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130th Maine Legislature, Second Regular Session

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SP 237
LD #

An Act To Prohibit Discrimination in Employment and School Based on Hair Texture or Hairstyle

Documents and DispositionLD 598, SP 237Text
LD 598
SP 237
Printed Document PDF MS-Word Document
Fiscal Status
Fiscal Impact
Fiscal Note PDFFiscal Note

Final DispositionEnacted, Apr 20, 2022
Governor's Action: Signed, Apr 20, 2022

Chaptered LawACTPUB
, Chapter 643
Printed Chapter PDFThese are unofficial documents that may contain errors. See the Session Laws Of Maine (when available) for a final version.Chapter Fiscal NoteFiscal Note PDFFiscal

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Amendments to LD 598

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Status In Committee

Referred to Committee on Judiciary on Feb 25, 2021.
Latest Committee Action: Reported Out, Mar 29, 2022, OTP/ONTP
Latest Committee Report: Mar 29, 2022; JUD, MAJ: Ought To Pass; JUD, MIN: Ought Not To Pass


Committee Docket
Jun 4, 2021Carry Over Requested 
Jun 7, 2021Carry Over Approved 
Mar 17, 2022Work Session Held 
Mar 17, 2022VotedDivided Report
Mar 29, 2022Reported OutOTP/ONTP

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Divided Reports
ReportReport Signer
MAJ - Ought To PassSenator Anne Carney of Cumberland, Chair
 Representative Thom Harnett of Gardiner, Chair
 Representative Christopher Babbidge of Kennebunk
 Representative Jeffrey Evangelos of Friendship
 Representative Laurel Libby of Auburn
 Representative Stephen Moriarty of Cumberland
 Representative Rena Newell of Passamaquoddy Tribe
 Representative Lois Reckitt of South Portland
 Senator Heather Sanborn of Cumberland
 Representative Erin Sheehan of Biddeford
MIN - Ought Not To PassRepresentative David Haggan of Hampden
 Senator Lisa Keim of Oxford
 Representative Jennifer Poirier of Skowhegan
 Representative Jim Thorne of Carmel
Affected Statute Titles and Sections
TitleSectionSubsectionParagraphEffectLaw TypeChapter
545538-H NEWPublic Law643
545538-G NEWPublic Law643