LD 47
Session - 126th Maine Legislature
C "A", Filing Number H-206, Sponsored by
LR 766
Item 2
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

Amend the bill by striking out everything after the enacting clause and before the summary and inserting the following:

Sec. 1. 19-A MRSA §1659, sub-§9,  as enacted by PL 2009, c. 345, §2, is amended to read:

9. Repeal.   This section is repealed January 1, 2014 2016.

Sec. 2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.


Courts - Supreme, Superior and District 0063

Initiative: Provides funds for one limited-period Parent Coordinator Program Coordinator position and related costs.

GENERAL FUND 2013-14 2014-15
Personal Services
$58,063 $84,158
All Other
$10,250 $7,000
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $68,313 $91,158


This amendment is the minority report of the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary.

The bill removes the January 1, 2014 repeal of the court's express authority to appoint parenting coordinators. This amendment extends the provision to January 1, 2016 to allow the development of more data to determine if the use of parenting coordinators is beneficial. The amendment also adds an appropriations and allocations section to the bill.

(See attached)

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