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124th 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.
Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Public Hearings
LD 1316An Act To Make It Explicit That Maine Holds Title to Its Intertidal LandsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1323An Act To Revise the Laws Regarding the Public Trust in Intertidal LandsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1482An Act To Clarify Provisions of the Blueberry TaxApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1531An Act To Establish the Maine Food System Investment Program To Create Quality Jobs and Support Farms, Fisheries and Food-related BusinessesApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1540An Act Concerning Timber Harvesting on Public Lands and in State Parks, Historic Sites and the Restricted Zone of the Allagash Wilderness WaterwayApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1561An Act To Amend the Maine Land Use Planning Commission Laws and Enhance the Economic Vitality of Neighboring CommunitiesApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1574An Act To Continue Authorization of Seaplane Landings on Katahdin LakeApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 214
Work Sessions
LD 1114An Act To Humanely Treat Animals Trapped in BuildingsApr 25, 2019, 3:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1230An Act To Update the Civil Animal Welfare LawsApr 25, 2019, 3:00pCross Building, Room 214
LD 1311An Act Regarding the Sale of Dogs and Cats at Pet ShopsApr 25, 2019, 3:00pCross Building, Room 214
Appropriations and Financial Affairs
LD 1001An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of ...Apr 25, 2019, 2:00pState House, Room 228
LD 1001An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of ...Apr 25, 2019, 2:00pState House, Room 228
Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Public Hearings
LD 353An Act To Classify Recovery Residences as One-family Dwellings for the Purposes of the Fire CodeApr 26, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1534An Act To Amend Maine Fireworks Laws To Include Flame EffectsApr 26, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1550An Act To Create a Victims' Compensation Fund for Victims of Property CrimesApr 26, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 436
LD 855An Act To Strengthen the Maine Uniform Building and Energy CodeApr 26, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 921An Act To Allow Municipalities To Adopt Stricter Building and Energy Code Standards Than the Maine Uniform Building and Energy CodeApr 26, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 1509An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code To Ensure It Is Consistent with Current Standards and Applies to Small Municipalit...Apr 26, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 1543An Act To Amend the Maine Uniform Building and Energy CodeApr 26, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 1249An Act To Prohibit the Abuse and Isolation of Older and Dependent AdultsApr 29, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 436
LD 1169An Act To Provide Ready Access to Defibrillators in Businesses and PharmaciesApr 29, 2019, 1:15pState House, Room 436
Work Sessions
LD 1038An Act To Improve Funding for Maine's Hazardous Materials Emergency Response TeamsApr 26, 2019, 1:30pState House, Room 436
LD 353An Act To Classify Recovery Residences as One-family Dwellings for the Purposes of the Fire CodeApr 29, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1479An Act To Clarify Guardianship over Detainees under 18 Years of Age Regarding Mental Health CareApr 29, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1534An Act To Amend Maine Fireworks Laws To Include Flame EffectsApr 29, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 1550An Act To Create a Victims' Compensation Fund for Victims of Property CrimesApr 29, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 855An Act To Strengthen the Maine Uniform Building and Energy CodeApr 29, 2019, 10:15aState House, Room 436
LD 921An Act To Allow Municipalities To Adopt Stricter Building and Energy Code Standards Than the Maine Uniform Building and Energy CodeApr 29, 2019, 10:15aState House, Room 436
LD 1509An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code To Ensure It Is Consistent with Current Standards and Applies to Small Municipalit...Apr 29, 2019, 10:15aState House, Room 436
LD 1543An Act To Amend the Maine Uniform Building and Energy CodeApr 29, 2019, 10:15aState House, Room 436
Education and Cultural Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 1478Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 115: The Credentialing of Education Personnel, a Late-filed Major Substantive Rule of the Departmen...Apr 25, 2019, 1:30pCross Building, Room 208
Work Sessions
LD 210An Act To Increase Technology and Engineering Education for Grades 7 to 12Apr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 318An Act To Prepare All Students for Work and Life by Requiring That Students Receive Instruction in Vocational Preparation and Practical Life SkillsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 1046An Act To Authorize the Department of Education To Provide Flexibility in the Required Credentials for Teachers in Career and Technical ProgramsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 1182An Act To Improve School Safety by Requiring Law Enforcement VisitsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 1369An Act To Create an Additional Pathway To Certify Industrial Arts Teachers To Foster Career and Technical Subjects in Maine SchoolsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 454An Act To Encourage the Purchase of Local Produce for Public SchoolsApr 29, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 541Resolve, To Reduce Food Waste in SchoolsApr 29, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 577An Act To Increase Access to Nutritious Foods in Schools by Implementing an After-school Food Program for At-risk StudentsApr 29, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 1351An Act To Allow for the Recovery and Redistribution of Food in Public SchoolsApr 29, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 259An Act To Require the State To Meet the Mandatory 55 Percent Contribution to SchoolsApr 29, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 665An Act To Enact the Campus Free Expression ActApr 29, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 1050An Act To Require Education about the HolocaustApr 29, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 1170An Act To Raise the Floor of State Education FundingApr 29, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
Energy, Utilities and Technology
Public Hearings
LD 1556An Act Regarding Filing Fees in Transmission Line ProceedingsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1557An Act To Authorize an Additional Position in the Office of the Public AdvocateApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1558An Act To Change the Definition of "Gas Utility" in the Laws Governing Public UtilitiesApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1559An Act To Require the Public Utilities Commission To Open an Investigation Whenever It Initiates a Management AuditApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1560An Act Regarding Utility ReorganizationsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
LD 1567An Act To Change the Deadline for Submission of the Annual Report of the Public AdvocateApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 211
Work Sessions
LD 271An Act Regarding a Transmission and Distribution Utility's Use of the Right of Eminent Domain To Locate Its Transmission LinesApr 25, 2019, 12:30aCross Building, Room 211
LD 1383An Act To Amend Maine's Municipal Land Use and Eminent Domain Laws Regarding Transmission and Distribution UtilitiesApr 25, 2019, 12:30aCross Building, Room 211
Environment and Natural Resources
LD 1101An Act To Amend the Shoreland Zoning Laws To Allow Pedestrian Walkways and Trails That Exclude Motorized Vehicles within the Shoreland ZoneApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 1336Resolve, Directing the Governor To Renominate Penobscot Bay for Inclusion in the United States Environmental Protection Agency National Estuary ProgramApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 1433An Act To Protect the Environment and Public Health by Further Reducing Toxic Chemicals in PackagingApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 216
LD 401An Act To Preserve State Landfill Capacity and Promote RecyclingApr 26, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 524Resolve, Regarding the Promotion of CompostingApr 26, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 988An Act To Reduce the Landfilling of Municipal Solid WasteApr 26, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 1431Resolve, To Support Municipal Recycling ProgramsApr 26, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 1460An Act To Support Collection and Proper Disposal of Unwanted DrugsApr 26, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 216
Health and Human Services
Public Hearings
LD 1429An Act To Fund Opioid Use Disorder Prevention and TreatmentApr 26, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1510Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 97: Private Non-Medical Institution Services a...Apr 26, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1512An Act Regarding Persons Who Are Found Not Criminally Responsible and Are Sent out of State for TreatmentApr 26, 2019, 9:01aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1523An Act To Ensure the Quality of and Increase Access to Recovery ResidencesApr 26, 2019, 9:01aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1526An Act To Increase the Availability of Foster HomesApr 26, 2019, 9:01aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1373Resolve, To Reduce MaineCare Spending through Targeted Nutrition InterventionsApr 29, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1548Resolve, To Promote Quality and Transparency in the Provision of Services by Assisted Housing Programs That Provide Memory CareApr 29, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 1577An Act To Assist Nursing Homes in the Management of Facility BedsApr 29, 2019, 10:00aCross Building, Room 209
LD 684Resolve, Relating to the Prevention and Management of Neonatal Abstinence SyndromeApr 29, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 699Resolve, To Provide for Outreach Programs To Assist Women at Risk of Giving Birth to Substance-exposed InfantsApr 29, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1289Resolve, To Reduce the Incidence of Infants Exposed to Illegal SubstancesApr 29, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1094An Act To Increase Funding for Staffing for the Child Welfare Services Ombudsman ProgramApr 29, 2019, 1:01pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1595An Act To Enhance the Child Welfare Ombudsman ProgramApr 29, 2019, 1:01pCross Building, Room 209
Work Sessions
LD 613Resolve, Concerning the Adoption of Rules To Carry Out the Purpose of the Bridging Rental Assistance ProgramApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 964Resolve, To Study Housing Options for Persons with Mental Health Challenges and Substance Use DisorderApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1318Resolve, To Increase Access to Housing-related Support ServicesApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1337An Act To Save Lives by Establishing a Homeless Opioid Users Service Engagement Program within the Department of Health and Human ServicesApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 459An Act To Include Homelessness in the Laws Governing Emergency General AssistanceApr 25, 2019, 2:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1275An Act To Support Access to Health Services for Homeless Youth in MaineApr 25, 2019, 2:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1317An Act To Restore Services To Help Certain Noncitizens Meet Their Basic NeedsApr 25, 2019, 2:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1403An Act To Amend the General Assistance Laws Governing Eligibility and ReimbursementApr 25, 2019, 2:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 1404Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Request a Waiver Relating to Support Services and To Provide Funds To Prevent HomelessnessApr 25, 2019, 2:00pCross Building, Room 209
Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services
Public Hearings
LD 1236An Act To Clarify the Laws Governing the Licensing of ParamedicsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1353An Act To Establish Transparency in Primary Health Care SpendingApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 220
LD 1441An Act To Align the Laws Governing Dental Therapy with Standards Established by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental AccreditationApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 220
Work Sessions
LD 1263An Act Regarding TelehealthApr 25, 2019, 12:59aCross Building, Room 220
Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business
Public Hearings
LD 386An Act To Establish a Comprehensive Wildlife Biology Internship ProgramApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 570An Act To Create an Airplane Mechanic Education ProgramApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1051An Act To Create the Maine Family First Employer ProgramApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1240An Act To Provide Career and Technical Training Options for ElectriciansApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1290An Act To Increase Transparency with Regard to PawnshopsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1334An Act To Rename the Maine International Trade Center the Maine Trade Center and To Establish within the Center International and Domestic Export BranchesApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1342An Act To Establish the Maine Workforce, Research, Development and Student Achievement InstituteApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1368An Act To Require Postsecondary Institutions To Meet the Expected Family Contribution without Additional Loan Burdens for StudentsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
Judiciary
LD 1380An Act To Transfer the Violations Bureau from the Courts to the Office of the Secretary of StateApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1457An Act To Make References to the Governor and Supreme Judicial Court Justices Gender NeutralApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1483An Act To Clarify the Disposition of Funds Presumed Abandoned in a Lawyer's Trust AccountApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1507An Act Relating to Amateur Radio ServiceApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1516An Act To Improve Efficiency in Communication in the Court SystemApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1544An Act To Enact the Maine Revised Unclaimed Property ActApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 1535An Act To Correct Errors and Inconsistencies Related to the Maine Uniform Probate Code and To Make Other Substantive ChangesApr 29, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 438
Labor and Housing
LD 243An Act To Create an Hourly Rate Compensation System for Loggers and TruckersApr 29, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 596An Act To Prevent the Closure of Maine BusinessesApr 29, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1459An Act To Expand Application of the Maine Agricultural Marketing and Bargaining Act of 1973 to Harvesters and Haulers of Forest ProductsApr 29, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1605An Act To Provide Fair Contracts in the Logging IndustryApr 29, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 1537An Act To Increase the Portion of Retirement Benefits to Which the Cost-of-living Adjustment AppliesApr 29, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
LD 1620An Act To Exclude Collectively Bargained Salary and Job Promotion Increases from the Earnable Compensation Limitation for Retirement PurposesApr 29, 2019, 1:00pCross Building, Room 202
State and Local Government
LD 1455An Act To Change the Name of Township 17, Range 3 to Van Buren CoveApr 29, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1568An Act Authorizing the Deorganization of Magalloway PlantationApr 29, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1581An Act To Restore County Tax Appropriation IntegrityApr 29, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 1587An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Nominations of County Commissioners, the Terms of County Commissioners and County Commissioner DistrictsApr 29, 2019, 9:00aCross Building, Room 214
Taxation
Work Sessions
LD 1256An Act To Provide a Health Care Preceptor Tax CreditApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 1292An Act To Lower Maine's Individual Income TaxApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 1305An Act To Encourage Savings through Contributions to Family Development AccountsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 1424An Act To Create an Access to Justice Income Tax CreditApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
LD 1452An Act Regarding the Collection of the Sales and Use Tax by Marketplace FacilitatorsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 127
Transportation
LD 203Resolve, To Add a Safety Fence to the Penobscot Narrows BridgeApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 331An Act To Prohibit the Operation of Large Commercial Vessels in the Waters of Southern Mount Desert IslandApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 546An Act To Enhance Highway Safety by Strengthening the So-called Move Over LawApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 586An Act Regarding the Department of Transportation's Use of Sediment Erosion Control SystemsApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 689An Act Regarding Temporary Signs Related to an Event That Are Placed in the Public Right-of-wayApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 851Resolve, To Effect Economies of Scale in Maine's Transportation FundingApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 1084An Act Regarding the Operation of Pedal-powered Tour VehiclesApr 25, 2019, 1:00pState House, Room 126
Veterans and Legal Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 1619An Act Regarding Licenses for the Sale of Liquor for On-premises ConsumptionApr 26, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1626An Act To Implement a Presidential Primary System in MaineApr 26, 2019, 9:00aState House, Room 437
LD 553An Act To Ensure Proper Oversight of Sports Betting in the StateApr 26, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1348An Act To Authorize Sports WageringApr 26, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1515An Act To Allow Sports Wagering in MaineApr 26, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1571An Act To Establish the Exclusive Right of the Federally Recognized Indian Tribes in the State To Conduct All Sports Betting in MaineApr 26, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 1642An Act Regarding the Regulation of Sports WageringApr 26, 2019, 10:00aState House, Room 437
Work Sessions
LD 114An Act To Establish Open Primaries for Certain Federal and State OfficesApr 26, 2019, 11:00aState House, Room 437
LD 211An Act To Open Maine's Primaries and Permit Unenrolled Voters To Cast Ballots in Primary ElectionsApr 26, 2019, 11:00aState House, Room 437