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 129th Maine State Legislature, First Session


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LD STATUS  POSITION
1: An Act To Protect Health Care Coverage for Maine Families Signed into law - 03/19/19
Support
3: An Act To Enhance and Increase the Availability of Mental Health Providers in Maine  DEAD - 05/28/19
 Support
29: Resolve, To Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force To Address the Opioid Crisis in the State by Establishing a Work Group To Develop Educational Programming for Prevention of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders among Youth and Adolescents
 DEAD - 02/14/19
Support with amendment
40: Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study Children's Mental Health Passed - 06/18/19
Support
46: An Act To Establish a Substance Use Disorder Clinic at the Cumberland County Jail  Carried-over on the Special Appropriations Table - 06/20/19
Support with amendment
48: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Housing for Persons Who Are Homeless  Carry-over approved - 06/19/19  Support with amendment
67: An Act To Ensure Access to Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault Passed To Be Enacted - 06/19/19
Support
80: An Act To Create the Department of Substance Use Disorder Services DEAD - 05/07/19
Oppose
85: An Act To Establish a Sales Tax Exemption and an Income Tax Deduction for the Purchase of Firearm Safety Devices  Carried-over on the Special Appropriations Table - 06/20/19
Support
97: Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 38: Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Maine Public Schools, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education Signed into law - 04/22/19
Support
192An Act To Require an Annual Report on the Activities of the Maine Child Welfare Advisory Panel Signed into law - 04/11/19 Support
203Resolve, To Add a Safety Fence to the Penobscot Narrows Bridge DEAD - 05/07/19
Support
247: An Act To Increase the Amount of Time School Counselors and Social Workers Spend Providing Students Direct and Indirect Counseling Signed into law - 04/22/19
Support with amendment
284: An Act To Improve Care Provided to Forensic Patients Carry over approved - 05/23/19 Support
332: An Act To Remove the Statute of Limitations for Certain Sex Crimes DEAD - 03/28/19 Support
349: An Act To Extend the Refundability of the Educational Opportunity Tax Credit to Students in the Behavioral Health Field DEAD - 05/28/19 Support
369: An Act To Support Healthy Workplaces and Healthy Families by Providing Earned Paid Sick Leave to Certain Employees Signed into law - 05/28/19
Neither for nor against
392An Act To Fund Maine's School-based Health Centers Passed to be Enacted - 06/19/19
 Support
414: An Act To Provide Intensive Case Managers to Counties That Do Not Have County Jails or Regional Jails Carried-over on the Special Appropriations Table - 06/20/19
 Support
429: An Act To Improve the Ability of Mental Health Professionals To Assess the Risk of Suicide DEAD - 03/12/19
 Support
536: An Act To Direct the Judicial Branch To Establish a Veterans Treatment Court DEAD - 06/05/19 Support
548: An Act To Prohibit a Person under 18 Years of Age from Being Charged with the Crime of Engaging in Prostitution Became Law Without Governor's Signature - 05/19/19
 Support
600: An Act To Achieve Mental Health Parity in Workers' Compensation DEAD - 06/14/19
Neither for nor against
636: An Act To Require Law Enforcement Officers To Wear Body Cameras Carried-over on the Special Study Table - 06/20/19  Oppose
653: Resolve, To Establish the Task Force To Study Opportunities for Improving Home and Community-based Services Carry-over approved - 05/23/19
 Support
692: Resolve, To Address Reimbursement Rates for Licensed Clinical Social Workers under MaineCare  Carried-over on the Special Appropriations Table - 06/20/19
 Support
717: An Act To Provide Comprehensive Mental Health Treatment Reform  DEAD - 05/21/19
Support
730: An Act To Create the Substance Use Disorders Cabinet DEAD - 04/11/19  Support with amendment
735: An Act To Create a Permanent Wabanaki Law Enforcement Seat on the Board of Trustees of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy  Signed into law - 05/14/19
Support
738: Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Health and Human Services To Convene a Study Group To Review the Crisis Response System in the State DEAD - 05/21/19 Support
747: An Act To Promote the Safe Use and Sale of Firearms DEAD - 05/28/19  Neither for nor against
761: An Act To Clarify and Affirm Medicaid Eligibility for Incarcerated Individuals Passed To Be Enacted - 06/19/19
Support
763: An Act To Ensure the Availability of Community Integration Services  Carried-over on the Special Appropriations Table - 06/20/19
 Support
770: An Act To Provide for a Later Starting Time for High Schools DEAD - 04/30/19
 Support
787: An Act To Support Victims of Child Sexual Abuse DEAD - 05/23/19 Support
803: An Act To Create 4 Regional Mental Health Receiving Centers Carry-over approved - 05/23/19  Support
829: Resolve, To Reestablish the Commission To Improve the Sentencing, Supervision, Management and Incarceration of Prisoners Passed - 06/20/19 Support
858: Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Study and Make Recommendations for the Establishment of a Maine School Safety Center Signed into law - 05/15/19 Neither for nor against
836: An Act To Expand Maine's School-based Health Centers Carried-over on the Special Appropriations Table - 06/20/19  Support
872: An Act To Forgive Education Debt for Certain Health Care Professionals Who Work in the State DEAD - 05/28/19
 Support
876: Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Heath Services To Build Peer Respite Program Capacity in Maine by Implementing at Least One Peer Respite Program DEAD - 06/05/19  Support
964: Resolve, To Study Housing Options for Persons with Mental Health Challenges and Substance Use Disorder DEAD - 05/07/19
Support
984: Resolve, To Increase Funding for Children's Behavioral Health Issues in Order To Return to the State Children Who Are Currently Housed in Residential Treatment Systems outside of the State and To Suspend Certain Contracts Related to Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities  Signed into law - 06/06/19
 Support with amendment
997: An Act To Promote Social and Emotional Learning and Development for Young Children Passed To Be Enacted - 06/20/19 Support
1005: Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Project To Save Lives and Support People with Substance Use Disorder in Washington County Passed - 06/18/19
 Support
1009: An Act To Provide Protections for Maine Patients Facing Step Therapy Signed into law - 06/13/19  Support
1024: An Act To Destigmatize Mental Illness through Health Instruction That Emphasizes the Relationship between Physical and Mental Health in Schools Signed into law - 05/14/19 Support with amendment
1025: An Act To Prohibit the Provision of Conversion Therapy to Minors by Certain Licensed Professionals  Signed into law - 05/29/19
Support
1030: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Substance Use Disorder Services Commission Signed into law - 06/20/19
Support with amendment
1062: An Act To Support Maine Families by Providing for Transportation of Parents and Guardians of MaineCare Recipients under 18 Years of Age to Their Appointments  DEAD - 06/05/19
Support
1073: Resolve, To Implement an Intensive Drug Treatment Court Pilot Project in the Midcoast  Placed on Special Appropriations Table - 06/20/19
Neither for nor against
1092: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Critical Incident Stress Management Teams  Signed into law - 05/08/19
 Support
1096: An Act To Require That Comprehensive Substance Use Disorder Treatment Be Made Available to Maine's Incarcerated Population  Carry-over approved - 05/23/19
 Support
1108: Resolve, Establishing the Task Force on Alternatives to Incarceration for Maine Youth Carry-over approved - 06/11/19  Support
1135: Resolve, To Increase Funding for Assertive Community Treatment   Placed on Special Appropriations Table - 06/20/19
Support
1168: Resolve, To Improve Maine's Response to Childhood Trauma Signed into law - 06/10/19 Support
1182: An Act To Improve School Safety by Requiring Law Enforcement Visits DEAD 05/21/19  Oppose
1199: An Act To Protect the Safety of Health Care Workers DEAD - 04/25/19 Oppose
1201: An Act To Create a Low-barrier, Permanent Housing Rental Subsidy for Individuals in the State Experiencing Long-term Homelessness  DEAD - 05/21/19  Support
1221: An Act To Allow Deductions from Prison Sentences for Rehabilitative Activities  Carry-over approved- 06/11/19 Support with amendment
1275: An Act To Support Access to Health Services for Homeless Youth in Maine Signed into law - 06/05/19 Support with amendment
1295: An Act To Determine the Need To Increase the Number of Forensic Emergency and Crisis Beds  Carry-over approved- 06/11/19
Support with amendment
1312: An Act Regarding Access to Firearms  by Extremely Dangerous and Suicidal Individuals DEAD - 06/18/19  Neither for nor against
1318: Resolve, To Increase Access to Housing-related Support Services  Signed into law - 06/06/19
Support
1349: An Act To Create a Licensing Board and Licensure Requirements for Intentional Peer Support Specialists  DEAD - 05/02/19
Support
1352: An Act To Provide for Consistency Regarding Persons Authorized To Conduct Examinations for Involuntary Hospitalization and Guardianship Signed into law - 06/13/19 Oppose
1418: An Act To Address Maine's Shortage of Behavioral Health Services for Minors  Carry-over approved - 06/11/19
Support
1461: An Act To Support Early Intervention and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders  Placed on Special Appropriations Table - 06/20/19
Support
1512: An Act Regarding Persons Who Are Found Not Criminally Responsible and Are Sent out of State for Treatment Passed to be enacted - 06/07/19 Support
1600: An Act To Support E-9-1-1 Dispatchers and Corrections Officers Diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder DEAD - 05/31/19 Support
1602: Resolve, Establishing the Working Group on Mental Health Passed - 06/19/19  Support
1635: Resolve, To Improve Access to Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Services for Children from Birth to 8 Years of Age Signed into law - 06/13/19 Support
1811: An Act To Enhance Personal and Public Safety by Requiring Evaluations of and Judicial Hearings for Persons in Protective Custody Regarding Risk of Harm and Restricting Access to Dangerous Weapons  Signed into law - 06/20/19 Neither for nor against