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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  Tabled - 05/02/19
 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 Reported Out - 05/14/19
Support
46: An Act To Establish a Substance Use Disorder Clinic at the Cumberland County Jail  Voted - Ought To Pass As Amended, 05/10/19
Support with amendment
48: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Housing for Persons Who Are Homeless  Public hearing 01/22/19  Support with amendment
67: An Act To Ensure Access to Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault Unfinished business in the Senate - 05/14/19
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  Placed on the Special Appropriations Table - 04/18/19
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 Voted - Ought Not To Pass, 04/26/19
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 Requested - 05/10/19 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 Tabled - 05/02/19 Support
369: An Act To Support Healthy Workplaces and Healthy Families by Providing Earned Paid Sick Leave to Certain Employees Passed to be Enacted - 05/14/19
Neither for nor against
392An Act To Fund Maine's School-based Health Centers Placed on Special Appropriations Table - 05/08/19
 Support
414: An Act To Provide Intensive Case Managers to Counties That Do Not Have County Jails or Regional Jails Placed on Special Appropriations Table - 05/14/19
 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 TABLED - 04/09/19 Support
548: An Act To Prohibit a Person under 18 Years of Age from Being Charged with the Crime of Engaging in Prostitution Passed to be Enacted - 05/07/19
 Support
600: An Act To Achieve Mental Health Parity in Workers' Compensation TABLED - 05/13/19
Neither for nor against
636: An Act To Require Law Enforcement Officers To Wear Body Cameras Voted - Divided Report, 03/15/19  Oppose
653: Resolve, To Establish the Task Force To Study Opportunities for Improving Home and Community-based Services Carry Over Requested - 05/10/19
 Support
692: Resolve, To Address Reimbursement Rates for Licensed Clinical Social Workers under MaineCare  Voted - Ought To Pass As Amended, 05/08/19
 Support
717: An Act To Provide Comprehensive Mental Health Treatment Reform  Voted - Ought Not To Pass, 05/06/19
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 Voted - Ought Not To Pass, 05/09/19 Support
747: An Act To Promote the Safe Use and Sale of Firearms Work session 05/17/19  Neither for nor against
761: An Act To Clarify and Affirm Medicaid Eligibility for Incarcerated Individuals Voted - Ought To Pass As Amended, 04/04/19
Support
763: An Act To Ensure the Availability of Community Integration Services  Reported Out - 05/14/19
 Support
770: An Act To Provide for a Later Starting Time for High Schools Voted - Divided Report, 04/01/19
 Support
787: An Act To Support Victims of Child Sexual Abuse Bill referred to Judiciary committee on 02/12/19 Support
803: An Act To Create 4 Regional Mental Health Receiving Centers Carry-over requested, 05/10/19  Support
829: Resolve, To Reestablish the Commission To Improve the Sentencing, Supervision, Management and Incarceration of Prisoners Voted - Divided Report 05/08/19 Support
858: Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Study and Make Recommendations for the Establishment of a Maine School Safety Center Passed in Senate - 05/07/19 Neither for nor against
836: An Act To Expand Maine's School-based Health Centers Placed on the Special Appropriations Table - 05/08/19  Support
872: An Act To Forgive Education Debt for Certain Health Care Professionals Who Work in the State Tabled - 05/02/19
 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 Voted - Ought Not To Pass, 04/19/19  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  Voted - Ought To Pass As Amended, 05/10/19
 Support with amendment
997: An Act To Promote Social and Emotional Learning and Development for Young Children Voted - Divided Report, 05/13/19 Support
1005: Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Project To Save Lives and Support People with Substance Use Disorder in Washington County Placed on the Special Appropriations Table - 05/08/19
 Support
1009: An Act To Provide Protections for Maine Patients Facing Step Therapy Voted - Ought To Pass As Amended, 04/09/19  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  Passed to be Enacted - 05/14/19
Support
1030: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Substance Use Disorder Services Commission Voted - Ought To Pass As Amended, 04/24/19
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  Voted - Divided Report, 04/18/19
Support
1073: Resolve, To Implement an Intensive Drug Treatment Court Pilot Project in the Midcoast  Voted - Divided Report, 04/09/19
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  Public hearing 04/12/19
 Support
1108: Resolve, Establishing the Task Force on Alternatives to Incarceration for Maine Youth Bill referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee on 03/05/19  Support
1135: Resolve, To Increase Funding for Assertive Community Treatment   Public hearing 04/09/19
Support
1168: Resolve, To Improve Maine's Response to Childhood Trauma Public hearing 04/09/19 Support
1182: An Act To Improve School Safety by Requiring Law Enforcement Visits Public hearing 04/19/19  Oppose
1199: An Act To Protect the Safety of Health Care Workers Work session 04/10/19 Oppose
1201: An Act To Create a Low-barrier, Permanent Housing Rental Subsidy for Individuals in the State Experiencing Long-term Homelessness  Bill referred to HHS 04/03/19  Support
1221: An Act To Allow Deductions from Prison Sentences for Rehabilitative Activities  Bill referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee on 03/12/19 Support with amendment
1275: An Act To Support Access to Health Services for Homeless Youth in Maine Public hearing 04/12/19 Support with amendment
1295: An Act To Determine the Need To Increase the Number of Forensic Emergency and Crisis Beds  Bill referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee on 03/19/19 Support with amendment
1312: An Act Regarding Access to Firearms  by Extremely Dangerous and Suicidal Individuals Public hearing 04/22/19  Neither for nor against
1318: Resolve, To Increase Access to Housing-related Support Services  Voted - Ought To Pass As Amended, 04/25/19
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 Work session 05/15/19 Oppose
1418: An Act To Address Maine's Shortage of Behavioral Health Services for Minors  Voted - Divided Report, 05/09/19
Support
1461: An Act To Support Early Intervention and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders  Voted - Ought To Pass As Amended, 05/06/19
Support
1512: An Act Regarding Persons Who Are Found Not Criminally Responsible and Are Sent out of State for Treatment Voted - Ought To Pass As Amended, 05/13/19 Support