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129th Maine Legislature

Schedule of Public Hearings and Work Sessions by Committee

Public hearings and work sessions for the 129th Legislature for the next 5 days.
Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Public Hearings
LD 329An Act To Exempt from Criminal Liability Persons Reporting a Drug-related Medical EmergencyFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 342An Act To Require a Person To Notify Law Enforcement Officers of the Possession of a Hypodermic NeedleFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 449An Act To Impose a Mandatory Sentence for the Crime of Aggravated Unlawful Operation of a Methamphetamine LaboratoryFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 44An Act Regarding the Maine Criminal CodeFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 64An Act To Make Post-conviction Possession of Animals a Criminal OffenseFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 205An Act To Add Work Assignments to the Law Regarding Notification of a Defendant's Release or EscapeFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 306Resolve, Requiring the Department of Public Safety To Study and Determine What Constitutes a Violation of Air Space by a DroneFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
Education and Cultural Affairs
LD 225An Act Regarding Transportation Management Software and School Bus ReplacementFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 382An Act To Fund Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Persons at the Maine State LibraryFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 441An Act To Reduce Childhood Exposure to Harmful Ultraviolet Radiation by Allowing Students To Use Sunscreen in SchoolsFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 167An Act To Prevent Food Shaming in Maine's Public SchoolsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 206An Act To Raise the University of Maine System Debt CeilingFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 388An Act To Recognize Employee Background Checks Conducted for Out-of-state Schools Eligible for Maine Tuition AssistanceFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 395An Act To Protect Access to Outside-of-school Enrichment OpportunitiesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 470An Act To Provide Traffic Safety Education in SchoolsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 404An Act To Fund the School Revolving Renovation FundFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 427An Act To Require the State To Fund Teacher RetirementFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 557An Act To Create and Fund the School Revolving Maintenance Fund To Support the Usefulness and Longevity of Public School BuildingsFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 589Resolve, Directing the State Board of Education To Adopt Rules Prohibiting Teachers in Public Schools from Engaging in Political, Ideological or Religious Advoc...Feb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
Energy Utilities and Technology
Work Sessions
LD 196Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 320: Electric Transmission and Distribution Utility Service Standards, a Major Substantive Rule of ...Feb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 346An Act To Amend the Brunswick Sewer District CharterFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 347An Act To Provide Sustainable Funding for Drinking Water and Wastewater InfrastructureFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 372An Act To Increase the Safety of Municipal Residents by Allowing Municipalities To Address Downed Wires in Extended Power OutagesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 398An Act To Allow for Greater Flexibility in Addressing Energy Efficiency Needs in the StateFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 197An Act To Convene a Working Group To Authorize a Public Trust for Maine's Groundwater and To Impose a 2-year Moratorium on Large-scale Groundwater ExtractionFeb 20, 2019, 1:01pCross Building, Room 211
Environment and Natural Resources
Public Hearings
LD 289An Act To Prohibit the Use of Certain Disposable Food Service ContainersFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 505An Act To Require the Use of Reusable Food Ware at Eating EstablishmentsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 621An Act To Prohibit Extruded Polystyrene Food Service ContainersFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
Health and Human Services
LD 231An Act To Improve Public Health by Maximizing Federal Funding OpportunitiesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 362Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Submit a State Plan Amendment To Exempt Retirement and Educational Assets from Calculations f...Feb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 363An Act To Protect Residents of Assisted Living FacilitiesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 408Resolve, To Improve Access to Neurobehavioral ServicesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 472An Act To Provide Meals to Homebound IndividualsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 474Resolve, To Ensure the Health and Wellness of Older Residents of the StateFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 583Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Study the State's Long-term Services and Supports System for Older AdultsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 606Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Provide Cost-based Reimbursement to Maine Veterans' HomesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
Work Sessions
LD 152An Act To Prohibit the Possession and Use of Electronic Smoking Devices on School GroundsFeb 20, 2019, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 343An Act To Promote Equity in Business Opportunity for Tobacco Specialty StoresFeb 20, 2019, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 416An Act To Allow Eating Establishments To Permit Smoking Tobacco in Designated Outdoor Eating AreasFeb 20, 2019, 9:30aCross Building, Room 209
LD 154An Act To Amend the Law Governing MaineCare Coverage of Chiropractic TreatmentFeb 21, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 209
LD 192An Act To Require an Annual Report on the Activities of the Maine Child Welfare Advisory PanelFeb 21, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 209
LD 192An Act To Require an Annual Report on the Activities of the Maine Child Welfare Advisory PanelFeb 21, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 209
LD 234Resolve, To Increase Certain Chiropractic Reimbursement Rates under the MaineCare ProgramFeb 21, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 209
Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services
Public Hearings
LD 38An Act To Require Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for AdultsFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 220
LD 519An Act To Expand Adult Dental Health Insurance CoverageFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 220
LD 555An Act To Reduce Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Updating Screening CoverageFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 220
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
LD 490An Act To Give the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife the Authority To Change the Opening Dates of Trapping Seasons Based on Weather ConditionsFeb 20, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 206
LD 525An Act To Increase the Registration Fee for Snowmobiles for ResidentsFeb 20, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 206
LD 528An Act To Increase the Number of Clubs in Penobscot County That May Be Issued a Special Dog Training Area LicenseFeb 20, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 206
LD 617An Act To Increase to 3 the Number of Youth Deer Hunting DaysFeb 20, 2019, 1:15pCross Building, Room 206
LD 339An Act To Prohibit Unattended Watercraft on Open WaterFeb 20, 2019, 1:20pCross Building, Room 206
LD 386An Act To Establish a Comprehensive Wildlife Biology Internship ProgramFeb 20, 2019, 1:20pCross Building, Room 206
Work Sessions
LD 175An Act To Extend the Deer Hunting Season by 2 SaturdaysFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 188An Act To Provide for an Expanded Muzzle-loading-only Deer Hunting SeasonFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 190An Act To Provide Antlerless Deer Permits to Senior Resident Lifetime Hunting License HoldersFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 265An Act To Increase Opportunities for Hunters, Anglers and Sporting Camps by Extending the Seasons on Upland GameFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business
Public Hearings
LD 435An Act To Provide for the 2019 and 2020 Allocations of the State Ceiling on Private Activity BondsFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
Work Sessions
LD 277An Act To Ban Telephone Solicitations Using an Artificial or Prerecorded Voice and Enhance Caller IdentificationFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 348An Act To Prohibit the Providing of Misleading or Inaccurate Information via Caller Identification Services during Telemarketing CallsFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 435An Act To Provide for the 2019 and 2020 Allocations of the State Ceiling on Private Activity BondsFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
Judiciary
Public Hearings
LD 357An Act Regarding Court Facilities in York CountyFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 409An Act To Allow Fair Access to Child Advocacy Center RecordsFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 475An Act To Ensure Caller Access to E-9-1-1 Call RecordingsFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 488An Act To Provide Campground Owners Immunity from Liability for the Inherent Risks of CampingFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 506An Act To Provide Architects, Engineers and Certain Other Professionals Immunity from Civil Liability When Volunteering for Evaluating Damage from DisastersFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 540An Act Regarding Qualifications for District AttorneysFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
Labor and Housing
LD 240An Act To Allow Public Employers of Teachers to Negotiate Regarding Educational PoliciesFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 300An Act To Protect Hourly School Personnel Pay During School Days Missed Due to Weather or Emergency ClosuresFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 168Resolve, To Create a Universal Job Application System for Maine's Career CentersFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 201An Act To Protect Jobs in the State by Requiring Advance Notice of Closure of Call CentersFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 305An Act To Protect Job Applicants from Identity TheftFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 480An Act To Ensure Pay Transparency and To Reduce Gender and Racial Wage InequitiesFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 507An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Employer Recovery of Overcompensation Paid to an EmployeeFeb 20, 2019, 12:00aCross Building, Room 202
State and Local Government
LD 209An Act To Prohibit Municipalities from Prohibiting Short-term RentalsFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 370An Act To Facilitate State Employee Service in the LegislatureFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 390An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Dangerous BuildingsFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 431An Act To Make Election Day a State HolidayFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
Work Sessions
LD 58RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Extend the Terms of Legislators to 4 YearsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 170An Act To Prohibit Questions Regarding Criminal History on Certain State Employment ApplicationsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 179An Act To Change the Name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples DayFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 226An Act To Require the Use of Preapproved Subcontractors for Publicly Funded Construction ProjectsFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 257An Act To Ensure That the Legislature Has the Information Necessary To Do the Work of the People of MaineFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 285An Act To Provide for Legislative Review of Federally Mandated Major Substantive Rules under the Maine Administrative Procedure ActFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
Taxation
Public Hearings
LD 43RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Dedicate All Sales Taxes from All Vehicle Sales and Vehicle-related Sales to the Highway Fund...Feb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 560An Act To Improve Access to Property Tax Exemptions for New HomeownersFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 604An Act To Create an Electric Vehicle Tax CreditFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 607An Act To Provide Equitable Taxation for the Food and Beverage IndustryFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 625An Act To Phase Out the Insurance Premium Tax on AnnuitiesFeb 20, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
Work Sessions
LD 72An Act To Provide an Income Tax Exemption for Military Pay without Regard to Where the Military Service Was PerformedFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 127
LD 162An Act To Eliminate the State Income Tax on Maine Public Employees Retirement System PensionsFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 127
LD 268An Act To Create a Credit under the Commercial Forestry Excise Tax for Landowners Using Businesses Based in the United StatesFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 127
LD 276An Act To Provide Equity in the State Income Tax Deduction for Maine Public Employees Retirement System PensionsFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 127
Transportation
LD 19An Act To Require Public School Buses To Be Equipped with School Bus Crossing ArmsFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 49An Act Regarding the Designation of Traumatic Brain Injury on Driver's Licenses and Nondriver Identification CardsFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 57An Act To Require the Maine Turnpike Authority To Accept E-Z Pass Payments of Any Amount by TelephoneFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 83An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Resale by a Motor Vehicle Dealer To Permit the Dealer To Use a Copy of a Certificate of TitleFeb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 120An Act To Rebrand Maine's License Plate Slogan from "Vacationland" to "Staycationland"Feb 21, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
Veterans and Legal Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 499An Act To Prohibit Payment per Signature on Petitions for Direct Initiatives and People's Veto ReferendumsFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 501An Act To Provide Funding for the Homeless Veterans Center in CaribouFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 510An Act To Authorize Funding for Transitional Housing for Women Veterans and Their FamiliesFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 514An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Political Party Representation of Election ClerksFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 517An Act To Facilitate Fair Ballot Representation for All CandidatesFeb 20, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 252RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Prohibit New or Increased Fees or Taxes by Means of Direct Initiatives of LegislationFeb 20, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 437