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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXI, No. 4

Monday, January 24, 2005

122ND LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Ch. 1 - An Act To Give the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife the Authority To Allow the Operation of Snowmobiles Registered outside the State at Special Events Occurring in the State. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 31, L.D. 89)

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, JANUARY 21, 2005

L.D. 206, H.P. 157
An Act To Transfer Funds to the Maine Clean Election Fund. (Submitted by the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 21-A, section 1124, subsection 3.)

L.D. 207, H.P. 158
An Act To Require Electric Utilities To Permit Customers To Pay Electric Utility Bills in Their Communities. (Presented by Representative TWOMEY of Biddeford)

L.D. 208, H.P. 159
An Act To Lower the Surety Bond Requirement for Payroll Processors. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Lewiston)

L.D. 209, H.P. 160
An Act To Authorize the Maine State Retirement System To Provide Names and Addresses to Public Retiree Organizations. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Fort Kent)

L.D. 210, H.P. 161
An Act To Allow Patients To Keep Medications upon Discharge from a Nursing Facility or Hospital. (Presented by Representative MARRACHÉ of Waterville)

L.D. 211, H.P. 162
An Act To Require the Disclosure by Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgical Centers of Charges to Certain Payors. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Van Buren)

L.D. 212, H.P. 163
An Act To Change the Definition of Promoting Prostitution in the Criminal Laws. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Monmouth)

L.D. 213, H.P. 164
Resolve, To Require That the Department of Transportation Install a Traffic Light in West Enfield. (Presented by Representative CARR of Lincoln)

L.D. 214, H.P. 165
An Act To Recognize the Federal Salary Level for Overtime When Higher than the State Level. (Presented by Representative PINEAU of Jay)

L.D. 215, H.P. 166
An Act To Clarify National Labor Relations Board Certification under the Overtime Provisions. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Fort Kent)

L.D. 216, H.P. 167
An Act To Make Revisions to the Laws Governing Agriculture. (Presented by Representative PIOTTI of Unity)

L.D. 217, H.P. 168
Resolve, Directing the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Review and Simplify Rules Governing Brook Trout Fishing. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative WATSON of Bath)

L.D. 218, S.P. 71
An Act To Make Sexual Exploitation of Minors a Crime Compensable by the Victims' Compensation Board. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 219, S.P. 72
An Act To Improve the Child Welfare Ombudsman Function. (Presented by Senator BROMLEY of Cumberland)

L.D. 220, S.P. 73
An Act To Support the Disclosure of Information to Relatives Who Are Likely To Provide Care to Children. (Presented by Senator TURNER of Cumberland)

L.D. 221, S.P. 74
An Act To Restrict Placement of Political Signs. (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 222, S.P. 75
An Act To Undedicate County Fees for Recording Deeds. (Presented by Senator PERRY of Penobscot)

L.D. 223, S.P. 76
An Act To Create a Family Reunion Day in August. (Presented by Senator GAGNON of Kennebec)

L.D. 224, S.P. 77
An Act To Amend the Law Governing Student Rates on Maine State Ferry Service Ferries. (Presented by Senator DAMON of Hancock)

L.D. 225, S.P. 78
An Act To Regulate Pharmaceutical Detailers. (Presented by Senator MAYO of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 226, S.P. 79
An Act To Amend the Applied Technology Development Centers Statutes. (Presented by Senator BROMLEY of Cumberland)

L.D. 227, S.P. 80
An Act To Ban Automated Teller Machines from within 500 Feet of Slot Machine Facilities. (Presented by Senator STRIMLING of Cumberland)

L.D. 228, S.P. 81
An Act To Provide Funding for the Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education. (Presented by Senator RAYE of Washington)

L.D. 229, S.P. 82
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Report on Certain MaineCare Practices. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 230, H.P. 169
An Act To Authorize the Public Advocate To Represent Consumers in Federal Regulation of Railroads. (Presented by Representative HOTHAM of Dixfield)

L.D. 231, H.P. 170
An Act To Provide for Registration of Certain Snowmobile Trail-grooming Equipment. (Presented by Representative TRAHAN of Waldoboro)

L.D. 232, H.P. 171
An Act To Enhance Highway Safety. (Presented by Representative TRAHAN of Waldoboro)

L.D. 233, H.P. 172
An Act To Change the Definition of "Snowmobile". (Presented by Representative TRAHAN of Waldoboro)

L.D. 234, H.P. 173
An Act To Establish a Transparent Pricing Formula for Distilled Spirits. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 235, H.P. 174
An Act To Increase the Minimum Wage. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 236, H.P. 175
An Act To Change Nonresident Income Tax Filing Requirements. (Presented by Representative McCORMICK of West Gardiner)

L.D. 237, H.P. 176
An Act To Establish a Minimum Amount for Required Interest Payments by Insurers. (Presented by Representative PERRY of Calais)

L.D. 238, H.P. 177
An Act To Amend the Insurance Code Regarding Discontinuance of a Line of Business. (Presented by Representative PERRY of Calais)

L.D. 239, H.P. 178
Resolve, To Create a Hospital Program for Young Women with Eating Disorders. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 240, H.P. 179
An Act To Update Certain Provisions Pertaining to County Government. (Presented by Representative PLUMMER of Windham)

L.D. 241, H.P. 180
An Act To Ensure That the Exemption for Pensions Is Applied Fairly. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Falmouth)

L.D. 242, H.P. 181
An Act To Amend the Maine Juvenile Code. (Presented by Representative SYKES of Harrison)

L.D. 243, H.P. 182
An Act To Allow Emergency Responders To Equip Their Vehicles with 2 Emergency Flashing Lights. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Falmouth)

L.D. 244, H.P. 183
An Act To Standardize Water Lien Provisions. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Greenville)

L.D. 245, H.P. 184
An Act To Enact an Immediate Review System in the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability. (Presented by Representative CROSTHWAITE of Ellsworth)

L.D. 246, H.P. 185
An Act To Remove Certain Orthodontic Procedures from MaineCare Coverage. (Presented by Representative GREELEY of Levant)

L.D. 247, H.P. 186
An Act To Limit Terms for Members of the State Board of Education. (Presented by Representative FINCH of Fairfield)

L.D. 248, H.P. 187
An Act To Provide Funding for Dues for the International Northeast Biotechnology Corridor. (Presented by Representative FINCH of Fairfield)

L.D. 249, H.P. 188
An Act To Amend the Calculation for Annual County Tax Assessments. (Presented by Representative BARSTOW of Gorham)

L.D. 250, H.P. 189
An Act To Make Technical Corrections to Maine's Appellate Jurisdiction Laws Concerning Involuntary Hospitalization. (Presented by Representative SHERMAN of Hodgdon)

L.D. 251, H.P. 190
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Custodian Release Conditions. (Presented by Representative SHERMAN of Hodgdon)

L.D. 252, H.P. 191
Resolve, To Name Interstate 295 Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway. (Presented by Representative CRESSEY of Cornish)

L.D. 253, H.P. 192
An Act To Employ an Additional Game Warden for the Sebago Lake Region. (Presented by Representative CRESSEY of Cornish)

L.D. 254, H.P. 193
An Act To Change the Minimum Requirement for a Political Party To Be Recognized. (Presented by Representative CRESSEY of Cornish)

L.D. 255, H.P. 194
An Act To Require a Person Operating Farm Equipment on Public Roads To Be Adequately Trained. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Fort Kent)

L.D. 256, H.P. 195
An Act To Ensure Compliance with Court-ordered Child Support. (Presented by Representative MOODY of Manchester)

L.D. 257, H.P. 196
An Act To Require Advance Notice for Decreases in Wage or Salary Levels. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 258, H.P. 197
An Act To Repeal Gasoline Tax Indexing. (Presented by Representative McKENNEY of Cumberland)

L.D. 259, H.P. 198
An Act To Require Water Tests prior to the Sale of Homes. (Presented by Representative MOORE of Standish)

L.D. 260, H.P. 199
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Mechanics Liens. (Presented by Representative BERUBE of Lisbon)

L.D. 261, H.P. 200
An Act Concerning Significant Wildlife Habitat and Wetlands of Special Significance. (Presented by Representative KOFFMAN of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 262, H.P. 201
An Act To Protect Unborn Children from Acts of Violence. (Presented by Representative DUPREY of Hampden)

L.D. 263, S.P. 83
An Act To Support and Expand Nursing Education Opportunities at Maine's Public Universities. (Presented by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook)

L.D. 264, S.P. 84
An Act To Repeal the Property Tax Exemption for State and Municipal Property. (Presented by Senator PERRY of Penobscot)

L.D. 265, S.P. 85
An Act To Establish Instant Run-off Voting. (Presented by Senator STRIMLING of Cumberland)

L.D. 266, S.P. 86
An Act To Ensure That All Providers of MaineCare Services Are Maine-based Businesses. (Presented by Senator ANDREWS of York)

L.D. 267, S.P. 87
An Act To Ensure Sufficient Staffing To Properly Enforce the Laws and Rules of the Manufactured Housing Board. (Presented by Senator HASTINGS of Oxford)

L.D. 268, S.P. 88
An Act To Allow Electronic Calling Devices for Hunting. (Presented by Senator PLOWMAN of Penobscot)

L.D. 269, S.P. 89
An Act To Reduce the Minimum Participation Requirements of Insurance Carriers. (Presented by Senator PLOWMAN of Penobscot)

L.D. 270, S.P. 90
An Act To Prohibit Same-day Voter Registration. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 271, S.P. 91
An Act To Allow Counties To Recover the Cost of Cleaning Up Hazardous Spills. (Presented by Senator COWGER of Kennebec)

L.D. 272, S.P. 92
An Act To Provide an Exemption from Discrimination Laws to Fitness Centers. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 273, S.P. 93
An Act Regarding the So-called Katie Beckett Benefits in the MaineCare Program. (Presented by Senator BRENNAN of Cumberland)

L.D. 274, S.P. 94
An Act To Raise the University of Maine System Debt Ceiling. (Presented by Senator TURNER of Cumberland)

L.D. 275, S.P. 95
An Act To Promote Energy Conservation and a Cleaner Environment. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 276, S.P. 96
An Act To Provide Fair and Equitable Local Calling Service for the People of the State. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 277, H.P. 202
An Act To Ensure That Sears Island Will Be Used for Industrial and Commercial Purposes. (Presented by Representative McKENNEY of Cumberland)

L.D. 278, H.P. 203
An Act To Allow Small Stores To Conduct Wine Taste Testings. (Presented by Representative LEWIN of Eliot)

L.D. 279, H.P. 204
An Act To Require Trains in the State To Operate with a Minimum of 5 Employees. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 280, H.P. 205
An Act To Amend the Penalties Involving High-speed Vehicle Pursuits. (Presented by Representative MAKAS of Lewiston)

L.D. 281, H.P. 206
An Act Authorizing Property Managers To Bring Eviction Actions on Behalf of Landlords. (Presented by Representative BERUBE of Lisbon)

L.D. 282, H.P. 207
An Act To Prohibit a Registered Sex Offender from Residing within 1,000 Feet of the Residence of Any Child, a School, Day Care Center or Playground. (Presented by Representative BERUBE of Lisbon)

L.D. 283, H.P. 208
An Act To Improve the Moose Lottery Procedure. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MOODY of Manchester)

L.D. 284, H.P. 209
An Act To Increase Retired Teachers' Insurance Benefits. (Presented by Representative CANAVAN of Waterville)

L.D. 285, H.P. 210
An Act To Prohibit Convicted Sex Offenders from Establishing Residency in Certain Municipalities. (Presented by Representative VAUGHAN of Durham)

L.D. 286, H.P. 211
An Act To Eliminate the State Planning Office. (Presented by Representative JOY of Crystal)

L.D. 287, H.P. 212
An Act To Require Fiscal Impact Notes for Proposed Agency Rules. (Presented by Representative JOY of Crystal)

L.D. 288, H.P. 213
Resolve, To Improve Maine's Economic Competitiveness. (Presented by Representative RECTOR of Thomaston)

L.D. 289, H.P. 214
An Act To Protect Consumers and To Modernize Heating Oil Rules and Reporting Requirements. (Presented by Representative RINES of Wiscasset)

L.D. 290, H.P. 215
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Mobile Service Bars on Maine Golf Courses. (Presented by Representative BROWNE of Vassalboro)

L.D. 291, H.P. 216
An Act To Extend Term Limits. (Presented by Representative BISHOP of Boothbay)

L.D. 292, H.P. 217
An Act To Establish a New Method of Determining the State Budget. (Presented by Representative JOY of Crystal)

L.D. 293, H.P. 218
An Act To Ensure Financial Solvency in Maine's Air and Wastewater Licensing Programs. (Presented by Representative KOFFMAN of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 294, H.P. 219
An Act To Give Consumers the Option To Buy Cheaper Individual Health Insurance and Have Better Choices from Other States. (Presented by Representative GLYNN of South Portland)

L.D. 295, H.P. 220
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Allow the Legislature To Permit Municipalities To Adopt a Higher Property Tax Rate on Secondary Residential Property. (Submitted by the Joint Select Committee on Property Tax Reform pursuant to Joint Order 2005, H.P. 108.)

L.D. 296, H.P. 221
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Allow the Legislature To Authorize or Require a Growth Limitation on the Taxable Value of Small Business Land. (Submitted by the Joint Select Committee on Property Tax Reform pursuant to Joint Order 2005, H.P. 108.)

L.D. 297, H.P. 222
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Allow the Legislature To Authorize Municipalities To Adopt a Property Tax Assistance Program That Reflects a Claimant's Ability To Pay. (Submitted by the Joint Select Committee on Property Tax Reform pursuant to Joint Order 2005, H.P. 108.)

L.D. 298, H.P. 223
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Authorize the Legislature To Allow Municipalities To Exempt from Property Tax a Portion of the Value of Homesteads. (Submitted by the Joint Select Committee on Property Tax Reform pursuant to Joint Order 2005, H.P. 108.)

L.D. 299, H.P. 224
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Permit the Legislature To Allow the Current Use Valuation of Waterfront Land Used for or That Supports Commercial Fishing Activities. (Submitted by the Joint Select Committee on Property Tax Reform pursuant to Joint Order 2005, H.P. 108.)

L.D. 300, H.P. 225
An Act To Provide a Schedule of School Funding That Provides 55% State Coverage of the Cost of Essential Programs and Services over a Period of 2 Years. (Submitted by the Joint Select Committee on Property Tax Reform pursuant to Joint Order 2005, H.P. 108.)

L.D. 301, H.P. 226
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Committee To Study Compliance with Maine's Freedom of Access Laws. (Submitted by the Committee to Study Compliance with Maine's Freedom of Access Laws pursuant to Public Law 2003, chapter 709, section 8.)

L.D. 302, S.P. 97
An Act To Encourage Parties To Agree to the Selection of Independent Medical Examiners in Workers' Compensation Cases. (Submitted by the Workers' Compensation Board pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 39-A, section 152, subsection 11.)

L.D. 303, H.P. 227
An Act To Promote Fairness and Democracy in Wildlife Management. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 304, H.P. 228
An Act To Allow People To Buy Motor Vehicles on Sundays. (Presented by Representative LINDELL of Frankfort)

L.D. 305, H.P. 229
An Act To Encourage the Use of Clean Fuel Vehicles. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 306, H.P. 230
An Act To Create the Family Technology Tax Credit. (Presented by Representative BLISS of South Portland)

L.D. 307, H.P. 231
An Act To Improve Recreational Watercraft Safety. (Presented by Representative WATSON of Bath)

L.D. 308, H.P. 232
An Act To Extend the Tax Credit for Clean Fuel Infrastructure Development. (Presented by Representative BLISS of South Portland)

L.D. 309, H.P. 233
An Act To Remove the Sunset on Part-time Unemployment Insurance Benefits. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Van Buren)

L.D. 310, H.P. 234
An Act To Require a 10-day Waiting Period for the Purchase of Firearms by a Person under 22 Years of Age. (Presented by Representative CRAVEN of Lewiston)

L.D. 311, H.P. 235
An Act To Prohibit Steering in Automobile Insurance. (Presented by Representative GLYNN of South Portland)

L.D. 312, H.P. 236
An Act To Create a Manufacturing Energy Policy for Maine. (Presented by Representative FLETCHER of Winslow)

L.D. 313, H.P. 237
An Act To Expand Benefits Available under the Maine Residents Property Tax Program. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 314, H.P. 238
An Act To Prohibit Bear Baiting. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 315, H.P. 239
An Act To Prohibit the Privatization of Drinking Water Supply Sources. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 316, H.P. 240
An Act To Repeal the Excise Tax on Motor Vehicles. (Presented by Representative FISCHER of Presque Isle)

L.D. 317, H.P. 241
An Act To Set the Base Legislative Salary at $15,000 Per Year. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 318, H.P. 242
An Act To Protect the MaineCare Program. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 319, H.P. 243
An Act To Exempt Retirement and Pension Income from the State Income Tax. (Presented by Representative GLYNN of South Portland)

L.D. 320, H.P. 244
An Act To Limit Property Acquired by Municipalities due to Tax Delinquency. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 321, S.P. 99
An Act Relating to Unlawful Housing Discrimination. (Submitted by the Maine Human Rights Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 4566, subsection 11.)

L.D. 322, H.P. 245
An Act To Amend the Process for Review of Hearing Officer Decisions by the Workers' Compensation Board. (Submitted by the Workers' Compensation Board pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 39-A, section 152, subsection 11.)

L.D. 323, H.P. 246
An Act To Limit the Time a Campaign Sign May Be Displayed. (Presented by Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou)

L.D. 324, H.P. 247
An Act To Clarify Ownership and Management of Architectural Firms. (Presented by Representative BRYANT-DESCHENES of Turner)

L.D. 325, H.P. 248
An Act To Clarify the Definition of "Domiciled" for Maine Income Tax Purposes. (Presented by Representative CUMMINGS of Portland)

L.D. 326, H.P. 249
An Act To Impose Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Certain Sexual Offenses. (Presented by Representative VAUGHAN of Durham)

L.D. 327, H.P. 250
An Act To Implement Energy Conservation Standards for Affordable Housing. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 328, H.P. 251
An Act To Enhance the Maine Earned Income Tax Credit. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 329, H.P. 252
An Act Concerning Recognition of Qualified Political Parties. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 330, H.P. 253
An Act To Protect Utility Customers from Imprudently Incurred Costs. (Presented by Representative BLISS of South Portland)

L.D. 331, H.P. 254
An Act To Improve the Operation of Underground Damage Prevention Procedures. (Presented by Representative BLISS of South Portland)

L.D. 332, H.P. 255
An Act To Exempt Unemployment Benefits from State Income Tax. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 333, H.P. 256
An Act Regarding the Sale of Firearms at Gun Shows. (Presented by Representative GERZOFSKY of Brunswick)

L.D. 334, H.P. 257
An Act Allowing Certain Commercial Vehicles at Canadian Weight Limits To Travel from the Canadian Border at Houlton to New Limerick and from the Canadian Border at Calais to Baileyville. (Presented by Representative JOY of Crystal)

L.D. 335, H.P. 258
An Act To Clarify the Definition of "Eligible Group" in Small Group Health Insurance Plans. (Presented by Representative GLYNN of South Portland)

L.D. 336, H.P. 259
An Act To Lower the Minimum Age for Operating an All-terrain Vehicle to 14 Years of Age. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Fort Kent)

L.D. 337, H.P. 260
An Act Regarding the Late Payment of Rent. (Presented by Representative MILLS of Farmington)

L.D. 338, S.P. 100
An Act To Clarify the Applicability of the Maine Consumer Credit Code to Affordable Housing Organizations. (Presented by Senator MAYO of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 339, S.P. 101
An Act To Include Androscoggin County in the Law Governing the Use of County Surplus Funds. (Presented by Senator ROTUNDO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 340, S.P. 102
Resolve, Directing the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Review Brook Trout Fishing Rules. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator BRYANT of Oxford)

L.D. 341, S.P. 103
An Act To Change the Definition of "Academic Medical Center". (Presented by Senator PERRY of Penobscot)

L.D. 342, S.P. 104
An Act To Encourage Reuse of Glass Bottles. (Presented by Senator PERRY of Penobscot)

L.D. 343, S.P. 105
An Act To Require That Health Care Providers Use Uniform Rates. (Presented by Senator ANDREWS of York)

L.D. 344, S.P. 106
An Act To Authorize the Regulation of Firearms on Public Property. (Presented by Senator ROTUNDO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 345, S.P. 107
An Act To Base the Excise Tax on Motor Vehicles on the Purchase Price. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator BRYANT of Oxford)

L.D. 346, S.P. 108
An Act To Amend Group Insurance Funding Requirements. (Presented by Senator PERRY of Penobscot)

L.D. 347, S.P. 109
An Act To Rename the Jobs for Maine's Graduates Program To Create InspireME. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator BROMLEY of Cumberland)

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