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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXX, No. 7

Monday, February 16, 2004

121ST LEGISLATURE

SECOND SPECIAL SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Ch. 514 - An Act To Refine the Criteria for Issuing a Certificate of Need. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 82, L.D. 159)

Ch. 515 - An Act To Clarify the Work Center Purchases Committee Requirements for Work Centers and Competitive Bidding. (H.P. 1097, L.D. 1504)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Ch. 102 - Resolve, To Clarify State Ownership of Land in the Town of Naples. (H.P. 1222, L.D. 1644)

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

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2004

L.D. 1845, S.P. 690
An Act To Amend the Bacteria Standard and Dissolved Oxygen Standard for Certain Waters. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Natural Resources pursuant to Resolve 2003, chapter 39 and chapter 101, section 3.)

L.D. 1846, H.P. 1372
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 895: Underground Facility Damage Prevention Requirements, a Major Substantive Rule of the Public Utilities Commission. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Public Utilities Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1847, H.P. 1373
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Improve Community Safety and Sex Offender Accountability Regarding Public Notification by Law Enforcement. (Submitted by the Commission to Improve Community Safety and Sex Offender Accountability pursuant to Resolve 2003, chapter 75, section 8 and chapter 101, section 3.)

L.D. 1848, H.P. 1374
An Act To Amend the Apportionment of Legislative House Districts 76 and 77. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DUNLAP of Old Town)

L.D. 1849, H.P. 1375
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 355: Sand Dune Rules, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1850, H.P. 1376
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 31: Affordable Housing Development District - Recovery of Public Revenue, a Major Substantive Rule of the Maine State Housing Authority. (Submitted by the Maine State Housing Authority pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1851, H.P. 1377
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Family Law Advisory Commission with Regard to the Uniform Parentage Act. (Submitted by the Family Law Advisory Commission pursuant to Resolve 2003, chapter 25, section 2.)

L.D. 1852, H.P. 1378
An Act To Extend the Dairy Stabilization Subsidy Through May 31, 2004. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Speaker COLWELL of Gardiner)

L.D. 1853, S.P. 692
An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Property Insurance. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator TREAT of Kennebec)

L.D. 1854, S.P. 694
An Act To Delay the Implementation of Restrictions on Information on Electronically Printed Receipts. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

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.