weekly
LEGISLATIVE REPORT

From Joseph W. Mayo, Clerk of the House
State House, Augusta, Maine

Volume XXV, No. 7

Monday, February 22, 1999

119th LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1999

L.D. 1242, H.P. 885
An Act to Establish Procedures for the Awarding of Loans and Grants to Municipalities and Other Entities. (Presented by Representative NASS of Acton)

L.D. 1243, H.P. 886
An Act to Strengthen the Kinship Laws. (Presented by Representative PLOWMAN of Hampden)

L.D. 1244, H.P. 887
An Act to Require Truth in Campaign Advertising. (Presented by Representative PLOWMAN of Hampden)

L.D. 1245, H.P. 888
An Act to Modify the Laws on Negotiating a Worthless Instrument. (Presented by Representative BOWLES of Sanford)

L.D. 1246, H.P. 889
An Act to Protect the Rights of Judicial Employees. (Presented by Representative FULLER of Manchester)

L.D. 1247, H.P. 890
An Act to Extend the Homestead Tax Exemption to the Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Communities. (Presented by Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 1248, H.P. 891
An Act to Resolve Technical Inconsistencies in the Nutrient Management Act. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1249, H.P. 892
An Act to Eliminate the Lodging Tax on Long-term Rentals. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1250, H.P. 893
An Act to Allow a Change in a Vehicle Registration Date. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1251, H.P. 894
An Act to Change the Reimbursement Rate for Law Enforcement Personnel Who Testify in Court. (Presented by Representative LEMONT of Kittery)

L.D. 1252, H.P. 895
An Act to Explain the Check-off Box on Maine Tax Returns for Campaign Financing. (Presented by Representative LEMONT of Kittery)

L.D. 1253, H.P. 896
An Act to Create the Board of Cemetery and Crematory Services. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Holden)

L.D. 1254, H.P. 897
An Act to Allow Beverage Sales from Mobile Service Vehicles on Golf Courses. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Holden)

L.D. 1255, H.P. 898
An Act Providing for Regulation of the Uses of Surface Waters within or Affecting Passamaquoddy Territory. (Presented by Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 1256, H.P. 899
Resolve, to Establish a Task Force to Study the Operation of and Support for the Board of Environmental Protection. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1257, S.P. 420
An Act to Regulate Push Polling. (Presented by Senator BENNETT of Oxford)

L.D. 1258, S.P. 421
An Act Relating to Uninsured Vehicle Coverage. (Presented by Senator ABROMSON of Cumberland)

L.D. 1259, S.P. 422
An Act to Discourage Consumption of Alcohol by Minors. (Presented by Senator BENNETT of Oxford)

L.D. 1260, S.P. 423
An Act to Offer Reciprocity Concerning Concealed Firearms Permits. (Presented by Senator BENNETT of Oxford)

L.D. 1261, S.P. 424
An Act to Require the Training of School Personnel Who Administer Medications. (Presented by Senator PENDLETON of Cumberland)

L.D. 1262, S.P. 425
An Act to Increase the Minimum Wage in Maine. (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 1263, S.P. 426
An Act to Ensure Fairness in Calculating the Income Factor in the School Funding Formula. (Presented by Senator CATHCART of Penobscot)

L.D. 1264, S.P. 427
An Act to Ensure Freedom of Speech and Association on Campus. (Presented by Senator PENDLETON of Cumberland)

L.D. 1265, S.P. 428
An Act to Amend the Charter of the Tenants Harbor Standard Water District. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 1266, S.P. 429
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Promote Historic and Scenic Preservation. (Presented by Senator AMERO of Cumberland)

L.D. 1267, S.P. 430
An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Aroostook Water and Soil Management Board and to Provide Funding for a Low-flow Study. (Presented by Senator KIEFFER of Aroostook)

L.D. 1268, S.P. 431
An Act to Provide Equal Treatment in the Taxation of Public Pensions. (Presented by Senator DAGGETT of Kennebec)

L.D. 1269, S.P. 432
An Act To Improve Indoor Air Quality in Schools. (Presented by Senator DAGGETT of Kennebec)

L.D. 1270, S.P. 433
An Act to Provide Child Care Subsidies for Families Who Lose Coverage under the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program. (Presented by Senator PARADIS of Aroostook)

L.D. 1271, S.P. 434
An Act to Ensure the Proper Taxation of Low-energy Fuels. (Presented by Senator AMERO of Cumberland)

L.D. 1272, S.P. 435
An Act to Adjust the Forest Fire Suppression Tax. (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 1273, S.P. 436
An Act to Encourage Utility Efficiency. (Presented by President LAWRENCE of York)

L.D. 1274, S.P. 437
An Act to Extend the Machinery and Equipment Exemption to Sales and Leaseback Transactions. (Presented by Senator RUHLIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 1275, S.P. 438
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Wage Fairness Task Force. (Presented by President LAWRENCE of York)

L.D. 1276, S.P. 439
An Act Relating to Utilities and Affiliated Interests. (Presented by President LAWRENCE of York)

L.D. 1277, S.P. 440
An Act Concerning Technical Changes to the Tax Laws. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator RUHLIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 1278, H.P. 900
An Act to Base Sales Tax for Net Energy Billing Customers on Net Energy Deliveries. (Presented by Representative GREEN of Monmouth)

L.D. 1279, H.P. 901
An Act to Provide Funds for a New Historical Atlas of Maine. (Presented by Representative STEVENS of Orono)

L.D. 1280, H.P. 902
An Act to Provide Funding for School Drug Awareness and Education Programs. (Presented by Representative AHEARNE of Madawaska)

L.D. 1281, H.P. 903
An Act to Raise Penalties for Cases of Cruelty to Animals or Birds. (Presented by Representative STEVENS of Orono)

L.D. 1282, H.P. 904
An Act to Make It a Class E Crime to Write a Check on a Closed Account. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 1283, H.P. 905
An Act to Expand Access to the Elderly Low-cost Drug Program. (Presented by Representative STANWOOD of Southwest Harbor)

L.D. 1284, H.P. 906
An Act Regarding Test Results Used in Determining Paternity. (Presented by Representative McNEIL of Rockland)

L.D. 1285, H.P. 907
An Act to Allow the Child Support Obligor the Right to Provide Day Care. (Presented by Representative STANWOOD of Southwest Harbor)

L.D. 1286, H.P. 908
An Act to Expand Economic Development Opportunity. (Presented by Representative GREEN of Monmouth)

L.D. 1287, H.P. 909
An Act to Use State Educational Facilities Efficiently. (Presented by Representative GREEN of Monmouth)

L.D. 1288, H.P. 910
An Act to Establish a Lobster License for 30-year Residents of the State Who are 65 Years of Age or Older. (Presented by Representative GOODWIN of Pembroke)

L.D. 1289, H.P. 911
An Act to Establish Municipal Zoning Regulations for Community Living Arrangements. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 1290, H.P. 912
An Act to Create the Position of Ombudsman in the Department of Human Services. (Presented by Representative PLOWMAN of Hampden)

L.D. 1291, H.P. 913
An Act to Amend the Liquor Licensing Laws Regarding Bed and Breakfasts. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1292, H.P. 914
An Act to Enhance Tourism Promotion and Provide Additional State Revenue. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1293, H.P. 915
An Act Concerning the Responsibility of County Sheriffs to Transport Juvenile Detainees. (Presented by Representative WHEELER of Bridgewater)

L.D. 1294, H.P. 916
An Act to Provide for a Limited Waiver of Immunity. (Presented by Representative POWERS of Rockport)

L.D. 1295, H.P. 917
An Act Regarding Continuing Education for Professional Land Surveyors. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative POVICH of Ellsworth)

L.D. 1296, H.P. 918
Resolve, to Create the Task Force to Explore Alternative Payment Mechanisms for Dental Health Care. (Presented by Representative MARVIN of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 1297, H.P. 919
An Act to Provide for Timely Implementation of the Maine College Savings Program. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MARVIN of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 1298, H.P. 920
An Act to Amend the Certification Process of Code Enforcement Officers. (Presented by Representative COLWELL of Gardiner)

L.D. 1299, H.P. 922
An Act to Enhance the Elderly Low Cost Drug Program. (Presented by Representative PEAVEY of Woolwich)

L.D. 1300, H.P. 923
An Act Exempting from the Sales Tax the Value of a Trade-in Vehicle When the Trade-in Is Sold Privately. (Presented by Representative LOVETT of Scarborough)

L.D. 1301, H.P. 924
An Act to Conform State Law to Federal Nuclear Power Plant Requirements for Off-site Emergency Planning. (Presented by Representative BERRY of Belmont)

L.D. 1302, H.P. 925
An Act to Provide Partial Funding for Construction of the Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 1303, H.P. 926
An Act to Amend the Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice. (Presented by Representative WATSON of Farmingdale)

L.D. 1304, H.P. 927
An Act to Amend the Laws Regarding the Hiring of Physicians for Maine Summer Camps. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative McKEE of Wayne)

L.D. 1305, H.P. 928
An Act to Establish and Fund Conflict Resolution Programs in the Public Schools. (Presented by Representative WATSON of Farmingdale)

L.D. 1306, H.P. 929
An Act to Require Legislative Review of Motor Vehicle Fuel Standards. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DAIGLE of Arundel)

L.D. 1307, H.P. 930
An Act Regarding Required Lights on Plow Trucks. (Presented by Representative LOVETT of Scarborough)

L.D. 1308, H.P. 931
An Act to Clarify Roles and Responsibilities in the Child Development Services System. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative RICHARD of Madison)

L.D. 1309, H.P. 932
An Act to Make Technical Changes and Improvements to the Employment Tax Increment Financing Program. (Presented by Representative TRIPP of Topsham)

L.D. 1310, H.P. 933
An Act to Reduce the Administrative Requirements of the Forest Practices Laws. (Presented by Representative FOSTER of Gray)

L.D. 1311, H.P. 934
An Act to Repeal the Emissions Testing Program in Cumberland County. (Presented by Representative FOSTER of Gray)

L.D. 1312, H.P. 935
An Act to Improve Consumers' Opportunities to Hire and Retain Personal Care Attendants. (Presented by Representative FULLER of Manchester)

L.D. 1313, H.P. 936
An Act to Give the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife the Sole Discretion to Determine the Need for and Location of Boat Launches. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 1314, H.P. 937
An Act to Establish Medical Savings Accounts. (Presented by Representative WATERHOUSE of Bridgton)

L.D. 1315, H.P. 938
An Act to Ensure the Quality and Safety of Child Care. (Presented by Speaker ROWE of Portland)

L.D. 1316, S.P. 441
An Act to Encourage Municipal and State Partnerships Concerning the Issuance of Aquaculture Leases. (Presented by Senator HARRIMAN of Cumberland)

L.D. 1317, S.P. 442
An Act to Appropriate Additional Funding for Court-appointed Counsel. (Presented by President LAWRENCE of York)

L.D. 1318, S.P. 443
An Act to Amend the Treatment of Security Deposits Upon the Sale of a Building. (Presented by Senator RAND of Cumberland)

L.D. 1319, S.P. 444
Resolve, to Direct the Governor to Establish a Commission to Recommend to the Governor Candidate Designs for the Maine State Quarter to be Submitted to the United States Mint. (Presented by Senator SMALL of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 1320, S.P. 445
An Act to Create a Penalty for the Intentional Transmission of a Sexually Transmitted Disease. (Presented by Senator DAGGETT of Kennebec)

L.D. 1321, S.P. 446
An Act to Increase Long-term Health Care Options. (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 1322, S.P. 447
An Act to Ensure the Availability of Home-based Care. (Presented by Senator BERUBE of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1323, S.P. 448
An Act to Ensure Affordable Access to Gynecological Services Provided by Nurse Practitioners. (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 1324, S.P. 449
An Act to Eliminate the Need for a Foster Home License for Adoptive Parents. (Presented by Senator MURRAY of Penobscot)

L.D. 1325, S.P. 450
An Act to Provide Fairness to Victims of Medical Malpractice. (Presented by President LAWRENCE of York)

L.D. 1326, S.P. 451
An Act to Clarify the Authority of the Maine Milk Commission. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator KILKELLY of Lincoln)

L.D. 1327, S.P. 452
An Act to Strengthen Enforcement of Lobster Trap Limits. (Presented by Senator GOLDTHWAIT of Hancock)

L.D. 1328, S.P. 453
An Act Regarding the Shooting of Domestic Animals. (Presented by Senator KILKELLY of Lincoln)

L.D. 1329, S.P. 454
An Act to Apply the Approval Procedures in Municipal Charters to Locally Funded School Construction Projects. (Presented by Senator DOUGLASS of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1330, S.P. 455
An Act Concerning Corrections Employees. (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 1331, S.P. 456
An Act to Allow Local Option Excise Taxes on Vehicles. (Presented by Senator BENNETT of Oxford)

L.D. 1332, S.P. 457
An Act to Prohibit Hunting Animals in Enclosed Areas. (Presented by Senator KILKELLY of Lincoln)

L.D. 1333, S.P. 458
An Act to Establish a Personal Property Tax on Truck Tractors, Trailers and Semitrailers Registered in this State. (Presented by Senator DOUGLASS of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1334, S.P. 459
An Act Concerning the Distribution of Certain Fines and Forfeitures. (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 1335, S.P. 460
An Act to Simplify the Collection of Fees for the Maine Dairy Promotion Board and Maine Dairy Nutrition Council. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator KILKELLY of Lincoln)

L.D. 1336, H.P. 939
An Act to Facilitate the Transfer of Credits Between Colleges of the Maine Technical College System. (Presented by Representative NORBERT of Portland)

L.D. 1337, H.P. 940
An Act Regarding Taxation of Clean Vehicle Fuels. (Presented by Representative DUDLEY of Portland)

L.D. 1338, H.P. 941
An Act to Provide a Free Hunting License to a Person Who Has Lost the Use of One Arm. (Presented by Representative AHEARNE of Madawaska)

L.D. 1339, H.P. 942
An Act to Provide Preference to Farmers for Disaster Relief. (Presented by Representative AHEARNE of Madawaska)

L.D. 1340, H.P. 943
An Act to Require Schools to Begin After Labor Day. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Holden)

L.D. 1341, H.P. 944
An Act to Provide Additional Funding for the Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission. (Presented by Representative AHEARNE of Madawaska)

L.D. 1342, H.P. 945
An Act to Clarify the Exempt Status of Property Shipped Out of State. (Presented by Representative CHIZMAR of Lisbon)

L.D. 1343, H.P. 946
An Act to Establish Blueberry Weight Accountability. (Presented by Representative KNEELAND of Easton)

L.D. 1344, H.P. 947
An Act to Provide Long-term Funding for the Land for Maine's Future Program. (Presented by Speaker ROWE of Portland)

L.D. 1345, H.P. 948
An Act to Allow Student License Holders to Become Eligible for Commercial Lobster and Crab Fishing Licenses. (Presented by Representative ETNIER of Harpswell)

L.D. 1346, H.P. 949
An Act to Amend the Laws Regarding the School Administrative District Budget Approval Process. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Winterport)

L.D. 1347, H.P. 950
An Act Addressing an Allegation of Prior Conviction When the Sentence Is Enhanced. (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 1354, subsection 2.)

L.D. 1348, S.P. 461
An Act to Provide for Fair and Open Procedures for a Waiver of Department of Education Rules. (Presented by Senator CATHCART of Penobscot)

L.D. 1349, H.P. 951
An Act to Protect Citizens from the Detrimental Effects of Tobacco. (Presented by Representative ETNIER of Harpswell)

L.D. 1350, H.P. 952
An Act to Exclude Intentional Tort Claims from the Application of the Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992. (Presented by Representative HATCH of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1351, H.P. 953
An Act to Require that Members of the Workers' Compensation Board be Subject to Review by the Joint Standing Committee on Labor. (Presented by Representative HATCH of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1352, H.P. 954
An Act to Ensure That All Employees Receive Full Workers' Compensation Benefits. (Presented by Representative HATCH of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1353, H.P. 955
An Act to Amend the Workers' Compensation Laws as They Pertain to Wage Statements. (Presented by Representative HATCH of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1354, H.P. 956
An Act to Amend the Law Regarding Conflict of Interest. (Presented by Representative BELANGER of Caribou)

L.D. 1355, H.P. 957
An Act to Prohibit a Municipality from Being Penalized by the State for Lacking a Comprehensive Plan. (Presented by Representative MACK of Standish)

L.D. 1356, H.P. 958
An Act to Allow Game Wardens to Approve Beaver Dam Removal. (Presented by Representative SHERMAN of Hodgdon)

L.D. 1357, H.P. 959
Resolve, to Create a Commission to Study the Hearing Process of the Workers' Compensation Board. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HATCH of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1358, H.P. 960
An Act to Promote Stability in Labor Management Relations in the Public Sector. (Presented by Representative HATCH of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1359, H.P. 961
An Act to Make the Unemployment Compensation Program More Responsive to the Needs of Today's Workforce and to Ensure the Solvency of the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund. (Presented by Representative HATCH of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1360, H.P. 962
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Joint Committee on Substance Abuse. (Presented by Representative BRENNAN of Portland)

L.D. 1361, H.P. 963
An Act to Increase the Requirement that Drugs be Confiscated from 48 Hours to One Year. (Presented by Representative SCHNEIDER of Durham)

L.D. 1362, H.P. 964
An Act to Allow the State to Initiate Default Proceedings in Order to Obtain Forfeited Assets When the Defendant Fails to Appear in a Court Proceeding. (Presented by Representative SCHNEIDER of Durham)

L.D. 1363, H.P. 965
An Act to Increase the Availability of Glucose Screenings. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1364, H.P. 966
An Act to Provide for the Collection of Storm Water in the City of Hallowell. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1365, H.P. 967
An Act to Amend the Procedures under the So-called Circuit Breaker Program. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative PERKINS of Penobscot)

L.D. 1366, H.P. 968
An Act to Require Pollution Prevention as a Criterion for Awarding State Contracts. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1367, H.P. 969
An Act Regarding Notification to Parties Affected by Marine Construction. (Presented by Representative ETNIER of Harpswell)

L.D. 1368, H.P. 970
An Act to Ensure a Fair Distribution of Hunting Permits. (Presented by Representative SCHNEIDER of Durham)

L.D. 1369, H.P. 971
An Act to Transfer Responsibility for Youth Corrections from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Human Services. (Presented by Representative TOWNSEND of Portland)

L.D. 1370, H.P. 972
An Act to Reduce the Age at which a Maine Citizen May Obtain a Free Fishing and Hunting License and to Provide Free Licenses for Military Personnel. (Presented by Representative JACOBS of Turner)

L.D. 1371, H.P. 973
An Act Regarding the Collection of Child Support by Custodial Parents. (Presented by Representative MENDROS of Lewiston)

L.D. 1372, H.P. 974
An Act to Give a Caretaker the Same Temporary Assistance for Needy Families as a Custodial Parent. (Presented by Representative MENDROS of Lewiston)

L.D. 1373, H.P. 975
An Act to Require the Coordination of School Calendars. (Presented by Representative BERRY of Livermore)

L.D. 1374, H.P. 976
An Act to Create a Sales Tax Exemption for Child Abuse and Neglect Councils. (Presented by Representative BRAGDON of Bangor)

L.D. 1375, H.P. 977
An Act to Provide Prejudgment and Post-judgment Interest in Small Claims Actions. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1376, H.P. 978
An Act to Amend the Retirement Benefit Qualifications for Department of Corrections Employees. (Presented by Representative McALEVEY of Waterboro)

L.D. 1377, H.P. 979
Resolve, Directing the Department of Labor to Establish Standards for Providing Heat in Buildings. (Presented by Representative BOLDUC of Auburn)

L.D. 1378, H.P. 980
An Act to Ensure Access to Long-term Care Services for Persons with Dementia. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1379, H.P. 981
An Act Regarding Municipal Firearm Discharge Ordinances. (Presented by Representative POVICH of Ellsworth)

L.D. 1380, H.P. 982
An Act Providing a Tax Credit for Private School Tuition. (Presented by Representative MACK of Standish)

L.D. 1381, H.P. 983
An Act to Make the Use of Halogen Lights on Motor Vehicles Illegal. (Presented by Representative BOLDUC of Auburn)

L.D. 1382, H.P. 984
An Act to Require That Both the Northern Maine Regional Juvenile Detention Facility and the Maine Youth Center Receive Detainees. (Presented by Representative McALEVEY of Waterboro)

L.D. 1383, H.P. 985
An Act Promoting Technology in Business Recordkeeping. (Presented by Representative BRAGDON of Bangor)

L.D. 1384, H.P. 986
An Act to Promote the Sale of Traditional Passamaquoddy Crafts. (Presented by Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 1385, H.P. 987
An Act to Allow Emergency Medical Technicians to Draw Blood Samples for Alcohol Analysis. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1386, H.P. 988
Resolve, to Establish a Police Cadet Program for the State Police. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 1387, H.P. 989
An Act to Facilitate Moose Hunting Permits for Active Military Personnel. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1388, H.P. 990
An Act to Amend the Sales and Use Tax Law Regarding the Food Service and Lodging Industries. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 1389, H.P. 991
An Act to Establish Fair Funding for Independent and 3rd-Party Legislators. (Presented by Representative MENDROS of Lewiston)

L.D. 1390, H.P. 992
An Act to Expand Hunting Options for Disabled Military Veterans. (Presented by Representative BRAGDON of Bangor)

L.D. 1391, H.P. 993
An Act to Amend the Charter of the Dover-Foxcroft Water District. (Presented by Representative CROSS of Dover-Foxcroft)

L.D. 1392, H.P. 994
An Act Concerning the Lapse of Automobile Insurance. (Presented by Representative HEIDRICH of Oxford)

L.D. 1393, H.P. 995
An Act Concerning Due Process Regarding Certified Nursing Assistants. (Presented by Representative SAXL of Bangor)

L.D. 1394, H.P. 996
An Act to Limit the Idling Time for Diesel Motor Vehicles. (Presented by Representative POWERS of Rockport)

L.D. 1395, H.P. 997
Resolve, Establishing a Commission to Study the Future Use and Reclamation of Number One Pond in Sanford. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 1396, H.P. 998
An Act Relating to Contractual Obligations of Electric Utilities after Restructuring. (Presented by Representative USHER of Westbrook)

L.D. 1397, H.P. 999
An Act to Promote School Achievement. (Presented by Representative BRENNAN of Portland)

L.D. 1398, H.P. 1000
An Act to Secure Environmental and Economic Benefits from Electric Utility Restructuring. (Presented by Representative DAVIDSON of Brunswick)

L.D. 1399, H.P. 1001
An Act to Simplify the Licensing of Seafood Dealers in the State. (Presented by Representative VOLENIK of Brooklin)

L.D. 1400, H.P. 1002
An Act to Amend Juvenile Corrections Laws and to Establish a Juvenile Records Repository. (Presented by Representative POVICH of Ellsworth)

L.D. 1401, H.P. 1003
An Act to Amend the Maine Health Data Organization Statutes. (Presented by Representative FULLER of Manchester)

L.D. 1402, H.P. 1004
An Act to Create the Telemarketing Registration and Fraud Prevention Act. (Presented by Representative AHEARNE of Madawaska)

L.D. 1403, S.P. 464
An Act to Allow Military Personnel Home on Leave to Purchase a Hunting or Fishing License for $10. (Presented by Senator KILKELLY of Lincoln)

L.D. 1404, S.P. 465
An Act to Amend the Laws Regarding Farmstead Cheese. (Presented by Senator BENNETT of Oxford)

L.D. 1405, S.P. 466
An Act to Allow for a Citizen's Petition for a Grand Jury. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of York)

L.D. 1406, S.P. 467
An Act to Prevent Forgery, Alterations or Counterfeiting of Maine State Lottery Tickets. (Presented by Senator CAREY of Kennebec)

L.D. 1407, S.P. 468
An Act to Reduce the Cost to Ratepayers of Decommissioning and Nuclear Waste Storage at the Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant. (Presented by Senator KILKELLY of Lincoln)

L.D. 1408, S.P. 469
An Act to Increase Reimbursement for Hands-on Care to Nursing Home Residents. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 1409, S.P. 470
An Act to Clarify Discounts to Nonsmokers in Health Insurance Premium Rates. (Presented by Senator NUTTING of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1410, S.P. 471
An Act Clarifying the Tax Treatment of Prepaid Calling Arrangements. (Presented by Senator CAREY of Kennebec)

L.D. 1411, S.P. 472
An Act Regarding Counseling in Divorce and Separation. (Presented by Senator CAREY of Kennebec)

L.D. 1412, S.P. 474
An Act to Fund the Special Educational Adjustment. (Presented by Senator GOLDTHWAIT of Hancock)

L.D. 1413, S.P. 475
An Act to Amend the Special Education Rules. (Presented by Senator GOLDTHWAIT of Hancock)

L.D. 1414, S.P. 476
Resolve, to Support Downtown Revitalization through the Location of State Facilities and Targeting Economic Development Funding. (Presented by Senator TREAT of Kennebec)

L.D. 1415, S.P. 477
An Act to Restore Funding for Continuing Education for Teachers. (Presented by Senator TREAT of Kennebec)

L.D. 1416, H.P. 1005
Resolve, to Encourage Replanting of Hardwood Trees. (Presented by Representative SIROIS of Caribou)

L.D. 1417, H.P. 1006
An Act to Create a Senior Lobster and Crab Fishing License. (Presented by Representative HONEY of Boothbay)

L.D. 1418, H.P. 1007
An Act Concerning Blueberry Growing Practices. (Presented by Representative SIROIS of Caribou)

L.D. 1419, H.P. 1008
An Act to Establish an Exemption from Horsepower Limitations on Lower Range Pond to Allow an Annual One-day Waterskiing Tournament. (Presented by Representative SNOWE-MELLO of Poland)

L.D. 1420, H.P. 1009
An Act to Require All Landowners in LURC's Jurisdiction to Be Notified of Regulatory Restrictions. (Presented by Representative JOY of Crystal)

L.D. 1421, H.P. 1010
An Act to Amend the Definition of Firearms to Include Paint Guns. (Presented by Representative NASS of Acton)

L.D. 1422, H.P. 1011
An Act Requiring Notice to Be Given to Alleged Perpetrators. (Presented by Representative PIEH of Bremen)

L.D. 1423, H.P. 1012
An Act to Revise the Staffing and Resources of the Office of Public Advocate. (Presented by Representative DAVIDSON of Brunswick)

L.D. 1424, H.P. 1013
An Act to Require Insurance Coverage for the Treatment of Infertility. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MUSE of South Portland)

Copies of the Bills may be obtained from the Document Room, Third Floor, State House, Augusta, Maine 04333-0002 - Ph: 207-287-1408 or by e-mailing a request to webmaster_house@state.me.us. Please include your mailing address as we can not yet mail bill text electronically.

Bill text is also available at the Maine Legislature Web Site /legis - choose "Session Information" to go to the list of available bills. New bills are added every couple of days.