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2009 Legislation and Proposed Rule Changes


Summary of 2009 Legislation


Chapter Laws Enacted in 2009

Chapter 88, Resolve, Directing the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices To Develop Recommendations for Ethical Standards for the Executive Branch

Chapter 105, An Act To Require Closed-captioning for Certain Political Advertisements

Chapter 128, Resolve, To Reduce Funding to Maine Clean Election Act Candidates

Chapter 137, An Act To Require Lobbyists To Wear Name Tags

Chapter 138, An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning Campaign Report Exemptions

Chapter 183, An Act Regarding Political Signs

Chapter 190, An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Campaign Finance Reports and the Maine Clean Election Act

Chapter 208, An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Legislative Ethics

Chapter 234, An Act Regarding Volunteer Lobbyists

Chapter 258, An Act To Promote Transparency and Accountability in Campaigns and Governmental Ethics

Chapter 282, An Act Regarding Indirect Lobbying

Chapter 286, An Act To Improve the Maine Clean Election Act

Chapter 302, An Act To Amend the Maine Clean Election Act and the Enforcement Procedures of the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices

Chapter 363, An Act To Amend the Maine Clean Election Laws Governing Gubernatorial Candidates

Chapter 366, An Act To Preserve Government Documents (municipal campaign finance reports)

 

2009 Rule-Making - Public Hearing on July 30, 2009

Invitation to Comment

Summary of Proposed Amendments

Proposed Changes to Chapter 1

Proposed Changes to Chapter 3