Maine LD 1538: An Act To Amend the Quorum Requirements That Apply to the Citizen Trade Policy Commission

LD 1538 (subjects: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT , INTERNATIONAL TRADE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=1538&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Erin Herbig of Belfast: (D – District 97) — e-mail | Facebook

0 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/6/2016 House Representative HERBIG for the Citizen Trade Policy Commission pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 10, section 11, subsection 9, paragraph F, reports that the Bill be REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.
Report was READ and ACCEPTED.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and ordered printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
1/7/2016 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
On motion by Senator Volk of Cumberland REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and ordered printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218, in concurrence.
3/1/2016 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
On OBJECTION of Representative FREDETTE of Newport REMOVED.
The Committee Report was READ.
On motion of Representative FREDETTE of Newport, TABLED pending ACCEPTANCE of the Committee Report.

Later today assigned.
3/1/2016 House Unfinished Business
3/3/2016 House Speaker laid before the House
Subsequently, the Committee Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
TOMORROW ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING.
3/8/2016 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 Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/9/2016 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE.
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
3/10/2016 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.
3/15/2016 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/16/2016 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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An Act To Amend the Quorum Requirements That Apply to the Citizen Trade Policy Commission

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

Sec. 1. 10 MRSA 12, as enacted by PL 2007, c. 266, 4, is amended to read:

12. Quorum

For purposes of holding a meeting, a quorum is 11 9 members. A quorum must be present to start a meeting but not to continue or adjourn a meeting. For purposes of voting, a quorum is 9 7 voting members.

SUMMARY

This bill changes the minimum number of members of the Citizen Trade Policy Commission necessary to hold a meeting from 11 to 9 members, and the minimum number of members necessary for purposes of voting from 9 to 7 members.

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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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