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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XLIII, No. 3

Friday, January 20, 2017

128TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017

L.D. 89, S.P. 37
An Act To Provide Emergency Repair Funding for the Restoration of the Official State Vessel, the Schooner Bowdoin. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 90, S.P. 38
An Act To Amend the Charter of the Rumford Water District. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator KEIM of Oxford)

L.D. 91, S.P. 39
An Act To Provide an Income Tax Credit for Retailers Collecting Sales Tax. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 92, S.P. 40
An Act To Require a Person Who Provides Illegal Drugs To Give Medical Aid to Another Person in Medical Distress Due to That Illegal Drug Transaction. (Presented by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec)

L.D. 93, S.P. 41
An Act To Reduce Fuel Costs to State and Local Government. (Presented by Senator MIRAMANT of Knox)

L.D. 94, S.P. 42
An Act To Provide a Source of Funding for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. (Presented by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec)

L.D. 95, S.P. 43
An Act To Provide a Method for a Student To Be Excused from Standardized Testing. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 96, S.P. 44
An Act To Improve Attendance at Public Elementary Schools. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 97, S.P. 45
An Act To Establish Speed Limits at Loring Commerce Centre and Brunswick Landing. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 98, S.P. 46
An Act To Eliminate Permits for Wild Turkey Hunting, Expand the Bag Limits and Expand Opportunities for Registering Wild Turkeys. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 99, H.P. 67
An Act To Expand the 1998 Special Retirement Plan To Include Detectives in the Office of Investigations within the Department of the Secretary of State, Bureau of Motor Vehicles. (Presented by Representative NADEAU of Winslow)

L.D. 100, H.P. 68
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. 101, H.P. 69
An Act Regarding the Transportation of Prisoners to County Jails. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 102, H.P. 70
An Act To Make a Person Convicted of a Crime Liable for Payment of Investigative and Prosecutorial Costs. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 103, H.P. 71
An Act To Prohibit the Use of Certain Disposable Food Service Containers. (Presented by Representative ZEIGLER of Montville)

L.D. 104, H.P. 72
An Act To Change the Time and Location of the Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Kittery Water District. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 105, H.P. 73
An Act To Create a Centralized Authority To Combat Opiate Addiction in Maine. (Presented by Representative HYMANSON of York)

L.D. 106, H.P. 74
An Act To Provide MaineCare Coverage for Dental Services to Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder. (Presented by Representative TEPLER of Topsham)

L.D. 107, H.P. 75
An Act To Increase the Effectiveness of Opioid Addiction Therapy. (Presented by Representative HYMANSON of York)

L.D. 108, H.P. 76
An Act To Allow a Law Enforcement Agency That Treats a Person with Naloxone Hydrochloride To Bill That Person for That Treatment. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 109, H.P. 77
An Act To Allow Sunday Hunting by Landowners and Those with Landowner Permission. (Presented by Representative STROM of Pittsfield)

L.D. 110, H.P. 78
An Act To Assist Island and Coastal Communities with Controlling Excess Deer Populations. (Presented by Representative ALLEY of Beals)

L.D. 111, H.P. 79
An Act To Establish a Veterans Treatment Court in Androscoggin County. (Presented by Representative SHEATS of Auburn)

L.D. 112, H.P. 80
An Act To Further Limit the Liability of Landowners Who Permit the Use of Land for Outdoor Recreational Activity. (Presented by Representative GINZLER of Bridgton)

L.D. 113, H.P. 81
An Act To Stabilize Lobster Bait Prices. (Presented by Representative ALLEY of Beals)

L.D. 114, H.P. 82
An Act To Increase the Number of Suboxone Prescribers. (Presented by Representative MADIGAN of Waterville)

L.D. 115, H.P. 83
An Act To Protect the Marine Worm Industry. (Presented by Representative ALLEY of Beals)

L.D. 116, H.P. 84
An Act To Increase Funding for Multimodal Transportation. (Presented by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston)

L.D. 117, H.P. 85
An Act To Strengthen the Farm and Open Space Tax Law. (Presented by Representative ALLEY of Beals)

L.D. 118, H.P. 86
An Act To Require Moped Riders under 18 Years of Age To Wear a Helmet. (Presented by Representative GROHMAN of Biddeford)

L.D. 119, H.P. 87
An Act Regarding the Display and Content of Political Signs. (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 120, H.P. 88
An Act To Impose a Three-month Loss of a Driver's License for Driving While Texting. (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 121, H.P. 89
An Act To Require Photographic Identification to Vote. (Presented by Representative FARRIN of Norridgewock)

L.D. 122, H.P. 90
An Act To Allow Schools To Operate Nonprofit Bingo Events for Children and Families. (Presented by Representative NADEAU of Winslow)

L.D. 123, H.P. 91
An Act To Recodify and Revise the Maine Probate Code. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary pursuant to Resolve 2015, chapter 73, section 1.)

L.D. 124, H.P. 92
An Act To Make Changes to the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund. (Presented by Representative McCREA of Fort Fairfield)

L.D. 125, H.P. 93
An Act To Allow an Order Not To Resuscitate To Be Presented in the Form of an Indelible Mark. (Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington)

L.D. 126, H.P. 94
An Act To Establish New Monetary Caps for Legislative Candidates under the Maine Clean Election Act. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 127, H.P. 95
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. 128, S.P. 47
An Act To Prohibit Foraging on Private Land without Permission. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 129, S.P. 48
An Act To Include Locally Funded School Construction Projects in the School Funding Formula. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 130, S.P. 49
An Act To Provide Funding for Costs Associated with Requiring the Licensing of Midwives. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 131, S.P. 50
An Act To Protect the Biomass Industry. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 132, S.P. 51
An Act To Authorize Podiatrists To Perform Certain Routine Procedures. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 133, S.P. 52
An Act To Support Lower Property Taxes by Restoring State-Municipal Revenue Sharing. (Presented by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec)

L.D. 134, S.P. 53
An Act To Allow the Secretary of State To Issue Licenses Pending Receipt of Necessary Paperwork from the Driver Education and Evaluation Program. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MAKER of Washington)

L.D. 135, S.P. 54
An Act To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Disclose Information to the Personal Representative of the Estate of an Incapacitated or Dependent Adult Who Dies While under Public Guardianship or Public Conservatorship. (Presented by Senator GRATWICK of Penobscot)

L.D. 136, S.P. 55
An Act Regarding the Eviction Process. (Presented by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec)

L.D. 137, S.P. 56
An Act To Increase the Safety of Motorists on Public Ways. (Presented by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec)

L.D. 138, S.P. 57
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Sex Offender Registry. (Presented by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec)

L.D. 139, H.P. 97
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Maine's Community Colleges. (Presented by Representative HUBBELL of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 140, H.P. 98
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Entrepreneurial Activity, Attract Business and Enhance Demographic In-migration by Investing in High-speed Broadband Infrastructure and To Amend the Law Governing the Municipal Gigabit Broadband Network Access Fund. (Presented by Representative HIGGINS of Dover-Foxcroft)

L.D. 141, H.P. 99
An Act Regarding Bringing Certain Criminal Charges. (Presented by Representative SYLVESTER of Portland)

L.D. 142, H.P. 100
An Act To Establish a Statewide Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Kit Tracking System. (Presented by Representative PICCHIOTTI of Fairfield)

L.D. 143, H.P. 101
An Act To Provide Funding for Upgrades of Learning Spaces and Other Projects Funded by the School Revolving Renovation Fund. (Presented by Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland)

L.D. 144, H.P. 102
An Act To Create a Pilot Project To Reduce Substance Use Disorders among Youth in Piscataquis County To Be Used as a Model for All Maine Communities. (Presented by Representative HIGGINS of Dover-Foxcroft)

L.D. 145, H.P. 103
An Act To Protect Consumers from Closure of Inactive Bank Accounts. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 146, H.P. 104
An Act To Protect the Confidentiality of Local Government Employees' Private Information. (Presented by Representative McCREIGHT of Harpswell)

L.D. 147, H.P. 105
An Act To Amend the Maine Parentage Act. (Presented by Representative PICCHIOTTI of Fairfield)

L.D. 148, H.P. 106
An Act To Allow Overhead Garage Door Installers To Install and Repair Dumbwaiters. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington)

L.D. 149, H.P. 107
An Act To Provide Additional Management for Limited-entry Lobster Zones. (Presented by Representative HUBBELL of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 150, H.P. 108
An Act Regarding the Funding of Volunteer Fire Departments. (Presented by Representative THERIAULT of China)

L.D. 151, H.P. 109
Resolve, To Authorize the Transfer of State-owned Property to the Town of St. Agatha. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Sinclair)

L.D. 152, H.P. 110
An Act To Strengthen Intragovernment Communication. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Sinclair)

L.D. 153, H.P. 111
An Act Regarding Transportation of Methadone Patients. (Presented by Representative LYFORD of Eddington)

L.D. 154, H.P. 112
An Act To Reform Maine's Motor Vehicle Inspection Guidelines. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 155, H.P. 113
An Act To Protect Voting Integrity by Establishing a Residency Verification Requirement for Purposes of Voting. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 156, H.P. 114
An Act To Implement the National Popular Vote for President. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 157, H.P. 115
An Act To Require the Reporting of Animal Cruelty or Neglect. (Presented by Representative JOHANSEN of Monticello)

L.D. 158, H.P. 116
An Act To Improve the Certification and Evaluation of New Educators and Administrators by Consolidating Standards. (Presented by Representative McCREA of Fort Fairfield)

L.D. 159, H.P. 117
An Act To Prohibit the Mining of Massive Sulfide Ore Deposits on State Lands. (Presented by Representative DUCHESNE of Hudson)

L.D. 160, H.P. 118
An Act To Prohibit the Mining of Massive Sulfide Ore Deposits under the Maine Metallic Mineral Mining Act. (Presented by Representative DUCHESNE of Hudson)

L.D. 161, H.P. 119
An Act To Remove the Treasurer of State from the Maine Vaccine Board. (Presented by Representative PERRY of Calais)

L.D. 162, H.P. 120
An Act To Improve Care Provided to Forensic Patients. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative GATTINE of Westbrook)

L.D. 163, H.P. 121
An Act To Strengthen the Enforcement of Maine's Labor Laws. (Presented by Representative TUCKER of Brunswick)

L.D. 164, H.P. 122
An Act To Require Tamper-evident Packaging for Recreational Marijuana Products. (Presented by Representative COREY of Windham)

L.D. 165, H.P. 123
An Act To Provide Matching Funds for Federal Community Development Block Grants. (Presented by Representative MADIGAN of Rumford)

L.D. 166, S.P. 58
An Act To Increase Reimbursement for Child Care Services. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 167, S.P. 59
An Act To Fund Animal Control Officers and Animal Shelters. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 168, S.P. 60
Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Install a Caution Light in New Sweden. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 169, H.P. 125
An Act To Support Sexual Assault Survivors. (Presented by Representative MADIGAN of Waterville)

L.D. 170, H.P. 126
An Act To Allow and Recognize a Legal Name Change upon Marriage. (Presented by Representative BAILEY of Saco)

L.D. 171, H.P. 127
An Act To Add the Air Medal as an Option for a Special Commemorative Decal on Special Veterans Registration Plates. (Presented by Representative PIERCE of Falmouth)

L.D. 172, H.P. 128
An Act To Improve Officer Safety at Roadside Incidents. (Presented by Representative HARRINGTON of Sanford)

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_128th/billtexts/.

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