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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXIX, No. 4

Thursday, February 7, 2013

126TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013

L.D. 186, H.P. 147
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Disability Retirement Determinations by the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 187, H.P. 148
An Act To Permit Temporary Operation of a Motor Vehicle with an Expired Operator's License Solely for the Purpose of Traveling Home or Renewing the License. (Presented by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford)

L.D. 188, H.P. 149
An Act To Criminalize Possession of a Suspended or Revoked Concealed Handgun Permit. (Presented by Representative MARKS of Pittston)

L.D. 189, H.P. 150
An Act To Establish a Central Concealed Handgun Permit Database. (Presented by Representative MARKS of Pittston)

L.D. 190, H.P. 151
An Act To Provide a Ten Percent Discount to Persons Charged with a Traffic Infraction Who Pay Fines by Waiver. (Presented by Representative MARKS of Pittston)

L.D. 191, H.P. 152
An Act To Authorize the Suspension of a Concealed Handgun Permit. (Presented by Representative MARKS of Pittston)

L.D. 192, H.P. 153
An Act To Allow Consideration of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder at Sentencing in a Criminal Case. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 193, H.P. 154
An Act To Authorize InterCoast Career Institute To Grant the Degree of Associate Degree in Applied Science. (Presented by Representative CHASE of Wells)

L.D. 194, H.P. 155
An Act To Ensure That a Curtailment in School Funding Is Shared by All Institutions. (Presented by Representative KUSIAK of Fairfield)

L.D. 195, H.P. 156
An Act To Fund Education by Providing Equal State Funding for Each Student. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 196, H.P. 157
An Act Regarding the Implementation of the Quality Assurance Program for Public Safety Answering Points. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 197, H.P. 158
An Act To Permit Nurse Practitioners To Perform the Functions of School Physicians. (Presented by Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth)

L.D. 198, H.P. 159
An Act To Clarify Physicians' Delegation of Medical Care. (Presented by Representative DORNEY of Norridgewock)

L.D. 199, H.P. 160
An Act To Allow Agents Designated by the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Hunt Coyotes at Night during the Deer Hunting Season. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 200, H.P. 161
An Act To Expand Turkey Hunting Opportunities for Young Hunters. (Presented by Representative MARKS of Pittston)

L.D. 201, H.P. 162
An Act To Permit Tribal Members To Hunt Any Animal or Bird at Any Time for Sustenance. (Presented by Representative BEAR of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians)

L.D. 202, H.P. 163
An Act To Permit Tribal Members To Fish at Any Time for Sustenance. (Presented by Representative BEAR of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians)

L.D. 203, H.P. 164
An Act To Require Kayakers on Open Salt Water To Use a Personal Flotation Device. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 204, H.P. 165
An Act To Amend the Laws That Govern the Activities of Insurance Adjusters. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 205, H.P. 166
An Act To Exempt Free Clinics from Licensing under the Charitable Solicitations Act. (Presented by Representative ROCHELO of Biddeford)

L.D. 206, H.P. 167
An Act To Protect Title to Real and Personal Property of Public Employees. (Presented by Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth)

L.D. 207, H.P. 168
An Act Regarding the Factors Considered in Determining the Best Interest of a Child in a Court Award of Parental Rights and Responsibilities. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 208, H.P. 169
An Act To Amend the Charter of St. Mark's Home for Women in Augusta. (Presented by Representative POULIOT of Augusta)

L.D. 209, H.P. 170
An Act To Strengthen the Rights of Grandparents under the Grandparents Visitation Act. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 210, H.P. 171
An Act To Require That Forms, Pamphlets and Other Documents Be Designed To Permit the Continued Use of the Materials. (Presented by Representative VOLK of Scarborough)

L.D. 211, H.P. 172
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Limitation on County Assessments. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Oxford)

L.D. 212, H.P. 173
An Act To Provide a Tax Exemption for Tobacco Sold to an Adult Member of a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe for Cultural, Spiritual or Ceremonial Purposes. (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 213, H.P. 174
An Act To Provide Funding for Transportation of Veterans to Medical Facilities. (Presented by Representative FOWLE of Vassalboro)

L.D. 214, H.P. 175
An Act To Require Registered Voter Lists To Be Provided to Candidates for Legislative Office. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Winterport)

L.D. 215, H.P. 176
An Act To Protect Landlords When Tenants Fail To Pay Utility Bills. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 216, H.P. 177
An Act To Extend the Hours for the Sale of Liquor on Sunday When St. Patrick's Day Is on a Sunday. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative HOBBINS of Saco)

L.D. 217, H.P. 178
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Right To Know Advisory Committee Concerning Public Access to Records Relating to Public-private Partnerships. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 1, section 411, subsection 6, paragraph G.)

L.D. 218, H.P. 179
An Act To Promote Small-scale Poultry Farming. (Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle)

L.D. 219, H.P. 180
An Act To Establish a Long-term Funding Source for the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 220, H.P. 181
An Act To Ban the United Nations Agenda 21 in Maine. (Presented by Representative LONG of Sherman)

L.D. 221, H.P. 182
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Provide Funds for a Public-private Partnership for a New Science Facility at the Maine Maritime Academy. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 222, H.P. 183
An Act Designating the Chief of the State Police as the Only Issuing Authority of a Permit To Carry a Concealed Handgun. (Presented by Representative MARKS of Pittston)

L.D. 223, H.P. 184
An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding a Concealed Handgun Permit. (Presented by Representative MARKS of Pittston)

L.D. 224, H.P. 185
An Act To Streamline the Change of Name Process for Persons Getting Married. (Presented by Representative MASTRACCIO of Sanford)

L.D. 225, H.P. 186
An Act To Restore Consumer Rate Review for Health Insurance Plans in the Individual and Small Group Markets. (Presented by Representative LIBBY of Lewiston)

L.D. 226, H.P. 187
An Act To Establish a Renewable Energy License Plate. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 227, H.P. 188
An Act Concerning High-stakes Beano. (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 228, H.P. 189
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Reduce Energy Costs by Weatherizing and Upgrading the Energy Efficiency of Maine Homes and Businesses and To Create Jobs by Providing for a Trained Workforce for Maine's Energy Future. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 229, H.P. 190
An Act To Simplify and Encourage the Sale of Hunting and Fishing Licenses and Permits. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 230, H.P. 191
An Act To Establish the Commission on Health Care Cost and Quality. (Presented by Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth)

L.D. 231, H.P. 192
An Act To Support the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth)

L.D. 232, S.P. 68
An Act To Increase the Base for the Cost-of-living Increase for Retired State Employees and Teachers. (Presented by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook)

L.D. 233, S.P. 69
An Act To Require the Department of Education To Report on the Costs and Sources of Funding of Charter Schools. (Presented by Senator MILLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 234, S.P. 70
An Act To Provide Tax Treatment Consistency for Limited Liability Companies and S Corporations. (Presented by Senator WOODBURY of Cumberland)

L.D. 235, S.P. 71
An Act To Improve Insurance Coverage for Volunteer First Responders. (Presented by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln)

L.D. 236, S.P. 72
An Act To Protect the Privacy of Citizens from Domestic Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Use. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 237, S.P. 73
An Act To Establish Uniform Quorum, Meeting and Chair Requirements for Professional and Occupational Licensing Boards. (Presented by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot)

L.D. 238, S.P. 74
An Act To Designate the Jail in Franklin County as a Jail Rather than a Holding Facility. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 239, S.P. 75
An Act To Improve the Return to the State on the Sale of Spirits and To Provide a Source of Payment for Maine's Hospitals. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator FLOOD of Kennebec)

L.D. 240, S.P. 76
An Act To Allow Motor Fuel Taxable Sales Disclosure. (Presented by Senator HASKELL of Cumberland)

L.D. 241, S.P. 77
An Act To Amend Certain Laws Governing the Bureau of Maine Veterans' Services. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 242, S.P. 78
An Act To Improve the Military Bureau Laws. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 243, S.P. 79
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Education To Amend Its Rules Regarding Restraint of Students. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 244, S.P. 80
An Act To Amend the Student Membership Criteria of the State Board of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator MILLETT of Cumberland)

L.D. 245, S.P. 81
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Maintenance of State Armories. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 246, S.P. 82
An Act To Provide for the 2013 and 2014 Allocations of the State Ceiling on Private Activity Bonds. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 247, S.P. 83
An Act To Amend the Law Governing Appeals of Final Agency Action on Applications Concerning Wind Energy Development. (Presented by Senator VALENTINO of York)

L.D. 248, S.P. 84
An Act To Encourage Workforce Development in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Efficiency and Energy Conservation Trades and Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 249, S.P. 85
Resolve, Directing the Board of Dental Examiners To Amend Its Rules To Improve Access to Oral Health Care in Maine. (Presented by Senator VALENTINO of York)

L.D. 250, S.P. 86
An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and To Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 251, S.P. 87
An Act Criminalizing Trafficking in Contraband or Alcoholic Beverages in State Hospitals Serving Adults. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 252, S.P. 88
An Act Regarding Registration and Correction of Death Information on Death Certificates. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 253, S.P. 89
An Act Regarding Registration of Fetal Deaths. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 254, S.P. 90
Resolve, To Establish the Northern Maine Advisory Task Force on Deer. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 255, S.P. 91
An Act To Establish July 27th as Maine Korean War Veteran Recognition Day. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator HAMPER of Oxford)

L.D. 256, H.P. 193
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. (Presented by Representative BEAUDOIN of Biddeford)

L.D. 257, H.P. 194
An Act To Protect Newborns Exposed to Drugs or Alcohol. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 258, H.P. 195
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Right To Know Advisory Committee Concerning Meetings of Public Bodies. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 1, section 411, subsection 6, paragraph G.)

L.D. 259, H.P. 196
An Act To Allow a Person Who Owns a Slaughterhouse To Slaughter Poultry for Other People. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner)

L.D. 260, S.P. 93
An Act To Extend Funding for the Loring Job Increment Financing Fund. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 261, S.P. 94
An Act To Provide That a Distributor, Blender or Retail Dealer of Motor Fuel May Not Be Required To Sell, Consign or Distribute Motor Fuel Containing Ten Percent or More Ethanol. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 262, S.P. 95
An Act To Restore to Jimmy J. Soucy the Right To Maintain Existing Structures on Property in Sinclair. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 263, S.P. 96
An Act To Require Dealers of Secondhand Precious Metals To Keep Records To Aid Law Enforcement. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 264, S.P. 97
An Act To Allow Crossbow Hunting during Muzzle-loading Season. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 265, S.P. 98
An Act To Repeal the Restriction on Employers Regarding Firearms Kept in an Employee's Vehicle. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 266, S.P. 99
An Act To Improve the Law Regarding Bail Commissioners. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 267, S.P. 100
An Act Regarding the Sale of Firearms at Gun Shows. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 268, S.P. 101
An Act To Improve Snowmobiling in the State. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 269, S.P. 102
An Act To Provide Increased Opportunities on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 270, S.P. 103
An Act To Improve the Motor Vehicle Inspection System. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 271, S.P. 104
An Act To Facilitate the Processing of Livestock That Is Not for Resale. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 272, S.P. 105
An Act To Reduce Youth Cancer Risk. (Presented by Senator GRATWICK of Penobscot)

L.D. 273, S.P. 106
An Act Authorizing a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund the Dredging of Casco Bay and the Expansion of the Portland Fish Exchange. (Presented by President ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 274, S.P. 107
An Act To Preserve and Protect Ancient Burial Grounds and Burial Grounds in Which Veterans Are Buried. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 275, S.P. 108
Resolve, To Require the Emergency Services Communication Bureau To Expand the Existing Quality Assurance System. (Presented by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin)

L.D. 276, S.P. 109
Resolve, To Improve Access to Oral Health Care for MaineCare Recipients. (Presented by Senator CAIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 277, S.P. 110
An Act To Clarify the Laws Regarding the Calculation of the Period of Imprisonment. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 278, S.P. 111
An Act To Provide Greater Access to Capital for Certain Businesses Through Advance Payment of Employment Tax Increment Financing Benefits. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 279, S.P. 112
An Act To Sustain Maine's Aviation Industry by Extending the Exemption from Sales and Use Tax for Aircraft and Parts. (Presented by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot)

L.D. 280, S.P. 113
Resolve, Concerning Rights-of-way over Eastern Road in Scarborough. (Presented by Senator HASKELL of Cumberland)

L.D. 281, S.P. 114
An Act To Clarify Provisions of the Whitewater Rafting Laws. (Presented by Senator DUTREMBLE of York)

L.D. 282, S.P. 115
An Act To Eliminate the Commercial Standard for Maine White-cedar Shingles. (Presented by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook)

L.D. 283, S.P. 116
An Act To Eliminate the Elm Tree Restoration Fund. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 284, S.P. 117
An Act To Amend the Duties of the Division of Forestry. (Presented by Senator BOYLE of Cumberland)

L.D. 285, S.P. 118
An Act To Electronically Issue Permits for Burning. (Presented by Senator BOYLE of Cumberland)

L.D. 286, S.P. 119
An Act To Reduce Reporting Responsibilities of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 287, S.P. 120
An Act To Improve Funding of Agricultural Development Projects. (Presented by Senator BOYLE of Cumberland)

L.D. 288, H.P. 197
An Act Concerning Brucellosis Vaccines for Cattle. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 289, H.P. 198
An Act To Eliminate the Requirement That the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Provide Technical Services for Direct-marketing Agricultural Products. (Presented by Representative CRAY of Palmyra)

L.D. 290, H.P. 199
An Act To Eliminate the Forest Certification Incentive Cost-share Fund. (Presented by Representative DILL of Old Town)

L.D. 291, H.P. 200
An Act To Transfer Responsibility for the Returnable Beverage Container Laws from the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to the Department of Environmental Protection. (Presented by Representative COOPER of Yarmouth)

L.D. 292, H.P. 201
An Act To Protect the Public Health from Mosquito-borne Diseases. (Presented by Representative GIFFORD of Lincoln)

L.D. 293, H.P. 202
An Act To Ensure Parity in the Collective Bargaining Process among State Institutions of Higher Education. (Presented by Representative KORNFIELD of Bangor)

L.D. 294, H.P. 203
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Construct a Facility To Assist Maine Agriculture in Control of Animal and Plant Diagnostics. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 295, H.P. 204
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Provide Weatherization Rebates for Veterans and Persons Eligible for Social Security. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 296, H.P. 205
An Act To Equalize the Fire Investigation and Prevention Tax Paid by Insurers. (Presented by Representative LAJOIE of Lewiston)

L.D. 297, H.P. 206
An Act To Require Forest Rangers To Be Trained in Order To Allow Them To Carry Firearms. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 298, H.P. 207
An Act Regarding the Membership of the Emergency Medical Services' Board. (Presented by Representative WERTS of Auburn)

L.D. 299, H.P. 208
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require the State Share of Education Funding To Be at Least Fifty-five Percent of the Total Cost and One Hundred Percent of the Cost of Special Education. (Presented by Representative JONES of Freedom)

L.D. 300, H.P. 209
An Act To Protect School Administrative Units and Taxpayers. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 301, H.P. 210
An Act To Remove Unnecessary Agenda from the School Day. (Presented by Representative McCLELLAN of Raymond)

L.D. 302, H.P. 211
Resolve, Directing the Public Utilities Commission To Review Certain Electricity Distribution Charges Assessed on Businesses. (Presented by Representative GUERIN of Glenburn)

L.D. 303, H.P. 212
An Act To Authorize the Public Advocate To Publish and Distribute Consumer Information. (Presented by Representative MacDONALD of Boothbay)

L.D. 304, H.P. 213
An Act To Amend the Representation on the Telecommunications Relay Services Advisory Council. (Presented by Representative COOPER of Yarmouth)

L.D. 305, H.P. 214
An Act To Eliminate Institute Councils for Mental Health Institutions. (Presented by Representative DORNEY of Norridgewock)

L.D. 306, H.P. 215
An Act To Exempt Members of the Penobscot Nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe, the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians and the Aroostook Band of Micmacs from Special Training Requirements for Archery and Trapping. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 307, H.P. 216
An Act To Exempt Persons Who Have Served in the Armed Forces from the Requirement To Take a Hunter Safety Course To Obtain a Hunting License. (Presented by Representative DAVIS of Sangerville)

L.D. 308, H.P. 217
An Act To Require the Attorney General To Consult with Federally Recognized Indian Tribes before Issuing an Opinion on Federal Legislation Affecting the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980. (Presented by Representative MITCHELL of the Penobscot Nation)

L.D. 309, H.P. 218
Resolve, Directing the Attorney General To Implement a Child Identity Protection Program To Safeguard the Personal Information of Minors and Prevent Identity Theft. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 310, H.P. 219
An Act To Exempt Persons 70 Years of Age and Older from Jury Duty at Their Discretion. (Presented by Representative WEAVER of York)

L.D. 311, H.P. 220
An Act To Protect Landowners from the Exercise of Eminent Domain in Energy Infrastructure Corridors. (Presented by Representative DUNPHY of Embden)

L.D. 312, H.P. 221
An Act To Release a Restriction on Former State Land in Passadumkeag Currently Owned by Dale Ross. (Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington)

L.D. 313, H.P. 222
An Act To Create the Maine Online Privacy Protection Act. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 314, H.P. 223
An Act To Create the Office of Marketing. (Presented by Representative VOLK of Scarborough)

L.D. 315, H.P. 224
An Act To Ban the Purchase of Bottled Water by State Agencies. (Presented by Representative JONES of Freedom)

L.D. 316, H.P. 225
An Act To Provide Property Tax Relief for Noncombat Veterans. (Presented by Representative LIBBY of Lewiston)

L.D. 317, H.P. 226
An Act Regarding the Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement Program and the Business Equipment Tax Exemption Program. (Presented by Representative LIBBY of Lewiston)

L.D. 318, H.P. 227
An Act To Establish a Sales Tax Holiday for Purchases Made during the Month of January. (Presented by Representative RYKERSON of Kittery)

L.D. 319, H.P. 228
An Act To Provide Tax Fairness to Small Businesses in the State. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham)

L.D. 320, H.P. 229
An Act To Ensure the Integrity of the Election Process. (Presented by Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland)

L.D. 321, H.P. 230
Resolve, Directing the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission To Review Maine's Probate Code and the Uniform Probate Code. (Submitted by the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 18-A, section 1-803, subsection 2.)

L.D. 322, H.P. 231
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 61: State Board of Education Rules for Major Capital School Construction Projects, a Major Substantive Rule of the State Board of Education. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the State Board of Education pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 323, H.P. 232
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.)

L.D. 324, H.P. 234
An Act To Make Supplemental Allocations from the Highway Fund and Other Funds for the Expenditures of State Government Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska)

L.D. 325, H.P. 235
An Act To Repeal Provisions of the Law That Apply or Refer to State Facilities for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. (Presented by Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland)

L.D. 326, S.P. 121
An Act To Update the Maine Emergency Management Laws. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

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