329) - Minority (6) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Increase Workforce Participation in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program and Other Assistance Programs"

(H.P. 899)  (L.D. 1302)

 

TABLED - May 31, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

33.       HOUSE REPORT - Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-321) - Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE on Bill "An Act To Ensure the Continuation of the Landowner Relations Program"

(H.P. 965)  (L.D. 1391)

 

TABLED - May 31, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STATUTORY ADJOURNMENT DATE June 21, 2017

 

State of Maine
House of Representatives
128th Legislature
First Regular Session
HOUSE ADVANCE JOURNAL AND CALENDAR

http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/house/hcalfr.htm

Thursday, June 1, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 1

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

 

            (1-1)  The following Joint Order:  (S.P. 579)

 

 

            ORDERED, the House concurring, that when the Senate adjourns Thursday, June 1, 2017 it does so until Monday, June 5, 2017, at 10:00 in the morning and when the House adjourns Thursday, June 1, 2017 it does so until Monday, June 5, 2017, at 9:30 in the morning.

 

 

            Comes from the Senate, READ and PASSED.

 

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State of Maine
House of Representatives
128th Legislature
First Regular Session
HOUSE ADVANCE JOURNAL AND CALENDAR

http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/house/hcalfr.htm

Thursday, June 1, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 2

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-163) on Bill "An Act To Address Student Hunger with a 'Breakfast after the Bell' Program"

(S.P. 254)  (L.D. 809)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock
                                    MAKER of Washington
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    FULLER of Lewiston
                                    GINZLER of Bridgton
                                    McCREA of Fort Fairfield
                                    PIERCE of Falmouth
                                    STEWART of Presque Isle

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    SAMPSON of Alfred
                                    TURNER of Burlington

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-163).

 

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