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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVIII, No. 1

Friday, December 30, 2011

125TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011

L.D. 1592, H.P. 1197
An Act To Update the Laws Concerning the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 1593, H.P. 1198
Resolve, To Name Route 1-A between Brewer and Ellsworth the Korean War Veterans Highway. (Presented by Representative ROSEN of Bucksport)

L.D. 1594, H.P. 1199
An Act To Clarify the Requirements of Income Withholding Orders. (Presented by Representative NASS of Acton)

L.D. 1595, H.P. 1201
An Act To Impose a Penalty for Making False Claims Regarding Affiliation with a Federally Recognized Tribe. (Presented by Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 1596, S.P. 522
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Discontinued Town Ways. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 1597, H.P. 1203
An Act To Ensure Confidentiality of Juvenile Case Records. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 1598, H.P. 1204
An Act To Clarify the Court's Authority To Grant Credit Given for Jail Time toward Payment of Fines. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 1599, H.P. 1206
An Act To Amend Deferred Disposition under the Maine Juvenile Code. (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 1354, subsection 2.)

L.D. 1600, H.P. 1208
An Act To Provide That Persons Hiring Assistants To Provide Home Care for Relatives Are Not Employers for Purposes of Unemployment Compensation Laws. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative WATERHOUSE of Bridgton)

L.D. 1601, H.P. 1209
Resolve, To Amend the Resolve Establishing the Task Force on Franco-Americans. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 1602, H.P. 1211
An Act To Remove the $100 Reporting Fee for Fertilizer and Agricultural Liming Materials Sold. (Presented by Representative LIBBY of Waterboro)

L.D. 1603, H.P. 1212
An Act To Amend the Law Relating to Concealed Firearms Locked in Vehicles. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CRAFTS of Lisbon)

L.D. 1604, H.P. 1213
Resolve, Directing the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of State Police To Review Motor Vehicle Inspection Rules. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 1605, H.P. 1214
An Act To Promote Agricultural Activity in Maine by Limiting the Liability for Agritourism Activities. (Presented by Representative LIBBY of Waterboro)

L.D. 1606, H.P. 1215
An Act To Provide Magistrates To Assist the Court in Handling Small Claims and Landlord-tenant Cases. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative PRIEST of Brunswick)

L.D. 1607, H.P. 1216
An Act To Preserve the Integrity of the Maine Certified Public Accountant Examination. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CUSHING of Hampden)

L.D. 1608, H.P. 1217
An Act To Clarify the Laws Governing Pharmacy Interns. (Presented by Speaker NUTTING of Oakland)

L.D. 1609, H.P. 1218
An Act To Ensure the Safety of Bait Used in Maine's Fishery. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 1610, H.P. 1219
An Act To Amend the Law Regarding the Sale of Wood Pellets. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 1611, H.P. 1220
Resolve, To Create a License Plate To Recognize the 2014 World Acadian Congress. (Presented by Representative MARTIN of Eagle Lake)

L.D. 1612, H.P. 1221
An Act Relating to the Liquor Laws Governing Off-premises Catering at Planned Public Events or Gatherings. (Presented by Representative HARMON of Palermo)

L.D. 1613, H.P. 1222
An Act To Strengthen the Relationship between Land Users and Landowners. (Presented by Representative CUSHING of Hampden)

L.D. 1614, S.P. 524
An Act To Create Efficiency in E-9-1-1 Call Centers. (Presented by Senator THIBODEAU of Waldo)

L.D. 1615, S.P. 525
Resolve, To Name 2 Bridges in the Town of Harmony. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 1616, S.P. 526
An Act Concerning Copying Fees for Users of County Registries of Deeds. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 1617, S.P. 527
An Act To Ensure the Alignment of Truck Weight Limitations on the Interstate with Those Allowed under Federal Law. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator SCHNEIDER of Penobscot)

L.D. 1618, S.P. 528
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Maine Clean Election Act. (Presented by Senator FARNHAM of Penobscot)

L.D. 1619, S.P. 529
An Act To Resolve Conflicts in the Implementation of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 1620, S.P. 530
An Act To Amend the Charter of the Ogunquit Sewer District. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 1621, S.P. 531
An Act To Remove a Barrier to Response by Emergency Medical Personnel. (Presented by Senator SULLIVAN of York)

L.D. 1622, S.P. 532
An Act To Clarify the Laws Governing Electric Industry Restructuring. (Presented by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook)

L.D. 1623, S.P. 533
An Act To Simplify Toll Discounts and Amend Certain Powers and Procedures of the Maine Turnpike Authority. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator COLLINS of York)

L.D. 1624, S.P. 534
An Act To Lessen the Regulatory Burden on Medical Laboratories by Removing Outdated Requirements from the Maine Medical Laboratory Act. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 1625, S.P. 535
An Act To Amend the Organization of the Quality Assurance Review Committee. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 1626, S.P. 536
An Act To Clarify the Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services To Impose Administrative Sanctions upon Vendors, Providers and Participants in the Women, Infants and Children Special Supplemental Food Program. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 1627, S.P. 537
An Act Regarding the Filing of Birth, Death and Marriage Data. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 1628, S.P. 538
An Act To Limit Payment for Care and Treatment of Residents of State Institutions. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 1629, S.P. 539
An Act To Allow for a Contingency Fee Agreement with a MaineCare Recovery Audit Contractor. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 1630, S.P. 540
Resolve, To Establish a Stakeholder Group for the Development of a Plan for the Inventory and Proper Care of Veterans' Graves. (Presented by President RAYE of Washington)

L.D. 1631, S.P. 541
An Act To Address Research and Teaching in Maine's Institutions of Higher Education by Amending the Laws Governing the Purchase of Goods and Services by the State Involving Institutions of Higher Education. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1632, S.P. 542
An Act To Amend Provisions Limiting the Return to Work after Retirement by Teachers, School Employees and State Employees. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 1633, H.P. 1223
An Act To Increase to a Class C Crime the Failure To Report a Missing Child within 24 Hours. (Presented by Representative OLSEN of Phippsburg)

L.D. 1634, H.P. 1224
An Act To Establish Certain Crimes Relating to Missing or Deceased Children. (Presented by Representative BLODGETT of Augusta)

L.D. 1635, H.P. 1225
An Act Regarding Inmates on Public Works Projects. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative CLARKE of Bath)

L.D. 1636, H.P. 1226
An Act To Extend Certain Insurance Protection to Emergency Responders. (Presented by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth)

L.D. 1637, H.P. 1227
An Act To Permit Financial Institutions To Share Certain Information for the Purpose of Preventing Electronic Bank Card Losses and Other Fraud. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 1638, H.P. 1228
An Act To Enhance the Duties and Responsibilities of the Director of the Division for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened. (Presented by Representative GILBERT of Jay)

L.D. 1639, H.P. 1229
An Act To Allow the Adjutant General To Address a Joint Session of the Legislature. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 1640, H.P. 1230
An Act To Promote POW/MIA Recognition Day. (Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington)

L.D. 1641, H.P. 1231
An Act To Ensure Equal Tax Treatment for Private-pay and MaineCare-participating Providers of Residential Care to Persons Who Are Elderly or Disabled. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HARMON of Palermo)

L.D. 1642, H.P. 1232
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Transportation To Restrict Spending on the Ricker Hill Bridge in the Town of Turner. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 1643, H.P. 1233
An Act To Enhance a Community's Ability To Establish or Update Its Veterans Honor Roll. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 1644, S.P. 543
An Act To Expand the Availability of Natural Gas to Maine Residents. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1645, S.P. 544
An Act To Require the Maine Community College System, the University of Maine System and the Maine Maritime Academy To Report the Number of Students Enrolled in Remedial Courses. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 1646, S.P. 545
An Act To Facilitate the Use of Alternative Methods for Biomedical Waste Treatment and Disposal. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 1647, S.P. 546
An Act To Define "Person Aggrieved" in Proceedings before the Department of Environmental Protection and the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 1648, S.P. 547
An Act To Clarify the Site Location of Development Laws Regarding Exemptions for Previously Developed Sites. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 1649, S.P. 548
An Act To Authorize the Registration of Farmland in 2012 and 2013. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 1650, S.P. 549
An Act To Repeal the Automatic Suspension of Child Support Obligations. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 1651, S.P. 550
An Act To Clarify Health Insurance Benefits for Disabled Participants in the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1652, S.P. 551
An Act To Ensure a Reliable Funding Stream for the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. (Presented by President RAYE of Washington)

L.D. 1653, S.P. 552
An Act To Make Fisheries and Wildlife Projects Eligible for Tax Increment Financing. (Presented by President RAYE of Washington)

L.D. 1654, S.P. 553
An Act To Establish the Seafood Export Certification Program. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 1655, S.P. 554
An Act To Create a Sales Tax Exemption for the Sale and Delivery of Off-peak Electricity for Electric Thermal Storage Devices. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 1656, S.P. 555
An Act To Clarify the Registration Exemption of Tractors under the Motor Vehicle Laws. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 1657, S.P. 556
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Health Insurance for Certain State Employees. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MARTIN of Kennebec)

L.D. 1658, S.P. 557
An Act To Protect Gasoline Marketers from Liability for Selling Federally Mandated Gasoline. (Presented by Senator HASTINGS of Oxford)

L.D. 1659, S.P. 558
An Act To Facilitate Recovery of Debts Owed to the State for Indigent Legal Services. (Presented by Senator HASTINGS of Oxford)

L.D. 1660, S.P. 559
An Act To Provide Tort Claims Immunity for Out-of-state Regional Transit Organizations That Provide Regular Service in Maine. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 1661, S.P. 560
Resolve, To Allow Signs along Interstate 95 for the Town of Kittery and Its Businesses and Other Establishments. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 1662, S.P. 561
An Act To Provide for an Advisory Referendum on the Approval of Tax-exempt Student Loan Revenue Bonds. (Presented by President RAYE of Washington)

L.D. 1663, S.P. 562
An Act To Correct Errors in Recently Enacted Laws Governing Agency Liquor Stores. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator PLOWMAN of Penobscot)

L.D. 1664, S.P. 563
An Act To Amend the Election Laws. (Presented by Senator FARNHAM of Penobscot)

L.D. 1665, S.P. 564
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Economic and Community Development To Convene a Task Force To Bolster and Expand Exports of Maine Products and Services. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator HOBBINS of York)

L.D. 1666, S.P. 565
An Act To Guarantee Basic Preventive Dental Health Services for Children in Maine. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1667, S.P. 566
An Act To Clarify Authorization for a Court Facilities Bond. (Presented by Senator HASTINGS of Oxford)

L.D. 1668, S.P. 567
An Act To Improve the Regional School Unit Budget Approval and Validation Process. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1669, S.P. 568
An Act To Clarify the Process for Removing a Person from a Dormitory Operated by a Nonprofit Organization and the Municipal Regulation of Such Facilities. (Presented by Senator HASTINGS of Oxford)

L.D. 1670, S.P. 569
An Act To Extend the Scope of the Maine Guaranteed Access Reinsurance Association. (Presented by Senator COURTNEY of York)

L.D. 1671, S.P. 570
An Act To Provide Funding to the Department of Transportation for a Feasibility Study of an East-west Highway. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 1672, S.P. 571
An Act To Allow Disabled Veterans To Receive 2 Sets of Special Designating License Plates. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1673, S.P. 572
An Act To Prohibit Verbal Sexual Solicitation of a Child. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator HOBBINS of York)

L.D. 1674, S.P. 573
Resolve, Directing the Department of Marine Resources To Examine the Role of 3rd-party Laboratories in Conducting Testing for the Department. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1675, S.P. 574
Resolve, To Establish the Task Force To Facilitate the Development of Unoccupied Mills. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator HOBBINS of York)

L.D. 1676, S.P. 575
An Act To Increase Energy Options. (Presented by President RAYE of Washington)

L.D. 1677, S.P. 576
An Act To Modernize Maine's Motor Vehicle Inspection Program. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1678, S.P. 577
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Stalking and Domestic Violence. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1679, S.P. 578
An Act To Conform Maine's Prescription Drug Privacy Laws with the United States Constitution. (Presented by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec)

L.D. 1680, S.P. 579
An Act To Amend the Circuitbreaker Program To Include Claimants Occupying Property Pursuant to a Trust and To Require Proof of Payment of Rent. (Presented by Senator PLOWMAN of Penobscot)

L.D. 1681, S.P. 580
An Act To Amend the Charter of the Lucerne-in-Maine Village Corporation. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator ROSEN of Hancock)

L.D. 1682, S.P. 582
An Act To Allow Employees of the Small Enterprise Growth Board To Participate in the State's Group Health Plan. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator RECTOR of Knox)

L.D. 1683, H.P. 1235
An Act To Provide Funding To Operate the Dolby Landfill in the Town of East Millinocket. (Presented by Representative CLARK of Millinocket)

L.D. 1684, H.P. 1236
An Act To Amend the Uniform Commercial Code Regarding Motor Vehicle Warranties. (Presented by Representative CUSHING of Hampden)

L.D. 1685, H.P. 1237
An Act To Conform Maine Law to Federal Law Regarding Payment of Overtime to Truck Drivers and Driver's Helpers. (Presented by Representative O'CONNOR of Berwick)

L.D. 1686, H.P. 1238
An Act To Amend the Process for Issuing State Water Quality Certificates to Hydropower Projects That Withdraw Water from Great Ponds. (Presented by Representative SARTY of Denmark)

L.D. 1687, H.P. 1239
An Act To Clarify the Liability of 3rd-party Building Inspectors. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 1688, H.P. 1240
An Act To Clarify the Status of Patients Held under Involuntary Commitment Applications. (Presented by Representative MOULTON of York)

L.D. 1689, H.P. 1241
Resolve, To Exempt Maple Sugarhouses from the 1,000-foot Setback Requirement of the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission. (Presented by Representative BLACK of Wilton)

L.D. 1690, H.P. 1242
An Act To Protect the Privacy of Social Workers. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HAYES of Buckfield)

L.D. 1691, H.P. 1243
An Act Related to Specialty Tiers in Prescription Medication Pricing. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 1692, H.P. 1244
An Act To Clarify Case Management Supervision Authority and Ensure Access to Case Management Services. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative EVES of North Berwick)

L.D. 1693, H.P. 1245
An Act To Amend the Law Governing Abatements of Property Taxes for Infirmity or Poverty. (Presented by Representative KESCHL of Belgrade)

L.D. 1694, H.P. 1246
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Review Rules Governing Reimbursement to MaineCare Recipients for Transportation to Freestanding Methadone Clinics. (Presented by Representative BURNS of Whiting)

L.D. 1695, H.P. 1247
An Act To Provide Additional In-store Space for Maine's Businesses by Removing License and Permit Posting Requirements. (Presented by Representative PRESCOTT of Topsham)

L.D. 1696, H.P. 1248
An Act To Modify the Alternative Organizational Structure Budget Approval Process. (Presented by Representative BURNS of Whiting)

L.D. 1697, H.P. 1249
An Act Relating to the Calculation of Population for Purposes of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code and Public Safety Answering Point Assessments. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 1698, H.P. 1250
An Act To Establish Veterans Treatment Courts. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MALONEY of Augusta)

L.D. 1699, H.P. 1251
An Act To Create Excise Tax Equity and Consistency for Buses. (Presented by Representative KNAPP of Gorham)

L.D. 1700, H.P. 1252
An Act To Provide an Alternative Method of Calculating Minimum Staffing Levels in Nursing Homes. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 1701, H.P. 1253
Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Program in Penobscot County for Assessment and Treatment of Individuals Arrested for Unlawful Possession of Drugs. (Presented by Representative STEVENS of Bangor)

L.D. 1702, H.P. 1254
An Act To Correct Inconsistencies and Ambiguities in the Maine Guaranteed Access Reinsurance Association Act. (Presented by Representative RICHARDSON of Warren)

L.D. 1703, H.P. 1255
An Act To Create the New Gloucester Water District. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 1704, H.P. 1256
An Act To Amend the Maine Bail Code To Protect Victims of Domestic Violence. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 1705, H.P. 1257
Resolve, To Create the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MAKER of Calais)

L.D. 1706, H.P. 1258
An Act To Protect Maine's Biomass and Forest Products Industries by Allowing Biomass Generators To Enter into Short-term Contracts. (Presented by Representative FITTS of Pittsfield)

L.D. 1707, H.P. 1259
An Act To Define, Prevent and Suppress Gang Activity in the State. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative VOLK of Scarborough)

L.D. 1708, H.P. 1260
An Act To Prevent the Theft and Illegal Sale of Copper and Other Metals. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative LONGSTAFF of Waterville)

L.D. 1709, H.P. 1261
An Act To Amend the Limited-entry Program for Taking Lobsters in the Monhegan Lobster Conservation Area. (Presented by Representative WEAVER of York)

L.D. 1710, H.P. 1262
An Act To Amend the Motor Vehicle Laws. (Presented by Representative CEBRA of Naples)

L.D. 1711, H.P. 1263
An Act To Mandate the Use of Standardized Risk Assessment in the Management of Domestic Violence Crimes. (Presented by Representative CAIN of Orono)

L.D. 1712, H.P. 1264
An Act Regarding the School Fund in the Town of Burlington. (Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington)

L.D. 1713, H.P. 1265
An Act To Restore Supplemental Health Insurance Coverage for Disabled Children of State Retirees. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative SARTY of Denmark)

L.D. 1714, H.P. 1266
An Act To Restrict Further the Amount of Methamphetamine Precursors That May Be Bought or Sold. (Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Mapleton)

L.D. 1715, H.P. 1267
An Act To Allow for Timely Access to and Enhanced Administration of All Vaccines. (Presented by Representative STRANG BURGESS of Cumberland)

L.D. 1716, H.P. 1269
An Act To Require Funds for Prearranged Funerals To Be Invested Subject to the Requirements of the Maine Uniform Prudent Investor Act and To Update Related Provisions. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 1717, H.P. 1270
An Act To Establish a Preneed Life Insurance Producer License and Preneed Life Insurance Product for Prearranged Funeral Plans. (Presented by Representative McKANE of Newcastle)

L.D. 1718, H.P. 1271
An Act To Improve Maine's Capacity To Produce Low-cost Renewable Energy through Hydroelectric Power. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 1719, S.P. 584
An Act To Update the Powers and Duties of the Bureau of Maine Veterans' Services. (Presented by Senator FARNHAM of Penobscot)

L.D. 1720, S.P. 585
An Act To Increase the Membership of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1721, S.P. 586
An Act To Improve the Method of Classifying Shellfish Harvesting Areas and Providing Notification of Changes. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 1722, S.P. 587
An Act To Make Technical Changes to Maine's Marine Resources Laws. (Presented by Senator SNOWE-MELLO of Androscoggin)

L.D. 1723, H.P. 1272
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 122: Grant Application and Award Procedure: Fund for the Efficient Delivery of Educational Services, 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. 1724, H.P. 1273
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.)

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