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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVI, No. 3

Monday, January 18, 2010

124TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2010

L.D. 1731, H.P. 1229
An Act To Amend the Bingo Laws. (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 1732, H.P. 1230
An Act To Allow a Municipality To Withdraw from a Regional School Unit. (Presented by Representative MILLER of Somerville)

L.D. 1733, H.P. 1231
An Act To Exempt from Penalties School Administrative Units That Would Lose Subsidy as a Result of Reorganization. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Lincolnville)

L.D. 1734, H.P. 1232
An Act To Require the Department of Education To Calculate Subsidy on the Basis of Membership in a Regional School Unit or an Alternative Organizational Structure and as if the School Administrative Unit Had Not Reorganized as of 2009. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Lincolnville)

L.D. 1735, H.P. 1233
An Act To Waive Certain Penalties Imposed against School Administrative Units if the State Has Not Fulfilled Its Goal of Paying 55% of Costs. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative ROTUNDO of Lewiston)

L.D. 1736, S.P. 663
An Act To Improve Safety on Maine's Primary and Secondary Roads, Reduce Road Maintenance Costs and Improve the Environment and the Economy by Allowing Certain Heavy Commercial Vehicles on the Interstate Highway System in Maine. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator DAMON of Hancock)

L.D. 1737, S.P. 666
An Act To Clarify Safety Requirements in Acadia National Park. (Presented by Senator DAMON of Hancock)

L.D. 1738, H.P. 1235
An Act To Establish a Duty To Report Serious Injuries. (Presented by Representative McLEOD of Lee)

L.D. 1739, H.P. 1236
An Act To Remove the Requirement That the Annual Budget of a Regional School Unit Must Be Approved at a Budget Validation Referendum. (Presented by Representative McFADDEN of Dennysville)

L.D. 1740, H.P. 1237
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 2: Change of Use, Downsizing, or Closure of Correctional Facilities, a Major Substantive Rule of the State Board of Corrections. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the State Board of Corrections pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1741, H.P. 1238
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: Maine Unified Special Education Regulation, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Education pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1742, H.P. 1239
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 232: Well Drillers and Pump Installers Rules, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1743, H.P. 1240
An Act To Provide for the 2010 and 2011 Allocations of the State Ceiling on Private Activity Bonds. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative SMITH of Monmouth)

L.D. 1744, H.P. 1241
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 9: Rule Requiring Best Management Practices for Growing Crops To Minimize Cross Contamination, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

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.

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