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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XLIII, No. 27

Friday, July 21, 2017

128TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 286 - An Act To Conform State Law to Federal Law While Promoting Safe Working Environments for Minors. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 548, L.D. 1564)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 287 - An Act To Clarify the Authority of an Affiliate of a Utility To Own Power Generation outside of the Utility's Territory. (H.P. 536, L.D. 756)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 288 - An Act To Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1112, L.D. 1616)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Became law notwithstanding the veto of the Governor

Ch. 289 - An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Study the Public Reserved Lands Management Fund. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 201, L.D. 586)

Ch. 290 - An Act To Promote Workforce Participation. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 344, L.D. 481)

Ch. 291 - An Act To Modernize the Renewable Portfolio Standard. (H.P. 810, L.D. 1147)

Ch. 292 - An Act To Protect the Health and Safety of First Responders. (H.P. 1036, L.D. 1512)

Constitutional Resolutions

Passed by the Legislature for Approval at Referendum
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ch. 1 - RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Reduce Volatility in State Pension Funding Requirements Caused by the Financial Markets. (S.P. 240, L.D. 723)

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, JULY 21, 2017

L.D. 1645, H.P. 1136
An Act To Reduce the Rate of Tax Imposed on the Rental of Living Quarters. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative WINSOR of Norway)

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, bill status and roll call information are available on the internet at http://legislature.maine.gov/LawMakerWeb/search.asp.