Maine LD 146: Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 200: Metallic Mineral Exploration, Advanced Exploration and Mining, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection

LD 146 (subjects: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DEPT , RULES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=146&PID=1456&snum=127


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Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Joan Welsh of Rockport: (D – District 94) — e-mail | Facebook

0 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/29/2015 House Representative WELSH for the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072, reports that the Resolve be REFERRED to the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES and printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.
Report was READ and ACCEPTED.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES and ordered printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate Report READ
On motion by Senator ALFOND of Cumberland Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending ACCEPTANCE of Report , in concurrence.
Unfinished Business
2/5/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
Report Accepted , in concurrence.
REFERRED to the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES , in concurrence.
5/20/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 200: Metallic Mineral Exploration, Advanced Exploration and Mining, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Environmental Protection

Emergency preamble. Whereas, acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and

Whereas, the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A requires legislative authorization before major substantive agency rules may be finally adopted by the agency; and

Whereas, the above-named major substantive rule has been submitted to the Legislature for review; and

Whereas, immediate enactment of this resolve is necessary to record the Legislature’s position on final adoption of the rule; and

Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore, be it

Sec.
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Adoption. Resolved: That final adoption of Chapter 200: Metallic Mineral Exploration, Advanced Exploration and Mining, a provisionally adopted major substantive rule of the Department of Environmental Protection that has been submitted to the Legislature for review pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A, is authorized.

Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.

summary

This resolve provides for legislative review of Chapter 200: Metallic Mineral Exploration, Advanced Exploration and Mining, a major substantive rule of the Department of Environmental Protection.

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