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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

From Millicent M. MacFarland, Clerk of the House
State House, Augusta, Maine

Volume XXVIII, No. 4

Friday, December 28, 2001

120th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2001

L.D. 1986, S.P. 727
An Act to Allow the State to Attach and Hold in Escrow Funds From Legal Settlements and Awards for the Purpose of Paying Child Support Obligations. (Presented by Senator KILKELLY of Lincoln)

L.D. 1987, S.P. 728
An Act to Increase the Penalty for Appropriating Another Person's Social Security Number. (Presented by Senator KILKELLY of Lincoln)

L.D. 1988, S.P. 729
An Act to Increase the Length of Time in Which a Retired State Employee May Add a Dependent to the Employee's Maine State Health Insurance Plan. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 1989, H.P. 1486
An Act Regarding Criminal History Record Checks. (Presented by Representative PEAVEY of Woolwich)

L.D. 1990, H.P. 1487
An Act to Regulate Professional Boxing. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Brunswick)

L.D. 1991, H.P. 1488
Resolve, to Establish a Commission to Erect a Memorial in Capitol Park to the Victims and Heroes of the September 11, 2001 Tragedy. (Presented by Representative ETNIER of Harpswell)

L.D. 1992, H.P. 1489
An Act to Require that the State Board of Education Have One Student Member. (Presented by Representative JACOBS of Turner)

L.D. 1993, H.P. 1490
An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Washington County Emergency Medical Services Authority. (Presented by Representative GOODWIN of Pembroke)

L.D. 1994, H.P. 1491
An Act Concerning Passamaquoddy Land in Grand Lake Stream Plantation. (Presented by Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 1995, H.P. 1492
Resolve, Regarding Participation in Regional Transmission Organization. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative GOODWIN of Pembroke)

L.D. 1996, H.P. 1493
An Act to Establish Educational Requirements for Granting Noncommercial Lobster Licenses. (Presented by Representative ETNIER of Harpswell)

L.D. 1997, H.P. 1494
An Act Regarding Fire Safety Laws for Residential Care Facilities. (Presented by Representative FULLER of Manchester)

L.D. 1998, H.P. 1495
An Act to Establish the Asthma Prevention and Control Program in the Department of Human Services, Bureau of Health. (Presented by Representative FULLER of Manchester)

L.D. 1999, H.P. 1496
An Act to Clarify Recent Amendments to the Maine Consumer Credit Code. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative O'NEIL of Saco)

L.D. 2000, H.P. 1497
Resolve, Directing the Department of Human Services to Apply for a Federal Waiver to Provide Medicaid Benefits to Uninsured Residents with a Diagnosis of Cancer. (Presented by Representative SHIELDS of Auburn)

L.D. 2001, H.P. 1498
An Act to Amend the Law Regarding Severance Pay. (Presented by Representative BOWLES of Sanford)

L.D. 2002, H.P. 1499
Resolve, Establishing a Commission to Study County Jail Population, Cost and Reimbursement by the State. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative PEAVEY of Woolwich)

L.D. 2003, H.P. 1500
An Act to Prepare Residential Electricity Customers for Competitive Electricity Markets in Maine. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BLISS of South Portland)

L.D. 2004, H.P. 1501
An Act to Phase Out the Availability of Mercury-added Products. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 2005, H.P. 1502
An Act to Ensure the Public Benefits of Solid Waste Facilities. (Presented by Representative CUMMINGS of Portland)

L.D. 2006, H.P. 1503
An Act to Protect Retirement Income. (Presented by Representative COLWELL of Gardiner)

L.D. 2007, H.P. 1504
Resolve, to Address the Crisis of a Shortage in Direct-care Staff in the Long-term Care System. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative KANE of Saco)

L.D. 2008, H.P. 1505
An Act to Create the Office of the Maine-Canada Envoy. (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 2009, H.P. 1506
An Act to Amend the Laws Concerning Specialty License Plates. (Presented by Representative McNEIL of Rockland)

L.D. 2010, H.P. 1507
An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Background Checks on Prospective Adoptive Parents. (Presented by Representative TESSIER of Fairfield)

L.D. 2011, H.P. 1508
An Act to Restructure the Advisory Council on Tax-deferred Arrangements. (Presented by Representative COLWELL of Gardiner)

L.D. 2012, H.P. 1509
An Act to Expand the Maine Seed Capital Tax Credit Program. (Presented by Representative TESSIER of Fairfield)

L.D. 2013, H.P. 1510
An Act to Promote the Health of Maine Women and Girls. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative COLWELL of Gardiner)

L.D. 2014, H.P. 1511
An Act to Stabilize Funding for the Air Quality Program within the Department of Environmental Protection. (Presented by Representative COWGER of Hallowell)

L.D. 2015, H.P. 1512
An Act to Amend Certain Statutes Regarding Beano and Games of Chance. (Presented by Representative CHIZMAR of Lisbon)

L.D. 2016, H.P. 1513
An Act to Facilitate Compliance with Spill Prevention Requirements and Authorize Reimbursement for Certain Oil Spill Remediation Expenses. (Presented by Representative CRABTREE of Hope)

L.D. 2017, H.P. 1514
An Act to Increase the Licensing Fee Caps of the Board of Osteopathic Licensure. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Brunswick)

L.D. 2018, H.P. 1485
An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicle Laws. (Presented by Representative FISHER of Brewer)

L.D. 2019, H.P. 1515
An Act to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking. (Presented by Speaker SAXL of Portland)

L.D. 2020, H.P. 1516
An Act to Promote the Fiscal Sustainability of the Highway Fund. (Presented by Representative FISHER of Brewer)

L.D. 2021, H.P. 1517
An Act Regarding Provisional Certification for Teachers and Administrators. (Presented by Representative RICHARD of Madison)

L.D. 2022, H.P. 1518
An Act to Clarify the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act of 1999. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Augusta)

L.D. 2023, H.P. 1519
An Act to Amend the Election Laws. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 2024, H.P. 1520
An Act to Improve the Safety Provided by the Underground Facilities Protection Law. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative SAVAGE of Buxton)

L.D. 2025, H.P. 1521
An Act to Make Certain Changes to the State's Child Support Enforcement Laws. (Presented by Representative NASS of Acton)

L.D. 2026, H.P. 1522
An Act to Transfer Responsibility for Determining Eligibility for the Elderly Low-cost Drug Program from the Department of Administrative and Financial Services to the Department of Human Services. (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Lewiston)

L.D. 2027, H.P. 1523
An Act Regarding Child Care Facility Laws. (Presented by Representative SIMPSON of Auburn)

L.D. 2028, H.P. 1524
An Act to Provide Retirement Equity for Capital Security Officers. (Presented by Representative COLWELL of Gardiner)

L.D. 2029, H.P. 1525
An Act to Amend the Laws Regarding Public Health. (Presented by Representative KANE of Saco)

L.D. 2030, H.P. 1526
An Act to Establish the Administrative Operating Budget for the Maine State Retirement System for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2003. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Maine State Retirement System pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 17103, subsection 13.)

L.D. 2031, H.P. 1528
An Act to Support the State's Homeless Youth. (Presented by Representative DUDLEY of Portland)

L.D. 2032, H.P. 1529
An Act to Exclude Court Holidays from the Time Required in Which a Juvenile Detention Hearing Must be Held. (Presented by Representative PEAVEY of Woolwich)

L.D. 2033, H.P. 1530
An Act to Create the Adult Education Outreach Grant Program. (Presented by Speaker SAXL of Portland)

L.D. 2034, H.P. 1531
An Act to Provide Fairness in State Bid Criteria. (Presented by Representative CARR of Lincoln)

L.D. 2035, H.P. 1532
An Act to Provide funding for the Advisory Commission on Women Veterans. (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Lewiston)

L.D. 2036, H.P. 1533
An Act to Increase Home Ownership. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Speaker SAXL of Portland)

L.D. 2037, H.P. 1534
An Act to Repeal the Retroactive Effect of Changes Made to the Subdivision Laws. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative SNOWE-MELLO of Poland)

L.D. 2038, H.P. 1535
An Act to Assist the Maine Lead Advisory Council in Testing High-risk Children for Lead Poisoning. (Presented by Representative MATTHEWS of Winslow)

L.D. 2039, H.P. 1536
An Act Regarding the Administration of Epinephrine by Emergency Medical Personnel. (Presented by Representative TRAHAN of Waldoboro)

L.D. 2040, H.P. 1537
An Act to Change the Registration Requirement for Certain Motorboats Used in Maine Waters. (Presented by Representative BRUNO of Raymond)

L.D. 2041, H.P. 1538
An Act to Control Internet "Spam". (Presented by Representative GOODWIN of Pembroke)

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.

Bill status information is available at http://janus.state.me.us/legis/session.