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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XLI, No. 22

Friday, June 12, 2015

127TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Friday, June 5, 2015

Ch. 144 - An Act To Remove Limitations on Reciprocity for Concealed Handguns Permits. (S.P. 313, L.D. 868)

Ch. 145 - An Act To Strengthen the Maine Agriculture Protection Act. (H.P. 411, L.D. 598)

Ch. 146 - An Act To Better Inform the Public of Election Results. (S.P. 302, L.D. 858)

Ch. 147 - An Act Regarding Maine's Power of Sale Foreclosure Law. (H.P. 194, L.D. 276)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 148 - An Act To Restore Public Safety Programs in the Department of Public Safety. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 473, L.D. 697)

Ch. 149 - An Act Regarding Alcohol Manufacturing Licenses Issued to Research Facilities. (S.P. 326, L.D. 935)

Ch. 150 - An Act To Exempt a Fee for a Paper or Plastic Single-use Carry-out Bag from Tax. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 206, L.D. 590)

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Ch. 151 - An Act To Eliminate the Broadband Sustainability Fee. (H.P. 304, L.D. 465)

Ch. 152 - An Act To Clarify That the Medical Records of Applicants for Disability Variances Submitted to Municipal Boards of Appeal Are Not Public Records. (H.P. 94, L.D. 136)

Ch. 153 - An Act To Clarify Restrictions on Disclosure of E-9-1-1 System Information. (H.P. 149, L.D. 206)

Ch. 154 - An Act To Provide a Minor with a Defense to Prosecution in a Situation That Involves Risk of Alcohol Overdose. (H.P. 181, L.D. 263)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Became law notwithstanding the veto of the Governor

Ch. 155 - An Act To Expand the Scope of Practice for Denturists. (H.P. 327, L.D. 488)

Ch. 156 - An Act Regarding the Industry Partnership Assistance Collaborative's Grant Program. (H.P. 476, L.D. 700)

Ch. 157 - An Act To Update the Validation of Miscellaneous Defects and Defective Acknowledgments in the Conveyance of Real Estate. (H.P. 529, L.D. 776)

Ch. 158 - An Act To Amend Certain Laws Affecting the Judicial Branch. (H.P. 611, L.D. 892)

Ch. 159 - An Act To Suspend the Right of an Out-of-state Toll Violator To Operate a Motor Vehicle on Maine Roads. (H.P. 682, L.D. 987)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Became law notwithstanding the veto of the Governor

Ch. 160 - An Act Regarding Write-in Candidates in Municipal and City Elections. (S.P. 219, L.D. 626)

Resolves

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 21 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Rules for Permitting Overlimit Commercial Motor Vehicles of Specified Configurations To Travel Designated Routes, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Transportation. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 803, L.D. 1172)

Ch. 22 - Resolve, Regarding the Department of Environmental Protection's Rule Chapter 500: Stormwater Management. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 535, L.D. 1427)

Ch. 23 - Resolve, To Create a License Plate To Recognize the Bicentennial of the State. (S.P. 455, L.D. 1273)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Became law notwithstanding the veto of the Governor

Ch. 24 - Resolve, Authorizing the Director of the Bureau of Parks and Lands To Convey the Parcel of Land in Kittery Known as John Paul Jones Memorial Park to the Town of Kittery. (S.P. 278, L.D. 780)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 25 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: Maine Unified Special Education Regulation Birth to Age Twenty, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 144, L.D. 201)

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. 207-287-1324.

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2015

L.D. 1444, S.P. 545
An Act To Correct an Inconsistency in the So-called Dig Safe Law. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology pursuant to Public Law 2013, chapter 557, section 3.)

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.