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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

From Heather J.R. Priest, Clerk of the House
State House, Augusta, Maine

Volume XXXVII, No. 2

Thursday, January 13, 2011

125TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011

L.D. 39, H.P. 32
An Act Related to Family Law Magistrates. (Presented by Representative BRYANT of Windham)

L.D. 40, H.P. 33
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Reduce the Size of the House of Representatives. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 41, H.P. 34
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Maine Potato Board. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou)

L.D. 42, H.P. 35
An Act Regarding the Tax on Fuel Used for Commercial Agriculture, Fishing and Forestry. (Presented by Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou)

L.D. 43, H.P. 36
An Act To Repeal the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 44, H.P. 37
An Act To Increase Potential Criminal Penalties for the Possession of Cocaine and Cocaine Base. (Presented by Representative PLUMMER of Windham)

L.D. 45, H.P. 38
An Act To Allow Marriage and Family Therapists To Serve as Mental Health Professionals in Public Schools. (Presented by Representative EVES of North Berwick)

L.D. 46, H.P. 39
An Act To Allow Marriage and Family Therapists To Serve as Mental Health Professionals in the Civil Service System. (Presented by Representative EVES of North Berwick)

L.D. 47, H.P. 40
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Access to State and State Aid Highways To Allow a Break in a Control of Access. (Presented by Representative PEOPLES of Westbrook)

L.D. 48, H.P. 41
An Act To Require Oral Disclosure of the Cost of Certain Public Telephone Calls. (Presented by Representative FLOOD of Winthrop)

L.D. 49, H.P. 42
An Act To Allow Storage of Lobster Traps on Docks. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 50, H.P. 43
An Act To Allow Provisional Drivers To Transport Persons under Guardianship and Children of Active Military Personnel. (Presented by Representative FLOOD of Winthrop)

L.D. 51, H.P. 44
An Act Regarding Access to Sexually Explicit Material. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 52, H.P. 45
An Act To Dedicate a Percentage of the Sales and Use Tax on Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Parts to the Highway Fund. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 53, H.P. 46
An Act To Extend Fair Trade Practice to Automobile Rentals Provided When Insured Automobiles Are Damaged. (Presented by Representative BEAULIEU of Auburn)

L.D. 54, H.P. 47
An Act To Revise the Law Regarding Vehicle Turning and Signals. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 55, H.P. 48
An Act To Restore Hunting Rights in the Katahdin Lake Region. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 56, H.P. 49
An Act To Allow the Owner of Waterfront Property To Fish That Body of Water without a Fishing License. (Presented by Representative RIOUX of Winterport)

L.D. 57, H.P. 50
Resolve, To Update the Study Regarding the Feasibility of Establishing a Single-payor Health Care System. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 58, H.P. 51
An Act To Prohibit Enforcement of the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 59, H.P. 52
An Act To Provide Sales Tax Exemption or Refund on Parts and Supplies Purchased To Operate Windjammers. (Presented by Representative MAZUREK of Rockland)

L.D. 60, H.P. 53
An Act To Extend Coverage under the State's Mini-COBRA Law. (Presented by Representative LOVEJOY of Portland)

L.D. 61, S.P. 34
An Act Implementing a Fisheries Permit Banking Program. (Presented by Senator RECTOR of Knox)

L.D. 62, S.P. 35
An Act Relating to the State Bid Process. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 63, S.P. 36
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Repair the Mountain Division Rail Line. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 64, S.P. 37
An Act To Make a Violation of the Laws Governing Seat Belts a Secondary Offense. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 65, S.P. 39
Resolve, To Require Dementia Care Training in Long-term Care Facilities, Adult Day Care Programs, Certain Residential Care Facilities and Supported Living Arrangements. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 66, H.P. 54
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Capital Reserve Funds of the Maine Educational Loan Authority. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MAKER of Calais)

L.D. 67, H.P. 55
An Act Relating to Standardbred Horse Breeding. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 68, H.P. 56
Resolve, Directing the Public Utilities Commission To Examine the Purchase of Low-cost Electric Power from Quebec. (Presented by Representative BOLDUC of Auburn)

L.D. 69, H.P. 57
An Act To Restore the Historical Town Boundary between Harpswell and Brunswick. (Presented by Representative OLSEN of Phippsburg)

L.D. 70, H.P. 58
An Act To Include Independent Practice Dental Hygienists in MaineCare. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 71, H.P. 59
An Act To Designate the Whoopie Pie as the State Dessert. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 72, H.P. 60
An Act To Require State Agencies To Give Priority to State Armories When Renting Space for Meetings. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 73, H.P. 61
An Act To Establish a Uniform Deadline for Persons Qualifying as Candidates. (Presented by Representative BOLDUC of Auburn)

L.D. 74, H.P. 62
An Act To Impose Liability on a Landlord for Damages Caused by a Tenant's Pet. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 75, H.P. 63
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend Its Rules Governing Electronic Benefits Transfer Cards. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 76, H.P. 64
An Act To Reimburse Philip Wolley for Litigation Expenses Incurred in Connection with His Termination and Reinstatement as a State Employee. (Presented by Representative GILLWAY of Searsport)

L.D. 77, H.P. 65
An Act To Include the Study of Franco-American History in the System of Learning Results. (Presented by Representative BOLDUC of Auburn)

L.D. 78, H.P. 66
An Act To Allow Antlerless Deer Permits To Be Transferred to Family Members. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 79, H.P. 67
An Act To Base the Excise Tax on Vehicles on a Percentage of the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 80, H.P. 68
An Act Regarding Maine Clean Election Act Funds for a Candidate without a Primary Opponent. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 81, H.P. 69
An Act To Change the Name of Township 3, Range 9, NWP, to Cedar Lake Township. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 82, H.P. 70
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing County Jail Budgeting for York County. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 83, H.P. 71
An Act To Legalize the Sale, Possession and Use of Fireworks. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DAMON of Bangor)

L.D. 84, H.P. 72
An Act To Improve the Sewer District Rate Collection Procedures. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

Copies of the Bills may be obtained from the Document Room, First Floor, State House, Augusta, Maine 04333-0002 - Ph: 207-287-1408 or by e-mailing a request to webmaster_house@legislature.maine.gov . Please include your mailing address as we can not mail bill text electronically.

Bill text is also available at the Maine Legislature Web Site http://legislature.maine.gov/bills/billtexts.

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