Official Documents

Bills

  • 2013-2014 State of Maine 126th Legislature - All Bills Signed by the Governor
  • 2013-2014 State of Maine 126th Legislature - All Bills Filed Without Signature by the Governor
  • 2013/2014 State of Maine 126th Legislature - All Bills Vetoed by the Governor

  • LD Bill Name Legislative Action Veto Message
    LD 6 An Act Regarding the Authority of a School Board to Elect a School Superintendent Sustained LD 6
    LD 49 An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Payment of Fees to Registers of Deeds Sustained LD 49
    LD 146 Resolve, Directing the Bureau of Insurance to Study Issues Related to Long-Term Care Insurance Sustained LD 146
    LD 272 An Act to Reduce Youth Cancer Risk Sustained LD 272
    LD 319 Resolve, To Direct the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Revenue Services to Report on Conformity with the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Sustained LD 319
    LD 387 Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services to Study the Ongoing Need for Rental Subsidies to Provider Agencies Sustained LD 387
    LD 405 An Act to Increase Municipal Agent Fees for Licensing and Registration of Motor Vehicles Sustained LD 405
    LD 468 An Act to Protect Public Health at Public Institutions of Higher Education Sustained LD 468
    LD 491 An Act Regarding Timber Harvesting on Land Managed by the Division of Parks and Public Lands Sustained LD 491
    LD 521 An Act to Change the Budget Approval Process for Alternative Organizational Structures Sustained LD 521
    LD 555 Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation to Convene a Working Group to Consider Reforms of the Practices of the Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board Sustained LD 555
    LD 610 Resolve, To Review and Amend the Rules Regarding Hospital Charity Care Guidelines Sustained LD 610
    LD 1025 An Act To Amend the Law Pertaining to Staff in the Office of the Attorney General Sustained LD 1025
    LD 1044 An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Prosecution of Individuals Possessing a Controlled Substance Under Certain Circumstances Sustained LD 1044
    LD 1066 An Act to Increase Access to Health Coverage and Qualify for Federal Funding Sustained LD 1066
    LD 1093 An Act to Clarify the Criteria of the Health Professions Loan Program as It Affects Physicians Practicing Neurology-Psychiatry Sustained LD 1093
    LD 1201 Resolve, Directing the Workers' Compensation Board to Study the Issue of Addressing Psychological and Physical Harm to Employees Due to Abusive Work Environments Sustained LD 1201
    LD 1281 Resolve, Directingf the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation to Conduct a Sunrise Review Regarding the Proposal to License Recreational Therapists Sustained LD 1281
    LD 1366 An Act to Require Public Schools to Offer Instruction Related to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and the Use of an Automated External Defibrillator Sustained LD 1366
    LD 1546 An Act to Strengthen Maine's Hospitals, Increase Access to Health Care and Provide for a New Spirits Contract Sustained LD 1546
    LD 670 Resolve, To Encourage the Use of Career Interest and Aptitude Tests in Higher Education Sustained LD 670
    LD 1306 An Act To Enhance Voter Registration for Persons with Disabilities Sustained LD 1306
    LD 1315 Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation to Convene a Stakeholder Group to Review Changes in Federal and State Regulations and Rules Governing Compounding Pharmacies Sustained LD 1315
    LD 1331 An Act to Amend the Law Pertaining to Defective or Unreasonably Dangerous Implantable Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals Sustained LD 1331
    LD 1499 Resolve, To Direct the Department of Economic and Community Development to Adopt Certain Eligibility Requirements Regarding Community Development Block Grants Sustained LD 1499
    LD 598 Resolve, Directing All Relevant Agencies of State Government to Work in Concert With a Plan to End and Prevent Homelessness to Ensure that Resources Are Available to End Homelessness in the State Sustained LD 598
    LD 671 An Act to Protect Charter Schools by Requiring Them to Be Operated as Nonprofit Organizations Sustained LD 671
    LD 734 An Act Relating to the Sales Tax Exemption on Depreciable Equipment Used in Commercial Wood Harvesting Sustained LD 734
    LD 752 Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services to Study the Effectiveness of Professional Development Services Provided to Child Care Providers and Referral Services Provided to Parents in Need of Child Care Sustained LD 752
    LD 777 An Act to Protect Working Mothers Who Breast-Feed Sustained LD 777
    LD 851 An Act to Allow the Return of Excess Funds by a Municipality That Forecloses on Real Estate Sustained LD 851
    LD 911 An Act to Increase Revenue for the ATV Recreational Management Fund Sustained LD 911
    LD 984 An Act to Amend the Health Plan Improvement Law Regarding Prescription Drug Step Therapy and Prior Authorization Sustained LD 984
    LD 1023 An Act to Provide Transparency in Fund-Raising by and Lobbying of a Governor-elect Sustained LD 1023
    LD 1144 An Act to Further Ensure Effective Teaching and School Leadership Sustained LD 1144
    LD 1271 An Act Regarding Penalties for Campaign Finance Reporting Violations and Late Filing by Political Action Committees and Ballot Question Committees Sustained LD 1271
    LD 1451 An Act to Require the Membership of the State Workforce Investment Board to Include Representatives of the Local Workforce Investment Boards Sustained LD 1451
    LD 1559 An Act to Reduce Energy Costs, Increase Energy Efficiency, Promote Electric System Reliability and Protect the Environment (Emergency) Overridden LD 1559
    LD 1509 An Act to Make Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years 2013-2015 Overridden LD 1509
    LD 825 Resolve, To Study Climate Change and Implement the Recommendations of the Department of Environmental Protection Report on Climate Change Sustained LD 825
    LD 434 Resolve, Regarding Safer Workplaces for Home Care and Home Health Workers Sustained LD 434
    LD 1128 An Act to Provide for Greater Public Input and Local Control in the Chartering of Public Schools Sustained LD 1128
    LD 1032 Resolve, Establishing the Commission to Study the Incidence of and Mortality Related to Cancer Sustained LD 1032
    LD 1342 An Act to Authorize the Public Advocate to Mediate Disputes Related to Rates for Sewer Service Sustained LD 1342
    LD 1240 An Act to Promote the Safe Use and Sale of Firearms Sustained LD 1240
    LD 380 An Act to Clarify the Law Concerning the Threatening Display of Dangerous Weapons Sustained LD 380
    LD 1349 An Act to Amend the Appointment Process for the Maine Charter School Commission Sustained LD 1349
    LD 1427 An Act to Establish a Resource and Development Coordinating Council Sustained LD 1427
    LD 559 An Act to Change Document Filing and Copying Fees for County Registries of Deeds Overridden LD 559
    LD 897 An Act to Establish the Volunteer Advocate Program and the Volunteer Advocate Program Council Sustained LD 897
    LD 1231 An Act to Amend the Cumpolsory School Attendance Laws Sustained LD 1231
    LD 1232 An Act to Maintain the Integrity of the Fund for a Healthy Maine Sustained LD 1232
    LD 1362 Resolve, Relating to a Review of Risks Associated With Tar Sands Oil Sustained LD 1362
    LD 1235 An Act Regarding School Construction Sustained LD 1235
    LD 1046 An Act to Providing for the Prescribing and Administering of Naloxone Sustained LD 1046
    LD 161 An Act to Restrict a Health Insurance Carrier to Rating on the Basis of One Geographic Area Sustained LD 161
    LD 1543 Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 3: Maine Clean Elections Act and Related Provisions, a Late-Filed Major Substantive Rule of the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices Sustained LD 1543
    LD 225 An Act to Restore Consumer Rate Review for Health Insurance Plans in the Individual Market Sustained LD 225
    LD 1390 An Act Regarding the Cancellation of Subscription Services Sustained LD 1390
    LD 745 An Act to Promote Sustainable Food Policies Sustained LD 745
    LD 1259 Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 17: Rules Regarding Proof of Ownership and Recruitment by Employers Employing Foreign Laborers to Operate Logging Equipment, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Labor Sustained LD 1259
    LD 1069 An Act to Provide Flexibility in the State Prevailing Wage and Benefit Rates Sustained LD 1069
    LD 611 An Act to Adjust Maine's Minimum Wage Annually Based on Cost-of-Living Changes Sustained LD 611
    LD 1198 An Act to Protect Earned Pay Sustained LD 1198
    LD 1057 An Act Related to Public Funding of Charter Schools Sustained LD 1057
    LD 1103 An Act to Encourage Development in the Logging Industry Sustained LD 1103
    LD 703 An Act to Make Post-Conviction Possession of Animals a Criminal Offense Sustained LD 703
    LD 890 An Act to Buy American-Made Products Sustained LD 890
    LD 1181 An Act to Further Strengthen the Protection of Pregnant Women and Children From Toxic Chemicals Sustained LD 1181
    LD 443 An Act to Amend the Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992 to Provide Benefits to Seriously Injured Workers Sustained LD 443
    LD 1573 An Act to Extend the Authorization for the Maine Education Effectiveness Council Sustained LD 1573
    LD 415 An Act to Require a Warrant to Obtain the Location Information of a Cell Phone or Other Electronic Device Overridden LD 415
    LD 236 An Act to Protect the Privacy of Citizens from Domestic Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Use Sustained LD 236
    LD 1486 An Act to Maximize Funds Available to Provide Oral Health Care Services to Persons with Developmental, Behavioral or Other Severely Disabling Conditions Requiring Specialized and Time-Intensive Oral Health Care Sustained LD 1486
    LD 1132 An Act to Achieve Economic Growth by Enhancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education and to Meet Workforce Needs Overridden LD 1132
    LD 1263 An Act to Increase Funding for the Snowmobile Trail Fund and Adjust the Sales Tax Relating to Snowmobiles and Trail-Grooming Equipment Sustained LD 1263
    LD 1129 An Act to Promote Innovation In Public Schools Sustained LD 1129
    LD 487 Resolve, To Establish MaineCare Eligibility for Young Adults Who Were Formerly in Foster Care Sustained LD 487
    LD 828 An Act To Improve the Administration of the Child Care Subsidy Program and To Prevent Erroneous Termination of Child Care Services Sustained LD 828
    LD 1533 An Act to Establish the Maine Online Learning Collaborative (Emergency) Sustained LD 1533
    LD 1282 An Act to Help Small Farmers in Selling Raw Milk Products Sustained LD 1282
    LD 1383 An Act to Improve the Delivery of Early Child Care and Education Services Sustained LD 1383
    LD 386 An Act to Reduce Tobacco-Related Illness and Lower Health Care Costs in MaineCare Overridden LD 386
    LD 1353 An Act to Further Reduce Student Hunger (Mandate) Overridden LD 1353
    LD 1254 An Act to Increase Consumption of Maine Foods in All State Institutions (Mandate) Sustained LD 1254
    LD 1572 An Act to Correct Minor Technical Errors and Inconsistencies in the Unified Budget Bill Sustained LD 1572
    LD 963 An Act to Expand Access to Early Postsecondary Education Sustained LD 963
    LD 1736 Resolve, To Provide Maine Students With Access to Online and Digital Learning Opportunities Through Their Existing School Districts Sustained LD 1736
    LD 168 An Act to Establish Reasonable Restrictions on the Use of Fireworks Sustained LD 168
    LD 523 An Act to Require Health Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Young Adults Sustained LD 523
    LD 39 An Act to Expand the Number of Qualified Educators Overridden LD 39
    LD 1589 Resolve, To Ensure Notification to the Public of the Location in Maine of Persons Convicted in Foreign Countries of Certain Crimes Overridden LD 1589
    LD 1449 An Act to Amend the Composition and Duties of the Maine Children's Growth Council Sustained LD 1449
    LD 1685 Resolve, To Strengthen the Protection of Children from Abuse and Neglect (Emergency) Overridden LD 1685
    LD 1365 An Act to Promote New Models of Mobility and Access to Transportation Sustained LD 1365
    LD 1597 An Act to Clarify Provisions of the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act (Emergency) Overridden LD 1597
    LD 1717 Resolve, To Support Homeless Youth Shelters Sustained LD 1717
    LD 1798 An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force Convened by the Maine Labor Relations Board Regarding Compensation for the Panel of Mediators Sustained LD 1798
    LD 1642 An Act to Clarify the Law Governing Public Disclosure of Health Care Prices Overridden LD 1642
    LD 1552 Resolve, To Provide for an Analysis of MaineCare Rates for Facility-Based Preschool Services for Children With Disabilities and a Report on the Analysis Sustained LD 1552
    LD 1671 An Act to Prohibit Motorized Recreational Gold Prospecting In Class A Waters and Certain Atlantic Salmon and Brook Trout Habitats (Emergency) Overridden LD 1671
    LD 1060 An Act to Lower Electrical Costs Through Transmission Alternatives and Renewable Sources Sustained LD 1060
    LD 1487 An Act to Provide Fiscal Predictability to the MaineCare Program and Health Security to Maine People Sustained LD 1487
    LD 1594 Resolve, To Review and Make Recommendations on Challenges, Gaps and Inefficiencies in Maine's Emergency Crisis Hotline and "Warm-Line" Services Sustained LD 1594
    LD 1631 An Act To Clarify What Constitutes a Contribution to a Candidate Sustained LD 1631
    LD 1252 An Act to Improve Maine's Economy and Energy Security with Cost-Effective Technologies Sustained LD 1252
    LD 1663 Resolve, To Require New Contracts for MaineCare Nonemergency Transportation Sustained LD 1663
    LD 1619 An Act to Provide for a Quorum at the Public Utilities Commission (Emergency) Sustained LD 1619
    LD 1719 An Act to Improve Education About and Awareness of Maine's Health Laws and Resources and To Increase the Reimbursement Rate for Adult Day Services Sustained LD 1719
    LD 38 Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 201: Provider of Last Resort Service Quality, A Major Substantive Rule of the Public Utilities Commission Sustained LD 38
    LD 1806 An Act to Implement the Recommendations Contained in the State Government Evaluation Act Review of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System Overridden LD 1806
    LD 1851 An Act to Delay Implementation of the Maine Metallic Mineral Mining Act and Related Statutory Provisions Sustained LD 1851
    LD 1431 An Act to Support School Nutrition and Expand the Local Foods Economy (Emergency) Sustained LD 1431
    LD 1761 An Act to Ensure That Large Public Utility Reorganizations Advance the Economic Development and Information Access Goals of the State Sustained LD 1761
    LD 1816 An Act to Address Recommendations From the Report by the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability Regarding the Public Utilities Commission (Emergency) Sustained LD 1816
    LD 1820 Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services to Develop a Report with Data on Out-of-State Access to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program Benefits Sustained LD 1820
    LD 1747 Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 180: Performance Evaluation and Professional Growth Systems, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education (Emergency) Overridden LD 1747
    LD 1809 An Act Concerning Meetings of Boards of Trustees and Governing Bodies of Quasi-Municipal Corporations and Districts That Provide Water, Sewer and Sanitary Services Sustained LD 1809
    LD 1821 An Act to Implement Recommendations of the Right to Know Advisory Committee Sustained LD 1821
    LD 1829 An Act to Require the Department of Health and Human Services to Report Annually on Investigations and Prosecutions of False Claims Made Under the MaineCare, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Food Supplement Programs Sustained LD 1829
    LD 1479 An Act to Clarify Telecommunications Regulation Reform Overridden LD 1479
    LD 1468 Resolve, Directing the Public Utilities Commission to Study the Potential Benefits and Barriers Involved in Making Renewable Thermal Technologies Eligible for Qualification in Maine's Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Sustained LD 1468
    LD 1858 An Act to Achieve the Savings Required Under Part F of the Biennial Budget and to Change Certain Provisions of the Law of Fiscal Years 2014-2015 (Emergency) Overridden LD 1858
    LD 1772 Resolve, Regarding Metallic Mineral Exploration, Advanced Exploration and Mining Sustained LD 1772
    LD 1185 An Act to Enhance Efforts to Use Locally Produced Food in Schools (Mandate) Sustained LD 1185
    LD 1593 Resolve, To Eliminate Financial Inequality in MaineCare Reimbursement for Community-Base Behavioral Health Services Sustained LD 1593
    LD 1345 Resolve, To Study the Design and Implementation of Options for a Universal Health Care Plan in the State That Is In Compliance with the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Sustained LD 1345
    LD 1757 Resolve, To Establish the Blue Ribbon Commission on Independent Living and Disability (Emergency) Sustained LD 1757
    LD 1247 An Act to Expand Coverage of Family Planning Services Sustained LD 1247
    LD 1794 An Act to Cancel the No-Bid Alexander Group Contract to Produce Savings in Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Sustained LD 1794
    LD 347 An Act to Amend Insurance Coverage for Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders Overridden LD 347
    LD 1463 Resolve, To Develop a Process for Tax Expenditure Review Overridden LD 1463
    LD 1641 An Act to Amend the Workers' Compensation Laws as They Pertain to Employee Representation Sustained LD 1641
    LD 1194 Resolve, Directing a Study of Social Media Privacy in School and in the Workplace (Emergency) Overridden LD 1194
    LD 1729 An Act to Increase the Period of Time for the Calculation of a Prior Conviction for Operating Under the Influence Overridden LD 1729
    LD 1600 An Act to Require Health Insurers to Provide Coverage for Human Leukocyte Antigen Testing to Establish Bone Marrow Donor Transplantation Suitability Overridden LD 1600
    LD 906 An Act to Permit a School Administrative Unit Discretion Concerning Participation of Students from Charter Schools in School Extracurricular and Interscholastic Activities (Mandate) Overridden LD 906
    LD 1120 An Act to Improve Maine's Tax Laws Sustained LD 1120
    LD 297 An Act to Require Forest Rangers to be Trained in Order to Allow Them to Carry Firearms Sustained LD 297
    LD 933 An Act to Establish a State Board of Dental Hygiene Sustained LD 933
    LD 222 An Act Regarding the Issuance of a Permit to Carry a Concealed Handgun Sustained LD 222
    LD 1154 An Act to Establish the Maine Length of Service Award Program Sustained LD 1154
    LD 1750 An Act to Establish Submission Requirements for Wind Energy Through Rulemaking Sustained LD 1750
    LD 1824 An Act to Provide Additional Authority to the State Board of Corrections (Emergency) Overridden LD 1824
    LD 440 An Act to Create a Tax Credut for Primary Care Professionals Practicing in Underserved Areas Overridden LD 440
    LD 1578 An Act to Increase Health Security by Expanding Federally Funded Health Care For Maine People Sustained LD 1578
    LD 1833 Resolve, Directing the Workers' Compensation Board to Further Study Improving Protections for Injured Workers Whose Employers Have Wrongfully Not Secured Workers' Compensation Insurance Sustained LD 1833
    LD 1367 Resolve, To Improve Early Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes for Youth and Young Adults with, or at Risk for, Serious Mental Health Conditions (Emergency) Sustained LD 1367
    LD 1827 An Act to Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue to Support Maine Small Business and Job Creation (Bond Issue) Overridden LD 1827
    LD 1765 An Act to Establish the Criminal Law Revision Commission Sustained LD 1765
    LD 1837 An Act to Provide Former Employees of the Maine Military Authority the Ability to Sue for Severance Pay Sustained LD 1837
    LD 1850 Resolve, To Establish the Commission to Strengthen the Adequacy and Equity of Certain Cost Components of the School Funding Formula (Emergency) Overridden LD 1850
    LD 1640 An Act to Expand MaineCare for Veterans and Low-Income Residents Sustained LD 1640
    LD 1310 An Act to Improve Access to Dental Care Through Empowering the Denturist Subcommittee of the Board of Dental Examiners Sustained LD 1310
    LD 1043 An Act To Improve the Regional Economic Development Revolving Loan Program Overridden LD 1043
    LD 1744 An Act to Protect Maine Lakes Sustained LD 1744