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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

From Millicent M. MacFarland, Clerk of the House
State House, Augusta, Maine

Volume XXXIX, No. 2

Friday, January 25, 2013

126TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013

L.D. 60, H.P. 52
An Act To Reduce the Number of Public Safety Answering Points. (Presented by Representative SIROCKI of Scarborough)

L.D. 61, H.P. 53
An Act To Amend Standards for Participation in Certain Public School Services by Students Who Are Homeschooled. (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 62, H.P. 54
An Act To Provide Additional Funding for Respite Care for the Elderly and for Adults with Disabilities. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 63, H.P. 55
Resolve, To Direct the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Allow Veterans with Lower Limb Loss To Obtain "Any-deer" Hunting Permits. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 64, H.P. 56
An Act To Place Land in Centerville in Trust for the Passamaquoddy Tribe. (Presented by Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 65, H.P. 57
An Act To Reduce the Income Tax on Capital Gains. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 66, H.P. 69
An Act To Require That Motorcyclists Wear Helmets. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 67, H.P. 70
An Act To Strengthen Collaboration in the Transfer of Responsibilities for State and State Aid Highways. (Presented by Representative BOLAND of Sanford)

L.D. 68, H.P. 71
An Act To Prohibit the Use of a Handheld Mobile Telephone while Operating a Motor Vehicle. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 69, H.P. 72
An Act To Strengthen Financial Disclosure Laws for the Legislative and Executive Branches of State Government. (Presented by Representative GOODE of Bangor)

L.D. 70, H.P. 63
An Act To Require Full Disclosure by Insurance Carriers Using Credit Ratings. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 71, H.P. 64
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Pawn Transactions. (Presented by Representative FOWLE of Vassalboro)

L.D. 72, H.P. 65
An Act To Open the St. Croix River to River Herring. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative SOCTOMAH of the Passamaquoddy Tribe)

L.D. 73, H.P. 66
An Act To Exempt Persons 65 Years of Age or Older Whose Income Is below the Poverty Line from Paying Property Taxes on Their Homes. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 74, H.P. 67
Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Place a Sign on Northbound Interstate 95 Directing Motorists to Lee Academy. (Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington)

L.D. 75, H.P. 68
An Act To Ensure Pedestrian Safety in Roundabouts. (Presented by Representative WILSON of Augusta)

L.D. 76, H.P. 59
An Act To Provide Funding to the State Board of Corrections for Certain County Jail Debt. (Presented by Representative DION of Portland)

L.D. 77, H.P. 60
An Act To Require Health Care Practitioners To Distribute Free Samples of Medication in Certain Circumstances. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 78, H.P. 61
An Act To Expand Transitional Assistance for Families. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 79, H.P. 62
An Act To Allow a Junior Hunter To Shoot Any Deer on Opening Day of Hunting Season. (Presented by Representative GIFFORD of Lincoln)

L.D. 80, H.P. 58
An Act To Change the Schedule for the Beginning of the Biennial Budget Cycle. (Presented by Representative COTTA of China)

L.D. 81, S.P. 32
An Act To Amend the Charter of the Ogunquit Sewer District. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 82, S.P. 33
An Act To Establish a People's Veto Process for Actions of County Commissioners. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 83, S.P. 34
An Act To Protect Health Insurance Ratepayers from Undocumented Rate Increases. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 84, S.P. 35
An Act To Expand Turkey Hunting. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 85, S.P. 36
An Act To Amend the Motor Vehicle Ignition Interlock Device Requirements in the Laws Regarding Operating Under the Influence. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 86, S.P. 37
Resolve, Directing the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Amend Its Process of Gathering Public Opinion on Rulemaking and Other Projects. (Presented by Senator HASKELL of Cumberland)

L.D. 87, S.P. 38
An Act To Improve Community Mental Health Treatment. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 88, S.P. 39
An Act To Update the Maine HIV Advisory Committee. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 89, S.P. 40
An Act To Establish a Deadline for Snowmobile Registration. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 90, S.P. 41
An Act To Strengthen Maine's Workforce and Economic Future. (Presented by President ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 91, H.P. 73
An Act To Raise the School Construction Bond Cap. (Presented by Representative MASON of Topsham)

L.D. 92, H.P. 74
An Act Relating to Private School Student Participation in Public School Cocurricular, Interscholastic and Extracurricular Activities. (Presented by Representative MAKER of Calais)

L.D. 93, H.P. 75
An Act To Require Public Secondary Schools To Offer a Course in Gun Safety and Handling. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 94, H.P. 76
An Act To Prohibit Wireless Smart Meter Opt-out Fees. (Presented by Representative BOLAND of Sanford)

L.D. 95, H.P. 77
Resolve, To Create the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MAKER of Calais)

L.D. 96, H.P. 78
An Act To Enhance the Deer Population by Increasing Control of Coyotes through Local Conservation Organizations. (Presented by Representative SAUCIER of Presque Isle)

L.D. 97, H.P. 79
An Act To Improve the Integrity of the State's Snowmobile Trail System. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 98, H.P. 80
Resolve, Directing the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Study Issues Related to Bear Hunting and Management. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 99, H.P. 81
An Act To Allow Hunting for Deer with a Crossbow during the Expanded Archery Season. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 100, H.P. 82
An Act To Allow Municipalities To Stock Ponds. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 101, H.P. 83
An Act To Allow a Junior Hunter To Take One Antlerless Deer without an Antlerless Deer Permit. (Presented by Representative GILBERT of Jay)

L.D. 102, H.P. 84
An Act To Improve Health Insurance Transparency. (Presented by Representative GOODE of Bangor)

L.D. 103, H.P. 85
An Act To Correct an Inconsistency in Maine's Apprenticeship Laws. (Presented by Representative GILBERT of Jay)

L.D. 104, H.P. 86
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Public Records. (Presented by Representative NELSON of Falmouth)

L.D. 105, H.P. 87
An Act To Allow Motor Fuel Containing Five Percent Ethanol To Be Sold in the State. (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 106, H.P. 88
An Act To Abolish the Trustees of Public Cemeteries for the City of Waterville. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative LONGSTAFF of Waterville)

L.D. 107, H.P. 89
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Permit the Legislature To Provide a One-year Period of Penalty Relief for Withdrawal of Forest Land from Current Use Valuation. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 108, H.P. 90
An Act To Rename Big Moose Mountain as Red Eagle Mountain. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 109, H.P. 91
An Act To Exempt All Vehicles Delivering Home Heating Fuel, Including Wood Pellets, from Weight Limits. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 110, H.P. 92
An Act To Limit Political Contributions by Public Employee Labor Unions. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

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.