Maine LD 1245: An Act To Preserve the Efficiency of Transportation Maintenance and Construction Activities

LD 1245 (subjects: ELECTRIC UTILITIES , TRANSMISSION LINES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=1245&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Ronald Collins of York: (R – District 34) — e-mail | Facebook

3 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
4/7/2015 Senate Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Woodsome of York REFERRED to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
4/7/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/27/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED.
READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (S-122) READ and ADOPTED.

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (S-122) .

Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
5/28/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (S-122).
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/1/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/2/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 1245 as originally introduced. L.D. 1245 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (S-122) .

An Act To Preserve the Efficiency of Transportation Maintenance and Construction Activities

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

Sec. 1. 35-A MRSA 752, sub- 1-A and 4-A are enacted to read:

1-A. Dynamic sign. “Dynamic sign” means an electronic sign capable of displaying a changing message.
4-A. Traffic beacon. “Traffic beacon” means a light used for traffic control.

Sec. 2. 35-A MRSA 761, sub- 4 is enacted to read:

4. Municipalities; state agencies. This chapter does not apply to an employee or independent contractor engaged on behalf of a municipality or state agency to maintain or install traffic signals, traffic beacons, dynamic signs or luminaires.

summary

This bill provides an exemption from the Overhead High-voltage Line Safety Act to an employee or independent contractor engaged on behalf of a municipality or state agency to maintain or install traffic signals, traffic beacons, dynamic signs or luminaires within 10 feet of overhead high-voltage lines.

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.


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