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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXII, No. 6

Monday, February 6, 2006

122ND LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Friday, January 27, 2006

Ch. 464 - An Act To Limit the Early Release of Persons Convicted of Certain Crimes. (S.P. 405, L.D. 1177)

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, February 1, 2006

Ch. 465 - An Act To Authorize the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Allow the Operation of Snowmobiles Registered outside the State at Special Events Occurring in the State. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 649, L.D. 1695)

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, February 2, 2006

Ch. 466 - An Act to Allow Dragging in Lower Taunton Bay. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 703, L.D. 1786)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, February 2, 2006

Ch. 130 - Resolve, Directing State Agencies To Assist and Facilitate any Governmental Units Wishing To Work Cooperatively. (S.P. 389, L.D. 1127)

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 3, 2006

L.D. 1984, S.P. 765
Resolve, Authorizing the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services To Sell or Lease for Veterans' Housing the Interests of the State in Hedin Hall at the Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator PERRY of Penobscot)

L.D. 1985, H.P. 1391
An Act To Make Revisions to the Maine Revised Statutes Relating to Agricultural Fairs. (Submitted by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources pursuant to Public Law 2005, chapter 382, Part G, section 1.)

L.D. 1986, S.P. 766
Resolve, To Name the New Bridge over the Penobscot River. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 1987, H.P. 1392
An Act To Increase Consumer Awareness of Prescription Drug Pricing. (Presented by Representative MAKAS of Lewiston)

L.D. 1988, H.P. 1393
An Act To Raise the Debt Limit of the City of Brewer High School District. (Presented by Representative FISHER of Brewer)

L.D. 1989, S.P. 768
Resolve, Directing the State Board of Property Tax Review To Accept and Review the Appeal Filed by the Town of Palermo. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator WESTON of Waldo)

L.D. 1990, H.P. 1394
An Act To Create the Insurance Fraud Division within the Bureau of Insurance. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Insurance and Financial Services pursuant to Resolve 2005, chapter 47.)

L.D. 1991, S.P. 769
Resolve, To Ensure the Availability of Consumer-directed Personal Assistance Services. (Presented by President EDMONDS of Cumberland)

L.D. 1992, S.P. 771
An Act To Protect the Confidentiality of Prescription Information. (Presented by Senator MAYO of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 1993, H.P. 1395
An Act To Make Public Information Regarding Financial Interests Affecting Legislative Testimony. (Presented by Representative FAIRCLOTH of Bangor)

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.