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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXVIII, No. 18

Friday, April 27, 2012

125TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Monday, April 23, 2012
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 651 - An Act To Expand Educational Opportunities for Maine Students. (H.P. 1372, L.D. 1854) (Governor's Bill)

Signed by the Governor
Monday, April 23, 2012

Ch. 652 - An Act To Restore Maine's Secondary Roads. (S.P. 421, L.D. 1367)

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Ch. 653 - An Act To Improve Environmental Oversight and Streamline Permitting for Metallic Mineral Mining in Maine. (H.P. 1371, L.D. 1853)

Ch. 654 - An Act To Encourage Responsible Teen Driving. (S.P. 684, L.D. 1912)

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
After Exercise of Line-Item Veto

Ch. 655 - An Act To Make Additional Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations and To Change Certain Provisions of the Law for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2012 and June 30, 2013. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1405, L.D. 1903) (Governor's Bill)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 656 - An Act To Restore Equity in Revenue Sharing. (S.P. 635, L.D. 1835)

Resolves

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Monday, April 23, 2012
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 159 - Resolve, Directing Review of Strategies To Improve Communication between Patients and Physicians. (H.P. 1394, L.D. 1886)

Signed by the Governor
Monday, April 23, 2012

Ch. 160 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 32: Allowances for Waiver Services for Children with Intellectual Disabilities or Pervasive Developmental Disorders, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1418, L.D. 1914)

Ch. 161 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 50, Principles of Reimbursement for Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded (ICF-MR) Services, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1419, L.D. 1915)

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. 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.