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131st Maine Legislature, First Special Session

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HP 544
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An Act to Fund the Protection and Restoration of Riparian and Estuarine Ecosystems and to Impose an Excise Tax on Certain Bottled Water Operators

Documents and DispositionLD 854, HP 544Text
LD 854
HP 544
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Fiscal Status
Not Yet Determined

Final DispositionAccepted Majority (ONTP) Report, Jun 14, 2023

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Amendments to LD 854C-A (H-475)
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Fiscal Status
Fiscal Impact
Fiscal Note PDFFiscal Note

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Status In Committee

Referred to Committee on Taxation on Feb 28, 2023.
Latest Committee Action: Reported Out, Jun 12, 2023, ONTP/OTP-AM
Latest Committee Report: Jun 12, 2023; TAX, MAJ: Ought Not To Pass; TAX, MIN: Ought To Pass As Amended


Committee Docket
May 24, 2023Work Session Held 
May 24, 2023VotedDivided Report
Jun 12, 2023Reported OutONTP/OTP-AM

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Divided Reports
ReportReport Signer
MAJ - Ought Not To PassRepresentative Joe Perry of Bangor, Chair
 Representative Micky Carmichael of Greenbush
 Representative Ed Crockett of Portland
 Representative Tavis Hasenfus of Readfield
 Representative Thomas Lavigne of Berwick
 Representative Laurel Libby of Auburn
 Senator James Libby of Cumberland
 Representative Ann Matlack of St. George
 Representative Tracy Quint of Hodgdon
 Representative Shelley Rudnicki of Fairfield
MIN - Ought To Pass As AmendedSenator Nicole Grohoski of Hancock, Chair
 Senator Ben Chipman of Cumberland
 Representative Ambureen Rana of Bangor
Affected Statute Titles and Sections

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