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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXIV, No. 11

Monday, February 18, 2008

123RD LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Ch. 146 - Resolve, To Review the Law Governing Municipal Service Charges for Tax-exempt Property. (H.P. 996, L.D. 1413)

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 15, 2008

L.D. 2203, H.P. 1573
An Act To Ensure Adequate Funding for Conservation Districts. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Allagash)

L.D. 2204, H.P. 1572
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Commercial Vehicles. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Allagash)

L.D. 2205, H.P. 1574
An Act To Further Clarify Worker Payments for Clothing and Equipment. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Monmouth)

L.D. 2206, S.P. 849
An Act To Improve the Operation of "Texas Hold 'Em" Tournaments. (Presented by Senator SCHNEIDER of Penobscot)

L.D. 2207, S.P. 850
An Act To Diminish Global Warming. (Presented by Senator STRIMLING of Cumberland)

L.D. 2208, H.P. 1575
An Act To Provide Additional Funding for the Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Speaker CUMMINGS of Portland)

L.D. 2209, H.P. 1576
An Act To Amend the Axle Weight Laws for Trucks Transporting Unprocessed Agricultural Products and Forest Products. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative THOMAS of Ripley)

L.D. 2210, H.P. 1577
An Act To Promote the Use of Safer Chemicals in Consumer Products. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative KOFFMAN of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 2211, H.P. 1578
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 29: Standards for Water Quality Protection, Section 6, Buffer Requirement, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, Board of Pesticides Control.. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 2212, H.P. 1579
An Act Concerning Public Records Exceptions. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 1, section 432, subsection 1.)

L.D. 2213, H.P. 1580
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Working Group To Improve Public Understanding and Participation in the Rulemaking Process. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on State and Local Government pursuant to Joint Order 2008, H.P. 1540.)

L.D. 2214, H.P. 1581
Resolve, To Provide Temporary Weight Limits for Trucks Carrying Forest Products. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative COTTA of China)

L.D. 2215, S.P. 853
An Act To Increase the Amount of Value of a Residence Protected from Bankruptcy Proceedings. (Presented by Senator PERRY of Penobscot)

L.D. 2216, H.P. 1582
An Act To Streamline and Ensure Adequate Funding for the Bureau of Air Quality. (Presented by Representative KOFFMAN of Bar Harbor)

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.