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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXI, No. 25

Monday, June 27, 2005

122ND LEGISLATURE

FIRST SPECIAL SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Friday, June 17, 2005

Ch. 395 - An Act To Authorize a Tax Rebate Program for Established Residents. (S.P. 41, L.D. 135)

Ch. 396 - An Act To Reestablish the Milk Handling Fee. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 996, L.D. 1432)

Ch. 397 - An Act To Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1145, L.D. 1622)

Ch. 398 - An Act To Limit the Liability of Ambulance Services in Maine. (H.P. 287, L.D. 385)

Ch. 399 - An Act To Include Regional Transportation Systems under the Maine Tort Claims Act. (H.P. 629, L.D. 910)

Ch. 400 - An Act To Modify Savings Offset Payments and To Clarify Certain Other Provisions of the Dirigo Health Act. (S.P. 555, L.D. 1577)

Ch. 401 - An Act To Ensure Continuity of Care Related to Implementation of the Federal Medicare Drug Benefit. (H.P. 924, L.D. 1325)

Ch. 402 - An Act Pertaining to Disclosure of Prescription Drug Prices. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 536, L.D. 1541)

Ch. 403 - An Act To Prevent Lead Poisoning of Children and Adults. (H.P. 719, L.D. 1034)

Ch. 404 - An Act Regarding Distribution of Information from the Central Voter Registration System. (S.P. 446, L.D. 1266)

Ch. 405 - An Act To Make Supplemental Highway Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and To Change Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2006 and June 30, 2007. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 946, L.D. 1363) (Governor's Bill)

Ch. 406 - An Act To Prohibit the Disposal of Dangerous and Unsafe Material in Solid Waste Facilities. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1151, L.D. 1633)

Ch. 407 - An Act To Clarify Entities Eligible for Funding by the Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 628, L.D. 1683)

Signed by the Governor
Monday, June 20, 2005

Ch. 408 - An Act To Protect Pregnant Women from Acts of Violence. (H.P. 201, L.D. 262)

Ch. 409 - An Act To Amend Water Quality Standards. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 496, L.D. 1450)

Ch. 410 - An Act To Improve the Child Welfare Ombudsman Function. (S.P. 72, L.D. 219)

Ch. 411 - An Act To Mandate Payment of Licensed Sign Language Interpreters for Driver Education Students. (S.P. 144, L.D. 446)

Ch. 412 - An Act To Further the Transition to the New Department of Health and Human Services. (S.P. 608, L.D. 1642) (Governor's Bill)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Friday, June 17, 2005

Ch. 115 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 101: Establishment of the Capital Investment Fund, a Major Substantive Rule of the Governor's Office of Health Policy and Finance. (H.P. 36, L.D. 33)

Signed by the Governor
Monday, June 20, 2005

Ch. 116 - Resolve, To Raise a Monument for Women Veterans of Maine. (H.P. 588, L.D. 829)

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. 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.