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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXI, No. 10

Monday, March 7, 2005

122ND LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2005

L.D. 953, H.P. 663
Resolve, To Make the Moose Hunting Season 2 Consecutive Weeks. (Presented by Representative MOODY of Manchester)

L.D. 954, H.P. 664
An Act To Make Fairs and Festivals Safer for Children. (Presented by Representative BOWEN of Rockport)

L.D. 955, H.P. 665
An Act To Prevent the Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Citizens. (Presented by Representative FARRINGTON of Gorham)

L.D. 956, H.P. 666
An Act To Prevent Identity Theft. (Presented by Representative FARRINGTON of Gorham)

L.D. 957, H.P. 667
An Act To Limit Faxes from Telemarketers. (Presented by Representative CRESSEY of Cornish)

L.D. 958, H.P. 668
An Act To Provide Funding To Cover the Costs of Mailings to Armed Forces Personnel Stationed Overseas. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FISCHER of Presque Isle)

L.D. 959, H.P. 669
Resolve, Directing the Department of Conservation, Bureau of Parks and Lands To Develop a Plan To Create a Regional Recreation Center in the Town of Blue Hill. (Presented by Representative SCHATZ of Blue Hill)

L.D. 960, H.P. 670
Resolve, To Study the Feasibility of Off-road Bike and Walking Paths along the Busiest Commuting Corridors of the State. (Presented by Representative WOODBURY of Yarmouth)

L.D. 961, H.P. 671
An Act To Establish the Agricultural Water Management Fund. (Presented by Representative LUNDEEN of Mars Hill)

L.D. 962, H.P. 672
An Act To Codify Unallocated Law Regarding the Maine State Retirement System. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 963, H.P. 673
An Act To Set Standards for Electronic Methods Used for Wage Payment. (Presented by Representative HUTTON of Bowdoinham)

L.D. 964, H.P. 674
Resolve, To Expand Maine's Inland Fishing Economy by Creating Pine Tree Development Zones. (Presented by Representative MOODY of Manchester)

L.D. 965, H.P. 675
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Provide a $5,000 Property Tax Exemption to Veterans, Regardless of Home Value. (Presented by Representative PINEAU of Jay)

L.D. 966, H.P. 676
An Act To Conform the Insurance Information and Privacy Protection Act to Federal Privacy Rules. (Presented by Representative FISCHER of Presque Isle)

L.D. 967, H.P. 677
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Dogs at Large. (Presented by Representative BRYANT of Windham)

L.D. 968, H.P. 678
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Prohibit the Imposition of Any New or Increased Tax or Fee through the Citizen Initiative Process. (Presented by Representative CRESSEY of Cornish)

L.D. 969, H.P. 679
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Provide Funds To Support Economic Development. (Presented by Representative PIOTTI of Unity)

L.D. 970, H.P. 680
An Act To Improve Sentencing for Serious Offenders. (Presented by Representative GREELEY of Levant)

L.D. 971, H.P. 681
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Shared-use Trails. (Presented by Representative FAIRCLOTH of Bangor)

L.D. 972, H.P. 682
An Act To Exempt Military Pensions for Future Military Retirees from State Income Tax. (Presented by Representative EBERLE of South Portland)

L.D. 973, H.P. 683
An Act To Make Certain Changes in the Laws Concerning the Family Division of District Court. (Presented by Representative TARDY of Newport)

L.D. 974, H.P. 684
An Act To Amend the Guidelines Used To Determine Child Support Payments. (Presented by Representative CURLEY of Scarborough)

L.D. 975, H.P. 685
An Act To Create Entrepreneurship Internships for Maine High School and College Students. (Presented by Representative FISCHER of Presque Isle)

L.D. 976, H.P. 686
An Act To Enhance the Safety of Whitewater Rafters. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FLETCHER of Winslow)

L.D. 977, H.P. 687
An Act To Create a Civil Violation for Operating a Snowmobile Left of Center. (Presented by Representative TRAHAN of Waldoboro)

L.D. 978, H.P. 688
An Act To Allow State Employees To Participate in a Deferred Retirement Option Program. (Presented by Representative LERMAN of Augusta)

L.D. 979, H.P. 689
An Act To Fund Youth Mentoring Programs. (Presented by Representative FISCHER of Presque Isle)

L.D. 980, H.P. 690
An Act To Distribute Fees from All-terrain Vehicle Registrations. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MOODY of Manchester)

L.D. 981, H.P. 691
An Act To Change the Name of the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf. (Presented by Representative CUMMINGS of Portland)

L.D. 982, H.P. 692
An Act To Revise the Charter of the Kennebunk Sewer District. (Presented by Representative BABBIDGE of Kennebunk)

L.D. 983, H.P. 693
An Act To Make Technical Changes to the Maine Criminal Code. (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 1354, subsection 2.)

L.D. 984, H.P. 694
An Act To Amend the Crime of Escape. (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 1354, subsection 2.)

L.D. 985, H.P. 695
An Act To Amend Appellate Review Jurisdiction of the Superior Court. (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 1354, subsection 2.)

L.D. 986, S.P. 326
An Act To Amend the Maine Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act. (Presented by Senator HOBBINS of York)

L.D. 987, S.P. 327
Resolve, Directing the Bureau of Revenue Services To Review the Law Governing the Taxation of Corporate Income. (Presented by Senator STRIMLING of Cumberland)

L.D. 988, S.P. 328
An Act To Amend the Maine Tree Growth Tax Law. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 989, S.P. 329
Resolve, To Study the Insured Value Factor in School Tuition. (Presented by Senator ANDREWS of York)

L.D. 990, S.P. 330
Resolve, To Allow the Somerset County Jail To Be Built within One Mile of the County Seat. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 991, S.P. 331
An Act To Restore Municipal Authority To Review Development Using Flexible Standards. (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 992, S.P. 332
An Act To Reform County Governance. (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 993, S.P. 333
Resolve, Directing the Plumbers' Examining Board to Update the State Plumbing Code to the Current Version of the Uniform Plumbing Code. (Presented by Senator DAMON of Hancock)

L.D. 994, S.P. 334
An Act To Increase Access to Dental Care by Accepting All Regional Board Examinations for Initial Licensure of Dentists. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 995, S.P. 335
An Act To Conform Maine Employment Security Law with the Federal SUTA Dumping Prevention Act of 2004. (Presented by Senator STRIMLING of Cumberland)

L.D. 996, S.P. 336
Resolve, Establishing the Commission To Study Medical Expenses Under the Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator PLOWMAN of Penobscot)

L.D. 997, S.P. 337
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Match Available Federal Funds To Repair and Upgrade Maine National Guard Armories. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator GAGNON of Kennebec)

L.D. 998, S.P. 338
An Act To Authorize Department of Transportation Bond Issues To Match Available Federal Funds for Improvements to Highways and Bridges; Airports; Public Transit; State-owned Ferry Vessels and Ferry and Port Facilities; Port and Harbor Structures; Development of Rail Corridors and Improvements to Railroad Structures; and Statewide Trail and Pedestrian Improvements. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator DAMON of Hancock)

L.D. 999, S.P. 339
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Provide Funds for Building Renovations at Campuses of the University of Maine System, the University of Southern Maine and the Maine Community College System. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator SCHNEIDER of Penobscot)

L.D. 1000, S.P. 340
An Act Authorizing a General Fund Bond Issue for Wastewater Treatment Systems for Fish Hatcheries. (Presented by Senator BRYANT of Oxford)

L.D. 1001, S.P. 341
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Construct and Upgrade Water Pollution Control Facilities and Public Water Systems, Clean Up Uncontrolled Hazardous Substance Sites, Remove Hazardous Materials from Schools, Comply with Federal Storm Water Regulations, Make Public Water System Improvements, Replace Air Quality Monitoring Equipment, Establish Hospice Services, Repair State-owned Dams and Remediate Lead Paint. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator COWGER of Kennebec)

L.D. 1002, S.P. 342
An Act To Transfer Responsibility of Potato Marketing Matters to the Maine Potato Board. (Presented by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook)

L.D. 1003, S.P. 343
An Act To Establish the Androscoggin County Budget Advisory Committee and the Somerset County Budget Advisory Committee. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1004, S.P. 344
An Act To Amend Certain Fish and Wildlife Laws. (Presented by Senator BRYANT of Oxford)

L.D. 1005, S.P. 345
Resolve, To Establish an Apprenticeship Program for Shipbuilders. (Presented by Senator SULLIVAN of York)

L.D. 1006, S.P. 346
An Act To Modify Joint and Several Liability. (Presented by Senator NASS of York)

L.D. 1007, S.P. 347
An Act To Eliminate Certain Limitations in the Siting of Agency Liquor Stores. (Presented by Senator NASS of York)

L.D. 1008, S.P. 348
Resolve, To Establish a Study Commission To Analyze Regulations Applicable to Sewer Districts. (Presented by Senator NASS of York)

L.D. 1009, S.P. 349
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Allow Real Estate To Be Valued Differently Based on the Residency of the Owner. (Presented by Senator TURNER of Cumberland)

L.D. 1010, S.P. 350
An Act To Modify the Transition Provision for Renewal of Social Worker Licenses. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator SULLIVAN of York)

L.D. 1011, S.P. 351
An Act To Establish the Maine Taxpayers' Bill of Rights. (Presented by Senator ANDREWS of York)

L.D. 1012, H.P. 696
An Act To Improve Security at State Courthouses. (Presented by Representative PELLETIER-SIMPSON of Auburn)

L.D. 1013, H.P. 697
An Act To Improve Access to Ambulatory Diabetes Education and Follow-up. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Monmouth)

L.D. 1014, H.P. 698
Resolve, Directing the Department of Economic and Community Development To Develop a Clearinghouse of Maine Businesses That Contract Out Work for Completion Off-site within the State. (Presented by Representative AUSTIN of Gray)

L.D. 1015, H.P. 699
Resolve, To Increase Small Business Access to State Contracts. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Monmouth)

L.D. 1016, H.P. 700
An Act Regarding Dental Hygienists and Public Health Supervision Status. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Monmouth)

L.D. 1017, H.P. 701
An Act To Fight Sprawl and Ensure That Public Lands Are Equitably Distributed. (Presented by Representative JOY of Crystal)

L.D. 1018, H.P. 702
An Act To Require a Criminal Background Check for the Initial Licensure of Emergency Medical Services Personnel. (Presented by Representative SYKES of Harrison)

L.D. 1019, H.P. 703
An Act To Increase the Tax Imposed on Lodging. (Presented by Representative PILON of Saco)

L.D. 1020, H.P. 704
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Stimulate Economic Growth and Job Creation through Investments in the Maine Economy. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative SMITH of Monmouth)

L.D. 1021, H.P. 706
An Act To Implement Task Force Recommendations Relating to Parity and Portability of Benefits for Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters. (Submitted by the Task Force to Study Parity and Portability of Retirement Benefits for State Law Enforcement Officers, Municipal and County Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters pursuant to Resolve 2003, chapter 76.)

L.D. 1022, H.P. 707
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Shoreland Zoning. (Presented by Representative LERMAN of Augusta)

L.D. 1023, H.P. 708
An Act Requiring Stores of 500 Square Feet To Make Existing Bathroom Facilities Available for Public Use. (Presented by Representative DUPLESSIE of Westbrook)

L.D. 1024, H.P. 709
An Act To Make Safer Schools. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Falmouth)

L.D. 1025, H.P. 710
An Act To Expedite the Divorce Process in Instances of Domestic Violence. (Presented by Representative DUPLESSIE of Westbrook)

L.D. 1026, H.P. 711
An Act To Provide Uniform Voter Verification and Recount Requirements for Voting Machines. (Presented by Representative PINGREE of North Haven)

L.D. 1027, H.P. 712
An Act To Require That a Person Arrested on a Domestic Violence Charge Be Held for at Least 4 Hours before Being Released on Bail. (Presented by Representative PELLETIER-SIMPSON of Auburn)

L.D. 1028, H.P. 713
An Act To Prevent Fraudulent and Deceptive Sales Practices by Internet Service Providers. (Presented by Representative VAUGHAN of Durham)

L.D. 1029, H.P. 714
An Act To Allow Municipalities To Acquire Title to Abandoned Cemeteries. (Presented by Representative PINGREE of North Haven)

L.D. 1030, H.P. 715
An Act To Strengthen Certain Student Support Services within the Maine Community College System. (Presented by Representative NORTON of Bangor)

L.D. 1031, H.P. 716
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine Regarding the Funding of Local Schools. (Presented by Representative VAUGHAN of Durham)

L.D. 1032, H.P. 717
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Lower the Income Tax. (Presented by Representative VAUGHAN of Durham)

L.D. 1033, H.P. 718
An Act To Implement Fusion Voting in Maine. (Presented by Representative PINGREE of North Haven)

L.D. 1034, H.P. 719
An Act To Prevent Lead Poisoning of Children and Adults. (Presented by Representative DUPLESSIE of Westbrook)

L.D. 1035, H.P. 720
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Provide Funds for the Land for Maine's Future Program. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative FISCHER of Presque Isle)

L.D. 1036, S.P. 353
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Burial or Cremation of Certain Persons. (Presented by Senator MAYO of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 1037, S.P. 354
An Act To Authorize Exemptions for Certain Private Schools from Certain Requirements. (Presented by Senator GAGNON of Kennebec)

L.D. 1038, S.P. 355
An Act To Improve Landowners' Access to Their Land. (Presented by Senator MAYO of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 1039, S.P. 356
Resolve, Implementing the Recommendations of the Commission To Study the Needs and Opportunities Associated with the Production of Salmonid Sport Fish in Maine. (Presented by Senator BRYANT of Oxford)

L.D. 1040, S.P. 357
An Act To Prevent the Short-term Rental of Unlicensed Properties. (Presented by Senator BRYANT of Oxford)

L.D. 1041, S.P. 358
An Act To Create a Short-term All-terrain Vehicle Registration System. (Presented by Senator BRYANT of Oxford)

L.D. 1042, S.P. 359
Resolve, To Ensure Disclosure in Real Estate Transactions. (Presented by Senator BRYANT of Oxford)

L.D. 1043, S.P. 360
An Act To Provide Funds for the Preservation of Digital Records. (Presented by President EDMONDS of Cumberland)

L.D. 1044, S.P. 361
An Act To Care for Families. (Presented by President EDMONDS of Cumberland)

L.D. 1045, S.P. 362
An Act Regarding Contract Indemnification. (Presented by Senator HOBBINS of York)

L.D. 1046, S.P. 363
An Act To Place Seasonal Businesses in a Lower Workers' Compensation Bracket than Year-round Businesses. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1047, S.P. 364
Resolve, To Study the Feasibility of Expanding the Market for American Fuels. (Presented by Senator BARTLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 1048, S.P. 365
Resolve, Directing the State Board of Education To Review the Authorization Requirements for Educational Technicians. (Presented by Senator BARTLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 1049, S.P. 366
An Act To Allow a Person 18 Years of Age or Younger To Take an Antlerless Deer during Hunting Season without a Permit. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 1050, S.P. 367
An Act To Promote Enforcement of Labor Laws Affecting Employers. (Presented by President EDMONDS of Cumberland)

L.D. 1051, S.P. 368
Resolve, Establishing a Study Commission To Examine Water District Fees Assessed for Fire Suppression. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 1052, S.P. 369
An Act To Require Municipalities To Institute Sewer Service Charges. (Presented by Senator DAMON of Hancock)

L.D. 1053, S.P. 370
An Act To Protect Maine Harness Racing from Illegal Wagering. (Presented by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook)

L.D. 1054, S.P. 371
Resolve, Directing the Maine State Retirement System To Amend Its Rules To Clarify That Officers of the State Police Who Reach Retirement Age May Continue Working and Receiving Retirement Benefits. (Presented by Senator HOBBINS of York)

L.D. 1055, S.P. 372
An Act To Require Academic and Community Input into Major Decisions of the University of Maine System. (Presented by Senator COWGER of Kennebec)

L.D. 1056, S.P. 373
Resolve, Directing the Plumbers' Examining Board To Adopt the International Plumbing Code. (Presented by Senator SULLIVAN of York)

L.D. 1057, S.P. 374
An Act To Establish and Implement the Maine STEP-UP Program. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1058, S.P. 375
An Act To Regulate the Use of Batteries Containing Mercury. (Presented by Senator COWGER of Kennebec)

L.D. 1059, S.P. 376
An Act To Reduce Maine's Income Tax Burden. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator NASS of York)

L.D. 1060, S.P. 377
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Value Land Based on Its Current Use. (Presented by Senator COWGER of Kennebec)

L.D. 1061, S.P. 378
An Act To Improve the Recruitment of Teachers. (Presented by Senator MILLS of Somerset)

L.D. 1062, S.P. 379
An Act To Provide Financial Accommodation under the Essential Programs and Services Funding Act for School Systems with Dead-end Bus Runs. (Presented by Senator WOODCOCK of Franklin)

L.D. 1063, S.P. 380
An Act To Improve the Guardian ad Litem System. (Presented by Senator BRENNAN of Cumberland)

L.D. 1064, S.P. 381
An Act To Clarify the Laws Governing Agricultural Composting Operations. (Presented by Senator WOODCOCK of Franklin)

L.D. 1065, S.P. 382
An Act To Promote Economic Development and Sustainable Energy. (Presented by Senator BRENNAN of Cumberland)

L.D. 1066, S.P. 383
An Act To Repeal the Homestead Property Tax Exemption and Redirect Property Tax Relief Funds to the Maine Residents Property Tax Program. (Presented by Senator TURNER of Cumberland)

L.D. 1067, S.P. 384
Resolve, To Establish the Task Force To Study and Design a Child Protection Mediation System. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MITCHELL of Kennebec)

L.D. 1068, S.P. 385
An Act To Strengthen Maine's Small Business Economy. (Presented by Senator BROMLEY of Cumberland)

L.D. 1069, H.P. 722
An Act To Exempt the Transportation of Products Essential for Agricultural Operations from Certain Restrictions Posted on Roads. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative PIOTTI of Unity)

L.D. 1070, H.P. 723
An Act To Amend the Law Regarding State Milk Payments. (Presented by Representative PIOTTI of Unity)

L.D. 1071, H.P. 724
Resolve, To Conform Oil Tank Piping Leakage Detection Standards to Federal Law. (Presented by Representative BRYANT-DESCHENES of Turner)

L.D. 1072, H.P. 725
An Act To Require Health Care Providers To Contain Costs. (Presented by Representative CANAVAN of Waterville)

L.D. 1073, H.P. 726
Resolve, Directing the Family Law Advisory Commission To Study the Child Protection Process. (Presented by Representative VAUGHAN of Durham)

L.D. 1074, H.P. 727
An Act To Stimulate Economic Development in Maine's Aviation Industry. (Presented by Representative DAIGLE of Arundel)

L.D. 1075, H.P. 728
An Act To Expand the Items That May Be Sold by Malt Liquor and Wine Licensees. (Presented by Representative SAVIELLO of Wilton)

L.D. 1076, H.P. 729
Resolve, To Recognize Alton as a Host Community with Regard to the West Old Town Landfill. (Presented by Representative DUCHESNE of Hudson)

L.D. 1077, H.P. 730
An Act To Allow Accent Lighting on Motor Vehicles. (Presented by Representative SAMPSON of Auburn)

L.D. 1078, H.P. 731
Resolve, Directing the Department of Economic and Community Development To Develop Guidelines To Create Urban Enterprise Zones. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 1079, H.P. 732
An Act To Require Publicly Funded Entities To Report Undocumented Illegal Aliens. (Presented by Representative JACOBSEN of Waterboro)

L.D. 1080, H.P. 733
An Act To Reimburse Allan Wyman for Contributions to the Retired Teachers' Health Insurance Plan. (Presented by Representative MILLS of Farmington)

L.D. 1081, H.P. 734
Resolve, Directing the Department of Public Safety and the Public Utilities Commission To Review the E-9-1-1 System. (Presented by Representative SEAVEY of Kennebunkport)

L.D. 1082, H.P. 735
An Act To Prohibit Passing in Designated No-passing Zones. (Presented by Representative CARR of Lincoln)

L.D. 1083, H.P. 736
An Act To Amend the Definition of "Funeral Establishment". (Presented by Representative MILLS of Farmington)

L.D. 1084, H.P. 737
An Act To Make Dormancy Fees on Gift Cards Illegal. (Presented by Representative VALENTINO of Saco)

L.D. 1085, H.P. 738
An Act To Require Alcohol Retailers To Post Signs Regarding the Laws Governing Alcohol. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Fort Kent)

L.D. 1086, H.P. 739
An Act To Increase the Real Estate Transfer Tax on Out-of-state Purchasers. (Presented by Representative LERMAN of Augusta)

L.D. 1087, H.P. 740
An Act To Protect the Citizen Initiative Signature Collection Process at Polling Places. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 1088, H.P. 741
Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Review Specific Testing Requirements for Student Advancement. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Fort Kent)

L.D. 1089, H.P. 742
Resolve, To Establish a North Woods Park Feasibility Study. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 1090, H.P. 743
An Act To Create a Grandparent-to-grandchild Exemption in the Real Estate Transfer Tax. (Presented by Representative CRESSEY of Cornish)

L.D. 1091, H.P. 744
An Act To Provide Adequate Funding for the Enforcement of Environmental Laws. (Presented by Representative LERMAN of Augusta)

L.D. 1092, H.P. 745
An Act To Increase County Filing Fees. (Presented by Representative LERMAN of Augusta)

L.D. 1093, H.P. 746
An Act To Promote Public Safety by Banning the Feeding of Bears in the Wild. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 1094, H.P. 747
An Act To Adopt the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. (Presented by Representative LERMAN of Augusta)

L.D. 1095, H.P. 748
An Act To Alter the Slot Limit Restriction for Fishing. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Fort Kent)

L.D. 1096, H.P. 749
An Act To Make Technical and Minor Changes in the Capitol Planning Commission. (Presented by Representative LERMAN of Augusta)

L.D. 1097, H.P. 750
Resolve, To Discourage After-the-fact Department of Environmental Protection Applications. (Presented by Representative LERMAN of Augusta)

L.D. 1098, H.P. 751
Resolve, To Establish Energy Standards for Residential Rental Properties. (Presented by Representative EDER of Portland)

L.D. 1099, H.P. 752
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Ensure Statewide Participation in Initiating a Referendum by Requiring 10% of the Total Vote by County. (Presented by Representative SAVIELLO of Wilton)

L.D. 1100, H.P. 753
An Act To Set Emission Limits for Certain Architectural Coatings. (Presented by Representative SAVIELLO of Wilton)

L.D. 1101, H.P. 754
An Act To Designate Pay Phone Locations in the Public Interest. (Presented by Representative ADAMS of Portland)

L.D. 1102, H.P. 755
An Act To Connect the BETR Program with Job Retention. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 1103, H.P. 756
An Act To Provide Funding to the Land for Maine's Future Fund. (Presented by Representative BOWEN of Rockport)

L.D. 1104, H.P. 757
An Act To Design and Implement a Pilot Program for Improved Fishing on Mount Desert Island That May Serve as a Model for Maine. (Presented by Representative KOFFMAN of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 1105, H.P. 758
An Act To Impose Liability for the Illegal Withholding or Transfer of Public Funds or Property. (Presented by Representative TRAHAN of Waldoboro)

L.D. 1106, H.P. 759
An Act To Amend Certain Animal Health Laws. (Presented by Representative TWOMEY of Biddeford)

L.D. 1107, H.P. 760
An Act To Encourage Local Affordable Housing, Open Space and Shore Access through a High Valuation Transfer Tax. (Presented by Representative PINGREE of North Haven)

L.D. 1108, H.P. 761
An Act To Protect Maine Foster and Adoptive Parents. (Presented by Representative VAUGHAN of Durham)

L.D. 1109, H.P. 762
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Restrict an Increase in the Growth of the State Budget. (Presented by Representative KAELIN of Winterport)

L.D. 1110, H.P. 763
An Act To Alleviate Overcrowding in Public Schools. (Presented by Representative VAUGHAN of Durham)

L.D. 1111, H.P. 764
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Provide 4-year Terms for Senators and Representatives and To Increase Term Limits to 12 Years. (Presented by Representative PARADIS of Frenchville)

L.D. 1112, H.P. 765
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Change the Legislative Term to 4 years. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Fort Kent)

L.D. 1113, H.P. 766
An Act To Create the Fryeburg Water District. (Presented by Representative MUSE of Fryeburg)

L.D. 1114, H.P. 767
An Act To Strengthen the OUI Laws. (Presented by Representative NASS of Acton)

L.D. 1115, H.P. 768
An Act To Facilitate Voting by Participants in the Address Confidentiality Program. (Presented by Representative CANAVAN of Waterville)

L.D. 1116, H.P. 769
An Act To Exempt from the Sales Tax Electricity Used by a Senior Citizen To Heat a Home. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Newfield)

L.D. 1117, H.P. 770
An Act To Protect Children Left Unattended at Gambling Establishments. (Presented by Representative CURLEY of Scarborough)

L.D. 1118, H.P. 771
An Act Relating to Disclosures in Political Advertising. (Presented by Representative DUPLESSIE of Westbrook)

L.D. 1119, H.P. 772
Resolve, To Examine Driver's License Fees. (Presented by Representative BARSTOW of Gorham)

L.D. 1120, H.P. 773
An Act Regarding the Reporting of Abuse and Neglect. (Presented by Representative GROSE of Woolwich)

L.D. 1121, H.P. 774
An Act To Establish Owner Liability for Failure To Stop for a Police Officer. (Presented by Representative FISCHER of Presque Isle)

L.D. 1122, H.P. 775
Resolve, To Establish the Wabanaki Trail. (Presented by Representative LORING of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 1123, H.P. 776
An Act To Promote Stability in Labor Relations. (Presented by Representative DUPLESSIE of Westbrook)

L.D. 1124, S.P. 386
An Act To Allow the Secretary of State To Review License Suspensions. (Presented by Senator HOBBINS of York)

L.D. 1125, S.P. 387
An Act To Establish the Homeland Security Relief Fund. (Presented by President EDMONDS of Cumberland)

L.D. 1126, S.P. 388
An Act To Encourage the Purchase of Meat Produced without Nontherapeutic Antibiotics. (Presented by Senator COWGER of Kennebec)

L.D. 1127, S.P. 389
Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Project To Assist Towns Interested in Multitown Cooperation and Governance. (Presented by Senator ANDREWS of York)

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