LD 401
First Regular Session - 124th Maine Legislature
C "A", Filing Number H-81
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LR 1405
Item 2
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Amend the bill by striking out all of section 1 and inserting the following:

Sec. 1. 30-A MRSA §501, sub-§2-A  is enacted to read:

2-A Probationary period for corrections officials.   Beginning October 1, 2009, a person who is hired as jailer, master, keeper or a subordinate assistant or employee under section 1501 must complete an employment probationary period that lasts for one year.


This amendment changes the probationary period for county corrections officials from at least one year after completion of basic corrections training at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy to one year from the date of hire. The probationary period would go into effect for all new hires after October 1, 2009.

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