Table of Contents

House Calendar
SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR
Recognizing:
ENACTORS
ORDERS OF THE DAY
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
SPECIAL STUDY TABLE
SUPPLEMENT NO. 1
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Committee of Conference
SUPPLEMENT NO. 2
ENACTORS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 3
SENATE PAPERS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 4
COMMUNICATIONS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 5
REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
Committee of Conference
SUPPLEMENT NO. 6
COMMUNICATIONS
SUPPLEMENT NO. 7
ENACTORS

 


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The House Calendar

The Advance Journal and Calendar of the House of Representatives

ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHTH MAINE LEGISLATURE
FIRST REGULAR SESSION


 

68th Legislative Day

Monday, July 3, 2017

 

Calling of the House to Order by the Speaker.

 

Prayer by Honorable Russell J. Black, Wilton.

 

National Anthem by Honorable Seth A. Berry, Bowdoinham.

 

Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Reading of the Journal of Saturday, July 1, 2017.

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SPECIAL SENTIMENT CALENDAR

 

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

 

Recognizing:

 

(5-1) Jane Horton, of Penobscot, who is celebrating her 90th Birthday on July 1, 2017. We extend to Ms. Horton our congratulations and best wishes;

 

(SLS 531)

 

 

 

 

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ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

(10-1) An Act To Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine

(H.P. 1112) (L.D. 1616)
(C. "A" H-556)

 

 

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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ORDERS OF THE DAY

HOUSE CALENDAR
MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

The following matters, in the consideration of which the House was engaged at the time of adjournment Saturday, July 1, 2017, have preference in the Orders of the Day and continue with such preference until disposed of as provided by House Rule 502.

 

 

1. 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.

 

 

 

 

 

2. 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.

 

 

 

 

 

3. 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.

 

 

 

 

 

4. HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (7) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (6) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-536) - Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES on Bill "An Act To Reform Welfare for Increased Security and Employment"

(H.P. 1115) (L.D. 1620)

 

TABLED - June 22, 2017 (Till Later Today) by Representative HYMANSON of York.

PENDING - ACCEPTANCE OF EITHER REPORT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SPECIAL STUDY TABLE

 

1. Joint Study Order, To Establish the Task Force on Health Care Coverage for All of Maine

(S.P. 592)

 

- In Senate, READ and PASSED.

TABLED - June 23, 2017 by Representative HERBIG of Belfast.

PENDING - PASSAGE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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, July 3, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 1

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Committee of Conference

 

(6-1) Report of the Third Committee of Conference on the disagreeing action of the two branches of the Legislature 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)

 

has had the same under consideration, and asks leave to report:

 

That the House Recede; ACCEPT Report "C" Ought to Pass as amended; READ Committee Amendment "C" (H-475); Read and Adopt Committee of Conference Amendment "B" (H-557) to Committee Amendment "C" (H-475); Adopt Committee Amendment "C" (H-475) as amended by Committee of Conference Amendment "B" (H-557) thereto; and Pass the Bill to be Engrossed as amended by Committee Amendment "C" (H-475) as amended by Committee of Conference Amendment "B" (H-557) thereto.

 

That the Senate Recede and Concur with the House.

 

 

Signed:

 


Speaker GIDEON of Freeport
Representative FREY of Bangor


President THIBODEAU of Waldo
Senator KATZ of Kennebec
Senator BREEN of Cumberland

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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, July 3, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 2

 

ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

(10-1) 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

(H.P. 281) (L.D. 390)
(CC. "B" H-557 to C. "C" H-475)

 

 

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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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, July 3, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 3

 

SENATE PAPERS

 

 

(1-1) The following Joint Order: (S.P. 599)

 

 

ORDERED, the House concurring, that when the Senate and House adjourn, they do so until the call of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House, respectively, when there is a need to conduct business or consider objections of the Governor.

 

 

Comes from the Senate, READ and PASSED.

 

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

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

Monday, July 3, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 4

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

(2-1) The Following Communication: (H.C. 305)

 

STATE OF MAINE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

SPEAKER'S OFFICE

AUGUSTA, MAINE 04333-0002

 

July 3, 2017

 

Honorable Robert B. Hunt

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333

 

Dear Clerk Hunt:

 

In reference to the action of the House on July 3, 2017 in which it Rejected the Third Committee of Conference Report and Asked for a Fourth Committee of Conference on LD 390 "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" (HP 281) I am pleased to appoint the following as conferees on the part of the House:

 

Speaker Sara Gideon of Freeport

Representative Aaron M. Frey of Bangor

Representative Tom J. Winsor of Norway

 

Please contact my office if you have any questions regarding these appointments.

 

Sincerely,

 

S/Sara Gideon

Speaker of the House

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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, July 3, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 5

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

 

Committee of Conference

 

(6-1) Report of the Fourth Committee of Conference on the disagreeing action of the two branches of the Legislature 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)

 

has had the same under consideration, and asks leave to report:

 

That the House Recede; ACCEPT Report "C" Ought to Pass as amended; READ Committee Amendment "C" (H-475); Read and Adopt Committee of Conference Amendment "C" (H-558) to Committee Amendment "C" (H-475); Adopt Committee Amendment "C" (H-475) as amended by Committee of Conference Amendment "C" (H-558) thereto; and Pass the Bill to be Engrossed as amended by Committee Amendment "C" (H-475) as amended by Committee of Conference Amendment "C" (H-558) thereto.

 

That the Senate Recede and Concur with the House.

 

 

Signed:

 

Speaker GIDEON of Freeport
Representative FREY of Bangor
Representative WINSOR of Norway

President THIBODEAU of Waldo
Senator KATZ of Kennebec
Senator BREEN of Cumberland

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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, July 3, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 6

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

(2-1) The Following Communication: (H.C. 307)

 

SENATE OF MAINE

128TH LEGISLATURE

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

 

July 3, 2017

 

Honorable Robert B. Hunt

Clerk of the House

2 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333

 

Dear Clerk Hunt:

 

In reference to the action of the Senate on July 3, 2017 in which it Insisted and Joined in a Committee of Conference on L.D. 390, "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 (H.P. 281) I am pleased to appoint the following as conferees on the part of the Senate:

 

Senator Michael D. Thibodeau of Waldo

Senator Roger J. Katz of Kennebec

Senator Cathy Breen of Cumberland

 

Please contact my office if you have any questions regarding these appointments.

 

Sincerely,

 

S/Michael D. Thibodeau

President of the Senate

 

 

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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, July 3, 2017

SUPPLEMENT NO. 7

 

ENACTORS

 

Emergency Measure

 

(10-1) 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

(H.P. 281) (L.D. 390)
(CC. "C" H-558 to C. "C" H-475)

 

 

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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