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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XLIII, No. 6

Friday, February 10, 2017

128TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017

L.D. 391, H.P. 282
An Act To Provide Funding for Maine Public. (Presented by Representative JORGENSEN of Portland)

L.D. 392, H.P. 283
An Act Regarding Legal Lobster Haul Times outside of the 3-mile Line. (Presented by Representative TUELL of East Machias)

L.D. 393, H.P. 284
An Act To Clarify That the Department of Transportation Is Exempt from Property Assessment Liabilities When Acquiring Property by Condemnation. (Presented by Representative GILLWAY of Searsport)

L.D. 394, H.P. 285
An Act Regarding Terminology in Campaign Finance Law. (Presented by Representative SUTTON of Warren)

L.D. 395, H.P. 286
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 200: Metallic Mineral Exploration, Advanced Exploration and Mining, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 396, H.P. 287
An Act To Prohibit the Use of Elephants in Traveling Animal Acts. (Presented by Representative MONAGHAN of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 397, H.P. 288
An Act To Ensure the 3 Percent Tax on Incomes over $200,000 Is Distributed Proportionally Based on Student Counts. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 398, H.P. 289
An Act To Recognize Computer Science in the Path to Proficiency. (Presented by Representative STEARNS of Guilford)

L.D. 399, H.P. 290
An Act To Revise Maine's Environmental Laws. (Presented by Representative TUCKER of Brunswick)

L.D. 400, H.P. 291
An Act Regarding the Construction or Placement of Decks within the Shoreland Zone. (Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington)

L.D. 401, H.P. 292
An Act To Require Reimbursement to Hospitals for Patients Awaiting Placement in Nursing Facilities. (Presented by Representative SIROCKI of Scarborough)

L.D. 402, H.P. 293
An Act To Establish Maine Buy Local Month. (Presented by Representative HAMANN of South Portland)

L.D. 403, H.P. 294
An Act Regarding Referendum Recounts. (Presented by Representative POULIOT of Augusta)

L.D. 404, H.P. 295
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 115: Certification, Authorization and Approval of Education Personnel, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the State Board of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the State Board 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. 405, S.P. 132
An Act To Make Changes to the So-called Dig Safe Law. (Presented by Senator WOODSOME of York)

L.D. 406, S.P. 133
An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Joint Use of Certain Utility and Telecommunications Infrastructure. (Presented by Senator WOODSOME of York)

L.D. 407, S.P. 134
An Act To Simplify the Laws Regarding Games of Chance. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 408, S.P. 135
An Act To Prohibit Taxpayer-funded Campaign Expenditures from Being Used on Post-election Parties. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 409, S.P. 136
An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. (Presented by Senator HAMPER of Oxford)

L.D. 410, S.P. 137
An Act To Except from the Freedom of Access Act Certain Information in the Possession of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. (Presented by Senator HAMPER of Oxford)

L.D. 411, S.P. 138
An Act To Add Addiction to or Dependency on Opiates or Prescription Drugs to the List of Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana. (Presented by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 412, S.P. 139
An Act To Require the Completion of Courses of Study in Home Economics and Industrial Arts Education Prior to Graduation from High School. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 413, S.P. 140
An Act To Limit the Influence of Lobbyists by Expanding the Prohibition on Accepting Political Contributions. (Presented by Senator CHENETTE of York)

L.D. 414, S.P. 141
An Act To Create the Maine Forest Resources Council. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 415, S.P. 142
An Act To Modify the Amount of Product Samples of Malt Liquor, Wine or Spirits That May Be Provided to Retail Licensees. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 416, H.P. 296
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Strengthen Maine's Groundfish Permit Bank. (Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle)

L.D. 417, H.P. 297
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Facilities and Equipment To Support the Growth of Additive Manufacturing. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington)

L.D. 418, H.P. 298
An Act To Educate the Public on the Proper Use of Pesticides and To Promote Integrated Pest Management Using Existing Resources. (Presented by Representative BLACK of Wilton)

L.D. 419, H.P. 299
An Act To Clarify Damages for the Willful or Negligent Injury or Death of a Dog. (Presented by Representative BAILEY of Saco)

L.D. 420, H.P. 300
An Act To Require Same-year State Valuations for Education Funding Purposes for Municipalities That Lose More Than 35 Percent of Their Tax Base. (Presented by Representative AUSTIN of Skowhegan)

L.D. 421, H.P. 301
An Act To Promote Economic Development and Critical Communications for Rural Family Farms, Businesses and Residences by Strategic Public Investment in High-speed Internet. (Presented by Representative McCREA of Fort Fairfield)

L.D. 422, H.P. 302
An Act To Facilitate the Creation of the Maine Water Trust To Regulate and Protect Maine's Water Supply and To Ensure the Quantity and Quality of Maine's Drinking Water. (Presented by Representative SYLVESTER of Portland)

L.D. 423, H.P. 303
An Act To Extend Internet Availability in Rural Maine. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative ALLEY of Beals)

L.D. 424, H.P. 304
An Act To Extend the Big Game Season in Coastal Wildlife Management Areas. (Presented by Representative PIERCE of Dresden)

L.D. 425, H.P. 305
An Act To Extend Fall Fishing Opportunities. (Presented by Representative BLACK of Wilton)

L.D. 426, H.P. 306
An Act To Allow Hunters Whose Religion Prohibits Wearing Hunter Orange Clothing To Instead Wear Red. (Presented by Representative McCREA of Fort Fairfield)

L.D. 427, H.P. 307
An Act To Give Certain Landowners First Priority for Antlerless Deer Permits. (Presented by Representative PICKETT of Dixfield)

L.D. 428, H.P. 308
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to Article X of the Constitution of Maine Regarding the Publication of Maine Indian Treaty Obligations. (Presented by Representative BEAR of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians)

L.D. 429, H.P. 309
An Act Concerning Guardians Ad Litem and Determinations Regarding the Best Interest of a Child in Custodial Relative Caregiver Cases. (Presented by Representative PICCHIOTTI of Fairfield)

L.D. 430, H.P. 310
An Act To Amend the Exemption for Highway Contractors and Subcontractors under the Arborist Licensing Laws. (Presented by Representative THERIAULT of China)

L.D. 431, H.P. 311
An Act To Ensure Participation and Equity in the Shellfish Depuration Certification and Compensation Process for Municipalities. (Presented by Representative McCREIGHT of Harpswell)

L.D. 432, H.P. 312
An Act To Designate a Maine Community Litter Cleanup Day. (Presented by Representative WADSWORTH of Hiram)

L.D. 433, H.P. 313
An Act To Allow Municipalities To Apply a Local Option Sales Tax to the Sale of Marijuana. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 434, H.P. 314
An Act To Allow Certain Vehicles To Make a Right Turn on a Red Light Even When Prohibited. (Presented by Representative BATTLE of South Portland)

L.D. 435, H.P. 315
Resolve, To Study the Feasibility and Cost of Providing Passenger Rail Service to the City of Bangor. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Old Town)

L.D. 436, H.P. 316
An Act To Allow Intermediate Driver's License Holders To Drive between Midnight and 5:00 a.m. for School Activities. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 437, H.P. 317
An Act Concerning Maine's Transportation Infrastructure. (Presented by Representative McLEAN of Gorham)

L.D. 438, H.P. 318
An Act To Provide a Travel Reimbursement to Members of the Maine National Guard. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 439, H.P. 319
An Act To Allow Voters To Choose Ongoing Absentee Voter Status. (Presented by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford)

L.D. 440, H.P. 320
An Act To Expand Absentee Balloting To Include Certain Residents in Independent Living Facilities. (Presented by Representative HOGAN of Old Orchard Beach)

L.D. 441, S.P. 143
An Act To Require Certification under the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 442, S.P. 144
An Act To Create a Family Caregiver Income Tax Credit. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 443, S.P. 145
An Act To Allow Municipally Funded Hospitals To Prohibit the Presence of Firearms on Their Property. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 444, S.P. 146
An Act To Increase the Maximum Registered Gross Weight Allowed for Vehicles with Disabled Veterans or Special Veterans Registration Plates. (Presented by President THIBODEAU of Waldo)

L.D. 445, S.P. 147
An Act To Encourage Maine Consumers To Comparison-shop for Certain Health Care Procedures and To Lower Health Care Costs. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 446, S.P. 148
An Act To Allow Campgrounds To Obtain Licenses To Operate Beano or Bingo Games. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 447, S.P. 149
An Act To Coordinate Services and Support Workforce Development for Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Peer Recovery Services. (Presented by Senator MAKER of Washington)

L.D. 448, S.P. 150
An Act To Fund Research on Cancer in Firefighters. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 449, S.P. 151
An Act Regarding Imposition of an Automatic Life Sentence in the Case of Domestic Abuse Resulting in Murder. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 450, S.P. 152
An Act To Prevent Oil Spills in Casco Bay. (Presented by Senator CHIPMAN of Cumberland)

L.D. 451, S.P. 153
An Act To Continue MaineCare Coverage for Parents during the Rehabilitation and Reunification Process. (Presented by Senator CHIPMAN of Cumberland)

L.D. 452, S.P. 154
An Act To Remove the Reformulated Gasoline Requirement. (Presented by Senator HAMPER of Oxford)

L.D. 453, S.P. 155
Resolve, Regarding Insurance Coverage for Alternative Therapies for Addiction and Recovery. (Presented by Senator GRATWICK of Penobscot)

L.D. 454, H.P. 321
An Act To Ensure Safe Drinking Water for Families in Maine. (Presented by Representative VACHON of Scarborough)

L.D. 455, H.P. 322
An Act Relating to the Provision of Tobacco Cessation Services by Pharmacists. (Presented by Representative CHACE of Durham)

L.D. 456, H.P. 323
An Act To Increase Access to Vaccinations. (Presented by Representative CHACE of Durham)

L.D. 457, H.P. 324
An Act To Repeal the Sunset Date on the Children's Guardians Ad Litem Law. (Presented by Representative MOONEN of Portland)

L.D. 458, H.P. 325
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 97, Private Non-Medical Institution Services, a Late-filed 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 and approved for introduction by a majority of the Legislative Council.)

L.D. 459, H.P. 326
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 3: Maine Clean Election Act and Related Provisions, a Major Substantive Rule of the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 460, S.P. 157
An Act To Make Allocations from Maine Turnpike Authority Funds for the Maine Turnpike Authority for the Calendar Year Ending December 31, 2018. (Submitted by the Maine Turnpike Authority pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 23, section 1961, subsection 6.)

L.D. 461, H.P. 327
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 220: Removal of Provider of Last Resort Service Obligation, a Major Substantive Rule of the Public Utilities Commission. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Public Utilities Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 462, H.P. 328
An Act To Require a Capstone Project as a Condition of High School Graduation. (Presented by Representative FULLER of Lewiston)

L.D. 463, H.P. 329
An Act To Improve the Funding of County Jails. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Sinclair)

L.D. 464, S.P. 158
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Facilitate the Scheduling of Transportation for Persons with Disabilities. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 465, S.P. 160
An Act To Assist Veterans in Their Applications for Service-related Benefits. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 466, S.P. 159
An Act To Protect Employees from Abusive Work Environments. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 467, H.P. 330
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Address Changes in Sea Level. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 468, H.P. 331
An Act To Provide for a Later Starting Time for High Schools. (Presented by Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick)

L.D. 469, H.P. 332
An Act To Establish a Generally Applicable Regulatory Standard To Address Impacts of Sea Level Change and Increased Storm Surges. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 470, H.P. 333
An Act To Strengthen Maine's Hospitals and Increase Access to Health Care. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 471, H.P. 334
Resolve, To Create the Commission To Study the Needs, Opportunities and Efficiencies Associated with the Production of Salmonid Sport Fish in Maine. (Presented by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston)

L.D. 472, H.P. 335
An Act Regarding Parental Rights. (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 473, H.P. 336
An Act To Quantitatively Evaluate State Contracts. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 474, H.P. 337
An Act To Allow a Public Safety Answering Point To Be Reimbursed for Training Costs. (Presented by Representative DILLINGHAM of Oxford)

L.D. 475, H.P. 338
An Act To Require That a Person Who Has Been Treated by a Law Enforcement Officer with Naloxone Be Informed about Drug Addiction Treatment. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 476, H.P. 339
An Act To Clarify the Authority for Cremation. (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 477, H.P. 340
An Act To Prevent Long-term Welfare Dependency. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 478, H.P. 341
Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Implement the Department's Study of Ambulance Services. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 479, H.P. 342
An Act To Inform Patients of the Dangers of Addicting Opioids. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 480, H.P. 343
An Act To Prioritize Access by Maine's Most Vulnerable Citizens to Welfare Resources. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 481, H.P. 344
An Act To Promote Workforce Participation. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 482, H.P. 345
An Act To Repeal the Maine Certificate of Need Act of 2002. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 483, H.P. 346
An Act To Improve Enforcement of Snowmobile Noise Levels. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 484, H.P. 347
An Act To Allow Ice Fishing in Seboomook Lake Township on Baker Lake and on Third, Fourth and Fifth St. John Ponds. (Presented by Representative KINNEY of Limington)

L.D. 485, H.P. 348
An Act To Allow Migratory Game Birds To Be Hunted on Sundays. (Presented by Representative PIERCE of Dresden)

L.D. 486, H.P. 349
An Act To Authorize Vacating the Convictions of Members of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians Convicted under Prior Laws Governing the Possession and Use of Marijuana. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BEAR of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians)

L.D. 487, H.P. 350
An Act To Promote Keeping Workers in Maine. (Presented by Representative SCHNECK of Bangor)

L.D. 488, H.P. 351
An Act To Provide for Municipalities To Allow Grocery Stores up to 10,000 Square Feet To Open on Thanksgiving, Easter and Christmas. (Presented by Representative GILLWAY of Searsport)

L.D. 489, H.P. 352
An Act To Ensure Firefighters Receive Cancer Treatment Pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 39-A. (Presented by Representative SEAVEY of Kennebunkport)

L.D. 490, H.P. 353
An Act To Exempt Chiropractic Assistants from Being Required To Hold Licenses as Radiographers, Nuclear Medicine Technologists or Radiation Therapists. (Presented by Representative WADSWORTH of Hiram)

L.D. 491, H.P. 354
An Act To Extend the Allowed Time for the Interchange of Government Employees. (Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington)

L.D. 492, H.P. 355
An Act To Restore Revenue Sharing. (Presented by Representative TEPLER of Topsham)

L.D. 493, H.P. 356
An Act To Tax the Extraction of Water for Certain Commercial Purposes and Fund Water Quality Programs. (Presented by Representative MELARAGNO of Auburn)

L.D. 494, H.P. 357
An Act Regarding the Department of Transportation. (Presented by Representative McLEAN of Gorham)

L.D. 495, H.P. 358
An Act To Protect Historic Places and Structures on the Federal Aid Highway System. (Presented by Representative HANLEY of Pittston)

L.D. 496, H.P. 359
An Act To Update Maine's Veterans' Benefits Eligibility Requirements. (Presented by Representative KINNEY of Limington)

L.D. 497, H.P. 360
An Act To Require That Candidates for the Office of County Sheriff Who Meet the Basic Corrections Training Standards Have Corrections Supervisory Experience. (Presented by Representative HARRINGTON of Sanford)

L.D. 498, H.P. 361
An Act Regarding Marijuana Licensing. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 499, H.P. 362
An Act To Allow Municipalities To Prohibit Retail Marijuana Facilities in Safe Zones. (Presented by Representative AUSTIN of Skowhegan)

L.D. 500, S.P. 161
An Act To Allow the Formation of Transportation Corridor Districts. (Presented by Senator MIRAMANT of Knox)

L.D. 501, S.P. 162
An Act To Increase Firearm Safety. (Presented by Senator MIRAMANT of Knox)

L.D. 502, S.P. 163
An Act Regarding Hospital Charges and Statements. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 503, S.P. 164
An Act To Continue the Doctors for Maine's Future Scholarship Program. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 504, S.P. 165
An Act To Support Evaluation of Opioid Diversion Efforts. (Presented by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec)

L.D. 505, S.P. 166
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Issuance of Birth Certificates for Adopted Persons Born in Maine. (Presented by Senator DOW of Lincoln)

L.D. 506, S.P. 167
An Act To Allow Reciprocal Recognition of New Hampshire and Maine Snowmobile Registrations. (Presented by Senator WOODSOME of York)

L.D. 507, S.P. 168
An Act To Establish Regional School Leadership Academies. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 508, S.P. 169
An Act Regarding Restrictions on the Purchase of Certain Animals. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 509, S.P. 170
An Act To Allocate at Least 10 Percent of Antlerless Deer Permits Available in Each Wildlife Management District to Hunters 70 Years of Age and Older. (Presented by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis)

L.D. 510, S.P. 171
An Act To Create Fairness in Gaming License Fees for Small Nonprofit Organizations. (Presented by Senator CARPENTER of Aroostook)

L.D. 511, S.P. 172
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Domestic Violence and Setting Preconviction Bail. (Presented by Senator DILL of Penobscot)

L.D. 512, S.P. 173
An Act To Prohibit a Person under 18 Years of Age from Being Charged with the Crime of Engaging in Prostitution. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 513, S.P. 174
An Act To Eliminate the State Income Tax for Maine Public Employees Retirement System Pensions. (Presented by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec)

L.D. 514, S.P. 175
An Act To Authorize the Expungement of Records of Nonviolent Crimes. (Presented by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 515, S.P. 176
An Act To Amend the Laws on Gross Sexual Assault. (Presented by Senator MAKER of Washington)

L.D. 516, S.P. 177
An Act To Reduce the Cost of Pretrial Detention. (Presented by Senator DION of Cumberland)

L.D. 517, S.P. 178
An Act To Amend Principles of Reimbursement for Nursing Facilities and for Residential Care Facilities. (Presented by Senator MAKER of Washington)

L.D. 518, S.P. 179
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Burial or Cremation of Certain Persons. (Presented by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 519, H.P. 363
An Act To Clarify Occupancy for Tents, Campers, Trailers and Other Devices used for Camping in Unorganized Townships. (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 520, H.P. 364
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Increase Rural Maine's Access to Broadband Internet Service. (Presented by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham)

L.D. 521, H.P. 365
An Act To Align the Criteria Used by the Maine Public Employees Retirement System in Determining Veterans' Disability Claims with the Criteria Used by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. (Presented by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham)

L.D. 522, H.P. 366
An Act Regarding Final Enactment of the State Budget. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative WOOD of Greene)

L.D. 523, H.P. 367
Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Review the Laws Governing Domestic Violence. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative RECKITT of South Portland)

L.D. 524, H.P. 368
An Act To Amend the Laws on Domestic Violence. (Presented by Representative RECKITT of South Portland)

L.D. 525, H.P. 369
An Act To Enhance Maine's Response to Domestic Violence. (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 526, H.P. 370
An Act To Increase the State Share of the Cost of Health Insurance for Retired Teachers. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative COLLINGS of Portland)

L.D. 527, H.P. 371
An Act To Prohibit Corporal Punishment in Schools. (Presented by Representative TERRY of Gorham)

L.D. 528, H.P. 372
An Act To Create a Maine Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Studies Educational Component. (Presented by Representative TALBOT ROSS of Portland)

L.D. 529, H.P. 373
An Act To Ensure Resiliency of the Maine Electrical Grid. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 530, H.P. 374
An Act To Ensure Medical Assessments for Youth in Foster Care. (Presented by Representative HAMANN of South Portland)

L.D. 531, H.P. 375
An Act Regarding the Drug Crisis and Ensuring Access to HIV Testing. (Presented by Representative FECTEAU of Biddeford)

L.D. 532, H.P. 376
An Act To Remove the 100-megawatt Limit on Hydroelectric Generators under the Renewable Resources Laws. (Presented by Representative O'CONNOR of Berwick)

L.D. 533, H.P. 377
An Act To Clarify the Application of the Statute of Limitations under Article 3-A of the Uniform Commercial Code. (Presented by Representative COOPER of Yarmouth)

L.D. 534, H.P. 378
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Circumstances of Death That Must Be Reported to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner. (Presented by Representative MOONEN of Portland)

L.D. 535, H.P. 379
An Act To Protect Maine Citizens from Aerial Trespass. (Presented by Representative WARREN of Hallowell)

L.D. 536, H.P. 380
An Act To Protect Homeowners from Debt Collectors. (Presented by Representative ORDWAY of Standish)

L.D. 537, H.P. 381
An Act To Provide an Exemption from Road Association Payments for Landowners Whose Primary Access Is Not over the Road. (Presented by Representative WADSWORTH of Hiram)

L.D. 538, H.P. 382
An Act To Allow Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Who Have Attained Certain Degrees To Use the Title of Doctor. (Presented by Representative PERRY of Calais)

L.D. 539, H.P. 383
An Act To Allow Municipalities To Establish Shellfish Conservation Areas. (Presented by Representative SPEAR of South Thomaston)

L.D. 540, H.P. 384
An Act To Help Municipalities Prepare for Sea Level Rise. (Presented by Representative BLUME of York)

L.D. 541, H.P. 385
An Act Regarding the Commercial Forestry Excise Tax. (Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop)

L.D. 542, H.P. 386
An Act To Increase Railroad Freight Safety. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 543, H.P. 387
An Act Regarding Political Action Committee Expenditures. (Presented by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth)

L.D. 544, H.P. 388
An Act To Expand Wine and Beer Tastings at Retail Establishments. (Presented by Representative TERRY of Gorham)

L.D. 545, H.P. 389
An Act To Ensure Maine's Unorganized Townships and Plantations Maintain Local Control under Laws Legalizing Marijuana. (Presented by Representative HAMANN of South Portland)

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