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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVIII, No. 10

Friday, March 2, 2012

125TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, February 23, 2012

Ch. 477 - 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) (H.P. 1339, L.D. 1816)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 478 - An Act To Preserve the Integrity of the Maine Certified Public Accountant Examination. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1216, L.D. 1607)

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, March 1, 2012

Ch. 479 - An Act To Protect Legislative Intent in Rulemaking. (H.P. 426, L.D. 543)

Ch. 480 - An Act To Amend Deferred Disposition under the Maine Juvenile Code. (H.P. 1206, L.D. 1599)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, March 1, 2012

Ch. 116 - Resolve, To Create a Working Group To Study Multidistrict Online Learning Options in Maine. (S.P. 206, L.D. 675)

Ch. 117 - Resolve, To Name Route 1-A between Brewer and Ellsworth the Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway. (H.P. 1198, L.D. 1593)

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, MARCH 2, 2012

L.D. 1833, H.P. 1353
An Act To Encourage Enrollment in High School Electrical Education Programs. (Presented by Representative CUSHING of Hampden)

L.D. 1834, H.P. 1354
An Act To Amend the Boothbay Region Water District Charter. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MacDONALD of Boothbay)

L.D. 1835, S.P. 635
An Act To Restore Equity in Revenue Sharing. (Presented by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 1836, H.P. 1357
An Act To Facilitate Rapid Response by Out-of-state Businesses to State Disasters. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 1837, H.P. 1359
An Act To Authorize the Establishment of Pilot Projects for Community Paramedicine. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Presque Isle)

L.D. 1838, H.P. 1360
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 33: Regulations Governing Timeout Rooms, Therapeutic Restraints and Aversives in Public Schools and Approved Private Schools, 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.)

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.