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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXII, No. 18

Monday, May 1, 2006

122ND LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Became law without the Governor's signature

Ch. 598 - An Act To Make Adjustments to the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. (S.P. 811, L.D. 2077)

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, April 27, 2006

Ch. 599 - An Act To Establish the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1371, L.D. 1957)

Ch. 600 - An Act To Allow the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf To Lease Classroom Space to Independent Schools. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1386, L.D. 1979)

Ch. 601 - An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Reform the State Budget Process. (S.P. 790, L.D. 2045) (Governor's Bill)

Ch. 602 - An Act Regarding Storm Water Program Administration. (H.P. 1435, L.D. 2035)

Ch. 603 - An Act Regarding the Maine Insurance Guaranty Association. (H.P. 1463, L.D. 2068) (Governor's Bill)

Ch. 604 - An Act Relating to Payday Loans. (H.P. 1469, L.D. 2076)

Ch. 605 - An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs Regarding the Telecommunications Relay Services Advisory Council Pursuant to Reviews Conducted under the State Government Evaluation Act. (H.P. 1495, L.D. 2105)

Private and Special Laws

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, April 27, 2006

Ch. 51 - An Act To Amend the Charter of the Anson Water District. (S.P. 842, L.D. 2100)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Monday, April 24, 2006

Ch. 197 - Resolve, Authorizing Certain Land Transactions by the Department of Conservation, Bureau of Parks and Lands. (H.P. 1415, L.D. 2015) (Governor's Bill)

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, April 27, 2006

Ch. 198 - Resolve, Directing the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources to Conduct Outreach Activities Pertaining to Animal Identification. (H.P. 1293, L.D. 1853)

Ch. 199 - Resolve, To Ensure the Availability of Consumer-directed Personal Assistance Services. (S.P. 769, L.D. 1991)

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, APRIL 28, 2006

L.D. 2112, H.P. 1504
Resolve, To Extend the Reporting Deadline for the Task Force on Citizenship Education. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs pursuant to Resolve 2003, chapter 143, Part B, section 2.)

L.D. 2113, H.P. 1505
An Act To Extend the Alternative Delivery Methods Pilot Program for Certain School Construction Projects. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs pursuant to Private and Special Law 2001, chapter 54, section 3.)

L.D. 2114, S.P. 856
An Act To Implement Organizational Improvements to the Legislative Youth Advisory Council. (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.