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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVIII, No. 8

Friday, February 17, 2012

125TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Friday, February 10, 2012

Ch. 471 - An Act To Improve the Administration of the Legislative Ethics Laws. (S.P. 350, L.D. 1150)

Ch. 472 - An Act To Allow the Adjutant General To Address a Joint Session of the Legislature. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1229, L.D. 1639)

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 17, 2012

L.D. 1815, S.P. 627
An Act To Establish "The Dirigo March" as the Official March of the State. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1816, H.P. 1339
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Streamline and Prioritize Core Government Services Task Force for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2012 and June 30, 2013 and To Make Certain Other Allocations and Appropriations and Changes to the Law Necessary to the Operation of State Government. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs pursuant to Public Law 2011, chapter 380, Part KKK, section 6.)

L.D. 1817, H.P. 1340
Resolve, Regarding Access to Eastern Road in Scarborough. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative VOLK of Scarborough)

L.D. 1818, S.P. 628
Resolve, To Extend the Reporting Deadline of the Working Group on an All-payor Claims Database System. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services pursuant to Joint Rule 353.)

L.D. 1819, H.P. 1341
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 26: Producer Margins, a Major Substantive Rule of the Maine Milk Commission. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Maine Milk Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1820, H.P. 1342
An Act To Implement Recommendations To Provide Additional Flexibility for Funding Infrastructure Improvements for Water Utilities. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology pursuant to Public Law 2011, chapter 106, section 2.)

L.D. 1821, S.P. 629
Resolve, Regarding Prequalification Processes for Contractors. (Submitted by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of General Services and the Department of Transportation pursuant to Resolve 2011, chapter 74.)

L.D. 1822, S.P. 630
An Act To Allow the Change of Location of a Licensed Large Game Shooting Area. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 1823, H.P. 1343
An Act To Allow the Maine Wild Mushroom Harvesting Certification Program To Be Self-funded. (Presented by Representative SIROCKI of Scarborough)

L.D. 1824, H.P. 1344
An Act To Provide Immunity for Prescribing and Dispensing Intranasal Naloxone Kits. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services pursuant to Joint Order 2011, H.P. 1328.)

L.D. 1825, H.P. 1346
An Act To Change the Statutes of Limitations on Prosecution for Crimes of Sexual Abuse and for Civil Actions for Sexual Abuse When the Actor Is a Person in a Position of Authority. (Presented by Representative HASKELL of Portland)

L.D. 1826, H.P. 1347
An Act To Review and Repeal Income Tax Return Checkoffs. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Taxation pursuant to Joint Order 2011, H.P. 1324.)

L.D. 1827, H.P. 1348
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Prosecution of Individuals Possessing a Controlled Substance under Certain Circumstances. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services pursuant to Joint Order 2011, H.P. 1328.)

L.D. 1828, S.P. 632
An Act To Protect Public Safety in the Operation of Casinos. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator FARNHAM of Penobscot)

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.

Bill status information is available at http://legislature.maine.gov/LawMakerWeb/search.asp.