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130th Maine Legislature

Schedule of Public Hearings and Work Sessions by Committee

Public hearings and work sessions for the 130th Legislature for the next 5 days.
Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Public Hearings
LD 125An Act To Prohibit the Aerial Spraying of Glyphosate and Other Synthetic Herbicides for the Purpose of SilvicultureMar 2, 2021, 9:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 316An Act To Prohibit the Use of ChlorpyrifosMar 2, 2021, 9:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 324An Act To Limit Public Land Ownership in MaineMar 4, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 437An Act To Establish the Maine Healthy Soils ProgramMar 4, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 457An Act To Provide Free State Park Passes to Persons with DisabilitiesMar 4, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
Work Sessions
LD 155Resolve, Directing the Board of Pesticides Control To Prohibit the Use of Certain Neonicotinoids for Outdoor Residential UseMar 2, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 207Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 1: Fee Schedule, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forest...Mar 2, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
Appropriations and Financial Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 1, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 228
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 1, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 2, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 2, 2021, 3:00pState House, Room 228
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 3, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 228
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 3, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 228
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 4, 2021, 3:00pState House, Room 228
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 5, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 228
LD 221An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of t...Mar 5, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 228
Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Work Sessions
LD 242An Act To Support the Maine Fire Protection Services CommissionMar 1, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 271An Act To Recruit and Retain Department of Corrections Facilities Support StaffMar 1, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 369An Act To Criminalize Recording an Incident in Progress but Failing To Report the Incident Immediately to the Appropriate AuthorityMar 1, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 417An Act To Protect Maine's Drivers from Pretextual Traffic StopsMar 1, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 419An Act Regarding Participation in Public Works Projects by Pretrial InmatesMar 1, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 436
LD 346An Act Requiring the Use of Propane and Natural Gas DetectorsMar 1, 2021, 10:05aState House, Room 436
LD 28An Act To Create an Alert System To Notify the Public When a Person with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability Is MissingMar 3, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 436
Education and Cultural Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 277An Act To Discontinue the Use of the SAT in Maine SchoolsMar 3, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 380An Act To Change the Statutory Cap on Virtual Public Charter School EnrollmentMar 3, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 430An Act To Provide for School Choice and Online Learning Opportunities in Response to the COVID-19 PandemicMar 3, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
LD 440An Act To Conserve the Frances Perkins Homestead National Historic LandmarkMar 3, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 208
Work Sessions
LD 70An Act To Allow a Parent or Guardian of a Student Who Has Been Affected by COVID-19 To Keep the Student in the Student's Current Grade LevelMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 261Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Study Truancy Trends in the State and Develop Recommendations for Increasing Student Attendance and Reducing T...Mar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 208
LD 325An Act To Expand the Definition of "Education Disruption" To Include States of Emergency That Limit Students' Access to On-site Education for Longer Than 15 Sch...Mar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 208
Energy, Utilities and Technology
LD 9An Act To Promote Renewable Energy by Authorizing a Power-to-fuel Pilot ProgramMar 2, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 211
LD 82Resolve, To Provide for Participation of the State in the Planning and Negotiations for the Atlantic Loop Energy ProjectMar 2, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 211
LD 143An Act To Make the Arrearage Management Program PermanentMar 2, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 211
LD 256An Act To Adjust Sewer and Wastewater Lien FeesMar 2, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 211
LD 170An Act Pertaining to Transmission Lines Not Needed for Reliability or Local GenerationMar 4, 2021, 9:00aCross Building, Room 211
LD 251An Act Regarding Public Utility Assessments, Fees and PenaltiesMar 4, 2021, 9:00aCross Building, Room 211
LD 285An Act To Protect Utility Customers from Investor Risk for Costs Incurred Due to a DisasterMar 4, 2021, 9:00aCross Building, Room 211
LD 340An Act To Allow for the Establishment of Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy ProgramsMar 4, 2021, 9:00aCross Building, Room 211
LD 347An Act To Facilitate Maine's Climate Goals by Encouraging Use of Electric VehiclesMar 4, 2021, 9:00aCross Building, Room 211
Environment and Natural Resources
Public Hearings
LD 67An Act To Assist in the Restoration of Atlantic SalmonMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 69An Act To Reduce Duplicative Permitting Review for Projects under the Site Location of Development LawsMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 436An Act Regarding the Authority of the Department of Environmental Protection Regarding Applications, Permits and FinesMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 390An Act Regarding the Mapping of Shoreland ZonesMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 216
Work Sessions
LD 39An Act To Remove the Plastic Bag BanMar 3, 2021, 11:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 108An Act To Improve Public Safety by Repealing the Single-use Plastic Carry-out Bag BanMar 3, 2021, 11:00aCross Building, Room 216
LD 244An Act To Repeal Maine's Single-use Plastic Bag LawMar 3, 2021, 11:00aCross Building, Room 216
Health and Human Services
Public Hearings
LD 121An Act To Require a Background Check for High-risk Health Care Providers under the MaineCare ProgramMar 2, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 330An Act To Prevent Accidental Overdoses by Establishing a Protocol for Prescription Drug RecoveryMar 2, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 335An Act To Clarify Requirements for Criminal History Record Checks Pursuant to the Federal Family First Prevention Services ActMar 2, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 396An Act To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Provide Assistance with Applications for Basic Necessities To Prevent Children Being Removed fr...Mar 2, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 38An Act To Clarify the Timing of an Appeal of a Finding Regarding Involuntary Mental Health Treatment at a Designated Nonstate Mental Health InstitutionMar 4, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 269An Act To Prohibit Smoking in Bus SheltersMar 4, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 450An Act To Promote the Education of Patients by Primary Care and Urgent Care Physicians Regarding the Bone Marrow Transplant ListMar 4, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
LD 461An Act To Allow the Reduction of a MaineCare LienMar 4, 2021, 1:00pCross Building, Room 209
Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services
Work Sessions
LD 1An Act To Establish the COVID-19 Patient Bill of RightsMar 2, 2021, 2:00pCross Building, Room 220
LD 254An Act To Allow Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists To Bill for Their ServicesMar 2, 2021, 2:00pCross Building, Room 220
LD 274Resolve, Directing the Maine Health Data Organization To Determine the Best Methods and Definitions To Use in Collecting Data To Better Understand Racial and Et...Mar 2, 2021, 2:00pCross Building, Room 220
LD 172An Act To Improve Prescription Information AccessMar 4, 2021, 10:30aCross Building, Room 220
LD 295An Act To Repeal Restrictions That Prohibit Certain Advanced Practice Registered Nurses from Providing Essential Health Care ServicesMar 4, 2021, 10:30aCross Building, Room 220
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Public Hearings
LD 394An Act To Protect Maine's Loons and Other Wildlife in the Issuance of a Permit To Hold a Regatta, Race or Boat or Water-ski ExhibitionMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 404An Act To Preserve Deer HabitatMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 433An Act To Allow Winners of Moose Permits To Sell Subpermittee SelectionsMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 445An Act To Allow Deer Baiting by HuntersMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
Work Sessions
LD 88An Act To Amend Maine's Wildlife Laws Regarding Species of Special ConcernMar 1, 2021, 11:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 184An Act To Minimize the Propagation of Invasive Aquatic PlantsMar 1, 2021, 11:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 116An Act To Allow the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife To Authorize the Hunting of Antlerless Deer without a Permit in Certain AreasMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 212An Act To Support Senior Hunting by Allowing Lifetime Licensed Hunters over 65 Years of Age To Automatically Receive an Antlerless Deer PermitMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 294An Act To Simplify the Any-deer Permit Distribution System by Including the Ability To Purchase Additional PermitsMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 88An Act To Amend Maine's Wildlife Laws Regarding Species of Special ConcernMar 3, 2021, 10:01aCross Building, Room 206
Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business
Public Hearings
LD 374An Act To Allow Veterans, Active Duty Service Members and Their Spouses To Apply for Temporary Occupational Licenses and CertificationsMar 2, 2021, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 459An Act To Change the Licensing Authority for Tattoo ArtistsMar 2, 2021, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
Work Sessions
LD 18An Act To Clarify the American Sign Language Interpreters Licensing LawsMar 4, 2021, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 171An Act To Enable Out-of-state Certified Public Accountancy Firms To Provide Services in Maine on the Basis of Substantial EquivalencyMar 4, 2021, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 273An Act To Sustain the Doctors for Maine's Future Scholarship ProgramMar 4, 2021, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
LD 292An Act To Increase the Minimum Grant Amount under the Maine State Grant ProgramMar 4, 2021, 9:30aCross Building, Room 202
Judiciary
Public Hearings
LD 411An Act To Ensure Fair Judicial OutcomesMar 2, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 438
LD 448An Act Regarding Recording of Witness InterviewsMar 2, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 438
LD 478An Act To Establish a Fund To Compensate Unjustly Incarcerated PersonsMar 2, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 438
LD 402An Act To Protect an Individual's Personal DataMar 4, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 438
LD 480An Act To Establish a Presumption of Entitlement to Counsel for a Person Who Is the Subject of an Adult Guardianship, Conservatorship or Other Protective Arrang...Mar 4, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 438
Work Sessions
LD 192An Act To Define the Responsibilities of Residential Property Owners for the Maintenance and Repair of Private RoadsMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 222An Act To Update the Maine Parentage ActMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 237An Act To Allow Veterans To Opt Out of Jury DutyMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 272An Act To Establish Separate Prosecutorial Districts in Downeast MaineMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 310An Act To Establish Equitable Education Requirements for JudgesMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 355An Act To Require Pest Disclosure in All Real Estate TransactionsMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 420An Act To Amend the Maine Revised Unclaimed Property ActMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 438
LD 422An Act To Enact the Maine Uniform Trust Decanting ActMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 438
Labor and Housing
Public Hearings
LD 447An Act To Require Equivalent Paid Parental Leave for All Parents Employed by Companies Offering Paid Parental LeaveMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 449An Act To Strengthen the Ability of Public Employers and Unions To NegotiateMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 467An Act To Support E-9-1-1 Dispatchers and Corrections Officers Diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress DisorderMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 469An Act To Ensure Safety across Maine's Construction IndustryMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 425Resolve, Directing the Department of Labor To Establish a State Unemployment Program for Self-employed Workers and Independent ContractorsMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
LD 473An Act To Create the Maine Rental Assistance and Voucher Guarantee ProgramMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 202
Marine Resources
LD 342An Act To Establish a Permanent Appointment of a Member of the Wabanaki Tribes to the Marine Resources Advisory CouncilMar 2, 2021, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
LD 454An Act To Ensure Equity in the Shellfish Depuration Compensation Process for Municipalities by Increasing the Rate of Reimbursement Paid to MunicipalitiesMar 2, 2021, 9:00aCross Building, Room 206
Work Sessions
LD 338An Act To Amend the Law Governing the Maine Lobster Marketing CollaborativeMar 2, 2021, 9:01aCross Building, Room 206
State and Local Government
Public Hearings
LD 232An Act To Recognize "My Sweet Maine" as Maine's Song of the 21st CenturyMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 377An Act To Allow Public Members of the Maine-Canadian Legislative Advisory Commission To Receive Reimbursement for Travel ExpensesMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 379An Act To Establish the Maine State Cemetery CommissionMar 1, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 434An Act To Clarify the Bonding Authority of Counties for Capital Maintenance ProjectsMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 446An Act To Reestablish the State Planning OfficeMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
LD 472Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 104: Certain Payments Not Immediate, a Major Substantive Rule of the Treasurer of StateMar 3, 2021, 10:00aCross Building, Room 214
Work Sessions
LD 153RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Change the Number of Legislators Required To Approve a Constitutional AmendmentMar 1, 2021, 10:30aCross Building, Room 214
LD 158An Act To Eliminate Inactive Boards and CommissionsMar 1, 2021, 10:30aCross Building, Room 214
LD 315Resolve, To Require State Departments To Report on Rule Changes within State Government since the Beginning of the COVID-19 PandemicMar 1, 2021, 10:30aCross Building, Room 214
LD 321An Act To Limit State Legislators to a Lifetime Total of 16 Years of Legislative ServiceMar 1, 2021, 10:30aCross Building, Room 214
Taxation
Public Hearings
LD 141An Act To Make Technical Changes to the Tax LawsMar 2, 2021, 9:30aState House, Room 127
LD 412An Act To Authorize the Use of Tax Increment Financing Funds for Constructing or Renovating Municipal Offices and Other BuildingsMar 2, 2021, 9:30aState House, Room 127
LD 418An Act To Create a Graduated Real Estate Transfer TaxMar 2, 2021, 9:30aState House, Room 127
Work Sessions
LD 146Resolve, Authorizing the State Tax Assessor To Convey the Interest of the State in Certain Real Estate in the Unorganized TerritoryMar 4, 2021, 9:30aState House, Room 127
LD 179An Act To Exclude Energy Efficiency Improvements from Property TaxMar 4, 2021, 9:30aState House, Room 127
LD 188An Act Regarding the Transportation of Products in the Forest Products IndustryMar 4, 2021, 9:30aState House, Room 127
LD 198An Act To Improve Maine's Tax Laws by Providing a Property Tax Exemption for Central Labor CouncilsMar 4, 2021, 9:30aState House, Room 127
LD 351An Act Regarding Municipal Valuation and State-owned PropertyMar 4, 2021, 9:30aState House, Room 127
Transportation
Public Hearings
LD 123An Act To Make Allocations from Maine Turnpike Authority Funds for the Maine Turnpike Authority for the Calendar Year Ending December 31, 2022Mar 2, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 571Resolve, To Name a Bridge in the Town of Veazie the Hayward Carl Spencer Memorial BridgeMar 2, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 126
Work Sessions
LD 186An Act To Allow Signs in a Public Right-of-way To Be Removed by the LandownerMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 252An Act To Expand Training Opportunities for Department of Transportation WorkersMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 311An Act To Require Third-party Certification for Persons Undertaking Corrosion Prevention and Mitigation Projects for Public Water Supply and Wastewater Infrastr...Mar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 126
LD 395An Act To Remove the Authorization for Temporary Signs To Be Placed in the Public Right-of-wayMar 4, 2021, 1:00pState House, Room 126
Veterans and Legal Affairs
Public Hearings
LD 301An Act Regarding Adult Use MarijuanaMar 1, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 353An Act To Establish Medical Marijuana CooperativesMar 1, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 421An Act To Increase the Number of Plants a Medical Marijuana Caregiver May CultivateMar 1, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 451An Act To Remove the Party Designation from Return Envelopes for Absentee Ballots for the General ElectionMar 3, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 437
LD 456An Act To Protect Voter Identification by Prohibiting a Voter's Party Designation from Appearing on Absentee Ballot EnvelopesMar 3, 2021, 10:00aState House, Room 437
Work Sessions
LD 107RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Specify the Qualifications of ElectorsMar 3, 2021, 11:00aState House, Room 437
LD 202RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Implement Ranked-choice VotingMar 3, 2021, 11:00aState House, Room 437
LD 307An Act To Expand the Market for Maine Liquor ManufacturersMar 3, 2021, 11:00aState House, Room 437
LD 407An Act To Improve Education Funding through Lottery ProceedsMar 3, 2021, 11:00aState House, Room 437
LD 413An Act To Apply the Same Auditing Standards to All Candidates and Political Action CommitteesMar 3, 2021, 11:00aState House, Room 437