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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXVI, No. 9

Monday, February 14, 2000

119th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2000

L.D. 2544, H.P. 1813
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 267: License Fees to Sell Nursery Stock, 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 Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2545, S.P. 990
An Act to Reduce the State Tax Valuation for the Town of Standish. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator O'GARA of Cumberland)

L.D. 2546, S.P. 991
Resolve, to Ensure Equity to High School Athletes Participating in Skiing. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator NUTTING of Androscoggin)

L.D. 2547, H.P. 1814
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force to Study the Operation of and Support for the Board of Environmental Protection. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Natural Resources pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 85, section 9.)

L.D. 2548, H.P. 1815
An Act to Raise Production Limits for Microbreweries. (Presented by Representative STANWOOD of Southwest Harbor)

L.D. 2549, H.P. 1816
An Act to Implement Recommendations Concerning Protection of Indian Archaeological Sites. (Presented by Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 2550, S.P. 992
An Act to Ensure Cost Effective and Safe Highways in the State. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator O'GARA of Cumberland)

L.D. 2551, H.P. 1817
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Committee on Sawmill Biomass. (Presented by Representative LaVERDIERE of Wilton)

L.D. 2552, H.P. 1818
An Act to Allocate from the Fund for a Healthy Maine. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Speaker ROWE of Portland)

L.D. 2553, H.P. 1819
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 305: Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Traffic Movement Permits, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Transportation. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Transportation pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2554, H.P. 1820
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Joint Standing Committee on Utilities and Energy Arising from its State Government Evaluation Act Review of the Public Utilities Commission. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Utilities and Energy pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes, Title 3, section 955, subsection 4.)

L.D. 2555, H.P. 1823
An Act to Make Supplemental Allocations from the Fund for a Healthy Maine and to Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2001. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative MURPHY of Kennebunk)

L.D. 2556, H.P. 1824
An Act to Increase Public Participation in the Maine Residents Property Tax Program. (Presented by Representative ETNIER of Harpswell)

L.D. 2557, S.P. 995
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission to Establish a Comprehensive Internet Policy. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Business and Economic Development pursuant to Resolve 1999, chapter 89.)

L.D. 2558, S.P. 996
An Act to Improve the Regulation of Occupations and Professions. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Business and Economic Development pursuant to Joint Order S.P. 978.)

L.D. 2559, S.P. 997
An Act to Amend the Charter of Hospital Administrative District No. 4. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 2560, H.P. 1825
An Act to Amend the Acreage Requirements for a Cemetery to Contain a Columbarium. (Presented by Representative SULLIVAN of Biddeford)

L.D. 2561, H.P. 1827
An Act to Ensure Access to Specialists for Injured Workers. (Presented by Representative GOODWIN of Pembroke)

L.D. 2562, H.P. 1828
An Act to Grandfather Apprentices in the Lobstering Program for Lobster Management Zone G Entry. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative WHEELER of Eliot)

L.D. 2563, H.P. 1829
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Court Unification Task Force. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary pursuant to Joint Order H.P. 1786.)

L.D. 2564, S.P. 999
An Act Regarding the Payment of Child Support in Cases of Delayed Parental Notification. (Presented by Senator BERUBE of Androscoggin)

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.