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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXV, No. 15

Monday, April 20, 2009

124TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Ch. 21 - An Act To Encourage Economic Recovery and Employment Growth To Support Maine's Working Waterfronts. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 214, L.D. 271)

Ch. 22 - An Act Pertaining to the Quality Child Care Education Scholarship Fund. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 76, L.D. 92)

Ch. 23 - An Act To Raise the Fee a Bail Commissioner May Charge. (S.P. 77, L.D. 227)

Private and Special Laws

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Ch. 3 - An Act To Update the Casco Bay Island Transit District Enabling Law. (H.P. 358, L.D. 513)

Signed by the Governor
Monday, April 13, 2009

Ch. 4 - An Act To Validate Certain Proceedings Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds and Notes by School Administrative District No. 32. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 588, L.D. 857)

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 17, 2009

L.D. 1457, H.P. 1011
An Act To Limit Membership by School Administrative Units in Certain Interscholastic Organizations. (Presented by Representative TARDY of Newport)

L.D. 1458, S.P. 542
An Act To Increase Opportunities for Commercial Tracks and Agricultural Fairs. (Presented by Senator BRYANT of Oxford)

L.D. 1459, S.P. 543
An Act To Modify Child Support Enforcement Procedures and Requirements. (Presented by Senator SIMPSON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1460, H.P. 1012
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 41: Special Restrictions on Pesticide Use, 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. 1461, H.P. 1013
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 3: Maine Clean Election Act and Related Provisions - Matching Funds and Property and Equipment, a Major Substantive Rule of the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1462, H.P. 1014
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 3: Maine Clean Election Act and Related Provisions - Increase of Seed Money to $150,000, a Major Substantive Rule of the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1463, H.P. 1015
An Act To Provide Equitable Property Tax Relief To Maintain Traditional Communities. (Presented by Representative PERCY of Phippsburg)

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://legislature.maine.gov/LawMakerWeb/search.asp.