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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVII, No. 6

Friday, February 11, 2011

125TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Ch. 1 - 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) (H.P. 86, L.D. 100) (Governor's Bill)

Private and Special Laws

Signed by the Governor
Friday, February 4, 2011

Ch. 1 - An Act To Change the Annual Meeting Date and Fiscal Year of Mount Desert Island Regional School District. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 11, L.D. 19)

Chaptered copies of the above measures may be obtained from the Engrossing Department, Room 106, State House, 7 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0007, Ph. 207-287-1649.

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2011

L.D. 311, S.P. 91
An Act To Improve Harbor Safety by Clarifying Requirements for Maintenance Dredging Permits. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 312, S.P. 92
An Act To Reinstate the Fund for the Efficient Delivery of Local and Regional Services. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 313, S.P. 93
An Act To Permit Senior Citizens To Designate a 3rd Party To Receive Notice of Cancellation of Insurance Policies. (Presented by Senator HOBBINS of York)

L.D. 314, S.P. 94
An Act To Improve Employment Opportunities for Workers in the Forest Industry. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 315, S.P. 95
An Act Relating to the Status of a Private Investigator as an Independent Contractor. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 316, S.P. 96
An Act To Clarify the Scope of Maine's Franchise Laws for Dealers of Power Equipment, Machinery and Appliances. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator BARTLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 317, S.P. 97
An Act To Improve Efficiency and Compliance within the Judicial System. (Presented by Senator SULLIVAN of York)

L.D. 318, S.P. 98
An Act To Require Consideration of Higher Education for Children during Divorce Deliberations. (Presented by Senator SULLIVAN of York)

L.D. 319, S.P. 99
An Act To Amend the Saltwater Recreational Fishing Registry Regarding Unauthorized Landing or Possession of Striped Bass. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 320, H.P. 253
An Act To Amend Shelter Provisions To Accommodate Rotational Grazing of Livestock. (Presented by Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou)

L.D. 321, H.P. 254
An Act To Change the Qualifications of Certain Members of the Board of Pesticides Control. (Presented by Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou)

L.D. 322, H.P. 255
An Act To Repeal the Informed Growth Act. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Easton)

L.D. 323, H.P. 256
An Act To Implement a Coordinated Strategy To Attract New Businesses, Expand Existing Businesses and Develop a Consistent and Recognizable Maine Brand. (Presented by Representative VOLK of Scarborough)

L.D. 324, H.P. 257
An Act To Authorize Parents with Power of Attorney To Make Decisions Regarding the Education of Their Adult Children. (Presented by Representative KENT of Woolwich)

L.D. 325, H.P. 258
An Act To Permit Representation by Persons Other than Attorneys in Certain Hearings, Actions and Proceedings before the Department of Education. (Presented by Representative KENT of Woolwich)

L.D. 326, H.P. 259
An Act To Require That School Administrative Units Bear the Burden of Proving That an Individualized Education Program Is Appropriate. (Presented by Representative KENT of Woolwich)

L.D. 327, H.P. 260
An Act To Permit Lenders To Exclude Government Insurance Fees When Determining whether a Loan Is a High-rate, High-fee Loan. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Carmel)

L.D. 328, H.P. 261
An Act To Move Propane Safety Oversight to the Maine Fuel Board. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 329, H.P. 262
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Elect State Senators by County. (Presented by Representative SIROCKI of Scarborough)

L.D. 330, H.P. 263
An Act To Exempt Farm Food Products and Homemade Food Offered for Sale or for Consumption at Certain Events from Certain Licensing Requirements. (Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle)

L.D. 331, H.P. 264
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 895: Underground Facility Damage Prevention Requirements, a Major Substantive Rule of the Public Utilities Commission. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Public Utilities Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 332, H.P. 265
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 11: Rules Governing the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program, 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. 333, H.P. 266
Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Amend Its Rules Regarding Snow Dumps. (Presented by Representative BRIGGS of Mexico)

L.D. 334, H.P. 267
An Act To Promote Further Stability within the Workers' Compensation System by Extending the Number of Terms That May Be Served on the Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company Board of Directors. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 335, H.P. 268
An Act To Allow Foresters, Soil Scientists and Geologists To Use Mechanics Liens. (Presented by Representative FLOOD of Winthrop)

L.D. 336, H.P. 269
An Act To Preserve the State's Public Pension Fund. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 337, H.P. 270
An Act To Make Technical Changes to Aquaculture Laws. (Presented by Representative MacDONALD of Boothbay)

L.D. 338, S.P. 100
An Act To Provide an Income Tax Credit for Logging Companies That Hire Maine Residents. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 339, S.P. 101
An Act To Prohibit Municipal Ordinances More Stringent than State Guidelines. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 340, S.P. 102
An Act Regarding Timber Harvesting on State Land. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 341, S.P. 103
An Act To Exempt Artificial Wetlands and Artificial Significant Vernal Pool Habitats from State Regulation. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 342, S.P. 104
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing County Jail Budgeting for York County. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 343, S.P. 105
An Act To Facilitate a Change of Location for Liquor Retailers. (Presented by Senator GOODALL of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 344, S.P. 106
An Act To Authorize Cumberland County To Offer Certain Educational Services. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 345, H.P. 271
An Act To Modernize the Functions of County Government. (Presented by Representative KRUGER of Thomaston)

L.D. 346, H.P. 272
An Act To Reimburse Pharmacies under the MaineCare Program Based on Wholesale Acquisition Costs. (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 347, H.P. 273
Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Education To Convene a Task Force To Develop a Proposal for a More Equitable Distribution of Kindergarten to Grade 12 State Education Funding. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 348, H.P. 274
An Act To Continue Limited Entry in the Scallop Fishery. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative KRUGER of Thomaston)

L.D. 349, H.P. 275
An Act To Require the Inclusion of a Financial Statement on School Administrative Unit Bond Obligations When Voting on a School Construction Project. (Presented by Speaker NUTTING of Oakland)

L.D. 350, H.P. 276
Resolve, Directing the Maine Public Employees Retirement System To Consider Warden Bayley Grant's Game Warden Service as Having Begun in 1983, without an Interruption in Service. (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 351, H.P. 277
An Act Concerning Motorcycle Safety. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 352, H.P. 278
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Criminal History Record Information. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 353, H.P. 279
An Act Regarding Agencies Contracted by the Department of Health and Human Services To Provide Regulatory Oversight and Billing Services. (Presented by Representative SANBORN of Gorham)

L.D. 354, H.P. 280
Resolve, To Improve the Intersection of Route 1 and Manktown Road in Waldoboro. (Presented by Representative DOW of Waldoboro)

L.D. 355, H.P. 281
An Act To Apply the Federal Truth in Lending Act in Maine. (Presented by Representative FLOOD of Winthrop)

L.D. 356, H.P. 282
An Act To Prohibit the Use of Certain Motorboats on Lily Pond in Deer Isle. (Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle)

L.D. 357, H.P. 283
An Act To Repeal Motor Vehicle Inspection Requirements. (Presented by Representative DAMON of Bangor)

L.D. 358, H.P. 284
An Act To Exempt from the Income Tax Military Death Payments and Employment-based Retirement Income of Persons Who Are 65 Years of Age or Older. (Presented by Representative HARMON of Palermo)

L.D. 359, H.P. 285
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Wastewater and Drinking Water Revolving Loan Funds. (Presented by Representative FLOOD of Winthrop)

L.D. 360, H.P. 286
An Act To Repeal the Maine Certificate of Need Act of 2002. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 361, H.P. 287
Resolve, To Evaluate the Energy Use of the State House. (Presented by Representative CORNELL du HOUX of Brunswick)

L.D. 362, H.P. 288
Resolve, Directing the Department of Conservation To Acquire an Easement To Provide Access to the Dead River. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 363, H.P. 289
An Act To Facilitate Local Food Production. (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 364, H.P. 290
Resolve, Directing Updated Review and Evaluation of Maine's Mental Health Parity Law. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DION of Portland)

L.D. 365, H.P. 291
An Act Pertaining to Railroad Crossing Fees. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 366, H.P. 292
An Act Regarding the Sale of Raw Milk. (Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle)

L.D. 367, H.P. 293
An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Noncommercial Foreign Vessels. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 368, H.P. 294
An Act To Require Full Disclosure by Insurance Carriers Using Credit Ratings. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 369, H.P. 295
An Act To Authorize the Sale of Surplus Property to Nonprofit Animal Shelters. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 370, H.P. 296
An Act To Modify Vehicle Inspection Fees. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 371, H.P. 297
An Act To Control Costs to the Lobster Industry. (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 372, H.P. 298
An Act To Reduce Deer Predation. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 373, H.P. 299
An Act To Provide for Equal Rights of Appeal for the State and Defendants Concerning Post-judgment DNA Analysis. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 374, H.P. 300
An Act To Change the Method of Calculation of Child Support. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 375, H.P. 301
An Act To Exempt Boilers in Municipalities and Schoolhouses from State Inspection Requirements. (Presented by Representative GILLWAY of Searsport)

L.D. 376, H.P. 302
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Complete the Redesign of a Shared Living Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative STUCKEY of Portland)

L.D. 377, H.P. 303
An Act To Ensure That a Licensee Is Notified of a Driver's License Suspension. (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 378, H.P. 304
An Act To Allow the Transfer of Whitewater Rafting Allocations When Water Levels in a River Are Not Suitable for Whitewater Rafting. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 379, H.P. 305
An Act To Stop Unfunded Mandates Concerning Waste Discharge Licenses. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 380, H.P. 306
An Act To Enhance Enforcement of Civil Orders of Arrest. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 381, H.P. 307
An Act To Establish a New Method of Determining the State Budget. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 382, H.P. 308
Resolve, Authorizing Adjustments to Payments under the Dairy Stabilization Program. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 383, H.P. 309
An Act To Eliminate the Annual Indexing of Fuel Tax Rates. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 384, H.P. 310
An Act To Provide Incentives To Foster Economic Growth and Build Infrastructure in the State. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative PICCHIOTTI of Fairfield)

L.D. 385, H.P. 311
An Act To Amend the School Administrative Unit Consolidation Laws. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 386, H.P. 312
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Working Group Concerning Domestic Violence and Firearms. (Presented by Representative MORRISON of South Portland)

L.D. 387, H.P. 313
An Act To Amend the Natural Resources Protection Act Regarding Coastal Sand Dune Systems. (Presented by Representative CHASE of Wells)

L.D. 388, H.P. 314
An Act To Allow a Personal Representative To Obtain a Copy of a Death Certificate and To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend Its Rules Governing Vital Records Fees. (Presented by Representative KNAPP of Gorham)

L.D. 389, H.P. 315
An Act To Exempt Certain Necessary School Auxiliary Buildings for New Mechanical Systems from Referendum Requirements. (Presented by Representative WINTLE of Garland)

L.D. 390, H.P. 316
Resolve, To Implement Certain Recommendations of the Governor's Task Force on Expanding Access to Oral Health Care for Maine People. (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 391, H.P. 317
An Act Concerning Models for Teacher and Principal Evaluations. (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 392, H.P. 318
An Act To Amend the Requirements for Publishing Municipal Legal Notices. (Presented by Representative HAYES of Buckfield)

L.D. 393, H.P. 319
An Act To Implement the Recommendations Regarding the Legislative Review of the Allocation of Slot Machine Revenue. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Legal and Veterans Affairs pursuant to Public Law 2009, chapter 571, Part FFF, section 2.)

L.D. 394, S.P. 107
Resolve, Directing the Conveyance of Conservation Land in Rockport. (Presented by Senator RECTOR of Knox)

L.D. 395, S.P. 108
An Act To Mandate That the School Year Not Begin before September 1st. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 396, S.P. 109
An Act To Amend the Law Governing Sales Tax Exemptions for Certain Nonprofit Youth Organizations. (Presented by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook)

L.D. 397, S.P. 110
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Competitive Bidding for School Construction and Repair. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 398, S.P. 111
An Act To Require Criminal History Record Information for Licensure of Nurses. (Presented by Senator RECTOR of Knox)

L.D. 399, S.P. 112
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund LifeFlight. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 400, S.P. 113
An Act Regarding County Jail Sentences of Less than 24 Hours. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 401, S.P. 114
An Act To Enhance Penalties To Protect Senior Investors. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 402, H.P. 320
An Act To Improve Credit Reporting Regarding Consumers without a Credit History. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 403, H.P. 321
An Act To Require That School Administrative Units Establish a Mission Statement for Each of the Public Schools Operated by the School Administrative Unit. (Presented by Representative NELSON of Falmouth)

L.D. 404, H.P. 322
An Act To Assist School Administrative Units in Providing Health Insurance to Their Employees. (Presented by Representative NELSON of Falmouth)

L.D. 405, H.P. 323
An Act To Clarify Charitable Status for Property Tax Exemption. (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 406, H.P. 324
Resolve, To Clarify the Scope of Practice of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors Regarding Tobacco Use. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CAIN of Orono)

L.D. 407, H.P. 325
An Act To Require Clarification of the Dig Safe Standards. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 408, H.P. 326
Resolve, To Study the Sustainability of the Harness Racing Industry. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 409, H.P. 327
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Research and Development for Technology Advancement. (Presented by Representative CAIN of Orono)

L.D. 410, H.P. 328
An Act To Repeal the Provisions in the Insurance Laws Governing Guaranteed Issue and Community Rating. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 411, H.P. 329
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 305: Permit by Rule Standards, Section 16, Activities in Coastal Dunes, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 412, H.P. 330
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 882: Designation of Bisphenol A as a Priority Chemical and Regulation of Bisphenol A in Children's Products, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 413, S.P. 117
An Act To Clarify Standards by Which Recreational Vehicles May Be Stopped. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 414, S.P. 118
An Act To Allow Landowners Road Access. (Presented by Senator GOODALL of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 415, S.P. 119
An Act To Provide a Sales Tax Trade-in Credit for Core Parts. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 416, S.P. 120
An Act To Amend the Taste Testing of Wine Law. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 417, S.P. 121
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Rail Lines in Western Maine. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 418, S.P. 122
An Act To Create a Saltwater Fishing License for Owners of Docks, Piers and Wharves. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 419, S.P. 123
An Act To Ensure the Payment of Survivor Benefits to Certain Children. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 420, S.P. 124
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund Building a Container Port on Sears Island. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 421, S.P. 125
An Act To Create the Maine Fishery Infrastructure Tax Credit Program. (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 422, S.P. 126
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Tax Assessment for Correctional Services in Lincoln County and Sagadahoc County. (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 423, S.P. 127
An Act To Eliminate Maine's Estate Tax. (Presented by Senator WOODBURY of Cumberland)

L.D. 424, S.P. 128
An Act To Revise the Laws Governing the Licensure of Public Water System Operators. (Presented by Senator GOODALL of Sagadahoc)

L.D. 425, S.P. 129
An Act To Stimulate Demand for Renewable Resources. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 426, S.P. 130
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the TransCap Trust Fund. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 427, S.P. 131
An Act To Extend the Same Privileges to the Wesget Sipu - Fish River Tribe as Are Extended to Other Maine Indian Tribes. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 428, S.P. 132
An Act To Fund Special Education Advocacy. (Presented by Senator BRANNIGAN of Cumberland)

L.D. 429, S.P. 133
An Act To Clarify the Role of the Public Advocate. (Presented by Senator THIBODEAU of Waldo)

L.D. 430, S.P. 134
Resolve, To Name the Maine Fire Training and Education Program at Southern Maine Community College the Maine Fire Service Institute. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 431, S.P. 135
An Act To Require the Efficiency Maine Trust To More Effectively Administer Funds. (Presented by Senator THIBODEAU of Waldo)

L.D. 432, S.P. 136
An Act To Authorize a GARVEE Bond for the Interstate 95 Bridge at the Maine-New Hampshire State Line. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 433, S.P. 137
An Act To Exempt from Income Tax the Income of Nonresidents Working in Maine Pursuant to an Interlocal Agreement. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 434, S.P. 138
An Act To Exempt Wetlands Created by Obstructions or Barriers from the Shoreland Zoning Laws. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 435, S.P. 139
An Act To Improve the Rate of Organ and Tissue Donation by Establishing the Organ Donation Advisory Council. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 436, S.P. 140
An Act To Base the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax on the Purchase Price of a Motor Vehicle. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 437, S.P. 141
An Act To Reduce Motor Vehicle Inspection Costs. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 438, H.P. 331
An Act To Provide Seed Money for the Construction of Senior Housing in the Town of Newport. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 439, H.P. 332
Resolve, To Waive the Fine That the Department of Environmental Protection Imposed on Arthur Drolet in Connection with the Removal of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 440, H.P. 333
An Act To Allow Employees of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics to Join the State's Group Health Plan. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 441, H.P. 334
An Act To Make Telecommunications Personal Property Tax Law Equitable. (Presented by Representative CHASE of Wells)

L.D. 442, H.P. 335
An Act To Allow Year-round Placement of Cobble-trapping Fences behind Established Seawalls. (Presented by Representative CHASE of Wells)

L.D. 443, H.P. 336
An Act To Require Prompt MaineCare Decisions on Care for Children with Life-threatening Conditions. (Presented by Representative DILL of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 444, H.P. 337
An Act To Require Annual Evaluation of Public School Teachers. (Presented by Representative BELIVEAU of Kittery)

L.D. 445, H.P. 338
Resolve, Directing the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Study Scents Used in Hunting Deer and Renderings Used in Deer Feed. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 446, H.P. 339
An Act To Allow Law Enforcement Officers from Out of State To Carry Concealed Weapons. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 447, H.P. 340
An Act To Raise the Minimum Wage. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 448, H.P. 341
An Act To Allow a Valid Claim against a Dissolved Corporation. (Presented by Representative DILL of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 449, H.P. 342
An Act To Remove the Restriction against a Spouse's Working in a School Administrative Unit in which the Other Spouse Serves on the School Board. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 450, H.P. 343
An Act To Auction Off Moose Permits to Maine Guides. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 451, H.P. 344
Resolve, To Study Adoption of the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. (Presented by Representative DILL of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 452, H.P. 345
An Act To Provide MaineCare Reimbursement for Pastoral Counselors. (Presented by Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville)

L.D. 453, H.P. 346
An Act To Facilitate the Establishment of a Business in Maine by Providing Assistance with Document Completion. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 454, H.P. 347
An Act To Permit Variation in Motor Vehicle Registration Expiration Dates. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 455, H.P. 348
Resolve, Directing the Superintendent of Insurance To Form a Compact with Other State Commissioners of Insurance on the Purchase of Insurance out of State. (Presented by Representative HOGAN of Old Orchard Beach)

L.D. 456, H.P. 349
An Act To Create a Temporary Disability Parking Permit. (Presented by Representative LONGSTAFF of Waterville)

L.D. 457, H.P. 350
An Act To Provide a Livable Wage for Maine Families. (Presented by Representative CAREY of Lewiston)

L.D. 458, H.P. 351
An Act To Allow Certain Residents over 70 Years of Age To Obtain a Complimentary Antlerless Deer Permit. (Presented by Representative HARMON of Palermo)

L.D. 459, H.P. 352
An Act To Improve Municipal Reimbursement under the Maine Tree Growth Tax Law. (Presented by Representative GIFFORD of Lincoln)

L.D. 460, H.P. 353
An Act To Require Executive Orders To Be Published Online. (Presented by Representative CAREY of Lewiston)

L.D. 461, H.P. 354
An Act To Impose a Penalty for Making False Claims Regarding Military Service. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Eddington)

L.D. 462, H.P. 355
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Excise Tax Credits. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 463, H.P. 356
An Act Concerning Policy Objectives of the Public Utilities Commission. (Presented by Representative HINCK of Portland)

L.D. 464, H.P. 357
An Act To Authorize Certain Officials To Carry Automatic Knives While in the Performance of Their Duties. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 465, H.P. 358
An Act To Provide Efficient Delivery of Economic Development Services. (Presented by Representative BENNETT of Kennebunk)

L.D. 466, H.P. 359
An Act To Require Hospitals To Adopt Employee Illness and Injury Prevention Programs and To Provide Lift Teams and To Require Reduced Workers' Compensation Insurance Rates for those Hospitals. (Presented by Representative CELLI of Brewer)

L.D. 467, H.P. 360
An Act To Simplify Dog Licensure By Establishing a 3-year License. (Presented by Representative FLOOD of Winthrop)

L.D. 468, H.P. 361
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Bear Hunting. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 469, H.P. 362
An Act To Increase the Collection of Sales and Use Tax. (Presented by Representative DILL of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 470, H.P. 363
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Complete Renovation of a Bulkhead at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 471, H.P. 364
An Act To Reduce Certain Highway Fund Obligations. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 472, H.P. 365
An Act To Enhance the Security of Hospital Patients, Visitors and Employees. (Presented by Representative CELLI of Brewer)

L.D. 473, H.P. 366
An Act To Enable Maine Residents To Purchase Health Insurance over State Lines. (Presented by Representative HARMON of Palermo)

L.D. 474, H.P. 367
An Act To Reduce the Property Tax Burden and Improve the Circuitbreaker Program. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FLEMINGS of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 475, H.P. 368
An Act Regarding Private Health Insurance Purchased by the State for Recipients of MaineCare. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 476, H.P. 369
An Act To Create a Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-efficient Appliances and Fixtures. (Presented by Representative EDGECOMB of Caribou)

L.D. 477, H.P. 370
An Act To Reduce Noise Pollution by Requiring Mufflers on Motorcycles. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 478, H.P. 371
An Act To Strengthen Maine Small Business by Establishing a Preference Percentage for State Contract Bids. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 479, H.P. 372
An Act To Prohibit the Burning of Construction and Demolition Debris at Municipal Landfills and Transfer Stations. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 480, H.P. 373
Resolve, To Allow Service Stations in Maine To Use Their Inventory of Lead Wheel Weights. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 481, H.P. 374
An Act To Make the Cashier or Clerk Who Sells Alcoholic Beverages or Tobacco to an Underage Person Responsible for Paying the Fine. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 482, H.P. 375
An Act To Amend the Laws Dealing with Limitation of Actions. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 483, H.P. 376
Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Place Signs Directing Motorists to Hebron Academy at the Closest Interstate Exits. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 484, H.P. 377
An Act To Allow the Burning of Certain Agricultural Products in Outdoor Wood Boilers. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 485, H.P. 378
An Act To Ensure the Greatest Possible Public Benefit from Energy Efficiency Spending. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 486, H.P. 379
An Act To Clarify the Uniform Arbitration Act. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 487, H.P. 380
An Act To Facilitate the Restoration of Hunting and Fishing Licenses That Have Been Suspended. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 488, H.P. 381
An Act To Allow Nonresidents To Hunt on the First Day of the Firearm Season on Deer. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 489, H.P. 382
An Act To Exempt Active Duty Armed Services Income from the Income Tax. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 490, H.P. 383
An Act To Exempt the Value of Family Farms from the Estate Tax. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 491, H.P. 384
An Act To Require All Kennels Engaged in Breeding To Be Licensed and Inspected by the State. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 492, H.P. 385
An Act To Ensure That Children's Products Are Free of Cadmium. (Presented by Representative HINCK of Portland)

L.D. 493, H.P. 386
An Act To Provide Municipalities with Reciprocal Rights To Rent Space for Street Lights on Utility Poles in Municipal Rights-of-way. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 494, H.P. 387
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Change the Schedule for Redistricting. (Presented by Representative KESCHL of Belgrade)

L.D. 495, H.P. 388
An Act To Allow a Person Charged with or Convicted of Violating a Protection from Abuse Order To Be Supervised by an Electronic Tracking System. (Presented by Representative ROSEN of Bucksport)

L.D. 496, H.P. 389
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Financial Incentives and Geographic Accessibility of Services Covered by Health Insurance Providers. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

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