Laws of Maine


Public Laws


Chapter 1
An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and To Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2009
Parts: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z AA BB CC

Chapter 2
An Act To Provide Rule-making Authority to the Maine Library Commission

Chapter 3
An Act To Allow a Weight Tolerance for Vehicle Auxiliary Power Units

Chapter 4
An Act To Remove Game Sanctuary Status for Certain Lands in the Town of Orrington

Chapter 5
An Act To Allow Nonmember Directors To Serve on the Board of Cooperative Agricultural Associations

Chapter 6
An Act To Allow a Municipality Greater Flexibility To Disburse State Fees

Chapter 7
An Act To Make Supplemental Allocations from the Highway Fund and Other Funds for the Expenditures of State Government and To Change Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2009
Parts: A B C D

Chapter 8
An Act To Modify the Maine Dental Education Loan Program

Chapter 9
An Act To Allow School Buses To Travel at the Posted Speed Limit on the Interstate and the Maine Turnpike

Chapter 10
An Act To Allow a Newly Licensed Driver To Transport a Foreign Exchange Student Who Lives with That Driver's Family

Chapter 11
An Act To Amend the Requirements for the Livable Wage Report

Chapter 12
An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to the Maine Jobs Council

Chapter 13
An Act To Enhance Oversight of Fraternal Benefit Societies

Chapter 14
An Act Regarding the Electronic Submission of Filings

Chapter 15
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Public Water System Operation Fees

Chapter 16
An Act To Amend the Occupancy Limits for Campsites in the Unorganized Territories

Chapter 17
An Act To Amend the Alewife Fishing Laws

Chapter 18
An Act To Include the Town of Falmouth as a Member of the Greater Portland Transit District

Chapter 19
An Act To Remove the Age Restriction for Serving as a Corporator of a Mutual Financial Institution

Chapter 20
An Act To Correct the Law Concerning Private Investigators' License Qualifications

Chapter 21
An Act To Encourage Economic Recovery and Employment Growth To Support Maine's Working Waterfronts

Chapter 22
An Act Pertaining to the Quality Child Care Education Scholarship Fund

Chapter 23
An Act To Raise the Fee a Bail Commissioner May Charge

Chapter 24
An Act To Clarify the Disposition of Fines from Maine's Soft-shelled Clam Laws

Chapter 25
An Act To Increase the Ability of the Maine Wage Assurance Fund To Pay Unpaid Workers

Chapter 26
An Act To Facilitate the Protection of Electric Utility Consumer Interests in Public Utility Commission Cases Involving the Construction, Rebuilding or Relocating of Transmission Lines

Chapter 27
An Act To Support Maine State Parks

Chapter 28
An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning Informal Conferences as Part of the Board of Licensure in Medicine's Disciplinary Proceedings

Chapter 29
An Act To Ensure Fair Pay

Chapter 30
An Act To Abolish the Intergovernmental Advisory Commission

Chapter 31
An Act To Clarify the Prohibition on Payment for Health Care Facility Mistakes or Preventable Adverse Events

Chapter 32
An Act To Enable the Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company To Better Serve the Needs of All Employers

Chapter 33
An Act To Provide Additional Unemployment Benefits and Make Statutory Revisions in Accordance with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Chapter 34
An Act To Modify the Laws Regarding Seat Belts

Chapter 35
An Act Regarding Assistance to Low-income Customers of Gas Utilities

Chapter 36
An Act To Prohibit Telephone Charges Not Representing Services or Fees Requested by the Customer or Authorized by the Government

Chapter 37
An Act Regarding Consumer-owned Water Utilities and Contracts for Large-scale Extraction and Transportation of Water

Chapter 38
An Act To Clarify Child Abuse and Neglect Information Disclosure

Chapter 39
An Act Concerning Cremated Remains

Chapter 40
An Act To Ensure the Availability of Supplemental Educational Loans

Chapter 41
An Act To Require School Bus Drivers and School Bus Attendants To Report Suspected Child Abuse

Chapter 42
An Act To Include Trucks in the Definition of "Low-speed Vehicle"

Chapter 43
An Act To Amend the Instruction Permit Process

Chapter 44
An Act To Protect Consumers from the Unlicensed Practice of a Trade or Profession

Chapter 45
An Act To Ensure That Medical Equipment Found in a Repossessed Vehicle Is Returned to the Owner

Chapter 46
An Act To Change the Coyote Night Hunting Season

Chapter 47
An Act To Authorize the State Board of Nursing To Request Mental and Physical Examinations and To Establish a Nurse Health Program

Chapter 48
An Act To Allow a Cosmetologist, Barber, Manicurist or Aesthetician Licensee To Perform Services outside of the Primary Business Location

Chapter 49
An Act Regarding the Requirement That the Treatment of a Gunshot Wound Be Reported

Chapter 50
An Act To Require a Person under 18 Years of Age To Wear a Helmet While on a Motorcycle

Chapter 51
An Act To Establish Native American Veterans Day

Chapter 52
An Act To Clarify the Election of Municipal Charter Commission Members

Chapter 53
An Act To Improve the Protection for Buyers of Motor Vehicles from Vehicles Labeled Lemons in Other States

Chapter 54
An Act To Make Technical Corrections to the Operating Under the Influence Laws

Chapter 55
An Act Relating to Autocycles

Chapter 56
An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships

Chapter 57
An Act To Clarify That the Assessor and Treasurer Are Incompatible Municipal Offices

Chapter 58
An Act To Clarify the Law Regarding Reinstatement of a Driver's License

Chapter 59
An Act To Hold Municipal Officers Harmless for a Determination That a Town Way or Public Easement Is Considered Abandoned

Chapter 60
An Act To Amend Maine's Endangered and Threatened Species List by Removing the Bald Eagle

Chapter 61
An Act To Supervise and Regulate Real Estate Settlement Agents and Exchange Facilitators in Order To Protect Consumers

Chapter 62
An Act To Preserve Statewide Public Broadcasting

Chapter 63
An Act To Ensure Local Broadband Coverage

Chapter 64
An Act To Add Maine Maritime Academy Representation to the State Employee Health Commission

Chapter 65
An Act To Protect Maine's State Parks and State Historic Sites

Chapter 66
An Act To Waive Public Utilities Commission Approval of Special Contracts When the Contracts Apply to Detariffed Rates or Terms

Chapter 67
An Act To Streamline and Clarify Laws Pertaining to the Civil and Criminal Possession of Marijuana

Chapter 68
An Act To Promote Telecommunications Availability for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Chapter 69
An Act To Clarify Hunting and Trapping Laws for Youth

Chapter 70
An Act Regarding the Placement of Bait To Attract Wild Animals or Birds for Hunting

Chapter 71
An Act To Extend the Operation of the Maine Health Data Processing Center and To Amend the Maine Health Data Organization Statutes

Chapter 72
An Act To Create a Penalty for Harvesting Scallops in a Conservation Area

Chapter 73
An Act To Create the Support Animal Welfare Registration Plate

Chapter 74
An Act To Amend the Notary Public Laws

Chapter 75
An Act To Facilitate the Removal of Dams That Pose a Hazard to Public Safety and the Installation and Repair of Fishways

Chapter 76
An Act To Extend the Season for Training Hunting Dogs

Chapter 77
An Act To Equalize Annuity and Structured Settlement Annuity Benefits with Life Insurance under the Maine Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association

Chapter 78
An Act To Permit the Landing of Dragged Crabs as Bycatch

Chapter 79
An Act To Increase Payments to Victims of Crimes

Chapter 80
An Act To Allow Military Reenlistees To Obtain a Veterans Registration Plate

Chapter 81
An Act To Allow Municipalities and Counties To Require Bartender Training for Liquor Licensees

Chapter 82
An Act To End Discrimination in Civil Marriage and Affirm Religious Freedom

Chapter 83
An Act To Further Facilitate the Provision of Educational Loans for Maine Students and Families

Chapter 84
An Act To Facilitate Lactation at the Workplace by New Mothers

Chapter 85
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Allowable Uses of Tax Increment Financing Funds

Chapter 86
An Act Concerning Mercury-added Button Cell Batteries

Chapter 87
An Act To Calculate the School Year by Number of Hours

Chapter 88
An Act To Increase the Availability of Solar and Wind Power

Chapter 89
An Act To Ensure That the Membership of the State Board of Corrections Includes a Representative with Expertise in Issues Regarding Mental Illness

Chapter 90
An Act To Improve Assistance for Technology-based Entrepreneurs

Chapter 91
An Act To Improve the Health of Maine Citizens and Safety of Pedestrians

Chapter 92
An Act To Allow the Department of Corrections To Certify Community Intervention Programs

Chapter 93
An Act To Improve Juvenile Correctional Services

Chapter 94
An Act To Improve the Service of Protection from Harassment and Protection from Abuse Orders and the Collection of Restitution by the Department of Corrections

Chapter 95
An Act To Adopt Amendments to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

Chapter 96
An Act Concerning the Automatic Dissolution of Certain Marriages

Chapter 97
An Act Regarding the Transfer of Nursing Facilities

Chapter 98
An Act To Allow School Budget Validation Referenda To Be Held on a Saturday

Chapter 99
An Act To Support Pretrial Diversion Programs for Issuers of Worthless Checks

Chapter 100
An Act To Provide a Safe Sleeping Environment for Children with Disabilities To Enable Them To Remain in Their Homes

Chapter 101
An Act To Amend the Provision Creating the Long-term Care Partnership Program

Chapter 102
An Act Regarding Liquor Licenses Issued to Incorporated Civic Organizations

Chapter 103
An Act To Prevent the Unauthorized or Deceptive Use of the Names of Financial Institutions

Chapter 104
An Act To Authorize Fuel Cost Stabilization Funds To Be Established in School Administrative Units

Chapter 105
An Act To Require Closed-captioning for Certain Political Advertisements

Chapter 106
An Act Creating a Probationary Period for County Corrections Officials

Chapter 107
An Act To Clarify the Right of Public School Employees To Engage in Collective Bargaining

Chapter 108
An Act To Reduce Costs for Customers of Northern Maine Consumer-owned Utilities

Chapter 109
An Act To Equitably Adjust the Workers' Compensation Board's Assessment

Chapter 110
An Act To Clarify the Definition of Hard Cider for the Purposes of the Returnable Container Law

Chapter 111
An Act To Conform Building Standards in the Unorganized Territories with Federal Emergency Management Agency Requirements

Chapter 112
An Act To Update and Streamline State Licensing Laws and Clarify the Process for Appealing Final Decisions of Certain Licensing Entities
Parts: A B

Chapter 113
An Act To Enable the Use of Credit Cards for Governmental Transactions

Chapter 114
An Act To Clarify the Income-producing Requirement for Land in the Farm and Open Space Tax Program

Chapter 115
An Act Regarding Raffles Conducted by Nonprofit Organizations

Chapter 116
An Act To Strengthen the Board of the Maine Insurance Guaranty Association

Chapter 117
An Act To Ensure Continued Access to Emergency Information in the State by Allowing Governments To Build Federally Licensed Television Translators

Chapter 118
An Act To Clarify Guaranteed Fund Protection for Deferred Compensation Accounts

Chapter 119
An Act To Amend the Petroleum Market Share Act

Chapter 120
An Act To Clarify the Minimum Wage Exemption for Summer Camp Counselors Working at Day Camps

Chapter 121
An Act To Amend Certain Laws Administered by the Department of Environmental Protection

Chapter 122
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Certain Reports and Reviews Related to Utilities and Energy and Certain Positions at the Public Utilities Commission

Chapter 123
An Act To Make Certain Changes to the Laws Governing Approval for Transmission Lines

Chapter 124
An Act To Facilitate the State's Existing Commitment to the Production of Liquid Biofuels

Chapter 125
An Act To Protect the Public Health and the Environment by Prohibiting the Sale of Wheel Weights Containing Lead or Mercury

Chapter 126
An Act To Include as Authorized Project Costs the Construction or Improvement of Buildings Used by Municipalities for Purposes of Designating Municipal Development Districts

Chapter 127
An Act To Prohibit Cruel Confinement of Calves Raised for Veal and Sows during Gestation

Chapter 128
An Act To Amend the Landlord and Tenant Laws as They Pertain to Interest Paid on Mobile Home Park Tenant Security Deposits

Chapter 129
An Act To Ensure the Workers' Compensation Board's Regulatory Oversight of the Maine Insurance Guaranty Association

Chapter 130
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Governor's Interagency Transportation Coordinating Committee

Chapter 131
An Act To Modify the Regional Economic Development Revolving Loan Program

Chapter 132
An Act To Expand Super Pack License Opportunities

Chapter 133
An Act To Amend the Employment Practices Law Regarding Substance Abuse Testing

Chapter 134
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Deer Hunting and To Extend the Coyote Hunting Season

Chapter 135
An Act To Authorize Municipalities To Protect the Habitability of Rental Housing during Heating Fuel Emergencies

Chapter 136
An Act To Authorize an Active Retired Justice or Judge To Conduct Arbitration and Chair Medical Malpractice Screening Panels

Chapter 137
An Act To Require Lobbyists To Wear Name Tags

Chapter 138
An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning Campaign Report Exemptions

Chapter 139
An Act To Conserve Energy in Residential Leasehold Tenancies

Chapter 140
An Act To Prohibit Smoking in Outdoor Eating Areas

Chapter 141
An Act To Correct Administrative Procedures Regarding the Dental Care Access Credit

Chapter 142
An Act To Amend the Laws Relating to the Department of Corrections

Chapter 143
An Act Relating to Disability Plates and Placards

Chapter 144
An Act To Clarify the Rights of Public Employee Unions and Public Employers To Agree through Collective Bargaining To Permit Payroll Deductions for Union Dues or Other Funds

Chapter 145
An Act To Clarify the Use of Instant Redeemable Coupons with Alcoholic Beverages

Chapter 146
An Act To Clarify Expenditures and the Use of Department-generated Revenues within the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Chapter 147
An Act To Amend the Special Education, School Health and School Nutrition Laws Regarding Scoliosis Screening, the School Lunch Program, Transitional Services, Gifted and Talented Education Programs and the Maine Mentoring Partnership Grant Program

Chapter 148
An Act To Ensure That Money from the Surcharge on Registration of Pet Food for the Sterilization of Animals is Received in a Timely Manner

Chapter 149
An Act To Expand the Membership of the Maine Elder Death Analysis Review Team

Chapter 150
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing MaineCare Estate Recovery Undertaken by the Department of Health and Human Services

Chapter 151
An Act To Amend the Marine Resources Suspension Laws

Chapter 152
An Act To Require Businesses To Make Toilet Facilities Available to Individuals with Certain Medical Conditions

Chapter 153
An Act Relating to Geothermal Heat Exchange Wells

Chapter 154
An Act To Encourage Cooperation among School Administrative Units

Chapter 155
An Act To Define Services for Maine Runaway and Homeless Youth

Chapter 156
An Act To Limit Liability for Certain Noncommercial Aviation Activities

Chapter 157
An Act To Require the Convening of the Professional Standards Board

Chapter 158
An Act To Improve Child Support Collection Procedures by Changing the Process of Modifying a Support Order

Chapter 159
An Act To Change the Definition of "Domestic Partner" in the Laws Governing Custody of Remains

Chapter 160
An Act Regarding the Maximum Fee for Processing an Environmental License Application

Chapter 161
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Notification after a Security Breach Involving Personal Information

Chapter 162
An Act To Protect Maine Residents from Home Fires and Carbon Monoxide

Chapter 163
An Act To Change the Classification of Certain Waters of the State

Chapter 164
An Act To Amend the Limited Liability Company Laws Concerning Management Standards

Chapter 165
An Act To Ensure Access to Public Information

Chapter 166
An Act To Require a Referee of a Land Dispute To Render a Decision within One Year

Chapter 167
An Act To Permit Brew Pubs To Sell Half-gallon Containers of Malt Liquor

Chapter 168
An Act To Allow the Donation of Certain Perishable Food Products to Nonprofit Organizations

Chapter 169
An Act To Provide for Insurance Coverage of Telemedicine Services

Chapter 170
An Act Authorizing Colleges and Universities To Regulate Public Safety on Their Campuses

Chapter 171
An Act To Amend the Forcible Entry and Detainer Laws

Chapter 172
An Act To Amend the Licensing Requirements for Marriage and Family Therapists

Chapter 173
An Act Concerning Dispute Resolution in Home Construction Contracts

Chapter 174
An Act To Rename the Division of Deafness within the Department of Labor

Chapter 175
An Act Authorizing Statewide Mutual Aid among First Responder Agencies

Chapter 176
An Act To Protect Recreational Trails on Private Land by Exempting Certain Information on Recreational Trails from the Definition of "Public Records"

Chapter 177
An Act To Clarify a Municipality's Authority To Contract with an Animal Shelter for Services

Chapter 178
An Act To Broaden the Use of the Land for Maine's Future Fund for Investments To Promote Public Access and Use of Conserved Lands and To Improve the Productivity of Conserved Farmlands

Chapter 179
An Act To Add a Member to the Advisory Council on Health Systems Development

Chapter 180
An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning Wrongful Death

Chapter 181
An Act To Allow Limited Information Sharing in Domestic Violence Cases

Chapter 182
An Act To Establish the Civil Violation of Motor Vehicle Violation Resulting in Death

Chapter 183
An Act Regarding Political Signs

Chapter 184
An Act To Exempt Snowmobiles and All-terrain Vehicles Operated at Demonstration Events from the Requirement of a Maine Registration

Chapter 185
An Act To Ensure Adequate Insurance Coverage for Family Child Care Providers

Chapter 186
An Act To Allow Authorized Agents to Process Moose Hunting Lottery Applications and Antlerless Deer Permit Applications

Chapter 187
An Act Regarding Claims for Civil Perjury

Chapter 188
An Act To Allow Lobster License Exemptions to Persons with Certain Medical Criteria

Chapter 189
An Act To Require the Disclosure of Insurance Policy Limits to an Injured Party

Chapter 190
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Campaign Finance Reports and the Maine Clean Election Act
Parts: A B

Chapter 191
An Act To Establish the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women

Chapter 192
An Act To Amend Certain Laws Related to the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, Division of Quality Assurance and Regulation

Chapter 193
An Act To Clarify the Duties of Municipal Treasurers, Clerks and Tax Collectors

Chapter 194
An Act To Eliminate the Repeal Date on Nonhospital Expenditures in the Capital Investment Fund

Chapter 195
An Act To Promote Cost-effective and Broad-based Vision Care for Maine Citizens by Clarifying the Scope of Prescription Authority by an Optometrist

Chapter 196
An Act To Provide the Office of Chief Medical Examiner Access to Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program Data for the Purpose of Conducting Cause of Death Investigations

Chapter 197
An Act To Facilitate the Marketing of Power Produced by Small Generators

Chapter 198
An Act To Increase Child Support Collection by Expanding the New Hire Reporting Requirements

Chapter 199
An Act To Amend the Retail Tobacco and Liquor Licensing Laws

Chapter 200
An Act To Protect the Integrity of the State's Carbon Dioxide Budget Trading Program and Auction Process and To Provide Allocations to the Energy and Carbon Savings Trust Fund

Chapter 201
An Act To Enhance the Safety of Forestry Workers and Contracted Farm Workers

Chapter 202
An Act To Exempt Protection from Abuse Orders from the Notification and 30-day Waiting Period Requirements under the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act

Chapter 203
An Act To Change the Maine HIV Advisory Committee

Chapter 204
An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning Child Abuse and Neglect Councils

Chapter 205
An Act To Allow Law Enforcement Officers To Obtain a Personal Recognizance Bond in Certain Cases

Chapter 206
An Act To Improve Children's Safety in Public Swimming Pools

Chapter 207
An Act Relating to Sales Tax on Certain Trailers

Chapter 208
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Legislative Ethics

Chapter 209
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Outdoor Wood Boilers

Chapter 210
An Act To Designate July 12th as Wyeth Day

Chapter 211
An Act To Recognize Maine Youth Camps
Parts: A B

Chapter 212
An Act To Clarify the Law Regarding the Passing of School Buses by Bicyclists

Chapter 213
An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2009, June 30, 2010 and June 30, 2011
Parts: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z AA BB CC DD EE FF GG HH II JJ KK LL MM NN OO PP QQ RR SS TT UU VV WW XX YY ZZ AAA BBB CCC DDD EEE FFF GGG HHH III JJJ KKK LLL MMM NNN OOO PPP QQQ RRR SSS TTT UUU VVV WWW XXX YYY ZZZ AAAA BBBB CCCC DDDD EEEE FFFF GGGG HHHH IIII JJJJ KKKK LLLL MMMM NNNN OOOO PPPP QQQQ RRRR SSSS TTTT UUUU VVVV WWWW XXXX YYYY ZZZZ AAAAA

Chapter 214
An Act To Simplify and Consolidate Maine's Fishing Laws and Rules

Chapter 215
An Act To Add Unlicensed Assistive Persons with Notations to the Maine Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants

Chapter 216
An Act To Empower Anglers in Fish Stocking Decisions

Chapter 217
An Act To Allow the Direct Sale of Shellfish to Retailers

Chapter 218
An Act To Allow Smelting on Mud Brook on Long Lake in Aroostook County

Chapter 219
An Act To Promote Public Safety Answering Point Efficiency

Chapter 220
An Act To Provide Free Admission to State Parks to Veterans and Military Personnel

Chapter 221
An Act To Ensure Public Access to Records Relating to Public Contracts for Personal Services

Chapter 222
An Act Regarding Subrogation of Medical Payments Coverage

Chapter 223
An Act To Regulate the Use of Traffic Surveillance Cameras

Chapter 224
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Games of Chance

Chapter 225
An Act To Enable Municipal Assistance for Purposes of Protecting or Restoring Public Waters

Chapter 226
An Act To Increase Snowmobile Registration Fees

Chapter 227
An Act To Allow Qualified, Licensed Denturists To Practice to the Level of Their Educational Training

Chapter 228
An Act To Make Technical and Supervisory Amendments to the Laws Governing Banking and Consumer Credit

Chapter 229
An Act To Amend the Aquaculture Laws

Chapter 230
An Act To Prevent Predatory Marketing Practices against Minors

Chapter 231
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Recycling of Televisions

Chapter 232
An Act Relating to Self-insurance

Chapter 233
An Act To Clarify the Status and Benefits of Employees of the Child Development Services System

Chapter 234
An Act Regarding Volunteer Lobbyists

Chapter 235
An Act To Amend the Statute of Limitations under the Maine Human Rights Act

Chapter 236
An Act To Correct Inequities for Certain Maine Community College System Employees in the Maine Public Employees Retirement System

Chapter 237
An Act To Streamline Ratemaking for Consumer-owned Water Utilities

Chapter 238
An Act To Provide Limited Immunity for Road Association Directors, Commissioners and Volunteers

Chapter 239
An Act To Amend the Private Way Laws with Regard to Road Associations

Chapter 240
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Right To Know Advisory Committee

Chapter 241
An Act Regarding the Licensing Fees for Certain Professional Programs
Parts: A B C D

Chapter 242
An Act To Simplify Maine's Accountancy Laws

Chapter 243
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Licensed Financial Service Providers

Chapter 244
An Act To Clarify and Update the Laws Related to Life and Health Insurance
Parts: A B C D E F G H I J

Chapter 245
An Act To Improve the Process for Recovering Personal Property and for Filing Actions Involving Consumer Credit

Chapter 246
An Act To Provide for an Expiration Date for Certain Harassment Notices

Chapter 247
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Liquor Liability and Licensing

Chapter 248
An Act To Promote Consumer Fairness in Tax Refund Anticipation Loans

Chapter 249
An Act To Allow Eleven Large Game Shooting Areas in the State

Chapter 250
An Act To Permit the Use of a Common Flue for Oil and Solid Fuel Burning Equipment

Chapter 251
An Act To Clarify and Strengthen the State's Motor Vehicle Laws

Chapter 252
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Emergency Management

Chapter 253
An Act To Amend the Election Laws

Chapter 254
An Act To Address an Inequity in the Judicial Retirement System

Chapter 255
An Act To Amend the Law Concerning Adverse Possession

Chapter 256
An Act To Generate Savings by Changing Public Notice Requirements

Chapter 257
An Act To Amend the Composition of the Maine Commission on Domestic and Sexual Abuse

Chapter 258
An Act To Promote Transparency and Accountability in Campaigns and Governmental Ethics

Chapter 259
An Act To Streamline Health Care Services in Maine by Allowing Certified Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse Midwives To Verify Medical Papers and Records

Chapter 260
An Act To Modify the Informed Growth Act

Chapter 261
An Act To Clarify the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code
Parts: A B

Chapter 262
An Act To Create the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission

Chapter 263
An Act To Allow the Award of Court Costs or Attorney's Fees in Protection from Harassment Actions

Chapter 264
An Act To Assess the Physical Education Capacity of Elementary Schools in Maine and To Establish the Obesity and Chronic Disease Fund within the Department of Education

Chapter 265
An Act To Clarify the Purpose of the Notice Requirement of Land Taking by the Department of Transportation

Chapter 266
An Act To Clarify the Taxability of Promotional Credits in the State Gaming Laws

Chapter 267
An Act To Amend the Laws To Ensure Equity in the Judicial Retirement Program

Chapter 268
An Act To Streamline the Process for Court-ordered Mental Health Examinations in Criminal Cases

Chapter 269
An Act To Restore Game Sanctuary Status for Certain Lands in the Town of Orrington

Chapter 270
An Act To Facilitate Testing and Demonstration of Renewable Ocean Energy Technology
Parts: A B C D

Chapter 271
An Act To Assist Maine Workers and Businesses in Succeeding in a Changing Economy

Chapter 272
An Act To Provide for the Safe Collection and Recycling of Mercury-containing Lighting

Chapter 273
An Act To Protect the Right To Use Solar Energy

Chapter 274
An Act To Amend the Education Laws Regarding the State Board of Education's Degree-granting Authority, the Telecommunications Education Access Fund and Certain Definitions and Programs

Chapter 275
An Act To Limit the Scope of Miscellaneous Costs within the General Purpose Aid for Local Schools Appropriation

Chapter 276
An Act Regarding Emergency Involuntary Admission of a Participant in the Department of Health and Human Services' Progressive Treatment Program to a State Mental Institute

Chapter 277
An Act To Continue To Reduce Mercury Use and Emissions

Chapter 278
An Act To Reduce Lung Cancer Rates in Maine

Chapter 279
An Act To Strengthen Sustainable Long-term Supportive Services for Maine Citizens

Chapter 280
An Act To Reverse the Effects of Grant v. Central Maine Power, Inc. on Workers' Compensation

Chapter 281
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Involuntary Hospitalization Procedures

Chapter 282
An Act Regarding Indirect Lobbying

Chapter 283
An Act To Regulate the Rockweed Harvest in Cobscook Bay

Chapter 284
An Act To Fully Implement the Legislative Intent in Prohibiting Offensive Place Names

Chapter 285
An Act To Protect Electricity Consumers in Northern Maine

Chapter 286
An Act To Improve the Maine Clean Election Act

Chapter 287
An Act To Create a Post-judgment Mechanism To Provide Relief for a Person Whose Identity Has Been Stolen and Falsely Used in Court Proceedings

Chapter 288
An Act To Exempt from Taxation Biodiesel Fuel Produced for Personal Use

Chapter 289
An Act To Ensure the Effectiveness of Critical Incident Stress Management Teams

Chapter 290
An Act To Modify Child Support Enforcement Procedures and Requirements

Chapter 291
An Act To Update Terms and Make Changes in Child Care and Transportation Benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

Chapter 292
An Act To Enact the Maine Uniform Power of Attorney Act

Chapter 293
An Act To Update the Site Location of Development Laws

Chapter 294
An Act To Protect the Long-term Viability of Island Lobster Fishing Communities

Chapter 295
An Act To Clarify the Laws Regarding Significant Groundwater Wells

Chapter 296
An Act To Support the Center of Excellence for At-risk Students

Chapter 297
An Act To Amend Operating After Suspension Laws by Creating an Infraction Alternative for Certain Kinds of Operating After Suspension

Chapter 298
An Act To Improve the Use of Data from the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program

Chapter 299
An Act To Implement Respectful Language Amendments
Parts: A B

Chapter 300
An Act To Strengthen the Workplace Smoking Laws and Other Laws Governing Smoking

Chapter 301
An Act To Clarify Apportionment of Benefits for Multiple Work Injuries

Chapter 302
An Act To Amend the Maine Clean Election Act and the Enforcement Procedures of the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices

Chapter 303
An Act To Establish Municipal Cost Components for Unorganized Territory Services To Be Rendered in Fiscal Year 2009-10 and To Make Other Changes Related to the Municipal Cost Components

Chapter 304
An Act Pertaining to Response Costs Incurred by the Department of Environmental Protection under the Waste Motor Oil Disposal Site Remediation Program

Chapter 305
An Act To Ensure Fair Calculation of Severance Pay for Maine Workers

Chapter 306
An Act Relating to Biomass Gasification

Chapter 307
An Act To Expand Access to Oral Health Care

Chapter 308
An Act To Allow Pharmacists To Administer Certain Immunizations

Chapter 309
An Act Regarding Requirements for Approval of a Transmission Line

Chapter 310
An Act Regarding Construction and Excavation near Burial Sites

Chapter 311
An Act To Provide for a Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth

Chapter 312
An Act to Regulate Swim Areas on Inland Waters

Chapter 313
An Act Regarding Curriculum Requirements and Standards for Awarding a High School Diploma

Chapter 314
An Act To Promote Economic Development and Reduce Reliance on Automobiles through Transit-oriented Tax Increment Financing Districts

Chapter 315
An Act To Amend Certain Laws Affecting Transportation

Chapter 316
An Act To Amend Provisions of the Submerged Lands Law

Chapter 317
An Act To Update and Clarify Statutes Related to or Administered by the Department of Public Safety
Parts: A B C D E F

Chapter 318
An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning Licensure Qualifications of Independent Practice Dental Hygienists

Chapter 319
An Act To Continue Coverage of Oil Clean-up Costs and Improve Administration of the Ground Water Oil Clean-up Fund

Chapter 320
An Act Relating to Industrial Hemp

Chapter 321
An Act To Amend the Department of Health and Human Services' Progressive Treatment Program

Chapter 322
An Act To Provide More Transparency and Protection for Public Employees in the Laws Governing the Maine Public Employees Retirement System

Chapter 323
An Act To Establish Annual Reporting for Genetically Engineered Crops

Chapter 324
An Act To Implement the Updates to Article 7 of the Uniform Commercial Code Suggested by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
Parts: A B

Chapter 325
An Act To Implement the Uniform Law Conference Suggested Updates to Article 1 of the Uniform Commercial Code
Parts: A B

Chapter 326
An Act To Make Permanent the Allowance of Certain Commercial Vehicles between the United States-Canada Border and Certain Points in Maine

Chapter 327
An Act To Regulate Foreclosure Negotiators

Chapter 328
An Act To Increase the Number of Members of the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission Who Reside in the Commission's Jurisdiction

Chapter 329
An Act To Establish the Community-based Renewable Energy Pilot Program
Parts: A B

Chapter 330
An Act To Create the Maine Online Learning Program

Chapter 331
An Act To Improve Teacher Confidentiality Laws

Chapter 332
An Act To Amend the Maine Condominium Act Regarding Escrow of Assessments

Chapter 333
An Act To Expand Representation on the Animal Welfare Advisory Council

Chapter 334
An Act To Require Interscholastic Athletic Organizations To Comply with the Public Proceedings Provisions of the Freedom of Access Laws for Certain Meetings

Chapter 335
An Act To Create Economic Development in the State by Modernizing the State's Captive Insurance Laws

Chapter 336
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Criminal Law Advisory Commission

Chapter 337
An Act Regarding the Evaluation of Economic Development Programs

Chapter 338
An Act to Amend Mercury Standards for Air Emission Sources

Chapter 339
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Confidentiality of Correctional Facility Plans

Chapter 340
An Act To Amend Certain Provisions of Fish and Wildlife Laws

Chapter 341
An Act To Provide Fiscal Information for Citizen Initiatives

Chapter 342
An Act To Allow a Municipality To Grant a Variance for the Construction of a Parking Structure for a Person with a Permanent Disability

Chapter 343
An Act To Amend the Animal Welfare Laws

Chapter 344
An Act To Establish the Maine Fuel Board
Parts: A B C D E

Chapter 345
An Act To Authorize a Court To Appoint a Parenting Coordinator To Assist in Domestic Relations Actions

Chapter 346
An Act Regarding Screening for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

Chapter 347
An Act To Clarify the Beano and Bingo Laws as They Apply to Federally Recognized Indian Tribes

Chapter 348
An Act To Require State-owned Solid Waste Disposal Facilities To Demonstrate a Public Benefit

Chapter 349
An Act To Increase the Evidentiary Standard Required To Establish a Guardianship

Chapter 350
An Act To Protect Consumers and Small Business Owners from Rising Health Care Costs
Parts: A B C

Chapter 351
An Act To Ensure a Uniform Comprehensive State Policy Regarding Residency Restrictions for Sex Offenders

Chapter 352
An Act To Regulate Mixed Martial Arts Competitions, Exhibitions and Events

Chapter 353
An Act To Create the Advisory Committee on Bias-based Profiling by Law Enforcement Officers and Law Enforcement Agencies

Chapter 354
An Act To Increase Access to Farm Fresh Poultry

Chapter 355
An Act To Establish and Promote Statewide Collaboration and Coordination in Public Health Activities and To Enact a Universal Wellness Initiative

Chapter 356
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Study the Protection of Farms and Farmland
Parts: A B C

Chapter 357
An Act To Allow Efficient Health Insurance Coverage

Chapter 358
An Act To Amend Sentinel Events Reporting Laws To Reduce Medical Errors and Improve Patient Safety

Chapter 359
An Act To Stabilize Funding and Enable DirigoChoice To Reach More Uninsured

Chapter 360
An Act Concerning Debarment from Contracts with the Department of Environmental Protection

Chapter 361
An Act To Make Minor Substantive Changes to the Tax Laws

Chapter 362
An Act To Conform State Mortgage Laws with Federal Laws
Parts: A B C

Chapter 363
An Act To Amend the Maine Clean Election Laws Governing Gubernatorial Candidates

Chapter 364
An Act To Streamline the Regulatory Process for Commercial Building Construction Projects

Chapter 365
An Act To Improve the Use of Information Regarding Sex Offenders
Parts: A B

Chapter 366
An Act To Preserve Government Documents

Chapter 367
An Act To Protect Maine Citizens and Franchised New Motor Vehicle Dealers

Chapter 368
An Act To Amend the Statute of Limitations for Actions against the Estate of a Decedent

Chapter 369
An Act To Repeal Inactive Boards and Commissions
Parts: A B

Chapter 370
An Act Regarding the Central Voter Registration System

Chapter 371
An Act Making Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2009, June 30, 2010 and June 30, 2011
Parts: A B C

Chapter 372
An Act Regarding Maine's Energy Future
Parts: A B C D E F G H I J K

Chapter 373
An Act To Increase Consumer Choice for Wine

Chapter 374
An Act Regarding Asbestos Abatement Work

Chapter 375
An Act To Amend the Review and Approval Process of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan

Chapter 376
An Act To Provide Consumer Disclosures and Protect Consumer Options in Life Insurance

Chapter 377
An Act To Create a Funding Structure for Sustainable Investment in Public Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in the State

Chapter 378
An Act To Require Citizen Notification of Pesticide Applications Using Aerial Spray or Air-carrier Application Equipment

Chapter 379
An Act To Transfer the Seed Potato Board to the Maine Potato Board

Chapter 380
An Act Regarding the Transfer of Licenses for Energy Recovery Facilities

Chapter 381
An Act To Improve Opportunity in the Maine Woods

Chapter 382
An Act To Implement Tax Relief and Tax Reform
Parts: A B C D

Chapter 383
An Act To Amend the Maine Certificate of Need Act of 2002

Chapter 384
An Act To Amend the 1980 Maine Implementing Act To Authorize the Establishment of a Tribal Court for the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians and Related Matters
Parts: A B C D E F G

Chapter 385
An Act To Require Legislative Consultation and Approval Prior to Committing the State to Binding International Trade Agreements

Chapter 386
An Act To Enhance Fund-raising Opportunities by Certain Nonprofit Organizations

Chapter 387
An Act Regarding the Transfer of Patient Health Care Information through an Electronic Health Information Exchange

Chapter 388
An Act To Create a Moratorium on the Open-air Production of Genetically Engineered Pharmaceutical Crops in Maine

Chapter 389
An Act To Clarify Standards by Which All-terrain Vehicles May Be Stopped

Chapter 390
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Alien Big Game and Turkey Hunters and Nonresident Hunters

Chapter 391
An Act Regarding the Operation of County Jails and the State Board of Corrections

Chapter 392
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Maine Children's Growth Council

Chapter 393
An Act To Amend Certain Laws Related to the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources

Chapter 394
An Act Regarding Violations of Lobster Conservation Laws

Chapter 395
An Act To Increase Access to Nutrition Information

Chapter 396
An Act To Bring Equity to the Sea Urchin License Fees

Chapter 397
An Act To Enhance Maine's Electronic Waste Recycling Law

Chapter 398
An Act To Prohibit the Delivery of Tobacco Products to Minors

Chapter 399
An Act To Clarify the Role of the Public Advocate

Chapter 400
An Act To Simplify the Assessment of E-9-1-1 Surcharges on Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications Service

Chapter 401
An Act To Clarify Land Use Regulation in Unorganized and Deorganized Townships

Chapter 402
An Act To Preserve Home Ownership and Stabilize the Economy by Preventing Unnecessary Foreclosures

Chapter 403
An Act Pertaining to the Breeding and Selling of Dogs and Cats and Equitable Funding of Animal Welfare

Chapter 404
An Act To Promote Youth Hunting License Sales

Chapter 405
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Bottle Redemption

Chapter 406
An Act To Update Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management Laws

Chapter 407
An Act To Track the Prevalence of Childhood Obesity in Maine

Chapter 408
An Act Allowing Workers' Compensation Benefits for Firefighters Who Contract Cancer

Chapter 409
An Act To Adopt the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children

Chapter 410
An Act To Encourage Maine Residents To Attend Medical School and Practice in Maine

Chapter 411
An Act Relating to the TransCap Trust Fund

Chapter 412
An Act To Improve Landfill Capacity
Parts: A B

Chapter 413
An Act Making Unified Highway Fund and Other Funds Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2009, June 30, 2010 and June 30, 2011
Parts: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y

Chapter 414
An Act To Authorize Bond Issues for Ratification by the Voters for the November 2009 and June and November 2010 Elections
Parts: A B C D E F G H

Chapter 415
An Act To Correct Errors and Inconsistencies in the Laws of Maine
Parts: A B C D E

Chapter 416
An Act To Amend the Surcharge for the E-9-1-1 System

Chapter 417
An Act To Direct Fines Derived from Tribal Law Enforcement Activities to the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Penobscot Nation

Chapter 418
An Act To Allow Military Personnel Living in Maine To Benefit under the Maine Resident Homestead Property Tax Exemption

Chapter 419
An Act To Establish the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services

Chapter 420
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission To Study Long-term Home-based and Community-based Care

Chapter 421
An Act Relating to Death Benefits for Certain Law Enforcement Officers and Amending the Definition of Emergency Vehicles

Chapter 422
An Act To Include Commercial Silvicultural Crop Production in the Sales Tax Exemption for Certain Products Used in Commercial Agricultural Crop Production Activities

Chapter 423
An Act To Allow a Court To Award Attorney's Fees in Successful Freedom of Access Appeals

Chapter 424
An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Littering on Public Lands

Chapter 425
An Act To Amend the Tax Exemption Regarding Leased Property

Chapter 426
An Act To Alter the Mechanism by which a Political Party is a Qualified Party

Chapter 427
An Act To Authorize the Social Work Education Loan Repayment Program

Chapter 428
An Act To Increase the Jurisdictional Limit for Small Claims

Chapter 429
An Act To Amend the Certificate of Need Act of 2002 for Nursing Facility Projects

Chapter 430
An Act To Amend the Maine Certificate of Need Act of 2002 To Change Nursing Facilities Review Thresholds for Energy Efficiency Projects and for Replacement Equipment

Chapter 431
An Act Regarding the Pay of Tribal Representatives

Chapter 432
An Act To Protect Maine Citizens and Franchised New Car and Truck Dealers

Chapter 433
An Act To Protect Benefits for State Retirees

Chapter 434
An Act Concerning Technical Changes to the Tax Laws

Chapter 435
An Act To Amend the Motor Vehicle Laws

Chapter 436
An Act To Provide Placards to Drivers Who for Medical Reasons Are Not Required To Wear Seat Belts

Chapter 437
An Act To Add Combat Action Badges and Ribbons to the Special Commemorative Decals for Veterans License Plates

Chapter 438
An Act To Allow for a Dual Liquor License

Chapter 439
An Act To Establish a Health Care Bill of Rights
Parts: A B C D E F

Chapter 440
An Act To Provide Free Admission to State Parks to All Maine Veterans

Chapter 441
An Act To Enhance Motorcycle Safety

Chapter 442
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Axle Weights

Chapter 443
An Act To Provide a Waiver of the Tuition Remaining after the Application of Federal Department of Veterans Affairs Payments to Veterans Eligible for Benefits under the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008

Chapter 444
An Act To Extend the Exception to Axle Fines during the Midwinter Season

Chapter 445
An Act To Clarify the Rights of Bondholders and Noteholders in the Event a School Administrative Unit with Outstanding Bonds or Notes Is Dissolved or Is No Longer Authorized by Law

Chapter 446
An Act To Establish a Distracted Driver Law

Chapter 447
An Act Clarifying the Manner in Which a Person's Alcohol Level Is Determined under Maine Law

Chapter 448
An Act To Improve the Ability of the Department of Education To Conduct Longitudinal Data Studies

Chapter 449
An Act To Amend the Laws Pertaining to Refusing To Submit to Arrest or Detention

Chapter 450
An Act To Enact the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act

Chapter 451
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Ad Hoc Task Force on the Use of Deadly Force by Law Enforcement Officers Against Individuals Suffering From Mental Illness

Chapter 452
An Act To Ensure That Construction Workers Are Protected by Workers' Compensation Insurance

Chapter 453
An Act To Clarify the Application of the Public Works Minimum Wage Laws

Chapter 454
An Act To Promote Fairness and Protect Economic Development in Transportation Projects Undertaken by the State

Chapter 455
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Consolidation of School Administrative Units To Delay All Penalties for One Year

Chapter 456
An Act Regarding the Payment of Medicare Part B Premiums for Employees Eligible for Medicare

Chapter 457
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Tournament Games

Chapter 458
An Act To Allow the Licensing of Minibars in Hotel Rooms

Chapter 459
An Act Regarding Alcoholic Beverage Tastings

Chapter 460
An Act To Ensure that Replacement Culverts Permit Fish Passage

Chapter 461
An Act To Reaffirm Maine's Commitment to Business by Amending the Pine Tree Development Zone Laws

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