Second Session of the 126th Legilature

Advocacy— Bill Tracker
CARRYOVERS
126th Legislature Second Regular Session

The following bills have been chosen by MAR’s Legislative Committee to monitor and lobby during the Second Regular Session of the 126th Legislature.  

LD
NUMBER

BILL TITLE AND
PRIMARY SPONSOR

 LC
REVIEW
DATE

 MAR
 POSITION      

 LEG.
COMMITTEE    
 BILL
STATUS

CARRY
OVERS

 

 

 

 

 

794

An Act To Amend Setback Requirements and Standards Related to Species Migration under the Laws Regulating Development near Vernal Pools

Sponsored by Representative Richard Campbell

 

 

 1/15/14

3S

ENR

DEAD

931

An Act To Prevent Fish Kills and To Allow for Recreational Use of Sebago Lake

Sponsored by Representative Michael Shaw

 

3/13/13

4

IFW

DEAD

 

950

An Act To Establish the Electromagnetic Field Safety Act (By Request)

Sponsored by Representative Deborah Sanderson

 

 

3/13/13

4

EUT

DEAD

1177

An Act To Implement the Recommendations from the Discontinued and Abandoned Roads Stakeholder Group

Sponsored by Senator Thomas Saviello

 

 

1/15/14

3O

SLG

DIVIDED
REPORT

1252

An Act To Improve Maine's Economy and Energy Security with Solar and Wind Energy

Sponsored by Representative Terry Morrison

 

 

4/25/13

4

EUT

WS
2/6/14
DIVIDED
REPORT

1328

An Act To License Home Building and Improvement Contractors

Sponsored by Senator John Patrick

 

 

4/25/13

3O

LCRED

Withdrawn

1389

An Act To Expedite the Foreclosure Process

Sponsored by Representative Jarrod Crockett

 

 

1/15/14

3S

J

WS
3/5/2014
1:00PM

1458

An Act To Enact the Maine Small Business Investment Protection Act

Sponsored by Representative Erin Herbig

 

 

1/15/14

2O

LCRED

DIVIDED
REPORT

 

1528



Resolve, To Provide for Livable, Affordable Neighborhoods

Sponsored by Representative Richard Campbell

 

 

 

1/15/14

 

3M

ENR

ONTP

NEW
BILLS

         

1607

An Act To Reinstate Statutory Authority for Local Property Tax Assistance Programs

Sponsored by Representative Michael Carey

 

 

1/15/14

4

T

OTP

1610

An Act To Allow a Municipality To Abate Taxes Assessed on Property That Is Destroyed

Representative Janice Cooper

 

 

1/15/14

4

T

WS
2/10/14
DIVIDED
REPORT

1644

An Act To Allow Municipalities To Stabilize Sand Dunes Affected by Actions of the Federal Government

Senator Linda Valentino

 

 

1/15/14

4

ENR

WS
2/20/14
DIVIDED
REPORT

1646

An Act To Provide Property Tax Relief to Seniors Residing in Maine

Senator David Dutremble

 

 

1/15/14

4

T

ONTP

1651

An Act To Update Citations of Recodified Federal Regulations in the Maine Consumer Credit Code

Senator Rodney Whittemore

 

 

1/15/14

4

IFS

OTP

1654

An Act To Amend the Municipal Hardship or Poverty Tax Abatement Law To Reflect the Replacement of the Circuitbreaker Program (Emergency)

Senator Thomas Saviello

 

 

1/15/14

4

T

ONTP

1661

An Act To Clarify the Provisions of a Historic Preservation Tax Credit

Senator Margaret Craven

 

 

1/15/14

4

T

WS
2/24/14
TABLED

1712

An Act To Make Technical Corrections to the Maine Consumer Credit Code To Facilitate the Multistate Licensing Process

Senator Rodney Whittemore

 

 

1/15/14

4

IFS

OTP

1715

An Act To Provide Property Tax Relief to Persons Receiving Long-term Care (Emergency)

Representative Denise Harlow

 

 

1/15/14

4

T

ONTP

1721

An Act To Make Changes to and Clarify Maine Traveler Information Services Laws

Representative Charles Theriault

 

 

1/15/14

4

TR

WS
2/25/14
DIVIDED
REPORT

1722

An Act To Exempt from Sales and Use Tax Sales of Publications To Be Distributed without Charge and Printed Materials Included in Publications (Emergency)

Representative Seth Berry

 

 

 

1/15/14

4

T

OTP-AM

1724

An Act To Conform Licensing Requirements for Real Estate Appraisers with Federal Law

Senator Andre Cushing

 

 

1/15/14

1.1S

LCRED

OTP-AM

1731

An Act To Ensure Transparency and Accountability in Decisions by the Department of Environmental Protection

Representative Gay Grant

 

4

ENR

DEAD

1744

An Act To Protect Maine Lakes

Representative Jeff McCabe

 

3M

ENR

WS
2/27/14
1:00PM

1751

An Act To Provide Property Tax Relief to Maine Residents

Speaker Mark Eves

 

4

T

WS
2/26/14
TABLED

1755

An Act To Amend the Mandatory Shoreland Zoning Laws To Exclude Subsurface Waste Water Disposal Systems from the Definition of "Structure”

Senator Thomas Saviello

 

4

ENR

WS
2/27/14
1:00PM


MAR Position Key

S-Support
O-Oppose
SWA-Support w/Amendment
OWA-Oppose w/Amendment
M-Monitor
NP-No Position
NFNA-Neither For Nor Against
(Will Testify)