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128th Maine Legislature

Schedule of Public Hearings and Work Sessions by Committee

Public hearings and work sessions for the 128th Legislature for the next 5 days.
Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Public Hearings
LD 151Resolve, To Authorize the Transfer of State-owned Property to the Town of St. AgathaMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
Appropriations and Financial Affairs
LD 1365An Act To Include Additional Corrections Officers under the 1998 Special Plan for Retirement and To Amend the Laws Governing Retirement Benefits for Capitol Pol...Apr 28, 2017, 10:00aState House, Room 228
Work Sessions
LD 89An Act To Provide Emergency Repair Funding for the Restoration of the Official State Vessel, the Schooner BowdoinMay 1, 2017, 10:00aState House, Room 228
LD 981An Act Regarding State Investments and the Dakota Access PipelineMay 1, 2017, 10:00aState House, Room 228
LD 99An Act To Expand the 1998 Special Retirement Plan To Include Detectives in the Office of Investigations within the Department of the Secretary of State, Bureau ...May 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 100An Act To Expand the 1998 Special Retirement Plan To Include Detectives in the Office of the Attorney GeneralMay 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 247An Act To Amend the Retirement Laws Pertaining to Participating Local DistrictsMay 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 409An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to the Maine Public Employees Retirement SystemMay 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 723RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Reduce Volatility in State Pension Funding Requirements Caused by the Financial MarketsMay 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 1365An Act To Include Additional Corrections Officers under the 1998 Special Plan for Retirement and To Amend the Laws Governing Retirement Benefits for Capitol Pol...May 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 228
Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Public Hearings
LD 1366An Act To Protect Maine Consumers by Creating a White-collar Crime RegistryMay 1, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1387An Act Regarding the Threatened Use of Force in the Crime of RobberyMay 1, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1388An Act To Prohibit the Falsification of Medical RecordsMay 1, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1390An Act To Enhance the Rights of Families of Missing Persons and Homicide VictimsMay 1, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1401An Act To Allow Nonviolent Felons To Own Firearms at the Court's DiscretionMay 1, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1427An Act To Make Community Paramedicine Projects PermanentMay 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 1458An Act To Amend the Law Relating to the Crime of Hindering Apprehension or ProsecutionMay 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 1462Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Project To Facilitate the Acquisition of Basic Emergency Medical Training in Rural Communities in the StateMay 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 1469An Act Relating to Firearms Exclusions in Certain LocationsMay 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 1493An Act To Strengthen Enforcement of Support OrdersMay 1, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 436
Work Sessions
LD 514An Act To Authorize the Expungement of Records of Nonviolent CrimesApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 599An Act To Prevent Violence against Emergency RespondersApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1146Resolve, To Provide Wage Parity for Law Enforcement Officers in the Department of Corrections with Other Law Enforcement OfficersApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1173An Act To Require That Information on Prisoners' Furlough Be Reported to the National Crime Information Center, Department of Public Safety and State Bureau of ...Apr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1175An Act To Expand Options for the Prevention of Domestic ViolenceApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1183An Act To Expand Use of Electronic Monitoring in Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking CasesApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1202An Act To Clear a Path to EmploymentApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1221An Act To Clarify and Amend Certain Provisions of Law Regarding Victim ServicesApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1268An Act To Enhance Pretrial Justice through Risk-based Decision Making with Enhanced Diversion, Release and Treatment Options for Eligible DefendantsApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 436
Education and Cultural Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 1396An Act To Remove Certain Restrictions Imposed on Retired State Employees Who Return to Work as EducatorsMay 1, 2017, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1434An Act To Clarify the Laws Regarding Education in the Unorganized TerritoriesMay 1, 2017, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1470An Act To Facilitate Voluntary Cooperation among School SystemsMay 1, 2017, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1471An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Deduction for MaineCare Payments from a School Administrative Unit's State SubsidyMay 1, 2017, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1370An Act To Enhance Safety on College and University Campuses by Allowing Firearms To Be Carried on the Campuses of Public Colleges and UniversitiesMay 1, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1452An Act To Ensure Student Privacy in the Digital AgeMay 1, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1483An Act To Safeguard Student Contact Information Provided to SchoolsMay 1, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1093An Act To Clarify That Involuntary Transfers of Teachers and Municipal Public Employees Are Subject to Collective BargainingMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1215An Act To Clarify Collective Bargaining in School DistrictsMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
Work Sessions
LD 573Resolve, To Audit Standardized Testing in Maine's SchoolsApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 826An Act To Prioritize the Renovation of Existing Underutilized Schools in Conjunction with the Closing of Nearby Schools Due to Declining EnrollmentApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1113An Act To Improve Antihunger Programs in Maine SchoolsApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1131An Act To Create Education Savings Accounts for Maine StudentsApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1132An Act To Create Education Savings Accounts for Students with Special NeedsApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1143Resolve, Providing for the Official Observance of the 200th Anniversary of the Formation of the State of MaineApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
Energy, Utilities and Technology
Public Hearings
LD 1516An Act To Encourage Broadband Development through Private InvestmentMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1262An Act To Protect Monhegan Island by Limiting Wind TurbinesMay 2, 2017, 3:00pCross Building, Room 211
Environment and Natural Resources
LD 1453An Act To Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing To Prevent Threats to Maine's Drinking WaterMay 1, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 1473An Act To Make Minor Changes and Corrections to Statutes Administered by the Department of Environmental ProtectionMay 1, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
Health and Human Services
LD 107An Act To Increase the Effectiveness of Opioid Addiction TherapyApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 447An Act To Coordinate Services and Support Workforce Development for Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Peer Recovery ServicesApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 504An Act To Support Evaluation of Opioid Diversion EffortsApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 565An Act To Address Maine's Opiate Addiction CrisisApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 605An Act To Support Evidence-based Treatment for Opioid Use DisorderApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 952An Act To Ensure Access to Opiate Addiction Treatment in MaineApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1063An Act To Protect Substance-exposed InfantsApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1186Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Develop a Resource Guide for Assistance in Substance Abuse MattersApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1326An Act To Reduce Morbidity and Mortality Related to Opioid MisuseApr 28, 2017, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 634An Act Regarding the Drug Epidemic in MaineApr 28, 2017, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1430An Act To Develop a Statewide Resource and Referral Center and Develop Hub-and-spoke Models To Improve Access, Treatment and Recovery for Those with Substance U...Apr 28, 2017, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 766Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Recalculate the MaineCare Reimbursement Rates for Services for Persons with DisabilitiesMay 1, 2017, 1:30pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1205Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 21, Allowances for Home and Community Services...May 1, 2017, 1:30pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1364Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 97: Private Non-Medical Institution Services, ...May 1, 2017, 1:30pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1419Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 29, Allowances for Support Services for Adults...May 1, 2017, 1:30pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1424An Act To Amend the Laws Governing MaineCare Eligibility Determination For Applicants To Nursing HomesMay 1, 2017, 1:30pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1436Resolve, To Reduce MaineCare Spending through Targeted Nutrition InterventionsMay 1, 2017, 1:30pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1466An Act To Address Severe and Ongoing Shortfalls in the Funding of Direct Care Workers in Long-term Care Settings and To Establish the Commission To Study Long-t...May 1, 2017, 1:30pCross Building, Room 209
LD 162An Act To Improve Care Provided to Forensic PatientsMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 607An Act To Enhance Maine's Coordinated Response to Mental Health CrisesMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 629An Act To Improve Rehabilitation Services for Persons with Mental Illness in MaineMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 808An Act To Restore Community Support Services for Adults with Mental IllnessMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1133An Act Regarding Access to Appropriate Residential Services for Individuals Being Discharged from Psychiatric HospitalizationMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1425An Act To Repeal the Laws Governing the Mental Health Homicide, Suicide and Aggravated Assault Review BoardMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
Work Sessions
LD 478Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Implement the Department's Study of Ambulance ServicesMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 958An Act To Enact the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners ActMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 998An Act To Adequately Pay for Emergency Medical ServicesMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1110An Act Concerning Medicaid for Incarcerated Persons about To Be ReleasedMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1170An Act To Reduce Youth Access to Tobacco ProductsMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1301An Act To Improve Access to Preventive, Cost-saving Dental ServicesMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 335An Act To Expand Child Care Options for Children Placed with Older Kinship GuardiansMay 1, 2017, 11:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 652An Act To Provide Drug Price ReliefMay 1, 2017, 11:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 655An Act To Lower the Price MaineCare Pays for Prescription DrugsMay 1, 2017, 11:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1273Resolve, To Redispense Donated Prescription DrugsMay 1, 2017, 11:00aCross Building, Room 209
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Public Hearings
LD 1179An Act To Increase Funding for Programs That Support the Mission of the Department of Inland Fisheries and WildlifeMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 206
LD 1489An Act To Authorize the Revocation, Suspension or Denial of a Guide License under Specified CircumstancesMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 206
LD 1497An Act To Correct and Clarify Maine's Fish and Wildlife LawsMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 206
Judiciary
LD 472An Act Regarding Parental RightsMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 697Resolve, To Establish a Commission To Study the Roles and Rights of Grandparents in Raising Their GrandchildrenMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1187An Act To Amend the Child Protective Services StatutesMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1241An Act To Encourage Child Support AccountabilityMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1304An Act To Specify the Rights of ParentsMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1356An Act To Amend the Grandparents Visitation ActMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1437An Act To Establish a Youth-in-care CourtMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 438
Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development
LD 1360An Act To Conform the State Workforce Board and Workforce Development Programs to the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity ActMay 1, 2017, 12:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 1362An Act To Update the Operations of the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services and To Conform to the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014May 1, 2017, 12:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 1420An Act Regarding Work Permits for Minors under 16 Years of AgeMay 1, 2017, 12:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 1477An Act To Coordinate and Enforce Existing Workplace Training RequirementsMay 1, 2017, 12:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 1529An Act To Protect Consumers during Residential ConstructionMay 1, 2017, 12:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 942An Act To Prohibit a Prospective Employer from Asking a Prospective Hire about the Person's Compensation History until after a Job Offer Is MadeMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 944An Act To Prohibit the State from Asking a Prospective Hire about the Person's Compensation History until after a Job Offer Is MadeMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 984An Act To Separate the Authorities under the Licenses for Property and Casualty Insurance Adjusters and Workers' Compensation Insurance AdjustersMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 1259An Act Regarding Pay EqualityMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 1341An Act To Clarify Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits during Labor DisputesMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 1402An Act Regarding Payroll DeductionsMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 1467An Act To Expand Competitive Skills Scholarships and Strengthen Maine's Workforce Development ProgramsMay 2, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
Marine Resources
LD 1438An Act To Improve the Aquaculture Leasing and Licensing LawsMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 1502An Act To Transfer Responsibility for Licensing of Land-based Aquaculture from the Department of Marine Resources to the Department of Agriculture, Conservation...May 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 1519An Act To Define the Intertidal Zone for the Management and Enforcement of Shellfish Conservation OrdinancesMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 1520An Act To Create an Aquaculture LicenseMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
Work Sessions
LD 286An Act To Promote and Encourage the Sustainability of the Elver FisheryMay 1, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 206
LD 703An Act To Address Marine Debris Resulting from Commercial ActivitiesMay 1, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 206
LD 1455An Act To Fund Research on and Management and Enforcement of the Eel and Elver FisheriesMay 1, 2017, 1:00pCross Building, Room 206
State and Local Government
Public Hearings
LD 1142An Act To Repeal the Laws Establishing the Cumberland County Recreation Center and To Transfer Authority to Cumberland CountyMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1269An Act To Adjust the Timing for Recounts in Certain Municipal and Local School ElectionsMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1498An Act To Clarify the Applicability of the Records Preservation Surcharge within County Registries of DeedsMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1505An Act To Create Consistency in the Regulation of PesticidesMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1535An Act To Modernize the State's Procurement LawsMay 1, 2017, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
Work Sessions
LD 1087An Act To Define When a Municipal Land Use Decision Is Considered Final for Purposes of an Appeal to Superior CourtMay 1, 2017, 11:30aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1192An Act To Require Maine Governmental Departments That Affect Citizen Health and Safety To Staff at Least 75 Percent of Available PositionsMay 1, 2017, 11:30aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1346An Act To Clarify Access to Landlocked Ancient and Family Burying Grounds and To Clarify the Definition of Ancient Burying GroundMay 1, 2017, 11:30aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1361An Act Regarding State Hiring and Retention for Persons with DisabilitiesMay 1, 2017, 11:30aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1381An Act To Clarify Appeals of Municipal Land Use DecisionsMay 1, 2017, 11:30aCross Building, Room 214
Transportation
Public Hearings
LD 1328An Act To Promote Bicycle Safety by Placing Warning Signs on Certain Public WaysApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 126
LD 1351An Act Regarding the Length of Time a Temporary Sign May Be Placed in a Public WayApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 126
LD 1395Resolve, To Name the Bridge over the Androscoggin River between the Towns of Peru and Mexico the Buddy Wendall McLain BridgeApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 126
LD 1400An Act To Create the Bar Harbor Port AuthorityApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 126
LD 1439Resolve, To Study the Placement of Vehicle Charging Stations on Maine's HighwaysMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1440An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, Highway Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of ...May 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1523An Act To Exempt Motor Vehicles Less than 12 Years Old from InspectionMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1524An Act To Amend Maine Motor Vehicle LawsMay 2, 2017, 1:00pState House, Room 126
Work Sessions
LD 1248An Act To Improve Public Transportation in MaineApr 28, 2017, 9:30aState House, Room 126
LD 1312Resolve, To Investigate Extending Passenger Rail Service to Central MaineApr 28, 2017, 9:30aState House, Room 126
LD 1318An Act To Align State Relocation Assistance with That of the Federal GovernmentApr 28, 2017, 9:30aState House, Room 126
Veterans and Legal Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 1525An Act To Clarify the Laws Governing Alcohol Manufacturer LicensesMay 1, 2017, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1533An Act To Update the Laws Relating to Liquor Licensing and EnforcementMay 1, 2017, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1536An Act To Allow Maine Manufacturers To Sell Products for Off-premises Consumption at Taste-testing Events and Farmers' Markets and To Allow Taste Testings at Fa...May 1, 2017, 10:00aState House, Room 437
Work Sessions
LD 214Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Streamline Veterans' Licensing and CertificationApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 465An Act To Assist Veterans in Their Applications for Service-related BenefitsApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 714An Act To Create an Award Program for Maine's Veteran-friendly WorkplacesApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1278An Act To Amend the Military Bureau Laws and Veterans Service LawsApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1441An Act To Create Veteran-friendly WorkplacesApr 28, 2017, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 122An Act To Allow Schools To Operate Nonprofit Bingo Events for Children and FamiliesApr 28, 2017, 9:30aState House, Room 437
LD 975An Act Regarding Licensing of Cribbage TournamentsApr 28, 2017, 9:30aState House, Room 437
LD 1254An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Super Cribbage TournamentsApr 28, 2017, 9:30aState House, Room 437
LD 1256Resolve, To Establish the Task Force To Implement Ranked-choice VotingApr 28, 2017, 9:30aState House, Room 437
LD 1357An Act To Authorize Multiparty Candidate Nominations for State OfficesApr 28, 2017, 9:30aState House, Room 437