Amend the bill by striking out everything after the enacting clause and inserting the following:
‘Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §3473, sub-§2, ¶B, as amended by PL 2003, c. 653, §4, is further amended to read:
B. Take appropriate action, including providing or arranging for the provision of appropriate services and making referrals to law enforcement; and
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §3473, sub-§2, ¶C, as amended by PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. C, §54 and PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14, is further amended to read:
C. Petition for guardianship or a protective order under Title 18-C, Article 5, when all less restrictive alternatives have been tried and have failed to protect the incapacitated adult . ; and
Sec. 3. 22 MRSA §3473, sub-§2, ¶D is enacted to read:
D. Establish and maintain an adult protective services registry of persons for whom there have been substantiated reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of dependent adults or incapacitated adults. The department shall adopt routine technical rules to implement this paragraph pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
Sec. 2. 34-B MRSA §5604-A, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2011, c. 542, Pt. A, §128, is further amended to read:
This amendment replaces the bill. It changes the references in the bill to cite the Adult Protective Services Act in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 22, chapter 958-A when requiring that the Department of Health and Human Services include reports of persons who have exploited, abused or neglected incapacitated and dependent adults in its system as provided in Title 34-B.