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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXII, No. 17

Monday, April 24, 2006

122ND LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Friday, April 14, 2006

Ch. 587 - An Act To Allow Certain End-of-life-care Decision-makers To Consent to Organ and Tissue Donation. (H.P. 1282, L.D. 1842)

Ch. 588 - An Act To Establish Guidelines and Criteria for Audits Conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1368, L.D. 1951)

Ch. 589 - An Act Regarding Prescription Drug Information Intermediaries. (S.P. 771, L.D. 1992)

Ch. 590 - An Act To Further Reduce Mercury Use and Emissions. (S.P. 787, L.D. 2043) (Governor's Bill)

Ch. 591 - An Act To Clarify the Uninsured Motorist Laws. (H.P. 1422, L.D. 2021)

Ch. 592 - An Act To Increase Wetland Protection. (H.P. 1465, L.D. 2071)

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Ch. 593 - An Act To Support the Efficient Implementation of Maine's Learning Results. (H.P. 989, L.D. 1425)

Ch. 594 - An Act To Correct Deficiencies in the Divorce Laws. (H.P. 1252, L.D. 1812)

Ch. 595 - An Act Relating to Secondary School Construction Projects. (S.P. 844, L.D. 2104)

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Ch. 596 - An Act To Allow Small Businesses To Participate in Liquor Sales. (H.P. 1260, L.D. 1820)

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, April 20, 2006

Ch. 597 - An Act Making Improvements to the Laws Regarding Local Land Use Ordinances. (H.P. 1080, L.D. 1535)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Friday, April 14, 2006

Ch. 191 - Resolve, To Require the Department of Labor, in Consultation with Interested Parties, To Examine the Laws and Practices Regarding the Definition of "Employment" for Purposes of Unemployment Compensation. (H.P. 1287, L.D. 1847)

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Ch. 192 - Resolve, To Improve Quality and Access to Mental Health Care Through the Development of a Joint Strategic Plan. (S.P. 760, L.D. 1973)

Ch. 193 - Resolve, Authorizing the Department of Conservation, Bureau of Parks and Lands To Convey Certain Lands. (S.P. 827, L.D. 2095)

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Ch. 194 - Resolve, To Improve Retention, Quality and Benefits for Direct Care Health Workers. (S.P. 735, L.D. 1934)

Ch. 195 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 33: Home Day Care Provider Rules, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1459, L.D. 2064)

Ch. 196 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter III, Section 50: Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1458, L.D. 2062)

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.