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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXVI, No. 8

Monday, February 7, 2000

119th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2000

L.D. 2533, H.P. 1807
An Act to Create a New Category of Liquor License and to Exempt Pool Halls, Bowling Alleys and Off-track Betting Facilities from the Prohibition Against Smoking. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 2534, H.P. 1808
An Act to Make Supplemental Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, Highway Fund, and to Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2000 and June 30, 2001. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative JABAR of Waterville)

L.D. 2535, H.P. 1809
An Act to Broaden Business Ownership in Maine. (Presented by Speaker ROWE of Portland)

L.D. 2536, H.P. 1810
An Act to Provide Funding for Mental Retardation Day Services and Residential Services for Nonclass Members. (Presented by Representative BERRY of Livermore)

L.D. 2537, S.P. 983
An Act to Promote Historic and Scenic Preservation. (Presented by Senator AMERO of Cumberland)

L.D. 2538, S.P. 984
An Act Requiring Professional Development for Administrators, Teachers and Educational Technicians. (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 2539, S.P. 986
Resolve, to Make Community College Partnership Programs More Accessible and Affordable. (Presented by President LAWRENCE of York)

L.D. 2540, S.P. 987
An Act Concerning Fingerprinting and Background Checks for School Employees. (Presented by Senator BERUBE of Androscoggin)

L.D. 2541, S.P. 988
An Act to Provide Revenue Sharing to Relieve the Municipal Service Component of the Property Tax. (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 2542, S.P. 989
An Act to Provide Equity in the Taxation of Public Pensions. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Taxation pursuant to Joint Order S.P. 860.)

L.D. 2543, H.P. 1811
An Act Regarding Limited Entry Into the Maine Shrimp Fishery. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 69, section 4.)

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.