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LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR

2 STATE HOUSE STATION, AUGUSTA, MAINE 04333

Edited by Heather J.R. Priest, Clerk of the House

Vol. XXXVII, No. 39

Week of September 26 to September 30, 2011

ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Monday, September 26, 2011

8:30 AM - SUBCOMMITTEE TO THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON TAXATION
The subcommittee members have invited economists, accountants, financial advisors, academic leaders, business leaders and other experts to share their perspective with the subcommittee as they gather information to report back to the full committee. Room 127, State House, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1635.)

9:00 AM - BOARD OF COUNSELING PROFESSIONALS LICENSURE
Regular meeting/hearing. Central Conference Room, Gardiner Annex, 76 Northern Avenue, Gardiner. (For further information phone 624-8603.)

9:00 AM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Consideration of the nominations of Douglas F. Beaulieu of Madawaska, Honorable David E. Bowles of Sanford and Mark A. Westrum of Bath to the State Board of Corrections. Room 436, State House, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

9:00 AM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Consideration of the nominations of Jean E. Mattimore of Portland, Earle A. Cianchette of Saco and Lance Meadows of Castine to the Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees; Lisa S. Penny of New Gloucester, David R. Gaul of Damariscotta, Diane St. Lawrence of New Portland, Donald W. Miller of West Bath, Joan P. Nason of Bath, Terri Thompson of Gorham, Frances Frost of Peaks Island, Laurel Kelly of Dixmont, Matthew Hoidal of Falmouth and Jason White of Rockland to the School Board of the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf. Room 202, Cross State Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

9:00 AM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Consideration of the nominations of Peter Garrett, PhD of Winslow to the Outdoor Heritage Fund Board; Alvin K. Ahlers of North Yarmouth, Gary Curtis of Bethel, Robert A. Foley of Wells and Susan M. Lessard of Hampden to the Board of Environmental Protection; and Patricia W. Aho of Newcastle as Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection. Room 216, Cross Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

9:30 AM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS
Monthly interim meeting. Room 228, State House, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1635.)

10:00 AM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY
Consideration of the nominations of Honorable Douglas M. Smith of Dover-Foxcroft and Albert E. Hodsdon III of Fairfield to the Efficiency Maine Trust Board. Room 211, Cross State Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

10:00 AM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Consideration of the nominations of Joel Allumbaugh of Gardiner and Timothy L. Thompson of Cape Elizabeth to the Maine Governmental Facilities Authority. Room 214, Cross State Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

11:30 AM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Consideration of the nominations of Christopher J. McCormick of Cumberland Foreside, Steven C. Howe of Ogunquit and Honorable James D. Libby of Buxton to the Maine Community College System, Board of Trustees. Room 202, Cross State Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

1:00 PM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public hearing on LD 1589, "An Act to Criminalize Possession, Trafficking and Furnishing of So-called Bath Salts Containing Synthetic Hallucinogenic Drugs". A work session will immediately follow. Room 436, State House, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1670.)

1:00 PM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
Consideration of the nomination of the Honorable S. Peter Mills of Cornville as the Executive Director of the Maine Turnpike Authority; Robert D. Stone of Auburn to the Maine Turnpike Authority and Matthew C. Jacobson of Cumberland to the New England Passenger Rail Authority. Room 126, State House, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

1:00 PM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS
Consideration of the nominations of Timothy S. Doyle of Greene to the Gambling Control Board and Jane A. Amero of South Portland to the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. Room 437, State House, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

1:30 PM - ADVISORY COMMISSION ON MAINE'S HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE
Room 220, Cross State Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1670.)

1:30 PM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Consideration of the nomination of Ann R. Robinson of Portland to the Maine Public Broadcasting System, Board of Trustees. Room 202, Cross State Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

1:30 PM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
Room 220, Cross State Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1635.)

2:00 PM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Consideration of the nominations of Dr. David C. Haines of Auburn, Jason Judd of Pittsfield, Frederick M. Woodman, Jr. of Lincoln, Kalevi E. Kotkas of North Yarmouth, Michael L. Edgecomb of Spruce Head, Dr. Charles Wray of Mount Desert, Dr. Walter A. Specht of Topsham and Dr. Susan J. Hunter of Orono to the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, Board of Trustees. Room 202, Cross State Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

2:00 PM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE
Consideration of the nominations of Richard C. Thurston of Scarborough and Robert S. Savage of Limington to the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Advisory Council. Room 206, Cross Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-1692.)

2:00 PM - NEW RETIREMENT BENEFIT PLAN WORKING GROUP, EMPLOYEE NEEDS SUBGROUP
96 Sewall Street, Augusta. (For further information phone 512-3190.)

2:30 PM - MAINE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM, INVESTMENT TEAM
Four City Center, 3rd Floor, Portland. (For further information phone 512-3190.)

3:00 PM - JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
Consideration of the nomination of Eric A. Cioppa as Superintendent of Insurance and the Honorable Joseph Bruno of Raymond and the Honorable John R. Brautigam of Falmouth to the Dirigo Health Board. Room 220, Cross State Office Building, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

2:00 PM - CAPITOL PLANNING COMMISSION
Room 400, Cross Office Bldg., Augusta. (For further information phone 624-7314.)

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

10:00 AM - DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE ADVISORY COUNCIL
Bald Mountain Camps, 125 Bald Mountain Road, Oquossoc. (For further information phone 287-5201.)

1:00 PM - BOARD OF CORRECTIONS
32 Blossom Lane, Marquardt Building, 3rd Floor, Augusta. (For further information phone 287-3366.)

Thursday, September 29, 2011

9:00 AM - BOARD OF PHARMACY
Regular meeting. Central Conference Room, Gardiner Annex, 76 Northern Avenue, Gardiner. (For further information phone 624-8603.)

1:00 PM - CONSENSUS ECONOMIC FORECASTING COMMISSION
Room 228, State House, Augusta. (For further information phone 624-6200.)

1:00 PM - MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES
York County Community College, 112 College Drive, Wells. (For further information phone 629-4017.)

3:00 PM - MAINE INDIAN TRIBAL-STATE COMMISSION
The Brewster Inn, 37 Zion's Hill Road, Dexter. (For further information phone 817-3799.)

The Weekly Legislative Calendar for the week of October 3 will be mailed on Thursday, September 29. The deadline for receipt of information in that issue of the Calendar will be noon on Wednesday, September 28. Meeting notices may be e-mailed to wlc@legislature.maine.gov or faxed to (207) 287-1456. Questions pertaining to any of the meetings listed in this issue of the Calendar may be directed to the Committee, Council or Commission involved, or to the Clerk of the House, 2 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333. Telephone: (207) 287-1400 or FAX: (207) 287-1456.