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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXVI, No. 3

Monday, January 3, 2000

119th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1999

L.D. 2307, S.P. 888
An Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of a Nursing Infant of Separated or Divorcing Parents. (Presented by Senator CATHCART of Penobscot)

L.D. 2308, S.P. 889
Resolve, to Provide Adequate Reimbursement for Speech and Language Pathologists. (Presented by Senator CATHCART of Penobscot)

L.D. 2309, S.P. 890
Resolve, Authorizing the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services to Transfer or Acquire Property or Interests in Property at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, Oak Grove Coburn School in Vassalboro and at Other State- owned Property. (Presented by Senator PENDLETON of Cumberland)

L.D. 2310, S.P. 891
An Act to Change the Name in the Statutes of a Native American Organization Able to Issue Hunting and Fishing Licenses. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator PARADIS of Aroostook)

L.D. 2311, S.P. 892
An Act to Authorize School Administrative Units to Utilize Alternative Delivery Methods for a Limited Range and Number of School Construction Projects. (Presented by Senator PENDLETON of Cumberland)

L.D. 2312, S.P. 893
An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicle Laws. (Presented by Senator O'GARA of Cumberland)

L.D. 2313, S.P. 894
An Act to Increase the Rate of Pay for Forest Fire Wardens. (Presented by Senator FERGUSON of Oxford)

L.D. 2314, S.P. 895
An Act to Clarify the Maine Human Rights Act Concerning Compensatory and Punitive Damages. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MURRAY of Penobscot)

L.D. 2315, S.P. 896
An Act to Amend the Department of Corrections Statutes. (Presented by Senator MURRAY of Penobscot)

L.D. 2316, S.P. 897
An Act to Prevent Gray Market Cigarette Sales. (Presented by Senator MICHAUD of Penobscot)

L.D. 2317, H.P. 1648
An Act Increasing the Authorized Indebtedness of the Veazie Sewer District. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Holden)

L.D. 2318, H.P. 1649
An Act Concerning Eligibility Requirements for State Employees in the Purchase of Military Service Credits. (Submitted by the Committee to Study Standardized Periods of Military Service and Other Matters Related to the Award of State of Maine Veterans' Benefits pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 78, section 9.)

L.D. 2319, H.P. 1650
Resolve, Authorizing the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services to Sell or Lease the Interests of the State in the Maine State Prison in Thomaston. (Presented by Representative AHEARNE of Madawaska)

L.D. 2320, H.P. 1651
An Act to Increase the Bonding Limit of the Trustees of the City of Brewer High School District from $2,500,000 to $5,000,000. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FISHER of Brewer)

L.D. 2321, H.P. 1652
An Act to Provide Special Motor Vehicle Registration Plates for Korean War Veterans. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FISHER of Brewer)

L.D. 2322, H.P. 1653
An Act to Create a Purple Heart Motorcycle License Plate. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Holden)

L.D. 2323, H.P. 1654
An Act to Clarify the Requirements for Certifying Driving Time Prior to Obtaining a License. (Presented by Representative WHEELER of Eliot)

L.D. 2324, H.P. 1655
Resolve, to Increase the Reimbursement Amount for Occupational and Physical Therapy Services Under the Medicaid Program. (Presented by Representative KANE of Saco)

L.D. 2325, H.P. 1656
An Act to Address Financial Inequities in Special Waste Fees. (Presented by Representative DUNCAN of Presque Isle)

L.D. 2326, H.P. 1657
An Act to Authorize Portland College to Grant Degrees. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BRENNAN of Portland)

L.D. 2327, H.P. 1658
Resolve, to Establish a Commission to Study Teacher Recruitment and Retention. (Presented by Representative BRENNAN of Portland)

L.D. 2328, H.P. 1659
An Act Concerning the Rules of the Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery. (Submitted by the Committee to Study Standardized Periods of Military Service and Other Matters Related to the Award of State of Maine Veterans' Benefits pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 78, section 9.)

L.D. 2329, H.P. 1660
An Act to Designate as Public Assistance Emergency Assistance for Dependents of Veterans. (Submitted by the Committee to Study Standardized Periods of Military Service and Other Matters Related to the Award of State of Maine Veterans' Benefits pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 78, section 9.)

L.D. 2330, H.P. 1661
An Act to Require the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management to Report to the Legislature on Matters Related to State Veterans Laws. (Submitted by the Committee to Study Standardized Periods of Military Service and Other Matters Related to the Award of State of Maine Veterans' Benefits pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 78, section 9.)

L.D. 2331, H.P. 1662
An Act to Expand Eligibility for the Veterans' Property Tax Exemption. (Submitted by the Committee to Study Standardized Periods of Military Service and Other Matters Related to the Award of State of Maine Veterans' Benefits pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 78, section 9.)

L.D. 2332, H.P. 1663
An Act Concerning Motor Vehicle Registration and Title Fees for Certain Veterans' License Plates. (Submitted by the Committee to Study Standardized Periods of Military Service and Other Matters Related to the Award of State of Maine Veterans' Benefits pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 78.)

L.D. 2333, H.P. 1664
An Act to Clarify the Laws Relating to Corporate and Other Entities. (Presented by Representative LaVERDIERE of Wilton)

L.D. 2334, H.P. 1665
An Act to Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes, Title 1, section 94.)

L.D. 2335, H.P. 1666
An Act to Revise the Charter of the Madawaska Water District. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative AHEARNE of Madawaska)

L.D. 2336, H.P. 1667
Resolve, to Provide Funds to the Bureau of Veterans' Services to Enhance the Efficiency of Regional Field Offices in Delivering Services to Veterans. (Submitted by the Committee to Study Standardized Periods of Military Service and Other Matters Related to the Award of State of Maine Veterans' Benefits, pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 78, section 9.)

L.D. 2337, H.P. 1668
Resolve, to Provide Funds to Assist in the Expansion of the Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery System. (Submitted by the Committee to Study Standardized Periods of Military Service and Other Matters Related to the Award of State of Maine Veterans' Benefits pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 78, section 9.)

L.D. 2338, H.P. 1671
An Act to Clarify the Crosswalk Law. (Presented by Representative POWERS of Rockport)

L.D. 2339, H.P. 1672
An Act to Provide Assistance in the Cleanup of the Plymouth Waste Oil Site. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Holden)

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 will also be available after the first of the year at the Maine Legislature Web Site http://www.state.me.us/legis - choose "Session Information" to go to the list of available bills. New bills are added every couple of days.