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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXVI, No. 11

Monday, February 28, 2000

119th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, February 23, 2000

Ch. 534 - An Act Regarding Elver Fishing Licenses. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 904, L.D. 2356)

Ch. 535 - An Act to Amend the Laws Regulating Farm Wineries. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1701, L.D. 2407)

(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 25, 2000

L.D. 2578, S.P. 1010
An Act to Provide for the Year 2000 Allocations of the State Ceiling on Private Activity Bonds. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator KONTOS of Cumberland)

L.D. 2579, S.P. 1011
An Act to Provide an Angling Season for Atlantic Salmon. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator RUHLIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 2580, S.P. 1012
An Act to Provide Legal Access to Marijuana for Medical Use. (Presented by Senator RAND of Cumberland)

L.D. 2581, H.P. 1843
An Act to Prohibit the Importation of Milfoil into State Waters. (Presented by Representative THOMPSON of Naples)

L.D. 2582, H.P. 1845
An Act to Correct the Inadvertent Repeal of the Abandoned Property Disposition Process for Municipalities. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Holden)

L.D. 2583, H.P. 1846
An Act Regarding Waiting Lists for Limited-entry Lobster Management Zones. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources pursuant to Public Law 1999, chapter 397, section 7.)

L.D. 2584, H.P. 1847
An Act to Establish an Appeals Process for License Denial Under Limited-entry Fisheries. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources pursuant to Public Law 1999, chapter 330, section 6.)

L.D. 2585, S.P. 1017
An Act to Provide Education Benefits For Maine National Guard Members. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator RUHLIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 2586, H.P. 1848
An Act to Create the Alfred Water District. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative NASS of Acton)

L.D. 2587, H.P. 1849
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Joint Standing Committee on Natural Resources Relating to the Review of the Advisory Commission on Radioactive Waste and Decommissioning Under the State Government Evaluation Act. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Natural Resources pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes, Title 3, section 955, subsection 4.)

L.D. 2588, S.P. 1019
An Act to Establish a Method of Determining Employer Contributions to the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Labor pursuant to Joint Order S.P. 1008.)

L.D. 2589, S.P. 1020
An Act to Appropriate Matching Funds for the Study of Nondefense Uses of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. (Presented by President LAWRENCE of York)

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.