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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXIX, No. 25

Thursday, August 28, 2003

121ST LEGISLATURE

FIRST SPECIAL SESSION

Convened August 21, 2003
Adjourned August 23, 2003

BILLS ENACTED

Competing Measure Resolutions

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Friday, August 22, 2003

Ch. 1 - RESOLUTION, Proposing a Competing Measure under the Constitution of Maine To Reduce the Cost of Local Government through Increased State Education Funding and Provide Property Tax Relief. (H.P. 1209, L.D. 1629) (Governor's Bill)

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Ch. 507 - An Act To Make Additional 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, 2004 and June 30, 2005. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1213, L.D. 1636)

Ch. 508 - An Act to Provide a Clear Transition for the County Commissioner Districts as Apportioned by Public Law 2003, Chapter 43 and as Codified by Public Law 2003, Chapter 291. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 600, L.D. 1637)

Private and Special Laws

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Ch. 33 - An Act To Authorize Bond Issues for Ratification by the Voters at the November 2003 Election. (S.P. 531, L.D. 1572) (Governor's Bill)

(Chaptered copies of the above measures may be obtained from the Engrossing Department, Room 106, State House, 7 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0007, Ph. 207-287-1649.)

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2003

L.D. 1636, H.P. 1213
An Act To Make Additional 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, 2004 and June 30, 2005. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative BRANNIGAN of Portland)

L.D. 1637, S.P. 600
An Act To Provide a Clear Transition for the County Commissioner Districts as Apportioned by Public Law 2003, Chapter 43 and as Codified by Public Law 2003, Chapter 291. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator GAGNON of Kennebec)

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@legislature.maine.gov . Please include your mailing address as we can not 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.