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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXVI, No. 20

Monday, May 1, 2000

119th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, April 25, 2000

Ch. 731 - An Act to Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government 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. (H.P. 1790, L.D. 2510) (Governor's Bill)

Ch. 732 - An Act to Make Emergency Appropriations or Allocations in Fiscal Year 1999-00 only for the Emergency Items. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative TOWNSEND of Portland)

Ch. 733 - An Act Regarding Taxation of Clean Vehicle Fuels. (H.P. 940, L.D. 1337)

Ch. 734 - An Act to Create a Purple Heart Motorcycle License Plate. (H.P. 1653, L.D. 2322)

Ch. 735 - An Act to Encourage Energy Efficiency in Government Facilities. (H.P. 1740, L.D. 2446)

Ch. 736 - An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force to Review Solid Waste Management Policy. (S.P. 1000, L.D. 2565)

Ch. 737 - 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) (H.P. 1808, L.D. 2534) (Governor's Bill)

Ch. 738 - An Act to Clarify the Law Enforcement Authority of Game Wardens. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 1088, L.D. 2691) (Governor's Bill)

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, April 26, 2000

Ch. 739 - An Act to Clarify the Authority of State Environmental and Public Health Officials to Monitor and Regulate Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning, Site Cleanup and Restoration Activities. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 955, L.D. 2496)

Ch. 740 - An Act to Establish a Method of Determining Employer Contributions to the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund. (S.P. 1019, L.D. 2588)

Ch. 741 - An Act to Establish Clean-up Standards for Decommissioning Nuclear Facilities. (S.P. 1084, L.D. 2688)

Private and Special Laws

Signed by the Governor
Monday, April 24, 2000

Ch. 85 - An Act Concerning the Formation of the Central Maine Regional Public Safety Communication Center. (H.P. 1542, L.D. 2196)

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, April 25, 2000

Ch. 86 - An Act to Allow the St. Agatha Sanitary District to be Dissolved and Combined with the Town of St. Agatha. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1945, L.D. 2689)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, April 26, 2000

Ch. 119 - Resolve, to Ensure Adequate District Court Facilities for Western York County. (S.P. 956, L.D. 2497)

Ch. 120 - Resolve, to Ensure Adequate Funding for the Lewiston District Court. (S.P. 1029, L.D. 2609)

(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, APRIL 28, 2000

L.D. 2692, H.P. 1953
An Act to Make Emergency Appropriations or Allocations in Fiscal Year 1999-00 only for the Emergency Items. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative TOWNSEND of Portland)

L.D. 2693, S.P. 1089
An Act to Establish Requirements for the Removal of Directors of Certain Maine Business Corporations before the Expiration of Their Established Terms. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator HARRIMAN of Cumberland)

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.