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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVII, No. 3

Friday, January 21, 2011

125TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2011

L.D. 85, S.P. 40
An Act To Repeal the Sunset on the Law Relating to the Landing of Dragged Crabs. (Presented by Senator RECTOR of Knox)

L.D. 86, S.P. 41
An Act To Provide Certainty to Businesses and Development. (Presented by Senator SCHNEIDER of Penobscot)

L.D. 87, H.P. 73
An Act Regarding the Official State Seal. (Presented by Representative CELLI of Brewer)

L.D. 88, H.P. 74
An Act To Streamline Purchasing by Entities Exempt from Sales Tax. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 89, H.P. 75
An Act Regarding Repeated Animal Trespass. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 90, H.P. 76
An Act Regarding Graphic Images Displayed with the Intention of Interfering with Civil Rights. (Presented by Representative CELLI of Brewer)

L.D. 91, H.P. 77
An Act Relating to Disorderly Conduct in the Vicinity of a Funeral. (Presented by Representative CELLI of Brewer)

L.D. 92, H.P. 78
Resolve, To Name the Summit Trail of Haystack Mountain the Dustin J. Libby Trail. (Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Mapleton)

L.D. 93, H.P. 79
An Act To Improve Essential Programs and Services Funding for Education. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 94, H.P. 80
An Act Regarding the Moose Lottery. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 95, H.P. 81
An Act To Repeal the Restriction on Serving or Executing Civil Process on Sunday. (Presented by Representative DION of Portland)

L.D. 96, H.P. 82
An Act To Reduce Noise and Emissions Associated with Trains. (Presented by Representative DION of Portland)

L.D. 97, H.P. 83
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Prohibit Certain Changes to a Direct Initiative of Legislation for a Period of Time after It Is Approved by the Voters. (Presented by Representative CELLI of Brewer)

L.D. 98, H.P. 84
Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Education To Adopt a Policy Regarding Management of Head Injuries in Youth Sports. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative PILON of Saco)

L.D. 99, H.P. 85
An Act To Allow the Use of Public Funds for the Repair and Maintenance of Private Roads and Bridges and To Ensure Public Access to the Seboomook Lake Region. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 100, H.P. 86
An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and To Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2011. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative FLOOD of Winthrop)

L.D. 101, S.P. 43
An Act To Institute a Snaring Program for Coyotes. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 102, S.P. 44
An Act To Allow Landowners Access across Railroad Tracks. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 103, S.P. 45
An Act To Improve the Access of Beer and Wine Licensees to Agency Liquor Store Licenses. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 104, S.P. 46
An Act Regarding Audits of State Agency Expenditures To Recover Overpayments and Lost Discounts. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 105, H.P. 87
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 13: Municipal Service Fee, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 106, H.P. 88
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: Maine Unified Special Education Regulation Birth to Age Twenty, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Education pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 107, H.P. 89
An Act To Allow Trapping in Northern Maine without the Written Consent of the Landowner. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 108, H.P. 90
An Act To Amend the Fees for Infant Lifetime Hunting Licenses. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 109, H.P. 91
Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study the Promotion and Expansion of the Maine Maple Sugar Industry. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative PETERSON of Rumford)

L.D. 110, H.P. 92
An Act To Support Large-scale Marketing and Research and Development for Bulk Sales of Maine Seafood Worldwide. (Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle)

L.D. 111, H.P. 93
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund Large-scale Marketing and Research and Development for Bulk Sales of Maine Seafood Worldwide. (Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle)

L.D. 112, H.P. 94
An Act To Discourage Illegal Dumping in the State. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 113, H.P. 95
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Provide 4-year Terms and a Term Limit of 2 Terms for Legislators. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 114, H.P. 96
An Act To Allow Vietnam Veterans To Receive High School Diplomas Posthumously. (Presented by Representative COTTA of China)

L.D. 115, H.P. 97
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Child Support Enforcement. (Presented by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford)

L.D. 116, H.P. 98
An Act To Require a 24-hour Waiting Period prior to an Abortion. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Easton)

L.D. 117, H.P. 99
An Act To Amend the Location of Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Collection for Motor Vehicles Owned by Public Utilities. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 118, H.P. 100
An Act To Protect Private Enterprise from Tax-subsidized Competition by Imposing Requirements on Certain Postsecondary Institutions. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 119, H.P. 101
An Act To Allow a Tax Credit for Students Enrolled in Postsecondary Nondegree Programs. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 120, H.P. 102
An Act To End Taxpayer-funded Campaigns for Gubernatorial Candidates. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Easton)

L.D. 121, H.P. 103
An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Public Health Infrastructure. (Presented by Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 122, H.P. 104
An Act To Change Health Care Provisions for Retired Legislators. (Presented by Representative KESCHL of Belgrade)

L.D. 123, H.P. 105
An Act To Assist Seasonal Entertainment Facilities with Public Safety Requirements. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 124, H.P. 106
An Act To Eliminate Certain Restrictions on the Installation of Chimneys and Equipment. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 125, H.P. 107
An Act To Raise the Required Minimum Limits for Motor Vehicle Insurance. (Presented by Representative COTTA of China)

L.D. 126, H.P. 108
An Act To Allow a Person with One Arm To Possess Certain Kinds of Prohibited Knives. (Presented by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico)

L.D. 127, H.P. 109
Resolve, To Align Child-to-staff Ratios in Child Care Facilities. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 128, H.P. 110
An Act To Provide Seniors with Access to State Forms. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 129, H.P. 111
An Act To Eliminate Dual Certification Requirements for Speech-language Pathologists. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 130, H.P. 112
Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Explore Options To Increase Participation in the University of Southern Maine's Extended Teacher Education Program. (Presented by Representative BOLDUC of Auburn)

L.D. 131, H.P. 113
An Act To Change the Threshold for Qualification for a Sales Tax Resale Certificate. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 132, H.P. 114
Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Convene a Task Force To Develop Initiatives To Reduce Unnecessary Packaging. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 133, H.P. 115
An Act To Extend Native American Hunting Rights. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 134, H.P. 116
An Act To Protect Native Landlocked Salmon Fisheries from Invasive Fish Species. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 135, H.P. 117
An Act To Allow the Placement of Certain Road Signs That Advertise a Small Business. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 136, H.P. 118
An Act To Amend the Unemployment Compensation Law Regarding Denial of Benefits for Refusing To Accept Work. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 137, H.P. 119
An Act To Allow the Use of Crossbows during the Archery Season. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 138, H.P. 120
An Act To Allow a Nonresident Notary Public or Justice of the Peace To Perform a Single Wedding Ceremony. (Presented by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico)

L.D. 139, H.P. 121
An Act To Eliminate the Penalty for Schools That Did Not Reorganize. (Presented by Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou)

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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