Maine LD 10: An Act To Establish Native American Heritage and Culture Day

LD 10 (subjects: STATE GOVERNMENT , STATE COMMEMORATIONS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=10&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Wayne T. Mitchell of the Penobscot Nation: (U – District 152) — e-mail

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/8/2015 House Committee on State and Local Government suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
1/13/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Willette of Aroostook, REFERRED to the Committee on State and Local Government, in concurrence.
3/24/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
3/25/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/26/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
3/31/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.

READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED, in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith.
4/1/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/2/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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An Act To Establish Native American Heritage and Culture Day

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 1 MRSA 150-L is enacted to read:

150-L. Native American Heritage and Culture Day

In recognition of the service and sacrifice of Maine Indian tribes since the beginning of our nation in support for its liberties, and to recognize the thousands of years of Native American heritage and the culture Maine Indian tribes have contributed to the State, the Governor annually shall issue a proclamation designating March 20th as Native American Heritage and Culture Day, and the Governor shall urge the people of the State to observe this day in suitable places and with appropriate ceremony and activity.

SUMMARY

This bill establishes Native American Heritage and Culture Day to honor the service, sacrifice, heritage and cultural contributions of Maine Indian tribes.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 10 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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