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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XL, No. 6

Friday, February 14, 2014

126TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Became law notwithstanding the veto of the Governor

Ch. 445 - An Act To Further Reduce Student Hunger. (S.P. 472, L.D. 1353)

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, FEBRUARY 14, 2014

L.D. 1763, H.P. 1265
An Act To Make Available to the Public Certain Information Concerning the Alcohol Content of Malt Liquor, Wine and Spirits. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth)

L.D. 1764, H.P. 1266
An Act To Implement Certain Recommendations of the Criminal Law Advisory Commission Relative to the Maine Bail Code, the Maine Juvenile Code and the Maine Criminal Code and Related Statutes. (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 1354, subsection 2.)

L.D. 1765, S.P. 700
An Act To Establish the Criminal Law Revision Commission. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Criminal Code Revision Planning Committee pursuant to Joint Order 2013, S.P. 31.)

L.D. 1766, S.P. 701
An Act To Clarify and Update a Nurse's Authority To Administer Medication. (Presented by Senator JOHNSON of Lincoln)

L.D. 1767, S.P. 702
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Purchase of the Bar Harbor Ferry Terminal. (Presented by Senator LANGLEY of Hancock)

L.D. 1768, H.P. 1267
An Act To Allow All Veterans To Be Eligible for In-state Tuition Rates. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth)

L.D. 1769, S.P. 703
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Report Defining Cost Responsibility for Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Students Receiving Services from the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs pursuant to Public Law 2013, chapter 347, section 1.)

L.D. 1770, H.P. 1268
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 33: Agricultural Development Grant Program, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1771, H.P. 1269
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 13: Metallic Mineral Exploration, Advanced Exploration and Mining, a Major Substantive Rule of the Maine Land Use Planning Commission. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Maine Land Use Planning Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1772, H.P. 1270
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 200: Metallic Mineral Exploration, Advanced Exploration and Mining, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1773, H.P. 1271
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 106: Low Sulfur Fuel, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1774, H.P. 1272
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 115: Certification, Authorization and Approval of Education Personnel, a Late-filed 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. 1775, H.P. 1273
An Act To Assist Military Service Members with Access to the Federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994. (Presented by Representative McCABE of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1776, S.P. 704
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Study Long-term Care Facilities. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services pursuant to Joint Rule 353.)

L.D. 1777, H.P. 1274
Resolve, To Amend the Resolve To Promote the Expansion of the Maine Maple Sugar Industry. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry pursuant to Resolve 2011, chapter 132, section 8.)

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://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_126th/billtexts/.

Bill status information is available at http://legislature.maine.gov/LawMakerWeb/search.asp.