Table of Contents

House Calendar
SENATE PAPERS
Non-Concurrent Matter
COMMUNICATIONS
SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR
Recognizing:
In Memory of:
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
CONSENT CALENDAR
First Day
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 2
ENACTORS
Regular
Acts
Resolves
SUPPLEMENT NO. 3
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Ought to Pass Pursuant to Joint Order
SUPPLEMENT NO. 4
SENATE PAPERS
Non-Concurrent Matter
SUPPLEMENT NO. 5
CONSENT CALENDAR
First Day
SUPPLEMENT NO. 6
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
SUPPLEMENT NO. 7
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
SUPPLEMENT NO. 8
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
SUPPLEMENT NO. 9
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report

 


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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


 

53rd Legislative Day

Monday, June 12, 2017

 

            Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

            Prayer by Honorable Stacey K. Guerin, Glenburn.

 

            National Anthem by Katelyn Robinson, Garland.

 

            Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Doctor of the day, Karyn Diamond Tocci, M.D., Standish.

 

            Reading of the Journal of Friday, June 9, 2017.

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SENATE PAPERS

 

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Eliminate the 24-hour Reporting Requirement under the Election Laws"

(S.P. 340)  (L.D. 1033)

 

            Majority (8) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 8, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Minority (5) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-213) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-2)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Animal Welfare Laws To Add Provisions Relating to the Surrender of Animals"

(H.P. 1097)  (L.D. 1593)

 

            Minority (6) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 8, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority (7) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-446) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-3)  Bill "An Act To Facilitate Voluntary Cooperation among School Systems"

(H.P. 1009)  (L.D. 1470)

 

            Majority (7) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 8, 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-455) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-4)  Bill "An Act To Safeguard Student Contact Information Provided to Schools"

(H.P. 1022)  (L.D. 1483)

 

            Majority (7) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 8, 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-456) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-5)  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)

 

            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 the Minority (6) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-129) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-6)  Bill "An Act To Promote Workforce Participation" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 344)  (L.D. 481)

 

            Majority (7) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-326) in the House on June 7, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority (6) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report 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-327) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-7)  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)

 

            Majority (7) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-329) in the House on June 7, 2017.

 

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

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-8)  Bill "An Act To Clarify the Authority of an Affiliate of a Utility To Own Power Generation outside of the Utility's Territory"

(H.P. 536)  (L.D. 756)
(C. "A" H-314)

 

            PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-314) in the House on May 30, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-314) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-220) thereto in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-9)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Practice of Pharmacy"

(S.P. 187)  (L.D. 572)

 

            Majority (7) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT READ and ACCEPTED in the House on May 31, 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 LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-124) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 


 

            (2-1)  The Following Communication: (H.C. 227)

 

STATE OF MAINE

CLERK'S OFFICE

2 STATE HOUSE STATION

AUGUSTA, MAINE 04333-0002

 

June 12, 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 Committee has voted unanimously to report the following bills out "Ought Not to Pass:"

 

Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development

L.D. 701         An Act To Establish the Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program

L.D. 1165       An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Licensure for Professional Engineers

 

Sincerely,

 

S/Robert B. Hunt

Clerk of House

 

 

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            (2-2)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 498)

 

MAINE SENATE

128TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 8, 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 following:

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs on Bill "An Act Regarding College Affordability" (H.P. 792) (L.D. 1129), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Health and Human Services on Bill "An Act To Confer Categorical Eligibility for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefit Applications" (H.P. 480) (L.D. 689), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Health and Human Services on Bill "An Act To Provide Supplemental Nutrition Assistance to Veterans and Rental Assistance to Long-term Homeless Persons" (H.P. 1059) (L.D. 1538), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority 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-400) on Bill "An Act To Ensure Fair Employment Opportunity for Maine Citizens and Legal Residents" (H.P. 904) (L.D. 1307), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report from the Committee on Taxation and Passage to be Engrossed as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-387) on "RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Dedicate All Sales Taxes from All Vehicle Sales and Any Vehicle-related Sales to the Highway Fund for Roads and Bridge Capital Improvements" (H.P. 780) (L.D. 1106), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Taxation on Bill "An Act To Support Maine Families by Increasing the Dependent Care Credit" (H.P. 807) (L.D. 1144), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety on Resolve, To Address Substance Use and Addiction in County Jails (H.P. 588) (L.D. 839), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Taxation on Bill "An Act To Support Employees with Significant Commutes" (H.P. 675) (L.D. 947), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs on Bill "An Act To Include Additional Corrections Officers under the 1998 Special Plan for Retirement and To Amend the Laws Governing Retirement Benefits for Capitol Police Officers" (H.P. 942) (L.D. 1365), 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. 499)

 

MAINE SENATE

128TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 9, 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 following:

 

·        the Minority Ought to Pass as Amended Report from the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology and Passage to be Engrossed as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-273) on Bill "An Act To Provide Maine Landlords Advance Notice of Water Disconnection Postings" (H.P. 1038) (L.D. 1514), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Taxation on Bill "An Act To Prevent Tax Haven Abuse" (H.P. 564) (L.D. 784), in non-concurrence;

 

·        the Minority Ought Not to Pass Report from the Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs on Bill "An Act To Allow Municipalities To Adjust Times of Operation for Establishments That Serve Alcohol" (H.P. 781) (L.D. 1107), in non-concurrence;

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Heather J.R. Priest

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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            (2-4)  The Following Communication: (S.C. 500)

 

MAINE SENATE

128TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

 

June 9, 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 Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Donald A. Kleiner of Union for appointment to the Land For Maine's Future Board.

 

Best Regards,

 

S/Heather J.R. Priest

Secretary of the Senate

 

 

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SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR

 

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

 

Recognizing:

 

            (5-1)  Devin Whitmore, of Lebanon, a senior at Noble 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 to Devin our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 437)

 

 

            (5-2)  Madison Frazier, of Deer Isle, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2017 graduating class of Deer Isle-Stonington High School.  We extend to Madison our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 438)

 

 

            (5-3)  Jordyn Judkins, of Deer Isle, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class of Deer Isle-Stonington High School.  We extend to Jordyn our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 439)

 

 

            (5-4)  Mike Vail, of Cumberland, President of Hannaford Supermarkets, who along with Hannaford Supermarkets is the recipient of the JoAnn Pike Humanitarian Award from the Good Shepherd Food Bank, which is given to an individual or organization whose charitable efforts have not only helped to end hunger in Maine, but whose leadership and commitment to the nonprofit community have enriched the lives of the citizens of the State.  We extend to Mr. Vail and the employees of Hannaford Supermarkets our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 454)

 

 

            (5-5)  William Biliouris, of Livermore, who is retiring from teaching at Spruce Mountain High School after 42 years of service in education.  We extend to Mr. Biliouris our appreciation for his service to the youth of the State and offer him our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 535)

Presented by Representative RILEY of Jay.

Cosponsored by Senator KEIM of Oxford, Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner.

 

 

            (5-6)  Annette Girardin, of Jay, who is retiring from teaching at Spruce Mountain High School after 37 years of service in education.  We extend to Ms. Girardin our appreciation for her service to the youth of the State and offer her our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 536)

Presented by Representative RILEY of Jay.

Cosponsored by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin.

 

 

            (5-7)  Anne Weatherbee, of North Jay, who is retiring from teaching at Spruce Mountain High School after 37 years of service in education.  We extend to Mrs. Weatherbee our appreciation for her service to the youth of the State and offer her our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 537)

Presented by Representative RILEY of Jay.

Cosponsored by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin.

 

 

            (5-8)  Ray Chase, of Dixfield, who is retiring from teaching at Spruce Mountain High School after 36 years of service in education.  We extend to Mr. Chase our appreciation for his service to the youth of the State and offer him our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 538)

Presented by Representative RILEY of Jay.

Cosponsored by Senator KEIM of Oxford, Representative PICKETT of Dixfield.

 

 

            (5-9)  the Spruce Mountain High School Envirothon Team, of Jay, which won the Maine Envirothon State Championships.  Members of the team include Camryn Berry, William Brenner, Jordan Daigle, Austin Gilboe, Shawn Lecowitch and Bryan Riley and advisor Rob Taylor.  We extend to all the members of the team our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 539)

Presented by Representative RILEY of Jay.

Cosponsored by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin, Senator KEIM of Oxford, Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner.

 

 

            (5-10)  the Spruce Mountain Middle School FIRST LEGO League Team, of Jay, which won the Maine FIRST LEGO League Championship.  Members of the team include Jenna Badeau, Evany Black, Hannah Coates, Drew Delaney, Quinlin Fournier, Jack Gilbert, Madeline Labonte, Chandler Pike, Isaac Pinard and Owen Wilkins; student mentor Acacia Fournier; and adult mentors Robert Taylor, Jay Lindsey, Duane Fournier, Joel Pike and Sarah Delaney.  We extend to all the members of the team our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 540)

Presented by Representative RILEY of Jay.

Cosponsored by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin, Senator KEIM of Oxford, Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner.

 

 

            (5-11)  Gordon Billington, of Standish, who is retiring as Town Manager of the Town of Standish.  Mr. Billington served in the United States Air Force from 1962 to 1991, retiring with the rank of colonel.  He later joined the State's Department of Labor and worked as Director of Operations, and he served on the Standish Town Council, including as chair in 1999.  He became Town Manager of the Town of Standish in May 2001 after serving since February 2001 as Interim Town Manager.  We extend to Mr. Billington our appreciation for his service to the Town of Standish and the State and offer him our congratulations and best wishes on his retirement;

 

(HLS 541)

Presented by Representative ORDWAY of Standish.

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

 

 

            (5-12)  Monsignor Michael J. Henchal, of Scarborough, who is retiring from active ministry in the Roman Catholic Church.  Monsignor Henchal was ordained to the priesthood on July 14, 1973 by Bishop Peter L. Gerety at St. Joseph Parish in Lewiston and was named a Prelate of Honor in 2000.  He has held many pastoral and other assignments in the Diocese of Portland, including service as Vicar General, Vicar Forane, Rector of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland, vice chancellor and secretary to Bishop Joseph J. Gerry and co-chancellor of the diocese.  He has also served on many diocesan and other commissions and boards and as a writer for church publications.  He was appointed pastor of St. Bartholomew Parish in Cape Elizabeth in 1997, St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish in Scarborough in 2006 and St. John and Holy Cross Parishes in South Portland in 2008.  We extend to Monsignor Henchal our congratulations on his retirement from active ministry and offer him our best wishes;

 

(HLS 542)

Presented by Representative VACHON of Scarborough.

Cosponsored by Senator VOLK of Cumberland, Senator MILLETT of Cumberland, Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Representative SIROCKI of Scarborough, Representative RECKITT of South Portland, Representative HAMANN of South Portland, Representative BATTLE of South Portland, Representative MONAGHAN of Cape Elizabeth.

 

 

            (5-13)  the Monmouth Academy Girls Track and Field Team, of Monmouth, which won the Mountain Valley Conference Championship.  Members of the team include Kaitlin Hunt, Abbie Hunt, Audrey Fletcher, Danielle Parker, Libby Clement, Maddie Amero, Mahala Hayden, Abbey Allen, Destiny Clough, Tori Spencer, Emily Grandahl and Moira Burgess.  We extend to all the members of the team our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 543)

Presented by Representative ACKLEY of Monmouth.

Cosponsored by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec, Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop.

 

 

            (5-14)  Carole Olore, of Presque Isle, who has received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.  The DAISY, or Diseases Attacking the Immune System, Award honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide.  Ms. Olore, a registered nurse working in the Women and Children's Unit at The Aroostook Medical Center, is the first nurse to receive the DAISY Award at the medical center.  We extend to Ms. Olore our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 544)

Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle.

Cosponsored by Senator CARPENTER of Aroostook, Representative McCREA of Fort Fairfield.

 

 

            (5-15)  Peg Neal, of Freeport, who is retiring as an administrative secretary and educational technician for Freeport schools after 38 years of service.  Beginning her work at Grove Street School, she has worked for the past 34 years at Morse Street School.  We extend to Ms. Neal our appreciation for her service to the youth of the State and offer her our congratulations on her retirement;

 

(HLS 545)

Presented by Speaker GIDEON of Freeport.

Cosponsored by Senator CARSON of Cumberland.

 

 

In Memory of:

 

            (5-16)  Paul Lyndon Hazard, of Belfast, a veteran of the United States Navy.  Mr. Hazard served as an Engineering Officer and Legal Officer on board the USS Arneb.  He later became a lawyer and joined Roger F. Blake's law practice in Belfast, becoming a partner and specializing in real estate law.  Mr. Hazard was a member of The First Church in Belfast, the Belfast Curling Club and the Belfast Rotary Club, of which he was a past president.  He was also a member of all of the York Rite Masonic Bodies of Belfast and a member of Scottish Rite of Masonic Bodies, a 42-year member of Anah Shriners of Bangor and a past District Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Maine.  Mr. Hazard will be long remembered and sadly missed by his family and friends;

 

(SLS 455)

 

 

 

 

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Clarify Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits during Labor Disputes"

(S.P. 455)  (L.D. 1341)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    BELLOWS of Kennebec
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            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" (S-165) 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 Minority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-165).

 

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            (6-2)  Majority Report of the Committee on TAXATION reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-228) on Bill "An Act To Promote Workforce Development and Provide an Economic Stimulus for Maine-based Filmmakers and Supporting Businesses"

(S.P. 501)  (L.D. 1450)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    DOW of Lincoln
                                    CHENETTE of York
                                    CUSHING of Penobscot

            Representatives:
                                    BICKFORD of Auburn
                                    COOPER of Yarmouth
                                    HILLIARD of Belgrade
                                    McCREIGHT of Harpswell
                                    POULIOT of Augusta
                                    STANLEY of Medway
                                    TERRY of Gorham
                                    WARD of Dedham

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

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    TIPPING of Orono
                                    GRANT of Gardiner

            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-228).

 

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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" (H-469) on Bill "An Act To Provide Traffic Safety Education in Schools"

(H.P. 793)  (L.D. 1130)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MAKER of Washington
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    DAUGHTRY of Brunswick
                                    FARNSWORTH of Portland
                                    FULLER of Lewiston
                                    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:

            Senator:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    KORNFIELD of Bangor
                                    GINZLER of Bridgton
                                    TURNER of Burlington

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            (6-4)  Majority Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Facilitate Substance Abuse Treatment for Certain Applicants for and Recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Benefits"

(H.P. 1111)  (L.D. 1615)

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CHIPMAN of Cumberland

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

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-476) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    BRAKEY of Androscoggin
                                    HAMPER of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    CHACE of Durham
                                    HEAD of Bethel
                                    MALABY of Hancock
                                    SANDERSON of Chelsea

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            (6-5)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Ensure the Right To Work without Payment of Dues or Fees to a Labor Union as a Condition of Employment"

(H.P. 52)  (L.D. 65)

            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-466) 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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            (6-6)  Six Members of the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS report in Report "A" Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-473) on Bill "An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 281)  (L.D. 390)

 

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    BREEN of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    GATTINE of Westbrook
                                    FREY of Bangor
                                    HUBBELL of Bar Harbor
                                    JORGENSEN of Portland
                                    TEPLER of Topsham

            Four Members of the same Committee report in Report "B" Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-474) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

 

            Representatives:
                                    SEAVEY of Kennebunkport
                                    SIROCKI of Scarborough
                                    TIMBERLAKE of Turner
                                    WINSOR of Norway

            Two Members of the same Committee report in Report "C" Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "C" (H-475) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    HAMPER of Oxford
                                    KATZ of Kennebec

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

 

            Signed:

 

            Representative:
                                    MARTIN of Eagle Lake

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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. 198)  (L.D. 583) Bill "An Act To Improve the Tax Appeal Process for Maine Businesses and Consumers"  Committee on TAXATION reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-227)

 

            (7-2)  (S.P. 243)  (L.D. 731) Bill "An Act To Require Mortgage Servicers To Act in Good Faith in Dealings with Homeowners"  Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-229)

 

            (7-3)  (H.P. 574)  (L.D. 794) Bill "An Act Regarding the Taxation of Flavored Malt Beverages"  Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-472)

 

            (7-4)  (H.P. 836)  (L.D. 1199) Bill "An Act To Promote Fiscal Responsibility in the Purchasing of Debt"  Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-468)

 

            (7-5)  (H.P. 939)  (L.D. 1349) Bill "An Act Regarding the Registration of Appraisal Management Companies"  Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-467)

 

            (7-6)  (H.P. 940)  (L.D. 1363) Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 11:  Rules Governing the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program and Prescription of Opioid Medications, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services (EMERGENCY)  Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-477)

 

            (7-7)  (H.P. 1052)  (L.D. 1532) Bill "An Act To Modernize the Laws Governing Maine Harness Racing"  Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-478)

 

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

            The following matters, in the consideration of which the House was engaged at the time of adjournment Friday, June 9, 2017, 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.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

12.       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)

 

 

 

 

 

13.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

14.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

15.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

16.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

17.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

18.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

19.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

20.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

21.       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)

 

 

 

 

 

22.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

23.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

24.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

25.       Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing the Orono High School Girls Track Team

(HLS 526)

 

TABLED - June 9, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative TIPPING of Orono.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

26.       Expression of Legislative Sentiment Recognizing the Orono High School Boys Track Team

(HLS 527)

 

TABLED - June 9, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative TIPPING of Orono.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

27.       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)

 

TABLED - June 9, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - FINAL PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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

Monday, June 12, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 2

 

ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

            (10-1)  An Act To Increase Funds Deposited into the Companion Animal Sterilization Fund through the Pet Food Surcharge

(H.P. 1104)  (L.D. 1601)
(C. "A" H-447)

 

 

            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 Provide Training for Forest Rangers To Carry Firearms

(H.P. 9)  (L.D. 8)
(C. "A" H-451)

 

            (10-3)  An Act To Amend the Requirements of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

(H.P. 250)  (L.D. 336)
(C. "A" H-298)

 

            (10-4)  An Act To Amend Laws Relating to Agricultural Pulling Events

(H.P. 390)  (L.D. 548)
(C. "A" H-458)

 

            (10-5)  An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Government Oversight Committee To Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Evaluations of the State's Investments in Economic Development

(H.P. 849)  (L.D. 1217)
(C. "A" H-445)

 

            (10-6)  An Act To Facilitate Compliance by School Employees with Criminal History Record Check and Fingerprinting Requirements

(S.P. 438)  (L.D. 1286)
(C. "A" S-221)

 

            (10-7)  An Act To Adopt the Nurse Licensure Compact

(S.P. 488)  (L.D. 1410)
(C. "A" S-215)

 

            (10-8)  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)

 

            (10-9)  An Act To Raise the Debtor's Exemption on Vehicles

(S.P. 497)  (L.D. 1442)
(C. "A" S-212)

 

            (10-10)  An Act To Update Professional and Occupational Licensing Laws

(S.P. 498)  (L.D. 1443)
(C. "A" S-216)

 

            (10-11)  An Act To Amend the Maine Tax Laws

(H.P. 1069)  (L.D. 1551)
(C. "A" H-463)

 

            (10-12)  An Act To Protect Maine Consumers from Unexpected Medical Bills

(H.P. 1073)  (L.D. 1557)
(C. "A" H-459)

 

            (10-13)  An Act To Support Employment Opportunity in Maine

(H.P. 1109)  (L.D. 1608)
(C. "A" H-461)

 

            (10-14)  An Act To Allow the Androscoggin County Commissioners To Establish Reasonable Office Hours for County Offices

(S.P. 575)  (L.D. 1622)

 

 

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

 

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Resolves

 

            (10-15)  Resolve, To Establish the Task Force To Recognize Computer Science in the Path to Proficiency

(H.P. 289)  (L.D. 398)
(C. "A" H-454)

 

            (10-16)  Resolve, Providing for the Official Observance of the 200th Anniversary of the Formation of the State of Maine

(H.P. 806)  (L.D. 1143)
(C. "A" H-453)

 

 

            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

Monday, June 12, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 3

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Ought to Pass Pursuant to Joint Order

 

            (6-1)  Report of the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs on Bill "An Act To Promote Workforce Education Attainment"

(S.P. 589)  (L.D. 1638)

 

            Reporting Ought to Pass pursuant to Joint Order 2017, S.P. 293.

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE 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

Monday, June 12, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 4

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Establish an Independent Citizens Oversight Committee on Maine's Welfare Programs"

(S.P. 486)  (L.D. 1408)

 

            Majority (9) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-156) in the House on June 9, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Minority (4) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES was READ and ACCEPTED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-2)  Bill "An Act To Clarify the Use of Public Money for Bulk Mailing in the Election Process"

(S.P. 395)  (L.D. 1174)

 

            Minority (6) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 9, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Majority (7) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-214) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-3)  Bill "An Act To Include Tax-exempt, Nonprofit Regional Transportation Providers under the Maine Tort Claims Act" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 213)  (L.D. 280)

 

            Minority (6) 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-464) in the House on June 9, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority (7) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on JUDICIARY READ and ACCEPTED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-4)  Bill "An Act To Prioritize Family Members as Surrogates for Medical Decisions"

(H.P. 1108)  (L.D. 1607)

 

            Majority (7) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on JUDICIARY READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 9, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority (6) 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-465) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-5)  Bill "An Act To Require Responsible Contracting on Public Construction Projects"

(H.P. 961)  (L.D. 1382)

 

            Minority (2) 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-450) in the House on June 9, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority (10) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT READ and ACCEPTED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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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

Monday, June 12, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 5

 

 

 

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. 147)  (L.D. 445) Bill "An Act To Encourage Maine Consumers To Comparison-shop for Certain Health Care Procedures and To Lower Health Care Costs"  Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-236)

 

            (7-2)  (S.P. 423)  (L.D. 1260) Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Create a Plan for the Establishment of a Probate Court System with Full-time Judges  Committee on JUDICIARY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-231)

 

            (7-3)  (H.P. 329)  (L.D. 463) Bill "An Act To Improve the Funding of County Jails"  Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-487)

 

            (7-4)  (H.P. 639)  (L.D. 911) Bill "An Act To Prohibit Certain Gifts to Health Care Practitioners"  Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-481)

 

            (7-5)  (H.P. 981)  (L.D. 1427) Bill "An Act To Make Community Paramedicine Projects Permanent"  Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-489)

 

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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

Monday, June 12, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 6

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-223) on Bill "An Act To Encourage Broadband Coverage in Rural Maine"

(S.P. 477)  (L.D. 1399)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    WOODSOME of York
                                    DION of Cumberland

            Representatives:
                                    BERRY of Bowdoinham
                                    COOPER of Yarmouth
                                    DeCHANT of Bath
                                    HARVELL of Farmington
                                    RILEY of Jay
                                    RYKERSON of Kittery
                                    SANBORN of Portland

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

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    CUSHING of Penobscot

            Representatives:
                                    HANLEY of Pittston
                                    O'CONNOR of Berwick
                                    WADSWORTH of Hiram

            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-223).

 

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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

Monday, June 12, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 7

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-232) on Bill "An Act To Improve Public Sector Labor Relations"

(S.P. 466)  (L.D. 1358)

            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:

            Senators:
                                    VOLK of Cumberland
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock

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

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority 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

Monday, June 12, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 8

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on TRANSPORTATION reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Allow Delivery Vehicles To Display Lighted Advertising Signs"

(S.P. 122)  (L.D. 381)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    COLLINS of York
                                    ROSEN of Hancock

            Representatives:
                                    McLEAN of Gorham
                                    AUSTIN of Skowhegan
                                    BRYANT of Windham
                                    GRANT of Gardiner
                                    PARRY of Arundel
                                    PERKINS of Oakland
                                    SCHNECK of Bangor
                                    SHEATS of Auburn

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-238) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    MIRAMANT of Knox

            Representatives:
                                    CEBRA of Naples
                                    GILLWAY of Searsport

            Comes from the Senate with the Minority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-238).

 

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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

Monday, June 12, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 9

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-234) on Bill "An Act To Simplify the Licensing Process for Off-site Catering"

(S.P. 538)  (L.D. 1543)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MASON of Androscoggin
                                    CARPENTER of Aroostook
                                    COLLINS of York

            Representatives:
                                    LUCHINI of Ellsworth
                                    CASÁS of Rockport
                                    DILLINGHAM of Oxford
                                    FARRIN of Norridgewock
                                    HANINGTON of Lincoln
                                    HICKMAN of Winthrop
                                    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" (S-235) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    LONGSTAFF of Waterville

            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-234).

 

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