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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XXXIX, No. 5

Friday, February 15, 2013

126TH LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013

L.D. 327, S.P. 123
An Act To Allow Media Motor Vehicles To Be Equipped with Amber Auxiliary Lights. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 328, S.P. 124
An Act Relating to Radon Testing and Disclosure to Tenants. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 329, S.P. 125
An Act To Reduce the Licensing Fee for Certain Tournament Games. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 330, S.P. 126
An Act To Require All Lodging Places To Be Licensed by the State. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 331, H.P. 236
Resolve, To Expand Economic Development in the Town of Orrington by Releasing Certain Riverfront Land from State-imposed Environmental Restrictions. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington)

L.D. 332, H.P. 237
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Transportation To Provide Signs on Interstate 95, on Interstate 395 and in the City of Brewer for the Underground Railroad Memorial at Chamberlain Freedom Park. (Presented by Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington)

L.D. 333, H.P. 238
An Act To Repeal the Provision of Law That Requires the Trade Name or Brand of Malt Liquor To Be Displayed in Full Sight of a Customer on a Faucet, Spigot or Dispensing Apparatus. (Presented by Representative SCHNECK of Bangor)

L.D. 334, H.P. 239
An Act To Allow Nonprofit Organizations To Operate Snowmobiles as Trail-grooming Equipment. (Presented by Representative LONG of Sherman)

L.D. 335, H.P. 240
An Act To Review Firearm Laws in the State. (Presented by Representative DICKERSON of Rockland)

L.D. 336, H.P. 241
An Act Relating to Clean Water Certification by the Department of Environmental Protection. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 337, H.P. 242
An Act To Require That Burn Injuries and Wounds Be Reported to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. (Presented by Representative LAJOIE of Lewiston)

L.D. 338, H.P. 243
Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend Its Rules Governing the Use of Certain Antipsychotic Drugs by Children Enrolled in MaineCare. (Presented by Representative MALABY of Hancock)

L.D. 339, H.P. 244
An Act To Require Public Hearings by the Legislature To Be Recorded and Posted on the Internet. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Winterport)

L.D. 340, H.P. 245
Resolve, Authorizing the Sale of Certain Property in Augusta to Motivational Services, Inc.. (Presented by Representative WILSON of Augusta)

L.D. 341, H.P. 246
An Act To Provide a Tax Credit to Employers That Hire Certain Veterans. (Presented by Representative WILSON of Augusta)

L.D. 342, H.P. 247
An Act To Waive Driver's License and Nondriver Identification Card Fees for Current and Recently Discharged Members of the Armed Forces. (Presented by Representative WILSON of Augusta)

L.D. 343, H.P. 248
Resolve, Regarding the Transfer of Responsibility for Veterans' Cemetery Maintenance. (Presented by Representative COTTA of China)

L.D. 344, H.P. 249
An Act To Amend the Licensing Requirements for Beano Halls Leased by Veterans' Organizations. (Presented by Representative SHAW of Standish)

L.D. 345, H.P. 250
An Act To Ensure the Confidentiality of Concealed Weapons Permit Holder Information. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative WILSON of Augusta)

L.D. 346, H.P. 251
An Act To Require the Collection of Sales Tax by any Business Making Sales to Persons in Maine. (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 347, S.P. 127
An Act To Amend Insurance Coverage for Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders. (Presented by Senator LACHOWICZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 348, S.P. 128
An Act Concerning the Scope of Practice of Cardiovascular Technologists. (Presented by Senator GRATWICK of Penobscot)

L.D. 349, S.P. 129
An Act To Strengthen Maine's Ethics Laws and Improve Public Access to Information. (Presented by Senator CAIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 350, S.P. 130
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Gambling. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 351, S.P. 131
An Act To Authorize the Provision of Insurance on Student Loans. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator CAIN of Penobscot)

L.D. 352, S.P. 132
An Act To Prohibit Prisoners from Filing Protection from Harassment Complaints against Corrections Personnel. (Presented by Senator PLUMMER of Cumberland)

L.D. 353, S.P. 133
An Act To Allow Young Adult Offenders To Be Confined in Juvenile Correctional Facilities and To Comply with Federal Law Requirements. (Presented by Senator PLUMMER of Cumberland)

L.D. 354, S.P. 134
An Act To Amend the County Jail Inspection Requirement for Nationally Accredited Facilities. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 355, S.P. 135
An Act To Amend Provisions Relating to the Department of Corrections To Clarify Certain Enforcement Powers. (Presented by Senator GERZOFSKY of Cumberland)

L.D. 356, S.P. 136
An Act To Allow a Person Who Is 60 Years of Age or Older To Use a Crossbow during the Open Seasons on Wild Birds and Animals. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 357, S.P. 137
An Act To Amend the Charter of the Augusta Parking District. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 358, S.P. 138
An Act To Protect Family Farms and Working Waterfront Subject to Estate Tax and Reduce the Maine Estate Tax Exclusion. (Presented by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln)

L.D. 359, S.P. 139
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Implement the Riverfront Island Master Plan. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 360, S.P. 140
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Rail Lines in Western Maine. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 361, S.P. 141
An Act To Promote Plug-in Electric Vehicle Sales. (Presented by Senator GRATWICK of Penobscot)

L.D. 362, S.P. 142
An Act To Prohibit Use of Public Funds for a Private Transportation Study. (Presented by Senator VALENTINO of York)

L.D. 363, S.P. 143
An Act To Improve Safety on Railroad Rights-of-way. (Presented by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln)

L.D. 364, S.P. 144
An Act To Amend the Laws Regulating Suppliers of Agricultural, Construction, Industrial and Forestry Equipment. (Presented by Senator WHITTEMORE of Somerset)

L.D. 365, S.P. 145
An Act To Define "Contaminant" in the Laws Governing Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products. (Presented by Senator HAMPER of Oxford)

L.D. 366, S.P. 146
An Act To Adjust the Values of Property That Define the Class of Crime for Theft Offenses. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 367, S.P. 147
An Act To Repeal the Repeal Provision in the Law That Limits the Reduction of State Subsidy for Education. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator HAMPER of Oxford)

L.D. 368, S.P. 148
An Act To Ensure the Continuation of Dairy Farming. (Presented by Senator SHERMAN of Aroostook)

L.D. 369, S.P. 149
An Act To Redesign Maine's School Funding Model. (Presented by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln)

L.D. 370, S.P. 150
An Act To Increase Elementary School Applied Learning Opportunities. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 371, S.P. 151
Resolve, Regarding Revenue from the World Acadian Congress Commemorative Registration Plate. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 372, S.P. 152
An Act To Transfer the Responsibilities of the Department of Public Safety, Maine Communications System Policy Board to the Bureau of Consolidated Emergency Communications. (Presented by Senator YOUNGBLOOD of Penobscot)

L.D. 373, S.P. 153
An Act To Provide Clarity to Priority Chemical Reporting Requirements. (Presented by Senator HAMPER of Oxford)

L.D. 374, S.P. 154
An Act To Eliminate the Child Support Collecting Fee Charged to a Person Who Has Never Received Assistance under a State Program. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 375, S.P. 155
An Act To Require the State To Enforce Spousal Support Obligations in the Same Manner as Child Support Obligations. (Presented by Senator TUTTLE of York)

L.D. 376, S.P. 156
An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning the Adoption of Siblings. (Presented by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln)

L.D. 377, H.P. 252
An Act To Provide Funding to Soil and Water Conservation Districts. (Presented by Representative BLACK of Wilton)

L.D. 378, H.P. 253
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Complete Renovation of a Pier at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute. (Presented by Representative DION of Portland)

L.D. 379, H.P. 254
An Act To Require Institutions To Report Knowledge or Suspicion of Criminal Violations to a Law Enforcement Agency. (Presented by Representative KUSIAK of Fairfield)

L.D. 380, H.P. 255
An Act To Clarify the Law Concerning the Threatening Display of Dangerous Weapons. (Presented by Representative GATTINE of Westbrook)

L.D. 381, H.P. 256
An Act To Allow a Court To Order a Person Who Violates a Municipal Ordinance To Perform Community Service Work. (Presented by Representative DION of Portland)

L.D. 382, H.P. 257
An Act Regarding the Period of Time for Which an Incarcerated Person Is Eligible To Earn Good Time. (Presented by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford)

L.D. 383, H.P. 258
An Act To Increase Public Awareness Regarding School Budget Elections. (Presented by Representative McCLELLAN of Raymond)

L.D. 384, H.P. 259
An Act To Allow Spouses and Children of Veterans Killed in the Line of Duty To Receive the State Tuition Waiver. (Presented by Representative VILLA of Harrison)

L.D. 385, H.P. 260
An Act To Improve Wind Energy Development Permitting. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 386, H.P. 261
An Act To Reduce Tobacco-related Illness and Lower Health Care Costs in MaineCare. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative SANBORN of Gorham)

L.D. 387, H.P. 262
Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To Assist Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities with Home Support. (Presented by Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland)

L.D. 388, H.P. 263
An Act To Amend the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program Participation Requirements. (Presented by Representative DORNEY of Norridgewock)

L.D. 389, H.P. 264
An Act To Bring Fairness to General Assistance Programs by Changing the Method of Municipal Reimbursement. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 390, H.P. 265
An Act To Restore MaineCare Coverage for Ambulatory Surgical Center Services. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative COOPER of Yarmouth)

L.D. 391, H.P. 266
An Act To Allow a Person To Possess Small Game in Excess of That Person's Possession Limit. (Presented by Representative WOOD of Sabattus)

L.D. 392, H.P. 267
An Act To Protect Homeowners and Reduce Foreclosure Fraud. (Presented by Representative BEAVERS of South Berwick)

L.D. 393, H.P. 268
An Act To Cap Interest Rates and Finance Charges on Credit and Loans. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Winterport)

L.D. 394, H.P. 269
An Act To Add Members of the Aroostook Band of Micmacs to the Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission and Add Corresponding Members for the State. (Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Mapleton)

L.D. 395, H.P. 270
An Act To Allow a Pet Owner To Collect Noneconomic Damages for the Death of a Pet. (Presented by Representative WILLETTE of Mapleton)

L.D. 396, H.P. 271
An Act To Appropriate Sufficient Funds for Indigent Legal Services. (Presented by Representative PRIEST of Brunswick)

L.D. 397, H.P. 272
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Development and Administration of Municipal Budgets in Unorganized Territories. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 398, H.P. 273
An Act To Eliminate the Constituent Services Allowance for Legislators. (Presented by Representative CHENETTE of Saco)

L.D. 399, H.P. 274
An Act To Change the Name of the Department of Audit. (Presented by Representative GRAHAM of North Yarmouth)

L.D. 400, H.P. 275
An Act To Amend the Maine Tree Growth Tax Law. (Presented by Representative JONES of Freedom)

L.D. 401, H.P. 276
An Act To Provide Local Sales Tax Increment Disbursements. (Presented by Representative CHASE of Wells)

L.D. 402, H.P. 277
An Act To Exempt Members of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians from Property Tax. (Presented by Representative BEAR of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians)

L.D. 403, H.P. 278
Resolve, To Establish a Task Force on the Establishment of So-called Complete Streets Design Guidelines. (Presented by Representative PEOPLES of Westbrook)

L.D. 404, H.P. 279
An Act To Exempt Snowmobile Clubs from Certain Department of Transportation Sign Requirements. (Presented by Representative BROOKS of Winterport)

L.D. 405, H.P. 280
An Act To Increase Municipal Agent Fees for Licensing and Registration of Motor Vehicles. (Presented by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford)

L.D. 406, H.P. 281
An Act To Require Antique Automobiles That Are Operated on the Highways To Be Inspected. (Presented by Representative WERTS of Auburn)

L.D. 407, H.P. 282
Resolve, Directing the Maine Turnpike Authority To Place Signs Directing Motorists to Oxford Casino. (Presented by Representative JACKSON of Oxford)

L.D. 408, H.P. 283
An Act To Require a Copy of Communications To Be Filed with Independent Expenditure Reports. (Presented by Representative SAXTON of Harpswell)

L.D. 409, H.P. 284
An Act To Establish a Veteran-to-farmer Training Pilot Program. (Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop)

L.D. 410, H.P. 285
An Act To Revise the Maine Clean Election Act Regarding Participation in Political Action Committees. (Presented by Representative CHENETTE of Saco)

L.D. 411, H.P. 286
An Act To Amend the Health Care Practitioner Licensing, Disciplinary and Reporting Laws Regarding Alcohol and Drug Abuse. (Presented by Representative PRINGLE of Windham)

L.D. 412, H.P. 288
An Act To Expand Employment Tax Increment Financing To Support Job Creation. (Presented by Representative CHENETTE of Saco)

L.D. 413, H.P. 289
An Act To Expand Eligible Project Costs in Development Districts. (Presented by Representative GATTINE of Westbrook)

L.D. 414, H.P. 287
An Act To Restructure the Licensing and Regulation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels and Elevators and Tramways. (Presented by Representative VOLK of Scarborough)

L.D. 415, S.P. 157
An Act To Require a Warrant To Obtain the Location Information of a Cell Phone or Other Electronic Device. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 416, S.P. 158
An Act To Allow Complainants in Disciplinary Actions To Attend Informal Conferences Held by the State Board of Nursing in Executive Session. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 417, S.P. 159
An Act To Ensure That All Voters Are Able To Vote in Regional School Unit Budget Elections. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 418, H.P. 290
An Act To Enforce Wage Laws by Preventing Misclassification of Employees. (Presented by Representative RUSSELL of Portland)

L.D. 419, H.P. 291
Resolve, Directing the Family Law Advisory Commission To Study and Report on the Uniform Parentage Act and Other Similar Laws and Proposals. (Submitted by the Family Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 19-A, section 354, subsection 2.)

L.D. 420, H.P. 292
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Right To Know Advisory Committee Concerning Public Records Exceptions. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 1, section 411, subsection 6, paragraph G.)

L.D. 421, H.P. 293
An Act To Prohibit the Unauthorized Harvesting of Wild Mushrooms and Fiddleheads. (Presented by Representative BLACK of Wilton)

L.D. 422, H.P. 294
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force on Franco-Americans. (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 423, H.P. 295
An Act Regarding the Driving of Deer. (Presented by Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester)

L.D. 424, H.P. 296
An Act To Amend the Short Form Deeds Act. (Presented by Representative CROCKETT of Bethel)

L.D. 425, H.P. 297
An Act To Change the Membership of the Family Law Advisory Commission. (Presented by Representative HAYES of Buckfield)

L.D. 426, H.P. 298
An Act To Provide for the Continuity of a Veterinary Practice Subsequent to the Death or Incapacitation of the Owner. (Presented by Representative HERBIG of Belfast)

L.D. 427, H.P. 299
An Act To Authorize Options for Local Revenue Enhancement. (Presented by Representative MacDONALD of Old Orchard Beach)

L.D. 428, H.P. 300
An Act To License Betting on Football Score Pools. (Presented by Representative MacDONALD of Old Orchard Beach)

L.D. 429, S.P. 160
An Act To Authorize a GARVEE Bond for the Repair of Deficient Arterial State Highways and Bridges. (Presented by Senator MAZUREK of Knox)

L.D. 430, S.P. 161
An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Who May Appeal a Reconsideration Decision to the Maine Board of Tax Appeals. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 431, S.P. 163
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Work Permit Process for Minors and To Conform the Laws Governing Allowable Places of Work for Minors to Federal Law. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot)

L.D. 432, S.P. 164
An Act To Amend the Gifting of Land Exemption under the Subdivision Laws. (Presented by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln)

L.D. 433, S.P. 165
An Act To Provide Parity in Funding to the Maine Maritime Academy from Gaming. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 434, S.P. 166
An Act To Provide a Safe Working Environment for Home Care Workers. (Presented by Senator CRAVEN of Androscoggin)

L.D. 435, S.P. 167
Resolve, To Require the State Tax Assessor To Develop Agreements with Online Retailers for the Collection of Sales and Use Tax. (Presented by President ALFOND of Cumberland)

L.D. 436, S.P. 168
An Act To Raise the Maximum 529 Plan Contribution Tax Deduction. (Presented by Senator MAZUREK of Knox)

L.D. 437, S.P. 169
An Act To Streamline the General Permit Process for Tidal Power. (Presented by Senator THIBODEAU of Waldo)

L.D. 438, S.P. 170
An Act To Expand the Types of Vehicles on Which a Sportsman Registration Plate May Be Displayed. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 439, S.P. 171
An Act To Improve Maine's Charter School Laws. (Presented by Senator MASON of Androscoggin)

L.D. 440, S.P. 172
An Act To Support Community Health Centers through Tax Credits for Dentists and Primary Care Professionals Practicing in Underserved Areas. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 441, S.P. 173
Resolve, Directing the Public Utilities Commission To Develop a Plan To Reform Water Regulation. (Presented by Senator HASKELL of Cumberland)

L.D. 442, S.P. 174
Resolve, To Ensure the Continued Accessibility and Affordability of a High School Equivalency Exam for Maine Residents. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 443, S.P. 175
An Act To Amend the Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992 To Provide Benefits to Seriously Injured Workers. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 444, S.P. 176
An Act To Improve Workers' Compensation Coverage for All Injured Workers. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 445, S.P. 177
An Act To Improve Efficiencies in Dental Offices. (Presented by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot)

L.D. 446, S.P. 178
Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Develop a Less Corrosive Road Deicing Strategy. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 447, S.P. 179
An Act To Increase Patient Choice in Health Care Facilities and Health Care Settings. (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 448, S.P. 180
An Act To Authorize the State Employee Health Commission's Preferred Provider Program. (Presented by Senator HILL of York)

L.D. 449, S.P. 181
An Act To Ensure Consumer Choice in the Purchase of Prescription Drugs. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 450, S.P. 182
An Act To Permit Real Estate Agents To Assist Property Owners in Obtaining Relief in the Mortgage Foreclosure Process. (Presented by Senator THOMAS of Somerset)

L.D. 451, H.P. 301
An Act To Cap Certain Marine Resources Licenses Issued by the Passamaquoddy Tribe. (Presented by Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle)

L.D. 452, H.P. 302
An Act Concerning Hurricane Deductibles. (Presented by Representative MORRISON of South Portland)

L.D. 453, H.P. 303
An Act To Prohibit the Sale of Gasoline That Contains Ethanol as an Additive at a Level Greater than 10 Percent by Volume. (Presented by Representative LONG of Sherman)

L.D. 454, H.P. 304
An Act Relating to Health Care Provider Liability Claims Reports. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 455, H.P. 305
An Act To Increase the State Earned Income Credit. (Presented by Representative STUCKEY of Portland)

L.D. 456, H.P. 306
An Act To Protect Farm Animals from Noise from the Discharge of Fireworks or Explosives. (Presented by Representative DICKERSON of Rockland)

L.D. 457, H.P. 307
An Act To Eliminate Certain Data Collection Requirements of the Forest Health and Monitoring Program of the Division of Forestry. (Presented by Representative GIFFORD of Lincoln)

L.D. 458, H.P. 308
An Act Regarding Comparative Negligence. (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 459, H.P. 309
An Act To Amend the Law Concerning a Landlord's Right To Inspect Property. (Presented by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford)

L.D. 460, H.P. 310
An Act To Protect Newborn Infants by Requiring Birthing Facilities To Screen for Congenital Heart Disease Using Pulse Oximetry. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative BECK of Waterville)

L.D. 461, H.P. 311
An Act To Allow Businesses with More than 5,000 Square Feet of Interior Customer Selling Space To Open on Easter Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. (Presented by Representative GILLWAY of Searsport)

L.D. 462, H.P. 312
An Act To Dedicate Funds for Emergency Back-up Power for Schools. (Presented by Representative GILLWAY of Searsport)

L.D. 463, H.P. 313
An Act To Prohibit the Sale and Purchase of Human Fetal Tissue. (Presented by Representative AYOTTE of Caswell)

L.D. 464, H.P. 314
An Act To Change Compensation for Career and Technical Education Region Cooperative Board Meeting Attendance. (Presented by Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville)

L.D. 465, H.P. 315
An Act To Improve Access to Public Land Records. (Presented by Representative MORIARTY of Cumberland)

L.D. 466, H.P. 316
An Act To Provide an Honorary Diploma to Veterans. (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 467, H.P. 317
An Act To Increase Agent Fees for Registration of Certain Recreational Vehicles. (Presented by Representative CASAVANT of Biddeford)

L.D. 468, H.P. 318
An Act To Protect Public Health at Public Institutions of Higher Education. (Presented by Representative CHIPMAN of Portland)

L.D. 469, H.P. 319
An Act To Allow the Commissioner of Marine Resources To Investigate Price Fixing of Lobster. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative EVANGELOS of Friendship)

L.D. 470, H.P. 320
An Act Regarding Working Waterfront Projects. (Presented by Representative WELSH of Rockport)

L.D. 471, H.P. 321
An Act To Preserve and Ensure Equitable Funding of Maine's Commercial Racetracks. (Presented by Representative PARRY of Arundel)

L.D. 472, H.P. 322
An Act To Allow Properly Lifted Vehicles To Operate. (Presented by Representative GILLWAY of Searsport)

L.D. 473, H.P. 323
Resolve, To Widen the Shoulders of Highways. (Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska)

L.D. 474, H.P. 324
An Act To Require Edible Landscaping in a Portion of Capitol Park. (Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop)

L.D. 475, H.P. 325
An Act To Increase Food Sovereignty in Local Communities. (Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop)

L.D. 476, H.P. 326
Resolve, Directing the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry To Develop a Policy To Reduce Food Waste in All State-funded Institutions. (Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop)

L.D. 477, H.P. 327
An Act To Expand Wild Turkey Hunting. (Presented by Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop)

L.D. 478, H.P. 328
An Act To Require a Local Permit for the Use of Fireworks. (Presented by Representative PLANTE of Berwick)

L.D. 479, H.P. 329
An Act To Require Center Line Markings on All State and State Aid Highways. (Presented by Representative TURNER of Burlington)

L.D. 480, H.P. 330
An Act To Establish Fees under the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act. (Presented by Representative SANDERSON of Chelsea)

L.D. 481, H.P. 331
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Virtual Public Charter Schools. (Presented by Representative MacDONALD of Boothbay)

L.D. 482, H.P. 332
An Act To Improve the Quality of the Data Used in the Management of Maine's Fisheries. (Presented by Representative MacDONALD of Boothbay)

L.D. 483, H.P. 333
An Act To Promote Small Businesses by Enhancing the Use of On-premises Signs. (Presented by Representative KESCHL of Belgrade)

L.D. 484, H.P. 334
An Act To Revise the Animal Welfare Laws. (Presented by Representative GIFFORD of Lincoln)

L.D. 485, H.P. 335
An Act To Amend and Clarify Certain Education Laws. (Presented by Representative JOHNSON of Greenville)

L.D. 486, H.P. 336
An Act To Provide for the Effective Marketing and Promotion of Maine Lobster. (Presented by Representative KRUGER of Thomaston)

L.D. 487, H.P. 337
Resolve, To Establish MaineCare Eligibility for Young Adults Who Were Formerly in Foster Care. (Presented by Representative DORNEY of Norridgewock)

L.D. 488, H.P. 338
An Act To Improve Access to Home-based and Community-based Care in the MaineCare Program. (Presented by Representative CHENETTE of Saco)

L.D. 489, H.P. 339
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Increase the Lengths of Terms of Members of the Legislature. (Presented by Representative SCHNECK of Bangor)

L.D. 490, S.P. 183
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Limit a Governor's Pension to Governors Who Have Served 2 Full Terms. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 491, S.P. 184
An Act Regarding Timber Harvesting on Land Managed by the Division of Parks and Public Lands. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 492, S.P. 185
An Act To Increase Reimbursement to Municipalities under the Maine Tree Growth Tax Law. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 493, S.P. 186
An Act To Provide Economic Development in Aroostook County through Expanded Sale and Lease of State-owned Land. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

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