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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXIV, No. 4

Monday, December 31, 2007

123RD LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2007

L.D. 2078, H.P. 1464
Resolve, To Determine Methods of Securing a Trained Laboratory Workforce for Maine. (Presented by Representative PENDLETON of Scarborough)

L.D. 2079, H.P. 1465
An Act To Strengthen the Crime of Visual Sexual Aggression against a Child. (Presented by Representative HILL of York)

L.D. 2080, H.P. 1466
An Act To Better Coordinate and Reduce the Cost of the Delivery of State and County Correctional Services. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Augusta)

L.D. 2081, H.P. 1467
An Act To Prohibit the Retail Sale and Distribution of Novelty Lighters. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative SYKES of Harrison)

L.D. 2082, H.P. 1468
An Act To Preserve Successful Historic Neighborhood Schools. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HINCK of Portland)

L.D. 2083, H.P. 1469
Resolve, To Expand Access to Foreign Language Instruction in Maine Schools. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative TREAT of Hallowell)

L.D. 2084, H.P. 1470
An Act To Protect Vulnerable Children by Allowing the Use of Emergency Medication. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MILLER of Somerville)

L.D. 2085, H.P. 1471
An Act To Protect Children from Secondhand Smoke. (Presented by Representative BLANCHETTE of Bangor)

L.D. 2086, H.P. 1472
Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Provide Appropriate Cost-of-living Adjustments for Certain Assisted Housing and Medical and Remedial Private Nonmedical Institutions. (Presented by Representative BRYANT of Windham)

L.D. 2087, H.P. 1473
Resolve, To Study the Feasibility of a Public Dock on Mooselookmeguntic Lake. (Presented by Representative CARTER of Bethel)

L.D. 2088, H.P. 1474
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Allow Maine Residents To Register Their Watercraft Online. (Presented by Representative DRISCOLL of Westbrook)

L.D. 2089, H.P. 1475
An Act To Allow Certain Assistance to Bear Hunters. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Allagash)

L.D. 2090, H.P. 1476
An Act To Impose a Horsepower Restriction for Boat Motors on Long Lake and Brandy Pond. (Presented by Representative SYKES of Harrison)

L.D. 2091, H.P. 1477
An Act To Protect Life Insurance Consumers. (Presented by Representative BRAUTIGAM of Falmouth)

L.D. 2092, H.P. 1478
An Act To Amend the Public Works Contractors' Surety Bond Law of 1971. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 2093, H.P. 1479
An Act To Help Prevent Identity Theft. (Presented by Representative TARDY of Newport)

L.D. 2094, H.P. 1480
An Act To Protect Personally Identifying Information. (Presented by Representative HAYES of Buckfield)

L.D. 2095, H.P. 1481
An Act To Ensure the Freedom of Family Child Care Providers To Jointly Negotiate with the State. (Presented by Speaker CUMMINGS of Portland)

L.D. 2096, H.P. 1482
An Act Regarding International Trade Agreements. (Presented by Representative PATRICK of Rumford)

L.D. 2097, H.P. 1483
An Act To Clarify the Exemption of Retail Sales of Kerosene from the Sales Tax. (Presented by Representative THOMAS of Ripley)

L.D. 2098, H.P. 1484
An Act To Prevent and Treat Cancer in Maine by Providing a Source of Funding for a Comprehensive Cancer Prevention Program. (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 2099, H.P. 1485
An Act To Provide Property and Excise Tax Relief to Disabled Maine Veterans. (Presented by Representative WHEELER of Kittery)

L.D. 2100, H.P. 1486
An Act To Exempt from Gasoline Tax at the Time of Sale Fuel Used for Off-road Commercial Uses. (Presented by Representative CARTER of Bethel)

L.D. 2101, H.P. 1487
Resolve, To Change the Name of the South Bridge between Lewiston and Auburn. (Presented by Representative WAGNER of Lewiston)

L.D. 2102, H.P. 1488
An Act To Allow Road Associations To Determine Assessments According to Majority Vote Cast at a Duly Held Meeting. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 2103, H.P. 1489
Resolve, Directing the Public Utilities Commission To Study Existing Barriers to Digital Telephone Service Access in Rural Areas of the State. (Presented by Representative ROBINSON of Raymond)

L.D. 2104, H.P. 1490
An Act To Provide for Fairness and Accuracy in Utility Rate Setting. (Presented by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham)

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://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/billtexts.

Bill status information is available at http://janus.state.me.us/legis/LawMakerWeb/search.asp.