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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXVI, No. 12

Monday, March 6, 2000

119th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2000

L.D. 2590, H.P. 1852
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 9: Rules Governing Administrative Civil Money Penalties for Labor Law Violations, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Labor. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Labor pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2591, H.P. 1855
An Act Relating to Telemarketing. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Utilities and Energy pursuant to Joint Order H.P. 1560.)

L.D. 2592, H.P. 1856
An Act to Amend the Charter of the Kennebunk Sewer District. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MURPHY of Kennebunk)

L.D. 2593, H.P. 1858
An Act to Extend the Use of Emotional Disability as an Indicator in the Identification of Exceptional Children. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs pursuant to Public Law 1999, chapter 424, Part A, section 11.)

L.D. 2594, I.B. 5
An Act Regarding Forest Practices. (Transmitted to the Clerk of the 119th Legislature by the Secretary of State on February 28, 2000)

L.D. 2595, H.P. 1860
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter (Unassigned): Rules Governing Maine Milk and Milk Products, Major Substantive Rules 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. 2596, H.P. 1861
An Act to Revise the Law Protecting Farmers' Right to Farm. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative PIEH of Bremen)

L.D. 2597, H.P. 1862
An Act to Improve Public Water Supply Protection. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Natural Resources pursuant to Joint Order H.P. 1841.)

L.D. 2598, H.P. 1863
An Act to Enhance Teacher Development and Meet the Special Needs of Students at the Southern Maine Juvenile Facility. (Presented by Speaker ROWE of Portland)

L.D. 2599, S.P. 1026
An Act to Establish Fairer Pricing for Prescription Drugs. (Presented by Senator PINGREE of Knox)

L.D. 2600, S.P. 1027
An Act to Implement the Land Use Recommendations of the Task Force on State Office Building Location, Other State Growth-related Capital Investments and Patterns of Development. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Natural Resources pursuant to Joint Order S.P. 1014.)

L.D. 2601, S.P. 1028
An Act to Implement the Transportation Recommendations of the Task Force Created to Review Smart Growth Patterns of Development. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Transportation pursuant to Joint Order S.P. 1021.)

L.D. 2602, I.B. 6
An Act to Repeal the Sales Tax on Snack Food Except Candy and Confections. (Transmitted to the Clerk of the 119th Maine Legislature by the Secretary of State on March 1, 2000)

L.D. 2603, H.P. 1867
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 25: Leashed Tracking Dog License Rules, Major Substantive Rules of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2604, H.P. 1868
An Act to Address Nonpoint Source Pollution from Certain Sources. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Natural Resources pursuant to Public Law 1997, chapter 748, section 5.)

L.D. 2605, H.P. 1869
An Act to Eliminate the Requirement that a Person Provide a Social Security Number to Obtain or Renew a Driver's License. (Presented by Representative TRACY of Rome)

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.