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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXII, No. 7

Monday, February 13, 2006

122ND LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, February 9, 2006

Ch. 467 - An Act To Establish a Maternal and Infant Death Review Panel. (H.P. 984, L.D. 1420)

Signed by the Governor
Friday, February 10, 2006

Ch. 468 - An Act To Address Benefits for Employees and Officers of Credit Unions. (H.P. 1231, L.D. 1723)

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 10, 2006

L.D. 1994, H.P. 1396
An Act To Preserve Patient Records. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Van Buren)

L.D. 1995, H.P. 1397
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend Its Rules To Ensure Efficiencies in the Billing and Delivery of Outpatient Clinical Services. (Presented by Representative BURNS of Berwick)

L.D. 1996, H.P. 1398
An Act To Prevent Unauthorized Practice of Immigration and Nationality Law. (Presented by Representative CUMMINGS of Portland)

L.D. 1997, H.P. 1399
An Act To Amend the Laws Dealing with a Work-restricted License. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Allagash)

L.D. 1998, H.P. 1400
An Act To Grandfather Owners of Property with Respect To Highway Cuts. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Allagash)

L.D. 1999, H.P. 1401
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 130: Implementing the State Purchasing Code of Conduct, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Administrative and Financial Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2000, H.P. 1402
An Act To Ensure Appropriate Reimbursement of Rising Energy Costs for Long-term Care Facilities. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Speaker RICHARDSON of Brunswick)

L.D. 2001, H.P. 1403
An Act To Implement Recommendations of the Criminal Law Advisory Commission. (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 1354, subsection 2.)

L.D. 2002, H.P. 1404
An Act To Give Superior Court Clerks and Deputy Clerks the Authority To Issue Process for the Arrest of Persons Charged with Crimes. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 1354, subsection 2.)

L.D. 2003, H.P. 1405
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 113: Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs - Private Non-Medical Institutions Level III, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2004, H.P. 1406
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 113: Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs - Private Non-Medical Institutions Level IV, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2005, H.P. 1407
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 113: Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs - Private Non-Medical Institutions Level II, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2006, H.P. 1408
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 113: Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs: Level IV Residential Care Facilities, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2007, H.P. 1409
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 113: Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs: Assisted Living Programs, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2008, H.P. 1410
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 113: Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs - Private Non-Medical Institutions Level I, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2009, H.P. 1411
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 113: Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs: Level I Residential Care Facilities, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2010, H.P. 1412
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 113: Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs: Level II Residential Care Facilities, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2011, H.P. 1413
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 113: Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs: Level III Residential Care Facilities, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2012, S.P. 774
An Act Amending and Restating the Charter of The President and Trustees of Colby College. (Presented by Senator GAGNON of Kennebec)

L.D. 2013, S.P. 776
Resolve, Regarding a Monument for Women Veterans of Maine. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MITCHELL of Kennebec)

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.