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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXVI, No. 7

Monday, January 31, 2000

119th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Private and Special Laws

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, January 26, 2000

Ch. 61 - An Act to Enhance the Conservation of Atlantic Salmon. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1784, L.D. 2504)

(Chaptered copies of the above measures may be obtained from the Engrossing Department, Room 126, State House, 7 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0007, Ph. 207-287-1649.)

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2000

L.D. 2511, H.P. 1791
An Act to Preserve the Integrity of Court-ordered Child Support Obligations. (Presented by Representative LEMOINE of Old Orchard Beach)

L.D. 2512, H.P. 1792
An Act to Create a State-sponsored Voluntary Logger Certification Program. (Presented by Representative McKEE of Wayne)

L.D. 2513, S.P. 964
An Act to Adopt Recommendations of the Department of Human Services and the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services and the Joint Advisory Committee on Select Services for the Elderly Related to the Mental Health Service Needs of the Elderly. (Presented by Senator PARADIS of Aroostook)

L.D. 2514, S.P. 965
An Act to Establish the Maine Coordinate System of 2000. (Presented by Senator O'GARA of Cumberland)

L.D. 2515, S.P. 966
An Act to Provide Equal Access to Meeting the Needs of Students at Public Institutions of Higher Education. (Presented by Senator O'GARA of Cumberland)

L.D. 2516, S.P. 967
An Act to Improve Standards for Public Assistance to Maine Employers. (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 2517, S.P. 970
An Act to Fund the Local and State Share of Minor Collector Road Reconstruction. (Presented by Senator MITCHELL of Penobscot)

L.D. 2518, H.P. 1795
An Act to Amend the Elderly Low-cost Drug Program. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DUDLEY of Portland)

L.D. 2519, S.P. 973
Resolve, to Improve Access to Technical Education and Ensure a Skilled Work Force. (Presented by President LAWRENCE of York)

L.D. 2520, S.P. 974
An Act to Amend Investment-related Provisions of the Maine Insurance Code. (Presented by Senator LaFOUNTAIN of York)

L.D. 2521, H.P. 1796
An Act to Promote Safe Mobility for Maine's Aging Population through Education and Community-based, Economically Sustainable Alternative Transportation. (Presented by Speaker ROWE of Portland)

L.D. 2522, H.P. 1797
An Act to Establish a Memorial Dedicated to the Civilian Conservation Corps. (Submitted by the Committee to Establish a Memorial Dedicated to the Civilian Conservation Corps pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 83.)

L.D. 2523, S.P. 980
An Act to Establish Fair Pricing for Prescription Drugs. (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 2524, S.P. 981
An Act Concerning Technical Changes to the Tax Laws. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator RUHLIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 2525, H.P. 1798
An Act to Amend the Charter of the Small Point Water Company. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative ETNIER of Harpswell)

L.D. 2526, H.P. 1799
An Act to Establish Minimum Environmental Compliance Standards for Subsidized Employers. (Presented by Representative NORBERT of Portland)

L.D. 2527, H.P. 1800
Resolve, Authorizing Reimbursement to John Calley for Expenses Incurred as a Result of an Overassessment of Sales Tax. (Presented by Representative TRUE of Fryeburg)

L.D. 2528, H.P. 1801
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter (unassigned): Rules Governing the Licensing and Inspection of Farm Cheese, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2529, H.P. 1802
An Act to Amend the Charter of the Moscow Water District. (Presented by Representative McGLOCKLIN of Embden)

L.D. 2530, H.P. 1803
An Act to Restore Federal Protections to Maine State Employees. (Presented by Representative SAXL of Portland)

L.D. 2531, H.P. 1804
An Act to Institute a System of Parole for Certain Maine Criminal Code Prisoners. (Presented by Representative SKOGLUND of St. George)

L.D. 2532, S.P. 982
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force to Study the Need for an Agricultural Vitality Zone Program. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 81, section 8.)

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 http://janus.state.me.us/legis - choose "Session Information" to go to the list of available bills. New bills are added every couple of days.

New this year: bill status information is now available at http://janus.state.me.us/legis/session.