ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-SIX BILLS HELD OVER BY LEGISLATURE

(151 in Committee and 25 on the Appropriations Table)

Pursuant to Joint Order HP 992; Joint Order HP 994 as amended by HA H-504; Joint Order HP 998 and Joint Order SP 555

House Paper 992

ORDERED, the Senate concurring, that the following specified matters be held over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature, by vote of the House and Senate.

Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

H.P. 532, L.D. 783 - RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Establish a Right to Food

S.P. 311, L.D. 866 - An Act To Ensure Efficiency and Safety in the Bureau of Forestry

H.P. 686, L.D. 991 - An Act To Amend Maine's Genetically Modified Food Products Labeling Law

H.P. 811, L.D. 1178 - An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Maple Syrup Task Force

S.P. 478, L.D. 1326 - An Act To Require Labeling of All Genetically Modified Products

Appropriations and Financial Affairs

S.P. 81, L.D. 212 - An Act Concerning Cost-of-living Adjustments for Certain Retirees

S.P. 186, L.D. 518 - An Act To Clarify and Protect Certain Public Service Retirement Benefits

H.P. 646, L.D. 927 - An Act To Remove the Age Penalty for State Retirees Working at Institutions That Are Closing

H.P. 690, L.D. 995 - An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Participating Local Districts in the Maine Public Employees Retirement System

H.P. 703, L.D. 1020 - An Act To Make Certain Necessary Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations

H.P. 704, L.D. 1021 - An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System

H.P. 715, L.D. 1032 - An Act To Implement the Combination Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Described in a Report Submitted to the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs in March 2012

S.P. 547, L.D. 1447 - An Act To Authorize Increased Borrowing by the Maine Governmental Facilities Authority To Support the Maine Correctional Center in South Windham

Criminal Justice and Public Safety

S.P. 70, L.D. 195 - An Act Regarding County Jails

S.P. 169, L.D. 440 - An Act To Create a Secure, Therapeutic Mental Health Unit

H.P. 436, L.D. 655 - Resolve, To Study the Feasibility of a State Firefighter Training Facility

S.P. 386, L.D. 1114 - An Act To Protect Maine's Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

S.P. 513, L.D. 1387 - An Act Regarding the State Board of Corrections

Education and Cultural Affairs

S.P. 120, L.D. 305 - An Act To Authorize Circus Conservatory of America To Grant Baccalaureate Degrees

H.P. 243, L.D. 356 - An Act To Permit the New England School of Dental Technology To Grant the Degree of Bachelor of Science

H.P. 678, L.D. 981 - An Act To Establish a Veterinary School

S.P. 359, L.D. 1033 - Resolve, To Assist the University of Maine System and the Maine Community College System To Reduce the Need for Remedial Education

S.P. 502, L.D. 1370 - An Act To Improve the Quality of Teachers

H.P. 944, L.D. 1394 - An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Strengthen the Adequacy and Equity of Certain Cost Components of the School Funding Formula

Energy, Utilities and Technology

H.P. 191, L.D. 273 - An Act To Encourage and Enhance the Future of Waste-to-energy Facilities by Establishing a Portfolio Requirement for Electricity from Waste Energy Resources

H.P. 305, L.D. 466 - An Act To Increase Competition and Ensure a Robust Information and Telecommunications Market

H.P. 560, L.D. 826 - An Act To Promote Maine's Economic Development and Critical Communications for Rural Family Farms, Businesses and Residences by Strategic Public Investments in High-speed Internet

H.P. 598, L.D. 879 - An Act To Ensure High-quality Telecommunications Services for Maine Consumers and Businesses

H.P. 600, L.D. 881 - An Act To Allow the Public Utilities Commission To Contract for Liquefied Natural Gas Storage and Distribution

S.P. 376, L.D. 1073 - An Act To Lower Energy Costs and Increase Access to Solar Energy for Agricultural Businesses

S.P. 378, L.D. 1075 - An Act To Amend the Charter of the Canton Water District

S.P. 467, L.D. 1302 - An Act To Increase Competition and Ensure a Robust Information and Telecommunications Market

H.P. 893, L.D. 1315 - An Act To Amend Maine's Restructuring Laws

S.P. 484, L.D. 1339 - An Act To Provide Relief to Maine Ratepayers

S.P. 511, L.D. 1382 - An Act To Assist Low-income Electricity Consumers

S.P. 519, L.D. 1398 - An Act To Reduce Electric Rates for Maine Businesses

Environment and Natural Resources

H.P. 207, L.D. 313 - An Act To Create a Sustainable Solution to the Handling, Management and Disposal of Solid Waste in the State

H.P. 260, L.D. 394 - Resolve, To Lower the Department of Environmental Protection's 5-point Odor Intensity Referencing Scale for Odor Control at Solid Waste Processing Facilities

H.P. 489, L.D. 713 - Resolve, To Further Protect Lake Water Quality

H.P. 544, L.D. 795 - An Act To Encourage Prudent Development along the Coast or in a Flood Zone by Considering Predictions for Sea Level Rise

Health and Human Services

H.P. 138, L.D. 180 - An Act To Allow Terminally Ill Patients To Choose To Use Experimental Treatments

S.P. 82, L.D. 213 - An Act To Ensure the Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Educational and Behavioral Assessment of Children Entering State Custody

H.P. 314, L.D. 475 - Resolve, To Increase MaineCare Services for Certain Recipients To Allow Them To Remain at Home

S.P. 215, L.D. 622 - An Act To Require Training of Mandated Reporters under the Child Abuse Laws

S.P. 226, L.D. 633 - An Act To Improve the Health of Maine Citizens and the Economy of Maine by Providing Affordable Market-based Coverage Options to Low-income Uninsured Citizens

S.P. 256, L.D. 726 - An Act To Increase Patient Safety in Maine's Medical Marijuana Program

H.P. 576, L.D. 842 - An Act To Establish Peer Center Reimbursement

H.P. 604, L.D. 885 - An Act To Promote Enhanced Eligibility Verification in Maine's Welfare System

H.P. 605, L.D. 886 - Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Increase Reimbursement Rates for Home-based and Community-based Services

H.P. 652, L.D. 949 - An Act To Enact the Recommendations of the Commission on Independent Living and Disability

H.P. 665, L.D. 966 - An Act To Assist Patients in Need of Psychiatric Services

H.P. 713, L.D. 1030 - An Act To Better Coordinate the Work of Mental Health Crisis Agencies with Law Enforcement Agencies

S.P. 384, L.D. 1097 - An Act To Improve the Integrity of Maine's Welfare Programs

H.P. 787, L.D. 1149 - Resolve, Directing the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention To Report on Progress toward Meeting Healthy Maine 2020 Goals Pertaining to Reproductive Health

H.P. 827, L.D. 1209 - An Act To Increase the Effectiveness of Peer Supports in the State

H.P. 867, L.D. 1267 - An Act To Assist Working Families with Young Children

H.P. 868, L.D. 1268 - An Act To Reform Welfare by Establishing Bridges to Sustainable Employment

Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

H.P. 422, L.D. 609 - An Act To Provide an Incentive to Nonresident Landowners Who Own More than 250 Acres To Keep That Land Open for Hunting

S.P. 233, L.D. 640 - Resolve, To Establish a Working Group To Review the Incidental Take Permitting Process under the Endangered Species Laws

H.P. 449, L.D. 668 - An Act To Market Maine's Hunting and Fishing Opportunities

Insurance and Financial Services

H.P. 480, L.D. 704 - An Act Regarding Notice Provided by Insurance Carriers to Health Care Providers

H.P. 608, L.D. 889 - An Act To Protect Maine's Small Businesses from High Interest Rates on Commercial and Business Loans

S.P. 335, L.D. 944 - An Act Regarding Recovery of Emergency Response Costs Related to an OUI Offense

H.P. 788, L.D. 1150 - An Act Regarding Maximum Allowable Cost Pricing Lists Used by Pharmacy Benefit Managers

S.P. 470, L.D. 1305 - An Act To Encourage Health Insurance Consumers To Comparison Shop for Health Care Procedures and Treatment

H.P. 896, L.D. 1318 - An Act To Promote Individual Private Savings Accounts through a Public-private Partnership

Judiciary

H.P. 11, L.D. 8 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 301: Fee Schedule and Administrative Procedures for Payment of Commission Assigned Counsel, a Major Substantive Rule of the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services

H.P. 153, L.D. 221 - An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Service Animal Housing Accommodations

H.P. 185, L.D. 267 - An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

H.P. 186, L.D. 268 - An Act Regarding the Penobscot Nation's and Passamaquoddy Tribe's Authority To Exercise Jurisdiction under the Federal Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 and the Federal Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

H.P. 528, L.D. 775 - An Act To Streamline Judicial Review of Certain Land Use Decisions

H.P. 531, L.D. 778 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 3: Eligibility Requirements for Specialized Case Types, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services

H.P. 609, L.D. 890 - An Act To Ensure a Continuing Home Court for Cases Involving Children

H.P. 654, L.D. 951 - An Act To Restore Judicial Discretion in the Administration of Fines

H.P. 734, L.D. 1065 - An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Temporary Powers of Attorney over Minors and Incapacitated Persons

H.P. 797, L.D. 1163 - An Act To Amend the Garnishment Laws of the State

H.P. 809, L.D. 1177 - An Act To Enact the Recommendations of the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission Regarding the Maine Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

H.P. 814, L.D. 1181 - An Act To Limit Liability for Certain Successor Corporations under Specific Circumstances

H.P. 832, L.D. 1214 - An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Mental Health Working Group

H.P. 842, L.D. 1224 - An Act To Amend the Child Protective Services Laws

S.P. 446, L.D. 1241 - An Act To Increase Government Efficiency

H.P. 889, L.D. 1311 - An Act To Establish the Patient Compensation System Act

H.P. 900, L.D. 1322 - An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission Concerning the Probate Code

S.P. 540, L.D. 1433 - An Act To Create the Office of the Public Defender and Amend the Duties of the Commission on Indigent Legal Services

Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development

S.P. 158, L.D. 429 - An Act To Modify the Disbursement from the Maine Economic Improvement Fund

H.P. 455, L.D. 674 - An Act To Support Maine's Working Families

S.P. 248, L.D. 690 - An Act To Ensure the Safety of Home Birth

S.P. 406, L.D. 1137 - An Act To Promote Reemployment of Unemployed Workers

S.P. 445, L.D. 1240 - An Act To Phase Out the Payment of Subminimum Wages to Workers with Disabilities

H.P. 937, L.D. 1384 - An Act To Improve Workplace Safety by Simplifying and Improving Employers' Substance Abuse Policy Requirements

S.P. 515, L.D. 1389 - An Act To Conform Maine Law to Federal Law Regarding Closings and Mass Layoffs and To Strengthen Employee Severance Pay Protections

Marine Resources

H.P. 271, L.D. 405 - An Act To Support Expanded Capacity for Breeding Wild Atlantic Salmon in Downeast Rivers

H.P. 294, L.D. 427 - An Act To Address and Mitigate the Effects of Marine Debris

H.P. 332, L.D. 493 - An Act To Create the Ocean Acidification Council

State and Local Government

H.P. 124, L.D. 166 - An Act To Allow York County To Better Provide Rescue and Ambulance Services

S.P. 417, L.D. 1190 - An Act To Amend the Androscoggin County Charter

H.P. 824, L.D. 1206 - An Act To Allow County Corrections Officers To Participate in the Retired County and Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and Municipal Firefighters Health Insurance Program

S.P. 461, L.D. 1286 - An Act To Ensure the Use of Environmentally Responsible Insulation Materials in Taxpayer-funded Building Projects

H.P. 884, L.D. 1298 - An Act Relating to the Creation of Public-private Facilities and Infrastructure

H.P. 903, L.D. 1325 - An Act To Ensure a Public Process When Discontinuing or Abandoning a Public Road

S.P. 480, L.D. 1328 - An Act To Clarify the Ownership of and Access to Ancient and Family Burying Grounds

Taxation

H.P. 43, L.D. 49 - An Act To Exempt from Excise Tax Certain Vehicles Used by Persons with a Disability

S.P. 239, L.D. 646 - An Act To Provide Incentives for Municipal Cooperation and Shared Services

H.P. 670, L.D. 973 - An Act To Ensure That Nicotine Products Are Taxed Equally

H.P. 854, L.D. 1254 - An Act To Implement and Fund an Integrated Beach Management Program

H.P. 967, L.D. 1421 - An Act To Establish a Tax-free Savings Program for Individuals with Disabilities

Transportation

H.P. 159, L.D. 227 - An Act To Remove Barriers to Job Opportunities for Young Truck Drivers

H.P. 205, L.D. 287 - An Act To Improve Traffic Safety during Political Campaign Seasons

H.P. 468, L.D. 687 - An Act To Expand Classification Categories for Motor Vehicles in the State

H.P. 771, L.D. 1110 - An Act To Modernize Road User Fees

Veterans and Legal Affairs

H.P. 554, L.D. 805 - Resolve, Authorizing Certain Individuals To Bring Suit against the Department of Health and Human Services

H.P. 623, L.D. 904 - An Act To Increase Fairness in Campaign Financing

H.P. 692, L.D. 997 - An Act To Streamline Licensing Requirements for and Payments from Veterans' Organizations

H.P. 875, L.D. 1279 - An Act To Authorize Advance Deposit Wagering for Horse Racing

House Paper 994 as amended by House Amendment "A" (H-504)

ORDERED, the Senate concurring, that the following specified matters be held over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature, by vote of the House and Senate.

Appropriations and Financial Affairs

H.P. 5, L.D. 2 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Purchase and Development of the Bar Harbor Ferry Terminal as a Multimodal Transportation Facility

H.P. 62, L.D. 68 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Attract Business by Investing in High-speed Broadband Infrastructure

S.P. 37, L.D. 100 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Help Small Businesses

H.P. 80, L.D. 108 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Riverfront Community Development

S.P. 68, L.D. 193 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

S.P. 86, L.D. 217 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Development of a Multimodal Transportation Facility

S.P. 92, L.D. 254 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Waterfront Development

H.P. 241, L.D. 354 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Enhance Public Transportation in the Bangor Area

S.P. 153, L.D. 385 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Improvements to Facilities at the University of Maine System Campuses

S.P. 154, L.D. 386 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund Farmland Restoration

S.P. 155, L.D. 387 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Agricultural Enterprises and Encourage the Use of Local Farm Products in Public Schools

H.P. 293, L.D. 426 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Address Sea Level Rise

S.P. 167, L.D. 438 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Maine's Rail Infrastructure and Expand Passenger Rail Service

S.P. 182, L.D. 453 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Upgrade and Replace Infrastructure of the Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation

S.P. 221, L.D. 628 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Transportation Infrastructure

H.P. 435, L.D. 654 - An Act To Expand the 1998 Special Retirement Plan To Include Detectives in the Office of the Attorney General

S.P. 263, L.D. 733 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Build the Infrastructure Needed To End Hunger in Central and Northern Maine

H.P. 500, L.D. 747 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Assist in the Creation and Retention of Jobs and Improve Access to Higher Education in Maine

H.P. 533, L.D. 784 - An Act To Authorize a Revenue Bond for a Student Loan Reduction Plan

H.P. 592, L.D. 873 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Housing for Homeless Veterans

H.P. 594, L.D. 875 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Highways, Bridges, Ports, Railroads and Other Multimodal Facilities

H.P. 643, L.D. 924 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Enhance State Parks

S.P. 322, L.D. 931 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Research and Development for the University of Maine System

H.P. 691, L.D. 996 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Food Processing Infrastructure in Rural Areas of the State

H.P. 693, L.D. 998 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Collect Data on and To Monitor Ocean Acidification

H.P. 701, L.D. 1018 - An Act To Make Certain Necessary Appropriations and Allocations

H.P. 722, L.D. 1053 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Stimulate Investment in Innovation by Maine Businesses To Produce Nationally and Globally Competitive Products and Services

H.P. 738, L.D. 1069 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Upgrade Municipal Culverts at Stream Crossings

S.P. 439, L.D. 1234 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Acquire the Frances Perkins Homestead

H.P. 848, L.D. 1248 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Land for Maine's Future Fund

S.P. 483, L.D. 1334 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Repair and Renovate the Former Cutler Naval Base in Washington County To Facilitate Development and Stimulate the Economy

H.P. 908, L.D. 1336 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Maine's Community Colleges

S.P. 487, L.D. 1341 - An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Maine's Housing Stock and Reduce Heating Costs and Oil Consumption

Veterans and Legal Affairs

*S.P. 272, L.D. 742 - RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require That 5 Percent of Signatures on a Direct Initiative of Legislation Come from Each County

H.P. 876, L.D. 1280 - An Act To Provide Income Tax Relief by Expanding Gaming Opportunities

*House Amendment "A" (H-504)

House Paper 998

ORDERED, the Senate concurring, that the following specified matters be held over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature.

Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

H.P. 759, L.D. 1099 - An Act To Establish a Fund for the Operations and Outreach Activities of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Animal and Plant Disease and Insect Control Laboratory

Criminal Justice and Public Safety

H.P. 557, L.D. 823 - An Act To Upgrade the Concealed Handgun Permit Law

Senate Paper 555

ORDERED, the House concurring, that the following specified matters be held over on the Special Appropriations Table to the next special or regular session of the 127th Legislature:

H.P. 9, L.D. 6 - Resolve, To Implement Recommendations of the Government Oversight Committee To Strengthen the Ethics Practices and Procedures for Executive Branch Employees

H.P. 73, L.D. 90 - Resolve, To Ensure Appropriate Personal Needs Allowances for Persons Residing in Long-term Care Facilities

S.P. 84, L.D. 215 - An Act To Improve Student Retention in Maine's Postsecondary Institutions

S.P. 87, L.D. 249 - An Act To Enable Seniors To Remain in Their Homes

H.P. 199, L.D. 281 - Resolve, To Modify the State Valuation of the Town of Madison To Reflect the Loss in Valuation of the Madison Paper Company and To Modify the State Valuation of the Town of Skowhegan To Reflect the Loss in Valuation of the S.D. Warren Company

H.P. 252, L.D. 365 - An Act To Provide a Tax Reduction for Modifications To Make a Home More Accessible for a Person with a Disability

H.P. 286, L.D. 419 - An Act To Promote Academic Opportunities for Maine Youth during Summer Months

H.P. 337, L.D. 498 - An Act To Restore the Super Credit for Substantially Increased Research and Development

H.P. 376, L.D. 552 - An Act To Provide Funding for Home Visiting Services

H.P. 442, L.D. 661 - An Act To Fund HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Viral Hepatitis Screening, Prevention, Diagnostic and Treatment Services

H.P. 579, L.D. 845 - An Act To Address Unmet Public Transportation Needs

S.P. 304, L.D. 860 - Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Adjust Reimbursement Rates for Dental Services under the MaineCare Program

S.P. 312, L.D. 867 - An Act To Provide Tax Fairness and To Lower Medical Expenses for Patients under the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act

H.P. 617, L.D. 898 - An Act To Reduce Student Loan Debt through an Expansion of the Educational Opportunity Tax Credit

H.P. 695, L.D. 1000 - An Act To Define Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices for Purposes of the Sales Tax Law

H.P. 697, L.D. 1002 - An Act To Appropriate $500,000 for the Electronic Monitoring Fund

H.P. 699, L.D. 1004 - An Act To Provide Incentives To Foster Economic Growth and Build Infrastructure in the State by Encouraging Visual Media Production

H.P. 705, L.D. 1022 - An Act To Protect the Future of Harness Racing

H.P. 731, L.D. 1062 - An Act To Support Housing for Homeless Veterans

H.P. 780, L.D. 1142 - An Act Regarding the Taxation of Out-of-state Pensions

H.P. 853, L.D. 1253 - An Act To Improve the Evaluation of Public Schools

H.P. 886, L.D. 1300 - An Act To Create and Sustain Jobs through Development of Cooperatives

H.P. 906, L.D. 1331 - An Act To Provide Enhanced Enforcement of the Laws Governing Alcoholic Beverages

H.P. 912, L.D. 1343 - An Act To Increase Access to Postsecondary Education for Maine National Guard Members

H.P. 959, L.D. 1412 - An Act To Fund a Training Partnership between Riverview Psychiatric Center and the University of Maine at Augusta