Table of Contents

House Calendar
SENATE PAPERS
Non-Concurrent Matter
COMMUNICATIONS
ORDERS
SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR
Recognizing:
In Memory of:
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
CONSENT CALENDAR
First Day
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 1
ENACTORS
Regular
Acts
Resolves
SUPPLEMENT NO. 3
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
SUPPLEMENT NO. 4
SENATE PAPERS

 


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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


 

52nd Legislative Day

Friday, June 9, 2017

 

            Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

            Prayer by Reverend Caleb Stephens, First United Pentecostal Church of Augusta.

 

            National Anthem by Jewel Clark, Bethel.

 

            Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Doctor of the day, Minda Gold, M.D., Damariscotta.

 

            Reading of the Journal of yesterday.

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SENATE PAPERS

 

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Prohibit a Person from Providing False Testimony to a Committee of the Legislature"

(H.P. 599)  (L.D. 850)

 

            PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "B" (H-182) AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT "A" (H-415) thereto in the House on June 6, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "B" (H-182) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-2)  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)

 

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

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Minority (6) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-61) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-3)  Bill "An Act To Prioritize Use of Available Resources in General Assistance Programs"

(S.P. 65)  (L.D. 219)

 

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

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having ADHERED to its former action whereby the Minority (6) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-62) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-4)  Bill "An Act To Promote Efficiency and Accountability to Taxpayers in Personal Services Contracting"

(H.P. 520)  (L.D. 740)

 

            Majority (7) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-199) in the House on June 6, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority (6) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT READ and ACCEPTED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-5)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Road Associations"

(H.P. 731)  (L.D. 1042)

 

            PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-255) in the House on May 24, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-255) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-196) thereto in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 


 

            (2-1)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 494)

 

MAINE SENATE

128TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 8, 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 Appropriations and Financial Affairs, the nomination of Michael R. Currie of Falmouth for appointment to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System Board of Trustees.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Heather J.R. Priest

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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            (2-2)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 495)

 

MAINE SENATE

128TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 7, 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 to Pass as Amended Report from the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and Passage to be Engrossed 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), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report from the Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development and Passage to be Engrossed 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), in non-concurrence.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Heather J.R. Priest

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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            (2-3)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 496)

 

MAINE SENATE

128TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 7, 2017

 

Honorable Robert B. Hunt

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine  04333

 

Dear Clerk Hunt:

 

Senate Paper 197, Legislative Document 582, "An Act To Provide for Timely Physical Examinations of Children Entering State Custody," having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same, pursuant to Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 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?"

 

21 voted in favor and 14 against, and accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill not become a law and the veto was sustained.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Heather J.R. Priest

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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ORDERS

 

            (4-1)  On motion of Representative LONGSTAFF of Waterville, the following House Order:  (H.O. 38)

 

            ORDERED, that Representative Kevin J. Battle of South Portland be excused May 31 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Henry John Bear of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians be excused June 5 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Bruce A. Bickford of Auburn be excused May 30 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Heidi E. Brooks of Lewiston be excused May 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31; and June 1 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Richard H. Campbell of Orrington be excused May 30 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Bradlee Thomas Farrin of Norridgewock be excused June 1 and 5 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Chad Wayne Grignon of Athens be excused May 24 and 30 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Lloyd C. Herrick of Paris be excused May 31 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Norman E. Higgins of Dover-Foxcroft be excused May 17 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Chris A. Johansen of Monticello be excused May 30 and 31; and June 1 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Andrew J. McLean of Gorham be excused May 25 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Anne C. Perry of Calais be excused June 5 for personal reasons.


 

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Deborah J. Sanderson of Chelsea be excused June 6 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative H. Stedman Seavey of Kennebunkport be excused April 6 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Bettyann W. Sheats of Auburn be excused May 18 for personal reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Michael A. Sylvester of Portland be excused February 16 for health reasons.

 

            AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that Representative Jeffrey L. Timberlake of Turner be excused May 30 and 31; and June 1 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)  Archie J. Gaul, of Belfast, on his retirement as a trustee of the Belfast Water District after 42 years of service.  Mr. Gaul was one of the driving forces behind replacing miles of water mains, protecting wells and the aquifer and making numerous major improvements to the entire water system.  We extend to Mr. Gaul our congratulations on his retirement and offer him our best wishes;

 

(SLS 440)

 

 

            (5-2)  the Top Ten students of the 2017 graduating class of Spruce Mountain High School, in Jay:  Camryn Berry, valedictorian; William Brenner; Alana Cole; Devon Darling; Trevor Doiron, salutatorian; Allyssa Ellis; Austin Gilboe; Ashley Greenleaf; Tad Jewett; and Gabrielle Richards.  We send them our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 441)

 

 

            (5-3)  Lily Brickman, of Fort Kent, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class of Fort Kent Community High School.  We extend to Lily our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 442)

 

 

            (5-4)  Abigail Gonneville, of Madawaska, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class of Madawaska Middle/High School.  We extend to Abigail our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 443)

 

 

            (5-5)  Gabriella Cyr, of Madawaska, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2017 graduating class of Madawaska Middle/High School.  We extend to Gabriella our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 444)

 

 

            (5-6)  Raleigh Toussaint, of Madawaska, who has earned the distinction of being named Honors Essayist of the 2017 graduating class of Madawaska Middle/High School.  We extend to Raleigh our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 445)

 

 

            (5-7)  Lindsey Gendreau, of Van Buren, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class of Van Buren District Secondary School.  We extend to Lindsey our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 446)

 

 

            (5-8)  Natalie Martin, of Van Buren, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2017 graduating class of Van Buren District Secondary School.  We extend to Natalie our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 447)

 

 

            (5-9)  Eric Perreault, of Hamlin, who has earned the distinction of being named Honors Essayist of the 2017 graduating class of Van Buren District Secondary School.  We extend to Eric our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 448)

 

 

            (5-10)  Daley Pedersen, of Madawaska, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class of Wisdom Middle/High School.  We extend to Daley our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 449)

 

 

            (5-11)  Andrew Guimond, of St. Agatha, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2017 graduating class of Wisdom Middle/High School.  We extend to Andrew our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 450)

 

 

            (5-12)  Alex Paradis, of New Canada, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2017 graduating class of Fort Kent Community High School.  We extend to Alex our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 451)

 

 

            (5-13)  Nathan Chamberland, of St. Agatha, who has earned the distinction of being named Honors Essayist of the 2017 graduating class of Wisdom Middle/High School.  We extend to Nathan our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 452)

 

 

            (5-14)  Nancy Cash-Cobb, of New Gloucester, who has been named Educator of the Year by the American Legion, Department of Maine.  Mrs. Cash-Cobb has been teaching music in Windham for 34 years.  We extend to Mrs. Cash-Cobb our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 453)

 

 

            (5-15)  Marjorie L. Marean Poole, a lifelong resident of Standish, who is celebrating her 100th Birthday.  Mrs. Poole was born on November 28, 1917.  She raised five children and has fifteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  We extend to Mrs. Poole our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 519)

Presented by Representative MAREAN of Hollis.

Cosponsored by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland, Representative ORDWAY of Standish, Representative KINNEY of Limington.

 

 

            (5-16)  Gene Harmon and Merlyn MacLaughlin, both of Buxton, and both of whom serve as Deputy Chiefs with Buxton Fire-Rescue, to whom the Town of Buxton has dedicated its Town Report.  We extend to Deputy Chief Harmon and Deputy Chief MacLaughlin our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 520)

Presented by Representative MAREAN of Hollis.

Cosponsored by Senator VOLK of Cumberland, Senator CHENETTE of York, Representative KINNEY of Limington.

 

 

            (5-17)  the Top Ten students of the 2017 graduating class of Winthrop High School, in Winthrop:  Matthew Ingram, valedictorian; Megan Chamberland, salutatorian; Corinna Beth Coulton; Molly Ann Glase; Jacob Edward Hickey; Kyle Patrick Keezer; Kayleigh Anne Oberg; Andrew Tyler Pazdziorko; Shie Aubrie Smith; and Sarah Margaret Spahr.  We send them our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 522)

Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop.

Cosponsored by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec.

 

 

            (5-18)  Betty McIntyre, of Westbrook, who is retiring after a more than 32-year career teaching in Windham.  Mrs. McIntyre has taught music at Windham High School since January 1985.  We extend to Ms. McIntyre our appreciation for her service to the youth of the State and congratulate her on her retirement;

 

(HLS 523)

Presented by Representative BRYANT of Windham.

Cosponsored by Senator DION of Cumberland, Senator BREEN of Cumberland, Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland, Representative GATTINE of Westbrook, Representative BATES of Westbrook, Representative COREY of Windham.

 

 

            (5-19)  Alex Shorey, of Stonington, who has earned the distinction of being named Second Honors Essayist of the 2017 graduating class of Deer Isle-Stonington High School.  We extend to Alex our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 524)

Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle.

Cosponsored by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock.

 

 

            (5-20)  Torri Bray, of Deer Isle, who has earned the distinction of being named First Honors Essayist of the 2017 graduating class of Deer Isle-Stonington High School.  We extend to Torri our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 525)

Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle.

Cosponsored by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock.

 

 

            (5-21)  the Orono High School Girls Track Team, of Orono, which won the Class C State Championship.  This is the team's sixth straight state championship.  We extend to all the members of the team our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 526)

Presented by Representative TIPPING of Orono.

Cosponsored by Senator DILL of Penobscot, Representative FREY of Bangor.

 

 

            (5-22)  the Orono High School Boys Track Team, of Orono, which won the Class C State Championship.  This is the team's third straight state championship.  We extend to all the members of the team our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 527)

Presented by Representative TIPPING of Orono.

Cosponsored by Senator DILL of Penobscot, Representative FREY of Bangor.

 

 

            (5-23)  James Montell, of Gardiner, who celebrated his 85th Birthday on February 24, 2017.  We extend to Mr. Montell our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 528)

Presented by Representative GRANT of Gardiner.

Cosponsored by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec.

 

 

            (5-24)  Owen Reed, of Newport, a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 63, who has attained the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout.  This is the highest award in Boy Scouting and is given for excellence in skills development, leadership, personal growth and community service.  We extend our congratulations to him on this achievement;

 

(HLS 529)

Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport.

Cosponsored by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot.

 

 

            (5-25)  Verna Annenko, of Pittston, who has received the Boston Post Cane, an honor given to a municipality's oldest citizens.  We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Mrs. Annenko on this occasion;

 

(HLS 530)

Presented by Representative HANLEY of Pittston.

Cosponsored by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec.

 

 

            (5-26)  the Reverend Elizabeth Calyer Foster, a resident of Gorham House in Gorham, who is the recipient of a Certificate of Lifetime Achievement Award from the Maine Health Care Association's Remember ME project, which honors pioneering, innovative and interesting residents living in Maine's long-term care facilities.  We congratulate Mrs. Foster on her being recognized by the Remember ME project;

 

(HLS 531)

Presented by Representative McLEAN of Gorham.

Cosponsored by Senator VOLK of Cumberland, Representative TERRY of Gorham.

 

 

            (5-27)  Brayden Rollins, of Pittsfield, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class of Maine Central Institute.  We extend to Brayden our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 532)

Presented by Representative STROM of Pittsfield.

Cosponsored by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset.

 

 

            (5-28)  Hunter Wintle, of Detroit, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2017 graduating class of Maine Central Institute.  We extend to Hunter our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 533)

Presented by Representative STROM of Pittsfield.

Cosponsored by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis.

 

 

            (5-29)  Addiana Jean Palmitessa, of Sanford, who has been named the 2017 Sanford Regional Technical Center Student of the Year.  We extend to Addiana our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 534)

Presented by Representative HARRINGTON of Sanford.

Cosponsored by Senator WOODSOME of York, Representative HYMANSON of York, Representative MASTRACCIO of Sanford, Representative SAMPSON of Alfred.

 

 

In Memory of:

 

            (5-30)  Thomas F. Monaghan, of Portland, a veteran of the United States Army and one of Maine's preeminent and most active civil trial attorneys.  Mr. Monaghan served 2 years in Germany with the Army's 11th Airborne Division before becoming a lawyer.  He founded the Portland law firm now known as Monaghan Leahy, LLP.  He also served as prosecuting attorney for Cumberland County from 1965 to 1966, chaired the Portland Housing Authority in 1969, was a member of the Maine Board of Bar Examiners from 1971 to 1978 and served as president of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association from 1974 to 1976.  He served as Governor James Longley's personal attorney and represented the State in the Maine Indian Claims Settlement.  In 1987, he was appointed as special counsel to the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar and handled one of Maine's most high-profile disciplinary proceedings.  From 1976 to 1990, he served as a member of the board of trustees of the University of Maine System, including terms as vice-chair and chair.  Mr. Monaghan will be long remembered and sadly missed by his family, friends and colleagues;

 

(HLS 521)

Presented by Representative HARLOW of Portland.

Cosponsored by Senator CHIPMAN of Cumberland, Senator DION of Cumberland, Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland, Representative MOONEN of Portland, Representative SYLVESTER of Portland, Representative TALBOT ROSS of Portland, Representative JORGENSEN of Portland, Representative COLLINGS of Portland, Representative SANBORN of Portland, Representative MONAGHAN of Cape Elizabeth.

 

 

 

 

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-156) on Bill "An Act To Establish an Independent Citizens Oversight Committee on Maine's Welfare Programs"

(S.P. 486)  (L.D. 1408)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CHIPMAN of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    HYMANSON of York
                                    DENNO of Cumberland
                                    HAMANN of South Portland
                                    HEAD of Bethel
                                    MADIGAN of Waterville
                                    MALABY of Hancock
                                    PARKER of South Berwick
                                    PERRY of Calais

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

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    BRAKEY of Androscoggin
                                    HAMPER of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    CHACE of Durham
                                    SANDERSON of Chelsea

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

 

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            (6-2)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-214) on Bill "An Act To Clarify the Use of Public Money for Bulk Mailing in the Election Process"

(S.P. 395)  (L.D. 1174)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MASON of Androscoggin
                                    COLLINS of York

            Representatives:
                                    CASÁS of Rockport
                                    DILLINGHAM of Oxford
                                    FARRIN of Norridgewock
                                    HANINGTON of Lincoln
                                    WHITE of Washburn

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

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CARPENTER of Aroostook

            Representatives:
                                    LUCHINI of Ellsworth
                                    HICKMAN of Winthrop
                                    LONGSTAFF of Waterville
                                    MONAGHAN of Cape Elizabeth
                                    SCHNECK of Bangor

            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-214).

 

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            (6-3)  Majority Report of the Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Require That Health Insurance Policies Cover Medical Marijuana"

(H.P. 747)  (L.D. 1064)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    WHITTEMORE of Somerset
                                    CARSON of Cumberland
                                    DOW of Lincoln

            Representatives:
                                    LAWRENCE of South Berwick
                                    CRAIG of Brewer
                                    FOLEY of Wells
                                    MELARAGNO of Auburn
                                    PICCHIOTTI of Fairfield
                                    SANBORN of Portland
                                    WALLACE of Dexter

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-460) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    BROOKS of Lewiston
                                    COLLINGS of Portland
                                    PRESCOTT of Waterboro

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            (6-4)  Majority Report of the Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Include Tax-exempt, Nonprofit Regional Transportation Providers under the Maine Tort Claims Act" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 213)  (L.D. 280)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    KEIM of Oxford
                                    HILL of York

            Representatives:
                                    MOONEN of Portland
                                    BRADSTREET of Vassalboro
                                    CARDONE of Bangor
                                    McCREIGHT of Harpswell
                                    RECKITT of South Portland

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-464) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    WHITTEMORE of Somerset

            Representatives:
                                    BABBIDGE of Kennebunk
                                    BAILEY of Saco
                                    GUERIN of Glenburn
                                    JOHANSEN of Monticello
                                    SHERMAN of Hodgdon

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            (6-5)  Majority Report of the Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Allow a Wrongful Death Cause of Action for the Death of a Viable Fetus"

(H.P. 241)  (L.D. 327)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    HILL of York

            Representatives:
                                    MOONEN of Portland
                                    BABBIDGE of Kennebunk
                                    BAILEY of Saco
                                    CARDONE of Bangor
                                    McCREIGHT of Harpswell
                                    RECKITT of South Portland
                                    SHERMAN of Hodgdon

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

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    KEIM of Oxford
                                    WHITTEMORE of Somerset

            Representatives:
                                    BRADSTREET of Vassalboro
                                    GUERIN of Glenburn
                                    JOHANSEN of Monticello

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            (6-6)  Majority Report of the Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Prioritize Family Members as Surrogates for Medical Decisions"

(H.P. 1108)  (L.D. 1607)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    HILL of York

            Representatives:
                                    MOONEN of Portland
                                    BABBIDGE of Kennebunk
                                    BAILEY of Saco
                                    CARDONE of Bangor
                                    McCREIGHT of Harpswell
                                    RECKITT of South Portland

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-465) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    KEIM of Oxford
                                    WHITTEMORE of Somerset

            Representatives:
                                    BRADSTREET of Vassalboro
                                    GUERIN of Glenburn
                                    JOHANSEN of Monticello
                                    SHERMAN of Hodgdon

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            (6-7)  Majority Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-461) on Bill "An Act To Support Employment Opportunity in Maine"

(H.P. 1109)  (L.D. 1608)

            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
                                    HARRINGTON of Sanford
                                    HOGAN of Old Orchard Beach
                                    MADIGAN of Rumford
                                    PICKETT of Dixfield
                                    SPEAR of South Thomaston

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

 

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            Representative:
                                    ORDWAY of Standish

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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)  (S.P. 575)  (L.D. 1622) Bill "An Act To Allow the Androscoggin County Commissioners To Establish Reasonable Office Hours for County Offices"  Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT reporting Ought to Pass

 

            (7-2)  (S.P. 438)  (L.D. 1286) Bill "An Act To Require Background Checks for All School Employees"  Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-221)

 

            (7-3)  (S.P. 488)  (L.D. 1410) Bill "An Act To Adopt the Nurse Licensure Compact"  Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-215)

 

            (7-4)  (S.P. 497)  (L.D. 1442) Bill "An Act To Raise the Debtor's Exemption on Vehicles and To Exempt Amounts Rolled Over from 401(k) or 403(b) Accounts to Individual Retirement Accounts"  Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-212)

 

            (7-5)  (S.P. 498)  (L.D. 1443) Bill "An Act To Update Professional and Occupational Licensing Laws"  Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-216)

 

            (7-6)  (H.P. 390)  (L.D. 548) Bill "An Act To Amend Laws Relating to Agricultural Pulling Events"  Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-458)

 

            (7-7)  (H.P. 1069)  (L.D. 1551) Bill "An Act To Amend the Maine Tax Laws"  Committee on TAXATION reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-463)

 

            (7-8)  (H.P. 1073)  (L.D. 1557) Bill "An Act To Protect Maine Consumers from Unexpected Medical Bills"  Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-459)

 

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 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 the DaPonte String Quartet, of Damariscotta

(HLS 357)

 

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

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

2.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

3.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

4.         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)

 

 

 

 

 

5.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

6.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

7.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

8.         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)

 

(Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS suggested)

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

PENDING - REFERENCE.

 

 

 

 

 

9.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-356) - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act To Eliminate the Indexing of the Minimum Wage to Inflation"

(H.P. 558)  (L.D. 778)

 

TABLED - June 1, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

10.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (11) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (1) Ought to Pass - Committee on MARINE RESOURCES 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)

 

TABLED - June 1, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle.

PENDING - Motion of same Representative to ACCEPT the Majority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report.

 

 

 

 

 

11.       Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing Audrey Jordan, of Whitefield

(SLS 369)

 

- In Senate, READ and PASSED.

TABLED - June 5, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative VACHON of Scarborough.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

12.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Report "A" (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-401) - Report "B" (5) Ought Not to Pass - Report "C" (1) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-402) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Reduce Child Poverty by Leveraging Investments in Families Today"

(H.P. 1014)  (L.D. 1475)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF ANY REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

13.       HOUSE REPORT - Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-389) - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act To Increase Fines for Certain Wage and Benefits Violations"

(H.P. 705)  (L.D. 1004)

 

TABLED - June 5, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FREDETTE of Newport.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT. (Roll Call Ordered)

 

 

 

 

 

14.       Bill "An Act To Repeal the Law Permitting Advance Deposit Wagering"

(S.P. 581)  (L.D. 1631)

 

- In Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS.

TABLED - June 5, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - REFERENCE IN CONCURRENCE.

 

 

 

 

 

15.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-190) - Minority (6) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study the Phase-out of Subminimum Wage

(S.P. 371)  (L.D. 1117)

 

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

TABLED - June 6, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

16.       Bill "An Act To Establish a Veterans Treatment Court in Androscoggin County"

(H.P. 79)  (L.D. 111)

 

- In House, Majority (9) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on JUDICIARY READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-331) on May 31, 2017.

- In Senate, Minority (4) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on JUDICIARY READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "B" (H-332) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

TABLED - June 7, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

17.       HOUSE REPORT - Refer to the Committee on JUDICIARY pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 1, section 411, subsection 6, paragraph G - Committee on JUDICIARY on Bill "An Act Concerning Private Personal Information of Public Employees and Licensed Individuals"

(H.P. 1126)  (L.D. 1633)

 

TABLED - June 7, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative MOONEN of Portland.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

18.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (12) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-421) - Minority (1) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS on Bill "An Act To Provide Youth Mental Health First Aid Training to Secondary School Health Educators"

(H.P. 929)  (L.D. 1335)

 

TABLED - June 7, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

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

 

 

 

 

 

19.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (5) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-432) - Committee on JUDICIARY on RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to Article X of the Constitution of Maine Regarding the Publication of Maine Indian Treaty Obligations

(H.P. 308)  (L.D. 428)

 

TABLED - June 7, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative MOONEN of Portland.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

20.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-428) - Minority (6) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act Regarding the Maine Length of Service Award Program Board of Trustees"

(H.P. 866)  (L.D. 1243)

 

TABLED - June 7, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford.

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

 

 

 

 

 

21.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (5) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-437) - Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS on Bill "An Act To Recognize and Provide for the Right of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians To Operate a Casino on Houlton Band Trust Land Exempt from Certain Gaming Laws" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 999)  (L.D. 1447)

 

TABLED - June 7, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

22.       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 - June 7, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

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

 

 

 

 

 

23.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (11) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-209) - Minority (2) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT on Bill "An Act To Restore the Tip Credit to Maine's Minimum Wage Law"

(S.P. 235)  (L.D. 673)

 

- 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-209).

TABLED - June 8, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

24.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (2) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-450) - Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT on Bill "An Act To Require Responsible Contracting on Public Construction Projects"

(H.P. 961)  (L.D. 1382)

 

TABLED - June 8, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative MARTIN of Sinclair.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

25.       SENATE REPORT - Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-202) - Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY on Bill "An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Study the Public Reserved Lands Management Fund"

(S.P. 201)  (L.D. 586)

 

- In Senate, Unanimous OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-202).

TABLED - June 8, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

26.       HOUSE REPORT - Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-443) - Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS on Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Process for a Single Municipality To Withdraw from a Regional School Unit"

(H.P. 930)  (L.D. 1336)

 

TABLED - June 8, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

27.       An Act To Require Schools To Submit Pest Management Activity Logs and Inspection Results to the Board of Pesticides Control for the Purposes of Providing Information to the Public

(H.P. 130)  (L.D. 174)
(C. "A" H-374)

 

TABLED - June 8, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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

Friday, June 9, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 1

 

ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

            (10-1)  An Act To Improve the Enforcement of Maine's Lobster Laws

(S.P. 190)  (L.D. 575)
(C. "A" S-200)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-2)  An Act Relating to the Use and Leasing of Public Reserved Lands

(H.P. 789)  (L.D. 1126)
(C. "A" H-417)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-3)  An Act To Amend the Electricians' Examining Board Licensing Laws

(S.P. 556)  (L.D. 1583)
(C. "A" S-211)

 

 

            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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Emergency Measure

 

            (10-4)  An Act Regarding the Dispensing of Naloxone Hydrochloride by Pharmacists

(H.P. 1098)  (L.D. 1594)
(C. "A" H-355)

 

 

            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

 

            (10-5)  An Act To Amend the Percentage of Votes Needed for Condominium Governance

(H.P. 214)  (L.D. 281)
(C. "A" H-430)

 

            (10-6)  An Act To Promote and Encourage the Sustainability of the Elver Fishery

(H.P. 219)  (L.D. 286)
(C. "A" H-426)

 

            (10-7)  An Act To Clarify the Application of the Statute of Limitations under Article 3-A of the Uniform Commercial Code

(H.P. 377)  (L.D. 533)
(C. "A" H-431)

 

            (10-8)  An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Membership of the Advisory Committee on College Savings

(H.P. 418)  (L.D. 602)
(C. "A" H-419)

 

            (10-9)  An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Nontransmission Alternatives Investigations Required for Proposed Transmission Lines and Projects

(H.P. 535)  (L.D. 755)
(C. "A" H-424)

 

            (10-10)  An Act To Limit the Exclusion of a Patient from Eligibility for an Organ Transplant Based on Medical Marijuana Use

(H.P. 544)  (L.D. 764)
(H. "A" H-427 to C. "A" H-328)

 

            (10-11)  An Act To Encourage Living Kidney Donation in Maine

(H.P. 638)  (L.D. 910)
(C. "A" H-420)

 

            (10-12)  An Act To Protect Homeowners from Improper Foreclosure Fees

(S.P. 350)  (L.D. 1047)
(C. "A" S-198)

 

            (10-13)  An Act To Increase the Penalties for Hunting Deer over Bait

(H.P. 761)  (L.D. 1083)
(H. "A" H-411 to C. "A" H-148)

 

            (10-14)  An Act To Restore Public Health Nursing Services

(S.P. 362)  (L.D. 1108)
(C. "A" S-155)

 

            (10-15)  An Act To Increase Transparency in Cooperative Agreements within the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

(H.P. 839)  (L.D. 1203)
(C. "A" H-418)

 

            (10-16)  An Act To Adopt the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

(S.P. 467)  (L.D. 1359)
(C. "A" S-208)

 

            (10-17)  An Act Regarding State Hiring and Retention for Persons with Disabilities

(S.P. 469)  (L.D. 1361)

 

            (10-18)  An Act To Remove Barriers to Workforce Development in Alcohol and Drug Counseling

(H.P. 955)  (L.D. 1376)
(C. "A" H-422)

 

            (10-19)  An Act To Ensure Integrity of For-profit Colleges and Universities

(S.P. 482)  (L.D. 1404)
(C. "A" S-204)

 

            (10-20)  An Act Regarding MaineCare Coverage for Telehealth Services

(S.P. 515)  (L.D. 1485)
(C. "A" S-205)

 

            (10-21)  An Act To Authorize the Revocation, Suspension or Denial of a Guide License under Specified Circumstances

(S.P. 518)  (L.D. 1489)
(C. "A" S-206)

 

            (10-22)  An Act To Amend the Election Laws Relating to Party Qualification

(H.P. 1082)  (L.D. 1571)
(C. "A" H-439)

 

            (10-23)  An Act To Implement Recommendations of the Government Oversight Committee To Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Legislative Reviews of Tax Expenditures

(H.P. 1083)  (L.D. 1572)

 

            (10-24)  An Act To Clarify and Enhance Maine's Wildlife Laws

(H.P. 1087)  (L.D. 1580)
(C. "A" H-425)

 

            (10-25)  An Act To Transfer the Authority To Issue Nonconcealed Firearm Permits in Certain Cases from the Department of Public Safety to the Office of the Governor

(S.P. 559)  (L.D. 1585)

 

            (10-26)  An Act To Update the Scheduling Guidelines for Review of Agencies or Independent Agencies under the State Government Evaluation Act

(H.P. 1127)  (L.D. 1634)

 

 

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

 

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Resolves

 

            (10-27)  Resolve, To Establish the Working Group To Restore Judicial Discretion

(S.P. 97)  (L.D. 309)
(H. "A" H-449 to C. "A" S-191)

 

            (10-28)  Resolve, To Assess the Need for Mental Health Care Services for Veterans in Maine and To Establish a Pilot Program To Provide Case Management Services to Veterans for Mental Health Care

(H.P. 853)  (L.D. 1231)
(C. "A" H-407)

 

 

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

 

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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

Friday, June 9, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 3

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Minimize Hardship by Prohibiting the State from Reducing the Wages of a State Employee To Recoup Payments the State Made in Error"

(S.P. 420)  (L.D. 1257)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    DAVIS of Piscataquis
                                    DESCHAMBAULT of York
                                    KEIM of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    MARTIN of Sinclair
                                    BEEBE-CENTER of Rockland
                                    HARRINGTON of Sanford
                                    HOGAN of Old Orchard Beach
                                    MADIGAN of Rumford
                                    ORDWAY of Standish
                                    PICKETT of Dixfield
                                    SPEAR of South Thomaston

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-222) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    BRYANT of Windham

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

 

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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

Friday, June 9, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 4

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Promote Major Business Headquarters Expansions in Maine, Promote the Commercialization of Research and Development in Maine and Create Jobs"

(S.P. 591)  (L.D. 1639)

 

            Comes from the Senate, REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION and ordered printed.

 

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