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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVI, No. 7

Monday, February 15, 2010

124TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Monday, February 8, 2010

Ch. 463 - An Act To Clarify the State's Initiative Involving the Federal Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1070, L.D. 1521)

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Ch. 464 - An Act To Allow the Board of Dental Examiners To Grant Permits to Qualified Individuals To Practice as Dental Residents. (H.P. 1069, L.D. 1520)

Ch. 465 - An Act To Correct Errors in the Laws Relating to Unlicensed Practice and Other Provisions of the Professional and Occupational Licensing Laws. (H.P. 1110, L.D. 1572)

Ch. 466 - An Act To Make Maine Laws Consistent with Recent Amendments to the United States Trade Act of 1974. (H.P. 1087, L.D. 1543)

Private and Special Laws

Signed by the Governor
Monday, February 8, 2010

Ch. 27 - An Act To Authorize Maine Media College To Confer the Degree of Master of Fine Arts. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1055, L.D. 1506)

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, February 11, 2010

Ch. 28 - An Act To Raise the Indebtedness Limit of the Eagle Lake Water and Sewer District. (H.P. 1099, L.D. 1557)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Ch. 144 - Resolve, To Name a Bridge in North Berwick the North Berwick Veterans Memorial Bridge. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1133, L.D. 1606)

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 12, 2010

L.D. 1774, H.P. 1263
An Act To Strengthen Collection of Unredeemed Beverage Container Deposits. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 1775, S.P. 681
An Act To Amend Mercury Stack Testing Requirements for Certain Air Emission Sources. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Natural Resources pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 38, section 585-B, subsection 6.)

L.D. 1776, S.P. 683
An Act To Protect Teacher Retirement Income. (Presented by Senator SIMPSON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1777, H.P. 1264
An Act To Display the Homeland Security Advisory System at Public Transportation Facilities. (Presented by Representative PILON of Saco)

L.D. 1778, H.P. 1265
An Act To Enable the Installation of Broadband Infrastructure. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DILL of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 1779, H.P. 1266
An Act To Prohibit Surcharges on the Use of Debit Cards. (Presented by Representative TREAT of Hallowell)

L.D. 1780, H.P. 1270
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 270: Uniform Reporting System for Quality Data Sets, a Major Substantive Rule of the Maine Health Data Organization. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Maine Health Data Organization 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.

Bill status information is available at http://legislature.maine.gov/LawMakerWeb/search.asp.