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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVI, No. 8

Monday, February 22, 2010

124TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Friday, February 12, 2010

Ch. 467 - An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force on the Sustainability of the Dairy Industry in Maine. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1252, L.D. 1758)

Ch. 468 - An Act To Adjust the Milk Handling Fee. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1247, L.D. 1753)

Ch. 469 - 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) (S.P. 663, L.D. 1736) (Governor's Bill)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Friday, February 12, 2010

Ch. 145 - Resolve, To Name Route 16/27 in the Town of Stratton the Caleb Dalton Stevens Memorial Highway. (S.P. 580, L.D. 1502)

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Ch. 146 - Resolve, To Study Expenditures for Oral Health Care in the MaineCare Program. (H.P. 438, L.D. 624)

Ch. 147 - Resolve, Directing the Department of Labor To Research and Analyze the Methods Other States Utilize To Assess Benefit Charges When a Worker Becomes Unemployed and Receives Benefits. (H.P. 1074, L.D. 1524)

Ch. 148 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 692: Siting of Oil Storage Facilities, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1077, L.D. 1527)

Ch. 149 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 700: Wellhead Protection: Siting of Facilities That Pose a Significant Threat to Drinking Water, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1076, L.D. 1526)

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 19, 2010

L.D. 1781, H.P. 1271
An Act To Allow Electronic Filing of Vital Records and Closing of Records To Guard against Fraud and Make Other Changes to the Vital Records Laws. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative PERRY of Calais)

L.D. 1782, S.P. 686
An Act To Exempt the Town of Hermon from the School Administrative Unit Consolidation Law. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator PERRY of Penobscot)

L.D. 1783, S.P. 690
An Act To Amend the Charter of the Kennebec Water District. (Presented by Senator MARRACHÉ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1784, H.P. 1272
An Act Regarding the Commissioner of Education's Rule-making Authority. (Presented by Representative CONNOR of Kennebunk)

L.D. 1785, H.P. 1273
An Act To Bolster Maine's Social Safety Net through Voluntary Sales Tax Contributions. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HAYES of Buckfield)

L.D. 1786, H.P. 1274
An Act Regarding Energy Infrastructure Development. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Utilities and Energy pursuant to Public Law 2009, chapter 372, Part F, section 4, subsection 6.)

L.D. 1787, S.P. 698
An Act To Provide for Legislative Review of Recently Proposed Revisions to Certain Rules Adopted Pursuant to the Site Location of Development Laws. (Presented by Senator GOODALL of Sagadahoc)

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.