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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXVI, No. 10

Monday, February 21, 2000

119th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Private and Special Laws

Signed by the Governor
Monday, February 14, 2000

Ch. 62 - An Act to Allow Limited Access to Information Relating to Investigation of Abuse at the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1688, L.D. 2394)

(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, FEBRUARY 18, 2000

L.D. 2565, S.P. 1000
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force to Review Solid Waste Management Policy. (Presented by Senator MITCHELL of Penobscot)

L.D. 2566, H.P. 1830
An Act to Repeal the Fort Kent Utility District. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 2567, H.P. 1831
An Act to Establish Municipal Cost Components for Unorganized Territory Services to be Rendered in Fiscal Year 2000-01. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Audit pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes, Title 36, section 1604.)

L.D. 2568, H.P. 1832
An Act to Provide Temporary Relief from the Excise Tax on Diesel Fuel. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative WINSOR of Norway)

L.D. 2569, H.P. 1833
Resolve, to Authorize the Waldo County Commissioners to Borrow not more than $400,000 to Build a Waldo County Communications and 9-1-1 Center. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative LINDAHL of Northport)

L.D. 2570, H.P. 1834
An Act to Enhance Competition Among Elevator Inspectors. (Presented by Representative SAXL of Portland)

L.D. 2571, H.P. 1835
An Act to Promote Microbreweries and Wineries. (Presented by Representative SAXL of Portland)

L.D. 2572, S.P. 1004
An Act to Fund the Cost of the Waiver of Tuition, Fees and Other Expenses for Native American Students in the Maine Technical College System, University of Maine System and Maine Maritime Academy. (Presented by Senator PARADIS of Aroostook)

L.D. 2573, S.P. 1005
An Act to Prohibit Persons Under 21 Years of Age from Purchasing Handguns. (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 2574, S.P. 1007
An Act to Harmonize State Financial Services Laws with Federal Law. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator LaFOUNTAIN of York)

L.D. 2575, H.P. 1837
An Act to Restore the Chaplaincy in the Maine Correctional Center in South Windham. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative McKEE of Wayne)

L.D. 2576, S.P. 1009
An Act to Provide Consistency for Certain Key Deadlines under the Election Laws. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 2577, H.P. 1839
An Act to Alter Eligibility for Lobster and Crab Fishing Licenses for Persons Who are 65 Years of Age or Older. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources pursuant to Public Law 1999, chapter 397, section 7.)

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.