Table of Contents

House Calendar
SENATE PAPERS
Non-Concurrent Matter
SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR
Recognizing:
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 2
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
SUPPLEMENT NO. 3
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report
SUPPLEMENT NO. 4
SENATE PAPERS
Non-Concurrent Matter
SUPPLEMENT NO. 5
ENACTORS
Regular
Acts
SUPPLEMENT NO. 7
SENATE PAPERS
Non-Concurrent Matter
SUPPLEMENT NO. 8
SENATE PAPERS
Non-Concurrent Matter
SUPPLEMENT NO. 9
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Divided Report

 


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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


 

59th Legislative Day

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

 

            Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

            Prayer by Reverend John Johnston, New Hope Baptist Church, Dexter.

 

            National Anthem by Tania Lapika, Westbrook.

 

            Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Doctor of the day, Katherine Pope, M.D., Falmouth.

 

            Reading of the Journal of yesterday.

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SENATE PAPERS

 

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Create the Procurement Review Board"

(S.P. 447)  (L.D. 1295)

 

            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" (S-274) in the House on June 16, 2017.

 

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

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-2)  Bill "An Act To Establish the Let's Grow Maine Program"

(H.P. 1066)  (L.D. 1548)

 

            Minority (6) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on TAXATION READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-492) in the House on June 16, 2017.

 

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

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-3)  An Act To Restore the Tip Credit to Maine's Minimum Wage Law (EMERGENCY)

(S.P. 235)  (L.D. 673)
(C. "A" S-209)

 

            PASSED TO BE ENACTED in the House on June 15, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate FAILING of PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-4)  Bill "An Act To Allow Delivery Vehicles To Display Lighted Advertising Signs"

(S.P. 122)  (L.D. 381)

 

            Majority (10) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on TRANSPORTATION READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 12, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Minority (3) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on TRANSPORTATION was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-238) and ASKED for a Committee of Conference in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-5)  Bill "An Act To Improve the Effectiveness of Notices Required by State Law"

(S.P. 580)  (L.D. 1630)

 

            Majority (10) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 16, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Reports were READ and the Bill and accompanying papers COMMITTED to the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-6)  Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Create a Plan To Enhance the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Probate Court System (EMERGENCY)

(S.P. 423)  (L.D. 1260)
(C. "A" S-231)

 

            FAILED of FINAL PASSAGE in the House on June 13, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-231) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-287) thereto in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-7)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Temporary Sign Usage"

(H.P. 165)  (L.D. 209)

 

            House INSISTED on its former action whereby the Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-111) in the House on June 8, 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 "A" (H-111) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-141) thereto and ASKED for a Committee of Conference in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-8)  An Act To Provide a Definition of "Primary Residence" for Purposes of Property Tax Abatements Based on Hardship or Poverty

(S.P. 401)  (L.D. 1180)

 

- In House, PASSED TO BE ENACTED on May 25, 2017.

- In Senate, PASSED TO BE ENACTED on May 30, 2017, in concurrence.

- RECALLED from the Governor's Desk pursuant to Joint Order, S.P. 583.

 

            Comes from the Senate PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-282) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR

 

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

 

Recognizing:

 

            (5-1)  Jerome Stanhope, of Hallowell, who is retiring after 32 years of state service.  Mr. Stanhope has worked at Maine Revenue Services for over 29 years as an economist specializing in policy regarding sales and use, service provider and excise taxes.  We extend to Mr. Stanhope our appreciation for his service and offer him our best wishes;

 

(SLS 486)

 

 

            (5-2)  the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, based in New York City, which is celebrating Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, June 2017.  Myasthenia gravis, or MG, is a disorder causing extreme muscle weakness that affects a person's ability to see, smile, walk, talk and breathe.  MG is often misdiagnosed or undiagnosed and can prove fatal.  The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America facilitates the timely diagnosis and optimal care of individuals affected by MG and provides programs of patient services, support groups, public information, medical research, professional education, advocacy and patient care.  We join the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America in urging citizens to focus on the need for education, treatment, research and a cure for MG during Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month;

 

(HLS 577)

Presented by Representative KINNEY of Knox.

Cosponsored by President THIBODEAU of Waldo.

 

 

            (5-3)  Allison Hill, of Brunswick, a senior at Bates College, who has received the Sabasteanski Award for Most Outstanding Performer at the NESCAC Track and Field Championships.  Ms. Hill won the 100-meter hurdles and the 200-meter dash and was the second leg of the first-place 4x100 relay team and the first leg of the second-place 4x400 relay team.  We extend to Ms. Hill our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 578)

Presented by Representative TUCKER of Brunswick.

Cosponsored by Senator CARSON of Cumberland, Representative McCREIGHT of Harpswell, Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick.

 

 

            (5-4)  Albert Stehle, of Bowdoinham, who has received a Spirit of America Foundation Award.  The Spirit of America Foundation was established to encourage and promote volunteerism, and the foundation presents awards to honor local individuals, organizations or projects in appreciation of community service.  We send our congratulations to Mr. Stehle on his receiving this award;

 

(HLS 579)

Presented by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham.

Cosponsored by Senator VITELLI of Sagadahoc.

 

 

            (5-5)  the Waterville Public Library, of Waterville, which received the National Medal for Museum and Library Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the main source of federal support for the Nation's 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums.  The Waterville Public Library is one of only 10 nationwide winners of the medal for 2017.  We extend to everyone at the Waterville Public Library our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 580)

Presented by Representative MADIGAN of Waterville.

Cosponsored by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec, Representative LONGSTAFF of Waterville.

 

 

            (5-6)  the Waterville Senior High School Drama Team, of Waterville, which won the 2017 Class A Regional Drama Festival.  We congratulate the members of the team and send them our best wishes;

 

(HLS 581)

Presented by Representative MADIGAN of Waterville.

Cosponsored by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec, Representative LONGSTAFF of Waterville.

 

 

            (5-7)  Virginia Billings, of Windham, who is retiring from her position as Site Coordinator for the Southern Maine Agency on Aging Meals on Wheels Program after 34 years of service.  We extend to Mrs. Billings our appreciation for her service to the senior citizens of the State and offer her our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(HLS 582)

Presented by Representative COREY of Windham.

Cosponsored by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland, Representative BRYANT of Windham.

 

 

            (5-8)  Max Strickler, of New Gloucester, a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 86, 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.  For his Eagle Scout project, Max planned and oversaw the construction of a "MakerSpace," a large set of storage and organizational cabinets for the New Gloucester Public Library.  We extend our congratulations to him on this achievement;

 

(HLS 583)

Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester.

Cosponsored by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin.

 

 

 

 

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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-273) on Bill "An Act To Improve General Assistance Reimbursements"

(S.P. 363)  (L.D. 1109)

            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 Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    BRAKEY of Androscoggin
                                    HAMPER of Oxford

            Representatives:
                                    CHACE of Durham
                                    HEAD of Bethel
                                    MALABY of Hancock
                                    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 EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-195) on Bill "An Act To Attract, Educate and Retain New Mainers To Strengthen the Workforce"

(S.P. 521)  (L.D. 1492)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock
                                    MAKER of Washington
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland

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

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

 

            Signed:

            Representatives:
                                    SAMPSON of Alfred
                                    TURNER of Burlington

            Comes from the Senate with the Reports READ and the Bill and accompanying papers COMMITTED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.

 

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 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.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

3.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

4.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

5.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

6.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

7.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

8.         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)

 

 

 

 

 

9.         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.

 

 

 

 

 

10.       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.

 

 

 

 

 

11.       Bill "An Act To Promote Workforce Participation" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 344)  (L.D. 481)

 

- In House, 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) on June 7, 2017.

- In Senate, 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.

TABLED - June 12, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

12.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-482) - Minority (6) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Improve Care Provided to Forensic Patients" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 120)  (L.D. 162)

 

TABLED - June 13, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

13.       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)
(S. "A" S-220 to C. "A" H-314)

 

TABLED - June 13, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

14.       HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-496) - Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS on Bill "An Act To Provide for a Statewide Contract for School Teachers"

(H.P. 613)  (L.D. 864)

 

TABLED - June 14, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

15.       SENATE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (11) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-269) - Minority (2) Ought Not to Pass - Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT on Bill "An Act To Encourage Development in the Logging Industry by Requiring State and Local Government Agencies To Give Preference to Lumber and Solid Wood Products Harvested in the State"

(S.P. 551)  (L.D. 1573)

 

- 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-269).

TABLED - June 15, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative MARTIN of Sinclair.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

16.       An Act To Provide Traffic Safety Education in Schools

(H.P. 793)  (L.D. 1130)
(C. "A" H-469)

 

TABLED - June 15, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

17.       Bill "An Act To Amend the Charter of the Rumford Water District" (EMERGENCY)

(S.P. 38)  (L.D. 90)

 

- In Senate, PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-54) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-226) thereto.

TABLED - June 15, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - Motion of Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham to INDEFINITELY POSTPONE SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-226) to COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-54). (Roll Call Ordered)

 

 

 

 

 

18.       An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, Highway 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. 995)  (L.D. 1440)
(C. "A" H-504)

 

TABLED - June 16, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED.

 

 

 

 

 

19.       An Act To Address Severe and Ongoing Shortfalls in the Funding of Direct Care Workers in Long-term Care Settings and To Establish the Commission To Study Long-term Care Workforce Issues (EMERGENCY)

(S.P. 512)  (L.D. 1466)
(H. "A" H-514 to C. "A" S-186)

 

TABLED - June 16, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED. (Roll Call Ordered)

 

 

 

 

 

20.       SENATE REPORT - Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (S-272) - Committee on TRANSPORTATION on Bill "An Act To Prohibit the Use of Handheld Phones and Devices While Driving"

(S.P. 360)  (L.D. 1089)

 

- 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-272).

TABLED - June 16, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative McLEAN of Gorham.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

21.       Resolve, To Allow the Issuance of Open Burn Permits through Private Online Services (EMERGENCY)

(S.P. 590)  (L.D. 1640)

 

- In Senate, READ TWICE under suspension of the rules without reference to a committee and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.

TABLED - June 19, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston.

PENDING - FURTHER ACTION.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 2

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Seven Members of the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS report in Report "A" Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-522) on Bill "An Act To Remove Certain Restrictions Imposed on Retired State Employees Who Return to Work as Educators"

(H.P. 970)  (L.D. 1396)

 

 

            Signed:

            Senator:
                                    MILLETT of Cumberland

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

            Four Members of the same Committee report in Report "B" Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-523) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    LANGLEY of Hancock
                                    MAKER of Washington

            Representatives:
                                    GINZLER of Bridgton
                                    STEWART of Presque Isle

            Two Members of the same Committee report in Report "C" Ought Not to Pass on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

 

            Representatives:
                                    SAMPSON of Alfred
                                    TURNER of Burlington

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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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 3

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-524) on Resolve, Authorizing the Bureau of General Services within the Department of Administrative and Financial Services To Assume Ownership of the Forest City Project (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 1121)  (L.D. 1626)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    CYRWAY of Kennebec
                                    CARPENTER of Aroostook
                                    WOODSOME of York

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

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "B" (H-525) on same Resolve.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    HARLOW of Portland

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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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 4

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-1)  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)

 

            Minority (2) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 19, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with the Majority (11) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-147) in NON-CONCURRENCE.

 

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Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-2)  Bill "An Act To Protect the Health and Safety of First Responders"

(H.P. 1036)  (L.D. 1512)

 

            Report "C" (2) OUGHT NOT TO PASS of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 19, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with Report "A" (8) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-511) 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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 5

 

ENACTORS

 

 

Acts

 

            (10-1)  An Act Regarding Pay Equality

(S.P. 422)  (L.D. 1259)
(C. "A" S-173)

 

 

            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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 7

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Eluding an Officer"

(S.P. 361)  (L.D. 1090)

 

            Minority (3) OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY READ and ACCEPTED in the House on June 19, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate with that Body having INSISTED on its former action whereby the Majority (10) OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report of the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY was READ and ACCEPTED and the Bill PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (S-130) 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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 8

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

Non-Concurrent Matter

 

 

            (1-1)  Bill "An Act To Modernize the Renewable Portfolio Standard"

(H.P. 810)  (L.D. 1147)

 

            PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-272) in the House on May 30, 2017.

 

            Comes from the Senate PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY COMMITTEE AMENDMENT "A" (H-272) AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT "A" (S-290) thereto 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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 9

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Divided Report

 

            (6-1)  Majority Report of the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS reporting Ought Not to Pass on Bill "An Act To Improve the Disclosure of Major Contributors Influencing Maine Elections"

(H.P. 1019)  (L.D. 1480)

            Signed:

            Senators:
                                    MASON of Androscoggin
                                    CARPENTER of Aroostook
                                    COLLINS of York

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

            Minority Report of the same Committee reporting Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-526) on same Bill.

 

            Signed:

            Representative:
                                    CASÁS of Rockport

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