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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

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

Volume XL, No. 8

Friday, February 28, 2014

126TH LEGISLATURE

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 449 - An Act Relating to Orally Administered Cancer Therapy. (S.P. 217, L.D. 627)

Ch. 450 - An Act To Authorize Public Safety Personnel and Members of the Military To Wear Their Uniforms When Visiting Schools in Their Official Capacities. (H.P. 1150, L.D. 1579)

Ch. 451 - An Act Related to the Report of the Tax Expenditure Review Task Force. (H.P. 1264, L.D. 1762)

Resolves

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 83 - Resolve, Extending the Date by Which the Family Law Advisory Commission Must Report on Its Study of the Uniform Parentage Act and Other Similar Laws and Proposals. (H.P. 1243, L.D. 1737)

Received in the Office of the Secretary of State
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Became law without the Governor's Signature

Ch. 84 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 21: Allowances for Home and Community Benefits for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1155, L.D. 1584)

Ch. 85 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 29: Allowances for Support Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 1154, L.D. 1583)

Ch. 86 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 51: Notice of Aerial Pesticide Application, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. (H.P. 1139, L.D. 1569)

Ch. 87 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 20: Special Provisions, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. (H.P. 1138, L.D. 1568)

Ch. 88 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 22: Standards for Outdoor Application of Pesticides by Powered Equipment in Order To Minimize Off-Target Deposition, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. (H.P. 1137, L.D. 1567)

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 28, 2014

L.D. 1788, H.P. 1280
An Act To Make Supplemental Allocations from the Highway Fund and Other Funds 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 Years Ending June 30, 2014 and June 30, 2015. (EMERGENCY) (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative THERIAULT of Madawaska)

L.D. 1789, H.P. 1281
An Act To Modernize and Improve the Efficiency of Maine's Courts. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative FREDETTE of Newport)

L.D. 1790, S.P. 714
An Act To Designate Maine State Housing Authority To Receive Funds from the National Housing Trust Fund. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator PATRICK of Oxford)

L.D. 1791, H.P. 1282
An Act To Expand Benefits from Maine's Wind Resource. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative HARVELL of Farmington)

L.D. 1792, H.P. 1283
An Act To Protect Jobs in the Forest Product Industry. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative STANLEY of Medway)

L.D. 1793, H.P. 1285
Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 12: Rules for Mixed Martial Arts, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Combat Sports Authority of Maine. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Combat Sports Authority of Maine pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072.)

L.D. 1794, H.P. 1286
An Act To Cancel the No-bid Alexander Group Contract To Produce Savings in Fiscal Year 2013-14. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Representative FARNSWORTH of Portland)

L.D. 1795, H.P. 1287
An Act To Remove Medical and Dental Expenses from the Itemized Deduction Cap. (Governor's Bill) (Presented by Representative KNIGHT of Livermore Falls)

L.D. 1796, S.P. 718
An Act To Delay Implementation of Reformulated Gasoline Requirements in Maine. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Environment and Natural Resources pursuant to Public Law 2013, chapter 221, section 3.)

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.