LD 1616
Session - 126th Maine Legislature
C "A", Filing Number H-677, Sponsored by
LR 2673
Item 2
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

Amend the bill by inserting after the enacting clause and before section 1 the following:

Sec. 1. 2 MRSA §6, sub-§2,  as amended by PL 2011, c. 655, Pt. I, §1 and affected by §11, is further amended to read:

2. Range 90.   The salaries of the following state officials and employees are within salary range 90:
Superintendent of Financial Institutions;
Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection;
State Tax Assessor;
Associate Commissioner for Tax Policy, Department of Administrative and Financial Services;
Superintendent of Insurance;
Executive Director of the Maine Consumer Choice Health Plan;
Deputy Commissioner, Department of Administrative and Financial Services;
Associate Deputy Commissioner for Adult Services, Department of Corrections;
Associate Commissioner for Juvenile Services, Department of Corrections;
Public Advocate;
Deputy Commissioner, Department of Health and Human Services;
Chief Information Officer;
Associate Commissioner for Legislative and Program Services, Department of Corrections; and
Chief of the State Police.

Sec. 2. 5 MRSA §936, sub-§1,  as amended by PL 1999, c. 731, Pt. G, §1, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:

1 Major policy-influencing positions.   The positions of deputy commissioner and 2 associate commissioners are major policy-influencing positions within the Department of Corrections. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, these positions and their successor positions are subject to this chapter.

Amend the bill by inserting after section 5 the following:

Sec. 6. Vacancies. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Commissioner of Corrections may not appoint a person to the position of director of operations, policy coordinator, media and public information officer, chief administrative officer or regional correctional administrator for the Department of Corrections until the person in that respective position on the effective date of this Act no longer serves in that position.’

Amend the bill by relettering or renumbering any nonconsecutive Part letter or section number to read consecutively.


This amendment prohibits the Commissioner of Corrections from appointing a person to any of the positions changed or specified by the bill as subject to appointment by the commissioner until the person serving in that position on the effective date of the legislation no longer serves in that position.

It also corrects a number of cross-references in statute that were not addressed in the bill.

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