Maine LD 1671: Resolve, Compensating Susan Cloutier for Claims against the State

LD 1671 (subjects: TORT CLAIMS , CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=1671&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Craig Hickman of Winthrop: (D – District 81) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

0 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/23/2016 House Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/23/2016 Senate On motion by Senator Cyrway of Kennebec, REFERRED to the Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs, in concurrence.
4/5/2016 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Resolve was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-638)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/6/2016 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.

READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (H-638) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence.

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-638), in concurrence.

Ordered sent down forthwith.
4/7/2016 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/8/2016 Senate On motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford PLACED ON THE SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE pending FINAL PASSAGE in concurrence
4/15/2016 Senate On Motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford taken from the SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE.
Under suspension of the Rules, On motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford The Senate RECONSIDERED PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-638).
Under further suspension of the Rules, On motion by Same Senator The Senate RECONSIDERED whereby Committee Amendment “A” (H-638) was ADOPTED
On motion by Same Senator Senate Amendment “A” (S-523) to Committee Amendment “A” (H-638) READ and ADOPTED
Committee Amendment “A” (H-638) As Amended By Senate Amendment “A” (S-523) thereto ADOPTED In NON-CONCURRENCE
PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-638) AS AMENDED BY Senate Amendment “A” (S-523) thereto In NON-CONCURRENCE
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence
4/15/2016 House The House RECEDED and CONCURRED to PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-638) as Amended by Senate Amendment “A” (S-523) thereto
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/15/2016 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/15/2016 Senate FINALLY PASSED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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Resolve, Compensating Susan Cloutier for Claims against the State

Sec.
1.
Compensation authorized. Resolved: That the Governor is authorized and directed, upon receipt of the necessary releases, to pay $400,000 from the General Fund to compensate Susan Cloutier and members of her family in full settlement and satisfaction of any and all claims by her and members of her family against the State, the Department of Labor and present or former employees of that department or of the State for damages resulting from the death of her son and husband in a motor vehicle accident. The funds provided pursuant to this resolve are not intended to supplant any settlement funds received by Susan Cloutier through the State’s self-insurance fund administered by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of General Services pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 1725-A; and be it further

Sec.
2.
Appropriations and allocations. Resolved: That the following appropriations and allocations are made.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF

Miscellaneous Acts and Resolves

Initiative: Provides funds to compensate Susan Cloutier for damages resulting from the death of her son and husband in a motor vehicle accident involving a state employee in the Department of Labor.

GENERAL FUND 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$0 $400,000
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $0 $400,000

summary

This resolve authorizes a one-time General Fund appropriation of $400,000 in fiscal year 2016-17, contingent upon receiving releases from claims, to compensate Susan Cloutier and her family for damages resulting from the death of her son and husband in a motor vehicle accident involving a state employee in the Department of Labor. This appropriation is in addition to settlement funds paid or to be paid through the State’s self-insurance fund administered by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of General Services.

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