LD 479
First Regular Session - 124th Maine Legislature
C "A", Filing Number S-148
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LR 252
Item 2
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Amend the bill In Part B by striking out all of section 18 and inserting the following:

Sec. B-18. 22 MRSA §4011-A, sub-§1, ¶A,  as amended by PL 2009, c. 41, §1, is further amended to read:

A. When acting in a professional capacity:

(1) An allopathic or osteopathic physician, resident or intern;

(2) An emergency medical services person;

(3) A medical examiner;

(4) A physician's assistant;

(5) A dentist;

(6) A dental hygienist;

(7) A dental assistant;

(8) A chiropractor;

(9) A podiatrist;

(10) A registered or licensed practical nurse;

(11) A teacher;

(12) A guidance counselor;

(13) A school official;

(14) A children's summer  youth camp administrator or counselor;

(15) A social worker;

(16) A court-appointed special advocate or guardian ad litem for the child;

(17) A homemaker;

(18) A home health aide;

(19) A medical or social service worker;

(20) A psychologist;

(21) Child care personnel;

(22) A mental health professional;

(23) A law enforcement official;

(24) A state or municipal fire inspector;

(25) A municipal code enforcement official;

(26) A commercial film and photographic print processor;

(27) A clergy member acquiring the information as a result of clerical professional work except for information received during confidential communications;

(28) A chair of a professional licensing board that has jurisdiction over mandated reporters;

(29) A humane agent employed by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources;

(30) A sexual assault counselor;

(31) A family or domestic violence victim advocate; and

(32) A school bus driver or school bus attendant;

Amend the bill in Part B by striking out all of section 22 and inserting the following:

Sec. B-22. 26 MRSA §663, sub-§3, ¶F,  as repealed and replaced by PL 1975, c. 92, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:

F Those employees who are counselors or junior counselors or counselors-in-training at organized camps licensed under Title 22, section 2495 and those employees of organized camps and similar seasonal recreation programs not requiring such licensure that are operated as or by nonprofit organizations who are under 18 years of age;

Amend the bill in Part B by striking out all of section 23.

Amend the bill by relettering or renumbering any nonconsecutive Part letter or section number to read consecutively.


This amendment clarifies that counselors, junior counselors or counselors-in-training employed by organized camps licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services and those employees under 18 years of age who work for nonprofit organized camps and similar seasonal recreation programs are exempt from minimum wage requirements. It removes a provision in the bill that was not applicable to youth camps. The amendment also incorporates changes to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 22, section 4011-A, subsection 1, paragraph A made by Public Law 2009, chapter 41 to avoid a conflict.

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