weekly
LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXIV, No. 9

Monday, February 4, 2008

123RD LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Ch. 473 - An Act To Clarify Confidentiality in Child Protective Proceedings. (S.P. 828, L.D. 2161)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Ch. 145 - Resolve, To Extend to January 20, 2008 the Reporting Deadline for the Tribal-State Work Group. (S.P. 764, L.D. 1970)

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 1, 2008

L.D. 2172, H.P. 1546
An Act To Protect Children from Lead Poisoning. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CONNOR of Kennebunk)

L.D. 2173, H.P. 1547
An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and To Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2008 and June 30, 2009. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative FISCHER of Presque Isle)

L.D. 2174, H.P. 1548
An Act Regarding Curriculum Requirements and Standards for Awarding a High School Diploma. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative NORTON of Bangor)

L.D. 2175, H.P. 1549
Resolve, To Ensure Support for a Model of Consolidated and Integrated Secondary and Postsecondary Education. (Presented by Representative RECTOR of Thomaston)

L.D. 2176, S.P. 836
An Act Relating to Studded Tires. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 2177, S.P. 837
An Act To Correct the Law Regarding Portability of Pension Benefits for Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters. (Presented by President EDMONDS of Cumberland)

L.D. 2178, S.P. 838
An Act To Increase Public Confidence in Government by Expanding Public Disclosure. (Presented by President EDMONDS of Cumberland)

L.D. 2179, S.P. 841
An Act To Promote Residential and Commercial Energy Conservation. (Presented by Senator BARTLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 2180, H.P. 1550
An Act To Ensure the Integrity of Prepaid Calling Accounts. (Presented by Representative ADAMS of Portland)

L.D. 2181, H.P. 1551
An Act To Protect Consumers' Gift Card Interests. (Presented by Representative SIMPSON of Auburn)

L.D. 2182, H.P. 1552
An Act To Allow Civil Penalties for Damaging Utility Property or for Theft of Utility Services. (Presented by Representative BLISS of South Portland)

L.D. 2183, H.P. 1553
Resolve, To Place a Sign on the Maine Turnpike for the Black Mountain of Maine Ski Area. (Presented by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico)

L.D. 2184, H.P. 1554
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Study the Promotion, Expansion and Regulation of the Harness Racing Industry. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry pursuant to Resolve 2007, chapter 128, section 8.)

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.