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					                                              123rd Legislature 1st Regular Session
                                                Bill Requests Filed By Cloture
                                                  Arranged by Subject Matter

ACF     AGRICULTURE DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
          706
                An Act to Study, Support, Expand, Enhance and Invest in Maine's             SPONSOR: Representative Pieh
                Agricultural Creative Economy Sector

          993
                An Act To Clarify Training Requirements for Humane Agents and State         SPONSOR:
                Veterinarians

         1203
                An Act To Protect Veterinarians Providing Animal Welfare Services for the   SPONSOR: Representative Flood
                State of Maine

  POWERS
         1247
                An Act To Create the Maine Agriculture in the Classroom Council             SPONSOR: Representative Pieh

          446
                An Act To Streamline the Regulation of Agricultural Composting              SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.
                Operations

         1700
                Resolve, Directing the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural            SPONSOR: Representative Flood
                Resources To Study Invasive Terrestrial Plant Species

         1838
                An Act Concerning Certified Seed                                            SPONSOR: Representative Cray

         1873
                An Act To Ensure the Long-term Viability of Traditional Farming in Maine    SPONSOR: Representative Pieh


ACF    ANIMAL WELFARE
  ENFORCEMENT
         2178
                An Act To Require Veterinarians To Notify Municipalities of Rabies          SPONSOR: Representative Hill
                Vaccinations

         1687
                An Act To Improve Animal Care in the State                                  SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

         1246
                An Act To Permit Medical and Social Service Professionals To Report         SPONSOR: Representative Simpson
                Animal Cruelty

          991
                An Act To Amend the Animal Welfare Laws                                     SPONSOR:


ACF      ANIMALS
  CATS
         1342
                An Act To Require the Spaying and Neutering of Cats                         SPONSOR: Representative Campbell
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  DISEASES
          660
                An Act To Amend Certain Animal Health Laws                               SPONSOR:

  DOGS
          830
                An Act To Revise the Definition of Service Dog                           SPONSOR: Representative Robinson

         1237
                An Act To Protect the Public from Dangerous Dogs                         SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

         1460
                An Act To Prohibit the Removal of a Dog's Vocal Chords                   SPONSOR: Representative Watson

         1896
                An Act To Protect Dogs Tied Outside                                      SPONSOR: Representative Pendleton

  LIVESTOCK
          756
                An Act To Protect Aroostook Beef Producers                               SPONSOR: Representative Theriault

  PETS
         1238
                An Act To Increase Funding for the Spay ME Program                       SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

         2256
                An Act To Make More Affordable the Surcharge on the Sale of Dogs and     SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello
                Cats That Have Not Been Neutered

         1851
                An Act To Prevent Abuse of Pet Ownership Rights                          SPONSOR: Representative Makas


ACF     FARMS
  PRESERVATION
         2158
                An Act To Support Farms and Limit Sprawl                                 SPONSOR: Representative Piotti

         1136
                An Act To Create Maine's Agriculture Protection Act                      SPONSOR: Senator Sherman

  PROMOTION
          548
                Resolve, Directing the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural         SPONSOR: Representative Holman
                Resources To Implement a Pilot Program for the Transfer of Development
                Rights

         2077
                An Act To Create the Working Farmland Access Program                     SPONSOR: Representative Piotti




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                                                 Bill Requests Filed By Cloture
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ACF         FOOD
      LABELING
           1340
                  An Act To Require Supermarkets To Label Produce, Fish and Meat To         SPONSOR: Representative Campbell
                  Identify the Country of Origin


 ACF     FORESTRY
   PRACTICES
           1516
                  Resolve, To Review Forest Practices Laws                                  SPONSOR: Senator Gooley

            512
                  An Act Concerning Litigation Brought by the Attorney General To Enforce   SPONSOR:
                  Provisions of the Forest Practices Act

           1214
                  Resolve, To Allow Municipalities to Purchase Burn Permit Software         SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

            971
                  An Act To Change the Forestry Safety Reporting Requirements               SPONSOR:


 ACF    HARNESS RACING
   CRIMES
            694
                  An Act To Amend Certain Harness Racing Laws                               SPONSOR:

      FAIR STIPEND
           1692
                  An Act To Preserve Agricultural Fairs in Rural Maine                      SPONSOR: Representative Lundeen


 ACF     HORTICULTURE
   INSPECTION
            788
                  An Act To Clarify the Tax-exempt Status of Ornamental Horticulture        SPONSOR: Representative Finch


 ACF     LAND USE PLANNING COMMISSION
   LURC PLANNING
           1424
                  An Act To Clarify Land Planning in the Unorganized and Deorganized        SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
                  Townships of the State


 ACF     LAND USE REGULATION COMMISSION
   LURC PLANNING
           1425
                  An Act To Clarify Use Regulation in Unorganized and Deorganized           SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
                  Townships

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       1423
                 An Act To Clarify the Status of Lots Greater than 40 Acres on Plans          SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
                 Recorded for Unorganized Territory Land before September 21, 2001

           513
                 An Act Concerning Certain Applications for Approval by the Maine Land        SPONSOR:
                 Use Regulation Commission

           248
                 An Act To Change the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission's Lot Size,        SPONSOR: Representative McKane
                 Coverage and Setback Requirements for Some Affordable Housing Lots on
                 Coastal Islands


ACF    MILK
  HANDLERS
       2150
                 An Act To Adjust the Milk Handling Fee                                       SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

  PRICES
       1410
                 An Act To Raise Benefits for Farmers under the Milk Program and To           SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
                 Prevent Price Gouging in the Sale of Milk


ACF     PESTICIDES
  APPLICATION PROCESS
       1798
                 An Act To Provide for Public Notification of Indoor Pesticide Applications   SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

           329
                 An Act To Prohibit the Use of Deltamethrin or "DECA"                         SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

           728
                 An Act To Require a Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License in             SPONSOR:
                 Food-handling Establishments

           955
                 An Act To Prohibit Aerial Spraying of Pesticides near Buildings, Roads       SPONSOR: Representative Schatz
                 and Bodies of Water


ACF    PRODUCTS
  MAPLE PRODUCTS
       1518
                 An Act To Define Maple Syrup                                                 SPONSOR: Representative Piotti

  MEATS
           331
                 An Act Regarding the Slaughter of Animals                                    SPONSOR: Representative Pieh




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ACF     PUBLIC LANDS
  ACCESS
         66
              An Act To Promote Consideration of Persons with Different Abilities        SPONSOR: Representative Flood
              when Planning and Constructing Hiking and Access Trails on State-owned
              Land Managed Primarily for Backcountry Recreation

        925
              Resolve, To Increase Public Access to Glazier Lake                         SPONSOR: Representative Theriault

       1568
              An Act To Limit the Loss of Public Hunting Land                            SPONSOR: Representative Tardy

       1569
              Resolve, To Create a Commission To Study the Use of Public Lands           SPONSOR: President Edmonds

       2054
              An Act To Establish an Open Land Policy Appreciation and Promotion         SPONSOR: Representative Joy
              Program

  CONVEYANCES
       2253
              Resolve, Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation To Convey an     SPONSOR: Senator Weston
              Interest of the State in Land in Lincolnville

       1484
              An Act To Limit State Ownership of Land                                    SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.

       1551
              An Act Concerning New Donated State Lands                                  SPONSOR: Representative Flood

  LAND FOR MAINE'S FUTURE BOARD
       1801
              An Act To Establish the Maine Local Land Trust Board                       SPONSOR: Representative Adams

        451
              An Act To Require Mapping of Conservation Easements, Purchases and         SPONSOR: Senator Raye
              Gifts

        389
              An Act To Allocate a Portion of the Land for Maine's Future Fund for the   SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah
              Purchase of Archeological Sites

  LAND TRUSTS
       1937
              An Act To Enable Municipalities To Establish Municipal Land Banks          SPONSOR: Representative Rector
              Funded by Local Option Real Estate Transfer Taxes

  RESERVED LANDS
       1802
              An Act To Increase Public Participation in the Maine Outdoor Heritage      SPONSOR: Representative Adams
              Fund Board


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        933
              An Act Regarding the Process for Making Certain Changes to State-     SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
              owned Land

  SACO RIVER WATERWAY
        349
              Resolve, To Preserve the Saco River                                   SPONSOR: Representative Muse

       2151
              An Act To Create a Saco River Trust Fund                              SPONSOR: Representative Muse

  STATE PARKS
       2239
              An Act To Create the Sebago Lake Village State Park                   SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

       1259
              An Act To Protect Citizens from Physical Injury Due to Obstructed     SPONSOR: Representative Hill
              Driveways

  SUBMERGED LANDS
       1733
              An Act Regarding the 1982 Transfer of the Maine State Pier from the   SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings
              Department of Transportation to the City of Portland


ACF     SUPPLIES
  FERTILIZER
        661
              An Act To Amend Maine's Commercial Fertilizer Laws                    SPONSOR:


AFA    BOND ISSUES
  CORRECTIONS
       2160
              An Act To Create a Low-interest Jail Construction Bond Fund           SPONSOR: Representative Giles

  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
       2357
              An Act To Authorize a Bond Issue for the Maine Biomedical Research    SPONSOR: Representative Tardy
              Fund to Create Jobs and Strengthen Maine's Economy

       1796
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue in the Amount of        SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo
              $25,000,000 for Riverfront Community Development

       1809
              An Act To Create Quality Places                                       SPONSOR: President Edmonds

       1300
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Land for Maine's    SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
              Future

        734
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Research and        SPONSOR:
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           Development To Stimulate Maine's Innovation Economy

     979
           An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Stimulate the             SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky
           Midcoast Economy

     489
           An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Revitalize                SPONSOR: President Edmonds
           Communities and Expand Maine's Innovative Economy through the New
           Century Program

      92
           An Act To Fund the Fractionation Development Center                        SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

     277
           An Act Authorizing a General Fund Bond Issue for Research and              SPONSOR: Representative Tardy
           Development

EDUCATION
      70
           An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Replenish the School      SPONSOR: President Edmonds
           Renovation Revolving Loan Fund

     544
           An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Foundations       SPONSOR: Representative Holman
           for Municipal School Funding

    1176
           An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the University of        SPONSOR: Senator Turner
           Maine for Research and Development

    1313
           An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Capital Improvements     SPONSOR: Representative Finch
           for the Community Colleges

    1721
           An Act Authorizing a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve the Quality and    SPONSOR: Senator Schneider
           Safety of Science and Teaching Laboratories, General Classrooms and
           Libraries at Maine's Public Universities

    1630
           An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Higher            SPONSOR: Senator Schneider
           Education for the University of Maine System

    1735
           An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Educational Facilities   SPONSOR: Senator Brannigan
           and Research and Development Facilities for the University of New
           England

    2042
           An Act Authorizing a General Fund Bond Issue for the Maine Patent          SPONSOR: Representative Fischer
           Program

    1936
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                                             Bill Requests Filed By Cloture
                                               Arranged by Subject Matter

              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Capital Projects for     SPONSOR: Representative Rector
              the Maine Community College System and the University of Maine System

     1898
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Funding for       SPONSOR: Senator Schneider
              Higher Education

     1945
              Resolve, To Authorize a Bond for Development of 2 Educational Facilities   SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              for Spurwink

     1985
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Western Maine        SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.
              Creative Arts Center

ENERGY
     1335
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue in the Amount of             SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
              $5,000,000 To Encourage Research and Development in Renewable Energy

     1382
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Obligation to Promote              SPONSOR: Representative Bliss
              Increased Research and Development in the Environmental and Energy
              Technology Sectors

         61
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fight Global Warming      SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              through Energy Conservation

         88
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support a Biorefinery     SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.
              Plant for Home Heating Oil

         89
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Bio-oil Plants for       SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.
              Continuous Oil Fire Operation

ENVIRONMENT
     1608
              An Act To Authorize a Local Bond Issue for Solid Waste, Storm and          SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
              Drainage Issues and Transfer Stations

HEALTH
     2099
              An Act Authorizing a General Fund Bond Issue To Promote Stem Cell          SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              Research

         76
              An Act To Invest in Stem Cell Research                                     SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

HISTORIC PRESERVATION
      951
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Repairs to               SPONSOR: Representative Schatz
              Traditional Meetinghouses
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HOUSING
      206
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Affordable Rental       SPONSOR: President Edmonds
            Housing

      376
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Affordable Housing      SPONSOR: Representative Adams

     2278
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Infrastructure          SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.
            Improvements for Canton Village and To Provide Funding for the Career
            Center in Rumford

HUMAN SERVICES
     1928
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Child Care       SPONSOR: Representative Silsby
            Facilities in Maine

MARINE RESOURCES
     2055
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Maine's          SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
            Working Waterfront

     2043
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support an Educational   SPONSOR: Representative Fischer
            and Research Program in the University of Maine School of Law's Center
            for Law and Innovation

      753
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Enhance Maine's          SPONSOR: Representative Emery
            Commercial Marine Resources

     1180
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Gulf of Maine       SPONSOR: Senator Turner
            Research Institute To Improve Certain Property

     1181
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Capitalize the Marine    SPONSOR: Senator Turner
            Research Coalition Fund

MULTIPLE ITEMS
      265
            An Act To Require Separate Votes on Separate Bond Issues                  SPONSOR: Representative McKane

MUNICIPALITIES
     2445
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Municipal           SPONSOR:
            Investment Trust Fund

NATURAL RESOURCES
     1963
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Community Recycling     SPONSOR: Representative Treat
            and Household Hazardous Waste Collection
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     1573
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Wastewater                SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.
            Infrastructure on the Penobscot River

     1649
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund Capital               SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.
            Expenditures in Support of Green Chemistry Research and Sustainable
            Bio-based Plastics

      224
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Cleanup of            SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
            Hazardous Waste Sites

PUBLIC LANDS
      294
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Land for Maine's      SPONSOR: Representative Flood
            Future Program

      375
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Land for Maine's      SPONSOR: Representative Adams
            Future Program

     1658
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Finance the                SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
            Acquisition of Land and Water Access and To Access Matching
            Contributions

     2247
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fulfill the Open           SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings
            Space Recommendations of the Brookings Report

RECREATION
     1913
            An Act To Present a Referendum to the Voters of Maine for a $10,000,000     SPONSOR: Senator Damon
            Bond Issue To Maintain, Improve and Develop Trails

     1169
            An Act to Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Help Construct a           SPONSOR: Representative Fischer
            Recreation Center for the City of Presque Isle

      952
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Recreational Facilities   SPONSOR: Representative Schatz

SEWER DISTRICTS
     1239
            An Act To Protect Maine Rivers and Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue      SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

TRANSPORTATION
      953
            An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Public Transportation     SPONSOR: Representative Schatz
            in Rural Areas

      278
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              An Act Authorizing a General Fund Bond Issue for Highway, Bridge and       SPONSOR: Representative Tardy
              Other Transportation Improvements

       2108
              An Act Authorizing a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Highway and        SPONSOR: Representative Millett
              Bridge Construction

       1676
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for a Maine Infrastructure   SPONSOR: Representative Crockett
              Trust Fund

  UTILITIES
        312
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Wastewater Treatment     SPONSOR: Representative Flood
              Facilities and Water Supply Facilities

        450
              An Act To Authorize a Bond Issue To Fund Wastewater Treatment              SPONSOR: Senator Raye
              Improvements

       1155
              An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Encourage Municipal       SPONSOR: Representative Bliss
              High-speed Internet Access


AFA     SPENDING
  AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION, FORESTRY
       1194
              An Act To Purchase Land for Motorized Recreation and Tourism               SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

        950
              An Act To Provide Funding to the Department of Agriculture, Food and       SPONSOR: Representative Schatz
              Rural Resources for Veterinarians for Farm Animals

         91
              An Act for the Preservation of Forest Lodge                                SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

  BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
        812
              An Act To Fund the Maine Downtown Center                                   SPONSOR: Representative Beaudette

        813
              An Act To Fund Business Attraction Efforts                                 SPONSOR: Representative Beaudette

        713
              An Act To Support the Capital Riverfront Improvement District              SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

        671
              An Act To Recapitalize the Maine Downtown Center                           SPONSOR: Representative Watson

        675
              An Act To Authorize the Transfer of Funds To Fund the Low-income Home      SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
              Energy Assistance Program in a Timely Fashion

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                                           Bill Requests Filed By Cloture
                                             Arranged by Subject Matter

     1082
            An Act To Provide Funding for the Maine-Canada Trade Ombudsman              SPONSOR: Senator Sherman

     1500
            An Act To Preserve the Housing Opportunities for Maine Fund                 SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

     2446
            An Act To Ensure Funding for the Housing Opportunities for Maine            SPONSOR:
            Program

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
     2162
            An Act To Reduce Maine's Property Tax Burden by Funding County Jails        SPONSOR: Representative Giles

      736
            An Act To Establish More Probation Officer Positions in the Department of   SPONSOR: Representative Crockett
            Corrections for Better Oversight of Sex Offenders

      873
            An Act To Appropriate Funds from the General Fund to the Maine              SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
            Correctional Center

CULTURAL SERVICES
      851
            An Act To Provide Transitional Support for the Downeast Heritage Museum     SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.
            in Calais

      490
            An Act To Provide Essential Library Resources to All Maine Communities      SPONSOR: President Edmonds

     2058
            An Act To Provide Funds for the Coordination and Promotion of the           SPONSOR: Senator Benoit
            Four-hundredth Anniversary of the Popham Colony

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
     2002
            An Act To Encourage Economic Development                                    SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

     1319
            An Act To Generate Entrepreneurship, Small Business Development and         SPONSOR: Representative Percy
            Employment among Women and Rural Residents through Training and
            Technical Support

EDUCATION
     1347
            An Act To Require Payment from the Educational Technology Funds for the     SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
            Unorganized Territory to Receiving Schools

     1448
            An Act To Appropriate Funds for School Meal Programs                        SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

     1714
            An Act To Stabilize and Expand Funding for the Graduate School of           SPONSOR: Representative Cain
            Biomedical Science at the University of Maine
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     1719
            An Act To Increase Educational Opportunities in the Kennebec Valley       SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
            Region

     1715
            An Act To Promote Economic Growth through Entrepreneurship, the           SPONSOR: Senator Martin
            Creative Economy and Rural Economic Development

     1716
            An Act To Expand the Maine Economic Improvement Fund                      SPONSOR: Representative Cain

     1717
            An Act To Increase the Speed and Capacity of Maine's Research             SPONSOR: Senator Damon
            Information Technology Network

     1718
            An Act To Support and Expand Regional Teacher Development Centers and     SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.
            Early College Readiness Programs

     1805
            An Act To Enhance Access to Higher Education for Maine Students           SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
            Attending Maine Colleges and Universities

     2380
            An Act To Increase Support for School-based Health Care                   SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

     2246
            An Act To Reduce the Cost of Education at the Community Colleges to the   SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings
            National Average

      635
            An Act To Provide Funding for Mentoring Programs                          SPONSOR: Representative Fischer

       71
            An Act To Increase Higher Education Opportunities                         SPONSOR: President Edmonds

      996
            An Act To Create the Twenty-first Century Workforce Development           SPONSOR: Representative Fischer
            Program

     1171
            An Act To Invest in an Allied Health Center at Northern Maine Community   SPONSOR: Representative Fischer
            College

     1209
            An Act To Ensure Funding for Higher Education                             SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
     1284
            An Act To Provide Funds To Support Residential Programs                   SPONSOR: Representative Craven



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1124
       An Act To Support the Maine Keeping Seniors Home Program                   SPONSOR: Representative Campbell

1126
       An Act To Ensure the Success of All Maine Families through Quality         SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
       Early Care and Education

 982
       An Act To Restore Support for HIV and AIDS Treatment and Prevention        SPONSOR: Representative Cain

1094
       An Act To Support Medical Ride Volunteer Programs                          SPONSOR: Senator Martin

1119
       An Act To Provide Supplemental Funding for Mileage Reimbursement for       SPONSOR: Representative Campbell
       Volunteers for the Meals on Wheels Programs

1120
       An Act To Provide Support for the Volunteer Medical Ride Network           SPONSOR: Representative Campbell

 707
       An Act To Provide Additional Funding for the Office of Substance Abuse     SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.

 704
       An Act To Provide Equity in Funding for Women's Health Services            SPONSOR: President Edmonds

2186
       An Act To Ensure That Maine Residents Have Reliable Winter Heating         SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
       Assistance

2317
       An Act To Provide Additional Funding To Decrease Domestic Violence         SPONSOR: Representative Grose

2075
       An Act To Prevent Elder Prescription Drug Abuse                            SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

2032
       An Act To Increase Funding for the Maine Immunization Program              SPONSOR: Representative Miller

2030
       An Act To Maintain Patient Access to the MaineCare Network of Individual   SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.
       Health Care Practitioners

2027
       Resolve, To Address Drug Abuse and Addiction                               SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

1821
       An Act To Provide Adequate Funding for Emergency Homeless Shelters         SPONSOR: Representative Dunn

1778
       An Act To Preserve Quality Assessment and Home Care Coordination           SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
       Services for Long-term Care Consumers Served in the Community


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     1780
              An Act To Enhance Family Development Accounts                            SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

     1783
              An Act To Prevent Violence against Maine Families and To Provide         SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
              Adequate Intervention in Cases of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

     1381
              An Act To Ensure an Adequate MaineCare Seed Account for Behavioral       SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
              Health Services

INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE
        190
              An Act To Eradicate Invasive Aquatic Plants and Nuisance Species         SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

        624
              An Act To Provide Firearms Safety Instruction for Adolescents            SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

LABOR
     1708
              An Act To Provide Funding for Transitional Employment Training           SPONSOR: Representative Canavan
              Opportunities for Persons with Mental Illness

     1986
              An Act To Fund the Western Maine Career Centers                          SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

     2215
              An Act To Enhance Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired     SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
              Children

LEGAL AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
     1447
              An Act To Improve Transportation for Veterans                            SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

        221
              An Act To Provide Funding for Ornamental United States Flags at          SPONSOR: Representative Lansley
              Veterans' Cemeteries

        154
              An Act To Designate Special Funds To Help Support Maine Military         SPONSOR: Senator Schneider
              Families

        747
              An Act To Provide Additional Funding for the Maine Clean Elections Act   SPONSOR: Representative Robinson

MARINE RESOURCES
     1197
              An Act To Fund a Joint Appointment for a Groundfish Ecologist            SPONSOR: Senator Turner

     1198
              An Act To Create a Marine Research Matching Fund                         SPONSOR: Senator Turner



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      400
            An Act To Appropriate Funds To Restore Clam Flats in Stockton Harbor      SPONSOR: Representative Weddell

NATURAL RESOURCES
      321
            An Act To Restore Funding to the Maine Joint Environmental Training       SPONSOR: Senator Martin
            Coordinating Committee

RESEARCH
      795
            An Act To Promote Sustainable Prosperity and Quality Places               SPONSOR: President Edmonds

     1848
            An Act To Adopt an Action Plan for Promoting Sustainable Prosperity and   SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
            Quality Places

     2313
            An Act To Implement Recommendations of the Charting Maine's Future        SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings
            Report

     2079
            An Act To Strengthen the Advanced Composite Materials Industry            SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

     2083
            An Act To Enhance Funding for Stem Cell Research in Maine                 SPONSOR: Representative Pilon

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
     1578
            An Act To Reestablish the Municipal Investment Trust Fund                 SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

     1232
            An Act To Lower the Cost of State Government                              SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

TRANSPORTATION
     1390
            An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Construction of Highway Noise      SPONSOR: Representative Kaenrath
            Mediation Devices

     2024
            An Act To Address the Funding Needs of Air and Ground Emergency           SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
            Medical Services

     2068
            An Act To Fund the Agreement between the Department of Transportation     SPONSOR: Representative Cleary
            and the Town of Houlton for the Repair of Bangor Street

     1870
            An Act To Provide Relief to the Commuters on Casco Bay Islands            SPONSOR: Representative Marley

UTILITIES
     1338
            An Act To Increase Funding for the Solar Energy Rebate Program            SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett


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       1493
              An Act To Fund Biorefineries                                                SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

       1179
              An Act To Encourage the Use of Solar Energy                                 SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

        942
              An Act To Provide Funding to the St. Francis Water District for New Wells   SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

         29
              An Act To Ensure State Budget Funding for Wastewater Treatment              SPONSOR: Representative Flood
              Facilities and Water Supply Facilities

        488
              An Act To Provide Incentives for Alternative Energy                         SPONSOR: President Edmonds


AFA    STATE FINANCES
  BONDED DEBT
        378
              An Act To Require Posting of the State's Debt                               SPONSOR: Representative Thomas

        881
              An Act To Provide for State-issued Savings Bonds to Reduce Debt             SPONSOR: Representative Thomas

  BUDGET PROCEDURES
        545
              An Act Regarding the Accounting Procedure for Certain State Programs        SPONSOR: Representative Holman

        553
              An Act To Fund Fully the Homestead Exemption                                SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

         32
              An Act Concerning Spending Caps                                             SPONSOR: Representative Flood

         37
              An Act To Require a Supermajority To Exempt a Program or Cost from          SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
              Spending Caps

       1406
              An Act To Disclose Legislative Spending                                     SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

       1538
              An Act To Reform Taxes and Spending in Maine                                SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

       1386
              An Act To Ensure Responsible Government Spending and Investment             SPONSOR: President Edmonds

       1571
              An Act To Seek Direct Voter Approval To Exceed Government Spending          SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.
              Limits



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     1701
            An Act To Establish a New Method of Determining the State Budget        SPONSOR: Representative Joy

     1696
            An Act To Protect the Highway Fund                                      SPONSOR: Representative Berry

     1740
            An Act To Establish a Responsible Approach to Strengthening Maine's     SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
            Economy and Reducing the State's Tax Burden

     2052
            RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To      SPONSOR: Representative Prescott
            Guarantee the Integrity of the Highway Fund

     2067
            An Act To Control the Growth of State Government                        SPONSOR: Senator Gooley

     2368
            An Act Requiring Long-range Budget Planning                             SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

     2171
            An Act To Improve Maine's Spending Growth Limits for Government         SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

     2299
            An Act To Increase Incentives for Cost-efficiencies in Government and   SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
            Tax Burden Reduction

DEDICATED FUNDS
     2302
            An Act To Preserve the Intent of the Fund for a Healthy Maine           SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

     1626
            An Act To Dedicate Unclaimed Beverage Deposits to Recycling             SPONSOR: Representative Norton
            Development

     1509
            An Act To Fund Community Health Centers                                 SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.

        2
            RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To      SPONSOR: Representative Edgecomb
            Dedicate a Portion of Vehicle Registration Fees To Fund Veterans'
            Cemeteries

      437
            An Act To Enhance Students' Access to the Maine State Grant             SPONSOR: Representative Haskell

REVENUE SHARING
     1134
            Resolve, To Establish a Committee To Examine Issues Relating to the     SPONSOR: Representative Browne
            Administration and Distribution of Municipal Revenue Sharing

     1567
            Resolve, To Study the Distribution of Revenue Sharing                   SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

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       1606
              An Act To Adjust Revenue Sharing Proportions for Education                 SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

       1742
              Resolve, Directing the State Treasurer To Convene a Study Commission       SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
              To Develop Recommendations To Improve the Administration of the State
              Municipal Revenue Sharing Program

       2226
              An Act To Provide Property Tax Relief                                      SPONSOR: Senator Martin

  STATE PERSONNEL
       1402
              An Act To Adopt a Regional Cost Differential for State Salaries, School    SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              Funding and Contracted Services

  SURPLUS FUNDS
       2303
              An Act Concerning Unexpected Fund for a Healthy Maine Revenue              SPONSOR: Representative Miller

        796
              An Act Regarding Penalties for Payments Made to the State That Are         SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
              Rejected by a Financial Institution

        726
              An Act To Establish a Financial Literacy Program                           SPONSOR: Representative Canavan

  TRUST FUNDS
       2248
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To         SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
              Establish the Maine State Endowment Trust


IFS    FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
   COMMERCIAL BANKS
         19
              An Act To Prohibit Retail Store-operated Banks                             SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth


IFS      FINANCIAL PRACTICES
   BANKING CODE
        758
              An Act To Make Technical and Supervisory Amendments to Maine               SPONSOR:
              Banking Laws

       2210
              An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Transactions at Financial Institutions   SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.

       2194
              Resolve, To Establish a Task Force To Study Strategies To Promote          SPONSOR: Representative Priest
              Financial Literacy


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CONSUMER CREDIT
     2338
            An Act To Protect a Borrower's Right To Use the Borrower's Chosen         SPONSOR: Representative Robinson
            Accounting Service

     1933
            An Act To Ensure Consumer Protection                                      SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

     1546
            An Act To Permit Security Alerts and Freezes on Credit Reports            SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

     1725
            An Act To Amend Existing Law Respecting Assignments for the Benefit of    SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
            Creditors

CONSUMER CREDIT CODE
     2459
            An Act To Regulate Presettlement Lawsuit Funding                          SPONSOR: Representative Treat

      591
            An Act To Incorporate the Federal Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act   SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam
            into the Maine Consumer Credit Code

CREDIT CARDS
      436
            An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Credit Card Companies                  SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

       51
            An Act To Protect Young Consumers                                         SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

     1544
            An Act Prohibiting Delivery of Unsolicited Credit Cards                   SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

     1548
            An Act To Help Prevent Identity Theft                                     SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

DEBT COLLECTION
     1616
            An Act To Conform State Law to Federal Law Regarding Bankruptcy           SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan
            Exemptions

      594
            An Act Relating to Bad Check Enforcement Programs Operated by Private     SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.
            Entities

      599
            An Act To Amend the Debt Management Services Laws                         SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

      773
            An Act To Protect Maine Citizens' Credit                                  SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

      968
            An Act To Modify the Laws Regarding Garnishment of Wages                  SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

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          1028
                 An Act To Protect Minors from Certain Bill Collectors                        SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

  DISCLOSURE
           895
                 An Act To Protect Small Bank Accounts                                        SPONSOR: Representative Hinck

  LOANS
          1833
                 An Act To Amend the Banking Laws Regarding Industrial Loan Company           SPONSOR: Representative Knight
                 Reciprocity across State Lines

  MORTGAGES
          1743
                 An Act To Reduce Foreclosures                                                SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

          2252
                 An Act To Repeal the Laws Regarding Strict Foreclosure                       SPONSOR: Senator Weston

           840
                 An Act To Protect Consumers in the Home Appraisal Process                    SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

           610
                 An Act To Prevent Predatory Mortgage Lending Practices                       SPONSOR:

            20
                 An Act To Prohibit Predatory Mortgage Practices                              SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

           108
                 An Act To Prevent Predatory Lending in Maine                                 SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings


IFS       INSURANCE
   FIRE
          1243
                 An Act To Allow Schools in the State to Self-insure for Fire, Property and   SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.
                 Theft Insurance

  GUARANTEE AND HIGH-RISK POOL
          1946
                 An Act To Modify Guarantee Issue and Create a High-risk Pool                 SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

  HEALTH
          1959
                 An Act Concerning Health Coverage for a Dependent Child Not Enrolled in      SPONSOR: Representative Treat
                 an Educational Institution

          1948
                 An Act To Permit Greater Flexibility in the Design of Affordable Health      SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
                 Insurance

          1867
                 An Act To Protect Consumers from Rising Health Care Costs                    SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
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1879
       Resolve, To Establish a Study to Determine the Possibility of               SPONSOR: Representative Priest
       Implementing the Healthy Americans Act

1878
       An Act To Reform Maine's Health Care Program                                SPONSOR: Representative Priest

1884
       An Act To Explore the Feasibility of Enrolling the Legislature as an        SPONSOR: Representative Miller
       Employer Group in Dirigo Choice

1940
       Resolve, To Study the Clinical Impact of Prior Authorization for            SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
       Pharmaceuticals

2060
       An Act To Allow the Purchase of Insurance Coverage outside Maine            SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.

2041
       An Act To Increase Health Insurance Coverage among Frontline Direct         SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
       Care Workers Providing Long-term Care

2115
       An Act To Protect the Health of Infants                                     SPONSOR: Representative Curtis

2217
       An Act To Protect Consumers from Inadequate Health Care Coverage            SPONSOR: Representative Harlow

2292
       An Act To Create a Maine-based, Independent, Nonprofit Health               SPONSOR: Representative Priest
       Insurance Company

2280
       An Act To Protect Consumers against Inadequate Health Insurance             SPONSOR: Representative Conover

2439
       Resolve, To Assess the Feasibility and Efficiency of Combining All Health   SPONSOR: Senator Brannigan
       Insurance Funds Supported by the State

2428
       An Act To Allow Health Insurance Premiums To Vary Based on Behaviors        SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
       Pertaining to Health

2353
       An Act To Protect Small Businesses and Individual Health Insurance          SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam
       Consumers

1705
       Resolve, To Create a Study Group To Formulate Plans for Self-insuring the   SPONSOR: President Edmonds
       Dirigo Health Plan



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1791
       An Act To Create Uniformity among Certain Self-insureds                    SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

1647
       An Act To Grant Maine Citizens Financial Protection Regarding Certain      SPONSOR: Representative Vaughan
       Necessary Medical Procedures

1599
       An Act To Allow the Staff of Federally Qualified Health Centers To Buy     SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
       into the Maine State Employees Health Plan

1483
       An Act To Enact the Maine Health Care Choice Act                           SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.

1417
       An Act To Reform the Small Group and Individual Health Insurance           SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
       Markets

1470
       An Act To Preserve Dirigo Choice                                           SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

1471
       An Act Concerning the Status of Dirigo Health                              SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

1354
       An Act To Require All State Employees To Carry State Health Insurance      SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

1355
       An Act To Make Health Insurance More Affordable                            SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

1398
       An Act To Reform Dirigo Health                                             SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

1371
       An Act To Allow Dependent Children Up to 25 Years of Age To Be             SPONSOR: Representative Valentino
       Included on Health Insurance Policies

1297
       An Act To Enhance Screening for Breast Cancer                              SPONSOR: Representative Haskell

1268
       An Act To Lower Mandatory Group Participation Rates to 60%                 SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

1250
       An Act To Create a Statewide Health Insurance Agency                       SPONSOR: Representative Priest

1044
       An Act To Improve the Quality and Transparency of Health Care in Maine     SPONSOR:

1006
       An Act To Improve the Affordability of Health Insurance for Maine People   SPONSOR: Representative Tardy



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1057
       An Act Regarding Health Insurance Coverage for Persons under the          SPONSOR:
       Influence of Alcohol or Narcotics

 854
       An Act To Require Health Insurers To Provide Coverage for Wellness and    SPONSOR: Representative Boland
       Disease Prevention Services

 855
       An Act To Exempt Nutritional Supplements from the Sales Tax               SPONSOR: Representative Boland

 845
       An Act To Require Insurance Coverage for Infertility Treatments           SPONSOR: Representative Robinson

 776
       An Act To Require Direct Payment to Emergency Medical Services            SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.
       Providers

 767
       An Act To Help Maine People Be Informed Medical Consumers                 SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

 677
       An Act To Lower the Cost of Health Insurance                              SPONSOR: Representative Vaughan

 106
       An Act To Establish a Reinsurance Fund To Expand Health Insurance         SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.
       Coverage for Individuals and Small Groups

 142
       An Act To Require an Insurance Company To Reimburse a 3rd-party Health    SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
       Care Provider

 169
       An Act To Integrate Chronic Disease Prevention and Care into Public and   SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
       Private Health Plans

 289
       An Act To Establish a Universal Health Care Program                       SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

 266
       An Act To Reduce the Cost of Health Insurance                             SPONSOR: Representative McKane

 261
       An Act To Implement a Single-Payor Health Care System                     SPONSOR: Representative Walcott

 205
       An Act To Require Health Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids              SPONSOR: President Edmonds

 191
       An Act To Provide Health Care Insurance To Volunteer Public Safety        SPONSOR: Representative Burns
       Personnel



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 34
      An Act To Expand Access to Affordable Health Care                         SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

200
      An Act Concerning Ambulance Reimbursement by Insurance Companies          SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

201
      An Act To Improve Ambulance Reimbursement under MaineCare                 SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

587
      An Act To Return Affordable Health Insurance to the State                 SPONSOR: Representative Walker

603
      An Act To Establish a Single-payor Health Care System                     SPONSOR: Representative Beaudoin

636
      An Act To Provide Flexibility in Health Insurance for Spouses under the   SPONSOR: Representative Fischer
      State Employee Health Insurance Plan

547
      An Act To Require Insurers To Use Savings from Dirigo Health To           SPONSOR: Representative Holman
      Reduce Premiums

541
      An Act To Allow Maine Consumers To Purchase Health Insurance from         SPONSOR: Representative McKane
      Out-of-state Insurers

562
      An Act To Reform the Dirigo Health Program                                SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

565
      An Act To Restore Competition to Maine's Health Insurance Market          SPONSOR: Representative Pilon

517
      An Act To Clarify and Update the Laws Related to Health Insurance         SPONSOR:

441
      An Act To Increase Access to Health Insurance Products                    SPONSOR: Representative Harlow

362
      An Act To Subsidize the Costs of Dirigo Choice                            SPONSOR: Representative Conover

356
      An Act To Enable the Dirigo Health Program To Be Self-administered        SPONSOR: Representative Conover

353
      An Act To Increase Eligibility for the Dirigo Health Program              SPONSOR: Representative Conover

410
      An Act To Extend Health Insurance Coverage for Dependent Children up      SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
      to 25 Years of Age



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LIABILITY
       1418
              An Act To Create a State-sponsored Mutual Liability Company To           SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              Underwrite Risk for Snowmobile and ATV Clubs

LIFE
        519
              An Act To Require Prior Notice before Cancellation of a Life Insurance   SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
              Policy for Nonpayment of Premiums

        701
              An Act To Provide Reinstatement of Group Life Insurance for Public       SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
              Employees Returning from Unpaid Military Leave

MALPRACTICE
       2379
              An Act To Provide for Prompt Resolution of Medical Malpractice Claims    SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

MOTOR VEHICLE
       2305
              An Act To Increase the Minimum Medical Payments Coverage in              SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.
              Automobile Insurance

       1832
              An Act To Modify the Automobile Insurance Notification and               SPONSOR: Representative Driscoll
              Registration Suspension Requirements

        810
              An Act To Amend Maine's Motor Vehicle Insurance Laws                     SPONSOR: Representative Fisher

        286
              An Act To Modify the Motor Vehicle Insurance Cancellation Notification   SPONSOR: Representative Canavan
              Law

PROPERTY
        520
              An Act Regarding Property and Casualty Insurance Companies' Actuarial    SPONSOR:
              Opinions of Reserves

        409
              An Act To Make Changes to Maine's Homeowner Property Insurance Laws      SPONSOR: Representative McKane

       1812
              An Act To Create Choice in Homeowner Insurance Policy Limits             SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.

SELF INSURANCE
        521
              An Act To Clarify the Security Requirements for Self-insurers            SPONSOR:

UNFAIR TRADE
       1566
              An Act To Protect Consumers from Deceptive Insurance Solicitation        SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan


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IFS      INSURANCE BUREAU
   ADMINISTRATION
       2402
              An Act To Study Pine Tree Health Care Insurance Zones                     SPONSOR: Representative Cleary

       2112
              An Act To Create the Insurance Fraud Division within the Bureau of        SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
              Insurance

  OVERSIGHT POWERS
        301
              An Act To Require the Bureau of Insurance To Regulate Self-funded         SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
              Health Insurance Companies

  POWERS
       1955
              An Act To Establish A Health Care Consumers Bill of Rights                SPONSOR: Representative Treat


IFS      INSURANCE PRACTICES
   ASSIGNED RISKS
       1688
              An Act Related to Special-purpose Financial Captive Insurance Companies   SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam

  CLAIMS PROCESSING
       2033
              An Act To Further Limit Retrospective Denials of Previously Paid Health   SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
              Insurance Claims

       2262
              An Act To Provide for Prompt Resolution of Insurance Claims               SPONSOR: Senator Brannigan

       1161
              An Act To Protect Consumers in the Insurance Industry                     SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

  COST CONTAINMENT
       1106
              An Act Concerning Insurance for Churches and Nonprofit Organizations      SPONSOR: Representative Knight

  INSURANCE PRODUCERS
        959
              An Act To Adopt the National Association of Insurance Commissioners       SPONSOR:
              Authorization for Criminal History Record Check Model Act

        522
              An Act To Protect Seniors and the Public from Unfair Health Insurance     SPONSOR: Representative Treat
              Sales Practices

        518
              An Act To Amend Certain Requirements Applicable to Insurance Producers    SPONSOR:

        515
              An Act To Enhance Consumer Awareness of Insurance Sales Activity          SPONSOR: Representative Pilon

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  RATING
          516
                An Act To Clarify the Use of Insurance Scores                             SPONSOR:

          523
                An Act To Clarify and Update the Laws Related to Property and Casualty    SPONSOR:
                Insurance

          864
                An Act To Restrict the Use of Credit Scoring for Insurance Purposes       SPONSOR: Representative Valentino

       2263
                An Act To Provide for Transparency in Insurance Rate Proceedings          SPONSOR: Representative Simpson


IFS      SECURITIES
   LICENSES
          592
                An Act To Update References to Federal Laws in the Maine Uniform          SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam
                Securities Act and To Make Other Technical Corrections to the Act


IFS      WORKERS' COMPENSATION
   MAINE MUTUAL INSURANCE CO.
       1287
                An Act To Update the Authority of Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance       SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam
                Company To Better Serve the Needs of Maine Employers

  RATES
       1267
                An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning the Assessment of Rates for           SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
                Workers' Compensation

  STATE FUND
       1462
                An Act To Reimburse State Agencies in Certain Workers' Compensation       SPONSOR: Representative Patrick
                Cases


BEC    BUSINESS PRACTICES
  ADVERTISING
       1960
                An Act To Regulate Inappropriate Electronic Advertising of Prescription   SPONSOR: Representative Treat
                Drugs

          229
                An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to Advertisements on Motor            SPONSOR: Senator Weston
                Vehicles Used in Driver Education

          177
                An Act To Ensure Truth in Music Advertising                               SPONSOR: Representative Makas




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AUTOMOBILE SALES
         109
               An Act To Streamline Permitting for and Encourage the Business of           SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky
               Showing Vehicles

FAIR CREDIT REPORTING
         890
               An Act To Protect Citizens from Identity Theft through Restriction of the   SPONSOR: Representative Webster
               Disclosure of Confidential Information

GASOLINE STATIONS
          55
               An Act To Require Stable Gasoline Pricing                                   SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky

        1308
               An Act To Amend the Laws Dealing with the Posting of Gas Prices             SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIRS
        1776
               An Act Concerning the Diagnosis, Service and Repair of Motor Vehicles       SPONSOR: Senator Damon

PAWNBROKERS
        1670
               An Act To Protect Licensed Secondhand Dealers                               SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

        2257
               An Act To Require Electronic Monitoring of Secondary Sales Transactions     SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.

PHARMACIES
        1962
               An Act To Prevent Overcharging for Prescription Drug Copays                 SPONSOR: Representative Treat

        1849
               An Act To Assist Maine Pharmacies                                           SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
         212
               An Act To Stop Misleading Drug Advertisements                               SPONSOR: Representative Campbell

SALES
         253
               An Act To Amend the Law Regarding a License To Operate an Attended          SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.
               Sales Promotion

          44
               An Act To Permit the Sale of Barometers by Antique Dealers                  SPONSOR: Representative Richardson, W.

        2201
               An Act to Ensure Integrity in Sales or Purchase of Goods                    SPONSOR: Representative Pinkham

TELEPHONE SOLICITATION
         999
               An Act To Harmonize the State and Federal Laws on Do Not Call Lists         SPONSOR:

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  UNFAIR TRADE
       1144
              An Act To Protect Consumer Rights under the Maine Unfair Trade             SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
              Practices Act


BEC     ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  BUSINESS ASSISTANCE
        888
              An Act To Assist Small Business Owners through the Restructuring of Fees   SPONSOR: Representative Webster

        930
              An Act To Support and Create Small Business Development                    SPONSOR: Representative Beaudette

       2333
              An Act To Require a Good Faith Offer of Sale in the Case of a Potential    SPONSOR: Representative Patrick
              Industrial Plant Closure

       1671
              An Act To Preserve and Grow Maine Small Businesses                         SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

       1318
              An Act To Ensure That Publicly Funded Programs Do Not Jeopardize           SPONSOR: Representative Percy
              Existing Industry

       1488
              An Act To Reduce Regulatory Costs for Maine Businesses                     SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.

  PLANNING
       1385
              An Act To Enhance Redevelopment of Mill Buildings                          SPONSOR: Representative Beaudette

       1345
              An Act To Encourage Sole Proprietor Businesses To Hire More Employees      SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

       1674
              An Act To Promote Economic Growth through Education for                    SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo
              Androscoggin County

       1595
              An Act To Authorize State Tax Increment Financing in Washington County     SPONSOR: Senator Raye

       1617
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Citizen Trade Policy                SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo
              Commission

       2354
              An Act to Focus State Agency Efforts in Economic Development on            SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.
              Entrepreneurial Sustainability and Growth

       2355
              An Act To Ensure Public Benefit from Investments in Taxpayer-financed      SPONSOR: Representative Treat
              Research

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2364
       An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Report on Economic       SPONSOR: Representative McKane
       Development Programs by the Office of Program Evaluation and
       Government Accountability

2375
       An Act To Effectively Employ State Resources Currently Being Invested   SPONSOR: Representative Lansley
       in Economic Development

2372
       An Act To Encourage Growth in the Creative Economy                      SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

1939
       An Act To Strengthen Ocean Commerce in Casco Bay                        SPONSOR: Representative Marley

 929
       An Act To Support the Creative Economy Effort                           SPONSOR: Representative Webster

 807
       An Act To Promote County-based Economic Development Efforts             SPONSOR: Senator Raye

 732
       An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Joint Select             SPONSOR:
       Committee on Research, Economic Development and the Innovation
       Economy

1157
       An Act Concerning the Economic and Business Climate                     SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

 210
       An Act To Provide Regional Economic Development Assistance in Maine     SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

 185
       An Act To Preserve and Grow Maine Jobs                                  SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

 297
       An Act To Stimulate the Economy in the St. John Valley                  SPONSOR: Senator Martin

 291
       Resolve, Establishing the Task Force To Eliminate Outdated or           SPONSOR: Representative Robinson
       Unnecessary Laws and Rules To Stimulate Job Creation

 284
       Resolve, Directing the Department of Administrative and Financial       SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.
       Services, Bureau of Revenue Services To Study and Develop a Tax
       Increment Financing Program To Fund the Washington County
       Development Authority

 415
       Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Economic and Community           SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
       Development To Convene a Working Group To Explore Regionalization



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BEC     ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPT
  JOB OPPORTUNITY ZONES
      1411
             An Act To Ensure That Pine Tree Zone Benefits Are Not Extended to      SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
             Businesses That Compete with Existing Maine Businesses

  PLANNING
      1900
             An Act To Promote Redevelopment of the Former Cutler Naval Base        SPONSOR: Senator Raye

      1901
             An Act To Strengthen Rural Community Investment                        SPONSOR: Senator Raye

      2090
             An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Office of Program       SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.
             Evaluation and Government Accountability Regarding Economic
             Development in Maine


BEC    FINANCE AUTHORITY
  PROGRAMS
      1924
             An Act To Facilitate the Start-up of Information Technology Sector     SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
             Enterprises in the State

      2293
             An Act To Create the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program and      SPONSOR: Representative Makas
             Fund

      2294
             An Act To Create the Maine's Promise Scholarship Program               SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

       634
             An Act To Amend the Future for Youth in Maine Loan Repayment Program   SPONSOR: Representative Fischer

       311
             An Act To Implement the Opportunity Maine Loan Repayment Program       SPONSOR: Representative Fischer


BEC    HOUSING
  AFFORDABLE
       892
             An Act To Encourage Availability of Genuinely Affordable Housing in    SPONSOR: Representative Hinck
             High-cost Markets

      1442
             An Act To Support Continued Viability of Affordable Housing            SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

      1584
             An Act To Encourage the Revitalization of Downtowns and the            SPONSOR: Representative Koffman
             Development of Affordable Housing




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  ENERGY ASSISTANCE
       2296
              An Act To Provide Funding for the Low-income Home Energy Assistance      SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.
              Program

       2286
              An Act Regarding High-efficiency Housing                                 SPONSOR: Representative Adams

       2174
              An Act To Ensure Timely Access to Heating Assistance through the         SPONSOR: Representative Canavan
              Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program


BEC     HOUSING AUTHORITIES
  LOCAL AUTHORITIES
       1814
              An Act To Provide Exclusive Jurisdiction to Public Housing Authorities   SPONSOR: Representative Driscoll
              Regarding Certain Benefits

  STATE HOUSING AUTHORITY
       1451
              An Act To Require the Maine State Housing Authority To Perform a         SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              Comprehensive Resource and Needs Assessment for Housing for
              Nonhomeless Special Needs Populations

       2188
              An Act To Conserve Energy in Maine Households                            SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher

       2233
              An Act To Reduce Paperwork Storage at the Maine State Housing            SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
              Authority

       2004
              Resolve, To Assist Veterans in Need of Shelter                           SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

       2091
              An Act Regarding the Maine State Housing Authority                       SPONSOR: President Edmonds

        267
              An Act To Restructure the Board of Commissioners of the Maine State      SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
              Housing Authority To Closely Match Local Authorities


BEC    INDUSTRIES
  CONSTRUCTION
        178
              An Act To Prohibit Blasting near Residential Areas                       SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

        712
              Resolve, To Regulate Blasting Operators                                  SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

       1392
              An Act To Adopt a Building Code That Will Facilitate the Upgrading of    SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              Existing Structures
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       1344
              An Act To Modify the ABC Contractor Law                                  SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

       1286
              An Act To Strengthen the Home Construction Contract Laws                 SPONSOR: Representative Craven

       1563
              An Act To Require a Model Radon Standard for New Residential             SPONSOR: Representative Koffman
              Construction

       1590
              An Act To Ensure Quality Building Projects                               SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

  ENTERTAINMENT
       1922
              An Act Regarding Large-venue Ticket Refunds                              SPONSOR: Representative Adams

  TOURISM
       1613
              An Act To Preserve Historic Architecture by Encouraging Owner-occupied   SPONSOR: Representative Annis
              Small Business Conversion

       1456
              An Act To Support the Expansion and Development of the Tourism           SPONSOR: Representative Miramant
              Industry

        731
              An Act To Stimulate Tourism Development Projects                         SPONSOR: Representative Annis


BEC    LICENSING
  ACCOUNTANTS
       1256
              An Act To Modernize Maine's Accountancy Laws                             SPONSOR: Representative Rector

  AUCTIONEERS
       1372
              An Act To Repeal the Sunset on the Exemption of Internet Services from   SPONSOR: Senator Bromley
              Auctioneer Licensure Requirements

  BOILER TECHNICIANS
       1503
              An Act To Maintain Standards for Consumers of Mechanical Services        SPONSOR: President Edmonds

  BUILDING CONTRACTORS
       2184
              An Act To Require Building Contractor Licensing                          SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher

       1257
              An Act To Promote Workplace Safety and Certainty within the              SPONSOR: Representative Watson
              Construction Industry by Enacting a Contractor Licensing Program


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     1118
            An Act To License Home Improvement Contractors                            SPONSOR: Representative Pilon

      891
            An Act To Ensure Quality and Accountability in Construction               SPONSOR: Representative Hinck

      421
            An Act To Establish a Building Contractors License and Education          SPONSOR: Representative Weddell
            Requirements for Code Enforcement Officers

CHIROPRACTORS
     2327
            An Act To Address Issues Related to Chiropractic Licensure                SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

DEAF INTERPRETERS
     2277
            An Act To Streamline Licensure for Sign Language Interpreters             SPONSOR: Representative Norton

DENTAL PERSONNEL
     2400
            An Act To Allow the Independent Practice of Dental Hygiene                SPONSOR: Representative Clark

     2398
            An Act To Provide for the Regulation of Denturists by the Board of        SPONSOR: Representative Clark
            Complementary Health Care Providers

     1950
            An Act To License a New Dental Auxiliary Profession                       SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

     1779
            An Act To Increase Access to Dental Care                                  SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

ELECTRICIANS
     1620
            An Act To Improve Electrical Safety                                       SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

       36
            An Act To Adopt Rules To Create a Limited Electrician's License in        SPONSOR: Representative Flood
            General Electrical Maintenance

      846
            An Act To Provide Parity in the Law Regarding Licensing of Electricians   SPONSOR: Representative McKane

      688
            An Act To Promote Career Paths and Safety in the Electrical Trade         SPONSOR: President Edmonds

ELEVATORS
     1400
            An Act To Lessen the Costs for Elevator Licensing and Inspections         SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

     2332
            An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Certain Elevator Safety Checks         SPONSOR: Representative Patrick


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ENGINEERS
      595
            An Act To Expand Exemptions from Licensing Laws for Professional             SPONSOR:
            Engineers

FUNERAL DIRECTORS
      783
            An Act To Amend Funeral Service Licensing Laws                               SPONSOR: Representative Pendleton

     1476
            An Act To Provide Oversight for Crematoriums                                 SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.

     1477
            An Act To Allow Funeral Processions To Use Certain Lights                    SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
     2212
            An Act to Amend the Licensing of Landscape Architects                        SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.

MECHANICAL TRADES
     2330
            An Act To Require Licensing for Certain Mechanical Trades                    SPONSOR: Representative Clark

MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
     2142
            An Act To License Certified Professional Midwives To Promote Greater         SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.
            Public Safety and Access

     2025
            An Act To Amend the Medical Licensing Board                                  SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

     2137
            An Act To Adopt the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners         SPONSOR: Representative Simpson
            Act

     1845
            An Act To Ensure Cost-effective Training for Certain Medical Professionals   SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.

NURSES
     2202
            An Act To Grant Supervision Privileges to Independent Practice Registered    SPONSOR: Representative Pinkham
            Nurses

      960
            An Act To Strengthen Regulatory Oversight of Applicants for Professional     SPONSOR:
            and Occupational Licensure

OIL AND SOLID FUEL DEALERS
     2285
            An Act To Amend the Oil and Solid Fuel Board and Propane and Natural         SPONSOR: Senator Benoit
            Gas Board Licensing Laws


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     1632
            An Act To Amend Testing Requirements for Licensure by the Oil and         SPONSOR: Representative Driscoll
            Solid Fuel Board

OMNIBUS
      598
            An Act To Update Maine Professional and Occupational Licensing Laws       SPONSOR:

PHARMACISTS
     2035
            An Act To Authorize the Maine Board of Pharmacy To Establish a            SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.
            Pharmacists Health Program

PHYSICIANS
     2130
            An Act To Increase Availability of Medical Specialists                    SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

     1951
            An Act To Improve End-of-life Care                                        SPONSOR: Representative Pieh

     2193
            An Act To Make Certain Changes to the Board of Licensure in Medicine      SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

      596
            An Act To Clarify the Laws Regarding Physicians                           SPONSOR:

PLUMBERS
     1052
            An Act Regarding Local Plumbing Inspectors                                SPONSOR:

PSYCHOLOGISTS
      317
            An Act To Clarify the Requirements for Temporary Licensure of             SPONSOR: Senator Bromley
            Psychologists

REAL ESTATE AGENTS
     2086
            An Act To Repeal a Portion of Chapter 400 of the Real Estate Commission   SPONSOR: Representative Pilon
            Rules

SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS
      597
            An Act To Repeal Title 32, Chapters 23-A and 77, and To Create a Board    SPONSOR:
            of Speech-language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dealing and
            Fitting

WELL DRILLERS
     1427
            An Act Concerning Requirements for Taking the Examination for a           SPONSOR: Senator Raye
            Well-drilling License




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BEC    LIENS
  MECHANICS
       1681
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Mechanics Liens                        SPONSOR: Representative Plummer

       1795
              An Act To Amend the Mechanics Lien Laws                                   SPONSOR: Senator McCormick


BEC     MANUFACTURED HOUSING
  BOARD
       1775
              An Act To Provide Representation by a Mechanic or Installer on the        SPONSOR: Senator Hastings
              Manufactured Housing Board

  MOBILE HOME PARKS
       1856
              An Act Regarding Notification of Intent To Sell a Mobile Home Park        SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

  WARRANTIES
       1703
              An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding the Conveyance of Manufactured         SPONSOR: Senator Hastings
              Housing


BEC     PROFESSIONAL AND FINANCIAL REG. DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
       2092
              An Act To Provide for Consumer Rights by Including an Independent         SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.
              Citizen on All Licensing Boards


CRJ    BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
  CORRECTIONS ALTERNATIVES ADV COMM
        532
              An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Corrections                SPONSOR:
              Alternatives Advisory Committee


CRJ   COMMUNITY BASED CORRECTIONS
  COMMUNITY CONFINEMENT
        574
              An Act To Reduce the Cost of the Operation of County Jails                SPONSOR: Representative Crockett

        877
              An Act To Provide Equity in the County Jail Maximum Sentences             SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher

  FUNDING
        263
              An Act To Restore Continuing Funding for the Maine Institute for Public   SPONSOR: Representative Makas
              Safety Innovation




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CRJ    CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS
  CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION
        832
              An Act To Create a Certificate of Need Process for the Construction of   SPONSOR: Representative Robinson
              Correctional Facilities


CRJ     CRIMES
  ABUSE AND NEGLECT
        487
              An Act Relating to Domestic Violence                                     SPONSOR: President Edmonds

  AGGRAVATED OFFENSES
        630
              An Act To Enhance Self-defense                                           SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

  ASSAULT
       1133
              An Act To Provide a Felony Penalty for the Assault of a Firefighter      SPONSOR: Representative Duchesne

  CLASSIFICATION
       2301
              An Act To Decriminalize Certain Actions                                  SPONSOR: Representative Schatz

  COMPUTER
       1376
              An Act To Create the Maine Spyware Prevention Act                        SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

       1378
              An Act To Prohibit the Required Implanting of a Microchip in a Person    SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

        550
              Resolve, To Ensure More Comprehensive Investigation and Prosecution      SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
              of Computer Crimes

  CORRECTIONS OFFENSES
       2304
              An Act Regarding Tobacco Products in Jails                               SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

  DISORDERLY CONDUCT
        228
              An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning Public Fighting                      SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

  DRUG OFFENSES
        633
              An Act To Update Maine's Drug Laws To Include Salvia                     SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

        586
              An Act To Ban Salvia Divinorum                                           SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

        426
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Lawful Possession of Certain      SPONSOR: Representative Craven
              Scheduled Drugs

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       850
             An Act To Clarify the Definition of a Schedule W Drug                    SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.

       664
             An Act to Regulate the Sale of Salvia in the State of Maine              SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

       716
             An Act To Impose Zero Tolerance for Methamphetamine Production           SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

      1641
             An Act To Protect Children from Dangerous Drugs, Harmful Chemicals and   SPONSOR: Representative Cleary
             Drug-related Violence

ENDANGERING
       230
             An Act To Amend the Endangering the Welfare of a Child Laws              SPONSOR: Senator Weston

ENVIRONMENTAL
      1009
             An Act To Increase Litter Fines                                          SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

HABITUAL OFFENDER
      2432
             An Act To Clarify the Habitual Offender Law                              SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

HOMICIDE
       721
             An Act To Provide a Reward for Information Regarding the Murder of a     SPONSOR: Representative Harlow
             Law Enforcement Officer

MOTOR VEHICLE
      2376
             An Act To Strengthen Maine's Distracted-driving Penalties                SPONSOR: Senator Sherman

NEW
      2279
             An Act To Prohibit the Use of Opposite-sex Bathrooms, Changing Rooms     SPONSOR: Representative Duprey
             and Locker Rooms

      1049
             An Act To Enhance Enforcement of Public Health Measures                  SPONSOR:

PROTESTS
        24
             An Act To Ban Protests at Memorials and Funerals                         SPONSOR: Representative Crosthwaite

         8
             An Act To Protect the Solemnity and Dignity of a Funeral or Memorial     SPONSOR: Senator Hastings
             Service in Maine

SEX OFFENSES
        10
             An Act To Prohibit the Promotion of Travel for Sex Tourism               SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

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 16
      An Act To Focus the Use of the Sex Offender Registry Website on the          SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
      Most Dangerous Offenders

 31
      An Act To Amend the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Law           SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

 27
      An Act To Allow Municipalities To Designate Safe Zones To Protect            SPONSOR: Representative Richardson, W.
      Children from Sex Offenders

 35
      An Act To Protect Children from Sexual Predators                             SPONSOR: Representative Canavan

 60
      An Act To Ensure the Safety of the Public and of Victims of Sexual Assault   SPONSOR: Representative Jacobsen

 82
      An Act to Provide for Civil Commitment for Sexually Violent Predators        SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
      and To Prohibit Sex Offenders from Residing Together

 86
      An Act To Update the Maine Sex Offender Registry                             SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky

127
      An Act To Protect Child Victims of Sexual Abuse                              SPONSOR: Representative Edgecomb

180
      An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Establishment of Residency for        SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.
      Convicted Sex Offenders after Release from Prison

198
      An Act To Strengthen the Crime of Gross Sexual Assault as It Pertains to     SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.
      Persons Who Furnish Drugs to Victims

257
      An Act To Place Lifetime Restraining Orders on Violent Sex Offenders and     SPONSOR: Representative Jacobsen
      Predatory Sex Offenders

258
      An Act To Examine the Types of Sex Offenses That Require an Offender To SPONSOR: Representative Jacobsen
      Register with the State

495
      An Act To Clarify and Expand Maine Criminal Laws Related to Sexual           SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky
      Assault

472
      An Act To Amend the Sex Offender Laws                                        SPONSOR: Representative Craven

641
      An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Probation and Supervised Release        SPONSOR:
      for Sex Offenders

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 575
       An Act To Prevent Certain Sex Offenders from Having Contact with          SPONSOR: Representative Crockett
       Persons less than 14 Years of Age

 563
       An Act To Provide a Mandatory Life Sentence for a Second Offense of       SPONSOR: Senator Courtney
       Gross Sexual Assault

 528
       An Act To Strengthen "Permissible Inference" in the Law Concerning        SPONSOR: Representative Sykes
       Dissemination of Sexually Explicit Material

1045
       An Act To Establish a Forensic Board To Manage the Release of Certain     SPONSOR:
       Sex Offenders

1019
       An Act To Prohibit the Release of Convicted Pedophiles into               SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
       Municipalities with No Full-time Police Force

 995
       An Act To Restrict Access to Certain Websites by Sex Offenders            SPONSOR: Representative Fischer

1098
       An Act Concerning the Posting of the Convicted Sex Offenders Registry     SPONSOR: Representative Knight

1146
       Resolve, Directing the Department of Public Safety To Have a Map          SPONSOR: Representative Silsby
       Available on the Sex Offender Registry

 718
       An Act To Protect Children in Public Schools by Notifying All School      SPONSOR: Representative Cebra
       Personnel of Sex Offenders Residing, Working or Attending School in the
       School District

 678
       An Act To Establish a Process for the Civil Commitment of Certain Sex     SPONSOR: Representative Vaughan
       Offenders

 679
       An Act To Prohibit Convicted Sex Offenders from Establishing Residency    SPONSOR: Representative Vaughan
       in Certain Municipalities

 882
       An Act To Promote the Safety of Children                                  SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

2350
       An Act To Create Child Safe Zones                                         SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

2429
       An Act To Impose a Life Sentence for Certain Sex Offenders                SPONSOR: Representative Chase


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       2049
              An Act To Rename and Specifically Identify Sex Crimes                     SPONSOR: Representative Vaughan

       1704
              An Act To Provide for Punitive Damages against Sex Offenders              SPONSOR: Representative Watson

       1589
              An Act To Empower Municipalities Regarding the Residency of Sex           SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
              Offenders

       1341
              An Act To Classify a Sex Offender Based on the Severity of the Offense    SPONSOR: Representative Campbell

       1266
              An Act To Allow Signs Regarding Residency of Sex Offenders To Be Placed SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
              in the Public Right-of-way

       1272
              An Act To Increase Penalties for Failing To Register as a Sex Offender    SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

       1271
              An Act To Regulate Housing Options for Registered Sex Offenders           SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

       1277
              An Act To Require Maine To Submit DNA Samples of Sex Offenders to         SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
              the National DNA Registry

  STALKING
       1001
              An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Anti-stalking Task         SPONSOR:
              Force

  SUBSTANCE ABUSE
       1969
              An Act To Clarify Alcohol Enforcement                                     SPONSOR: Representative Cain


CRJ     CRIMINAL HISTORIES
  CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS
       2102
              An Act To Permit the Collection of DNA Samples from All Persons           SPONSOR: Representative Millett
              Convicted of Felony Crimes

        527
              An Act To Make Criminal Background Checks and Department of Health        SPONSOR: Representative Walcott
              and Human Services Child Protective Substantiation Checks on Volunteers
              More Affordable

  SCREENING
       1165
              An Act To Amend the Fingerprinting Law                                    SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell



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CRJ     CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
  BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCE
        256
              An Act Regarding the Violation of Bail Bonds                             SPONSOR: Representative Jacobsen

        135
              An Act To Require That Public Safety Be Part of the Bail Code            SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

         39
              An Act To Protect Community Safety by Amending Maine's Bail Code         SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

       1480
              An Act To Implement the Criminal Law Advisory Commission's               SPONSOR:
              Recommendations Regarding Changes to the Maine Criminal, Bail and
              Juvenile Codes

  EVIDENCE
       1636
              An Act To Require That DNA Be Taken for All Felony Convictions           SPONSOR: Representative Clark

       1241
              An Act To Require DNA Testing for All Felony Convictions                 SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

  FORFEITURES
       1587
              An Act To Amend the Forfeiture and Property Seizure Laws                 SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

       1479
              An Act To Use Forfeited Bail Money for the Victims of the Offender       SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.

  LIMITATION OF ACTIONS
       1115
              An Act To Rescind the Statute of Limitations on the Ability To File a    SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald
              Civil Suit in Cases Dealing with Sex Crimes

       1088
              An Act To Change the Statute of Limitations for Gross Sexual Assault     SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

  N/G BY REASON MENTAL DISEASE/DEFECT
        841
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Cases Involving the Plea or Finding   SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
              of Not Criminally Responsible by Reason of Insanity

  OTHER CRIMINAL LAW
       1481
              An Act To Make Part I of the Maine Criminal Code Gender-neutral          SPONSOR:

       1482
              An Act To Provide Uniform Treatment of Prior Convictions in the Maine    SPONSOR:
              Criminal Code




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CRJ     EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
  SYSTEM
       1800
              An Act To Preserve the Regional Emergency Medical Services System        SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

       2288
              An Act Regarding Emergency Nonambulatory Care                            SPONSOR: Representative Adams

        910
              An Act To Require a Criminal Background Check for the Licensure and      SPONSOR:
              Relicensure of Emergency Medical Services Personnel

        493
              An Act To Ensure Uniform Emergency Medical Dispatch Services in Maine    SPONSOR:

        494
              An Act To Improve the Efficiency of the Maine Emergency Management       SPONSOR:
              System


CRJ    FIRE SAFETY
  AMUSEMENT EVENT FEES
        907
              An Act To Revise Licensing and Inspection Fees Associated with           SPONSOR:
              Amusement Shows and Events

  FIRE DEPARTMENTS
       1582
              An Act To Provide Municipal Options for Fire Protection Services         SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

       1349
              Resolve, To Require the Department of Public Safety To Determine the     SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
              Requirements for Regional Firefighters

  FIREWORKS
       2065
              An Act To Allow the Sale and Use of Consumer Fireworks                   SPONSOR: Senator Gooley

        904
              An Act To Effect the Seizure and Disposal of Contraband Fireworks        SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky

  PREVENTION
        905
              An Act To Ensure the Safety of Facilities Dispensing Flammable Liquids   SPONSOR:

        906
              An Act To Clarify Provisions of the Maine Fire Code                      SPONSOR:

        909
              An Act To Increase Civil Penalties for Persons Who Violate Fire Code     SPONSOR:
              Laws Applicable to Fire Escape Installment and Maintenance

        429
              An Act To Require Cigarettes Sold in Maine To Be Fire-safe               SPONSOR: Representative Rines
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       1929
              An Act To Improve Public Safety by Regulating the Installation and      SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.
              Inspection of Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

  SMOKE DETECTORS
       1216
              An Act To Prevent Smoke Detector Tampering                              SPONSOR: Senator Strimling


CRJ    JUVENILE OFFENDERS
  DETENTION
        640
              An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Juveniles                          SPONSOR:

  EVALUATION
        987
              An Act To Provide for Juveniles Who Are Found Not Criminally            SPONSOR: Representative Sykes
              Responsible by Reason of Insanity

        843
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Plea of Not Criminally           SPONSOR: Representative Sykes
              Responsible by Reason of Mental Disease or Defect in Juvenile Cases

  JUVENILE CODE
        988
              An Act To Improve Juvenile Justice                                      SPONSOR: Representative Sykes

       1751
              An Act To Reduce Bomb Threats at Public Institutions and Businesses     SPONSOR: Senator Dow

       1752
              An Act To Amend the Accord and Satisfaction Laws To Add Juveniles       SPONSOR: Senator Dow


CRJ     LAW ENFORCEMENT
  LOCAL POLICE
        274
              An Act To Establish Residencies at Local Police Departments             SPONSOR: Representative Annis

  MISSING PERSONS
        101
              An Act To Establish the Missing Senior Citizen Alert Program            SPONSOR: Representative Campbell

  PROCEDURES
        497
              An Act To Improve the Laws Concerning the Management by Law             SPONSOR:
              Enforcement Agencies of Unclaimed, Lost or Stolen Personal Property

        414
              An Act To Expand the Powers of College and University Law Enforcement   SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
              Departments


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       1085
                An Act Imposing Increased Responsibility for Registered Owners of Motor    SPONSOR: Senator Sherman
                Vehicles

  SHERIFF'S PATROL
       1880
                An Act Concerning the Transport of Inmates in the Custody of the Sheriff   SPONSOR: Representative Plummer

  SOLICITATION
          141
                An Act To Allow Police Departments To Solicit Donations for Colleagues     SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
                Suffering from Catastrophic Illnesses

  TRAINING
       2264
                An Act To Prevent Improper Incarceration of the Mentally Ill               SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

       2314
                An Act To Provide Outreach and Training on Dementia-related Issues for     SPONSOR: Representative Grose
                Law Enforcement Officers


CRJ    OPERATING UNDER INFLUENCE
  BLOOD-ALCOHOL LEVEL
       1942
                An Act To Reduce the OUI Limit to .06                                      SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

  DRUGS
       1643
                An Act To Strengthen OUI Laws as They Pertain to Drugs                     SPONSOR: Representative Cleary

       1644
                An Act To Amend the OUI Laws Regarding the Use of Immunoassays             SPONSOR: Representative Cleary

          853
                An Act To Amend the Optional Reporting Law To Include the Reporting of     SPONSOR: Representative McKane
                a Person Who Seeks To Obtain Illegal Drugs by Deception

  EVIDENCE
          956
                An Act To Require a Test for Operating under the Influence for a Driver    SPONSOR: Representative Schatz
                Involved in an Accident That Caused Bodily Injury

          165
                An Act To Reduce Drunk Driving                                             SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

          589
                An Act To Require the Use of Ignition Interlock Devices by Persons         SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
                Convicted of Operating under the Influence

       1697
                An Act To Require That a Device That Measures Alcohol Level Be Attached SPONSOR: Representative Berry
                to the Ignition of a Vehicle of a Person Convicted of Operating Under the
                Influence
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  PENALTIES
       1311
              An Act To Make a Conviction for a 6th Operating under the Influence        SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
              Charge a Class B Crime

       1478
              An Act To Strengthen the OUI Penalties                                     SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.

       2122
              An Act To Promote Public Safety by Establishing a Multiple-OUI Registry    SPONSOR: Representative Babbidge

       2418
              An Act To Amend the Auto Forfeiture Laws                                   SPONSOR: Representative Berry

       2268
              An Act To Prevent Drunk Driving in the State of Maine                      SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.


CRJ    PRISONERS
  EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT TRAINING
       2175
              An Act To Promote Post-secondary Education Opportunities for Juveniles     SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              under the Care of the Department of Corrections

       1689
              An Act To Make the Prison Industry Program More Effective                  SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky

  MEDICAL CARE
       1362
              An Act To Require the Office of Program Evaluation and Government          SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
              Accountability To Provide Audit and Oversight Services Regarding Medical
              and Dental Services Provided in the County Jails and State Prisons

       1234
              An Act To Ensure That County Jails Maintain the Same Formulary for         SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.
              Mental Health Medications as the Maine State Prison

  PRISONER FUNDS
        639
              An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Department of Corrections             SPONSOR:
              Facilities


CRJ     PROBATION
  CONDITIONS
        355
              An Act To Require Counseling or Treatment as a Condition of Probation      SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

        133
              An Act To Require as a Condition of Probation for Sex Offenders the        SPONSOR: Representative Crockett
              Approval of a Residence by a Probation Officer


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CRJ   PUBLIC SAFETY
  COMMUNICATIONS
        179
              An Act To Ensure the Reliability of Communications Equipment and       SPONSOR: Senator Savage, C.
              Devices in Certain Buildings

        496
              An Act To Clarify Public Safety Laws                                   SPONSOR:

  EMERGENCIES
        432
              An Act To Require Credentials for Amateur Radio Emergency              SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky
              Communications Volunteers

        407
              Resolve, Establishing a Commission To Review State House and Capitol   SPONSOR: Representative Grose
              Complex Security Issues

        534
              An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force To Study     SPONSOR:
              Maine's Homeland Security Needs

       1127
              An Act To Clarify Municipal and State Responsibility in Providing      SPONSOR: Representative Burns
              Emergency Service during a Declared Emergency

       1622
              Resolve, To Ensure Pet Safety during Emergencies                       SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

       2129
              An Act To Prepare for Statewide and Regional Emergencies               SPONSOR: Senator Marrache


CRJ    PUBLIC SAFETY DEPT
  PROCEDURES
        903
              An Act Regarding the Bureau of State Police, Licensing Division        SPONSOR:


CRJ    SENTENCES
  ALTERNATIVES
        393
              An Act To Pardon All Non-violent Crimes Committed Prior to 1980        SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah

  CONSECUTIVE
        134
              An Act To Take into Account the Crime Committed That Facilitated a     SPONSOR: Representative Crockett
              Sexual Assault

  GOOD TIME CREDITS
        131
              An Act To Clarify the Earning of Good Time                             SPONSOR: Representative Silsby


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           125
                 An Act To Reduce the Amount of Good Time That May Be Awarded to         SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
                 Certain Offenders

  MANDATORY MINIMUM
           129
                 An Act To Create Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Persons Convicted of   SPONSOR: Representative Cebra
                 Certain Sex Offenses against Victims under 12 Years of Age

           132
                 An Act To Require a Mandatory Minimum Sentence for the 2nd Offense      SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
                 of a Class A Crime


CRJ    WEAPONS
  CONCEALED WEAPONS
           343
                 An Act To Allow Legislators To Carry Concealed Weapons on State House   SPONSOR: Representative Duprey
                 Property

           631
                 An Act To Provide Fairness in Concealed Weapon Reciprocity Agreements   SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

           901
                 An Act To Strengthen the Authority of Concealed Weapons Permits and     SPONSOR:
                 Define the Word "Crossbow" in Maine Law

          1926
                 An Act To Enhance the Qualifications for a Concealed Weapon Permit      SPONSOR: Senator Turner

  FORFEITURE
          2419
                 An Act Concerning Domestic Violence and Firearms                        SPONSOR: Representative Berry

  POSSESSION
          1445
                 An Act To Increase Firearm Safety on College Campuses                   SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

          1453
                 An Act To Protect Children                                              SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

  SALES
           852
                 An Act To Create a Waiting Period for Weapons                           SPONSOR: Representative Craven

           111
                 An Act To Increase Public Safety                                        SPONSOR: Senator Strimling


EDU     ADMINISTRATORS
  SUPERINTENDENTS
          1713
                 An Act To Improve the Ability of Superintendents To Act in the Best     SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
                 Interests of Students
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EDU     ADULT EDUCATION
  FUNDING
        619
              An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Adult Education                            SPONSOR:

  PROGRAMS
       1772
              An Act To Reduce Barriers to Becoming a Teacher of Adult Education            SPONSOR: Representative Norton

       1773
              An Act To Continue Funding for Adult Education College Transition             SPONSOR: Representative Crockett
              Programs


EDU     APPLIED TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
  REGIONS
        290
              An Act To Fund a Southern Maine Regional Vocational Project                   SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle


EDU     BOARD OF EDUCATION
  ADMINISTRATION
        567
              An Act To Include Student Representation on the State Board of Education      SPONSOR: Representative Farrington

        453
              An Act To Ensure Equitable Geographic Representation on the State Board       SPONSOR: Senator Raye
              of Education

       1439
              An Act To Establish Student Memberships on the State Board of Education       SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell


EDU    COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
  DEGREE AUTHORITY
       2242
              An Act Authorizing the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts To   SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings
              Confer the Degree of Doctor of Visual Arts

        269
              An Act To Permit Andover College To Issue Degrees under New                   SPONSOR: Representative Makas
              Ownership

        262
              An Act To Provide Equity in the Granting of Charters for Higher               SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
              Education in Maine

  STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
         96
              An Act To Renew the Promise of Higher Education                               SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett



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           17
                An Act To Create Jobs by Expanding Educational Opportunity for Maine       SPONSOR: Representative Adams
                People

           75
                An Act To Improve Maine's College Graduation Rate                          SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

        766
                An Act To Establish the Maine's Promise Scholarship Program                SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

       2420
                An Act To Provide Educational Opportunities for Dependents of Maine        SPONSOR: Representative Tardy
                Military Personnel

       1348
                An Act To Promote Legal Services in Rural Maine                            SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

  TUITION WAIVERS
        223
                An Act To Offer Tuition Waivers for State Higher Education Facilities to   SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
                Eligible Veterans


EDU     COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM
  ADMINISTRATION
        316
                An Act To Retire the Mortgage of York County Community College             SPONSOR: Representative Beaudette

        470
                An Act To Enhance Community College Presence in Rural Areas                SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

        833
                Resolve, Authorizing the Transfer of Ownership of Washington County        SPONSOR: Senator Raye
                Community College's Marine Technical Center to the City of Eastport

       2381
                Resolve, Requiring the Maine Community College System To Return Real       SPONSOR: Representative Norton
                Property and Buildings to the City of Eastport

  CURRICULUM
       1903
                An Act To Ensure Continued Boat-building Education at the Marine           SPONSOR: Senator Raye
                Technical Center

  POWERS
       2382
                An Act To Update and Clarify Laws Relating to Maine's Community            SPONSOR: Representative Norton
                Colleges




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EDU     CULTURAL AGENCIES
  FINANCING
       2082
              An Act To Include Eligible Cultural Institutions among the Entities        SPONSOR: Representative Adams
              Eligible To Borrow from the Maine Health and Higher Educational
              Facilities Authority

  STATE MUSEUM
       1804
              An Act Regarding the Terms of Members of the Maine State Museum            SPONSOR: Representative Adams
              Commission

       1226
              An Act To Strengthen the Scientific Research Support Capability of the     SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
              Maine State Museum


EDU     EDUCATION DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
        722
              Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 28: Closing   SPONSOR:
              a School in the Unorganized Territory, a Major Substantive Rule of the
              Department of Education

       1861
              An Act To Repeal the Certification and Authorization Fees for School       SPONSOR: Representative Clark
              Personnel

       1836
              An Act To Establish a Uniform Chart of Municipal Accounts                  SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

       1762
              An Act To Establish the Town Academy Advisory Council                      SPONSOR: Senator Hastings

       1610
              An Act To Establish a Council of Town Academies To Review and Assist       SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.
              the Department of Education

  POWERS
       1364
              An Act To Improve School Lunch Programs                                    SPONSOR: Representative Pieh

       1397
              An Act To Study and Reform the Mission of the Department of Education      SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

       1925
              An Act To Improve Public Education in Maine                                SPONSOR: Representative Norton

       1972
              Resolve, To Limit the Department of Education's Rulemaking in the Area     SPONSOR: Representative Cain
              of Special Education to Matters Required To Align State Rules with
              Federal Law


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EDU    EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS
  CHARTER SCHOOLS
       1138
              An Act To Establish Charter Schools                                       SPONSOR: Senator Weston

        364
              An Act To Create Charter Programs within Existing Schools                 SPONSOR: Representative Marley

  SCHOOL CHOICE
        347
              An Act To Promote Alternative Schools within Existing School Systems      SPONSOR: Representative Muse

       2085
              An Act To Enhance the Choices of Children and Parents from Areas          SPONSOR: Representative Duprey
              without Public Schools


EDU     HEALTH EDUCATION
  PHYSICAL EDUCATION
       2394
              An Act To Promote Physical Fitness in Schools                             SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

       1396
              An Act To Require Daily Physical Exercise for All School Children         SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

       1293
              An Act To Increase Quality Physical Education for K-8 Students            SPONSOR: Representative Miller

       1827
              An Act To Assess Childhood Obesity Trends in Maine                        SPONSOR: Representative Cain

        259
              An Act To Improve the Public Health of Maine Children                     SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth


EDU     SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION
  ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS
        418
              An Act To Consolidate the Supervision of School Districts                 SPONSOR: Representative Weddell

       1188
              An Act To Prohibit School Administrative Districts from Advocating in     SPONSOR: Senator Turner
              Political Races or Issues

       1005
              An Act To Establish Educational Excellence for the Communities of         SPONSOR: Representative Tardy
              Corinna, Etna, Dixmont, Hartland, Newport, Palmyra, Plymouth and St.
              Albans

        705
              An Act To Support Regionalization of the Bath Public Schools and School   SPONSOR: Representative Percy
              Union 47 and Achieve Efficiency and Improve Quality


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       1602
              An Act To Reduce the Number of School Administrative Units and Gain      SPONSOR: Senator Turner
              Administrative Efficiencies

       1415
              An Act To Encourage Efficiency in School Administration                  SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

  BOARDS
       1574
              An Act To Limit an Individual's Service on a School Board When a         SPONSOR: Representative Blanchette
              Family Member Is a School Employee

  UNORGANIZED TERRITORY
       1363
              An Act To Regionalize Supervision of Students in the Unorganized         SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
              Territory


EDU     SCHOOL FACILITIES
  BUILDINGS
       1511
              An Act To Ensure the Integrity of School Crisis Response Plans           SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

       1661
              An Act To Establish Guidelines for Energy-efficient Schools              SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

        691
              Resolve, To Encourage the Use of Safe Chemicals in Public Schools        SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

        417
              An Act To Establish Uniformity in School Building Construction           SPONSOR: Representative Weddell

        620
              An Act To Amend and Improve the Education Laws Concerning Portable       SPONSOR: Representative Norton
              Space and Rule-making Authority

        607
              Resolve, Prohibiting the Use of Carpeting in Schools                     SPONSOR: Representative Beaudoin

  CONSTRUCTION
        770
              An Act To Reduce School Construction Costs                               SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

       1387
              An Act To Provide State Support for State-approved School Construction   SPONSOR: President Edmonds
              Projects in Minimum Receiving Municipalities


EDU     SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA
  ADJUSTMENTS
       1346
              An Act To Require the Unorganized Territory To Pay Its Fair Share of     SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
              Educating Kindergarten to Grade 12 Students

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     1291
            An Act To Adjust the School Funding Formula with Regard to Unorganized   SPONSOR: Representative Carter
            Territories

     1367
            An Act To Limit the Loss a School Administrative Unit Could Receive      SPONSOR: Representative Schatz
            under the School Funding Formula

     1333
            An Act To Restore Income as a Factor in Determining the School Funding   SPONSOR: Representative Eberle
            Formula

     1564
            An Act To Require a New Net Funding System for School Systems            SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

     1535
            An Act Relating to the Wells-Ogunquit Community School District          SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

     2396
            An Act Regarding the Sharing of Educational Costs in School              SPONSOR: Representative Babbidge
            Administrative Districts

      714
            An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Study the SPONSOR:
            Costs of Providing Certain Services in the Unorganized Territories

     1148
            An Act To Encourage School Districts To Collaborate with Other School    SPONSOR: Representative Silsby
            Districts

      552
            An Act To Strengthen Budget Caps for School Districts                    SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

      340
            Resolve, To Create a Quality-rating System for Public Schools            SPONSOR: Representative Duprey

ESSENTIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
      456
            An Act To Improve Equity in School Funding                               SPONSOR: Senator Raye

        6
            An Act To Require Changes in the Essential Programs and Services         SPONSOR: Representative Edgecomb
            Funding Formula Concerning Labor Market Areas

        3
            An Act To Reform Maine's School Funding                                  SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

     1231
            Resolve, To Conduct an Objective and Independent Review of Essential     SPONSOR: Representative Pieh
            Programs and Services

     1007
            An Act To Adjust Pupil Count to Accurately Reflect Population Change     SPONSOR: Representative Tardy

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       1083
              An Act Regarding Teacher Reimbursement under Essential Programs and       SPONSOR: Senator Sherman
              Services Funding

        785
              An Act To Improve the Essential Programs and Services Funding Formula     SPONSOR: Representative Finch

        957
              An Act To Further the Implementation of the Essential Programs and        SPONSOR:
              Services Funding Model

       2320
              An Act To Clarify the Method of Cost Sharing among Certain                SPONSOR: Representative Babbidge
              Municipalities

       2367
              An Act To Hold School Systems to the Same Spending Limits as              SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.
              Municipalities

       2001
              An Act To Revise the Essential Program and Services Formula To Increase   SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.
              Equity in School Funding

       1401
              An Act To Reform Essential Programs and Services                          SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

  STATE/LOCAL SHARE
       1466
              An Act To Ensure That the 90% Increase in School Aid Goes to Property     SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.
              Tax Relief

       2410
              An Act To Require a 55% School Funding Level This Year                    SPONSOR: Representative Berry

       1022
              An Act To Increase State Funding of Public Education                      SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

       1278
              An Act To Require That the State's Share of Local Aid to Education Be     SPONSOR: Senator Turner
              Used for Property Tax Relief


EDU     SCHOOL PERSONNEL
  APPLICANTS
        554
              An Act To Provide State Funding for Fingerprinting of Educational         SPONSOR: Senator Courtney
              Personnel

  NURSES
       1575
              An Act To Improve Health Care for Maine Children through the Expansion    SPONSOR: Representative Harlow
              of School-based Health Care Centers

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 PROBATIONARY
       794
             An Act To Address the Evaluations of Probationary School Employees         SPONSOR: Representative Makas


EDU   SCHOOL POLICIES
       155
             An Act To Protect Maine Students                                           SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

 ATTENDANCE
      1541
             An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Compulsory School Attendance            SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

 COMPUTERS
       366
             An Act To Include Education Technicians in the State Laptop Program        SPONSOR: Representative Marley

 CURRICULUM
       784
             An Act To Modify the Maine Learning Results System                         SPONSOR: Representative Finch

      1539
             An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Recent Maine Children's     SPONSOR: Senator Bowman
             Alliance and Select Panel Reports on Revisioning Education in Maine
             Reports

      1413
             An Act To Restore Funding for Reading Recovery                             SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

      1416
             An Act To Add Ten Days to the School Year                                  SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

      1326
             An Act To Reform Public Education                                          SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

      1784
             An Act To Promote Compassion in Schoolchildren                             SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

      1876
             An Act To Require Financial Education of Children from Kindergarten to     SPONSOR: Representative Priest
             Grade 12

      2094
             Resolve, To Evaluate Parenting Education and To Develop Parenting          SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
             Resources in Maine High Schools

      2061
             An Act To Modify Learning Results Application and Implementation           SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

      2124
             An Act To Have Family Life Skills Included in the Maine Learning Results   SPONSOR: Representative Nass, J.



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  EARLY EDUCATION
       1973
              An Act To Enhance the Pre-kindergarten Experience                         SPONSOR: Representative Cain

       1854
              An Act To Expand Access to Early Childhood Education to All Children      SPONSOR: Representative Makas

  GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
       1970
              An Act To Strengthen Arts Education for Maine Students                    SPONSOR: Representative Cain

        958
              An Act To Prepare All Maine Students for College Work and Citizenship     SPONSOR:

        420
              An Act To Require High School Students To Complete a Civics Course        SPONSOR: Representative Weddell
              prior to Graduation

  SCHOOL YEAR
       1881
              An Act To Facilitate Summer Youth Employment                              SPONSOR: Representative Holman

       1369
              An Act To Require that Public Schools Start after Labor Day               SPONSOR: Representative Valentino


EDU    SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION
       1329
              An Act To Ensure Adequate Funding for Students of Alternative Schools     SPONSOR: Representative Walker

       1183
              Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Review and Assess       SPONSOR: Representative Farrington
              Distance Learning Opportunities

  CURRICULUM
       1619
              An Act To Prepare Students for Success in the Twenty-first Century        SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

  DAY CARE PROGRAMS
        729
              An Act To Integrate the Approval of Early Childhood Education Plans for   SPONSOR:
              Children Age 4 into Basic School Approval for Elementary Schools

        341
              An Act To Protect Children 4 Years of Age in Public Schools               SPONSOR: Representative Duprey

        540
              An Act To Increase Access to After-school Programs                        SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

  EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
        871
              An Act To Protect School Athletic Contest Officials                       SPONSOR: Representative Sykes

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       1625
              An Act To Promote Safety in Kindergarten through Grade Twelve             SPONSOR: Representative Norton
              Extracurricular Activities

       1540
              An Act To Direct the Department of Education To Modify the Student        SPONSOR: Senator Bowman
              Code of Conduct

       2315
              Resolve, To Identify the Standards of Quality for All Before-school and   SPONSOR: Representative Grose
              After-school Programs

  GIFTED AND TALENTED
        285
              An Act To Create the Muskie Youth School                                  SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

  STATE MANDATED PROGRAMS
       1826
              An Act To Protect Children's Health on School Grounds                     SPONSOR: Senator Turner

  STUDENT ASSESSMENT
       1863
              An Act To Ensure the Provision of Necessary Conditions for Effective      SPONSOR: Representative Norton
              Educational Reform

       2196
              Resolve, Requiring the Department of Education To Issue Rules Adopting    SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              the Northwest Evaluation Association's Assessment System as an
              Approved Method of Meeting Learning Results


EDU     SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION
  BUSES
       1316
              An Act Regarding School Transportation                                    SPONSOR: Representative Finch

        326
              An Act To Require Seat Belts on All School Buses                          SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle


EDU     SPECIAL EDUCATION
  CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
       1533
              Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Formula for          SPONSOR:
              Distribution of Funds to Child Development Services Regional Sites, a
              Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education

       1787
              An Act To Extend the Provision of Services to Children Receiving Public   SPONSOR: Senator Dow
              Education Services from Child Development Services

       1677
              An Act To Enhance the Success of the Early Intervention System Known      SPONSOR: Representative Crockett
              as the Child Development Services System
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  SERVICES
        542
              An Act To Establish the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children's Bill of Rights   SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

        618
              An Act To Enhance Special Education                                          SPONSOR:


EDU     TEACHERS
  CERTIFICATION
       1068
              An Act Regarding Requirements for the Renewal of Teaching Certificates       SPONSOR: Representative Holman

       1857
              An Act To Require Legislative Review of Rules Governing the Requirements SPONSOR: Representative Norton
              for Local Support Systems Required as Part of the Certification Process for
              Teachers and Educational Specialists

       2097
              An Act To Amend the Certification Requirements for Special-purpose           SPONSOR: Representative Nass, J.
              School Teachers

  COMPENSATION
       1008
              An Act Regarding Regional Adjustments and Teacher Salaries                   SPONSOR: Representative Tardy

  CONTRACTS
        188
              Resolve, To Create a Study Commission To Review and Report on the            SPONSOR: Representative Hotham
              Possibility of Making All Public School Teachers in Maine Employees of
              the State

  PROBATION
       1858
              An Act To Address the Inequities of the Probationary Teacher Laws            SPONSOR: Representative Makas


EDU     TRUANTS AND DROPOUTS
  HABITUAL TRUANCY
        471
              An Act To Amend Truancy Laws Regarding Parent Involvement                    SPONSOR: Representative Silsby


EDU     UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM
  ADMINISTRATION
        584
              An Act To Make University of Maine System Tuition Affordable                 SPONSOR: Representative Moore, G.

       1720
              An Act To Authorize the University of Maine System To Install Fiberoptic  SPONSOR: Senator Damon
              Cable in the Public Highway Rights-of-way To Facilitate the Transmission
              of Data and Communication between and among Its Facilities and Partnering
              Entities
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       1996
                An Act To Develop an Equitable Funding Formula for the University of       SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.
                Maine System Campuses

       1995
                An Act To Make Higher Education More Efficient and More Economical         SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

       2335
                An Act To Promote Pay Equity for Part-time University of Maine             SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
                Instructors

  AUGUSTA
       1592
                An Act To Expand Higher Education Opportunities for the Kennebec           SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
                Valley Region

  CURRICULUM
            5
                An Act To Move Maine's University Research and Development Standing        SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
                up from 50th Place

         50
                An Act To Establish a Labor Center within the University of Maine System   SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

       1145
                An Act To Enhance the Education Opportunities for Maine's Early            SPONSOR: Representative Silsby
                Childhood Workers

  LAW SCHOOL
       1994
                Resolve, To Rename the University of Maine School of Law                   SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

  PRESQUE ISLE
       1081
                Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Program for a Trimester Schedule at the      SPONSOR: Senator Sherman
                University of Maine at Presque Isle


HUM     CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
  ABUSE AND NEGLECT
        342
                An Act To Add Abortion Providers to the List of Mandated Reporters to      SPONSOR: Representative Duprey
                the Department of Health and Human Services

  CHILD CARE
       1218
                An Act To Increase Access to Child Care and Early Education for Maine's    SPONSOR: Representative Rand
                Working Families

        754
                An Act To Require Direct Payment to Child Care Centers                     SPONSOR: Representative Duprey


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      748
            Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To       SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello
            Provide Printed Informational Handouts on Child Care Guidelines

     2015
            An Act To Provide Basic Working Rights to Child Care Providers          SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

     1927
            An Act To Set Maximum Allowable Television Viewing Hours for            SPONSOR: Senator Turner
            State-licensed Child Day-care Centers

     2176
            An Act To Prevent Infant Exposure to Harmful Hormone-disrupting         SPONSOR: Representative Hinck
            Substances

     1501
            An Act To Ensure the Success of All Maine Families through Quality      SPONSOR: President Edmonds
            Early Care and Education

CHILDREN IN NEED OF TREATMENT
      849
            Resolve, To Authorize the Department of Health and Human Services To    SPONSOR: Senator Martin
            Create a License for Supportive Parenting Residential Facilities for
            Families in Need of Treatment

     1254
            An Act To Ensure Quality Care to Children with Life-threatening and     SPONSOR: Representative Webster
            Terminal Illnesses

CHILDREN'S TRUST FUND
     1137
            An Act To Invest in Children and Families through Family Resource       SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
            Centers

COORDINATION OF SERVICES
     1011
            An Act To Assist Children Who Are Not Receiving Court-ordered Child     SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
            Support Payments

      823
            An Act To Allow Birth Parents Rights To Give Permission for Their Children SPONSOR:
            in the Custody of the State To Participate in Recreational Activities

FOSTER CARE
      816
            An Act To Ratify the Revised Interstate Compact for the Placement of    SPONSOR:
            Children To Promote Compliance with the "Safe and Timely Interstate
            Placement of Foster Children Act of 2006"

      815
            An Act To Repeal the Laws Governing Long-term Foster Care               SPONSOR:



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  MATERNITY SERVICES
        319
              An Act Concerning Perinatal Mental Health                                 SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

  PROTECTIVE SERVICES
        750
              An Act To Clarify Confidentiality in Child Protective Proceedings         SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

  PROTECTIVE SERVICES (CHILD)
        817
              An Act To Allow the District Court To Enter Parental Rights and           SPONSOR:
              Responsibilities Orders in Child Protection Proceedings

       1056
              An Act To Set Standards for Interviewing Children Who Are Subjects of a   SPONSOR:
              Child Protective Intervention

       1276
              An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Disclosure of Information in Child     SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
              Protective Proceedings

       1274
              An Act To Clarify Ex Parte Procedures in Child Protection Proceedings     SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

  SOCIAL SERVICES
       1577
              An Act To Preserve and Support Community Treatment Options for            SPONSOR: Senator Brannigan
              Children's Behavioral Health Needs

       1847
              An Act To Exempt Nationally Accredited Child Welfare and Behavioral       SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.
              Health Care Organizations from State Licensing


HUM     DEATH
  BURIAL EXPENSES
       1840
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Burial or Cremation of Certain     SPONSOR: Representative Tardy
              Persons

  RECORDS
       1486
              An Act To Allow Physician's Assistants To Sign Death Certificates         SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.

       2167
              An Act To Allow Physician's Assistants To Sign Death Certificates in      SPONSOR: Representative Richardson, E.
              Certain Circumstances


HUM    DISABLED PERSONS
  DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED PERSONS
       2076
              An Act To Change the Evaluation Criteria for Those with Developmental     SPONSOR: Representative Grose
              Disabilities
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       1572
              An Act To Improve Efficiency and Reduce Administrative Costs Not            SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.
              Associated with High-quality and Safe Conditions in Programs Delivered to
              People with Developmental Disabilities

       1255
              An Act To Provide Services for Adults with Diagnoses of Mental              SPONSOR: Representative Webster
              Retardation and Other Developmental Disabilities

  EMPLOYMENT
       1163
              An Act To Increase the State's Workforce through Employment of Persons      SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              with Disabilities

       2260
              An Act To Enhance Employment for Individuals with Disabilities              SPONSOR: Representative Walcott


HUM    DISEASES
  CANCER
       2036
              An Act To Reduce Expensive Health Care Treatment and Protect the Health     SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
              of Maine Citizens by Providing Early Screening and Detection and
              Prevention of Cancer

        772
              An Act To Protect Women's Health                                            SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

        914
              An Act To Enact the Recommendations of the Task Force To Study              SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
              Cervical Cancer Prevention, Detection and Education

        204
              An Act To Decrease Cervical Cancer in Maine Girls                           SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

         53
              An Act To Establish November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month                 SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

  LYME DISEASE
       1490
              An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Lyme Disease                           SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

  PUBLIC HEALTH
        143
              An Act To Address Eating Disorders in Maine                                 SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle


HUM     ELDERLY
  DRUG PROGRAM
       2074
              An Act To Assist Seniors with Problems Caused by the Federal Medicare       SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
              Part D Program

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  HOME-BASED CARE
       1350
                An Act To Encourage the Elderly To Stay at Home for Care                 SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

  PERSONAL NEEDS
       2225
                An Act To Allow Pedicurists To Provide Services to the Elderly           SPONSOR: Senator Martin

  PROTECTIVE SERVICES
       1999
                An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to Improvident Transfers             SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

  SOCIAL SERVICES
       1121
                Resolve, To Support Community Planning for the Aging of the Population   SPONSOR: Representative Campbell


HUM     GENERAL ASSISTANCE
  ADMINISTRATION
       1076
                An Act To Increase Enforcement of Welfare                                SPONSOR: Representative Patrick

          801
                An Act To Require a Person To Be a Citizen of the State for a Certain    SPONSOR: Representative Sirois
                Amount of Time to Be Eligible for General Assistance

          123
                An Act To Enact the 5-point Welfare Reform Act                           SPONSOR: Representative Lansley

          549
                Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To        SPONSOR: Representative Holman
                Implement a Program To Transition People from Welfare to Economic
                Independence

       1351
                An Act To Modify Welfare Requirements                                    SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

       1749
                An Act To Remove Disparities in the Administration of Emergency Aid      SPONSOR: President Edmonds

  ELIGIBILITY
       2029
                Resolve, To Establish a Committee to Examine the Effects of the 1993     SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
                Amendments To General Assistance Program Eligibility

          344
                Resolve, To Deny Family Status to Fetuses                                SPONSOR: Representative Duprey

  FRAUD
          526
                An Act To End Fraud in Maine's Welfare Benefit Programs                  SPONSOR: Representative Walcott



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  STATE REIMBURSEMENT
       1786
              An Act To Amend State Funding Reimbursement under the General              SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.
              Assistance Program


HUM     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
       1499
              An Act To Create the Maine Council on Poverty and Economic Security        SPONSOR: President Edmonds

       2384
              An Act To Implement the Goals of the State Health Plan                     SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

  FIX COMPUTER PROBLEMS, CHILD CARE BILLING
        333
              Resolve, Regarding Costly Computer Processes at the Department of          SPONSOR: Representative Duprey
              Health and Human Services

  POWERS
       1048
              An Act Pertaining to Body Art Regulatory Enhancement                       SPONSOR:

       2397
              Resolve, To Provide for an Independent Evaluation of the Department of     SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
              Health and Human Services' Procedures and Programs for Promoting
              Permanency and Safety for Children

       2069
              Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To          SPONSOR: Representative Schatz
              Implement Representative Payee and Disability Specialists Programs

  PROCEDURES
       2110
              Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To         SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.
              Provide Appropriate Reimbursement of Rising Heating Costs and
              Cost-of-living Adjustments for Certain Medical and Remedial Private
              Nonmedical Institutions

       2095
              An Act To Require the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention To   SPONSOR: Representative Nass, J.
              Publish Abortion Statistics

       2249
              Resolve, To Provide for an Independent Evaluation of the Department of     SPONSOR: Senator Weston
              Health and Human Services' Procedures and Programs for Promoting
              Permanency and Safety for Children

        824
              An Act To Authorize the Use of the Department of Health and Human          SPONSOR:
              Services Hearing Officers




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HUM     HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
  CERTIFICATE OF NEED
        791
              Resolve, To Establish the Work Group To Review and Recommend               SPONSOR: Representative Miller
              Improvements for the Certificate of Need Program

       1060
              An Act To Amend the Certificate of Need Act                                SPONSOR:

       1199
              An Act To Postpone the Repeal of Nonhospital Expenditures in the Capital   SPONSOR: Senator Turner
              Investment Fund

  FINANCING
        808
              An Act To Amend the Definition of Health Care Facility To Include Hospice SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
              Facilities

       1514
              An Act To Expand the Definition of Health Care Facility under the Maine    SPONSOR: Representative Miller
              Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority Act

  HOSPITALS
       1744
              Resolve, To Require Reporting of Hospital Infection Rates                  SPONSOR: President Edmonds

       1679
              An Act To Create Equity in Hospital Charges                                SPONSOR: Representative Walcott

       2229
              An Act To Amend the Charter of Northern Maine General                      SPONSOR: Senator Martin

       2192
              An Act To Ensure Equity in Hospital Billing                                SPONSOR: Representative Canavan

       2378
              An Act To Reduce Hospital Infections                                       SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

       2168
              An Act To Collect Hospital Infection Information                           SPONSOR: Representative McFadden

       1989
              An Act To Prevent Duplication in Certification of Medical Facilities       SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

       1279
              An Act To Create the Maine Hospital Patient Protection Act                 SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

       1208
              An Act To Protect Health Care Facilities                                   SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

       1059
              An Act To Amend Licensing and Certification Requirements                   SPONSOR:


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        151
              An Act To Exempt Training and Educational Research Costs from the            SPONSOR: Representative Haskell
              Voluntary Spending Cap

  NURSING HOMES
        199
              An Act To Save the Homes of Some Persons Who Enter Nursing Facilities        SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

       2111
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Reimbursement of Nursing Facilities SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings
              To Rebase Costs To Incorporate Updated Audited Allowable Costs, To
              Provide Full Recognition of Actual Heating Costs, To Adjust Certain
              Ceilings, To Clarify Medical Director Reimbursement and for Other
              Purposes

       2109
              Resolve, To Ensure Appropriate Personal Needs Allowances for Individuals     SPONSOR: Representative Beaudoin
              Residing in Nursing Facilities and Residential Care Facilities

       2072
              An Act To Prevent Inappropriate Patient Transfers                            SPONSOR: Senator Marrache


HUM     HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL
  NURSES
       2149
              An Act To Expand the Scope of Practice of Certified Nurses Aides To          SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              Include the Care of Feeding Tubes and Similar Devices

  SUPPORT STAFF SUPERVISION
       1764
              An Act Concerning the Supervision of Nursing Support Staff                   SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.

  UNLICENSED ASSISTIVE PERSONNEL
        898
              An Act To Promote Quality and Safety Through the Expansion of the CNA        SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
              Registry


HUM     HEALTH CARE SERVICES
  CHILDREN
       1050
              An Act To Expand the Newborn Hearing Program Tracking System                 SPONSOR:

       1211
              An Act To Improve Oral Health for Children                                   SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

       1686
              An Act To Protect Children from Mercury Toxicity                             SPONSOR: Representative Burns

       1932
              Resolve, To Study the Effectiveness and Timeliness of Early Identification   SPONSOR: Representative Farrington
              and Intervention for Children with Hearing Loss

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DELIVERY
     2405
            An Act To Require Public Disclosure of Health Care Prices              SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

     2261
            An Act To Increase the Wages of Direct Support Workers                 SPONSOR: Senator Brannigan

     2284
            An Act To Improve Health Standards in Ear-piercing Procedures          SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

     1691
            An Act Regarding the Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions   SPONSOR: Representative Harlow

     1513
            An Act To Reduce the Spread of HIV through Shared Hypodermic           SPONSOR: Representative Miller
            Apparatuses

     1379
            An Act To Permit Certain Health Care Practices                         SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

     1230
            An Act To Provide Patients with Their Medication                       SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

     1152
            An Act To Support Evidence-based Clinical Guidelines in Patient Care   SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

HOME HEALTH CARE
       45
            An Act To Enact the Home Care Consumer and Worker Protection Act       SPONSOR: Representative Richardson, W.

LONG TERM CARE
      917
            An Act To Limit Recertification of Nursing Facility Residents to One   SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
            Regulatory Organization

PHARMACIES
       56
            An Act To Ban the Sale or Use of Patient and Prescriber Identity for   SPONSOR: Senator Schneider
            Pharmaceutical Marketing

     1944
            An Act To Impose Tighter Control over Addictive Prescription Drugs     SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

PLANNING
      100
            An Act Regarding Prescription Drug Expiration Dates                    SPONSOR: Representative Campbell

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
       99
            An Act Regarding the Confidentiality of Prescription Information       SPONSOR: Representative Campbell

       22
            An Act To Amend the Prescription Privacy Law                           SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

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        894
              An Act To Provide for Prescription Monitoring and Protection of Personal   SPONSOR: Representative Hinck
              Patient Information

       1958
              An Act Protecting the Confidentiality of Prescription Information          SPONSOR: Representative Treat

       1964
              An Act Establishing a Prescription Drug Academic Detailing Program         SPONSOR: Representative Treat

       2062
              An Act To Create the Prescription Assistance Program                       SPONSOR: Senator Benoit

       2031
              An Act To Establish a Pilot Program for Return of Unused Prescription      SPONSOR: Representative Perry, A.
              Drugs by Mail

       1305
              An Act To Allow a Patient To Choose between Generic or Name Brand          SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.
              Medications

  PREVENTION PROGRAMS
       1380
              An Act To Ban Mercury in Vaccines                                          SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

       2098
              Resolve, To Study the Feasibility of Integrating Nutrition and Holistic    SPONSOR: Representative Boland
              Health Care Practices into Maine's Health Care System

       1240
              An Act To Ensure Consistency in Patient Care in Nursing Homes              SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

  SCREENING
       2125
              An Act To Make HIV Testing Universal                                       SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

       1512
              An Act To Improve Access to HIV Testing in Health Care Settings            SPONSOR: Representative Miller


HUM     HEALTH DATA ORGANIZATION
  ADMINISTRATION
       1043
              An Act To Amend the Maine Health Data Organization Statutes                SPONSOR:

  PROCEDURES
        381
              Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 100:          SPONSOR:
              Enforcement Procedures, a Major Substantive Rule of the Maine Health
              Data Organization



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HUM     INJURIES
  HEAD INJURIES
       1739
              Resolve, To Promote Community Integration for Individuals with Brain    SPONSOR: Representative Craven
              Injuries

       1648
              An Act To Provide Treatment and Protection for Patients with Brain      SPONSOR: Representative Vaughan
              Injuries

       1724
              An Act To Create the Brain Injury Trust Fund                            SPONSOR: Representative Craven

       1852
              Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Apply SPONSOR: Representative Makas
              for a Waiver for the Treatment of Brain-injured Patients

       1853
              An Act To Develop a Brain-injury Services System                        SPONSOR: Representative Makas

       2324
              Resolve, To Clarify the Rules of Reimbursement for Brain Injury Homes   SPONSOR: Representative Cain

  SPINAL
       1332
              An Act To Support Spinal Cord Injury Research in Maine                  SPONSOR: Representative Eberle


HUM     MEDICAID
  ASSIGNMENT OF PAYMENTS
       1829
              An Act To Reimburse Family Members Who Are Caring for Other Family      SPONSOR: Senator Gooley
              Members

       1122
              An Act To Provide Assistance to Family and Friends Who Provide Home     SPONSOR: Representative Campbell
              Health Care for Senior Citizens

  DENTAL CARE
       1949
              An Act To Implement an Oral Health Capitation System for Children on    SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              Medicaid

  INCOME DETERMINATION
       1612
              An Act To Create a Look-back Rule for Assisted Living Facilities        SPONSOR: Senator Gooley

  MAINECARE
       1822
              An Act To Provide Payment for Homeless Respite Care Services through    SPONSOR: Representative Dunn
              the MaineCare Program




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1763
       An Act To Provide Dental Care for Expectant Mothers Eligible for        SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
       MaineCare

1388
       An Act To Ensure Access to MaineCare Services                           SPONSOR: Representative Beaudoin

1524
       An Act To Improve Personal Care Attendant Services                      SPONSOR: President Edmonds

1408
       An Act To Amend Medicaid Benefits As Allowed by the Federal Deficit     SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
       Reduction Act of 2005

2000
       An Act To Increase Fairness in Medical Payments                         SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

1997
       An Act To Support Small, Local and Efficient Hospitals                  SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

1998
       An Act To Equalize MaineCare Reimbursements to Hospitals                SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

1954
       An Act To Recoup Health Care Funds through a False Claims Act           SPONSOR: Representative Treat

2126
       An Act To Stop Over-the-counter Drug Coverage for MaineCare Patients    SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

2403
       An Act To Evaluate MaineCare Finances                                   SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

2442
       An Act To Increase MaineCare Reimbursement for Speech and Language      SPONSOR: Representative Craven
       Therapists and Provide Treatment for Adults with Developmental
       Disabilities

2306
       An Act To Promote Healthy Practices for MaineCare Consumers             SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

2307
       Resolve, To Examine Eligibility for MaineCare Long-term Care Services   SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

2199
       An Act To Create the Maine Health Care Card                             SPONSOR: Representative Pinkham

2228
       An Act To Provide a Process of Assistance for People Participating in   SPONSOR: Senator Martin
       the MaineCare Program To Stop Smoking

1061
       An Act To Eliminate the Estate Recovery Delayed Claims Exemption        SPONSOR:


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       1062
              An Act To Provide Medically Necessary Speech Therapy Services               SPONSOR:

        989
              An Act To Increase Funding for Private Nonmedical Institutions              SPONSOR: Representative Craven

       1223
              An Act To Improve Access to MaineCare Home Health Services                  SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

       1140
              An Act To Create a Pilot Program for Implementing Choice in Plan            SPONSOR: Senator Weston
              Offerings in the Medicaid Program

        826
              An Act To Allow the State Timely Opportunity To Participate in              SPONSOR:
              Settlement Negotiations for MaineCare Benefits

        827
              An Act To Promote Data Exchange To Aid in Recovery of MaineCare             SPONSOR:
              Expenditures

        370
              An Act To Improve MaineCare and Promote Employment                          SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

        465
              An Act To Improve MaineCare Members' Access to Information                  SPONSOR: Representative Farrington

         72
              An Act To Promote a Direct Care Service Workforce To Meet the Needs         SPONSOR: President Edmonds
              of Maine People

        168
              Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of MaineCare Benefits     SPONSOR:
              Manual, Chapter III, Section 50, Principles of Reimbursement for
              Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Mental Retardation, a Major
              Substantive Rule of the Department of Health and Human Services, Office
              of MaineCare Services

        239
              An Act To Establish a Residency Requirement for MaineCare Recipients        SPONSOR: Representative Browne

  REIMBURSEMENT
        144
              An Act To Increase Wheelchair Van Services Reimbursement Rates              SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

       1614
              An Act To Establish Affordable Medicaid Prescription Incentives             SPONSOR: Representative Lewin


HUM     MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
  CHILDREN
       1757
              An Act To Demonstrate Cost Savings by Preventing Onset of Severe Mental     SPONSOR: Representative Eberle
              Illness in Youth
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     1065
            An Act Regarding Children in the Child Welfare System                       SPONSOR: Representative Canavan

     1063
            An Act To Clarify the Definition of Autism and Eligibility for Services     SPONSOR:
            from the Department of Health and Human Services

CIVIL COMMITMENTS
     1058
            An Act To Clarify Involuntary Admissions for Psychiatric Hospitalizations   SPONSOR:

     1436
            An Act Regarding Notice That Must Be Provided by a Psychiatric Facility     SPONSOR: Senator Brannigan
            Concerning Certain Patients

COMMUNITY-BASED
     1298
            Resolve, To Create a Study Commission on Balancing the Density of           SPONSOR: Representative Silsby
            Group Homes and Neighborhoods

     1055
            An Act To Improve Continuity of Care within Maine's Community-based         SPONSOR:
            Mental Health Services

DELIVERY
     1782
            An Act To Ensure the Effective Management of the Behavioral Health          SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
            Care System in Maine

MANAGED CARE AND RATE SETTING RULES
     1412
            An Act To Require Legislative Review of Rules for Mental Health Managed     SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
            Care and for Rate Setting for Mental Retardation Services

MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTIONS
       77
            Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Regulations            SPONSOR:
            Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Intermediate Care Facilities
            for Persons with Mental Retardation, a Major Substantive Rule of the
            Department of Health and Human Services

PLANNING
       48
            An Act To Reform Maine's Mental Health Statutes                             SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

     1233
            An Act To Ensure the Delivery of Mental Health Services in Rural Maine      SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

     1270
            An Act To Allow the State To Administer Psychiatric Drugs in a Hospital     SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
            Setting


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HUM     PUBLIC HEALTH
  DISEASE CONTROL
       1046
              An Act To Enhance Protection against Rabies in Wolf Hybrids               SPONSOR:

  FOOD ALTERATION
        719
              An Act To Prohibit Certain Uses of Monosodium Glutamate                   SPONSOR: Representative Annis

  RESTAURANTS
        435
              An Act To Enable Restaurants To Allow Dogs In Outdoor Portions of         SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.
              Those Establishments

       1623
              An Act To Promote the Health and Safety of Maine Consumers                SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.


HUM    PUBLIC SAFETY
  PLUMBING CODE
       1054
              An Act Regarding Licensed Site Evaluators                                 SPONSOR:

  SWIMMING POOLS
       1047
              An Act To Require the Licensing of Public Swimming Pools and Spas         SPONSOR:


HUM     RESIDENTIAL CARE
  RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES
        741
              An Act To Increase the Amount of Money a Resident in a Nursing Home       SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello
              May Spend on Personal Expenses

        113
              Resolve, To Create a License for Residential Care Facilities Serving      SPONSOR: Senator Martin
              Families in Need of Supportive Parenting Services

       2374
              An Act To License Weekly Housing Programs                                 SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

       2038
              An Act To Provide Funds To Support Residential Programs for People with   SPONSOR: Representative Craven
              Developmental Disabilities


HUM     SMOKING
  CIGARETTES
       1685
              An Act To Reduce the Risk of Fires Caused by Cigarettes                   SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam

       1393
              An Act Concerning Certain Flavored Cigarettes and Cigars                  SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

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        977
              An Act To Require that Cigarettes Sold in the State Be Self-extinguishing   SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

       1053
              An Act To Increase Cigarette Fire Safety by Requiring That Reduced          SPONSOR:
              Ignition Propensity Cigarettes Be Sold in Maine

  LICENSING
       1450
              An Act To Ensure Retail Tobacco License Compliance                          SPONSOR: Representative Rand

  PUBLIC FACILITIES
       1825
              An Act To Restrict the Smoking Exemption for Tobacco Specialty Stores       SPONSOR: Senator Turner

  SALES TO MINORS
       2385
              An Act To Prevent Cigarette Smuggling and Sales of Cigarettes to Minors     SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

  TOBACCO PRODUCTS
       1327
              An Act To Address Smoking in Senior Housing                                 SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

  WORKPLACE
        322
              Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 250: Rules     SPONSOR: Representative Pieh
              Relating to Smoking in the Workplace, a Major Substantive Rule of the
              Department of Health and Human Services, Maine Center for Disease
              Control and Prevention, Partnership for a Tobacco-free Maine


HUM     SOCIAL SERVICES
  VA EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS AS INCOME
        304
              Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To           SPONSOR: Senator Courtney
              Exclude Veterans Education Assistance from Income in Determining
              Eligibility for the Food Stamp Program


HUM     SUBSTANCE ABUSE
  DEEP PROGRAM
        825
              An Act To Improve the Driver Education and Evaluation Programs              SPONSOR: Representative Walcott

  TREATMENT
        822
              An Act To Provide Gambling Addiction Counseling Services through the        SPONSOR:
              Office of Substance Abuse

       1112
              An Act To Protect Emergency Room Personnel from Civil Liability             SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald




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HUM     TEMPORARY ASSIST TO NEEDY FAMILIES
  ELIGIBILITY
         1506
                Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To      SPONSOR: Representative Hayes
                Provide TANF Benefits to Guardians of Minors


IFW    FISH
  PROTECTION
         1911
                An Act To Protect Native Diadromous Fish during Their Migration        SPONSOR: Senator Damon

          231
                An Act To Designate the Arctic Charr as a State Heritage Fish          SPONSOR: Representative Watson

  TROUT
         1557
                An Act To Designate Additional Wild Trout Waters for Recognition and   SPONSOR: Representative Koffman
                Protection

         1556
                An Act To Protect Wild Trout from Exotic Species                       SPONSOR: Representative Koffman


IFW    FISHING
  REGULATIONS
          220
                An Act To Require the Standardization of Fishing Rules                 SPONSOR: Representative Watson

          218
                An Act To Prohibit the Use of Nonnative Baitfish                       SPONSOR: Representative Watson

         1071
                An Act To Allow the Maine Special Olympics To Conduct an Open Bass     SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
                Fishing Tournament

  SEASON
         1558
                An Act To Extend Fall Fishing Opportunities                            SPONSOR: Representative Holman

  YOUTH LICENSES
          502
                An Act To Make License Requirements and Rules Consistent for Young     SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.
                Anglers


IFW    GAME
  BEAR
         2289
                An Act To Promote Public Safety by Improving Bear Management           SPONSOR: Representative Adams

  DEER
         2078
                An Act To Protect Crops                                                SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.
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         1552
                An Act To Improve Deer Management and Hunting                            SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.

          632
                An Act To Prevent the Domestication of Wild Turkey and Deer              SPONSOR: Representative Lansley

  MOOSE
          452
                An Act To Fund Youth Conservation Education                              SPONSOR: Senator Raye

          296
                An Act To Create a 10-chance Moose Hunting Permit Application for        SPONSOR: Representative Hamper
                Residents

         1178
                An Act To Promote Moose Hunting                                          SPONSOR: Representative Annis

         1301
                An Act To Change Rules so 250 Moose Permits Are Reserved for People      SPONSOR: Representative Thomas
                Who Have Never Received One


IFW    HUNTING
  BOW AND ARROW
         1953
                An Act To Permit Archery Hunters the Opportunity To Take an Additional   SPONSOR: Representative Cleary
                Deer

  DISABLED PERSONS
         1275
                An Act To Set aside Moose Permits for 100% Disabled Veterans on a        SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
                Periodic Basis

         1168
                An Act To Allow the Transfer of a Doe Permit to a Disabled Child         SPONSOR: Representative Annis

  ELDERLY LICENSES
         1352
                An Act To Provide a Free Turkey Hunting Permit to Maine Residents 80     SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
                Years of Age or Older

         1993
                An Act To Clarify That Lifetime Senior Hunting Licenses Include the      SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.
                Right To Hunt Turkey

         2218
                An Act To Establish Reserve Moose Permits for Certain Hunters 65 Years   SPONSOR: Representative Richardson, D.
                of Age or Older

  FEES
          468
                An Act To Increase the Hunting Tagging Fee from $1 to $5                 SPONSOR: Representative Joy

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GUIDES
      924
            An Act To Require Alien Big Game Hunters To Be Accompanied by a             SPONSOR: Representative Theriault
            Guide

LANDOWNER RELATIONS
     1142
            An Act To Improve Landowner Relations                                       SPONSOR: Representative Watson

     1555
            An Act To Encourage Landowners To Allow Hunting                             SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

     1560
            An Act To Improve Landowner Relations                                       SPONSOR: Representative Fischer

LICENSES
     2231
            An Act To Provide Free Hunting and Fishing Licenses to Active-duty          SPONSOR: Representative McLeod
            Military Personnel

     2127
            An Act To Eliminate the Superpack Hunting License                           SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

     2105
            An Act To Reduce the Cost of Hunting and Fishing Licenses for Veterans of   SPONSOR: Representative Millett
            Military Service

      663
            An Act To Amend the Hunting Laws                                            SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

      391
            An Act To Establish a Lifetime Tribal License                               SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah

      628
            An Act Concerning Certain Hunting License Fees and Anterless Deer           SPONSOR: Representative Cebra
            Permits

      637
            An Act To Establish an Apprenticeship Hunter License Program                SPONSOR: Representative Richardson, W.

REGULATIONS
      508
            An Act To Regulate the Stocking of Snowshoe Hares                           SPONSOR:

      428
            An Act To Prohibit Hunting at Range Ponds State Park                        SPONSOR: Representative Craven

      332
            An Act To Allow a Hunter To Retrieve a Dog from Posted Property             SPONSOR: Representative Pieh

     1554
            An Act To Help New Hunters                                                  SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.


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       1549
              An Act To Encourage the Harvest of Coyotes                                SPONSOR: Representative Clark

       1491
              An Act To Amend the Hunting Laws As They Pertain to the                   SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.
              Three-hundred-foot Buffer

       1678
              An Act To Enhance the Wise Use and Sound Management of Maine's            SPONSOR: Representative Flood
              Wildlife Resources

  SAFETY
       1561
              Resolve, To Create a New Hunter Safety Course                             SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

  SEASON
       1553
              An Act To Change the Firearms Season on Deer                              SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.

       1737
              An Act To Extend the Black Powder Season by One Week                      SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

       1235
              An Act To Expand Turkey Hunting Season                                    SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

       1289
              An Act To Amend Laws Governing the Fall Turkey Hunting Season             SPONSOR: Representative Carter

  SUNDAYS
       1070
              An Act Regarding the Proof Required for a Violation of the Laws against   SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
              Hunting on Sunday

       1645
              An Act To Enhance Land Use Opportunities for Land Owners                  SPONSOR: Representative Fitts

  YOUTH LICENSES
       1559
              An Act To Encourage Youth Hunting                                         SPONSOR: Representative Carter

       1248
              An Act To Eliminate Fees for Resident Junior Hunters                      SPONSOR: Representative Pratt


IFW     INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
       1016
              An Act To Increase the Amount Retained by Agents Who Sell Hunting and     SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
              Fishing Licenses

        252
              An Act To Require the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To      SPONSOR: Representative Watson
              Track and Record All Regulatory Changes

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  INCREASE FEES FOR NONRESIDENTS
        804
              An Act To Adjust Fees for Certain Resident and Nonresident Licenses,         SPONSOR: Representative Sirois
              Registrations and Permits Issued by the Department of Inland Fisheries and
              Wildlife

  POWERS
        911
              An Act To Amend Certain Provisions of Fish and Wildlife Law                  SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

        939
              An Act To Maintain the Amount of State Land That Is Open for Hunting         SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

        254
              Resolve, Directing the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To        SPONSOR: Representative Watson
              Survey Wild Brook Trout Waters

        219
              An Act To Require the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To         SPONSOR: Representative Watson
              Fin-clip All Stocked Fish

        217
              An Act To Require the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To         SPONSOR: Representative Watson
              Track All Stocking and Transfers of Fish

        280
              An Act Regarding the Authority of the Department of Inland Fisheries and     SPONSOR: Representative Campbell
              Wildlife To Issue Permits to Beagle Clubs To Trap Snowshoe Hares

        509
              An Act To Authorize the Use of Timber Harvesting Revenues for Land           SPONSOR:
              Management

        506
              An Act To Establish Emergency Response to Illegal Introductions of           SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.
              Invasive Fish Species


IFW     RECREATION
  ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES
        613
              An Act To Provide Safe All-terrain Vehicle Access on Public Ways             SPONSOR: Representative Marley

        298
              An Act To Allow Military Personnel Stationed in Maine To Register            SPONSOR: Representative Lansley
              All-terrain Vehicles As Residents

       1096
              An Act To Allow an All-terrain Vehicle To Operate on Snow without            SPONSOR: Representative McLeod
              Being Registered as a Snowmobile

       1195
              An Act To Restrict Use of Trails Designed for All-terrain Vehicles           SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

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     1485
            Resolve, To Study the Creation of Incentives To Encourage All-terrain    SPONSOR: Representative Hotham
            Vehicle Registrants To Join Local All-terrain Vehicle Clubs

SKI AREAS
     1875
            An Act To Modernize the Laws Pertaining to the Sport of Skiing and Use   SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.
            of Ski Areas

SNOWMOBILES
     1683
            An Act To Improve Funding for the State Snowmobile Trail System          SPONSOR: Representative Clark

      501
            An Act To Change Snowmobile Registration Requirements                    SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

WATERCRAFT
       84
            An Act Imposing a Horsepower Restriction for Boat Motors on Muddy        SPONSOR: Representative McKane
            Pond

     1201
            An Act To Reduce Watercraft Noise Levels on Lakes                        SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

     1069
            An Act To Require the Registration of Nonmotorized Watercraft            SPONSOR: Representative Watson

      778
            An Act To Improve the Control and Prevention of Invasive Plant Species   SPONSOR: Representative Eberle

      708
            An Act To Restrict the Use of Personal Watercraft on Crescent Lake and   SPONSOR: Representative Robinson
            Tenney River in Raymond

     1653
            An Act To Establish Noise Limits on Airboats                             SPONSOR: Representative Fitts

     1325
            An Act To Ban Personal Watercraft on East Carry Pond, Middle Carry       SPONSOR: Representative Pinkham
            Pond and West Carry Pond

     1915
            An Act To Ban Motorized Watercraft on Lily Pond in Deer Isle             SPONSOR: Senator Damon

     1992
            An Act To Clarify the Definition of "Personal Watercraft"                SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

     2059
            An Act To Reduce Noise Levels and Prevent Potential Damage Caused by     SPONSOR: Senator Benoit
            Airboats on the New Meadows River




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IFW    TRAPPING
  REGULATIONS
       2170
              An Act Concerning Recreational and Commercial Trapping                     SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.

       1366
              An Act To Prohibit Recreational Bear Trapping                              SPONSOR: Representative Schatz


IFW    WARDENS
  POWERS AND DUTIES
        504
              An Act To Authorize the Bureau of Warden Service To Provide Assistance     SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.
              to Other Entities

        510
              An Act To Promote Mandatory Assignments and Training for Assistant         SPONSOR:
              Game Wardens


IFW    WILDLIFE
  COYOTES
        288
              An Act To Reestablish the Coyote Bounty Program                            SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

       1550
              Resolve, To Create an Effective Coyote Control Program                     SPONSOR: Representative Clark

  ENDANGERED
        505
              An Act To Make Additions and Deletions to the List of State Endangered     SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.
              and Threatened Species

  SANCTUARIES
       1389
              An Act To Remove the Deacon Davis Bird Refuge from the List of             SPONSOR: Representative Wagner
              Designated Wildlife Sanctuaries

       1803
              An Act To Establish the William Silliker, Jr. Memorial Wildlife Watching   SPONSOR: Representative Adams
              Area


JUD    ABUSE
  DOMESTIC
        978
              An Act Regarding the Determination of the Predominant Aggressor in         SPONSOR: Representative Simpson
              Domestic Violence Situations

  PROTECTION ACTIONS
        998
              An Act To Improve the Protection from Abuse Law                            SPONSOR:



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        839
              An Act To Deter Parental Alienation                                     SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

        241
              An Act To Provide Greater Permanency for Children in Child Protection   SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
              Proceedings

       1660
              An Act To Authorize the Court To Appoint Counsel in Protection from     SPONSOR: Representative Fitts
              Abuse Hearings

       1621
              An Act To Promote Efficiency in the District Court                      SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

  REPORTING
        883
              An Act Concerning Animal Control Officers as Mandated Reporters of      SPONSOR: Representative Simpson
              Abuse

  SEXUAL
        915
              An Act To Enact the Recommendations of the Human Trafficking Task       SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
              Force

        476
              An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Human Trafficking        SPONSOR:
              Task Force


JUD    ACTIONS
  WRONGFUL DEATH
       2037
              An Act To Amend the Wrongful Death Statutes                             SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth


JUD     ADOPTION
  DISCLOSURE
       2063
              An Act To Provide Adult Adoptees Access to Their Original Birth         SPONSOR: Senator Benoit
              Certificates

       1642
              An Act To Provide Adult Adoptees Access to Their Original Birth         SPONSOR: Representative Farrington
              Certificates

       1497
              An Act To Provide Adult Adoptees Access to Information                  SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

  PROCEDURES
        690
              Resolve, To Study Adoption Laws and Practices                           SPONSOR: Representative Simpson




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JUD     ATTORNEY GENERAL DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
       1000
                Resolve, Ratifying the Attorney General's Decision To Seek Bids for          SPONSOR:
                Outside Counsel in Proceedings To Protect Maine Children from Exposure
                to Lead Paint

       1003
                An Act To Facilitate Collection of Money Owed to the State                   SPONSOR:

  POWERS
        325
                An Act To Increase the Authority of the Consumer and Antitrust Division of   SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
                the Office of the Attorney General


JUD    ATTORNEYS
  ATTORNEYS FEES
       1310
                An Act To Allow the Recovery of Reasonable Attorney's Fees                   SPONSOR: Representative Harlow


JUD    BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
  CORPORATIONS
       1414
                An Act To Amend the Charter of Somerset Woods                                SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

       1882
                An Act Concerning the Practice of a Deceased or Incapacitated Dentist        SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

       2219
                An Act To Update the Maine Business Corporation Act                          SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

       2399
                An Act To Allow for the Corporate Ownership of Dental Practices              SPONSOR: Representative Clark

           58
                An Act To Institute a Corporate Ethics Policy                                SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

       1030
                An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Corporations, Limited Partnerships,     SPONSOR:
                Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships

       1031
                An Act To Enact the Model Registered Agents Act                              SPONSOR:

  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES
       2220
                An Act to Update the Maine Limited Liability Company Act                     SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

  NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS
       1444
                An Act To Make Good on the True Mission of Nonprofit Entities                SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

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JUD     CIVIL COMMITMENTS
  INVOLUNTARY
       1242
              An Act Concerning the Examination of Persons in Protective Custody         SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.


JUD    CIVIL PROCEDURE
  DAMAGES
       2300
              An Act To Provide for Punitive Damages against Drunk Drivers               SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky

       2028
              An Act To Allocate Punitive Damage Awards in Civil Cases To Include an     SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
              Amount To Ensure Access to Justice for Maine Citizens

  DEBTOR/CREDITOR RIGHTS
        242
              An Act To Give Children Equal Priority in Creditor Situations Consistent   SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
              with Bankruptcy

  JUDGMENTS
       2008
              An Act To Improve Efficiency in the Courts                                 SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

  PROCESS
       1767
              An Act To Make Civil Process Fees on Papers Served on Behalf of the        SPONSOR: Representative Plummer
              State of Maine Consistent with Fees Paid by Other Government Entities

  TRANSPARENCY IN RULEMAKING
       2190
              An Act To Enhance Transparency in Rulemaking                               SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher

  TRESPASS
        503
              An Act To Allow Civil Penalties for Trespass while Engaging in Title 12    SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.
              Regulated Activities


JUD      COMMERCIAL CODE
  FILING
       1029
              An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Joint Task Force on         SPONSOR:
              Fraudulent Uniform Commercial Code Filings as Adopted by the National
              Association of Secretaries of State and the International Association of
              Commercial Administrators


JUD    CONTRACTS
  INDEMNIFICATION
       1108
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Indemnity Agreements                    SPONSOR: Representative Wheeler

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JUD    COURTS
  JURORS
          572
                An Act To Exempt Certain Parents and Caretakers from Jury Duty            SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

           28
                An Act Regarding Jury Service                                             SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.

         1766
                An Act To Exempt Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Active   SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
                Patient Care from Jury Duty

  JURY
          447
                An Act To Increase Reimbursement for Jury Duty                            SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

         1213
                An Act To Establish the Fully Informed Jury Act                           SPONSOR: Representative Joy

  SMALL CLAIMS
         1323
                An Act To Enhance and Clarify the Small Claims System                     SPONSOR: Representative Theriault


JUD     DOMESTIC RELATIONS
  CHILD CUSTODY
         1153
                An Act To Prohibit Attorneys from Litigating Child Custody Cases in the   SPONSOR: Representative Burns
                Same District in Which They Serve as Guardians Ad Litem

          828
                An Act To Improve Child Support Services                                  SPONSOR:

          481
                An Act To Change the Venue of Child Custody Cases from Probate Court to   SPONSOR: Representative Burns
                District Court

          182
                An Act To Allow Parents the Opportunity To Provide Guidance to Their      SPONSOR: Senator Martin
                Children for a Longer Period of Time

  CHILD SUPPORT
          243
                An Act To Enhance Child Support Collections in Maine                      SPONSOR: Senator Martin

          318
                An Act To Create The Child Support Accountability Act                     SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

          819
                An Act To Clarify Permanency Guardianship Subsidy Payments                SPONSOR:

         1475
                An Act To Amend the Child Support Laws                                    SPONSOR: Representative Edgecomb
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       1952
              An Act To Extend Parental Support Obligation for College Students     SPONSOR: Representative Hayes

  DIVORCE
        886
              An Act To Serve the Best Interest of Children in Divorce              SPONSOR: Representative Webster

  MARRIAGE
         97
              An Act To Remove Clergy as a Signatory on a Marriage License          SPONSOR: Representative Marley

  PARENTAL RIGHTS
        818
              An Act To Allow the District Court To Adjudicate Parentage in Child   SPONSOR:
              Protective Custody Cases

       2389
              An Act To Establish Parent Coordinators                               SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

       2391
              An Act To Correct Deficiencies in Maine's Domestic Family Laws        SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

       1504
              An Act To Authorize the Use of Parent Coordinators in Maine           SPONSOR: Representative Hayes

  PATERNITY
        473
              An Act To Permit Modification of Department-initiated Paternity       SPONSOR:
              Judgments Concerning Parental Rights

  SPOUSAL SUPPORT
        107
              An Act To Enact the Maine Family Protection Act                       SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

       2390
              An Act To Establish Spousal Support Guidelines                        SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

  VISITATION RIGHTS
       1116
              An Act To Protect the Visitation Rights of Grandparents               SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald


JUD     FREEDOM OF ACCESS
  PUBLIC PROCEEDINGS
        867
              An Act To Clarify the Status of Court Records under the Freedom of    SPONSOR: Representative Valentino
              Access Act

  RECORD CONFIDENTIALITY
        769
              An Act To Prohibit the Release of Certain Documents by Data Brokers   SPONSOR: Representative Simpson


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       1221
              An Act To Eliminate the Use of Social Security Numbers as Identification   SPONSOR: Representative Harlow
              on State Papers

       2200
              An Act Regarding the Privacy of Social Security Numbers                    SPONSOR: Representative Pinkham

       1865
              Resolve, To Help Maine Libraries Protect the Privacy of Patron Records     SPONSOR: President Edmonds
              from Intrusion under the USA PATRIOT Act

       1492
              An Act To Clarify the Identification Law                                   SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

  RIGHT TO KNOW LAWS
       1409
              An Act To Permit Mental Health Professionals To Disclose Risks to          SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              People Likely To Be Harmed by a Patient


JUD    HUMAN RIGHTS
  COMMISSION
       1399
              An Act To Define "Disability" in Cases before the Maine Human Rights       SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              Commission

        662
              An Act To Amend the Maine Human Rights Act                                 SPONSOR:

  DISCRIMINATION
       1207
              An Act To Adopt Protections for People in Long-term Relationships          SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

        337
              An Act To Protect Affluent People from Discrimination                      SPONSOR: Representative Duprey

  FREE SPEECH
        448
              An Act to Guarantee Free Speech in Privately-owned Public Gathering        SPONSOR: Representative Hinck
              Places

  HOUSING
        983
              An Act To Prevent Discrimination in Housing                                SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

  PRIVACY
        139
              An Act To Protect Personal Documents                                       SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

  WHISTLEBLOWERS ACT
       1285
              An Act To Strengthen Maine's Whistleblower Laws                            SPONSOR: Representative Harlow


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JUD     LEGAL SERVICES
  ACCESS
       1510
              An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Justice Action Group      SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
              Statewide Planning Initiative


JUD     MEDICAL RIGHTS
  LIVING WILLS
       1220
              An Act To Allow Choice of Medication in a Living Will                    SPONSOR: Representative Harlow

  ORGAN DONATIONS
        225
              An Act To Adopt the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act                  SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

       1334
              An Act To Adopt the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act                          SPONSOR: Senator Marrache


JUD    NATIVE AMERICANS
  HOULTON BAND OF MALISEET
        779
              An Act To Change the Membership of the Maine Indian Tribal-State         SPONSOR: Senator Sherman
              Commission To Add Seats for the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians and
              the State

  LAND CLAIMS SETTLEMENT
        395
              An Act To Place Land in Township 21 in Trust                             SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah

        396
              An Act To Place Land in Centerville in Trust                             SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah

  PENOBSCOT NATION
        669
              An Act To Provide the Penobscot Nation Tribal Court with Concurrent      SPONSOR: Representative Loring
              Jurisdiction with State Courts over Class B and C Crimes

  RELATIONS WITH STATE
       1125
              An Act To Recognize the Metis Eastern Tribal Indian Society of Maine     SPONSOR: Representative Campbell

        397
              An Act To Allow Tribal Use of Cultural Resources on State Lands          SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah

        392
              An Act Recognizing Native American Religion in Maine Prisons and Jails   SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah

        388
              An Act To Direct Fines Collected on Tribal Lands to the Passamaquoddy    SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah
              Tribe


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       1295
              Resolve, To Create the Tribal-State Work Group                          SPONSOR: Representative Blanchard


JUD    PROBATE
  GUARDIAN AD LITEM
       1842
              An Act To Improve the Responsiveness of Guardians Ad Litem              SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.

  GUARDIANS
       1505
              An Act To Provide Additional Background Information to the Probate      SPONSOR: Representative Hayes
              Court

       2392
              An Act To Provide Priority for Appointment as a Guardian                SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

       2365
              An Act To Clarify the Status of a Case Following the Establishment of   SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
              Permanency Guardianship

        879
              An Act Regarding the Reporting Requirements of Guardians and            SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
              Conservators

        820
              An Act To Allow Permanency Guardians or Other Appointed Guardians       SPONSOR:
              Priority for Appointment as Adult Guardians

  POWER OF ATTORNEY
       1727
              An Act To Enact the Uniform Power of Attorney Act                       SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

  PROCEEDINGS
       1702
              An Act To Amend the Maine Probate Code to Affect Claims against an      SPONSOR: Representative Watson
              Estate

       1428
              An Act To Amend the Bond Requirements for Estates of Decedents          SPONSOR: Senator Hastings

        821
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Permanency Guardianship              SPONSOR:

        835
              An Act To Amend the Process for Collection of Personal Property by      SPONSOR: Representative Flood
              Affidavit in Probate Law


JUD    REAL ESTATE
  EASEMENTS
       2051
              An Act To Amend the Conservation Easement Laws                          SPONSOR: Representative Piotti

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  EMINENT DOMAIN
        720
              An Act To Restrict Business Takings under Eminent Domain                 SPONSOR: Representative Annis

        799
              An Act To Base Value in Eminent Domain Takings of Businesses on          SPONSOR: Representative Giles
              Going Concern Value

        462
              An Act Regarding Eminent Domain                                          SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

  FORECLOSURE
       1532
              An Act To Amend the Civil Foreclosure Laws                               SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

  PROPERTY RIGHTS
       1562
              An Act To Amend the Adverse Possession Laws                              SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

       2114
              An Act To Establish the Leaseholders' Bill of Rights                     SPONSOR: Representative Clark

       2222
              An Act To Resolve the Impasse between the Maine Leaseholders             SPONSOR: Senator Martin
              Association and the Landowners


JUD    REPORTING
  SEXUAL ABUSE BY CLERGY
        227
              An Act Regarding the Reporting of Sexual Abuse                           SPONSOR: Senator Strimling


JUD    STATUTES
  CONSTRUCTION
       2273
              An Act Relating to the Use of Respectful Language in the Maine Revised   SPONSOR: Representative Webster
              Statutes, Maine Agency Rules and all Other State Publications

       1322
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To       SPONSOR: Representative Theriault
              Make It More Readable for the Public

  ERRORS AND INCONSISTENCIES
          1
              An Act To Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine        SPONSOR:


JUD    TORTS
  DAMAGES
       2388
              An Act To Increase Caps on Damages in Actions under the Maine Human      SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.
              Rights Act

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IMMUNITY
     2034
            An Act To Establish Health Care Practitioner Immunity for Consulting      SPONSOR: Representative Walker
            Physicians in Critical Specialties or Subspecialties

      616
            An Act To Provide Immunity from Tort Claims against the State of New      SPONSOR:
            Hampshire Department of Transportation when Performing Maintenance
            Operations within the State of Maine

     1002
            An Act To Facilitate Reporting by Maine Financial Institutions of Elder   SPONSOR:
            Financial Exploitation

LIABILITY
     1141
            An Act To Clarify the Landowner Liability Law                             SPONSOR: Senator Weston

     1193
            An Act To Limit the Liability of Organized Clubs                          SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

      847
            An Act To Limit Liability for the Performance of Community Service        SPONSOR: Representative Cleary

     1317
            An Act To Resolve Differences in the Laws Regarding Public Shade Trees    SPONSOR: Representative Wagner

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
     1419
            An Act To Permit Medical Providers an Opportunity To Express Regret for   SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
            a Medical Error

     1618
            An Act To Extend the Statute of Limitations for Certain Medical           SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo
            Malpractice Cases

      920
            Resolve, To Create A Medical Malpractice Study Group                      SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

      588
            An Act To Slow the Rate of Growth of Spending on Health Care              SPONSOR: Representative Walker

NEGLIGENCE
     1536
            An Act To Disseminate "Lessons Learned" from Medical Injury Claims        SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

TORT CLAIMS ACT
     1675
            An Act To Amend the Maine Tort Claims Act                                 SPONSOR: Representative Plummer

     2341
            An Act To Amend the Maine Tort Claims Act                                 SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins


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LAB    COMPENSATION
  MINIMUM WAGE
      1529
               An Act To Prevent Real Wages from Falling below the State Minimum      SPONSOR: Representative Hinck
               Wage

         439
               An Act To Raise the Minimum Wage                                       SPONSOR: Representative Harlow

         226
               An Act To Raise the Minimum Wage                                       SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

         315
               An Act To Base Minimum Wage Increases on the Consumer Price Index      SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

         967
               An Act To Provide for Minimum Wage and Overtime Coverage for           SPONSOR: Representative Haskell
               Certain Domestic Workers

 SEVERANCE PAY
         965
               An Act To Establish Penalties for Violation of the Severance Pay Law   SPONSOR:

      1438
               An Act for Fair Treatment of Workers                                   SPONSOR: Senator Brannigan

 WAGES
      1309
               An Act To Define "Livable Wage"                                        SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

      1750
               An Act To Conform the Definition of "Livable Wage" To Be Consistent    SPONSOR: Senator Dow
               with That of Outside Agencies

      1793
               An Act To Amend the Labor Laws Concerning Automobile Dealerships       SPONSOR: Representative Clark

      2334
               An Act To Clarify the Application of Prevailing Wage Requirements      SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

      2117
               An Act To Establish a Work Wage for Teenagers                          SPONSOR: Representative Curtis

      2133
               An Act To Establish Wage Security                                      SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

      1184
               An Act To Require Compensation for "On-call" Time                      SPONSOR: Representative Greeley

         970
               An Act To Clarify the Payment of Commissions and Incentive Earnings    SPONSOR:
               upon Termination


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        966
              An Act To Clarify the Use of Tips in Payment of Service Employees          SPONSOR:

        973
              An Act To Clarify the Overtime Provisions for Automobile Mechanics and     SPONSOR:
              Parts Clerks

        486
              An Act To Reduce the Size of Government                                    SPONSOR: Representative Burns


LAB    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
  HEALTH INSURANCE
         14
              An Act To Ensure Fairness in the Allocation of Health Care Costs           SPONSOR: Representative Canavan

  LEAVE POLICIES
        964
              An Act To Provide Damages and Increase Penalties under the laws            SPONSOR:
              authorizing Leave for Victims of Violence

        814
              An Act To Assist Maine Military Families                                   SPONSOR:

       1164
              An Act To Amend the Family Medical Leave Act                               SPONSOR: Senator Damon

       1245
              An Act To Clarify Intermittent Leave under the Family Medical Leave Act    SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

       2214
              An Act To Adjust the Family Sick Leave Law                                 SPONSOR: President Edmonds

       1624
              An Act To Care for Working Families                                        SPONSOR: Representative Norton

       1375
              An Act To Expand the Family Medical Leave Requirements                     SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell


LAB     EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES
  DRUG TESTING
        739
              An Act To Amend the Employment Practices Law                               SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello

  EQUIPMENT
        972
              An Act To Clarify Worker Payment for Clothing and Equipment                SPONSOR:

  FAMILY LEAVE
        117
              An Act To Provide Leave to a Spouse in the Case of Death of or Injury to   SPONSOR: Representative Marley
              a Member of the Armed Forces

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  HARASSMENT
       1224
                 An Act To Protect Workers from Political or Religious Intimidation        SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

       1449
                 An Act To Prevent Workplace Bullying                                      SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

  HIRING
       1162
                 An Act To Implement the Recommendations from the Reports from Public      SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
                 Law 2005, Chapter 570

       1123
                 Resolve, To Address Issues Concerning the Employment of Senior Citizens   SPONSOR: Representative Campbell

           412
                 An Act To Prohibit Credit Checks for Purposes of Employment               SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

  JOB SECURITY
            18
                 An Act To Protect Employees Who Are Victims of Domestic Violence          SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

  SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT
       1205
                 An Act To Promote Hiring of Seasonal Workers                              SPONSOR: Representative McKane

  TERMINATION
       1770
                 An Act To Clarify the Procedural Rights of Terminated County Employees    SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
                 and To Ensure Their Right to a Fair Hearing


LAB     EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
  ADMINISTRATION
           974
                 An Act To Correct an Inconsistency in Unemployment Insurance Tax Law      SPONSOR:

           975
                 An Act To Allocate a Portion of the Reed Act Distribution of 2002         SPONSOR:

  BENEFITS
           889
                 An Act To Require a Nonprofit Agency To Disclose All Benefits             SPONSOR: Representative Webster
                 Available Including Unemployment Insurance

           759
                 An Act To Provide Equity for Retirees in the Laws Governing               SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
                 Unemployment Compensation

           789
                 An Act To Repeal the Social Security Offset on Unemployment Benefits      SPONSOR: President Edmonds



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           67
                An Act To Eliminate the Offset for Social Security and Certain Other    SPONSOR: Representative Campbell
                Pensions for Unemployment Benefits

       2328
                An Act To Repeal the Social Security Offset for Unemployment Benefits   SPONSOR: Representative Clark

       1886
                An Act To Protect Unemployment Benefits                                 SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

  COMMISSION
       1131
                An Act To Change the Requirements Necessary To Be Chair of the          SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
                Unemployment Commission

  DISQUALIFICATION
        183
                An Act To Amend the Unemployment Laws                                   SPONSOR: Senator Martin

       2329
                An Act To Repeal Certain Unemployment Benefit Disqualifications         SPONSOR: Representative Clark

  PROCEDURES
        300
                An Act To Clarify the Unemployment Laws Relating to Subcontractors      SPONSOR: Representative Hamper

        334
                An Act To Amend the Unemployment Compensation Law                       SPONSOR: Representative Duprey

  PROVISIONS REVISED
       1991
                An Act To Simplify the Standards for Determining Independent            SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.
                Contractors under the Unemployment Compensation Laws


LAB     LABOR DEPT
  JOB SERVICE
       1359
                An Act To Modify the Essential Programs and Services Formula To Aid     SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
                Rural School Districts

       1360
                Resolve, To Study the State's Career Center Network and Create a        SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
                Sustainable System

  NAME CHANGE FOR LABOR MARKET INFO SERVICES
        976
                An Act To Change the Name of the Division of Labor Market Information   SPONSOR:
                Services to the Center for Workforce Information and Research

  POWERS
        969
                An Act To Facilitate Debarment of State Contractors with Serious or     SPONSOR:
                Repeated Labor Violations
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LAB    LABOR RELATIONS
  COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
        140
              An Act To Address Labor Practices                                         SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

  DISPUTE RESOLUTION
       1373
              An Act To Incorporate Binding Arbitration for Monetary Issues in          SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              Collective Bargaining for All State, County and Municipal Employees

       1547
              An Act To Enhance Fairness in Arbitration                                 SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

       1883
              An Act To Increase the Per Diem for Members of the Board of Arbitration   SPONSOR: Representative Webster
              and Conciliation

  LABOR DISPUTES
       2441
              An Act To Allow Union Members to Collect Unemployment Benefits during SPONSOR: Representative Craven
              a Strike

  LABOR ORGANIZATIONS
       2422
              An Act To End the Automatic Deduction of Union Dues from the              SPONSOR: Representative Lansley
              Paychecks of Nonunion Members

       2406
              An Act To Require the Agreement of Union Members To Have Dues Used        SPONSOR: Representative Lansley
              for Political Purposes

       2088
              An Act To Ensure the Basic Rights of Judicial Employees                   SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

  POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF MSEA
        880
              An Act To Amend the Political Contribution Process for the Maine State    SPONSOR: Representative Robinson
              Employees Union


LAB    OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
  PROCEDURES
       1190
              An Act To Allow Insurers To Provide Safety Education and Training         SPONSOR: Representative Watson
              Programs

       1078
              An Act Regarding Occupational Safety and Health Training for Workers on   SPONSOR: Representative Patrick
              State-funded Construction Projects




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       2331
              An Act To Require State Contractors and Subcontractors To Complete a      SPONSOR: Representative Patrick
              Ten-hour United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration
              Training Course


LAB     PENSIONS
  SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS
       2366
              An Act To Allow Temporary State Workers To Contribute to Social           SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.
              Security

         43
              An Act To Create Retirement Security for Maine Workers                    SPONSOR: Representative Canavan


LAB     STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
  ADMINISTRATION
       1039
              An Act To Change the Name of the Maine State Retirement System            SPONSOR:

       1280
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To        SPONSOR: Senator Turner
              Dispose of Unfunded Liabilities in State Retiree Health Care Plans

        743
              An Act To Establish the Operating Budget for the Maine State Retirement   SPONSOR:
              System for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2008

       1374
              An Act To Allow Access to the Maine State Retirement List of All State    SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              Retirees by Retirees of the American Federation of State, County and
              Municipal Employees

       1769
              An Act To Authorize the Maine State Retirement System To Continue To      SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello
              Provide Names and Addresses to Public Retiree Organizations

       1666
              An Act To Continue Authorization for the Maine State Retirement System    SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
              To Provide Names and Addresses to Public Retiree Organizations

  BENEFITS
       1663
              An Act To Fund the Purchase of Maine State Retirement System Time by      SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
              Certain Veterans

       1690
              An Act To Allow Certain Veterans Who Did Not Previously Qualify To Buy SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
              Maine State Retirement System Time at a Subsidized Rate

       1736
              An Act To Authorize the Maine State Retirement System Board of Trustees   SPONSOR: Representative Haskell
              To Provide a Cost-of-living Adjustment to Retired Employees of
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       Participating Local Districts

1422
       An Act To Reduce the Level of Unfunded Liability for Health Benefits       SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
       Owed to Retired State Employees

2336
       An Act To Adjust the Retirement Rates for Certain Veterans                 SPONSOR: Senator Martin

2431
       An Act To Allow Actuarially Fair Increases in Retirement Benefits for      SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
       Older Employees

2209
       Resolve, To Establish a Commission on Retirement Policy Funding and        SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
       Reform

2053
       An Act To Fully Fund the Purchase of Military Time                         SPONSOR: Representative Annis

1941
       RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Maine Constitution To            SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
       Prohibit Incurring Any New Unfunded Liabilities for Retiree Health
       Benefits without Paying for Them

1947
       RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Maine Constitution To            SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
       Require a Twenty-year Amortization of the Unfunded Liability for Retiree
       Health Benefits

2016
       An Act To Restore Equity to the Maine State Retirement System              SPONSOR: President Edmonds

2017
       An Act To Provide Retirement Equity to Forest Ranger Supervisory           SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
       Personnel Whose Retirement Plans Were Changed after Initial Date of Hire

2019
       An Act To Maintain Retirement Health Benefits for State Retirees           SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

2018
       An Act To Improve the Retirement Benefit Plan for Children's Services      SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
       Protective Workers, Caseworkers and Supervisors

1135
       An Act To Clarify Issues within the Maine State Retirement System          SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

1041
       An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to the Maine State Retirement System     SPONSOR:

1130
       An Act To Restore Equity to the Maine State Retirement System              SPONSOR: President Edmonds


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     1086
            An Act Regarding the Maine State Retirement System                           SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

       69
            An Act To Change the Retirement Eligibility Requirements for Investigators   SPONSOR: President Edmonds
            in the Office of the Attorney General and the Department of the Secretary
            of State

CONTRIBUTIONS
     1040
            An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to the Treatment of Maine State            SPONSOR:
            Retirement System Contributions for Terminated Members

CORRECTIONS PERSONNEL
      912
            An Act To Provide a Uniform Retirement Plan for Corrections Officers         SPONSOR:
            and Mental Health Workers

CREDITS
       73
            An Act To Allow Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters To Carry           SPONSOR: President Edmonds
            Forward Retirement Service Credit When Changing Employers

      500
            An Act To Further Facilitate the Regionalization of Emergency                SPONSOR:
            Communications Dispatching Services

EARLY RETIREMENT
     1656
            An Act To Allow Early Retirement for Captains in the Maine State Ferry       SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
            Service

TEACHERS
     1859
            An Act To Increase Retired Teachers' Health Insurance Benefits               SPONSOR: Senator Martin

     1467
            An Act To Increase State Funding for Retired Teachers' Health Insurance      SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.

     1312
            An Act Regarding Retired Teachers' Health Insurance                          SPONSOR: Representative Finch

     2206
            An Act To Allow Service Credit for Certain Educational Development for       SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
            Teachers in the Retirement System

      403
            An Act To Allow Certain Special Education Teachers To Acquire Time           SPONSOR: Representative Driscoll
            from the Maine State Retirement System

      480
            An Act Permitting Substitute Teachers To Opt Out of the Maine State          SPONSOR: Representative Burns
            Retirement System

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            7
                An Act To Tie the Percentage of Health Insurance Benefits for Retired        SPONSOR: Representative Edgecomb
                Teachers to that of Retired Legislators

          781
                An Act To Increase the State's Share of Retired Teachers' Health Insurance   SPONSOR: Representative Crockett

      1023
                An Act To Increase Health Insurance Benefits for Retired Educators           SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

  VETERANS
          213
                An Act To Provide Equal Treatment for All Veterans in the Laws               SPONSOR: Representative Campbell
                Governing the Maine State Retirement System


LAB     WORKERS COMPENSATION
  BENEFITS
      1426
                An Act To Authorize and Require the Employer to Adjust Workers'              SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
                Compensation Benefits When the Employee Returns to Work for Another
                Employer

      1600
                An Act To Use the Date of Injury for Wage Calculation in Occupational        SPONSOR: Representative Watson
                Disease Cases

      1601
                An Act To Amend Survivor's Benefits in Death Cases                           SPONSOR: Representative Watson

  BOARD
      1565
                An Act To Promote Compliance with Workers' Compensation Laws                 SPONSOR: President Edmonds

      1507
                An Act To Enhance the Workers' Compensation Board Advocate Program           SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

      1020
                An Act To Permit the Workers' Compensation Board To Allow a No-fault         SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
                Workers' Compensation Program

          686
                An Act Regarding the Enforcement of Penalties under the Maine Workers'       SPONSOR:
                Compensation Act of 1992

  CLAIMS
          685
                An Act Regarding Final Agency Action Subject to Appeal Pursuant to the       SPONSOR:
                Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992

          161
                Resolve, To Expedite a Workers' Compensation Case                            SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle


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COMMISSION
     2227
            An Act To Create an Appeals Division on the Workers' Compensation        SPONSOR: Senator Martin
            Commission

HEARINGS
     2250
            An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Appeals from Decisions Issued by      SPONSOR: Senator Weston
            the Maine Workers' Compensation Board

MEDICAL EXAMINERS
     1723
            An Act To Improve the Independent Medical Examiner System                SPONSOR: President Edmonds

MORE PHYSICIANS
     2136
            An Act To Assist the Independent Medical Examiner Program for            SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
            Workers' Compensation

PROCEDURES
     2014
            An Act To Require the Posting of Proof of Workers' Compensation          SPONSOR: Representative Clark
            Insurance at Construction Sites

     2197
            An Act To Reverse the Effects of the Grant Case on Workers'              SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
            Compensation

     2387
            An Act To Amend the Seven-day Waiting Period Under the Workers'          SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
            Compensation Act

      324
            An Act To Facilitate MaineCare Reimbursement in Workers' Compensation    SPONSOR: Representative Watson
            Cases

      336
            An Act To Require Employees Injured at Work To Report Those Injuries     SPONSOR: Representative Duprey
            within 24 Hours

      683
            An Act Regarding Fairness for Families Regarding Workers' Compensation   SPONSOR:
            Coverage

      684
            An Act Regarding Payment of Penalties for Nonpayment of Bills for        SPONSOR:
            Medical or Health Care Services under the Maine Workers' Compensation
            Act of 1992




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LVA    ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
  AGENCY STORES
         1113
                An Act To Increase the Distance an Agency Liquor Store Must Be Located    SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald
                from a Church or School

  INTERSTATE SHIPPING
          164
                An Act To Allow Direct-to-consumer Wine and Malt Liquor Sales             SPONSOR: Senator Bromley

  LICENSING
         1923
                An Act To Require Manufacturers of Alcoholic Beverages To Pay Licensing   SPONSOR: Representative Webster
                Fees to the State Based on Volume of Sales for the Purposes of Funding
                Substance Abuse Prevention

         2139
                An Act To Address the Pervasive Effect of Substance Abuse in Maine        SPONSOR: Representative Webster

         1807
                An Act To Create an Ownership Interest in Agency Liquor Store Licenses    SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

  LIQUOR
          348
                An Act To Require the Labeling of Alcoholic Beverages                     SPONSOR: Representative Muse

          538
                An Act Relating to Liquor Samples                                         SPONSOR: Representative Patrick

  LIQUOR SALES
         1808
                An Act To Establish a Pricing Formula for Liquor Sales To Adjust Agent    SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
                Discounts

         2270
                An Act To Prevent Retailers from Selling Alcohol below Cost               SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

  TAVERNS
         2050
                An Act To Improve Local Control of Bars                                   SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

          934
                An Act To Extend the Hours during Which Establishments May Sell           SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
                Alcohol

  WINE
         1631
                An Act To Support Maine Wineries                                          SPONSOR: Representative Koffman

         1520
                An Act To Amend the Wine License Laws                                     SPONSOR: Representative Pieh



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LVA     DEFENSE AND VETERANS SERVICES DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
        990
              An Act To Amend Various Department of Defense, Veterans and                SPONSOR:
              Emergency Management Laws

        176
              An Act To Recognize Gold Star Parents and Family Members                   SPONSOR: Representative Makas


LVA     ELECTIONS
  ABSENT VOTING
        585
              An Act To Update Absentee Ballot Procedures                                SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

       1464
              An Act To Clarify the Early Voting Procedures                              SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.

  BALLOTS
       1657
              An Act To Ensure a Paper Trail for Maine Voters                            SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

       2282
              An Act To Improve the Candidate Nomination and Replacement Process         SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher

       2309
              An Act To Preserve the Integrity of Elections                              SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher

        482
              An Act To Ensure the Integrity of Maine's Electoral Process by Requiring   SPONSOR: Representative Burns
              Physical Ballots

  CAMPAIGN FINANCE
        384
              An Act To Make the Clean Election Laws Clearer                             SPONSOR: Representative Duprey

        590
              An Act To Limit Financial Contributions to Political Action Committees     SPONSOR: Representative Grose

        184
              An Act To Clarify and Change Maine Clean Election Laws                     SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

        156
              An Act To Increase the Number of Required Qualifying Contributions for     SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
              Gubernatorial Candidates under the Maine Clean Election Act

        984
              An Act Regarding Corporations                                              SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

       1175
              An Act To Limit Contributions to Political Action Committees               SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

        927

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           An Act To Amend the Clean Election Laws                                   SPONSOR: Representative Austin

     860
           An Act To Create Optional Public Financing of Legislative Leadership      SPONSOR: Representative Valentino
           Elections

     861
           An Act To Change the Name of the Maine Clean Election Act                 SPONSOR: Representative Valentino

     862
           An Act To Increase the Number of Qualifying Contributions Needed by a     SPONSOR: Representative Valentino
           Gubernatorial Candidate under the Maine Clean Election Act

     848
           An Act To Prohibit a Maine Clean Election Act Candidate from              SPONSOR: Representative Harlow
           Participating in Political Action Committee Funding

     774
           An Act To Protect the Integrity of the Maine Clean Election Act           SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

    2295
           An Act To Strengthen the Maine Clean Election Act                         SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

    2283
           An Act To Amend the Maine Clean Election Act                              SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

    1904
           An Act To Improve Maine's Clean Election Law                              SPONSOR: Senator Raye

    1897
           An Act To Define Campaign Contributions Requiring Matching Clean          SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald
           Election Funding

    2010
           An Act To Clarify the Clean Elections Laws                                SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

    1545
           An Act To Restrict Out-of-state Corporations from Contributing to State   SPONSOR: Senator Bowman
           and County Elections

    1370
           An Act To Set Limits on Political Action Contributions                    SPONSOR: Representative Valentino

    1299
           An Act To Improve the Clean Election Laws                                 SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

    1394
           An Act To Reform and Simplify the Clean Election Process                  SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

CAMPAIGNS
    1307
           An Act To Prohibit Political Candidates from Polling Places               SPONSOR: Senator Diamond


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     1435
            An Act To Limit Campaigning at Polling Places                              SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.

     1817
            An Act To Establish the Crime of Political Libel                           SPONSOR: Senator Savage, C.

CITIZEN INITIATIVES
     1189
            An Act To Modify the Citizen Referendum Process                            SPONSOR: Senator Turner

       83
            An Act To Ban Payment-per-signature for Initiative Petition Circulators    SPONSOR: Representative Adams

      237
            RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To         SPONSOR: Representative Browne
            Limit the Frequency with which the Same Issues May Appear on the Ballot as
            a Result of a Direct Initiative

      600
            An Act Concerning Citizens' Petitions and Public Disclosure                SPONSOR: Representative Dill

      427
            Resolve, Establishing a Study Commission To Improve Certain Aspects of     SPONSOR: Representative Craven
            the Citizen Initiative Process

      445
            An Act To Provide Notice to the General Public about Proposed Initiative   SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
            Questions

CONTRIBUTIONS
     2211
            An Act To Clarify Reporting of Contributions and Expenditures by Persons   SPONSOR: Representative Robinson

MUNICIPAL
     1443
            An Act Authorizing the Municipal Clerk To Inspect Municipal Election       SPONSOR: Representative Blanchard
            Ballots

PETITIONS
      208
            An Act To Prohibit Payment for the Gathering of Petition Signatures        SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

POLITICAL SIGNS
      328
            An Act To Restrict the Display of Campaign Signs on Public Property        SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

      115
            An Act To Limit the Number of Political Campaign Signs at State Highway    SPONSOR: Representative Flood
            Intersections

      383
            An Act To Define "Premises" for the Purpose of Placement of Lawn Signs     SPONSOR: Representative Thomas

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      786
            An Act To Eliminate the Placement of Campaign Signs on Public Property    SPONSOR: Representative Finch

      858
            An Act To Restrict the Placement of Political Signs by Requiring          SPONSOR: Representative Valentino
            Permission

      859
            An Act To Limit the Duration of the Placement of Campaign Signs           SPONSOR: Representative Valentino

      893
            An Act To Enhance Fairness and Reduce Waste in Maine Elections            SPONSOR: Representative Hinck

PRESIDENTIAL
     1431
            An Act To Join the Interstate Compact on the National Popular Vote        SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

     2205
            An Act To Elect the President by Popular Vote                             SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

PRIMARY
     1872
            An Act To Require a Minimum Number of Votes in a Primary in Order To      SPONSOR: Representative Pendleton
            Qualify as a Clean Election Candidate

      556
            An Act To Move the Primary Election from June to September                SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

      157
            An Act To Require a Primary for Unenrolled Candidates                     SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

      175
            An Act To Broaden Participation in Partisan Primaries                     SPONSOR: Representative Fischer

REGISTRATION OF VOTERS
     1100
            An Act Concerning Student Voter Registration                              SPONSOR: Representative Knight

     1101
            An Act Concerning Voter Registration                                      SPONSOR: Representative Knight

     1652
            An Act To Repeal Same-day Voter Registration                              SPONSOR: Representative Fitts

VOTING PROCEDURES
     1662
            An Act To Establish Random Audits of Voting Machines                      SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

     1273
            An Act To Allow a Voter To Preserve the Confidentiality of That Voter's   SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
            Presence at the Polls



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      1294
             An Act To Establish Open Ballot Voting in Maine                       SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

      2023
             An Act To Require Photo Identification in Order To Vote               SPONSOR: Representative Prescott

      1099
             RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To    SPONSOR: Representative Knight
             Prohibit those Incarcerated or on Probation from Voting

      1004
             An Act To Amend the Election Laws                                     SPONSOR:

       980
             RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To    SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.
             Restrict the Voting Privileges of Incarcerated Felons

       896
             An Act To Establish Instant Run-off Voting for Gubernatorial Races    SPONSOR: Representative Hinck

       931
             An Act To Establish Instant Run-off Voting                            SPONSOR: Representative Knight


LVA     GAMBLING
  BINGO
       836
             An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Bingo                              SPONSOR: Representative Edgecomb

       665
             An Act To Eliminate the Fee To Operate High-stakes Beano              SPONSOR: Representative Loring

       570
             An Act To Streamline the Beano Laws                                   SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

       467
             An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to Beano                          SPONSOR: Representative Patrick

      2081
             An Act To Increase Beano or Bingo Revenue                             SPONSOR: Representative Eaton

  CASINO GAMBLING
       581
             An Act To Establish a Racino in Washington County                     SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah

       582
             An Act To Establish a Maine Tribal Casino                             SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah

       771
             Resolve, Directing the Department of Public Safety To Establish a     SPONSOR: Representative Simpson
             State-owned Casino



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GAMBLING CONTROL BOARD
     2267
            An Act To Clarify Provisions Regarding Promotional Play Credits            SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

GAMES OF CHANCE
      809
            An Act To Exempt Nonprofit Entities That Deal with Children from the       SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
            Games of Chance Laws

      666
            An Act To Authorize the Operation of Slot Machines on Indian Island in     SPONSOR: Representative Loring
            Old Town

      711
            An Act To Allow Non-profit Organizations To Sponsor "Texas Hold'Em"        SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
            Tournaments

      865
            An Act To Prohibit Internet Gambling                                       SPONSOR: Representative Valentino

      569
            An Act To Change the Laws Concerning Games of Chance                       SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

      571
            An Act To Make Changes in the Laws Regarding Raffles                       SPONSOR: Representative Bryant, M.

      172
            An Act To Authorize Nonprofit Organizations To Conduct Tournament          SPONSOR: Representative Patrick
            Games

      173
            An Act To Allow the Award of Prize Money from Gambling Machines Run        SPONSOR: Representative Patrick
            by Nonprofits

HARNESS RACING
     2266
            An Act To Clarify Certain Provisions in the Harness Racing Laws            SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

     1489
            Resolve, To Study the Promotion, Expansion and Regulation of the Harness   SPONSOR: Representative Marean
            Racing Industry

     1487
            An Act Concerning Harness Racing Association Funding                       SPONSOR: Representative Marean

     1837
            An Act To Allow and Regulate Additional Pari-mutuel Wagering at            SPONSOR: Representative Patrick
            Commercial Tracks

LOTTERIES
     1407
            An Act To Provide That the Proceeds from Each Lottery Ticket Be Devoted    SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
            to a Specific Public or Charitable Use

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LVA     GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS
  CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
       2417
              Resolve, To Direct the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election   SPONSOR: Representative Berry
              Practices To Study the Issue of Conflict of Interest

  DISCLOSURES
        303
              An Act Concerning Nonprofit Political Action Committees                 SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

  ETHICS COMMISSION
         15
              An Act Concerning a Lobbyist Online Register                            SPONSOR: Representative Canavan

       2259
              An Act To Amend the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election      SPONSOR: Representative Canavan
              Practices' Appointment Process

  LEGISLATORS
        492
              An Act To Improve Legislative Ethics Laws                               SPONSOR: President Edmonds


LVA     LANDLORD AND TENANT
  DISPUTES
        884
              An Act To Establish a Mediation Process for Landlord Tenant Disputes    SPONSOR: Representative Wagner

  EVICTION
        576
              An Act To Amend the Landlord-tenant Laws                                SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

  PROPERTY DAMAGE
       2009
              An Act To Allow Owners To Prevent Damage to Real Property               SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

  SECURITY DEPOSITS
       1296
              An Act To Permit the Use of Surety Bonds instead of Security Deposits   SPONSOR: Representative Haskell

        377
              An Act To Protect the Integrity of Security Deposits                    SPONSOR: Representative Adams

  TENANT'S RIGHTS
       1446
              An Act To Protect Against Discrimination in Housing                     SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

       2073
              An Act To Prevent Additional Housing Charges for Persons Requiring      SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
              In-home Care




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LVA     LOBBYISTS
  DISCLOSURE
         12
              An Act To Require the Reporting of Executive Branch Lobbying            SPONSOR: Representative Canavan

         47
              An Act To Provide Information to the Public Regarding Lobbying and      SPONSOR: Representative Webster
              Lobbyists

       1283
              An Act To Increase the Penalty for Late Filings by Lobbyists            SPONSOR: Representative Harlow

  FORMER LEGISLATORS
         13
              An Act To Limit Lobbying Activities of Former Legislators               SPONSOR: Representative Canavan


LVA    TORT CLAIMS
  CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE
        186
              An Act To Allow Matthew Haskell To Sue the State                        SPONSOR: Representative Cain

        578
              An Act To Reimburse Philip Wolley for Litigation Expenses Incurred in   SPONSOR: Representative Weddell
              Connection with His Termination and Reinstatement as a State Employee

       1978
              An Act To Reimburse Philip Wolley for Litigation Expenses Incurred in   SPONSOR: Senator Weston
              Connection with Termination and Reinstatement as a State Employee

  DAMAGES
       2340
              Resolve, To Waive Tort Claims Limitation on Damages Relative to the     SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
              Traumatic Brain Injury of Lucas Tolliver


LVA    VETERANS
  CEMETERY
       1461
              An Act To Prevent Veterans Convicted of Child Molestation from Being    SPONSOR: Representative Patrick
              Buried in a Maine Veterans' Cemetery

  HONORING
        466
              Resolve, Honoring Women Veterans of Maine                               SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell


MAR     AQUACULTURE
  LICENSING
        656
              An Act To Make Technical Changes to Maine's Aquaculture Statutes        SPONSOR:

       1519
              An Act To Redefine Aquaculture As Agriculture                           SPONSOR: Representative Piotti
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MAR       COMMERCIAL FISHING
  FEES
         1114
                An Act To Clarify Who Receives Money from Fines for Violation of       SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald
                Maine's Soft Shell Clam Laws

  MANAGEMENT ZONES
         1200
                An Act To Modify the Boundaries of Maine's Lobster Fishing Zones       SPONSOR: Senator Turner

  PRACTICES
          295
                An Act To Permit the Landing of Lobsters Harvested by Methods other    SPONSOR: Representative Haskell
                than Conventional Traps

         1583
                An Act To Simplify Notification Procedures for Water Quality Changes   SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald

         2321
                An Act To Support the Commercial Groundfish Industry                   SPONSOR: Representative Rector

         2348
                An Act To Preserve Maine's Commercial Marine Infrastructure            SPONSOR: President Edmonds


MAR       FISH
  EELS
          831
                An Act To Provide for the Safety of Elver Fishermen Using Dip Nets     SPONSOR: Representative Pendleton


MAR     LOBSTERS
  LICENSING
          653
                An Act To Amend Laws Pertaining to Entry into the Lobster Fishery      SPONSOR:

          654
                An Act To Create a Nonresident Lobster and Crab Landing Permit         SPONSOR:

         2121
                An Act To Modify Lobster License Fees                                  SPONSOR: Representative Eaton

  TRAPS
          292
                An Act To Establish a Transferable Lobster Trap Tag System             SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

          737
                An Act To Make Lobster Trap Molesting a Civil Offense                  SPONSOR: Representative Mazurek




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MAR     MARINE RESOURCES DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
        659
              An Act To List the Shortnose Sturgeon as a Marine Endangered Species    SPONSOR: Senator Damon

        757
              An Act To Allow Expense Reimbursement for the Commercial Fishing        SPONSOR:
              Safety Council

        657
              An Act To Create the Endangered or Threatened Marine Species Fund       SPONSOR:

       1868
              Resolve, To Require the Department of Marine Resources and the Office   SPONSOR: Representative Webster
              of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability To Conduct a
              Review and Audit of the Water Quality Division

       1909
              An Act To Amend the Maine Coastal Policies Laws                         SPONSOR: Senator Damon

  RESEARCH
        878
              Resolve, To Require the Department of Marine Resources To Report on     SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
              Results of Anadromous Fish Restoration on the Kennebec River System


MAR     SEA URCHINS
  LICENSING
        655
              An Act To Provide Flexibility for Sea Urchin Zones                      SPONSOR: Senator Damon

       2213
              An Act To Ensure the Proper Management of the Sea Urchin Industry       SPONSOR: Representative Emery


MAR    SHELLFISH
  HARVESTING
       2369
              An Act To Provide Guidelines to the Department of Marine Resources      SPONSOR: Representative Webster
              Regarding Depuration Digging

       1918
              An Act To Standardize Inshore Dragging Seasons for Scallops and Sea     SPONSOR: Senator Damon
              Cucumbers

        658
              An Act To Amend the Shellfish Laws                                      SPONSOR:

        187
              An Act To Require All Holders of Mahogany Quahog Licenses To Operate    SPONSOR: Representative Emery
              Their Own Vessels When Fishing for Quahogs




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NAT     AIR QUALITY
  EMISSIONS
          413
                An Act To Create Regulations for Wood-burning Furnaces                     SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

          961
                An Act To Require the Department of Environmental Protection To Meet       SPONSOR:
                the Federal Requirements on Regional Haze Visibility Impairment

       2440
                An Act To Declare a Moratorium on the Sale and Installation of Outdoor     SPONSOR: Representative Berry
                Wood Boilers That Do Not Meet the Current EPA Standards for Wood
                Stoves

       1579
                An Act To Authorize Maine's Participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas   SPONSOR: Representative Koffman
                Initiative

       1646
                An Act To Establish a Seasonal Ban on the Operation of Outdoor Wood        SPONSOR: Representative Treat
                Boilers

  MOTOR VEHICLES EMISSIONS
       1790
                An Act To Amend New Motor Vehicle Laws Regarding Emission                  SPONSOR: Senator Damon
                Standards

       1303
                An Act To Exempt Certain Vehicles from the California Low-emission         SPONSOR: Representative Thomas
                Vehicle Standards

       2275
                An Act To Enhance Energy Security by Requiring Greater Fuel Efficiency     SPONSOR: Representative Hinck

       1227
                An Act To Establish "Clean Air - No Idling" Zones                          SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

  OPEN BURNING
          642
                Resolve, Directing the Board of Environmental Protection To Adopt Rules    SPONSOR: Representative Berry
                To Improve the Emissions and Efficiency of Outdoor Wood Boilers

  OZONE
          444
                An Act To Fight the Effects of Global Warming in Maine                     SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

          962
                An Act To Reduce Maine's Contribution to Global Climate Change through     SPONSOR:
                Implementation of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative




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NAT    COASTAL AREAS
  BEACHES
       1895
              Resolve, Regarding Measures To Ensure the Continued Health and            SPONSOR: Representative Adams
              Commercial Viability of Maine's Seacoast by Establishing Nutrient
              Standards for Coastal Waters

       1306
              An Act To Encourage Municipalities To Abate Coastal Pollution             SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky

  INTERTIDAL LANDS
         21
              An Act To Further Protect Water Quality in Coastal Waters                 SPONSOR: Representative Percy


NAT    CONTAINERS - RETURNABLE
  BOTTLES
        474
              An Act To Support and Enhance Maine's Beverage Container Recycling        SPONSOR: Representative Hinck
              Laws

       1684
              An Act To Amend Maine's Bottle Laws                                       SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

       1627
              An Act To Encourage the Re-use of Plastic Containers                      SPONSOR: Representative Norton

       1628
              An Act To Expand the Recycling of Beverage Containers                     SPONSOR: Representative Norton

       2070
              An Act To Improve the Processing of Beverage Containers                   SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.

  DEPOSIT SYSTEM
       2337
              An Act To Allocate the Number of Redemption Centers in Maine by           SPONSOR: Representative Rector
              Population

       1537
              An Act To Repeal the Laws That Establish a Deposit for Bottles and Cans   SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

  LABELING
       2290
              An Act Regarding Returnable Containers                                    SPONSOR: Representative Adams

  UNCLAIMED DEPOSITS
       2071
              Resolve, To Estimate the Annual Value of Uncollected Bottle Deposits      SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.


NAT    DAMS
  MAINTENANCE
       2339
              An Act To Control Flooding                                                SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
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NAT    ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BOARD
  PROCEDURES
          1910
                 An Act To Clarify a Petitioner's Right To Appeal under the Environmental   SPONSOR: Senator Damon
                 Protection Laws

          1365
                 An Act To Enhance the Natural Resources Protection Laws                    SPONSOR: Representative Schatz


NAT     ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
          1799
                 Resolve, To Create the Maine Natural Resource and Environment              SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald
                 Efficiency Commission

  ENFORCEMENT
          2255
                 An Act To Create a Five-year Statute of Limitations for Environmental      SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello
                 Violations

  FINES
           650
                 An Act To Allow the Department of Environmental Protection To Charge       SPONSOR:
                 Interest for Late Payment of Fees

  PERMITTING
           207
                 An Act To Review the Department of Environmental Protection's Procedures SPONSOR: Representative Berube
                 in Issuing Written Approval for New Building Projects

          1695
                 Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Enforce   SPONSOR: Representative Berry
                 the Existing Laws To Protect Migrating American Eels from Hydroelectric
                 Turbines

  POWERS
          1343
                 Resolve, To Require the Department of Environmental Protection To          SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
                 Provide Engineering and Permitting Assistance To Clean Up Toothaker
                 Pond

          2297
                 Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Study     SPONSOR: Representative Duchesne
                 Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling

          2351
                 An Act To Promote the Recycling of Cellular Telephones                     SPONSOR: Representative Babbidge

          2430
                 Resolve, To Direct the Department of Environmental Protection To           SPONSOR: Representative Berry
                 Recommend a Plan for a Carbon-neutral Maine
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    2426
              Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Plan for   SPONSOR: Representative Berry
              a Carbon-neutral Energy Future

    2415
              An Act To Call a Moratorium on Oil Drilling in Maine Waters                 SPONSOR: Representative Berry

        580
              Resolve, To Address State Leadership in Climate Engineering                 SPONSOR: Representative Joy

PROCEDURES
        649
              An Act To Encourage Greater Public Input into the State Environmental       SPONSOR:
              Licensing Process

        954
              An Act To Require Impact Statements from Potential Purchasers of Public     SPONSOR: Representative Schatz
              Utilities and Those Who Apply To Use State Resources

        693
              Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Review     SPONSOR:
              the Maine Pollutant Discharge Elimination System/Waste Discharge
              License Program Fee System

    1961
              An Act To Provide Intervenor Funding in Significant Environmental and       SPONSOR: Representative Treat
              Land Use Proceedings

    2087
              An Act To Require the Department of Environmental Protection To Exclude     SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
              Repeat Violators of Environmental Laws from Receiving State Contracts

    2164
              Resolve, To Study the Effects on the Natural Resource Based Economy of      SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.
              State and Federal Regulations and Standards

RULES
    2154
              An Act Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Repeal the SPONSOR: Representative Joy
              Provision of Rule Chapter 335 that Established a 250-foot Buffer

    2084
              An Act To Repeal the Action Taken by the Legislature Regarding Vernal       SPONSOR: Representative Pilon
              Pools

        626
              An Act To Exempt the Waterville Humane Society from the New Rules           SPONSOR: Representative Canavan
              Adopted by the Department of Environmental Protection relative to the
              Storm Water Program

        579
              Resolve, To Repeal the New Law Pertaining to Vernal Pools                   SPONSOR: Representative Clark

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NAT     FUELS
  LIQUID PROPANE
       2251
              An Act To Protect Propane Dealers and Customers                           SPONSOR: Senator Weston

  REFORMULATED FUEL
       2189
              An Act To Encourage Increased Use of Biodiesel Fuels in Maine             SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher

       2450
              An Act To Establish Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants To Stimulate the    SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
              Production, Distribution and Use of Biofuels

       1253
              An Act To Encourage Use of Biofuels by School Districts                   SPONSOR: Representative Priest


NAT    GROUND WATER
  CONSERVATION
         74
              An Act Relating to Groundwater                                            SPONSOR: President Edmonds

       1525
              An Act To Develop a Comprehensive Water Use Plan for Maine                SPONSOR: Senator Weston

       1526
              An Act To Ensure the Availability of Existing Drinking Water Sources of   SPONSOR: Senator Weston
              Supply

  EXPORTATION
       1835
              An Act To Create the Freshwater Resource Board                            SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett


NAT     LAND USE
  CODE ENFORCEMENT
       2443
              An Act To Require Municipalities To Adopt Building Codes                  SPONSOR:

        273
              An Act To Enhance Enforcement of the Cemetery Corporation Land Use        SPONSOR: President Edmonds
              Statutes

  COMPREHENSIVE PLANS
        994
              An Act To Clarify Comprehensive Planning and Land Use Ordinances          SPONSOR:

        777
              Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection, the        SPONSOR:
              Department of Transportation and the State Planning Office To Provide
              Recommendations for Better Coordination of Maine's Land Use,
              Transportation and Planning Laws

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     2444
            An Act To Link Sewer Extension Funding to Comprehensive Planning           SPONSOR:

     2447
            An Act To Reward Cooperation in Comprehensive Planning                     SPONSOR:

     2237
            An Act To Clarify the State Planning Office's Definition of Smart Growth   SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

GROWTH MANAGEMENT
     2448
            An Act To Reauthorize the Community Preservation Advisory Committee        SPONSOR:

     1534
            An Act To Change the Impact on the Town of York of the Rate of Growth      SPONSOR: Senator Bowman
            Ordinance Limit

     1089
            An Act To Allow the Town of York to Maintain its Growth Cap                SPONSOR: Representative Weaver

SET-BACKS
      244
            An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Setbacks under the Natural              SPONSOR: Representative Emery
            Resource Protection Laws

SHORELAND ZONING
      222
            An Act To Ensure Reasonable and Equitable Land Use Opportunities near      SPONSOR: Senator Raye
            Shorebird, Wading Bird and Waterfowl Habitat

     1258
            An Act To Require the Replacement of Trees Cut in Shoreland Areas          SPONSOR: Representative Hill

SITE LOCATION
      740
            An Act To Amend the Site Development Laws                                  SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello

     1761
            An Act To Require Joint Planning and Development Board Review for          SPONSOR: Representative Eberle
            Proposed Developments Abutting Municipal Boundaries

SUBDIVISIONS
     1710
            An Act Relating to Previously Approved Small Coastal Subdivisions          SPONSOR: Representative Hinck

     1260
            An Act To Amend the Subdivision Laws Relating to the Family Exemption      SPONSOR: Representative Hill

     2103
            An Act To Clarify the Application of the "Tract or Parcel of Land"         SPONSOR: Representative Millett
            Definition under the State Subdivision Laws



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  ZONING
       1682
                 An Act Regarding the Designation of Ecological Reserves                   SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.


NAT    OILS
  GROUNDWATER CLEANUP FUND
       1433
                 An Act To Amend the Groundwater Oil Clean-up Fund                         SPONSOR: Representative Joy

       1196
                 An Act To Amend the Ground Water Oil Clean-up Fund Requirements           SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

  SPILLS
       1095
                 An Act To Address the Reporting of Oil Spills                             SPONSOR: Senator Martin

       1531
                 Resolve, That the Department of Environmental Protection Locate and       SPONSOR: Representative Pratt
                 Remediate an Oil Spill Contaminating a Private Well

  UNDERGROUND TANKS
       1609
                 An Act Concerning Underground Oil Storage Facilities                      SPONSOR: Senator Martin

       1092
                 An Act Concerning Cleanup and Removal of Prohibited Discharges            SPONSOR: Senator Martin

           646
                 An Act To Amend Certain Laws Administered by the Department of            SPONSOR:
                 Environmental Protection


NAT    PROTECTED NATURAL RESOURCES
  WETLANDS
           643
                 An Act Concerning the Natural Resources Protection Laws and Related       SPONSOR:
                 Provisions


NAT    SURFACE WATER
  CONSERVATION
           651
                 An Act To Coordinate the Implementation of the In-stream Flow and Water   SPONSOR:
                 Level Rules among the Department of Environmental Protection, the
                 Drinking Water Program and the Public Utilities Commission

  LAKES
       1331
                 An Act To Ban the Use of Phosphorous in State Waters                      SPONSOR: Representative Eberle

  RIVERS
       1328
                 An Act To Protect the Scenic Value of the Kennebec River                  SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
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NAT    TOXIC SUBSTANCES
  EMERGENCY PLANNING
       2120
              An Act To Protect Children from Lead Exposure by Requiring Sufficient   SPONSOR: Representative Hinck
              Notice of Renovations

  REDUCTION AND PREVENTION
       1974
              An Act To Protect Household Pets and Other Animals from Poisoning       SPONSOR: Representative Cain

       1659
              An Act To Protect the Health of Children and Unborn Babies from Toxic   SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
              Chemicals Released into the Home


NAT     WASTE FACILITIES
  FACILITY SITING
        866
              An Act To Provide for the Protection of Communities That Host a Solid   SPONSOR: Representative Valentino
              Waste Disposal Facility or Incineration Facility

  INCINERATORS
       1588
              An Act To Reimburse Communities Affected by Privately Owned             SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
              Incineration Facilities

       1709
              An Act To Impose a Moratorium on Incineration Facilities                SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

  LANDFILLS
       1815
              An Act To Protect Host Communities' Sovereign Rights                    SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

       2048
              An Act To Ensure Safe Use of Public Landfills                           SPONSOR: Representative Makas


NAT    WASTES
  HAZARDOUS WASTES
       1788
              An Act To Assist in Cleanup in the Town of Newport                      SPONSOR: Senator Martin

       1654
              An Act To Limit Mercury Exposure                                        SPONSOR: Representative Cleary

        287
              An Act To Require Clear Warnings on Light Bulbs Containing Mercury      SPONSOR: Representative Makas

  OMNIBUS
       2276
              An Act To Improve Solid Waste Management                                SPONSOR: Representative Duchesne

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  SOURCE REDUCTION
        992
              An Act To Amend the Solid Waste Management Laws                            SPONSOR:

  SPECIAL WASTES
        717
              An Act To Protect Neighborhoods from Scrap Metal Pollution                 SPONSOR: Representative Harlow


NAT     WATER QUALITY
  SEPTIC SYSTEMS
       2056
              An Act To Provide a Comprehensive Assessment of Progress Made To           SPONSOR: Senator Benoit
              Eliminate Combined Sewer Overflow into the State's Waterways

  TOXIC DISCHARGES
        963
              An Act To Update the Dioxin Monitoring Program                             SPONSOR:

        644
              An Act To Allow the Discharge of Aquatic Pesticides Approved by the        SPONSOR:
              Department of Environmental Protection for the Control of Mosquito-borne
              Diseases in the Interest of Public Health and Safety

  TREATMENT FACILITIES
        249
              An Act to Protect the Machiasport Clam Flats from Effluent Contamination   SPONSOR: Representative Emery

  WASTEWATER DISCHARGES
       1570
              An Act To Appropriate Money for Wastewater Infrastructure on the           SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.
              Penobscot River


NAT     WILDLIFE
  HABITAT
        268
              Resolve, Directing the Department of Environmental Protection To Amend     SPONSOR: Representative Koffman
              the Rules Governing Shorebird Nesting, Staging and Feeding Areas and
              Wading Bird Habitat

        876
              An Act To Enhance Implementation of the Significant Wildlife Habitat       SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
              Rules

       1128
              An Act To Reverse the Action Taken by the 122nd Legislature Regarding      SPONSOR: Representative Tibbetts
              Vernal Pools




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SLG    COUNTY BUDGETS
  CUMBERLAND
      2310
             Resolve, To Study the Funding Formula of Cumberland County To More       SPONSOR: Senator Hastings
             Equitably Apportion the Taxes Paid to County Government

      2272
             An Act Concerning Revenue Services for Cumberland County's               SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
             Government

      2232
             Resolve, To Study a Method of Equitably Apportioning Taxes Paid to       SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.
             County Government

  FRANKLIN
      1358
             An Act To Modify the Membership of the Franklin County Budget            SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
             Advisory Committee

       422
             An Act To Modify the Membership of the Franklin County Budget            SPONSOR: Representative Pineau
             Advisory Committee


SLG    COUNTY GOVERNMENT
  COMMISSIONERS
       272
             An Act To Increase the Number of County Commissioner Districts           SPONSOR:

       270
             An Act To Amend the County Budget Process                                SPONSOR:

       805
             An Act To Provide for the Nonpartisan Election of County Commissioners   SPONSOR: Representative Hotham

      1771
             An Act To Provide Regional Coordination and Planning for Public Health   SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
             Programs and Activities

      2180
             RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To       SPONSOR: Representative Hotham
             Permit the County Commissioners To Appoint the Register of Probate

  LAW ENFORCEMENT
       844
             RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To       SPONSOR: Representative Hotham
             Eliminate the Direct Election of Sheriffs

       281
             An Act To Provide County Commissioners with an Enforcement Mechanism     SPONSOR: Senator Dow
             with Regard to Parking Ordinances

       557
             An Act To Provide for Nonpartisan Elections for Sheriffs                 SPONSOR: Senator Courtney
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  OFFICERS
        271
              Resolve, To Improve the Professional Development of County Officials    SPONSOR:

  PERSONNEL
        797
              An Act To Allow County Commissioners To Appoint Registers of Deeds      SPONSOR: Representative Hotham

  REGISTERS OF DEEDS
        709
              An Act To Transfer All Registry of Deeds and Probate Functions to the   SPONSOR: Representative Robinson
              Secretary of State and Courts

       1149
              An Act To Change the Building Requirements for Registries of Deeds      SPONSOR: Representative Crockett

  RESTRUCTURING
       2411
              An Act To Reduce County Tax on Certain Municipalities                   SPONSOR: Representative Berry

       2409
              An Act To Abolish County Government within Five Years                   SPONSOR: Representative Berry


SLG     LEGISLATURE
  EXPENSES
        159
              An Act To Increase the Legislative Per Diem                             SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

  LEGISLATORS
        483
              An Act To Reduce Partisan Gridlock                                      SPONSOR: Representative Burns

        484
              An Act To Enhance the Concept of Representative Democracy by Ensuring   SPONSOR: Representative Burns
              Basic Compensation for Elected Representatives

       1066
              An Act Concerning Gifts to Public Servants                              SPONSOR: Representative Canavan

        787
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To      SPONSOR: Representative Finch
              Provide for the Reduction of the Legislature

       2352
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To      SPONSOR: Representative Cain
              Lower the Age of Eligibility for Election to the Maine Legislature

       2040
              RESOLUTION, To Amend the Constitution of Maine To Elect 2 Senators      SPONSOR: Representative Joy
              from Each County


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         1981
                An Act To Reduce the Size of the Maine Senate and Adjust the Pay of    SPONSOR: Representative Babbidge
                Legislators

  PROCEDURES
          189
                An Act to Identify Methodology Used To Develop a Fiscal Note           SPONSOR: Representative Burns

  SIZE
          932
                RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To     SPONSOR: Representative Pendleton
                Reduce the Size of the Legislature

         1980
                RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To     SPONSOR: Representative Babbidge
                Reduce the Size of the Maine House of Representatives to 132 Members

         1753
                RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To     SPONSOR: Senator Dow
                Reduce the Size of the Legislature to 140 Legislators

  TERM LIMITS
         1465
                An Act To Increase the Term Limits of Legislators                      SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.

         1421
                An Act To Extend Term Limits for the House of Representatives          SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

          856
                RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To     SPONSOR: Representative Valentino
                Increase the Length of Legislative Terms to 4 Years

          857
                An Act To Increase Term Limits to 12 Years                             SPONSOR: Representative Valentino

          236
                RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To     SPONSOR: Representative Browne
                Provide 4-year Terms for Legislators

          112
                An Act To Repeal Term Limits for Legislators                           SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

          346
                An Act To Extend Term Limits                                           SPONSOR: Representative Muse


SLG    MUNICIPALITIES
  ANNEXATION
         1430
                An Act To Affiliate Bayville with the Town of Boothbay                 SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald




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DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS
      755
            An Act To Authorize an Alternative Calculation of the Property Growth    SPONSOR: Representative Theriault
            Factor for Industrial Municipalities

FORMATION
      475
            An Act To Enable Unorganized Territory Townships To Become a Town        SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

HOME RULE
     1383
            An Act To Accept the Express Determination of Municipal Projects         SPONSOR: Representative McFadden

INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS
     1871
            An Act To Facilitate and Promote Regional Cooperation                    SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

     1885
            An Act To Allow Municipal Cost Sharing for County Sheriff Services       SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

     2408
            Resolve, To Create a Commission To Aid Municipalities in Consolidating   SPONSOR: Representative Cebra
            Public Safety Organizations

      928
            An Act Relating to Alternate Directions for Public Waste Disposal        SPONSOR: Representative Austin
            Corporations

LAND USE
     1051
            An Act To Provide for Enforcement of Land Use Limitations Relating to    SPONSOR:
            Cemeteries

     2241
            An Act To Establish the Informed Growth Act                              SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

ORDINANCES
      674
            An Act To Clarify Recent Changes to the Laws Regulating Land Use         SPONSOR: Representative Koffman
            Ordinances

      431
            An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Enactment Procedures for          SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
            Ordinances

PERSONNEL
     2207
            An Act Regarding Municipal Nepotism Ordinances                           SPONSOR: Representative Blanchette

     2135
            An Act To Establish a Hometown Hero Project                              SPONSOR: Senator Marrache



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     1403
              An Act To Provide That Tax Collector and Treasurer Are Inconsistent         SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
              Municipal Offices

PETITIONS
        373
              An Act To Protect the Constitutionality and Uniform System of Municipal     SPONSOR: Representative Adams
              Initiative and Referendum

RECORDS MANAGEMENT
     1977
              An Act To Clarify the Department of Audit's Municipal Internal Control      SPONSOR: Senator Weston
              Observation Program

REIMBURSEMENT
     2318
              An Act To Assist Maine Property Owners of Land near State-owned             SPONSOR: Representative Grose
              Railroads

ROADS
     1607
              An Act To Remove Municipalities from Responsibility for Maintaining         SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
              Public Ways Affected by Erosion

     1079
              An Act To Aid Municipalities Concerning Plowing Efficiency                  SPONSOR: Representative Richardson, W.

SECESSION
     1139
              An Act To Define the Process for a Municipality To Secede from a County     SPONSOR: Senator Weston

     1874
              An Act To Authorize Peaks Island To Secede from the City of Portland        SPONSOR: Senator Savage, C.

SERVICES
     2274
              An Act To Exempt Housing Owned by Nonprofit Organizations for People        SPONSOR: Representative Wagner
              with Disabilities from the Municipal Service Fee Laws

     1629
              An Act To Set Fees for Services for Tax-exempt Property in Municipalities   SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

        543
              An Act To Allow Municipalities To Establish Foundations To Support          SPONSOR: Representative Holman
              Education

TOWN MEETINGS
     1026
              An Act To Extend the Right To Vote by Absentee Ballot at an Annual          SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
              Town or Municipal Meeting

     2319
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Municipal Elections                      SPONSOR: Senator Martin

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  TOWN WARRANT
       2298
                An Act To Amend the Authorization Procedures for Certain Municipal and   SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
                School Budgets

       2003
                An Act To Increase Fairness in Municipal Spending Caps                   SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

  TOWNS
       2138
                An Act To Modernize the Intergovernmental Relationship between the       SPONSOR: Senator Dow
                Town of Boothbay Harbor and Bayville Village Corporation

       2204
                An Act To Stabilize the Naples Waterfront                                SPONSOR: Representative Cebra


SLG    STATE AGENCIES
  GOVERNMENTAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY
       2066
                An Act To Terminate the Authority of the Maine Governmental Facilities   SPONSOR: Senator Gooley
                Authority

  MUNICIPAL BOND BANK
       1806
                An Act To Make Technical Changes to the Maine Municipal Bond Bank        SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.
                Authority Laws

  SECRETARY OF STATE DEPT
       1864
                Resolve, To Direct the Secretary of State To Expend No Funds To          SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
                Implement the 2005 Real ID Act until Authorized

  STATE PLANNING OFFICE
          558
                Resolve, Directing the State Planning Office To Provide Additional       SPONSOR: Senator Courtney
                Services to Municipalities


SLG     STATE BOARDS
  HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
       1261
                An Act To Allow a Municipal Officer To Be an Ex Officio Member of the    SPONSOR: Representative Hill
                Maine Historic Preservation Commission

  NEW BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
          160
                An Act To Establish a Commission To Set Salaries for Elected Officials   SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle




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SLG     STATE CONSTITUTION AMENDMENTS
  LEGISLATURE
       1015
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To          SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
              Require a 2/3 Vote of Each House of the Legislature To Enact or Include a
              Tax or License Fee


SLG     STATE GOVERNMENT
  ACCESS TO INFORMATION
       1598
              An Act To Govern State-sponsored Advertising during Campaigns               SPONSOR: Senator Raye

  ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT
        715
              An Act To Amend the Maine Administrative Procedure Act To Strengthen        SPONSOR: Representative Rector
              Safeguards for Small Businesses

  APPOINTMENTS
       1036
              An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Notaries Public                        SPONSOR:

       1037
              An Act To Require That Notaries Public Keep Records of Notarial Acts        SPONSOR:

  CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS
        897
              An Act To Prohibit Constitutional Officers from Endorsing Candidates for    SPONSOR: Representative Cebra
              the Legislature

  CONTRACTED SERVICES
        695
              An Act To Clarify the Process for Public Improvement Construction           SPONSOR: Senator Schneider
              Contracts

       1667
              An Act To Contract Out the State Single Audit                               SPONSOR: Representative McKane

       2271
              An Act To Improve the State Purchasing Process                              SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

  FUTURE PLANNING
       1017
              Resolve, To Study the Need and Placement of a Child Care Center in or       SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
              around the State Office Complex

        232
              An Act To Require MEMA To Provide State Agencies Issuing Licenses or        SPONSOR: Senator Martin
              Permits with Address Changes of Maine Residents Due to Changes Made
              for Enhanced 9-1-1 Services

        390
              An Act To Establish a Petroglyph Management District                        SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah

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INFORMATION SYSTEMS
      700
            An Act To Clarify Portions of the Laws Governing InforME                 SPONSOR:

MANDATES
     1586
            An Act To Resolve Unfunded Mandates by the State                         SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

     1420
            An Act To Strengthen the Override Provisions of Spending Limit           SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.
            Legislation

PLANNING
     1210
            An Act To Create a Department of Peace                                   SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

PROGRAM REVIEW
      806
            An Act To Require Regulatory Impact Estimates on Private Property        SPONSOR: Representative Emery

      406
            Resolve, Establishing a Blue Ribbon Commission To Study the Operations   SPONSOR: Representative Grose
            of State Government

      629
            An Act To Require an Independent Audit of State Government Every 4       SPONSOR: Representative Cebra
            Years

PURCHASES
      751
            Resolve, To Direct the Bureau of General Services To Develop a Purchasing SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.
            Pool for Political Subdivisions of the State and School Administrative Units

     1672
            An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Working Group on the      SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo
            State Purchasing Code of Conduct Laws

STATE COMMEMORATIONS
      682
            Resolve, To Establish the Maine Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission    SPONSOR: Representative Adams

      946
            An Act To Designate May 1st of Each Year as Cold War Victory Day         SPONSOR: Representative Duprey

     1215
            An Act To Create Cold War Victory Day and To Recognize Cold War          SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
            Veterans

      479
            An Act To Establish May as Missing Persons Month                         SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.

STATE PERSONNEL
       54
            An Act To Protect Citizens' Privacy                                      SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
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       1251
              An Act To Require That State Employees Have Secondary School              SPONSOR: Representative Priest
              Diplomas

       1021
              Resolve, To Combine Payroll and Human Resources for All State Agencies    SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
              into One Central Agency

        702
              An Act Requiring the Development of a Code of Ethics by Component         SPONSOR:
              Units and Other Related Organizations of State Government

        703
              An Act To Clarify the Composition of the Advisory Council on              SPONSOR:
              Tax-deferred Arrangements

       1669
              Resolve, To Reduce the Size of State Government by Four Percent           SPONSOR: Representative Joy

       2377
              An Act To Create Transparency in State and Local Employees'               SPONSOR: Representative Lansley
              Compensation

       2107
              An Act To Impose a Modified Hiring Freeze in State Government             SPONSOR: Representative Millett


SLG     STATE OFFICERS
  SECRETARY OF STATE
       1437
              An Act Regarding the Protection and Advocacy Advisory Council             SPONSOR: Senator Brannigan


SLG     UNORGANIZED TERRITORY
  ORDINANCES
        935
              An Act To Allow Residents of a Township in the Unorganized Territory To   SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
              Enact a Noise Ordinance for That Township


TAX    CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
  PROCESS TO RAISE TAXES
        625
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To        SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              Restrict Tax Increases

       1527
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To        SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              Allow a Municipality To Choose to Not Participate in the Unfunded
              Portion of a Statewide Property Tax Exemption Program




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TAX    ESTATE TAX
  FEDERAL CONFORMITY
       1429
              An Act To Unify State and Federal Estate Tax Exemptions                 SPONSOR: Senator Hastings

       1104
              An Act To Recouple Maine Estate Tax with Federal Estate Tax             SPONSOR: Representative Knight

       1186
              An Act To Align the Maine Estate Tax with Federal Law                   SPONSOR: Senator Turner

  PROVISIONS REVISED
       2182
              An Act To Preserve Farmland Woodlots and Timberland following the       SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
              Death of an Owner


TAX    INCOME TAX
  CHECKOFFS
       2148
              An Act To Sunset All Income Tax Checkoffs                               SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

       2177
              An Act To Promote Funding for Wildlife                                  SPONSOR: Representative Duchesne

       1290
              An Act To Create a Voluntary Checkoff on the Income Tax Form to the     SPONSOR: Representative Carter
              Forestry Division for Tree Diseases

  CORPORATIONS
       1117
              An Act To Eliminate the Corporate Tax and Replace It with a Corporate   SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald
              Profit Tax

         11
              An Act To Improve Business Tax Exemptions                               SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.

       2113
              An Act To Amend the Taxation of Partnerships                            SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

       1395
              An Act To Adopt a Flat Corporate Income Tax                             SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

  CREDITS
       1269
              An Act To Establish an Adoption Tax Credit in Maine                     SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

       1336
              An Act To Establish a Renewable Energy Tax Credit                       SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

       1468
              An Act To Enact the Maine Land Conservation Incentives Act              SPONSOR: Representative Watson


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1494
       An Act To Establish a Tax Credit for Biorefineries                        SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

1458
       An Act To Promote Forest Management Planning and Certification            SPONSOR: Representative Watson

1745
       An Act To Provide a Tax Credit for Revitalization of Historic Mill        SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
       Facilities

1728
       An Act To Create a Scholarship Grant Program                              SPONSOR: Senator Sherman

1729
       An Act To Allow a Tuition Tax Credit for Private School Families          SPONSOR: Senator Sherman

2132
       An Act To Increase College Graduation Rates                               SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

1990
       An Act To Clarify the Tax Credit for Pollution-reducing Boilers           SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

2425
       An Act To Provide a Tax Credit to Individuals and Groups Donating to      SPONSOR: Representative Berry
       Maine Public Schools

 166
       An Act To Create the Maine Educational Opportunity Program                SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

 124
       An Act To Provide Relief to Maine Residents from Post-secondary Tuition   SPONSOR: Senator Damon
       Costs

 335
       An Act To Conform Maine Law with Federal Law Regarding Tax Credits        SPONSOR: Representative Duprey
       for Adoptions

 440
       An Act To Provide an Income Tax Deduction for Teachers To Account for     SPONSOR: Representative Harlow
       the Purchase of Supplies

 352
       An Act To Provide a Tax Benefit to Businesses That Invest in Quality      SPONSOR: Representative Conover
       Child Care

 339
       An Act To Provide a Tax Credit for College Education Costs When the       SPONSOR: Representative Duprey
       Person Creates Jobs following Graduation

1166
       An Act To Create an Alternative Fuel Income Tax Credit                    SPONSOR: Representative Cebra



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    1167
           An Act To Create the Maine Fishery Infrastructure Tax Credit Program      SPONSOR: Representative Watson

    1087
           An Act To Improve the Historic Preservation Tax Credit                    SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

     673
           An Act To Amend the Credit for Rehabilitation of Historic Properties      SPONSOR: Representative Koffman

     745
           An Act To Amend the Amount of the Child Care Tax Credit                   SPONSOR: Representative Conover

DEDUCTIONS
    1012
           An Act To Assist Higher Education Debt Reduction                          SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

    1010
           An Act To Allow Grandparents To Claim Grandchildren as Deductions on      SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
           Income Tax Forms

      41
           An Act To Change the Standard State Tax Deduction for Married People      SPONSOR: Representative Flood
           Filing Jointly to $10,000

    2323
           An Act To Encourage Employers To Defray the Cost of College for the       SPONSOR: Representative Harlow
           Children of Their Employees

    1844
           An Act To Expand Tax Incentives for Conservation Easements                SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.

EXEMPTIONS
    1860
           An Act To Ensure the Income Tax for Pensions Is Applied Fairly            SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

    1862
           An Act To Increase the State Income Tax Exemption for Retired Employees   SPONSOR: Representative Mazurek
           in the Maine State Retirement System to the Same Level as That of
           Retirees under the Social Security System

    2343
           An Act To Clarify the Status of Subsidy Payments to Guardians             SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

      64
           An Act To Exempt from the Income Tax Military Pay of Maine Residents      SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
           Who Are Members of the Armed Services Stationed outside of the State
           Earned while on Active Duty

     214
           An Act To Exempt Military Pensions and Survivors' Benefit Payments        SPONSOR: Representative Lansley
           from State Income Tax



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     1024
            An Act To Prohibit the Taxing of Veterans' Pensions                      SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

     1173
            An Act To Assist Recipients of Tax Exempt Income                         SPONSOR: Representative Farrington

     1143
            An Act To Encourage Newly Retired Veterans To Reside in Maine            SPONSOR: Representative Watson

     1212
            An Act To Subtract Medical Premiums from Tax Benefits                    SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

      782
            An Act To Provide an Inflation Adjustment to the Income Tax Exemption    SPONSOR: Representative Crockett
            for Private, Public and Military Pensions

      738
            An Act To Create a Tax Break for Families That Make Less than $25,000    SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello
            Annually

      869
            An Act To Exempt from Maine Income Tax Income Earned as a Care           SPONSOR: Representative Valentino
            Provider for the Elderly Disabled

NONRESIDENT
     2291
            An Act To Amend the Nonresident Income Tax Filing Requirements           SPONSOR: Representative Makas

PAYMENT PROCESS
      385
            An Act To Establish a Voluntary Tax Account                              SPONSOR: Representative Lansley

PRE-TAX ACCOUNTS
     2221
            An Act To Repeal Certain Health Savings Account Provisions               SPONSOR: Representative Harlow

PROVISIONS REVISED
     2245
            An Act To Reduce the Income Tax Burden on Maine Residents                SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

     2435
            An Act To Provide Income Tax Relief to Maine Residents                   SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

     2404
            An Act To Equalize Tax Filing Status                                     SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

     1314
            An Act To Clarify the Tax Status of the Thomas M. Teague Biotechnology   SPONSOR: Representative Finch
            Center of Maine

     1185
            An Act To Reduce the Capital Gains Tax                                   SPONSOR: Senator Turner


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  RATE
          680
                RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To         SPONSOR: Representative Vaughan
                Lower the Income Tax

          367
                An Act To Provide Income Tax Relief to Working and Middle-class            SPONSOR: Representative Conover
                Families

          555
                An Act To Reduce the Income Tax                                            SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

          320
                An Act To Lower Maine Income Tax Rates                                     SPONSOR: Representative Robinson

         1469
                An Act To Reduce Maine's Income Tax Rates by 50%                           SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.

         1841
                An Act To Create an Income Tax Stabilization Program                       SPONSOR: Representative Tardy

         1818
                An Act Regarding the Taxation of Income Derived from Out-of-state Trusts   SPONSOR: Senator Savage, C.

         2134
                An Act To Modify the Income Tax Brackets                                   SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

  SURCHARGE
          368
                An Act To Establish the Fairness to Workers and Taxpayers Act              SPONSOR: Representative Conover


TAX    MISCELLANEOUS TAXES
  ALCOHOL TAXES
          430
                An Act To Provide Additional Funding for Substance Abuse Programs          SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

         1391
                An Act To Reform the Taxation of Malt Liquor and Wine                      SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

  EXCISE TAX
         1640
                An Act To Allow a Refund on Excise Tax If a Vehicle Is Traded and One      SPONSOR: Representative Clark
                of Lesser Value Is Purchased

         1698
                An Act To Base the Vehicle Excise Tax on Purchase Price                    SPONSOR: Representative Clark

         1615
                An Act To Base the Automobile Excise Tax on the Actual Purchase Price      SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.

         2100
                An Act To Reduce the Excise Tax on New Vehicles                            SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

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     2101
            An Act To Reduce the Excise Tax on Certain Commercial Vehicles           SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

     1968
            An Act To Include Fuel Economy When Calculating the Excise Tax on        SPONSOR: Representative Babbidge
            Motor Vehicles

     2281
            An Act To Protect Electric Ratepayers                                    SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam

     2203
            An Act To Create Fairness in the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax                SPONSOR: Representative Pendleton

     2172
            An Act To Extend the Motor Vehicle Depreciation Schedule for Computing   SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.
            Excise Tax

      622
            An Act To Repeal the Excise Tax on New Motor Vehicles                    SPONSOR: Representative McDonough

      275
            An Act Regarding the Payment of Excise Taxes on Recreational Vehicles    SPONSOR: Representative Marley

      137
            An Act To Exempt Maine Military Personnel Who Are Serving Their Tours    SPONSOR: Representative Flood
            of Duty in Maine from Excise Tax

      800
            An Act To Decrease the Excise Tax Imposed on Motor Vehicles              SPONSOR: Representative Sirois

     1236
            An Act To Allow Maine Residents To More Fully Depreciate Their Motor     SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.
            Vehicles

     1067
            An Act To Allow the Reimbursement of Motor Vehicle Excise Taxes in       SPONSOR: Representative Holman
            Certain Cases

     1072
            An Act To Reduce Duplication of Paperwork for Fuel Distributors          SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

LODGING AND MEALS TAX
     1014
            An Act To Reduce the Meals and Lodging Tax                               SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

      802
            An Act To Increase the Lodging Tax                                       SPONSOR: Representative Sirois

       26
            An Act To Allow a Local Option Sales Tax                                 SPONSOR: Representative Hogan



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      536
            An Act To Reduce the Property Tax Burden                                 SPONSOR: Representative Rand

     2393
            An Act To Return a Portion of Sales, Lodging and Meals Taxes to          SPONSOR: Representative Chase
            Municipalities

     2371
            An Act To Increase the Lodging Tax and Allow a 2% Local Option Tax for   SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.
            Property Tax Relief

     1580
            An Act To Capitalize on Maine's Tourism                                  SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

     1759
            An Act To Establish a Local Option Sales Tax on Lodging and Meals        SPONSOR: Representative Eberle

MOTOR FUEL TAX
     1523
            An Act To Exempt Certain Registered Farm Trucks from the Excise Tax      SPONSOR: Representative Piotti

     2116
            An Act To Extend the Time To Apply for Reimbursement of Fuel Taxes for   SPONSOR: Representative Curtis
            Certain Persons

      560
            An Act To Repeal the Automatic Increase in the Gasoline Tax              SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

      614
            An Act To Delay the Fiscal Sustainability of the Highway Fund            SPONSOR:

     1192
            An Act To Equalize the Fuel Tax Rate for All-terrain Vehicles            SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

     1160
            An Act To Repeal Automatic Indexing of Gas Tax                           SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX
      454
            An Act To Increase the County Share of the Real Estate Transfer Tax      SPONSOR: Senator Raye

     2344
            An Act To Permit a Local Option Real Estate Transfer Tax                 SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

     2145
            An Act To Enhance a Community's Capacity To Support Affordable           SPONSOR: Representative Pingree
            Housing

     2235
            An Act To Clarify the Application of the Real Estate Transfer Tax in     SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
            Regards to Partial Sales of Corporations That Own Real Estate



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       2234
              An Act To Clarify the Application of the Real Estate Transfer Tax in      SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
              Regards to 10-31 Exchanges

       1498
              An Act To Protect the Housing Opportunities for Maine Fund                SPONSOR: President Edmonds

       1839
              An Act To Impose a Real Estate Transfer Tax Based on the Value of the     SPONSOR: Representative Koffman
              Property

       1843
              An Act To Reallocate Real Estate Transfer Tax                             SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.

       1738
              An Act To Support County Government                                       SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

  SERVICE PROVIDER TAX
       1611
              An Act To Eliminate the 5% Service Provider Tax on Not-for-profit         SPONSOR: Senator Gooley
              Residential Care Facilities

       1530
              An Act To Set Fees for Services for Tax-exempt Properties in              SPONSOR: Representative Blanchette
              Municipalities

  SPECIAL FUEL TAX
       1228
              An Act To Improve the Method of Taxing Natural Gas for Highway Use        SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

  TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX
       1604
              An Act To Increase Charitable Donations                                   SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

       1605
              An Act Relating to Uncollectible Cigarette and Tobacco Tax                SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

       1824
              An Act To Reclassify Certain Tobacco Products                             SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam

       2195
              An Act To Equalize the Taxation of Noncigarette Tobacco Products          SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.


TAX    PROPERTY TAX
  ELDERLY
       2243
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To        SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings
              Limit the Rate of Change in the Property Tax Liability of Elderly Maine
              Residents

       1202
              An Act To Increase the Homestead Exemption for a Senior Citizen Who Has SPONSOR: Representative Weddell
              Lived in a Residence for 20 Years or More
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    1091
           An Act To Exempt Persons 70 Years of Age or Older from Paying Property      SPONSOR: Representative Weaver
           Tax

    1103
           An Act To Provide Property Tax Relief for the Elderly                       SPONSOR: Representative Knight

    1110
           An Act To Exempt 65-year-old Citizens from Property Tax                     SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald

     438
           An Act Providing Senior Citizens with an Optional Deferred Payment Plan     SPONSOR: Representative Harlow
           for the Payment of Property Taxes

     604
           An Act To Exempt Persons 65 Years of Age or Older from Paying Property      SPONSOR: Representative Beaudoin
           Taxes and State Income Taxes

     638
           An Act To Expand Property Tax Benefits for Retired Citizens                 SPONSOR: Representative Richardson, W.

       4
           An Act To Protect Senior Property Owners                                    SPONSOR: Representative Edgecomb

     193
           An Act To Freeze Property Tax Bills for Certain Residents 65 Years of Age   SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
           or Older

EXEMPT ITEMS
    1741
           An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Property Tax Exemptions                  SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

EXEMPT OWNERS
    1593
           An Act To Provide a Property Tax Exemption for Certain Fraternal            SPONSOR: Representative Watson
           Organizations

    1639
           An Act To Exempt Snowmobile Clubs from Local Property Taxes                 SPONSOR: Representative Clark

    2039
           An Act To Provide a Property Tax Exemption to Veterans Who Own              SPONSOR: Representative Prescott
           Cooperative Housing

    2006
           An Act To Support Maine's Veterans                                          SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

    1892
           An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Tax Exemption for Nonprofit              SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo
           Entities



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    1899
           An Act To Increase the Property Tax Exemption for Certain Veterans and     SPONSOR: Senator Raye
           Surviving Dependents

     192
           An Act To Retroactively Index the Veterans Property Tax Exemption to the   SPONSOR: Representative Burns
           Cost-of-living Index

     730
           An Act To Extend the Property Tax Exemption for Veterans to Persons        SPONSOR: Representative Cain
           Living in Cooperative Housing

EXEMPT PROPERTY
    1206
           An Act To Alleviate the Tax Burden for Veterans                            SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

     568
           An Act To Update the Property Tax Exemption for Parsonages                 SPONSOR: Representative Farrington

    2005
           An Act To Encourage Municipal Cooperation                                  SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

    1988
           An Act To Clarify the Property Tax Exemption on Family Burial Grounds      SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

    2169
           An Act To Adjust the Tax Exemption for Parsonages                          SPONSOR: Representative Savage, D.

    2183
           An Act Concerning the Taxation of Property Owned by Certain Religious      SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
           Charitable Organizations

    1638
           An Act To Remove Tax-exempt Status on Land Purchased by Nonprofit          SPONSOR: Representative Clark
           Groups for Conservation

EXEMPTION
     246
           An Act To Increase the Property Tax Exemption for Veterans                 SPONSOR: Representative Nass, J.

HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION
      33
           An Act To Increase the State Share of the Homestead Exemption to 70%       SPONSOR: Representative Flood

     116
           An Act To Fully Fund the Homestead Exemption                               SPONSOR: Representative Miller

    1027
           An Act To Fully Fund the Unfunded Homestead Exemption Mandate              SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

     752
           An Act To Improve Revenue Sharing                                          SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.


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     2144
            An Act To Increase the Homestead Property Tax Exemption                SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

     2322
            An Act Regarding the Homestead Exemption as It Applies to Certain      SPONSOR: Representative Tardy
            Housing Cooperatives

     2414
            An Act To Amend the Homestead Property Tax Exemption                   SPONSOR: Representative Berry

     2427
            An Act To Reduce Homestead Property Taxes                              SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

     2161
            An Act To Increase the Homestead Property Tax Exemption to $25,000     SPONSOR: Representative Giles

     2147
            An Act To Limit Homestead Property Taxes to 5% of Income               SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

     1893
            An Act To Authorize a Local Option Homestead Exemption                 SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

     1894
            RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To     SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo
            Allow a Local Option Homestead Exemption

     1889
            An Act To Increase Relief Provided under the Homestead Property Tax    SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo
            Exemption

MAINE RESIDENTS PROPERTY TAX PROG
     1890
            An Act To Allow Local Administration of the Maine Residents Property   SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo
            Tax Program

     2146
            An Act To Amend the Property Tax and Rent Refund Program               SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

     2244
            An Act To Preserve Home Ownership in the State by Reducing the         SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings
            Property Tax Burden

     1673
            An Act To Expand Maine Property Tax and Rent Refund Participation      SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

      887
            An Act To Provide Tax Relief to Middle-income Residents Through the    SPONSOR: Representative Webster
            Property Tax and Rent Refund Program

     1229
            An Act To Improve Access to and Awareness of the Rent and Refund       SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.
            Program


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     1252
            An Act To Make Circuit Breaker Benefits Proportional If a Resident Moves   SPONSOR: Representative Priest

       98
            An Act To Increase the Maine Resident Property Tax Exemption Amount        SPONSOR: Representative Marley
            to $25,000

       87
            An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Eligibility for the Maine Residents     SPONSOR: Representative Percy
            Property Tax Program

      209
            An Act To Make Changes to the Maine Residents Property Tax Program         SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

      276
            An Act To Enhance the Maine Residents Property Tax Program                 SPONSOR: Representative Farrington

      408
            An Act To Make Changes to the Maine Residents Property Tax Program         SPONSOR: Representative McKane

PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX
      264
            An Act To Extend Eligibility for the Trade-in Credit to All Trailers       SPONSOR: Representative Browne

     1074
            An Act To Preserve Manufacturing in Maine                                  SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

     1722
            An Act To Conform Maine's Tax Policy on Leased Equipment Used by           SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
            Public Higher Education Institutions

     1792
            An Act Relating to Automotive Core Parts                                   SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

     2269
            An Act To Make Technical Changes to the Repeal of the Personal             SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.
            Property Tax on Business Equipment

     2118
            An Act To Provide for Personal Property Tax Exemption Fairness             SPONSOR: Representative Flood

PROVISIONS REVISED
     1361
            RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To         SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
            Allow for Different Taxation of Property

      803
            An Act To Create a State Nonresident Property Tax Surcharge                SPONSOR: Representative Sirois

      380
            An Act To Provide Property Tax Reform                                      SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello



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RELIEF
         171
               An Act To Provide Property Tax Relief to the Elderly and Disabled     SPONSOR: Representative Mazurek

         921
               An Act To Establish the Maine Land Bank and Community Preservation    SPONSOR: Representative Percy
               Program

     1187
               RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To    SPONSOR: Senator Turner
               Tax Nonprimary Residences at a Higher Rate

     1377
               An Act To Eliminate the Tax on Business Equipment Owned by Small      SPONSOR: Senator Courtney
               Retailers

     1850
               An Act To Reduce Property Taxes in Maine                              SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

     1755
               An Act To Decrease the Property Tax Rate                              SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

     1581
               RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To    SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
               Provide Tax Relief for Primary Residences

     2119
               An Act To Clarify Homeowner Rebates                                   SPONSOR: Representative Prescott

     2163
               An Act To Reduce Property Taxes                                       SPONSOR: Representative Giles

     2020
               An Act To Protect Homeowners                                          SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

     2434
               An Act To Provide Additional Property Tax Relief to Maine Residents   SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

     2326
               An Act To Create a Longtime Resident Tax Cap Program                  SPONSOR: Representative Chase

TREE GROWTH TAX
     2140
               An Act To Allow Tree Growth Land Transfer within the Family           SPONSOR: Representative Gould

     2104
               An Act To Clarify the Calculation of Tree Growth Reimbursements to    SPONSOR: Representative Millett
               Municipalities

     1637
               An Act To Amend the Tree Growth Tax Bill To Require Public Access     SPONSOR: Representative Clark


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       1353
              Resolve, To Establish a Committee To Review the Administration of the    SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
              Tree Growth Program

       1459
              An Act To Protect Small Woodland Owners                                  SPONSOR: Representative Watson

        197
              An Act To Amend the Maine Tree Growth Tax Law                            SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

        401
              An Act To Ensure That Armed Service Members Receive Deferment of         SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.
              Their Property Tax Obligations


TAX     PROPERTY TAX PROCEDURES
  BILLS
       1111
              An Act To Establish a Surtax on Property with a Value over $400,000      SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald

       1965
              An Act To Provide Information to Property Tax Payers                     SPONSOR: Representative Samson

  COLLECTION
       2187
              An Act To Minimize the Litigation Costs to Local Municipalities          SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
              Associated with Property Tax Assessment Appeals

       2421
              An Act To Create a Property Tax Deferral Program                         SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

       1731
              An Act To Authorize Municipal Property Tax Deferral Programs             SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam

  FORECLOSURE
       2011
              An Act To Promote Fairness in Municipal Foreclosure Procedures           SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

  LIENS AND DISCHARGES
       1794
              An Act Regarding Property Tax Liens                                      SPONSOR: Senator McCormick

        875
              An Act To Improve the Lien Process                                       SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher

  PAYMENT
       1182
              An Act To Require the Payment of Property Taxes before a Refund May Be   SPONSOR: Representative Webster
              Issued




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TAX     REVENUE SERVICES BUREAU
  ADMINISTRATION
        689
              An Act To Strengthen Maine's Craft Brewers                             SPONSOR: President Edmonds

        546
              An Act To Use National Standards To Determine Maine's Relative Tax     SPONSOR: Representative Holman
              Burden for Purposes of Budget Caps

       2407
              An Act To Enact the Maine Taxpayer Relief Act                          SPONSOR: Representative Lansley

  PAYMENTS
       1528
              Resolve, To Return to J & L Discatio Corporation Money Paid by It to   SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
              Maine Revenue Services

  POWERS
       2360
              An Act To Promote New Electrical Generation in Maine                   SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

  PROCEDURES
       2349
              An Act To Amend the State's Tax System                                 SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

       2342
              An Act To Lower Property Taxes and Reform the State Tax Laws           SPONSOR: Senator Dow

       2449
              An Act To Amend the Tax Code                                           SPONSOR: Representative Berry

       2143
              An Act To Clarify Responsibility for the Collection of Rental Taxes    SPONSOR: Representative Giles

       2311
              An Act To Create the Maine Taxpayer Relief Act                         SPONSOR: Senator Weston

       2007
              An Act To Stimulate Small Business Development                         SPONSOR: Representative Mills, J.

       2106
              An Act To Establish and Implement the Maine Economic Recovery Act      SPONSOR: Representative Millett

       2123
              An Act To Rebalance Maine's Tax Structure                              SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury

       2080
              An Act To Reduce and Maintain Maine's Tax Burden to the Middle Third   SPONSOR: Representative Holman
              Range of All States by the Year 2012

        537
              An Act To Reform the Maine Tax Code                                    SPONSOR: Representative Rand


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        535
              Resolve, To Provide Information to Maine Citizens Regarding Maine's     SPONSOR: Representative Rand
              Tax Laws

        623
              An Act To Provide Property Tax and Income Tax Relief                    SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.

        573
              An Act To Reform and Lower Maine Taxes                                  SPONSOR: Representative Crockett

        458
              An Act To Provide Tax Relief to Working Families                        SPONSOR: Representative Hayes

        306
              An Act To Promote Tax Fairness                                          SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

        696
              An Act To Conform the Maine Tax Laws for 2006 to the United States      SPONSOR:
              Internal Revenue Code

        697
              An Act To Make Minor Substantive Changes to the Tax Laws                SPONSOR:

        698
              An Act Concerning Technical Changes to the Tax Laws                     SPONSOR:

        676
              An Act To Reduce Taxes                                                  SPONSOR: Representative Watson

        727
              Resolve, To Create a Study Commission To Evaluate the County Tax        SPONSOR: Representative Robinson
              Structure

        749
              Resolve, Directing the Bureau of Revenue Services To Make Information   SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello
              Available Concerning the Amount of Revenue Received from the
              Companion Animal Sterilization Fund Tax Return Checkoff

       1172
              An Act To Encourage Manufacturing by Expanding Pine Tree                SPONSOR: Representative Harlow
              Development Zones

  TAXPAYER RIGHTS
        627
              An Act To Impose Reasonable Limits on the Growth of State Government    SPONSOR: Representative Cebra


TAX    SALES AND USE TAX
  EXEMPT ITEMS
        524
              An Act To Provide a Sales Tax Exemption for College Textbooks in a      SPONSOR: Representative Canavan
              Revenue-neutral Manner


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 330
       An Act Regarding the Sales Tax                                            SPONSOR: Representative Pieh

 250
       An Act To Exempt Certain Shipping Fees from the Sales Tax                 SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

 152
       An Act To Ensure that Sales Tax Collection Obligations are Uniformly      SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
       Applied

1222
       An Act To Exempt a Portion of Rental Income from Taxation                 SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald

1219
       An Act To Exempt Vegetable Seeds and Fertilizers from the Sales Tax       SPONSOR: Representative Marean

1097
       An Act To Create a Back-to-school Tax-free Weekend Each Year              SPONSOR: Representative McLeod

1018
       An Act To Eliminate the Sales Tax on Textbooks                            SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

 997
       An Act To Promote Good Government and Lower Income Taxes                  SPONSOR: Representative Fisher

2022
       An Act To Classify Vegetable Seeds as Food                                SPONSOR: Representative Piotti

1934
       An Act To Support Commercial Groundfishing                                SPONSOR: Representative Rector

1920
       An Act To Improve the Competitiveness of Maine's Boat-building Industry   SPONSOR: Senator Damon

2413
       An Act To Make Edible Crop Seeds a Food Item                              SPONSOR: Representative Berry

1515
       An Act To Clarify That Water Used in Agricultural Production Is Defined   SPONSOR: Representative Piotti
       As Agricultural Production

1517
       An Act To Exempt Fuels Used in Farm Tractors from the Sales Tax           SPONSOR: Representative Piotti

1339
       An Act To Exempt Internet Purchases of Up to $250 from the Sales and      SPONSOR: Representative Thibodeau
       Use Tax

1452
       An Act To Exempt from Maine Excise and Sales Taxes Wine Sold to Other     SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
       States



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     1265
            An Act To Create a Sales Tax Free Weekend                                SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

     1789
            An Act To Amend the Tax Laws Concerning Certain Motor Vehicle            SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.
            Dealership Transactions

     1732
            An Act To Exempt Fuel Used by Commercial Groundfishing Boats from        SPONSOR: Representative Haskell
            Sales Tax

     1846
            An Act To Exempt Shipping Charges from the Sales Tax                     SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.

     1823
            An Act To Exempt College Textbooks from the Sales Tax                    SPONSOR: Representative Dunn

     1680
            An Act To Exempt Qualifying Snowmobile Trail Grooming Equipment from SPONSOR: Representative Clark
            State Sales Tax

EXEMPT PURCHASERS
     2395
            An Act To Exempt Certain Senior Centers from Sales Tax                   SPONSOR: Representative Chase

     1154
            An Act To Provide Tax-exempt Status to Service Dog Trainers              SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

      798
            An Act To Clarify the Sales Tax Exemption for Nonprofit Ambulance        SPONSOR: Representative Millett
            Services

       63
            An Act To Support Maine's Free Clinics                                   SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

EXEMPT SELLERS
      667
            An Act To Provide Equity for the Penobscot Nation in the Return of Tax   SPONSOR: Representative Loring
            Revenue

ITEMS TAXED
      872
            An Act To Support County Corrections and Public Education                SPONSOR: Representative Barstow

     1107
            An Act To Impose a Tax on Entertainment Services                         SPONSOR: Representative Pilon

      260
            An Act To Cut Taxes for Working Mainers                                  SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth

      293
            An Act To Provide Funding to Postsecondary Marine Training Programs      SPONSOR: Representative Emery


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      561
            An Act To Reduce the Sales Tax on Business Energy                           SPONSOR: Senator Courtney

      564
            An Act To Provide a Tax Credit for the Purchase of a Hybrid or Clean Fuel   SPONSOR: Senator Courtney
            Vehicle

      469
            An Act To Rebalance Maine's Tax Code                                        SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

     1302
            An Act To Dedicate One Percent of Sales from Motor Vehicles to the          SPONSOR: Representative Thomas
            Highway Fund

LOCAL OPTION
     1916
            An Act To Permit a Local Option Sales Tax in Bar Harbor                     SPONSOR: Senator Damon

      985
            An Act To Authorize a Local Option Sales Tax To Reduce Property Taxes       SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

PROVISIONS REVISED
     1025
            An Act To Permit Retailers To Retain a One Percent Service Fee for          SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
            Collection of State Tax Revenue

     1170
            An Act To Eliminate Double Taxation of Small Business                       SPONSOR: Representative Chase

      305
            An Act To Clarify the Procedure for Reviewing Sales Tax Exemption           SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
            Applications

      233
            An Act To Provide a Tax Credit for the Purchase of Wind Generators for      SPONSOR: Representative Browne
            Personal or Small Business Use

     1976
            An Act To Ensure Fairness for Maine Businesses                              SPONSOR: Senator Weston

     1264
            An Act To Create a Seasonal Vendor Sales Tax Revolving Loan Fund            SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald

REFUNDS
     1668
            An Act To Establish a Sales Tax Rebate for Certain Vehicles                 SPONSOR: Representative Plummer

REPEALED
     1177
            An Act To Repeal the Maine Use Tax                                          SPONSOR: Representative Cebra




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  USE TAX
       2128
              An Act To Cancel Retroactive Review of Maine Use Tax                        SPONSOR: Senator Marrache


TAX     TAX ASSESSMENT
  ASSESSORS
        699
              Resolve, Authorizing the State Tax Assessor To Convey the Interest of the   SPONSOR:
              State in Certain Real Estate in the Unorganized Territory

  OPEN SPACE
       1262
              An Act To Encourage Open Space through Setting aside Provision for          SPONSOR: Representative Hill
              Taxes

       1521
              An Act To Amend the Farm and Open Space Tax Law                             SPONSOR: Representative Holman

  VALUATION
       1707
              An Act To Modify the "Working Waterfront" Definition To Include Marine      SPONSOR: Representative Miramant
              Trades

       2155
              An Act Regarding the Valuation of Land within the Buffer Established        SPONSOR: Representative Joy
              under the Natural Resources Protection Laws

       2156
              An Act To Compensate Property Owners for Property That is within the        SPONSOR: Representative Joy
              Buffer Established by the Natural Resources Protection Laws

       2165
              An Act To Authorize Arbitration of Property Tax Valuation Disputes          SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.

       1891
              An Act To Ensure Equitable and Timely Municipal Revaluation Procedures      SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo

       1982
              An Act To Clarify the Determination of the Applicable Assessment Date       SPONSOR: Representative Babbidge
              for Certain Municipal Development Districts

       2433
              An Act To Amend Municipal Property Tax Valuation Standards                  SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

       2236
              An Act To Reduce Taxes for Affordable Housing                               SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

        687
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To          SPONSOR: Representative Walker
              Limit the Increase in the Assessed Value of the Primary Residence of a
              Maine Resident


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        775
              An Act To Create Fairness in Maine's Property Taxes                      SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

        923
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To       SPONSOR: Representative Percy
              Change the Assessment of Lands Used for Long-term Ownership

        947
              An Act To Improve the Process for Adjustment for Sudden and Severe       SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
              Disruption of Valuation

       1282
              An Act To Require Expense Reporting by Municipalities and Counties       SPONSOR: Representative Cotta

        194
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To       SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
              Require That Property Be Assessed on the Basis of Current Use

        455
              An Act To Ensure Equitable State Valuations                              SPONSOR: Senator Raye

        402
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To       SPONSOR: Representative Pieh
              Authorize the Legislature To Allow Municipalities To Exempt from
              Property Tax a Portion of the Value of Homesteads

        345
              An Act To Define More Clearly Procedures by which a Municipality         SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
              Assesses Property

        559
              RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To       SPONSOR: Senator Courtney
              Change the Method of Calculating Property Values To Preserve Home
              Ownership in Maine


TAX     TAX INCREMENT FINANCING
  DISTRICTS
        790
              An Act To Eliminate Tax Increment Financing for Retail Businesses        SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

       2287
              An Act To Enable the Creation of Tax Increment Financing Districts for   SPONSOR: Representative Adams
              Arts Districts

       2424
              An Act To Guarantee Job Creation from Tax Increment Financing            SPONSOR: Representative Berry

       2423
              An Act To Protect Municipalities from Tax Increment Financing            SPONSOR: Representative Berry
              Competition

       2412
              An Act To Create a More Equitable Approach to Economic and Community     SPONSOR: Representative Berry
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               Incentives

        1455
               An Act To Assist Communities Affected by Base Closures                SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky


TRA     AERONAUTICS
  AIRPORTS
         916
               An Act To Create an Airport Authority                                 SPONSOR: Senator Marrache

        1158
               An Act To Create a Downeast Airport Authority                         SPONSOR: Representative Emery

         602
               An Act To Establish an Airport Managers Training Program              SPONSOR: Representative Miramant


TRA     BICYCLES
  REQUIREMENTS
        1912
               An Act To Improve Road Safety and Update Bicycling Statutes           SPONSOR: Senator Damon


TRA     BOND ISSUES
  DOT
         338
               An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Maine's Roads and   SPONSOR: Representative Duprey
               Bridges


TRA     EMERGENCY VEHICLES
  LIGHTS
        1292
               An Act To Allow the Use of Flashing Red Lights by State Emergency     SPONSOR: Representative Rines
               Management Agency Directors


TRA    MOTOR CARRIERS
  RECORDS
         937
               An Act Regarding Penalties for Logbook Violations                     SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

  WEIGHT
         938
               An Act Regarding Fines for Overweight Trucks                          SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

         936
               An Act Regarding when an Overweight Truck May Be Required To Be       SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
               Unloaded

        1102
               An Act Concerning Truck Axle Weights                                  SPONSOR: Representative Knight

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       1887
              An Act To Increase Compliance with Truck Weight Limits                      SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.


TRA    MOTOR VEHICLE BUREAU
  POWERS
       1033
              An Act To Amend the Authority of a Motor Vehicle Investigator               SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.


TRA    MOTOR VEHICLES
  ABANDONED
        811
              An Act To Amend Maine's Abandoned Vehicle Laws                              SPONSOR: Representative Fisher

        531
              An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to the Removal of Vehicles That Fall    SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.
              through the Ice

  CHILD SAFETY SEATS
        900
              An Act Concerning Maine's Highway Safety Laws                               SPONSOR:

  FARM VEHICLES
        382
              An Act To Establish a 6-month Registration Period for Farm License Plates   SPONSOR: Representative Thomas

        240
              An Act To Allow Farm Trucks That Weigh over 9,000 Pounds To Be Eligible SPONSOR: Representative Browne
              for Specialty License Plates

       2064
              An Act To Require That Vehicles Transporting Domestic Fowl Fecal            SPONSOR: Senator Gooley
              Matter Be Covered

       1522
              An Act To Exempt Registered Farm Trucks from Commercial Inspection          SPONSOR: Representative Pieh

  INSPECTION
       1706
              An Act To Delay Implementation of Motor Vehicle Inspection Regulations      SPONSOR: Representative Miramant
              until Inspectors Have Regulations in Hand for 5 Days

       1635
              An Act To Repeal the Motor Vehicle Inspection Laws                          SPONSOR: Representative Vaughan

       2325
              Resolve, To Direct the Chief of the State Police To Amend Rules Regarding   SPONSOR: Representative Kaenrath
              Vehicles That Fail Inspection

  LIGHTS
        525
              An Act To Allow a Newspaper Carrier To Use Flashing Amber Lights on         SPONSOR: Representative Finley
              That Carrier's Vehicle
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MODIFICATIONS
     251
           An Act Regarding Street Rods and Custom Vehicles                             SPONSOR: Senator Plowman

     742
           An Act To Exempt a Show Vehicle From the Altered Suspension Tire Size        SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello
           Law

    2173
           An Act To Require All Construction Vehicles To Have a Backing-up Alarm       SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.

    1634
           An Act To Clarify Certain Equipment Provisions for Motor Vehicles            SPONSOR: Representative Chase

NUMBER PLATES
    1664
           An Act Relating to the Use of Dealer Plates                                  SPONSOR: Representative Marley

    2185
           An Act To Expand Maine's Veteran Commemorative Decal Program To              SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
           Include the Combat Infantryman Badge

    2224
           An Act To Designate a "Respect Life" Specialty License Plate                 SPONSOR: Senator Martin

    2159
           An Act To Create a Special License Plate to Support Breast Cancer Services   SPONSOR: Representative Burgess

     837
           An Act To Establish a Special License Plate for Citizens Who Served in       SPONSOR: Representative Pilon
           Foreign Conflicts

    1034
           An Act To Establish a Maine Agriculture Registration Plate                   SPONSOR:

    1038
           An Act To Create a One-time Fee for Veterans Vanity Registration Plates      SPONSOR: Representative Austin

    1013
           An Act To Add a "Non-Commercial Agricultural" Designation to Regular         SPONSOR: Representative Cressey
           License Plates

    1151
           An Act To Create a Retired Firefighters Registration Plate                   SPONSOR: Representative Jackson

      81
           An Act To Allow a Person To Be Issued More than One Set of Disabled          SPONSOR: Senator Plowman
           Veteran Registration Plates

OMNIBUS
     499
           An Act To Strengthen and Clarify Maine Motor Vehicle Laws                    SPONSOR:

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        2230
               An Act To Amend the Motor Vehicle Laws                                    SPONSOR: Senator Martin

        1633
               An Act To Address Conflicts in the Motor Vehicle Laws                     SPONSOR: Representative Chase

OWNER OF WATERCRAFT ALSO
         885
               An Act Concerning Motor Vehicle, Motorized Watercraft, Airmobile,         SPONSOR: Representative Jacobsen
               Snowmobile and All-terrain Vehicle Responsibility

REGISTRATION
         908
               An Act To Ensure the Safety of Motor Vehicle Events                       SPONSOR:

        1032
               An Act To Amend the Motor Vehicle Laws                                    SPONSOR:

         583
               Resolve, To Improve the Registration Process for Commercial Motor         SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
               Vehicles

         299
               An Act To Amend the Temporary Registration Plate Law                      SPONSOR: Representative Hamper

        2141
               An Act To Continue the Registration of Stored Motor Vehicles              SPONSOR: Representative Gould

        1866
               An Act To Require a Full Refund of Certain Automobile Registration Fees   SPONSOR: Representative Driscoll

SALES AND TITLES
         530
               An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to the Licensing of Motor Vehicle     SPONSOR: Senator Nass, R.
               Dealerships

SEAT BELTS
        1543
               An Act Relative to Motor Vehicles and Floats Operated in Parades          SPONSOR: Senator Bowman

TIRES
        2198
               An Act To Permit Front-wheel Drive Vehicles To Have Front Studded         SPONSOR: Representative Pinkham
               Snow Tires Only

WINDOWS
        1077
               An Act Pertaining to Tinted Windows on Motor Vehicles                     SPONSOR: Representative Patrick

         945
               An Act To Conform Laws Governing the Tinting of Motor Vehicle Glass       SPONSOR: Representative Berube
               with Laws of Other States

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TRA    MOTORCYCLES
  NUMBER PLATES
          485
                An Act To Establish a Special Veterans License Plate for Motorcycles      SPONSOR: Representative Burns


TRA     NAVIGATION
  FERRIES
          323
                An Act To Ensure Safety on Freshwater Ferry Vessels                       SPONSOR: Representative Robinson

       1914
                An Act To Sustain Island Communities                                      SPONSOR: Senator Damon

  PORTS
          612
                An Act To Amend the Charter of the Maine Port Authority                   SPONSOR:


TRA    OPERATORS LICENSES
  AUTOMOBILE
          457
                An Act To Standardize Documentation Requirements for a Driver's License   SPONSOR: Representative Thomas
                or Nondriver Identification Card

          425
                An Act To Require That Drivers Operating a Vehicle under a Learners       SPONSOR: Representative Craven
                Permit Provide Notice of That Status

           57
                An Act To Provide Flexibility to the Secretary of State with Regard to    SPONSOR: Senator Schneider
                Infractions on Provisional Licenses

           90
                An Act To Support New Drivers                                             SPONSOR: Senator Bryant, B.

          130
                An Act To Limit the Duration of a Legal Alien's Driver's License          SPONSOR: Representative Cebra

          793
                An Act To Require That a Person Be a Maine Resident in Order To Be        SPONSOR: Representative Browne
                Issued a Maine Driver's License

       1035
                An Act To Amend the Municipal Excise Tax Reimbursement Fund Law           SPONSOR:

       1093
                Resolve, To Improve Driver Education Programs                             SPONSOR: Senator Martin

       1935
                An Act To Assist in Appropriate Notification in an Emergency              SPONSOR: Representative Rector


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       2044
                An Act To Prohibit Maine from Participating in a National Identification    SPONSOR: Representative Lansley
                Card System

       2316
                An Act To Promote the Safety of Deaf or Hard-of-hearing Drivers             SPONSOR: Representative Grose

       1754
                An Act To Provide for a Change in Gender Designation on a Driver's          SPONSOR: Senator Dow
                License

       1463
                An Act To Amend the Driver's License Laws                                   SPONSOR:

  SUSPENSION
        279
                An Act To Allow the Secretary of State To Issue a Work-restricted License   SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan
                to First-time License Holders Not Yet 21 Years of Age with Less than 2
                Years of Driving Time


TRA    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
  COMPANIES
           80
                An Act To Establish the Young Passengers Protection Act                     SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan


TRA     RAILROADS
  CROSSINGS
        203
                An Act To Require Warning Lights at All Railroad Crossings                  SPONSOR: Representative McKane

  PASSENGER
        434
                Resolve, To Require an Engineering Study To Determine the Cost of           SPONSOR: Senator Diamond
                Extending Rail Service from Portland to Fryeburg

        478
                An Act Relating to Trains and Train Service in the State                    SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

  SAFETY
       2166
                An Act To Limit the Idling of Trains                                        SPONSOR: Representative Canavan


TRA     RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  REGISTRATION
        986
                An Act To Establish a Recreational Vehicle Veterans Registration Plate      SPONSOR: Representative Sykes




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TRA     ROADS
  BRIDGES
      1288
             Resolve, To Name 3 Bridges in Honor of Congressional Medal of Honor         SPONSOR: Representative Fisher
             Recipients

       128
             An Act To Fully Fund the Project To Replace the Route 302 Bridge in         SPONSOR: Representative Cebra
             Naples

      2131
             Resolve, To Rename State Bridge No. 5278 the Ryan Quirion Guthrie           SPONSOR: Senator Marrache
             Bridge

      2223
             An Act To Allocate $200,000 for the Study of the Proposed New               SPONSOR: Senator Martin
             International Commercial Bridge between St. David Village in
             Madawaska, Maine and Edmundston, New Brunswick

      1404
             An Act To Name the Bridge That Crosses Moose River in Jackman               SPONSOR: Senator Mills, P.

      1495
             An Act Relating to the Safe and Effective Use of Bridges                    SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

      1321
             An Act To Study the Feasibility of Locating a New Bridge in the St. David   SPONSOR: Representative Theriault
             Area

  CONSTRUCTION
      2347
             An Act To Allow the Widening of a Portion of the Maine Turnpike             SPONSOR: Senator Damon

       174
             An Act To Require Economic Analysis and Public Comment for Road             SPONSOR: Representative Fischer
             Construction Projects

  HIGHWAY SAFETY
       114
             Resolve, To Increase Highway Safety at the Intersection of State Routes     SPONSOR: Representative Flood
             135 and 202 in Winthrop

       211
             Resolve, To Reduce Traffic Congestion and Improve Safety on Interstate      SPONSOR: Representative Marley
             295

       282
             Resolve, To Direct the Department of Transportation To Better Ensure the    SPONSOR: Representative Jacobsen
             Safety of Students Traveling to and from School in Waterboro

  MAINTENANCE
       202
             An Act To Require Legislative Action before a Road's Designation or         SPONSOR: Senator Martin
             Classification Can Be Changed
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     170
              Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Improve Guardrails   SPONSOR: Representative Marley
              on Portions of Interstate 295

         68
              An Act To Require That a State Road Be in Good Condition before Being       SPONSOR: President Edmonds
              Turned over to a Municipality

     399
              Resolve, To Return Swanville Road in Frankfort to State Road                SPONSOR: Representative Weddell
              Classification

    1080
              An Act To Require the State To Assume Jurisdiction over a Public Way in     SPONSOR: Senator Sherman
              Houlton

    2045
              An Act To Require the Review of Utility Pole Placement during Road          SPONSOR: Representative Smith, N.
              Improvement

    1938
              An Act To Keep Private Road Maintenance Costs Affordable                    SPONSOR: Representative Percy

    1730
              Resolve, To Direct the Department of Transportation To Make                 SPONSOR: Senator Sherman
              Improvements to U.S. Route 2-A

    1576
              An Act To Ensure the Safety of Roads with High Volumes of Traffic           SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

NAMING
     926
              Resolve, To Name the Gray Connector                                         SPONSOR: Representative Austin

     394
              Resolve, To Designate a Portion of U.S. Route 1 in Indian Township          SPONSOR: Representative Soctomah
              Passamaquoddy Indian Reservation as the Captain Tomah Lewey
              Memorial Highway

OUTDOOR ADVERTISING
    2012
              An Act To Permit the Use of Pictorial Graphics and Photographs on           SPONSOR: Representative Hanley, S.
              Changeable Signs

    2216
              An Act To Clarify the Definition of "Billboard"                             SPONSOR: Representative Hill

    2179
              An Act To Allow for More Accurate Information Signs on State Roads          SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky




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  PUBLIC WAYS
       2370
              Resolve, To Study the Feasibility of Off-road Bike and Walking Paths      SPONSOR: Representative Woodbury
              along the Busiest Commuting Corridors in the State

  REST AREAS
       1596
              An Act To Establish a Rest Area with Sanitary Facilities on Route 9       SPONSOR: Senator Raye

       1597
              An Act To Establish the Elton R. Brooks Memorial Rest Area and Boat       SPONSOR: Senator Raye
              Launching Facility


TRA     TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
  ACCIDENT REPORTS
        842
              An Act To Require the Collection of Information on Vehicle Accidents on   SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
              Private Property

  CELL PHONE USE
        768
              An Act To Prohibit the Use of Handheld Cell Phones While Driving          SPONSOR: Representative Simpson

       1132
              An Act To Prohibit the Use of Cellular Telephones by Newly Licensed       SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
              Drivers

        605
              An Act To Prohibit the Use of Cellular Telephones while Operating a       SPONSOR: Representative Beaudoin
              Motor Vehicle

         25
              An Act To Prohibit the Use of Cellular Telephones by Minors while         SPONSOR: Representative Hogan
              Driving

        119
              An Act To Prohibit the Use of a Handheld Cellular Telephone while         SPONSOR: Representative Berube
              Operating a Motor Vehicle

        195
              An Act To Ban the Use of Cellular Telephones while Driving                SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle

       1315
              An Act To Ban the Use of Handheld Cell Phones While Driving               SPONSOR: Representative Finch

       2401
              An Act To Investigate Cell Phone Use and Driver Safety                    SPONSOR: Representative Babbidge

  ENFORCEMENT
       2373
              An Act To Increase Highway Safety                                         SPONSOR: Senator Rotundo


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        1591
               An Act To Authorize Automated Traffic Law Enforcement                   SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

        1734
               An Act To Improve Traffic Enforcement                                   SPONSOR: Representative Marley

         608
               An Act To Improve Highway Safety                                        SPONSOR: Representative Beaudoin

        1073
               An Act To Address the Issue of Drive-offs from Service Stations         SPONSOR: Senator Diamond

RIGHT OF WAY
        2096
               An Act To Protect the Integrity of Funeral Processions                  SPONSOR: Representative Nass, J.

SPEED
        1651
               An Act To Clarify Speed Limit Laws                                      SPONSOR: Representative Fitts

         235
               An Act To Allow Municipalities To Set Speed Limits on Certain Roads     SPONSOR: Representative Browne

TOWING
         386
               An Act To Require Notification when a Vehicle Is Towed                  SPONSOR: Representative Thomas

         442
               An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to the Disposing of Towed           SPONSOR: Representative Muse
               Vehicles by a Towing Company

TRUCKS
         216
               An Act To Require Commercial Trucks To Remain in Right Lanes except     SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
               for Passing

         941
               An Act To Allow a Truck Driver To Haul a Trailer on a Highway If That   SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
               Driver Has a Point-to-point Permit

TURNING
         615
               An Act To Clarify the Use and Purpose of Center Turn Lanes              SPONSOR: Senator Savage, C.

WALKWAYS
        1665
               An Act To Promote School Zone Safety                                    SPONSOR: Representative Marley

WEIGHT
         611
               An Act To Allow a Weight Tolerance for Vehicle Auxiliary Power Units    SPONSOR: Representative Theriault



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        387
                An Act To Continue the Axle Weight Law Changes beyond September 15,        SPONSOR: Representative Thomas
                2007

        899
                An Act To Simplify and Clarify Vehicle Weight Laws                         SPONSOR:


TRA     TRANSPORTATION DEPT
  ADMINISTRATION
       1042
                An Act To Enhance Public Safety, Facilitate the Coordination of Traffic    SPONSOR:
                Control Signal Systems and Promote More Equitable Use of Public
                Highway Rights-of-way

  PLANNING
           62
                Resolve, To Require the Department of Transportation To Accept a Traffic   SPONSOR: Representative Marley
                Light in Portland

       1748
                An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Access to State and State-aid           SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
                Highways To Permit a Traffic Safety and Rest Area Exception

  POWERS
       1984
                Resolve, To Require the Development of a Scheme for Traffic                SPONSOR: Representative Marley
                Enhancement Funding Emphasizing Transportation

       1907
                An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Access to State and State Aid           SPONSOR: Senator Damon
                Roadways To Permit Traffic Safety and Rest Area Exceptions

       1908
                An Act To Secure Maine's Transportation Future                             SPONSOR: Senator Damon

        118
                Resolve, To Transfer the Cliff Island Wharf from the City of Portland to   SPONSOR: Representative Marley
                the Department of Transportation

        398
                Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Repair              SPONSOR: Representative Weddell
                Underground Pipes on Main Street and Church Street in Stockton

        834
                An Act To Prohibit Construction Companies from Using Heavy Equipment       SPONSOR: Representative McDonough
                in Residential Neighborhoods

  PROCEDURES
        943
                An Act To Allow a Landowner To Alter Land within a Highway                 SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
                Right-of-way Held by the Department of Transportation


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        617
              An Act To Amend Certain Laws Affecting Transportation                     SPONSOR:

       1834
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Contracts Entered into by the          SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins
              Department of Transportation


TRA     TRANSPORTATION DISTRICTS
  PLANNING
       2046
              An Act To Promote Transportation Planning, Increase Efficiency and        SPONSOR: Representative Piotti
              Reduce Sprawl

       2047
              An Act To Encourage Van and Car Pooling                                   SPONSOR: Representative Lansley

        464
              Resolve, To Improve Regional Transportation in Greater Portland           SPONSOR: Representative Barstow


TRA    TURNPIKE AUTHORITY
  BUDGET
       2345
              An Act To Make Allocations from Maine Turnpike Authority Funds for the    SPONSOR: Senator Damon
              Maine Turnpike Authority for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2008

  POWERS
       2346
              An Act To Increase the Bonding Capacity of the Maine Turnpike Authority   SPONSOR: Senator Damon

       1905
              An Act To Increase the Maine Turnpike Authority's Bond Limit              SPONSOR: Senator Damon

       1906
              An Act To Expand the Maine Turnpike from Mile 44 to Mile 53               SPONSOR: Senator Damon

       2021
              Resolve, To Require the Department of Transportation To Explore           SPONSOR: Representative Piotti
              Expanding the Maine Turnpike

       1819
              An Act To Waive Tolls on the Maine Turnpike for People Who Are            SPONSOR: Senator Savage, C.
              Travelling for Treatment for a Catastrophic Illness

       1774
              Resolve, To Reduce the Cost of Moving Modular Homes and Increase          SPONSOR: Senator Hastings
              Traffic Safety

       1758
              An Act To Exempt Emergency Vehicles from Tolls on the Maine Turnpike      SPONSOR: Representative Eberle

       1432
              An Act To Improve Road Safety and Mitigate Congestion                     SPONSOR: Representative Marley
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          668
                Resolve, Directing the Maine Turnpike Authority To Conduct a Study of     SPONSOR: Representative Barstow
                Possible Western Connector Roads to Municipal Centers in Cumberland
                and York Counties

       1090
                Resolve, Directing the Maine Turnpike Authority To Study the Relocation   SPONSOR: Representative Weaver
                of the York Toll Booth


UTE    ELECTRIC UTILITIES
  COGENERATION
       1337
                An Act To Encourage Cogeneration                                          SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

       1831
                An Act To Amend Maine's Electric Restructuring Laws                       SPONSOR: Representative Rines

  PLANNING
       1768
                An Act Concerning Wholesale Power Purchases by Consumer-owned             SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
                Transmission and Distribution Utilities

       1496
                Resolve, To Determine the Effect of State Mandates on Electricity Costs   SPONSOR: Senator Smith, D.
                in Maine

       2362
                An Act To Protect Maine's Electricity Consumers                           SPONSOR: Senator Schneider

       2363
                An Act To Clarify Standards for Issuance of a Certificate of Public       SPONSOR: Representative Faircloth
                Convenience and Necessity

       1084
                An Act To Establish the Northern Maine Power Agency                       SPONSOR: Senator Sherman

          762
                An Act To Limit the Eminent Domain Authority of a Transmission and        SPONSOR:
                Distribution Utility

  RATES
       2254
                An Act To Reduce Additional State Fees for Consumer Electric Bills        SPONSOR: Senator Snowe-Mello

       1711
                An Act To Provide an Energy Allowance to At-home Patients Using           SPONSOR: Representative Browne
                Ventilators

  RESTRUCTURING
       2359
                An Act To Enhance the Reliability and Competitiveness of Maine's          SPONSOR: Representative Edgecomb
                Electricity Market
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       2153
              An Act To Allow Electricity Suppliers To Purchase, Own and Operate        SPONSOR: Representative Joy
              Generation Facilities and To Sell Energy to Maine Customers

  TRANSMISSION LINES
       1650
              An Act To Improve Electric Transmission Line Siting                       SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

       1828
              An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Electromagnetic Field Regulation       SPONSOR: Senator Hobbins

        863
              An Act To Require Power Lines to Be Placed Underground Near Certain       SPONSOR: Representative Valentino
              Facilities


UTE    ENERGY
  ELECTRICITY GENERATION
        158
              An Act To Allow Transmission and Distribution Utilities To Generate and   SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
              Sell Power

        283
              Resolve, Establishing a Commission To Examine Methods for the State To    SPONSOR: Representative Jacobsen
              Encourage the Generation of Electrical Power Independent of Foreign
              Fuel Imports and in an Environmentally Sound Manner

       1813
              An Act To Increase the Percentage of Renewable Power in Central Maine     SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald
              Power Company's Distribution and Transmission System

       1454
              An Act To Amend the Maine Wind Energy Act                                 SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

  PLANNING
       1473
              An Act To Promote Electricity Transmission Independence                   SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

       1356
              Resolve, To Study Alternative Fuel Use by Schools and Public Buildings    SPONSOR: Representative Saviello

       1357
              Resolve, To Establish a Stakeholder Group for the Establishment of Site   SPONSOR: Representative Saviello
              Requirements for Wind Power

       1760
              An Act To Promote Municipal Energy Conservation                           SPONSOR: Representative Eberle

       2152
              An Act To Encourage the Development of Water Power to Provide for         SPONSOR: Representative Joy
              Maine's Energy Needs


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      2157
             An Act To Preserve Maine's Electric Energy Infrastructure                SPONSOR: Representative McLeod

      1967
             An Act To Promote Green Power Use at State Buildings                     SPONSOR: Representative Piotti

      1869
             An Act To Encourage Community Wind Power Projects                        SPONSOR: Representative MacDonald

      2356
             An Act To Amend the Public Utility Laws Regarding Energy Credits         SPONSOR: Senator Martin

      2258
             An Act To Make Technical Changes to Maine's Energy Generation            SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
             Regulation

      2181
             An Act To Create Pine Tree Energy Zones for Wood Product Manufacturers   SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher

      2191
             An Act To Enhance Maine's Energy Independence and Reduce Electricity     SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher
             Costs

       372
             An Act Regarding Energy Generating Facilities                            SPONSOR: Representative Adams

       357
             An Act To Create the Energy Independence Act                             SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

       511
             An Act To Clarify the Scope of Conservation Programs with Respect to     SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
             Electricity Use

      1281
             An Act To Enhance Maine's Energy Independence and Security               SPONSOR: Representative Pieh


UTE    ENERGY CONSERVATION
  STANDARDS
       449
             An Act To Improve Home and Commercial Building Energy Efficiency         SPONSOR: Representative Hinck

      2057
             An Act To Extend the Solar Energy Rebate Program                         SPONSOR: Senator Benoit

      1585
             An Act To Increase Energy Efficiency, Decrease Energy Costs and Reduce   SPONSOR: Representative Koffman
             Greenhouse Gas Emissions




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UTE    GAS UTILITIES
  NATURAL GAS
           65
                An Act To Protect the Integrity of Maine's Coastal Communities and     SPONSOR: Representative Adams
                Environment


UTE    PUBLIC ADVOCATE
  POWERS
       2361
                An Act To Ensure the Success of Regional Climate Change Efforts        SPONSOR: Representative Fletcher


UTE    PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
  BUDGET
        433
                An Act To Ensure Proper Funding of the Public Utilities Commission     SPONSOR:

  POWERS
        763
                An Act To Encourage the Use of Solar Energy                            SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett

        761
                An Act Regarding Long-term Contracting Authority of the Public         SPONSOR:
                Utilities Commission

       2358
                An Act To Ensure Electric Capacity To Serve Maine Consumers            SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

  PROCEDURES
       2265
                An Act To Prevent the Public Utilities Commission from Disclosing      SPONSOR: Representative Adams
                Private Information to the Federal Government

       1931
                Resolve, To Reduce Energy Costs for Consumers                          SPONSOR: Representative Brautigam

       1474
                An Act Regarding the Northern Maine Electricity Market                 SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

        760
                An Act To Transfer the Administration of the Renewable Resource Fund   SPONSOR: Representative Bliss
                from the State Planning Office to the Public Utilities Commission

           93
                An Act To Revise Maine's Utility Policies                              SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan


UTE       TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  9-1-1 EMERGENCY SYSTEM
        918
                An Act To Establish a Second Dispatch Center for Kennebec County       SPONSOR: Senator Marrache


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     1655
            An Act To Create Fairness in E-9-1-1 Funding                              SPONSOR: Representative Fitts

AUTOMATED SOLICITATIONS
       52
            An Act To Establish a "Do Not Fax" List                                   SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell

CELLULAR PHONES
      940
            An Act To Increase the Availability of Cellular Telephone Service for     SPONSOR: Representative Jackson
            Rural Residents

     2240
            An Act To Limit the Charges for a Lost Cellular Phone                     SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

HEARING IMPAIRED
     1304
            An Act To Provide Funds for Voice-activated Telephones                    SPONSOR: Senator Rosen, R.

     1159
            An Act To Promote Efficiency at the Maine Center on Deafness              SPONSOR: Representative Bliss

     1129
            An Act To Establish the Hearing Assistance Program for Low-income         SPONSOR: President Edmonds
            Persons Who are Elderly or Disabled

NETWORKING SYSTEMS
     1105
            An Act To Require High-speed Internet Access for All Maine Residents      SPONSOR: Representative Knight

     1217
            An Act To Protect Network Neutrality                                      SPONSOR: Senator Strimling

      539
            An Act To Provide Internet Access to Rural Communities                    SPONSOR: Speaker Cummings

     1594
            An Act To Promote Rural Broadband Access                                  SPONSOR: Senator Raye

     1797
            Resolve, To Stimulate Telecommunications Investment, Economic             SPONSOR: President Edmonds
            Development and Job Creation

     1781
            An Act To Improve Broadband Access and Information Technology             SPONSOR: Senator Perry, J.

TELEPHONE SYSTEMS
     1064
            An Act To Provide Regulation of the Department of Corrections Telephone   SPONSOR: Senator Strimling
            System by the Public Utilities Commission




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          746
                An Act To Enhance the Availability of Emergency Telephone Services in     SPONSOR: Representative Adams
                Maine


UTE     TELEVISION
  CABLE TELEVISION
          477
                An Act To Establish a Discounted Cable Rate for Senior Citizens and       SPONSOR: Senator Mitchell
                Assisted Living Facilities

          374
                An Act Regarding Cable Television Service Outages                         SPONSOR: Representative Adams

         1320
                An Act Providing for Regulation of the Cable Television Industry by the   SPONSOR: Representative Gerzofsky
                Public Utilities Commission


UTE    UTILITY DISTRICTS
  CHARTER CHANGES
         1384
                An Act To Amend the Charter of the Madison Water District                 SPONSOR: Representative Curtis

         1502
                An Act To Amend the Charter of the Long Pond Water District               SPONSOR: Representative Eaton

         1699
                An Act To Amend the Charter of the Clinton Water District                 SPONSOR: Representative Fitts

         1975
                An Act To Amend the Charter of the Winterport Utility District            SPONSOR: Senator Weston

          350
                An Act To Amend the Fryeburg Water District Charter                       SPONSOR: Representative Muse

          529
                An Act To Amend the Charter of the Harrison Water District                SPONSOR: Representative Sykes

          102
                An Act To Amend the Charter of the Kennebunk Light and Power District     SPONSOR: Senator Sullivan

          744
                An Act To Amend the Charter of the Buckfield Village Corporation          SPONSOR: Representative Hayes

          692
                An Act To Ensure Consumer Benefits from Large Utility Mergers             SPONSOR:

  FEES
         1244
                An Act To Require Utilities and Competitive Service Providers To Pay      SPONSOR: Senator Nutting, J.
                Interest on Overestimates of Electric Power Bills


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                                               123rd Legislature 1st Regular Session
                                                 Bill Requests Filed By Cloture
                                                   Arranged by Subject Matter

         310
                An Act To Provide Funding for the Drinking Water Program                      SPONSOR: Representative Hayes

         461
                An Act To Provide an Appeal Process Regarding Rate Increases of Certain       SPONSOR: Representative Tuttle
                Quasi-municipal Districts and Corporations

  NEW
         551
                An Act To Create the Princeton Water District                                 SPONSOR: Representative McLeod

         981
                An Act To Facilitate the Establishment of Tribal Electric Utility Districts   SPONSOR: Representative Loring

         944
                An Act To Create a Utility District in Edgecomb                               SPONSOR: Representative McKane

        1957
                An Act To Encourage and Facilitate Regional Utility Districts                 SPONSOR: Representative Treat

        2026
                An Act To Authorize a Tribal Electric Utility District                        SPONSOR: Representative Pingree

        1263
                An Act To Create a Columbia Falls Water District                              SPONSOR: Representative Tibbetts

  POWERS
        1930
                An Act To Allow Affordable Housing Discretionary Water and Sewer Fee          SPONSOR: Representative Chase
                Waivers

  REGULATION
        2238
                Resolve, Protecting the Future Protection of the Sebago Lake Water Supply     SPONSOR: Representative Cressey

        1603
                An Act To Modernize the Laws Preventing the Pollution of Portland's           SPONSOR: Senator Bartlett
                Water Supply

           59
                An Act Regarding Utility Issues                                               SPONSOR: Senator Schneider


UTE     WATER UTILITIES
  PUC REGULATION
        1777
                An Act To Streamline the Review of Minor Tariff Filings of Commercially       SPONSOR: Representative Fitts
                Owned Water Utilities




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