| Session - 129th Maine Legislature
H "A" to C "A", Filing Number H-629, Sponsored by O"Neil
Amend the amendment in section 1 by striking out all of subsections 3 and 4 (page 1, lines 27 to 34 and page 2, lines 1 to 19 in amendment) and inserting the following:
Amend the amendment in section 2 in §4941 in subsection 1 by inserting at the end the following:
Amend the amendment in section 2 in §4941 in subsection 2 by striking out all of paragraphs A and B (page 3, lines 9 and 10 in amendment) and inserting the following:
Amend the amendment by striking out all of section 3 and inserting the following:
‘Sec. 3. Annual report; confidential information. By January 1, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services shall adopt major substantive rules pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A identifying the information that must be provided in the annual report required under Title 5, section 20010, subsection 3 and shall consider whether any of the information required in the report should be considered confidential under the Freedom of Access Act because it is proprietary or for other reasons. If the department recommends the collection of information that it recommends should be considered confidential, it shall submit those recommendations to the Legislature at the same time as the provisionally adopted major substantive rules are submitted under Title 5, section 8072, subsection 2. The joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over the proposed rule may submit a bill to the Second Regular Session of the 129th Legislature relating to confidentiality of information required under the report that is the subject of the provisionally adopted rules.’
Amend the amendment by relettering or renumbering any nonconsecutive Part letter or section number to read consecutively.
This amendment to the committee amendment strikes the list of information that must be reported annually by a manufacturer of opioids to the Department of Health and Human Services and substitutes a requirement that the department adopt major substantive rules establishing the information that must be reported. The amendment also provides a different method of determining the products subject to the 2 levels of tax specified in the committee amendment and changes elements of the calculation of the rates.
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