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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVI, No. 10

Monday, March 8, 2010

124TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Ch. 483 - An Act To Create Regional Quality of Place Investment Strategies for High-value Jobs, Products and Services in Maine. (S.P. 505, L.D. 1389) (Governor's Bill)

Ch. 484 - An Act To Provide for the Safety of Maine Athletes. (H.P. 1168, L.D. 1640)

Ch. 485 - An Act Relating to the Maine Aeronautical Advisory Board. (S.P. 628, L.D. 1663)

Ch. 486 - An Act To Update the Laws Concerning the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. (H.P. 1101, L.D. 1564)

Private and Special Laws

Signed by the Governor
Monday, March 1, 2010

Ch. 29 - An Act To Amend the Charter of the Caribou Utilities District. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1064, L.D. 1515)

Ch. 30 - An Act To Facilitate the Involvement of the Office of the Public Advocate in the FairPoint Communications Bankruptcy Case. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1171, L.D. 1643) (Governor's Bill)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Monday, March 1, 2010

Ch. 152 - Resolve, To Review Certification Requirements for Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Systems. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1098, L.D. 1556)

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, MARCH 5, 2010

L.D. 1804, S.P. 707
An Act To Make Certain MaineCare Rules Regarding Service Provided by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Department of Education Major Substantive Rules. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 1805, H.P. 1292
An Act To Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Revisor of Statutes pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 1, section 94.)

L.D. 1806, H.P. 1293
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Regarding Review of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources under the State Government Evaluation Act. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 3, section 955, subsection 4.)

L.D. 1807, H.P. 1294
An Act To Establish Municipal Cost Components for Unorganized Territory Services To Be Rendered in Fiscal Year 2010-11. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Audit pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 36, section 1604.)

L.D. 1808, I.B. 5
An Act To Allow a Casino in Oxford County. (Transmitted to the Clerk of the 124th Maine Legislature by the Secretary of State on February 25, 2010 and ordered printed.)

L.D. 1809, S.P. 718
An Act To Facilitate Communication between the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Revenue Services and the Department of Conservation, Bureau of Forestry. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator NUTTING of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1810, S.P. 710
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Governor's Ocean Energy Task Force. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator HOBBINS of York)

L.D. 1811, S.P. 719
An Act To Amend the Maine Medical Marijuana Act. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator BRANNIGAN of Cumberland)

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.