Maine LD 134: Resolve, To Study the Impact of Winter Ticks on the State’s Moose Population

LD 134 (subjects: GAME , MOOSE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=134&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Ronald Daniel Martin of Sinclair: (D – District 150) — e-mail | Facebook

2 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/22/2015 House Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife suggested and ordered printed.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
1/29/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Davis of Piscataquis, REFERRED to the Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in concurrence.
4/14/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative SHAW of Standish, the Majority Ought to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 23
(Yeas 93 – Nays 55 – Absent 3 – Excused 0)
The Resolve was READ ONCE.
TOMORROW ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING.
4/16/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.

READ the Second Time.
The Resolve was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/21/2015 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis the Majority Ought to Pass Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE.
Assigned for Second Reading next Legislative Day
4/23/2015 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.
4/28/2015 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/29/2015 Senate On motion by Senator DAVIS of Piscataquis Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending FINAL PASSAGE , in concurrence. Unfinished Business
4/30/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/5/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/6/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/7/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/12/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
FINALLY PASSED , in concurrence.
5/27/2015 House This Resolve, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the House proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?”
ROLL CALL NO. 98V
84 having voted in the affirmative and 64 in the negative, with 3 being absent, and accordingly it was the vote of the House that the Bill not become a law and the veto was sustained.
Placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text

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Resolve, To Study the Impact of Winter Ticks on the State’s Moose Population

Sec.
1.
Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to study impact of winter ticks on the State’s moose population. Resolved: That the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife shall conduct a study of the impact of winter ticks on the State’s moose population, including identifying any problems for the moose population created by the ticks and recommending possible courses of action, if any, to address those problems; and be it further

Sec.
2.
Reporting date established. Resolved: That the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife shall report the findings of its study under section 1, including recommendations to address problems of the State’s moose population caused by winter ticks, to the Joint Standing Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife by January 4, 2016. The committee may report out legislation based upon the report to the Second Regular Session of the 127th Legislature.

SUMMARY

This resolve directs the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to conduct a study of the impact of winter ticks on the State’s moose population, including identifying any problems for the moose population created by the ticks and recommending possible courses of action, if any, to address those problems.

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