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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XL, No. 7

Friday, February 21, 2014

126TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Ch. 446 - An Act To Permit the Sharing of Revenue from the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages at Sporting Events. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 679, L.D. 1713)

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Ch. 447 - An Act To Amend the Reporting Requirements of the Workers' Compensation Management Fund. (H.P. 988, L.D. 1385)

Signed by the Governor
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Ch. 448 - An Act To Amend the Work-sharing Program To Conform with Federal Law. (EMERGENCY) (S.P. 666, L.D. 1701)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Ch. 81 - Resolve, Extending the Date by Which the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission Must Report on Its Review of the Issue of Inheritance of Digital Assets. (H.P. 1248, L.D. 1742)

Ch. 82 - Resolve, Extending the Date by Which the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission Must Report on Its Work on Maine's Probate Code and the Uniform Probate Code. (H.P. 1247, L.D. 1741)

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 21, 2014

L.D. 1778, H.P. 1275
An Act To Revise the Description of Commercial Fishing Vessels That Are Exempt from Attachment. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative COOPER of Yarmouth)

L.D. 1779, S.P. 706
An Act Relating to Nursing Facility and Inpatient Hospice Patients and Medical Marijuana Use. (Presented by Senator LACHOWICZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1780, S.P. 707
An Act To Prohibit Providers of Cloud Computing Service to Elementary and Secondary Educational Institutions from Processing Student Data for Commercial Purposes. (Presented by Senator KATZ of Kennebec)

L.D. 1781, S.P. 708
An Act To Amend Tidal Energy Demonstration Project Laws. (Presented by Senator YOUNGBLOOD of Penobscot)

L.D. 1782, S.P. 709
An Act To Make Technical Amendments to the Criminal History Record Information Act and the Intelligence and Investigative Record Information Act and a Related Provision in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A. (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, chapter 55.)

L.D. 1783, H.P. 1276
An Act To Expand Consumer Choice for Wine. (Presented by Representative GIDEON of Freeport)

L.D. 1784, S.P. 710
An Act To Reform Regulation of Consumer-owned Water Utilities. (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology pursuant to Resolve 2013, chapter 47, section 1.)

L.D. 1785, S.P. 711
An Act To Make Consistent the Sales and Use Tax Imposed on Various Fuels Used To Heat Buildings for Human Habitation. (Presented by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook)

L.D. 1786, H.P. 1278
An Act To Allow the Sale of Unregulated Farm-produced Dairy Products at the Site of Production. (Presented by Representative NOON of Sanford)

L.D. 1787, H.P. 1279
An Act To Clarify the Enforcement Provisions Relating to Motor Carrier Registration. (Submitted by the Criminal Law Advisory Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 1354, subsection 2.)

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.