Maine LD 139: An Act To Allow the Electronic Transfer of Marriage Certificates

LD 139 (subjects: VITAL STATISTICS , CERTIFICATES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=139&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Robert Duchesne of Hudson: (D – District 121) — e-mail | Facebook

5 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/22/2015 House Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
1/29/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.
5/6/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/7/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED, in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith.
5/12/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/13/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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An Act To Allow the Electronic Transfer of Marriage Certificates

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

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 2702-B is enacted to read:

2702-B. Electronic transmittal of marriage certificates

The municipal clerk that issued a marriage license pursuant to Title 19-A, section 652, subsection 1 and the clerk of the municipality where the marriage occurred may issue certified copies of the marriage certificate electronically using the statewide system for the registration of vital statistics described under section 2701.

summary

This bill allows both the municipal clerk that issued a marriage license and the clerk from the municipality where the marriage occurred to issue a certified copy of the marriage certificate electronically using the State’s registration system.

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 139 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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