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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XLII, No. 2

Friday, January 15, 2016

127TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016

L.D. 1545, S.P. 605
An Act To Repeal the Maine Guaranteed Access Reinsurance Association Act. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 1546, H.P. 1053
An Act To Make Allocations from Maine Turnpike Authority Funds for the Maine Turnpike Authority for the Calendar Year Ending December 31, 2017. (Submitted by the Maine Turnpike Authority pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 23, section 1961, subsection 6.)

L.D. 1547, H.P. 1054
An Act To Provide Access to Affordable Naloxone Hydrochloride for First Responders. (Presented by Representative GIDEON of Freeport)

L.D. 1548, H.P. 1055
An Act To Establish a Foster Parents' Bill of Rights. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 1549, H.P. 1056
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Oversight of and Responsibility for the Kim Wallace Adaptive Equipment Loan Program Fund. (Presented by Representative PETERSON of Rumford)

L.D. 1550, S.P. 606
An Act To Protect Shellfish Conservation Areas. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 1551, S.P. 607
An Act To Make Additional Technical Changes to Recently Enacted Tax Legislation. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 1552, H.P. 1057
An Act To Reduce Morbidity and Mortality Related to Injected Drugs. (Presented by Representative VACHON of Scarborough)

L.D. 1553, S.P. 608
An Act To Improve the Workers' Compensation System. (Submitted by the Workers' Compensation Board pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 39-A, section 152, subsection 11.)

L.D. 1554, S.P. 609
An Act To Resolve Inconsistencies in the Drug Laws. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 1555, H.P. 1058
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: Maine Unified Special Education Regulation Birth to Age 20, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Education pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1556, H.P. 1059
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 40: Rule for Medication Administration in Maine Schools, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Education pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1557, I.B. 2
An Act To Establish Ranked-choice Voting. (Transmitted to the Clerk of the 127th Maine Legislature by the Secretary of State on January 12, 2016 and ordered printed.)

L.D. 1558, H.P. 1061
An Act To Make Efficient Electric Heat Pumps Available to Utility Customers, Including Low-income Customers. (Presented by Representative GROHMAN of Biddeford)

L.D. 1559, H.P. 1062
An Act To Encourage Roller Derby. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 1560, S.P. 611
An Act To Strengthen Intragovernment Communication. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1561, S.P. 612
An Act To Reauthorize Certain Land for Maine's Future Bonds and To Facilitate the Issuance of Those Bonds. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1562, S.P. 614
An Act To Make Technical Changes to the Laws Governing Child Support. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator BURNS of Washington)

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.