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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XLIII, No. 8

Friday, March 3, 2017

128TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017

L.D. 637, H.P. 465
An Act To Protect Maine's Lands. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Old Town)

L.D. 638, H.P. 452
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Transportation Projects. (Presented by Representative McLEAN of Gorham)

L.D. 639, H.P. 453
An Act To Require an Interstate Identification Index System Background Check for Certain Crimes. (Presented by Representative RECKITT of South Portland)

L.D. 640, H.P. 454
An Act To Require an Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment prior to Setting Bail in Domestic Violence Arrests in Which the Alleged Abuser Has Been Taken into Custody. (Presented by Representative RECKITT of South Portland)

L.D. 641, H.P. 455
Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study the Availability of Information Regarding Related Incidents in Domestic Violence Cases. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative RECKITT of South Portland)

L.D. 642, H.P. 456
Resolve, To Establish the Task Force To Identify Special Education Cost Drivers and Innovative Approaches to Services. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative KORNFIELD of Bangor)

L.D. 643, H.P. 457
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Increase Reimbursement Rates for Home-based and Community-based Services. (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 644, H.P. 458
An Act To Improve Citizen Access to Legal Representation. (Presented by Representative SEAVEY of Kennebunkport)

L.D. 645, H.P. 459
An Act To Amend the Penalties for Failure To Pay Child Support. (Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop)

L.D. 646, H.P. 460
An Act Regarding Municipal and Regional Shellfish Management Programs. (Presented by Representative SIMMONS of Waldoboro)

L.D. 647, H.P. 461
An Act Regarding Certain Shellfish Certificates and Permits Issued by the Department of Marine Resources. (Presented by Representative SIMMONS of Waldoboro)

L.D. 648, H.P. 462
An Act To Expand the Types of Nonprofit Organizations to Which Surplus Property May Be Sold by the State. (Presented by Representative GRANT of Gardiner)

L.D. 649, H.P. 463
An Act To Allow for Charitable Donation Stops on Local Roads Only. (Presented by Representative DILLINGHAM of Oxford)

L.D. 650, S.P. 212
An Act To Clarify and Protect Certain Public Service Retirement Benefits. (Presented by Senator WOODSOME of York)

L.D. 651, S.P. 213
An Act To Expand Substance Abuse Prevention Projects. (Presented by Senator DION of Cumberland)

L.D. 652, S.P. 214
An Act To Provide Drug Price Relief. (Presented by Senator CARPENTER of Aroostook)

L.D. 653, S.P. 215
Resolve, To Establish a Working Group To Propose Changes to the Animal Welfare Laws. (Presented by Senator CARPENTER of Aroostook)

L.D. 654, S.P. 216
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Certain Sexual Offenses. (Presented by Senator CARPENTER of Aroostook)

L.D. 655, S.P. 217
An Act To Lower the Price MaineCare Pays for Prescription Drugs. (Presented by Senator CARPENTER of Aroostook)

L.D. 656, S.P. 218
An Act To Improve the Ability of Maine Companies To Manufacture and Market Bioplastics. (Presented by Senator DILL of Penobscot)

L.D. 657, S.P. 219
An Act To Reduce the In-stock Spirits Requirements for Liquor Agents in Towns with Certain Populations. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 658, S.P. 220
An Act To Conform Maine Law Regarding Insurer Privacy Notices to Federal Law. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 659, S.P. 221
An Act To Amend the Maine Guaranteed Access Reinsurance Association Act. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 660, S.P. 222
An Act To Allow Credit and Debit Card Surcharges. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 661, S.P. 223
An Act Regarding the Chain of Custody in Crematories. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 662, S.P. 224
Resolve, Directing the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry To Work with All-terrain Vehicle Clubs To Develop All-terrain Vehicle Trails in Northern Maine. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 663, S.P. 225
An Act To Allow Attorneys Employed by the State To Perform Volunteer Legal Services. (Presented by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 664, S.P. 226
An Act To Exempt Gold and Silver Coins and Bullion from Sales Tax. (Presented by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 665, S.P. 227
An Act To Give the Courts Sentencing Discretion When a Person with a Developmental Disability Has Been Convicted of a Crime. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 666, S.P. 228
An Act To Improve Access to Cost-effective Health Care Services. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 667, S.P. 229
An Act To Repeal the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana. (Presented by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec)

L.D. 668, S.P. 230
An Act To Facilitate the Return of Unclaimed Property. (Presented by Senator MIRAMANT of Knox)

L.D. 669, S.P. 231
An Act To Address the Unmet Workforce Needs of Employers and To Improve the Economic Future of Workers. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 670, S.P. 232
An Act To Allow for Consistent Application of Credit for Driver's License Suspensions Imposed by the Court. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 671, S.P. 233
An Act To Allow for Accurate Credit for a License Suspension for Operating under the Influence. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 672, S.P. 234
An Act To Clarify a Municipality's Authority To Adopt and Enforce Land Use Regulations for Marijuana Facilities. (Presented by Senator BREEN of Cumberland)

L.D. 673, S.P. 235
An Act To Restore the Tip Credit to Maine's Minimum Wage Law. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 674, S.P. 236
An Act To Provide Public Charter Schools with Access to State Funds for Capital Expenses. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 675, H.P. 466
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Food Processing Infrastructure in Targeted Areas of the State. (Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop)

L.D. 676, H.P. 467
Resolve, To Study the Development of a Behavioral Health Unit at the Cumberland County Jail. (Presented by Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland)

L.D. 677, H.P. 468
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Post-conviction Review in Order To Facilitate the Fair Hearing of All Evidence in Each Case Involving a Claim of Innocence. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 678, H.P. 469
An Act To Protect Students from Identity Theft. (Presented by Representative RILEY of Jay)

L.D. 679, H.P. 470
An Act To Reform School Testing Procedures. (Presented by Representative FULLER of Lewiston)

L.D. 680, H.P. 471
An Act To Allow the Employment or Service in a School of a Spouse of a School Board or Committee Member. (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 681, H.P. 472
An Act Regarding Sexual Activity and Sexual Assault at Secondary and Postsecondary Educational Institutions. (Presented by Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick)

L.D. 682, H.P. 473
An Act To Eliminate the Regional Adjustment for Public School Systems. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 683, H.P. 474
An Act To Fund the Maine Solid Waste Diversion Grant Program and To Phase Out Certain Containers from the Bottle Redemption Laws. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 684, H.P. 475
An Act To Increase Vegetative Buffers in the Shoreland Zone. (Presented by Representative BLUME of York)

L.D. 685, H.P. 476
An Act To Establish the Mining Advisory Panel. (Presented by Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville)

L.D. 686, H.P. 477
An Act To Remove Restrictions on the Membership of Regional Water Councils. (Presented by Representative POULIOT of Augusta)

L.D. 687, H.P. 478
An Act Regarding Reimbursement for Speech and Language Pathology Services. (Presented by Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland)

L.D. 688, H.P. 479
An Act To Provide MaineCare Coverage for Music Therapy. (Presented by Representative HAMANN of South Portland)

L.D. 689, H.P. 480
An Act To Confer Categorical Eligibility for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefit Applications. (Presented by Representative HAMANN of South Portland)

L.D. 690, H.P. 481
An Act To Provide Additional Funding for Persons with Disabilities. (Presented by Representative SHERMAN of Hodgdon)

L.D. 691, H.P. 482
An Act To Prevent Lead Poisoning in Children. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston)

L.D. 692, H.P. 483
Resolve, To Provide Meals to Homebound Individuals. (Presented by Representative HAMANN of South Portland)

L.D. 693, H.P. 484
An Act To Clarify the Laws Governing Hunting from a Vehicle. (Presented by Representative STETKIS of Canaan)

L.D. 694, H.P. 485
An Act To Create a Local Option for a Sunday Exception Allowing Deer Hunting with Rifles. (Presented by Representative ACKLEY of Monmouth)

L.D. 695, H.P. 486
An Act To Double the Number of Moose Permits Available for Auction by Conservation Organizations. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Sinclair)

L.D. 696, H.P. 487
An Act Regarding Insurance and Financial Services. (Presented by Representative LAWRENCE of South Berwick)

L.D. 697, H.P. 488
Resolve, To Establish a Commission To Study the Roles and Rights of Grandparents in Raising Their Grandchildren. (Presented by Representative WARD of Dedham)

L.D. 698, H.P. 489
An Act To Allow Persons 70 Years of Age and Older To Opt Out of Jury Duty. (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 699, H.P. 490
An Act To Enact the Toxic Chemicals in the Workplace Act. (Presented by Representative COLLINGS of Portland)

L.D. 700, H.P. 491
An Act To Give Flexibility to Employees and Employers for Temporary Layoffs. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 701, H.P. 492
An Act To Establish the Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program. (Presented by Representative DAUGHTRY of Brunswick)

L.D. 702, H.P. 493
An Act To Restore the Tip Credit to Maine Employees. (Presented by Representative GUERIN of Glenburn)

L.D. 703, H.P. 494
An Act To Address Marine Debris Resulting from Commercial Activities. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 704, H.P. 495
An Act To Give the Department of Marine Resources Flexibility with Licensing in the Atlantic Herring Fishery. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 705, H.P. 496
An Act To Prevent Marine Debris. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 706, H.P. 497
An Act To Increase the Quota for Smelts for Commercial Pelagic and Anadromous Fishing License Holders. (Presented by Representative SIMMONS of Waldoboro)

L.D. 707, H.P. 498
An Act To Base the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax on the Purchase Price of the Motor Vehicle. (Presented by Representative ORDWAY of Standish)

L.D. 708, H.P. 499
An Act To Use Taxes on Nonmedical Marijuana and Increase the Tax on Cigarettes To Partially Offset the 3% Income Tax Surcharge. (Presented by Representative DENNO of Cumberland)

L.D. 709, H.P. 500
An Act Regarding the License Restrictions for New Drivers. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 710, H.P. 501
An Act Regarding Emergency Lights on Firefighters' Personal Vehicles Used When Responding to Emergency Calls. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 711, H.P. 502
An Act To Revise the Laws Governing Learner's Permits and Intermediate Driver's Licenses and Driver Education Textbook Requirements. (Presented by Representative KINNEY of Knox)

L.D. 712, H.P. 503
Resolve, To Designate a Portion of Route 43 in Corinth, Exeter and Corinna the Donald Strout, Sr., Memorial Highway. (Presented by Representative DUCHESNE of Hudson)

L.D. 713, H.P. 504
Resolve, Authorizing Legislation To Streamline the Laws Governing the Licensing and Conduct of Beano and Games of Chance. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 714, H.P. 505
An Act To Create an Award Program for Maine's Veteran-friendly Workplaces. (Presented by Representative DEVIN of Newcastle)

L.D. 715, H.P. 506
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Amend the Citizen Initiative Process. (Presented by Representative CRAIG of Brewer)

L.D. 716, H.P. 507
An Act To Improve Requirements for Reporting to the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 717, H.P. 508
An Act To Protect Maine School Children from Lead and Arsenic Exposure. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Lewiston)

L.D. 718, H.P. 509
An Act To Reinstitute the Maine Health Exchange Advisory Committee. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Lewiston)

L.D. 719, I.B. 1
An Act To Allow Slot Machines or a Casino in York County. (Transmitted to the Clerk of the 128th Maine Legislature by the Secretary of State on February 24, 2017 and ordered printed.)

L.D. 720, S.P. 237
An Act To Provide Lung Cancer Screening for MaineCare Recipients. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 721, S.P. 238
An Act To Mandate the Reporting of a Planned Act of Terrorism by a Person with Knowledge of That Plan. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 722, S.P. 239
An Act Regarding Uninsured Vehicle Coverage. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 723, S.P. 240
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Reduce Volatility in State Pension Funding Requirements Caused by the Financial Markets. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 724, S.P. 241
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the State's Rail Authority. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 725, S.P. 242
An Act To Recognize Local Control Regarding Food and Water Systems. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 726, H.P. 510
An Act To Restore Full Cost-of-living Increases for All Maine State Retirees. (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 727, H.P. 511
An Act To Protect the Tax Base of Municipalities by Removing the Property Tax Exemption for Land Held for Conservation or Public Access Purposes. (Presented by Representative STETKIS of Canaan)

L.D. 728, H.P. 512
An Act Regarding Management and Stocking of Inland Fisheries. (Presented by Representative HUBBELL of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 729, H.P. 513
An Act To Make Maine's Public Boat Launching Ramps Accessible by Persons with Physical Disabilities. (Presented by Representative ALLEY of Beals)

L.D. 730, H.P. 514
An Act To Establish Minimum and Maximum Size Limits for Possession of Soft-shelled Clams. (Presented by Representative ALLEY of Beals)

L.D. 731, S.P. 243
An Act To Require Mortgage Servicers To Act in Good Faith in Dealings with Homeowners. (Presented by Senator CARPENTER of Aroostook)

L.D. 732, S.P. 244
An Act To Protect Young Bucks in Northern, Eastern and Western Maine. (Presented by Senator MAKER of Washington)

L.D. 733, H.P. 515
An Act Regarding Maine's Tax Code. (Presented by Representative TIPPING of Orono)

L.D. 734, H.P. 516
An Act Extending the Time Period for Municipalities To Approve Marijuana Businesses. (Presented by Representative BLUME of York)

L.D. 735, S.P. 245
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support the Independence of Maine's Seniors. (Presented by Senator VOLK of Cumberland)

L.D. 736, S.P. 246
An Act To Create Equity in Funding of Rural Schools. (Presented by Senator WOODSOME of York)

L.D. 737, H.P. 517
An Act To Allow Public Schools To Reserve Funds Designated for Operating Costs. (Presented by Representative STEARNS of Guilford)

L.D. 738, H.P. 518
An Act To Make the School Budgeting Process a Biennial Process. (Presented by Representative FULLER of Lewiston)

L.D. 739, H.P. 519
An Act To Improve Beach-cast Seaweed Management for Health, Ecology and Tourism. (Presented by Representative BLUME of York)

L.D. 740, H.P. 520
An Act To Promote Efficiency and Accountability to Taxpayers in Personal Services Contracting. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Sinclair)

L.D. 741, H.P. 521
An Act To Provide Equity in Education Funding. (Presented by Representative STEARNS of Guilford)

L.D. 742, H.P. 522
An Act To Allow Hemp Growers To Grow Hemp from Clones and To Grow Hemp Indoors. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 743, H.P. 523
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Promote and Improve the Intermodal Transportation System in Maine. (Presented by Representative SHEATS of Auburn)

L.D. 744, H.P. 524
An Act To Create a Permanent Wabanaki Law Enforcement Seat on the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Board of Trustees. (Presented by Representative DANA of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 745, H.P. 525
An Act To Prohibit Female Genital Mutilation. (Presented by Representative SIROCKI of Scarborough)

L.D. 746, H.P. 526
Resolve, To Increase the Permissible Size of Bed and Breakfasts. (Presented by Representative GUERIN of Glenburn)

L.D. 747, H.P. 527
An Act To Amend Minimum Age Eligibility for School Enrollment. (Presented by Representative WADSWORTH of Hiram)

L.D. 748, H.P. 528
An Act To Require at Least a 30-minute Lunch Period for Students. (Presented by Representative PIERCE of Falmouth)

L.D. 749, H.P. 529
An Act To Ensure Municipal Equity for the Town of Frye Island. (Presented by Representative AUSTIN of Gray)

L.D. 750, H.P. 530
An Act To Provide $500,000 of Matching Funds over 4 Years through Appropriations and Allocations To Preserve Rural Heritage and Living History Pertaining to Science and Technology in Penobscot and York Counties. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington)

L.D. 751, H.P. 531
An Act To Establish Districtwide Standardized Assessment Policies. (Presented by Representative HANDY of Lewiston)

L.D. 752, H.P. 532
An Act To Enhance the Safety of Schoolchildren by Requiring the Posting of the School Zone Speed Limit. (Presented by Representative HILLIARD of Belgrade)

L.D. 753, H.P. 533
Resolve, To Promote Internet Safety in Schools. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Lewiston)

L.D. 754, H.P. 534
An Act To Repeal or Clean Up Outdated Telecommunications Statutes. (Presented by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham)

L.D. 755, H.P. 535
An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Nontransmission Alternatives Investigations Required for Proposed Transmission Line Projects. (Presented by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham)

L.D. 756, H.P. 536
An Act To Clarify the Authority of an Affiliate of a Utility To Own Power Generation outside of the Utility's Territory. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 757, H.P. 537
An Act To Amend the Charter of the Richmond Utilities District. (Presented by Representative PIERCE of Dresden)

L.D. 758, H.P. 538
An Act To Provide Free Admission for Permanently Disabled Persons at Maine State Parks. (Presented by Representative BAILEY of Saco)

L.D. 759, H.P. 539
An Act To Clarify the Financial Authority of Sewer and Sanitary Districts. (Presented by Representative O'CONNOR of Berwick)

L.D. 760, H.P. 540
An Act To Promote Safety with Respect to Touching Livestock or Other Animals. (Presented by Representative FULLER of Lewiston)

L.D. 761, H.P. 541
An Act To Increase Access to Hearing Aids. (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 762, H.P. 542
An Act To Allow a Percentage of Funds from the Medical Use of Marijuana Fund To Fund Health Care Research. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 763, H.P. 543
An Act To Support Individuals with Disabilities by Exempting Certain Wages from Consideration for MaineCare. (Presented by Representative NADEAU of Winslow)

L.D. 764, H.P. 544
An Act To Prohibit the Exclusion of a Patient from Eligibility for an Organ Transplant Based on Medical Marijuana Use. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 765, H.P. 545
An Act To Allow In-home Child Care Providers To Care for up to 5 Children without State Certification. (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 766, H.P. 546
Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Recalculate the MaineCare Reimbursement Rates for Services for Persons with Disabilities. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland)

L.D. 767, H.P. 547
An Act To Prohibit the Feeding of Deer from August 15th to December 15th. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 768, H.P. 548
An Act To Establish 2 Comprehensive Licenses for Hunting and for Hunting and Fishing. (Presented by Representative HILLIARD of Belgrade)

L.D. 769, H.P. 549
An Act To Eliminate Insurance Rating Based on Age, Geographic Location or Smoking History and To Reduce Rate Variability Due to Group Size. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Lewiston)

L.D. 770, H.P. 550
An Act To Clarify Insurance Coverage in School-based Health Centers. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Lewiston)

L.D. 771, H.P. 551
An Act To Protect Political Speech and Prevent Climate Change Policy Profiling. (Presented by Representative LOCKMAN of Amherst)

L.D. 772, H.P. 552
An Act To Ensure Transparency in Public Union Negotiations. (Presented by Representative WADSWORTH of Hiram)

L.D. 773, H.P. 553
An Act To Enact the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 774, H.P. 554
An Act To Create a Training Wage. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 775, H.P. 555
An Act To Prohibit the Minimum Wage from Exceeding the New England Average. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 776, H.P. 556
An Act To Promote Fairness for Rural Maine Residents by Regulating Fuel Prices. (Presented by Representative McCREA of Fort Fairfield)

L.D. 777, H.P. 557
An Act To Establish a Conditional Presumption of Compensability for Corrections Employees in Cases of Impairment from Hypertension or Heart Disease. (Presented by Representative TUCKER of Brunswick)

L.D. 778, H.P. 558
An Act To Eliminate the Indexing of the Minimum Wage to Inflation. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 779, H.P. 559
An Act To Allow Aroostook County To Create Tax Increment Financing Districts. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 780, H.P. 560
An Act Authorizing the Deorganization of Cary Plantation. (Presented by Representative SHERMAN of Hodgdon)

L.D. 781, H.P. 561
An Act To Support the Trades through a Tax Credit for Apprenticeship Programs. (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 782, H.P. 562
An Act To Provide a Sales Tax Exemption for Certain Veterans' Facilities. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 783, H.P. 563
An Act Regarding Business Income Tax. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 784, H.P. 564
An Act To Prevent Tax Haven Abuse. (Presented by Representative TIPPING of Orono)

L.D. 785, H.P. 565
An Act To Improve Safety and Traffic Efficiency near School Grounds. (Presented by Representative TIPPING of Orono)

L.D. 786, H.P. 566
An Act To Require Center Line Markings on All State and State Aid Highways. (Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington)

L.D. 787, H.P. 567
An Act To Ease the Financial Burden on Maine Motorists by Repealing the Requirement That Certain Motor Vehicles Be Inspected. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 788, H.P. 568
An Act To Require Motor Vehicles To Be Registered on a Biennial Basis. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 789, H.P. 569
Resolve, To Require Infrastructure Projects Affecting Interstate 295 To Be Expedited. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 790, H.P. 570
Resolve, To Name the Bridge between Indian Township and the Town of Princeton the Sakom John Stevens Bridge. (Presented by Representative DANA of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 791, H.P. 571
An Act Regarding Advertisements by Maine Clean Election Act Candidates. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 792, H.P. 572
An Act To Authorize Funding for Transitional Housing for Women Veterans and Their Families. (Presented by Representative SHEATS of Auburn)

L.D. 793, H.P. 573
An Act To Limit Campaign Independent Expenditures. (Presented by Representative DILLINGHAM of Oxford)

L.D. 794, H.P. 574
An Act Regarding the Taxation of Flavored Malt Beverages. (Presented by Representative GUERIN of Glenburn)

L.D. 795, H.P. 575
An Act To Require the Text of a Direct Initiative To Be Printed on the Ballot. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 796, H.P. 576
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine Regarding Referendum Questions for Statewide Ballots. (Presented by Representative STEWART of Presque Isle)

L.D. 797, H.P. 577
An Act To Fund Railroad Infrastructure and Operations. (Presented by Representative TALBOT ROSS of Portland)

L.D. 798, H.P. 578
An Act To Clarify the Intent of the Licensing Provisions in the Marijuana Legalization Act. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 799, H.P. 579
An Act To Protect Landlords and Tenants from the Deleterious Effects of Marijuana Use. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HANDY of Lewiston)

L.D. 800, H.P. 580
An Act To Prohibit Marijuana on the Campuses of Maine's Public Postsecondary Institutions. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HANDY of Lewiston)

L.D. 801, H.P. 581
An Act To Allow a Physical Therapist To Administer Certain Coagulation Tests in a Patient's Home. (Presented by Representative MASTRACCIO of Sanford)

L.D. 802, H.P. 582
An Act To Strengthen the Independence of the Public Advocate. (Presented by Representative SHERMAN of Hodgdon)

L.D. 803, S.P. 248
An Act To Improve Transparency in the Electricity Supply Market. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 804, S.P. 249
An Act To Establish Long-term Memory Care Facilities and To Provide Adequate Staffing and Reimbursement. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 805, S.P. 250
An Act To Streamline the Municipal Review Process When Dividing a Structure into 3 or More Dwelling Units and To Amend the Process for Recording Subdivision Variances. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 806, S.P. 251
An Act To Provide Tax Fairness and To Lower Medical Expenses for Patients under the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 807, S.P. 252
An Act Regarding Guardianships. (Presented by Senator KEIM of Oxford)

L.D. 808, S.P. 253
An Act To Restore Community Support Services for Adults with Mental Illness. (Presented by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec)

L.D. 809, S.P. 254
An Act To Address Student Hunger with a "Breakfast after the Bell" Program. (Presented by Senator MAKER of Washington)

L.D. 810, S.P. 255
An Act To Allow Funeral Homes To Own and Operate Crematories. (Presented by Senator MAKER of Washington)

L.D. 811, S.P. 256
An Act Regarding Continuing Education for Persons Engaged in the Practice of Funeral Service. (Presented by Senator MAKER of Washington)

L.D. 812, S.P. 257
Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Project To Save Lives and Support People with Substance Use Disorder in Washington County. (Presented by Senator MAKER of Washington)

L.D. 813, S.P. 258
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Political Party Representation of Election Clerks. (Presented by Senator GRATWICK of Penobscot)

L.D. 814, S.P. 259
An Act Regarding Court Orders for Completion of a Batterers' Intervention Program in Domestic Violence Cases. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 815, S.P. 260
An Act To Allow a Council of Governments To Provide Municipal Services to Small Towns under the Maine Tort Claims Act. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 816, S.P. 261
An Act To Promote Academic Achievement through Hunger Relief for Maine Children. (Presented by Senator BREEN of Cumberland)

L.D. 817, S.P. 262
An Act To Promote Early Detection of Breast Cancer. (Presented by Senator BREEN of Cumberland)

L.D. 818, S.P. 263
An Act To Improve the Quality of Teachers. (Presented by Senator MILLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 819, S.P. 264
Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study the Adequacy of Housing Safety Laws. (Presented by Senator LIBBY of Androscoggin)

L.D. 820, S.P. 265
An Act To Protect Maine's Clean Water and Taxpayers from Mining Pollution. (Presented by Senator CARSON of Cumberland)

L.D. 821, S.P. 266
An Act To Enact the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act. (Presented by Senator DION of Cumberland)

L.D. 822, S.P. 267
An Act To Ensure Fairness among Large Consumers of Natural Gas. (Presented by Senator DION of Cumberland)

L.D. 823, S.P. 268
An Act To Promote Transparency with Respect to Surveillance Technology. (Presented by Senator BELLOWS of Kennebec)

L.D. 824, S.P. 269
An Act To Curb Drug-impaired Driving. (Presented by Senator DION of Cumberland)

L.D. 825, S.P. 271
An Act To Ensure Direct Dialing of 911 from Multiline Telephone Systems. (Presented by Senator WOODSOME of York)

L.D. 826, S.P. 272
An Act To Prioritize the Renovation of Existing Underutilized Schools in Conjunction with the Closing of Nearby Schools Due to Declining Enrollment. (Presented by Senator CARPENTER of Aroostook)

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