weekly
LEGISLATIVE REPORT

From Robert B. Hunt, Clerk of the House
State House, Augusta, Maine

Volume XLI, No. 8

Friday, March 6, 2015

127TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015

L.D. 586, S.P. 202
An Act To Amend the Maine Economic Development Venture Capital Revolving Investment Program. (Presented by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot)

L.D. 587, S.P. 203
An Act Regarding Contract Indemnification. (Presented by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot)

L.D. 588, S.P. 204
An Act To Revise the Mining Laws. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 589, S.P. 205
An Act To Increase the Beneficial Reuse of Waste Materials and To Promote Community-based Renewable Energy. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 590, S.P. 206
An Act To Exempt a Fee for a Paper or Plastic Single-use Carry-out Bag from Tax. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 591, S.P. 207
An Act To Allow Municipal and Volunteer Firefighters To Operate Motor Vehicles as Authorized Emergency Vehicles. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 592, S.P. 208
An Act To Extend to Certain Fruit and Vegetable Growers the Manufacturing Facility Fuel and Electricity Sales Tax Exemptions. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 593, S.P. 209
An Act To Allow the Resale of Electricity by Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. (Presented by Senator MILLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 594, S.P. 211
An Act To Allow the Creation of a Local Option Sales Tax by Referendum. (Presented by Senator VALENTINO of York)

L.D. 595, S.P. 212
An Act To Reduce Carbon Emissions from Residential Heating. (Presented by President THIBODEAU of Waldo)

L.D. 596, S.P. 213
An Act To Allow for the Purchase and Use of Specialty Racing Fuel in Maine. (Presented by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot)

L.D. 597, H.P. 410
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 29: Allowances for Support Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder, 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. 598, H.P. 411
An Act To Strengthen the Maine Agriculture Protection Act. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 599, H.P. 412
An Act To Direct the Department of Public Safety To Establish a Public Safety Answering Point for the Passamaquoddy Indian Reservation at Indian Township. (Presented by Representative DANA of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 600, H.P. 413
An Act To Conform Maine Law Regarding Persons Prohibited from Possessing Firearms with Federal Law. (Presented by Representative PICKETT of Dixfield)

L.D. 601, H.P. 414
An Act To Clarify the Authority of Individualized Education Plans in Relation to Proficiency-based Diplomas. (Presented by Representative HUBBELL of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 602, H.P. 415
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Prohibition on the Sale of Motor Fuel Containing Corn-based Ethanol. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 603, H.P. 416
An Act To Achieve Regional Uniformity in Sulfur Standards for Heating Oil. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 604, H.P. 417
An Act To Encourage Communication Regarding Persons with Mental Illness. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 605, H.P. 418
Resolve, To Provide Certain Dental Services to Pregnant Women Enrolled in the MaineCare Program. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 606, H.P. 419
An Act To Remove the Philosophical Exemption from the Immunization Requirements for School Students and Employees of Nursery Schools and Health Care Facilities. (Presented by Representative TUCKER of Brunswick)

L.D. 607, H.P. 420
An Act To Stop the Abuse of Electronic Benefits Transfer Cards. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 608, H.P. 421
An Act To Allow Junior, Senior and Veteran Hunters To Shoot Antlerless Deer on the Opening Day of Hunting Season. (Presented by Representative HANINGTON of Lincoln)

L.D. 609, H.P. 422
An Act To Provide an Incentive to Nonresident Landowners Who Own More than 250 Acres To Keep That Land Open for Hunting. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 610, H.P. 423
An Act To Provide That Inland Waters Stocked with Fish by the State May Not Open for Ice Fishing until the Next January 1st. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 611, H.P. 424
An Act To Improve the Transparency of Decision-making Bodies of Publicly Funded Hospitals. (Presented by Representative STUCKEY of Portland)

L.D. 612, H.P. 425
An Act To Require a Large Employer To Provide a Paper Paystub upon Request from an Employee. (Presented by Representative HARLOW of Portland)

L.D. 613, H.P. 426
An Act To Allow Certain Businesses To Be Open on Easter Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. (Presented by Representative LYFORD of Eddington)

L.D. 614, H.P. 427
An Act Regarding the Excise Tax Levied on Used Motor Vehicles. (Presented by Representative MAKER of Calais)

L.D. 615, H.P. 428
An Act Regarding Transparency in the Transportation of Hazardous Materials. (Presented by Representative TIPPING-SPITZ of Orono)

L.D. 616, H.P. 429
An Act Regarding the Sale of Hard Cider. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 617, H.P. 430
An Act To Change Municipal Campaign Contribution Limits. (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 618, H.P. 431
An Act To Facilitate the Production of Hard Cider in Maine. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Lewiston)

L.D. 619, H.P. 432
An Act To Limit the Participation of Candidates and Legislators in Political Action Committees and Nonprofit Entities Conducting Political Activities. (Presented by Representative CHENETTE of Saco)

L.D. 620, H.P. 433
An Act To Allow Veterans' Organizations To Own and Operate Slot Machines. (Presented by Representative PICCHIOTTI of Fairfield)

L.D. 621, S.P. 214
An Act To Improve Access to Insurance Coverage for Persons for Whom English Is a Second Language. (Presented by Senator HASKELL of Cumberland)

L.D. 622, S.P. 215
An Act To Require Training of Mandated Reporters under the Child Abuse Laws. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 623, S.P. 216
An Act To Expand Maine's Carbon Monoxide Detectors Law. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 624, S.P. 217
An Act To Make a Technical Correction to the Law Establishing the State Trauma Prevention and Control Advisory Committee within the Field of Public Safety. (Presented by Senator DUTREMBLE of York)

L.D. 625, S.P. 218
An Act To Increase the Tax Exemption for Pensions. (Presented by Senator BAKER of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 626, S.P. 219
An Act Regarding Write-in Candidates in Municipal and City Elections. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 627, S.P. 220
An Act To Make College More Affordable for Maine Residents. (Presented by Senator MILLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 628, S.P. 221
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Transportation Infrastructure. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 629, S.P. 222
An Act Regarding Community Paramedicine Pilot Projects. (Presented by Senator DUTREMBLE of York)

L.D. 630, S.P. 223
An Act To Clarify the Requirements for Notice of the Right To Cure a Mortgage Default. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 631, S.P. 224
Resolve, Directing the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation To Conduct a Sunrise Review Regarding the Proposal To License Guardians Ad Litem. (Presented by Senator DUTREMBLE of York)

L.D. 632, S.P. 225
An Act To Require the State To Administer and Fund the General Assistance Program. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 633, S.P. 226
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. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 634, S.P. 227
An Act To Allow Operation of Modified Utility Vehicles on a Public Way. (Presented by Senator DILL of Penobscot)

L.D. 635, S.P. 228
An Act To Allow B.Y.O.B. Function Permit Holders To Hold Tailgating Events. (Presented by Senator DILL of Penobscot)

L.D. 636, S.P. 229
An Act To Provide Consumers of Health Care with Information Regarding Health Care Costs. (Presented by Senator DILL of Penobscot)

L.D. 637, S.P. 230
An Act Concerning the Calendars of Career and Technical Education Programs and Partnering Schools. (Presented by Senator DILL of Penobscot)

L.D. 638, S.P. 231
An Act To Authorize the Transfer of State-owned Real Estate to the City of Belfast. (Presented by President THIBODEAU of Waldo)

L.D. 639, S.P. 232
An Act To Allow Certain Youths To Take a Deer of Either Sex. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 640, S.P. 233
Resolve, To Establish a Working Group To Review the Incidental Take Permitting Process under the Endangered Species Laws. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 641, S.P. 234
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Elect 2 Senators from Each County. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 642, S.P. 235
An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding the Best Interest of the Child Standard. (Presented by Senator DUTREMBLE of York)

L.D. 643, S.P. 236
An Act To Protect Veterans Returning from Active Duty from Losing Their Homes. (Presented by Senator DUTREMBLE of York)

L.D. 644, S.P. 237
An Act To Exempt Annuity Considerations from Tax. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 645, S.P. 238
An Act To Create a Transportation Planning Incentive for Communities Located on Peninsulas. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 646, S.P. 239
An Act To Provide Incentives for Municipal Cooperation and Shared Services. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 647, S.P. 240
An Act To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Annually Update Its Rules Governing Services for Children with Cognitive Impairments and Functional Limitations. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 648, S.P. 241
An Act To Increase the Earned Income Tax Credit for Maine Residents. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 649, S.P. 242
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Modify Coverage for Eyeglasses for Children under the Provisions of the MaineCare Program and Review Certain Reimbursement Rates. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 650, S.P. 243
An Act To Amend the Brunswick Sewer District Charter. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 651, S.P. 244
An Act To Amend Maine's Sex Trafficking and Prostitution Law. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 652, S.P. 245
An Act To Authorize the Carrying of Concealed Handguns without a Permit. (Presented by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 653, H.P. 434
An Act To Increase Consumption of Maine Foods in All State Institutions. (Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop)

L.D. 654, H.P. 435
An Act To Expand the 1998 Special Retirement Plan To Include Detectives in the Office of the Attorney General. (Presented by Representative NADEAU of Winslow)

L.D. 655, H.P. 436
Resolve, To Study the Feasibility of a State Firefighter Training Facility. (Presented by Representative LAJOIE of Lewiston)

L.D. 656, H.P. 437
An Act To Enhance Forest Ranger Safety. (Presented by Representative NADEAU of Winslow)

L.D. 657, H.P. 438
An Act To Provide Enhanced Mental Health Services to the County Prison Population. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 658, H.P. 439
An Act To Allow Text Messaging for Reporting Emergencies. (Presented by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford)

L.D. 659, H.P. 440
Resolve, To Increase Recycling in Maine through Increased Composting and Energy Recovery from Organic Wastes. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative WELSH of Rockport)

L.D. 660, H.P. 441
An Act To Protect Homeowners from Damage in the Event of a Failure of Public Water Systems. (Presented by Representative DeCHANT of Bath)

L.D. 661, H.P. 442
An Act To Fund HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Viral Hepatitis Screening, Prevention, Diagnostic and Treatment Services. (Presented by Representative BURSTEIN of Lincolnville)

L.D. 662, H.P. 443
An Act To Increase Access to Health Care through Telemedicine. (Presented by Representative FOLEY of Wells)

L.D. 663, H.P. 444
Resolve, To Require That the Department of Health and Human Services Determine Whether Testing for Krabbe Disease Should Be Required for Newborns. (Presented by Representative WARD of Dedham)

L.D. 664, H.P. 445
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To Submit a State Plan Amendment To Allow Community-based and Other Health Care Providers To Be Reimbursed by MaineCare. (Presented by Representative SANBORN of Gorham)

L.D. 665, H.P. 446
An Act To Establish a Block Grant Program for Homemaker Services. (Presented by Representative POULIOT of Augusta)

L.D. 666, H.P. 447
An Act To Allow a Patient To Designate a Caregiver in the Patient's Medical Record. (Presented by Representative GATTINE of Westbrook)

L.D. 667, H.P. 448
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Educate the Public and Department Clients about How To Protect One's Family from Bisphenol A. (Presented by Representative BURSTEIN of Lincolnville)

L.D. 668, H.P. 449
An Act To Market Maine's Hunting and Fishing Opportunities. (Presented by Representative DUCHESNE of Hudson)

L.D. 669, H.P. 450
An Act To Create a Spat Collection License. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 670, H.P. 451
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Unlawful Cutting of Trees. (Presented by Representative WELSH of Rockport)

L.D. 671, H.P. 452
An Act To Allow Independent Practice Dental Hygienists To Take X-rays. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative SIROCKI of Scarborough)

L.D. 672, H.P. 453
An Act To Improve Access to Capital. (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 673, H.P. 454
An Act To Help Prevent Age Discrimination. (Presented by Representative LAJOIE of Lewiston)

L.D. 674, H.P. 455
An Act To Support Maine's Working Families. (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 675, H.P. 456
An Act To Protect Earned Pay. (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 676, H.P. 457
Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Study the Use of Calcium Chloride on Roads and Its Effect on Vehicles. (Presented by Representative WARD of Dedham)

L.D. 677, H.P. 458
An Act To Amend the Election Laws Concerning Candidates and Nominees. (Presented by Representative CHENETTE of Saco)

L.D. 678, H.P. 459
An Act Concerning the Ability of On-premises Liquor Licensees To Dispense Liquor in Sealed Refillable Containers. (Presented by Representative CHENETTE of Saco)

L.D. 679, H.P. 460
An Act To Prohibit the Unauthorized Distribution of Certain Private Images. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 680, H.P. 461
An Act To Reduce Waste from Disposable Bags. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 681, H.P. 462
An Act To Increase the Effectiveness of the Legislature. (Presented by Speaker EVES of North Berwick)

L.D. 682, H.P. 463
An Act To Ensure the Administration of Written Driving Tests. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative GILLWAY of Searsport)

L.D. 683, H.P. 464
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of the Final Repeal of Chapter 60: New School Siting Approval, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule That Has Been Provisionally Repealed by the Department of Education, State Board of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Education pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072 and approved for introduction by a majority of the Legislative Council.)

L.D. 684, H.P. 465
An Act To Amend the Authorized Hours during Which Liquor May Be Sold and Purchased. (Presented by Representative KINNEY of Limington)

L.D. 685, H.P. 466
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 61: Rules for Major Capital School Construction Projects, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education, State Board of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Education pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072 and approved for introduction by a majority of the Legislative Council.)

L.D. 686, H.P. 467
An Act To Promote Privacy in Social Media. (Presented by Representative PIERCE of Falmouth)

L.D. 687, H.P. 468
An Act To Expand Classification Categories for Motor Vehicles in the State. (Presented by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston)

L.D. 688, S.P. 246
An Act To Amend the Laws Related to the Bolduc Correctional Facility. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 689, S.P. 247
An Act To Support Maine's Tourism Marketing Promotion Program by Eliminating the Sales Tax Exemption for Casual Rentals for Fewer Than 15 Days a Year. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 690, S.P. 248
An Act To Ensure the Safety of Home Birth. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 691, S.P. 249
An Act To Allow Sunday Hunting for Coyotes in Northern Maine. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 692, S.P. 250
An Act Regarding Educator Effectiveness. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator EDGECOMB of Aroostook)

L.D. 693, S.P. 251
An Act To Amend the Military Bureau Laws. (Presented by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec)

L.D. 694, H.P. 470
An Act To Improve the Veterans' Services Laws. (Presented by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth)

L.D. 695, H.P. 471
An Act To Empower Parents in the Education of Their Children by Allowing an Opt-out from Standardized Assessments. (Presented by Representative GIDEON of Freeport)

L.D. 696, H.P. 472
An Act To Establish a Moratorium on the Establishment of Virtual Charter Schools. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 697, H.P. 473
An Act To Restore Public Safety Programs in the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative LAJOIE of Lewiston)

L.D. 698, H.P. 474
An Act To Establish a Presumption of Impairment in the Line of Duty for Corrections Officers under the Workers' Compensation Laws. (Presented by Representative TUCKER of Brunswick)

L.D. 699, H.P. 475
An Act To Update Maine Law To Conform to New Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regulations. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 700, H.P. 476
An Act Regarding the Industry Partnership Assistance Collaborative's Grant Program. (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 701, H.P. 477
An Act To Modify Unemployment Insurance Successor Law. (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 702, H.P. 478
An Act To Clarify Filing Methods for Quarterly Payroll Reports. (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 703, H.P. 479
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Protect the People's Right To Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife. (Presented by Representative WARD of Dedham)

L.D. 704, H.P. 480
An Act Regarding Notice Provided by Insurance Carriers to Health Care Providers. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 705, H.P. 481
An Act Relating to Insurance Licensing. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 706, H.P. 482
Resolve, To Establish a Commission To Study Transportation Funding Reform. (Presented by Representative McLEAN of Gorham)

L.D. 707, H.P. 483
An Act To Correct an Error in the Law That Allows a Break in Control of Access on William L. Clarke Drive in the City of Westbrook. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative GATTINE of Westbrook)

L.D. 708, H.P. 484
An Act To Limit the Use of Pesticides on School Grounds. (Presented by Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick)

L.D. 709, H.P. 485
An Act Regarding the Regulation of Rabbit Production for Local Consumption. (Presented by Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick)

L.D. 710, H.P. 486
An Act Providing a Good Samaritan Defense to Individuals Reporting a Drug Overdose. (Presented by Representative DION of Portland)

L.D. 711, H.P. 487
An Act To Provide for a Later Starting Time for High Schools. (Presented by Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick)

L.D. 712, H.P. 488
An Act To Increase Organic Waste Recycling in the State. (Presented by Representative HARLOW of Portland)

L.D. 713, H.P. 489
Resolve, To Further Protect Lake Water Quality. (Presented by Representative HILLIARD of Belgrade)

L.D. 714, H.P. 490
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Study Providing Medical Assistance to Maine's Inhabited Islands. (Presented by Representative COOPER of Yarmouth)

L.D. 715, H.P. 491
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Hire Health Inspectors. (Presented by Representative COOPER of Yarmouth)

L.D. 716, H.P. 492
An Act To Amend the Fees for Snowmobile Registration. (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 717, H.P. 493
An Act To Establish the Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program. (Presented by Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick)

L.D. 718, H.P. 494
An Act To Avoid Loss of Revenue to the State. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 719, H.P. 495
An Act To Provide Fair Access To Maine Clean Election Act Funds. (Presented by Representative SUKEFORTH of Appleton)

L.D. 720, H.P. 496
An Act To Establish an Open Primary System in the State. (Presented by Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick)

L.D. 721, H.P. 497
Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Strengthen and Align the Services Provided to Maine's Veterans. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston)

L.D. 722, S.P. 252
An Act To Strengthen Penalties for Abuse of General Assistance. (Presented by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 723, S.P. 253
An Act To Allow Reciprocal Recognition of New Hampshire and Maine Snowmobile Registrations. (Presented by Senator WOODSOME of York)

L.D. 724, S.P. 254
An Act To Authorize Municipal Fire Districts To Impose Service Charges. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 725, S.P. 255
An Act To Increase Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Maine Public Schools. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 726, S.P. 256
An Act To Increase Patient Safety in Maine's Medical Marijuana Program. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 727, S.P. 257
An Act To Allow the Retrofit of Underground Oil Storage Tanks. (Presented by Senator WOODSOME of York)

L.D. 728, S.P. 258
An Act To Limit the Amount of Money a Municipality May Spend on Education. (Presented by Senator WOODSOME of York)

L.D. 729, S.P. 259
An Act To Add Acetylfentanyl to the List of Schedule W Drugs. (Presented by Senator BURNS of Washington)

L.D. 730, S.P. 260
An Act To Make Technical Changes to Maine's Marine Resources Laws. (Presented by Senator BAKER of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 731, S.P. 261
An Act To Increase Compensation for Active Retired Judges. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 732, S.P. 262
Resolve, Authorizing the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services To Sell or Lease the Interests of the State in Certain Real Property Located in Augusta, Bangor and Thomaston. (Presented by Senator WILLETTE of Aroostook)

L.D. 733, S.P. 263
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Build the Infrastructure Needed To End Hunger in Central and Northern Maine. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 734, S.P. 264
An Act To Repeal the Certificate of Need Requirement for Hospitals. (Presented by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 735, S.P. 265
An Act To Establish a Voluntary Preforeclosure Mediation Program. (Presented by Senator VALENTINO of York)

L.D. 736, S.P. 266
An Act To Require Destruction of Certain Medical Records and Allow Access to Certain Death Records. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 737, S.P. 267
An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Learner's Permits and Intermediate Licenses. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 738, S.P. 268
An Act To Increase Minimum Motor Vehicle Insurance Coverage. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 739, S.P. 269
Resolve, To Establish a Working Group To Evaluate the Benefits and Detriments of Increasing the Minimum Wage. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 740, S.P. 270
An Act To Sustain Maine's Primary Care Professional Workforce. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 741, S.P. 271
An Act To Provide Expanded Powers to the Executive Director of the Kennebec Regional Development Authority. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 742, S.P. 272
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. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 743, S.P. 273
An Act To Protect the Environment and Assist Municipalities with the Recycling, Reuse and Processing of Solid Waste. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 744, S.P. 274
An Act To Permit Unenrolled Voters To Cast Ballots in Primary Elections. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 745, H.P. 498
An Act To Improve Forest Ranger Safety. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 746, H.P. 499
An Act Regarding Captive Amphibian and Reptile Permits. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 747, H.P. 500
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. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 748, H.P. 501
An Act To Provide for Tiered Qualifications for Volunteer Firefighters in Certain Municipalities. (Presented by Representative HEAD of Bethel)

L.D. 749, H.P. 502
An Act To Ensure Integrity in Students' Proficiency. (Presented by Representative HEAD of Bethel)

L.D. 750, H.P. 503
An Act To Allow Regulated Metal Mining in Maine. (Presented by Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville)

L.D. 751, H.P. 504
An Act To Provide Consideration of the Need for Nursing Facility Beds in the Area Where They Are Located before Those Beds Are Lost. (Presented by Representative STUCKEY of Portland)

L.D. 752, H.P. 505
An Act To Permit Medical Marijuana Cultivation by Incapacitated Adults. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 753, H.P. 506
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Establish the Right To Hunt and Fish. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 754, H.P. 507
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Ensure That Laws Governing Hunting and Fishing Are Not Subject to the Citizen Petition Process. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 755, H.P. 508
An Act Concerning Antler Restrictions. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 756, H.P. 509
An Act To Enhance the Address Confidentiality Program Regarding Property Records. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Old Town)

L.D. 757, H.P. 510
An Act To Limit the Amount That May Be Retained on Construction Contracts. (Presented by Representative TEPLER of Topsham)

L.D. 758, H.P. 511
An Act To Clarify the Definition of "Personal Sports Mobile" for Purposes of the Laws Governing Personal Sports Mobile Dealerships. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Sinclair)

L.D. 759, H.P. 512
An Act To Establish a Sales Tax Holiday. (Presented by Representative KINNEY of Knox)

L.D. 760, H.P. 513
An Act To Increase the Deduction for Pension Income. (Presented by Representative LOCKMAN of Amherst)

L.D. 761, H.P. 514
An Act To Authorize Free Samples of Wine by a Restaurant. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 762, H.P. 515
An Act To Permit the Penobscot Nation To Operate Electronic High-stakes Bingo. (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 763, H.P. 516
An Act To Change the Budget Approval Process for Alternative Organizational Structures. (Presented by Representative TUELL of East Machias)

L.D. 764, H.P. 517
Resolve, To Impose a 2-year Delay on the Use of Standardized Tests To Evaluate Teachers. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative McELWEE of Caribou)

L.D. 765, H.P. 518
Resolve, To Develop a Statewide Plan for the Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste. (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 766, H.P. 519
An Act To Require a Medical Marijuana Primary Caregiver Cultivating in a Residential Building To Obtain an Electrical Permit. (Presented by Representative COREY of Windham)

L.D. 767, H.P. 520
An Act To Create Jobs in Aroostook and Washington Counties. (Presented by Representative McELWEE of Caribou)

L.D. 768, H.P. 521
An Act To Create a Public Option Pension System. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 769, H.P. 522
An Act To Reduce Tax Expenditures. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 770, H.P. 523
An Act To Permit Maine Residents To Register To Vote Online. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

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 cannot mail bill text electronically.

Bill text is also available at the Maine Legislature Web Site http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_127th/billtexts/.

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