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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVII, No. 7

Friday, February 18, 2011

125TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011

L.D. 497, H.P. 390
An Act To Amend the Powers and Duties of Municipal Treasurers. (Presented by Representative GIFFORD of Lincoln)

L.D. 498, H.P. 391
An Act To Extend the Length of the School Day. (Presented by Representative DOW of Waldoboro)

L.D. 499, H.P. 392
An Act To Protect Persons in Residential Care Who Are under Limited Guardianship. (Presented by Representative CURTIS of Madison)

L.D. 500, H.P. 393
An Act To Create an Income Tax Checkoff To Benefit Libraries. (Presented by Representative CURTIS of Madison)

L.D. 501, H.P. 394
An Act To Provide an Option To Register with the Selective Service System When Obtaining a Driver's License. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 502, H.P. 395
An Act To Place a Moratorium on Expedited Permitting of Grid-scale Wind Energy Development. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 503, H.P. 396
Resolve, Directing the Secretary of State To Examine the Issue of a Run-off Election for Governor. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 504, H.P. 397
An Act To Allow Consumer Refunds or Exchanges of Unopened Bottles of Spirits. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 505, H.P. 398
An Act To Align State Standards Pertaining to Food and Beverages outside of the School Lunch Program to Federal Standards. (Presented by Representative FLOOD of Winthrop)

L.D. 506, H.P. 399
An Act To Prevent the Disclosure of Student Social Security Numbers. (Presented by Representative PETERSON of Rumford)

L.D. 507, H.P. 400
An Act To More Closely Coordinate the Classification of Forested Farmland under the Farm and Open Space Tax Laws with the Maine Tree Growth Tax Law. (Presented by Representative CURTIS of Madison)

L.D. 508, H.P. 401
An Act To Adjust Certain Age Limits in the Laws Concerning Sex Offenses To Further Protect Minors. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 509, S.P. 142
An Act To Establish Host Homes in Maine as Alternative Emergency Shelters for Homeless Youth. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 510, S.P. 143
An Act To Exclude Shellfish Processing Facilities from Arsenic Wastewater Testing. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 511, S.P. 144
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Examine the Issue of Revocation of Licenses for Nonpayment of Child Support. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 512, S.P. 145
An Act Regarding the Disposition of Mercury-added Lamps. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 513, S.P. 146
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To More Equitably Fund the Liabilities of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 514, S.P. 147
An Act Regarding Conveyance of Easements across Railroad Rights-of-way. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 515, S.P. 148
An Act To Review State Water Quality Standards. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 516, S.P. 149
An Act To Amend Maine Law To Conform with Federal Law Regarding Employment Practices for Certain Minors. (Presented by Senator PLOWMAN of Penobscot)

L.D. 517, S.P. 150
An Act Regarding Prescription Drug Step Therapy and Prior Authorization. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 518, S.P. 151
Resolve, Authorizing the State Tax Assessor To Convey the Interest of the State in Certain Real Estate in the Unorganized Territory. (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 519, H.P. 402
Resolve, Directing the Bureau of Insurance To Study Legislators' Health Insurance Benefits Compared to the Health Insurance Benefits of Other Part-time and Seasonal Workers in the State. (Presented by Representative GOODE of Bangor)

L.D. 520, H.P. 403
An Act To Allow a Waiver for On-premise Signs. (Presented by Representative BEAULIEU of Auburn)

L.D. 521, H.P. 404
An Act To Employ the Unemployed. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BLODGETT of Augusta)

L.D. 522, H.P. 405
An Act To Provide Free Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Licenses To Wartime Veterans Who Are at Least 80 Years of Age. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 523, H.P. 406
An Act To Modify the Regulation of Fireworks. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 524, H.P. 407
An Act To Charge a Fee for Garbage Disposal To Encourage Recycling. (Presented by Representative BOLDUC of Auburn)

L.D. 525, H.P. 408
An Act To Establish a Minimum Mandatory Sentence for Convictions of Illegally Providing Liquor to a Minor. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 526, H.P. 409
An Act To Protect Persons Who Have Buildings on Leased Land. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 527, H.P. 410
An Act To Bring Maine's Minimum Financial Responsibility Laws Pertaining to Rental Vehicles into Conformity with Privately Owned Vehicles. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 528, H.P. 411
An Act To Change the Frequency of Wine Tastings Allowed in a 12-month Period. (Presented by Representative PILON of Saco)

L.D. 529, H.P. 412
An Act To Enhance Transparency in the Regulation of Large, Investor-owned Transmission and Distribution Utilities. (Presented by Representative CORNELL du HOUX of Brunswick)

L.D. 530, H.P. 413
An Act To Allow Alternative Delivery Methods for Locally Funded School Construction Projects. (Presented by Representative EBERLE of South Portland)

L.D. 531, H.P. 414
An Act To Specify Qualifications for the Director of the Office of Adult Mental Health Services within the Department of Health and Human Services. (Presented by Representative SANBORN of Gorham)

L.D. 532, H.P. 415
An Act To Update the Maine Uniform Trust Code. (Submitted by the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 18-A, section 1-803, subsection 2.)

L.D. 533, H.P. 416
An Act To Clarify the Use of Tax Increment Financing Funds for Recreational Development. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 534, H.P. 417
An Act To Clarify Successor Liability under the Employment Security Law. (Presented by Representative PRESCOTT of Topsham)

L.D. 535, H.P. 418
An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to High-stakes Beano. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 536, H.P. 419
An Act To Help Deter Youth Smoking and To Help Smokers Quit. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FLEMINGS of Bar Harbor)

L.D. 537, H.P. 420
An Act To Expand Recertification Options for Certified Nursing Assistants. (Presented by Representative WEBSTER of Freeport)

L.D. 538, H.P. 421
An Act To Assist the Commercial Fishing Safety Council. (Presented by Representative WALSH INNES of Yarmouth)

L.D. 539, H.P. 422
An Act To Build Accountability into the General Assistance Laws. (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 540, H.P. 423
An Act To Implement the Insurance Payment Reform Recommendations of the Advisory Council on Health Systems Development. (Presented by Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth)

L.D. 541, H.P. 424
An Act To Clarify the Boundary between the Town of Cushing and the Town of Friendship. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 542, H.P. 425
An Act To Ensure Retirement Benefits for Members of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. (Presented by Representative HAMPER of Oxford)

L.D. 543, H.P. 426
An Act To Protect Legislative Intent in Rulemaking. (Presented by Representative PRESCOTT of Topsham)

L.D. 544, H.P. 427
An Act To Eliminate Duplication of Paint Disclosure and Radon Requirements. (Presented by Representative CUSHING of Hampden)

L.D. 545, H.P. 428
An Act To Improve Ballot Access for Gubernatorial Candidates. (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 546, H.P. 429
An Act To Amend the Motor Vehicle Laws Concerning Driving with Animals. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 547, H.P. 430
Resolve, Directing the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention To Conduct a Review of Public Health Nuisance Laws. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham)

L.D. 548, H.P. 431
An Act To Provide Regular Funding for the Land for Maine's Future Fund. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 549, H.P. 432
An Act Regarding the Recognition of Corporate Entities for Tax Purposes. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 550, H.P. 433
An Act To Provide a Property Tax Credit to Veterans. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 551, H.P. 434
An Act To Allow a Member, Manager or Authorized Employee of a Limited Liability Company To Appear for That Company in an Action for Eviction. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 552, H.P. 435
An Act To Exclude Cupolas from the Measurement of Height for Structures in the Shoreland Zone. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 553, H.P. 436
An Act To Reduce Maine's Dependence on Oil. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 554, H.P. 437
An Act To Amend the Telecommunications Education Access Fund. (Presented by Representative CUSHING of Hampden)

L.D. 555, H.P. 438
An Act To Utilize a Dental Complaint Review Panel. (Presented by Representative PRESCOTT of Topsham)

L.D. 556, H.P. 439
An Act Concerning Fish and Wildlife Program Funds. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 557, H.P. 440
An Act To Qualify the Port of Eastport as Tax Exempt for Purpose of Bonding. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BURNS of Whiting)

L.D. 558, H.P. 441
An Act To Provide Equal Treatment to Members of the Penobscot Nation with Regard to Marine Resources Licenses. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 559, H.P. 442
An Act To Protect Owners of Private Property against Trespass. (Presented by Representative O'BRIEN of Lincolnville)

L.D. 560, S.P. 152
Resolve, To Increase the Effectiveness of Accessibility Requirements for Persons with Disabilities. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 561, S.P. 153
An Act To Clarify Certain Provisions in the Harness Racing Laws. (Presented by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook)

L.D. 562, S.P. 154
An Act Regarding Municipal Authority To Review Construction Permits for Public Buildings. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 563, S.P. 155
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Use a Portion of the Sales and Use Tax for the Protection of Maine's Fish and Wildlife. (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 564, S.P. 156
An Act Regarding Retention and Graduation Rates for Maine's Colleges and Universities. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 565, S.P. 157
An Act To Provide Funding for the World Acadian Congress. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 566, S.P. 158
An Act To Encourage Transparency in the Department of Education. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 567, S.P. 159
An Act To Prevent Insurer Limits on Certain Dental Fees. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 568, S.P. 160
An Act To Create a Unified Early Childhood Education System in Maine. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 569, S.P. 161
An Act To Support and Encourage the Use of Online Textbooks. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 570, S.P. 162
An Act To Regulate the Use of Traffic Surveillance Cameras. (Presented by Senator BRANNIGAN of Cumberland)

L.D. 571, S.P. 163
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Sales Tax on Used Motor Vehicles. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 572, S.P. 164
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Maine Health Data Organization Relating to Retail Pharmacies. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 573, S.P. 165
An Act To Protect the Civil Rights of Citizens. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 574, S.P. 166
An Act To Extend the Time of a Temporary Registration Plate. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 575, S.P. 167
An Act To Extend a Deadline under the Regional Economic Development Revolving Loan Program. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator RECTOR of Knox)

L.D. 576, S.P. 168
An Act To Make Supplemental Allocations from the Highway Fund and Other Funds 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 Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 577, S.P. 169
An Act To Limit Taxes on Hospitals. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 578, S.P. 170
An Act To Allow Municipalities To Restrict the Possession of Firearms in Certain Circumstances. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 579, S.P. 171
Resolve, To Study the Creation of a School of Hospitality and Hotel Management within the University of Maine System. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 580, S.P. 172
An Act To Protect Children from Sexual Predators. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 581, S.P. 173
An Act To Repeal the Laws Governing the Capital Investment Fund. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 582, S.P. 174
An Act To Amend the Maine Certificate of Need Act of 2002. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 583, S.P. 175
An Act To Establish a National Rifle Association License Plate. (Presented by Senator MARTIN of Kennebec)

L.D. 584, S.P. 176
An Act To Appropriate Funds for the Maine Downtown Center. (Presented by Senator MARTIN of Kennebec)

L.D. 585, H.P. 443
An Act To Amend the Child Custody Laws. (Presented by Representative FOSSEL of Alna)

L.D. 586, H.P. 444
An Act To Include the Record of Emergency Data Form as an Acceptable Instrument for the Disposition of Remains of a Service Member. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FOSSEL of Alna)

L.D. 587, H.P. 445
An Act To Reduce the Cost of Delivering Certain State Services. (Presented by Representative FOSSEL of Alna)

L.D. 588, H.P. 446
An Act To Require the Archives Advisory Board To Recommend Candidates for State Archivist. (Presented by Representative FOSSEL of Alna)

L.D. 589, H.P. 447
An Act To Increase the Legal Age To Purchase, Use or Sell Tobacco Products. (Presented by Representative FOSSEL of Alna)

L.D. 590, H.P. 448
An Act To Require Review of Certain Changes to Sales Tax Policy Application or Practice prior to Implementation. (Presented by Representative CHASE of Wells)

L.D. 591, H.P. 449
An Act To Prohibit the Use of Pesticides in Certain Circumstances. (Presented by Representative McFADDEN of Dennysville)

L.D. 592, H.P. 450
An Act Regarding Forensic Examination Kits. (Presented by Representative PLUMMER of Windham)

L.D. 593, H.P. 451
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 3: Eligibility Requirements for Specialized Case Types, a Major Substantive Rule of the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 594, S.P. 177
Resolve, To Enhance Economic Development in the City of Eastport by Facilitating the Ability of the City of Eastport To Transfer Ownership of Property. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by President RAYE of Washington)

L.D. 595, S.P. 178
An Act To Allow for Timely Credit for Driver's License Suspensions Imposed by a Court. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 596, S.P. 179
An Act To Allow Medical Records To Contain an Option Regarding HIV Status Disclosure. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 597, S.P. 180
An Act To Provide Funding for the State Transit, Aviation and Rail Transportation Fund. (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 598, H.P. 452
An Act To Provide Assistance to Economically Disadvantaged Students. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 599, H.P. 453
An Act To Move the Land for Maine's Future Board to the Department of Conservation. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 600, H.P. 454
An Act To Promote a Safe and Sustainable Environment by Extending the Portfolio Standard. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 601, S.P. 181
An Act To Set Aside One Percent of Committed State Funds for Food Projects. (Presented by Senator BLISS of Cumberland)

L.D. 602, S.P. 182
An Act To Clarify the Method of Appealing Decisions of the Executive Director of the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services. (Presented by Senator BLISS of Cumberland)

L.D. 603, S.P. 183
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require Approval by a 2/3 Vote of Each Branch of the Legislature in Order To Raise a Tax. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 604, S.P. 184
An Act To Exempt Certain Meals Provided to Food Service Employees from the Sales and Use Tax. (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 605, S.P. 185
An Act To Require Random Drug Testing for MaineCare Recipients. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 606, S.P. 186
An Act To Protect State Education Funds. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 607, S.P. 187
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require the Governor To Be Elected by a Majority Vote. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 608, S.P. 188
An Act To Regionalize Supervision of Students in the Unorganized Territory. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 609, S.P. 189
An Act To Declare Certain Records of the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services Confidential. (Presented by Senator BLISS of Cumberland)

L.D. 610, S.P. 190
An Act To Clarify the Procedure by Which a Salvage Company May Apply for a Motor Vehicle Title. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 611, S.P. 191
An Act Relating to Sales Tax on Certain Rental Vehicles. (Presented by Senator TRAHAN of Lincoln)

L.D. 612, S.P. 192
An Act To Provide Reimbursement for Medication Therapy Management Services. (Presented by Senator RECTOR of Knox)

L.D. 613, S.P. 193
An Act To Clarify the Definition of "Employment" in the Employment Security Law. (Presented by Senator DIAMOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 614, S.P. 195
An Act To Expedite the Review of Certain Maine Land Use Regulation Commission and Department of Environmental Protection Applications. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 615, S.P. 196
An Act To Authorize the Rerouting of Meadow Brook into Toothaker Pond. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 616, S.P. 197
An Act To Clarify Landowner Liability for Environmental Damage Caused by Others. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 617, S.P. 198
An Act To Modify the Process Regarding the Return of Unfit Tobacco Products. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 618, S.P. 199
An Act To Authorize a GARVEE Bond for the Memorial Bridge in Kittery. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 619, S.P. 200
An Act To Allow School Administrative Units and Educational Advisory Organizations To Participate in the State's Group Health Plan. (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 620, S.P. 201
Resolve, To Protect Maine Electricity Ratepayers Regarding the Installation of Smart Meters. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator BLISS of Cumberland)

L.D. 621, S.P. 202
An Act To Clarify Adverse Possession. (Presented by Senator BLISS of Cumberland)

L.D. 622, S.P. 203
An Act To Permit the Display of the National Emergency Service Medal on Registration Plates of Recipients. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 623, S.P. 204
An Act To Reestablish the Municipal Revenue Sharing Program as a Compact between the State and Municipal Governments. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 624, S.P. 205
An Act To Require a Person Who Commits a Sex Offense against a Dependent or Incapacitated Adult To Register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act of 1999. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 625, H.P. 455
An Act To Amend the Law Pertaining to Loaner Registration Plates. (Presented by Representative BELIVEAU of Kittery)

L.D. 626, H.P. 456
An Act To Allow Nonresidents Who Work in Maine To Purchase Hunting and Fishing Licenses at Resident Rates. (Presented by Representative BELIVEAU of Kittery)

L.D. 627, H.P. 457
An Act To Expand the Capacity of York County Community College. (Presented by Representative BELIVEAU of Kittery)

L.D. 628, H.P. 458
Resolve, To Stagger the Terms of Members of the Maine Arborist Advisory Council. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 629, H.P. 459
An Act To Provide for the Designation of the Secretary of the Pull Events Commission. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 630, H.P. 460
An Act To Require Disability Registration Plates To Be Renewed in Person When Registering at a Municipality. (Presented by Representative CRAFTS of Lisbon)

L.D. 631, H.P. 461
An Act To Update the Radon Registration Act. (Presented by Representative SANBORN of Gorham)

L.D. 632, H.P. 462
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Transportation To Rebuild Williams Road in the Town of Newport. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 633, H.P. 463
An Act To Update Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management Laws. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 634, H.P. 464
An Act To Allow a Person To Designate Information Submitted for a Hunting or Fishing License as Confidential. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 635, H.P. 465
An Act To Provide for the Equitable Reimbursement of Schools Operated by the State in the Unorganized Territory. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 636, H.P. 466
An Act To Ensure Proper Health Information Management. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 637, H.P. 467
Resolve, To Increase the Amount Tagging Agents Receive for Tagging Game. (Presented by Representative BLACK of Wilton)

L.D. 638, H.P. 468
An Act To Require Sex Offenders To Complete Their Full Time on the Sex Offender Registry. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 639, H.P. 469
An Act To Protect Medical Care Providers and Hospital Staff. (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 640, H.P. 470
An Act To Encourage Coyote Management. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 641, H.P. 471
An Act To Allow a Portion of Snowmobile Registration Fees To Be Used for the Repair of Trail-grooming Equipment. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 642, H.P. 472
An Act To Require Insurance Companies To Reissue Qualifying Long-term Care Partnership Policies. (Presented by Representative FOSSEL of Alna)

L.D. 643, H.P. 473
An Act To Protect Public Safety in the Operation of the Oxford County Casino. (Presented by Representative CAREY of Lewiston)

L.D. 644, H.P. 474
An Act To Add Transit Services to the Growth Management Program Comprehensive Plan. (Presented by Representative COTTA of China)

L.D. 645, H.P. 475
Resolve, To Replace Maine's Health Insurance System with the Type of System Used in New Hampshire. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 646, H.P. 476
An Act To Ensure the Safety of Children in the MaineCare Program Who Are Prescribed Antipsychotic Medications. (Presented by Representative WELSH of Rockport)

L.D. 647, H.P. 477
An Act To Exempt Retired Military Pay from State Income Tax. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 648, H.P. 478
An Act To Prohibit Organized Retail Theft. (Presented by Representative PLUMMER of Windham)

L.D. 649, H.P. 479
An Act Regarding Special Taste-testing Festivals. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 650, H.P. 480
An Act To Create an Apprentice Trapper License. (Presented by Representative SARTY of Denmark)

L.D. 651, H.P. 481
An Act To Improve Tribal-State Relations. (Presented by Representative PRIEST of Brunswick)

L.D. 652, H.P. 482
An Act To Amend Animal Welfare Laws. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 653, H.P. 483
An Act To Ban the Use of Personal Watercraft on Allen Pond in the Town of Greene. (Presented by Representative CRAFTS of Lisbon)

L.D. 654, H.P. 484
An Act To Amend the Occupational Disease Reporting Laws. (Presented by Representative SANBORN of Gorham)

L.D. 655, H.P. 485
An Act To Provide Tribal Representation in the Senate. (Presented by Representative TUTTLE of Sanford)

L.D. 656, H.P. 486
Resolve, To Establish a Task Force on Franco-Americans. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 657, H.P. 487
An Act To Permit Disposal of Abandoned Manufactured Housing. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 658, H.P. 488
An Act To Modify the Requirement of a Permit To Carry a Concealed Weapon. (Presented by Representative CRAFTS of Lisbon)

L.D. 659, H.P. 489
An Act To Repeal the Maine Clean Election Laws. (Presented by Representative LIBBY of Waterboro)

L.D. 660, H.P. 490
An Act To Clarify the Responsibilities of Pharmacy Benefits Managers and Preferred Provider Organizations. (Presented by Representative PICCHIOTTI of Fairfield)

L.D. 661, H.P. 491
An Act To Require Driver Education for All New Drivers. (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 662, H.P. 492
Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Amend Its Rules Pertaining to the Statute of Limitations for Filing a Due Process Hearing Request Regarding Special Education. (Presented by Representative KENT of Woolwich)

L.D. 663, H.P. 493
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Corporate Political Donations. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 664, H.P. 494
An Act To Ensure Apportionment of Scallop Licenses. (Presented by Representative TILTON of Harrington)

L.D. 665, H.P. 495
An Act To Limit Claims of Exempt Property. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 666, H.P. 496
Resolve, To Reimburse Convenience Stores on a One-time Basis for Beverage Containers. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 667, H.P. 497
An Act To Establish a Municipal and County Reimbursement Fee for Those Guilty of Crimes. (Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Presque Isle)

L.D. 668, H.P. 498
An Act To Improve Regional Transmission Organization Responsiveness. (Presented by Representative HINCK of Portland)

L.D. 669, H.P. 499
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Change the Number of Members of the Legislature, the Length of Legislative Sessions and the Requirements for Introduction of Bills in a Second Regular Session. (Presented by Representative CAREY of Lewiston)

L.D. 670, H.P. 500
An Act To Prohibit Certain Uses of Cellular Telephones and Handheld Electronic Devices while Operating a Motor Vehicle. (Presented by Representative DILL of Cape Elizabeth)

L.D. 671, H.P. 501
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Ground Water Oil Clean-up Fund. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 672, H.P. 502
An Act To Provide Reasonable Uninsured Motorist Coverage. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 673, H.P. 503
An Act To Expand Fiscally Responsible Transportation through Increased ZOOM Bus Service. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 674, H.P. 504
An Act To Authorize the Department of Health and Human Services To Administratively Suspend or Revoke Facility Licenses. (Presented by Representative EVES of North Berwick)

L.D. 675, S.P. 206
An Act To Establish Multidistrict Online Classes in Maine. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 676, S.P. 207
An Act To Enact Requirements Concerning Veterinary Prescriptions. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 677, S.P. 208
An Act Regarding the Determination of Distance for the Purposes of the Gambling Control Board Laws. (Presented by Senator PLOWMAN of Penobscot)

L.D. 678, H.P. 505
Resolve, To Improve Health Outcomes for MaineCare Members in Managed Care. (Presented by Representative HINCK of Portland)

L.D. 679, H.P. 506
Resolve, To Leverage Federal Opportunities for Job Creation in Maine. (Presented by Representative PETERSON of Rumford)

L.D. 680, H.P. 507
Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Environmental Protection To Convene a Task Force To Study the Effect of Additives in Gasoline. (Presented by Representative McCLELLAN of Raymond)

L.D. 681, H.P. 508
An Act To Clarify the Operation of the Maine Commission for Community Service. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 682, H.P. 509
An Act To Establish the Moose Biologist Fund To Support a Moose Biologist Position. (Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Presque Isle)

L.D. 683, H.P. 510
An Act To Enhance Long-term Care Services for Maine Citizens. (Presented by Representative PETERSON of Rumford)

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