Maine LD 137: An Act To Designate the Friendship Sloop as the Official State Maritime Symbol

LD 137 (subjects: STATE GOVERNMENT , STATE EMBLEMS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=137&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Chuck Kruger of Thomaston: (D – District 92) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/22/2015 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.
1/29/2015 Senate On motion by Senator WOODSOME of York , REFERRED to the Committee on State and Local Government, in concurrence.
3/25/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative MARTIN of Sinclair, the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/26/2015 Senate Reports READ
Senator WOODSOME of York moved to ACCEPT the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report.
On further motion by same Senator TABLED until Later in Today’s Session pending his motion to ACCEPT the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report , in concurrence.
Unfinished Business
3/31/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
Subsequently, On motion by Senator WOODSOME of York Majority Ought Not to Pass Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Designate the Friendship Sloop as the Official State Maritime Symbol

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

Sec. 1. 1 MRSA 218-A is enacted to read:

218-A. Official state maritime symbol

The Friendship sloop, a style of gaff-rigged sloop that originated as a working boat and fishing platform in Friendship, is the official state maritime symbol.

SUMMARY

This bill makes the Friendship sloop, a style of gaff-rigged sloop that originated as a working boat in Friendship, the official state maritime symbol.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 137 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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