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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXVIII, No. 6

Monday, January 14, 2002

120th LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2002

L.D. 2051, H.P. 1548
An Act to Increase the Workers' Compensation Insurance Assessment to Fund a Hearing Officer Position. (Submitted by the Workers' Compensation Board pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 39-A, section 152, subsection 11.)

L.D. 2052, H.P. 1549
An Act to Clarify the Application of Workers' Compensation Coverage Requirements to Wood Harvesters. (Submitted by the Workers' Compensation Board pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 39-A, section 152.)

L.D. 2053, H.P. 1550
An Act to Clarify the Treatment of Members of Limited Liability Companies Under the Workers' Compensation Laws. (Submitted by the Workers' Compensation Board pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 39-A, section 152, subsection 11.)

L.D. 2054, H.P. 1551
An Act Regarding the Payment of Severance Pay. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 2055, H.P. 1552
An Act to Delay the Date by Which the Use of Tokens or Tickets is Required for Games of Chance at Agricultural Fairs. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CHICK of Lebanon)

L.D. 2056, H.P. 1553
An Act to Strengthen the Laws Governing Inspections of Boilers, Pressure Vessels, Elevators and Tramways. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Brunswick)

L.D. 2057, H.P. 1554
An Act to Fund the Collective Bargaining Agreements and Benefits of State Employees Who are Members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council No. 93. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Speaker SAXL of Portland)

L.D. 2058, H.P. 1556
Resolve, to Continue the Study of the Benefits and Costs for Increasing Access to Family and Medical Leave for Maine Families. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Committee to Study the Benefits and Costs for Increasing Access to Family and Medical Leave for Maine Families pursuant to Joint Order 2001, H.P. 1386, section 8.)

L.D. 2059, H.P. 1557
An Act Regarding Site Selection Criteria for Parking for State Facilities. (Submitted by the Joint Study Committee to Study Growth Management pursuant to Joint Order 2001, H. P. 1330.)

L.D. 2060, H.P. 1558
An Act to Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue in the Amount of $8,000,000 to Make Public Infrastructure Improvements. (Submitted by the Joint Study Committee to Study Growth Management pursuant to Joint Order 2001, H.P. 1330.)

L.D. 2061, H.P. 1559
An Act to Establish a Pilot Project Program to Provide Incentives for Multimunicipal Development. (Submitted by the Joint Study Committee to Study Growth Management pursuant to Joint Order 2001, H.P. 1330.)

L.D. 2062, H.P. 1560
An Act to Clarify the Use of Municipal Rate of Growth Ordinances. (Submitted by the Joint Study Committee to Study Growth Management pursuant to Joint Order 2001, H.P. 1330.)

L.D. 2063, H.P. 1561
An Act to Require Timely Consideration of Appeals of Decisions of the Registrar of Voters. (Presented by Representative LEMOINE of Old Orchard Beach)

L.D. 2064, S.P. 740
An Act to Waive the Title Fee for Towed Abandoned Vehicles. (Presented by Senator FERGUSON of Oxford)

L.D. 2065, H.P. 1562
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Committee to Study the Needs of Persons with Mental Illness who are Incarcerated Relating to Diversion from Jails and Prisons. (Submitted by the Committee to Study the Needs of Persons with Mental Illness Who Are Incarcerated pursuant to Joint Order 2001, H.P. 1383.)

L.D. 2066, S.P. 741
An Act to Expedite Employment in Maine Industry. (Presented by President Pro Tem BENNETT of Oxford)

L.D. 2067, S.P. 742
An Act to Require Appropriate Public Notice of a State Building Project. (Presented by Senator DAGGETT of Kennebec)

L.D. 2068, H.P. 1563
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Committee to Study the Needs of Persons with Mental Illness Who are Incarcerated Relating to Treatment and Aftercare Planning in Prisons and Jails. (Submitted by the Committee to Study the Needs of Persons with Mental Illness Who Are Incarcerated pursuant to Joint Order 2001, H.P. 1383.)

L.D. 2069, H.P. 1564
An Act to Require Additional Transportation Information on the Maine Chemical Inventory Reporting Form. (Submitted by the Commission to Study the Implementation of a Unified Emergency Response for Emergency Releases and Spills of Toxic or Hazardous Materials pursuant to Resolve 2001, chapter 65.)

L.D. 2070, H.P. 1565
An Act to Establish the Community Preservation Advisory Committee. (Submitted by the Joint Study Committee to Study Growth Management pursuant to Joint Order 2001, H.P. 1330.)

L.D. 2071, H.P. 1566
An Act to Amend the Law Relating to Growth-related Capital Investments. (Submitted by the Joint Study Committee to Study Growth Management pursuant to Joint Order 2001, H.P. 1330.)

Copies of the Bills may be obtained from the Document Room, First 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.